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East Carolina

Carolinas/Region

Conference USA

March 31, 2011
Bunsen Burner Day
Mule Day
National "She's Funny That Way" Day
Anniversary - Eiffel Tower

From ecupirates.com
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ECU-Elon Game Rescheduled For April 6
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Pirates Postpone Spring Football Practice

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Suspended players must work their way back
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ECU's Johnson embracing change on D (sub req'd)
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Man indicted in father's death
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Letter- Honoring Jenkins a worthy cause

ECU suspends two
Jacksonville Daily News

Rain, rain, go away
  Elon game cancelled, Pirates prepare for UAB
The East Carolinian

East Carolina suspends pitchers, postpones Elon game
Burlington Times News

ECU pitcher Simmons breaks school save record
Mount Airy News

Recruiting wars about to get back underway
Wilmington Star News

Bears put OL prospect Smith through workout
Chicago Tribune

ECU's Willie Smith has worked out for 4 teams
National Football Post

Draft Dose- Top kickoff- and punt-return prospects
Yahoo! Sports

Pirates Rout Rival UNC-Wilmington
WNCT

March 30, 2011
Doctor's Day
Grass is Always Browner on the Other Side of the Fence Day
Anniversary - Pencil Patent

From Bonesville.net
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Bradsher: ECU softball's young bloods thriving early
-BVL Box Score
: East Carolina 20, UNC-Wilmington 5

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Cruises To 20-5 Win Over UNCW
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Tickets Available for Spring Game and BBQ
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Richmond Slips Past Lady Pirates, 4-3
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Softball Reschedules N.C. State Games

Pirates Route Rival UNC-Wilmington
WNCT

Pirates batter Seahawks, suspended two pitchers
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pirates blast Seahawks
Washington Daily News

UNCW baseball team hammered 20-5 by rival ECU
Wilmington Star News

College football recruiting- South Iredell's Smyre picks Pirates
Fayetteville Observer

March 29, 2011
Knights Of Columbus Founders Day
National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day
Birthday - President John Tyler (10th President)

From Bonesville.net
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Batten: Next recruiting class starts with blue chipper
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Bailey:
Drama no obstacle for Cardiac Bucs
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BVL:
Weekly College Baseball Polls

Spring Football Notebook No. 5
ecupirates.com

A work in progress
  The change has begun, and judging from last year’s results, there quite literally is no where else to go but up for the East Carolina defense.
Washington Daily News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU victory has local flair
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Former Pirates Copper, Wilson honored
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Editorial: ECU's blueprint for future
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Letter- Name road for Dr. Leo W. Jenkins
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Davis trying to build on debut season (sub req'd)

‘Wright’ man for the job
The East Carolinian

East Carolina Pirates burgle weekend series from Tigers
Daily Helmsman

Top 25 Chat- March 28
Baseball America

Key mid-week games loom with regional foes at home for Seahawks
Wilmington Star-News

College Football Predictions- Power Ranking the Most Potent Offenses in 2011
Bleacher Report

A new stat to measure QBs
ESPN Insider

Multi-purpose athlete commits to ECU
Fayetteville Observer

USC coach Horn gets some good news after rocky week
  WR Jabril Solomon (6-2, 175) of Hemingway, will go to East Carolina for its spring game April 16.
Charleston Post Courier

Area sports briefs- North track stout
  Statesville junior running back Tristan Mumford has been offered a scholarship by East Carolina.
Salisbury Post

March 28, 2011
Something on a Stick Day

From ecupirates.com
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Lady Pirates Take Series From Tulsa With 10-1 Win
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East Carolina Baseball Notebook (Weekly Recap)
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Relay Teams Shine In Raleigh

Softball- Tulsa falls at East Carolina
Tulsa World

East Bladen's Melvin player of the year
Fayetteville Observer

Around Campus- ECU's Brody School of Medicine tops nation
ENC Today

Device is help for stutterers
Charlotte Observer

March 27, 2011
Education and Sharing Day

From Bonesville.net
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BVL Box Score #2: East Carolina 5, Memphis 3
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BVL Box Score #1:
Memphis 3, East Carolina 2

From ecupirates.com
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Wright's Walk-off Wins Series For ECU
  Pirates Split Doubleheader With Memphis
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Pirates Earn Saturday Split
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Spring Football Notebook No. 4
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ECU Women Split Tennis Doubleheader

From gotigersgo.com
Three-Run Ninth Sinks Tigers At East Carolina, 5-3
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Tigers Even Series At East Carolina With 3-2 Victory

From the Washington Daily News
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Never say die
  East Carolina has played 23 games this year with over half of them being decided by two runs or less

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McNeill pleased with Pirates’ practices
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Pirates softball splits with Tulsa

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU takes Tigers series
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ROUNDUP- ECU softball splits with Tulsa

Pirates walk off to take series
Kinston Free Press

Converted WR Hunt scores in scrimmage
College Fantasy Football Insider

ECU baseball takes 2 out of 3 in series against Memphis
WNCT

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
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KU assistant Dooley knows CAA, East Coast talent
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Athlete, cancer survivor takes it one step at a time

No lockout in arena football
Charlotte Observer

TCU Basketball Recruiting
  Vernandez is also considering East Carolina
SportDFW

ACC Visit Today For Jonathan McLaughlin
  He will try to visit Virginia, NC State, and East Carolina in April or May
SuperPrep.com (sub req'd)

March 26, 2011
National Cherry Blossom Festival

BVL Box Score: East Carolina 3, Memphis 2
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Maness' Complete Game Lifts ECU, 3-2
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Live Chat: ECU vs. Memphis (3/26 - Doubleheader)
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ECU-Memphis Series Altered
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Lady Pirates Tally Wins In Twinbill Sweep
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Spring Football Notebook No. 3

Maness picks up 32nd career win over Memphis
WNCT

Maness leads Pirates past Memphis
Washington Daily News

Memphis Drops C-USA Opener 3-2 at East Carolina
gotigersgo.com

IN THE NEWS- Tigers baseball team falls in Conference USA opener
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Morehead City Marlins Sign 2 Pirates & 1 Trojan
WCTI12.com

Pirates don pads for spring drills
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub req'd)

March 25, 2011
Feast of Annunciation (Catholic)
Old New Year's Day
Pecan Day
Schmeckfest
Tolkien Reading Day

Myatt: Pirates primed for league play
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Brandt Named To National All-Star Lineup
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Baseball Gameday Notes
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Pirates Host Tulsa For Key Series

Godwin- Time to step on accelerator
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pirates dealing
Kinston Free Press

Time to find another gear
Washington Daily News

Tigers Open C-USA Play at East Carolina
gotigersgo.com

U of M notebook: Baseball Tigers bracing for tough opener
Memphis Commercial Appeal

College Weekend Preview
  Streakin' - Pirates enter Conference USA play on a roll, having won five straight games and 10 of their last 11.
Baseball America

Bayside lineman visits ECU
recruit757.com

March 24, 2011
Houdini Day
St. Gabriel Feast Day
World Tuberculosis Day

From Bonesville.net
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Homepage Headlines

From ecupirates.com
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Spring Football Notebook No. 2
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Former Pirates Take Part In Pro Timing Day
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UNCW Controls Singles, Blank Lady Pirates 7-0
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Pirate Tennis Falls At UNC Greensboro

From the East Carolinian
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Pirate nine prepare for conference play
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Future is bright for men’s hoops
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Stewart leads swimmers to successful season
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Pirate Briefs- Defense plans to change to a 3-4 system in 2011

Pirates report: Strategy and personnel
CBS Sportsline

Pirate coaches pay a visit
New Bern Sun Journal

Former Pirates Participate in Pro Day at ECU
WNCT

Harris, classmates perform for scouts
Jacksonville Daily News

One last chance
Washington Daily News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Copper shares stories of life in NFL
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Service set for student Thursday
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NFL scouts evaluate last season’s ECU seniors (sub req'd)
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Harris 2.0 hits field for East Carolina (sub req'd)

Alumnus: UNC system's safety director brings Secret Service experience to North Carolina
The Daily Tar Heel

On The Trail Recruiting Wrap
WRAL

Recruiting news from scout.com (sub req'd)
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C-USA School Offers 2012 WR Chris Brown
  "I got an offer from East Carolina. Coach McGuire offered me." Brown says he is continuing his off season workout regimen and he continues to improve in all facets of his game.

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Versatile Jenkins is one to watch in-state
  “I'm interested in East Carolina. I really like East Carolina for some reason.”

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Pack Offers Stadnik Brothers
  Virginia Tech, NC State, Wake Forest, East Carolina and South Carolina have offered both brothers, and it would seem, based on Brock's earlier comments, that those schools have a bit of an edge.

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Williamson Visits Chapel Hill
  A day after visiting Chapel Hill, Williamson stopped by East Carolina.

Preps: Ebron & Butts Named All-State
WCTI12.com

March 23, 2011
Liberty Day
National Puppy Day
Near Miss Day

From ecupirates.com
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ECU To Hold Little League Day On Saturday
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Women's Hoops Announces Remaining Camps

From the East Carolinian
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Making the grade
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Brandt blows away Rutgers
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Setting the bar high
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ECU’s own ‘Marvel’

Smyre commits to ECU
Statesville Record & Landmark

From the Charlotte Observer
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Change in defense part of Pirates' spring cleaning
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Preps: Senior Bucs golfers want to close the deal

Around Campus from the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU grad student's poise remembered
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ECU master plan released (sub req'd)

McNeill already leaner in 2nd year coaching Pirate football
WNCT

March 22, 2011
American Diabetes Association Alert Day
As Young As You Feel Day
International Day of the Seal
International Goof Off Day

From Bonesville.net
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Bailey: Retooled Ruff ready to rework defense
BVL Audio: Coach Ruff Spring Press Conference
-BVL:
Weekly College Baseball Polls

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Open Spring Football Practice
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McNeill's Spring Practice Press Conference
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Brandt Named C-USA Pitcher-of-the-Week
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East Carolina Baseball Notebook (Weekly Recap)
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Lewis Named C-USA Hitter-Of-The-Week

From WNCT
 Pirates Open Spring Drills
 Head Football Coach Ruffin McNeill Discusses The Start Of Spring Practice

From the Kinston Free Press
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ECU opens spring practice
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Sophomore guard leaves Pirates
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ECU’s Brandt honored by C-USA

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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McNeill's second act
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Brandt, Lewis take C-USA weekly awards
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Ellison leaving ECU
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Fleet-footed Hunt takes reps at running back (sub req'd)

Pirates address issues
Raleigh News & Observer

Pirates give defense a makeover
Washington Daily News

Losing streaks sour trips to NC, Virginia
RU Daily Targum

ECU offers scholarships to Mumford, Parker
Statesville Record & Landmark

Speedy WR Hunt moves to tailback
College Fantasy Football Insider

ECU Graduate Student Killed In Car Crash
WITN

UNC system schools talk about tutors
Charlotte Observer

UNC system panel crafting student-athlete balance
WRAL

Top 25 Chat- March 21
  ...East Carolina (with Oregon and Stetson also in the mix) all garnered support for the last spot. But all of those teams were just a couple of quality victories shy of being rock-solid top 25 teams.
Baseball America

March 21, 2011
Aries Begins
Memory Day

From Bonesville.net
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Cherubini: Who will step up to restore D's rep?
-BVL Box Score:
East Carolina 6, Rutgers 0

From ecupirates.com
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Brandt Strikes Out 12 In Shutout, 6-0
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Marshall Tops East Carolina 3-2
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ECU Wins Four Titles At Wake Forest
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ECU Places Fourth At Furman Intercollegiate
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Pirates Fall To S.C. State

 Pirates complete sweep of Rutgers with 6-0 victory
WNCT

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Brandt brilliant in ECU's shutout victory
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Pirates spring back onto the gridiron (sub req'd)

Brandt, Pirates complete series sweep
Kinston Free Press

Wyllies create unique chapter in Seaholm's storybook season
Hometownlife.com

March 20, 2011
Great American Meatout
Holi (Hindu - India)
Kiss Your Fiancé Day
National Agriculture Day
National Jump Out! Day
Ostara (Wiccan)
Proposal Day
Purim (Jewish)
Spring Begins
Vernal Equinox
Won't You Be MY Neighbor Day

BVL Box Score: East Carolina 6, Rutgers 3
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Top Scarlet Knights, 6-3
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ECU Sweeps Marshall With 10-1 And 3-2 Wins
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ECU Finishes Second Round of 42nd Annual Furman Intercollegiate
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College of Charleston Downs ECU Tennis, 6-1

 Pirates Baseball Pound Scarlet Knights
WNCT

Opportunistic Pirates wins fourth straight
Greenville Daily Reflector

Rutgers Baseball Falls To East Carolina, 6-3
Rutgers Scarlet Knights

Pirates jump on Scarlet Knights
Raleigh News & Observer

College Baseball Roundup- ECU's Simmons gets 24th save
Winston-Salem Journal

Paisley powers Pirates to doubleheader sweep of Herd
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Statesville's Parker, Mumford on the recruiting trail
Statesville Record & Landmark

March 19, 2011
National Quilting Day
Perigean Spring Tides
Purim (Jewish - begins at sundown)
Saint Joseph's Day
Swallows Return to San Juan Capistrano Day
Worm Moon
Anniversary - Operation Iraqi Freedom

East Carolina 3, Rutgers 2 (11 innings)
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Gosik's Walk-Off Single Lifts ECU In 11, 3-2
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ECU Heads To Marshall For C-USA Series
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Paisley Selected 10th In NPF Draft
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McNeill Optimistic as Spring Approaches

 Pirates Win Thriller over Rutgers, 3-2
WNCT

Pirates leg out victory
Greenville Daily Reflector

Gosik guides ECU past Rutgers
Washington Daily News

Rutgers Baseball Edged By East Carolina In 11 Innings
Rutgers Scarlet Knights

The Wright stuff
Laurinburg Exchange

March 18, 2011
Awkward Moments Day
Forgive Mom and Dad Day
National Biodiesal Day
Birthday - President Grover Cleveland (22nd & 24th President)

ECU Heads To Marshall For C-USA Series
ecupirates.com

Note from the Editor
ecupirates.com

Brandt rejoins ECU's weekend rotation
Jacksonville Daily News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Morrow wants to hold on to momentum (sub req'd)
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Budget option- Halting dental school

From Rutgers Scarlet Knights
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Rutgers Baseball Continues Spring Break Trip at East Carolina
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Anderson, Hopkins, Lang Lead RU Baseball Past Old Dominion, 14-8

March 17, 2011
St. Patrick's Day
Absolutely Incredible Kid Day
Camp Fire USA/Founder's Day
Evacuation Day
Ta'Anit Ester (Fast of Esther - Jewish)

From Bonesville.net
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Cherubini: What will offense do for an encore?
-BVL Box Score
: East Carolina 8, Buffalo 3

Wright Hits Two Home Runs To Lead ECU, 8-3
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates power up
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Pirates make switch to 3-4 defense (sub req'd)

Pirates look to build on season
Jacksonville Daily News

From the East Carolinian
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All the ‘Wright’ moves
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Clock expires on successful season
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Cuckoo for college basketball
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Softball sweeps Bucs in doubleheader
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Phi Kappa Phi fraternity closed

Pirates look to build on season
Kinston Free Press

Nemenja Djurisic narrows it down to four
ESPN

March 16, 2011
Curlew Day
Freedom Of Information Day
Goddard Day
Lips Appreciation Day
Ta'Anit Ester (Jewish - begins at sundown)
Birthday - President James Madison (4th President)

From Bonesville.net
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Box Score: East Carolina 4, Elon 3 (10)
-Dolphins sink Pirates in OT
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CIT Tournament Scoreboard &Schedule

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Season Ends With Overtime Loss
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ECU Wins Wild One Against Elon, 4-3 (10)
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Softball Tops Charleston Southern 4-0, 3-0

From the Washington Daily News
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March sadness
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ECU wins a wild one

 Pirates Fall in OT in 1st Round of CIT
WNCT

Pirates fall in OT
Kinston Free Press

Pirates beat Elon in extras
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pirates pounce in 10th inning, turn back Elon in baseball
Burlington Times News

CSU swept in softball
Charleston Post & Courier

Dolphins win CIT tournament opener in OT
Florida Times-Union

CIT- ECU falls in OT loss to Jacksonville
Charlotte Observer (Sports Network)

Recap- East Carolina vs. Jacksonville
Kansas City Star (Sports Network)

C.J. Wilson Taking Business As Usual This Offseason
WCTI

Country Day golfers want to close the deal
Charlotte Observer

Members Announced For New UNC Sports Task Force
WCHL 1360

March 15, 2011
CIT (Pirate) Gameday
Brutus Day
Ides of March
True Confessions Day
Birthday - President Andrew Jackson (7th President)

From Bonesville.net
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Cherubini: Spring camp ahoy!
BVL Audio: Jeff Lebo Pre-CIT Press Conference
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BVL: Weekly College Baseball Polls

From ecupirates.com
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All Remaining CIT Tickets On Sale
 
Tickets for Tonight's game are $15 and are available at the Online Ticket Center
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Pirates Host Buccaneers Tuesday
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East Carolina Baseball Notebook (Weekly Recap)
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ECU Finishes Seventh In Myrtle Beach

LIVE @ FIVE: Scott Wetherbee
Greensboro News-Record

 ECU Heads to Basketball Postseason for first time since 1993
WNCT

From judolphins.com
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GAMEDAY- JU at ECU (CIT First Round)
 Watch LIVE for FREE!     
Listen LIVE!

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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More Minges magic?
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Pirates nearly pitcher perfect so far (sub req'd)

Pirates open tourney Tuesday
New Bern Sun Journal

ECU marches on
  The Pirates found out there would be icing on their cake Sunday when the team accepted an invitation to play in the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament
Washington Daily News

Pirates make 1st postseason appearance since '93
WRAL

2011 CIT Basketball Tournament- Can Jacksonville Go to East Carolina and Win?
Bleacher Report

March 14, 2011
Moth-er Day
Pi Day
Birthday - Albert Einstein (genius)

From Bonesville.net
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BVL Box Score: Liberty 2, East Carolina 0
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BVL: East Carolina's hoops season extended
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BVL: Complete CIT Tournament Schedule

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Accepts Bid To Play In CIT
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ECU Falls To Liberty In LeClair Classic, 2-0
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Pirates Fall To Tigers 1-0
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ECU Takes Second At JMU Eagle Landing
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ECU In Seventh At General Hackler Championship

Pirates are postseason bound
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU to face Jacksonville in hoops tourney
Jacksonville Daily
News

Jacksonville University to face East Carolina on Tuesday in first round of CIT
Florida Times-Union

CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament
CollegeInsider.com

CIT releases 24-team bracket
ESPN

UNI, Valpo highlight CollegeInside.com tourney
SI.com

Pirates fall in LeClair finale
Kinston Free Press

Liberty Snaps ECU Win Streak at 5
WNCT

Strong Outing by Evans Keys 2-0 Victory
LibertyFlames.com

Dwayne Harris to work out for Falcons on Monday
National Football Post

Andruzzi's run ends as Fordham women's coach
SILive.com

March 13, 2011
Check Your Batteries Day
Daylight Savings Time Begins
Good Samaritan Involvement Day
National Open an Umbrella Indoors Day
Planet Uranus Day
Anniversary - Ken Doll Introduction

From Bonesville.net
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BVL Box Score: East Carolina 5, Rutgers 0
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Morrow's honor a first for ECU
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Final C-USA Tournament Scoreboard

From ecupirates.com
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Wright And ECU Cruise Past Rutgers, 5-0
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Morrow Named To C-USA All-Tournament Team
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ECU Splits With Memphis
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ECU In Second At JMU Eagle Landing

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates shut down Knights
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Morrow named to C-USA tourney team
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Books tell stories of teams, coaches, players who put the Madness in March

Wright, Pirates blank Rutgers
Kinston Free Press

Wright on!
  The Pirates didn’t need any late inning heroics on Saturday as emerging ace Michael Wright silenced the Rutgers lineup en route to a 4-0 victory
Washington Daily News

From gotigersgo.com
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Memphis Drops C-USA Opener at East Carolina, 4-1
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Carley Stymies ECU, Earns Tigers' Split of Doubleheader

March 12, 2011
Genealogy Day
International Fanny Pack Day
Anniversary - Girl Scouts

From Bonesville.net
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Tiger's overcome Morrow's heroics
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C-USA Tournament Scoreboard & Schedule
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BVL Box Score: East Carolina 4, Monmouth 3

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Drops C-USA Semifinal to Memphis, 76-56
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Butts Garners All-America High Jump Status
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ECU Squeezes By Monmouth, 4-3
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Softball Opens C-USA Season With Memphis
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Lady Pirates Stop Southern Miss, 5-2
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Pirates In Third At JMU Eagle Invitational

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Memphis ends ECU's run
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Pirates squeak out another win

From the Washington Daily News
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Whitehead comes up big at Classic
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Pirates’ run comes to an end

Vets lead Pirates to tourney win
Kinston Free Press

Memphis Downs ECU, 76-56, to Advance to C-USA Championship Final
gotigersgo.com

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tigers play strong, defeat East Carolina, 76-56
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Confidence makes Memphis Tigers' troubles vanish
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Tigers replay: Memphis in control all the way

Memphis 76, East Carolina 56
CBS College Sports

Darrius Morrow ends with final dub-dub
College Fantasy Hoops Insider

Recap- Memphis vs. East Carolina
Kansas City Star (Sports Network)

Memphis Spanks ECU, 76-56
Memphis Flyer

Pirates edge Hawks in LeClair opener
Raleigh News & Observer

Will Chris Johnson of the Tennessee Titans Join the US Track Team Amid Potential NFL Lockout
Business 2 Community

March 11, 2011
Johnny Appleseed Day

From Bonesville.net
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ECU springs shocker on Blazers
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C-USA Tournament Scoreboard & Schedule

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Takes On Memphis In the Semis
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Pirates Knock Off UAB In OT, 75-70
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LeClair Classic Central
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East Carolina Blanks Maine 2-0
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Wright Named To 2011 Bench Watch List
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Tulane Eliminates East Carolina, 83-72

From the El Paso Times
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East Carolina upsets top-seed UAB in Conference USA tournament quarterfinal game
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No. 1 seed UAB goes down
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C-USA changes game times for men's semifinals
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Tulane shooters sizzle against East Carolina in C-USA women's quarterfinal game

From the CBSSports.com
Video- UAB vs. East Carolina Recap
C-USA Tournament Quarterfinals Recap

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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History in the making
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ECU defeats UAB to advance
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Pirates kick off LeClair Classic today (Sub Req'd)
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Tourney ends for Pirate women

East Carolina (18-14) vs. Memphis (23-9)
Kansas City Star (Sports Network)

Pirates pull biggest upset of tourney
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Washington Daily News
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Classic timing
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ECU’s historic run continues

ECU’s Wright blossoms as starter
Kinston Free Press

Pirates take down top-seeded UAB
New Bern Sun Journal

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Preview: Memphis vs East Carolina
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Memphis Tigers' Jackson no longer just an average Joe

From the Birmingham News
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Top-seeded UAB bounced from C-USA tournament in OT by East Carolina
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Notes from UAB's loss to ECU
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Mike Davis- It would be "travesty" if UAB doesn't make NCAA Tournament
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Aaron Johnson sets a C-USA Tournament scoring record in loss to ECU
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Jeff Lebo's parting gift to state of Alabama will knock out UAB

NCAAB Team Report - East Carolina
Los Angeles Times

C-USA Tournament- East Carolina stuns UAB in overtime
Charleston (WV)
Daily Mail

From conferenceusa.com
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East Carolina 75, UAB 70 (ot)
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Hot start leads Tulane past ECU in C-USA Women's Quarterfinal, 83-72

Tulane women's basketball team advances in Conference USA Tournament
New Orleans Times Picayune

March 10, 2011
Harriet Tubman Day
Mario Day
Name Tag Day
Paper Money Day
Telephone Day
World Kidney Day

From Bonesville.net
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BVL: Pirates extend milestone season
-BVL:
C-USA Tournament Scoreboard & Schedule

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Sprints Past UCF, 75-60
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Lady Pirates Down Tulsa In First Round, 71-62
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Reinheimer's Single In Ninth Lifts ECU, 5-4
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Pirates Split With Terrapins

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU gets first C-USA tourney win
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Another nail-biter for Pirates

East Carolina topples UCF 75-60 in Conference USA
WRAL

From the Birmingham News
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Jeff Lebo moves on in C-USA Tournament to face UAB
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A closer look at today's UAB-ECU C-USA Tournament quarterfinal game
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C-USA Basketball Championships notes- Can UAB beat ECU for the third time this season?

ECU moves on in tourney
Kinston Free Press

Pirates send Jones, UCF home early
Charleston (WV)
Daily Mail

From the El Paso Times
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East Carolina topples UCF 75-60 in Conference USA
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East Carolina steps over Tulsa to advance in Conference USA women's tournament

East Carolina Cruises Past Tulsa In C-USA Championship Opener, 71-62
conferenceusa.com

TU women fall in C-USA Tournament
Tulsa World

Pirates Slip by Campbell behind Reliever Simmons
WNCT

East Carolina walks off with 5-4 win over High Point
HPU Panthers

C-USA Tourney Update- ECU Defeats UCF; Game Marred By Fight
KVIA El Paso

UCF Unable to Get Past ECU at C-USA Championship
ucfathletics.com

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF knocked out of C-USA tourney with loss to East Carolina
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UCF coach Donnie Jones, players talk about Knights' loss to East Carolina during Conference USA tournament

Knights lose 75-60 to the East Carolina Pirates
Central Florida Future

Knights- 1 and done
Florida Today

Terrapins Split With ECU in Home Opener Terps win game two 4-2; fall in first 3-2
UMTerps.com

March 9, 2011
Ash Wednesday
Learn What Your Name Means Day
Lent Begins
Panic Day
Registered Dietitian Day
Saint Frances of Rome Feast Day
Anniversary - Barbie Doll

BVL Box Score: East Carolina 3, Campbell 2
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Begins C-USA Championship Against UCF
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Pirates Edge Out Camels, 3-2
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Lady Pirates Open C-USA Tournament Against Tulsa
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ECU Men's Tennis Tops Coastal Carolina, 4-3
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Wolte and Pirates Win Barefoot Challenge
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Varner Takes Second At Palmetto Intercollegiate

From WNCT
Pirates Slip by Campbell behind Reliever Simmons
Pirates Ready To Go in El Paso

History or home for Pirates
Washington Daily News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU teams to begin tourney play (Sub Req'd)
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Clark, Simmons help ECU top Campbell

CUSA Tournament Round 1 - Central Florida Knights (19-10) vs. East Carolina Pirates (16-14)
Sports Chat Place

UCF Comfortable with Surroundings in El Paso
ucfathletics.com

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Tougher offseason helped UCF guard Marcus Jordan elevate his game for the Knights
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C-USA Tournament preview- Underdog UCF aims for upsets

UCF men hope to regain magic
Charleston (WV)
Daily Mail

Top 10- NCAA Tournament's 10 Worst Teams Ever
Lost Lettermen

March 8, 2011
Mardi Gras
Girls Write Now Day
International Pancake Day
International (Working) Women's Day
Organize Your Home Office Day
Paczki Day
Shrove Tuesday
Unique Names Day
UN Day for Women's Rights and International Peace
Anniversary - US Income Tax

From Bonesville.net
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Bailey: Lebo sees tourney up for grabs
-BVL:
Weekly College Baseball Polls

From ecupirates.com
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Baseball Gameday Central
  The East Carolina baseball team will hit the road for a midweek match-up against Campbell

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Maness Named C-USA Pitcher-of-the-Week
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East Carolina Baseball Notebook
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ECU Opens C-USA Tournament Against Tulsa
  Women open play against No. 12 seed Tulsa at 7 p.m. ET

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Live Chat: ECU vs. Campbell (3/8)
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Sherrod Named Third-Team All-Conference USA
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ECU Leads Barefoot Challenge After 36 Holes
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Varner Second At Palmetto Intercollegiate

Pirates start busy stretch at Campbell
Kinston Free Press

McDonald finds his role
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)

Tulsa Faces East Carolina in Conference USA Championship First Round
tulsahurricane.com

Pirates to open tourney against UCF
Jacksonville Daily News

March 7, 2011
Carnival
Fun Facts About Names Day
National Be Heard Day
Orthodox Green Monday (Orthodox)
Orthodox Lent (Orthodox)
Shrove Monday
Anniversary - Suez Canal Opening

C-USA Tournament Day-by-Day Schedule
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Billy Godwin To Appear On Jeff Lebo Show
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Softball Picks Up Another Win Sunday
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Gay Earns Conference USA Third-Team Honors
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Lady Pirates Seeded Fifth For C-USA Championship
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Opening Round At Barefoot Suspended
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ECU Tennis Blanks UNC Asheville To Capture 10th Win

McDonald finds his role
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)

Lake Brantley RB Ti'on Green has Cincinnati, East Carolina offers
Orlando Sentinel

March 6, 2011
Namesake Day
Orthodox Cheesefare Sunday (Orthodox)
Shrovetide
Anniversary - Fall of the Alamo

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates stumble in regular season finale
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BVL Box Score #2: East Carolina 7, Pepperdine 4
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BVL Box Score #1: Pepperdine 5, East Carolina 4 (11)

From ecupirates.com
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ECU To Face UCF In First Round Of C-USA Championship
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Pirates Fall To Blazers In Regular Season Finale
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ECU Takes Series From Pepperdine, 7-4
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Pepperdine Tops ECU in 11 Innings, 5-4
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Pirates Take Two Saturday

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates, Waves split doubleheader
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ECU falls to UAB, finishes as 8th seed
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ROUNDUP- Paisley, Sutton lead red-hot Pirates to pair of victories

Mincey helps Pirates salvage split
Kinston Free Press

ECU surfs past Waves
Washington Daily News

Blazers beat East Carolina, 66-48
uabsports.com

From the Birmingham News
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UAB sends a message with a convincing win over ECU
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UAB PG Aaron Johnson shines in his final game at Bartow Arena
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UAB beats ECU, 66-48, to secure the C-USA title

UCF to play ECU in C-USA tournament
UCFSports.com

Pirates split doubleheader with Pepperdine, take series from Waves
WNCT

March 5, 2011
Crispus Attucks Day
St. Piran's Day

BVL Box Score: East Carolina 2, Pepperdine 0
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Maness Masterful Against Pepperdine, 2-0
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ECU-Pepperdine Series Altered
-
No. 9 Arizona State Tops ECU
-
Three Home Runs Power Pirates To 8-5 Win
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ECU Closes Out Regular Season At UAB
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East Carolina Cruises Past Elon, 6-1

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Maness tosses masterpiece for ECU
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League leaders up next for hot Pirates

From the Kinston Free Press
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Maness pitches Pirates past Pepperdine
-
Pirates visit UAB in finale

Maness Shuts Down Waves in Series Opener
WNCT

‘Wright Brothers’ helping Pirates fly by opponents
Washington Daily News

From the Birmingham News
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Show up, UAB fans, or stop complaining
  UAB can win an outright conference championship for just the third time in its 33-year basketball history

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UAB freshman Preston Purifoy calmly makes an impact for the Blazers

March 4, 2011
World Day Of Prayer
Holy Experiment Day
Courageous Followers Day
Hug a GI Day
March Forth - Do Something Day
National Day of Unplugging
National Grammar Day
Employee Appreciation Day
National Salesperson Day

From Bonesville.net
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Myatt: Pirates showing the Wright stuff
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Myatt: This time, Memphis sings the blues

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Nip Blazers In Final Minute, 56-55
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Pair Named To C-USA All-Academic Team
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Riggs Still Leaving Mark in Greenville
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Pirates Head West For Five Games
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Baseball Gameday Central
-
Live Chat: ECU vs. Pepperdine (3/4)

Pirates play host to Pepperdine
Jacksonville Daily News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates welcome Wave
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ECU women edge Blazers
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Another record-setting season for ECU swimming and diving

Quick hits
ESPN (blog)

Bulldogs Cecich picks volleyball, East Carolina
nwitimes.com

“I know I haven't reached my potential”
  Garrard feels best football still ahead of him
Jaguars.com

March 3, 2011
I Want You To Be Happy Day
National Anthem Day
What If Cats And Dogs Had Opposable Thumbs Day
Birthday - Alexander Graham Bell (inventor)

Pirates tame Tigers, lock in winning campaign
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Beat Memphis To Clinch Winning Season
-
ECU Closes Regular Season At UAB Thursday

Pirates Celebrate Senior Night with Win over Memphis
WNCT

Sweet 16
Washington Daily News

Pirates notch big win on Senior Night
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pirates down Memphis, lock up winning season
Kinston Free Press

ECU toughs out win over Memphis
Charlotte Observer (AP)

From the East Carolinian
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Unforgettable senior farewell
-
Grand slam lifts Pirates over Camels
-
Victory on the chlorine seas

Recap- East Carolina vs. Memphis
Kansas City Star (Sports Network)

East Carolina 68, Memphis 57
ESPN (AP)

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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East Carolina's 3-point barrage takes apart Memphis Tigers, 68-57
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Replay: ECU 68, Memphis 57

Tigers Drop C-USA Road Finale to Pirates, 68-57
gotigersgo.com

The tigers walked the plank against in a 68-57 against East Carolina
Daily Helmsman

March 2, 2011
NEA's Read Across America Day
Birthday - Theodor "Dr. Seuss" Geisel (author)

From Bonesville.net
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Bradsher: Adversity-tested Lady Pirates eye postseason
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BVL Box Score: East Carolina 7, Campbell 4

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Entertains Memphis On Senior Night
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Wright's Five RBI Lifts ECU, 7-4
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ECU Finishes In Fifth At Kinderlou
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Lady Pirates Edge Liberty, Move To 8-2

Stakes high as Memphis visits ECU
Jacksonville Daily News

ECU knocks off Camels
Kinston Free Press

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Wright powers Pirates past Camels
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ECU aims for first victory over Tigers (Sub Req'd)

From the Washington Daily News
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One last time
-
Pirates have the ‘Wright’ stuff in win over Campbell

Wright's Grand Slam Powers ECU over Campbell
WNCT

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tigers' Will Barton not shaken, still confident
-
Preview: Memphis vs. East Carolina

Memphis Basketball Notes
gotigersgo.com

Big Six all-star staffs by league
collegefootball.rivals.com

WCA alumnus is a Pirate
Garner Citizen

From Scout.com (subscription)
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Mooney Starts With Two Offers
  Malvern Prep School offensive lineman Michael Mooney has two offers right now from East Carolina and Villanova and is hearing from a number of other large programs that he is hoping to go out and visit this summer.
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Simmons- South Quick Hitters
  Ronald Geohaghan has picked up an offer from East Carolina and that is offer five for the safety out of Allendale-Fairfax (SC).
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2012 Intro- Anthony Rook
  This summer, Rook is considering camping at East Carolina, Georgia, UNC-CH, and NC State.

March 1, 2011
National Horse Protection Day
Peace Corps Day
National Pig Day
Peanut Butter Lovers' Day

From Bonesville.net
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Bailey: Lessons learned in reality check against Cavs
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BVL: Weekly College Baseball Polls

From ecupirates.com
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Abrams Named C-USA Player-of-the-Week
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FSN To Televise ECU-Memphis Game
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ECU Moves Into Fourth At Kinderlou Challenge
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Pirates Finish Third At Seahawk Intercollegiate
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East Carolina Baseball Notebook (Feb. 28)

Pirates report: Getting inside
CBS Sportsline

From the East Carolinian
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Wright baffles Cavalier hitters
-
ECU sweeps Pirate Clash
-
Lady Pirates edge out the Herd on Senior Day
-
Sherrod hits buzzer-beater at Rice

Camels visit ECU today
Jacksonville Daily News

Abrams leading ECU during current streak
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)

StatSheet Projects East Carolina as CIT Team
Statsheet

From SuperPrep.com (subscription)
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Jonathan McLaughlin adds another offer
  "I gave Coach Kirkpatrick a call, and they told me they had an offer for me," McLaughlin said of East Carolina. "I am feeling real good about the offer. It feels good to have more choices."
-
Versatile Speedster Checks Out Auburn
  “I have an offer from ECU (East Carolina),” Smyre says. “That is the only college that has offered me right now.

 

March 31, 2011

Sources- Shyatt emerges as frontrunner; Dooley in mix for Wyoming job
Casper Star-Tribune Online

Temple's BCS future impacted by Villanova decision
Examiner.com

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
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Rams are serving postseason success on a silver trey
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VCU alums proud of Rams' run
-
Butler has set the mid-major standard
-
VCU Rams in right place to make hoops history
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VCU Notebook- Victory dance is the new craze
-
Former Maggie Walker star pitches perfect game for U.Va

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
VCU's run reverberates throughout CAA, publicity helps recruiting
-
VCU point guard Rodriguez channels coach, leads Rams to Final Four

From the Houston Chronicle
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Welcome to Houston
-
UH's Guy Lewis turned out winners year after year

How VCU got its groove back
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Virginia Commonwealth’s run latest in Colonial Athletic Association's proud history in NCAA tournament
Roanoke Times

For Ford, Cinderella's slipper fits on both feet
rivals.com

From the Charlotte Observer
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Mids major in nixing underdog status
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Fast start, home crowd help Rockets race by 49ers
-
Tonight on TV- Auburn under the microscope UPDATED
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Time for Missouri to execute backup plan

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes get 6-2 win over Canadiens
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Duke athletes celebrate titles
-
Broncos win CIT title

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
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USC's Saunders takes big step toward redemption
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Keep it simple- Clemson's offense less complicated

Gamecocks rally past Bulldogs- Walker's seventh inning home run lifts USC past a pesky Citadel squad
C
harleston (SC) Post & Courier

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Fiesta's BCS status in jeopardy
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Rams' Smith has Crohn's disease
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League, players cooperate in marketing

WVU's Luck ready to jump into bowl economic fray
C
harleston Gazette

March 30, 2011

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
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Quarterback tops Virginia Tech's list of spring practice questions
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Smooth operator- UR's Justin Harper named player of the year
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Shaka Smart's grandfather dies
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Week before Final Four can be overwhelming

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Rams say "we could win it all"
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VCU shooting lights-out during run to Final Four
VIDEO- VCU's Joey Rodriguez Greets Fans at VCU Bookstore (WTVR. Richmond)

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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$10 bet on VCU could pay $50,000
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Hokies prepare for spring football practice

Hokies face questions as spring football drills begin
Roanoke Times

ASU continues study of possible move to FBS
Winston Salem Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes capitalize
-
Pack waits on Final Four
-
No need for panic yet, Wolfpack fans
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Tar Heels may be best in '12
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Huskies roll past Devils
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Shaw Bears are riding high with triple CIAA victories

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Ellington- I missed football
-
Ex-Citadel voice Robinson joins Rams on thrill ride
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College Baseball- Clemson 11, Georgia 5

From the Charlotte Observer
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3-run 4th gives 49ers win against Tar Heels
-
49ers build team with homegrown talent
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Coach K- Rose comment in documentary 'insulting'
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WNIT preview- 49ers at Toledo
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Newton's character under attack
-
Temple's 10-day contract is timely

WVU football- Holgorsen likes to keep it simple
Charleston Daily Mail

March 29, 2011

Ex-Dayton coach Gregory to lead Tech
Atlanta Journal Constitution

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Tar Heels' fortunes tied to pro draft
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Duke's Smith makes All-American
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Larry Drew II enrolls at UCLA
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Tide, Buffaloes, Shockers, Cougars ready for NIT semifinals
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Duke women face Connecticut a second time
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Canes losing time to make up ground

From the Charlotte Observer
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Calipari is college basketball's best coach
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Fast and lose, VCU cruising to Final Four
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49ers take pride in WNIT run
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Bobcats recover, stifle Bucks for key win
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LB Davis could suffer in labor deal loophole
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Teams to pay ticket refunds, interest in labor stoppage

Back on Top- Cavalier Baseball Ranked #1 Again
  They've only lost to East Carolina and Florida State.
NBC 29 News

Gamecocks move up to No. 3 in rankings after bouncing back at Florida
C
harleston (SC) Post & Courier

CAA Takes the Cake
FS Carolinas

George Mason paved way for VCU, Butler
Wilmington Star-News

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
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Enjoy moment, says VCU coach
-
Among Final Four teams, VCU's history is unique
-
Tech announces departure of starting linebacker Gibson

Rams a huge hit back home
Houston Chronicle

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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VCU-Butler- An unfathomable Final Four matchup
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VCU the most improbable Final Four team ever
-
Personnel changes highlight Virginia Tech's football preparations

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
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Former Clemson assistant Smart makes believers at VCU
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Gamecocks baseball team surges to a strong start
-
Wofford dismisses two more football players

College basketball does it right- Play the games
Birmingham News

Horn’s USC hoops program continues to crumble, not build
Anderson Independent

Is Martinsville a tonic for this trio?
Greensboro News-Record

March 28, 2011

March Madness Coverage
ncaa.com

From the Houston Chronicle
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Houston, here's your Final Four
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Final Four party-crashers shake up the establishment
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Rugged VCU relishes naysayers' role in run
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First Four to Final Four
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Wildcats give Heels a case of Big Blues

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UConn Cutting down the nets again
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Butler to make return trip

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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VCU upsets Kansas to advance to NCAA Tournament Final Four
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VCU the most improbable Final Four team ever
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Next task for VCU is to "win the whole thing"
-
VCU Final Four by the numbers

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
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Final Four- VCU reaches new heights
-
Final Four celebration at Siegel Center
-
Mooney, UR agree to deal that runs through 2020-21

From the Lexington Herald-Leader
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Final Ferocity- Kentucky beats UNC-Chapel Hill 76-69 to reach first NCAA semis since 1998
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Todd, Barnhart say this Final Four is safe
-
Kentucky's Final Four drought ends in flood of emotion

Calipari's legacy a tricky question
Greensboro News-Record

Heels Fail to Finish
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Tar Heels come up short against Cats
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A loss that eventually can benefit UNC-Chapel Hill
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NCSU asserts ownership of the 'Wolfpack' mascot
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Canes are on the clock

From the Indianapolis Star
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A Final Four gone conclusion
-
Butler players stepped up for 13-game winning steak

Missouri State coach Cuonzo Martin hired as Tennessee's basketball coach
Memphis Commercial Appeal

BLOG- Making Sense Of One Wacky Week
GamecockCentral.com

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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USC takes 2 of 3- Gamecocks next host Citadel on Wednesday
-
Bowers' departure creates big void

College Football 2011- 5 Ways to Make It Better Without a Playoff
Bleacher Report

49ers heading to Toledo
Charlotte Observer

No mistake this time, Kevin Harvick passes Jimmie Johnson for Cup victory
Roanoke TImes

March 27, 2011

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
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VCU refocuses for Kansas
-
Impossible dream- Don't tell the Rams
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Seniors elevated Spiders to unforgettable season

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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VCU's March eerily similar to George Mason's run to the Final Four in 2006
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Christopher Newport baseball is on an historic roll with 27-1 record

From the Lexington Herald-Leader
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Kentucky and North Carolina-Chapel Hill are both teams that have evolved
-
Kentucky's success another feather in Calipari's cap
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Cats busting one jinx at a time in tourney
-
How UK and North Carolina-Chapel Hill match up
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UK basketball notebook- Some dispute Cal's claims that everyone wants to be UK
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Kentucky basketball leads nation in money spent on recruiting
-
Ky., N.C. governors bet on Final Four spot

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Zeller is UNC-Chapel Hill's backbone
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Drew's legacy lingers for Heels
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Tar Heels make a fast break — for the fire exit
-
Preview- UNC-CH vs. Kentucky
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Krzyzewski's Blue Devils will be short on seniors
-
Bolts cut off Canes, hamper playoff hopes
-
Butler back in Final Four
-
Connecticut holds off Arizona in West final
-
VCU is enjoying its Cinderella role

From the Indianapolis Star
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BUTLER, THE SEQUEL
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As expected, Howard comes up big again
-
Hopkins, Marshall come up big
-
It may seem like a fairy tale, but this Butler team is the real thing

From the Winston Salem Journal
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College Baseball Roundup- Cooney pitches Deacons past Seminoles
-
College Football Notebook- QBs lead the way at Duke spring game

Mixed bag for USC quarterbacks
C
harleston (SC) Post & Courier

GWU football staff completed as spring practice looms
  Ledford spent two seasons as an offensive assistant coach at his alma mater, East Carolina
SportDFW

Time for USC fans to support Horn
Columbia (SC) State

From the Charlotte Observer
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Work doesn't stop during NFL lockout
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Rain delays, but can't deny Montoya
-
49ers make plans for WNIT semis
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49ers bidding to play at Bojangles' Coliseum

March 26, 2011

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
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For VCU, the slipper still fits
Midnight magic for VCU's Rams
-
VCU continues improbable run
Bitter ending for Spiders in Sweet 16

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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VCU survives "mayhem," proves coach prophetic in victory over Florida State
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After two seasons on the job, VCU coach already in demand

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Heels come up big, rout Marquette
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UNC-CH's wake-up call was bad news for Marquette
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Forget ‘frosh’ factor in UNCCH-UK matchup
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Kansas rolls, gets VCU next
-
Kentucky stuns top seed Ohio State
-
Canes stare down Lightning for key win

UK beats Ohio State to advance to Elite Eight
Lexington Herald-Leader

'The tournament is cruel'
Durham Herald-Journal

Jadeveon Clowney's run-in with law case of mistaken identity
Charleston Post & Courier

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
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College baseball roundup- No. 4 USC beats No. 1 Florida
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USC signee Clowney a victim of mistaken identity
-
Holloway leaving USC to try and return to Ole Miss

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats recover, spoil Garden party
-
Panthers load up on comp picks
-
49ers braced for more physical play
-
Today- Duke spring football game
-
Heels rally past Devils in baseball

Deacons removing redshirts today
Winston Salem Journal

March 25, 2011

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Arizona tramples Devils in second half
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Heels sure of selves
-
Gators oust BYU
-
Huskies halt Aztecs run
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Noles, Rams collide
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Calipari came 'close' to N.C. State
-
Demon Deacons don pads
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Ward up to the challenge

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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ARIZONA'S TOO HOT
-
Heels banking on size, speed advantage

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
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UR's chance to "shock the world" may include a comeback
-
Rodriguez's decision to stay at VCU pays off
-
Harsh words continue to motivate VCU in NCAA play
-
Fans follow Spiders, Rams to San Antonio
-
Former VCU, UR coaches weigh in on success

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Spurrier tops Horn in tug-of-war for Ellington
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Garcia guarantees he'll avoid more trouble
-
Brownell ready for difficult encore
-
Chants’ Holloway ends college career
-
Hits keep coming for Tigers

Gamecocks have weekend date with powerful Gators
C
harleston (SC) Post & Courier

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
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USC's Garcia speaks to media about suspension
-
USC point guard Ellington will join football team
-
South Carolina's Lattimore a 'freak of nature'

Hokies WR facing child endangerment charge
Virginia Tech Collegiate Times

Monarchs begin spring workouts ahead of CAA debut
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

March 24, 2011

In America, it's win or go home
ESPN

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Cougars rally, but 21-point deficit too much to overcome
-
Lattimore eyeing encore- USC running back motivated to build on freshman success
-
Disrespect powerful motivator

Spiders learn from last season's tournament disappointment
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
-
ODU basketball coach Taylor meets with U. of Wyoming
-
Richmond rewrites its college basketball history

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Arizona's Miller noncommital on Pack
-
Plumlees key for Duke
-
Pack's players put through paces on pro day
-
Staal sits out practice

Wilson star honors Globetrotter tradition
Greenville Daily Reflector

Here's the week-by-week SEC football schedule…
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

Former UAB basketball coach Mike Anderson accepts Arkansas job
Birmingham News (AP)

Report: Tennessee Vols have 5 coaching candidates
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Clemson baseball sweeps Elon
Columbia (SC) State

Tournament wins do little to redeem down ACC
Fayetteville Observer

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Hawks Hoops - Q-and-A with Buzz Peterson, part 1
-
Hawks Hoops - Q-and-A with Buzz Peterson, part 2

Virginia Tech's Chris Drager switching back to tight end
Roanoke Times

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Charlotte's start falls apart, adding to playoff doubts
-
Former players- 18 games a grind
-
Do 'wild cards' make Chase a winner?

March 23, 2011

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Colonial teams affirm NCAA selection committee's confidence
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Rams go "from stepchild to darling" in NCAA tournament

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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VCU fans hoop it up with rival Richmond
-
Tickets at heart of Tennessee's recent violation
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Hamilton's mistakes should cost UT athletic director his job

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
-
Trip to the Big Apple at stake- Cougars take on Shockers in quarterfinals of the NIT
-
Charleston at Wichita State
-
Fourth-ranked Gamecocks ride offensive onslaught to crush Cougars
-
Ex-Citadel assistant, victim in home invasion case, discusses sentencing of former players
-
Oldest motorsports magazine folds

Bashing Big East fashionable, but look closer
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Charlotte Observer
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Missouri's Gabbert impresses Rivera
-
Proehl's exuberance familiar
-
Goodell- NFL's CBA offer might not stay on table
-
Kickoffs moved to 35, touchbacks stay at 20
-
How Bobcats can make playoffs
-
Wednesday- Pacers @ Bobcats
-
New 49ers coach expects transfers to be in mix early
-
Gold Mine- Lambert, Mullen closely tied to Abbate movie

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Pack, Devils hit jackpot with hires
-
Devil's starters piling on the minutes
-
Hurricanes' rally stops Senators
-
Former Wakefield star lives dream
-
Kickoffs moved up, touchbacks stay put

Blue Devils head west with more options
Durham herald-Sun

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
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USC spring practice- Garcia returns from suspension
-
Guards Galloway, Spinella leaving South Carolina
-
Clemson's Brownell may be in line for a raise

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Tar Heels have figured out how to win close games
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Fancher in charge at Tennessee, for now
-
Big East has some explaining to do
-
Stewart officially leaves Deacons
-
NCAA justice not denied, but delayed another story
-
Ex-Giant/Tar Heel Taylor gets probation

UNCW women's coach says she plans to stay after team's big turnaround
Wilmington Star-News

ODU athletics' five-year plan calls for all teams to excel
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Mayes plans to finish at Mississippi State
Columbia (SC) State

March 22, 2011

Tennessee will be better off without the fired Bruce Pearl, but not as good
al.com

Recent violation likely doomed Bruce Pearl
GoVolsXtra

A tangled web surely was woven
Knoxville News Sentinel

NCAA comes down hard on players but lets coaches skate
SportingNews.com

Bruce Pearl Out—Which is a Bad Sign for Jim Tressel
Bleacher Report

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Turner recalls Pack's coach search
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UNC-Chapel Hill counters theory
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Duke's Hill answers Rose's claims
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Canes feeling loose

From the Charlotte Observer
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Jackson is facing pain, big contest
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NFL owners want judge's support
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NCAA needs a new 'Clemson Rule'
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CBI- Creighton outguns Davidson

Richmond, VCU representing capital in Sweet 16
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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VCU Rams relishing role as surprise of NCAA tourney
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Schottenheimer expected to become new Va. Destroyers coach/GM

Maybe not the best teams, but Big East is the best league
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Flip-Flop Game pressure falls on favored Shockers
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University South Carolina baseball rallies — again
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Buffalo QB Kelly considering Clemson

UVa baseball back up to No. 3 in national polls
Nelson County Times

UNCW women stumble late to lose at home in WNIT
Wilmington Star-News

NFL lockout leaves Panthers camp at Wofford in limbo
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Greensboro doesn't make cut for skating worlds
Greensboro News-Record

March 21, 2011

Still dancing- Ins and outs of the Sweet 16
USA Today

From the Charlotte Observer
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UNC-CH defeats Washington in thriller, 86-83
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Duke escapes Michigan, moves into Sweet 16
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ACC biggest winner of opening weekend
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Rivera isn't locked out of draft options for Panthers

K's 900th win sends Duke to Sweet 16
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Richmond Times-Dispatch
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VCU whips Purdue 94-76 and joins Sweet 16
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The perimeter suits UR hoops warhorse Geriot

Florida State Routs Notre Dame and Adds to Big East Misery
New York Times

Brutal tournament for Big East teams so far
Philadelphia Inquirer

Fox adds fourth commitment
  He picked Georgia over Arizona State, East Carolina, NC State and Utah.
Online Athens

College of Charleston going to Wichita St
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

Va.Tech's year ends on shrill note in loss to Wichita State
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Roanoke Times
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Sunday's NIT showing disappoints Hokies again
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Virginia Tech’s baseball comeback falls short against Tar Heels

From the Columbia (SC) State
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NCAA- Bracket busters, top seeds alike are Sweet
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Tigers’ Firth keeps Blue Devils in check

Area baseball roundup- USC, Clemson earn wins
Spartanbirg Herald-Journal

UNCW women's team hosts WNIT game Monday night
Wilmington Star-Mews

Busch completes weekend sweep at Bristol
W
inston Salem Journal

What's with Bristol's drop in attendance?
Fayetteville Observer

Defensemen find new life on Canes
Raleigh News & Observer

March 20, 2011

From the Charlotte Observer
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Coaches showcase wit
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Thomas, Huskies hope to quiet Tar Heels, fans
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Williams' decisions make Heels tougher
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Irving has no problems toeing the line for Duke
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Michigan defies Rose's stereotypes
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Panthers' No. 1 dilemma- Keep or trade the pick?
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Spurs roll over Bobcats without Duncan

Duke following last year's tournament blueprint
Fayetteville Observer

Word on the street in Charlotte- Something is about to happen today
Greensboro News-Record

CAA, Richmond show that Virginia is for ballers
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
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VCU basketball team prepares for their game against Purdue
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Battering Rams advance
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Spiders headed to Sweet 16 after win over Morehead State
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Spiders experience sweet taste of trip to NCAA's Sweet 16

From the Indianapolis Star
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FOR BUTLER, FOUL IS FAIR
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Point guards key for Purdue, Virginia Commonwealth

From the Philadelphia Inquirer
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In a flash, Owls' high is gone
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A Temple loss to remember
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'Nova's Wright remains upbeat

Mountaineers miss a shot they made
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Charleston Post & Courier
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Monroe boosts Cougars over Vikings and into quarterfinals
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College of Charleston, Cremins taking several steps forward
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Early outburst powers Clemson

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke hits football field
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Carrawell disputes Rose's take

From the Roanoke Times
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NIT road takes Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall on reminiscing trip
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Bristol race begins test for Sprint Cup teams

Sensational seasons
Hampton Roads Daily Press

March 19, 2011

From the Charlotte Observer
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Zeller takes control late in UNC-CH win
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Too close for UNC-CH faithful
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The Heels are flawed
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Huskies a dangerous matchup for UNC-CH
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Irving's back for Duke, and it shows
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Duke's Irving is something special
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Irving's return adds to Duke momentum
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Huskies pull away from Bulldogs
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Rough 1st day for underdogs in Charlotte
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Reeves- Panthers should draft Newton
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NFL players say Goodell attempted to 'divide'

Duke just too powerful for Hampton, Pirates lose 87-45
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Charlotte Observer
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Focus turns to Bruce Pearl's future at UT after loss to Michigan
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Relentless Michigan gets the message with 75-45 rout against Tennessee

Q&A- Jack Britt alum, Tennessee basketball player John Fields
American Chronicle

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
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VCU blows past Georgetown
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Playing board game key today for UR
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George Mason- Different players, same old magic

George Mason rallies for first NCAA win since 2006 run
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Charleston Post & Courier
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NIT- College of Charleston at Cleveland State- Cougars, Vikings are mirror images
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From fighter jets to football field- New Citadel coach excited to pursue latest dream job
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CBS in a jam- Cover Obama, or stick with NCAA games?

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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GW looming large
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Rematch? Well, not exactly

Self, Kansas overcome jinxs and Boston U. in NCAA opener
Tulsa World

Hurricanes come back in the clutch
Raleigh News & Observer

NASCAR- Patrick not taking Bristol debut lightly
Greensboro News-Record

Spurrier urges fans to watch scrimmage
gogamescocks.com

Mountaineers use spring drills to revamp defense
Winston Salem Journal

March 18, 2011

March Madness Coverage
ncaa.com

From the Charlotte Observer
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Another Curry gets a shot at the NCAA tournament
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At arena, oddities dominate NCAA warm-ups
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The rocket science of preparing for NCAA
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In NCAA play, it's all in the seasoning
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Devils, Tar Heels have Final Four potential, if

Irving back in action for Duke
Durham Herald-Sun

ACC loss haunts Tar Heels
Greensboro News-Record

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Last-second tipin lifts Butler past ODU 60-58 in NCAA second round
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Good season not good enough for Old Dominion
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Hampton U. coach looking for any advantage before playing Duke

Butler's buzzer beater ends Monarchs' dreams of Elite 8
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
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UR upsets Vanderbilt
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VCU faces Georgetown in NCAA second round

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
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Jimmered! Fredette, BYU eliminate Wofford, 74-66
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Loss to BYU brings two-week celebration to an end
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Wofford hurler didn't give Jimmer inside pitch

From the Asheville Citizen Times
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UNCA's dream run ends
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UNCA men had their chance
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Undermanned Bulldogs show heart

From the Charleston Post & Courier
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Clemson's defense struggles to keep up with West Virginia during its second-round defeat
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Tweaks for March Madness
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Enthusiastic fans give Cougars a lift
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Numbers down in SEC after changes to aluminum bats
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South Carolina Baseball- No worries about pitching rotation

UNCW baseball team hits the road in wacky CAA year
Wilmington Star-News

From the Louisville Courier Journal
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Louisville basketball stunned by Morehead State 62-61 in NCAA tournament
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Kentucky basketball survives NCAA tournament scare, downs Princeton 59-57

Pearl is no gem for Tennessee program
Columbia (SC) State

Football Deacons have gotten bigger
Winston Salem Journal

UNC system to review academic policies for athletes
The Daily Tar Heel

March 17, 2011

Time for loud debate is over- Let's play!
Winston-Salem Journal

NCAA Tournament and its buildup has made March special
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Yow hopes to lure coach from short list
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Pack set for spring drills
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Henson's defense boosts UNC-CH
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Heels need Barnes at best to make run
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UNC-CH's Strickland to play hurt
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UNC-CH sophomore leads heels trying to replace Yates
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Nolan cranks up the pressure
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Duke's Kimel earns 200th win
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Crucial victory chance eludes Canes

From the Fayetteville Observer
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NCAA tournament- East Regional breakdown
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NCAA tournament- Southeast Region breakdown
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NCAA tournament- West Regional breakdown
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NCAA tournament- Southwest Regional breakdown
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Possible NCAA tournament headlines

From the Greensboro News Record
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Sorry, ACC Nation, but
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UNC-CH releases football recruit from his letter

Charlotte tickets still available
Charlotte Observer

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Old Dominion going toe-to-toe with the big boys
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VCU pulls away late, faces Georgetown next

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
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Team meeting turned Wofford's season around
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For the Clemson basketball team, nothing is ever easy

From the Charleston Post & Courier
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Weary Clemson coming off 1st-round victory against UAB, is underdog against West Virginia in 2nd round of NCAA tournament
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Cougs hit road, play Saturday in 2nd round

Notable upsets in 5-12 NCAA Tournament games
Tulsa World

Aggies peg Martin as new offensive coordinator
Las Cruces Sun-News

Angry Virginia Tech still trying to regroup after NCAA tournament snub
Roanoke Times

March 16, 2011

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Tender parting for Lowe, N.C. State
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Lowe's Ups and downs as N.C. State's coach
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Yow has crucial task of replacing Lowe
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Five coaches for a potential N.C. State candidates list
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Pack recruit sticks with commitment
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Irving's return possible
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Asheville's Bulldogs bounce on
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Hurricanes stand up to Sabres
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Heels back on the field

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Heels open ‘Bryn Renner era’ with spring practice
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Irving may play in Blue Devils' tournament opener

From the Wilmington Star-News
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ACC Insider - Lowe’s departure a tough, but necessary break for N.C. State
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UNCW baseball team rallies in 9th for win

UNCA rallies for OT win
Asheville Citizen Times

Cougars Shoot Down Flyers- Goudelock pours in career-high 39 to power C of C to NIT 1st-round win
Charleston Post & Courier

See how the 68-team field stacks up in the classroom
Houston Chronicle

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Monarchs find their rhythm at the right time
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More off-campus football practices for U.Va

QB Garcia suspended for week of USC spring practice
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Former Elon assistant joins Wake Forest football staff
Burlington Times News

From the Charlotte Observer
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All signs point to Newton as Panthers' No. 1
-
Bobcats discover diamonds in trades

March 15, 2011

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Tough roads ahead
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Lowe avoids his situation on talk show
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Duke's big men renewed
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Falling behind tripping Heels
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Biedenbach's still going
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Canes' power loss baffles

'First Four' needs some tweaking by NCAA committee
Charleston (WV)
Daily Mail

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Cougs know history is on Dayton's side
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Five questions facing Gamecocks in spring

ODU, Hampton saddled with daunting draws
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Charlotte Observer
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Davidson to host JMU tonight
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Clemson in an orange rush
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Charlotte NCAA practices open to public

Blue Devils 'send a message'
Durham Herald-Sun

Wofford will try to dim BYU star Jimmer in NCAA
Spartanburg Herald-Sun

Capel out at OU
Fayetteville Observer

UNCG drops wrestling program
Greensboro News-Record

From the Roanoke Times
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Virginia Tech athletic director Jim Weaver decries Seth Greenberg's NCAA concerns
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Beth Dunkenberger resigns as Virginia Tech women's basketball coach

Rock Hill salutes Clowney
Columbia (SC) State

Reversal of fortune lands UNCW women's hoops in postseason
Wilmington Star-News

Grobe reshapes coaching staff at Wake Forest
Wi
nston Salem Journal

March 14, 2011

From the NCAA.com
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Men's Div I Basketball Tournament Bracket
-
Men's Basketball NIT Championship

College Basketball Invitational presented by Zebra Pen
gazellegroup.com

Duke adds 19th Trophy to case
Greensboro News-Record

From the Charlotte Observer
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Duke, UNC-CH start in Charlotte
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Duke races to ACC Championship, 75-58
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Coastal Carolina to play Alabama
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UNC Asheville's Williams can't mask his joy
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Good coaches key to winning
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Gardner-Webb gets NCAA bid
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Davidson will host CBI game
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Fear the Terriers
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Maryland's postseason appearance streak ends
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NCAA- Analysis by region
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Team-by-team capsules

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Devils bottle up Barnes in final
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Devils earn No. 1 seed in West Regional
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An NCAA starting point both teams needed
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Devils outlast Wolfpack

Wofford earns No. 14 seed, will face BYU in Denver
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

UNCA gets NCAA play-in game
Asheville Citizen Times

Bypassing Virginia Tech is indefensible
Hampton Roads Daily Press

West- Duke is the star, but UConn will steal show
CBS Sports

WVU will meet Clemson or UAB
Parkersburg News

March 13, 2011

From the NCAA.com
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Men's Basketball tournament will be announced at 6 p.m. ET Sunday on CBS
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Bracket
-
Conference Championship Central

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Devils, Heels meet again
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Smith returns to form
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Barnes pours in 40 for Heels
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Curry rebounds against Hokies
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Ga. Tech fires Hewitt
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Canes can't close deal against Blue Jackets

From the Anderson Independent
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Clemson suffers another heartbreaking defeat to Tar Heels
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Following difficult loss to Tar Heels, Brownell stands up for his team

Missed Opportunity
  Tigers squander double-digit halftime lead
Charleston Post & Courier

Hokies had no legs, little hope against Duke
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Heels and Devils- It was meant to be
Greensboro News-Record

From the USA Today
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Final bubble spots are filled in after wild sprint to finish line
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UConn edges Louisville to cap 5-day run with Big East crown
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Kansas tops Texas, wins another Big 12 crown
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Title roundup- Akron, Boston U, Hampton earn automatic bids
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Princeton beats Harvard at buzzer to win Ivy League title
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No. 6 San Diego State topples No. 8 BYU for MWC title
-
KENTUCKY MOVES ON TO SEC FINAL WITH WIN OVER ALABAMA
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FLORIDA DOWNS VANDERBILT, MOVES ON TO SEC TITLE GAME

New attitude suits USC and fans
Columbia (SC) State

From the Charlotte Observer
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Sources- Richardson looking out for staffers
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Diaw is Bobcats' incredibly shrinking power forward

Attendance dips as CAA fans give neutral site tepid reception
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

March 12, 2011

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Smith hurt in Duke win
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The Devils are in the details
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Heels stage their own great escape
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Tar Heels turn back clock in thriller
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Talent will return for Pack, but will Lowe?
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Cancer claims Wichard
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UNC-CH's Brown will miss one game
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Canes can't hang on against Caps

Virginia Tech slips by Florida State in dramatic fashion
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Celebrities, Duke fans, scalpers, oh my!
Greensboro News-Record

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
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Stitt leads Clemson past BC 70-47 in ACC Tournament
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College baseball roundup- Bradley leads USC to win

UVa posts fifth shutout in eight games in opener against Clemson
GoDanRiver.com

This time Seahawks get a win in close game
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charlotte Observer
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Lockout puts NFL, players in limbo
-
What's next?
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Bobcats' Jackson gets 29 in return from injury

March 11, 2011

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Pack's Lowe exits with his dignity
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Terps end Wolfpack's season, 75-67
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UNC-CH enters tournament with little depth

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Duke seeks high seed, local edge in Big Dance
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Heels intend to stay in Greensboro three days

Pressure's now on Yow
Greensboro News-Record

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Boston College throttles Wake Forest again
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Deacons bid adieu to dismal season

U.Va. stung by overtime loss in ACC tourney's first round
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Hokies beat Georgia Tech in ACC Tournament; keep NCAA hopes alive
Roanoke Times

Tigers playing for their NCAA lives
Columbia (SC) State

Warren scores 20 as Ole Miss beats USC in SEC
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

From the Charlotte Observer
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Cam Newton might be worth rolling the dice on
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Stakes, tension rise in NFL labor talks

March 10, 2011

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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ACC working to build the thrill
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Better TV keeping fans away from tournament
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Lowe still has high hopes for Wolfpack
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Pack's Leslie unsure of future
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Bzdelik trying to change culture
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Conference tourney titles lead to NCAA success
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Thrashers defeat Canes in overtime 3-2
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UNC-CH D-line in flux

North Carolina- Basketball capital of the world
Greensboro News-Record

Ohio State AD has no credibility as NCAA basketball committee chair
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Clemson's Leggett, USC's Tanner talk after hot series
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Gamecocks play Rebels in the first round of SEC tournament today
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

Texas A&M, SMU and Oklahoma make '10 most corrupt' list in college athletics
Dallas Morning News

NIT Bracketology - Seed reshuffling
ChicagoNow (blog)

College football recruiting- Lenoir defender draws attention
Fayetteville Observer

Turnovers cook Bobcats, and at a crucial time
Charlotte Observer

March 9, 2011

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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OSU's Tressel penalized
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Blue Devils' Smith wins ACC honor in landslide
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Canes push for spot in playoffs

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
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Williams' three-run HR keys USC's 5-4 win over Clemson
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Byrnes product Willis transferring back to UNC-CH

Bat incident, comments offend USC coach Ray Tanner
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

Pitching hides offensive struggles for UNCW baseball team
Wilmington Star-News

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Will N.C. State say goodbye to Sidney Lowe?
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UNC-CH signee asks for release from his letter of intent

Old Dominion turns focus to the Big Dance
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Charlotte Observer
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Newton gets chance to wow
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Auburn QB Newton throws like a pro
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Not his first rodeo, but it is Lambert's first time in charge
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Jackson, Thomas return to lineup
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Jordan learning a new position

March 8, 2011

Old Dominion defeats VCU for second straight CAA title
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Wofford KOs Charleston for return trip to NCAA tourney
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats lose 5th straight game
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Duke, UNC-CH lobby for Charlotte NCAA trip
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Heels fans- Act like you've been there

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Top seed UNC-CH left off All-ACC first team
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NCAA bids at stake in ACC
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NHL All-Star Weekend was a boon

MEAC tourney descends on Joel Coliseum
Winston Salem Journal

Long week ahead for members of NCAA committee
Greensboro News-Record

Sports Notebook - UNCW baseball rolls past Holy Cross
Wilmington Star-News

March 7, 2011

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Charleston rallies to earn spot in title game against Terriers with NCAA tournament berth on the line
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Wofford- 'It's tough to beat us'
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Clemson scores six runs in eighth inning to beat USC

Darius James lifts Old Dominion into championship against VCU
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Despite hoops futility, spirits high at William & Mary
Houston Chronicle

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Wolfpack drops finale to FSU
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Storm clouds gather

Hokies return squarely on NCAA tourney bubble
Roanoke Times

Eagles drill Deacons; rematch looms
Winston Salem Journal

Five years later, George Mason coach Jim Larranaga moving past memorable Final
Newark (NJ) Star-Ledger

What to watch- Conference top seeds headed to NIT
USA Today

Bobcats' offense truly offensive on West trip
Charlotte Observer

March 6, 2011

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Kendall Marshall leads Tar Heels past Duke
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Home finale for Pack seniors tonight
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Duke baseball sweeps

From the Durham Herald Sun
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Tar Heels overtake Blue Devils in ACC finale
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Devils: Performance was 'embarrassing'

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Wake Forest has learned about getting knocked down
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Wolfpack still has chance to make a statement
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Wofford digs in, dumps ASU

Cougars whip Elon in SoCon opener
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Hokies' NCAA hopes take another serious hit
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Old Dominion beats Delaware 59-50 in CAA quarterfinals

Mississippi State holds off South Carolina, 60-58
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Seahawks see bright future ahead for men's basketball team
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Bullpen locks down a close victory for Seahawks

William and Mary loses in CAA tournament quarterfinals to Hofstra
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats' scoring drought hits Portland
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Start of Rivera Era could get stuck in neutral
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UNC-Asheville wins trip to NCAA's dance
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Williams leads Shaw over J.C. Smith to claim title

Plenty of winners, losers on NCAA bubble after Saturday's action
USA Today

March 5, 2011

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Opposites attract in Duke-UNCCH rivalry
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Devils' Irving has boot removed
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Lowe focusing on positives
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ACC was a mixed bag
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Streaking Blackhawks slam Hurricanes

It seems to be Duke-UNCCH every season
Greensboro News-Record

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Appalachian State downs plucky Georgia Southern
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Rams still shellshocked after CIAA Tournament loss

McDowell Sets CAA Record, Leads Tribe to 72-68 Win Over JMU
Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats put up a fight, but Lakers prevail
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A 49ers win gets them in
-
Shaw runs with the Bulls

Roth, South Carolina take Game 1 from Clemson, 6-3
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

From the Wilmington Star-News
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UNCW baseball team drops another close one
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UNCW falls in 1st round of CAA tourney for 3rd year in a row

Elon ends Citadel basketball season
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

Leach files to have Texas' highest court review case
H
ouston Chronicle

March 4, 2011

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Regular-season title rides on Duke-UNCCH showdown
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Hurricanes hit Sabres with overtime victory

Rivalry renewed- Clemson, USC open three-game series
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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One start changed everything for USC's Roth
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Tigers' undersized Frederick no longer being overlooked
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'Shell-shocked' Gamecocks unable to dig out of hole
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Underdog Citadel trying to bottle magic at tournament

From the Charlotte Observer
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NFL, union to keep talking for 24 hours
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Panthers sign Shockey
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A chapter ending for Davidson family
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Southern Conference Tournament
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Hometown win gives CIAA shot of momentum
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Bobcats' defense being picked apart

From the Winston Salem Journal
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CIAA Tournament, a youthful 66, is still a showcase for raw basketball energy
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Deacons hit rock bottom

UNCW can't fall behind again in Richmond
Wilmington Star-News

Old Dominion, William and Mary have widely varied goals in CAA tournament
Hampton Roads Daily Press

VMI falls short in Big South tournament semifinals
Roanoke Times

March 3, 2011

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Warrant seeks agent's records in UNC-CH football case
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Barnes' late heroics rescue Heels again
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Survey- Fans divided about Lowe

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Smith, Singler bid farewell to Cameron
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Warrant issued for sports agent's bank records
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UNC-CH hires strength coach

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
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No. 4 Duke too much for Clemson on senior night
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Gaffney's Sarratt, Clemson get best of Wofford, 5-1

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Andrew Goudelock has blossomed into a superstar at the College of Charleston
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Cougars' Goudelock, Cremins take SoCon honors

Stew, Holgorsen sit down, talk football
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Wilmington Star-News
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UNCW's late burst to first title came from interesting background
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BaseballNut - Next five games will set up season for UNCW
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UNCW women fall short in bid for CAA title

From the Roanoke Times
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Virginia Tech will reward donors with new seating assignments
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VMI confident heading into Big South men''s basketball semifinal
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Greenberg, Hokies embarrassed by loss to Boston College
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Radford men's basketball woes are many

CIAA tournament fans expected to bring the noise
Fayetteville Observer

From the Charlotte Observer
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No word of deal as deadline looms
-
Panthers tender RB Williams
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Bobcats buried in the mountains

Eagles sign Vick for one year for about $20 million
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

March 2, 2011

From the Charlotte Observer
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Ready to lead
  Brad Lambert stood at the lectern in a packed conference hall Tuesday and said: "Nine hundred thirteen days. That's not too far away."

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49ers make it official with Lambert
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Star search not name of the game for 49ers
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Mullen is offensive coordinator

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Sluggish N.C. State falls to Virginia 69-58
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Heels' Bullock done for season
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Heels stretched thin with loss of Bullock
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UNC-CH adds Desir to FB recruits
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Peters living a Duke dream
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Men begin play in CIAA today
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Hurricanes hang on against Panthers

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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CSU Buccaneers downed in first round of Big South Conference tourney
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SoCon hopes to find home for tournament in Asheville
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Clemson Tigers facing arduous road
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College baseball- No. 4 South Carolina 14, Furman 1

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Hokies bounced by Boston College on Senior Night, 76-61
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Mason, ODU appear assured of NCAA bids

Hawks Hoops - UNCW has traveled the coaching change road
Wilmington Star-News

Nova update - Football Fundraising
vuhoops com

March 1, 2011

Lambert leaving WFU to become UNC Charlotte coach
Winston Salem Journal

From the Charlotte Observer
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Source- Lambert wins Charlotte 49ers coaching job
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Chowan gets first-ever CIAA tournament win
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Is Peterson the DB who goes high?
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A surprise at No. 1 for the Panthers?

It's make-or-break time for NCAA bubble teams
Sacramento Bee

Bass, UNCW fight through wind, foes for golf victory
Wilmington Star-News

Danny Hultzen puts on another show
ESPN

UVa great Sampson enters Hall of Fame
Hampton Roads Daily Press

VMI basketball player Michael Sparks plans to help fight Lou Gehrig's disease in honor of his father
Roanoke Times

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Staal healthy; Canes add defenseman
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Pack travels to UVa
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ACC's top seed at stake

Over-signing in college football needs to be addressed
Columbia (SC) State

 

March 31, 2011

ESPN sues Conference USA over television rights
Orlando Sentinel

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Southern Miss AD counters web columnist's criticism
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Eagles win a great game, 4-3
  Southern Miss baseball earned a huge victory, 4-3, over rival Ole Miss

USM takes Rebs in 10
Biloxi Sun Herald

Southern Miss coach Fedora needs to add wins to résumé
Mississippi Press (blog)

From the Birmingham News
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Big inning propels UAB to win over Alabama
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UAB beats Alabama, 5-1, in a non-conference baseball game at Regions Park

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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ESPN sues C-USA over Fox contract
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Herd seeking O-linemen
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Is WVU angling to never play MU at all?

Marshall looking for leadership
Charleston Daily Mail

March 30 Golf Notebook
conferenceusa.com

Tiger center Will Coleman to show off dunk skills
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Florida International defeats Tulane baseball team 6-1
New Orleans Times Picayune

Four QBs compete to lead UTEP football team
El Paso Times

March 30, 2011

From conferenceusa.com
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Buchanan Tabbed WBCA Regional Coach of the Year
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C-USA Outdoor Track and Field Athletes of the Week
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March 29 C-USA Tennis Athletes of the Week
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March 29 Softball Notebook
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Scott to Compete in State Farm College 3-Point Championship

From the Birmingham News
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UAB beats Alabama, 5-1, in a non-conference baseball game at Regions Park
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UAB's Patrick Palmeiro grew up in major league ballparks
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UAB PG Aaron Johnson making progress while healing from his broken leg
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UAB safety Chase Daniel returning from another injury

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Easy does it on first day
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Absence of Jones an unfortunate distraction
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Jones to wait for OK from NCAA
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Herd rallies late to defeat Eastern Ky
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MU sets baseball series in Beckley

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Coaches, Thomas know time is now for DE to perform
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Berry confident Ole Miss game will be played Wednesday, other notes
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Boomer draws nod vs. Rebels
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USM forward Washington invited to free agent camp

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF coach George O'Leary denies Louisville quarterback DaMarcus Smith release from letter of intent
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No. 23 UCF claims 8-2 win over No. 20 Stetson

Pastner inks 5-year contract extension
Daily Helmsman

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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New deal keeps Josh Pastner as Memphis Tigers' basketball coach through 2015-16
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Tigers' Jerrell Rhodes gets quickly up to speed

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane baseball game against UNO canceled Tuesday night, will be rescheduled
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Tulane men's basketball player Kevin Brown to leave program

The top 5 matters the Miners are looking to resolve during spring football drills
El Paso Times

March 29, 2011

From conferenceusa.com
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UAB's Johnson Named AP Honorable Mention All-American
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March 28 Baseball Notebook
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March 28 Baseball Players of the Week
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C-USA Softball Players of the Week

Around Conference USA - Basketball
USA Today

Marshall football- Quarterback competition primary focus for Herd
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Doc's back in the house
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Harvey visits kids at hospital
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Both sides win when MU-WVU continues

Marshall moves spring practice opener to today
Charleston (WV)
Gazette

USM moves up in polls after winning series
Biloxi Sun Herald

INSIDE DI BASEBALL- Bulldogs crack 1 poll; Eagles' RPI climbs to 6
  C-USA has the third-best RPI in the nation, behind the SEC (No. 1) and Atlantic Coast Conference (No. 2).
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF baseball ranked in national polls, aims to extend hot start
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UCF baseball claims first series win over No. 23 Rice since joining C-USA
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Louisville quarterback DaMarcus Smith reportedly seeks release from UCF letter of intent

Tulane starting pitcher Kyle Mckenzie is out for the season
New Orleans Times Picayune

Big 12 teams, SMU could appear in Thursday night football games on FX
Dallas Morning News

Danation- Smokin' Bowls
Florida Sun-Sentinel

College Football 2011- Fifteen Teams That Got Hosed by Their League Schedule
Bleacher Report

Tulsa gets first verbal commitment of 2012 football class
Tulsa World

University of Memphis will take on Xavier in men's basketball
Memphis Commercial Appeal

March 28, 2011

From conferenceusa.com
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WBI Champs! UAB captures Title With 68-60 Win Over Cal State Bakersfield
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March 27 Weekend Baseball Roundup
  ECU, Southern Miss, UAB and UCF win conference-opening series'

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March 27 C-USA Softball Update
  East Carolina handed Tulsa its first league loss of the season en route to claiming the weekend series.

Thomas' gem leaves Green Wave bewildered
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Southern Miss shuts out Tulane baseball team 12-0
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Tulane's new assistant coach John Hendrick brings passion, expertise

From the Birmingham News
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UAB wins the Women's Basketball Invitational with a victory on Sunday
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UAB opens up C-USA baseball play with series win at Marshall

Mental errors costly in Marshall's 2-1 loss to the Blazers
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Marshall baseball- Infielder opts for success over sweets
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Roundup- UAB drops Marshall in 14 innings
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF baseball claims first series win over No. 23 Rice since joining C-USA
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Tampa Catholic's Ty Holder enjoys UCF visit

March 27, 2011

Tulane outslugs Southern Miss 16-15 to even series
New Orleans Times Picayune

Green Wave's Schaffer breaks Eagles' hearts
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Tulsa World
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Tulsa holds first spring scrimmage
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TU spring football practice report
Video- Saturday football scrimmage thoughts

Herd walks off with win over UAB
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd rallies to beat UAB
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Coal Bowl boost

Marshall following VCU's blueprint
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Birmingham News
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Finding the right mix at TE is a priority for UAB this spring
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The UAB women's basketball team plays host to WBI title game on Sunday

College baseball- Gonzales pitches Rice to 6-2 win
Houston Chronicle

March 26, 2011

SMU crumbles after senior Papa Dia leaves game with sprained ankle
Dallas Morning News

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Ereck Plancher family can seek punitive damages from UCF Athletic Association, judge rules
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UCF offers Dr. Phillips 2012 quarterback Nick Patti
First look at EA Sports’ NCAA Football 2012

UAB Set To Host WBI Championship Sunday at 3 p.m
conferenceusa.com

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tigers lineman D'Angelo McCray jumps to offense
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Memphis-Mississippi State football opener likely to move up to Sept. 1

Statement Regarding Possible Memphis-Mississippi State Game Change
gotigersgo.com

Cougars come from behind to stun TCU 7-6
Houston Chronicle

McInnis stymies Green Wave, sets wins record
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

McInnis becomes all-time wins leader at USM
Hattiesburg American

Tulane falls to Southern Miss 16-4 in Conference USA opener
New Orleans Times Picayune

Herd loses lead in ninth, falls to UAB
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

March 25, 2011

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Judge to decide whether Plancher family eligible for punitive damages in lawsuit against UCF
Video- Plancher family attorneys talk about developments in the case
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Ex-UCF player says water withheld, trainer absent during Ereck Plancher's final workout
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Timeline of key developments in Ereck Plancher lawsuit
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Stories and multimedia on UCF receiver Ereck Plancher's death

C-USA Women's Basketball Update
conferenceusa.com

UAB QB Bryan Ellis faces no questions on his starting status this spring
Birmingham News

Marshall's next quarterback needs to have confidence
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Fedora- Traveling scrimmages have been 'great'
Hattiesburg American

Southern Miss defense key to 2011 improvement (5 questions)
Mississippi Press (blog)

UTEP football- Veteran coach will lead Miner safeties
El Paso Times

From the Tulsa World
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TU's DeAundre Brown ready to make his return after sitting out last season
Video- Tulsa OC Greg Peterson speaks about the offense
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TU's Wojcik refutes links to Georgia Tech opening

Memphis Tigers assistant Willis Wilson gets top job at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
Memphis Commercial Appeal

SMU senior Papa Dia continues to give basketball program a boost
Dallas Morning News

Herd glad to be back in Power
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

March 24, 2011

UCF Men's Basketball Ends Successful Season with a Loss at Creighton
conferenceusa.com

MBB- CIT Final Four Starts At Moody Coliseum On Friday At 7 pm CT
SMUMustangs

Five questions concerning UAB's spring football practice
Birmingham News

Golden Eagles begin spring practice
The Student Printz

Fedora pleased with running backs
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Tinnon to play at Marshall
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tiger receiver tries out at running back
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Arkansas gets 5 runs in fourth to top baseball Tigers

Hogs defeat Tigers 7-3 in matchup at AutoZone
Daily Helmsman

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH's Dickey shares strategies to keep scorers in check
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UH notebook- Cougars can hold heads high

TU's Doug Wojcik says he hasn't heard from Georgia Tech
Tulsa World

March 23, 2011

From conferenceusa.com
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Tulsa Names Matilda Mossman as Head Women's Basketball Coach
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March 21 Baseball Notebook
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March 22 Softball Notebook
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C-USA Announces Indoor Track & Field Individual Awards
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C-USA Outdoor Track and Field Athletes of the Week
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March 22 C-USA Tennis Athletes of the Week
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Sheraton Hawai'i Bowl To Be Played In Prime Time Dec. 24 on ESPN

Conference USA's SMU, UCF still going
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Birmingham News
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UAB has no depth at defensive tackle during spring football practice
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Austen Smith's three hits lead Tide to a 6-3 victory over Blazers

From the Jackson Clarion Ledger
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Golden Eagles struck down by Warhawks
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Trimmer Thornton should help new defense
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Fedora reports injury-free drills

Suggestions for 'Parrothead Night at The Pete'
Hattiesburg American

UTEP's Floyd- What's speculation, what's rumor
El Paso Times

UH notebook- Cougars can hold heads high
Houston Chronicle

Tulane baseball team defeats Nicholls State 5-1
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Tulsa World
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Mossman brings hope to program
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TU's new women's basketball coach will be judged on postseason success
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TU's Ja'Terian Douglas working to become a 'complete back'

SMU to host CIT semifinal game Friday at home
Dallas Morning News

March 22, 2011

From conferenceusa.com
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SMU Advances to CIT Semifinals After 57-50 Win At Northern Iowa
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UCF Defeats Rhode Island to Advance to CBI Semifinals
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Tulane Wraps-Up Season With 92-86 Loss in the Second Round of the WNIT
-
March 21 Baseball Players of the Week
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March 21 Softball Players of the Week

SMU's Papa Dia dominates, extends Mustangs' season
Dallas Morning News

UCF rolls to 66-54 win over Rhode Island, advances in CBI
Orlando Sentinel

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice notebook- Rendon may bat leadoff for a spell
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Rice, UTSA agree to home-and-home football series

USM baseball team enters Top 25
Hattiesburg American

A spring in their step Southern Miss brings new defense to Biloxi on Friday
Biloxi Sun Herald

Monday football note (Favre, health, etc.)
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Tigers to Play Home-and-Home Midweek Series with No. 13 Arkansas
gotigersgo.com

From the Birmingham News
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A year after being swept by UAB, Tide plays host to Blazers tonight
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UAB begins spring football practice on Wednesday

Tulane football players get a special spark for Monday's spring practice
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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U of M leading scorer Will Barton says he'll return for sophomore season
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Tigers' skills on display at Pro Day

McConaughey's line wins accolade
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Tulsa World
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New TU Women's coach to face challenges
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Linemen teach new TU assistant
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Tulsa likely to bring in more tournaments

Sheraton Hawai'i Bowl To Be Played In Prime Time Dec. 24 on ESPN; 2011 Game
Boxscore News

March 21, 2011

From conferenceusa.com
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March 20 Weekend Baseball Roundup
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March 20 C-USA Softball Update
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No. 24 Houston Rally Falls Short Against No. 25 West Virginia in NCAA First Round
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UCF Falls to Ohio State in First Round of NCAA Tournament
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UAB Advances To WBI Semifinals With 59-50 Win Over Elon

SMU At Northern Iowa On Monday In CIT Quarterfinal
SMUMustangs.com

Mustangs hit the road for CIT quarterfinals
Dallas Morning News

UCF hopes to extend postseason when it faces Rhode Island in CBI Monday
Orlando Sentinel

Herrion's status among questions facing Herd
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Baseball Eagles look good headed into league play
Hattiesburg American

Memphis Tigers end slump, dump Eastern Illinois
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Tulane's baseball team scores in the ninth to complete a sweep against UNO
New Orleans Times Picayune

March 20, 2011

UH Swimming Coach Mark Taylor Passes Away
uhcougars.com

Dia's free throws with .1 left give SMU men wild second-round CIT victory
Dallas Morning News

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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After stormy season, Memphis Tigers predict best yet to come
-
Fickle fans find Josh Pastner palatable once again

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Opportunity beckons for Hanks with Eagles
-
USM football notes (Williams injured)
-
Cargill shines as USM wins 15-inning affair

Tulane baseball team again turns back UNO, 7-4
New Orleans Times Picayune

Lavinskas hits grand slam during Herd win
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Texas colleges- UH's Crabtree, Bourgeois pitch one-hitter
Houston Chronicle

March 19, 2011

From conferenceusa.com
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Memphis Drops 77-75 Heartbreaker to Arizona in Second Round of NCAA Tournament
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USA Basketball Names Joi Williams U19 World Championship Team Assistant Coach

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Arizona swats away Memphis Tigers' last shot at staying in NCAA dance
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Memphis falls to Arizona in NCAA Tournament thriller, 77-75
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Tigers replay: Derrick Williams' block sealed Memphis' fate
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Memphis Tigers had Arizona's Derrick Williams surrounded by guards

Arizona holds off Memphis, 77-75 at BOK Center
Tulsa World

SMU's Dia ready to lead team to new heights, CIT quarterfinals
Dallas Morning News

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Ex-UCF player says water withheld, trainer absent during Ereck Plancher's final workout
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UCF players returning from injuries, newcomers enjoy start of spring football

Refocused UCF ready for challenge
Tampabay.com

Memphis Hosts C-USA Perennial Power, Houston, in Three-Game Series
gotigersgo.com

USM whips College of Charleston 7-2
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Southern Miss 7, No. 20 College of Charleston 2
Charleston Post & Courier

Texas Western won national title 45 years ago today
El Paso Times

Herd chases top QB
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Tulane topples UNO 9-2 at Turchin Stadium
New Orleans Times Picayune

March 18, 2011

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tigers fans roll into Tulsa, get set for Arizona showdown
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With goal met of reaching NCAA tourney, Memphis Tigers say they're relaxed
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My history on Pastner

From the Tulsa World
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Keys to Arizona-Memphis game
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Arizona and Memphis happy to return to tournament
-
What did C-USA's high RPIs mean? Apparently very little

From conferenceusa.com
-
UCF and SMU Advance in Postseason Tournaments
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C-USA Women's Basketball Recap

From the Birmingham News
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UAB's blowout loss will linger
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UAB head coach Mike Davis had "more fun this year than ever"
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UAB working on scheduling a men's basketball game at Ohio State next season
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Will Aaron Johnson's jersey number be retired by UAB?

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane president Scott Cowen tries to alleviate football frustration
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Tulane's Cowen pledges financial increase to support football, athletics

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Linebackers, receivers have most to prove as UCF begins spring football
Video- UCF coach George O'Leary previews spring football

Herd recruit leads team to state title in North Carolina
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Coach contract not renewed - 72-103 record doomed women's basketball coach
Tulsa Beacon

UH divers to compete for title at NCAA Championships
Houston Chronicle

March 17, 2011

Papa Dia's 17-point, 15-rebound performance extends SMU's season, gives team OT win
Dallas Morning News

From the Tulsa World
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SMU ends ORU's season in overtime
-
A different kind of cat

Jacksonville University basketball team to face SMU next
Florida Times-Union

UCF claims 69-54 win over St. Bonaventure, advances in CBI
Orlando Sentinel

It's over for hard-fighting UTEP; Tim Floyd to Oklahoma?
El Paso Times

Around Conference USA - Basketball
USA Today

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Arizona left mark on Memphis Tigers basketball coach Josh Pastner, vice versa
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University of Memphis fans shouldn't lose sleep either
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Memphis native Jerry Mack expected to join Tigers football coaching staff
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University of Memphis QB Ryan Williams seeks release from program
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University of Memphis- Stadium upgrades essential
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Loan for Liberty Bowl- All the more reason for that on-campus stadium

From the Houston Chronicle
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Cougars baseball makes it two-in-a-row
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Rice tight end Willson suffers foot injury

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herrion ends 1st season with 22 wins
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Shoddy officiating aside, MU beat itself

Herrion looking ahead after CIT loss
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Will Cameron Moore be UAB's go-to guy next season?
Birmingham News

Eustachy to reap reward for step forward
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

College baseball- Scarborough shines in 9-2 USM victory
Biloxi Sun Herald

March 16, 2011

From the Birmingham News
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Clemson dumps UAB 70-52 in NCAA First Four game
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Samford tops UAB 5-4 to hand Blazers 4th straight baseball loss

Tigers grab elusive NCAA Tourney win, 70-52 over UAB
Anderson (SC) Independent

UAB proves it did not belong in NCAA tourney
Fox Sports

Tigers on a tear against Blazers in NCAA opener
Charlotte Observer

UTEP falls to New Mexico in first round of NIT
El Paso Times

Herd flat in CIT defeat to Ohio
Charleston (WV)
Daily Mail

Marshall makes quick exit in CIT
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd bows out of CIT
-
Next time, let's just skip this tournament
-
Marshall gives up points in the paint
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Vikings score 4 in fourth to defeat Marshall, 7-2

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Smothering opposing team's star key to Memphis Tigers' success
-
Tiger football springs forward

Three reasons for and against Memphis' chances of success at the BOK Center this weekend
Tulsa World

UCF hopes to regain momentum when it hosts St. Bonaventure in CBI
Orlando Sentinel

It may be like a lesser bowl, but Mustangs are back in the postseason
Dallas Morning News

UH notebook- No dancing, just working for Cougar men
Houston Chronicle

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
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College baseball- Scarborough shines in 9-2 USM victory
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Bleacher Report lists Fedora as power conference prospect

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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No. 22 Tulane beats Southeastern Louisiana 7-3
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Tulane's D.J. Ponder busy on the football field and baseball diamond

March 15, 2011

From conferenceusa.com
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C-USA Gets Two Teams in the NCAA Women's Basketball Championship
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Seven C-USA Men's Basketball Teams Earn Postseason Berths

From the Birmingham News
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True NCAA story- UAB is here, and ESPN isn't
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Second Look- Despite the backlash, UAB earned its way in to the dance
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Notes from the NCAA Tournament First Four

Clemson hopes to conquer Blazers despite quick turnaround
Anderson Independent

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Is Herrion one and done at Marshall?
  It became a possibility when Providence fired Keno Davis as head basketball coach last week.

-
Marshall faces Ohio in CIT
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With win, Marshall has good shot at bye

Herd hopes to make best of CIT bid
Charleston (WV) Gazette

SMU will host Oral Roberts on Wednesday in CIT first round
Dallas Morning News

Should TU have accepted a CBI or CIT bid?
Tulsa World

From the El Paso Times
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On the march- Miners use humor to forget, go forward
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Live coverage- UTEP vs. New Mexico in NIT

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Pastner busy talking about Tigers
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Tiger basketball where it belongs -- NCAA tourney

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Versatile Collins catches Disch's eye in shaping of Golden Eagles' D
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No postseason for USM

Southern Miss opens spring practice
Biloxi Sun Herald

Tulane brass to make presentation to its football fans on Wednesday evening
New Orleans Times Picayune

NCAA Tournament tips off with pair of first-rounders
Houston Chronicle

It's Like a Basketball...Bowl Game
University of Central Florida

March 14, 2011

From conferenceusa.com
-
C-USA Sends Pair of Teams to NCAA Men's Basketball Championship
-
March 13 Baseball Weekend Roundup

From the Birmingham News
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ESPN has no clue about UAB
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UAB's selection becomes a lightning rod on ESPN
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Nerves turn into jubilation for the UAB players and coaches during NCAA Tournament selection show
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UAB gets a shot with First Four game at NCAA tournament; Alabama out (updated)

Clemson plays Tuesday in Ohio against UAB
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

NCAA tournament- Committee chair Gene Smith defends selection of UAB, VCU
ESPN

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis opens NCAA tournament play vs. Arizona on Friday in Tulsa
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Tiger basketball where it belongs -- NCAA tourney
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Memphis Tigers coach Josh Pastner familiar with Arizona
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In the News- Tigers finish off weekend sweep in baseball, beat St. Peter's, 5-3

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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A bad year to allow Memphis to win C-USA
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Herd staying home for CollegeInsider.com Tournament

Marshall back in CIT; to host rival Ohio Tuesday
Beckley Register-Herald

Marshall has to settle for CIT
Charleston (WV)
Daily Mail

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd to face Ohio in CIT
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Marshall beats OU, 7-3

(5) WVU vs. (12) UAB/Clemson
HoopsWorld

TU doesn't receive NIT bid, season complete
Tulsa World

UTEP earns spot in NIT, to play UNM
El Paso Times

Eagles' disappointment continues
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

UCF to host St. Bonaventure in CBI Wednesday night
Orlando Sentinel

Blake Crohan's homer in 11th sends Tulane's baseball team past Wichita State
New Orleans Times Picayune

March 13, 2011

From conferenceusa.com
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Memphis wins 2011 Buick Conference USA Men's Basketball Championship
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UCF Claims 2011 C-USA Women's Championship With 85-73 Win Over Tulane

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Joe Jackson, Memphis Tigers pull off improbable with tourney title, NCAA berth
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University of Memphis Tigers on way to NCAA after C-USA Championship win
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Tigers replay: Memphis perseveres to win title
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Joe Jackson clicks at right time to lead Memphis Tigers

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP waits, hopes for at-large bid to NCAA
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UTEP 8 seconds short of "unbelievable
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UCF takes down Tulane in Conference USA women's final

Coaches plead C-USA's case
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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League could be limited to 1 team in NCAAs
  According to RPI rankings, C-USA is the eighth-best league in the nation. The league is situated behind the Pac-10 and ahead of the Atlantic 10, which are both expected to have multiple teams announced today.
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Eagles to get crash course in new defense
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Vollmuth fuels USM’s rout with 3-run homer

McInnis pitches Golden Eagles to 10th win of season
Biloxi Sun Herald

Tulane offense fails in 1-0 loss to Wichita State
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Tulsa World
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Dear C-USA- Prepare for one invite to NCAAs
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TU hoping for NIT, undecided on accepting CBI

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd awaits word
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Herrion is hungry for chance in tournament

Marshall basketball- Herd awaits postseason fate
Charleston (WV)
Daily Mail

From the Birmingham News
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Why not UAB over Saint Mary's?
-
So now what for Alabama and UAB?
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The automatic bid from Conference USA goes to

Rice agrees to football series with Louisiana Tech
Houston Chronicle

March 12, 2011

From conferenceusa.com
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2011 Buick Conference USA Men's Basketball Championship
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Memphis 76, East Carolina 56
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UTEP 66, Tulsa 54
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2011 Buick Conference USA Women's Basketball Championship
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Tulane Women Upset Top-Seeded Houston In C-USA Championship Semis
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UCF Clinches Spot In C-USA Women's Final With 81-63 Win Over Memphis

From the El Paso Times
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Memphis wins, to face UTEP in C-USA men's championship
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Conference USA men's notebook- Semifinal starts off small
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Miner madness- UTEP vs. Memphis this morning
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Conference USA history- Memphis men, Tulane women have most titles
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Less than 1,400 tickets still remain for today's Conference USA men's final
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Conference USA men's notebook- Miners put it all together in win

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Preview: Memphis vs UTEP
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What to wear for Saturday's Memphis-UTEP C-USA final?

From the Tulsa World
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El Paso sinks TU championship hopes, 66-54
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TU faced many obstacles against UTEP

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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C-USA- UTEP, Memphis win, reach finals
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Loss leaves Herd seeking dance partner

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Miners dug hole too deep
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Thundering Herd will find out Sunday if it makes NIT

When it comes to conference tournaments, Mike Davis is the anti-Wimp Sanderson
Birmingham News

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane, pitcher Conrad Flynn turn back Wichita State 6-5
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Tulane women's basketball team to play for Conference USA Tournament title

SMU accepts bid to play in postseason basketball tournament
Dallas Morning News

March 11, 2011

SMU announces NCAA violations and sanctions in men's basketball
Dallas Morning News

SMU restricts itself
Raleigh News & Observer (AP)

From conferenceusa.com
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2011 Buick Conference USA Men's Basketball Championship
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Tulsa 81, Rice 72
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Memphis 66, Southern Miss 63
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UTEP 77, Marshall 65
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2011 Buick Conference USA Women's Basketball Championship

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP men jet past Marshall in C-USA tournament quarterfinal game
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Conference USA men's notebook- Miners put it all together in win
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Video- C-USA Day 2
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Tulsa Hurricane advances to face UTEP
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'Big stops,' 'big free throws' push Tigers into semifinals
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Southern Miss stumbles, falls to Memphis in Conference USA tournament quarterfinal game
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Live game coverage- Replay day 2 of Conference USA basketball tournament
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Conference USA Tournament photos

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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UTEP stops Thundering Herd
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UTEP had home court advantage

UTEP feels right at home in win over Herd
Charleston (WV) Gazette

C-USA Tournament- Herd can't dig itself out of hole against UTEP
Charleston (WV)
Daily Mail

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tigers beat Southern Miss, 66-63, to advance in C-USA tourney
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Tigers replay: Memphis 66, Southern Miss 63

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Tigers foil Eagles 1 more time
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USM loses its 17th in a row Memphis

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
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Jackson, Memphis turn back USM
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Eagles try to shake off rust

From the Tulsa World
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TU holds off Rice to advance to C-USA semifinals
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Conference USA Notebook
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Golden Hurricane learned from UAB's tournament mistakes

Tulsa closes book on Rice's season in C-USA quarters
Houston Chronicle

March 10, 2011

From conferenceusa.com
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2011 Buick Conference USA Men's Basketball Championship
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Rice 58, SMU 57
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Marshall 97, Houston 87
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Southern Miss 63, Tulane 47
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UAB'S Johnson and Davis Sweep Top C-USA Individual Honors
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2011 Buick Conference USA Women's Basketball Championship

From the Birmingham News
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No complaining, no blaming, no excuses for UAB at C-USA Tournament
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Blazers fans debate viability of Conference USA basketball tournament at UAB

Cameron Moore plans to play in the C-USA Tournament without a bandage on his left hand
Huntsville Times

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP men's basketball- Miners face roadblock in tough Marshall
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C-USA men's tournament- Marshall thunders past Houston, will face UTEP today
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Conference USA men's notebook- From hospital to Haskins Center
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Southern Miss pummels Tulane in first round of Conference USA men's tournament
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C-USA women's tournament- Houston consistently good in run to title
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C-USA women's notebook- Venues' locations offer advantage

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Marshall gets another crack at UTEP in quarterfinals
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Herd runs past Houston

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall shoots down Houston
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Herd football staff lands safely after scare
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Herd-OU baseball series moved

Pena's 3s the difference for Herd
Charleston (WV)
Daily Mail

Plane carrying Marshall football coaches makes emergency landing at Blue Grass Airport
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Bring on Memphis
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Page gives Eagles boost

Eagles await Memphis
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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No better time for rewrite of Memphis Tigers' season
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Math's easy for Memphis Tigers in C-USA tourney
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Preview of Memphis vs. Southern Miss

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane men bow out in first round of Conference USA basketball tournament
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Elbow injury ends Tulane pitcher Randy LeBlanc's season after strong start

SMU comes up short against Rice in Conference USA tournament, 58-57
Dallas Morning News

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice opens C-USA Tournament run with upset of SMU
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UH's season draws to close with loss to Marshall
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UH, Rice women focus on a rematch in C-USA tourney

TU women's basketball coach won't return next season
Tulsa World

Conference expansion- Answering reader questions about UCF
Orlando Sentinel

March 9, 2011

From conferenceusa.com
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C-USA Men's Basketball Specialty Awards Announced
   East Carolina senior guard Brock Young was chosen as the C-USA Sixth Man of the Year.

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March 8 C-USA Tennis Athletes of the Week

Aaron Johnson, Mike Davis claim top honors in Birmingham News C-USA awards
Birmingham News

From the El Paso Times
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Let the games begin- Five 20-win teams lead battle for NCAA bid
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Live coverage- Conference USA basketball tournament
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Any city deserves shot to host C-USA Tournament
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UTEP men's basketball- Miners await winner of UH-Marshall
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Persian import- Rice's Arsalan Kazemi leads C-USA in rebounding

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Now the real work begins for league teams
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Time for memory loss

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall has genuine shot to win tournament
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Chance meeting of Kane, Flowers yields humorous exchange
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Baseball team falls narrowly to Virginia

Why SMU likes its chances for 1st C-USA tournament win under Matt Doherty
Dallas Morning News

From the Houston Chronicle
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C-USA preview- UH, Rice not ready to call it a season
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UH notebook- Cougars using tempo to roll over foes
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UH's heyday proves hard to recapture

Memphis Tigers taking no chances
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Struggling Golden Eagles looking to regain stride in league tournament
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
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Vigers returns, brings new hope
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At C-USA, postseason optimism
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USM cancels afternoon game against South Alabama

Tulane's baseball team makes progress with wins at Ole Miss, but at a cost
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Tulsa World
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TU's first spring practice session kicks off the Bill Blankenship era
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TU football notebook- Offensive tweaks

March 8, 2011

From conferenceusa.com
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March 7 Baseball Players of the Week
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March 7 Baseball Notebook
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C-USA Men's Basketball All-Conference Teams Announced
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C-USA Announces 2011 Women's Basketball Specialty Awards
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March 7 Conference USA Women's Basketball Players of the Week
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March 7 C-USA Women's Basketball Championship Podcast Show
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March 7 Softball Players of the Week

From the El Paso Times
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A Sun City welcome- Weather can't stifle fun time for C-USA players
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Women's teams battle sand, happy to be in El Paso for C-USA tournament
C-USA Tournament ticket sales glitch resolved; watch video of fans' reactions
Raw video- Bob Stull press conference on C-USA Tournament ticket glitch
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Double bonus- Electrifying UTEP guard has dazzled fans, opponents
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College football- Vittatoe, teammates get ready for pro day

Conference USA Tournament- Breaking Down Every Team's Chances to Win the Title
Bleacher Report

Sophomores Make Strides for UCF
ucfathletics.com

NCAA Bubble Watch- Alabama and UAB's chances entering final week
Birmingham News

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Coaches defend C-USA against lack of recognition
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Herd kept cool against UCF
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Thundering Herd takes on No. 6 Virginia in baseball

Marshall basketball- C-USA Tournament isn't Herrion's first rodeo
Charleston (WV)
Daily Mail

These are not your dad's Cougars
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH coach Dickey reinstates senior guard Brown
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Rice spring football practice- Five things to watch

USM seeks more consistent play
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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College baseball bats have LSU, Tulane making adjustments
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NCAA rules for college baseball are designed to speed up the game
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Tulane baseball's game at University of Louisiana-Monroe cancelled

The Josh Pastner Show- March 6, 2011
MyFox Memphis

March 7, 2011

From conferenceusa.com
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March 6 Baseball Weekend Roundup
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March 6 C-USA Softball Update
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Women's Basketball All-Conference Team Announced

Viva El Paso! Previewing the 2011 Buick Conference USA Championship
Miner Rush (blog)

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Conference expansion- UCF's Big East dreams could be deferred by Villanova decision
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UCF women's basketball enters C-USA tournaments as favorite, men's team hopes for upsets
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Talented scout team key to UCF basketball team's recent success

UAB has reason to celebrate after winning the C-USA basketball title
Birmingham News

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd heads West to face Houston
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Saturday's win among MU's most satisfying

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Kane deserving of C-USA honors
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C-USA not suspending Pena following ejection

From the Tulsa World
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New TU staff ready to start spring football practice
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TU players to watch in spring practice

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Pastner lets players show lighter side at Tigers annual awards banquet
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Southern Illinois pitcher tops University of Memphis

Tulane's Kasey Rodgers gets a personal record at Notre Dame event
New Orleans Times Picayune

March 6, 2011

From conferenceusa.com
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2011 Buick Conference USA Men's Basketball Championship Pairings
  Top-seeded UAB, Tulsa, UTEP and Memphis earn first round byes

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2011 C-USA Women's Basketball Championship Action is Set

Hostile Marshall crowd powers Herd to 83-69 win over UCF
Orlando Sentinel

Herd closes with thrashing of UCF
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd hammers UCF, 83-69
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Fans were waiting to 'welcome' ex-coach
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Hostile crowd greets Jones

UTEP men's basketball- Miners earn No. 3 seed, get first-round bye
El Paso Times

UTEP Locks Down First-Round Bye with Victory at SMU
KTSM News Channel 9

SMU misses last-second shot, drops regular season finale
Dallas Morning News

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice men topple UH 72-57 to sweep season series
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Freshman pitches Rice past A&M at College Classic

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tigers survive season finale, earn first-round bye for C-USA tourney
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Tigers-Tulane replay: Memphis surges behind freshmen
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Even when Memphis Tigers win, hard to miss their problems

From the Tulsa World
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TU downs Southern Miss 78-70, locks up No. 2 seed in C-USA
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TU basketball notebook- Looking forward
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Questions as TU starts spring football practice

Eagles lose out on first-round bye
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Golden Hurricane put a Hurtt on Golden Eagles
Biloxi Sun Herald

Tulane baseball team evens series vs. Ole Miss with 4-1 win
New Orleans Times Picayune

March 5, 2011

From the Hattiesburg American
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USM could get a bye, but needs help
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USM plays at Tulsa tonight

USM eyes early bye in C-USA Tourney
Biloxi Sun Herald

UCF coach Donnie Jones prepares for hostile return to Marshall
Orlando Sentinel

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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UCF game about more than coaches
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Allen, Baines to bid goodbye
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Baines and Herd get 2nd shot to beat UCF
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MU beats Kent St. in extra innings, 4-3

Marshall basketball- Baines is 'heart and soul' of Herd
Charleston (WV)
Daily Mail

Welcome back, Donnie
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH spring football practice- Five things to watch
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Houston College Classic- UH, A&M fall; Rice wins

Justin Hurtt, TU seek key win
Tulsa World

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tigers' seeding on line today against Tulane
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Will Coleman a towering ambassador for Memphis Tigers basketball
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Preview: Memphis-Tulane

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Ex-UNO guard Charles Carmouche, now a Memphis starter, awaits Tulane
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Ole Miss defeats Tulane baseball team 5-1

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP men's basketball- Miners need win for seeding
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UTEP's tournament odds?

Mustangs’ seniors prepare for one final push before C-USA tournament
Dallas Morning News

2011 C-USA Men's Basketball All-Academic Team Announced
conferenceusa.com

March 4, 2011

From conferenceusa.com
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C-USA Women's Basketball Update
  Top four seeds set for the 2011 Buick C-USA Women's Basketball Championship

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Football Spring Practice Set to Begin in C-USA
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Men's Basketball Update

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Trying to make sense of Conference USA standings
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Long-range misfires- Tigers turn into gang who can't shoot straight
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Theories on Memphis Tigers? There are plenty
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Why no column on Memphis basketball?

Tigers trying to drown out negativity
Daily Helmsman

Jones returns to Huntington Saturday
  Donnie Jones bristles at the notion that he is a traitor to Marshall University.
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Defense failed Herd at UTEP
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Birmingham News
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UAB finds a way to win in Hattiesburg
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From Purifoy to pure joy, Blazers finally land as champs

Reason to cheer- Injury-forced idle time was 'blessing in disguise'
El Paso Times

'Battle-tested' TU aiming for high C-USA seed
Tulsa World

UH infielder Murphy plays on after leukemia, injury
H
ouston Chronicle

Scarborough tabbed for first start Sunday
Biloxi Sun Herald

Tulane beats Northwestern State for its 5th straight win- video
New Orleans Times Picayune

UCF- Louisville QB DaMarcus Smith `100 percent a Knight'
Orlando Sentinel

March 3, 2011

From the Birmingham News
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UAB beats Southern Miss, 67-66
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More from UAB's huge win over Southern Miss

Prey to trey for 3rd time
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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OUCH- Blazers add to Eagles misery
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Eagles rally to beat Tide 10-6

TU earns C-USA Tournament bye with win over Rice
Tulsa World

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice's lapses prove costly in latest loss to Tulsa
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Turnover-prone UH stumbles in loss at Tulane

Tulane snaps 12-game slide, defeats Houston 80-77 in a men's basketball game at Fogelman Arena
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Culpepper, UTEP too much for Herd
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MU's secret weapon is only 10 years old

Culpepper leads UTEP past Herd
Charleston (WV) Gazette

UTEP way to Marshall win not good enough
El Paso Times

UCF holds off late SMU rally for 51-48 win in home finale
Orlando Sentinel

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU squanders 7-point halftime lead, falls on road to Central Florida
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SMU's Ford Stadium gets littered by TCU-inspired vandalism

From conferenceusa.com
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Buick to be Title Sponsor of 2011 C-USA Basketball Championship
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March 2 Golf Notebook

March 2, 2011

From conferenceusa.com
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March 1 Men's Basketball Notebook
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March 1 Coaches Quotes

Southern Miss hosts C-USA leader UAB
Biloxi Sun Herald

Horton, Stone have a shot to go out big
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Can UAB match Mike Davis' preseason expectations?
Birmingham News

Conference USA seeking respect
Charleston (WV)
Daily Mail

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Shaq has Herrion's back
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Website rates MU as NIT top seed
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Herd fans don't fret, West is far from best

UTEP men's basketball- Miners face Marshall for Senior Night game
El Paso Times

Floyd, Miners Set To Host Marshall on Senior Night
KTSM News Channel 9

From the Tulsa World
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Conference USA basketball insider
  While C-USA has more (seven) top 100 schools in the RPI than any other season since realignment, most mock NCAA Tournament projections have no more than two schools in the 68-team field.

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Opportunity knocks for Hurricane

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH notebook- Raising of football stadium funds on track
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Owls being cautious with top prospect Rendon

Larry Porter juggles Tigers' coaching staff
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Orlando Sentinel
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It's March, but UCF continues to wait on Big East
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UCF seniors aim for win over SMU in home finale

March 1, 2011

From conferenceusa.com
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Feb. 28 Men's Basketball Players of the Week
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Feb. 28 Conference USA Women's Basketball Players of the Week
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February 28 Baseball Notebook
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C-USA Softball Players of the Week

ESPN reportedly questioning new Conference USA agreement with Fox
Orlando Sentinel

Not so fast: Conference USA/Fox deal faces scrutiny
Sports Business Journal

Time is short as Memphis Tigers try to regroup, work Witherspoon back into rotation
Memphis Commercial Appeal

NCAA's more possible with win
Kaleidoscope (UAB)

From the Birmingham News
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Hot Corner- UAB squad steps up after Cameron Moore lost
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Alabama and UAB enter biggest week of basketball season

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP basketball coach Tim Floyd suspends two for academics
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UTEP basketball- C-USA standings get even more muddled

MBB At UCF On Wednesday At 6pm CT; 2 Games Out In C-USA With 2 Games Left
SMUMustangs.com

Herd to log grueling air miles
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Herd still in mix
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Marshall basketball- Shaq adjusts to new role
Charleston (WV)
Daily Mail

Kendall Timmons has forced Tulane basketball opponents to plan on stopping him
New Orleans Times Picayune

Conference USA Power Rankings
Miner Rush (blog)

Disch given task to restore USM defensive glory
Biloxi Sun Herald