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East Carolina

Carolinas/Region

Conference USA

December 31, 2011
New Years Eve

Pirates Close Out 2011 Saturday Against Virginia-Wise
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU recruiting heats up
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Pirates riding high with Wise on tap

Pirates drive for five
Washington Daily News

Pirates play final non-league game today
Kinston Free Press

Mumford Becoming a Major Prospect
 
Mumford grew up a fan of East Carolina and South Carolina. The Pirates were Mumford's leader, however he is now open to everyone.
SuperPrep.com (subscription)

December 30, 2011

ECU fends off charging Eagles
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Holds Off Late Charge From N.C. Central To Win Fourth Straight
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Lafayette Downs East Carolina, 64-57

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU men win fourth straight
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Leopards outlast East Carolina women, 64-57

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WITN

Role reversal
Washington Daily News

Paul, Pirates hold off N.C. Central
Kinston Free Press

East Carolina pulls away from NC Central 84-76
WRAL

Eagles feeling foul after loss to ECU
Durham Herald-Sun

Smallwood is not going to Syracuse
Hudson Valley Times Herald-Record

December 29, 2011

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Returns To The Court To Face N.C. Central
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Pirates Fall Against No. 19 Delaware
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Pirates, Gamecocks To Meet September 8

East Carolina gets Delle Donned
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates building momentum
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No. 19 Blue Hens top ECU women
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Pirates, Gamecocks to meet Sept. 8

Pirates on a roll
Washington Daily News

ECU’s Kemp contributing despite slump
Jacksonville Daily News

Ajax Swimming athlete Julien Dodu earns scholarship
durhamregion.com

December 28, 2011
Chanukah (day 8)

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WITN

ECU trying to pirate Williams away from Tigers
Spartanburg Herald Journal

Duke Has Two Offers
 
I am going to East Carolina and South Carolina State. I am also going to visit one other school...
SuperPrep.com (subscription)

Rowland's Vonta Leach earns second straight NFL Pro Bowl nod
Fayetteville Observer

Raleigh Radio Great Bart Ritner Passes Away
The Raleigh Telegram

December 27, 2011
Chanukah (day 7)

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Opens Terrapin Classic With No. 19 Delaware
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Cummings Named NSCAA Scholastic All-American

Star NC defensive end puts off decision; OT McLaughlin schedules two visits
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

ECU releases draft consolidation plan
Greenville Daily Reflector (sub req'd)

December 26, 2011
Boxing Day
Kwanzaa

Comfortable Kemp thrives in starting role
Greenville Daily Reflector

Revolution sign former DC United midfielder Clyde Simms
Examiner.com

December 24-25, 2011
Christmas Eve
National Chocolate Day
National Egg Nog Day

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WITN

December 23, 2011
Festivus

From Bonesville.net
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BVL: East Carolina wins third straight
WTIB Audio:
Talk of the Town (RNC Chairman)

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WITN

ECU nets hat trick
Washington Daily News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Double time for ECU
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SCENE AROUND ECU vs. Gardner-Webb, Dec. 22
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ECU grad wins Bravo’s ‘Work of Art’ (sub req'd)

Pirates Take Down Gardner-Webb, 69-55
ecupirates.com

East Carolina Beats Gardner-Webb, 69-55
ecureview.com

East Carolina defeats Gardner-Webb 69-55
WRAL (AP)

ECU's late charge too much for Runnin' Bulldogs
Shelby Star

Vancouver Canadians name Clayton McCullough new manager
Vancouver Sun

Ex-ECU standout helps steady Redskins offensive line
Norfolk Virginian Pilot (AP)

Redskins-Vikings- Five story lines to follow
Washington Post (blog)

Leach Pro Bowl Vote Makes Seven; Boldin Out 2 Weeks
Press Box

DB Lucas Thompson has Canes in top two
  "It's East Carolina and Miami," he said. "East Carolina, I like it there and it's a good opportunity. Miami, I grew up a fan and I like what they're doing.
scout.com (sub req'd)

December 22, 2011
Winter Solstice

From Bonesville.net
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Cherubini: Pirates Push for Bountiful Recruiting Haul
WTIB Audio:
Talk of the Town (William Anderson)

Pirates Go For Third Straight Win Thursday Against Gardner-Webb
ecupirates.com

On this day 10 years ago - Dec 22, 2001
ecureview.com

GWU travels to take on East Carolina Thursday night
Shelby Star

Bowden providing offensive punch for ECU
Greenville Daily Reflector

Getting defensive
Washington Daily News

Emanuel 'E' Davis heads for East-West Shrine Game
Outer Banks Sentinel

Undrafted Redskins rookie Smith has daunting assignment- Vikings
Washington Post (blog)

No recruiting visits scheduled for Dudley-Giles
Tampabay.com (blog)

December 21, 2011
Chanukah
Forefather's Day
Humbug Day
National Flashlight Day
Look on the Bright Side Day

From Bonesville.net
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Bradsher: Purple and gold gratitude fills Pirates' outbox
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C-USA Bowl Scoreboard & Schedule
WTIB Audio:
Talk of the Town (Education)

From ecupirates.com
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No. 22 Tar Heels Escape East Carolina, 65-61
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Game Time Changed For Jan. 14 Contest Against Tulsa

Pirates almost upset UNC-CH
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU’s Paul developing as point guard
Kinston Free Press

ECU - Tulsa Game To Air On WITN @ 1pm
WITN

Tar Heel women rally to top East Carolina at beach
Myrtle Beach Sun News

Heels hold off Pirates
Raleigh News & Observer

December 20, 2011
Go Caroling Day

From Bonesville.net
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A. Myatt: Pirates play like pros on semester break
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W.A. Myatt: Game Day Photo Gallery
BVL Audio: Jeff Lebo Postgame
BVL Audio: Shamarr Bowden and Miguel Paul
BVL:
ECU-Coastal Box Score
WTIB Audio: Talk of the Town (Listener Phone Calls)

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Cruises Past Coastal Carolina, 76-51
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Lady Pirates Challenge No. 23 Tar Heels

Chanticleers charred by ECU
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pirates dominate Coastal Carolina
Kinston Free Press

Chanticleers' win streak ends at ECU
Charlotte Observer (AP)

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WNCT

Pirates win to snap 3 game skid
WITN

East Carolina deals Coastal Carolina basketball setback
Myrtle Beach Sun-News

Coastal Falls to East Carolina, 76-51
goccusports.com

December 19, 2011

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Host Coastal Carolina To Start Semester Break
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Pirates Down Jacksonville In Myrtle Beach, 70-64

Coastal Plays at East Carolina Monday Night
goccusports.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirate men host Coastal
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ECU women top Jacksonville

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WITN

December 18, 2011
Fourth Sunday of Advent

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Wilson piling up wins
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Pirates open Classic against Jacksonville

Alexis Smith's speed rallies Calvert girls to 56-45 basketball win
Washington Post

ECU Biology Professor Gets $1.5 Million Grant
WITN

December 17, 2011
Take a New Year's Resolution to Stop Smoking (TANYRSS)
Wright Brothers Day

From Bonesville.net
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BVL: Pirates turn up the heat, take road win over UNCG
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BVL: ECU Football Recruiting Thumbnail (OT Ryan Revia)
WTIB Audio: Talk of the Town (Seahorse)

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Complete Comeback To Avoid UNCG Upset, 71-62
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Butler Named To N.C. All-State Soccer Team

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Holiday helper- ECU beats UNCG
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ECU graduates 'ready to set sail'
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ECU grad walks away from paralysis

Mother & daughter turned their tassels together
WNCT

East Carolina rallies past UNCG
Winston Salem Journal

Description: Description: http://www.bonesville.net/Web_Roundup/Latest_Links/m.gif ECU 71 UNCG 62
WITN

December 16, 2011
Barbie and Barney Backlash Day
Underdog Day
Birthday - Ludwig Von Beethoven (composer)
Anniversary - Boston Tea Party

From Bonesville.net
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Myatt: Ruff making his recruiting list and checking it twice
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Myatt: Pirates juggle exams, game preparations
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BVL: ECU Football Recruiting Thumbnails Updated
WTIB Audio: Talk of the Town (Clark Everett)

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Look To End Skid Friday Against UNC Greensboro
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Pirates Open Carolinas Challenge Against Jacksonville

Lenox Rawlings- ECU wants a new home, but is Big East the right choice?
Winston Salem Journal

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU hoping to get back on track
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Editorial- Commencement special

ECU still seeking third scorer
Kinston Free Press

ECU back in action
Washington Daily News

UNC Greensboro Spartans Vs. East Carolina Pirates
Sports Chat Place

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WNCT

East Carolina Football: Pirates Deserve Props for Poking Fun at Bowl Season
Bleacher Report

ECU Pirate Club wants you to buy bowl tickets...no really
WRAL 12.13.11

Family makes Scarbrough the player he is
Wilmington Star-News

Back On The Active Roster, Harris Ready For "Whatever They Need Me To Do
NBC Dallas-Fort Worth (blog)

December 15, 2011
Bill of Rights Day
Cat Herders Day
Halcyon Day (12/15-29)

Pirates Get Set To Return after 10 Day Break
WNCT

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WITN

Macy's Greensboro College Team Inducted Into Hall of Fame
ecupirates.com

Harris added to Cowboys active roster
FS Southwest

Shrine trip makes all sorts of memories
Wilmington Star-News

Ranking College Football's Top Post-Game Party Schools, Final 2011 Edition
Bleacher Report

December 14, 2011

Cummings Named NSCAA First-Team All-Central
ecupirates.com

Former ECU quarterback expected in court on embezzlement charges
WNCT

Former Pirate QB Due In Court
WITN

His Country Day legacy spans 37 years, 3 sports
Charlotte Observer

10 Least Expensive Public Medical Schools for In-State Students
U.S. News & World Report

December 13, 2011

From Bonesville.net
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Bailey: Pirates groping for points
WTIB Audio: Talk of the Town
PirateRadio1250: Brian Bailey Show replay

Live@five interview with coach McNeil
Pirate Radio 1250

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ecupirates.com

ECU's Kemp adjusting to new role
Greenville Daily Reflector

A quiet contributor
Washington Daily News

Patrick Henry offensive tackle commits to East Carolina
Roanoke Times

Dennis Simmons Joining Mike Leach's Staff To Coach Marquess Wilson
cougcenter.com

From the New England Soccer News
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Revs select Jaqua and former ECU player Simms
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ADDING EXPERIENCE Revs take veterans Jaqua, Simms in Re-Entry Stage 2

Norm Parker retires after 13 years with Hawkeyes
UI Daily Iowan

December 12, 2011
Day of Our Lady of Guadalupe
Poinsettia Day

Whitford: BCS: Rotten from the inside out
Bonesville.net

Lebo mum on free throw shooting
Greenville Daily Reflector

East Carolina QB Dominique Davis Signs With Adisa Bakari
Business Insider

December 11, 2011

ECU football assistants resign
Kinston Free Press

Giants' Linval Joseph making an impact as he learns to listen
nj.com

December 10, 2011
Cold Moon
Human Rights Day
International Shareware Day
Lunar Eclipse
National Day of the Horse
Nobel Peace Prize Day

Grove Placed On Pair Of Freshman All-America Teams
ecupirates.com

ECU's McGuire, Simmons resign
Greenville Daily Reflector

Leach, ex-Texas Tech player reunited
Olympia (WA) Olympian

Leach going after his former assistants
LubbockOnline.com

December 9, 2011
National Salesperson's Day

From Bonesville.net
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Myatt: Sands of Conference USA still shifting
-Monroe:
Injuries, mistakes made for bumpy season
WTIB Audio:
Talk of the Town (Eric Montross)

From ecupirates.com
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Milner Earns Second Team Academic All-America Honors
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ECU Announces Holiday Basketball Ticket Specials
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ECU Signs 13 Prep Student-Athletes For the 2012-13 Season

CBSSports.com 2011 Freshman All-America team
CBSsports.com

Scout.com- FoxSportsNext 2011 Freshman All-American Team
scout.com

Bernard, Grove, Noel rack up more freshman honors
WRAL

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Reports- ECU loses assistants to WSU
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Editorial- Big East leaves Pirates wanting

Usually chatty Leach mum about coaches
TheNewsTribune.com

Mike Leach Hires Clay McGuire, A Persistent Coach And Excellent Recruiter
CougCenter

Pirates football housekeeping
Wilmington Star News (blog)

From the East Carolinian
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2011 ECU year in review
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Rams end win streak for Pirates
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Senior forward wraps up successful career
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Late rally expires against Minutemen

Ray Headed to ECU
  "I visited East Carolina last weekend on an official visit and I committed," ... I plan on signing with East Carolina.
SuperPrep.com (subscription)

December 8, 2011
Feast of the Immaculate Conception (Catholic)
Anniversary - John Lennon Shot
Birthday - Jim Morrison (musician)
Birthday - Eli Whitney (inventor)

From ecupirates.com
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Grove Named Conference USA Freshman-Of-The-Year
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East Carolina Adds Appalachian State To 2012 Football Schedule
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Hurt Lifts Rams Past Pirates, 62-49

Rams roll behind Hurt
Greenville Daily Reflector

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WITN

ECU hoping to heat up
Washington Daily News

ECU, App St. to renew rivalry
Greensboro News & Record

Big East adds five, passes on Pirates
Kinston Free Press

QB Kanler Coker commits to East Carolina
Atlanta Journal Constitution

JT Boyd has given East Carolina firm commitment
Rock Hill (SC) Herald

ACS golfer plans to tee off at East Carolina
Burlington Times News

From the Booth - Guests: Sammy Batten, Johnny Narron, Jeremy Grove
Pirate Radio 1250 (12.07.11)

Redskins already have taken a couple of hits
Boston Globe

December 7, 2011
National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
Special Kids Day

From Bonesville.net
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Bradsher: Ladies and their diehard fans primed for VCU
-BVL:
UMass holds off Pirates
WTIB Audio:
Talk of the Town (Ronald McDonald House)

From ecupirates.com
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Second Half Rally Falls Short Again As ECU Loses A Heartbreaker
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Three Pirates Named To All-Conference USA Squads
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Grove, Hardy Named To Conference USA All-Freshman Team
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East Carolina Closes Homestand Against VCU
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Baseball Closes Out Fall With Blackbeard Challenge

ECU falls to UMass
Washington Daily News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Familiar feeling for ECU
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Big East to add Boise State, four others

Big East is ready to become a “Bigger” East
GoLocalProv

Conference breakdowns after latest shift
FOXSports.com

Minutemen survive East Carolina rally
Worcester Telegram

Men's hoops holds on, defeats East Carolina
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian

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WITN

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WNCT

Massachusetts holds off East Carolina 63-58
WRAL

From the East Carolinian
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Linebacker has breakout season
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Hoping for a better ‘Morrow’
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Change needed for volleyball program

Pirates land JUCO receiver
247 Sports (sub req'd)

Highland CB commits to Conference USA school
RaiderPower.com
(sub req'd)

2011 College Football Rankings
We Got This Covered

Our other favorite pirates
The Seattle Times

December 6, 2011
National Miner's Day
National Pawnbrokers Day
Saint Nicholas Day

From Bonesville.net
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Bailey: Pirates look for more Morrow
WBVL Audio: Jeff Lebo & Darrius Morrow On UMass
WTIB Audio: Talk of the Town (Clark Everett)

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Set To Face UMass Challenge
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ECU Auctions Presents 12 Days of Christmas
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Pirates Post Four School Records At CNU

From the East Carolinian
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Playing his own game
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Lady Pirates clip Hawks Monmouth in Minges
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OPINION- Football misses first bowl season in six years
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ECU boosts local economy
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Board of Trustees recommends increased tuition

Stop the press!
Washington Daily News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Paul zeroing in for Pirates
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ECU dining halls becoming study halls
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Streaker case continued

From The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
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Minutemen travel to face East Carolina
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Forcing turnovers key to Minutemen success

East Carolina Pirates Vs. Massachusetts Minutemen
sportschatplace.com

Time for plug-ins
Washington Post (blog)

David Garrard's Bright Holidays group works to bring joy to kids
Florida Times Union

Koonce speaks to FVTC grads
Appleton Post Crescent

McLaughlin sets two official visits
Spartanburg Herald Journal

Two standing out for Watch List OT Henson
ESPN (blog)

Davis focused on five programs
scout.com (sub req'd)

December 5, 2011
Ashura: Tenth Day (Islamic)
Bathtub Party Day
Repeal Day
Birthday - President Martin Van Buren (8th President)
Birthday - Walt Disney (animator)
Anniversary - Montgomery Bus Boycott Begins (Rosa Parks)

From Bonesville.net
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O'Brien: Changing system lessens Big East’s appeal
-BVL:
C-USA Bowl Schedule & Scoreboard
-BVL:
Final BCS Standings
-BVL:
Harris, AP & Coaches Polls

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates struggling to make shots
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NFL ROUNDUP- Tebow does it again; Johnson rushes for 153 yards

Jamar Abrams Earns Roster Spot On The NBDL's Red Claws
ecupirates.com

Ex-ECU OL Charlie Dempsey's sports plate is full at Southwest
Jacksonville Daily News

ECU Streaker Due In Court
WITN

December 4, 2011
Ashura: Tenth Day (Islamic - begins at sundown)
National Dice Day
Saint Barbara's Day
Santas' List Day
Wear Brown Shoes Day

From Bonesville.net
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A. Myatt: Yesterday not good to Morrow
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W.A. Myatt: Game Day Photo Gallery
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BVL:
ECU-Charlotte Box Score
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BVL: C-USA Football Scoreboard & Standings

East Carolina Falls to Charlotte, 76-64
ecupirates.com

Briscoe Ignites Second Half Charge in Win At ECU
charlotte49ers.com

Charlotte shuts down Morrow, ECU
Greenville Daily Reflector

Dry paint for Pirates
Washington Daily News

Charlotte scuttles ECU
Charlotte Observer

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WITN

December 3, 2011
Coats and Toys for Kids Day

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Looks To Stay Unbeaten At Home Against Charlotte
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Milner Named To Conference USA All-Academic Squad
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Jessica Abshire Named Capital One Academic All-America

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Donors move ECU closer to hoops facility (sub req'd)
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Trustees approve tuition increases

Pirates prepare for Braswell, 49ers
Washington Daily News

Today's Area Games
Charlotte Observer

ECU's Milner receives academic honor
Jacksonville Daily News

December 2, 2011
Special Education Day
UN International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

From ecupirates.com
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A Message To The Pirate Nation
  If you ever wondered what the phrase "it's more than a game" means, please take the time to read these exchanges, a message from Marshall Associate AD John Sutherland and an epilogue from Jarrod Call.
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ECU Receives $1 Million Gift For Basketball Facility
  Harry and Tammy Smith have pledged to the Step Up To The Highest Level Campaign
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ECU Men's Golf Inks Three For 2012

College Notes- TJ's Grove among NCAA leaders
Frederick News Post

Description: Description: http://www.bonesville.net/Web_Roundup/Latest_Links/m.gif Havelock practiced at ECU before State Championship
WNCT

December 1, 2011
World Aids Day
Day With(out) Art
Rosa Parks Day
Anniversary - Playboy

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Extend Home Win Streak With 75-52 Victory
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Pirate Pitching Staff Receives Help from Virgin Island Products
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ECU-Charlotte Basketball Game To Be Televised On MASN

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU women win 12th straight home game
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ECU trustees to talk tuition
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ECU's 'Rebel 53' magazine wins a Pacemaker award
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mixer was there OAR concert at ECU

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WITN

Turnovers, shooting sink Hawks
Asbury Park Press

Short memory serves East Carolina's Varner
Golfweek.com

East Carolina wrap
Norfolk Virginian-Pilot

December 31, 2011

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke starts strong, rolls over Western Michigan
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2011 is a year to forget for Canes
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Duggan joins UNC-Chapel Hill football staff

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Bulldogs' Ballard helps sink Deacons
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Miami cruises past Appalachian State

Chick-fil-A Bowl game breakdown
Charlottesville Daily Progress

Tigers, Hoos defensive
Roanoke Times

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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In U.Va. match-up, the record shows Auburn isn't fazed by distractions
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ODU falls to No. 8 Missouri 75-68 in hard-fought loss

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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USC looks to avoid all-too-familiar fate
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RG Campbell likely to miss bowl game
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George Mason stops College of Charleston

Bobcats left trailing the Howard Magic
Charlotte Observer

Kentucky football to hire Cassity as assistant, paper says
Louisville Courier-Journal

Smith making an impact at UNCW
Wilmington Star-News

December 30, 2011

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Camels put jolt into Pack
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Wolfpack could have folded but they didn't
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Tar Heels dunk Phoenix early
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Western Michigan brings brute inside force to No. 7 Duke
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Staal catches fire in win over Leafs

From the Fayetteville Observer
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N.C. State holds on to top Campbell, 87-81
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Campbell's fifth-consecutive loss not a major setback

Wake Forest slips by Yale
Winston Salem Journal

From the Charlotte Observer
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Wildcats overcome slow start to beat Quakers
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Effort has Charlotte tops in rebounding
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Michael Jordan is engaged to model Yvette Prieto
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Panthers stand-ins build respect

Huskies make 1000 plays, needed one more
 
The teams combined to set the NCAA bowl record for points in regulation
Sportspress Northwest

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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South Carolina, Nebraska QBs effective at running zone read
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Cougars enjoy success versus George Mason
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Tennessee too much for Citadel, Groselle

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Virginia Tech loses another kicker for Sugar Bowl
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Virginia Tech kicker Journell released from jail

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Lazor and Rocco develop Virginia's pro style offense together
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Teel Time- Kicking dramas remind of past Virginia Tech Sugar Bowls that turned on special teams
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Ex-Kecoughtan star Ratliffe comes home to face Old Dominion with No. 8 Missouri

Seahawks working on improving defense
Wilmington Star-News

December 29, 2011

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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N.C. State football has 'a lot to look forward to'
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Wolfpack can do better in 2012
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Skinner's return to Canes uncertain
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Ex-roommates reunite behind Canes' bench
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Johnson living out his dream at N.C. State
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UNC-CH's McAdoo getting more comfortable on the court
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Tar Heels' Renner undergoes ankle surgery
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Duke basketball loses friend
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Air Force drops ball on 2-pointer

A night of 'David vs. Goliath' in college basketball
Fayetteville Observer

Will this year be different for Gamecocks?
Columbia (SC) State

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Missouri coming to USC
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Orange Bowl sets tone for 2012

From the Charlotte Observer
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Miami escapes Charlotte with a one-point win
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49ers fall to Hogs on road
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Cam Newton OK – for now – with his Pro Bowl status

Redskins defense remains a work in progress
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

December 28, 2011

From the Charlotte Observer
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Late interception locks up Belk Bowl win for Pack
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Pack fans rewarded
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Notes, Observations- Some records unwanted
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Panthers' QB Newton likely Pro Bowl-bound
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Bobcats approach center from different angle
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Preview- Heat at Bobcats
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Arkansas, Memphis next on 49ers' road itinerary

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Glennon's 3 TDs help N.C. State down Louisville 31-24 in Belk Bowl
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N.C. State's David Amerson sets ACC interceptions record in Belk Bowl victory

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Neal's goal beats Canes
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Tudor- Heels shouldn't have bothered

Tar Heels eager to begin Fedora era
Winston Salem Journal

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Clemson WR injured in car crash
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Quite a ride for USC freshman

Penn State won't name coach until after bowl
pennlive.com

Meyer-hatin' continues in Florida
Orlando Sentinel

Stoops molds FSU defense into a winner
Palm Beach Post

WVU, Clemson looking at mirror
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Lorenzo Ward takes over defense for Gamecocks
Spartanburg Herald Journal

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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As Redskins rookies flourish, Torain is cut
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Bowl season means more to U.Va. than most other teams

Sting of defeat hasn't faded for Beamer's son
Hampton Roads Daily Press

December 27, 2011

Batten- Tar Heels turn in bowl effort to forget
Fayetteville Observer

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Tar Heels fall with a thud in interim coach's last game
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Tigers spread UNC-CH's linebackers, run roughshod
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UNC-CH rushed for 36 yards; Missouri dominated offensively
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Wolfpack, Cards face off in Belk Bowl
-
N.C. State needs to win this game
-
Canes top Devils, win second straight

From the Winston Salem Journal
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State, Louisville set to play
-
Deacons expect tough test

From the Charlotte Observer
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Local boards- Silas makes point and Bobcats win
-
Panthers notes- Pro Bowl rosters to be announced

Vanderbilt, Cincinnati arrive in Memphis for Liberty Bowl preparations
Memphis Commercial Appeal

ACC expansion could change Virginia Tech's annual crossover football opponent from BC to Pitt
Hampton Roads Daily Press

December 26, 2011

For Hokies, New Orleans still full of sweet Sugar Bowl memories
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

$24.1 million facility nearly ready for WVU hoops to unwrap
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats' Maggette is ready to be leader of the pack
-
Bobcats sign Cory Higgins
-
Monday night- Bobcats vs. Bucks
-
Meet the Charlotte Bobcats
-
Too late for 'what if' game for Panthers
-
Pack's Crisp- 'It's like God sent me there'
-
Belk Bowl is in pregame party mode
-
Recruiting Watch- N.C.'s Top Seniors and Juniors

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Distractions still loom for Tar Heels
-
Mizzou's spread presents challenge for Tar Heels
-
Canes back to work vs. Devils

Orlando's next nutty attraction
Aiken (SC) Standard

Strong making right moves at Louisville
Louisville Courier Journal

Pelini upgrades Nebraska defense
Omaha World Herald

Fisher won't give up calling plays
Palm Beach Post

December 25, 2011

From the Charlotte Observer
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A record for Cam, a rout for Panthers
-
For 4 1/2 months, Withers had UNC-CH football's dream
-
UNC-CH's next coach wins in Southern Miss finale
-
Pack's RB situation far from clear for 2012
-
The one guy who can tell Jordan 'no'

Mistake-prone Redskins fall to Vikings, 33-26
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Bowls profitable for coaches at UNC-Chapel Hill, NC State
Greensboro News-Record

Clemson Tigers projected to lose $185,000 at Orange Bowl
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

December 24, 2011

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Pack on a road of ups and downs
-
Belk Bowl teams take a spin at the speedway
-
Ruutu's tip lift Canes to overtime victory
-
UNC-CH receiver Jones read for his Heels finale
-
Turnovers aren't catered in Fedora's spread
-
Redskins' Barry Cofield becoming a hit at the nose

From the Charlotte Observer
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Caution- Watch for falling records in Panthers, Saints games
-
NFL Gameday- Three to watch
-
Bobcats to try out 2 forwards

Motivation to loom large when Skins, Vikings meet
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

ACC Insider - Don’t judge UNC-CH sanctions on Ohio State decision
Wilmington Star News

Speir officially takes over at Western Carolina
Winston Salem Journal

Hokies' Wilson appears NFL bound
Richmond Times Dispatch

Peterson No. 1 on Penn State wish list
pennlive.com

Ohio State's Gee, Smith need to go
Florida Times Union

Barkley's return makes USC title contender in 2012
LA Times

1981 Year of the Tiger- Clemson's perfect season besmirched
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

December 23, 2011

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Does UNC-Chapel Hill understand concept of compliance?
-
Pack gets a breather in win over Huskies
-
Wolfpack recruit Torian Graham backs out again
-
Muller- Staal should not have to do it all
-
Gamecocks looking at poster's use of two players
-
No football coach in sight at Penn State
-
Texas Southern hires Shaw's Asberry as football coach

Doug Martin named BC offensive coordinator
Boston Globe

Frank Spaziani turns to Doug Martin
Boston
Herald

Bowl motivation, or lack of it, holds the key for UNC-Chapel Hill, NC State
Wilmington Star-News

Virginia Tech kicker Journell charged with armed breaking and entering, suspended from team
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Journell's arrest leaves the Hokies' kicking game a leg short
Roanoke Times

WVU transfer Murray arrested in Philly
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Cougars hold off Coastal Carolina
-
Player development keys Clemson's ACC championship teams
-
Cowboys may not have reasons to fear Philly

Niners’ 5-game win streak felled by Miami 3-pointers
Charlotte Observer

Hall column- The annual airing of grievances
Kinston Free Press

December 22, 2011

Raleigh junior Anton Gill commits to Louisville basketball
Louisville Courier-Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes' Staal accepts blame for Phoenix loss
-
Tar Heels turn up intensity in win over Texas
-
NCAA clears UNC-CH's Dwight Jones for bowl game
-
Independence Bowl a tryout of sorts for Heels
-
Tar Heels first up in ACC bowl lineup
-
No charges following Fiesta Bowl inquiry

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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USC taking look at potential problem poster
-
December Madness in Conway
-
Clemson preparing for an 'Air Raid'
-
Gamecocks cruise heading into break

AP Source- Paul Chryst to coach at Pittsburgh
Associated Press

Virginia Tech's resume soft in big bowl victories
Roanoke Times

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Wake Forest rallies past UNC Wilmington
-
Deacons say they're eager for bowl test

Motivated Deacons dispatch Seahawks
Wilmington Star-News

North Carolina at Chapel Hill QB Bryn Renner motivated by seniors, coaches
Shreveport Times

Krzyzewski's suggested formatting of 18-game ACC basketball schedule makes sense
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Charlotte Observer
-
New Bobcat Mullens visited Ohio lockup in NBA lockout
-
Newton getting a gentle reminder
-
Success costs 49ers a coach

December 21, 2011

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Buzzer-beater gives Pack first road win of season
-
UNC-CH declares Jones ineligible for bowl, but appeals to NCAA
-
Williams looking for first win against Texas with Heels
-
Wolfpack under the gun; team prepares for Louisville's pistol formation
-
Study finds big wins bad for grades

Ex-CEO takes helm of Coastal Carolina University football team
Myrtle Beach Sun News

Chanticleers make unexpected hire
Columbia (SC) State

Swinney has not had contract talks — yet
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

From the Charlotte Observer
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An unlikely team for the masses
-
Play for draft pick- Rivera- Better to win

Monarchs fall to Richmond, 90-82 in overtime
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Leach coaching tree spawning bowl coaches
SignOnSanDiego.com

Norm Chow is finally a head coach
coachingsearch.com

From espn.com
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NCAA sends Buckeyes a message
-
USC fans think Buckeyes got off light

NCAA does its job
cbssportsline.com

Buckeyes underestimated severity of penalties
Cleveland Plain Dealer

NCAA throws the book at Buckeyes
Newark Advocate

Boise wearing all-blues in bowl
Idaho Statesman

For ailing Paterno, birthday will be different
philly.com

December 20, 2011

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Davidson scores TKO over No. 12 Kansas
-
Panthers' offense- More vertical, fun and effective
-
Panthers' defensive injuries piling up
-
Barnett leads Charlotte past Coppin State
-
Bobcats' rookie Walker closes out preseason win

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC-Chapel Hill player's appearance in promotional flier raises issue
-
Tar Heels defeat Colonels in commanding win
-
Duke builds to fast finish
-
Wolfpack tested in battle
-
Ruutu going toe-to-toe

From the Winston Salem Journal
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3-Point outburst gives Blue Devils cushion in 90-63 win
-
Panthers drawing on Chudzinski's tricks

Big East wants WVU to stay during lawsuit
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

UNCW rallies to beat Camels
Wilmington Star-News

From Yahoo! Sports
-
New coaches face immediate pressure to win
-
Which league has the most to prove in bowls?

Never too many bowls
ESPN

Penn State saga voted AP sports story of year
Associated Press

Disturbing reason Paterno didn't report allegations
NESN

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Monarchs, Spiders dealing with different odds this time
-
Hokie fans don't like Sugar Bowl date

Virginia Tech fills out next season's home football schedule with addition of FCS foe Austin Peay
  Their presence on the schedule ensures the Hokies revenue for a sixth home game with East Carolina now off Tech's home slate for next season.
Hampton Roads Daily Press

December 19, 2011

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Panthers hang tough, lock down 4th-quarter win
-
Brockel scores on Chudrooskie
-
NFL roundup- Packers lose, Colts win

Redskins hurt Giants' playoff bid with 23-10 win
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Versteeg's OT goal edges Panthers past Canes
-
Butter up! Orange, Pack sing praises
-
No. 5 Tar Heels face Nicholls State
-
Duke takes on UNC Greensboro
-
Walker finds rhythm; Deacons avoid upset
-
Lady Tar Heels fall to Gamecocks
  The Tar Heels play once more at the convention center, taking on East Carolina on Tuesday night.

UNCW has to regroup after loss to VCU
Wilmington Star-News

December 18, 2011

From the Charlotte Observer
-
No. 1 Syracuse handles N.C. State 88-72
-
Zeller leads Heels past Mountaineers
-
Newton can surpass Manning's rookie record
-
Fourth quarter haunts Newton
-
Point and center- Bobcats' Boris Diaw steps up
-
NC stars top SC in Shrine Bowl
-
Cajuns edge Aztecs in New Orleans Bowl

Hard sell- Ticket sales are slow for Virginia Tech's Sugar Bowl trip
Roanoke Times

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Can Virginia Tech Can turn ACC title game sting into Sugar Bowl ring?
-
Virginia Tech, UVa carry much of ACC's bowl burden

USC appears to soft-peddle penalties
Columbia (SC) State

Malzhan's deal could alter Sun Belt
al.com

Sun Belt schools pony up for coaches
The Daily News Journal

From the Fayetteville Observer
-Four and a half years after being diagnosed with cancer, Douglas Byrd alum Alton Keaton named an All-American
-
Virginia Tech's second half-run puts away Campbell

Pac-12's Scott envisons one giant conference
ESPN

Can Big Ten avoid another bowl bust
Omaha World-Herald

Fickell interviewing for Pitt post
pittsburghlive.com

Dueling bands highlighted first Sugar Bowl
philly.com

VCU overpowers UNCW in CAA opener
Wilmington Star-News

December 17, 2011

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Wolfpack dreaming of upset
-
Syracuse at N.C. State
-
Bowman finally finds the net again

Div III National Championship - Another perfect finish
Roanoke Times

Some big schools struggle to sell bowl tickets
NY Times

Another call for a playoff
Morris Daily Herald

Bowl system is study in excess
gwinettdailypost.com

Graham's classless move nothing new
yahoo.com

Chryst may be the man at Pitt
jsonline.com

Freeze hiring merits more attention
rivals.com

Penn State recruiting taking a beating
Associated Press

Dykes moves Louisiana Tech forward
Shreveport Times

UNCW opener might be CAA's toughest test
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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USC facing uphill battle against No. 2 Ohio State
-
Clemson Tigers' top 5 moments in run to Orange Bowl

N.C. State strength coach Bob Alejo passionate about reshaping Wolfpack
Fayetteville Observer

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Delhomme on opposite sideline Sunday
-
Bobcats' roster getting cut off at the knees - or so it seems
-
Christmas gifts for NASCAR fans

December 16, 2011

From the Lynchburg (VA) News & Advance
-
Liberty takes step toward FBS move
-
Liberty welcomes Gill as coach

App State Feasibility Committee Releases Final Report
goasu.com

Jason Capel returns to Chapel Hill
Winston Salem Journal

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
-
USC's high five- Top five moments in Gamecocks' run to the Capital One Bowl
-
New contract makes Morris highest-paid assistant coach

From the Charlotte Observer
-
N.C. State's allotment powers Belk Bowl ticket sales
-
ACC expands basketball schedule to 18 league games
-
Bobcats sign Williams, bolster 3-point outlook
-
Houston trip brings flood of Super Bowl memories
-
Steve Smith- Tebow does not compare to Newton
-
Playoff supporters launch campaign

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Bowman's pair of goals helps Canes climb past Canucks
-
Power play payday
-
Arena sports a new name
-
PSU requests more time
-
Charlotte not on list - yet

From the Roanoke Times
-
The Pitt job is open again, but Hokies defensive coordinator Bud Foster doesn’t appear to be on the school’s radar
-
Stagg Bowl rings familiar- Mount Union faces Wisconsin-Whitewater

Duke assistant heading home to Ole Miss
Durham Herald-Sun

December 15, 2011

New UNCG Interim Head Coach Miller Excited For Chance To Prove Himself
WFMY News 2

Six NC head coaches now have UNC-Chapel Hill ties
ESPN (blog)

Gaining confidence, not money
Spartanburg Herald-Journal (blog)

Aztecs, Broncos path to Big East outlined
SignOnSanDiego.com

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Athletic director says Navy football is getting ready to join Big East
-
Documentary looks Navy, Army football obligations

Navy moving toward joining the Big East
Sporting News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Withers focused on UNC-CH seniors; he may join Ohio State staff
-
UNC-CH faculty shares concerns about role of athletics
-
Canes must march on without star players

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Jordan relishes a star who will be like Mike
-
A wiser, more realistic Jordan
-
From nowhere to playoffs for UNC-CH's Yates

USC offers to cut six football scholarships
  School responds to NCAA allegations
Columbia (SC) State

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
-
USC to cut six football scholarships
-
Cougars top Tennessee
-
Morris officially signs deal, discusses mentors' new jobs

Auburn looking for two coordinators
al.com

McElwain doing double duty
tidesports.com

Aggies DC headed for Fresno
aggiesports.com

December 14, 2011

Coaching change- Dement out, Miller in for UNCG basketball team
Burlington Times News

Add Miller to UNC's (head) coaching tree
ESPN (blog)

Dement out; Miller is interim UNCG coach
Greensboro News-Record

In-state colleges struggling to lure top talent
Fayetteville Observer

Bullard, Roland among early Shrine Bowl of the Carolinas standouts
SI.com

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Penalty-stricken Panthers work on cleaning up act
-
Panthers sign kicker to compete with Mare
-
Delivery bridges Charlotte Bobcats' team-fan gap
-
Kwame gone; Diaw is Bobcat's center
-
USA Canoe/Kayak headquarters leaving Charlotte
-
Coach optimistic about 49ers' new recognition

Withers joining staff at Ohio State
coachingsearch.com

Tide's McElwain headed for Colorado State
Denver Post

Quantity, not quality marks bowl season
syracuse.com

Cards' Strong plays the 'no respect' card
Louisville Courier-Journal

Vitale- College basketball light years ahead of football
USA Today

Virginia Tech AD surprised by lagging Sugar Bowl sales, explains non-conference schedule
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Slow sales for Sugar Bowl show marketplace realities
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Backup suspended for Clemson's bowl game
-
Clemson official says Watkins’ bowl status not in jeopardy after appearing on party flier
-
USC coach Spurrier extended through '15
-
Gamecocks thwart PC's upset bid
-
Cougars eager for rematch with Vols

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Three Rams invited to play in All-Star game
-
Exhausted Deacons taking time to regroup

Realignment- Mountain West hopes for the best
NewsOK.com (blog)

Connolly's overtime goal sinks Hurricanes
Raleigh News & Observer

December 13, 2011

Mountain West will ask for a BCS bid in 2012 and 2013
Colorado Springs Gazette

MW Board of Directors Wrap Up Annual Meeting
  BOD asks for AQ status
themwc.com

Mountain West applies for BCS exemption
The Idaho Statesman

MWC getting AQ status? Dream big, Nevada fans
Reno Gazette-Journal

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Mountain West wants auto-bid for 2012-13
-
BC linebacker Kuechly earns Nagurski Award
-
Basketball starved Bobcats bring energy to practice
-
Too late to get Kasay back?
-
Notes- Rivera evaluating team, self
-
Southern Conference plans hoops broadcasts on public TV

Panthers may kick Mare to the curb
Winston Salem Journal

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
-
Captains are little help to this sinking ship
-
Virginia Tech's Sugar Bowl ticket sales lagging, but why?

Why the Big East Will Eventually Implode
SayCampusLife

New A&M coach Sumlin confident about leading Aggies into rugged SEC
Houston Chronicle

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Canes' new defenseman recounts trade moments
-
NCSU sells out tickets

ACC Insider - Belk Bowl perfect for Bryan’s Wolfpack finale
Wilmington Star News

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
-
Penn State culture explained away abuse
-
SEC Domination- But are lofty defensive stats helped by weaker SEC offenses?
-
Rested Tigers return to practice

Healthy turn helps Tigers
Columbia (SC) State

December 12, 2011

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Eagles give Wolfpack a scare
-
Canes' Ward vows to keep calm, carry on

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Heels top 49ers 1-0 for NCAA soccer title
-
Panthers again not ready for prime time
-
Falcons- Smith taken to hospital after win
-
Kemba Walker stakes place in mid-range

Charlotte leaves College Cup a winner in defeat
Birmingham News

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
-
Redskins fall short in bid to upset Patriots
-
Shanahan, players cry foul over 'horrible' officiating

Sloppy FSU gets win over UNCG
  UNCG returns to action Friday when the Spartans host East Carolina
Greensboro News-Record

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
-
There's no crying in bowl hardball
-
Q&A with Clemson's James Baker

December 11, 2011

From USA Today
-
Robert Griffin III wins Heisman Trophy
-
Brawl mars Xavier-Cincinnati game
Description: Description: http://www.bonesville.net/Web_Roundup/Latest_Links/m.gif Video: Xavier/Cincinnati brawl

Ugly end to Crosstown Shootout
Cincinnati Enquirer

‘Carolina Cup’ set for Sunday
NCAA.com

Plenty of storylines for final
ESPN

From the Charlotte Observer
-
49ers vs. Tar Heels- A dream N.C. matchup
-
49ers get shot to win it all
-
Resolve pays off for 49ers
-
Barnett, 49ers leave no doubt in win over Davidson
-
Smooth process brings Fedora to Chapel Hill
-
The coach behind Cam Newton
-
Panthers have won 2 straight, but

From the Annapolis Capital
-
Unrivaled decade for Navy as Mids top Army for 10th straight time
-
Special triumph for Mids as kicking, returns make difference vs. Army

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Bullock helps ignite Tar Heels
-
Blue Devils survive foul trouble to beat Huskies
-
Preview- N.C. Central at N.C. State

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
End game for Rams
-
WSSU's mole-hill mistakes became mountains
-
East Tennessee State mystifies Appalachian State

Local author revisits Classic
Greenville Daily Reflector

Seahawks have plenty of work to do
Wilmington Star-News

Big East expansion, Sugar Bowl continue joke of college football
Richmond Times Dispatch

Aztecs to Big East - Big Mistake?
sandiego.com

Move to Big East poses travel concerns for fans
Idaho Statesman

WVU calls Big East's motion to dismiss lawsuit poorly veiled effort to choose its courtroom
Washington Post (AP)

Stockstill 'open book' about Raiders' season
The Tennessean

Illinois banking on rising star Beckman
Chicago Sun Times

Things start to calm down around Ohio State
Cleveland Plain Dealer

Weis paid small dividends for Gators
Florida Times Union

Despite success on the field, big-spending Rutgers athletics is saddled with its largest deficit ever
Newark Star-Ledger

Ellington’s best option is to play basketball
Columbia (SC) State

December 10, 2011

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Fedora accepts challenge of restoring UNC-CH's football team
-
Fedora continues the vintage Brown legacy

From the Fayetteville Observer
-
Fedora introduced as UNC-Chapel Hill football coach
-
Batten- Fedora brings energy, challenge to UNC-CH football

Fedora's tasks include unifying fan base
Winston Salem Journal

Description: Description: http://www.bonesville.net/Web_Roundup/Latest_Links/m.gif Fedora Press Conference
WITN

From the Myrtle Beach Sun News
-
Coastal Carolina relieves football coach David Bennett of duties
-
Coastal Carolina football equipment manager charged with embezzlement, forgery

Heisman suspense ends today
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

From the Annapolis Capital
-
Army-Navy game is truly a senior moment
-
Army-Navy Notebook
-
Army-Navy Capsule
-
A Leader's Lament- Navy quarterback learns from painful season

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Tar Heels to meet Charlotte for College Cup title
-
Proud moment for N.C. soccer
-
Bobcats finally get back to work

From the Birmingham News
-
College soccer is acquired taste -- and a delicious one in Hoover if you like drinking it
-
Why don't Alabama, Auburn have Division I men's soccer programs?

From the Greensboro News-Record
-
Much-improved Panthers get ready for Falcons
-
Panthers Neblett hopes play overshadows beard

Packers have one more opponent- Law of averages
Norfolk Virginian-Pilot

Tech has sold about half its allotment of Sugar Bowl tickets
Roanoke Times

Athletic Huskies to test Devils
Durham Herald-Sun

Cold shooting foils Monarchs
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Virginia shifts focus to selling tickets and bowl practices
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Georgia's Richt declines offer to become A&M coach
Houston Chronicle

Campbell University starts building new medical school
Greenville Daily Reflector

December 9, 2011

Admiration and sympathy for Virginia Tech in wake of more campus heartache
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Campus seeks answers after Virginia Tech officer is killed
Roanoke Times

It's official- Larry Fedora new football coach at Chapel Hill
Fayetteville Observer

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Fedora approved as new Tar Heels coach
-
Amerson is All-America
-
NCHSAA in legal jam
-
Low ranking inspires streaking Camels

From the Durham Herald-Sun
-
Fedora’s attacking style has meant success
-
‘Town Hall’ gives public chance to interact with Krzyzewski

From the Charlotte Observer
-
UNC-CH AD- Hiring Fedora as new coach brings 'great expectations'
-
Steve Smith credits Newton for Panthers' improvement
-
49ers prep for a Creighton defense that's allowed posted 18 shutouts
-
Bobcats to start training in flux

Ford took a CEO approach
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

Catching the SEC not an easy feat
Columbia (SC) State

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Sources say Georgia's Richt interested in A&M coach job
-
A look at UH's Big East football foes

Laughs aside, new Big 'East' could generate serious interest
Tampabay.com

3-point shot- Big East's uncertain future
ESPN

Calhoun says he's staying put at Air Force
Colorado Springs Gazette

WVU’s Luck supportive of possible BCS changes
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Ever-changing Monarchs play beyond the numbers
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

December 8, 2011

Mountaineers to host Montana, play at ECU
Watauga Democrat

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Mountaineers to face tough schedule next season
-
Wake holds off High Point
-
UNC-Chapel Hill 'Hat' has head for game

From the Colorado Springs Gazette
-
Air Force says no to Big East
-
Now committed to the Mountain West, Air Force hopes to help improve it

Boise St., San Diego St. finalize moves
  A possibility still exists that Memphis or East Carolina could still head to the Big East in all sports.
ESPN

Big East officially adds five more schools, but what does it mean
The Star-Ledger - NJ.com

Some Conference Notes and Links
Pittsburgh Post Gazette (blog)

Big East to introduce Boise, 4 other new members
The Associated Press

Wolf Pack athletics- WAC asks Nevada to stay, but Pack says no
Reno Gazette-Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Fedora hiring could be near for UNC-Chapel Hill
-
Duke recovers with convincing win over Colorado State
-
Big East will expand
-
Sandusky jailed on new charges

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
-
Morris' new contract marks increased football commitment
-
Dabo crazy like a fox

Navy- So close, yet so far away
Washington Times

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
-
Old Dominion's Coach Wilder fires defensive coordinator
-
Charlotte mistakenly shown as Jacksonville in Monday Night Football telecast

Monday Night Football salutes ... Charlotte
Charlotte Business Journal

December 7, 2011

Larry Fedora hired as UNC-Chapel Hill football coach
Fayetteville Observer

Fedora could be named UNC-Chapel Hill's football coach today
Winston Salem Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
UNC-Chapel Hill focusing on Fedora for football coach position
-
Heels crush Purple Aces
-
Duke works on defense after 22-point loss
-
NFL suspends 2 Redskins for substance-abuse violations
-
Prized Millbrook running back headed to Georgia
-
Morrison powers Flames past Hurricanes 7-6

And Yes, Larry Fedora May Be UNC-CH's Next Football Coach
  And if you're curious, he's an underwhelming 2-2 against East Carolina in C-USA play.
Carolina March

Uninformed Harris voters latest flaw in system
Oklahoma Daily

Harris, coaches voters scruitinized
rivals.com

NCAA's Emmert sees BCS changes coming
Indianapolis Star

Starve the BCS beast
Ft. Wayne Journal-Gazette

TCU, Boise dealt a lousy hand
Austin American-Statesman

From the Dallas Morning News
-
A&M job a 'death sentence' for next Aggies coach
-
Big 12 ADs vote for plus-one model, but BCS still has too much support to be abandoned (sub req'd)

Air Force's Calhoun interviews for vacant A&M job
Houston Chronicle

Huge Freeze continues to defy the odds
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Carolina wants to close with flourish, momentum
-
Rookies Fua, McClain done
-
49ers build on road resume with win
-
Schedule lacks Lakers, Mavs at home

Boise State’s gamble on Big East motivated by money
Idaho Stateman

UR goes with 'proven success,' hires Rocco as football coach
Richmond Times Dispatch

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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ODU's Bobby Wilder wins national award
-
Cavaliers roll to sixth straight win

Clemson gets bad deal from coaches poll
Columbia (SC) State

Tigers authored amazing turnaround in less than 12 months
Anderson Independent Mail

December 6, 2011

UNH basketball- Herrion has unique task of coaching son, and football coach's son
Seacoastonline.com

BCS- Do we really need the C?
Aiken Standard

Six-team playoff is right answer, but BCS loves the chaos
Wilmington Star-News

Cowboys fall just short of title berth
Tulsa World

North Carolina (at Chapel Hill), Missouri's bowl opponent, has had its own issues
Columbia (MO) Missourian

Surprise Selection Virginia Tech Takes on Michigan in Allstate Sugar Bowl
sportsnola.com

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-
Outcry over Virginia Tech's BCS bid to Sugar Bowl misplaced; weep not for Kansas State
-
Virginia is preparing to reap the hidden benefits of bowl prep
-
Old Dominion, Wilder agree to 10-year extension

Beamer unapologetic about Hokies' bowl bid
Roanoke Times

WVU football- More than 2,000 tickets sold for Orange Bowl after first day
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Kinston baseball efforts take a hit
Kinston Free Press

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Sports Illustrated names Coach K 'Sportsman of the Year'
-
Gottfried- Wolfpack close to being a good team
-
Look for UNC-CH's Zellar to bounce back against Evansville
-
Bowl shakeup changes plans for Tar Heels
-
No rest for bowl bound Pack
-
Wolfpacks' Amerson wins Tatum Award
-
NHL overhaul shuffles Canes to new conference

From the Charlotte Observer
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Newton fan gets thrill of a lifetime
-
Big Play man has Panthers gaining yards in chunks
-
Maggette eager to play lead role on young cast

Best combined year ever for programs
Columbia (SC) State

Gamecock defense has lots of fight
Omaha World-Herald

Same place, different perspective for Clemson
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Mountaineers feel frustration after loss
-
Harbor keeps WSSU players strong

UNCW Police say better safe than sorry with campus alerts
WWAY

December 5, 2011

From al.com
-
Love it, or hate it- Alabama-LSU rematch set for Jan. 9 in BCS Championship Game
-
35-bowl game schedule set; see the lineup here
-
Oklahoma State of 2011 is pretty much Auburn of 2004, unhappily outside looking in
-
Source says Ole Miss will hire Arkansas State's Hugh Freeze

BCS gives us another nightmare
Washington Post

From ESPN
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Big 12 commissioner calls for plus-one
-
SEC fans rejoice as other recoil

BCS will never make sense
Tri-City Herald

Sugar Bowl a 'travesty'
rivals.com

College football deseves better than this
Anderson Independent

Despite anti-rematch hysteria, game should be a great one
SI.com

UNC-Chapel Hill, N.C. State and Wake Forest get bowl bids; Clemson, Va. Tech land BCS berths
Fayetteville Observer

From the Charlotte Observer
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Newton rushes to record in Panthers' win
-
Laws of motion don't apply to this Newton
-
Swinney, Tigers revel in moment
-
N.C. State, UNC-Chapel Hill, Wake Forest headed to bowls
-
Gamecocks to face Huskers in bowl
-
49ers stun UConn, continue dream run
-
Kurt Busch is out at Penske Racing

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Virginia Tech needed perfect storm to receive BCS at-large
-
Virginia headed to the Chick-fil-A Bowl to play Auburn

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Hokies get sweet surprise- trip to Sugar Bowl
-
Jets come back to top Redskins, 34-19

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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USC, Huskers will clash in Capital One
-
Clemson to meet Big East power West Virginia in Orange Bowl
-
Smith's clutch jumper lifts USC over Clemson

Clemson's Morris accepts deal to stay with Tigers
Columbia (SC) State

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Stanford rallies to surge past Pack
-
Duke loses to Stanford in NCAA women's soccer national championship game
-
AP Source reports two Redskins expected to be suspended
-
Canes' lost culture not easily replaced

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Deacons headed to Music City Bowl
-
Rams turn sights toward next opponent

From the Idaho Statesman
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Left out of BCS again, Boise State headed to MAACO Bowl Las Vegas
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Brian Murphy- BCS snub now feels routine for Boise State
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Schools after Boise State's Petersen; Big East plans on hold

December 4, 2011

LSU mauls UGA for SEC title
Atlanta Journal Constitution

From the Charlotte Observer
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Clemson clobbers Va. Tech for ACC title
-
Source- N.C. State, Louisville in Belk Bowl
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Matchups- Panthers at Bucs
-
Newton part of evolving QB style

Orange crush- Tech's October loss to Clemson was no fluke
Roanoke Times

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Back in Orange- Clemson slams Virginia Tech, heads back to Miami
-
USC, Clemson each looking for identity

Anthony Davis gives Kentucky the upper hand over Tar Heels
Lexington Herald-Leader

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Tar Heels stumble against Kentucky
-
Official- 13 hurt when fans storm Okla. St. field

Liberty Bowl matchup likely to be Vanderbilt vs. Big East team
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Undefeated Stanford is last hurdle for Duke women's soccer national title hopes
Durham Herald Sun

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Black Bears maul Mountaineers
-
Maine has easy time with ASU
-
Rams' defense takes charge

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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ODU falls against Ga. Southern in FCS second-round game
-
Monarchs claim road win against Northeastern
-
Skins-Jets match-up features contrast in coaching styles

Northern Iowa rallies past Wofford in FCS playoffs
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

December 3, 2011

From the Charlotte Observer
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Stage set for Clemson, Va. Tech rematch
-
ACC title game to stay in Charlotte 2 more years
-
Swinney not backing down from comments
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SEC- Dawgs have nothing to lose
-
Bobcats' Henderson comes back strong
-
As Panthers try to build, Bucs caught in landslide

From the Roanoke Times
-
Hokies' keys to the game vs. Clemson
-
Script has played out for Virginia Tech as Hokies rematch Clemson

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Clemson seeking consistency
-
Misfiring USC loses 3rd straight

Tide needs Oklahoma victory to remove all doubt
Nashville Tennessean

Preparing for SEC title game
Atlanta Journal Constitution

Pac-12 title not satisfying for Ducks
The Oregonian

Boise's Peterson turns down UCLA
The Oregonian

A search like no other at Penn State
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Statistically, Bears and Mountaineers are similar
-
WSSU prepares to face another pass-happy team

A win at Northeastern would be timely for ODU
Norfolk Virginian-Pilot

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Kentucky, UNC-CH series may end
-
Pack announces baseball signees

December 2, 2011

WVU football- Mountaineers stay in contention for BCS berth with last-second field goal
Charleston Daily Mail

From the Charleston Gazette
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Big East will seek dismissal of WVU lawsuit
-
Clutch at the finish

Roy Kramer reflects on SEC title game, BCS
al.com

BCS needs to find another way
Idaho Statesman

"Every game counts' rings hollow
LA Times

College sports guilty of piling on
Reno Gazette-Journal

Bowl scenarios that could send UVa to Charlotte, Virginia Tech to New Orleans
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Tigers look a lot like USC did last year
Columbia (SC) State

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Strong second carries Rangers past Canes
-
Late call fouls up Wolfpack
-
ACC's top 2 take hit
-
Hairston to miss Kentucky game
-
Ex-Heel Yates set for history

From the Winston Salem Journal
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It's still early, but ACC basketball needs a boost
-
Washington, Peacock boost ASU's receiving corps
-
Appalachian State rallies to beat UNC Greensboro

UNCW falls short against Toledo
Wilmington Star-News

Mullen, Dungy top Penn State wish list
Philly.com

Chris Gamble a sure thing again
Charlotte Observer

December 1, 2011

From the Charleston Daily Mail
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WVU wants to end losing skid in Tampa, earn BCS bowl berth
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WVU embraces benefits of beer sales
  A season net of $519,756.09

For WVU, it comes down to this
Charleston Gazette

From College Football News
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CFN Preview, Prediction & Game Story - West Virginia at South Florida
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It's a rematch, but things have changed since Clemson's dominant win

Former Clemson and NFL star, Stanford coach Chester McGlockton dead at age 42
Anderson Independent

Two-and-out for college coaches is 'disturbing'
USA Today

College football held hostage
Yahoo! Sports

College football is giving us a headache
Ft Worth Star-Telegram

Absent a playoff, Virginia Tech, others would benefit from reforming bowl system
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Heels surge to win
-
Wolfpack falters against Hoosiers
-
Canes' Muller takes charge with 'energy-based' coaching

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Wake Forest fells Nebraska
-
ASU to take early league test
-
Postseason drive filling WSSU bandwagon

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Clemson eyes return as Southeast's Linebacker U
-
Hokies' defense dominant again under Foster's care
-
No national title implications, but games aren't meaningless
-
'Bruuuuuce' is back- USC basketball bolstered by return of Ellington from football

Virginia Tech plays close but can't catch Minnesota at final buzzer
Roanoke Times

Tebow, Denver Super Bowl win equals NFL Armageddon
Orlando Sentinel

December 31, 2011

C-USA Bowl Scoreboard & Schedule
Bonesville.net

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ESPN

From the Tulsa World
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TU loses heartbreaker to BYU in Armed Forces Bowl
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TU loses heartbreaker to BYU in Armed Forces Bowl
-
TU report card for Armed Forces Bowl
-
TU notebook- Big game
-
TU basketball hopes Mercer win is springboard for future success

BYU overtakes Tulsa in final seconds to win Armed Forces Bowl
Ft Worth Star-Telegram

From the Birmingham News
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UAB transfer Todd O'Brien continues his quest to play this season
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Former Williamson star Matt McCants goes from tuba player to Senior Bowl invitee

Dec. 30 Men's Basketball Recap
conferenceusa.com

USM hires Tommy West as defensive coordinator
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Hattiesburg American
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Johnson's Southern Miss staff nearly complete
-
Southern Miss football championship top local sports story of 2011
-
Lady Eagles win thriller

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tigers' Joe Jackson out for tonight's game against Charlotte
-
Tigers-Charlotte preview

Charlotte 49ers capitalizing on steals
Charlotte Observer

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd on road against old MAC foe Ball St
-
Herd has reputation to uphold
-
Snyder's last man leaving Marshall

From the Houston Chronicle
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Keenum has plenty of records and wins, but is he UH's best QB ever?
-
Cougars get a chance at non-conference redemption

Tulane basketball team turns focus to Texas-Pan American
New Orleans Times Picayune

December 30, 2011

From the Tulsa World
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Tulsa Hurricane looks for major win against BYU
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Key matchup for Armed Forces Bowl
-
TU storylines for Armed Forces Bowl
-
TU football notebook- Mirror image

Tulsa seeks redemption in Armed Forces Bowl
Ft Worth Star-Telegram

Keys for BYU, Tulsa in Armed Forces Bowl
Fox Sports Southwest

Dec. 29 Men's Basketball Recap
conferenceusa.com

USM cruises past Alcorn St
Hattiesburg American

Marshall bounced at Belmont
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tigers roll over Robert Morris, 64-47
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Memphis Tigers learn how to adjust on the fly

Sykes, Jordan lead UCF to Holiday Classic win over Stetson
Orlando Sentinel

UTEP men's basketball- Miners dominate inside, win handily at Bank of the West Don Haskins Sun Bowl Invitational
El Paso Times

From the Houston Chronicle
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Falling short of BCS bowl, UH returns to familiar site
-
New UH coach Tony Levine makes first hire

SMU defense will return key contributors in 2012
Dallas Morning News

December 29, 2011

From the Houston Chronicle
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Adjusting to busy role, Levine keeps his focus on Penn St
-
Looking ahead to the TicketCity Bowl- UH vs. Penn State
-
Trip down memory lane with Rice's bowl history

Just the Stats- Penn State vs Houston
Black Shoe Diaries

From the Tulsa World
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Final farewell
-
The Picker- Notable storylines get gloomy updates
-
Hurricane takes down Mercer

From the Birmingham News
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UAB's Cameron Moore sets a school single game record with 24 rebounds
-
UAB gets a 56-49 road win over George Washington

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tarik Black helps Memphis Tigers fix rebounding problems
-
University of Memphis vs. Robert Morris preview

Golden Eagles welcome Alcorn State to town tonight
Hattiesburg American

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd to take on Bruins
-
Game at Belmont tough, hard to follow

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU basketball finally makes debut at American Airlines Center
-
Double-Overtime- OSU 68, SMU 58

From the El Paso Times
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Miners come up short- Colorado State gets by UTEP
-
UTEP basketball notebook- Arkansas-Pine Bluff just hasn't felt at home

December 28, 2011

From the Tulsa World
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TU's Texans excited to play near home
-
TU Notebook- Paying regards
-
Tim Peete leads TU into home basketball game against Mercer

From the Dallas Morning News
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Healthy J.J. McDermott should boost SMU's chances in bowl
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SMU feels bowl game pressure- Losing means 'you live with it the whole year'
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SMU running backs coach Wes Suan now directing offensive line as well

Tulane freshmen rising to the challenge for the women's basketball team
New Orleans Times Picayune

Tinnon winning battle on boards
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

UCF coach Donnie Jones is looking to give freshmen more playing time
Orlando Sentinel

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Eagles roll to 7th in row
-
Petal's Buckley to join Johnson's staff at USM

Eagles blast Blazers
Hattiesburg American

Opportunities for Memphis Tigers to get signature win down to precious few
Memphis Commercial Appeal

UTEP men's basketball- Miners face Rams in 50th invitational
El Paso Times

From the Houston Chronicle
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Coogs guard Jonathon Simmons is making himself right at home
-
For point guard Dylan Ennis, the path to Rice was long and difficult

December 27, 2011

C-USA basketball power rankings - 12.26.11
FS Houston

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Pena hits his groove
-
Dodson, Perez share C-USA honors

From the Tulsa World
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TU's respect for military obvious as Armed Forces Bowl nears
-
TU Notebook- Back to work

Golden Eagles host Belhaven tonight
Hattiesburg American

Stadium plans top list of 2011 developments for Rice athletics
Houston Chronicle

Former Tulane football coach Bennie Ellender died just before Christmas
New Orleans Times Picayune

December 26, 2011

From the Hattiesburg American
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Fedora filled with emotion after Hawaii Bowl
-
Eagles came through when it counted

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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One for the record books
-
Veteran Bustle will lead Eagles offense

Promoting coaches from within at colleges can be hit or miss
Houston Chronicle

TU-BYU matchup may be a battle between quarterbacks
Tulsa World

Garrick McGee settling into his new job at UAB
Birmingham News

Final- Miners beat Auburn in Hawaii tourney
El Paso Times

December 25, 2011

Southern Miss beats Nevada 24-17 in Hawaii Bowl
The Associated Press

From the Hattiesburg American
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HAWAII HIGHLIGHT
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Next offensive coordinator has great expectations
-
Law dominates in MVP performance

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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One for the record books
-
Veteran Bustle will lead Eagles offense

Conference USA Bowl Scoreboard & Schedule
Bonesville.net

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Holiday bears great gift for Doc Holliday
-
Bruins await Herd for rematch on their turf
-
Tyson Gale receives C-USA Fall Spirit Service Award

UCF basketball players making most of their Christmas break
Orlando Sentinel

December 24, 2011

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conferenceusa.com

From the Hattiesburg American
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Today's Hawaii Bowl carries some weight
-
Golden Eagles ready for Wolf Pack

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Finally, it's back to football
-
Versatile Lampley ready for an encore
-
Williams still helping, hoping to play in '12
-
Davis one of 21 seniors saying aloha to USM

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis athletics hunting change of faces for program
-
Analysis: Memphis Tigers need to change their stripes
-
University of Memphis junior Dontari Poe entering NFL draft
-
No. 16 Georgetown holds back Memphis Tigers, 70-59

UTEP men's baskteball- Kansas St. uses late run to beat Miners
El Paso Times

UH sees recruits stick with new coach Levine
Houston Chronicle

TU's Native American players proud of their heritage
Tulsa World

True son of Marshall made tough decision
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

December 23, 2011

From conferenceusa.com
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Dec. 22 Men's Basketball Recap
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From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Presents under my tree
  Think about it: The league's best football fan base (East Carolina) and flagship basketball program (Memphis) were untouched.
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A tall-order Cook

Herd celebrates stretch of wins
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Hattiesburg American
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New coach Johnson hard at work already
-
USM's Pope living it up on the islands
-
USM, Nevada soon to be league foes
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NOTEBOOK- Eagles go through final full practice
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Golden Eagles win 6th in a row

Eustachy- We survived, it's amazing
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Bower on the mend from after frightening accident
Biloxi Sun Herald

TU's young players benefiting from bowl preparation
Tulsa World

From the Houston Chronicle
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New UH football coach Levine says he's in it for the long haul
-
Rice scores its signature win, snaps A&M's 67-game streak

From the El Paso Times
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Opening-round win- UTEP men stop Clemson, stay alive in basketball tournament
-
UTEP men win big, defeat Clemson during opening round of Hawaii tournament
-
NMSU basketball player apologizes over obscene gesture to UTEP fans

Tigers tumble to UTEP in Hawaii
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

From the Birmingham News
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UAB turns APR problems into APR success
-
UAB beats Jacksonville, 70-65, at Bartow Arena

UCF basketball team striving to improve on the road
Orlando Sentinel

December 22, 2011

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH removes interim tag, names Levine new coach
-
UH's Young finds stroke in 90-80 win over Rogers St

From the Hattiesburg American
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USM hopes to have AD by July
-
Hawaii not totally foreign to Eagles
-
Southern Miss looking to stop Nevada's prolific pistol offense
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USM NOTEBOOK- Hawaii Bowl replaces WAC affiliation with Mountain West
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Lady Eagles take care of Jackson State

USM IN HAWAII- THRIVE, GO
Biloxi Sun Herald

Day 2 from Hawaii - Pearl Harbor, practice, etc
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Hawaii Bowl Preview- Southern Miss vs. Nevada
Athlon Sports

From the Tulsa World
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Hurricane looks to end season on a high note
-
John Klein- Bowl win for Tulsa may help heal Houston loss
-
Tulsa signs junior college football player

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Ratliff leaving Marshall for UNC Charlotte Football
-
Way down in Florida, locals put up points
-
Cato grows
-
Pena leads Herd to win

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Marshall basketball- Behind Pena, Marshall secures victory
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Marshall football- Herd showed resiliency entire season

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Time to be a leader
-
Pena, Herd shoot down WVU Tech

Tulane Green Wave basketball faces challenge, opportunity vs. No. 1 Syracuse
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tigers' attention on Georgetown's center
-
Memphis Tigers Preview: Georgetown
-
Four junior college players sign to play football at University of Memphis

Louisiana-Lafayette edges UCF 61-60
Orlando Sentinel

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP men's basketball- Miner, Clemson open tourney
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Undefeated no more- Cold-shooting Lady Miners fall on last-second shot

December 21, 2011

From conferenceusa.com
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Marshall Wins 2011 Beef `O' Brady's Bowl
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Ellis Johnson Named Head Football Coach at Southern Miss
-
2011-12 Fall C-USA Spirit of Service

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Dobson flashes his skills once again to lift the Herd
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Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl notebook- Teams maximized practice opportunity
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Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl- A rivalry is born
-
Marshall basketball- WVU Tech hopes Herd is weary

Herd comes up big
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd wins bowl, 20-10
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Chuck Landon grades the Herd
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Andrew Ramspacher awards game balls
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Adkins family splits bowl game loyalties
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‘Experts’ pick Herd to lose at their peril
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MU players visit Cabell Huntington Hospital
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WVU Tech vists MU Wednesday
-
Stanley, King pass away

From the Hattiesburg American
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THE RIGHT STUFF
-
Johnson's intro speaks volumes about coach
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Bower, Favre laud Johnson hire
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Age nothing but a number to new Southern Miss coach
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USM NOTEBOOK- Eagles relishing time in Hawaii
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Fans show support for new USM football coach

Johnson takes Southern Miss job
Charleston Post & Courier

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Saunders- 'He was so rock-solid'
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News back home leads to mood swing in Hawaii

Fans offer thoughts on hiring of Ellis Johnson
Biloxi Sun Herald

C-USA basketball power rankings - 12.20.11
FS Houston

VCU runs away from UAB, 68-49
Birmingham News

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tigers' struggles bring out coach Josh Pastner's vocal side
-
Memphis Tigers football prospects expected to sign today

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF hires Jim Fleming to take over as linebackers coach
-
Former UCF star Bruce Miller thriving during rookie season with San Francisco 49ers

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH men finally win a close game, edge UTSA 77-75 at Hofheinz Pavilion
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Scratch DeForest off list of coaching candidates for UH job

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP men's basketball- Miners prepare for major tournament
-
UTEP women's basketball get votes in national poll
-
UTEP hires offensive line coach

December 20, 2011

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Ellis Johnson to be next USM coach
-
Golden Eagles have mastered the art of the pick-6 with NCAA-record 8

Johnson expected to be named USM coach
Biloxi Sun Herald

Ellis Johnson reportedly takes Southern Miss job
Anderson Independent

South Carolina coach Johnson back in Hattiesburg
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

From the Hattiesburg American
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Dodson's buzzer shot lifts Eagles
-
It takes a special person to be a good coach

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd readies for bowl tonight
-
Herd not flinching at nation's downplaying of bowl game
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Kane leads MU past Belmont
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Taking one for the team- Aiken plays with hernia

Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl- Teams had plenty of time to prepare for each other
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Here's the Beef
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Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl capsule
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Cook-ing, Buckeyes and a Beef
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Herd hangs on against Belmont

College football preview- Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl
Tampabay.com

Nooga Bowl Preview- Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl
Nooga.com

GAMEDAY- Marshall vs. FIU
West Virginia MetroNews

From conferenceusa.com
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Dec. 19 Men's Basketball Recap
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Dec. 19 C-USA Women's Basketball Weekly Awards
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From the Houston Chronicle
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Four candidates have interviewed for UH top job
-
A smooth transition and a chance to move forward for the Cougars
-
Temple beats Rice 77-70 in battle of Owls
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Rice casts doubt on Bayou Bucket game's future
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Bowl frenzy- What to watch and avoid

UAB's Todd O'Brien to SI.com- Martelli said if you're not playing here, you're not playing anywhere
Birmingham News

Freshman Adonis Thomas leads Memphis Tigers over Lipscomb
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF coach George O’Leary hires Jim Fleming to take over as Knights’ new linebackers coach
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Michael Chandler’s family says UCF has backed off recruiting him due to NCAA investigation

UTEP men's basketball musters stifling defense in 2nd straight win
El Paso Times

From the Tulsa World
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Creighton shuts down TU
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Football- TU's Rountree promoted

Deep burn- SMU uses 3-ball to bury SE Missouri, 84-65
Dallas Morning News

December 19, 2011

Preview & Prediction for the 2011 Beef O’Brady’s St. Petersburg Bowl
College Football News

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Marshall adjusts to Tropicana Field surroundings
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Fla. alumni ready to cheer on Herd

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Coleman responds to coach's call with impressive outing
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As expected, Marshall's Bullock flops to the title

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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‘Trop’ fine spot to hold a bowl
-
QBs overcome odds
-
Thundering Herd hosts upstart Belmont

From the Houston Chronicle
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Houston Athletics Foundation among losers in alleged Ponzi scheme
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Temple gives Rice taste of East Coast basketball

University of Houston hit hard by Ponzi scheme
Raleigh News & Observer

Are there too many bowl games?
Hattiesburg American

Hatcher catching on at Southern Miss (Updated rankings)
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Frontcourt play plagues Memphis Tigers
-
Memphis Tigers Preview: Lipscomb

UTEP men's basketball- Miners host McNeese State in last game before tournament play
El Paso Times

Tulsa's McClellan is a quick study
Tulsa World

December 18, 2011

Dec. 17 Men's Basketball Recap
ConferenceUSA.com

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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After 2 years, Holliday makes bowl
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Herd will squeak by FIU in what could be quick bowl
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Hamrick hopeful Herd fans fill fair share of stadium
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MARSHALL-FIU BY THE NUMBERS
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Tropicana Field transformed
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Herd handles High Point, 79-59
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'Tis the season- A guide to the 35 bowl games
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Pitt reported to have interviewed FIU's Cristobal

No. 4 Louisville holds off Memphis Tigers, 95-87
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Marshall football- Herd arrives for mix of fun in sun, business
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Herd arrives in St. Pete on anniversary of Holliday hire
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Hattiesburg American
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Southern Miss takes command late to beat Ole Miss
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USM win should convince any skeptics
-
Golden Eagles head to Hawaii today
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Whatever happened to former USM quarterback Dustin Almond?

Ellis Johnson reported front runner for USM job
Garnet & Black Attack

Eagles fly by Ole Miss
Biloxi Sun Herald

Business as usual for Fedora
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Tulsa World
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TU athletics facing major conference, leadership changes
-
Lawless says TU will be all right in conference realignment
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TU Q&A- President Steadman Upham
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Lou Holtz sounds off about BCS
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Tulsa defeats UT-Arlington in overtime

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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UCF grinds out 61-53 win over Old Dominion
-
UCF's path to Big East paved with setbacks, visionary leaders who wouldn't give up
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A look back at UCF's many different athletic conferences through the years

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH, Rhoades may already have their next head football coach
-
Rice win streak snapped in loss to Lamar

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF grinds out 61-53 win over Old Dominion
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UCF's path to Big East paved with setbacks, visionary leaders who wouldn't give up
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A look back at UCF's many different athletic conferences through the years

Poor shooting from outside again haunts the Monarchs
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP men's basketball- Miners shut down Southern early for decisive victory
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UTEP basketball notebook- Miners lose Moore to torn right ACL

December 17, 2011

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Holliday faces opponent from Florida hotbed he recruits
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With beard gone bad, Bruhin has fresh look
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FIU has more than Hilton
-
High Point visits Herd

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Marshall football- Van looks to ride momentum into bowl against FIU
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MU hoops- What might have been on schedule
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Marshall basketball- Herrion, Herd begin 3-game home stretch

The Marshall football team ready for the national spotlight
WOWK

From the Hattiesburg American
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USM hosts Ole Miss today
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USM's Dodson gets OK to play

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
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Ole Miss, USM ready for rare Hub City meeting
-
All quiet on the USM coaching search

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Coach search may run into next week
-
Report- Smart removes himself from consideration for USM job
-
Page's shooting is bonanza for USM
-
South Carolina DC interviews for Golden Eagle job

From the Houston Chronicle
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Board of Trustees signs off on $44.5 million project for Rice Stadium
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UH will have its work cut out playing to level of Big East basketball
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UH’s search for consistency on the hardwood
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Up next for Rice basketball- Saturday vs. Lamar

Dec. 16 Men's Basketball Notebook
ConferenceUSA.com

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tigers football ticket prices reduced
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Memphis Tigers-Louisville preview
-
Rick Pitino says his Cardinals will run with Memphis Tigers today

UCF basketball faces tough Old Dominion team Saturday at UCF Arena
Orlando Sentinel

Two new arrivals to add big boost to ODU basketball
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Slumping Hurricane looks to start over
Tulsa World

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP assistant football coach joins Arizona State staff
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UTEP men's basketball- Miners may face Southern without key starter Moore

December 16, 2011

USM continues interview process
Hattiesburg American

USC's Ellis Johnson a candidate for top job at Southern Miss
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

Bowl trip looms for Herd
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Late surge at Syracuse lingers
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Dobson, Hilton share spotlight
-
Marshall defense must prepare for two quarterbacks from FIU

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tigers set to renew long-running rivalry with Louisville on Saturday
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Chris Vaughn to coach CBs for Tigers

University of Tulsa set to reveal new video board, sound system
Tulsa World

December 15, 2011

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Timetable for hire may move up
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Conference helps foot bill for bowl game
-
Eagles eager to face Rebels

USM primed for bowl trip
Hattiesburg American

Herd bowl ticket sales 'positive'
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Bowl game in Florida suits many MU natives
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Curry wins more All-America honors
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MU's Cato, FIU's Hilton share history as friends

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Missouri aide joins U of M as defensive coordinator
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University of Memphis athletics boss will get salary after he retires
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Memphis Tigers' Ferrakohn Hall very ready to hit court

From the Tulsa World
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Tulsa reportedly loses assistant coach to Memphis
-
Ex-TU coach Todd Graham leaves Pittsburgh to take Arizona State job

SMU set to take on Pittsburgh team missing a number of key coaches
Dallas Morning News

From the Houston Chronicle
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When the going gets tough, Rhoades gets running
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After scoring 109 in historic rout, Owls credit their defense
-
Rice's 58-point rout of Louisiana College third largest in school history

Tulane Green Wave commitments to stay on board with new coach Curtis Johnson
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the El Paso Times
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Rebels ruin upset- UNLV pulls away from UTEP in men's basketball
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NMSU suspends basketball player for obscene gesture at UTEP fans

December 14, 2011

Dec. 13 Men's Basketball Notebook
conferenceusa.com

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Coaching blunders bite teams in C-USA
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Trip into Florida has Herd comparing speed of states
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Common opponents- Edge FIU
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Herd sharpens its Spikes

Herd's future depends on more than bowl
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

FIU-Marshall Preview
CBSSports.com

From the Hattiesburg American
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USM expected to start interviewing for new head coach
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NOTEBOOK- Football Eagles recognized for academics

Let's rank the USM coaching candidates
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Eagles working fast on search for new football coach
Biloxi Sun Herald

Cradle of coaching- Garrick McGee and Justin Fuente rise from Tulsa high school stars to college head coaches
Tulsa World

Pelham's Justin Forehand is the first to commit to UAB HC Garrick McGee
Birmingham News

Keeping Galen Scott on staff easy decision for new Memphis Tigers football coach
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Jordan brothers help UCF hold off N.C. A&T
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UCF continues heavy QB recruiting following Godfrey's departure

UCF's Godfrey scrambling away from Knights
Examiner.com

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH athletic director Mack Rhoades has a plate full of projects in the works
-
The Cougars light up Times Square
-
Youth serving UH men's basketball team well

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU gets a 'Welcome to Big East' billboard in Times Square, New York
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Former SMU running back Craig James to run for U.S. Senate

December 13, 2011

Around Conference USA - Basketball
USA Today

From conferenceusa.com
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Dec. 12 Men's Basketball Players of the week
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Dec. 12 C-USA Women's Basketball POW
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C-USA basketball power rankings-12.12.11
FS Houston

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Loss to Murray St. prompts coach Josh Pastner to insulate Memphis Tigers as they prepare for game vs. Louisville
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University of Memphis falls from basketball polls after loss; Will Barton gets C-USA honor
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Longtime Houston Nutt aide joins Memphis Tigers staff

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Cato looking to redeem himself
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Curry shows off his latest awards, reflects on his goals for the season
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Rumors of Dobson's exit greatly exaggerated
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E-paper exclusive- Firm to be selected for MU athletic facilities

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Marshall football- Kelson moonlights as quarterback
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Marshall football- Dobson plans to submit paperwork to NFL Draft Advisory Board

Tulsa's recent bowl success has helped impress recruits
Tulsa World

From the Hattiesburg American
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From big to big-time
-
No sports breaks here during December
-
USM football team to be honored Saturday
-
About 600 Hawaii Bowl 'Tickets for Troops' sold

Holmes blossoms into O-line rock
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

UCF starting quarterback Jeff Godfrey's father confirms he is transferring
Orlando Sentinel

June Jones claims God's plan is the reason he's still at SMU and not Arizona State
Dallas Morning News (sub req'd)

From the Houston Chronicle
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A closer look at UH interim head coach Tony Levine
-
Rice Men's basketball team faces tough schedule after 10-day finals break

December 12, 2011

From conferenceusa.com
-
Dec. 11 Men's Basketball Recap
-
Dec. 11 Tulane and UCF Women Victorious on Sunday

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Murray State ambushes Memphis Tigers, 76-72
-
Tigers-Murray State Replay: Slow start costs Memphis
-
Memphis Tiger talks not translating to urgency on the court
-
U of M signee Shaq Goodwin shows talents
-
Coach Justin Fuente to keep two Memphis Tigers assistants

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd dominates Iona, 82-63
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Huge win over Iona extremely impressive
-
Bowl game allows for young player development

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane Green Wave tops Jacksonville State to win Prosser tourney
-
Curtis Johnson has left a big imprint on the New Orleans Saints
-
Tulane officials say commitment to athletic program now evident

Miners hang on- UTEP beats Aggies in rematch
El Paso Times

UCF coach Donnie Jones looks forward to having full roster available soon
Orlando Sentinel

Potential candidates to succeed Sumlin as UH head coach
Houston Chronicle

Will USM play well in its last game under Fedora?
Hattiesburg American

December 11, 2011

From conferenceusa.com
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Dec. 10 Men's Basketball Recap
-
Dec. 10 C-USA Women Go 5-1 In Saturday

From the Houston Chronicle
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Kevin Sumlin leaves UH to take A&M head coaching gig
-
With Kevin Sumlin gone to A&M, UH begins search for head coach
-
The drama finally ends as Sumlin departs

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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MU bowl opponent making progress
-
Chuck Landon- Like Slack before him, Tinnon has 'the knack'
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MU's league foes build win totals
-
Curry adds to awards

Herd's Tinnon instinctively gets it done
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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High-scoring Gaels invade Henderson Center today
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Curry named to FWAA All-America team

From the El Paso Times
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Unmatched success- UTEP to honor Nolan Richardson
-
UTEP men's basketball- Miners set to face rival NMSU for 203rd time
-
Civil-rights pioneer, UTEP coach McCarty dead at 96

While USM starts looking
Hattiesburg American

From the Hattiesburg American
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Southern Miss cruises to win over La. Tech
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Outgoing coach in favor of USM promoting from within
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USM NOTEBOOK- Fedora leads Eagles through practice
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USM's Davis part of what is right about college athletics
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To upset fans- Were you at Memphis game?

USM breezes past Louisiana Tech
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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New Tigers coach in hurry-up mode
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Dear Coach Fuente, here's your starter's guide to success
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Veteran Murray State, coach perfect going against Memphis Tigers
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Memphis Tigers preview: Murray State

UCF basketball coaches say they embrace huge challenge competing in Big East
Orlando Sentinel

Tulane basketball team rebounds with rout of MacMurray
New Orleans Times Picayune

December 10, 2011

Conference dominos still may fall
espn

From the Birmingham News
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UAB's Garrick McGee was born to coach football
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UAB's homework on Garrick McGee showed mistakes helped make him the man he is

From the Hattiesburg American
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Eagles happy to get back to work
-
USM's Davis wins Burlsworth Award

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Stage is set for FIU's audition for C-USA
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MU coach knows ins, outs of FIU
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MU Basketball Notebook- Herd to face strong Iona
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Tinnon hits the boards

Search process begins at USM
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Houston Chronicle
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After Richt declines offer, Texas A&M seems set to hire Sumlin
-
Amid Big East celebration, UH officials talk new football stadium

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane football stadium will be 'crown jewel' of athletic department
-
Tulane Green Wave among four teams to play in Skip Prosser Classic

2012 BBVA Compass Bowl- Pitt Has History On Its Side Against SMU
SB Nation

Memphis Tigers' Will Barton leading by example
Memphis Commercial Appeal

UCF basketball focused on winning this season, not move to Big East in 2013
Orlando Sentinel

December 9, 2011

From the Tulsa World
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C-USA commisioner comments on league's future following Big East announcement
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TU basketball notebook- Making the shots
-
Lou Holtz to deliver TU fall commencement address

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tigers' new coach Justin Fuente arrives with blueprint for success
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New Memphis football coach Justin Fuente 'so ready for this challenge'
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Justin Fuente's rise no surprise to associates
-
Memphis Tigers' Charles Carmouche cited for bill

AD Giannini announces his retirement from Southern Miss
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Athletic director hangs hat on facility upgrades
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Coach plans to lead the Eagles in Hawaii Bowl

From the Hattiesburg American
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Giannini to retire in January
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It's official- Fedora's moving on
-
Past week at USM has been a whirlwind
-
Golden Eagle players describe meeting with Fedora as 'awkward'

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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After defections, C-USA in survival mode
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Herd's Curry named to Camp All-America team

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Herd's Tinnon instinctively gets it done
-
UCF basks in move to Big East

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Tinnon hits the boards
-
Kelson adjusts at QB

Jupiter Christian QB Kedric Bostic switches commitment from UCF to Princeton
Orlando Sentinel

From the Dallas Morning News
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June Jones happy about return to SMU- 'I love where I'm at'
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June Jones- 'I was open and honest' with SMU on job overtures

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New Orleans Times Picayune

UTEP basketball- Miners prepare for Aggies rematch
E
l Paso Times

December 8, 2011

From conferenceusa.com
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Southern Miss and UAB Win on Wednesday
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Houston's Sumlin Named C-USA Football Coach of the Year

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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TCU aide Justin Fuente to be named football coach for Memphis Tigers
-
Justin Fuente works quickly when it matters
-
Suspended Memphis guard Charles Carmouche could miss fourth game

With loss of UH, SMU, UTEP looks toward west
  UTEP AD Bob Stull confirmed that the Mountain West and C-USA, which had already announced a football merger, are now examining a union in all sports
E
l Paso Times

From the Tulsa World
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C-USA changes
  A breakdown of teams leaving for the Big East and teams staying in C-USA
-
C-USA deserters mean bad news for Hurricane
-
Wichita State continues TU's basketball misery
-
TU basketball notebook- Making the shots

From the Hattiesburg American
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Still no announcement on Fedora
-
Eagles best South Alabama

On Carolina minds
Biloxi Sun Herald

Eagles tweet best wishes for Fedora
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Eagles aim to keep winning during the holidays
The (USM) Student Printz

From the Dallas Morning News
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Report- June Jones agreed to coach Arizona State, but his offer was pulled
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SMU President R. Gerald Turner- June Jones remains our football coach
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Its journey to Big East complete, SMU looks forward to reaping rewards (sub req'd)
-
June Jones' agent- Coach needed an 'ideal' situation to leave SMU (sub req'd)

Tulane set to announce plans for on-campus football stadium
New Orleans Times Picayune

UAB beats Middle Tennessee, 66-56, at Bartow Arena
Birmingham News

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Too many turnovers to beat Syracuse
-
Curry wins C-USA award

It’s official- Vinny is the man
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Marshall basketball- Herd anything but soft in defeat
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Big East officially introduces UCF, four others as new members
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Finally, Big East gives UCF some much-needed good news
-
Big East finally announces UCF is joining league
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Timeline- History of the Big East membership
-
UCF students pleased, but see Big East announcement as anticlimactic
-
Ted Roof hired as UCF defensive coordinator

From the Houston Chronicle
-
UH officially joins Big East, begins play in new conference in 2013
-
Sumlin meets with team…to discuss the schedule

December 7, 2011

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Fedora leaves nest to become Tar Heel
-
Potential candidates for USM job opening

From the Hattiesburg American
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USM must choose wisely in selecting Fedora's replacement
-
Coach Fedora, moving on, the American way
-
Despite injuries, basketball Eagles soldier on

From conferenceusa.com
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C-USA Announces Football All-Conference Teams
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C-USA Announces Football All-Freshman Team
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Team meeting set the tone for Garrick McGee's tenure as the UAB head coach
Birmingham News

From the Tulsa World
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TU is on board with plan for C-USA to merge with Mountain West
-
Shockers historic rivals for Hurricane

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Big East expands without University of Memphis
-
Will Barton leads Memphis Tigers over Miami (Fla.), 71-54

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd falls to Orange
-
Guidance by Herrion shows even during loss

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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First-half turnovers keep Herd down
-
Sun Belt has clouded C-USA in bowls

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH could join Big East as soon as Wednesday
-
Cougars rake in C-USA honors

From the Dallas Morning News
-
Big East to announce SMU as a new member as soon as Wednesday
-
SMU finally lands coveted spot in BCS conference (sub req'd)

Big East expected to finally introduce UCF as new member Wednesday
Orlando Sentinel

December 6, 2011

Conference USA basketball power rankings
FS Houston

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane Green Wave introduces Curtis Johnson as its new football coach
-
Tulane Green Wave gives new football coach a warm welcome
-
Curtis Johnson is introduced as Tulane's football coach
-
Curtis Johnson says it's time for things to get better at Tulane
-
New Tulane Coach Curtis Johnson will continue to work with New Orleans Saints for remainder of season
-
New Tulane football coach Curtis Johnson considering bringing Lionel Washington on staff

From the Birmingham News
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Facilities aren't Garrick McGee's first concern in his new job as the UAB football coach
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Fedora a sought-after commodity at meetings
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Houston Chronicle
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Sumlin, Fedora on Aggies' coaching wish list
-
Case Keenum snubbed in Heisman Trophy chase
-
Rice notebook- Several Owls have all-C-USA cases

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
University of Memphis' search for football coach loses three likely candidates
-
University of Memphis vs. Miami preview
-
Adonis Thomas having impact on Memphis Tigers
-
Memphis Tigers move up spot in Associated Press, coaches polls

Agent Leigh Steinberg- Client June Jones happy as coach at SMU
Dallas Morning News

Armed Forces Bowl could be similar to 2007 slugfest
Tulsa World

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Herd faces tall task vs. No. 3 Syracuse
-
Carpenter hoping for one more ring

Boeheim, Syracuse won't overlook Marshall
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
MU looks to regain relevancy
-
Herd to take on Syracuse

Pearl River OT Chandlor Mathews commits to USF Bulls
Orlando Sentinel

December 5, 2011

Conference USA Bowl Lineup Announced
conferenceusa.com

From the Birmingham News
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Garrick McGee is the choice for UAB's football coach
-
Garrick McGee is officially the new UAB FB coach

New Orleans Saints wide receivers coach Curtis Johnson expected to be named Tulane head coach
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Hattiesburg American
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Pack your bags for Hawaii
  Golden Eagles to play Nevada in Hawaii Bowl
-
Giannini explains decision to go to Hawaii Bowl
-
Golden Eagles beat Aggies for second time

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-
Banowsky- USM should be in Memphis, not Hawaii
-
Fedora- "We wanted to reward the players"

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd to face FIU in St. Petersburg
-
Marshall to Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl
-
Thundering Herd's heartbeat
-
Herd baseball inks 7 hurlers

From the Houston Chronicle
-
12-1 UH will meet Penn State Jan. 2 in Dallas at TicketCity Bowl
-
UH's Keenum sees dream season come undone
-
It's Rhoades' task to parlay UH momentum into other facets
-
Sumlin- ‘I’m very happy at the University of Houston’

From the Dallas Morning News
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With June Jones' future uncertain, SMU accepts bid to Compass Bowl
-
Source- SMU head coach June Jones exploring Arizona State opening

TU to meet BYU in Armed Forces Bowl
Tulsa World

Times Q&A- UTEP coach Mike Price had 'no doubt' about return for '12 season
El Paso Times

Alton 'Pig' Howard will choose Tennessee or UCF on Wednesday
Orlando Sentinel

Josh Pastner's assistant coach pick specializes in post play
Memphis Commercial Appeal

December 4, 2011

From conferenceusa.com
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Southern Miss Wins C-USA Football Championship
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Dec. 3 Men's Basketball Recap

From the Hattiesburg American
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CASE CLOSED
-
Fedora, USM believe they deserve BCS bid
-
USM NOTEBOOK- Golden Eagles' bowl picture remains cloudy after big win
-
Southern Miss defense makes Keenum pay in big game
-
Bradley's blocked punt 'biggest play of the game'

QUICK HITS- Southern Miss 49, Houston 28
cbssports.com

COUGAR CRUSHING
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-
Believe it now
-
Golden Eagles rough up Keenum
-
Golden Eagles greeted by an impromptu pep rally

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH's BCS bowl hopes dashed in stunning loss to Southern Miss
-
Southern Miss upends UH for C-USA title
-
Keenum sees dream season come undone
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UH loses much more than just a game
  Rather than the Sugar Bowl's estimated $17 million payoff, the Coogs likely will be getting around $1 million. Because bowl money is shared with 11 other Conference USA members, UH's net loss probably is $2.5 million
-
UH's Bowl prospects take a major hit
-
Sumlin's job status not an issue in UH's loss
-
UH men crush A&M-Corpus Christi to end losing skid
-
UH forward McLean out for season with stress fracture in foot
-
Kazemi flirts with triple-double in Rice's win over St. Thomas

CFT- Houston's loss costs league millions
nbcsports.com

UCLA AD courts Kevin Sumlin, Al Golden
SportingNews.com

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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FIU to Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl; Marshall, as well?
-
Jones back in time for more in Huntington
-
MU football notebook- 'The Catch' keeps Dobson in national spotlight

Two UCF basketball players suspended for rule violations
Orlando Sentinel

From the Birmingham News
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Source- UAB still working on finalizing deal with Garrick McGee
-
Is Arkansas OC Garrick McGee the choice at UAB?

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Tulane football coaching search has fans antsy, but others say patience is key
-
Tulane's basketball team turns back Georgia Tech, gains 57-52 home victory

Will Barton dazzles as Memphis Tigers thunder past Austin Peay, 91-60
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Tulsa World
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TU may play bowl close to home
-
Arizona State hands TU another close loss

UTEP football season in review- Injuries, lost opportunities hurt miners
El Paso Times

December 3, 2011

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Unbeaten UH disregards distractions, focuses on C-USA championship game
-
Breaking down the matchups for UH-Southern Miss game

From the Hattiesburg American
-
C-USA, USM in national spotlight
-
Eagles looking for more respect today at Houston
-
A look at today's USM-Houston game

Golden Eagles have one more goal to meet
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Birmingham News
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Two more names surface in UAB coaching search
  Texas Tech offensive coordinator Neal Brown and North Carolina at Chapel Hill interim head coach Everett Wither are among the pool of candidates.
-
UAB football commitments want head coach with energy, winning experience
  Texas Tech offensive coordinator Neal Brown and North Carolina at Chapel Hill interim head coach Everett Wither are among the pool of candidates.

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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This time, Luck has it right about Big East
 
Are you listening, Houston?
-
MU basketball notebook- Syracuse gets Herd's attention
-
Herd has time to get better

Marshall football- Thundering Herd prefers to bowl in Sunshine State
Charleston Daily Mail

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tigers aim to take best shot tonight against Austin Peay
-
Memphis vs. Austin Peay preview
-
Ron Leary, Dontari Poe earn top Tigers football awards
-
Saints aide Curtis Johnson on U of M's radar

TU men ready to right the ship at home
Tulsa World

UCF coach George O'Leary talks about 2011 season, recruiting, retirement and more
Orlando Sentinel

UTEP football- Price, recruits get set for new season
El Paso Times

Taller Green Wave set for early test against ACC's Georgia Tech
New Orleans Times Picayune

December 2, 2011

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conferenceusa.com

From the Houston Chronicle
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Keenum must seize the moment in pursuit of Heisman
-
Heiman winner likely to be one of three QBs or Tide RB
-
UH's Keenum wins Baugh Award
-
A&M fires Sherman, sets sights on UH's Sumlin

Texas A&M fires Sherman, opening job for Fedora
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Hattiesburg American
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'Tough' Pope has battled injuries all year
-
USM NOTEBOOK- Houston defender a Pine Belt product

From the El Paso Times
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Another year for UTEP's Mike Price- Football coach to finish current contract
-
Mike Price returns to UTEP football- OK decision
-
Price, recruits get set for new season

From the Orlando Sentinel
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O'Leary- QB Jeff Godfrey has not made final decision on his status with team
-
UCF's Sean Beckton switches from coaching secondary to mentoring receivers

From the Birmingham News
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UAB coaching search takes focus with Auburn's Curtis Luper and Arkansas' Garrick McKee included in top group
-
UAB continues search for football coach

Injuries, key staff loss dooms Tulane football season early on
New Orleans Times Picayune

Marshall basketball- Like Herrion, Herd needs to be fiery
Charleston Daily Mail

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd has time to get better
-
Holliday gets one more win

Despite second double-double from Christine Elliott, SMU falls to Kansas, 75-52
Dallas Morning News

Last-minute losses becoming familiar theme for TU
Tulsa World

December 1, 2011

From conferenceusa.com
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Houston's Keenum Named Walter Camp Finalist
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Marshall's Curry Named Finalist for Ted Hendricks Award

Conference USA News and Notes
Sports Network

From the Hattiesburg American
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Giannini- Keeping Fedora a priority
-
USM aiming for balance vs. Houston
-
USM NOTEBOOK- Golden Eagle AD says BCS bowl bid still a possibility

Run game could be key for Eagles
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
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Destination speculation
-
Is Fedora staying or going?

From the Houston Chronicle
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Cougars make a strong case for UH's best football team ever
-
Balanced diet suits Rice in win over HBU
-
Rice makes up for Kazemi's absence in win over HBU

Houston is shooting toward the BCS, but Southern Miss is good enough to pull off the upset
College Football News

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Paying the price: University of Memphis will pay 3 football coaches next season
-
Rebounds, or lack of, still haunt the Memphis Tigers

Football Prophecy
Memphis Flyer (blog)

Saints Johnson still in the running for Tulane head coaching job
New Orleans Times Picayune

Thoughts on Mike Price remaining as UTEP's football coach
El Paso Times

From the Tulsa World
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OSU's Le'Bryan Nash leads late rally to down TU, 59-56
-
OSU, TU basketball teams show they're far removed from glory days
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Walk-on players fare well for Hurricane

From the Birmingham News
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UAB loses at South Alabama, 55-47
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Oregon secondary coach John Neal a candidate for UAB opening

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Effort still not there for MU vs. the MAC
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Marshall players prefer St. Pete

From the Charleston Daily Mail
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Marshall basketball- Bobcats hand Herd first loss
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Marshall is frontrunner for Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl

Herd waits out confusing bowl scenario
Charleston Gazette

June Jones, Mustangs still patiently awaiting bowl fate
Dallas Morning News (sub req'd)