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East Carolina

Carolinas/Region

Conference USA

January 31, 2012

ECU Football Recruiting Thumbnails
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Discounted Tickets Offered For Remaining Weeknight Games
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Pirates Tied For Seventh At Sea Best Invitational

Pirates hot on the recruiting trail
Washington Daily News

Cotton brings ‘Bugs Bunny pitch’ to Pirates
Greenville Daily Reflector (subscription)

2011 Ravens position grades- FB -- Leach
CBSSports.com

Vonta Leach Finds his way to Paydirt in Pro Bowl
The Purple Chaos

Give the ball to The Hammer?
CSNwashington.com

North Carolina Quick Hitters
 
Duncan is still considering Purdue, East Carolina, Wake Forest, and Duke. The Pirates had a slight lead last week, but he really enjoyed his trip to Wake
SuperPrep.com (subscription)

January 30, 2012

Pirates add Robeson Co. linebacker
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Fall To Tigers, 69-56
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ECU Men's Tennis Wins Second Straight Match
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Four School Standards Set At Penn State National

Service- It's Pirates' best class
Raleigh News & Observer

Pirate Highlights from this weekend
WITN

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirate women lose 11th straight
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Pirates set four school records

Ravens fullback Vonta Leach scores touchdown, helps AFC to win in
Baltimore Sun

Trainer Ronnie Barnes takes care of the Giants
 
Barnes was the first graduate of the athletic training program at East Carolina
Boston Herald

University of Memphis women surge to victory
Memphis Commercial Appeal

NFL Quarterbacks- The Top 15 Retread QBs Since 1980
Bleacher Report

January 29, 2012

Morrow powers Pirates to league win
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Secures First Conference Victory With Win Over UAB
LeClair's Jersey No. 23 Awarded To Younger
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Pirates Blanked By Virginia Tech In Season Opener
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Pirates Conclude Dual Meet Season In Columbia
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East Carolina Completes Season Series With Memphis Sunday

East Carolina beats UAB, 73-66, at Bartow Arena
Birmingham News

Preview: Memphis women at East Carolina
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Younger awarded ECU baseball's No. 23
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Pirates halt losing streak with win at UAB

ECU’s Lovick preps for second college season
Kinston Free Press

From WNCT
ECU baseball player receives #23 in LeClair's honor
Pirates Open Baseball Season with First Practice

From WRAL
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East Carolina beats UAB 73-66, ends 6-game skid
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LeClair's jersey No. 23 awarded to Timothy Younger

ECU Student wins Super Bowl Tickets
WITN

East Carolina 73, UAB 66
ESPN

East Carolina Knocks Off UAB, 73-66
uabsports.com

Ravens' Lewis still the man in the middle
 
Fullback Vonta Leach is in the Pro Bowl for a second time
Nashua Telegraph

Power is the name of Vonta Leach's game with Ravens (1.13.12)
Boston Herald

January 28, 2012

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Heads To UAB Searching For First C-USA Win
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Baseball Opens Spring With Intra-Squad Scrimmage
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Twitter Chat Scheduled For Baseball's Meet The Pirates
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Pirates Defeat Norfolk State For First Win

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU hopes to halt losing skid at UAB
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A fine first day for ECU

Pirates-Blazers Preview
USA Today

From the Kinston Free Press
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ECU looks to snap skid at UAB
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Pirates open with ‘clean’ workout

Pirates hoping to reach Seventh Heaven
Washington Daily News

UAB Begins Two-Game Homestand vs. East Carolina
uabsports.com

January 27, 2012

Football Recruiting Thumbnail (DeShawn Byrd)
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Announces 2012 Football Schedule
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Rice Downs Lady Pirates, 66-44
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Live Chat With The ECU Softball Coaches Today

The ‘Wright’ choice
Washington Daily News

ECU opens with App. State
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU releases 2012 schedule
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Ebron posts career highs, but Pirates fall again

ECU unveils 2012 football schedule
New Bern Sun Journal

January 26, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Southern Miss prolongs ECU's struggle
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Audio- Lebo, Morrow & Paul Postgame
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Audio- Godwin, Roszel & Schnabel on Media Day

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Remain Winless in Conference Play
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East Carolina, BYU Agree To Two-Year Football Series
Trio Of Pirates Named To Preseason All-Conference USA Team
ECU Looks To Get Back On Track At Rice

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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‘Night and day’ for 2012 Pirates
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ECU's league woes continue

Pirates remain winless in C-USA
The East Carolinian

From the Washington Daily News
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Pirates’ slide hits six
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ECU looks to lineup for a lift
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Pirates schedule battle with BYU

From the Kinston Free Press
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Pirates to rely on new pitchers
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Pirates falter again, lose sixth straight
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Pirates to play BYU in football

Eagles top ECU 72-60
rivals.com

Southern Mississippi tops East Carolina 72-60
WRAL

ECU falls to Southern Miss
WITN

Golden Eagles down East Carolina, 72-60
southernmiss.com

Balanced Eagles score big road win
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

USM wins, now tied atop C-USA
Hattiesburg American

Eagles top Pirates, stay tied for 1st in C-USA
Biloxi Sun Herald

January 25, 2012

Ray takes path of Lewis, Allison, Stokes
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Announces Self-Imposed Action For Baseball
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Live Chat With The ECU Softball Coaches

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Godwin suspended for NCAA violation
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Pirates look to halt losing streak
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Scotty McCreery accepted to ECU

Godwin suspended / ECU-USM preview
WITN

ECU Baseball Coach suspended for two weeks
WNCT

From the Kinston Free Press
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Southern Miss to visit ECU
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ECU’s Godwin suspended two weeks

From the Washington Daily News
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ECU suspends Godwin
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Pirates to take on Eagles

From the East Carolinian
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Hopes of winning season rest on Wednesday
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OPINION- Basketball programs struggle in C-USA

Eagles face road challenge in C-USA
Biloxi Sun Herald

USM ready for another close game
Hattiesburg American

Red Land's Mike Zangari, Bible Baptist's Cynthia Mentch take home
Carlisle Sentinel

Pre-Signing Day Ohio State Recruiting Tidbits
Along The Olentangy (blog)

New York Giants- Choosing Steve Weatherford over Matt Dodge Paid off
Bleacher Report

January 24, 2012

First signs of baseball season are here
Bonesville.net

Former Pirate Linval Joseph Heads To Super Bowl
ecupirates.com

Gaines adjusts to different role
Greenville Daily Reflector

Time to get tough
 
Minges Coliseum was a welcome sight for the Pirates on Monday after they spent nearly a week in Texas only to come home
Washington Daily News

Some Monday recruiting notes
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Campus: Scotty McCreery Accepted to College
The Boot

January 23, 2012

Jolly Roger Thrives Out of Exile
Bonesville.net

Lady Pirates Tripped Up At SMU, 68-44
ecupirates.com

Mustangs defeat ECU, 68-44
SMU Daily Campus

ECU/Houston Highlights
WITN

From SuperPrep.com (subscription)
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Mike's Take- East Carolina S commit
 
East Carolina recently picked up a talented safety from the state of Florida so lets take a closer look at him as a prospect. ...
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Two at top for Jordan Moore
 
I have had very good visits to both of those schools, but I am still considering Penn State, Michigan State, and East Carolina for the final official visit. ...
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Imani Cross has two finalists
 
He has eliminated East Carolina and Virginia and he talks about his two finalists. "It was a great all around experience at Kentucky and Nebraska ...

January 22, 2012

Colossal rally flames out at finish
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Rally Not Enough in 82-76 Loss to Houston
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Pirates Down William & Mary, Campbell

Pirates’ rally falls short vs. Cougars
Greenville Daily Reflector

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH men defeat East Carolina 82-76 despite blowing big lead at home
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UH-ECU postgame notebook- Cougars survive scare, walk-on Jones emerges

Navy Announces 2012 Football Schedule
 
East Carolina will play host to Navy on Oct. 27 in Greenville.
NavySports.com

Coleman shines in Shrine loss
Chattanooga Times Free Press

January 21, 2012

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Look To Get On Track Against Houston
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Women's Hoops Travels To SMU For Sunday Matinee
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Preseason Softball Update #2
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Volleyball To Hold Open Tryouts Feb. 7

Pirates still searching for C-USA win
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pirates visit Houston today
Jacksonville Daily News

Mustangs Take On East Carolina Sunday At Noon In Moody Coliseum
SMUMustangs

UH men looking for leader to steer young team
Houston Chronicle

Preview- 2012 Battle of Florida
 
Stephen Garcia (South Carolina) & Dominique Davis (East Carolina) look for a chance to redeem themselves in one final game.
Examiner.com

NFL Draft Player Spotlight, Dominique Davis, QB East Carolina
Profootballzone.com

Giants linebackers, linemen aid in success on defense
New York Post

ECU Virtual Bowl Ticket Sales
WNCT

January 20, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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McNeill continues to make adjustments
Audio- Talk of the Town (Tony Gurley)

ECU’s skid continues
Washington Daily News

From the East Carolinian
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Woes continue for Lady Pirates
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Keeping quiet
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Men’s basketball
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Swim test requirement eliminated

West Shrine Game Prospects- East Top 10
AllMediaNY

East West Shrine Game 2012 Roster: Reviewing Rosters for Both Sides
Bleacher Report

Walker Hires McManus as Offensive Coordinator
NMSU Aggies

Jaguars hire QB coach and DB coach
WJXT Jacksonville

The highs and lows of Sandra Bullock
The Virginian Pilot

January 19, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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A hall of fame for real champions
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UTEP prevails as Pirates fire blanks
Audio- Talk of the Town (School of Music)

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Falter Down The Stretch At UTEP
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Lady Pirates Fall To Miners, 66-56
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Katie Yamamoto Named C-USA Diver-Of-The-Week

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU men drop to 0-4 in C-USA
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Miner top ECU women
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Panel recommends cuts at ECU

ECU/UTEP Highlights
WITN

From WNCT
Lady Pirates Upset Bid Falls Short
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ECU releases report on recommendations for programs

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP men's basketball- Men hold Pirates to 24 points in 2nd half
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UTEP women's basketball- Miners control boards, earn road win

From utepathletics.com
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UTEP Takes Down East Carolina With Total Team Effort
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UTEP Powers Past East Carolina, 66-56, For First Win In Greenville

UTEP 70, East Carolina 56
ESPN

Claybrooks turns to coaching
Calgary Sun

Busy time for Imani Cross
ESPN

Update on the 3 ex-Tennessee football commits from Georgia
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

Quarterback Tommy Jones leads group of eight new Saginaw Sting signees
The Saginaw News

January 18, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Va. DB locks in, Ga. QB peels away
Audio- Talk of the Town (School of Music)

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Begin Westward Swing At UTEP
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ECU Shoots For First League Win Against UTEP

Pirates return to scene of 2010 rout
Greenville Daily Reflector

Still on the hunt
 
Pirates look to snap their three-game losing skid at UTEP.
Washington Daily News

ECU’s Kemp finds his shot
Kinston Free Press

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP men's basketball tries to get on roll tonight vs. East Carolina
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Live coverage- UTEP vs. East Carolina men's basketball game

UTEP Continues Road Trip At East Carolina
utepathletics.com

Morrow Makes it Work
WITN

College Football Recruiting- Tar Heels land former ECU commit, quarterback Kanler Coker
Fayetteville Observer

QB recruit spurns ECU, commits to North Carolina
Winston Salem Journal

Texas El Paso Miners Vs. East Carolina Pirates
Sports Chat Place

January 17, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Redemptive season lands Revia at ECU
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Adversity mounts against Pirates
WTIB Audio- Talk of the Town (phone calls)

QB Kanler Coker flips from East Carolina to UNC Chapel Hill
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

Lions keep Mitchell in fold
24 Hours Vancouver

Kelly- A call to action for north Omaha
 
His name is Othello, the same as his father and grandfather and now his 7-month-old son.
Washington Daily News

ECU Students Celebrate MLK Day With A Day Of Service
WCTI12

January 16, 2012

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirate men still searching for C-USA win
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Tigers extend ECU’s losing streak
VIDEO- ECU hoops stars take Trivia Challenge
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School board member Matthew Ward dies

Late Comeback Falls Short At Memphis, 62-59
ecupirates.com

Jasmine Lee powers Memphis Tigers women to victory
Memphis Commercial Appeal

January 15, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Early troubles still vex Pirates
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ECU-Tulsa Photo Gallery
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ECU-Tulsa Box Score
Audio- Darrius Morrow & Maurice Kemp
Audio- Jeff Lebo Postgame

From ecupirates.com
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Tulsa Holds Off East Carolina For 70-67 Victory
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Pirates Split Swimming & Diving Meet With Old Dominion
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Pirates Post Strong Showing At Virginia Tech Invitational
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Steed Declared Ineligible For The Remainer Of The Season

Tulsa/ECU Highlights
WITN

Downtown disconnect for ECU
Greenville Daily Reflector

Tulsa holds off Pirates
Kinston Free Press

Hurricane holds off Pirates
Washington Daily News

Tulsa hangs on, beats East Carolina
Tulsa World

Memphis Tigers women focused for Pirates
Memphis Commercial Appeal

January 14, 2012

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Set To Entertain Tulsa in Matinee Tilt
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Transfer Students Join Volleyball Program
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Pirates Clash With C-USA Preseason Favorite Memphis Sunday

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Tall Tulsa team up next for ECU
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ECU 'Joining Forces' with first lady

Tulsa looks to keep up momentum at ECU
Tulsa World

Pirates stress rebounding during break
Kinston Free Press

Rayner's not finished in figuring out his future
Wilmington Star-News

January 13, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates facing tall order
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Football Recruiting- Four Thumbnails Added
WTIB: Audio- Talk of the Town (Ed Goodwin)

Softball preseason update #1
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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First impressions
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McNeill prefers shorter offseason
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Pinkney receives deferred sentence

Bracing for a storm
Kinston Free Press

One on one with ECU's Ruffin McNeill
WITN

January 12, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Brian Mitchell sees more progress ahead
WTIB- Talk of the Town (Carl Rees)

From ecupirates.com
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Austin Homan Named Baseball Director Of Operations
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ECU Soccer To Hold Walk-On Tryouts

Godwin Speaks to Greater Greenville Sports Club
WITN

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Godwin shares challenges of recruiting
-Campus:
ECU attempts to clarify response
-Campus:
ECU earns top spots in survey

Crunching the numbers of the football schedule
 
 With a schedule switch Montana made $150,000 and Appalachian State and East Carolina an extra $125,000
montanagrizzlies.com

January 11, 2012
Anniversary - "Designated Hitter" Rule
Birthday - Alexander Hamilton (statesman)

Kirk Doll, Pat Washington Join ECU Football Staff
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Thin Pirates struggling on the boards
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Former ECU great Edwards now a spectator (subscription)
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Pirates add two coaches
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ECU responds to free speech groups

From the East Carolinian
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Spring into Pirate Athletics
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Chancellors talk change
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University administration terminates media adviser
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University releases statement on First Amendment

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Terry Sanford football coach Wayne Inman overcomes heart condition to stay on sidelines
-College Football Recruiting- Top prospects prepare to make college choices

Syracuse Football- Tyree Smallwood No Longer Committed
Troy Nunes is an Absolute Magician

Anderson planning BC visit
Scarlet Nation

January 10, 2012
National Clean Off Your Desk Day
National Cut Your Energy Costs Day
Anniversary - Women's Suffrage Amendment

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates get a breather after stiff trials
WTIB Audio- Talk of the Town (phone calls)

Grove Tabbed FWAA Freshman All-America
ecupirates.com

Size matters
 
Basketball is a game of size and strength and East Carolina got a reminder of that on Saturday when Central Florida pounded the Pirates in the paint en route to an 81-63 victory.
Washington Daily News

Brian Bailey Show (guest ECU assistant basketball coach Michael Perry)
Pirate Radio 1250

Group challenges adviser firing
Greenville Daily Reflector

We've Got Basketball
WITN (Blog)

January 9, 2012
Birthday - President Richard M. Nixon (37th President)

Cherubini: One-on-One with Lincoln Riley
Bonesville.net

Shorthanded Pirates Edged By Blazers
ecupirates.com

ECU women lose 6th straight
Greenville Daily Reflector

UAB vs Lady Pirates / UCF vs Pirate Men
WITN

McPhaul outlasts field at Pine Valley
Wilmington Star News (blog)

January 8, 2012
National Joygerm Day
Saint Gudula Feast Day (Christian)
Birthday - Elvis Presley Birthday (singer)

From Bonesville.net
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A. Myatt: Rompza: Smallest Knight has big night
-W.A. Myatt:
ECU-UCF Photo Gallery
BVL Audio: Jeff Lebo Postgame
BVL Audio:
Miguel Paul & Darrius Morrow Postgame
-BVL:
ECU-UCF Box Score
-BVL:
Final C-USA Bowl Scoreboard

ECU/Central Florida Highlights
WITN

Central Florida defeats East Carolina 81-63
WNCT

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Unable To Overcome Knights' Hot Shooting
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Women's Basketball Hosts UAB For C-USA Home Opener

UCF crushes cold Pirates
Kinston Free Press

Knights overwhelm ECU
Greenville Daily Reflector

A dark ‘Knight’
Washington Daily News

UCF 81, East Carolina 63
ESPN

UCF men's basketball team rolls to 81-63 win at East Carolina
Orlando Sentinel

Knights get first road win, pound East Carolina 81-63
Central Florida Future

January 7, 2012
I'm Not Going To Take It Anymore Day
Orthodox Christmas
Birthday - President Millard Fillmore (13th President)

From Bonesville.net
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BVL: C-USA Bowl Scoreboard & Schedule
WTIB Audio:
Talk of the Town

Pirates Look To Even Up C-USA Record Against UCF
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates welcome UCF to Minges
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McNeill focused on recruits, assistants (sub req'd)

Pirates look to rebound against Knights
Washington Daily News

ECU looks for first league win
Kinston Free Press

UCF Preview
paintitpurple.net

UCF eager to prove it is a tougher team when it faces East Carolina
Orlando Sentinel

Boys Basketball- Red Land keeps rolling with win over Susquehanna Twp
  East Carolina recruit Mike Zangari stepped to the foul line with 1:50 left in the third quarter and calmly dropped in two free throws.
Carlisle Sentinel

'Ace & T.J.' return with a new voice
Charlotte Observer

January 6, 2012
Carnival Season
Epiphany
Little Christmas
Twelfth Day
Three Kings Day (Christian)

From Bonesville.net
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Myatt: UCF, Jordan the Younger get Pirates' attention
WTIB Audio:
Talk of the Town (Walter Jones)

From ecupirates.com
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UCF Rebounds Past East Carolina In C-USA Opener
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2012 Softball Season Tickets On Sale
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Overton Named Director of Football Operations/Player Personnel
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Volleyball Announces Signing Class

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Prized recruit commits to Pirates
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ECU women fall to UCF
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ECU fires student paper advisor

Thompson picks ECU Pirates
ESPN

Under Armour All-American Game- No surprise, Lucas Thompson commits to East Carolina
Orlando Sentinel

Pirates Land Top Recruit; Lucas Thompson makes announcement on ESPN
WNCT

6th Ranked HS Safety In The Nation Picks ECU On National TV
WCTI

From the Bleacher Report
Under Armour All-American Game- Lucas Thompson Commits to East Carolina
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Lucas Thompson to East Carolina- How Did South Carolina and Miami

Under Armour notes- Even mom can't change top recruit's mind
Tampa Bay Times

Under Armour All-American Game- West Orange RB Lucas Thompson made his verbal commitment on national television
Central Florida News 13

Top safety Collins commits to Alabama over LSU
SI.com

Recruiting dish- SEC rules roost, even at prep showcase
SportingNews.com

Hood exhibited dominance early and often
South Charlotte Weekly

Focus On- Ivey Carney
Winston-Salem Journal

January 5, 2012
Twelfth Night

From Bonesville.net
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Batten: Big-play athlete Crump plots path to ECU
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BVL: Golden Eagles duck East Carolina upset bid
WTIB Audio:
Talk of the Town (Wayne King)

Under Armour All-American Game: Lucas Thompson expected to choose East Carolina tonight
Orlando Sentinel

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates' Comeback Falls Short Against Southern Miss
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ECU Announces Annual Meet the Pirates
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Trio Of Seniors Selected To All-Star Games

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Eagles edge out ECU in opener
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Two more Pirates get all-star game nods
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ECU skips college ranking

ECU/S. Miss Highlights
WITN

Page, Eagles top pesky Pirates
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

USM opens C-USA season with victory
Hattiesburg American

Eagles streak to 10
Biloxi Sun Herald

Busy Day for Marcus
 
Jamal Marcus is scheduled to officially visit East Carolina the weekend of Jan. 14.
SuperPrep.com (subscription)

East Carolina fires newspaper adviser in wake of 'streaker' controversy
Student Press Law Center

January 4, 2012
Dimpled Chad Day
Solar Eclipse
Trivia Day
World Hypnotism Day
Elizabeth Seton Feast Day (Roman Catholic)
Anniversary - Pop Music Chart
Birthday - Sir Isaac Newton (physicist/mathematician)

From Bonesville.net
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Bradsher: A little hype, good or bad, can go a long way
WTIB Audio:
Talk of the Town (Scott Rasmussen)

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Set To Open C-USA Play At Southern Miss
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Lady Pirates Open C-USA Slate At UCF

Pirates open C-USA play today
Kinston Free Press

Pirates begin C-USA play
Washington Daily News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Best defense(s)
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ECU’s Davis picked for East-West

ECU announces baseball luncheon
Jacksonville Daily News

Men's Hoops Open Conference Play against East Carolina
southernmiss.com

Golden Eagles seek new heights in Conference USA
Hattiesburg American

Golden Eagles streak into Conference USA opener
Biloxi Sun Herald

Update- ECU women's basketball player suspended following DWI arrest
WNCT

Key targets on display in all-star games
  East Carolina continues to tantalize Marty Williams with the idea of playing on offense
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

Monica Palumbo joins 'Ace & T.J.'
Charlotte Observer

January 3, 2012
Congress Assembles Day
Drinking Straw Day
Earth at Perihelion
Memento Mori
Birthday - J.R.R. Tolkien (author)

From Bonesville.net
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Bailey: Pirates ride momentum into conference wars
-BVL: C-USA Bowl Scoreboard & Schedule

East Carolina Suffers Defeat At Hampton
ecupirates.com

Hampton hounds Pirates on road
Greenville Daily Reflector

Paul putting in work
Washington Daily News

January 2, 2012
Happy Mew Year for Cats Day
National Motivation and Inspiration Day

O'Brien: Pirates should contend in 2012
Bonesville.net

ECU player arrested on alcohol charge
Greenville Daily Reflector

UA Game- Florida DB ready to announce (ECU, Miami or S. Carolina?)
 
Lucas Thompson is a standout safety prospect from West Orange High ... "ECU, it was family. Coach Riley came down to the house and it felt like family.... "I visited East Carolina and after this I wanna visit Miami and South Carolina...
SuperPrep.com (subscription)

January 1, 2012
New Years Day

From Bonesville.net
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East Carolina overwhelms Highland Cavs
Jeff Lebo Postgame

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Powers Past Virginia-Wise, 91-56
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ECU Closes Non-Conference Slate At Hampton

Pirates dominate paint vs. Virginia-Wise
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU slams Cavs
Washington Daily News

ECU/UVA Wise Highlights
WITN

January 31, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Fedora's recruiting catches on quickly
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Deacons look down the road when recruiting
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$16M deal keeps Gleason in Cane's fold
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McAdoo easing into role player

Signing Day brings closure to exhaustive, unpredictable process
Access North Georgia

Not just any rivalry
Winston Salem Journal

Embarrassing loss still stinging Seahawks
Wilmington Star-News

Bobcats headed for top NBA draft pick
Charlotte Observer

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Clemson on verge of signing back-to-back top 10 classes
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Gamecocks recruit Roland living an atypical life
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Cougs visit Kent State; Wofford plays at CSU

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Coaching shake-up at Va. Tech provides a strong recruiting jolt
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ODU shows enough to earn TV slot, trip to 'Show-Me' state

January 30, 2012

From the Charlotte Observer
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AFC picks on NFC's best, Panthers' Newton in win
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Cam Newton Pro Bowl performance- Ugh
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Panthers unveil new logo
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Indy battens down hatches for Super Bowl security
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Bobcats' Augustin won't play anytime soon
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Recruiting- 49ers' 1st building blocks on the way
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49ers' 1st recruiting class awash in redshirts

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Success on signing day pays dividends on the field
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Gamecocks recruit Roland living an atypical life
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'Sticky' fad catching on in NFL

Sharp shooting nets win
Raleigh News & Observer

January 29, 2012

Seahawks lose to worst team in Division I
Wilmington Star-News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Late effort falls short for Wolfpack
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Strong effort doesn't pay off for Pack
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Coach K- Win over St. John's like a loss
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UNC-CH's football coach has no time to waste
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2 young coaches have UNC-Chapel Hill in common
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Heels hope to end Jackets' run
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Wilson shines in North's Senior Bowl victory

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Stumbling Wake Forest falls at Clemson
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Appalachian State pounds Elon

From the Charlotte Observer
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Cam Newton wants Super Bowls, not Pro Bowls
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Biyombo's journey to NBA anything but typical
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Bobcats put up fight before falling to Wizards
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49ers lose nail-biter to Xavier

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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ODU ends a long stretch with easy victory
-
Reeling Hokies hunt for consistency

Second win in three days shows Virginia's postseason potential
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Charleston Post & Courier
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Clemson efficient in win over Wake
-
Gamecocks' rally comes up short
-
Cougars drop fourth straight

January 28, 2012

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Cougars' Bobby Cremins steps down, takes medical leave of absence
-
Sadly, Cremins gone for a while, at least
-
Byington takes over in interim for the Cougars
-
ACC teams may benefit from SEC's oversigning rule
-
Paterno's trips to the Lowcountry made impression
-
Jeep Hunter dismissed by USC
-
USC newcomers step up to plate
-
Clemson outfield has Charleston connection
-
Clemson seeking consistency against Wake Forest

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Deacons hoping to continue strong road performance
-
Well-traveled Trice settles in at ASU

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Gottfried good for NCSU; Haith better?
-
Pack looking for its offensive touch
-
Senior Bowl quarterbacks have good stories
-
Preview- N.C. State vs. Virginia
-
Tar Heels picked first in ACC baseball
-
Preview- Duke vs. St. John's
-
Preview- Wake Forest at Clemson
-
Preview- UNC Chapel Hill vs. Georgia Tech
-
Raleigh's hockey reputation is on the rise

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats have worse down; better next?
-
49ers searching for win vs. Xavier
-
Calipari gets mail from dog

Cincinnati's best quarterback passes
University of Cincinnati Official Athletic Site (blog)

Hoops schedule- On the 12th day, the Monarchs will rest
Hampton Roads Daily Press

UNCW provides Towson opportunity to snap losing streak
Wilmington Star-News

January 27, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Tar Heels overpower Wolfpack for 74-55 win
-
Heel's amped defense complicated inefficient shooting from Pack
-
When Heels are on, it's over
-
QB recruit switches from N.C. State to UNC-CH
-
Wolfpack football players to join track team
-
Datsyuk chosen first in NHL All-Star draft

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Cochran's free throw wins game, Davidson's 8th straight
-
'Industry has never been more united to growing,' NASCAR's France says
-
Bucs choose Rutgers' Schiano as coach

From nj.com
-
Schiano's move to NFL leaves Rutgers in an ill-timed scramble
-
Giants' John Mara has brought his father's team into a new era

New Colts coach shows true passion
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Three for USC? It won’t be easy
-
Tanner back at work after honor roll

From the Wilmington Star-News
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UNCW baseball eyeing end to NCAA drought
-
Seahawks' Jackson has sprained knee

Walker's status uncertain for Wake Forest's game against Clemson
Winston Salem Journal

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Fifty-three the charm- William and Mary women snap historic losing streak against Old Dominion, 83-80
-
As Navy joins Big East, ACC looks to finalize divisions at winter meetings

January 26, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Devils manage scrappy win
-
UNC-Chapel Hill's moment of truth is here
-
Pack vs. Heels, a rich past
-
Williams: UNC Chapel Hill-N.C. State rivalry never fades
-
Wolfpack's Leslie learning how to maximize Leslie
-
UNC-CH's Coples sees a chance to bolster rep
-
NHL All-Star game missing top stars

From the Fayetteville Observer
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N.C. State-UNC Chapel Hill rivalry game finally relevant in ACC race
-
New Wolfpack coach Mark Gottfried embraces N.C. State-UNC rivalry's intensity

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
-
Committed to football
 
Clemson’s success helps to justify millions spent on athletics
-
Ellington's late shot fuels first SEC win
-
Struggling Cougars trying to find answers

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Coastal Carolina stadium project moves forward
-
Clemson pouring money into football program

From the Charlotte Observer
-
49ers are overwhelmed by Owls in 4th straight loss
-
Bringing structure to NASCAR superstardom
-
Wizards cruise past Charlotte 92-75
-
Stephen Curry going to be a dad and is back to playing
-
Colts hire Ravens' assistant Pagano as coach
-
Tar Heels still awaiting NCAA ruling

BYU stuffs Hokies
Roanoke Times

FSU handles Wake Forest with ease
Winston Salem Journal

Big 12 head says WVU will be on schedule
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Seahawks lose another one
Wilmington Star-News

JH Rose hosts special presentation of CNN documentary
WNCT

January 25, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke carries sting of loss to Maryland
-
Gottfried focuses on the now for the Pack
-
Canes' Pitkanen may be out till March
-
Davis drops Minnesota for N.C. State
-
Baseball America ranks UNC-CH at No. 9

From the Wilmington Star-News
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ACC Insider - Is State for real? We’ll find out Thursday
-
Seahawks show promise in loss to CAA favorite

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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VCU sets pace a tad too fast for the Monarchs' liking
-
Missing ODU men's basketball uniforms found
-
A victory tops the Hokies' wish list

College Football Recruiting- UNC-Chapel Hill makes up for recruiting losses with three new pledges
Fayetteville Observer

Florida State a serious ACC contender as UNC-CH copes with Strickland's absence
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Deacons to take on rugged Seminoles
Winston Salem Journal

DeForest will be WVU's co-defensive coordinator
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Racing past NASCAR's brand-identity crisis
Video- Danica's Super Bowl spot
-
'Embarrassment' for the Bobcats- Oh, yeah
-
Panthers secondary coach Wilks jumps right in
-
Captain Munnerlyn "sick of" talk Panthers need a corner

January 24, 2012

Navy to join Big East Football in 2015
CBS Sports

Navy to join in Big East in 2015, but will anyone else come?
examiner.com

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes score early to outmaneuver Jets
-
Heels-Pack rivalry picks up steam
-
Pack enjoys 4-1, but has 'way to go'
-
Gottfried embracing rivalry with Tar Heels
-
UNC-CH's Bullock to replace Strickland out with season-ending injury

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Cam Newton is Pro Bowl-bound
-
Bobcats rookie to take over point
-
Difference between traction and attraction- Two letters

Big-time football gets big upgrade
 
USC building larger video board, tailgating area
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

Monarchs return to winning ways in 69-57 victory at Ted
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Seahawks go cold in loss to George Mason
Wilmington Star-News

Hornets expect 9 to accept football offers on signing day
Durham Herald-Sun

January 23, 2012

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Pats-Giants in Super Bowl again, 4 years later
-
Bobcats lose Augustin in another loss
-
Rams hire Schottenheimer to run offense

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Wood's streak continues as Wolfpack downs Canes
-
At PSU, tension over ouster, then grief for JoePa
-
For Paterno, long climb, lasting respect
-
Paterno dies amid scandal
Family, football meant everything to Joe Paterno
-
Paterno proves great leaders make mistakes too

Commentary- What he failed to do is also part of the Paterno legacy
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Virginia Tech AD and Penn State alum Weaver mourns Paterno, says firing "crushed him"
-
Virginia Tech near-flawless in closing minutes of victory over Virginia

Morales leads UNCW men into unfriendly arena
Wilmington Star-News

January 22, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Blue Devils snared by FSU's Snaer
-
Pack will get clearer picture in Miami
-
N.C.'s strong football recruiting class mostly headed out of state
-
Skinner scores, then Tavares takes over

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
-
Today's conference championship games are classic matchups for spots in the Super Bowl
-
USC safety Williams suspended

From the Charlotte Observer
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Satterfield eyes chance to lead ASU football
-
Panthers' Rivera, Hurney not fixed on 1st draft pick
-
Bobcats can't cash in on depleted Bulls
-
Survey has Quail Hollow 14th of 52 PGA courses
-
Spokesman- Paterno in serious condition

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Deacons whip Eagles to end three-game skid
-
Appalachian State knocks off rival Western Carolina

From the Wilmington Star-News
-
'Clash at Cameron' fiasco cost two area schools thousands
-
Seahawks snap losing streak at William & Mary

January 21, 2012

Prospects eager to impress in East-West game
 
Area players in today's game include defensive lineman Kyle Wilber of Wake Forest; defensive backs Charles Brown of North Carolina, Emanuel Davis of East Carolina and Matt Daniels of Duke; wide receiver Lance Lewis of East Carolina; and tight end George Bryan of N.C. State.
Winston Salem Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Tar Heels' Strickland out for the season
-
Randy Jordan joins Tar Heels' staff
-
Promising Dawkins gets it
-
Wolfpack's Williams a maybe for Sunday
-
Canes finally get edge on Capitals

From the Charlotte Observer
-
NASCAR Hall inducts first, best crew chief
-
Bobcats owner Jordan mentors Henderson
-
Panthers not locked on defense with 1st pick in draft

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
-
Little recruiting drama this time for South Carolina, Clemson
-
New Tigers assistant- 'We'll win'

Virginia playing historically stingy defense this basketball season
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Seahawks' next roller coaster ride is the Tribe
Wilmington Star-News

January 20, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Wolfpack outplays Eagles
-
Barnes leads Heels' rally to beat Hokies
-
Dawkins, Blue Devils defeat Wake Forest 91-73
-
UNC-CH, N.C. State line up commitments
-
Dalpe back up with the Hurricanes
-
Freestyle skier Burke dies at 29

From the Charlotte Observer
-
NASCAR Hall awaits Inman, four others
-
Win over Charleston leaves Wildcats 7-0 in league
-
Charlotte Bobcats' glut of power forwards
-
Mel Kiper- Dre Kirkpatrick a fit for Panthers

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
-
Miles undecided on where he'll play next
-
Venables no stranger to up-tempo football

Former Hunter Huss standout prepping for NFL career in East-West
Gaston Gazette

Wrestling coaches grapple with safety concerns
Greensboro News-Record

January 19, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Capel returns a confident coach
-
Devils' last 4 games came down to final minute
-
Heels work on road game
-
Canes blocking shots - and pain
-
Hurricanes, Florida pull four-player deal
-
Sanderson end switches from UNC to N.C. State

From the Charlotte Observer
-
NASCAR Hall hails another king
-
The 2012 hall class
-
Harbaughs only a victory away
-
49ers get a scare, but get away with a 74-63 win

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Struggling Wake Forest to take on Duke
-
Capel- Mountaineers learning how to win
-
WFU to hire football assistant coach

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
-
Tigers tab Oklahoma's Venables to be new defensive coordinator
-
‘Defensive back university’

From the Columbia (SC) State
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USC baseball season ticket sales set record
-
Spurrier- Knee looks better than it has in 20 years

Navy, Air Force to square off again in Freedom Classic
Kinston Free Press

January 18, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
NCAA official says coaches don't have authority to end games
-
RBC Center official- Williams 'right to be concerned'
-
'33' stamped in minds of Tar Heels
-
Penguins best Canes in shootout
-
Ex-Tide star arrested on drug charge

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Former Wake Forest coach Jim Caldwell fired from Colts
-
Tar Heels in disarray after loss

WVU reportdely adds Jets coach to defensive staff
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Biyombo comes up strong, but Orlando still wins
-
Catch underscores standing of Charlotte's Hakeem Nicks

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-
Chaos reigns in ACC basketball less than three weeks into league play
-
CAA hoop schedule attempts to spread anguish fairly

Seahawks must play harder, regardless of coach
Wilmington Star-News

Radford squelches rally, ends 15-game losing streak
Roanoke Times

January 17, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
UNC-CH's Williams says 5 left behind in 'confusion'
-
UNC-Chapel Hill cools before addressing blowout loss
-
Pack's Leslie to return to starting lineup following benching
-
Duke's Rivers learning to make adjustments
-
Heels women lose by 51 for worst defeat in school history
-
UNC-CH's Barth gets one more year of eligibility
-
Canes learning to be flexible

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Bobcats give one away
-
Chudzinski set to interview with Bucs
-
Fewer answers than questions with Daytona near

USC hires Sands as RB coach
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

Hokies' Greenberg- 'Not gloom and doom'
Roanoke Times

ODU keeps winning, but keeps falling behind early
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Coastal Carolina, UNC Asheville meet in anticipated Big South showdown
Myrtle Beach Sun News

January 16, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Dawkins leads Blue Devils to win over Clemson
-
Talk is all about Heels' fortitude
-
Heels are just average at this point
-
Rookie Orlov's first goal upends Canes
-
NCSU duo in Senior Bowl

From the New York Daily News
-
Pack Smack- Giants rout Green Bay in Lambeau
-
Lupica- Out of the Blue, Eli's Giants on a run
-
San Francisco D is no treat for Giants

From the Baltimore Sun
-
Ravens hold on to beat Texans, advance to AFC championship game
-
Mike Preston- Ravens need to keep winning ugly
-
Peter Schmuck- Ravens won't have to rely on odds when they face the Patriots

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Walker-Augustin backcourt could energize Bobcats
-
Monday- Cavaliers at Bobcats
-
Dolphins might target former Panthers assistant

Sooners coach at top of list for Clemson coordinator
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

Teel Time- With NFL decisions made, Virginia Tech, Florida State rank as ACC favorites in 2012
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Virginia Tech recruiting class nears completion
Roanoke Times

Trice, Freeman lead UNCW rally
Wilmington Star-News

January 15, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Tar Heels enter house of horrors in Tallahassee
-
Williams defends UNC-CH's early exit in final seconds
-
Wolfpack bounces back in style, routs Deacons
-
Deacons sink to new low
-
Canes outplay high-riding Bruins

San Francisco 49ers stun the New Orleans Saints 36-32
New Orleans Times Picayune

Patriots rout overmatched Broncos
Boston Globe

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Panthers' Cam Newton- Best NFL rookie season ever?
-
SI's King- Newton the best
-
Walker, Bobcats get back on track
-
Yarborough's country roads taking him to Hall of Fame

From the Charleston Post & Courier
-
Clemson Tigers have a formidable task vs. Blue Devils
-
Gamecocks come up short

ODU digs out of another hole for win against Hofstra
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Drexel clamps down on Seahawks
Wilmington Star-News

January 14, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
UNC to review practices for coaches contracts
-
Wolfpack defense ready for next test
-
Tar Heels trying on new look
-
Test day in Tallahassee
-
At long last, life has returned to the Canes' locker room
-
Hokies already in a fix

From the Birmingham News
-
NCAA considers cutting football and women's basketball scholarships
-
Football Final Four- Support continues to grow

NCAA executive committee extends Mark Emmert's contract
New Orleans Times Picayune (AP)

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Steve Smith's goal- Four more years, staying on top
-
Jordan calls out Bobcats after 6th straight loss
-
For Curry, frustrating ankle undermines homecoming
-
Henry's fire sparking 49ers to hot start
-
Saturday's NFL playoffs at a glance

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
-
Tebowmania snaring headlines from Brady
-
USC fills two openings on football staff
-
Steele's exit because of 'differences'

Swinney- Change on defense was needed
Columbia (SC) State

Top-rated football prospect Todd Gurley commits to University of Georgia
Fayetteville Observer

Deaf UNCW basketball manager setting example
Wilmington Star-News

January 13, 2012

Cavaliers come painfully close to upsetting Duke
Charlottesville Daily Progress

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Tough Duke defense holds off Virginia
-
Pack's Brown finds handle, earns praise
-
Gavin Grant acquitted in burglary trial
-
Lack of depth could hurt the Wolfpack
-
Tlusty, Canes strike Bolts

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
-
Kevin Steele will not return to Clemson next season
-
Sure, the college football season just concluded, but it’s never too early to take a peek at next year
-
Cougars downed by UNCG; Stitt injures hand

UNC-Asheville tops Campbell, 89-82 in battle of Big South leaders
Fayetteville Observer

NCAA boss Mark Emmert would support 4-team football playoff
Birmingham News (AP)

For something so unpopular, BCS sure draws fans
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

January 12, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Wolfpack lets Yellow Jackets get away
-
Tenuta stays with the Pack
-
Former Heel Quinn hit with civil suit
-
Canes' Skinner nearing return
-
Wilson opts for football
-
Cook warming up with Duke

From the Charlotte Observer
-
49ers fight back, then fall back and lose 85-75
-
Panthers assistant in line for Rams job
-
Mr. Fix-it working through repairs as a Charlotte Bobcat

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
No need to be bitter when coaches leave
-
Search on for new coaches

RI judge orders mediation of Big East, WVU cases
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Wilmington Star-News
-
Deacons fall prey to their foul play
-
Hamilton stepping up for Mountaineers

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
-
Clemson's 2011 season full of high, low points
-
USC must fill another position
-
Cougars back on track?

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
-
Virginia has reasons to believe heading into merciless Cameron Indoor Stadium
-
LPGA "ecstatic" about return to Kingsmill, expects elite field, long-term stay

Seahawks duo ready for 'home' debut
Wilmington Star-News

January 11, 2012

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Mularkey hire should keep 'Chud' in Charlotte
-
Rookie leads Rockets to 82-70 win in Charlotte
-
49ers put A-10 lead on line at UMass

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Cavalry arrives to rescue Tar Heels
-
Gottfried embraces Pack mentality
-
Flyers grind out win over Hurricanes

Raleigh kicker shines in Alabama's championship game
 
He had an offer from East Carolina to walk on...
NBC17.com

Commissioners open to making big BCS changes
Houston Chronicle

Officials plot changes in BCS
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
‘Every Game Counts’ — until it doesn’t
-
Morris- Growing process painful for young team

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
-
USC’s memorable run- Gamecocks’ defense helped spark school’s first 11-win season
-
Clemson RB Ellington to stick around

In a season full of promise comes disappointment for Hokies
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

With loss to FSU, Virginia Tech drops to 0-2 in ACC
Roanoke Times

Art Kaufman Named Defensive Coordinator At Texas Tech
TexasTech.com

LPGA to return to Kingsmill in September
Hampton Roads Daily Press

January 10, 2012

From al.com
-
Alabama wins national championship snaring all but five AP votes after 21-0 victory over LSU
-
Tide serves up a hot, spicy dish of revenge- Alabama 21, LSU 0
-
Alabama defensive beatdown is one for the ages
-
Hot Corner- Alabama's historic defense

Alabama stuns top-ranked LSU 21-0 to win BCS championship
New Orleans Times Picayune

Virginia Tech 21st, Clemson 22nd in final AP poll; first time no ACC team in top 20 since 1971
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Another first- Top 10 finish for Gamecocks
-
The BCS as we know it is going away

Taylor will return for Gamecocks in 2012
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Miami could test Tar Heels
-
Scouting report gives Heels lesson in perception
-
Canes' effort at Nashville leads to grueling practice
-
Harris named N.C. sportscaster of year

Hokies' Battle opts not to apply for 6th season of eligibility
Roanoke Times

UNC-CH loses reserve quarterback Hanson, gains 2 early enrollees
Fayetteville Observer

Duke assistant heading home to Ole Miss
Durham Herald-Sun

Schottenheimer hopes to talk with Tampa Bay Bucs
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

UNLV football coaches find success (once they leave)
Las Vegas Review-Journal

Arkansas State names J.B. Grimes offensive line coach
Greenfield Daily Reporter

January 9, 2012

From al.com
-
BCS Championship Game- 'Big-boy football' will settle it all
-
GoDaddy.com Bowl- Northern Illinois beats Arkansas State 38-20

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Matchup sequel has makings of BCS grand finale
-
Breaking down the BCS national title game

A title game that might not be a title game
USA Today

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
BCS championship game primer- 10 must-read stories
-
BCS countdown- Ranking games from worst to first
-
'Godfather of the BCS' says it has helped the college game
-
Oklahoma State's Mike Gundy has mixed feelings for BCS championship game

From the Tulsa World
-
Source- Mike Gundy gets eight-year deal for nearly $30 million
-
Big 12 a big winner in 2011

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Wolfpack dodges Terrapins' comeback
-
Don't player hate, just congratulate

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Bobcats' Walker plagued by uneven start
-
Tebow rules in OT, too- Broncos 29, Steelers 23

From the Atlanta Journal Constitution
-
Falcons take giant step back
-
BCS title game another SEC win

January 8, 2012

Deacons outlast Hokies, win ACC opener 58-55
Winston Salem Journal

Four in a row for the Seahawks
Wilmington Star-News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Sluggish Tar Heels recapture spark
-
Tar Heels take ACC opener
-
Pack objective- NCAA bid
-
Improved Wolfpack impress on the court
-
Blue Devils squash Yellow Jackets
-
Duke's defense shows room to improve
-
Canes fall to Nashville

Cavaliers hang on to win 12th straight
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
-
Wildcats capitalize on USC misfires
-
Record-setting Saints slay Lions, eye 49ers
-
Texans bash Bengals, next battle Baltimore

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Silas after loss- Bobcats need to toughen up
-
Panthers counting on return of injured starters
-
Late run lifts Charlotte past Saint Joseph's 57-52
-
Davidson eases by Georgia Southern 96-74
-
UNCC football stadium taking shape

January 7, 2012

Woeful bowl performance business as usual for ACC
Wilmington Star-News

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Football Bowl Subdivision nearing a playoff?
-
The Times-Picayune has just the formula for determining a champion in college football

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
ACC off to slow start
-
Wake-up time for Tar Heels
-
Wolfpack won't miss Williams
-
Third-period surge keys Canes

From the Winston Salem Journal
-
Deacs believe in their chances to compete in ACC
-
Duke opens ACC play against Georgia Tech

From the Fayetteville Observer
-
Duke assistants strong bond built over nearly 20 years of history
-
Schramm- In wide open ACC, N.C. State Wolfpack occupy prime spot
-
Fayetteville native Dwayne Allen declaring for NFL draft

Virginia Tech's David Wilson ready to play on Sundays
Roanoke Times

Tigers’ Orange crush, USC’s Capital gain
Columbia (SC) State

David Knox On TV- Birmingham loves its college football
Birmingham News

From the Charlotte Observer
-
Bobcats coach ready to shake up lineup
-
Jaguars interview Panthers' Chudzinski
-
Penn State hires Bill O'Brien as football coach
-
Arkansas beats Kansas State 29-16 in Cotton Bowl
-
Temple's big win attracts spotlight to A-10

January 6, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Here's why the ACC was bowled over
-
Sutter's line wants to shut 'em down
-
Duke laments effort against Temple
-
NC Hall names 8 to next class
-
Canes vets uneasy with trade chatter

Bowl results show that ACC needs separation from BCS
Winston Salem Journal

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
SEC Commissioner Mike Slive expects talks on 'plus-1'
-
BCS Notebook: Alabama assistant juggles jobs, sleep

Alabama football, state's image were tied together during the Civil Rights Era
New Orleans Times Picayune

Arkansas-Kansas State a BCS-worthy matchup
Houston Chronicle

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
-
Jeffery, Gilmore declare for draft
-
Clemson coach vows to improve defense
-
College of Charleston's struggles against Wofford continue

Clemson must forget about Miami debacle
Columbia (SC) State

Sugar Bowl of misfortune will stick with Virginia Tech after narrow loss
Hampton Roads Daily Press

ODU's woes help GMU add to bucket list - a win at the Ted
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Orange Bowl- For Mountaineers, recruiting pipeline built in South Florida
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

January 5, 2012

Orange Bowl- Bowl records fall as No. 23 WVU pummels No. 14 Clemson
 
Mountaineers remain unbeaten in BCS bowls
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Anderson Independent
-
Orange Crush: West Virginia smashes Clemson in Orange Bowl
-
Kevin Steele looks for answers following Orange Bowl shellacking
-
Dana Holgorsen: 'Regardless of what the score ended up, there was nothing easy about that'
-
In Dabo's Words: 'We'll be back, and it won't be 30 years'

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
-
West Virginia squeezes Clemson in the Orange Bowl
-
Perspective will heal Tiger wounds
-
Wofford next test for College of Charleston
-
Balanced offense helps USC win fourth in row

From the Columbia (SC) State
-
Mountaineers maul defenseless Tigers
-
Spurrier’s Gamecocks built to sustain

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
West Virginia turns into a runaway train
-
WVU routs Clemson in Orange Bowl

Where did all the bowl fans go?
Birmingham News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
-
Temple downs No. 5 Blue Devils
-
Wolfpack quickly drops Hornets
-
Pack's Tenuta decides to stay
-
Hurricanes send Dalpe, Joslin to Charlotte
-
Lose game, win title- Maybe so

Pitt Takes Another Wisconsin Coach (Huxtable) For Defensive Coordinator
Cardiac Hill (blog)

'Appalachian man' Satterfield returns to Mountaineers
Winston Salem Journal

From the Charlotte Observer
-
49ers rally, score 75-70 win in conference opener
-
Jerry Richardson is happy with his Carolina Panthers
-
Q&A with Jerry Richardson
-
Diaw leads Bobcats past Knicks

Fairy-tale night lacked happily-ever-after end
Roanoke Times

Beamer, Va. Tech players quick to defend kicker
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Hardesty heading into offseason ‘healthy’
New Bern Sun Journal

UNCW holds on to beat Northeastern
Wilmington Star News

January 4, 2012

Virginia Tech faces a bitter ending at the Sugar Bowl
Roanoke Times

Hokies again come up short in bowl game, with 23-20 overtime loss
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Beamer's uncharacteristic gamble dooms Virginia Tech against Michigan
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Teel Time- Sugar Bowl of close calls leaves Virginia Tech's Beamer "about half sick"
-
Sugar Bowl notebook- Virginia Tech faces another 1,000-yard rushing duo

From the Richmond Times Dispatch
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Sugar Bowl- Review of Coale's catch comes under scrutiny
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Woody- Sugar Bowl loss leaves Hokies with lots to think about

Clemson returns to the site of its greatest glory
Columbia (SC) State

With final prep over, five things to watch in the Orange Bowl
Anderson Independent

Duel in Miami- QBs take unusual paths
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes can't finish in loss to Islanders
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NCSU's Manning enters NFL draft; Tenuta joining Illinois
-
Fedora hires 8 assistant coaches
-
Duke's changes taking shape
-
Akron hires Amato

From the Fayetteville Observer
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N.C. State's Terrell Manning enters NFL draft
-
New UNC-Chapel Hill football coach names his coaching staff

From the Charlotte Observer
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Hurney reflects on this season – and next
-
Cleveland takes over, takes 115-101 win over Charlotte
-
BCS era has taken some of bloom off the Orange Bowl

UK Makes Cassity Hire Official
LEX18 Lexington KY News

Seahawks hardened in crucible of tough schedule
Wilmington Star-News

January 3, 2012

From the Spartanburg Herald-Journal
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USC earns 11th win, thumps Huskers in Capital One Bowl
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Loesing, Wofford beat Wake Forest, 56-52, on road

Deacons fall flat
Winston Salem Journal

From the Columbia (SC) State
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'Best team ever'- USC grabs historic 11th win
-
Morris- This season was the greatest in USC history
-
Tigers, Mountaineers strive for simplicity

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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USC in 11th heaven after wild, wacky win
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Simplicity is sophistication

Virginia Tech's reputation on the line in Sugar Bowl
Roanoke Times

Virginia Tech gets another shot at winning BCS game, silencing critics
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Virginia Tech needs BCS win to make Beamer's 25th season a true success
Hampton Roads Daily Press

2012 Sugar - Michigan vs. Virginia Tech
College Football News

BCS head defends Sugar's right to choose
Salt Lake Tribune

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Ducks come up roses for 1st time in 95 years
-
Oklahoma State beats Stanford in OT at Fiesta Bowl
-
Canes' Skinner back to practice
-
Tar Heels' Paige-Moss to go pro

From the Charlotte Observer
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For 2012, the Panthers have to
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Offseason means back to work for 2012
-
Chudzinski permitted to talk to Jaguars
-
Colts' reshuffling begins in front office
-
At 6-10, Panthers keep hope alive
-
Silas- Thomas must prove himself
-
Tuesday- Bobcats at Cavs

January 2, 2012

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers end season in rout at New Orleans
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Broncos, Giants win divisions, Patriots top AFC
-
Bosh, Heat wipe out Bobcats
-
Bowl previews, updates

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Eagles offense too much as Redskins lose, finish 5-11
-
Virginia Tech's David Wilson- Superhero now, superstar next?

USC seeking coveted 11-win season
Anderson Independent

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Is this a 'new Carolina?'
-
USC to face more man coverage
-
USC success conjures up memories of 1984 season

From the Columbia (SC) State
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Shaw’s legs have become USC’s biggest asset
-
Boyd eyes potential breakout
-
Orange Bowl validates Holgorsen hiring

Orange Bowl notebook- Holgorsen wary of 'overpreparing'
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Thomas' future went from pass-catcher to pass-thrower in five days
-
Poindexter left in second-guessing mode after Virginia's special teams disaster

On heels of bowl win, A&M shifts focus to SEC
Houston Chronicle

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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QB Wilson put words into action to lead Badgers
-
Tar Heels fly past Monmouth in record win
-
Duke dominates Penn, 85-55

Deacons to seek 10th win tonight
Winston Salem Journal

Campbell's Laing knows what to expect from Ellis' Chants
Myrtle Beach Sun News

UNCW riding win into CAA play
Wilmington Star-News

January 1, 2012

Cavaliers fall to Auburn in Chick-fil-A Bowl
Charlottesville Daily Progress

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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2011 was a rollercoaster year for N.C. sports
-
Wolfpack races past Western Carolina, 82-55
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The year the Rose Bowl came to Duke
-
Canes finish 2011 with a loss in Tampa Bay
-
A healthy course for UNC campuses

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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National crown capped Clemson's 1981 season
-
Ward well prepared for bowl pressure

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers facing critical offseason issues
-
Panthers looking for a sizzling finish
-
Matchups- Panthers at Saints
-
NFL- Cam silences his doubters
-
NFL- Kasay stayed classy
-
Soccer- 49ers run to College Cup created believers
-
Short season cutting into Bobcats' practice

January 31, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
Today In Conference USA
-
Jan. 30 Men's Basketball Players of the Week
-
Jan. 30 C-USA Women's Basketball Awards

UTEP women's basketball team gets four votes in AP Top 25 poll
El Paso Times

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Perception everything for 'success' at recruiting
-
Herd has time to move up in rank
-
D'Antoni in the spotlight

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
-
No stranger to Huntington
-
Herd expected to land Fork Union pair

From the Hattiesburg American
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Eagles' Williams denied extra year
-
Big crowd expected for USM-Memphis
-
Eagles look to break spell on Wednesday

From the Birmingham News
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Andy Kennedy reflects on Gene Bartow's impact
-
UAB DL coach Jimmy Williams uses his success story to help teach players

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers shaking off December struggles
-
Tigers quarterback Summerlin transferring, but Florida prep QB commits

From the Houston Chronicle
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QB class in session for Keenum
-
Men’s basketball- Young Owls taking flight

Marcus Jordan, Kasey Wilson lead UCF to 84-69 win over Palm Beach Atlantic
Orlando Sentinel

January 30, 2012

C-USA, MWC still working on merger
Charleston (WV) Gazette

 

Herrion, Herd hope to halt losing skid
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Marshall drops to fifth in C-USA
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

UCF basketball aims to break two-game losing streak against Palm Beach Atlantic
Orlando Sentinel

UA System trustees are coming, and Free UAB movement is ready and waiting
Birmingham News

Jan. 29 Women's Basketball Recap
conferenceusa.com

USM gears up for big Memphis game
Hattiesburg American

Ducksworth, Freeman among 6 to commit
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Tulane football adds offensive line commitment
New Orleans Times Picayune

January 29, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
-
Jan. 28 Men's Basketball Recap
-
Jan. 28 Women's Basketball Recap

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Will Barton's 29 points boost Memphis Tigers past Marshall, 83-76
-
Tigers-Marshall replay: Wesley Witherspoon comes through

Memphis holds on vs. Herd
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Curry gets two sacks in Senior Bowl
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Schedule should add up to wins for Herd

From the Hattiesburg American
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Eagles victorious over UCF
-
On verge of signing day, excitement follows Alford
-
Southern Miss mourns loss of Doc Roberts

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
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Golden Eagles end UCF’s home streak
-
NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK
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Two Golden Eagles share love for deer hunting

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF falls 78-65 to Southern Miss, snapping 16-game home winning streak
-
UCF coach Donnie Jones talks about Knights’ loss to Southern Miss
-
Five things we learned from UCF’s loss to Southern Miss
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Is UCF closer to basketball school than football school?

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice men top Tulane 88-74 at home, snap 3-game losing streak
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UH men outlast Conference USA rival UTEP in overtime, 81-76
-
For all of the scouts' efforts, recruiting remains hit-or-miss proposition

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane President Scott Cowen ready to build on his hard work in athletics
-
Defense falters as Tulane Green Wave falls to Rice Owls on road

Tulsa tops SMU 66-60 on Clarkson's clutch play
Tulsa World

Winless on the road- Miners get 'stung' in OT by Houston Cougars
El Paso Times

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU can't contain Tulsa's Jordan Clarkson, fall 66-60 in tight game
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Source- Quarterback Kyle Padron transferring from SMU

The End of The mtn.?
Albuquerque Journal

January 28, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
-
Jan. 27 Men's Basketball Notebook
Talking C-USA Basketball
-
Jan. 26 Women's Basketball Recap

Eagles set for showdown with UCF
Hattiesburg American

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF basketball team enjoying home-court advantage this season
-
Virginia transfer Tristan Spurlock blossoming as UCF's sixth man
-
Tough decision for Mainland DB Deonte Wilson, who is visiting UCF

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Hot Memphis awaits cold Marshall
-
Herd has another offense that leaks
-
Curry takes his next stage

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Boards vital for Memphis Tigers with Marshall on tap today
-
Justin Fuente has plenty of prospects at Memphis in final weekend
-
Tigers-Marshall preview

Tulsa Texans like going back for home games
Tulsa World

UTEP men's basketball- Miners seek 1st road win in Houston
El Paso Times

Walk-on guard Jimmie Jones holding his own for struggling UH men
Houston Chronicle

HOUSTON BASEBALL POISED TO CHALLENGE IN C-USA
The Cypress Times

What will the schedule look like in Garrick McGee's first season at UAB?
Birmingham News

Freshman guard Ricky Tarrant picking up the slack for Tulane Green Wave
New Orleans Times Picayune

January 27, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
Hyphen Nation- January 26, 2012
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C-USA Announces Preseason Baseball Awards
-
Today In Conference USA

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Herd faces another tough schedule
-
Marshall baseball team picked last

Bring on the Broncos
 
Eagles host Boise State on Oct. 6; opener is Sept. 1 at Nebraska
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Hattiesburg American
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USM NOTEBOOK- Southern Miss releases 2012 football schedule
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Eagle track team ranked, riding high
-
Local prospect interested in USM

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-
Johnson's debut set for Nebraska
-
USM baseball picked to finish 4th in C-USA

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Tigers' football schedule missing an SEC foe for first time in 63 years
-
C'mon, Mr. Ref: Cussing or discussing, coaches don't call it 'working officials'
-
No further punishment for Memphis players following altercation with Rice

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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UCF 2012 football schedule includes home game against Missouri
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UCF's D.J. Hicks named preseason C-USA baseball player of the year
-
UCF coach Donnie Jones stresses importance of learning from Tulsa loss
-
UCF football commits Taylor Oldham, Drico Johnson silence critics

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice football schedule includes UH at Reliant
-
Five things to watch as Rice baseball starts spring practice
-
Rice's Jackson suspended one game for flagrant foul
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UH's Edwards insists he's up to tall challenge of NFL bid
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Case Keenum chosen for Super Bowl Sunday’s All-Star Challenge

Tulsa releases 2012 football schedule; includes Arkansas, Iowa State road trips
Tulsa World

SMU finalizes football schedule- Home dates include Texas A&M, TCU, Houston
Dallas Morning News

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Tulane baseball eyes rebound after injury plagued 2011 season
-
Tulane Green Wave schedule boasts 7 home games next season

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP men's basketball- Towering sophomore grows on court, in talent for Miners
-
Victory No. 300- UTEP's Gloria Brown scores 27 in coach Keitha Adam's milestone win

January 26, 2012

Energetic Hammond full of big, new ideas
Hattiesburg American

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Chris Crawford's 15 points lead Memphis Tigers past Rice, 73-51
-
Tiger replay: Memphis 73, Rice 15
-
Memphis Tigers welcome Cardinals' Jason Motte

From conferenceusa.com
-
Jan. 25 Men's Basketball Recap
-
C-USA Announces Preseason Softball Poll, Team
-
Memphis' Carter Named Finalist for Lowe's Senior CLASS Award

Men’s basketball- Rice suspends two players for one game
Houston Chronicle

From the Tulsa World
-
Tulsa tops Central Florida, 66-61
-
TU basketball notebook- Scottie Haralson's hot shooting night
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Softball- TU tabbed C-USA favorite

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF basketball falls 66-61 at Tulsa
-
UCF loses its composure at Tulsa, but defeat doesn’t torpedo Knights’ shot at NCAA Tournament

From the Dallas Morning News
-
SMU defense collapses in second half as Tulane runs away with 80-74 win
-
Former UNT, SMU coach Darrell Dickey hired as offensive coordinator at Memphis
-
SMU signs 5-year deal with Nike for school's sports apparel, equipment

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane Green Wave men race past SMU Mustangs behind the efforts of freshman Ricky Tarrant
-
Tulane partners with NFL for brain research, university announces this morning

From the El Paso Times
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Looking for No. 300- UTEP women's basketball coach can earn milestone win tonight
-
UTEP women's basketball- 2 Miner guards suspended indefinitely

From the Birmingham News
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UAB beats Marshall, 56-49, on the road
-
UAB finds a way to win on the road in C-USA play
-
Woodlawn's Roderick McKinney considering other options after UAB visit

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Herd falls flat at home
-
Defense, rebounding can only go so far
-
Final- UAB 56, Marshall 49

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Herd goes silent in upset loss to UAB
-
Herd had better stop its sobbing, quickly

UAB hands Herd third straight loss
Charleston (WV) Gazette

January 25, 2012

From the Tulsa World
-
Eric Bailey's C-USA Insider
-
TU set to host first-place UCF

UCF basketball shoots for its first win at Tulsa
Orlando Sentinel

From conferenceusa.com
-
Jan. 24 Men's Basketball Notebook
C-USA Athletes of the Week- January 24, 2012

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Goff fights foul trouble
-
Wake up Herd, lest you oversleep season

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
-
In college baseball, Southern Miss turns page with new class
-
National respect not flowing USM’s way
-
New billboards trumpet success of Golden Eagles

From the Hattiesburg American
-
USM announces 'Blackout' promotion for Memphis game
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USM NOTEBOOK- Hammond proud of billboards

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Quarterback Kyle Sloter rescinds Tulane commitment and issues a pledge to Southern Miss
-
SMU sharpshooter Robert Nyakundi a defensive challenge for Tulane Green Wave

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Rice sixth in Baseball America preseason poll
-
A quick glance at the Cougars’ recruiting class heading into the home stretch

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Memphis Tigers know Rice no longer a Conference USA cupcake
-
University of Memphis vs. Rice Preview
-
East High lineman joining University of Memphis

UAB falling short of expectations
Charleston (WV) Gazette

It's the Year of the Dragon in college hoops
Yahoo! Sports

UAB gets commitment from New York OL Dominic Sylvester
Birmingham News

Women's preview- Conference USA
Golfweek.com

January 24, 2012

C-USA basketball power rankings- Week 10
FS Houston

UAB needs to find a way to replace Jordan Swing for the next two weeks
Birmingham News

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall still in C-USA hunt
-
Chuck Landon- UT-Martin helps fill coaching vacancies
-
CONFERENCE USA

It's been an uphill climb
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Depleted Tigers need senior Wesley Witherspoon to step up
-
Memphis Tigers' Charles Carmouche may sit out rest of season with pain in knees

Ex-Miner football star Brian Natkin happy to be at UTEP
El Paso Times

Tulane baseball names Brian Meyer director of operations
New Orleans Times Picayune

January 23, 2012

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Strong defense helps UCF basketball race to top of Conference USA standings
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Minnesota tight end Cal Bloom commits to UCF
-
DE John Youngblood is 3rd Alabama commitment to UCF 2012 class
-
Former Georgia Tech offensive lineman Phil Smith to transfer to UCF
-
Upstate New York QB Troy Green considering walk-on spot with UCF

Herd turns focus to Blazers
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Class of '07- Plenty of 'wow,' not enough wins
Charleston (WV) Gazette

TU basketball- 3 questions with Scottie Haralson
Tulsa World

Whitehaven OL Tony Mays commits to University of Memphis
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Tulane football scores three more local commitments
New Orleans Times Picayune

January 22, 2012

Jan. 21 Men's Basketball Recap
conferenceusa.com

From the Birmingham News
-
UAB's Jordan Swing hurts right hand in loss to UCF
-
UCF beats UAB, 48-41, at Bartow Arena

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF basketball earns 48-41 win at UAB, beating Blazers for first time in school history
-
UCF names three new football assistant coaches

From the Hattiesburg American
-
Eagles notch big win over Marshall
-
USM fans showed up strong Saturday
-
Berry relying on handful of Eagles to lead way

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Marshall rally falls short
-
SI.com tells Tinnon's tale, from trouble to top rebounder
-
Marshall plans fond farewell to Field House
-
Spillman embracing opportunity with 49ers

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Even victories leave Memphis Tigers feeling blue this season
-
Second-half run helps Memphis Tigers shake off SMU, 63-45
-
Tigers-SMU replay

Memphis rallies from second-half deficit to down SMU, 63-45
Dallas Morning News

From the El Paso Times
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Road heartache- Turnovers hurt, Miners fall to Tulane in C-USA men's basketball game
-
UTEP men's basketball notebook- Miners shoot well but still lose

Tulane tops Texas-El Paso for first Conference USA win
New Orleans Times Picayune

TU cruises past Rice
Tulsa World

January 21, 2012

Jan. 20 Men's Basketball Notebook
conferenceusa.com

From the Birmingham News
-
NCAA fails as it denies Todd O'Brien's final appeal to play basketball at UAB
-
Will Ovie Soko be ready to play for UAB on Saturday vs. UCF?

Southern Miss hosts Marshall in big game today
Hattiesburg American

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Hard work pays off for Harvey
-
Marshall takes tough trip
-
Herd must reverse long trend to win next game

First-place Herd has tough test at Southern Miss
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Marshall basketball- Herd has had bumpy road after Capital Classic
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Memphis Tigers still stinging from last year's loss to SMU
-
Tigers-SMU preview

From the Tulsa World
-
Hot-shooting Clarkson, TU to take on Rice
-
Dan Bitson leaves McLain job to join TU football staff

Rice's Kazemi to undergo MRI on knee
Houston Chronicle

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Tulane Green Wave basketball knows UTEP poses another challenge
-
St. Augustine coach David Johnson joins Tulane football staff

UTEP men's basketball- Growing Miners in search of road victory
El Paso Times

January 20, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
-
C-USA Men's Basketball Coach of the Year Award to be Named After Legendary Coach Gene Bartow
-
Jan. 19 Women's Basketball Recap
Hyphen Nation- January 19, 2012

From the Tulsa World
-
TU's Ross Parmley becomes youngest athletic director in C-USA
 
It was quite clear that we needed stable and permanent leadership in the department to be a full participant in the (league merger) discussions
-
John Klein- New TU athletic director Ross Parmley to face critical issues
-
C-USA Athletic Directors

Conference USA names its top basketball coaching award for the late Gene Bartow
Birmingham News

Herd laments lack of all-out effort against WVU
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Hattiesburg American
-
Recruiting shuffle continues for USM
-
Lady Eagles lose fifth straight

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Memphis Tigers coach Pastner ponders frantic finish in loss to UCF
-
Ridgeway's Sheldon Dawson no longer lock for Memphis Tigers
-
University of Memphis notebook: Tigers score in classroom

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF's win over Memphis vaults it into NCAA Tournament conversation
-
Alabama CB Jacoby Glenn flips his commitment from Kentucky to UCF

SMU hoping Big East move leads to increased visibility, bigger budgets
Dallas Morning News (Sub Req'd)

Rice's Kazemi to undergo MRI on knee
Houston Chronicle

January 19, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
-
Jan. 18 Men's Basketball Recap
-
Jan. 18 Women's Basketball Recap

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF basketball earns historic 68-67 win over Memphis
-
UCF-Memphis Clanton Winning Shot
osvideo-UCF-Memphis-students-rush-court-2

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
UCF picks off Memphis Tigers, 68-67
-
Tiger replay: UCF 68, Memphis 67
-
Cornerback lured by Memphis Tigers assistant

From the Birmingham News
-
Robert Williams 3-pointer at the buzzer lifts UAB to 61-60 OT win at Rice
-
Hot Corner- Where is NCAA in Todd O'Brien case?

Rice chokes away big lead, falls to UAB in overtime
Houston Chronicle

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Herd laments lack of all-out effort against WVU
-
Herd falls in Capital Classic
-
Marshall makes no excuses for losing
-
Herrion staggers onto YouTube
-
Florida standout commits to Herd

Hinds helps WVU rise while Herd wilts
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Hattiesburg American
-
Berry high on young Eagles
-
Upgrades give 'Pete' a new feel
-
Southern Miss to present 'An Evening With Ellis'

From the Tulsa World
-
Tulsa University to name Ross Parmley next athletics director, replacing Cunningham
-
Golden Hurricane sets its sights on C-USA
-
Golden Hurricane steals momentum, beats Tulane

Tulane men's basketball team falls 60-56 in Tulsa
New Orleans Times Picayune

January 18, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
-
Jan. 17 Men's Basketball Notebook
C-USA Athletes of the Week- January 17, 2011

From the Tulsa World
-
Eric Bailey's Conference USA Insider
-
Improved D.J. Magley bolsters TU

Herd’s experience will be tested by WVU
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
-
Capital Classic- Herd has edge if recent trends continue
-
Capital Classic- Marshall hopes to maximize bench strength
-
Capital Classic- Huggins expects another close game

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
MU-WVU series history
-
Can Marshall win again?
-
Shaq vs. Truck key to outcome of Classic

From the Hattiesburg American
-
USM's Mills likes to out-work the opposition
-
Adams, Driskell named to head up USM search committee

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Hearing he needed surgery, Memphis Tigers' freshman Adonis Thomas 'broke down'
-
Memphis Tigers vs. Central Florida Preview
-
Tigers' guard Will Barton named one of 25 finalists for Wooden Award

From the Houston Chronicle
-
UH notebook- Win at SMU would be confidence booster
-
Former Clear Springs star Randle transfers to UH from LSU

From the Dallas Morning News
-
SMU men prep for conference clash with Houston
-
SMU football gets four early enrollees, including Parade All-America receiver

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
-
Tulane football coach Curtis Johnson is busy getting his staff together
-
Tulane Green Wave men's basketball team eager to get a conference victory against Tulsa

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Beau and Harding's Excellent Adventure- UCF hopes to land Alabama linebacker duo
-
UCF fills huge need with QB pledges Tyler Gabbert, Jonathan Wallace
-
Fort Lauderdale DB Nicco Whigham officially commits to UCF

January 17, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
-
Jan. 16 Men's Basketball Players of the Week
-
Jan. 16 C-USA Women's Basketball Awards

C-USA basketball power rankings- Week 9
FS Houston

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Ankle injury likely ends season for Memphis Tigers Adonis Thomas
-
Memphis Tigers coach Justin Fuente finds familiar offensive coordinator

Tulane men's basketball leading scorer Kendall Timmons out for season with an Achilles tendon injury
New Orleans Times Picayune

Injury against USM knocks Tulane star out for rest of season
Hattiesburg American

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Herd relishing UCF win; turning focus to rival Mountaineers
-
Herd recruits impressed after visit
-
Battle set for MU's Tinnon, WVU's Jones

Today's Capital Classic take
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Huggins- Timing of Marshall game 'a disaster'
CBSSports.com

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
Marshall AD would like to continue rivalry series with UCF after Knights join Big East
-
The Prospector- UCF, Coach O'Leary like to be fashionably late

Photos- Five bold predictions for the SMU Mustangs' 2012 season
Dallas Morning News

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Rice to host public forum to discuss funding, 'vision for athletics'
-
Rice Men’s basketball- Braun says consecutive road wins ‘huge step for program’
-
UH women's coach Buchanan will miss game with suspension
-
Levine makes another addition to the staff

TU assistant football coach leaves for New Mexico
Tulsa World

Former UAB player Anthony Blevins finds a spot on Blazers' coaching staff
Birmingham News

UTEP men's basketball- Guard Michael Perez shines on the court
El Paso TImes

January 16, 2012

Jan. 15 Women's Basketball Recap
conferenceusa.com

From the Birmingham News
-
UAB freshman Herb Harrison takes a positive step in loss at Southern Miss
-
College football's diversity quietly improves among head-coaching hires

Louisiana Tech wants to join Conference USA
Hattiesburg American

Herd alone atop C-USA
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Coaches lament latest chapter in budding UCF, Marshall rivalry series not broadcast on TV
-
UCF fills huge need with QB pledges Tyler Gabbert, Jonathan Wallace

Tulane commitment Jordan Batiste says coaching staff won him over
New Orleans Times Picayune

January 15, 2012

Jan. 14 Men's Basketball Recap
conferenceusa.com

Rice's buzzer-beater sinks Tulane basketball team
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the El Paso Times
-
UTEP men's basketball- Miners get new life in OT, beat Mustangs
-
UTEP men's basketball notebook- McCulley holds top SMU scorer to 8

UTEP continues domination of SMU with 70-64 overtime win
Dallas Morning News

From the Birmingham News
-
Southern Miss beats UAB, 59-55, in Hattiesburg
-
UAB fails to make the plays down the stretch in Saturday's loss at Southern Miss
-
UAB freshman Herb Harrison takes a positive step in loss at Southern Miss

From the Hattiesburg American
-
Eagles come through in clutch
-
Bolden helped lift Eagles to victory

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
Herd holds off UCF, 65-64
-
Kane proves clutch
-
UCF has its trouble with tweets

From the Orlando Sentinel
-
UCF basketball rally comes up short- Knights fall 65-64 at rival Marshall
-
Chance meeting changed new UCF AD Todd Stansbury's life

Memphis Tigers blister Houston, 89-55
Memphis Commercial Appeal

UH men dominated by Memphis in 89-55 conference loss at Hofheinz
Houston Chronicle

Dane Evans gets head start on future as a TU quarterback
Tulsa World

January 14, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
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Jan. 13 Men's Basketball Notebook
Talking C-USA Basketball

UAB faces tough task today at Southern Miss
Birmingham News

Eagles look to rebound quickly
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

USM NOTEBOOK- Miller leaves for Ole Miss; track starts today
Hattiesburg American

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
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USM’s Johnson adds two coaches to football staff
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Eagles hoop it up with nemesis

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd squares off with UCF
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Spikes out to prove MU better than UCF
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Website grades Herd's arena
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Holliday not shocked by success of Tebow

UCF coach Donnie Jones, players prepare for hostile rivalry game at Marshall
Orlando Sentinel

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Analysis: Memphis Tigers know wins important with C-USA in down year
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Memphis Tigers' Adonis Thomas a 'gametime decision' due to ankle injury
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Memphis Tigers Preview: Houston

From the Houston Chronicle
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Freshman J.J. Thompson is steady on the point for Coogs
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Heir apparent- Catching up with David Piland
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Up next for Rice basketball- Saturday at Tulane

Tulane men's basketball team is hurting but staying upbeat
New Orleans Times Picayune

UTEP men's basketball- Miners try to protect home court vs. SMU
El Paso Times

SMU hopes to end UTEP's run of dominance
Dallas Morning News

January 13, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
BKB Press Row
Hyphen Nation- January 12, 2011

Craig James admits taking 'insignificant' gifts from boosters while playing at SMU
Dallas Morning News

UAB FB coach Garrick McGee announces most of his first coaching staff
Birmingham News

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Board battle brewing
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Herd recruiting focusing on the kicking game

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Basketball game with UCF suits recruiting
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Tinnon goes for clean sweep

Marshall football- Big recruiting weekend for Herd
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Recruits still on board with USM
Hattiesburg American

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tigers' success tied to defense
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TE set to tour Memphis Tigers before other big visits

TU receives commitment from Arizona JC tight end
Tulsa World

UCF coach George O'Leary trying to keep commitment list quiet
Orlando Sentinel

January 12, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
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Jan. 11 Men's Basketball Recap
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Jan. 11 Women's Basketball Recap

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tigers end Southern Miss' 11-game win streak, 60-58
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Southern Miss. Eagles leave with another foul final
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Tigers Replay: Memphis 60, Southern Miss 58
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Memphis Tigers raise seat donation fees 5 percent for basketball

Memphis continues its dominance over Southern Miss
Biloxi Sun Herald

Nightmare on Beale Street
Hattiesburg American

From the Birmingham News
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Marshall escapes with a 61-59 win over UAB at Bartow Arena
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UAB coach Mike Davis blames himself for his team's depth problems

Herd knocks off Ala.-Birmingham
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Isaiah Sykes helps lead UCF to 74-63 win over Houston
Orlando Sentinel

From the Tulsa World
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Tulsa breaks slump, wins first C-USA game
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TU basketball notebook- Idlet strong off the bench

Tulsa leashes Miners- UTEP scores just 7 points in game's final 10 minutes
El Paso Times

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU adds Houston's offensive coordinator, but June Jones still calling plays
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SMU fails to show up in Conference USA opener against Rice

UH expects to new offensive coordinator to maintain high-octane style
Houston Chronicle

January 11, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
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Jan. 10 Men's Basketball Notebook
C-USA Athletes of the Week- January 10, 2011

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Former Tulane football Coach Vince Gibson dies
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Former Tulane football coach Vince Gibson was happy until life's final whistle

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Golden Eagles in rare form for Memphis Tigers tonight
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Tigers-Southern Miss preview

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Eustachy seeks 1st W vs. Tigers
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First since '99- USM in both final polls

Southern Miss finishes in Top 20 in both polls
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Hattiesburg American
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Golden Eagles tangle with Memphis tonight
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Johnson keeps Brown on Southern Miss football staff

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF introduces Todd Stansbury as school's new athletic director
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UCF president calls new AD Todd Stansbury's values perfect fit for the Knights
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New UCF athletic director must clean up the mess, get along with George O'Leary
Video- UCF introduces Todd Stansbury as school's new athletic director

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Out with the old, in with the new at MU
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Shaq Johnson leading charge for Herd
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MU women look to stay hot

UAB's 5-9 record deceptive
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Marshall basketball- UAB is another hurdle for Herrion, Herd
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WVU, MU picked to be NCAA Tournament-bound

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP men's basketball- Key outing keeps men motivated for Tulsa
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Ex-UTEP coach Tony Barbee signs $1.5 million annual contract with Auburn through June 2017

From the Tulsa World
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Eric Bailey's C-USA basketball insider
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TU freshman Eric McClellan has one objective — winning
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Tulsa football- 2011 season in review plus a look at 2012
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TU football made smooth transition under Bill Blankenship in 2011
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TU- Texas QB recruit enrolled, eyeing spring drills

SMU men open Conference-USA play against Rice
Dallas Morning News

January 10, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
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Jan. 9 Men's Basketball Players of the Week
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Jan. 9 C-USA Women's Basketball Players of the Week

From the Birmingham News
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Family and friends say goodbye to Gene Bartow on Monday
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UAB transfer Todd O'Brien's quest to become eligible hits another wall

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH takes a step toward its stadium
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Rice notebook- Free-throw inconsistencies cost wins
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Up next for Rice basketball- Saturday vs. Marshall
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Sumlin tabs South Florida’s Snyder as defensive coordinator

USF Bulls defensive coordinator Mark Snyder leaving for job with Aggies
TampaBay.com

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Former MU football coach Mark Snyder hired at Texas A&M
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Herd ranks 3rd in nation in rebounding category

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Marshall football- Limited spots left in Herd’s 2012 recruiting class
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Marshall football- New players arrive for spring

Shaq back on the attack for Herd
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Tulsa World
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Damaris Johnson won't return to Hurricane
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Boxer who died in unsanctioned event, also had broken neck, autopsy report reveals
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Men's Basketball profile- Tulsa

USM associate AD Stark resigns
Hattiesburg American

Mr. Football commits to USM
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Tigers' Will Barton leaps into national spotlight with impressive numbers
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Ted Roof to join Penn State staff after 33-day stint at UCF
Orlando Sentinel

UTEP's Julian Washburn named C-USA Freshman of the Week for 3rd time
El Paso Times

January 9, 2012

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF will rely on younger rotation with Josh Robinson leaving early for NFL
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Rompza will carry heavier workload with Jordan gone

Big recruiting weekend for UAB includes three commitments
Birmingham News

Johnson keeping Herd on a roll
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Jan. 8 Women's Basketball Recap
Conferenceusa.com

January 8, 2012

Jan. 7 Men's Basketball Recap
Conferenceusa.com

From the Birmingham News
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Memphis beats UAB, 62-59, at Bartow Arena
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Fans honor memory of late UAB coach Gene Bartow

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tigers hold back UAB, 62-59
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Former Texas Tech quarterback Jacob Karam to transfer to Memphis

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU dominates Pittsburgh in 28-6 BBVA Compass Bowl victory
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SMU WR Darius Johnson, Compass Bowl MVP, comes up big again in big game
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Scary scene for Mustangs as freshman RB breaks leg
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Last-second basket lifts SMU men over Tulsa, 57-55

SMU takes down Tulsa at the buzzer
Tulsa World

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Jeff Jordan, son of NBA legend Michael Jordan, leaving UCF basketball program
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Hoops career filled with adversity helped Isaiah Sykes become a leader at UCF

Jeffrey Jordan leaving UCF basketball program
FS Florida

Jeff Jordan leaves men's basketball program
Central Florida Future

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Eagles win at Tulane in OT
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Page's effort key in USM's win

Tulane men fall to Southern Mississippi in OT
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall beats Rice on road
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Departed Sullivan seeks smaller stage to shine

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice's Kazemi records 1,000th career point in loss to Marshall
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UH men open C-USA play with loss to UTEP

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP men's basketball- Miners soar past Cougars
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UTEP men's basketball notebook- Perez sprains ankle after bruised thigh

January 7, 2012

2012 Compass Bowl
  Only East Carolina has thrown more interceptions than SMU's 19 in 2011
ESPN

From the Dallas Morning News
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Four keys- What SMU has to do to beat Pitt
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SMU will beat Pitt in the Compass Bowl if
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BBVA Compass Bowl- Find out where SMU has edge vs. Pitt

All 12 Teams Face Conference Foes Saturday
Conferenceusa.com

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Emotion blazing for UAB, Memphis Tigers
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Tigers-UAB preview

TU basketball sets out to avenge SMU loss
Tulsa World

Alabama assistant coach Burton Burns talks Tulane football
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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Watson sparks Eagles off the bench
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Johnson hires new receivers coach

Golden Eagles continue C-USA play at Tulane
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Houston Chronicle
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Keenum wins Bowden Award
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Up next for Rice basketball- Saturday vs. Marshall

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Tinnon gets teammates on board(s)
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Herrion allows Coleman to practice
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Marshall rights ship after loss to Akron

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Herd hoping to reverse road woes
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Herrion reinstates freshman Coleman

The Prospector- Things are pointing to a crazy ride on National Signing Day
Orlando Sentinel

January 6, 2012

UAB announces plans for honoring Gene Bartow
Birmingham News

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF senior guard A.J. Rompza gives Knights an energy boost
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Miami Norland receiver Dareen Owi commits to UCF

From the Dallas Morning News
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Sagging ticket sales forces Compass Bowl to give away seats for free
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Home cookin'- Why SMU should feel right at home in Alabama
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Lack of results has SMU coach Matt Doherty on the hot seat

Hanner seized chance
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Spikes shows promise in Marshall’s C-USA opener
Charleston (WV) Gazette

New USM coach reveals members of staff
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Tim Hardaway spotlight- Ex-NBA star got start on UTEP men's basketball team
El Paso Times

January 5, 2012

From the Dallas Morning News
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June Jones, SMU still working to move past near departure
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SMU receiver Terrance Wilkerson wants to go out with a bang

Memphis Tigers players back Joe Jackson in ways that begin to show
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Jan. 4 Men's Basketball Recap
conferenceusa.com

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd defeats UTEP
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Marshall goes deep in victory over UTEP

Marshall basketball- Herd opens C-USA with victory over UTEP
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Herd bounces back
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Herd tramples UTEP- Marshall controls boards, shuts down Miners in 2nd half
El Paso Times

Giannini gives final remarks as Southern Miss athletic director
Hattiesburg American

Funeral plans for Gene Bartow have been announced
Birmingham News

From the Houston Chronicle
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Simmons' free throw in OT lifts UH by Tulsa
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New UH coach Levine fills key openings on staff

Tulsa loses to Houston in OT
Tulsa World

UCF earns 60-53 win over Tulane in Conference USA opener
Orlando Sentinel

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane Green Wave awaits 7-footer Tomas Bruha's return
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Tulane football Coach Curtis Johnson expected to name Eric Price offensive coordinator, several sources say
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Tulane men's basketball game time on Saturday changed because of New Orleans Saints kickoff time

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tigers take down Tennessee Volunteers, 69-51
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Time tells how Tigers' Joe Jackson bounces back
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Tigers Replay: Memphis 69, Tennessee 51
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Ex-Texas Tech QB to visit Memphis

January 4, 2012

From the Birmingham News
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Gene Bartow, father of UAB athletics, dies at 81
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Gone to a better place? Everywhere Gene Bartow went was a better place
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Hot-shooting Florida downs UAB 79-61

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Cancer claims former Memphis Tigers basketball coach Gene Bartow
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University of Memphis players recall life lessons learned from Gene Bartow
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Gene Bartow took risk, made UAB thrive
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Memphis Tigers coach Josh Pastner not a fan of series with Tennessee
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University of Memphis vs. Tennessee preview

From conferenceusa.com
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Jan. 3 Men's Basketball Notebook
C-USA Athletes of the Week- January 3, 2011

Conference reset: Can anyone else in C-USA join Memphis in the Dance?
CBSsports.com

Knights hope to avoid C-USA letdown repeat in basketball
Florida Today

Keeping eyes forward just a part of the job for UH head coach Tony Levine
Houston Chronicle

From the Tulsa World
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TU basketball seeks another strong C-USA season
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Medical examiner- Boxer died of exertion due to Sickle Cell Trait complications

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Time to play C-USA
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Kentucky hires MU assistant
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Stats say turnovers lead Herd to trouble

Regrouping Herd opens C-USA play
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Herd hopes to rebound from loss to Akron
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

UTEP men's basketball- Miners open C-USA play at Marshall tonight
El Paso Times

SMU men come up empty in final two minutes as Mississippi hangs on, 50-48
Dallas Morning News

January 3, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
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Houston Secures TicketCity Bowl Victory
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Jan. 2 Men's Basketball Players of the Week

From the Houston Chronicle
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Keenum caps career and Coogs' record season with bowl win over Penn State
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UH slows down Penn State's running game
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UH assistant Kingsbury will join Sumlin at Texas A&M
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Keenum, UH roll past Penn State in TicketCity Bowl
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TicketCity Bowl postgame notebook- A record-breaking day for the Cougars
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Rice's Graham retains all but one baseball recruit
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Cleaning the glass- Rice men and women boast national rebounding leaders

From the Dallas Morning News
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Houston routs Penn State in TicketCity Bowl in Dallas
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SMU preps for bowl game with final home practice

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Guard Joe Jackson sticking with Tigers; still learning to deal with pressure of being hometown hero
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Geoff Calkins: Hometown hero needs to see clouds' silver lining
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Highlights from Memphis Tiger guard Joe Jackson's Monday press conference
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Analysis: U of M expansion door may not be closed

Johnson joins 1,000-point club
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

January 2, 2012

C-USA FB Press Box
conferenceusa.com

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH can make history today in Dallas with victory over Penn State
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TicketCity Bowl matchups- UH vs. Penn State
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Penn State keeps focus on game against UH
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TicketCity Bowl game day- UH looking for fitting ending for special senior class

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Loss shows Herd not ready to join C-USA elite
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Herd rings in new year with a thud

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Akron zips past Herd, 67-51
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Marshall starts off year on foul note

Akron zips past Marshall
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Tulsa World
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TU players, coaches turn to 2012 after roller-coaster season
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Tulsa celebrates new year with win at TCU

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Joe Jackson to rejoin Memphis Tigers' practices
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Dr. Scott Morris: Tigers coach Pastner responds to crunch time with love

What will it take for the USM basketball team to be successful in Conference USA?
Hattiesburg American

January 1, 2012

UCF coach Donnie Jones says Knights should have no problem managing his absence
 
Jones will miss the next three games due to his ties to an ongoing NCAA investigation into the men's basketball program's recruiting practices
Orlando Sentinel

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Aaron Dobson's 'Catch' is one of ESPN's top plays of the year
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Season filled with impressive wins, quality losses so far
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Herd's Johnson guns for 1,000 points
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As Pitts goes, so goes the MU team

Herd welcomes Akron, McClanahan
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
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In 36 years, Johnson soaked up much coaching knowledge
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Eagles' streak reaches 9

From the Hattiesburg American
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New coach's resume' very impressive
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Eagles finish month undefeated

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Reports conflict on Memphis Tigers' Joe Jackson's possible desire to transfer
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Memphis Tigers hold off Charlotte, 67-58

From the Houston Chronicle
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Season in review- UH football sees mostly highs, one glaring low in 2011
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Ground and pound the plan for Penn State
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Texas pulls away in second half to deny Rice's upset attempt

Tulane men's basketball team knocks off Texas-Pan American
New Orleans Times Picayune

Ryan Manuel comes off the bench to help SMU beat Louisiana Tech, 73-65
Dallas Morning News

UAB beat Alabama A&M, 92-58, at Bartow Arena
Birmingham News