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East Carolina

Carolinas/Region

Conference USA

February 29, 2012

Women's track and field title spurs men
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Host Marshall In Final Home Game Of The Season
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East Carolina Baseball Notebook (Weekly Recap)
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Pirates Finish In 14th At Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate

Morrow says goodbye to Minges
Washington Daily News

Morrow's growth apparent
Greenville Daily Reflector

A new man
 
ECU's Morrow completes turnaround
Kinston Free Press

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Morrow provides inside presence for ECU
 
ECU forward gives Pirates threat in paint, opens perimeter game
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Marshall basketball- Seniors get ready for ECU, final week of regular season

Will Herd rebound, or disintegrate at ECU?
Charleston (WV) Gazette

C-USA Basketball- Marshall @ ECU Preview
hoistthecolours.net

Herd has business before tourney
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the East Carolinian
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Bats fall silent in Classic
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Blazers torch men’s hoops

February 28, 2012

ECU ironing out wrinkles in early play
Bonesville.net

Brian Bailey Show (with guest Austin Homan)
Pirate Radio 1250

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Capture Team Title At Seahawk Intercollegiate
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Student-Athlete Spotlight- Kelsey Brosi

Big heads becoming familiar faces in crowd at ECU games
Greenville Daily Reflector

February 27, 2012

Terps clip ECU for best start in 25 years
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Women's Track And Field Captures First-Ever C-USA Title
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Hodges Late Triple Gives ECU Overtime Win at Marshall
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Pirates Lead The Field At The Seahawk Intercollegiate
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North Dakota State Comes Back For 9-8 Victory
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Terrapins Top Pirates In LeClair Classic Finale, 2-1
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Pirates Suffer First Home Loss To James Madison
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Softball To Be Televised By FOX Sports Network

Pirates steal win from MU women
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

6pm Sunday Sportscast
WITN

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Terps top ‘scuffling’ Bucs
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ECU track team makes history
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3 in OT leads ECU past Herd

February 26, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates earn split behind Joyner, Wright
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Blazers fend off East Carolina

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Fall Just Short to UAB, 61-57
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Battery Mates Joyner and Wright Spark ECU, 3-1
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ECU Drops Tourney Opener To Purdue, 6-4
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Morrow Captures Conference USA Weight Throw Title
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Appalachian State Rallies Past East Carolina, 5-2
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ECU Splits Again Saturday Afternoon
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Pirates Wrap Up Road Schedule At Marshall

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Up-and-down day for Pirates
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ECU men drop fifth straight
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ECU Notes- Parents offer Honors College input

MU women host ECU for Senior Day
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

UAB holds on for a 61-57 win at East Carolina
Birmingham News

Catamount Baseball Drops Two at Keith LeClair Classic
catamountsports.com

Errors & Big Innings Burn Boilers in Loss to Maryland
Purdue Boilermaker Athletics

February 25, 2012

Mother Nature shifts LeClair Classic slate
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Goes For The Season Sweep Of UAB
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Softball Gains Split In Alabama
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Day One Of LeClair Classic Postponed
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Pirates Blank The Captains To Stay Perfect At Home
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East Carolina Turns Back UNC Asheville, 6-1

From WNCT
ECU Men's Basketball Falls to UAB
ECU Baseball Wins One, Loses One Saturday

11pm Saturday Sportscast
WITN

Defending ECU's Darrius Morrow is a key for UAB
Birmingham News

In memoriam
 
Tournament honors man who mentored Terps coach Bakich at ECU
Diamondback Online (UMD)

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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LeClair Classic postponed
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Pirates look to snap four-game skid
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Trustees OK campus master plan
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Court rules in ECU’s favor
Editorial- LeClair's spirit alive at ECU

Diamond Bucs 2012- Keith LeClair Classic Preview (Feb. 24-26)
hoistthecolours.net

11pm sportscast
WITN

Stanford, Fullerton host key series in Weekend 2
College Baseball Insider

February 24, 2012

Will State jump to the SEC – and other pilots
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Baseball Set To Host Ninth Annual LeClair Classic (Feb. 24-26)
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Pirates Roll Past Knights, 65-50
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Austrian Native Wolte Leaving Lasting Impact on Pirate Golf
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Pirate Swimmers Achieve All-Conference Status

From WITN
ECU Women cruise past UCF
11pm sportscast

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU women rough up Knights
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LeClair Classic begins today
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ECU officials envision changes (sub required)
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ECU trustees voting on master plan (sub required)

ECU to swing into action at Classic
Washington Daily News

ECU opens LeClair tourney today
Kinston Free Press

From WITN
Classic begins Friday
Future shows bright for next season

UCF surprised by ECU, lose big on the road
Central Florida Future

February 23, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates power past Old Dominion
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Tigers pounce on ECU for 20th win

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Falls to Memphis, 70-47
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ECU Wins Fourth-Straight Game, 10-4
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2012 Football Season Tickets Now On Sale
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Camels Run Past Lady Pirates, 5-2
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Lady Pirates Host UCF Thursday For Second Meeting This Season

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU erupts in 9th at ODU
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Tigers terrorize Pirates in Memphis

Will Barton's 25 points lift Memphis Tigers past East Carolina, 70-47
Memphis Commercial Appeal

ECU seals baseball win with late rally
Raleigh News & Observer

From WRAL
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ECU baseball wins fourth straight
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Barton leads Memphis over East Carolina 70-47

From WITN
Pirate Baseball Rolls ODU
Barton Leads Memphis over ECU Basketball

ECU football coach tells his story in group support meeting
WNCT

February 22, 2012

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Ready To Tangle With The Tigers In Memphis
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Baseball Hits The Road To Face Old Dominion
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Kimmy Cummings Eager to Continue Career Overseas

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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‘Explosive’ Tigers await ECU
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Pirates’ Cannon comes out firing
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Official: Revisit role of colleges

Pirates look to play spoilers
Washington Daily News

From the Kinston Free Press
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Pirates look for turnaround at Memphis
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Pirates hit road, visit ODU

Monarchs Host ECU Wednesday at 3 p.m
odusports.com

From the East Carolinian
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Pirate Clash ends in victory
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Pirate nine-sweep opener
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Richmond tops men’s lacrosse

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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University of Memphis vs. East Carolina preview
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Tarik Black's torrid shooting boost to Memphis Tigers attack

Tigers look to bounce back
The Helmsman

C-USA Basketball- ECU @ Memphis Preview
hoistthecolours.net

Memphis Basketball Notes
gotigersgo.com

Smith has his first offer
Spartanburg Herald Journal

February 21, 2012

Pirates find three formulas for winning
Bonesville.net

Brian Bailey Show (with guest Billy Godwin)
Pirate Radio 1250

From ecupirates.com
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Fieldhouse, Lewis Drive Pirates Past Hofstra
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East Carolina Baseball Notebook (Weekly Recap)

Pirates sweep Milwaukee
Washington Daily News

ECU at Memphis on Wednesday
WITN

Interview with ECU QB Dominique Davis- 'I Have the Biggest Upside in the Draft'
Bleacher Report

February 20, 2012

Lady Pirates Edged At Tulsa, 75-70
ecupirates.com

Hurricane rallies past East Carolina
Examiner.com

Final minutes in the Peach Bowl 1992 vs NC STATE
You Tube

PEACH BOWL 20th ANNIVERSARY MEMORIES From Pirate Radio 1250
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Interview with Clayton Driver
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Interview with Bill Lewis
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Interview with Hunter Gallimore
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Interview with Luke Fisher
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Interview with Jeff Blake
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Interview with Jeff Charles
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Interview with Robert Jones

February 19, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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East Carolina sweeps UWM
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Central Florida shakes off Pirates

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Completes Season Opening Sweep
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Pirates Fall To UCF, 64-55
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Pirates Conclude Season With Third-Place Finish At C-USA
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Sunday Games Of Pirate Clash Canceled
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Lady Pirates Split Pair In Saturday Road Doubleheader

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Unique sweep for ECU
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Cold-shooting Pirates lose at UCF

Pirates come back, finish sweep
Kinston Free Press

Women's basketball- East Carolina at Tulsa preview
Tulsa World

UCF basketball tops ECU 64-55 at home
Orlando Sentinel

UCF beats ECU
WITN

February 18, 2012

East Carolina blanks Panthers
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Brandt and Pirates Shutout Panthers, 4-0
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ECU-Milwaukee Series Altered
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Lady Pirates Fall To Louisville, Top UNCG
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East Carolina Takes On Fordham Saturday
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Pirates Continue To Set New Marks At C-USA Championship Meet
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Pirates Head To The Sunshine State To Battle UCF
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Women's Basketball Travels To Tulsa For Sunday Matinee

Pirates ready for rematch with UCF
Washington Daily News

From WITN
Pirates win Season Opener 4-0
ECU Softball Splits Two Games

Pirate baseball wins on opening day
WNCT

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Brandt, Reinheimer shine in season opener
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Only one way to play for Sampson
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Washington leaving Pirates

Pat Washington apparently to replace Tee Martin for Kentucky football
Louisville Courier-Journal

Brandt, early homer lift Pirates
Kinston Free Press

ECU wins baseball opener
Raleigh News & Observer

Draughn's Manns headed to ECU for track
Morganton News Herald

February 17, 2012

Challenges outnumber bodies for ECU
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Baseball Opens 2012 Season Against Milwaukee
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2012 Baseball Preview- Outfield
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Softball Continues Home Stand With Pirate Clash
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Lady Pirates Power Past Cougars, 83-77
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More Records Fall At C-USA Championships And Invitational

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates’ baseball journey begins
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Editorial- ECU baseball's hopeful start
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Smith, Mial lead resurgent ECU

From WITN
11pm Sportscast
6pm Sportscast

From WNCT
Pirate Baseball Opens Season Friday
Lady Pirates Win 2nd Straight in C-USA

Pirates open baseball season today
Kinston Free Press

ECU baseball ready for season opener
Washington Daily News

Diamond Bucs 2012- UW-Milwaukee @ ECU Series Preview (Feb. 17-19)
hoistthecolours.net

February 16, 2012

Potential in place for "special" season
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Set Three Records As C-USA Championship Meet Begins
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Francis Named To The C-USA All-Academic Team
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East Carolina Drops Home Opener To Elon, 6-1
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2012 Baseball Preview- Infield
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ECU Hosts Houston Searching For Second-Straight Win

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Schnabel runs Pirate team
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Ballard- Regional play is the goal
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Editorial- ECU conference plan short
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ECU releases options for reorganization

ECU’s Godwin returns from suspension
Kinston Free Press

ECU’s McDonald not surprised by summer success
Jacksonville Daily News

From the East Carolinian
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Baseball season opens with Milwaukee
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Pitchers of the Caribbean
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OPINION- Chemistry problems for men’s hoops
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From N.C. to Hollywood

From the London Community News (Canada)
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Lightning miss one, snag high scorer
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Lightning sign 'high-flying' final piece to puzzle success

HiToms Name Thomasville Native Josh Massey As General Manager
WFMY News 2

Hawaii and East Carolina- Together at Last
Wall Street Journal (blog)

East Carolina Football- Pirates as North Carolina's SEC Representative?
Bleacher Report

February 15, 2012

Batting prowess aids softball's 3-1 start
Bonesville.net

Holland Spearheads Changes
WITN

Chancellor Ballard on Live@5
Pirate Radio 1250

C-USA, MWC merger could begin in 2013
Washington Daily News

From ecupirates.com
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Bakieva and Gray Bring International Flavor to Lady Pirates
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2012 Baseball Preview- Pitching

From the East Carolinian
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Senior infielder ready to lead
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Lady Pirates snap 14-game skid

February 14, 2012

From ecupirates.com
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Universities Announce Plans To Form Conference
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Women's Cross Country Team Tabbed Scholar Squad
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ECU Ranked No. 22 In Perfect Game Preseason Poll

ECU among 24 teams in coast-to-coast league
Winston Salem Journal

Planned merger won't change ECU's challenge
Raleigh News & Observer

February 13, 2012

From ecupirates.com
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Women's Hoops Downs Marshall For First League Win
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Track and Field Sets Tone For League Championships In Ohio
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Pirates Blank Georgia Southern, 7-0
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East Carolina's Sunday Softball Game Canceled

East Carolina slips past Marshall women, 61-57
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Lady Pirate Hoops Highlights
WITN

Lady Pirates end losing streak
Greenville Daily Reflector

Dolphins After CFL players
scout.com

February 12, 2012

Solid effort comes up short for ECU
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
-Softball
Wins Two Saturday
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Pirates Drop 78-68 Road Contest at Marshall
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Women's Tennis Splits Doubleheader In Greensboro
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Lady Pirates Play 4Kay Against Marshall Sunday

Herd plows through Pirates
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pirates stumble at Marshall
WITN

Plus-plus change
Kinston Free Press

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Absent Kane, Pitts is inspired
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Defense got stops when it mattered
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MU women confident heading to E. Carolina

‘We did this for DeAndre’
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Pitts, Marshall topple East Carolina
Raleigh News & Observer (Sports Network)

Here Now - Lung cancer survivor still battling disease's stigma
Wilmington Star-News

February 11, 2012

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Venture North To Face Marshall
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Lady Pirates Earn Split On Opening Day
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Lady Pirate Tennis Tops N.C. Central 6-1 For First Victory
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ECU Men's Tennis Host Two Matches This Weekend

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates head to struggling Marshall
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Pirates hit the diamond
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ECU kicks off campaign with Pirate Classic

East Carolina Softball Splits on Opening Day
WNCT

From WITN
Softball Highlights/Marshall Preview
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Basketball Action Continues To Roll In February

Pirates look to avoid another streak
Washington Daily News

ECU tries to rebound at Marshall
Kinston Free Press

Slumping Herd takes on ECU today
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Marshall Hosts ECU Saturday at 7 p.m
herdzone.com

Slump or not, Tinnon hustles
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Herd has opportunity ahead
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

February 10, 2012

From ecupirates.com
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Softball Ready To Open 2012 Campaign
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Lady Pirate Rally Falls Short At UAB
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Baseball Scrimmages Open To Public This Weekend

From the East Carolinian
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Calling the game for 14 years strong
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Diamond Bucs ready for first pitch
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Tigers end win streak
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Drinking Citations Increase in 2011
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Remembering Cameron

ECU's Milner provides lesson on overcoming obstacles
Havelock News

Terry Holland Interview on Atlanta's Barnhart & Durham
790thezone.com

Herd looking to right the ship against Pirates
MU The Parthenon

February 9, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Focused Tigers down depleted ECU
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Photo Gallery- ECU-Rice action images
Postgame Audio- Lebo, Paul & Morrow

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Falls to Memphis, 70-59
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Varner Named To Hogan Award Watch List
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2012 Softball Outlook Part II
-Lady Pirates
Wrap Up Season Series With UAB

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Tigers smother Pirates
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ECU left out of latest Big East move
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Former ECU track coach reflects on career
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ECU golfer named to Hogan watch list

ECU/Memphis Highlights
WITN

Crawford, Memphis handle Pirates
Kinston Free Press

Tigers too quick for Pirates
Washington Daily News

Chris Crawford's 16 points lead Memphis Tigers past ECU, 70-59
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Tigers make ECU walk their own plank
Daily Helmsman

Memphis beats East Carolina 70-59
Raleigh News & Observer (AP)

For Amos, ECU offer was better late than never
Midlothian Exchange

February 8, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Report card- After further analysis, grade goes up a notch
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Thumbnail sketches of ECU's incoming recruits
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Year-by-year recruiting classes (2001-2012)

From ecupirates.com
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2012 Softball Outlook Part I
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Soccer Adds Four For 2012 Season

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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More Minges magic vs. Memphis?
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Athletes lend hand to Sportworks

Pirates play host to Memphis
Washington Daily News

University of Memphis vs. East Carolina Preview
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Memphis Basketball Notes
Memphis Official Athletic Site

Memphis looks to avenge last year's loss
Daily Helmsman

Garrard, Wilson headline Sportworks Banquet in Greenville
WNCT

Early thoughts on ECU football schedule
Wilmington Star-News

February 7, 2012

Challenges get bigger for Pirates
Bonesville.net

Morrow captaining ECU ship
Greenville Daily Reflector

From Pirate Radio 1250
Live@5: Jeff Lebo, Intern Briley (2.6.12)
Live@5: Ruffin McNeill, Mark Packer (2.1.12)

February 6, 2012

Talent development is key for ECU
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Drops Contest At Southern Miss
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ECU Takes Down Murray State

Hodges scores 16, but Lady Pirates drop 13th straight
Greenville Daily Reflector

Lady Eagles bounce East Carolina
Hattiesburg American

ECU student dies in early morning motorcycle accident
WNCT

February 5, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Hoops Final: ECU 82, Rice 68
Postgame Audio

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Pull Away To Top Rice, 82-68
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Green Wave Post 7-0 C-USA Win Over Pirates
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Tigers End Pirates' Four-Match Winning Streak
Pitching Coach Dan Roszel Interview (Part 2)

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates stay hot
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ECU SoCon title team honored

ECU dunks Rice
Washington Daily
News

East Carolina pulls away late to beat Rice 82-68
Raleigh News & Observer (AP)

Rice Falls at ECU, 82-68
riceowls.com

ECU cooks Rice 82-68
rivals.com

Giants' Joseph breaks ground as 1st Virgin Islander in Super Bowl
Virgin Islands Daily News

Santa Fe's Joseph set for Super Bowl
Gainesville Sun

Joseph humbled by Pats' remarks; likes being the underdog
CBSSports.com

With AIC roots, Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride worth rooting for
MassLive.com

February 4, 2012

Andruzzi charts return to coaching
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Continue Homestand Against Rice
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UCF Turns Back East Carolina 6-1 In C-USA Play
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Lady Pirates Head South For Matchup With Southern Miss

Owls visit ECU today
Kinston Free Press

International Owls visit Minges
Greenville Daily Reflector

Up or down
Washington Daily
News

From the Houston Chronicle
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Better late than never for down-to-the-wire Owls
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Up next for Rice basketball- Saturday at East Carolina

C-USA Basketball- Rice @ ECU Preview
hoistthecolours.net

February 3, 2012

ECU women's track foes seeing double
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Second-Half Run Lifts Tulane Past East Carolina, 63-49
Baseball Pitching Coach Dan Roszel Interview (Part 1)

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates hoping to add two
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A dirty dozen for ECU

Long to get head start as walk-on at ECU
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

From the East Carolinian
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Pirates tame Mustangs, 62-43
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‘Wright’ decision
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Football signs 18 for 2012

Second-generation hoop dreams
Raleigh News & Observer

2012 PLAYERS ALL-STAR CLASSIC ROSTER
playersallstarclassic.com

February 2, 2012

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates fill needs, build hope
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Alphabetical list of ECU's incoming recruits
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Thumbnail sketches of ECU's incoming recruits
Audio- Ruffin McNeill signing day presser
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East Carolina smacks Ponies

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Beat SMU For First C-USA Home Win
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East Carolina Football Announces 2012 Signees
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Baseball Single Game Tickets On-Sale
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Women's Basketball Hosts Tulane In Nationally-Televised Tilt

From the Washington Daily News
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Pirates powered past Ponies
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Pirates tackle needs with recruiting class

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU unveils 18 additions
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Pirates tame Mustangs in Minges

ECU wins second straight
Kinston Free Press

Pirates sign 18 in football
New Bern Sun Journal

Scarbrough signs with East Carolina
Jacksonville Daily News

Video from WNCT 9
Pirates Win 2nd Straight in C-USA, Crush SMU 63-42
East Carolina Football announces 2012 signees

ECU wins second straight
WITN

From WRAL
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ECU announces 18-member recruiting class
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East Carolina dominates SMU 62-43

Mustangs Drop Road Contest At ECU
smumustangs.com

East Carolina hammers SMU 62-43 to secure first C-USA win of the season
Dallas Morning News

National Signing Day- App. State inks 19; ECU 18
The Free Lance-Star (blog)

Leesville Road senior bags her 12-point buck
Raleigh News & Observer

February 1, 2012

Younger inherits mantle of honor
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Varner Places Second At Sea Best Seafood Invitational
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Softball Preseason Update #3

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirate prospects
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ECU hopes to build on UAB win

Scarbrough hopes to be at ECU sooner, not later
Wilmington Star-News

ECU looks to turn two
Washington Daily News

ECU’s Straughn becoming an offensive factor
Kinston Free Press

SMU men try to end three-game skid against East Carolina
Dallas Morning News

From the East Carolinian
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Freshman guard learns new role
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Lady Pirates continue slide
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OPINION- Light suspension could bring heavy consequences

February 29, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke holds off Deacons' rally
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Pack's C.J. Williams has come a long way, but not alone
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Tar Heels senior Zeller excels in business of basketball
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CIAA- A 100-year story of basketball and survival
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NCAA critics speak up
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Canes lifted by Allen's winning goal

Deacs throw scare into Blue Devils
Winston Salem Journal

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Hill hopes saga returns home
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McSwain passes on big-game mentality

Miami's Larranaga again strays from truth about mid-majors' NCAA tournament credentials
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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USC-Clemson rivalry not a joking matter
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Martina Navratilova, Chris Evert, Billie Jean King to take part in Family Circle Cup event
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Prep rugby a hit- High school students discovering 'fastest growing sport'

NFL Combine- Winners & losers
Charlotte Observer

February 28, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NC State's Green fails drug test
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Miami gives Pack chance for big ACC victory
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ACC football schedule released
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UNC-CH's Cunningham- More is merrier
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Crowded week for Devils
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No. 4 Duke at Wake Forest
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Canes eerily silent as deadline passes for NHL trade
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Shaw's Hill is coach of the year
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Durham Bulls unveil alternate cap

Deacons hope to steal show from Devils
Winston Salem Journal

From the Charlotte Observer
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Rain, wrecks, fire make for long days at Daytona
Kenseth wins delayed Daytona 500
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Worst fears avoided, Bobcats' Maggette back soon?
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Will CIAA tournament be a Bear market?

Miami, Virginia face ACC's toughest football schedules -- on paper
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Tranghese blasts presidents, league realignment
cbssports.com

From the Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News Journal
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McPhee- No contact from CUSA
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Should Sun Belt change name?

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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USC baseball happy with pitchers, but Tanner wants to resolve second base spot
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Cremins has not made a decision

Former sports anchor Rich Brenner dies
Greensboro News-Record

It's the year of tough love in college basketball
Birmingham News

February 27, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Devils, Heels rivalry game has familiar weight
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Postseason gone, Canes can cash in

A NASCAR FIRST- mondaytona
Greensboro News-Record

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Daytona 500 postponed due to rain and rescheduled for noon Monday
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MVP Kevin Durant steals show as West wins All-Star Game in Orlando

Gamecocks shut out, sweep Elon
Columbia (SC) State

Growing Feud- Clemson-South Carolina baseball rivalry heating up a year after ‘bat gate'
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

February 26, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Reeling Wolfpack pays for missed free throws
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Does 'American Idol' star have pitch?
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Rivers, Blue Devils prevail over Hokies
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Tar Heels win on Zeller's late dunk
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Canes blow lead, lose in SO
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UNC-Chapel Hill's Moran gets cycle

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Virginia laments lost opportunity in 54-51 loss to Tar Heels
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Virginia Tech's upset bid at Duke comes up short in overtime

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Random bump-and-grind will determine Daytona 500 winner
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Rain in forecast likely won't threaten Daytona 500
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All-Star Game, Daytona 500 make epic combo for Orlando area

From the Charlotte Observer
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Two races. Two surprise winners
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Where the road warrior meets the runway model
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Bobcats’ president- No panic moves

Malzahn, Red Wolves Add John Thompson As Defensive Coordinator
ArkansasSports360.com

Craig battles through pain, lifts Payne to 400th victory
Spartanburg Herald-Journal

Florida finds top talent in Tar Heel state
Rivals.com

Danny O’Brien unlikely to visit Vanderbilt, at least for now
Washington Post

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Shooting woes lead to another USC loss
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Cougs finally break free of the Bulldogs

Wake Forest blisters Boston College
Winston Salem Journal

Against CAA's best, ODU falls only inches short
Virginian Pilot

BCS quietly looks at changes
Examiner.com

NCAA moves kickoffs to 35-yard line; touchbacks now go to the 25
Dallas Morning News

Falcons sweep Navy at Grainger
Kinston Free Press

February 25, 2012

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Seahawks get taste of big time at Ole Miss
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UNCW has competed with, if not defeated, strong teams

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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FSU loss is Heels' gain
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Duke, coming off strong effort in win, faces Hokies
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Can Canes claw their way into postseason?
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Pack in similar plight as others
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The weekend in 30 seconds
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Wolfpack rallies to top George Mason

Gamecocks drop Phoenix on one-hitter
Columbia (SC) State

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Slumping Wake Forest to take on struggling Boston College
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NASCAR spotlight shines bright on Danica Patrick

A-10 will have 2 in NCAAs
Charlotte Observer

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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BBCOR bats that changed the college game in 2011 debut at the high school level in 2012
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Jennings remains on “thin ice” despite recent surge in production
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South Carolina working to shake shooting woes
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Cougars, Dogs different teams

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Radford U. gets NCAA probation for 'major' violations
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Old Dominion's Iliadis has season-ending knee injury

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Nothing can prepare Virginia Tech's young players for hostile Duke environment
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Kent Bazemore's evolution at ODU nearly complete

February 24, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Blue Devils make amends
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Ducks dump Canes in shootout
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Bears finish perfect in CIAA
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Duke linebacker undergoes knee surgery

From the Greensboro News-Record
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UNCG wraps up SoCon division title
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Wake Forest basketball coach apologizes for swearing at fan

From the Charlotte Observer
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Patrick unhurt in wreck, unshaken – just ticked
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Rivera at NFL combine- Duty calls for defense
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Big second half propels Davidson

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Clemson reportedly interested in Maryland transfer
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SAPAKOFF COLUMN- No nickname necessary for Gamecocks' Joey Pankake

February 23, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke looks to return favor against FSU
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Tudor- Blue Devils and Tar Heels battle it out for No. 1 seeds
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UNC-CH, Duke likely major players in NBA draft
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Tuomo Ruutu to stick with Carolina Hurricanes
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Perfect CIAA season within reach for Shaw
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'Chuck and the letter K' reaches 2,900 games

From the Charlotte Observer
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For a few, a Daytona 500 start is on the line
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Biyombo’s gains among team's scarce highlights
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A-10 tournament spot likely for 49ers after win over Colonials

Sources- Temple close to joining Big East for all sports
Fayetteville Observer

UNCW loses to VCU on missed opportunity
Wilmington Star-News

Virginia baseball team wins on walk-off hit in extra innings
Charlottesville Daily Progress

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Monarchs win in OT, say hello to first-round bye
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At ODU, 'Ice Cream & Cake' is a song and dance

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Uncommon bench setup at Vanderbilt poses challenges for USC basketball
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Six former Tigers report to NFL Combine today

February 22, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Tar Heels tame Wolfpack - again
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Not all is lost for Wolfpack
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Tudor- Debbie Yow leading the Wolfpack through Hess mess
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Corchiani, Gugliotta back at RBC
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Really, Duke prefers no rally
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Duke determined to learn from defeats
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Pack's big 8th beats UNCW
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Former bowl executive pleads guilty

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers in serious cost-cutting mode
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Bobcats' Henderson aims to return next week
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49ers begin A-10 tournament quest
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Chiquita Stadium? Not happening for 49ers

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Clemson rolls past Georgia Tech
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USC looks to shut down Vandy's stars
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NFL concussion fallout hits NASCAR

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Freshmen Brogdon, Jesperson help depleted Virginia hold on against Virginia Tech
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Bryan Kersey officiates three buzzer-beaters in nine days, including Duke-UNCCH

Deacons' Grobe says staff changes were overdue
Winston Salem Journal

Seahawks can't forget last game vs. VCU
Wilmington Star-News

February 21, 2012

From the Charlotte Observer
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N.C. State strikes gold with 3 former 49ers coaches
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Jordan gets to work to show Cats Care
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Upbeat Panthers know from doing

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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ACC official Hess reprimanded; Tossed ex-players for inciting
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Henson chasing UNC-Chapel Hill's shot-blocking record

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Larranaga questions CAA teams' NCAA credentials while lobbying for his Miami squad
-
Virginia Tech looks to play spoiler against Virginia

Luck wants to ‘massively upgrade’ WVU baseball
Charleston (WV) Gazette

USC pitching off to a strong start
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

Gamecocks stay put in Baseball America rankings
Columbia (SC) State

February 20, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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N.C. State to honor Corchiani, Gugliotta
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Duke trounces Boston College

N.C. State assistant coach Bobby Lutz is the team's super scout
Fayetteville Observer

Edwards flies to Daytona 500 pole with fastest speed in more than a decade
Orlando Sentinel

February 19, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Mistake-prone Wolfpack falls to Seminoles
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Ref ousts former Wolfpack greats Corchiani, Gugliotta
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Tar Heels' defense dominates Clemson
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Kadji, Miami trumps Wake Forest
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Islanders' Tavares schools Canes again
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Krzyzewski changes tone on young Duke team

South Carolina Football 2012- 1 Reason Why Gamecocks Beat Every Opponent
Bleacher Report

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Clemson doesn't have a prayer in Chapel Hill
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Gamecocks defense stumbles in setback
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Rick Barnes comes to the rescue of Georgetown boys home

Jeff Gordon rolls car, Kyle Busch wins wild Bud Shootout
Orlando Sentinel

From the Wilmington Star-News
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First hit a big one for Jarrett as UNCW splits
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Seahawks own worst enemy in loss to Manhattan

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Bazemore's career day propels ODU Monarchs
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ODU settles for split despite strong pitching
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Buzzer-beater 3 wins it for Hokies in OT
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No. 22 Virginia beats Maryland 71-44

Michael Jordan seeks to restore Charlotte Bobcats' image
Charlotte Observer

February 18, 2012

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Wolfpack on the ropes
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Wake Forest hopes to ride momentum from win
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ACC down to three contenders
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WSSU badly needs win against J.C. Smith

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Peters, young guns lift Canes over Sharks
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UNC-CH's Williams not concerned about 'the streak'
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UNC-Chapel Hill professors want Heels to emphasize academics
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Wolfpack tries to regroup after Duke
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Duke's Curry hurts ankle, then N.C. State
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Wolfpack's Rodon slows the Herd
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Tar Heels split on opening day
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UNC-CH's Williams not concerned about 'the streak'
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UNC-Chapel Hill professors want Heels to emphasize academics

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Clemson looks to end 0-for-Chapel Hill skid
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New roles, same script for USC Baseball

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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ODU baseball team rallies to opening-day win
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ODU guard makes mark on court – and with caricatures

Seahawks tired of getting pushed around
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charlotte Observer
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Charlotte Bobcats snap losing streak at Toronto
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Bonnell- NCAA draft deadline is pure hypocrisy
-
Wichita State's Marshall ties to Carolinas run deep
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Budweiser Shootout still a 2-car race?

February 17, 2012

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Comebacks help Duke, FSU keep pace in ACC
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Healthy Jordan in the fold as Deacons prepare to open baseball season

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke's second-half rally beats N.C. State, 78-73
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Tudor- Pack's NCAA chances hang
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White 'assassin' gains respect
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Could Canes' Justin Faulk be a Calder contender?
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Pack hires running backs coach, sets football opener

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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BracketBusters critical for CAA's fading at-large NCAA hopes
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W&M, Old Dominion ADs discuss new CAA-NBC deal
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Michael Snaer's game-winner gives FSU win over Virginia Tech

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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NCAA to review USC case
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Shaffer proven bat in new-look lineup

From the Charlotte Observer
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Spurrier, 10 others to meet with NCAA
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Slideshow- Construction of UNC Charlotte football stadium
-
49ers' Mayfield arrested for marijuana possession

First Weekend Preview of 2012
Baseball America

Luck to update WVU board on first year of beer sales
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Get the scoop on the Aggies' renovated baseball field, Blue Bell Park
Houston Chronicle

Big bat, big arms give UNCW higher hopes
Wilmington Star-News

February 16, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Cunningham ready for 'finality' of NCAA verdict
  
The NCAA's Committee on Infractions is scheduled to meet this week, but he doesn't know when it will announce its penalties stemming from the NCAA's investigation of the Tar Heels' football program.
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Tar Heels surge to ACC road win
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Gottfried to be judged by UNC-CH, Duke games
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Emotions spill over in practice

From the Ft. Worth Star-Telegram
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TCU players describe widespread drug use
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Frogs' pristine image stained by arrests
-
On TCU campus, week of joy turns into shock and dismay

Settlement again shows Big East flaw
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Big East terms revealed publicly
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Deacons put end to six-game slide
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Wolfpack eager to settle some old scores with Blue Devils

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Seahawks' new rotation not shy about big expectations
-
Seahawks' drought in NCAA will come to end

From the Charlotte Observer
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Analyst- Panthers might take Brockers, Kirkpatrick
-
Draft analyst still would take QB Luck over Newton
-
T-wolves hand Bobcats 16th straight loss, 102-90
-
Dayton surges, beats Charlotte

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Pitching strong suit for Cougars
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Clemson football assistants earn $450k in raises, Swinney to earn $1.9 million in 2012
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South Carolina slips by Georgia

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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It was an early dose of Linsanity- Harvard 87, W&M 85
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Virginia Tech faces rematch against more well-defined Florida State

February 15, 2012

Temple still could be an option in Big East expansion
philly.com

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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WVU, Big East settlement finalized
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This is a good deal for Mountaineers
-
Big East announces WVU's exit from conference

Calculations easy on where BYU should be
Deseret News

Danny O'Brien Releases Statement On Maryland Transfer
SB Nation

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Tar Heels turn to reserve power
-
Laettner works at helping pros
-
Canes' Ruutu out three weeks

From the Charlotte Observer
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Jeremy Lin- Living proof that recruiting isn't science
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49ers coach likes idea of A-10 move to 18-game schedule
Video- How N.C. State can beat UNC-CH, Duke
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Catalyst Augustin could start for Bobcats

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Tigers tame No. 22 Cavs
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A tall task for USC’s Greiner
-
Bulldogs eager for new start

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Deacons to take on Jackets in clash of struggling teams
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Inconsistent Appalachian State prepares to take on Chattanooga

George Mason nails 3 at buzzer to down VCU
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Old Dominion beats UNC Wilmington 81-64
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Seahawks can't stop Monarchs
Wilmington Star-News

Batten- UNC-CH gets pledge from 6-foot-3 receiver
Fayetteville Observer

February 14, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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N.C. State- A NCAA team?
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Tar Heels' depth has dwindled
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Pack thinks baseball title
-
Spacek, Staal help Canes beat Canadiens, 5-3

Former East Forsyth QB leaving Terps
Winston Salem Journal

From the Tulsa World
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Pac-12 breaks ground for television networks
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Big Ten exploring four-team football playoff
-
BCS may have chance for real change following title game flop

VIDEO- Barnhardt, Brando talk realignment and the future of the BCS
cbssports.com

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bobcats don't go quietly, but streak reaches 15
-
Tampa Bay hires Butch Davis

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Coaches predict USC to finish 2nd
-
Buccaneers look to take another step in 2012

Coaching carousel already spinning
Omaha World-Herald

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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CAA inks TV deal with NBC Sports Network
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ODU needs a strong finish to earn a top-4 seed

Obstacles don't end for Williams, Seahawks
Wilmington Star-News

Teel Time- Virginia travels to 'snakebit' Clemson for rematch Tuesday
Hampton Roads Daily Press

February 13, 2012

Rameses, a role assumed by 19 rams since 1924, has colorful past
 
One of the most notorious of these kidnappings was by several East Carolina University students prior to a UNC-CH Homecoming game in the late 1970s.
The Daily Tar Heel

From the Charlotte Observer
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SB46 champs highlight Panthers 2012 home schedule
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Tudor- Will UNC-Chapel Hill play Duke in January ever again?
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NASCAR season's early story lines
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Bobcats' Derrick Brown gracious to be back
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Phil does it; Tiger doesn't

Football realignment causing wedding issues Baylor, Texas Tech
Dallas Morning News

Canes coach heads back to old home
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Tigers ace Brady hopes to bounce back from injury
-
Two-Minute Drill with South Carolina's Adam Matthews

Deserving Finney-Smith rescues Virginia Tech against Boston College
Hampton Roads Daily Press

February 12, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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End of an era arrives as Yow's recruits finish
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Rule changes that might make football safer
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Concussion experts differ on youth sports safety
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Miles Plumlee motivated by Zoubek in Duke win
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Tar Heels bounce back, take it out on Cavaliers

'Alarming' rebounding deficit dooms Virginia in Chapel Hill
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Cougars knock off SoCon-leading Cats
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Glory days for Gamecocks
-
Tigers end 22-year drought

Clemson pounds Wake Forest
Winston Salem Journal

Seahawks put up fight, but fall short
Wilmington Star-News

ODU scoring drought helps VCU get regular-season sweep
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Charlotte Observer
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49ers win on homecoming
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Can Bobcats copy the Clippers' blueprint?
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Bobcats bullied again, this time by Clippers
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Panthers aim for free agency balance

February 11, 2012

Rutgers could play football home and home with Syracuse if West Virginia bolts for Big 12 immediately
nj.com

Big 12 schedule still under wraps
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Canes covered by Avalanche in overtime
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Heels gear up for UVa
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UNC-Chapel Hill's 18th ram mascot dies
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Attorney- 'Butch Davis was the logical scapegoat'
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Blue Devils wary after UNC-CH win
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N.C. State gets a break before facing Duke
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Wake Forest needs to beat Clemson to rise from ACC cellar

Will Bennett Ball get the better of talented Tar Heels?
Charlottesville Daily Progress

Deacons turning ball over, not rebounding
Winston Salem Journal

Seahawk schedule won't let up soon
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charlotte Observer
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Bulls-dozer vs. Bobcats- Not even close
-
Davidson's fine line to paydirt

USC football coaches, Tanner pick up raises
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

February 10, 2012

WVU, Big East reach agreement
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Big East mostly about basketball
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC Board of Governors votes today on average 8.8% tuition hike
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Wolfpack wins 3rd straight
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Zeller's last-minute nightmare a cruel end to his stellar game
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A Duke shot to remember, from one who knows
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Rutherford working on Ruutu extension
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Manning works out at Duke

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Tar Heels hard fall raises questions
-
Mountaineers end losing streak

Seahawks Baseball happy with greater expectations
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charlotte Observer
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Spirit of 76ers' record haunts struggling Bobcats
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Davidson goes to work, tops Citadel

From al.com
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Basketball should start and end its season later to escape football's shadow
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NCAA rules committee proposes moving up kickoffs and touchbacks for safety reasons

Balanced Miami Hurricanes dispatch Virginia Tech
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Trustees set to OK raises for football coaches
GamecockCentral.com

Lawmaker wanted to be 'proactive' with rivalry bill
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

Larry Fedora snares three pledges out of Durham for his Tar Heels
Fayetteville Observer

February 9, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke defeats UNC-Chapel Hill 85-84 on Rivers' buzzer-beater
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Duke controls destiny
See video highlights from Duke's stunning win over UNC-CH
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UNC-Chapel Hill wrestler charged in street brawl
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Perry's OT goal gives Ducks 3-2 win over Canes

Rivers' 3 Drains Heels
Durham Herald Sun

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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ACC hoops can't match SEC football
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Former Clemson QB Randy Anderson dies
-
Tennessee holds off USC

Memphis joining Big East; Villanova football, Temple still on outs
Philadelphia Daily News

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Virginia Tech prepares for Larranaga's suddenly resurgent Miami squad
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Scott perfect as Virginia rolls past Wake Forest

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers re-sign Jansen, Phillips
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Is Kurt Busch NASCAR's most disliked driver?

ODU scorches the nets on the road against W&M, wins 70-51
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Things getting worse for Seahawks
Wilmington Star-News

February 8, 2012

Duke, UNC-Chapel Hill won't be held back tonight
Winston Salem Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Appreciating the gift that is Dukarolina
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Who has the edge in UNCCH-Duke?
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Tar Heels' Marshall can wow crowd with eye-popping assists
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To make the NCAA, Wolfpack needs to do the unexpected
-
Stewart remains with Hurricanes

Too bad Duke - majority of NC folks are pulling for the Tar Heels!
WBTV

Fans celebrate Super Bowl championship at ticker-tape parade
nj.com

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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USC-Clemson football game required by law?
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South Carolina hires a new compliance director
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USC looks to improve on abysmal SEC start
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Maryland closes out closer-less Clemson

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Despite impending potholes, Virginia poised for NCAA tournament return
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers interested in Virginia offensive coordinator Bill Lazor

Wilmington City Council votes to explore baseball deal
Wilmington Star-News

February 7, 2012

Beyond the Arc - Overtimes, ugly wins and the end of a rivalry
Wilmington Star-News

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Duke will try to halt its ACC slump
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Elon routs listless ASU

Cremins says exhaustion forced him to take leave of absence
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Rivers runs through hoops
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UNC-CH's Barnes tests ankle
-
Q&A- Unabashed Duke haters
-
Blue Devils still searching for consistency
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Hurricanes put Stewart on waivers
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Could Faulk be next for the Calder?

Split from Big East is nearing for WVU
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Charlotte Observer
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Richardson tells Panther fan that helmets will change, uniforms won't
-
Super Bowl's weirdest moment- Bradshaw TD
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Super Bowl draws record 111.3M viewers on NBC
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Despite Gisele, Patriots say no finger-pointing
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Davidson pulls away, rolls to 76-54 win over Wofford

Benefits trump risks for Virginia Tech in possible Labor Day opener against Georgia Tech
Hampton Roads Daily Press

February 6, 2012

From USA Today
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Giants rally, reign as Super Bowl champions
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Giants, Manning pull off another Super comeback
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Lopresti- Manning one-ups Brady again
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Eli- This brother gets another Super Bowl MVP
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No surprise, Manning works magic one more time
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Errors, missed chances haunt Patriots in loss
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Bradshaw falls into end zone, Super Bowl lore
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Second guessing- Brady should have held it
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Aruba wants to help the Patriots feel better
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Patriots' fans riot after Super Bowl loss
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Al Michaels anchors solid NBC performance
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Madonna's halftime show entertains, but M.I.A. makes gesture
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Super Bowl ads go to the dogs
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View and vote for your favorite ads

Former Tar Heel shines for NY Giants in Super Bowl
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Durham Herald-Sun
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Miami stuns Duke at Cameron
-
Cameron edge escaping Duke

Outlook is cloudy, but Seahawks can still salvage season
Wilmington Star-News

February 5, 2012

From nj.com
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Tom Brady faces rematch with Giants' 'ghost' pressure
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Giants' Tom Coughlin used Kurt Warner's advice to help connect with players, become a champion

From Boston.com
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Brady trying to match Montana
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How they match up
-
Friends know different Belichick than fans
-
Lots of cheer at the Super Bowl
-
2012 Super Bowl ads
-
Beer matchup- Mass. vs. New York

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Hot-shooting Wolfpack downs Deacons 87-76
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Lenox Rawlings- Super Bowl obsessions run deep
-
Appalachian State's struggles continue

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Still together after all this time
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Hakeem Nicks is the Giants' rising star
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Wood, Pack make it five straight over Wake Forest
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Barnes fights through pain in UNC-CH's victory
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Blue Devils tweaking lineups, getting results

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers QB Cam Newton wins two rookie awards
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Suns rally, extend Bobcats' losing streak

Seahawks' shooting sinks Tribe
Wilmington Star-News

February 4, 2012

Commissioner Swofford explains ACC's new football, basketball schedules
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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ACC schedule will reduce UNCCH-NCSU rivalry
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Tudor- Tradition can't win out this time
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Pack's Brown looks to rebound
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Shortening of shifts paying off for Canes

Super Bowl is on a school night
Columbia (SC) State

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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ACC- Pitt is headed to Coastal; Syracuse goes to Atlantic
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ODU looking for revenge against G. Mason tonight

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Giants realize key to victory may rest in pressuring Brady
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Rocky road for Byington, Cougars
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Task gets tougher for USC

From the Winston Salem Journal
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WFU hopes to fare better in N.C. State rematch
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Cougars, without Cremins, to play Mountaineers today

49ers tied for last place in the A-10
Charlotte Observer

February 3, 2012

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke swoops in for win over Va. Tech
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Cameron not as crazy as it once was
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Canes blank Bruins, sweep season series
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Camels hold off Charleston Southern
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Q&A with NCCU's Henry Frazier

From the Charlotte Observer
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Cam Newton isn't excusing his Pro Bowl interceptions
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2 top QBs, 2 champs, but 1 ring this year
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Hits keep coming- Henderson out
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Jordan Brand Classic rosters feature Shabazz Muhammad, ACC recruits
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Peyton Manning's doctor gives QB clearance to play
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'They use you up' - Dorsett sues NFL
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49ers pick up local running back

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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CLEMSON NOTES- Clemson making progress getting more instate players
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No. 12 Gators grind out win against Gamecocks
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USC ‘ideal’ place to be for Everette Sands
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USC women upset Lady Volunteers
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Cougars' rally late comes up short

Greenberg says Virginia Tech "melted" in loss to Duke
Hampton Roads Daily Press

Cooper's rebounds set record as ODU wins fourth straight
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Auburn says it gave football recruits multi-year scholarships; Alabama won't say
Birmingham News

February 2, 2012

From the Fayetteville Observer
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Big 5 once again fails to net majority of top in-state football talent
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Recruiting goldmine- Big 5 find talent in Charlotte, Laurinburg
-
College football draft report cards
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Signing day updates

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Wood, Leslie help Wolfpack salvage win against Eagles
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Homegrown talent missing on Signing Day
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Tudor- Recruiting ratings can be misleading
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North Carolina Top 25 Seniors
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Area football recruits
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Best classes
-
Marcus pursues national title at OSU
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For Krzyzewski, sometimes a loss is a win
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Bumpy road for Bill O'Brien

Meyer a Marcus Fan
The-Ozone.net

From the Charlotte Observer
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Charlotte's 24 signees launch football program
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Maiden QB among first to join Niners, for 'perfect' opportunity
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49ers fall to La Salle, last place in A-10
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McKillop pleased with more than Davidson 71-53 win
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Blazers deal Bobcats 10th straight loss
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Ali's legendary trainer Angelo Dundee dies at 90
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Cam Newton lands Gatorade deal

Big 12 delay raises questions
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Clemson brings in another top 10 class
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USC fills necessary skill position voids
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Recruiting budgets- SEC leads the way

Conviction, passion fuel Swinney’s draw
Columbia (SC) State

UNCW loses another one
Wilmington Star-News

February 1, 2012

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Cold Deacons fall to chilly Tar Heels
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Fans not lining up in ACC

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC-CH defeats Wake Forest in 'ugly game'
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Wolfpack to test slumping Boston College
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Recruiting: N.C. State not counting stars
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ACC's football paradox
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Former Tar Heel Nicks ready for Super Bowl spotlight
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Tavares, Poulin seal Islanders win over Canes
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Five from N.C. among greatest All-Americans

Signing Day- Detours pondered on route to college
Salisbury Post

From the Charlotte Observer
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Lakers dominate Bobcats in 106-73 win
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Panther uniforms won't change in 2012
WCNC- Behind the Panthers' logo change
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Top 5 Senior Football Prospects in Carolinas

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Cavaliers hold off Tigers
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USC recruiting well in Georgia

RELATED College football recruiting database
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Seahawks only blaming selves
Wilmington Star-News

NCAA considers new enforcement plan for violators
Birmingham News

February 29, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
C-USA Athletes of the Week- February 28, 2012
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Feb. 28 Men's Basketball Notebook

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tigers clinch share of C-USA crown, lose Antonio Barton to injury
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Tiger students show up in force for regular season finale

Memphis throttles UCF basketball 84-55
Orlando Sentinel

From the Tulsa World
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Eric Bailey's C-USA Basketball Insider
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Golden Hurricane focused on next foe
-
Darnell Walker joins TU football coaching staff

Opinions light fire under fans in Memphis
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

UA System Board of Trustees gives UAB approval to seek spot in new conference
Birmingham News

From the Hattiesburg American
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Johnson overcomes daughter's death to push Eagles to new heights
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USM 1-hits MVSU
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NOTEBOOK- Eustachy- Tonight vs. SMU 'a must-win game'

From the Houston Chronicle
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Crosstown rival Rice continues its dominance of Cougars in baseball
-
Rice's basketball team is becoming an international house of hoops
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UH outfielder Appling returns from suspension
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UH notebook- Thibodeaux soldiers on through slump

From the El Paso Times
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New year, new questions- UTEP springs into football practice
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UTEP men's basketball coach Tim Floyd looking for effort tonight
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UTEP football notes- With starter sidelined, kicker gets chance

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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A look at the Conference USA men's basketball picture, two regular season league games left
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Tulane's baseball team rolls past Southeastern Louisiana University 12-1

February 28, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
-
Feb. 27 Men's Basketball POW
Today In Conference USA

UCF basketball shoots for first win in school history at Memphis
Orlando Sentinel

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Combine results put focus on future
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Seniors hope to go out winning
-
Conference shuffling isn't over quite yet

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Wither 'Spoon: Tiger senior was pegged as potential star, but it didn't work out that way
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Fuente revs up Tigers' practice

Hot Corner- UAB's O'Brien deserves fans' applause
Birmingham News

From the Houston Chronicle
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Young sets career high in scoring, leads UH past SMU
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Pain-free pitcher Andrew Benak making impression on mound

USM's Page may be back in uniform by SMU game
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

Page’s status up in the air for SMU game
Biloxi Sun Herald

SMU men hope to string conference wins together against Houston
Dallas Morning News

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane Green Wave baseball team faces tough challenge in Southeastern Louisiana Lions
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Tulane football goes deep in first spring practice of the week

UTEP senior's moment- Miner mainstay has been 'steadying force'
El Paso Times

February 27, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
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Tulsa Men and East Carolina Women Capture their First C-USA Indoor Titles
-Feb. 26 Baseball Weekend Roundup
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Feb. 26 Women's Basketball Recap

C-USA basketball power rankings- Week 15
FS Southwest

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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One performance down, one to go
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Herd seeking consolation prize

Herd still hanging on to NIT home game
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Birmingham News
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UAB senior Cameron Moore reaches career milestone for points and rebounds
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Check out how former UAB offensive tackle Matt McCants did at the NFL Scouting Combine

UH's dominance at C-USA Indoor Track and Field Championship ends

Golden Eagles roll over Troy
Hattiesburg American

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH outfielder Appling suspended for 'violation of team rules'
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No. 5 Rice stays unbeaten with sweep of Dallas Baptist

Tulane's baseball team defeats Indiana 6-2, sweeps three-game series
New Orleans Times Picayune

UTEP men's basketball notebook- Loss a sour note on coach's birthday
El Paso Times

February 26, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
-
Feb. 25 Men's Basketball Recap
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Day One of C-USA Indoor Track and Field

UAB enters final week of regular season tied for fifth in C-USA men's basketball standings
Birmingham News

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Memphis dunks Marshall, 87-67
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Missed dunks signify Herd's frustration in loss
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Special treatment for Tigers sickening
-
Curry has position dilemma

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Herd victimized by Memphis dunk-fest
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Kane's day elephant in room after MU loss

Memphis Tigers dominate Marshall after halftime for 87-67 victory
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Eustachy captures 400th
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Hattiesburg American
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Eagles ice Rice
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Pitching shines again in Southern Miss win
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Iowa, USM logo dispute nears end
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Eustachy enjoys this victory

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
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Golden Eagles slip past Rice
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COLLEGE BASEBALL- Golden Eagle duo stymie Trojans’ offense

From the Houston Chronicle
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Oraby sets record, but Rice loses close one to Southern Miss
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Young sets career high in scoring, leads UH past SMU
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Rice blanks Dallas Baptist for seventh consecutive win

Mustangs rally in second half, but can't catch Houston in 62-59 loss
Dallas Morning News

Isaiah Sykes scores 23 points, helping UCF claim 63-45 win over UTEP
Orlando Sentinel

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP men's basketball notebook- Loss a sour note on coach's birthday
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UTEP men's basketball- Miners struggle, fall to UCF

Hurricane wins, stays alive in league race
Tulsa World

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane basketball comes up short against Tulsa Golden Hurricane
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Tulane quarterback Ryan Griffin eager to keep starting position
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Tulane baseball defeats Indiana in extra-long game

February 25, 2012

Feb. 24 Men's Basketball Notebook
conferenceusa.com

Herd ready for Memphis rematch
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Fans can play role in getting MU to the NIT
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Personality, background may enhance Curry's chances

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tigers wary of Marshall
-
Tigers at Marshall preview

TU embraces C-USA championship talk
Tulsa World

From the Hattiesburg American
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Troy shuts down USM in baseball
-
USM will be without Page today
-
Austin Davis enjoying time at NFL Combine

From the Birmingham News
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Can UAB basketball and Mike Davis win consistently with higher academic standards?
-
UAB rallies in the 9th inning to grab win over Ball State in baseball home opener
-
Vikings coach is pleased with backup QB Joe Webb, the former UAB star

From the Orlando Sentinel
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C-USA reviews confrontation between UCF players, officials after Rice loss
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UCF coach- Marcus Jordan a strong leader under pressure
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UCF hires Blaise Winter to take over as defensive line coach

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane basketball freshman point guard Ricky Tarrant is taking the hits
-
Tulane Green Wave baseball team defeats Indiana 3-2 in series opener

UTEP men's basketball- Miners eyeing win on road
El Paso Times

UH prevails in pitchers' duel against Texas State
Houston Chronicle

February 24, 2012

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Feb. 23 Women's Basketball Recap
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Indoor Track & Field Teams Set For

From the Houston Chronicle
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Newcomers already making presence felt for UH baseball team
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Rice's Benak strikes out 10 in win over New Mexico State
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Michael Slater returns to Rice as defensive line coach
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Rice women clobber UH

USM's pitching a strong suit early
Hattiesburg American

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Tigers come to town Saturday
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Herd women fall at So. Miss

Johnson poised to make history vs. Memphis
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Memphis gives Herd another shot at signature win
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Former UCF starting quarterback Jeff Godfrey reportedly close to transferring to FAU
-
No. 19 UCF baseball falls 8-0 at No. 1 Florida

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tiger basketball commitment Geron Johnson booted from junior college
-
Memphis Tiger senior football players adjusting one more time

Tulane's baseball team seeks improved pitching against Indiana
New Orleans Times Picayune

February 23, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
-
Feb. 22 Men's Basketball Recap
Today In Conference USA

UTEP men's basketball rallies from 16 down to win in 2OT
El Paso Times

From the Hattiesburg American
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USM falls to UTEP in double OT
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ULM earns win over USM in pitchers' duel

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd surges to win
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Herrion got Herd going with speech at halftime
-
Marshall needs new D-line coach

From the El Paso Times
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C-USA champs- UTEP women slam SMU, earn regular-season title
-
UTEP men's basketball- Newfound confidence as Miners hit road

Braun becomes 40th coach to record 600 wins as Rice men defeat UCF 83-74
Houston Chronicle

UCF basketball suffers 83-74 loss at Rice, likely bursting Knights' NCAA tourney bubble
Orlando Sentinel

SMU uses balanced attack to end 8-game C-USA losing streak
Dallas Morning News

Maryland frees Danny O'Brien, but Todd O'Brien's shot at amnesty is gone
Birmingham News

Justin Fuente poised in 1st day as Memphis Tigers' football coach
Memphis Commercial Appeal

February 22, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
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Football Spring Practice Set to Begin
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Feb. 21 C-USA Indoor Track & Field
-
Feb. 21 C-USA Men's & Women's Tennis

Eric Bailey's C-USA Basketball Insider
Tulsa World

Conference USA Basketball Power Rankings
Miner Rush (blog)

C-USA basketball power rankings- Week 14
FS Houston

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herrion- Memphis can wait
-
Holliday sets his practice schedule

Marshall basketball- Herd taking it one day at a time
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Houston brings out best in MU backcourt
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane baseball falls into deep early hole, loses for first time this season
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Jobs available as Tulane Green Wave opens spring football practice

SMU's Matt Doherty could ask Ponies to pick up the pace against Tulane
Dallas Morning News

From the Birmingham News
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UAB's Garrick McGee completes his first coaching staff
-
UAB AD Brian Mackin has to decide the future of Mike Davis

New Memphis Tigers coaches have spring in step
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF basketball shoots for 20th win of season at Rice Wednesday
-
UCF baseball moves up to No. 19 in poll, prepares to face No. 1 Florida

From the Hattiesburg American
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Eustachy going for No. 400 tonight at UTEP
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USM wants 'dynamic' individual to be next athletic director

Behr- Too early to tell if merger affects ASU
Watauga Democrat

February 21, 2012

Home loss to UTEP reduces Universty of Memphis' margin of error
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Former UCF Athletic Director Keith Tribble responds to NCAA allegations
-
UCF's response to NCAA allegations
-
UCF recommended corrective action

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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UCF enacts its own penalties for alleged violations
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Herd focused on one thing- winning

Houston heading to Huntington after big win
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From conferenceusa.com
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Feb. 20 Baseball Players of the Week
-
Feb. 20 Men's Basketball Players of the Week
-
Feb. 20 C-USA Women's Basketball
WBK Point After - Feb. 20

C-USA standings tighten as league leaders Southern Miss and Memphis both lose
SportsPageMagazine.com

Baseball on radio, is this heaven?
Hattiesburg American

February 20, 2012

Questions remain about MWC/C-USA marriage
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Herd enters final stretch of season
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

UTEP men's basketball- Win at Memphis marks turn in Miners' road woes
El Paso Times

UCF defensive line coach Jim Panagos reportedly leaving for spot at Rutgers
Orlando Sentinel

From the Houston Chronicle
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Coogs cap off season-opening sweep of Delaware with 9-2 victory
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Owls sweep FIU for first 3-0 start since 2006

Tulane's baseball team completes four-game sweep of Siena
New Orleans Times Picayune

Southern Miss picks up first two baseball wins
Hattiesburg American

February 19, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
-
Feb. 18 Men's Basketball Recap
-
SMU Wins C-USA Swimming and Diving

UTEP upsets Memphis Tigers, 60-58
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Road victory ... finally- UTEP men's basketball team stuns C-USA leader Memphis
El Paso Times

Golden Eagles let one slip away
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Hattiesburg American
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Cougars edge Eagles
-
Young Eagles look to bounce back today in doubleheader

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH men hold on to upset Southern Miss 73-71, snap 4-game losing streak
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Tulsa pulls away down stretch to beat Rice 69-50
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Rice overcomes 3-hour rain delay to beat FIU 6-2 in season opener
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UH sweeps Delaware in season-opening doubleheader

TU bounces back to top Rice
Tulsa World

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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By any name, new conference looks rosy
-
Herd hangs on to beat SMU, 73-68
-
Brown, Johnson keep up a dream
-
Marshall's baseball team wins one game, loses one

Marshall beats SMU 73-68
Dallas Morning News

UAB beats Tulane, 81-73, at Bartow Arena
Birmingham News

From the ew Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane men's basketball falls to Alabama-Birmingham
-
Tulane baseball team beats Siena in rain-shortened game

UCF may not owe full Conference USA exit fees since league dissolving
Orlando Sentinel

February 18, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
-
Feb. 17 Men's Basketball Notebook
Talking C-USA Basketball
-
C-USA Swimming and Diving

From the Birmingham News
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UAB opens the baseball season with an upset win at Clemson
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NCAA correctly -- and barely -- passes multiyear scholarship rule whose time has come
-
Another O'Brien held hostage by another coach in another sport

From the Hattiesburg American
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Win over Houston would keep USM in first place
-
Eagles open season with loss

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Shaq says forget standings
-
Reports say MU assistant leaving
-
Former MU standout got close look at 'Linsanity'

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU men try to break out of seven-game C-USA losing streak against Marshall
-
Lee Corso- Former Texas QB Garrett Gilbert will likely get 'better coaching' at SMU

Memphis Tigers' zone keeping foes off balance
Memphis Commercial Appeal

UTEP men's basketball- Miners face biggest challenge yet
El Paso Times

Tulane baseball gets off to good start with win over Siena
New Orleans Times Picayune

Rice's Braun seeks milestone win No. 600
Houston Chronicle

February 17, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
-
C-USA Swimming and Diving
Hyphen Nation- February 16, 2012

New Sun Belt commissioner points to expansion
Murfreesboro (TN) Daily News Journal

MWC Merger due in 2013-2014
UNLV The Rebel Yell

Conference shuffling may help Appalachian find new home
Winston Salem Journal

From the Hattiesburg American
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Southern Miss tied with Memphis atop C-USA standings
-
USM baseball to mix young with old

USM baseball senior Brunty suspended
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

From the Biloxi Sun Herald
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Hammond issues challenge to USM family
-
College baseball preview- Golden Eagles open with new starters

UAB completes 2012 football schedule with visit from Southeastern Louisiana
al.com

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Herd heads to Dallas for date with light-scoring SMU
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Conference merger fueled by need for stability

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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MWC merger- Let's do it
-
Slumping SMU up next for Herd

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd's baseball team set to start
-
Cold-shooting SMU awaits Herd

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU AD currently 'evaluating the situation' with coach Matt Doherty
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An all-time low? No, but SMU's 28 points is worst for Ponies since 1956

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers coach Josh Pastner says NCAA bracket predictions premature
-
Memphis Tigers Athletic Director R.C. Johnson benefits from compensation plan
-
Tigers baseball opening season today

UTEP men to take on Memphis Saturday
El Paso Times

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice trying to end mini-CWS drought
-
Finally healthy, UH’s Ray back on the hill

Tulane baseball team has reason to be confident this season
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF baseball eager to build on 2011 success
-
UCF baseball players fired up for opportunity to play in expanded stadium

February 16, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
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Feb. 15 Men's Basketball Recap
-
C-USA Swimming and Diving
-
C-USA Baseball Notebook

49ers, App State possibilities for new league?
Charlotte Observer

Utah State could become part of new super-sized league
Salt Lake Tribune

UH, Rice seem likely to pad wallets in new conference homes
Houston Chronicle

SMU Sweeps on Day 1 of Conference USA Meet
CollegeSwimming.com

C-USA tourney berths on line
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Hattiesburg American
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Eagles own overtime against Tulsa
-
Mills almost perfect in USM victory

Tulsa comeback effort falters in overtime loss to Southern Miss
Tulsa World

UAB scores 47 points on Wednesday night and still beats SMU by 19 points
al.com

Will Barton's 20 points power Memphis Tigers over Tulane, 82-64
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Memphis men's basketball team knocked off Tulane 82-64 at Fogelman Arena, game updates
New Orleans Times Picayune

Brian Adkins says it is an honor to be named UCF baseball's opening night starter
Orlando Sentinel

February 15, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
C-USA Athletes of the Week- February 14, 2012
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Feb. 14 C-USA Softball Notebook
-
Today In Conference USA
-
Feb. 14 C-USA Men's & Women's Tennis Weekly Awards

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Conference not as far flung as writers say
-
Pitts hears clock ticking

From the Tulsa World
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Eric Bailey's C-USA Basketball Insider
-
Tulsa aims to take lead in C-USA with win at Southern Miss

Conference USA Basketball Power Rankings
Miner Rush (blog)

On the hardwood, who wins in the Mountain West-Conference USA merger?
Yahoo! Sports (blog)

Replay live coverage- UTEP officials discuss plans for new conference
El Paso Times

Tulsa's tall, that's for sure
Hattiesburg American

Golden Eagles keeping things simple
Biloxi Sun Herald

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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First-year coach having big impact on Memphis Tigers
-
Memphis Tigers vs. Tulane preview
-
Facelift in aging Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium's future

Tulane baseball player Garrett Cannizaro is making the transition to third base
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice ace Kubitza expands his pitching prowess with Owls set to open season
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Outlook spiffy for baseball team in 2nd season under Todd Whitting

Chat live with Jon Solomon on Alabama's turmoil, UAB's new home and more
al.com

February 14, 2012

McMurphy- C-USA, MWC combining for one league
cbssports.com

New league awkward, but just might work
Hattiesburg American

No BCS conference, no problem for Southern Miss
al.com

Welcome news for Tulsa- C-USA, Mountain West to form new conference
Tulsa World

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane Green Wave to join new-look conference
-
Plans for Conference USA and Mountain West merger heat up
-
Tulane Green Wave's attack with its relief pitchers to evolve

BYU, Utah's old league going coastal in Mountain West
Deseret News

From the ABQ Journal
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It's Official- MWC, USA To Join Forces
-
Conferences Chase TV Money

Stability goal for C-USA deal
Jackson Clarion-Ledger

La. Tech hopes new league comes calling
Shreveport Times

Conference USA, Mountain West to form new league
Charleston Daily Mail

Report- Conference USA to dissolve, combine with Mountain West
Birmingham News

C-USA, Mountain West agree to full merger starting in 2013
Orlando Sentinel

From the Houston Chronicle
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C-USA, Mountain West Conference merging to form a new league
-
Rice to be part of sprawling C-USA-Mountain West merger
-
Rice notebook- Ratterree seeks fresh start in left field
-
Talking recruiting with new UH coach Tony Levine

Fresno State to be part of Mountain West, C-USA mega-conference
Fresno Bee

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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MU gets some much-needed rest
-
Randy Moss says he wants to play football
-
Former MU players pay homage to Field House

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tigers walk Conference USA tightrope
-
Conference USA, Mountain West merger may save University of Memphis money

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP men's basketball- Sparse practice, but powerful performance from freshman Cedrick Lang
-
UTEP officials confirm C-USA, Mountain West conference merger

Carlton's action/reaction: MWC, C-USA merger announcement was made
Dallas Morning News

February 13, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
-
Feb. 12 Women's Basketball Recap
-
Feb. 11 Men's Basketball Recap
-
Feb. 12 C-USA Softball Recaps

Conference merger rattles some nerves
Pensacola News Journal

The MWC-C-USA Dilemma
ABQ Journal

UAB gets embarrassed in 13th consecutive loss to Memphis
Birmingham News

Herd's Martin makes most of opportunity
Charleston (WV) Gazette

MU Hall of Famers talk Herd
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Still unbeaten- UTEP women end Tulane's streak, stays unblemished in C-USA
El Paso Times

Now UH's head football coach, Levine says he's still the same old Tony
Houston Chronicle

February 12, 2012

From the Tulsa World
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In surviving conference realignment, unity is key
-
Record night- Doug Wojcik becomes TU's all-time winningest basketball coach after triumph over Houston

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Tigers' pursuit of Big East Conference cloaked in secrecy, intrigue
-
FedEx earns mention in Memphis Tigers' Big East contract
 
The U of M is required to "use best efforts" to have the AutoZone Liberty Bowl game commit to including an annual tie-in to a Big East school.
-
Ignore the naysayers on Big East move, Tiger fans
-
Chris Crawford, Will Barton lead Memphis Tigers past UAB, 79-45

CFT- Memphis joins Big East — it's basically C-USA
NBC Sports

From the Birmingham News
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Memphis beats visiting UAB, 79-45, on Saturday night
-
Go back to the Sun Belt? UAB might as well just give up

Time might be right for La.Tech's C-USA offer
Shreveport Times

From the Hattiesburg American
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Mills, Eagles hold off late UCF rally to win
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COLUMN- USM responds to gut check versus Knights
-
Pitching uncertainty concerns USM's Berry
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USM NOTEBOOK- Giannini starts new career in 'bowl industry'
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C-USA tries to get back on track after recent defections

UCF falls 78-74 at Southern Miss despite Sykes' career high 27 points
Orlando Sentinel

Field House farewell full of fond memories
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice men edge conference rival SMU in 43-39 defensive struggle
-
UH hires two assistants, completing Levine's first staff

SMU offense sputters down the stretch in 43-39 loss to Rice
Dallas Morning News

Miners prevail in OT- UTEP's defense, Bohannon's 3-point play beat Tulane
El Paso Times

Tulane Green Wave catcher Jeremy Schaffer ready to shoulder the load
New Orleans Times Picayune

February 11, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
-
Feb. 10 Men's Basketball Notebook
Talking C-USA Basketball

Mountain West, Conference USA to discuss merger
Las Vegas Journal Review

From the Jackson Clarion-Ledger
-
C-USA, Mountain West officials set Sunday meeting
-
Eustachy- Eagles must get physical again

USM hopes to bounce back today against UCF
Hattiesburg American

New deal for C-USA lucrative to Marshall
Huntington Herald-Dispatch

Mountaineers getting closer look at QB prospects
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tigers preview: UAB
-
Other Memphis Tigers fill gaps for Will Barton

Two in a row- SMU men try to build momentum Saturday against Rice
Dallas Morning News

TU's Joe Richard provides a veteran voice
Tulsa World

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Cougars look to toughen up, avoid another tailspin finish
-
When recruit’s career ends, 
Owls’ commitment does not

UTEP men's basketball- Miners focus on defense
El Paso Times

Tulane Green Wave baseball eager to end postseason drought
New Orleans Times Picayune

MWC merger would leave USU in cold
Deseret News (blog)

February 10, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
-
Feb. 9 C-USA Softball Recaps
-
Feb. 9 Women's Basketball Recap
Hyphen Nation- February 9, 2012

Conference USA shakeup puts TU in tough position
Tulsa World

UCF officials say Knights don't expect to join Big East early
Orlando Sentinel

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
Memphis Tigers get basketball commitment from 4-star prospect Geron Johnson
-
Memphis to play San Diego State, Boise State in basketball as part of Big East move
-
Tenants hope for Liberty Bowl stadium upgrade with Memphis Tigers' move to Big East

C-USA, Sun Belt merger would be best for South Alabama
al.com

UTEP men's basketball- 'Sweet' team from '92 honored
El Paso Times

From the Houston Chronicle
-
UH looking for toughness down the stretch
-
Rice honors commitment to recruit whose playing career ends

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Stretch run awaits Herd
-
Field House memories began first night in town
-
Basketball legend returns home

Herd has opportunity ahead
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

Greer back for Field House finale
Charleston (WV) Gazette

UAB meets its expectations in big win over Southern Miss
Birmingham News

NOTEBOOK- Southern Miss slips three spots in RPI rankings
Hattiesburg American

February 9, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
-
Feb. 8 Men's Basketball Recap
-
BKB Press Row
-
WBK Point After

From the Birmingham News
-
UAB beats Southern Miss, 71-61, at Bartow Arena
-
UAB loses offensive coordinator Joe Gilbert to the NFL

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
-
C-USA is beating Big East to the punch
-
Herd falls to UCF
-
Marshall adds Pollard, Wade to football staff

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF holds off Marshall rally, claims 67-60 win over rival Herd
Video- UCF students heckle Marshall players, coach Tom Herrion
-
UCF coach Donnie Jones talks about his team's strong finish against Marshall
-
Marcus Jordan, Tristan Spurlock and Isaiah Sykes say they never doubted UCF would hold for win over Marshall
-
Marshall coach Tom Herrion said his team didn't make enough `winning plays' to beat UCF

Golden Eagles come up short
Hattiesburg American

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
-
University of Memphis celebrates move to Big East Conference
-
Got questions on Memphis Tigers' Big East move? Here are some answers
-
Memphis Tiger coaches see pluses in jump to Big East
-
SI to Big East- League could have made a better choice

From the Houston Chronicle
-
Rice climbs back from double-digit deficit for third straight win over UH
-
UH blows early lead in latest loss to rival Rice, falls below .500

UTEP men's basketball shuts down Tulsa, snaps 4-game losing streak
El Paso Times

TU goes cold in loss to UTEP
Tulsa World

February 8, 2012

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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University of Memphis to join Big East Conference in all sports starting in 2013
-
University of Memphis basketball good fit for tough Big East
-
Memphis Tigers' switch to Big East football should win recruits, fan support
-
Historic day for Big East-bound Tigers, Memphis

Memphis on verge of Big East invite
 
Why the Big East would choose Memphis over East Carolina would be a mystery were it not for the size of the TV markets.
Louisville Cards Game

Big East to add Memphis for all sports in 2013, reports say
nj.com

UCF aims for revenge when it hosts rival Marshall Wednesday
Orlando Sentinel

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall travels to UCF
-
Herd can still earn good spot for tourney
-
Kane's father passes away in Pittsburgh

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Herd traveling with heavy hearts
-
Memphis set to join Big East

MU's Kane uncertain after father's death
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Birmingham News
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UAB helped by the quick return of Jordan Swing
-
Players from UAB, Troy, UNA earn invites to NFL Scouting Combine

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU men look to avenge loss to crosstown rival TCU in non-conference clash
-
Rather 'than let God down,' SMU-ex Craig James continues Senate run
-
Could Memphis be joining SMU in the Big East-

From the Tulsa World
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Hot shooting sparks Tulsa's recent surge
-
Eric Bailey's Conference USA Insider
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Reports- Memphis to enter Big East Conference in 2013-14

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP men's basketball- Floyd to tweak lineup against Tulsa
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Too early to know impact of Memphis' departure on UTEP

From the Houston Chronicle
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7-2 Egyptian center Omar Oraby is a work in progress for Rice men
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UH's Keenum, Edwards to test themselves at NFL combine

Tulane basketball coach Ed Conroy has an example for his team with NBA player
New Orleans Times Picayune

February 7, 2012

Around Conference USA - Football
USA Today

Feb. 6 Men's Basketball Players of the Week
conferenceusa.com

NCAA extends deadline for UCF response to recruiting infraction allegations
Orlando Sentinel

UCF out to kick sand in MU’s face
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Marshall basketball- Travel issues arise again for Herd
Charleston (WV) Daily Mail

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Marshall promotes Miday to head strength and conditioning coach
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Herd hits bump in road
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WVU's buyout of Fla. State a no-brainer

Young Cougars hit a lull
FS Houston

Steady Antonio Barton always ready for University of Memphis
Memphis Commercial Appeal

National polls ignoring Golden Eagles
Hattiesburg American

Calvin Thibodeaux introduced as new TU assistant
Tulsa World

February 6, 2012

C-USA basketball power rankings- Week 12
FS Houston

Feb. 5 Women's Basketball Recap
conferenceusa.com

Bidding adieu to the Field House
Charleston (WV) Gazette

Tulsa 14-9 overall, 7-2 Conference USA
Tulsa World

USM announced Hammond's town hall meetings
Hattiesburg American

February 5, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
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Feb. 4 Men's Basketball Recap
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Feb. 4 Women's Basketball Recap
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2012 C-USA Baseball Guide

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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All good now for Ahmad
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Marshall recruits adding up vs. C-USA

TU defeats Marshall as Wojcik ties career wins mark
Tulsa World

Tulsa tops Herd 79-70
Charleston (WV) Gazette

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Late scoring run boosts Memphis Tigers over Xavier, 72-68
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Analysis: Potential Big East bid intriguing option for Memphis Tigers

From the Hattiesburg American
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USM fans warming up to Eustachy
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USM's Woodyard to miss season due to injury
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Southern Miss recruiting analysis

UCF basketball defeats SMU 59-52, claiming first road win over Mustangs in school history
Orlando Sentinel

UAB beats UTEP, 61-60, in El Paso
Birmingham News

Tulane Green Wave basketball cruises, overwhelms Houston Cougars
New Orleans Times Picayune

UH struggles in 75-54 defeat to Tulane
Houston Chronicle

February 4, 2012

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Oklahoma road test awaits Herd
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Sullivan might play QB here after all
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Three years into job, it's Holliday's Herd nowTU plans to avenge 2011 Marshall rout
Tulsa World

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Memphis Tigers, Xavier facing key game
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Preview: Memphis vs. Xavier

Tulane Green Wave focus is on staying the course against hot-shooting Houston Cougars
New Orleans Times Picayune

'Evening with Ellis' turns into Southern Miss celebration
Hattiesburg American

Cougars' Keenum turns to QB guru to take next step
Houston Chronicle

UTEP men's basketball team- 'Mineros' return home hoping for hot streak
El Paso Times

February 3, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
C-USA Point After
Hyphen Nation- February 2, 2012
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Feb. 2 Women's Basketball Recap
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Six C-USA Players on Super Bowl XLVI Rosters

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH students vote for fee to fund construction of football stadium
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What this means for UH athletics

From the Birmingham News
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A crowd of about 100 people attend FreeUAB rally on Thursday morning
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Hot Corner- UAB recruiting still has a climb
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Garrick McGee keeps his focus in state for his first UAB recruiting class

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd has headway to make
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Former MU cheerleader on big stage

From the Hattiesburg American
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USM NOTEBOOK- Golden Eagles basking in glory
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COLLEGE BASKETBALL- Lady Eagles stun Memphis

UCF snubbed by four recruits on signing day
Orlando Sentinel

Analysis: Memphis Tigers face quandary with Tarik Black on bench
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Tulsa World
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TU to search for next quarterback
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Breaking down TU's 2012 football recruiting class

Tulane athletics- The Times-Picayune covers 175 years of New Orleans history
New Orleans Times Picayune

A look back at SMU's 2011 recruiting class- Jared Williams makes his mark
Dallas Morning News

February 2, 2012

From conferenceusa.com
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Feb. 1 Men's Basketball Recap
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2012 C-USA Football Signees
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C-USA Celebrates NGWSD
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BKB Press Row

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Southern Miss holds down Memphis Tigers, 75-72
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Geoff Calkins: Give Eagles credit, they just won it
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Justin Fuente's first Memphis football class taking shape, as is coaching staff
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R.C. Johnson downplays report that Big East seeking University of Memphis

From the Hattiesburg American
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How sweet it is for Golden Eagles!
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Watson steals show for Golden Eagles
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New Southern Miss coach proud of first recruits
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Petal's Alford makes it official, signs with Southern Miss

Johnson happy with first recruiting class
Biloxi Sun Herald

Owls Flying High?
SB Nation Houston

From the Houston Chronicle
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Rice gets last-second win over UTEP
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Rice adds depth and a familiar name with 2012 class
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UH's rally falls far short in loss to UAB
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UH scores major coup when star receiver chooses Cougars

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Herd gets back on track
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Dominant defense digs Herd out of hole
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Holliday brings them in
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2012 Marshall football recruiting class

From the Charleston (WV) Gazette
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Herd bullish on the boards in 63-44 win over Tulane
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Herd signing class brings in quality, quantity

From the Charleston (WV) Daily Mail
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Marshall basketball- Defense sets tone as Herd puts end to four-game skid
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National Signing Day- Not many surprises for Holliday, Marshall

From the El Paso Times
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UTEP men's basketball- Last-second jumper sinks Miners
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UTEP football announces 20 recruits on National Signing Day

SMU class report card- Mustang class a step down from '11 haul, earns 'B-'
Dallas Morning News

From the Tulsa World
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Sperry lineman glad to join team 'on the rise'
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TU signs Lawton MacArthur kicker who was pursued late by Alabama
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Tulsa 2012 recruiting bios

From the Birmingham News
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UAB beats Houston, 80-69, at Bartow Arena
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UAB announces its signing class

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane's football recruiting class a reason for its fans to get excited
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Tulane Coach Curtis Johnson signs encouraging first class of football recruits

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Key UCF recruits Chester Brown, Drico Johnson headline Knights' recruiting class
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O'Leary says SEC, ACC and Big Ten tried to flip recruits

February 1, 2012

From the Hattiesburg American
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Southern Miss hosts Memphis in key contest tonight
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New USM coach to welcome first recruiting class, including Poplarville star, today

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Intrigue surrounds MU's Signing Day
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Either beat Tulane, or season runs off the rails
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Hal Greer will attend Field House farewell

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane's basketball team hopes to bounce back against Marshall
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Tulane gets football commitment from East St. John quarterback/cornerback Darion Monroe
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Arizona defensive tackle commits to Tulane; teammate helps in recruiting process

From the Tulsa World
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Eric Bailey's Conference USA Insider
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TU coach signing day recruiting stories grow
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Tulsa 2012 recruiting bios

From the Huntington Herald-Dispatch
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Rice freshman forward Ahmad Ibrahim getting serious about defense
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Up next for Rice basketball- Wednesday vs. UTEP
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UH football's stature has escalated since last year's signing day
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As signing day looms, one last glance at the Cougars class

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF commit John Youngblood confirms he has flipped to Ole Miss
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LHP corner Ellis Marder will stick with UConn, despite call from UCF's George O'Leary

UTEP football coach Mike Price signs class of promising seniors
El Paso Times