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Carolinas/Region/National

American Athletic Conference

March 31 2016

From Bonesville.net
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California juco bolsters line
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Spring Football Notebook No. 6
ecupirates.com

THE RIGHT MENTALITY- Confidence key against Cougars
Washington Daily News

Montgomery wants more power
Greenville Daily Reflector

After leaving Cal, RB Jeffrey Coprich to play as grad transfer at ECU
suntimes.com

March 30 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates hold off Seahawks
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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No. 19 ECU Defeats UNC Wilmington 9-6
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Longwood Sweeps Doubleheader From East Carolina

From the Washington Daily News
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STAYING HOT- Pirates score nine ahead of conference opener
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Three players to transfer from ECU’s basketball program

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Compher talks lacrosse, basketball
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ECU begins big week with win (Sub Req'd)
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Two more leave ECU team (Sub Req'd)

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Seahawks can't dig out of hole
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ECU basketball loses two transfers, gains a recruit

ECU Pirates hold off UNCW Seahawks
WWAY 3

Diamond Hawks Fall At East Carolina, 9-6
UNCW Sports

Diamond Hawks begin eight-game road trip with setback to nationally ranked East Carolina
Port City Daily

From WNCT 9
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Pirates open big week with 9-6 win over rival UNC Wilmington
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Report- Two more players leaving East Carolina men’s basketball team

UNC System President Spellings visiting ECU, protest planned
WITN 7

March 29 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates in for a close shave
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Game Day Central- No. 19 ECU To Host UNC Wilmington
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East Carolina Hosts Longwood For Non-Conference Doubleheader

ECU basketball player Tejada to transfer
Wilmington Star-News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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UNCW game kicks off big week
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Tejada to transfer (Sub Req'd)

Pirate guard Tejada to transfer
WNCT 9

From The East Carolinian
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ECU basketball guard transfers from program
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ECU baseball needs to find offensive consistency
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ECU softball ready for battle with Longwood
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ECU softball swept in AAC opener

Battlefield pitcher Jake Agnos maintains dominance as a senior
Washington Post

D1Baseball Top 25 Rankings, March 28
MSN

March 28 2016

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

Pirates Fall to Charlotte on Easter Sunday, 4-0
ecupirates.com

PIRATES DROWN DOLPHINS- Tyler erupts in series-clinching shutout
Washington Daily News

Tyler's record performance lifts ECU to series victory
247 Sports

Bryce Williams, TE, East Carolina- 2016 NFL Draft Scouting Report
NFL Mock Draft

Prep notebook- Sanderson baseball hosts Apex for Wake County Invitational title
Raleigh News & Observer

March 27 2016

From ecupirates.com
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No. 19 ECU Blanks Jacksonville For Series Win, 13-0
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Cause Sets Outdoor Shot Put School Record At Raleigh Relays
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East Carolina Falls To USF In Series Finale

MAKING AN IMPACT- Senior Pirates scouted at pro day
Washington Daily News

Tyler, HRs power Pirates
Greenville Daily Reflector

Eric Tyler's Big Day Leads ECU to Win
Scout.com

March 26 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Jacksonville evens series
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Jacksonville Evens Series With 8-6 Win
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USF Downs East Carolina 11-3 To Claim Series

From the Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)
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Pirates drop Game 2
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Former Pirates audition for NFL

March 25 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates not alone in transition
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ECU takes opener with Jacksonville
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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No. 19 ECU Wins Series Opener Over Jacksonville, 6-3
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ECU Drops 3-1 Extra-Inning Decision To USF In AAC Opener
2016 ECU Football Pro Day Highlights and Interviews
ECU Baseball Highlights and Interviews (Mar. 24, 2016)

WINNING START- ECU takes first game with Jacksonville
Washington Daily News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Former Pirates audition for NFL
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Season of change for ECU (Sub Req'd)
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Harman, Mozingo lead Pirates again (Sub Req'd)

From WNCT 9
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Pirates take opener from Jacksonville, 6-3
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15 Pirate seniors work out on “Pro Day”

ECU Baseball Takes Series Opener Over Jacksonville, 6-3
WITN 7

March 24 2016

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Spring Football Notebook No. 5
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East Carolina Entertains USF In Opening AAC Series
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Spang Repeats As American Golfer-Of-The-Week
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Game Day Central- No. 19 ECU Hosts Jacksonville

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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PCC pair key for Pirates
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Bowden ready to bruise offenses (Sub Req'd)

From the WITN 7
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ECU Football Team Wraps Up Week 2 Of Spring Practice
No. 19 ECU Completes Comeback At Duke, 8-6

Montese Overton, East Carolina LB- NFL Draft 2016 (video)
Cleveland Plain Dealer

March 23 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates rally past Duke for 8-6 win
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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No. 19 ECU Completes Comeback At Duke, 8-6
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East Carolina Downs NC State In Raleigh, 7-4
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Spang Sets School Record With Sixth Career Win
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Kayla Padgett Named AAC Field Athlete Of The Week

No. 19 ECU Completes Comeback At Duke, 8-6
WNCT 9

From WRAL
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BSB- Even with errors, ECU tops Duke, 8-6
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SB- Wolfpack rally, fall short to ECU

ECU Rallies to Top Duke 8-6
rivals.com

From 247 Sports
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No. 19 ECU rallies past Duke
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East Carolina offers JUCO forward

East Carolina Rallies Past Duke, 8-6
Go Duke

East Carolina strikes late, continues Duke baseball's skid
Durham Chronicle

Pirates beat Duke at DBAP
Greenville Daily Reflector (Sub Req'd)

Recruiting Trail- Deltona's Schaefer feels at home with visits to Duke, East Carolina
Daytona News Journal

March 22 2016

From Bonesville.net
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No smiles after series win
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Game Day Central- No. 19 ECU Travels To Duke
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Spring Football Notebook No. 4
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East Carolina Squares Off Against NC State Tuesday in Raleigh
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Dugan, Spang Named February Student-Athletes Of The Month

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates looking for offensive spark
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ECU offense perks up

ECU Baseball ranked no. 19 in latest poll
WNCT 9

Duke Concludes Homestand Tuesday Versus Pirates
Go Duke

East Carolina Opens Second Week Of Spring Football
WITN 7

Former Cal RB Jeffrey Coprich lands at East Carolina
San Francisco Gate

Former Cal RB transferring to East Carolina
247 Sports

Best Of The Rest- Top-3 Available Quarterbacks
Scout.com

March 21 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Monmouth shuts out Pirates
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Wins 10 Events At Carolina Relays
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Monmouth Takes Game Three From No. 17 ECU, 4-0
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ECU Men's Tennis Falls at Liberty, 4-2
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Pirate Women's Tennis Falls at No. 29 Wake Forest, 6-1

From the Washington Daily News
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Sweep eludes ECU in Sunday’s loss
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Pirates key in on special teams

ECU baseball falls as Monmouth records first triple play in Clark LeClair history
The East Carolinian

ECU Records Only One Hit in Loss to Monmouth
Scout.com

ECU almost no-hit at home
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU drops series finale to Monmouth
WITN 7

A Near No-Hitter, Monmouth Takes Game Three From No. 17 ECU, 4-0
WNCT 9

March 20 2016

From Bonesville.net
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ECU takes series with Monmouth
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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No. 17 ECU Cliams Series With 5-2 Win Over Monmouth
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Spring Football Notebook No. 3

Pirates claim series over Hawks
WITN 7

No. 17 ECU Claims Series With 5-2 Win Over Monmouth
WNCT 9

ECU Bats Come Alive Late to Beat Monmouth
Scout.com

Veteran Pirates refocused, re-energized
Greenville Daily Reflector

March 19 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates rally past Monmouth
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Pirates Win On Walk-Off Wild Pitch, 4-3
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Spring Football Notebook No. 2
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ECU Tops Hampton, Stumbles at William & Mary
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Softball Non-Conference Series At James Madison Cancelled
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Track And Field Begins Outdoor Campaign In Chapel Hill

ECU wins on walk-off wild pitch
WITN 7

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Veteran Pirates refocused, re-energized
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Pirates rally for walk-off win

From WNCT 9
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Former East Carolina football player saves baby girl’s life
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Pirates Win On Walk-Off Wild Pitch, 4-3

Patrick Stephenson to play golf at East Carolina University
Raleigh News & Observer

ECU Gets Unusual Walk-Off Victory
Scout.com

UNCW, ECU, NC State and Topsail baseball all win on Friday
WWAY

March 18 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Montgomery applying NFL
experience

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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Game Day Central- No. 17 ECU Hosts Monmouth
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Men's Tennis Falls to UNC Greensboro, 4-3

Tyler still versatile for Pirates
Greenville Daily Reflector

Pirates open Spring Football with first practice
WNCT 9

Cardinals reach deal with Chris Johnson
Arizona Republic

March 17 2016

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Spring Football Notebook No. 1
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East Carolina Athletics To Add Women's Lacrosse
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East Carolina Drops Two At Radford
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Spang Named American Golfer-Of-The-Week

With Benkert back for ECU, Summers returns to wide receiver
Wilmington Star-News

East Carolina opens spring drills
Greenville Daily Reflector

Scottie Montgomery's First Practice at East Carolina is a Success
Rivals.com

Dolphins Host Johnson On Free Agent Visit
Miami Dolphins

March 16 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Long night for Pirates
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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No. 6 UNC Defeats No. 17 ECU, 17-4
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Montgomery Discusses ECU's Upcoming Spring Practice
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East Carolina Heads To Radford For Midweek Doubleheader

From the Washington Daily News
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DEMOLISHED- Pirates railroaded by Tar Heels
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SPRING BALL BEGINS- Competition focus of Pirates’ spring

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Heels blast Pirates at Clark-LeClair
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Montgomery, Pirates open spring football

From WNCT 9
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(6) North Carolina crushes (17) East Carolina, Heels open with 8-run second inning
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ECU’s Coach Mo discusses X’s & O’s of Greenville economy

Building relationships key as Montgomery, Pirates begin spring practice
Wilmington Star-News

New ECU Football Coach Talks Spring Football
WITN 7

March 15 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Magic in short supply for ECU hoops
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Game Day Central- No. 17 ECU Hosts No. 6 UNC In Midweek Action
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Lydia Ritchie Selected To AAC Weekly Softball Honor Roll

Pirates set to host Heels
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU Baseball To Host Rival UNC On Tuesday
WITN 7

From 247 Sports
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Voliva set to start versus No. 6 UNC
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Spring Positional Preview- Defensive Line

Carolina Faces Strong In-State Competition This Week
GoHeels.com

East Carolina's Spang plays to new beat
Golf Week

ECU women's basketball fail to meet expectations
The East Carolinian

Weekend Roundup- ECU drops weekend series at Rice
Washington Daily News

March 14 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Star receiver kickstarts class of 2017
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Rice rallies to take series
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Rolls Past IPFW To Close Under Armour Showcase
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Rice Takes Series With Four-Run Eighth, 4-1
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Spang Records Fifth Career Individual Title At 3M Augusta Invitational
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ECU Finishes General Hackler Championship In 10th

Rice wins series over ECU
WITN 7

Rice Takes Series With Four-Run Eighth, 4-1
WNCT 9

Rice Tops East Carolina in Game 3
Rivals.com

No. 16 ECU drops first series
247 Sports

March 13 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Rice evens series with East Carolina
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Spang Records Fifth Career Individual Title At 3M Augusta Invitational
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Ritchie Tosses Nation-Leading Sixth Shutout In 1-0 Win Over SIU
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Rice Takes Game Two Evening Series With No. 16 ECU, 7-2
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ECU In 10th After Two Rounds At General Hackler Championship

16th ranked East Carolina falls to Rice, 7-2; Series all even heading to Sunday
WNCT 9

Rice Defeats No. 16 East Carolina 7-2
ConcerenceUSA.com

From 247 Sports
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Spring Positional Preview- Wide Receivers
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Rice evens series with ECU

Pirates Fall in Game Two with Rice
Rivals.com

March 12 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Big inning seals ECU win at Rice
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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No. 16 ECU Takes Game One At Rice, 10-1
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Game Day Central- No. 16 ECU Travels To Rice
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ECU In Third Place At 3M Augusta Invitational
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Pirates Win Twice On Day One Of Under Armour Showcase
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Track And Field Completes Indoor Season At NCAA Championships

ECU rolls Rice in opener
Greenville Daily Reflector

ANOTHER CHALLENGE- ECU heads to Rice for next tough test
Washington Daily News

Quentin Montgomery taking trip to East Carolina next month
Scout.com

March 11 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates fall to South Florida
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Season Ends With First Round Loss To USF
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Pirate Pair Set For NCAA Indoor Championships Run
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ECU Closes Out Spring Break Trip At Under Armour Showcase
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ECU Pirate Club Announces 2016 Pirate Armada Schedule
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ECU Suffers 4-0 Conference Defeat at UCF

From WNCT 9
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Lebo on future at ECU- “I love coaching here, I love my kids, I love my team.”
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ECU Drops 71-66 Decision to USF in AAC Tourney

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU's season ends at tournament
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ECU looking for repeat in Houston

ECU loses to USF in AAC tournament opener
Raleigh News & Observer

USF slips past East Carolina 71-66 in first round of AAC Tournament
Orlando Sentinel

South Florida beats East Carolina 71-66 in AAC tourney
USA Today

USF Bulls beat East Carolina to advance in American
Tampa Bay Times

USF kicks off AAC tourney on positive note, tops E. Carolina
Tampa Tribune

March 10 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates seek consistency in Orlando
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View full bracket on TheAmerican.org (PDF)
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Pirates sweep Patriots
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Opens Tournament Play Against USF
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No. 16 ECU Blanks George Mason, 6-0
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Prince Williams Named The American's Most Improved Player
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Watkins Named To 2016 Bench Award Watch List
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Pirate Women's Tennis Tops Minnesota State, 7-0

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates open tourney vs. Bulls
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Williams named most improved player
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Locals guide ECU shutout

No. 16 ECU Cruises Past George Mason, 8-1
WNCT 9

ECU's Watkins Named To Bench Award Watch List
WITN 7

ECU’s Williams named AAC Most Improved Player
Wilmington Star-News

From 247 Sports
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No. 16 Pirates complete midweek sweep
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ECU Spring Positional Preview- Quarterback

ECU Blanks George Mason 6-0
Rivals.com

Preview- USF vs. East Carolina
4029 TV

As season winds down, USF Bulls keep their cool
Tampa Bay Times

March 9 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Mississippi gem could shine at ECU
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East Carteret star picks Pirates
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Pirates take first game with George Mason
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Sammy Batten- ECU football lands big catch out of Beaufort
Fayetteville Observer

From ecupirates.com
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No. 16 ECU Cruises Past George Mason, 8-1
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Pirates Claim Fourth-Place At The Palmetto Invitational
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FIU Tops East Carolina 7-3 In Miami
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Barkley Named To The American All-Rookie Team

Pirates roll past Patriots
Greenville Daily Reflector

ECU cruises past George Mason
247 Sports

From Rivals.com
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Pirates Top George Mason 8-1
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East Carteret WR Commits to ECU

Pirates Cruise Past George Mason
Scout.com

March 8 2016

From Bonesville.net
Pirates got a lift from No. 23
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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Game Day Central- ECU Hosts George Mason In Midweek Action
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Pirates In Fourth After Day One Of The Cleveland Golf Palmetto
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ECU Baseball Ranked In Five National Polls
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Alcorn And Ritchie Named To AAC Softball Weekly Honor Roll
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ECU Women's Soccer Announces 2016 Spring Schedule
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Pirate Men's Tennis Cruise Past Flagler, 5-0

Audio: The Brian Bailey Show
 
Brian's guest this week was ECU basketball color commentator Si Seymour
Pirate Radio 1250

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Various players guiding Pirates
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Zangari honors injured teammate

From the 247 Sports
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ECU lands first commitment of 2017
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Connors keeping close eye on QBs
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ECU holds firm in Top 25 polls

ECU Baseball Ranked In Five National Polls
WITN 7

College Baseball Rankings: Baseball America Top 25
Campus Insiders

March 7 2016

From Bonesville.net
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ECU tops Terps for Classic title
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ECU 4, Maryland 3
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SE Louisiana 5, Tennessee 4
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Memphis ruins Pirates' Senior Day
Post-game audio- Jeff Lebo, Mike Zangari, Prince Williams
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Claims LeClair Classic With 4-3 Win Over Maryland
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Memphis Spoils Senior Day At ECU
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Pirates Shut Out LIU Brooklyn, Valparaiso in Puerto Rico
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Pirate Men's Tennis Blanks The Citadel, 7-0
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ECU Falls To Illinois In Under Armour Invitational Finale
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Four ECU Divers Off To Regional Championships In Atlanta

DeCock- Montgomery arrived at ECU quickly after preparing for years
Raleigh News & Observer

From WITN 7
ECU claims LeClair Classic with 4-3 win over Maryland
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ECU men garner 8-seed in AAC tournament

From WNCT 9
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East Carolina gears up for AAC Conference Tournament
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ECU Claims Classic With 4-3 Win Over Maryland
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Memphis Spoils Senior Day At ECU

ECU baseball tops Maryland in LeClair Classic finale
The East Carolinian

SCOOTING BY- Pirates top Maryland in Keith LeClair Classic
Washington Daily News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Ingle-led Pirates take LeClair Classic
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Tigers trounce Pirates

BASKETBALL- ECU TROUNCED BY MEMPHIS, 83-53, IN REGULAR-SEASON FINALE
New Bern Sun Journal

Pirates Win Keith LeClair Classic Finale
Scout.com

From 247 Sports
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No. 16 ECU takes LeClair Classic
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ECU stomped on Senior Day

From Rivals.com
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Memphis Cruises Past ECU 83-53
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Pirates Top Maryland 4-3 in Day Three of the Keith LeClair Classic

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers trounce East Carolina 83-53 in season finale
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Tigers vs ECU Gallery March 6, 2016

March 6 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Vols take advantage of ECU miscues
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Tennessee 5, ECU 2
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Maryland 8, SE Louisiana 1
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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No. 16 ECU Drops Contest To Tennessee, 5-2
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ECU Lady Pirate's Season Ends in American Championship Quarterfinals
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East Carolina Splits Again At Under Armour Invitational
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Pirates Host Memphis on Senior Day

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Errors cost Pirates vs. Vols
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ECU women finish 13-19
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ECU goes for Memphis sweep

Preview- Memphis at East Carolina
KSPR 23

From WNCT 9
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No. 16 ECU Drops Contest To Tennessee, 5-2
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ECU’s Season Ends in American Championship Quarterfinals

ECU falls to Tennessee in LeClair Classic
WITN 7

ERRORS SINK PIRATES- ECU slips up four times in loss to Vols
Washington Daily News

Pirates come up short against the Volunteers
247 Sports

ECU Falls to Tennessee 5-2 in Game Two of the Keith LeClair Classic
Rivals.com

From Scout.com
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ECU Defense Struggles in Loss
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Walk-off Single Gives ECU a Win

Tigers seeking redemption in regular-season finale at ECU
Memphis Commercial Appeal

A Strong First Step — UConn Beats East Carolina 92-51
Hartford Courant

March 5 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates prevail after ninth-inning drama
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Tops SE Louisiana On Brown's Walk-Off Single, 2-1
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ECU Downs Cincinnati, 70-61, as Payne Eclipses 2,000 Points
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Softball Run-Rules Detroit 11-0 To Cap Split In Florida

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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ECU rallies for 2-1 win
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Pirates win AAC tourney opener

From WNCT 9
No. 16 ECU Tops SE Louisiana On Brown’s Walk-Off Single, 2-1
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ECU Downs Cincinnati, 70-61, as Payne Eclipses 2,000 Points

ECU wins via walk-off against SE Louisiana
WITN 7

DRAMATIC START- Pirates walk off in Keith LeClair Classic opener
Washington Daily News

ECU pulls past SE Louisiana Friday night
The East Carolinian

Women’s basketball gameday capsule- East Carolina at No. 1 UConn
Middletown (CT) Press

UConn begins its second season against East Carolina in AAC quarters
New London (CT) The Day

Chance Shepard and Turner Brown come up big for NC State and ECU respectively
WWAY 3

Tennessee Vols at the Keith LeClair Classic - Weekend Thread
SB Nation

Meadowcreek grad Jason Nichols hired by Western Carolina football
Gwinnett Daily Post

March 4 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Pirates pay homage to legend
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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ECU Faces Cincinnati in American Championship First Round
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Payne, Taylor Earn All-American Athletic Conference Honors
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Game Day Central- ECU Hosts 13th Annual Keith LeClair Classic
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East Carolina Softball Begins Florida Road Swing At Under Armour Invitational
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ECU Partners With IMG Learfield Ticket Solutions

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Pirates play in tourney opener
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Strong field for LeClair Classic

Lions Face No. 16-Ranked East Carolina in Keith LeClair Classic Opener
Southeastern Louisiana University Lions

From the East Carolinian
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ECU women's basketball aims to keep season alive in AAC tourney
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ECU swim and dive coaches earn honors
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ECU women's tennis heads to Puerto Rico
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ECU softball hopes to keep win streak alive in Under Armour Invitational

AAC honors Pirates Payne and Taylor as all-conference
WNCT 9

ECU swim and dive coaches earn honors
The East Carolinian

The 10 fastest Pirates
247 Sports

Vols need pitchers to step up in Serrano's absence
The Daily Beacon

March 3 2016

From Bonesville.net
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ECU pulls away at South Florida
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Elon tops Pirates in 10 innings
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

From ecupirates.com
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East Carolina Rolls to 52-39 Win Over South Florida
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Spang Records Share Of Fourth At Hurricane Invitational
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Elon Defeats No. 16 ECU 8-7 In 10 Innings
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East Carolina Begins Florida Road Swing At Under Armour Invitational

East Carolina rolls to 52-39 win over South Florida
USA Today (AP)

From WNCT 9
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Pirates get rare AAC road win, 52-39 over USF
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Elon uphends Pirates, 8-7 in 10 innings

From 247 Sports
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Kurt Benkert cleared for spring practice
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ECU captures road victory at USF, 52-39
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No. 16 ECU falls to Elon in extras

From Rivals.com
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ECU Coasts to 52-39 Win Over USF
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Pirates Fall to Elon in 10 innings

ECU Comes Up Short
Scout.com

College Baseball- Elon trims East Carolina in 10; N.C. State hands UNCW first loss
Burlington Times-News

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Elon takes down ECU in 10
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Kobe reflects on AAC title

Cousins, Bulls angered in lopsided loss to East Carolina
US
F Oracle

From the Tampa Bay Times
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Bulls flirt with infamy in loss to ECU
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USF one shy of loss mark after falling to East Carolina

‘Horrible’ home finale- Bulls tie program’s single-season mark with their 23rd loss
Tampa Tribune

Bearcats Ready for American First Round Matchup with East Carolina
Go Bearcats

Falcons Make Right Call By Releasing WR Roddy White
CBS Atlanta

March 2 2016

Spied from the Crow's Nest
Bonesville.net

From ecupirates.com
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Game Day Central- No. 16 ECU Host Elon Wednesday Afternoon
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Pirates Move Into Tie For Seventh At Hurricane Invitational
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ECU Heads To USF For Final Road Game Of The Season
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Avion Jones Strikes Gold As AAC Indoor Championships Conclude

Pirates battle Bulls in Tampa
Greenville Daily Reflector

East Carolina Looks Like The Wise NCAA Basketball Pick At South Florida
SportsBook Review

Falcons Cheerleader Katy Dominates 40-Yard Dash
Atlanta Falcons

March 1 2016

From Bonesville.net
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Tone is set for ambitious season
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Spied from the Crow's Nest

Audio: The Brian Bailey Show
 
Brian's guests this week were ECU baseball coach Cliff Godwin, Farmville Central basketball coach Larry Williford and WNCN sportscaster Todd Gibson
Pirate Radio 1250

Taylor, Payne Guide ECU Past SMU on Senior Night, 78-61
ecupirates.com

From the Greenville Daily Reflector
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Williams hopeful after combine
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ECU baseball team ranked

From WNCT 9
Pirate women roll on senior night, 78-61 over SMU
Pirates Set for “Mustache March”
Pirates enter national rankings; AAC honors Wolfe

From WITN 7
Taylor, Payne Guide ECU Past SMU On Senior Night, 78-61
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ECU Baseball Makes Splash In National Polls
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Jacob Wolfe Takes Home AAC Honors
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Kentrell Barkley Named To The American Weekly Honor Roll

ECU baseball enters Top 25
247 Sports

D1Baseball Top 25 Rankings- Feb. 29
D1 Baseball

College Top 25 (Feb. 29)
Baseball America

WEEKEND ROUNDUP- Pirates best defending champion Virginia
Washington Daily News

March 31 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC arrives in Houston for Final Four
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UNC basketball coach Roy Williams prefers ‘dadgum’ to profanity
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Triangle may have answer for Georgia Tech vacancy
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ACC, NBA, NHL to monitor, assess state’s controversial HB2
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Google users care more about North Carolina basketball than its bathrooms
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Eric Staal uses Players’ Tribune to say thanks to Carolina Hurricanes, fans

March 30 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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The moments that defined UNC on road to Final Four
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Tar Heels may be less affected by ‘NRG Effect’ at Final Four
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Tar Heels leaving Wednesday for Final Four
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Carolina Hurricanes lose to NY Islanders; coach Bill Peters upbeat about future
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Former Canes star Staal gets ready for return to PNC
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Okposo gets shootout goal to lift Islanders over Hurricanes

"One Shining Moment" at NCAA tourney getting new artist for TBS broadcast
Winston Salem Journal

UNC’s Final Four run helps Ol’ Roy silence critics
Wilmington Star-News

College of Charleston baseball team faces big challenge at No. 7 South Carolina
Charleston Post & Courier

From the Charlotte Observer
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Charlotte 49ers’ mistakes prove costly in 7-1 loss to NC State
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NFL releases draft order, sets Carolina Panthers’ draft spots
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Nic Batum elevates teammates with his second triple-double as Hornets dominate 76ers
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NBA responds to Atlanta’s call to move All-Star Game from Charlotte
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US back on track in qualifying with 4-0 win over Guatemala

Questions await Duke Blue Devils as they head into offseason
Fayetteville Observer

Expect vast improvements in Muschamp's first year
Daily Gamecock

UNC trustees irked by open-records costs
Durham Herald-Sun

ODU administrators silent, but Monarch football players psyched about Ballard stadium proposal
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Aycock creates controversy across the state — but the name remains at UNC-CH
Daily Tarheel

March 29 2016

On Probation vs. Under Investigation: Final Four marred by schools with scandals
YAHOO! Sports

North Carolina vs. Syracuse in the Final Four is a headache for the NCAA
CBS Sports

Syracuse, North Carolina deal with adversity
Houston Chronicle

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC coach Roy Williams addresses academic scandal in relation to the Final Four run
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UNC finds motivation in words of one of Roy Williams’ first players
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As UNC celebrates, 3rd meeting with Syracuse looms

From the Charlotte Observer
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Carolina Panthers sign former Steeler Brandon Boykin to nickel cornerback
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Charlotte Hornets’ magic number for playoff berth down to 4, with Philly up twice
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. says he will donate his brain to concussion research

March 28 2016

UNC succeeds where other 1s failed in earning Final Four berth
Wilmington Star-News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC advances to Final Four with 88-74 win over Notre Dame
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Rask has 2 goals as Canes beat Devils 3-2

From Philly.com
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North Carolina downs Notre Dame in East Regional final
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'Nova's toughness produces a Final Four berth
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Jerardi- Better breed of 'Cats await Sooners
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'Nova's trip to Final Four has familiar look

Final Four bound- Comeback for the ages lifts Syracuse over top-seeded Virginia
Syracuse.com

From the Charlottesville Daily Progress
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Virginia lets big lead, Final Four trip slip away
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Failure to finish costs Cavs Final Four
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Syracuse stops hot-shooting Perrantes during comeback

Late collapse ends Virginia's season in Elite Eight
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Carolina Panthers aware that Super Bowl runners-up rarely return
Charlotte Observer

March 27 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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No mystery in how ACC teams will match up Sunday
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UNC, Roy Williams travel long road back to regional final
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Tar Heel turnaround started with post-Virginia horror flick
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Canes fall in overtime to Islanders 4-3

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Final Four trip, not past results, motivate Tar Heels and Irish
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Krzyzewski issues apology over Oregon postgame controversy

From the Charlottesville Daily Progress
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Virginia vs. Syracuse- Elite Eight game preview
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Virginia has had success against Syracuse's 2-3 zone
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Notebook- Like his dad, Jones part of a UVa Elite Eight run
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Syracuse embraces unusual underdog role

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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New Virginia coach Bronco Mendenhall still "running into the wind"
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ODU still hasn't decided how to implement the full cost of attendance

Gamecocks quarterback Perry Orth breaks collarbone in spring scrimmage
Charleston Post & Courier

March 26 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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In the ACC’s year, UNC leaving little doubt who ACC’s best is
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UNC breezes into Elite Eight with 101-86 win over Indiana
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Long-awaited moment arrives for UNC’s Marcus Paige
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Notre Dame advances to Elite 8 with 61-56 win over Badgers
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Syracuse edges Gonzaga 63-60 for spot in Elite 8
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Solemn end to a successful year of Duke basketball

From the Charlottesville Daily Progress
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TIPPING OFF- The ACC makes quite a statement in Sweet 16
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Ratcliffe- Cavaliers put their foot down against Cyclones
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The Ledger- Great offensive performance against questionable defense

March 25 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke’s season ends in Sweet 16 with 82-68 loss to Oregon
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NC State’s lost week- Martin twins, Barber and maybe Abu
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From quitter to All-American- The odyssey of UNC’s Brice Johnson
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Woodard, Hield lead Oklahoma's Sweet 16 romp over Aggies
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Friday’s NCAA games put spotlight on seniors, juniors
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Big third period leads Hurricanes past Blue Jackets 3-2

Stephen Schramm- Duke's season-long drama ends
Fayetteville Observer

From philly.com
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Kansas prevails, will face Villanova
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'Nova advances to Elite Eight with romp over Miami

From the Charlottesville Daily Progress
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The Latest- No madness, all blowouts to open Sweet 16
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Conference bragging rights at stake in UVa-ISU matchup
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Ratcliffe- Senior Cavs have put program back on map
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Notebook- Iowa State coach has Virginia roots

Things not as bad as they look for Wolfpack despite surprising decisions
Wilmington Star News

March 24 2016

No underdogs, but still some folks to cheer for in Sweet 16
Charlottesville Daily Progress

Five questions to ponder before tipoff … NCAA Sweet 16 edition
Wilmington Star News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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No West Coast worries for Duke, readying for Oregon
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Duke vs. Oregon- Ask a Ducks’ beat writer
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Bidding farewell to Duke’s Ingram (soon), NC State’s Barber (already)
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Canes’ Hanifin, Sabres’ Eichel friendly foes

From the Charlotte Observer
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Panthers owner Jerry Richardson has successful shoulder surgery, team says
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Charlotte’s passion for world-class soccer draws iconic European teams
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Panthers coach Ron Rivera says he will drop strict curfew if team returns to Super Bowl
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Voice of the Hornets’ hot streak is booming
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NFL owners approve automatic ejection proposal for a season
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Joe Garagiola, ex-player turned glib broadcaster, dies at 90
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‘The White Shadow’ star and acting union leader Ken Howard dies

March 23 2016

Hancock- 'Too soon to say' what tweaks could come to playoff
USA Today

Rays beat Cuban National Team, but everyone's a winner
Tampa Bay Times

Rays hit a diplomatic home run with game in Havana
Tampa Tribune

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NC State’s Cat Barber will enter NBA draft
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No 2nd chances for ACC basketball, football officials
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Skinner loses his cool, Canes lose to Sabres 3-2
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UNC’s below-average 3-point percentage defense might not tell whole story
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UNC vs. Indiana- Getting to know the Hoosiers

UNC appears loose in advance of Sweet 16
Fayetteville Observer

Top-seeded Oregon will test Duke's post players
Durham Herald Sun

25 things about NCAA regional in Philly
Philly.com

From the Charlotte Observer
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Hornets beat Nets, 105-100, to move 11 games above .500
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Panthers’ Star Lotulelei will make more than $6 million in 2017
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NFL owners vote down rule change proposed by Panthers coach Ron Rivera
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Carolina Panthers want to add competition at punter
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Charlotte is looking to host ESPN’s X Games – again
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Charlotte to host Bayern Munich-Inter Milan soccer match July 30
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Charlotte 49ers’ Matt Johnson welcomes change from quarterback to running back

HU accomplished plenty in another championship season
Hampton Roads Daily Press

March 22 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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No complaints about late UNC, Duke NCAA starts this time
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Canes’ Faulk back at practice, but damage to season done

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Upsets create new Final Four paths for 1-seeds UNC, Virginia
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Tech's Fuente eager to get onto the field, back to coaching
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Virginia heads into spring practice with new coach and renewed intensity level
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ODU spring football begins Tuesday with 41 players running, not practicing

From the Charlotte Observer
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A bit of Lin-sanity puts Hornets over the top versus the Spurs
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Third-quarter comeback gives Hornets huge win over the Spurs
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CB Josh Norman could skip Carolina Panthers’ offseason workouts
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Sporting News names Panthers GM Dave Gettleman NFL’s executive of the year

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Gamecocks’ season fizzles out in NIT loss to Georgia Tech
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Clemson 17th, USC 18th in Baseball America poll

March 21 2016

ACC sets NCAA tourney record with Sweet half dozen
Wilmington Star-News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC, Duke eye Greensboro on the Bayou
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UNC's path to Final Four appears less daunting amid upsets
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UNC, Indiana share memorable NCAA tournament history
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Duke shows both its ceiling and floor in NCAA win over Yale
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Texas A&M downs N Iowa with historic last-minute comeback
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Late tip gives Notre Dame 76-75 win over Stephen F. Austin

From the Charlotte Observer
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Former Carolina Panther Jarrod Cooper struggles to keep his mind right
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Jimmie Johnson notches another NASCAR milestone with 77th win
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Jimmie Johnson looks super in winning NASCAR race in Fontana in OT
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Hot San Antonio Spurs visit Charlotte Hornets in game that matters
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Charlotte Hornets Gameday- vs. San Antonio Spurs
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NFL owners meetings- 5 items of interest to Carolina Panthers, league

U.Va. shows its postseason chops in victory over Butler
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Weekend of upsets leaves Virginia as Midwest favorite
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Hield scores 36 points to lead Oklahoma past VCU
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Syracuse routs C-USA champ Middle Tennessee State to reach Sweet 16

Bud Foster 2.0- Hokies defense now infused with new ideas, energy
Roanoke Times

March 20 2016

Virginia sizzles in second half against Butler, advances to Sweet 16
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Johnson dunks Tar Heels past Providence, on to Philadelphia
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UNC back in Sweet 16 after 85-66 win over Providence
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UNC’s late-night NCAA game an insult to teams, fans alike
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Duke survives Yale 71-64, advances to Sweet 16
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ACC best league so far in NCAA tournament
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Rodriguez, Miami hold off furious Wichita State rally
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Canes fall 3-2 to Wild in shootout

From the Charlotte Observer
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Loss to Nuggets negated the good work Charlotte Hornets did in Miami
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Charlotte Hornets fall at home to lottery-bound Denver Nuggets
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Panthers owner Jerry Richardson will miss NFL meetings because of shoulder surgery
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Who will be the Charlotte 49ers’ starting QB- Competition underway at spring drills
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Listening to the sounds of our games sometimes better than watching

March Madness buzz- Little Rock's big boys don't cry; upsets benefit ACC; Oregon who?
New Orleans Times Picayune

March 19 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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It’s the ACC vs. the Big East Saturday in Raleigh
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Coach K- 'For one month, college basketball unites the whole country'
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Brandon Ingram biggest difference in 2nd Duke-Yale meeting
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Isaiah Hicks awakens for UNC, then goes back to sleep
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UNC walk-ons get much coveted NCAA playing time
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Walkup, No. 14 Stephen F. Austin upset West Virginia 70-56
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Middle Tennessee St upsets No. 2 seed Michigan State, 90-81
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Providence’s Rodney Bullock gets past adversity, injury, first round
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Maryland holds off South Dakota State, 79-74

From the Wilmington Star-News
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UNC’s Williams not thrilled with late starting time
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Duke tries to fend off Cinderella again

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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Lewis leads tourney-tested VCU to 75-67 win over Oregon State
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No. 1 seed Virginia prepares for 2nd-round test from Butler
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U.Va. transfer's half-court shot sends Northern Iowa past Texas

From the Asheville Citizen Times
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Wildcats too good for UNC Asheville
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Young Bulldogs weren't taken lightly by Villanova

From the Charlotte Observer
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Virginia coach Tony Bennett confused for singer
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Ex-Charlotte Hornet Rex Chapman gets probation in Arizona shoplifting
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Ravens CB Tray Walker dies of dirt bike crash injuries
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Charlotte Hornets Gameday- versus Denver Nuggets

March 18 2016

Hamilton- Tar Heels sidestep being history
Winston Salem Journal

UNC avoids FGCU upset as Brice Johnson takes over in second half
cbsport.org

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Tar Heels flirt with historic upset, add madness to mild day
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UNC finds missing spark in 83-67 win over Florida Gulf Coast
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Duke holds off pesky UNC Wilmington

UNCW upset bid comes up short
Wilmington Star-News

Yale Shocks Baylor For First NCAA Tournament Win Ever; Faces Duke Next
Hartford Courant

From the Norfolk Virginian Pilot
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U.Va. routs Hampton 81-45 in NCAA tournament after Bennett collapses, returns
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Hampton loses big in NCAA tourney, but enjoys the ride

U.Va. looks every part the No. 1 seed in rout of Hampton
Hampton Roads Daily Press

From the Asheville Citizen Times
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UNC Asheville hopes to keep making news in New York
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Can UNC Asheville stop Villanova behind the arc?

Arizona Wildcats lose to Wichita State in NCAA Tournament
Arizona Republic

Charlotte 49ers feature interesting quarterback dynamic in spring practice
Fayetteville Observer

From the Charlotte Observer
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Charlotte Hornets win a huge one over the Heat in Miami
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Charlotte Hornets claim a major win, maybe one of team’s biggest
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4 questions with NASCAR’s Austin Dillon
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NFL expected to approve new player ejection penalties
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Former NC State player Eric Leak under investigation
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Wake Forest thwarts Charlotte 49ers’ late chance at WNIT win

‘We don’t want to fall behind’- LSU baseball among earliest college adapters to advanced scouting, analysis
Baton Rouge Advocate

March 17 2016

Before Tar Heels can make history, they must first avoid it
Wilmington Star-News

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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DeCock- Raleigh, NC State, have NCAA tourney hosting down
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Triangle looks to NCAA tourney to provide economic boost
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UNC’s ‘odd couple’ Johnson and Paige primed for final NCAA tournament run
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Top-seeded UNC not looking past Florida Gulf Coast
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Former NC State guard Tyler Lewis back at PNC
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Mike Krzyzewski says Brandon Ingram a one-and-done player
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Butler Bulldogs familiar to Triangle basketball fans
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Virginia a No. 1 seed in Raleigh – again
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President Obama makes his Final 4 picks; Kansas as champs
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Wanda Watkins, Campbell’s longtime women’s basketball coach, stepping down

From the Wilmington Star-News
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More than a game - Seahawks no strangers to NCAA heartbreak
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UNCW makes final NCAA preparations
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Seahawks fans turn Providence a shade of teal
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Test your knowledge of UNCW basketball and March Madness

NCAA Tournament- UNCW tries to stick to plan vs. Duke
New Bern Sun Journal

From the Charlotte Observer
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It's David vs. Goliath when UNC Wilmington meets Duke
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Hornets’ Nic Batum is going to make a bundle, hopefully here in Charlotte
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In 2022-23, the Charlotte 49ers will play the Big Ten’s Indiana, Maryland in football

Virginia hopes to avoid making history against Hampton
Charlottesville Daily Progress

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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U.Va. approaches latest shot at No. 1 seed role with confidence in first-round game against HU
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Virginia Tech's OT triumph over Princeton in NIT gives Hokies first 20-win season since 2010-11

From the Asheville Citizen-Times
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Coaches of Asheville men, women share special bond
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Smith, Sutton playing like veterans for UNC Asheville

Intensity, tempo ramped up for USC
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

March 16 2016

From the Dayton Daily News
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FGCU routs Fairleigh Dickinson in First Four opener
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Shockers’ dynamic duo extend careers by beating Vandy
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Michigan Wolverines expecting no love in Buckeyes state

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC enters NCAA tournament playing best defense of the season
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A look at the teams Duke plays Thursday and potentially Saturday
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DeCock- The case for (and against) Duke
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Ovechkin scores as Capitals clinch playoff berth
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NFL links football, CTE; could it affect $1 billion deal?

From the Charlotte Observer
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It’s been awhile, but the Charlotte Hornets finally have their sting back
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Davidson struggles in first-round NIT loss to FSU

From the Columbia (SC) the State
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Chatkevicius scores 30 as Gamecocks rip High Point in first round of NIT
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Muschamp’s ‘typical’ first practice a high-tempo shock for USC

Wake Forest basketball loses two more transfers
Wilmington Star-News

Building a contender not that simple for Wake Forest
Winston Salem Journal

March 15 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Eight years of Plumlee brothers at Duke coming to a close
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Jacobs- Clemson’s NCAA struggle shows where real ACC power lies
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Want to go to the NCAA games in Raleigh?
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NCAA selection committee snubs Triangle women’s teams
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Canes give youngsters a chance to impress
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Canes announce ticket details for 2016-17

From the Charlotte Observer
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Can UNC Asheville climb the NCAA mountain?
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Carolina Panthers add defensive tackle Paul Soliai

Bash the committee if you like, but it sure treated the ACC well
Wilmington Star-News

Will Muschamp bringing revamped lineup into first spring practice with Gamecocks
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

March 14 2016

Men's NCAA Tournament Bracket
NCAA.com

From USA Today
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NCAA tourney bracket- See the field, create a pool
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Why it's NCAA's Year of the Senior
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Armour- Seeding leaves UVA, Kentucky, Ariz. miffed
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Three under-seeded, three over-seeded NCAA teams
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The NCAA tournament’s five most brutal snubs
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From the Wilmington Star-News
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UNC gets tough tournament draw, Duke opens against UNCW
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UNCW hoops to face Duke in NCAA Tournament
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NCAA sets opening round game times, TV network assignments

UNC Asheville draws Villanova in NCAA tourney
Asheville Citizen Times

No. 2 'Nova will open with UNC-Asheville
Philly.com

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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DeCock- ACC reaps expansion rewards with NCAA seeding
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UNC rewarded with top seed but in loaded East
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North Carolina, Virginia, Tyler Lewis playing in Raleigh
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No. 4 seed Duke to face UNCW in the NCAA West Region
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Duke doesn’t do well out west during NCAA tournament
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Leaked NCAA Tournament bracket trumps two-hour CBS selection show

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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HU draws a No. 16 seed, to face Virginia in Raleigh
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Strong schedule elevates deserving Virginia to No. 1 seed

Virginia earns No. 1 seed in NCAA tourney, will open vs. Hampton
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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USC’s bubble bursts- Gamecocks left out of NCAA Tournament field
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Clemson basketball left out of postseason tournaments

From the Charlotte Observer
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South Carolina, Davidson, High Point in NIT
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Kevin Harvick wins NASCAR race at Phoenix by .01 of a second
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Anatomy of NASCAR’s photo finish in Good Sam 500 at Phoenix International
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Free agent DT Paul Soliai visits Panthers over weekend
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Charlotte Hornets Gameday- versus the Dallas Mavericks

March 13 2016

From USA Today
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10 key questions for Selection Sunday
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No. 9 Oregon routs No. 12 Utah in Pac-12 final
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No. 1 Kansas tops No. 8 WVU for Big 12 title
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Kentucky blitzes Georgia to reach SEC final
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Michigan St. ousts Maryland
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Fresno State beats SDSU, wins MWC
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Tickets punched- MEAC | Southern
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Middle Tenn. wins C-USA
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Hawaii holds on to beat Long Beach State in Big West final
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CS Bakersfield wins WAC, heads to 1st NCAA tourney

Tar Heels finally get over the hump in an ACC tourney final
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charlottesville Daily Progress
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Virginia falls to North Carolina in ACC Tournament title game
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Ratcliffe- Tar Heels give Cavs a taste of their own medicine
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The Ledger- Far from a crisp performance by UVa

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC savors ACC championship victory against Virginia
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DeCock- For UNC, ACC title should just be the beginning
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NASCAR’s Jimmie Johnson will take extra precautions after Phoenix qualifying wreck
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Charlotte Hornets outrun Houston Rockets 125-109 for 7th win in row
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Charlotte Hornets have the smarts to make a splash in NBA playoffs
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Woods sent back to Checkers
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Panthers punter Swayze Waters looking to make a name in NFL
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Farmville Central boys rally by East Lincoln for NCHSAA 2A boys basketball championship

From CBS Sports
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New Pac-12 rule to block transfers ruled ineligible at previous school
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Former Mississippi State QB Dak Prescott arrested, charged with DUI

ODU men fall just short, lose to Middle Tennessee in C-USA final
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

March 12 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC’s defense gives a performance to remember in limiting Notre Dame
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Canes’ Jordan Staal brings defensive excellence
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Steph Curry among many Panthers fans happy to see Charles Johnson back

From the Charlottesville Daily Progress
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Cavaliers hold off Hurricanes to reach ACC Tournament final
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Three keys for Virginia in the ACC Tournament final
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The Ledger- UVa didn't close well, but still prevailed

NCAA Tournament- UNCW big men shine at right time
New Bern Sun Journal

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Gamecocks hope SEC Tournament just a beginning this postseason
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What are Clemson’s chances of getting back to national championship game?

March 11 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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DeCock- Notre Dame spoils the UNC-Duke ACC party
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Notre Dame rallies in 2nd half, beats Duke 84-79 in OT
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UNC responds to challenge in 88-71 win over Pitt
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Virginia rebounds from sluggish first half to down Ga. Tech 72-52
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Miami edges Virginia Tech 88-82, gets Virginia in ACC semifinals
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ACC quarterfinals shape up as contrast like night and day
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Di Giuseppe's goal in OT lifts Hurricanes over Bruins 3-2

From the Charlotte Observer
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Davidson advances after beating LaSalle in A-10 tournament
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Charlotte 49ers fall 79-61 to Middle Tennessee in C-USA quarterfinal

March 10 2016

From the Wilmington Star-News
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Postseason is doubtful for worn out Wolfpack
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Duke wins the battle by following lead of future Army officer Plumlee

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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DeCock- ACC tournament bar set pretty high, pretty fast by Duke-N.C. State shootout
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Duke rediscovers shooting stroke in win over NC State
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NC State played its best, but it wasn’t enough
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Pitt beats Syracuse 72-71, will face UNC Thursday
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Canes’ Hanifin plays against his old favorite, the Bruins

From the Hampton Roads Daily Press
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Hokies raise a ruckus at ACC tournament with win over FSU
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U.Va. has rediscovered defense in time for postseason

From the Charlotte Observer
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Charlotte Hornets are committed to 3s, accept the tradeoffs involved
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Charlotte Hornets hold off New Orleans Pelicans for 5th straight win
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Charlotte 49ers beat Rice, advance in Conference USA tournament
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Mike Tolbert, Charles Johnson back in the fold for Carolina Panthers
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Punter Brad Nortman doesn’t re-sign with Panthers, heads south to Jacksonville

Marlins-Braves game on July 3 moved to Fort Bragg, NC
WNCT 9

Citadel ‘Take It Down Now’ campaign targets Medal of Honor Bowl over Confederate flag
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

March 9 2016

From the Wilmington Star-News
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ACC Insider - Bzdelik era at Wake officially ends with ACC tourney loss to N.C. State
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UNCW hoops returns home to celebrate CAA Tournament title

Ousted- N.C. State beats Wake Forest in ACC Tournament
Winston Salem Journal

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke using toughness to compensate for lack of depth
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NC State, Duke play for third time this season
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DeCock- NC State and beer – Tuesday at DC’s ACC tournament
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Confident Rowan carries NC State to 75-72 ACC tourney win over Wake Forest
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Florida State ends Boston College’s season 88-66
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Skinner’s goal forces OT, Canes top Senators 4-3 in shootout
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Ryan Hoffman, the former UNC football player who died on Fla. street, had brain disease
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Defensive end Gnonkonde won’t return to UNC football team

From the Charlotte Observer
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A road map to the Hornets’ path to the playoffs
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DeAngelo Williams’ jokes falling flat in Pittsburgh like they did in Carolina
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Jerricho Cotchery not in Panthers’ 2016 plans, source says, as roster shifts continue
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Carolina Panthers extend $2.55 million tender to right tackle Mike Remmers
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Five things to watch as UNC starts spring football practice

March 8 2016

From the Wilmington Star-News
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UNCW back in the dance after taking CAA crown
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Beyond belief, Ponder and Seahawks break through

Introducing Cinderella- Meet the UNCW Seahawks
NBC Sports

What every NCAA tournament bubble team needs to get in
USA Today

Payne- Pack prepared for all-or-nothing ACC Tournament stakes
WRAL Sportsfan

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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NC State’s disappointing season- What went wrong
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DeCock- ACC blue bloods Duke and North Carolina have suffered the most from latest expansion
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Washington, Brooklyn give ACC Tournament a change of pace
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Here’s the ACC Tournament bracket
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Canes acquire Fox from Canucks

From the Charlotte Observer
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Walker, Jefferson push Hornets to fourth consecutive victory
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Charlotte Hornets big man Al Jefferson relishes reserve role
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Swimmer Ryan Lochte not sure whether he will stay in Charlotte after Rio Olympics
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Carolina Panthers extend $2.55 million tender to right tackle Mike Remmers
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Carolina Panthers sign WR Stephen Hill to 1-year contract
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Cam Newton to Peyton Manning- You will forever be the standard

Duke Football Begins Spring Practice
Duke Report

ODU slows rise of football season-ticket prices
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Clean slate for Brent Venables, Clemson defense
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier

March 7 2016

UNC Asheville rallies to beat Winthrop in Big South title game
Fayetteville Observer

From the Asheville Citizen Times
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UNC Asheville keeps its poise, wins Big South tournament
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Mocs hold off Bears to win SoCon title

UNCW survives for spot in CAA final
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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UNCW rallies past College of Charleston
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Eubanks, Clemson claim series with Gamecocks in 4-1 Sunday win

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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This ACC tournament could be the best in years
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From comebacks to controversies, here’s the best of the ACC season
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NC State’s Cat Barber named All-ACC
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David Cutcliffe says Peyton Manning seems at peace with decision to retire
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Peyton Manning to retire after 18 seasons in the NFL
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Kobalt 400- Brad Keselowski storms to his first win in Cup season

From the Charlotte Observer
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Rain, wind, sand- NASCAR’s Las Vegas race had it all
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Warriors’ Steph Curry slips, reminding us how difficult what he’s doing really is
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A strenuous off-season launched Hornets’ Marvin Williams to some career numbers

Brogdon headlines All-ACC awards with player of the year and defensive player of the year honors
Hampton Roads Daily Press

March 6 2016

REVENGE! Tar Heels clean glass, hold off Blue Devils in Cameron 76-72
Durham Herald-Sun

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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DeCock- For UNC’s seniors, a long-awaited win and a banner
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UNC rises to moment in 76-72 victory at Duke
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Amile Jefferson out for the season, will seek medical redshirt
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Notre Dame hands NC State 13th ACC loss, 89-75
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Here’s the schedule for the ACC Tournament
-
Lightning win 9th game in row, 4-3 over the Hurricanes

No. 4 Virginia beats No. 11 Louisville 68-46 on senior night
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

From the Charlotte Observer
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Charlotte Hornets, Carolina Panthers have some eerie similarities
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Patrick Ewing on the Hornets, Michael Jordan and whether he came close to going to UNC
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NASCAR’s Martin Truex Jr. flourishing in transition season
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Carolina Panthers free agents- Who’s staying, who’s going-

March 5 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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30 years of camping at Krzyzewskiville for a chance at good seats for Duke-UNC
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UNC seeks redemption, championship in rematch with Duke
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Heading into UNC game, Duke looks to rediscover shooting touch
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DeCock- UNC’s Paige still has chance to change senior-season story
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NC State’s Gottfried praises seniors; Barber mulls future
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Canes’ Nordstrom no longer the ‘other guy’ in Chicago trade
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Bud Collins, US voice of tennis in print and on TV, has died
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Patrick Ewing tells a good Michael Jordan story
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Charlotte Hornets a playoff team? Why, yes, yes they are
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Charlotte Hornets sweep the Indiana Pacers in 3-game series

Bret Strelow- Campbell makes good impression as Big South host
Fayetteville Observer

The spirit is there, but does Duke have the legs left to make a March run?
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Clemson errors open door for Gamecocks to take series opener, 8-1
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Hulsey lifts Cougars to CAA Tournament win

March 4 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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DeCock- Campbell making the most of unexpected host duty
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Cameron Crazies ready for UNC game
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Shaw hires NC Central assistant coach Adrian Jones to lead football program
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Carolina Hurricanes coach Bill Peters says team is not ‘playing out the string’
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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Las Vegas- Kobalt 400 at a glance

From the Charlotte Observer
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Rick Hendrick speaks his mind on Jimmie Johnson, Dale Earnhardt, Stewart-Haas Racing
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‘On fire’ Braxton Ogbueze leads Charlotte 49ers past Rice Owls 88-75
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Panthers CB Josh Norman ranks himself as one of the top cornerbacks in NFL history
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Releasing Charles Johnson a painful, necessary step for Carolina Panthers
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Panthers release veteran Charles Johnson after nine seasons
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Thursday’s moves are latest step in Carolina Panthers’ defensive line remake
-
Carolina Panthers release 12-year veteran DT Dwan Edwards
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Carolina Panthers sign versatile OL Chris Scott to one-year deal
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Charlotte Hornets Gameday- vs. the Indiana Pacers

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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For Gamecocks newcomers, a crash course in Clemson baseball rivalry awaits
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Ray Tanner still a big fan of Monte Lee

State’s Gottfried leaves door open for Barber’s return next season
Wilmington Star-News

March 3 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Rowan’s last-second shot saves NC State in win over Boston College
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Duke’s Amile Jefferson still not ready to return
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High Point, Winthrop top seeds as Big South men’s tournament tips off Thursday
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Big South tournament at Campbell a throwback to an earlier ACC
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At 29, Canes’ new center scores in first NHL game

From the Charlotte Observer
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Davidson Wildcats can’t overcome slow start in loss at A-10 leader VCU
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Cam Newton, Rob Gronkowski to headline new Nick series
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Charlotte 49ers to play football game at Illinois in 2021
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Charlotte Hornets hold off 76ers to sweep back-to-back set of games
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The case for Kemba Walker as NBA’s Most Improved Player

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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Clemson’s Clate Schmidt back on the mound after beating cancer
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Cougars’ Jones homers again in upset over No. 19 Chanticleers

This might sound (Cameron) Crazy, but young fans help make best of bad situation
Wilmington Star-News

March 2 2016

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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Duke survives Wake Forest 79-71
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Virginia Tech makes progress in ACC
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Dayes healthy, but NC State will be cautious with leading rusher
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Nordstrom helps Canes rally to beat Devils 3-1

From the Charlotte Observer
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Blowout of Suns will mean little if Hornets lay an egg in Philadelphia
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Non-exclusive tag leaves Panthers CB Josh Norman free to negotiate with other teams
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NASCAR CEO endorses Donald Trump 4 decades after grandfather endorsed George Wallace
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Charlotte 49ers take show on the road before Conference USA tournament

Redskins will use franchise tag to retain the rights to Kirk Cousins
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Sammy Batten- N.C. State gets commitment from Mallard Creek DT Grant Gibson
Fayetteville Observer

Powering State baseball team a family tradition for Shepards
Wilmington Star-News

From the Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
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South Carolina holds on for 6-3 win over The Citadel
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Cougars off to solid start under Matt Heath

March 1 2016

Hall- New job at U.Va. is a “revival” for ex-ECU coach McNeill
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

Former ECU athletic director deals with troubles in Tennessee
Raleigh News & Observer

From the Raleigh News & Observer
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UNC finds a way in emotional senior night victory over Syracuse
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Duke has quick turnaround as it tries to recover from Pitt loss
-
DeCock- With deadline deals, Canes hit reset button
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Rangers’ Eric Staal talks Canes, trade
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After trades, Canes’ focus will be next year and beyond
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Canes reacquire Robertson from Blackhawks
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Back to work, spring practice begins for NC State football
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UNC cornerback Michael Hughes off team amid “personal reasons”
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Erin Andrews testifies through tears about nude videos

Michigan's practices at IMG raise eyebrows, hackles
Tampa Bay Times

From the Charlotte Observer
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Tuesday is deadline for Carolina Panthers to give Josh Norman their franchise tag
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Fowler- Don’t let the money change you, Panthers CB Josh Norman
-
Warriors' Stephen Curry questionable Tuesday against Atlanta

USC baseball ranked as high as No. 13 nationally
Columbia (SC) The State

From the Winston Salem Journal
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Wake heads to Duke without a win there since Duncan
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Clawson- This is the most important spring we've had

Virginia Tech announces 'Effect' games
247 Sports

How U.Va. basketball team went from reeling to reveling in a hurry
Norfolk Virginian Pilot

March 31 2016

From theAmerican.org
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No. 19 East Carolina Picks Up Tuesday Night Win over UNCW
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Tulane Picked Up Road Win At #14 LSU
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USF Duo to Play on Latin America Select Team
-
UCF’s Elvira Named American Men’s Golf Player of the Week

March 30 2016

UConn Women's Basketball- Huskies Closer To Place No Team Has Ever Been
Hartford Courant

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Mike Dunleavy Sr. ready to turn Tulane basketball into a winner
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With Mike Dunleavy on board, Tulane has chance to become Louisiana's basketball school

Navy must rebuild offensive line after losing all five starters
Baltimore Sun

March 29 2016

From theAmerican.org
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UConn Is Headed To Ninth Straight Final Four
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Mike Dunleavy Sr. Named Tulane Men's Basketball Head Coach
-
Temple Falls to Michigan in WNIT Quarterfinals, 77-76

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane officially announces the hiring of Mike Dunleavy
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Tulane hires Mike Dunleavy Sr.- 5 things to know about the new coach

March 28 2016

UH's coach Tom Herman shares a video in honor of Easter
Houston Chronicle

Texas Eager For Second Chance Against UConn In Elite Eight
Hartford Courant

March 27 2016

From theAmerican.org
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The American Today- Memphis, USF, Tulsa Win First Conference Series
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UConn Advances To Elite Eight
-
Dunphy Named NABC Regional Coach of the Year, Ten from The American Named All-District

From the Hartford Courant
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Jeff Jacobs- With Two No. 1s Out, UConn More Focused Than Ever
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No Upset In Bridgeport- Huskies Crush Bulldogs, 98-38

UCF football sees breakout performance for offense during first scrimmage
Orlando Sentinel

Def. coordinator Chris Ball says Tigers have personnel to fit plan
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Southern Miss can improve its case for AAC by closing budget gap
Biloxi Sun Herald

March 26 2016

From theAmerican.org
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The American Today- USF Sets Program Record with 20th Consecutive Win
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UConn Looking For Another National Championship
-
Tulsa’s Shaquille Harrison to Participate in College Slam Dunk Championships

Cronin staying at UC after flirting in Vegas
Cincinnati Enquirer

March 25 2016

From theAmerican.org
Spring Has Arrived- Watch The Rise
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The American Today- Final Nonconference Weekend

Johnny Dawkins aims to make meaningful change at UCF
Orlando Sentinel

Cronin flying home, sources say no deal
Cincinnati Enquirer

Josh Pastner calls questions regarding contract 'TMZ stuff'
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Steelers in town to evaluate UH's Willliam Jackson III
Houston Chronicle

Derrick Gragg on eliminating TU men's golf- 'This is the last thing you want to do'
Tulsa World

USF payoffs to departing athletic officials far exceeded legal limits
Tampa Tribune

March 24 2016

From theAmerican.org
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UCF Names Johnny Dawkins Head Men's Basketball Coach
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Auriemma is the 2016 WBCA NCAA Division I National Coach of the Year
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Spang Named American Women’s Golf Player of the Week
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Houston’s Hamilton Earns American Men’s Golf Player of the Week Honors
-
Cincinnati's Manny Rodriguez

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Cronin, UC and UNLV- Holding pattern
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Ono- AD 'doing everything he can' to keep Cronin

Owls top Cougars in Silver Glove Series opener
Houston Chronicle

From the Orlando Sentinel
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Grant Hill 'fired up' about UCF hire of Johnny Dawkins
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UCF hiring of Johnny Dawkins doesn't have panache of Scott Frost selection
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Offensive line is most improved group for UCF offense

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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A few takeaways from Memphis' first spring practice
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Pastner contract a mistake, but here's doubting Bowen did anything untoward

From the Tampa Bay Times
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Audit- USF broke law with hefty payouts to former athletic director, coach
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QB Asiantii Woulard on point in USF's first spring practice

Three reasons SMU basketball will be worse next season
Dallas Morning News

March 23 2016

From theAmerican.org
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The American Today- Cincinnati Extends Winning Streak to 8
-
Houston's Romero Named NCBWA National Pitcher of the Week
-
Hamilton, DeCosey Earn ECAC Honors
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Four Teams Claim First 2016 Weekly Outdoor Track and Field Honors

Johnny Dawkins reportedly named new UCF basketball coach
Orlando Sentinel

UC's Cronin reportedly to visit UNLV
Cincinnati Enquirer

Three reasons SMU basketball will be better next season
Dallas Morning News

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Norvell gets ‘good first day’ from Tigers in spring practice
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Chip Long talks Memphis' offensive scheme
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Memphis football has returned to save us
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Pastner contract gets new scrutiny
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Pastner's back -- now what?

USF Bulls look to keep their edge in spring drills
Tampa Tribune

5 story lines for USF Bulls spring football practice
Tampa Bay Times

NCAA 2017- Tulsa prepares for March Madness to return
Tulsa World

March 22 2016

From theAmerican.org
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Jefferson, Stewart, and Tuck Lead UConn to Win Over Duquesne
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USF Falls To UCLA In NCAA Second Round

Mick Cronin- Have not met with other schools
Cincinnati Enquirer

UH, Rice extend football rivalry two more years
Houston Chronicle

UConn Already Feels Like Home For New AD David Benedict
Hartford Courant

No. 30 Tulane sets its sights on Southern Miss Tuesday
New Orleans Times Picayune

Sielski- Temple coach has heartfelt response to 11-year-old
Philly.com

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF lineman Jamiyus Pittman strives to be stronger leader for revamped Knights
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UCF football coach Scott Frost not seeing separation yet among players

Pair of SMU defensive linemen transfer out of program
Dallas Morning News

USF rally comes up short against UCLA at NCAA women’s tournament
Tampa Tribune

March 21 2016

From theAmerican.org
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Temple Advances to Third Round of WNIT
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USF Moves On In NCAA Tournament With Win Over Colorado State
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SMU's Erasmus Earns All-America Honors at NCAA Championship

A Few Tears, And Many Memories; This UConn Men's Team Fought To Bitter End
Hartford Courant

Report- UNLV interested in UC's Cronin
Cincinnati Enquirer

UCF QB Pete DiNovo finds second chance with Scott Frost
Orlando Sentinel

Pastner vows to ‘look at every area’ to get Tigers to NCAAs
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the Dallas Morning News
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National analyst- SMU helped American Athletic Conference despite postseason ban
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Why SMU assistant, ex-DeSoto coach Claude Mathis is a rising star

March 20 2016

From theAmerican.org
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UConn Falls To Kansas, 73-61
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Cincinnati Falls Just Short To St. Joe's, 78-76
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UConn Rolls Past Robert Morris, 101-49
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USF Moves On In NCAA Tournament With Win Over Colorado State
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From The Diamond To The Docks With Tulane's Eric Steel

From the Hartford Courant
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Jayhawks End UConn's Season, 73-61
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Chalk It Up To 'Not Their Time'
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UConn Routs Robert Morris For 70th In A Row; Duquesne Next

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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UC's final loss most painful of all
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UC's Cronin still convinced call was wrong

Temple sets sights on returning to NCAAs
Philly.com

Tulane splits first two games of series at Texas
New Orleans Times Picayune

March 19 2016

From theAmerican.org
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Cincinnati Falls Just Short To St. Joe's, 78-76
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Temple Falls In Overtime to Iowa, 72-70
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The American Today- Cincinnati Takes 5-Game Winning Streak Into Weekend
From The Diamond To The Docks With Tulane's Eric Steel

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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UC Bearcats lose heartbreaker to St. Joseph's
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NCAA releases statement after UC loss
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Cronin on UC's NCAA loss to Saint Joseph's

From the Hartford Courant
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Jeff Jacobs- Once Again The Underdog, UConn In A Role It Relishes
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UConn Men Confident They Have A Good Chance Against Powerful Kansas

From Philly.com
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St. Joes hangs on to beat Cincinnati, now faces Oregon
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St. Joseph’s barely wins, 'Nova cruises, Temple falls
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Owls pushed out but don't complain
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Brooky- Owls take high road after bad call
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Dunphy proud of fight Temple showed
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Temple exits tourney with overtime loss to Iowa

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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It’s time to pull for Pastner
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Pastner to remain Memphis coach, but school vows ‘necessary investments and changes’

March 18 2016

From theAmerican.org
The Madness Continues and Spring Sports Heat Up- Watch The Rise
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Huskies Advance to NCAA Second Round

From the Hartford Courant
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UConn Fights Back, Then Holds On; Huskies 22 Of 23 From Line; No. 1 Kansas Up Next
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Jeff Jacobs- When It's All On The Line, Count On The Huskies

Tough non-conference schedule benefited Owls
Philly.com

End of an era- TU loss concludes careers of nine seniors
Tulsa World

Coach Mike Norvell talks recruiting, spring football and more
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Taggart- Staff cohesion a spring priority
Tampa Bay Times

UCF opens new Wayne Densch Center for Student Athlete Leadership
Orlando Sentinel

March 17 2016

TU's season over with 67-62 loss to Michigan in First Four game
Tulsa World

From theAmerican.org
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Tulsa Falls To Michigan in First Four
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East Carolina’s Spang Tabbed American Women’s Golf Player of the Week
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USF’s Koepka Named American Men’s Golf Player of the Week
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Tulane Picks Up First Round WNIT Against Alabama, 53-52
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Houston Comes Up Short in NIT First Round
-
American Athletic Conference Nominated For Sports League of the Year By Sportsbusiness Journal/Daily

From Philly.com
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A tough ticket for Temple-Iowa
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Expanded preview- Temple-Iowa
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Friend flexes muscles on Temple's pro day

From the Hartford Courant
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Des Moines Notebook- From Avon High To Jim Calhoun's Staff, Bill Cartun Prepared For Role With Buffaloes
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Hamilton Has His Confidence Back; UConn Hopes For Another Historic March

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF baseball falls 5-2 to No. 5 Miami
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Former St. Pete track star Shaquill Griffin ready for fast-paced UCF football

Smith has 20 as Georgia Tech drops Houston 81-62 in NIT
Houston Chronicle

Tulane women's hoops wins 53-52 thriller over Alabama
New Orleans Times Picayune

March 16 2016

First Four- Tulsa hopes to make the most of its unexpected opportunity
Dayton Daily News

From the Tulsa World
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TU's seniors viewed as an asset in the NCAA Tournament
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TU Notebook- Hurricane ready to move past criticism of NCAA Tournament selection
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Breaking it down- Tulsa vs. Michigan

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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UC’s squad has been tested plenty
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UC’s Caupain’s No. 1 fan- His mom

Jaylen Bond's last stand at Temple
Philly.com

UConn Men Have Not Been So Lucky As A No. 9 Seed ... So Far
Hartford Courant

Questions abound if Pastner remains Tigers’ coach
Memphis Commercial Appeal

UH's Damyean Dotson to claim unfair dismissal in suit against
Houston Chronicle

Basketball Championships In Review
theAmerican.org

Tulane drops midweek contest at Nicholls State, 2-1
New Orleans Times Picayune

Stability at quarterback a rare spring treat for USF
Tampa Bay Times

UCF football Scott Frost era gets off to loud start
Orlando Sentinel

UCF recruits new defensive lineman
Central Florida Future

From the Dallas Morning News
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Nichols- How SMU's Morris plans to build off of a 2-10 season ... and why he believes Mustangs can
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National writer- Loss of key seniors means SMU will take step back next season

March 15 2016

From theAmerican.org
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Five American Athletic Conference Teams Selected for Postseason Play
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Tulane's Hope, Houston's Lantrip Take Weekly Baseball Honors
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USF’s Spivey, Nunn Claim Weekly Softball Honors

From the Tulsa World
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TU in the NCAA Tournament- First Four teams have found success
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Joe Castiglione explains why Tulsa was the last team in the NCAA Tournament field

Owls not concerned about lack of NCAA experience
Philly.com

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane officially parts ways with men's basketball coach Ed Conroy
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Tulane AD apologizes to Ed Conroy for leak, looking for a 'winner' in next coach
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Tulane coach Willie Fritz stressing ball security as spring practice begins
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Tulane completes hires for its football staff
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No. 28 Tulane begins a 5-game road swing Tuesday vs. Nicholls St

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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U of M president defends students on basketball attendance
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What's next for Memphis Tigers basketball?
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Dan Lanning talks recruiting philosophy

Football Drags on UConn’s Power 5 Ambitions
NY Times

Unbeaten UConn Women Will Face Robert Morris In Tournament Opener Saturday
Hartford Courant

UCF football- Five burning questions headed into spring ball
Orlando Sentinel

Injury forces USF's Reilly Gibbons to give up football
Tampa Bay Times

March 14 2016

From theAmerican.org
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Five American Men’s Basketball Teams Earn Bids to Postseason
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UConn Is Going Dancing After Winning Championship Game

From the Hartford Courant
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UConn Seeded 9th In NCAA South Regional, Opens Against Colorado In Iowa
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FSU Transfer Levenberry Ready For His Chance To Play For UConn Football

From Philly.com
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Owls happy to return to the Big Dance
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Owls in NCAAs after 'crazy day' of waiting
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St. Joe's gets Cincinnati in Spokane

No. 9 UC Bearcats get St. Joseph's in first round
Cincinnati Enquirer

Selection Sunday- TU defies bracketologists, unexpectedly lands at-large bid for NCAA Tournament
Tulsa World

UH men to face Georgia Tech in NIT
Houston Chronicle

Memphis and Pastner should strike a deal
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Tulane rolls to another sweep with shutout of Furman
New Orleans Times Picayune

AAC commissioner expects Big 12 expansion to be settled soon
Orlando Sentinel

March 13 2016

From theAmerican.org
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Men's Basketball Semifinals Are In The Books, UConn and Memphis Advance To Championship Game
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Memphis Advances To Championship Game, 74-54
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UConn Clinches Spot In Championship Final

UConn Turns Back Temple, Faces Memphis In AAC Final
Hartford Courant

Owls are ousted by UConn, await fate
Philly.com

After AAC semis loss to UConn, Temple left to ponder fate
NBC Philly

Tigers roll past Tulane, advance to AAC final
Memphis Commercial Appeal

From the New Orleans Times Picayune
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Tulane unable to pull off another tournament upset, falls to Memphis 74-54
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Tulane puts away Furman in eighth to win series

Bracketologists- UC still in good shape
Cincinnati Enquirer

History says new UCF basketball coach better be a miracle worker
Orlando Sentinel

SMU CB Horace Richardson needs to avoid injury bug, step up as senior
Dallas Morning News

Can Bulls turn the corner in 2016-17?
Tampa Bay Times

March 12 2016

From theAmerican.org
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First Two Quarterfinals Provide Plenty of Excitement
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UConn Heroics Send Them To Semis
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Temple Moves To Semifinals With Win Over USF, 79-62
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No. 10 Tulane Shocks No. 2 Houston, 72-69
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Memphis Rolls Past Tulsa and Into Semifinals, 89-67

From the Hartford Courant
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Adams And Heave- Buzzer-Beater Keeps UConn Alive; Will Face Temple After 4-OT Win
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Jeff Jacobs- UConn Still Has A Shot; Add Adams' Bomb To All-Time List

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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Doc- UC Bearcats' 4-overtime thriller with UConn one for the ages
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Bearcats-UConn 4OT game most memorable of March - so far
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UConn tops UC Bearcats in quadruple OT

Tulane shocks UH at AAC tournament
Houston Chronicle

Tulane coach Ed Conroy will not return next season
New Orleans Times Picayune

Memphis beats Tulsa 89-67, advances to AAC semis
Memphis Commercial Appeal

TU falls to Memphis in AAC Tournament, 89-67
Tulsa World

Big 12 expansion could give Southern Miss shot at AAC, but conditions have to be right
Biloxi Sun Herald

March 11 2016

From theAmerican.org
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Men's Basketball Championship First Round Recap
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Nunez Leads USF past East Carolina in First Round, 71-66
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Tulane Upsets UCF in First Round, 65-63
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SMU’s Moore Named Men’s Basketball Player of the Year for Second Consecutive Season
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Tulsa's Shaquille Harrison Named Men's Basketball Scholar-Athlete of the Year

From the Orlando Sentinel
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UCF falls to Tulane, Donnie Jones fired
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UCF coach Donnie Jones on getting fired- 'I understand the business'

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Upsets abound, but Tigers have tough task in AAC tourney
-
At a glance- University of Memphis vs. Tulsa

Still on the bubble, TU opens American tournament against Memphis
Tulsa World

With Season On The Line, UConn Must Finally Muscle Past Cincinnati
Hartford Courant

UConn looms as UC tries to cement NCAA bid
Cincinnati Enquirer

Temple to face different South Florida
Philly.com

March 10 2016

From theAmerican.org
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The Championship Trophy Takes On Orlando
Breaking Down The Men's Basketball Championship With Mike O'Donnell
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Mike O'Donnell To Serve As Analyst For Men's Basketball Tournament
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Men’s Basketball Individual Award Winners Announced

From Philly.com
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American Athletic Conference tournament at a glance
-
Temple anxious to start AAC tournament

Final AAC Basketball Power Rankings
Scout.com

John Klein- Tulsa's NCAA Tournament life at stake this week
Tulsa World

Pastner Hopes ‘Right Memphis Team' Shows Up at AAC Tourney
Memphis Daily News

UConn-Cincinnati III Should Be As Rugged As First Two; AAC Quarterfinal Is Friday
Hartford Courant

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Pastner hopeful ‘good’ Tigers will show up this week
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Kickoff time set for Tigers' first visit to Navy

From the Houston Chronicle
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UH football season-ticket sales remain brisk
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UH backup QB Kyle Postma getting a look at punter

See what Tulane coach Willie Fritz had to say about upcoming spring practices
Hartford Courant

March 9 2016

Owls Not Taking Anything For Granted When It Comes To Making The Tournament
CBS Philly

Temple's Coleman feels the urgency
Philly.com

UCF basketball coach Donnie Jones calm headed into AAC Tournament
Orlando Sentinel

Tulane snags 5-3 victory against Louisiana-Lafayette
New Orleans Times Picayune

Large crowd sees USF baseball fall to FSU
Tampa Bay Times

March 8 2016

AAC spring football preview- Not just Houston eyeing excellence
USA Today

AAC looking for respect, multiple NCAA tournament bids
Middletown Press

Top American teams on the bubble heading into conference tournament
Tulsa World

From theAmerican.org
UConn Wins Third Straight Conference Championship
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MBB Coaches' Teleconference
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Houston's Wong, UCF's Howell Take Weekly Baseball Honors
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Cincinnati’s Caupain, UCF’s Fall Earn Final Men's Basketball Weekly Honors

No. 21 USF women fall to No. 1 UConn in AAC title game
Tampa Bay Times

From the Hartford Courant
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Breanna Stewart Tourney's Outstanding Player As UConn Wins Another AAC Title
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As AAC Men's Tournament Approaches, Coaches Lobby For More National Respect

AAC Basketball Tournament Tips Off Thursday in Orlando
bcsnn.com

USF basketball, once on the rise, has bottomed out
Tampa Tribune

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers confident they can win three straight in AAC tourney
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It's 'do-or-die' time for Memphis

Dunphy- Owls need more wins to make NCAAs
Philly.com

Bubble Watch- What fringe NCAA tournament teams must do during Championship Week
Washington Post

From the Dallas Morning News
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Reflecting on a strange and successful season, SMU coach Larry Brown says 'I'll stay as long as they want'
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National writer- Statistical analysis proves SMU is one of best teams in history not to make NCAA tournament

From the Houston Chronicle
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Part II of Herman era begins at UH spring practice
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Knee injury to sideline UH's Brandon Wilson

UCF fires women's basketball coach Joi Williams
Orlando Sentinel

March 7 2016

From Philly.com
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Temple to face ECU-USF winner in AAC Tournament
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Temple beats Tulane, wins AAC title

From theAmerican.org
Williams' Second Half Takes USF To American Final
UConn Heads To Third Straight American Final After 82-35 Win Against Tulane
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Pairings Announced for 2016 American Men’s Basketball Championship
Cincinnati Wins Season Finale over SMU, 61-54

From the Dallas Morning News
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SMU senior class goes out on a low note, but is reflective of all they accomplished
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Three takeaways- SMU falls to Cincinnati in physical contest, fails to clinch share of AAC title

From the Cincinnati Enquirer
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UC Bearcats get much-needed win vs. SMU
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Bearcats beat SMU with toughness, defense
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AAC tournament breakdown

John E. Hoover- TU seniors – all of them – go out on high note
Tulsa World

UH's Rob Gray Jr., finishes season as AAC's leading scorer
Houston Chronicle

No. 27 Tulane walks off in 4-3 win for sweep of Pepperdine
New Orleans Times Picayune

March 6 2016

From theAmerican.org
UConn Sails Into Semifinals, 92-51
Owls Pick Up 20th Win and Advance to Semifinals
Williams Scores Tournament-Record 29 As USF Advances Past SMU Into Semifinals
Morgan's 23 Leads Green Wave Into Sunday's Semifinals

Sunday's game still big for Temple
Philly.com

Nichols- After an emotional senior night, SMU can play spoiler in its last game of the season
Dallas Morning News

Last dance at SMU for Nic Moore won't be in NCAA Tournament
USA Today

UC finale- Big chance to boost NCAA resume
Cincinnati Enquirer

Tulane baseball posts 4th shutout of season in 15-0 victory over Pepperdine
New Orleans Times Picayune

From the Tulsa World
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John E. Hoover- TU seniors – all of them – go out on high note
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TU concludes regular season with a win against USF on Senior Day

USF loses to Tulsa in regular-season finale
Tampa Bay Times

March 5 2016

From theAmerican.org
Payne Hits Milestone As Pirates Beat Cincinnati In Championship Opener
Women's First Round Action is in the Books
Tulsa's Defense Carries Hurricane Into Quarterfinals
SMU Rallies Past UCF In Overtime In Championship First Round

AAC Women's Tournament- East Carolina, SMU, Tulsa Advance
Hartford Courant

Undefeated in AAC history, Huskies will likely roll in tourney
Norwich Bulletin

The Tragedy of a Hall of Fame Coach and His Star Recruit
New York Times

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Temple stays at No. 1; red-hot Houston moves up three spots in our conference rankings
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Memphis likely to draw Tulsa in AAC tourney quarterfinals
Memphis Commercial Appeal

UC on the outs with bracketologists
Cincinnati Enquirer

Houston's bats remain cold in loss to Baylor
Houston Chronicle

March 4 2016

From theAmerican.org
Temple Clinches No.1 seed in Conference Tournament with Win over Memphis
SMU Sends Seniors Out In Style
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Hartford's XL Center Set to Host 2017 American Men's Basketball Championship
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2016 American Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Regular Season Awards Announced

AAC Women's Tournament- 30 Things To Watch (Not All About UConn)
Hartford Courant

From Philly.com
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Owls earn top seed in AAC with win
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Kern- Temple's tourney fate in its own hands

Temple beats Memphis 72-62
Memphis Commercial Appeal

Nichols- SMU seniors go from counting fans to 20-win seasons, national relevance and making Moody the place to be
Dallas Morning News

UH celebrates senior night with a win over Cincy
Houston Chronicle

UC Bearcats fall in Houston, 69-56
Cincinnati Enquirer

From the Tulsa World
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Tulsa a 10-seed in latest USA Today bracketology
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Sports Illustrated- Tulsa bid only safe if it wins the AAC tournament

March 3 2016

From Philly.com
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Temple preps for Memphis after loss
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Temple football opener moved to Friday night

Temple Football Opener Moved to Friday Primetime Game
Owl Sports

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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At a glance- University of Memphis vs. Temple
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Can Josh Pastner save his job with recruiting victories?

UConn Needs A Win Against A Hungry SMU, Best Team In The Conference
Hartford Courant

Short-handed UC visits formidable Houston
Cincinnati Enquirer

Tacko Fall, Daiquan Walker help UCF end skid against Tulane on Senior Night
Orlando Sentinel

Tulane drops final road game at UCF, 73-65
New Orleans Times Picayune

Lack of defense cripples Tulane men’s basketball team in danger of last-place finish
Baton Rouge Advocate

Seth Romero returns to UH baseball from suspension
Houston Chronicle

March 2 2016

From theAmerican.org
Let The Madness of March Begin- Watch The Rise
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The American Today- Knights' Series With No. 1 Florida Headlines Midweek Slate
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CINCINNATI’S MAGGIE MCKINLEY APPOINTED TO NCAA DIVISION I COUNCIL
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Cincinnati's Leahy, Navy's Binns Named Football Scholar-Athletes of the Year

Owls' Lowe out after car accident
Philly.com

Senior guard Daiquan Walker key for UCF basketball success
Orlando Sentinel

The unfortunate obscurity of Nic Moore
Yardbarker

White House petition to lift SMU's postseason ban falls embarrassingly short of signature threshold
Dallas Morning News

New AD David Benedict Has Had Many Jobs; UConn Hopes He Builds A Legacy In Storrs
Hartford Courant

Bracketology 4.0- Where do Xavier, UC go now?
Cincinnati Enquirer

From the Memphis Commercial Appeal
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Tigers have work to do to make postseason
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Tigers land first 2017 commit in guard Khalil Garland

TU quarterback Dane Evans again opens spring with a new position coach
Tulsa World

March 1 2016

From theAmerican.org
American Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Championship Seeds Announced
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UConn Completes undefeated regular season
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USF’s Evans, Tulsa’s Sill Claim Weekly Softball Honors
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Houston Men, UConn Women Repeat as American Athletic Conference Indoor Track & Field Champions
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UConn's Gnesda, ECU's Wolfe Take Weekly Baseball Honors
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Penultimate Men's Basketball Weekly Honors Announced

From the Tulsa World
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AAC Insider- Multiple teams on the NCAA Tournament bubble
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TU update- At-large bid unlikely but not impossible
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TU spring football preview- Players and storylines to watch

From the Hartford Courant
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UConn Names David Benedict New Athletic Director, Was COO At Auburn
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UConn Trails At Half, But Comes Back For Perfect Regular Season

From the Tampa Bay Times
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No. 20 USF women lead at half before falling to No. 1 UConn
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Bulls add veteran assistant David Kelly to staff

Dotson's double-double leads UH to win at UConn
Houston Chronicle

A look at three make-or-break games for SMU, including a pair of in-state matchups
Dallas Morning News