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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
Quick turnaround: Southern Miss hopes losing is in rear-view mirrordespair in his eyes. He said, ‘Bill, this will take us 10 years to overcome.’”
Quick turnaround: Southern Miss hopes losing is in rear-view mirror
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 10 hours ago
despair in his eyes. He said, ‘Bill, this will take us 10 years to overcome.’” The Golden Eagles had won 12 games and the Conference USA championship in 2011. Head coach Larry Fedora, an offensive specialist, had gone to North Carolina, and his... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Looking at WVU, Marshalldays." Now to the Thundering Herd, which has really hit its stride under Doc H
Looking at WVU, Marshall
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 19 hours ago
days." Now to the Thundering Herd, which has really hit its stride under Doc Holliday the last three seasons, 20-4 in Conference USA play with three bowl victories. Plus, according to Sporting News, Marshall had the top C-USA recruiting class... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
USM's Bradley focused on winning, not NFL potentialto Kentucky for the opener in Lexington. The game will give the Golden Eagles,
USM's Bradley focused on winning, not NFL potential
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted yesterday
to Kentucky for the opener in Lexington. The game will give the Golden Eagles, coming off a 9-5 campaign in 2015 and a Conference USA West Division title, a chance to make an early statement against an SEC opponent. It will also afford Bradley... Read more
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ESPN
Conference USA's 13 most important players in 2016In Conference USA, the East's defending champion, Western Kentucky, welcomes ba
Conference USA's 13 most important players in 2016
ESPN / Posted 2 days ago
In Conference USA, the East's defending champion, Western Kentucky, welcomes back a showstopping wide receiver in Taywan Taylor while Southern Miss quarterback Nick Mullens is back in the West. Those aren't the only players who dictate their teams'... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
College football notebook: Georgia dismisses freshman CB Claypaperwork to the Big 12 offices. ... Former NFL executive and player Merton Han
College football notebook: Georgia dismisses freshman CB Clay
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 2 days ago
paperwork to the Big 12 offices. ... Former NFL executive and player Merton Hanks has been named senior associate commissioner of Conference USA. Hanks was a four-time Pro Bowl safety with the San Francisco 49ers and worked for the NFL... Read more
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The Daily Cougar
Former Cougar becomes NBA Championthen–head coach, guided the six-foot-three-inch guard to improve nearly every f
Former Cougar becomes NBA Champion
The Daily Cougar / Posted 2 days ago
then–head coach, guided the six-foot-three-inch guard to improve nearly every facet of his game and was one of the top Conference USA guards by his junior year. For his senior season, Jones averaged 16.4 points per game along with 4.9 assists... Read more
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ESPN
NFL exec Hanks joins Conference USAIRVING, Texas -- Former NFL executive and player Merton Hanks has been named se
NFL exec Hanks joins Conference USA
ESPN / Posted 3 days ago
IRVING, Texas -- Former NFL executive and player Merton Hanks has been named senior associate commissioner of Conference USA. Commissioner Judy MacLeod announced the hiring Thursday. Hanks will be responsible for managing all of the league's... Read more
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Rice Owls
Soccer Schedule Announced; Season Tickets Availablefor the Owls' eight home matches, a challenging schedule featuring longtime riv
Soccer Schedule Announced; Season Tickets Available
Rice Owls / Posted 3 days ago
for the Owls' eight home matches, a challenging schedule featuring longtime rival North Texas to highlight one of five Conference USA league games. In addition to season tickets for reserved or general admission seating at the new soccer... Read more
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NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Merton Hanks lands college commissioner jobafter departing from his role as the NFL’s vice president of football operation
Merton Hanks lands college commissioner job
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 3 days ago
after departing from his role as the NFL’s vice president of football operations, Merton Hanks has landed another gig. Conference USA announced Thursday that Hanks is the conference’s new senior associate commissioner and will oversee the... Read more
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The Post-Journal
What A Catchwith UTSA teammates Bradley Griggs, Pickering and Brookover, have helped forge
What A Catch
The Post-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
with UTSA teammates Bradley Griggs, Pickering and Brookover, have helped forge a strong connection between the Division I Conference USA school and Jamestown. That connection was created when Barone was at Cal State-Bakersfield and coached against... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Texans eager to see continued development from Christian CovingtonHe's also having to deal with a tight end sometimes. When they run the ball, yo
Texans eager to see continued development from Christian Covington
Houston Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
He's also having to deal with a tight end sometimes. When they run the ball, you're going to get double-teamed." An All-Conference USA selection at Rice who declared early for the draft after dealing with a knee injury in college that required... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Walters column: Mississippi enjoys record college baseball seasonMississippi squad celebrated its first conference tournament championship since
Walters column: Mississippi enjoys record college baseball season
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
Mississippi squad celebrated its first conference tournament championship since 2010 when it beat Rice 3-2 in a dramatic Conference USA championship game played at Pete Taylor Park. While MSU went from 24 wins in 2015 to 44 wins in 2016, the... Read more
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The Charlotte Post
Charlotte 49ers soccer takes on tough schedule in 2016Carolina September 13. Hofstra and Rutgers made last year’s national tournament
Charlotte 49ers soccer takes on tough schedule in 2016
The Charlotte Post / Posted 3 days ago
Carolina September 13. Hofstra and Rutgers made last year’s national tournament. Charlotte travels to Old Dominion for its Conference USA opener September 17 and UNC Wilmington September 20. The league home opener is Sept. 24 against Florida... Read more
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The Charlotte Post
49ers take on tough schedule in 2016Carolina September 13. Hofstra and Rutgers made last year’s national tournament
49ers take on tough schedule in 2016
The Charlotte Post / Posted 4 days ago
Carolina September 13. Hofstra and Rutgers made last year’s national tournament. Charlotte travels to Old Dominion for its Conference USA opener September 17 and UNC Wilmington September 20. The league home opener is Sept. 24 against Florida... Read more
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CBS Dallas - Fort Worth
On The Rise: Harold Varner III Being Noticed For His Talentlevel at East Carolina University. His four years produced record-setting resul
On The Rise: Harold Varner III Being Noticed For His Talent
CBS Dallas - Fort Worth / Posted 4 days ago
level at East Carolina University. His four years produced record-setting results, including being the first Pirate to earn Conference USA Player of the Year honors in 2012. Turning professional upon completion of his senior season, Varner made a... Read more
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The Daily Comet
For turning Tulane into national power, Jones joins elite grouphad more fun than that first year at Tulane," said Jones. Tulane would return
For turning Tulane into national power, Jones joins elite group
The Daily Comet / Posted 4 days ago
had more fun than that first year at Tulane," said Jones. Tulane would return to the NCAA Tournament in 1996, winning the Conference USA Tournament in the league's first year of existence, and again in 1998, which would be the start of a streak of... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
On The Rise: Harold Varner III Being Noticed For His Talentlevel at East Carolina University. His four years produced record-setting resul
On The Rise: Harold Varner III Being Noticed For His Talent
CBS Baltimore / Posted 4 days ago
level at East Carolina University. His four years produced record-setting results, including being the first Pirate to earn Conference USA Player of the Year honors in 2012. Turning professional upon completion of his senior season, Varner made a... Read more
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The Houma Courier
For turning Tulane into national power, Jones joins elite grouphad more fun than that first year at Tulane," said Jones. Tulane would return
For turning Tulane into national power, Jones joins elite group
The Houma Courier / Posted 4 days ago
had more fun than that first year at Tulane," said Jones. Tulane would return to the NCAA Tournament in 1996, winning the Conference USA Tournament in the league's first year of existence, and again in 1998, which would be the start of a streak of... Read more
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Rice Owls
Two Owls Earn CSCAA Scholar All-America Honorsof her Rice career, registering a 1:57.19 in the 200-yard backstroke. She won t
Two Owls Earn CSCAA Scholar All-America Honors
Rice Owls / Posted 4 days ago
of her Rice career, registering a 1:57.19 in the 200-yard backstroke. She won the silver medal in the 200-backstroke at the Conference USA Championships and was third in the league in both the 100-backstroke and 200-freestyle. The native of Sydney,... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
UTC Men's Basketball: UNC, Marshall, Vandy and Tennessee Highlight Non-Conference Schedulegoing to be an exciting game in December worthy of that terrific environment. T
UTC Men's Basketball: UNC, Marshall, Vandy and Tennessee Highlight Non-Conference Schedule
The Chattanoogan / Posted 4 days ago
going to be an exciting game in December worthy of that terrific environment. They’re likely to be one of the top teams in Conference USA, Monroe is coming off back-to-back 20-win years and Jacksonville State is a local rival as well.” UTC 1916-17... Read more
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Cape Coral Daily Breeze
FGCU volleball sked setto the NCAA Tourney, and a pair of defending conference champions in host Ohio
FGCU volleball sked set
Cape Coral Daily Breeze / Posted 4 days ago
to the NCAA Tourney, and a pair of defending conference champions in host Ohio (Mid-American) and Western Kentucky (Conference USA), the No. 20 team in the nation in 2015. The Eagles return home to host a pair of tournaments on Sept. 2-3... Read more
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WRAL Sports Fan
ECU's Spang, Frey receive 2016 NCAA Woman of the Year Nominationsachievements in the classroom with a selection to the NSCAA’s Scholar All-South
ECU's Spang, Frey receive 2016 NCAA Woman of the Year Nominations
WRAL Sports Fan / Posted 5 days ago
achievements in the classroom with a selection to the NSCAA’s Scholar All-South Region Team. In 2013, she received an All-Conference USA Third Team nod and was tabbed to the all-tournament team, after being listed to the C-USA All-Freshman Team in... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
MGM Park: 2017 High School and College Baseball games announcedin the stadium. The spotlight will shine on the Mississippi Gulf Coast when MG
MGM Park: 2017 High School and College Baseball games announced
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 5 days ago
in the stadium. The spotlight will shine on the Mississippi Gulf Coast when MGM Park will serve as the site of the 2017 Conference USA Tournament May 24-28. Officials project the C-USA Tournament will have a multi-million dollar economic impact... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
MGM Park: 2017 High School and College Baseball games announcedin the stadium. The spotlight will shine on the Mississippi Gulf Coast when MG
MGM Park: 2017 High School and College Baseball games announced
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 5 days ago
in the stadium. The spotlight will shine on the Mississippi Gulf Coast when MGM Park will serve as the site of the 2017 Conference USA Tournament May 24-28. Officials project the C-USA Tournament will have a multi-million dollar economic impact... Read more
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The Advocate
Tulane athletic director Troy Dannen ‘realized how special this place could be,’ makes sweeping changes to put Green Wave on right trackwhat we need to do here.” New facilities (Yulman Stadium, Hertz Center), an up
Tulane athletic director Troy Dannen ‘realized how special this place could be,’ makes sweeping changes to put Green Wave on right track
The Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
what we need to do here.” New facilities (Yulman Stadium, Hertz Center), an upgraded conference affiliation (moving from Conference USA to the American Athletic Conference) and the vocal backing of prominent board members (such as Jill Glazer,... Read more
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The Advocate
Tulane Athletic Director Troy Dannen keeping eye on Big 12 expansionas attractive features to league presidents. The obvious drawback is past perf
Tulane Athletic Director Troy Dannen keeping eye on Big 12 expansion
The Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
as attractive features to league presidents. The obvious drawback is past performance. Tulane finished near the bottom of Conference USA in football and basketball for most of this century, and the results have been similar in its first two years... Read more
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Rice Owls
Zinko Named 2016 Casta�eda Postgraduate Scholarship RecipientOne of 14 C-USA honorees June 20, 2016 Rice tennis player Solomiya Zinko, who
Zinko Named 2016 Casta�eda Postgraduate Scholarship Recipient
Rice Owls / Posted 6 days ago
One of 14 C-USA honorees June 20, 2016 Rice tennis player Solomiya Zinko, who played a key role in four consecutive Conference USA Women’s Tennis championships while also serving in a number of leadership capacities on campus, has been named... Read more
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The Advocate
Fisher, Oller top All-Louisiana baseball teamwins, more than the previous two years (40) combined. The Bulldogs, who were p
Fisher, Oller top All-Louisiana baseball team
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
wins, more than the previous two years (40) combined. The Bulldogs, who were picked to finish 11th out of 12 teams in the Conference USA preseason polls, finished fifth in the league standings with a 19-11 record. Louisiana Tech earned wins over... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Pascagoula Hall of Fame class of 2016 inducted Saturdayrebounds, 108 assists and 192 steals; began officiating high school football ga
Pascagoula Hall of Fame class of 2016 inducted Saturday
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 7 days ago
rebounds, 108 assists and 192 steals; began officiating high school football games in 1996 and on the college level with Conference USA in 2007; was chosen to officiate games in the NFL in 2015. Tregnel (Treg) Thomas (1996 PHS) Former Pascagoula... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Pascagoula Hall of Fame class of 2016 inducted Saturdayrebounds, 108 assists and 192 steals; began officiating high school football ga
Pascagoula Hall of Fame class of 2016 inducted Saturday
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 7 days ago
rebounds, 108 assists and 192 steals; began officiating high school football games in 1996 and on the college level with Conference USA in 2007; was chosen to officiate games in the NFL in 2015. Tregnel (Treg) Thomas (1996 PHS) Former Pascagoula... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
TV deal an 'enormous challenge' for USMMany knew Conference USA would be fighting an uphill battle when the time came
TV deal an 'enormous challenge' for USM
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 7 days ago
Many knew Conference USA would be fighting an uphill battle when the time came to negotiate a new television contract. Earlier this month, it was revealed exactly how steep the financial ramifications of the new deal will be. Conference USA, which... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Prep baseball signee leaning toward USMhonors Last week, Athlon Sports — one of the leading college football publicat
Prep baseball signee leaning toward USM
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 9 days ago
honors Last week, Athlon Sports — one of the leading college football publications in the country — published its Conference USA preview and preseason predictions. The most notable takeaway was the magazine’s prediction that Southern Miss... Read more
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Rice Owls
Lyons Leads Six Owls on Athlons Preseason C-USA Team- Senior linebacker Alex Lyons leads a group of six Rice players who have been
Lyons Leads Six Owls on Athlons Preseason C-USA Team
Rice Owls / Posted 9 days ago
- Senior linebacker Alex Lyons leads a group of six Rice players who have been named by Athlon Sports to its preseason All-Conference USA team, which was released on Friday. Lyons was named to the second team, while defensive end Graysen Schantz,... Read more
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The Advocate
Rick Jones builds winner at Tulane en route to spot in Louisiana Sports Hall of Fameever had more fun than that first year at Tulane,” Jones said. Tulane returned
Rick Jones builds winner at Tulane en route to spot in Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame
The Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
ever had more fun than that first year at Tulane,” Jones said. Tulane returned to the NCAA tournament in 1996, winning the Conference USA Tournament in the league’s first year of existence, and again in 1998, which would be the start of nine... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
USM's Woodfin: 'Everybody's on the bus'our goal last year.” The main area of emphasis this summer for Southern Miss,
USM's Woodfin: 'Everybody's on the bus'
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 10 days ago
our goal last year.” The main area of emphasis this summer for Southern Miss, which finished 9-5 but came up short in the Conference USA championship and in the Heart of Dallas Bowl, is on the offensive and defensive lines. The Golden Eagles... Read more
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New York Post
Legendary autograph hound is now a Yankees prospectwomen’s basketball team. “He could always swing, I remember that,” Motte said.
Legendary autograph hound is now a Yankees prospect
New York Post / Posted 10 days ago
women’s basketball team. “He could always swing, I remember that,” Motte said.Lynch bats against Florida Atlantic in the Conference USA tournament on May 22.Photo: AP A guy that was asking for autographs got drafted. That’s crazy, unbelievable.... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
FIU baseball team in need of new coach after Turtle Thomas resignsalso been chosen in the Major League Baseball draft. The Panthers last made th
FIU baseball team in need of new coach after Turtle Thomas resigns
Local 10 Miami / Posted 10 days ago
also been chosen in the Major League Baseball draft. The Panthers last made the NCAA tournament in 2015 after winning the Conference USA tournament title, but they couldn't repeat their success this season, finishing with a .500 record (29-29) and... Read more
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Bleacher Report
Redskins' Dr. Becomes 1st Female Head Physician in NFLschool and college levels. She was also the first female to officiate a major c
Redskins' Dr. Becomes 1st Female Head Physician in NFL
Bleacher Report / Posted 10 days ago
school and college levels. She was also the first female to officiate a major collegiate bowl game during her time with Conference USA. In July 2015, the Arizona Cardinals added Jen Welter to their staff for training camp and the preseason as a... Read more
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KTBS Shreveport
Greg Goff leads LA Tech's incredible turnaroundfirst season, Goff's players still trusted his word, even when others didn't, "
Greg Goff leads LA Tech's incredible turnaround
KTBS Shreveport / Posted 11 days ago
first season, Goff's players still trusted his word, even when others didn't, "They were picked 11 out of 12 teams in Conference USA. They just took that, instead of accepting that, they said they were going to change it." And after 42 wins... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
2016 college football TV schedulein Atlanta, CBS, 4 Mountain West Championship, ESPN/ESPN2, 7:30/7:45 ACC Cham
2016 college football TV schedule
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 11 days ago
in Atlanta, CBS, 4 Mountain West Championship, ESPN/ESPN2, 7:30/7:45 ACC Championship in Charlotte, ESPN/ABC, 7:45/8 Conference USA Championship, ESPN/ESPN2, TBD Saturday, Dec. 10 Army vs. Navy in Baltimore, CBS, 3 Saturday, Dec. 17 Air... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
2016 college football TV schedulein Atlanta, CBS, 4 Mountain West Championship, ESPN/ESPN2, 7:30/7:45 ACC Cham
2016 college football TV schedule
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 11 days ago
in Atlanta, CBS, 4 Mountain West Championship, ESPN/ESPN2, 7:30/7:45 ACC Championship in Charlotte, ESPN/ABC, 7:45/8 Conference USA Championship, ESPN/ESPN2, TBD Saturday, Dec. 10 Army vs. Navy in Baltimore, CBS, 3 Saturday, Dec. 17 Air... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
2016 college football TV schedulein Atlanta, CBS, 4 Mountain West Championship, ESPN/ESPN2, 7:30/7:45 ACC Cham
2016 college football TV schedule
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 11 days ago
in Atlanta, CBS, 4 Mountain West Championship, ESPN/ESPN2, 7:30/7:45 ACC Championship in Charlotte, ESPN/ABC, 7:45/8 Conference USA Championship, ESPN/ESPN2, TBD Saturday, Dec. 10 Army vs. Navy in Baltimore, CBS, 3 Saturday, Dec. 17 Air... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
2016 college football TV schedulein Atlanta, CBS, 4 Mountain West Championship, ESPN/ESPN2, 7:30/7:45 ACC Cham
2016 college football TV schedule
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 11 days ago
in Atlanta, CBS, 4 Mountain West Championship, ESPN/ESPN2, 7:30/7:45 ACC Championship in Charlotte, ESPN/ABC, 7:45/8 Conference USA Championship, ESPN/ESPN2, TBD Saturday, Dec. 10 Army vs. Navy in Baltimore, CBS, 3 Saturday, Dec. 17 Air... Read more
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Rice Owls
Volleyball Unveils 2016 ScheduleJune 15, 2016 In addition, for the first time since 2009 the Owls will host th
Volleyball Unveils 2016 Schedule
Rice Owls / Posted 11 days ago
June 15, 2016 In addition, for the first time since 2009 the Owls will host the Conference USA Tournament Nov. 18-20 at Tudor Fieldhouse. The three-day event will be the third league tournament Rice has hosted during its 11-year tenure in the... Read more
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Rice Owls
Duplantier Named Third Team All-America By College Baseball Writersplayer taken overall. He was recently named a Third Team All-America honoree by
Duplantier Named Third Team All-America By College Baseball Writers
Rice Owls / Posted 11 days ago
player taken overall. He was recently named a Third Team All-America honoree by Collegiate Baseball as well as the 2016 Conference USA Pitcher of the Year and to the C-USA All-Tournament Team. Duplantier posted a solid season under the daily... Read more
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Rice Owls
Swim Team Earns National Academic Honor2014 GPA was among the top 40 in the nation for women's Division I swim teams.
Swim Team Earns National Academic Honor
Rice Owls / Posted 11 days ago
2014 GPA was among the top 40 in the nation for women's Division I swim teams. Last spring the Owls finished second in the Conference USA Championship meet. Rice swimming is under the direction of head coach Seth Huston, who recently completed his... Read more
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ESPN
Former UTSA coach Thompson dies at age 45He also helped UTSA transition into two new conferences, moving from the Southl
Former UTSA coach Thompson dies at age 45
ESPN / Posted 11 days ago
He also helped UTSA transition into two new conferences, moving from the Southland to the WAC in 2012 and from the WAC to Conference USA in 2013. Thompson played briefly in the NBA. He was selected by the Orlando Magic with the No. 27 overall... Read more
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The Advocate
New Orleans Bowl will be in prime time; Sugar Bowl CEO says Jan. 2 shouldn’t have negative effect on ratingsschedule, which includes the New Orleans Bowl at 8 p.m. Dec. 17, The game will
New Orleans Bowl will be in prime time; Sugar Bowl CEO says Jan. 2 shouldn’t have negative effect on ratings
The Advocate / Posted 11 days ago
schedule, which includes the New Orleans Bowl at 8 p.m. Dec. 17, The game will pit teams from the Sun Belt Conference and Conference USA. Kickoff for the New Orleans Bowl is determined by the Saints’ schedule because of the time the Mercedes-Benz... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Villarreal buyout worth nearly $385Kmillion football venue, in 2011 and also built nearly a dozen other athletic fa
Villarreal buyout worth nearly $385K
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
million football venue, in 2011 and also built nearly a dozen other athletic facilities. UNT placed 177 athletes on the Conference USA academic honor roll that recognizes students with at least a 3.0 grade-point average this spring, the... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Assistant Monarch leaving UNT staffMonarch made last season, when the Mean Green finished 12-20 and lost to Wester
Assistant Monarch leaving UNT staff
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
Monarch made last season, when the Mean Green finished 12-20 and lost to Western Kentucky in their first game in the Conference USA tournament. UNT is entering its fifth season under Benford and has yet to post a winning season in his... Read more
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