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Clemson Plays at Indiana in ACC/Big Ten Challenge Wednesday

Clemson Plays at Indiana in ACC/Big Ten Challenge Wednesday

Site: Assembly Hall (Bloomington, IN) Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2012 Time: 7:00 PM Video Stream: BTN.com Radio: ClemsonTigers.com-Only (Tom Van Hoy, Kanetra Queen) Livestats: ClemsonTigers.com or IUHoosiers.com CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson women’s basketball will travel to Bloomington, IN to take on the Indiana University Hoosiers in the 2012 edition of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. Clemson (0-5) and Indiana (5-1) will tip at 7:00 pm in Assembly Hall. The match will be available to watch online at BTEN.com, and fans can listen to Clemson’s audio broadcast at ClemsonTigers.com. Livestats will also be available. This is the sixth installment of the inter-conference battle, with the ACC winning the first four before the Big Ten earned a tie last season. Clemson is […]

Cougars Women’s Basketball Signs Two for Class of 2013

Cougars Women’s Basketball Signs Two for Class of 2013

CHARLESTON, S.C. – College of Charleston head coach Natasha Adair has announced the signing of two student-athletes for the class of 2013. Jasmine Carter, a native of Lexington, N.C. and Breanna Bolden from Edgewater, Md. have singed their national letters of intent and will join the Cougars starting in the 2013-14 season. Carter is currently a senior at Lexington high school and plays for the Lexington Yellow Jackets coached by Lamont Johnson. Carter was the Lexington Dispatch Girls Basketball Player of the Year and an All-County and All-District selection in 2011. Carter, who plays the forward position, has scored 1,200 points and 1,012 rebounds so far in her high school career and has averaged 15 points and 11 rebounds per […]

Pirates Football Headed To St. Petersburg or New Orleans For Bowl Action

Pirates Football Headed To St. Petersburg or New Orleans For Bowl Action

C-USA Tabs ECU For Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl or R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl Assignment IRVING, Texas Nov. 26, 2012 – Conference USA officials have narrowed down East Carolina’s list of bowl possibilities to two, confirming Monday that the Pirates will participate in either the Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl or R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl depending on the outcome of Saturday’s C-USA Championship Game. If UCF defeats Tulsa in the league title game, ECU will head to Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla., to compete against a to be determined opponent at The Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl on Friday, Dec. 21 at 7:30 p.m. If the Golden Hurricane top the Knights, the Pirates will face Louisiana-Lafayette inside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome […]

Pirates Basketball Takes Down Georgia State

Pirates Basketball Takes Down Georgia State

ECU improves to 5-0 with 62-53 victory over the Panthers Box Score Box Score From wire and staff reports ATLANTA Nov. 26, 2012 – Maurice Kemp scored 16 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as undefeated East Carolina defeated Georgia State 62-53 Monday night, extending its winning streak to five games. East Carolina (5-0) never trailed, scoring the game’s first eight points and building a 31-20 halftime advantage. When the Panthers (3-3) got within a point, 15-14, the Pirates ran off the next nine points, capped by back-to-back 3-pointers by Shamarr Bowden. He was one of five players to make a 3 in the opening frame as the Pirates connected on 6-of-16 shots behind the arc. Georgia State never got closer […]

Charleston RiverDogs Offer Telephone Tuesday Ticket Special

Charleston RiverDogs Offer Telephone Tuesday Ticket Special

Fans Can Purchase Buy One, Get One FREE Upper Reserve Season Tickets CHARLESTON, SC – With Black Friday and Cyber Monday now completed, the Charleston RiverDogs have announced their “Telephone Tuesday Ticket Special.” The Class A affiliate of the New York Yankees are giving everyone the opportunity to “Be Your Own Fan” with the gift of baseball and fun this holiday season. For one day only, fans can purchase a 2013 Upper Reserve Season Ticket and receive a second one FREE. The deal is available only over the telephone, and it is valid only on Tuesday, November 27, from 8:30am-5pm. To take advantage of this one-day only opportunity, call the RiverDogs at (843) 577-DOGS (3647), or visit www.RiverDogs.com.

Charlotte Bobcats vs Oklahoma City Thunder – 11/26/12

Charlotte Bobcats vs Oklahoma City Thunder – 11/26/12

By Matt Rochinski bobcats.com November 26, 2012 THE RESULT Jeffery Taylor scored in double figures for the fifth straight game but the Bobcats found out firsthand why the Thunder are the defending Western Conference Champions on November 26 in Oklahoma City, falling 114-69 and dropping to 7-6 overall in the standings. TURNING POINTS Charlotte played the Thunder close in the opening minutes and trailed just 9-8 before Oklahoma City closed the first quarter on a 19-4 run to take a 28-12 lead. The Bobcats shot 29 percent (5-for-17) to the Thunder’s 55 percent (11-for-20) in the first quarter, and the Cats missed all three treys they attempted. Turnovers also cost Charlotte in the first quarter as its seven turnovers led […]

This Week’s Gamecock Home Events: Men’s Hoops Next to Face Clemson

This Week’s Gamecock Home Events: Men’s Hoops Next to Face Clemson

Columbia, SC – Both Gamecock Basketball teams return home this week after going undefeated in their respective tournaments over the Thanksgiving holiday. Women’s Basketball won the Paradise Jam in the U.S. Virgin Islands while Men’s Basketball won the Hoops for Hope Classic that concluded in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, this weekend. This week at home Women’s Basketball hosts Drexel on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Colonial Life Arena. Men’s Basketball will host rival Clemson on Sunday at Noon. Come cheer on your Gamecocks! Senior LaShay Page is the Gamecocks’ leading scorer, averaging 15.5 points per game so far this season. Wednesday, November 28, 2012 Women’s Basketball vs. Drexel – 7 PM – Bring your appetite for $1 Hot Dog Night! Sunday, […]

College of Charleston Softball Continues Community Outreach

College of Charleston Softball Continues Community Outreach

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The College of Charleston softball team furthered its extensive community outreach record with more involvement over the month of November. Over the past couple weeks, the Cougars embarked on a cleaning mission at the Ronald McDonald House Charities and joined with Our Sandy Toy Mission to deliver toys over the Holidays to victims of Hurricane Sandy. “I am so proud of this team; they are so giving,” said head coach Shelly Hoerner. “They want to help out people in any way they can. They have taken on these community service projects on their own and ran with them. We have great leadership on this team and that has shaped us into what we are – passionate, giving […]

Cougars Host Fourth Annual CofC Dog Show

Cougars Host Fourth Annual CofC Dog Show

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The College of Charleston women’s tennis team will host the fourth annual CofC Dog Show benefiting Pet Helpers on Friday, Nov. 30 on Rivers Green located behind the Marlene and Nathan Addlestone Library on the College of Charleston campus. Registration will begin at 1:30 p.m. (ET) with a $5 donation per category, followed by the first event at 2 p.m. (ET). Students and the general public are welcome to enter their dogs or come out and support the cause by donating canned dog or cat food. The show will be emceed by ABC News 4’s Dave Williams and will feature a judging panel comprised of local celebrities including Akim Anastopoulo, South Carolina Stingrays President Rob Concannon and Karen Seigel. Prizes will be awarded in each competition including Best Dog in the World, Prettiest Mutt, Most […]

New Ford Fiesta Shatters Small-Car Mold: Best Projected Miles Per Gallon, Connectivity, Performance, Personality

New Ford Fiesta Shatters Small-Car Mold: Best Projected Miles Per Gallon, Connectivity, Performance, Personality

New Ford Fiesta bursts onto the scene with an impressive lineup of powertrain options anchored by the award-winning 1.0-liter EcoBoost® engine that delivers a thrill-packed ride with unrivaled 40 mpg-plus Fiesta is loaded with a dazzling array of features and technologies that proves small is smart Personalization features and hot new color combinations make the 2014 Ford Fiesta – on sale next year – a car that not only revels in the spotlight, but demands it Fiesta ST smokes the competition with the best performance in its class For more information, visit the 2014 Ford Fiesta Press Kit. LOS ANGELES, Nov. 26, 2012 – Ford’s new Fiesta, which breaks cover at the Los Angeles Auto Show, will redefine the small […]

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