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ECU Football Wins Overtime Thriller

ECU Football Wins Overtime Thriller

Pirates win 65-59 in overtime against Marshall. Final Stats |  Photo Gallery Game Highlights and Interviews | Post-Game Quotes | Post-Game Notes | Final Stats GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) Nov. 23, 2012 – Shane Carden’s 1-yard touchdown run in the second overtime Friday lifted East Carolina over Marshall 65-59 and kept the Pirates’ Conference USA title hopes alive. The Pirates (8-4, 7-1) will advance to play Tulsa for the league championship if Alabama-Birmingham beats Central Florida on Saturday. Carden scored after East Carolina stopped a Marshall possession when Chrishon Rose forced a fumble by Essray Taliaferro and Derrell Johnson recovered it. A 25-yard touchdown pass from Carden to Andrew Bodenheimer gave East Carolina a lead on the first play of overtime, but […]

NHL Cancels Regular-Season Schedule Through Dec. 14 and 2013 All-Star Weekend in Columbus

NHL Cancels Regular-Season Schedule Through Dec. 14 and 2013 All-Star Weekend in Columbus

NEW YORK– The National Hockey League announced today the cancellation of the 2012-13 regular-season schedule through December 14. The NHL also announced the cancellation of the 2013 NHL All-Star Weekend scheduled for Jan. 26-27 in Columbus, Ohio. The cancellations are necessary due to the absence of a new Collective Bargaining Agreement between the NHL Players’ Association and the NHL.A total of 422 regular-season games — 34.3 percent of the season — were scheduled for Oct. 11 through Dec. 14. “The reality of losing more regular-season games as well as the 2013 NHL All-Star Weekend in Columbus is extremely disappointing,” said NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly. “We feel badly for NHL fans and particularly those in Columbus, and we intend to […]

Posted in: Events, Hockey, Raleigh NC
Welch’s Double-Double Leads Gamecocks Past FGCU, 65-46

Welch’s Double-Double Leads Gamecocks Past FGCU, 65-46

South Carolina improves to 6-0 and will play for Reef Division title at U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam. Box Score | Printable Box Score ST. THOMAS, U.S.V.I. Nov. 23, 2012 – South Carolina used good starts in both halves to out-shoot Florida Gulf Coast for a 65-46 win in women’s basketball action on day two of the U.S. Virgin Islands Paradise Jam. The Gamecocks (6-0) got another double-double from Aleighsa Welch (14 pts/11 rebs), her second in as many games at the event and out-rebounded the Eagles 46-20 in the victory. Early in both halves, the Gamecocks focused on taking the ball right at the rim. Welch and Ashley Bruner did the damage in the opening minutes of the game, […]

Gamecocks Outlast Arkansas in Five Sets to Close 2012

Gamecocks Outlast Arkansas in Five Sets to Close 2012

Christina Glover and Taylor Bruns lead the way on Senior Day Final Stats SC vs. Arkansas Box Score COLUMBIA, S.C. – Sending 2012 seniors Taylor Bruns and Christina Glover out in style, South Carolina (18-14, 6-14 SEC) outlasted Arkansas in a five-set win, taking the sets 24-26, 25-18, 26-28, 19-25, 15-10 on Friday afternoon at the Volleyball Competition Facility. Bruns posted 52 assists, four kills, two aces and seven digs in the victory, guiding the team to a .357 hitting percentage in the contest, the highest in program history in a five-set affair. Glover added a career-high three aces, one-third of the team’s total, and seven digs in her final match in the Garnet and Black. Junior outside hitter Juliette […]

Cougars Among 2013 DIRECTV Classic Field

Cougars Among 2013 DIRECTV Classic Field

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The College of Charleston men’s basketball team is one of seven teams locked in to the eight-team field for the 2013 DIRECTV Classic to be held over the Thanksgiving holiday on Nov. 28, 29 & Dec. 1, 2013, in Anaheim, Calif. The Cougars are joined in the seventh annual tournament field by Arizona State (Pac-12), Creighton (Missouri Valley), George Washington (Atlantic 10), Marquette (BIG EAST), Miami (ACC) and San Diego State (Mountain West). The eighth team will be announced at a later date. The 2013 DIRECTV Classic will feature a bracket format with 12 games over three days. Each team will compete in one game per day, advancing through the bracket. The two teams that remain undefeated […]

Cougars Trek To Texas For Top 25 Road Test at Baylor

Cougars Trek To Texas For Top 25 Road Test at Baylor

COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON (2-2, 0-0 SoCon) vs. #24/#21 BAYLOR (4-1, 0-0 Big 12) Game #5 November 24, 2012 • 9:00 p.m. (ET) Ferrell Center (10,284) at Waco, Texas Television: ESPN3/WatchESPN.com Radio: College of Charleston Radio Network (ESPN Radio 910 AM) Series History: First Meeting Last Meeting: None Internet: Free Live Statistics at www.CofCSports.com THE COACHES College of Charleston: Doug Wojcik First Year at CofC: 2-2 (.500) Eighth Year Overall: 142-94 (.602) Baylor: Scott Drew 10th Year at Baylor: 161-125 (.563) 11th Year Overall: 181-136 (.571) RADIO (College of Charleston Radio Network) Play-By-Play: Jeff McCarragher Color Analyst: Everett German TELEVISION (ESPN3) Play-By-Play: Jonathan Yardley Color Analyst: Stephen Howard GAME PREVIEW The College of Charleston men’s basketball team will trek to the […]

Cougars Sign Two to National Letters of Intent in Early Signing Period

Cougars Sign Two to National Letters of Intent in Early Signing Period

CHARLESTON, S.C. – College of Charleston women’s golf coach, Jamie Futrell, announced the signing of two players to National Letters of Intent. They are Laura Funfstuck from Langen, Germany and Victoria Drechsler from Olching, Germany.   “The addition of Laura and Vici along with a strong recruiting class from this past year should make us a very formidable team over the next few years,” Futrell said.   Funfstuck was recently named to the German National Ladies Team and is currently the 15th ranked amateur women’s golfer in Germany.   “I am very pleased to have Laura coming to the College of Charleston,” Futrell said. “She currently is a plus 3 handicap and should be a major impact player for us […]

Posted in: Charleston SC, Events, Golf
Pirates Host ECU Thanksgiving Tournament

Pirates Host ECU Thanksgiving Tournament

East Carolina welcomes Norfolk State, Campbell and Appalachian State to Minges Coliseum Game 5: Norfolk State at East Carolina Date Saturday, Nov. 24 Time 2 p.m. (ET) Location Greenville, N.C. | Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum Tickets Game Tickets Live Game Coverage Gametracker (Live Stats)| Live Video Game Notes East Carolina 2012-13 Women’s Basketball Statistics East Carolina | Norfolk State ECU Women’s Basketball Central Gameday Central | Roster | Fact Book Conference USA Women’s Basketball | NCAA Women’s Basketball GREENVILLE, N.C. Nov. 23, 2012 – The East Carolina women’s basketball team is gearing up to host its annual Thanksgiving Tournament Saturday, Nov. 24 and Sunday, Nov. 25. The four-team tournament will consist of Norfolk State, Appalachian State and Campbell. All games will […]

Grand Prize Winner Announced in Toyota Racing Dream Build Challenge

Grand Prize Winner Announced in Toyota Racing Dream Build Challenge

Dream Trip Grand Prize Gives Lucky Fan Choice of NASCAR or NHRA Race Experience TORRANCE, Calif., Nov. 21, 2012 — The Toyota Racing Dream Build Challenge, having already donated $50,000 to winner Kyle Busch’s charity and another $50,000 split among the other three teams’ charities, has one more big prize to give to a lucky fan: The Toyota Racing Dream Trip Grand Prize. That fan is Christina R. from Buckeye, Ariz. Christina will receive her choice of either a NASCAR or NHRA race event experience, both of which were exclusively tailored for the Dream Build Challenge.  But she leaves little doubt what her likely choice will be. “We’re huge into Sprint Cup,” said Christina.  “We like all the Toyota drivers […]

Posted in: Events, Motorsports
Gamecocks Set To Face Missouri State In Hoops For Hope Classic Saturday

Gamecocks Set To Face Missouri State In Hoops For Hope Classic Saturday

Live stats available via GamecocksOnline.com for the contest. PUERTO VALLARTA, Mexico Nov. 23, 2012 – The South Carolina men’s basketball team continues play in the Hoops For Hope Classic on Saturday, facing the Missouri State Bears at 7 p.m. ET. Below are game notes and details for the non-conference contest. OPENING TIP Date: Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012 Tipoff: 7 p.m. ET Location: Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Arena: Puerto Vallarta International Convention Center Series: South Carolina leads 1-0 Last Meeting: South Carolina win, 77-64 on Nov. 24, 2003 at the Guardians Classic in Kansas City, Mo. Television: None Radio: Gamecock IMG Radio Network (98.5 WOMG in Columbia, Sirius: 137; XM: 199 Talent: Andy Demetra (pxp), Casey Manning (analyst) @GamecockMBB | Live Stats […]

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