December 20, 2009
SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI (7-5) VS. MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE (9-3) When: Tonight, 5:30 PST. Where: New Orleans. About Southern Mississippi: The Golden Eagles are in the New Orleans Bowl for the second straight season. Receiver DeAndre Brown, who suffered a broken leg in last year's 30-27 overtime win against Troy, has five touchdowns in his last five games. About Middle Tennessee State: The Blue Raiders are riding a six-game winning streak. Quarterback Dwight Dasher has accounted for 3,580 total yards and 32 touchdowns.
November 29, 2009
at No. 25 Houston 73, Rice 14: Case Keenum threw for 323 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another in the first half as the Cougars (10-2, 6-2) built a 59-0 lead in beating the Owls (2-10, 2-6) in a Conference USA game. In other C-USA games: Trevor Vittatoe passed for 517 yards and five touchdowns to lead host Texas El Paso (4-8, 3-5) to a 52-21 win over Marshall (6-6, 4-4). . . . Shawnbrey McNeal rushed for 147 yards to lead host Southern Methodist (7-5, 6-2) to a 26-21 win over Tulane (3-9, 1-7)
November 1, 2009 |
at No. 15 Houston 50, Southern Mississippi 43: Case Keenum threw for a career-high 559 yards and had five touchdowns, his last coming with 21 seconds left Saturday to lead the Cougars (7-1, 3-1) over the Golden Eagles (5-4, 3-2) in a Conference USA game. Keenum ended the tie with a 46-yard pass to Patrick Edwards. The Golden Eagles had a chance to tie it, but Martevious Young's heave from midfield was knocked down in the end zone as the final seconds ticked off the clock. Keenum's other touchdown passes went for 33, 55, 14 and 17 yards as Houston won its fourth straight game.
October 11, 2009 |
at Pittsburgh 24, Connecticut 21: Dan Hutchins kicked an 18-yard field goal on the final play and the Panthers (5-1, 2-0) pulled off the biggest comeback in Coach Dave Wannstedt's five seasons, rallying from 15 points down to beat the Huskies (3-2, 0-1). West Virginia 34, at Syracuse 13: Noel Devine caught a touchdown pass and rushed for another score, Ryan Clarke scored on two short runs, and the Mountaineers (4-1, 1-0) beat the Orange (2-4, 0-2) for the eighth straight time.
June 17, 2009 |
Dustin Ackley went five for six and became the College World Series career hits leader, and North Carolina tied a College World Series record with 23 hits in an 11-4 victory over Southern Mississippi on Tuesday at Omaha. The Tar Heels (48-17) eliminated the Golden Eagles (40-26) and sent Southern Mississippi Coach Corky Palmer into retirement. Ackley has 27 hits in 14 College World Series games. The No.
June 15, 2009 |
Southern Mississippi reliever Jonathan Johnston walked Brandon Loy on four pitches with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth to give Texas a 7-6 win in the College World Series on Sunday night. The Longhorns' final three runs scored on bases-loaded walks. Of Texas' last 11 batters, six walked and one was hit by a pitch. Texas (47-14-1) moves on to a Tuesday game against Arizona State.
April 17, 2009 |
A mystery is unfolding in the world of college fundraising: During the past few weeks, at least nine universities have received gifts totaling more than $45 million, and the schools had to promise not to try to learn the giver's identity. One school checked with the IRS and the Department of Homeland Security to ensure the $1.5 million gift didn't come from illegal sources. The gifts ranged from $8 million at Purdue to $1.5 million to the University of North Carolina at Asheville.
September 14, 2008 |
at Illinois 20, Louisiana Lafayette 17: The Illini didn't put the game away until Garrett Edwards recovered an onside kick attempt by the Ragin' Cajuns (0-2) with less than 20 seconds left at Champaign. Illinois (2-1) totaled 341 yards of offense against a defense that, in its only other game, gave up 633 yards to Southern Mississippi. at Minnesota 35, Montana State 23: Eric Decker had nine catches for 157 yards and a touchdown to lead the sluggish Gophers (3-0) at Minneapolis.