Conference USA Today (7/6/13): News and notes from around the conference

We’re starting a new feature called Conference USA Today, where we give you some news and notes about what’s going on around C-USA.  Whether it’s team news, player news, or an interesting article, we’ll look to bring it to you each morning–from Charlotte to other schools around the league.

Charlotte BriSox use six pitchers to beat Astros
…and one of those names may be familiar to Charlotte 49ers fans.

Around the Conference Tyndall adds Cincinnati assistant to his Southern Miss staff
Chris Shumate departs Mick Cronin’s staff at Cincinnati to join Donnie Tyndall down south.

Daily News Journal: C-USA raises bar for MTSU attendance
MTSU is hoping that the move to the new conference boosts attendance rates for their football team; they’re shooting for 20,000-25,000.

Virginian-Pilot: ODU men’s basketball schedule news
ODU is on the verge of releasing its men’s basketball schedule, which should happen this week.  The same should ring true for Charlotte.

Virginian-Pilot: Old Dominion women to play Duke, Ohio State
The Lady Monarchs get a big boost to their non-conference hoops schedule.

USA Today: College football countdown | No. 63: Louisiana Tech
La. Tech comes in at #63 on USA Today’s annual countdown of the top teams in college football.

FIUSM: (FIU) Panthers take the high road; moving on up
Article from the student media at FIU detailing FIU’s move from the Sun Belt to C-USA. With changing rosters, rivalry between Sun Belt, C-USA teams will intensify
Tommy Hicks floats the possibility of merging the Sun Belt and C-USA conferences. Banks, Watts named to Hornung watch list
A La. Tech return man/receiver and a Tulsa RB/return man among 44 players nationwide up for the Paul Hornung Award, given to college football’s most versatile player.

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