More notes from this week in Conference USA


Some more notes from this week in Conference USA. We’ll look at some other notes from Media Day as well as some other bits and pieces from around the conference.

Football/Media Day Wrap Up
Sun-Sentinel.com: Conference USA likely out of Liberty Bowl
The Liberty Bowl and C-USA have enjoyed a nearly two-decade agreement, but it’s no more after 2014. More from Dieter Kurtenbach from the Sun-Sentinel in South Florida. Tulsa won last year’s edition against Iowa state, 31-17.

Shreveport Times: CUSA’s Britton Banowsky does not forsee FBS split
We reported on the possibility of a new subdivision in NCAA football, but the C-USA commish thinks the likelihood of it happening is slim.

DNJ.com: QB Conference: Kilgore tossed into deep league of passers
Quarterbacks saw some success in C-USA last season, with several cresting the 2500-yard passing mark and a couple of others exceeding 3000 and 4000 yards. MTSU’s Logan Kilgore hopes he can raise his stock in a new conference.

Herald-Dispatch (WV): MU sent wrong guy to C-USA media day
Chuck Landon wonders why Marshall didn’t send Rakeem Cato, the leading passer in C-USA last season, to media day.

Basketball
NBCSports.com: UTSA extends contract of head coach Brooks Thompson
The men’s hoops head man is now locked in until 2016-17…following a 9-21 (3-14 WAC) record last season.

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