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BASEBALL

Pirates rally past Albany

GREENVILLE — East Carolina came back from an early 2-0 deficit to move above .500 for the season with a 5-3 win against Albany at Clark-LeClair Stadium on Sunday afternoon. The Great Danes (1-5) took a 2-0 lead in the top of the second before the Pirates scored twice in the bottom of the third. ... More...

Next: East Carolina at N.C. State | Tuesday, 3 pm | TV: ESPN3

 

BASKETBALL

ECU breaks through on the road

ORLANDO, FL — Terry Whisnant made a 3-pointer from the right side with 1:04 left for a 66-64 East Carolina lead and the Pirates made enough free throws down the stretch on Saturday afternoon at Central Florida to nail down their first road win of the season, 71-66. ECU (13-16, 6-10 American Athletic Conference) used a balanced scoring effort that included 14 points from Caleb White, 13 from Antonio Robinson, 13 from freshman B.J. Tyson and 11 from Whisnant. ... More...

Next: East Carolina vs. Temple | Thursday, 7 pm | TV: ESPNU | The Season

 
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BASEBALL

Pirates start fast in 14-3 win

GREENVILLE — East Carolina scored six times in the first inning and had three more multi-run frames in a 14-3 win over Albany at Clark-LeClair Stadium on Saturday. The Pirates (4-4) have a chance to climb over .500 as the three-game series is scheduled for completion with a 1 p.m. game today. ... More...

 

BASEBALL

Pirate pitchers shut down Albany

GREENVILLE — Evan Kruczynski pitched seven innings without allowing Albany a run as East Carolina took a 5-1 win at Clark-LeClair Stadium on Friday. The Pirates were scheduled to play in the Irish Classic in Cary but that event was canceled due to snow in central North Carolina. The Great Danes were enlisted for a three-game series to fill the weekend void. ... More...

 

FOOTBALL

Evaluation simple on QB situation

Al MyattThe East Carolina quarterback situation will get a lot of Dave Nichol's attention in the offseason with the exit of Shane Carden, who started for most of the last three seasons and recently took part in the NFL combine after a record breaking college career and a couple of conference offensive player of the year awards. ... More from Al Myatt...

 

BASKETBALL

UConn rallies again

GREENVILLE —  In a game that progressed similarly to an earlier American Athletic Conference matchup, Connecticut was too much for East Carolina in the second half on Wednesday night before a black-out crowd of 6,856 in Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum. The 2014 NCAA Tournament champions overcame a 33-24 halftime deficit to top the Pirates 60-49 as Ryan Boatwright scored 16 points. ... Story & photos...

Post-game: Lebo, Guilmette & Whisnant...

Pictured: Terry Whisnant attempts a shot in the paint against UConn on Wednesday night. (Photo by W.A. Myatt)

Next: ECU at UCF | Saturday, 12 pm
| TV: ESPNN | The Season |

 

BASEBALL

ECU closes Classic with win

GREENVILLE — After a tough 4-3 loss to No. 24 Liberty on Sunday afternoon, East Carolina bounced back with a 9-2 win over St. John's on Sunday evening at Clark-LeClair Stadium.

The Pirates (2-4) finished the 12th annual Keith LeClair Classic with a 2-1 record. ECU stranded the tying run at third in the bottom of the ninth against the Flames. ... Story & pictures...

Post-game: Godwin, Lucroy & Lowery...

Pictured: David Lucroy delivers against St. John's. The junior right-hander went seven innings allowing one run on five hits with three strikeouts in his first win of the year. (Photo  by W.A. Myatt)
 

BASKETBALL

Pirates surge past USF

GREENVILLE — East Carolina started the second half on an 11-0 run after building a 35-25 lead in the first 20 minutes and the Pirates went on to a 73-60 win over South Florida on Saturday. ECU got 19 points each from Caleb White and B.J. Tyson in its fourth straight win at home. ... More...

Post-game: Lebo, Guilmette & White...

Pictured: ECU sophomore guard Caleb White launches a jumper during ECU's 73-60 American Athletic Conference win over South Florida on Saturday at Minges Coliseum. White nailed five of six 3-point attempts and scored 19 points. (Photo by W.A. Myatt)
 
 
 
 
 

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