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FOOTBALL

Smith shoulders responsibility, talks spring

Al Myatt

Rick Smith had an agonizing 2014 football season and it wasn't just the heartbreak of losses to Cincinnati and Central Florida in the final seconds that stressed East Carolina's defensive coordinator. ... More from Al Myatt...

 

BASKETBALL

Temple wins on ECU's Senior Night

GREENVILLE — Temple overcame a fast start by East Carolina on Senior Night to take a 70-56 American Athletic Conference win over the Pirates in Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum on Thursday night.

A 3-pointer by Terry Whisnant gave ECU an 11-3 lead with 17:14 left in the first half, but the Owls (21-9, 12-5 AAC) rallied to go ahead to stay, 30-27, on a 3-pointer by Will Cummings with 5:20 left in the first half. ... Story & photos...

Post-game: Coaches & players...

Pictured: Caleb White drives to the basket in a 70-56 loss to Temple Thursday night. The sophomore guard led the Pirates with 13 points. (Photo by W.A. Myatt)

Next: ECU at Houston | Sun.,4 pm | TV: ESPNN | The Season

 
— NUGGETS & BRIEFS —
SPIED FROM THE CROW'S NEST

Baylor looking at 410-pounder at tight end ... Strong says he didn't kick players off team ... Pats, AAC discussing possible bowl partnership ... AAC teams gear for spring football ... Finding QB is common spring theme ... UNC faculty leader resigns ... Harvard-Yale hoops game has implications ... Report: Swearinger accused of stealing own truck ... Minimum age looms as point of contention for NBA ... Jimmy Butler loses $10K bet to student ... More from Al Myatt...

 

BASEBALL

Pirates enjoy baseball weather

GREENVILLE — East Carolina defeated Old Dominion 9-7 on Wednesday as 2,155 made their way to Clark-LeClair Stadium on a great afternoon to be outside. The Pirates (6-5) scored twice in the seventh inning to snap a tie score at 5 and ECU maintained the lead. ... More...

Next: ECU vs. Monmouth [2] | Saturday, 1 pm

 

BASEBALL

Pack shuts out Pirates

RALEIGH — N.C. State's Logan Ratledge hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the fifth inning on Tuesday afternoon and the Wolfpack went on to deal East Carolina its first shutout of the season by a 7-0 margin at Doak Field. ... More...

 

FOOTBALL

Pirates set sights on N.C. State

The weather has certainly thrown a curve ball at the East Carolina baseball season so far. There has yet to be one of those “beautiful day for baseball” type days. In fact, the weather has been much more suited for duck hunting than diamond watching. ... More from Brian Bailey...

Audio: The Brian Bailey Show
The Brian Bailey Show airs on Pirate Radio 1250 on Mondays at 6:30 p.m. Brian's guest this week was ECU volunteer assistant coach Frankie Everitte (right): Replay show...
 

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: ECU 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: ECU vs. Temple | Thursday, 7 pm
| TV: ESPNU | The Season |

 

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...

 
 
 
 
 

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"Slump? I ain't in no slump... I'm just not hitting." — Yogi Berra, baseball player and manager [Archives]
 

 
 

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Pat Dye
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Luke Fisher
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Cary Godette
Dan Gonzalez
Leander Green
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