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ECU vs. UNCG | Wednesday, 3 pm



Baseball trends up, hoops struggles

For the second straight weekend, first-year East Carolina baseball coach Cliff Godwin had a little smile on his face. The Pirates swept Monmouth in a three-game set which finally featured baseball-type weather. ... More from Brian Bailey...

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Long-term recruiting effort lands DT

A connection with East Carolina that didn't originally pay off for the Pirates helped produce an important late addition to the football recruiting Class of 2015. Junior college defensive tackle Darius Commissiong became the 19th member of the ECU Class of '15 ... More from Sammy Batten...



Pirates finish sweep

GREENVILLE East Carolina scored two runs in the seventh inning for a 3-2 win over Monmouth on Sunday, completing a three-game series sweep of the Hawks. Reid Love singled to lead off ECU's half of the seventh. An error by the Monmouth first baseman on a sacrifice bunt by Parker Lamm put runners at first and second. A sacrifice bunt by Eric Tyler moved both runners into scoring position. Bryce Harman's sacrifice fly tied the score at 2 and an RBI single up the middle by Travis Watkins scored Lamm ... More...

Next: ECU vs. Campbell | Tuesday, 6:30 pm



Cougars top ECU

GREENVILLE Behind 50 percent field goal shooting, host Houston evened its American Athletic Conference regular season series with East Carolina by pulling away to a 72-54 win Sunday. A layup by Devonta Pollard, who had 14 points and 11 rebounds, put the Cougars ahead to stay at 11-9 with 13:33 left in the first half. Houston (12-18, 4-14) was on top 35-24 at the half. ... More...

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 No. 8 East Carolina vs. No. 9 Central Florida
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Pirates post pair of shutouts

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 | Sunday, 1 pm



Smith shoulders responsibility

Al MyattRick 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...



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...

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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)


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GREENVILLE Cole Hallum's grand slam in a six-run sixth inning helped Campbell to a 9-4 win over East Carolina at Clark-LeClair Stadium on Tuesday night.

The Camels (14-2) won their 11th straight game and halted a four-game winning streak for ECU (9-6).

The Pirates outhit the visitors 16-11 but loaded the bases with none out in the fifth without adding to a 3-1 lead.

The contest soon pivoted as Campbell tied the score before Hallum hit the first pitch from Jimmy Boyd (1-3) over the left field fence with the bases loaded for a 7-3 Camels lead.

Luke Lowery returned from a back ailment to hit his fifth home run of the season, a solo shot in the seventh to cut the lead to 8-4.

Bryce Harman (double) and Lowery each went 3-for-5 for ECU. Eric Tyler, Travis Watkins and Kirk Morgan each had two hits for the Pirates.

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East Carolina's Luke Lowery follows through on a seventh-inning blast over the left field fence against Campbell. (Photo by W.A. Myatt)

N.C. State transfer Brian Taylor went 3-for-4 for Campbell. Coley Thompkins (3-0) got the win in relief, working four innings and allowing four hits with one earned run.

Grant Yost started for CU and went four innings. Bobby Thorson pitched the ninth inning for the Camels.

The Campbell pitchers did not allow a walk or record a strikeout.

ECU will host UNC-Greensboro (5-8) for the second time this season at 3 p.m. today. The Pirates topped the Spartans 8-3 on Feb. 21 en route to winning the 12th annual Keith LeClair Classic.

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