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Rice rallies to take series

Next: North Carolina at ECU

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Star receiver kickstarts class of 2017

Caleb King helped coach three state 3-A championship teams in seven seasons as an assistant at Havelock High School. During that tenure, King also participated in the development of major-college prospects ... More from Sammy Batten...

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Rice rallies to take series

HOUSTON —  Rice erased a 1-0 deficit with four runs in the eighth inning to top East Carolina 4-1 on Sunday in the deciding contest of a three-game series. The Pirates had taken a 1-0 lead in the fourth ... More...

Next: North Carolina at ECU | Tuesday, 6:30 pm



Rice evens series with East Carolina

HOUSTON —  Rice scored four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning after East Carolina had come back from a 2-0 deficit to tie the score and the host Owls took a 7-2 win in the second game of a nonconference series Saturday afternoon. Rice bounced back from a 10-1 loss to the No. 16 Pirates in the series opener on Friday night. ... More...



Big inning seals ECU win at Rice

HOUSTON —  Eric Tyler led off the eighth inning with a solo homer to left and East Carolina added five more runs in the frame to win 10-1 at Rice on Friday night. ECU's Evan Krucyznski (2-0) scattered seven hits in seven innings. Game two of a three-game set is scheduled for 3 p.m. (ET) today. ... More...



Pirates fall to South Florida

ORLANDO — South Florida ended East Carolina's season with a 71-66 setback in the first round of the American Athletic Conference tournament at the Amway Center on Thursday afternoon. The Pirates were without junior forward Caleb White due to illness. White was the second leading scorer on the team, averaging 12.5 points. ... More...

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Pirates seek consistency in Orlando

Al MyattEvery team has a dream as the American Athletic Conference starts its basketball tournament at the Amway Center in Orlando this afternoon. East Carolina (12-19, 4-14) opens play as the No. 8 seed and will face No. 9 South Florida (7-24, 4-14) at 3:30 p.m. ... More from Al Myatt...

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Pirates sweep Patriots

GREENVILLE —  Three East Carolina pitchers combined for a shutout and the bottom of the Pirates lineup had a productive day as ECU completed a two-game sweep of George Mason with a 6-0 win on Wednesday. ... More...



Mississippi gem could shine at ECU

East Carolina's new defensive line coach Deke Adams went back to his roots in order to secure a true “sleeper'' in the Pirates recruiting Class of 2016. ... More from Sammy Batten...

East Carteret star picks Pirates

East Carolina's push to begin assembling its recruiting class of 2017 got off to a promising start this week when three-star wide receiver Dashaun Johnson committed to pursue his college football career with the Pirates. ... Thumbnail sketches...

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Pirates take first game with GMU

GREENVILLE —  Garrett Brooks, Charlie Yorgen and Luke Bolka each had two hits with an RBI as East Carolina defeated George Mason 8-1 on Tuesday. The Pirates are ranked in five polls this week, including No. 16 by ... More...


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HOUSTON — Rice erased a 1-0 deficit with four runs in the eighth inning to top East Carolina 4-1 on Sunday in the deciding contest of a three-game series.

The Pirates had taken a 1-0 lead in the fourth after a leadoff single by Charlie Yorgen. A balk moved Yorgen to second and he scored on a single by Travis Watkins.

Jimmy Boyd held the Owls scoreless for seven and one-third innings when Rice evened the score on a solo home run to left by Andrew Dunlap.

Joe Ingle (2-2), who took the loss, issued two walks and hit a batter to load the bases before ECU brought in left-hander Nick Durazo.

Ford Proctor's three-run triple to left center was the game-winning blow.

Rice improved to 8-7 as the Pirates fell to 11-5 going into a home game at 6:30 Tuesday night against nationally-ranked North Carolina (12-2).

The Owls outhit ECU 6-5 in the final game of the series, which drew 2,474 to Reckling Park.

Dominic DiCaprio went 2-for-3 for Rice.

Ricardo Salinas (1-1) pitched eight innings for the win. He yielded five hits and one earned run while walking one and striking out six.

Jackson Parthasarthy retired the Pirates in order in the ninth for his second save.

03/13/2016 11:38 PM