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East Carolina went on a
36-19 tear over the game's final 15:25 to overcome a 14-point deficit
and remain unbeaten with a 76-73 victory over UNC-Greensboro Friday
night in Greenville.
Miguel Paul made his
season debut a notable one after serving a two-game suspension. The
senior point guard, in his second year wearing the purple and gold after
beginning his collegiate career at Missouri, scored 24 points to help
ECU get off to its first 3-0 start in four years.
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ECU's Miguel Paul drives past Derrell
Armstrong in the Pirates' win over UNCG. (Photo: W.A. Myatt)
Senior forward Maurice
Kemp, who paced the Pirates' scoring in the first two outings, continued
his offensive proficiency with 16 points while adding 10 rebounds to
Junior guard Akeem
Richmond also produced 16 points, all in the second half. A transfer
from Rhode Island, Richmond gave a spark to the Pirates and energized
the boisterous crowd of 4,946 by drilling 4 of 6 three-point shots in
the final frame.
Promising freshman forward
Marshall Guilmette was a perfect 4-of-4 from the floor and had 10 points
to round out the team's double-figure scoring.
Junior swingman Trevis
Simpson scored 19 points, senior guard Korey Van Dussen had 18 and
freshman forward Kayel Locke contributed 14 for the 1-2 Spartans.
Sixteen of Van Dussen's
points came in the first half when he made 6-of-7 field goal attempts
and knocked in 4-of-4 three-point tries to help UNCG build a 39-31 lead
The Pirates end their four-game home stand Tuesday with a matchup
against Appalachian State.
CAROLINA 76, UNC-GREENSBORO 73
Friday, Nov. 16, 2012
Facility: Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum
Records: ECU 3-0; UNCG 1-2
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