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 No. 8 ECU vs. No. 9 Central Florida

Thursday, 3:30 pm | TV: ESPNU

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FOOTBALL RECRUITING

Long-term recruiting lands tackle

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...

 

BASEBALL

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

 

BASKETBALL

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...

Next: AAC Tournament
 No. 8 East Carolina vs. No. 9 Central Florida
Thursday, 3:30 pm | TV: ESPNU
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BASEBALL

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

 

FOOTBALL

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...

 

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 | Sunday, 4 pm
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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...

 

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...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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HOUSTON — 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.

The Pirates trailed by double digits the last 20 minutes as the Cougars won their third straight.

ECU (13-18, 6-12) got 13 points from Terry Whisnant.

Marshall Guilmette and Caleb White scored nine points each for the Pirates.

Michel Nzege had a team-high six rebounds for ECU, which was beaten 39-24 on the boards.

Antonio Robinson had six assists for the Pirates, who made nine of 30 shots in the first half (30 percent) before improving to 11 of 23 in the second half for 47.8 percent.

B.J. Tyson had seven points in the setback and Paris Roberts-Campbell added six. Tyson and Whisnant each had three steals.

Jherrod Stiggers of Houston had 17 points after being limited to five points in a 66-61 loss to ECU in Greenville on Jan. 14. Stiggers scored 14 in the second half as Houston led by as many as 21 points after intermission.

The Pirates will be seeded eighth for the AAC tournament and will meet No. 9 seed Central Florida (12-17, 5-13) in the opening round at the XL Center in Hartford, Conn., at 3:30 p.m. Thursday (ESPNU).

The winner of that matchup advances to take on top-seeded SMU (24-6, 15-3) at noon on Friday (ESPN2).

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