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March 10, 2017

For most U.S. college basketball fans, March Madness is a special time of year, as the NCAA tournament fans break out their brackets and follow their favorite from among 68 competing teams.

In Atlantic Coast Conference country, however, particularly in North Carolina, the madness begins a week…

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March 09, 2017

An East Carolina basketball team that has alternated wins and losses every game since Feb. 1 hopes the pendulum swings back its way this afternoon in Hartford, Conn.

Fittingly, the Temple team the Pirates play at 3:30 p.m. in the opening round of the American Athletic Conference tournament is one…

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March 07, 2017

Stellar performances from freshmen pitchers Trey Benton and Jake Agnos might have paved the way for East Carolina baseball’s weekend sweep at the Keith LeClair Classic, but the victories would not have been possible without clutch hitting from the Pirates.

ECU (8-3) will take an eight-game…

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March 06, 2017

With former East Carolina player Cliff Godwin in charge of the ECU baseball program, the Pirates are 3-for-3 in winning the Keith LeClair Classic.

They captured this year’s LeClair title on Sunday afternoon thanks to a dazzling outing from freshman pitcher Trey Benton for a 4-0 victory over…

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March 06, 2017

Consecutive wins continued to elude East Carolina right up to the end of the season on Sunday night in Houston.

The Pirates, fresh from a rousing home win over Connecticut last week, was very much in the hunt against the host Cougars at halftime, but were decimated in the second half of an eventual…

March 05, 2017

For a tournament played in large part to honor former East Carolina baseball coach Keith LeClair, who yearned for big-time atmospheres at ECU’s home stadium before his death in 2006 from ALS, Saturday night’s game between a St. John’s team that came in undefeated and the ninth-…

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March 05, 2017

The East Carolina basketball team hopes its good vibes are able to make the journey to Houston today, where the Pirates close out the regular season against the third-place team in the American Athletic Conference at 4 p.m.

ECU (14-16, 6-11 AAC) is on a serious high after a sensational senior night…

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March 03, 2017

It was last spring when the tradition of Nelson Cooper breaking down East Carolina pitcher Evan Kruczynski’s performances on the baseball field was at an all-time high. Cooper’s keen following of Kruczynski and some other ECU baseball players who were his students coincided with the…

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March 02, 2017

Caleb White saved his very best for last, and he let it all pour out on Wednesday night.

The East Carolina guard showered visiting Connecticut with a career-best 28 points on senior night in Minges Coliseum, leading an improbable 66-62 comeback triumph over the Huskies and marking the fourth win in…

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March 02, 2017

Charlie Yorgen made a rare appearance in the leadoff spot and Turner Brown batted second in the East Carolina baseball team’s batting order Wednesday despite coming into the game against Elon with a .071 season batting average.

The duo helped No. 9 ECU extend its winning streak to five games…

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