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December 04, 2017

East Carolina basketball stormed back from 16 points down in the second half on Monday night to stun visiting Campbell, 69-66, for ECU’s third straight win.

Trailing 42-30 at halftime and then getting swamped 51-34 with 15 minutes to play, the unlikely comeback began and the Pirates (5-…


December 04, 2017

East Carolina’s women’s basketball team continued a recent trend Monday night when another close game ended in another victory for the Pirates.

This time it was a big third quarter guiding ECU, which won 66-56 at Kennesaw State for the Pirates’ first road victory of the season.…


December 04, 2017

Almost exactly one year ago, the ECU men’s team knocked off N.C. Central for its third straight victory, and the Pirates have not matched that feat since.

But tonight when interim head coach Michael Perry and his 4-4 squad host Campbell, not only is a three-game win streak in the offing but…


December 02, 2017

East Carolina has won consecutive basketball games for the first time this season and, perhaps fittingly, the second of those wins was ugly.

Clinging to a three-point lead with just more than a minute to play, ECU shut the door defensively and knocked home a few free throws to finally make the…


December 02, 2017

With cold outside shooting a consistent undertone, Norfolk State and East Carolina both posted season-low offensive performances in women’s basketball action Saturday afternoon in Minges Coliseum.

ECU’s active defense played a part in that, and Ariyana Williams scored 13 points and even…


December 02, 2017

For the first time since last basketball season, East Carolina comes into a game riding some true momentum after rallying to upend in-state rival UNC Wilmington 93-88 in overtime on Thursday night.

It was the first game and first true win this year as ECU head coach for Michael Perry, who has…


November 30, 2017

Admittedly playing for the head coach who announced his resignation just a day earlier, B.J. Tyson stood at the free throw line with the game in his hands Thursday night in Minges Coliseum.

The senior guard and his East Carolina team trailed UNC Wilmington 79-78 with 6.1 seconds left. Tyson made…


November 30, 2017

When the East Carolina women’s basketball team committed its 28th and final foul against Charlotte in the first game of Thursday night’s doubleheader in Minges Coliseum, Pirate coach Heather Macy was almost out of options with post players.

Yet an undersized lineup helped the Pirates…


November 29, 2017

He said it was not about the crushing losses to start his eighth season, but Jeff Lebo decided after what he called long consideration on Wednesday that he could no longer coach the East Carolina basketball team.

With his team mired in a dreadful 2-4 start to the season that includes losses to…


November 29, 2017

A busy week scheduled for Minges Coliseum took an unexpected turn Wednesday when East Carolina basketball coach Jeff Lebo informed ECU athletics director Jeff Compher and the basketball team that he decided to resign, ending Lebo’s tenure with the Pirates early in his eighth season and ECU…

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