January 16, 2018

The struggling East Carolina basketball team will see tonight the value of playing the last team it defeated when South Florida comes to town for an American Athletic Conference battle.

Since the Pirates dispatched the Bulls for a promising 67-65 triumph on Jan. 3 in Tampa, Fla., they have lost…


January 15, 2018

The East Carolina basketball team is forced to rely on big games from B.J. Tyson and Kentrell Barkley every game, and when they don’t get them, the Pirates are in trouble.

In fact, even when the team’s top-scoring duo is sharp-shooting its opponents, the Pirates’ skin-and-bones…

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January 14, 2018

The East Carolina basketball team fell into a familiar hole Sunday afternoon against a high-powered Houston team, and the Pirates were met with an all-too-familiar result in a 65-49 loss.

ECU (7-10, 1-5 American Athletic Conference) shot a microscopic 29.8 percent from the floor, and that was…


January 14, 2018

Cliff Godwin is best known for being East Carolina’s baseball coach. He also is a commissioner, per se.

ECU baseball turned in a program-best 3.52 team GPA during the fall semester, which Godwin recently attributed to numerous factors. One of them is a lot of communication between…


January 12, 2018

Daric Riley has was named East Carolina football’s safeties coach on Friday, according to an announcement from head coach Scottie Montgomery.

Brandon Lynch was in charge of the Pirates’ entire secondary last season, but he is now listed as cornerbacks coach with Riley set to guide the…


January 12, 2018

East Carolina baseball is on track to get a few key players back to full health soon, while the offseason also recently saw the exit of a potentially promising freshman.

Catcher Spencer Smith, who was drafted last year in the 37th round by the Texas Rangers out of Northern Durham High School but…


January 11, 2018

There were no shocks to be had for poor-shooting East Carolina on Thursday night, as the Pirates were blistered by No. 5 Wichita State in Minges Coliseum, 95-60.

The biggest home crowd of the season turned out and helped to roar the Pirates to an early lead, but they were filing out with 15 minutes…


January 11, 2018

Although the dirt that soiled their gold shovels had been staged under a tent to protect it from turning to mud in the afternoon drizzle, there was no faking the rattling of jackhammers, beeping of reversing trucks and steady hum of cranes in operation in the background.

East Carolina waited until…


January 10, 2018

East Carolina coach Heather Macy had all kinds of thoughts running through her head during the final few minutes of her team’s 73-67 victory over Tulsa in Minges Coliseum on Wednesday night, which was understandable given the frantic nature after the game was tied at 63-63 and then saw ECU…


January 10, 2018

Kentrell Barkley said on Wednesday he had not given much thought to Wichita State’s No. 5 national ranking as the Shockers come to town to take on the East Carolina basketball team on Thursday night at 9.

Perhaps the junior guard/forward was being serious about not spending much time…

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