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‘Explosive’ Tigers await ECU

By Tony Castleberry

The Daily Reflector

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Facing Memphis is a daunting task for any men’s basketball team. Playing the Tigers on their home court after a rare Conference USA loss is a different ballgame altogether.

That scenario awaits East Carolina tonight when the Pirates take on Memphis at 8 p.m. (EST) in the FedExForum. The game will be televised on the CBS Sports Network.

Texas-El Paso edged the Tigers 60-58 last Saturday, handing Memphis just its second home loss of the season and first league setback in front its home fans. Pirate coach Jeff Lebo harbors no illusions about what his team is up against.

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