An already abnormal schedule for East Carolina's men's basketball team got even more unusual earlier this week and it's left the Pirates facing a difficult stretch in the next few days.
A winter storm that caused numerous airport delays and cancellations throughout the Southeast forced ECU's game against Alabama-Brimingham, originally scheduled for Wednesday in Minges Coliseum, to be moved to Monday. As a result, today's 5 o'clock tip-off against Tulane in Minges is the first of four games the Pirates will play in an eight-day span, and there's not a pushover in the bunch.
“By (postponing) the game, it really puts both of us at a disadvantage,” ECU first-year coach Jeff Lebo said of his club and UAB. “It throws a wrinkle into things.”
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