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Jeff Lebo led the Pirates to a 23-12 record and the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament championship in his third season at ECU. (Aileen Devlin/The Daily Reflector)

Aileen Devlin/The Daily Reflecto

Jeff Lebo led the Pirates to a 23-12 record and the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament championship in his third season at ECU. (Aileen Devlin/The Daily Reflector)

Lebo discusses CIT, future of program

“The way that it happened was just amazing.”


Jeff Lebo
on the CIT championship game

By Tony Castleberry

The Daily Reflector

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Having recently completed his third season in charge at East Carolina and upon embarking on his 25th season as a college men’s basketball coach, Jeff Lebo said in an interview at his office on Friday that he usually is able to get over wins and losses pretty quickly.

However, the Pirate skipper admitted to letting the joy of ECU’s CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament championship at Weber State earlier this month linger longer than other victories.


“That one felt good for about a week,” Lebo said. “We played really well, then (Weber) kind of rallied at the end and then to be able to get our wits about us to finish it out. ... The way that it happened was just amazing.”

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