East Carolina Edges UTEP, 79-78
Feb. 24, 2007
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Courtney Captain scored 29 points and pulled down five rebounds to lead East Carolina to a 79-78 victory Saturday night over Texas-El Paso.
Stefon Jackson scored 24 points and had eight rebounds for the Miners (14-14,6-8) while Dale V scored 17 points, Maurice Thomas had 13 points and Malik Alvin scored 12 points and had six rebounds.
East Carolina was ahead of UTEP 49-30 at the half, but the Miners narrowed the lead by outscoring the Pirates 40-30 during the second half.