ECU Falls To ODU; Claims No. 12 Seed In C-USA Tournament



March 06, 2014

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East Carolina
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Nofolk, Va. • Attendance: 7,029

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From staff and wire reports

NORFOLK, Va. --- Ambrose Mosley was 5 of 10 from 3-point range with 17 points as Old Dominion outshot East Carolina for a 68-47 victory on Thursday night.

With the loss, the Pirates finished the regular season at 16-15 overall and 5-11 in Conference USA to tie with UTSA for 12th place. By virtue of its head-to-head victory over the Roadrunners, East Carolina will be the 12th seed at next week's C-USA Championship and face No. 13 UTSA in the first round of the conference tournament Tuesday, March 11, at 8:30 MT.

The Pirates took down the Roadrunners, 81-71, in Greenville earlier with February behind 31 points from Akeem Richmond.

The Monarchs led 21-14 before Richmond made his 400th career 3-pointer, igniting a 7-0 run to tie d the game at 21-all. It was his only field goal of the night as he finished with six points.

Richard Ross added 12 points, eight rebounds and three blocks for Old Dominion (15-16, 9-7 Conference USA), which finished the first half on a 7-1 run.

ODU extended its run to 21-4 early in the second for a 42-24 lead with 14:50 to play.East Carolina answered with four straight points to close the deficit to 14 and that was as close as it would get.

Aaron Bacote had 13 points and Dimitri Batten scored 12 for the Monarchs who shot 29 of 49 (59.2 percent) while holding the Pirates to just 14 of 47 (29.8 percent).

Caleb White had 12 points and Paris Roberts-Campbell added 10 for ECU. White was 5 of 15 from the field and Roberts-Campbell was 2 of 10.