Nov. 25, 2008
Box Score |
East Carolina vs. Virginia Commonwealth
November 25, 2008
East Carolina improved to 6-0 when scoring 80 or more points under coach Mack McCarthy.
The Pirates snapped a four-game overtime losing streak dating back to the 2005-06 season.
It was the third straight overtime game against VCU. East Carolina is 2-1 in those games.
East Carolina topped the 90-point plateau for the second time this season, marking the first time that has happened since scoring 90-plus in three games during the 2003-04 season.
Had five players score double figures for the first time this season.
East Carolina trailed at halftime for the first time this season, 33-37.
The starting lineup of Jamar Abrams, Sam Hinnant, James Legan, Chad Wynn and Brock Young took the floor for a fifth consecutive game.
Senior Sam Hinnant
Scored double figures in a career-best fifth consecutive game. Fourteen of his 18 points came after halftime
Senior James Legan
Scored 20-plus points for the third time the past four games.
Distributed a career-high four assists, besting his previous career-high of three against Clemson last season (Dec. 5, 2007).
Tied his career-high for rebounds with six, set against Campbell.
Sophomore Daquan Joyner
Grabbed a career-high eight rebounds, eclipsing his previous high mark of five against St. Andrews earlier this season.
Scored double figures for the second time in the last four games.
Sophomore Brock Young
Recorded his first career double-double. He is just the seventh player to have double digit points and assists in the same game.
Established a new career-high for assists with 11.
Freshman Darrius Morrow
Recorded his second double-double of the season with 16 points and 12 rebounds, both career-highs.
His 12 rebounds are tied for sixth-most by an ECU freshman.