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Go Tigers!

Dec. 29, 2012

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MISCELLANEOUS NOTES

  • East Carolina improved to 8-3 overall, including a 7-0 record at home.
  • The Pirates have won eight straight home games dating back to last season and 11 straight home games against non-conference opponents.
  • East Carolina improved 10-4 all-time against teams from the MEAC, including 1-0 against Norfolk State.
  • The victory was the 996th in school history, putting the program just four wins shy of 1,000.
  • East Carolina is 20-3 at home in non-conference games under coach Jeff Lebo.
  • East Carolina lead wire-to-wire for the second time this season and didn't trail in the game for the third time.
  • East Carolina is 7-0 this season and 30-5 in the Lebo era when leading at halftime.
  • TEAM NOTES

  • East Carolina has held a double-digit lead in seven of its eight victories this season.
  • East Carolina recorded its eight 50 percent shooting half of the season by connecting on 54.2 percent of its first half field goal attempts.
  • East Carolina improved to 28-7 under Lebo when scoring at least 70 points and 34-9 when holding its opponent to 69 points or fewer.
  • East Carolina posted its second win of the season when be out-rebounded. The Pirates also defeated UNC Greensboro despite losing the battle of the boards (ECU is 2-2 when being out-rebounded this year).
  • East Carolina posted its second win of the season when be out-rebounded. The Pirates also defeated UNC Greensboro despite losing the battle of the boards (ECU is 2-2 when being out-rebounded this year).
  • East Carolina shot over 80 percent at the free throw line for the second consecutive game. Since going 14-for-27 against Gardner-Weeb, the Pirates are 36-of-43 (83.7 percent) at the foul line the last two games.
     

     

    INDIVIDUAL NOTES

  • Maurice Kemp posted his third straight 20-point game and fifth of the season. He is the first player since Fred Primus during the 2000-01 season to score 20 points in three consecutive games. He has scored 20 points seven times during his ECU career (Pirates are 7-0 in those games).
  • Miguel Paul dished out a season-high eight assists to move into 10th place on the school's career chart with 226 helpers.
  • Corvonn Gaines handed out his 220th career assist to move into a tie for 11th on the school's all-time list.
  • Robert Sampson scored double figures for the second straight game and sixth time this season. It was the second consecutive game in which he grabbed nine rebounds, just missing a double-double. He has three double-doubles this season.
  • Shamarr Bowden and Akeem Richmond each extended his consecutive games streak with a 3-pointer made to five. Paris Roberts-Campbell had his streak ended at six games.