East Carolina Thrashes Virginia-Wise 91-56

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- Maurice Kemp had a double-double and Paris Campbell scored 17 points to lead East Carolina past Virginia-Wise 91-56 on Saturday.

Campbell made 6 of 9 from the field, including 3 of 5 3-pointers.

Kemp was 10 of 12 from the field and grabbed 14 rebounds.

Virginia-Wise (3-7), of the NAIA, kept it close in the early in the game, trailing 9-8 behind a Travis Berry jumper. But East Carolina went on a 9-0 run to take an 18-8 lead with 13:28 left to play in the first half. Campbell capped the run with a 3-pointer.

East Carolina (9-4) wouldn't look back from there, taking a 45-21 lead into halftime.

Darrius Smith led Virginia-Wise with 15 points.

East Carolina shot a season-high 58.5 percent (38 of 65) from the field, compared to 28.8 percent (19 of 66) for the Cavaliers. The Pirates have won five consecutive games after losing three straight.

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  • by Anonymous on Jan 3, 2012 at 06:06 PM
    And the whining continues from insecure Wal-Mart ACC fans.
  • by Anonymous on Jan 1, 2012 at 05:01 AM
    ECU thrashes WHO??????? Was that some middle school in Virginia?
  • by Harley Quinn on Dec 31, 2011 at 08:18 PM
    OMG when is EZU going to play a real team??? EZU is a jooooke!!!!!
    • reply
      by Anonymous on Jan 1, 2012 at 03:38 PM in reply to Harley Quinn
      Kind of like UNC-CH playing Monmouth?
  • by Josephus Jr on Dec 31, 2011 at 06:17 PM
    I am from Bear Grass,A Redneck & can spell better than you dude. Looks like you are trying to be smart.But mispelling 4 words is almost impossible.So it makes me wonder if you are that stupid?
    • reply
      by Dave on Dec 31, 2011 at 07:36 PM in reply to Josephus Jr
      Does anyone know where I can get tickets on the 50 yard line for the next homegame?
    • reply
      by Anonymous on Jan 1, 2012 at 02:50 AM in reply to Josephus Jr
      I'm wondering if YOU are that stupid... or drunk, considering the day it is. It's pretty obvious the misspellings in that post were intentional and humorous. Hello.
      • reply
        by Anonymous on Jan 1, 2012 at 07:58 AM in reply to
        Great...another spelling and grammar Nazi among us.
  • by Chris Location: Camden on Dec 31, 2011 at 06:13 PM
    LOL! I just thought i had been in the sauce to heavy. Go Pirates
  • by Anonymous on Dec 31, 2011 at 03:32 PM
    ecu is on a roll yeasterday they beet NC and terday wee beat VA.

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