Few Tickets Remain For ECU Game vs. Marshall

GREENVILLE, N.C. --- There are less than 500 tickets remaining for East Carolina's game against Marshall inside Williams Arena Minges Coliseum at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 12. The Pirates are 13-10 overall this season and 5-4 in Conference USA, one-game out of fourth-place and one-and-one-half games out of second-place.

The game will be aired live on WITN-TV.

Fans interested in purchasing tickets may call the ticket office at 252-737-4500 or in person at Athletic Ticket Office on Friday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Tickets may also be purchased through East Carolina's Online Ticket Center. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for kids 17 and under.

ECU students can pick up their tickets at the Minges Coliseum Ticket Office window beginning at 10 a.m. Friday.

The Pirates have attracted over 6,300 fans each of their last two home games and are averaging 4,481 fans per contest this season, up from last season's average of 3,750. Also, ECU is averaging 5,335 in attendance during the conference schedule, the highest conference average since the 2005-06 season.

ECU defeated Marshall, 82-81, earlier this season in Huntington, W.Va., rallying from a seven-point deficit with 1:45 to play after trailing by 15 in the first half and 12 at halftime. Junior Darrius Morrow poured in 33 points and completed the game-winning three-point play with five seconds remaining, giving ECU the lead for the only time in the game.

Fans are encouraged to show their love for Pirate Basketball by wearing their most cherished ECU apparel to the game as East Carolina University celebrates Love College Hoops Week, a fan driven initiative created to celebrate fan affinity towards college basketball and support the fight against cancer. Love College Hoops Week is organized by the Collegiate Licensing Company (CLC) to benefit the Coaches vs. Cancer® program.


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  • by Go Pirates on Feb 23, 2011 at 02:46 PM
    If you feel that way about ECU, why don't you spend your time on something more worthwhile than making negative comments on the internet?
  • by Anonymous on Feb 12, 2011 at 09:23 AM
    ECU basketball is still a joke. I'd rather spend my money on something worthwhile
  • by to RdoubleD Location: Greenville on Feb 12, 2011 at 06:50 AM
    We couldn't beat Oak Hill? You obviously know nothing about basketball outside of what Roy Williams says, right? Am I pegging you right? Go Heels, right? Go away.
  • by RdoubleD on Feb 11, 2011 at 05:50 PM
    It's wonderful to support your school, but at least be realist. ECU couldnt beat Oak Hill the 12th ranked h.s. team. Craigs list isnt exactly full of ECU/Marsh Tix 4 sale & people wouldnt drive 20 miles to see them play if it were free. Hey man ECU tonight? Nah cost 8 bucks in gas.
  • by Darren Location: Kill Devil Hills on Feb 11, 2011 at 01:20 PM
    RDoubleD, I'll tell you the catch. It's the students at ECU. That's the catch. It's going to be a good game that ECU should win since ECU beat Marshall at Marshall. I took my boys to that game against Houston for the night and they enjoyed it. It's also worth going a total of 250 total miles there and back to watch an ECU basketball game.
  • by Former Pirate Athlete on Feb 11, 2011 at 07:19 AM
    It is great to see ECU basketball gaining support. Coach Lebo has done a great job so far and the Pirates are playing some good basketball. Hope people continue to come out to the games because when full Minges can be a very tough place to play for visiting teams.
  • by Barbanas Abernathy on Feb 10, 2011 at 11:29 PM
    ECU basketball games are sometimes sparse. hopefully there will be a good turn out.
  • by To RdoubleD on Feb 10, 2011 at 06:26 PM
    Let me guess RdoubleD...you are a Kerilina or a Duke "basketball" fan.
  • by Stan Location: G'ville on Feb 10, 2011 at 06:09 PM
    It is refreshing to see fan interest in ECU basketball again. With some winning seasons, ECU can recruit some of the great high school talent in our own backyard here in Eastern Carolina and around the country. Coach Lebo is a great hire by Terry Holland.
  • by ToRdoubleD on Feb 10, 2011 at 05:51 PM
    Heard your mom was the halftime show!
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