East Carolina Downs UNC-Greensboro 82-61

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- Darrius Morrow scored 22 points and had nine rebounds to lead East Carolina to an 82-61 victory over North Carolina-Greensboro on Saturday.

The Pirates (3-4) led 37-23 at halftime and shot 65.4 percent from the field (17-for-26) in the second half.

UNC-Greensboro (1-4) cut the lead to 46-45 on Kyle Randall's 3-pointer with 13:12 remaining, but East Carolina scored the next 11 points for a 57-45 lead with 10:54 left.

The run was capped by a dunk from Morrow, who was 9 of 11 from the field.

Chris Turner's layup gave the Pirates a 62-47 lead with 9:16 remaining in the game.

Brock Young, who had seven assists, and Jamar Abrams scored 15 points each for the Pirates. Chad Wynn and Jontae Sherrod added 10 points each for East Carolina.

Kendall Toney led UNC-Greensboro with 19 points. Korey Van Dussen and Randall added 13 points each.


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