Whitny Edwards notched her first double-double in a Pirate uniform, while Celeste Stewart led all scorers with 18 points in East Carolina’s 59-48 victory over UCF on Sunday afternoon at Minges Coliseum.
Led by a trio of double-figure scorers and a double-double from Britny Edwards, the East Carolina women’s basketball team defeated Conference USA foe Marshall, 54-47, at Minges Coliseum on Thursday night to improve to 9-1 at home on the season.
A season-opening three-game homestand, which includes a meeting with perennial Atlantic Coast Conference contender Virginia Tech, and in-state battles at North Carolina and North Carolina State highlight East Carolina's 2013 football schedule released Wednesday by Conference USA.
The East Carolina women’s basketball team used the last three minutes of the game to go on a 10-0 run and hold off Conference USA foe Tulsa, 69-63, in an exciting back-and-forth affair on Sunday afternoon at Minges Coliseum.
Britny Edwards recorded a double-double and four Pirates scored in double figures, but the East Carolina women’s basketball team was unable to overcome a second half rally by UTEP as ECU dropped an 81-66 decision to the Miners.