ECU Opens With 71-56 Win Over Coker. Sam Hinnant led the Pirates with 21 points. Chad Wynn added 15 for East Carolina. James Legan added 9 from the bench. The Pirates start the season 1-0 and play again on Sunday at Minges Coliseum.
East Carolina started the season with a doubleheader. The first game featured the ECU Women vs. Hampton. The ladies were victorious in their opener beating Hampton 74-58.