Legan And The Pirates Outgun The Seahawks 99-85

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) -- James Legan scored 26 points to lead six
East Carolina players in double figures in a 99-85 victory over
North Carolina-Wilmington on Wednesday night.

The Pirates (6-1) led 52-48 at halftime, then hit four straight
3-pointers to open the second half and build a 16-point cushion
over the Seahawks (3-5).

East Carolina led by 21 points with 7:49 left.
Jamar Abrams added 18 points for the Pirates, Darrius Morrow had
16, Sam Hinnant scored 13 and Chad Wynn and Brock Young chipped in with 10 points apiece.

Sophomore Chad Tomko scored a game-high 29 points for the
Seahawks. Dominique Lacy added 22 points, and Johnny Wolf finished
with 19.

UNC-Wilmington outrebounded East Carolina 38-31, but turned the
ball over 13 times.


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  • by Tarheel fan Location: G Vegas on Dec 4, 2008 at 04:07 PM
    "Eazy U" fans are envious of Tarheel fans!!!!!!!
  • by ME Location: HOME on Dec 4, 2008 at 03:50 PM
    AWESOME POST grif! WITN drops the ball again because of their LOVE of ECU.
  • by Sam Location: Williamston on Dec 4, 2008 at 11:56 AM
    Way to go pirates, huge road win down in Wilmington, that is a huge confidence booster, and grif, are you one of those bandwagon UNC or State fans of Williamston, a town whose county borders Pitt County, or are you just insane? Its people like you that I wish would move away from Williamston and go somewhere else, and it probably should be to the north. Shame on you for embarrasing Williamston like that.
  • by Sam Location: Williamston on Dec 4, 2008 at 11:51 AM
    Tarhell fan of gvegas, how about move your butt away from Greenville and go up to Chapel Hole where you belong then. Greenville is a pirate city, and we don't need more of this UNC-Duke mess. It's overrated, plus the elite basketball programs I like happen to be UCLA, Michigan St., and Kansas, but I would still pull for pirate basketball over them why? Because i am loyal to them.
  • by Heel Location: Chapel Hill on Dec 4, 2008 at 08:44 AM
    The EZU basketball team would lose to the Tarheels by at least 60 points.
  • by The Pirate Lady Location: Grimesland on Dec 4, 2008 at 05:41 AM
    Way to go, Pirates on your win last night. One critque: work on defense. In the first half, it looked very sloppy. But otherwise a good game.
  • by Greenville Native on Dec 4, 2008 at 05:36 AM
    My comment was directed to the first, two posters.
  • by Thomas Location: G-vegas on Dec 3, 2008 at 11:18 PM
    Go back to the People's Republic of Chapel Hill!
  • by Bill Location: Greenville on Dec 3, 2008 at 10:36 PM
    Thank you WITN for Airing tonight's fantastic win over UNCW. That stupid tree in New York looks the same last year and the year before, Grif. Are you seriously that upset over not seeing a tree with lights on it?? Life. Get one!!
  • by Robert Location: Greenville on Dec 3, 2008 at 10:36 PM
    If channel 7 airs an ECU game. A tv with rabbit ears will pick up channel 17 in Raleigh pretty clear most of the time. Just disconnect the cable and put in the rabbit ears. Too easy
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