The Pirates Throttle UNC-Greensboro, 97-53

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- Sam Hinnant scored 18 points to lead
East Carolina to a 97-53 victory over UNC-Greensboro on Saturday

Six other players reached double figures for East Carolina
(8-1), which won its fifth consecutive game, its longest winning
streak since December 2003.

UNC-Greensboro (1-6) lost its fifth straight game.
East Carolina led 41-32 at halftime but outscored the Spartans
56-21 the rest of the way.

Sherrod finished with 13 points while Jamar Abrams, James Legan,
Brock Young and Chris Turner each added 12 points for the
Buccaneers. Chad Wynn also scored 10 points. Young had 12 assists
and Darrius Morrow pulled down 10 rebounds.

Greenville native Montel Smith led UNC-Greensboro with 11 points.

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  • by Umm on Dec 13, 2008 at 10:06 PM
    This win should put ECU in the top 10 in Tuesday's poll.

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