Lady Pirates Advance to C-USA Title Game

East Carolina University

Tulsa, OK - East Carolina's women's basketball team advanced to the championship game of the C-USA tournament in Tulsa with a thrilling 85-81 win over second seeded UAB Saturday night. The Lady Pirates have now won 9 straight games and are the highest seeded team remaining at number 3 after Rice knocked off top seeded Tulane 64-62 earlier in the day. ECU will take on Rice for the C-USA title and an automatic bid to the women's NCAA tournament Sunday.