ECU men’s basketball adds two games to 2020-2021 schedule

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Published: Nov. 25, 2020 at 8:58 PM EST
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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - The ECU men’s basketball team will now open the 2020-21 season in the newly created 49er Tip-Off Classic in Charlotte, university officials announced Wednesday.

ECU head coach Joe Dooley Wednesday Zoom:

The multi-team event (MTE) was constructed following the cancellation of the Volunteer Classic in Knoxville, Tenn., which included Charlotte, Tennessee and VCU.

The Pirates will open the season against the host 49ers on Friday, Nov. 27, at 3 p.m. and then take on Belmont-Abbey the following day at 3 p.m. Both games will be played at Halton Arena. Due to state and local restrictions, fans will not be permitted inside the venue for the event.

49er Tip-Off Classic Schedule

Nov. 27 - East Carolina at Charlotte (3 p.m.)

Nov. 28 - East Carolina vs. Belmont-Abbey (3 p.m.)

Nov. 30 - Belmont-Abbey vs. Charlotte (6 p.m.)

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