ECU men’s basketball opens season with 66-57 win at Charlotte
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WITN) - The ECU men’s basketball team opened the 2020-21 season with a 66-57 win at Charlotte Friday at Dale F. Halton Arena.
The game was part of the recently formed 49er Tip-Off Classic featuring ECU, Belmont Abbey and host team Charlotte.
Jayden Gardner led the way in scoring for the Pirates with a game-high 18 points. Tristen Newton was the only other Pirate to score in double figures with 15 points.
ECU will play Belmont Abbey on Saturday at 3 p.m. The Pirates will open their home schedule against Radford on Saturday, Dec. 5.
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