ECU rolls past NC Wesleyan in home opener, 91-62

Published: Dec. 1, 2020 at 9:09 PM EST|Updated: Dec. 2, 2020 at 12:18 AM EST
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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) — Jayden Gardner scored a game-high 27 points on 11-of-12 shooting to lead the ECU men’s basketball team past NC Wesleyan 91-62 in the Pirates’ home opener Tuesday inside Minges Coliseum.

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Brandon Suggs added 14 points for East Carolina (2-0). Tristen Newton scored 11 and Bitumba Baruti dropped 10.

Damon McDowell had 26 points for the Battling Bishops (0-3). Isaiah Lewis added 14 points.

The Pirates next face Radford on Saturday, Dec. 5 at 2 p.m. inside Minges Coliseum. No fans are allowed to attend.


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