Hope Named To AAC Weekly Honor Roll

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GREENVILLE, N.C. – ECU freshman Necole Hope has been named to the American Athletic Conference Weekly Honor Roll, according to an announcement by the league office Monday afternoon.

The Waldorf, MD. Native scored a career-high 18 points, including the game-winning layup, in ECU’s 80-78 overtime victory at home against Houston on Saturday. Hope converted 7-of-9 field goals and 3-of-4 three-point attempts. The freshman also recorded a career-high four rebounds in the contest.

Hope is now the second Pirate this season to receive a conference weekly nomination with fellow freshman Ariyana Williams receiving the AAC Freshman of the Week on Dec. 26, 2017.

ECU will return to the hardwood on Wednesday when the Pirates travel to Tulane to face off with the Green Wave in an AAC contest at 8 p.m. (EST).