SMU vs East Carolina

East Carolina 62, SMU 43

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GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Robert Sampson scored 13 points and Maurice Kemp added 11 for East Carolina in a 62-43 win over SMU Wednesday night, securing the Pirates' first home Conference USA victory of the season.

In a contest that was close early and tied at 12-all with 11 minutes until halftime, Darrius Morrow's three-point play started a 10-0 Pirates run. East Carolina (11-10, 2-6) led the rest of the way, taking a 31-17 lead at intermission and outscoring the Mustangs 31-26 in the second half.

The Pirates snapped a two-game losing streak against SMU in their all-time series, and have now won two straight games in the wake of a six-game losing skid.

Sampson and Shamarr Bowden each knocked down three 3-pointers for the Pirates, who shot 10 of 28 from the arc (35.7 percent). The Mustangs were 0 of 11 from long range.

Jalen Jones had 11 points for SMU (10-12, 2-6).

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SMU Mustangs
S. Williams, F294-60-23028
L. Smith, F143-41-21127
J. Jones, G354-63-481211
J. Samarrippas, G332-90-05214
L. Giles, G301-52-21304
R. Vilde171-21-30033
R. Clinkscales120-30-00110
R. Manuel120-02-21132
A. Patsevich111-20-01022
C. Cunningham71-20-00022
Totals 17-399-152291843
 43.6%60% 
East Carolina Pirates
D. Morrow, F303-32-39348
M. Kemp, F244-62-221111
M. Paul, G354-90-02519
S. Bowden, G243-90-02019
E. Straughn, G212-40-05225
R. Sampson235-90-362313
C. Gaines201-20-23313
P. Roberts-Campbell170-52-22022
P. Torlak41-10-00002
D. Morales20-00-01010
F. Edosomwan00-00-00000
Totals 23-486-1233161662
 47.9%50% 
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UCF6-1212-18219
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Tulane3-1512-22231

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UTEP10-819-14214
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Western Ky.8-1018-16158
FIU7-1113-19270
North Texas7-1112-20295
Rice7-1112-20279
So. Miss5-138-21315
FAU5-138-25300
UT-San Antonio3-155-27347
 
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