Washington & Lee vs East Carolina

East Carolina 72, Washington &, Lee 50

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GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Maurice Kemp scored 19 points, and East Carolina held Washington & Lee to 33.9 percent (19 of 56) shooting in a 72-50 season-opening victory in both teams' season opener on Saturday.

Kemp shot 7 of 14 from the field and 5 of 6 from the free-throw line. He also had 6 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals.

Marshall Guilmette, a 6-foot-10 freshman, scored 13 points for the Pirates, and Akeem Richmond added 10.

The Generals, a Division III team coming off a 13-14 campaign, did not help their cause with ball security, committing 16 turnovers, and they shot 18.8 percent (3 of 16) from 3-point range.

Kevin Gill led the Generals with 12 points, and J.D. Ey scored 10 to go along with 10 rebounds.

East Carolina has won its season-opener each of the past 12 seasons. Its last loss came on the road against Robert Morris on Nov. 19, 1999 (58-53).

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Scoreboard
Washington & Lee (0-1)222850
East Carolina (1-0) «353772

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Washington & Lee Generals
J. Ey, F315-110-0100410
P. O'Connor, F200-30-04420
L. Whitaker, F202-35-64249
K. Gill, G254-92-222012
J. McDonald, G220-32-20322
C. McLean193-120-00016
J. Adkins171-40-02112
D. Kimberly151-40-12132
A. Franz112-40-01025
K. Buchanan100-10-03110
J. Asiyo30-00-00000
D. Douglas30-10-00000
J. Etling31-10-00012
M. Gaeta10-00-02000
Totals 19-569-1135142150
 33.9%81.8% 
East Carolina Pirates
P. Roberts-Campbell, F304-90-00229
M. Kemp, F257-145-664219
R. Sampson, F201-60-28033
T. Armstrong, F162-33-43127
C. Gaines, G251-30-15212
M. Guilmette254-45-661113
S. Bowden201-50-00423
A. Richmond173-71-220010
P. Williams90-10-00120
Y. Kolo62-40-14004
P. Torlak40-10-00000
M. Zangari21-20-01002
F. Edosomwan10-00-01000
Totals 26-5914-2241151572
 44.1%63.6% 

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SMU17-130-513
Cincinnati16-230-612
Houston12-621-1154
UCF11-724-1269
Memphis9-919-13121
UConn9-916-17119
Tulsa8-1015-17132
Temple7-1116-16135
E. Carolina6-1215-18214
Tulane3-156-25298
So. Florida1-177-23316
 
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