North Carolina A&T vs East Carolina

East Carolina runs away from NC A&T, 84-71


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GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) Akeem Richmond and Paris Roberts-Campbell each scored 21 points to power East Carolina to an 84-71 win over North Carolina A&T Saturday night.

The Pirates (9-2), coming off a week-long break for final exams, built a 17-point lead in the first half behind Richmond's 15-point effort. Roberts-Campbell had 15 of his points in the second half to help seal the win.

Caleb White contributed 14 points for East Carolina. Prince Williams had a dozen points off the bench and Michael Zangari added another 10.

The Pirates shot 50 percent from the field (24 for 48), which offset NC A&T's 39-31 edge on the boards.

NC A&T (3-7), the defending MEAC champions, got a 20-point effort from Richaud Pack, a transfer from Florida International who entered the game averaging 17.6 points per game. Returning starters Bruce Beckford and Lamont Middleton added 17 and 16 points, respectively.

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
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UCF9-718-1092
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Temple5-1114-15113
Tulane2-135-22282
So. Florida1-157-20299
 
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