Louisiana Tech vs East Carolina

East Carolina defeats Louisiana Tech 75-68


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GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) Caleb White scored 21 points as East Carolina upended Louisiana Tech 75-68 on Thursday, ending the Bulldogs four-game winning streak and knocking them out of a tie for the Conference USA lead.

Prince Williams had 15 points off the bench tor the Pirates (14-13, 3-9) with Akeem Richmond and Paris Roberts-Campbell 14 apiece. Michael Zangari grabbed 15 rebounds.

The Bulldogs (21-6, 9-3) shot just 37.5 percent, making 7 of 28 3-pointers, finishing 14 points behind their league-leading average. Reserve Kenyon McNeail scored 20 points, Alex Hamilton added 14, Jaron Johnson 11 and Chris Anderson 10.

East Carolina used a 12-0 run to take the lead for good at 14-5. White had 16 points as the Pirates took a 36-27 lead at the half. The Bulldogs closed within 68-66 with 1:50 to play but the Pirates hit 7 of 10 free throws down the stretch to hold on for the upset.

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Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.7-017-329
La. Tech6-114-6178
Marshall5-212-894
UAB5-212-8120
UT-San Antonio4-29-10294
Old Dominion4-311-8144
UTEP3-35-13339
Rice3-413-7167
Charlotte3-49-9229
Western Ky.3-49-11221
So. Miss3-46-13337
FAU1-65-13334
FIU1-65-15342
North Texas0-76-13307

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SMU7-117-437
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Memphis5-215-592
UCF5-214-596
Houston4-414-770
UConn3-48-11151
Temple1-610-1072
E. Carolina1-69-11227
Tulane1-64-15258
So. Florida0-76-12275
 
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