White scores 20; East Carolina cruises past NC Central 69-57
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) Caleb White scored 20 points and East Carolina cruised to a 69-57 victory over North Carolina Central on Saturday night.
The Pirates (7-2) have won five of their last six games, and travel to No. 6 Virginia on Tuesday.
White was 8 of 15 from the floor and made four 3-pointers. Jeremy Sheppard had 13 points and three 3-pointers. B.J. Tyson chipped in eight points and has 1,007 for his career. Tyson is the 28th player in the program with 1,000 career points.
Patrick Cole scored 16 points on 5-of-18 shooting, and had five assists to lead NC Central (5-3). Rashaun Madison and Dajuan Graf added 11 points apiece.
The Pirates had a 10-point lead at halftime. The Eagles cut the deficit to 37-31 early in the second quarter but didn't get closer.
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|Min. Per Game|
|Pts. Per Game|
|Ast. Per Game|
|Reb. Per Game|
|Field Goal %|
|Three Point %|
|Free Throw %|
|Field Goals||0-0 (0.0%)||0-0 (0.0%)|
|3-Pointers||0-0 (0.0%)||0-0 (0.0%)|
|Free Throws||0-0 (0.0%)||0-0 (0.0%)|