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Gardner's late scoring binge sends E. Carolina past UGRTV

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) Jayden Gardner scored 15 points with six rebounds and East Carolina held off a late push to beat UT-Rio Grande Valley 69-64 on Monday night.

Gardner's layup with 5:13 remaining gave the Pirates (3-2) a 57-46 advantage. With 37 seconds left, Solomon Hainna made a layup and brought UTRGV to within 63-59, but Gardner responded with 3-point play and Isaac Fleming made 3 of 4 foul shots in the final 20 seconds to seal it. Gardner scored 11 points in the last 6 1/2 minutes.

Seth Leday finished with 12 points and Tyler Foster 11 for ECU.

Terry Winn III led the Vaqueros with 16 points, Tyson Smith added 14 and Lesley Varner II, 10.

East Carolina made half its 46 shots and owned a 45-32 rebounding edge. UTRGV (3-2) shot 27.9 percent (19 of 68) from the field.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
+ 1 Isaac Fleming made 2nd of 2 free throws 8.0
  Isaac Fleming missed 1st of 2 free throws 8.0
  Personal foul on Solomon Hainna 8.0
  Defensive rebound by Isaac Fleming 10.0
  Lesley Varner II missed 3-pt. jump shot 12.0
+ 1 Isaac Fleming made 2nd of 2 free throws 20.0
+ 1 Isaac Fleming made 1st of 2 free throws 20.0
  Personal foul on Greg Bowie II 20.0
+ 1 Javon Levi made 1st of 2 free throws 24.0
+ 1 Javon Levi made 1st of 2 free throws 24.0
  Shooting foul on Seth LeDay 24.0
Team Stats
Points 0 0
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%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Vaqueros 3-2 283664
home team logo Pirates 3-2 412869
Team Stats
away team logo Vaqueros 3-2 71.2 PPG 36.5 RPG 13.6 APG
home team logo Pirates 3-2 67.4 PPG 37.9 RPG 12.3 APG
Key Players
3
T. Winn III 12.6 PPG 4.7 RPG 1.6 APG 44.5 FG%
1
J. Gardner 16.3 PPG 8.5 RPG 1.3 APG 49.3 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB