Milligan vs East Carolina

East Carolina 101, Milligan 45


GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Miguel Paul scored a career-high 19 points in East Carolina's 101-45 rout of Milligan on Saturday night in the season opener for East Carolina.

Paul, a 6-foot-3 transfer from Missouri, scored 12 of his 19 points in the second half and added seven assists and four steals in his East Carolina debut. Paul didn't miss a shot all night, hitting all seven of his attempts from the field and two 3-pointers.

Six different East Carolina players scored in double figures as the Pirates shot 50 percent (35 of 70) from the field and an impressive 61.9 percent (13 of 21) from 3-point range.

Maurice Kemp and Austin Steed both finished with double-doubles, grabbing 11 rebounds each, to help East Carolina control the post and outscore Milligan 34-14 in the paint.

Kyle Grisby scored 15 points for Milligan, but the Buffaloes only shot 35.2 percent (19 of 54) from the field.

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Milligan Buffaloes
M. Hardy, F192-60-04054
C. Seymour, F172-70-19024
T. Sitton, G311-40-00212
K. Grisby, G306-160-005215
M. Woods, G264-91-133310
T. DeVault201-42-31004
J. Cross131-20-01002
M. McLeod110-10-02100
B. Edwards100-40-00110
C. Hendren81-10-00012
S. Kraus70-00-03010
J. Steele31-10-01022
Z. Cantadore20-00-00000
C. Ellis10-00-00000
R. Larsen10-00-00000
S. Simmons10-00-00010
Totals 19-553-528121945
East Carolina Pirates
D. Morrow, F162-72-26116
R. Sampson, F151-51-25234
E. Straughn, G183-92-242010
M. Paul, G177-73-428019
S. Bowden, G134-60-011111
M. Kemp244-87-8110115
A. Steed234-53-4121111
P. Roberts-Campbell194-60-211112
C. Gaines181-30-22332
P. Torlak131-40-00303
Y. Kolo124-70-04018
D. Morales110-30-03020
F. Edosomwan10-10-01000
Totals 35-7118-26522214101

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La. Tech0-07-389
Old Dominion0-07-367
So. Miss0-06-4257
Western Ky.0-06-472
North Texas0-06-5256
UT-San Antonio0-06-5241
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