NC-Greensboro vs East Carolina

East Carolina 76, UNC-Greensboro 73

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GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Miguel Paul scored 24 points and Maurice Kemp put up 16 points and 10 rebounds to lead East Carolina to a 76-73 victory over UNC Greensboro on Friday night.

Akeem Richmond also scored 16 points.

The Pirates' 3-0 start is their first since the 2008-09 season, and Kemp has scored in double figures in all three games.

Trevis Simpson scored 19, Korey Van Dussen had 18, and and Kayel Locke added 14 points for the Spartans (1-2).

Miguel shot 7 of 12 from the field, including 3 of 5 from beyond the arc, and he made 7 of 8 free throws. Kemp was 8 of 10 on foul shots as the Pirates outscored the Spartans 21-10 from the free-throw line.

East Carolina trailed 62-59 with 8:06 left, but a dunk by Kemp and Richmond's 3-pointer put the Pirates ahead to stay.

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NC-Greensboro (1-2)393473
East Carolina (3-0) «314576

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NC-Greensboro Spartans
D. Williams, F213-32-22258
K. McNeil, F140-40-06040
D. Parker, G322-40-04606
T. Simpson, G306-163-341419
K. Van Dussen, G276-72-212218
K. Locke297-100-162114
D. Armstrong192-123-48138
T. Hoffer130-10-02050
N. Paulos130-20-00210
R. White20-00-00000
Totals 26-5910-1234162573
 44.1%83.3% 
East Carolina Pirates
M. Kemp, F334-98-10104216
R. Sampson, F161-31-23033
T. Armstrong, F111-31-22033
M. Paul, G357-127-863224
P. Roberts-Campbell, G171-30-00002
M. Guilmette284-42-554210
C. Gaines240-00-02030
S. Bowden201-50-11302
A. Richmond165-102-200016
Totals 24-4921-3031141576
 49%70% 
Southern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
ETSU17-427-855
UNC-Green.16-525-1095
Furman14-523-1296
Wofford11-916-17190
Chattanooga10-919-12139
Samford10-1120-16170
Mercer9-1015-17192
Citadel5-1512-21283
W. Carolina4-159-23271
VMI3-166-24329

American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
SMU17-130-513
Cincinnati16-230-612
Houston12-621-1154
UCF11-724-1269
Memphis9-919-13121
UConn9-916-17119
Tulsa8-1015-17132
Temple7-1116-16135
E. Carolina6-1215-18214
Tulane3-156-25298
So. Florida1-177-23316
 
Other games
COLO 60 Final
BAYL 58
NCST 94 Final
MASS 76
WAKE 71 Final
UCONN 77
LAF 49 Final
UK 101
NICS 54 Final
MIZZ 74
STJOE 79 Final
ND 70
UNC 78 Final
LBSU 63