East Carolina vs Charlotte

Charlotte 76, East Carolina 64

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Chris Braswell had 18 points and seven rebounds as Charlotte held off East Carolina for a 76-64, nonconference victory Saturday night.

Charlotte moved to 7-0, the best start in program history. The team had finished 6-0 three times previously, most recently in 1987-88.

Braswell hit 5 of 8 from the field and 8 of 10 from the free-throw line. Willie Clayton had 14 points and 13 rebounds.

Miguel Paul had 12 points and five assists for the Pirates (5-1), making him the 14th player in East Carolina history to accumulate 200 career assists.

The 49ers outrebounded East Carolina 44-21, and the Pirates nabbed just two offensive rebounds. East Carolina's Maurice Kemp and Robert Sampson entered averaging nine and 11 rebounds per game respectively, but accumulated five combined Saturday.

East Carolina was seeking its first 6-0 start since 2002-03, and has now lost eight straight at Charlotte dating back to 1983.

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East Carolina (5-1)263864
Charlotte (7-0) «373976

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East Carolina Pirates
M. Kemp, F375-116-1141416
R. Sampson, F223-41-21059
T. Armstrong, F172-40-01014
M. Paul, G353-104-415412
P. Roberts-Campbell, G314-83-541312
S. Bowden150-20-00100
M. Zangari142-30-05024
M. Guilmette111-10-00042
C. Gaines91-20-01213
A. Richmond91-50-00002
Totals 22-5014-2221102464
 44%63.6% 
Charlotte 49ers
W. Clayton, F274-86-8131414
D. Clark, F151-34-64036
P. Henry, G302-42-55206
T. Williams, G305-101-132411
D. Ingram, G201-40-02112
D. Mayfield286-120-330012
C. Braswell245-88-1070218
J. Thompson120-14-42034
I. Benkovic81-10-01113
E. Nickerson50-10-00020
M. Thorne10-00-01000
Totals 25-5225-374572076
 48.1%67.6% 
American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Houston0-08-183
Wichita St.0-08-114
Cincinnati0-07-2123
Memphis0-06-2170
Temple0-06-211
SMU0-07-375
Tulane0-07-380
UConn0-07-3112
UCF0-06-342
E. Carolina0-05-4332
Tulsa0-05-4174
So. Florida0-04-5303

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.0-07-112
La. Tech0-07-252
Marshall0-07-3179
Old Dominion0-07-377
FAU0-06-3105
Western Ky.0-06-328
UAB0-06-4204
So. Miss0-05-4306
North Texas0-06-5257
UT-San Antonio0-06-5244
FIU0-04-4291
Charlotte0-03-6318
UTEP0-03-6207
Rice0-02-7301
 
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MIST 84
BAYL 64 Final
UK 55
ILLST 66 Final
LOU 69
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VT 81
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MINN 87
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DUKE 88
NMEX 77 Final
IAST 68
APP 56 Final
MIZZ 72
BAMA 56 Final
CINCY 58
STJOE 51 Final
CREI 80
MICH 74 Final
BRAD 66
NKY 43 Final
OHST 70
UAB 84 Final
UNC 102
HAW 63 Final
UNLV 77
COPS 51 Final
IND 87
ARIZ 85 Final
TXTCH 57
UOP 67 Final
GONZ 85
COLO 69 Final
WYO 76
SDSU 78 Final
UCLA 69