East Carolina vs UNC-Wilmington

UNC-Wilmington wins 8th straight, 81-71 over East Carolina

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WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) Denzel Ingram made six 3-pointers and scored 26 points, C.J. Bryce had 25 points and eight rebounds, and UNC-Wilmington won its eighth straight in an 81-71 victory over East Carolina on Tuesday night.

Deng Riak threw down a dunk to pull ECU within nine points with 6:11 left but Ingram answered with a 3-pointer for a 75-63 lead and the Seahawks led by double figures the rest of the way.

UNC-Wilmington (11-1), which entered averaging 95.3 points during its winning streak, has high expectations this season following an NCAA Tournament appearance.

UNCW used a 13-0 run, as ECU went scoreless for two-plus minutes, to take a 25-10 lead. The Seahawks led by 10 points at halftime behind 11 points apiece from Ingram and Bryce. ECU was just 7 of 29 from the floor (24 percent) in the first half.

B.J. Tyson scored 17 points for East Carolina (7-5), which was coming off a 35-point showing against the College of Charleston.

It was the 64th meeting in the regional rivalry and the 50th sellout (5,200) in Trask Coliseum history.

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Scoreboard
East Carolina (7-5)254671
UNC-Wilmington (11-1) «354681

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East Carolina Pirates
K. Barkley, F272-53-74417
C. White, F233-74-410412
C. Williams, F120-20-03010
A. Washington, C151-21-25103
B. Tyson, G367-123-532217
J. Sheppard304-133-445112
E. Hughes233-65-650112
M. Nzege161-42-24034
D. Riak142-20-02054
J. Craig20-00-01010
R. Wilkins20-10-00000
Totals 23-5421-3036121971
 42.6%70% 
UNC-Wilmington Seahawks
D. Cacok, F82-20-02054
C. Bryce, G399-186-1083325
C. Flemmings, G373-115-792112
D. Ingram, G3710-170-023226
A. Mosley, G252-60-06115
J. Richmond214-80-13048
M. Bryan190-21-24121
C. Ogbodo100-30-05020
J. Talley40-00-01100
Totals 30-6712-2042112081
 44.8%60% 
American Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Cincinnati0-04-0101
SMU0-04-0185
Tulane0-04-088
Temple0-03-01
UCF0-03-052
UConn0-03-0108
Wichita St.0-03-010
Houston0-03-1236
E. Carolina0-02-2329
So. Florida0-02-2323
Memphis0-01-1176
Tulsa0-02-3283

Colonial Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Towson0-03-1223
Charleston0-02-1107
UNC-Wilm.0-02-1137
Hofstra0-03-2109
Elon0-03-3220
Delaware0-02-2187
Northeastern0-02-2161
Drexel0-02-3181
Will. & Mary0-01-2293
J. Madison0-01-4295
 
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EWASH 56 Final
XAV 85
RAD 57 Final
WVU 84
NMEX 46 Final
ARIZ 77
CREI 96 Final
AZST 85
TAMC 46 Final
STMA 67
FRESNO 63 Final
ORE 75