Scores

Final

Marshall 59

(10-14, 3-8 C-USA)

East Carolina 63

(8-16, 2-9 C-USA)

    7:00 PM ET, February 18, 2006

    Williams Arena, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    1 2 T
    MRSH 21 3859
    ECU 33 3063

    Top Performers

    Marshall: J. Miles 19 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    East Carolina: C. Rouse 20 Pts, 14 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    East Carolina 63, Marshall 59

    GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- Corey Rouse scored 20 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, both game highs, to lead East Carolina past Marshall 63-59 on Saturday.

    Rouse went 8-of-11 from the field and made all four of his free throws. Sam Hinnant and Courtney Captain each added 13 for the Pirates (8-16, 2-9 Conference USA).

    East Carolina had a 33-21 lead at halftime after Marshall (10-14, 3-8) shot just 27.6 percent (8-of-29) from the field, and the Pirates led by as many as 15 in the second half.

    East Carolina went 14-of-14 from the free-throw line, while Marshall was only 4-of-6.

    Joe Miles scored 19 to lead Marshall, and Mark Patton added 14 points and 10 rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MRSH
    ECU
    Points 59 63
    FG Made-Attempted 22-54 (.407) 21-49 (.429)
    3P Made-Attempted 11-26 (.423) 7-20 (.350)
    FT Made-Attempted 4-6 (.667) 14-14 (1.000)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 11 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 4 13

    2005-06 Season

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