Scores

Final OT

East Carolina 67

(1-1, 0-1 away)

Richmond 71

(1-0, 1-0 home)

    7:00 PM ET, November 14, 2006

    Richmond Coliseum, Richmond, Virginia

    1 2 OT T
    ECU 31 30 667
    RICH 34 27 1071

    Top Performers

    East Carolina: C. Captain 22 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    Richmond: P. Thomas 16 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Richmond 71, East Carolina 67 (OT)

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Ryan Butler's 3-pointer with 1:12 remaining gave Richmond the lead in overtime and the Spiders held off East Carolina Tuesday night for a 71-67 win.

    Following Butler's basket, the Pirates' Courtney Captain hit two free throws to cut the margin to 66-65 with 35.8 seconds remaining. Richmond's Peter Thomas hit a layup, and Captain retaliated with two free throws with 15.8 seconds remaining.

    Brian Morris hit a pair of free throws, the Spiders forced Cory Farmer into a turnover and Jarhon Giddings hit one of two free throws with 3.8 seconds to seal the win.

    The Pirates (1-1) led by seven with 12:19 remaining. Richmond came back slowly, finally tying the game at 61 on Dan Geriot's 3-pointer with 2.6 seconds left. Over the final 9:01 of the second half and through the overtime period, the Pirates missed 13 of 15 field goal attempts.

    Thomas led the Spiders (1-0) with 16 points. Geriot added 14, Morris had 11 points with 10 rebounds and 8 assists, and Butler added 11 points.

    Captain led the Pirates with 22 points, Sam Hinnant added 13 and Gabe Blair 10 with 15 rebounds.

    East Carolina Coach Ricky Stokes is a Richmond native, a former Virginia Tech coach and Virginia star.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ECU
    RICH
    Points 67 71
    FG Made-Attempted 22-52 (.423) 23-56 (.411)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-26 (.269) 9-24 (.375)
    FT Made-Attempted 16-29 (.552) 16-26 (.615)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 24 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 5

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