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East Carolina 68, NC Central 47

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- Courtney Captain scored 16 points,
Darrell Jenkins added 11 and John Fields scored 10 to help East
Carolina to a 68-47 win over N.C. Central on Sunday.

The Pirates (4-1) scored their first nine points on 3-pointers,
two by Jenkins and another by Captain, and led by six early. But,
shooting below 30 percent in the first half, they never led by more
than seven points before settling for a 23-17 halftime lead.

Sam Hinnant hit consecutive 3s less than six minutes into the
second to double the Pirates' lead to 40-28, as East Carolina
improved its performance to nearly 57 percent shooting (17-of-30)
in the half.

Drew Johnson led the Eagles (2-1) with 16 points in their first
loss this season, and was perfect from the free-throw line on four
attempts. Jason Hervey added 13 points.