Scores

Final

East Carolina 91

(9-4, 7-2 home)

    1:00 PM ET, December 31, 2011

    Williams Arena, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    1 2 T
    VAW 21 3556
    ECU 45 4691

    Top Performers

    Virginia-Wise: D. Smith 17 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

    East Carolina: M. Kemp 25 Pts, 14 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 3 Blk

    East Carolina 91, Virginia-Wise 56

    Associated Press

    GREENVILLE, N.C. -- Maurice Kemp had a double-double and Paris Campbell scored 17 points to lead East Carolina past Virginia-Wise 91-56 on Saturday.

    Campbell made 6 of 9 from the field, including 3 of 5 3-pointers.

    Kemp was 10 of 12 from the field and grabbed 14 rebounds.

    Virginia-Wise (3-7), of the NAIA, kept it close in the early in the game, trailing 9-8 behind a Travis Berry jumper. But East Carolina went on a 9-0 run to take an 18-8 lead with 13:28 left to play in the first half. Campbell capped the run with a 3-pointer.

    East Carolina (9-4) wouldn't look back from there, taking a 45-21 lead into halftime.

    Darrius Smith led Virginia-Wise with 15 points.

    East Carolina shot a season-high 58.5 percent (38 of 65) from the field, compared to 28.8 percent (19 of 66) for the Cavaliers. The Pirates have won five consecutive games after losing three straight.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    VAW
    ECU
    Points 56 91
    FG Made-Attempted 19-66 (.288) 38-65 (.585)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-19 (.263) 5-18 (.278)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-20 (.650) 10-20 (.500)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 1 34

    2011-12 Season

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