EAST CAROLINA PIRATES NEWS

Hardy, Carden chasing records for Pirates' offense

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) Justin Hardy and Shane Carden started their East Carolina careers working together on the scout team. Four years later, their connection means everything to the Pirates' pass-heavy attack - and has put both fifth-year seniors within reach of all kinds of records. Hardy, a former walk-on, has the chance to set the bowl subdivision record for career catches...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays select Jeff Hoffman with ninth overall pick

Rather than fret about a young pitcher being felled by Tommy John surgery, the Blue Jays selected an arm who has already had the procedure. The Blue Jays chose East Carolina Pirates right-hander Jeff Hoffman, who had the surgery in mid-May, ninth overall Thursday night. And two picks later, Jays scouting director Brian Parker chose Kennesaw State Owls catcher Max Pentecost. The...
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June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

ECU DE Terrell Stanley out for 2014, continuing rehab after car accident

East Carolina junior defensive end Terrell Stanley will miss the entire 2014 season as a result of serious injuries suffered in an automobile accident on Feb. 12. The school confirmed that Stanley has "demonstrated continued progress" during the rehabilitation process, but needs more time before returning to the field. "Terrell has come a long way and we admire his...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

East Carolina player's mom wins $1 million in lottery

East Carolina guard Akeem Richmond may have finished his college career with a loss earlier this week. But it's safe to say he's already over the sting of defeat after his mom hit it big on a scratch-off lottery ticket.The pleasant surprise came less than 24 hours after Richmond's Pirates fell to Wright State in the CollegeInsider.com tournament. To call it good timing...
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March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Richmond leads East Carolina over Rice 67-55

Akeem Richmond scored 23 points as East Carolina won back-to-back games for the first time since December with a 67-55 victory over Rice on Saturday. East Carolina used a 15-0 run to build a 24-3 lead with 8:43 remaining in the first half. Richmond scored 14 points during the span. Rice eventually pulled with two points, 46-44 with 9:46 to play. East Carolina answered with an 11...
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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

ECU kicker nails 50-yard field goal blindfolded

It's the offseason and still a few more weeks before spring practices kick off across college football. In the meantime, East Carolina kicker Davis Plowman and a few of his Pirates teammates are having a little fun. With his shirt over his head and the ball spinning freely after the snap, Plowman nails a 50-yard field goal. Plowman only had one field goal attempt last season...
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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: ECU punter Davis Plowman kicks a 50-yd FG...blindfolded

East Carolina University kicker Davis Plowman kicks a spinning football 50 yards through the uprights...with a hoodie over his face.worthgregory's video on InstagramEmbed by embedinstagram.com**Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Grove Retires From Football

GREENVILLE, N.C. - East Carolina rising senior inside linebacker Jeremy Grove officially announced Friday he will step away from college football for medical reasons after a decorated three-year career with the Pirates.
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

2 ECU players involved in single-car accident

East Carolina says defensive end Terrell Stanley is in critical condition after he and a teammate were involved in a single-car accident in Greenville. The school said Wednesday that Stanley was being treated at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville after the accident Wednesday morning. Offensive tackle Isaac Harris was a passenger in a car driven by Stanley to school from their...
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

ECU's Terrell Stanley in critical condition following car accident

East Carolina defensive end Terrell Stanley is in critical condition following a car accident Wednesday morning, according to a release from the school. The release says that Stanley was the driver of a car in a single-vehicle accident with offensive lineman Isaac Harris as a passenger. Both players were taken to Vidant Medical Center, but Harris was released after undergoing precautionary...
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Richmond, East Carolina down UTSA 81-71

Akeem Richmond scored 31 points, including 15-of-15 free throws, to lead East Carolina to an 81-71 victory over Texas-San Antonio on Saturday. Caleb White added 18 for the Pirates who shot 50 percent from the field and made 29 of 33 free throws. East Carolina (13-11, 2-7 Conference USA) led UTSA 33-25 at the break and increased the lead to 19 points with 8 minutes left in the second...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Southern Miss races past East Carolina 60-46

Daveon Boardingham scored 15 points to push Southern Miss ahead of East Carolina 60-46 on Saturday night. East Carolina (11-9, 0-5 Conference USA) held a two-point lead midway through the second half, but a 16-1 run - sparked by two Boardingham dunks and capped by another - put the Golden Eagles up for good with 2:21 remaining. Southern Miss (18-3, 5-1) outscored East Carolina...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

FIU men’s basketball team beats East Carolina behind strong rebounding

After a first half with enough whistles for Macy’s parade and a second half of basket trading, Saturday’s East Carolina-FIU game at U.S. Century Bank Arena came down to that standby of effort: rebounding. FIU got enough of it for a 68-64 win that pushes the Panthers to 10-9 and evens their Conference USA record at 2-2. Panthers senior forwards Tymell Murphy and Rakeem Buckles...
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January 19, 2014  |  Discuss

East Carolina edges past Campbell 79-71

Akeem Richmond scored a season-high 37 points and hit 10 3-pointers in lifting East Carolina past Campbell 79-71 in a nonconference matchup on Thursday night. Campbell (6-8) led at the break 39-37 after falling behind 21-11 to the Pirates but then reversing their fortune and tying the score at 35 with a Reco McCarter 3-pointer with two minutes left. The second period saw East Carolina...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Ohio Bobcats vs. East Carolina Pirates: Betting Odds, Point Spread, Over/Under and tv info

On Monday the Ohio Bobcats and East Carolina Pirates will face off against one another in the Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl. Ohio (7-5) and East Carolina (9-3) will each be showcasing themselves in this daytime game on Monday. Coverage of the game between Ohio and East Carolina will air on ESPN beginning at 2:00 pm ET from Tropicana Field in Saint Petersburg, FL. The Odds: The East...
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December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

East Carolina defeats VMI 103-94

Brandan Stith grabbed a game-high 10 rebounds and did not miss a shot on his way to 10 points to lead East Carolina over Virginia Military Institute 103-94 Thursday night. East Carolina (10-2) won its fourth game in a row and is off to its best start under coach Jeff Lebo. Stith, East Carolina's leading rebounder, was 4 of 4 from the floor and made both free throw attempts...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

East Carolina runs away from NC A&T, 84-71

Akeem Richmond and Paris Roberts-Campbell each scored 21 points to power East Carolina to an 84-71 win over North Carolina A&T Saturday night. The Pirates (9-2), coming off a week-long break for final exams, built a 17-point lead in the first half behind Richmond's 15-point effort. Roberts-Campbell had 15 of his points in the second half to help seal the win. Caleb White...
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December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

East Carolina wins 77-75 against Mount Olive

Akeem Richmond scored 16 points - 11 from the free throw line - to lead East Carolina to a 77-75 victory over Division II Mount Olive after a close contest on Sunday. East Carolina trailed by one point with 1:19 left to play, but three different players got sent to the line in the final seconds. Despite each of them only making 1 of 2 free throws, the Pirates managed to take a two...
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December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

East Carolina cruises past Fayetteville St 96-78

Akeem Richmond poured in a career-high 37 points and sank a school-record 10 3-pointers to help East Carolina coast past Division-II Fayetteville State 96-78 Tuesday night. The Pirates (7-2) shot 50 percent from the field, riding Richmond's 10-of-17 performance beyond the arc. Richmond's only field goal attempt inside the perimeter came on a made jumper early in the second...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

UNC-Wilmington holds off East Carolina 70-68

Cedrick Williams scored 17 points and grabbed nine rebounds and UNC-Wilmington held off high-scoring East Carolina 70-68 on Sunday. Addison Spruill and Shane Reybold added 15 points each for UNC-Wilmington UNC-Wilmington (5-5) led most of the first half but Caleb White's 3-pointer tied the score at 31 going in to the break. Wilmington gave up the lead to the Pirates (45-43...
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December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

East Carolina Pirates vs. Marshall Thundering Herd: Betting Odds, Point Spread, Over/Under and tv info

On Friday the East Carolina Panthers will take to the road to play against the Marshall Thundering Herd in a match-up of two Conference USA teams. East Carolina (9-2) and Marshall (8-3) share 6-1 records in Conference USA. Coverage of the game between East Carolina and Marshall will air on CBS Sports Network beginning at 12:00 PM et FROM Edwards Stadium in Huntington, WV. The Odd...
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November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

East Carolina defeats UNC Asheville 81-70

Paris Roberts-Campbell scored 20 points and four other East Carolina players scored in double digits Tuesday to secure an 81-70 victory over UNC Asheville. Roberts-Campbell hit four of the Pirates seven 3-pointers and finished 8 of 12 (67 percent) from the field. Prince Williams followed close behind with 19 points and Michael Zangari, Akeem Richmond and Caleb White all scored 10...
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November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

East Carolina beats McNeese State 91-62

Akeem Richmond scored 25 in his return to Thomas M. Ryan Center and East Carolina blew past McNeese State 91-62 in the consolation round of the NIT Season Tip-Off at Rhode Island on Monday night. Richmond was 6 of 11 from 3-point distance to lead ECU (5-1) which was 14 of 26 as a team. Richmond was playing in his first game at Rhode Island's home venue since transferring from...
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November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

East Carolina rolls past NC State 42-28

Shane Carden threw three touchdown passes and ran for two scores to help East Carolina beat North Carolina State 42-28 on Saturday. Justin Hardy had a first-quarter TD catch for the Pirates (9-2), who dominated the Wolfpack (3-8) to reach nine wins for the third time in six years. East Carolina led 21-7 at halftime and 35-7 entering the fourth on the way to the season's second...
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November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Surging Pirates travel to face Wolfpack

East Carolina is stepping away from its pursuit of a league championship to focus on beating another instate rival from the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Pirates (8-2) travel to North Carolina State on Saturday in the first of two road games to close the regular season. Beating the struggling Wolfpack (3-7) would mark East Carolina's fifth straight win and send Ruffin McNeill...
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November 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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