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ECU splits doubleheader to claim series over Middle Tennessee Video included

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Zach Houchins belted his second home run of the season, while East Carolina hurlers Tyler Bolton and Ryan Williams allowed one run in a 5-1 series win in game two of the Friday doubleheader against Middle Tennessee at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium.
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Pee Dee makes ESPN debut Video included

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It's the SportsCenter commercial that has Eastern North Carolina buzzing. ECU mascot Pee Dee the Pirate recently made his ESPN debut and certainly left his mark.
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Hoffman fans 16 in ECU’s 1-0 win over Middle Tennessee Video included

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Junior Jeff Hoffman struck out a career-high 16 batters lifting East Carolina to 1-0 win over Middle Tennessee Thursday night in Conference USA action at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium.
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ECU-MTSU baseball series altered

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East Carolina officials have announced that the Conference USA weekend series between East Carolina and Middle Tennessee scheduled for this weekend at Lewis Field inside Clark-LeClair Stadium has been altered due to potential forecast of inclement weather in the area Saturday afternoon.
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Over 200,000 cheer UConn champion basketball teams

Nothing like a big win to draw big crowds. But back-to-back victories bring out the biggest. More>>

ECU takes game three in extra innings, 12-7 Video included

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East Carolina scored five runs in the top of the 12th inning claiming a 12-7 win over Old Dominion Sunday afternoon at the Bud Metheny Complex.
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Turnover-free, big play offensive attack highlights Pirates' Annual Spring Game Video included

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East Carolina's offensive unit enjoyed a turnover-free performance and used big plays from both its rushing and passing attack to highlight the Pirates' annual Purple-Gold Spring Game at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium Saturday afternoon.
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Pirates drop series to Monarchs, 9-5

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Old Dominion scored four runs in the first inning and cruised to a 9-5 Conference USA series win over East Carolina Saturday afternoon at the Bud Metheny Complex.
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Pirates win 14 events, finish second at Bill Carson Invitational Video included

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The East Carolina track and field team turned in a strong showing at the inaugural Bill Carson Invitational at the ECU Track and Field Complex. The Pirates finished second on both the men’s and women’s side behind South Carolina, which won the meet.
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Monarchs take game one against Pirates, 7-3

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Old Dominion (21-14, 9-7) scored four runs in the bottom of the eighth claiming the first game of the three-game Conference USA series from East Carolina (20-14, 8-5), 7-3, Friday night at Bud Metheny Complex.
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8-year-old girl befriended by hoops star dies

When Michigan State was fighting to stay afloat despite a succession of injuries to key players, Lacey Holsworth was there. More>>

Wake introduces Manning as men's hoops coach

Wake Forest's slumping basketball team hopes it doesn't need a miracle. Just Danny Manning. More>>

Connecticut wins NCAA title, 60-54 over Kentucky

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - No conference wanted them. Several teammates and their coach left them. The NCAA kept them out for a year.
UConn won it all anyway.
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East Carolina, Marshall agree to two-year football series Video included

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East Carolina and Marshall, two programs which share both a competitive rivalry on the playing field and an association of tragedy, have agreed to a two-year home-and-home football series in 2020 and 2021 according to a joint announcement by both institutions Thursday.
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