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Jay Hook led all scorers with 17 points as Tulane slipped by out manned East Carolina 59-54.

An already depleted front court played with just one true big man in the game. Freshman Brandon Stith didn't play because of concussion-like symptoms. Michael Zangari scored eight  points and grabbed seven rebounds. Seldom used Franci Edosomwan at just 6'-3" provided a spark down low with five rebounds in seven minutes.

Caleb White and Akeem Richmond led East Carolina with 14 points apiece.

East Carolina falls to 11-8 overall and 0-4 in Conference USA. The Pirates are back at home Saturday night against Southern Miss.

 

 

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