Scores

Final

Appalachian St 72

(1-3, 0-2 away)

East Carolina 82

(4-0, 4-0 home)

    7:00 PM ET, November 20, 2012

    Williams Arena, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    1 2 T
    APP 33 3972
    ECU 38 4482

    Top Performers

    Appalachian St: N. Healy 24 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 3 Blk

    East Carolina: R. Sampson 17 Pts, 18 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    East Carolina 82, Appalachian St. 72

    Associated Press

    GREENVILLE, N.C. -- Maurice Kemp scored 21 points and Robert Sampson pulled down a career-high 18 rebounds in East Carolina's 82-72 win over Appalachian State on Tuesday night.

    Sampson, who entered the game averaging 6.7 points and seven rebounds, also added 17 points. Kemp, who scored nine of his points from the free-throw line, grabbed 11 rebounds for the Pirates (4-0).

    Appalachian State (1-3) scored the game's first four points and led 6-2 after Nathan Healy hit a jumper. But East Carolina used a 14-4 run to go ahead 16-10 with 14:29 left in the first half.

    Appalachian State cut the deficit to 23-22 later in the half but would not get any closer as East Carolina took a 38-33 advantage into halftime and never led by less than four in the second half.

    Jay Canty had 25 points and Healy added 24 points and 10 rebounds for Appalachian State.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    APP
    ECU
    Points 72 82
    FG Made-Attempted 26-61 (.426) 28-62 (.452)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-12 (.250) 4-16 (.250)
    FT Made-Attempted 17-20 (.850) 22-30 (.733)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 27 (0/0) 22 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 4 10

    2012-13 Season

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