Scores

Final

Gardner-Webb 60

(7-6, 1-5 away)

East Carolina 62

(7-2, 6-0 home)

    7:00 PM ET, December 18, 2012

    Williams Arena, Minneapolis, Minnesota

    1 2 T
    WEBB 27 3360
    ECU 32 3062

    Top Performers

    Gardner-Webb: D. Harper 14 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    East Carolina: M. Kemp 22 Pts, 9 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    East Carolina 62, Gardner-Webb 60

    Associated Press

    GREENVILLE, N.C. -- Maurice Kemp had 22 points and nine rebounds to lead East Carolina past Gardner-Webb 62-60 Tuesday night.

    Ty Armstrong added six points, three blocks and a game-high 15 rebounds for East Carolina (7-2).

    After Donta Harper's jumper put Gardner-Webb (7-6) ahead 58-54 with 5:02 left to play, both teams failed to make a field goal the rest of the way.

    Robert Sampson made two free throws for East Carolina to cut the lead to two, 58-56, and then Miguel Paul tied the game at 58 on two more free throws with 1:50 remaining.

    After Kemp and Paul combined for another three makes at the foul line to push the lead to 61-58 with 25 seconds left to play, Kevin Hartley and Tashan Newsome each made 1 of 2 free throws and Gardner-Webb committed a turnover to seal East Carolina's victory.

    Harper led Gardner-Webb with 14 points, but had eight turnovers.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WEBB
    ECU
    Points 60 62
    FG Made-Attempted 20-56 (.357) 22-47 (.468)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-18 (.500) 4-13 (.308)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-16 (.688) 14-27 (.519)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 4 12

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