East Carolina 99, N.C.-Wilmington 85

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WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP)—James Legan scored 26 points to lead six East Carolina players in double figures in a 99-85 victory over North Carolina-Wilmington on Wednesday night.

The Pirates (6-1) led 52-48 at halftime, then hit four straight 3-pointers to open the second half and build a 16-point cushion over the Seahawks (3-5).

East Carolina led by 21 points with 7:49 left.

Jamar Abrams added 18 points for the Pirates, Darrius Morrow had 16, Sam Hinnant scored 13 and Chad Wynn and Brock Young chipped in with 10 points apiece.

Sophomore Chad Tomko scored a game-high 29 points for the Seahawks. Dominique Lacy added 22 points, and Johnny Wolf finished with 19.

UNC-Wilmington outrebounded East Carolina 38-31, but turned the ball over 13 times.

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 East Carolina
James Legan James Legan
9-16,  26 Pts
8 Rebs, 4 Assists
 N.C. Wilmington
Chad Tomko Chad Tomko
13-22,  29 Pts
4 Rebs, 5 Assists

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