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Campbell tops East Carolina 86-81 in overtime
Wednesday, Jan 2, 2013

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP)—Darren White scored 25 points and Campbell used a timely 11-0 run in overtime to earn an 86-81 nonconference victory over East Carolina Wednesday night.

East Carolina (8-4) led 78-75 with 2:09 left in overtime when Darian Hooker’s jumper sparked Campbell’s run. Five different Camels scored during the stretch.

Campbell (5-9) was ahead 69-60 with 2:24 left in regulation when the Pirates embarked on an 11-0 run that included consecutive 3-pointers by Akeem Richmond. Richmond hit 6 of 13 from 3-point range and tied with Maurice Kemp for the team high with 18 points.

Campbell’s Andrew Ryan drained a jumper with 21 seconds left to snap the run and knot the score 71-all. Neither team scored again in regulation.

The loss drops the Pirates to 7-1 at home, while it was Campbell’s first road win in five tries this year.

White added 10 rebounds for his second straight double-double.

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9-17,  25 Pts
10 Rebs, 5 Assists
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6-14,  18 Pts
5 Rebs, 3 Assists

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