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Homesley carries Liberty past East Carolina 77-57

Nov. 16, 2019 7:00 PM EST

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Caleb Homesley had 25 points as Liberty routed East Carolina 77-57 on Saturday to remain unbeaten. Homesley hit 6 of 8 3-pointers. Darius McGhee had 15 points for Liberty (4-0), playing its first road game. Jayden Gardner had 26 points on 10 of 15 shooting for the Pirates (1-3)....

2 charged after North Carolina college student abducted

Nov. 6, 2019 5:44 PM EST

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina have arrested two men who they say abducted a university student who managed to escape her captors by sending a text message to a friend. News outlets report Greenville police said 27-year-old Joshua Worsley of Robersonville and 33-year-old Cornelius Langley...

Gardner leads East Carolina past VMI 80-68

Nov. 5, 2019 9:24 PM EST

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Jayden Gardner scored 28 points as East Carolina topped VMI 80-68 in a season opener on Tuesday night. VMI led 45-44 when Kamdyn Curfman hit a 3-pointer with 16:22 remaining but Gardner scored the next seven points for East Carolina and the Pirates led the rest of the way. Tristen...

No. 17 Cincinnati escapes with 46-43 victory over ECU

Nov. 2, 2019 11:57 PM EDT

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Trailing by double figures in the final minutes, No. 17 Cincinnati proved something to coach Luke Fickell — and maybe to everyone else, too. The Bearcats rallied to beat East Carolina 46-43 on Saturday night when Sam Crosa kicked a 32-yard field goal as time expired. Desmond...

Cronkrite leads strong USF rushing attack in 45-20 win

Oct. 26, 2019 8:06 PM EDT

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Jordan Cronkrite rushed for 129 yards and two touchdowns and South Florida defeated East Carolina 45-20 on Saturday. The Bulls (4-4, 2-2 American Athletic Conference) rushed for 347 yards including 99 and a touchdown from Jah'Quez Evans. Jordan McCloud was 9-of-12 passing with two...

Correction: Religion-Trump Evangelicals story

Oct. 7, 2019 9:52 AM EDT

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — In a story Oct. 7 about the Rev. Franklin Graham's tour, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Donald Trump won the North Carolina county that includes Greenville in 2016. Hillary Clinton won the county. A corrected version of the story is below: Rev. Graham's tour evokes...

Davis runs for 157 with a TD, Temple tops E Carolina 27-17

Oct. 3, 2019 11:41 PM EDT

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Re’Mahn Davis rushed for a career-high 157 yards with a touchdown and Temple defeated East Carolina 27-17 on Thursday night. The true freshman surpassed the 135 yards he had a week earlier in a win over Georgia Tech. He carried the ball 24 times and scored on a 1-yard run in...

Verity, Ahlers lead ECU to 19-7 win over William & Mary

Sep. 21, 2019 9:35 PM EDT

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Jake Verity kicked four field goals, Holton Ahlers passed for 210 yards and a score, and East Carolina beat William & Mary 19-7 on Saturday night. Ahlers completed 20 of 34 passes and added 60 yards rushing and Verity made field goals of 31, 33, 22 and 45 yards. Trace Christian...