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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...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Sep. 20, 2019 1:20 PM EDT

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the real facts: ___ CLAIM: Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke is a convicted felon...