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NCAA Game Summary - Wright State at East Carolina



(Tuesday, March 18th)

Final Score: Wright State 73, East Carolina 59

Greenville, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Led by 20 points from A.J. Pacher, the Wright State Raiders downed the East Carolina Pirates, 73-59, in a first-round matchup in the CollegeInsider.com Tournament at Minges Coliseum.

For the Raiders (21-14), Matt Vest added 12 points and five assists, Reggie Arceneaux scored 11 and Cole Darling chipped in with 10 points. The Raiders now advance to the second round of the tournament to face an opponent to be determined.

Prince Williams paced the Pirates (17-17) with 20 points and six rebounds, but he was also charged with six turnovers, while Michael Zangari scored 14 points in the loss.

Wright State scored the first seven points of the contest, shooting 55 percent from the field in the first half and 5-of-10 from 3-point range, as the Raiders took a 31-24 lead into halftime. East Carolina struggled with its shot in the opening period. making just 33.3 percent of its field goal tries, including 3-of-12 from beyond the arc.

The Raiders hit on 66.7 percent of their shots from the field, including 4- of-5 from beyond the arc, in the second half. The Pirates continued to have difficulty from long-range, missing all but one of their 11 tries after halftime.

WSU had the advantage in the front court, outscoring the Pirates in the paint, 34-26 and outrebounding the hosts, 29-24. The Raiders finished the game with 20 assists to offset 15 turnovers.

03/18 21:51:26 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Half
CHA 56
DET 45
 
Final
PHI 9
ATL 2
Final
MIN 4
BOS 4
Final
HOU 3
DET 2
Final
NYY 0
TAM 3
Final
BOS 7
TOR 9
Final
MIA 8
WAS 0
Final
NYM 4
STL 5
Final
OAK 4
ANA 1
Final
KAN 4
LOS 4
Final
CIN 0
ARI 3
Final
SEA 4
CWS 12
Final
SFG 5
CLE 2
Final
CHC 11
MIL 7
Final
CWS 2
SDP 8
Final
COL 10
TEX 4
5th
BAL 1
PIT 2
 
Half
CHA 56
DET 45
 
Half
WAS 65
PHI 42
 
3rd
ORL 44
SAN 60
 
2nd
NYK 37
BRK 43
 
2nd
BOS 37
IND 30
 
1st
MIL 11
CHI 13
 
1st
OKC 12
DAL 16
 
1st
HOU 13
SAC 5
 
1st
MIN 14
TOR 11
 
9:00pm Tonight
UTA
DEN
10:00pm Tonight
POR
LAC
10:30pm Tonight
LAL
NOP
1st
LAMON 12
LOYC 11
 
1st Intermission
BUF 1
TOR 1
 
1st
PIT 1
PHI 0
 
10:00pm Tonight
ANA
EDM
10:30pm Tonight
SJS
COL