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NCAA Game Summary - Rice at East Carolina



(Saturday, February 22nd)

Final Score: East Carolina 67, Rice 55

Greenville, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Akeem Richmond scored 23 points as the East Carolina Pirates rolled past the Rice Owls, 67-55, in a Conference USA clash at Minges Coliseum.

Michael Zangari had 17 points for the Pirates (15-13, 4-9 C-USA), who have won two straight games. Prince Williams finished with 10 points and eight boards.

Sean Obi logged a double-double with 14 points, on 7-of-8 shooting from the floor, and 12 rebounds while Austin Ramljak added 13 points for the Owls (7-19, 2-11), who extended their losing streak to four in a row.

ECU made 56 percent of its shots from the field in the first period of play, as it led 40-24 at the half. Rice connected on 40.9 percent of its field goal attempts and turned the ball over eight times.

Despite shooting just 36.8 percent in the second frame, the Pirates maintained their lead for the half. With 9:46 remaining the Owls made it a two-point game after a Max Guercy layup. ECU answered by going on a 9-0 run and never looked back.

The Pirates held a 36-30 rebounding edge over the Owls and also outscored the visitors at the charity stripe, 19-3.

02/22 19:45:03 ET

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Local
2nd Intermission
CAR 1
BOS 1
 
Final
DUKE 66
GONZ 52
Final
PHI 4
DET 4
Final
WAS 11
MIA 7
Final
BAL 5
MIN 6
Final
STL 2
NYM 3
Final
HOU 0
NYY 7
Final
ATL 2
PIT 4
Final
BOS 3
TAM 2
Final
TOR 2
BAL 4
Final
ANA 6
CIN 8
Final
KAN 0
CHC 7
 
Final
CLE 1
CWS 4
Final
SFG 11
LOS 9
 
Final
OAK 7
MIL 0
Final
SDP 8
SEA 5
Final
LOS 10
TEX 5
Final
COL 2
ARI 1
Final
ARI 10
COL 11
 
Final
WAS 91
HOU 99
Final
BRK 107
LAL 99
Final
NOP 110
MIN 88
Final
CLE 87
PHI 86
3rd
MIA 71
DET 56
 
3rd
BOS 66
LAC 96
 
2nd
IND 37
DAL 32
 
2nd
SAN 37
MEM 32
 
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PHO
OKC
Final
LOU 70
MSU 76
Final
DUKE 66
GONZ 52
Final
NYR 2
WAS 5
2nd Intermission
CAR 1
BOS 1
 
Final
NAS 2
CAL 5
 
Final
NYI 5
DET 4
 
Final
OTT 2
FLA 4
 
1st Intermission
NJD 0
ANA 1
 
1st
WIN 0
CHI 0
 
1st
PIT 0
SJS 0