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2018 Schedule
9th in American

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Forward Semi Ojeleye finished with 36 points against East Carolina, the most by an SMU player since Jeryl Sasser scored 39 in January 2001 against UTEP.

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After tying it up at 77 with just under a minute in regulation, East Carolina falls short of a comeback. SMU wins 81-77 to advance to the semifinals tomorrow. Mustangs will face winner of UCF-Memphis (2 EST on ESPN2).

Katie Richcreek ESPN 

East Carolina rallying in the second half against top-seeded SMU in their AAC Tournament quarterfinal matchup. Turning what was at one point a 23-point game into a single-digit contest in the final minutes.

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SMU has won the last five meetings with East Carolina by an average of 22.0 points per game. That includes an 86-46 win this season, the Pirates' worst loss since February 2010.

Semi Ojeleye rattles the rim (0:32)
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2017 AAC basketball tournament: Bracket and schedule

The American Athletic Conference tournament at the XL Center in Hartford, Connecticut will begin Thursday and wrap up on Sunday. Check out the conference tournament bracket, and come back for updates as title games from each conference go final.


Pirates guard leads ECU upset of UConn

Caleb White followed a 20-point performance last Sunday at Tulsa with one on Wednesday night at the Minges Coliseum that East Carolina fans won't soon forget. The Pirates will close their regular season next Sunday at Houston.


E Carolina beats Tulane 76-73 for first road win

Caleb White scored all of his 17 points in the second half, Kentrell Barkley also scored 17, and East Carolina rallied to beat Tulane 76-73 on Tuesday night for its first road win of the season a


UCF stages late comeback to upend East Carolina

Nick Banyard scored 18 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, Matt Williams added 15 points, and Central Florida closed on an 11-2 run to cap a 61-58 comeback win over East Carolina on Saturday.

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229dEamonn Brennan

Bubble Watch: SMU squarely on; UConn nowhere close

Cincinnati is in the NCAA tournament, the Bearcats have the resume, but SMU has some work to do if the American is going to have anymore than a one-bid league. Four-time champ UConn? Nowhere to be found on Bubble Watch.

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233dJeff Goodman

Coaches' hot seat 2.0: Who moved off (or joined) the list?

We're midway through the conference schedule, and the hot seat looks different than it did in October. Even though Washington's Lorenzo Romar might have the next No. 1 pick, he's remains shaky.


A pleasant Sunday afternoon for Bearcats?

Cincinnati, in first place in the American, arrives in Greenville, N.C., on a seven-game winning streak following a close victory at home Thursday vs. SMU. East Carolina has dropped four straight after opening league play with a win over USF. Preview

Team Stats

Points Per Game63.3338th
Rebounds Per Game37.966th
Assists Per Game11.9278th
Points Allowed65.131st

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record0-2
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances2