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East Carolina Defeats Houston 89-78 - Recap

Houston was victimized by Maurice Kemp for 30 points as East Carolina defeated them 89-78 in NCAA action on Wednesday.

East Carolina was a 6-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.

East Carolina got 16 points from Miguel Paul and another 14 points from Akeem Richmond. Miguel Paul contributed 8 assists, while Ty Armstrong cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.

Houston got 22 points from Danuel House in a losing cause and another 18 points from TaShawn Thomas. Tione Womack contributed 8 assists for them, while Leon Gibson had 9 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Houston were victorious, as the score was 36-30 at the break.

Houston won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 39-37.