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College Insider Tournament - East Carolina vs Savannah State Final: 66-65 - Recap

East Carolina grabbed a 66-65 win over Savannah State on Tuesday, behind a 21-point effort from Maurice Kemp at Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum.

East Carolina won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 7-point spread.

East Carolina got 14 points from Akeem Richmond and another 10 points from Miguel Paul. Miguel Paul contributed 9 assists, while Robert Sampson cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.

Savannah State got an 18-point performance from Deven Williams, who was supported by 15 points from Arnold Louis. Preston Blackman had 4 assists in a losing cause for Savannah State, while Jyles Smith grabbed 11 rebounds.

East Carolina hit the break trailing 32-25 before taking care of business in the second half.

Savannah State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 37-36.