East Carolina Defeats Mount Olive 77-75 - Recap
East Carolina grabbed a 77-75 win over Mount Olive on Sunday, behind a 16-point effort from Akeem Richmond at Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum.
East Carolina got 15 points from Antonio Robinson and another 13 points from Brandan Stith. Paris Roberts-Campbell contributed 5 assists, while Caleb White cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Mount Olive got 30 points from Dontrell Brite in a losing cause and another 14 points from Kendall Hargrove. Dory Hines contributed 7 assists for them, while Kendall Hargrove had 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Mount Olive were victorious, as the score was 39-38 at the break.
Mount Olive won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 39-36.