Charlotte vs East Carolina Recap - East Carolina Wins 75-68
Akeem Richmond went off for 27 points and added 5 rebounds leading East Carolina over Charlotte, 75-68, on Thursday at Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum.
Bettors who backed East Carolina were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 2.5 at sportsbooks.
East Carolina got 15 points from Antonio Robinson and another 14 points from Caleb White. Prince Williams contributed 5 assists, while Antonio Robinson cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.
Charlotte got 20 points from Pierria Henry in a losing cause and another 11 points from Denzel Ingram. Denzel Ingram contributed 5 assists for them, while Willie Clayton had 7 rebounds.
East Carolina led at halftime, 32-24.
The rebound battle favored Charlotte as they grabbed 36 boards, while East Carolina only had 31.