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Young, East Carolina hold off Coker 69-63

Dec 6, 2009 - 3:05 AM GREENVILLE, N.C.(AP) -- Brock Young scored all 16 of his points in the second half and Jamar Abrams also scored 16 points as East Carolina held off Coker College 69-63 on Saturday night.

The Pirates (4-5) led 63-52 with 4:13 remaining after two free throws by Young, but the Cobras (3-4), a Division II team, got within 65-62 with 1:36 to play on a dunk by Derek Bailey.

East Carolina's Jontae Sherrod was fouled with 1:15 left and made both free throws for 67-62. After Coker's Vatrick Thompson made 1 of 2 free throws to cut the lead to four, Abrams was fouled with 25 seconds left and made both for the final margin.

East Carolina fell behind 9-3 barely 3 minutes into the game but ended the half with a 32-27 lead. Sherrod scored nine of his 11 points in the half.

Thompson led Coker with 18 points, while Mason Ambler had his sixth double-double of the season with 15 points and 11 rebounds.






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    Coker 63, East Carolina 69  FinalDec 6 6:29 AM


  • NCAA BB
    COKER 63
    EAST CAROLINA 69 FINAL

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    Coker 62, East Carolina 65  2nd - 1:15Dec 5 8:36 PM


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    HALFTIME 1ST 2ND TOTAL
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    COKER 27 27
    EAST CAROLINA 32 32 HALFTIME
    HIGH SCORERS AT HALFTIME
    COKER - VATRICK THOMPSON 12, LIAM KYLE 6,
    DELONTE DOLES 5
    EAST CAROLINA - JONTAE SHERROD 9, JAMAR ABRAMS 6, ERIN
    STRAUGHN 5

    Dec 5 7:43 PM
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    Coker vs. East CarolinaDec 5 1:47 PM