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Sherrod leads East Carolina past South Dakota St.

Nov 23, 2009 - 11:52 PM ST. THOMAS, Virgin Islands(AP) -- Jontae Sherrod hit five 3-pointers and scored a career-high 23 points to lead East Carolina to an 82-73 victory over South Dakota State on Monday in the seventh place game of the Paradise Jam.

Darrius Morrow scored 16 points, Chris Turner had 11 and Chad Wynn added 10 for the Pirates (2-4), who trailed by as many as 20 points in the first half before trimming the deficit to 40-28 at the break. East Carolina opened the second half with a 15-0 run to take control.

Garrett Callahan finished with 18 points to lead the Jackrabbits (2-3).