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Howe a prize catch for Pirates

Hussein Howe may not be a football prodigy, but he certainly was ahead of his time at University Christian High School. Howe was so talented as an eighth grader at the private school of about 700 students in Jacksonville, FL, that coach David Penland promoted him to the varsity squad near the end of the 2011 season. ... More from Sammy Batten...

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MLB bans Mejia for life ... Matt Forte through in Chicago ... Former ECU SID passes ... Harbaugh taking advantage of contract perks ... Texas AG says Baylor assault records can remain private ... Bosh out for All-Star game with calf strain ... ACC announces future hoops matchups ... Kang shoots 60 ... More from Al Myatt...



Green Wave sinks Pirates in triple OT

GREENVILLE — The East Carolina basketball team must have a stout heart because it got broken – again – on Wednesday night. The Pirates' latest venture into disappointment was a 100-92 triple overtime loss to Tulane in Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum. ECU slipped to 10-14 overall and 2-9 in the American Athletic Conference despite leading 49-36 with 14 minutes left in regulation. The Pirates had a five-point advantage in the last two minutes of the first extra period. ... Story & pictures...

Pictured: Tulane's Louis Dabney had 32 points in the Green Wave's triple OT win over East Carolina Wednesday night, including this hoop at the end of regulation that sent the game into extra periods. (Photo by Al Myatt)

Post-game audio: Lebo, Conroy, Williams, Barkley...

Next: ECU at Cincinnati | Saturday | 4 pm | TV: ESPNU



Recruiting report card: Defense

Pirates load up in secondary

The American Athletic Conference featured three offenses ranked among the nation's top 18 in passing yardage in 2015. Five of the league's starting quarterbacks whose passing yardage was among the top 45 statistically are scheduled to be back next fall. ... More from Sammy Batten...


Pirates issue full ride to kicker

East Carolina's recruiting class of 2016 has expanded to 23 with a post-signing day letter of intent from Bremen (GA) High School kicker/punter Jake Verity. The Pirates beat out UAB for Verity, who booted a 63-year field goal last season. ... Thumbnail sketches...


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Pirate baseball opens with banquet

For the second straight year it was my honor to serve as emcee for the East Carolina Pirates baseball banquet, held this past Saturday at Williams Arena. Some 400 fans packed the arena to get set for the upcoming baseball season. ... More from Brian Bailey...

Memorabilia on display at ECU's Baseball Banquet. (Submitted photo)

Audio: The Brian Bailey Show

The Brian Bailey Show airs on Pirate Radio 1250 on Mondays at 6:30 p.m. Brian's guest this week was ECU offensive coordinator Tony Petersen: Replay show...



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