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ECU made 11 3-pointers and beat Memphis 88-85 in overtime

(Fleming, ECU)

RESULT
ECU made 11 3-pointers and beat Memphis 88-85 in overtime Saturday afternoon inside Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum.
 
TURNING POINT
The Pirates trailed 80-78 when freshman Shawn Williams made consecutive 3-pointers in a span of 43 seconds and ECU never trailed again, although Memphis came within a point twice.
 
ECU PLAYER-OF-THE-GAME
Williams scored a career-high 30 points and matched his season-high with six 3-pointers and was 8-of-9 at the free throw line. Williams scored 10 points in the overtime period and was 4-of-4 at the free throw line in the final 50 seconds. He also played all 45 minutes.
 
MEMPHIS PLAYER-OF-THE-GAME
Jeremiah Martin had 33 points on 10-of-20 shooting with five rebounds and four assists. He was 5-of-12 outside the 3-point arc and 8-of-14 at the free throw line.
 
KEY PERFORMERS
Isaac Fleming (Wilmington) registered the first triple-double in ECU history, scoring 11 points, grabbing 10 rebounds and dishing out 11 assists. Kentrell Barkley posted his second consecutive double-double with 19 points and 13 rebounds to the 31st player in school history to score 1,000 career points and the 15th player to grab 600 career rebounds. B.J. Tyson added 14 points. Dimitrije Spasojevic matched his career-high of three blocked shots.
 
QUOTE OF THE NIGHT
"They just keep feeding it to me, I'm going to knock it down for them." – ECU freshman Shawn Williams
 
INSIDE THE BOX SCORE
ECU led by as many as 10, but never trailed by more than three … Both teams shot approximately 59 percent in the first half … The Pirates shot nearly 46 percent from beyond the 3-point arc (11-24), while the Tigers shot 33.3 percent (8-24) … ECU made 15 of 17 free throw attempts and Memphis missed 12 of 31 … Four players played 41 or more minutes for ECU … The Pirates had 20 assists on 31 made field goals.
 
UP NEXT
The Pirates return to the hardwood Wednesday, Feb. 7, at Temple. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia.

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