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Recap: E Kentucky , East Carolina
Date: December 28, 2019 4:00 PM EDT
  

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) Jayden Gardner scored 25 points with 14 rebounds and Tyrie Jackson scored 16 on four 3-pointers and East Carolina beat Eastern Kentucky 82-74 on Saturday.

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Tremont Robinson-White scored 16 and Bitumba Baruti grabbed 10 rebounds.

Eastern Kentucky started with a 15-5 lead when Ty Taylor scored nine. The Colonels led 39-32 at halftime before East Carolina (6-7) erupted to start the second half with a 21-8 run and led 53-47 with 12:51 left. Robinson-White made 1-of-2 shots from the foul line for a 48-47 advantage; the first lead for the Pirates since 2-1.

Gardner put in a layup off his own miss and the Pirates extended it to 60-51. The Colonels used a 12-5 spurt and closed to 65-63 on a 3 from Taylor but couldn't get closer. The Pirates reeled off nine straight to take control.

Jomaru Brown scored 25 for EKU, Tre King 18 with 12 boards, Taylor 12 and Michael Moreno 11.

Eastern Kentucky (3-10) begins Ohio Valley Conference play on Thursday when it hosts Tennessee Tech.

East Carolina starts American Athletic Conference action at Wichita State on New Year's Day.

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 CLOSING LAS VEGAS LINE
 Team  ML   SPR   O/U 
 EKTY  +500   +11.5   150 
 ECAR  -700   -11.5   
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 ECAR  79%   34%   90% 
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 NCAA BK RECAPS
 Saturday, Dec 28
 
  •  Brown at Duke
11:30 AM EDT
  •  Long Beach State at Florida
12:00 PM EDT
  •  American at Georgetown
12:00 PM EDT
  •  Central Michigan at Purdue
12:00 PM EDT
  •  Youngstown St at Indiana Purdue
12:00 PM EDT
  •  Wisconsin Milwaukee at NORTHERN KY
1:00 PM EDT
  •  St Peters at Hampton
1:00 PM EDT
  •  New Orleans at Memphis
1:30 PM EDT
  •  Wisconsin at Tennessee
1:30 PM EDT
  •  Toledo at Bradley
2:00 PM EDT
  •  Marist at Columbia
2:00 PM EDT
  •  College of Charleston at Drexel
2:00 PM EDT
  •  North Alabama at Florida State
2:00 PM EDT
  •  Bucknell at LaSalle
2:00 PM EDT
  •  Central Arkansas at Marquette
2:00 PM EDT
  •  Northeastern at Towson
2:00 PM EDT
  •  Wisconsin-Green Bay at Wright State
2:00 PM EDT
  •  Texas Southern at Arizona State
3:00 PM EDT
  •  Detroit at Oakland
3:00 PM EDT
  •  Eastern Michigan at UNLV
3:00 PM EDT
  •  Louisville at Kentucky
3:45 PM EDT
  •  La Monroe at Butler
4:00 PM EDT
  •  E Kentucky at East Carolina
4:00 PM EDT
  •  LONGWOOD at George Washington
4:00 PM EDT
  •  Cleveland State at Illinois Chicago
4:00 PM EDT
  •  Hofstra at James Madison
4:00 PM EDT
  •  Florida International at Minnesota
4:00 PM EDT
  •  Fairfield at Wagner
4:00 PM EDT
  •  Eastern Washington at Weber State
4:00 PM EDT
  •  Cal State Fullerton at UCLA
5:00 PM EDT
  •  Northern Colo at Portland State
5:05 PM EDT
  •  Northridge at Boise State
6:00 PM EDT
  •  Sacramento State at Montana State
6:00 PM EDT
  •  Cal Poly SLO at San Diego State
7:00 PM EDT
  •  UNC Wilmington at Delaware
7:00 PM EDT
  •  Niagara at Syracuse
7:00 PM EDT
  •  Belmont at W. Kentucky
7:30 PM EDT
  •  Seattle University at St. Mary's California
8:00 PM EDT
  •  Pepperdine at San Jose State
9:00 PM EDT
  •  Oral Roberts at Brigham Young
9:00 PM EDT
  •  Cal Riverside at Fresno State
9:00 PM EDT
  •  Idaho at Idaho State
9:00 PM EDT
  •  Northern Arizona at Montana
9:00 PM EDT
  •  Pacific at UC Irvine
10:00 PM EDT
  •  Morgan State at Loy Marymount
10:00 PM EDT
 
 
 
  
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