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East Carolina Pirates vs Charlotte 49ers Recap - East Carolina Wins 66-57

East Carolina grabbed a 66-57 win over Charlotte on Friday, behind a 18-point effort from Jayden Gardner at Dale F. Halton Arena.

Tristen Newton had 15 points for East Carolina and Bitumba Baruti chipped in with 8 points. Tremont Robinson-White had 5 assists for them, while Tyrie Jackson was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.

Charlotte got 15 points from Jordan Shepherd in a losing cause and another 14 points from Jhery Matos. Brice Williams contributed 3 assists for them, while Jhery Matos had 6 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Charlotte were victorious, as the score was $HalfScore at the break.

East Carolina had a 32-29 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.

East Carolina looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Belmont Abbey. Charlotte will aim to get back on the winning track vs. Belmont Abbey.