Ronnie Moore

Temple hands ECU third straight loss

East Carolina Pirates traveled to Philadelphia to face the Temple. Though the Pirates kept the game close, they could not withstand the onslaught by the Owls' offense.

With the loss, East Carolina drops to 9-8 and 1-3 in the AAC conference.

Next, the Pirates host a 12-4 Houston team, who are 3-1 in the AAC.

Notable Statistics from the game

  • ECU shot 42 percent from the field and 21 percent from the three-point line
  • The Prates were out-rebounded 39-28 by the Owls
  • East Carolina had less turnovers and more blocks than Temple
  • No starter on ECU's team made a three-point shot
  • The leading scorer for the Pirates was Kentrell Barkley with nine points and six rebounds
  • ECU has now lost seven games by double-digits this year
  • The team falls to seventh place in the American conference

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