Wichita State @ Eastern Carolina
Current records: Wichita State 10-10; Eastern Carolina 11-10
What to know
Get ready for a battle of American Athletic as the East Carolina Pirates and the Wichita State Shockers battle it out Sunday at noon ET at Williams Arena at the Minges Coliseum. East Carolina will strut after a win, while Wichita State will stumble after a loss.
The Pirates were able to pull off a solid victory over the Tulsa Golden Hurricane on Tuesday, winning 76-66. East Carolina’s success was driven by the efforts of guard RJ Felton, who had 23 points and five rebounds, and power forward Brandon Johnson, who had 24 points and eight rebounds.
Meanwhile, Wichita State was within striking distance, but failed to close the gap on Wednesday as they fell 95-90 to the Tulane Green Wave. Despite the loss, Wichita State saw many of its players rise to the challenge and make noteworthy plays. guard Jaykwon Walton, who shot 5-of-9 from beyond the arc and finished with 24 points and six assists, was best among peers.
East Carolina is now 11-10 while the Shockers sit at 10-10. The Pirates are 5-5 after wins this year and Wichita State is 6-3 after losses.
How to watch
- When: Sunday at 12:00 ET
- Where is it: Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum — Greenville, NC
- TV: ESPN University
- Online Stream: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
- Follow: CBS Sports app
History of the series
Wichita State has won six of their last seven games against East Carolina.
- December 31, 2022 – East Carolina 79 vs. Wichita State 69
- March 05, 2022 – Wichita State 70 vs. East Carolina 62
- January 01, 2020 – Wichita State 75 vs. East Carolina 69
- March 14, 2019 – Wichita State 73 vs. East Carolina 57
- March 05, 2019 – Wichita State 72 vs. East Carolina 55
- February 06, 2019 – Wichita State 65 vs. East Carolina 49
- January 11, 2018 – Wichita State 95 vs. East Carolina 60