GREENVILLE — J.J. Miles had a career-high 22 points and East Carolina outscored UNC Wilmington 15-5 in the extra period to earn an 88-78 win on Monday night.
Bitumba Baruti had 17 points and six rebounds for East Carolina (4-0). Jayden Gardner added 16 points and 11 rebounds, and Tristen Newton had 10 points and eight assists. Miles hit 6 of 7 3-pointers.
Jaylen Sims had 28 points and seven rebounds for the Seahawks (2-2). Jamahri Harvey added 14 points, Mike Okauru had 12 points and John Bowen had a career-high five blocks plus six points and nine rebounds.
Charlotte 78, South Carolina State 40
CHARLOTTE — Brice Williams had 14 points to lead five Charlotte players in double figures as the 49ers easily defeated South Carolina State 78-40 on Monday night.
Jahmir Young added 12 points for the 49ers (1-2). Jackson Threadgill chipped in 11, Jordan Shepherd scored 10 and Jhery Matos had 10.
Isaiah Felder had nine points for the Bulldogs (0-5).
Coastal Carolina 78, NC Central 71
CONWAY, S.C. — DeVante’ Jones scored 19 points as Coastal Carolina topped NC Central 78-71 on Monday night.
Tyrik Dixon and Deanthony Tipler added 16 points each, and Ebrima Dibba had 10 points and seven assists for Coastal Carolina (3-0).
C.J. Keyser had 19 points for the Eagles (1-2). Jahnathan Maxwell added 13 points, and Deven Palmer had 10 points and six rebounds.