GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) Darren White scored 25 points and Campbell used a timely 11-0 run in overtime to earn an 86-81 nonconference victory over East Carolina Wednesday night.
East Carolina (8-4) led 78-75 with 2:09 left in overtime when Darian Hooker's jumper sparked Campbell's run. Five different Camels scored during the stretch.
Campbell (5-9) was ahead 69-60 with 2:24 left in regulation when the Pirates embarked on an 11-0 run that included consecutive 3-pointers by Akeem Richmond. Richmond hit 6 of 13 from 3-point range and tied with Maurice Kemp for the team high with 18 points.
Campbell's Andrew Ryan drained a jumper with 21 seconds left to snap the run and knot the score 71-all. Neither team scored again in regulation.
The loss drops the Pirates to 7-1 at home, while it was Campbell's first road win in five tries this year.
White added 10 rebounds for his second straight double-double.
First up in our look around the sports world, former Washington Capital and Predators star Filip Forsberg recently shared how hes been staying busy during this down time. He says in this video posted on Instagram that since hockey’s coming back, he has to wear his gear to get used to it again - very clever! Can't wait for the season to restart.
Next up, we all remember Rams' defensive tackle Aaron Donald’s insane knife workout and, well, he inspired 49ers rookie defensive tackle Javon Kinlaw to do his own version. I'm not sure about you, but all of a sudden my anxiety is through the roof!
Lastly, we all knew that Giants running back Saquon Barkley has ridiculous legs on him, but nobody ever talks about his arms. QB Daniel Jones may have a solid backup here!
Will Harris may have been the pitcher who served up Howie Kendrick’s go-ahead home run in Game 7 of last fall’s World Series, but he apparently isn’t holding any grudges about the outcome.
Harris, who spent five years with the Houston Astros before signing a three-year deal with the Nationals over the winter, sat down for a Zoom press conference Tuesday in what his first chance to speak with the media since Summer Camp began. He wore a T-shirt that was a bit surprising for a player who was on the losing end of Washington’s title run.
The shirt reads “District of Champions,” a nod to D.C. winning titles in MLB, NHL and WNBA over the last three years. To his credit, Harris hasn’t shied away from talking about his performance in Game 7.
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“Look, I took the L in Game 7, that’s never gonna change,” Harris said on MLB Network in January. “But at the same time, I plan on winning my next Game 7 and I plan on winning more World Series, and I think Washington is a place I can do that.”
As if there was any doubt before, it appears that Harris has completely committed to his ballclub and D.C. as a sports town.
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