Evansville 26 32 58
Ecarolina 40 41 81
Date of game: 3/30/2013

Recap: East Carolina vs. Evansville

Greenville, NC (Sports Network) - Maurice Kemp led the way with 20 points and 12 rebounds as the East Carolina Pirates coasted to an 81-58 victory over the Evansville Purple Aces in the semifinals of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament at Minges Coliseum.

Miguel Paul and Robert Sampson posted double-doubles of their own for the Pirates (22-12), who will go on to play Weber State in the championship round. Paul tallied 19 points and 11 assists while Sampson scored 11 points and collected 13 rebounds. Ty Armstrong also had a strong showing as he went 6-of-7 from the floor en route to 17 points.

Colt Ryan paced Evansville (21-15) with 12 points. Egidijus Mockevicius registered nine points, 13 rebounds and five blocks in the setback.

ECU wasted no time taking control as it hit on 50 percent of its field goal tries in the opening half and limited the Purple Aces to 25.6 percent efficiency. The Pirates also scored eight points off turnovers in the first period to help build a 40-26 lead by the intermission.

Armstrong scored 13 of his points after the break while Kemp produced 12 second-half points. ECU drained 60.7 percent of its field goal attempts and held Evansville without a make from beyond the arc over the final 20 minutes of action to extend its lead and advance.

The Aces finished 1-of-15 from 3-point range. ECU assisted 20 of its 31 makes from the floor and outscored the visitors, 48-36, in the paint.

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