The East Carolina Pirates team has its eye firmly set on the top spot in the American Conference and is determined to eliminate any obstacles that stand between the team and its goals. The Pirates program is no stranger to success and has made two NCAA tournament appearances in the past. The East Carolina Pirates team is looking to find its way back to college basketball's biggest tournament and notch its first win. The East Carolina Pirates has a 5-2 record over three appearances in the Collegeinsider.com Postseason Tournament. East Carolina was crowned CIT champions in 2013. The Pirates won its only American Athletic Conference tournament championship in 1993. The team also won a conference championship while competing in the Southern Conference in 1972. Joe Dooley is the coach leading the Pirates and has the full commitment of both the players he coaches and the fans that love the team. The Pirates team possesses a good mix of young and established talent and is prepared to fight the competition headed its way. Grab your East Carolina University basketball tickets at StubHub.
Where can I buy East Carolina Pirates' basketball tickets?
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Where does the East Carolina Pirates team play home games?
Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum first opened its doors in 1967. The 8,000-seat arena is the home to both the Pirates men's and women's basketball teams. The arena is named in honor of longtime Pirates supporters Walter and Marie Williams. Recent renovations to Williams Arena resulted in new scoreboards and video boards.
Who are some of the most notable players to play for the East Carolina Pirates?
Blue Edwards was selected with the 21st overall pick by the Utah Jazz in 1989. Edwards played both shooting guard and small forward for a decade in the NBA and played on teams that made the playoffs four times. Oliver Mack was taken with the third pick in the second round of the 1979 draft and went on to average seven points a game over three NBA seasons. Charles Alford and George Maynor are other former East Carolina Pirates who were drafted by teams in the NBA.
Who is the coach of the East Carolina Pirates' basketball team?
Head Coach Joe Dooley returned to Greenville, N.C., in 2018 after serving as the head coach of the Pirates from 1995-1999. Between the two stints with the Pirates, Dooley had an impressive run as the coach of the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles. Dooley led the Eagles to 20 win seasons and a conference title each of the five years he was the coach of the team. Dooley is part of a small group of Division one coaches who achieved a 66% or higher winning percentage for the five years in question. Dooley and the East Carolina Pirates are looking forward to similar success.
What upcoming games can fans of the East Carolina Pirates look forward to?
The American Athletic Conference is loaded with powerful competitors, and fans will not want to miss a minute of the action. The Pirates team starts its home conference schedule off with the South Florida Bulls on Jan. 7. The Houston Cougars will be guests at Williams Arena on January 23. Fans are in for a treat on Feb. 29 when the Connecticut Huskies share the court for the Pirates' last regular-season home game.Back to Top