GREENVILLE, N.C. -- Maurice Kemp scored 19 points, and East Carolina held Washington & Lee to 33.9 percent (19 of 56) shooting in a 72-50 season-opening victory in both teams' season opener on Saturday.
Kemp shot 7 of 14 from the field and 5 of 6 from the free-throw line. He also had 6 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals.
The Generals, a Division III team coming off a 13-14 campaign, did not help their cause with ball security, committing 16 turnovers, and they shot 18.8 percent (3 of 16) from 3-point range.
East Carolina has won its season-opener each of the past 12 seasons. Its last loss came on the road against Robert Morris on Nov. 19, 1999 (58-53).
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Two late June events provided a great start on the 2020 class and a look at some new 2019 talent.