GREENVILLE, N.C. -- Akeem Richmond and Shamarr Bowden each hit five of East Carolina's school-record 18 3-pointers and the Pirates set another program high with 64 first-half points in a 111-59 win over NAIA foe St. Andrews on Tuesday night.
The points were the most by East Carolina (6-1) since defeating The Citadel 111-81 on Dec. 4, 1975. The Pirates also had 30 assists, their highest total since 1984.
Richmond and Bowden scored 15 apiece and Paris Campbell had 11 first-half points as 14 of 15 East Carolina players tallied points.
The Pirates quickly took control, leading 28-10 at the 11:35 mark and 64-30 at halftime en route to coach Jeff Lebo's 250th career win.
East Carolina shot 50.7 percent (37 of 73) and 50 percent from long range (18 of 36). They also had a 51-35 rebounding advantage.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.
Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku, who recently underwent a medical procedure to correct a heart rhythm issue detected during the combine, will keep his name in the NBA draft pool.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.