Davidson meets ECU in Conway

Davidson (2-2) vs. East Carolina (4-1)

Myrtle Beach Invitational , HTC Center, Conway, South Carolina; Sunday, 6 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Davidson and East Carolina are set to square off in a Myrtle Beach Invitational game. East Carolina earned a 73-60 win over Old Dominion in its most recent game, while Davidson won 72-60 against Penn in its last outing.

BIG MEN ON CAMPUS: The explosive Tristen Newton has put up 19 points, 4.4 rebounds and 4.2 assists to lead the way for the Pirates. Brandon Suggs has paired with Newton and is accounting for 11.8 points and 2.4 steals per game. The Wildcats have been led by Luka Brajkovic, who is averaging 14.3 points and 6.3 rebounds.

CREATING OFFENSE: Brajkovic has made or assisted on 41 percent of all Davidson field goals over the last three games. Brajkovic has accounted for 19 field goals and 10 assists in those games.

PASSING FOR POINTS: The Pirates have recently used assists to create baskets more often than the Wildcats. East Carolina has 48 assists on 86 field goals (55.8 percent) over its previous three outings while Davidson has assists on 35 of 71 field goals (49.3 percent) during its past three games.

DID YOU KNOW: East Carolina has attempted the second-most free throws among all AAC teams. The Pirates have averaged 22 free throws per game this season.

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