East Carolina Pirates open season at home against the Mercer Bears

Mercer Bears at East Carolina Pirates

Greenville, North Carolina; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The East Carolina Pirates host the Mercer Bears in the season opener.

East Carolina finished 15-15 overall with a 12-4 record at home during the 2021-22 season. The Pirates shot 40.6% from the field and 33.3% from 3-point range last season.

Mercer finished 8-10 in SoCon play and 4-11 on the road last season. The Bears averaged 11.6 points off of turnovers, 8.4 second chance points and 3.7 bench points last season.

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