NCAA Football

Mercer vs. East Carolina – Game Recap – November 8, 2022

GREENVILLE, NC — — Brandon Johnson scored 24 points and Javon Small added 23 points in East Carolina’s 77-75 win Tuesday night in the season opener.

RJ Felton recorded 11 points for the Pirates.

Jalyn McCreary led the Bears in scoring, finishing with 18 points. Mercer also got 12 points from Shawn Walker.

Johnson scored 10 points in the first half, but East Carolina went into the break 39–30 down. Small’s 17-point second half helped East Carolina close out the win by two points.

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East Carolina’s next game is Saturday against the Presbyterian at home. Mercer welcomes Milligan on Friday.

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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