Jan. 29, 2009
Elizabeth City, NC - Anthony Hilliard once again excelled Elizabeth City State (14-5, 7-4 CIAA) past the Broncos 71-55 in R.L. Vaughan Center. Hilliard led the game with 32 points while Eddie Brown (Petersburg, FL) and Andy Gebru (Orlando, FL) led the Broncos with 13 and 12 points respectfully. After an early Viking timeout, ECSU broke into a 12-6 run and lead the half 26-18.
After intermission, Elizabeth City State (11-7, 6-6 CIAA) outscored FSU 24-12 in the first nine minutes to open up a 20-point lead and put the game away in the win column.
Fayetteville State put five more shot attempts than the Vikings (60) and made 36.7% of them (22). Other than ECSU shooting 49.1% from the field, the two teams matched each other in three-point shooting and free throws. Both teams had 36 rebounds apiece while the Broncos had two more turnovers (15) than the Vikings.
The road trip will continue for the Broncos as the team will travel to Bowie State for a 7:30 matchup on Saturday, January 31.