ECU basketball players recognized for AAC Weekly Awards

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) – Both ECU men’s and women’s basketball teams had players recognized for solid work on the basketball court this week.

The Pirates women saw freshman Karina Gordon named Freshman of the Week. She had 22 points in a win over UTSA on Tuesday and helped them to a hard-fought win at Memphis on Saturday. Star Danae McNeal made the honor roll averaging 18.5 points in the two games.

The Pirate men got one of the biggest baskets of the season from Brandon Johnson on Sunday as they beat Temple for their first conference win. He made the Honor roll as well.

Johnson averaged 16.0 points and 9.5 rebounds in a pair of games for the Pirates last week.

ECU men visit Temple on Wednesday night before hosting SMU this weekend.

ECU women are home against Alabama-Birmingham on Wednesday at 6 PM. They are on the road at Tulane this Saturday.