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ECU's Zach Root celebrates after getting the final out against UNC (Aaron Fitt)


Fitt: Late Comeback Lifts ECU Past UNC In Instant Classic


GREENVILLE, N.C. — A baseball lover could not have asked for much more from a game in February. Or a game in June, for that matter.

Friday night’s clash between No. 12 North Carolina and No. 11 East Carolina started as a superb pitcher’s duel for seven innings, then featured some wild momentum swings in the final two frames, capped by some high drama — and all of it played out in front of a Clark-Leclair Stadium-record crowd of 6,003. And once those fans got ignited, they played no small part in ECU’s thrilling 6-5 victory.

But for the first[…]


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