GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) B.J. Tyson had 25 points, Isaac Fleming scored the go-ahead points on a 3-point play with 29.7 seconds left and East Carolina scored the final 10 points to beat Cleveland State 72-69 on Monday night.
Kentrell Barkley added 14 for the Pirates (2-2), who trailed 69-62 with 1:50 to play. Fleming made 3 of 4 free throws to cut the deficit to four, Tyson narrowed it to 69-68 on a 3 with 56 seconds left, and Fleming drove hard to his left and finished with the foul, giving East Carolina a 71-69 lead.
Fleming had all eight of his points in the final two minutes.