East Carolina gets past NC Wesleyan 99-81
Tyson shot 7 of 10 from the field and was a perfect 8-for-8 from the free throw line to become the first East Carolina player to score more than 20 points in their debut game since Darrell Jenkins in 2006. Nzege, who was 7 of 9 from the field, also had 12 rebounds.
NC Wesleyan, an NCAA Division III team, was led by Eric Dortch-Jones, who had 25 points, including a pair of 3-pointers. Adrian Moore added 13 points for the Battling Bishops.