ECU one of four teams to play in Disaster Relief exhibition


GREENVILLE, Pitt County - The East Carolina men's basketball team will be one of four to participate in an exhibition to raise money for the governor's North Carolina Disaster Relief Fund.

The event will be held on Nov. 5 and will include North Carolina, UNC Wilmington and UNC Greensboro. The event will begin at 3 p.m. with each school taking part in 40 minutes of play divided up into three segments against the other teams, according to a press release from ECU.

Tickets are $20 and go on sale Wednesday. They can be purchased at the UNC Athletics Ticket Office at the Williamson Athletics Center, which is next to the Dean Dome, at or by calling 1-800-722-HEEL.

"Here in eastern North Carolina we know firsthand how devastating the effects of a hurricane can be and have been the beneficiary of the generosity of so many in the past," said ECU Head Coach Jeff Lebo, played at UNC from 1985-89. "We are privileged to be part of this event with the opportunity to raise money for those affected by these catastrophic storms and give back to those who unselfishly gave to our community when we were in need."