ECU Pirates motivated by preseason prediction
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Like many of his East Carolina teammates, Pinkney perused the poll to see where the league's coaches had slotted the Pirates. He scanned and scanned, all the way to the bottom of the page.
Last. That's where East Carolina was projected to finish in Conference USA's East Division. Dead last.
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