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<hr><a name="30s">1930's Basketball</a>

1932

On January 12, 1932, the Teachers played in their first intercollegiate game. They returned to campus victorious over Campbell College.

Coach: C.W. Porter, record 8-9

Greenville All Stars, W, 23-17
Greenville All Stars, L, 22-23
Campbell, L, 16-30
Atlantic Christian, L, 17-23
Atlantic Christian, L, 23-37
Louisburg JC, W, 36-31
Campbell, L, 17-30
Farmville All Stars, W, 26-15
Louisburg JC, W, 16-6
William & Mary (ND), L, 23-37
Farmville All Stars, L, 27-31
Wilmington Y, W, 24-23
Wilmington Y, W, 32-26
Williamston Town Team, W, 32-24
Rocky Mount Y, L, 25-41
Rocky Mount Y, L, 30-37
Goldsboro Y, W, no score

1933

Coach: C.K. Beatty, won 9, lost 6
Goldsboro Red Shields, W, 34-21
Rocky Mount Y, W, 53-37
NC State Freshmen, L, 19-51
Atlantic Christian, W, 26-21
High Point, W, 38-35
Atlantic Christian, L, 39-43
Wilmington HS, W, 57-23
NC State Freshmen, L, 27-29
Wake Forest Freshmen, L, 21-38
Chowan JC, W, 47-27
Roanoke Rapids Town Team, W, 44-20
Wake Forest Freshmen, W, 35-31
Roanoke Rapids Red Devils, W, 54-34
High Point, L, 23-46
Campbell, L, 25-38

1934

The team became the Pirates. Coach: C.K. Beatty, won 3, lost 11
High Point, L, 35-63
High Point, L, 20-25
Appalachian Teachers, L, 39-48
Appalachian Teachers, L, 26-41
Atlantic Christian, W, 34-14
Catawba, W, 32-27
Campbell, L, 29-41
High Point, L, 26-31
Catawba, L, 19-35
Campbell, L, 13-49
Oak Ridge Cadets, L, 24-53
Goldsboro Red Shields, W, 46-30
Rocky Mount Y, L, 50-60
High Point, L, 35-44

1935

Head coach: G.L. Mathis, * = no score recorded
Kinston All-Stars, W, 21-19
Campbell, L, 22-37
Rocky Mount Y, L, 39-50
High Point, L, 12-43
Presbyterian JC, W, 50-28
Guilford, W, 29-20
Guilford, L*
Campbell, W, 35-20
Atlantic Christian, L, 21-23
Lousiburg JC, W, 36-20
Wingate JC, L*
William & Mary (N.D.), L*
Atlantic Christian, W, 37-36
Davidson Freshmen, L*
Guilford, W*
High Point, L*
Rocky Mount Y, L*
Elon, L, 36-70

1936

The team had a 12-4 season. Which was brought about because of the teamwork and unselfishness of Francis Jennings, Jimmie Johnson, Durward Stowe, "Hoot" Gibson, Carlos Holleman, Floyd Hinton, Sylvester Proctor, Archiable Fleming, Fran Ferebee, Clarence Cunningham,"Lex" Ridenhour, and "Jew" Ayers. G.L. Mathis was the coach.
ECTC vs High Point College 23-45 L
ECTC vs High Point College 32-40 L
ECTC vs Rocky Mount 33-23 W
ECTC vs Rocky Mount 42-20 W
ECTC vs Williamston "All Stars" 34-24 W
ECTC vs Washington "All Stars" 42-12 W
ECTC vs Guilford College 16-22 L
ECTC vs Guilford College 34-27 W
ECTC vs Campbell College 46-36 W
ECTC vs Presbyterian Junior College 62-42 W
ECTC vs Atlantic Christian College 58-41 W
ECTC vs Atlantic Christian College 20-26 L
ECTC vs Louisburg 54-15 W
ECTC vs Louisburg 49-31 W
ECTC vs Oak Ridge 45-39 W
ECTC vs William & Mary 54-35 W



1937

Coach: Bo Farley, won 13, lost 11
Morehead City All-Stars, W, 64-12
Rocky Mount Y, W. 39-37
Campbell, L, 22-30
Louisburg JC, W, 39-24
Washington All Stars, W, 103-18
Atlantic Christian, L, 28-42
Ayden All-Stars, W, 44-35
Bethel All-Stars, W, 32-29
Ayden All-Stars, W, 25-24
Morehead City All Stars, W, 45-32
Guilford, L, 36-44
Guilford, W, 31-20
Atlantic Christian, W, 37-28
Louisburg JC, L, 30-41
Fuquay All-Stars, L, 47-55
Presbyterian JC, W, 62-34
Naval Training School, L, 20-60
William & Mary (N.D.), L, 36-41
Naval Apprentice, L, 25-43
High Point, L, 28-42
Washington All-Stars, W. 57-31
William & Mary (N.D.), L, 34-38

1938

Head Coach: Joe Alexander
Unique Furniture Co., L, 49-62
Portsmouth Y, W, 28-25
Louisburg JC, W, 46-35
Rocky Mount Y, W. 38-30
Naval Base, L, 38-41
William & Mary (N.D.), L, 40-47
Naval Base, L, 30-43
High Point, L, 33-66
Enka Stars, L, 31-51
Western Carolina Teachers College, W, 41-31
Western Carolina Teachers College, L, 28-33
Atlantic Christian, W, 37-36
William & Mary (N.D.), W, 42-36
Campbell, L, 29-37
Bethel Raiders, W, 38-36
Belmont Abbey, L, 31-37
High Point, L, 33-52
Atlantic Christian, L, 42-49
Campbell, W, 34-24
House of David, L, 31-41

1939

The team was coached by Gordon Gilbert to an 17-10 overall record.
Newport News Business, W. 31-22
Erwin Red Birds, L, 26-30
Wake Forest Rebels, W, 44-38
Kinston All-Stars, W, 45-13
Rocky Mount Y, W, 33-26
Kinston All-Stars, W, 63-26
Williamston Martins, W, 41-36
Rocky Mount Y, W, 49-39
Erwin Red Birds, W. 35-32
High Point, L, 37-43
Atlantic Christian, L, 28-32
Wiliam & Mary (N.D.), W, 35-24
Naval Base, W, 44-35
Wilson Teachers, W, 41-38
Lynchburg, L, 40-42
Elon, L, 31-38
Atlantic Christian, W, 37-29
William & Mary (N.D.), W. 35-33
Chowan JC, L, 18-33
Naval Base, W, 43-39
Wilson Teachers, W, 53-30
 
<hr><a name="40s">1940's Basketball</a>

1940

The team finished with a winning season that was hard fought. The team was able to retain the Bohunk Trophy by beating Atlantic Christian College. Coach Bo Farley, won 11, lost 7.
Elizabeth City Cardinals, W, 53-27
Langley Field Aces, L, 43-59
Atlantic Christian, W, 49-46
Westinghouse Apprentice, W, 51-44
High Point, L, 35-51
U.S. Naval Base, L, 49-51
Newport News Apprentice, L, 46-51
U.S. Naval Base, W, 64-57
William & Mary (N.D.), W, 62-36
Portsmouth Y, W, 42-29
Rocky Mount Y, W, 79-27
Raleigh White Flash, L, 48-50
Louisburg JC, W, 83-27
Atlantic Christian, W, 58-43
Campbell, L, 41-77
William & Mary (N.D.), W, 76-44
Duke B Team, L, no score recorded
Langly Field Aces, W, 67-51

1941

This year's team can be characterized by their brilliant, fast, offensive court game. The team was led by Coach Christenbury. They had a winning season and upheld ECTC's reputation of being a stiff opponent on the hardwood court and set quite a high mark in the record book for future teams to shoot at. Won 15, lost 4.
High Point, W, 44-43
Rocky Mount Y, W, 52-39
Atlantic Christian, W, 63-27
House of David, L, 49-63
Chowan JC, W, 60-16
Campbell, W, 53-44
Westinghouse Apprentice, W, 55-46
Atlantic Christian, W, 59-28
Appalachian Teachers, L, 49-66
High Point, W, 44-37
Mars Hill, W, 44-23
Western Carolina Teachers, L, 40-43
Campbell, W, 49-38
William & Mary (N.D.), W, 63-40
Campbell, W, 50-38
Raleigh White Flash, L, 46-54
Norfolk Navy Base, W, 51-40
William & Mary (N.D.), W, 60-43
Atlantic Christian, W, 59-28

1942

Coach: John Christianbury, won 9, lost 9
Louisburg JC, W, 43-42
Atlantic Christian, L, 33-42
Rio Grande, L, 28-46
Williamston Martins, L, 28-31
Rocky Mount Y, W, 46-31
Norfolk Naval Base, L, 26-67
William & Mary (N.D.), W, 58-35
Norfolk Naval Base, L, 28-38
Camp Davis, L, 33-53
Belmont Abbey, W, 28-24
Co. A. 649th Engineers, W, 41-26
U.S. Marines, W, 31-16
Edwards Military Institute, W, 37-25
Norfolk Naval Hospital, W, 45-32
William & Mary (N.D.), W, 56-29
Westinghouse Apprentice, L, 24-54
Atlantic Christian, L, 25-28
Camp Davis, L, 26-50

1943

Coach: John Christianbury, won 1, lost 2.
Atlantic Christian, L, 35-44
Atlantic Christian, L, 22-42
Bethel All-Stars, W, 62-35

1944

There were no sporting events this year due to World War II.

1945

A team was formed and played despite having no head coach. Won 8, lost 6.
Greenville Marines, W, 30-26
Greenville Marines, L, 26-34
Walstonburg All Stars, W, 66-21
Greenville Marines, L, 31-38
Cherry Point Marines, L, 33-37
Bogue Field Air Raiders, W, 49-45
Greenville Marines, W, 38-31
Waltstonburg All Stars, L, 5-28
Greenville, Marines, W, 47-45
Atlantic Christian, W, 60-32
Jamesville All Stars, L, 59-69
Colerain Red Devils (32), W, 51-37
Bogue Field Air Raiders, W, 36-35
Smithfield Blue Streaks, L, 36-62

1946

Resumed intercollegiate play with 7 team members and achieved a 16-9 record. Also, a Juinor Varsity team was organized and coached by Earl Smith.
Kinston Marines, L, 47-49
Kinston Marines, W, 36-19
Campbell, W, 40-20
Campbell, W, 47-23
13th Airborne, Ft. Bragg, W, 66-48
Jamesville All Stars, W, 47-36
William & Mary (ND), W, 51-38
Louisburg JC, W, 56-20
Louisburg JC, W, 78-23
Greensboro Ord, L, 42-64
Greensboro Ord, L, 34-54
Thomasville Lions, W, 67-50
Thomasville Lions, W, 58-37
Edenton NAS, W, 65-49
Atlantic Christian, L, 34-41
Atlantic Christian, L, 41-57
Elon, L, 41-52
Elon, L, 56-73
Lenoir-Rhyne, W, 36-31
Guilford, W, 43-33
Guilford, W, 66-46
High Point, W, 49-43
High Point, W, 39-38
Camp Lejeune, L, 36-84
Camp Lejeune, L, 66-118

1947

Coach: Jim Johnson, 17-10 season in which they took the Bohunk trophy from Atlantic Christian College.
Campbell, W, 43-37
Louisburg JC, W, 51-31
Fort Bragg, W, 47-44
Camp Lejeune, W, 60-53
House of David, L, 51-56
William & Mary (ND), W, 49-46
St. Helena, W, 43-42
Campbell, L, 34-35
Norfolk Naval Station, L, 35-66
St. Helena, W, 44-43
Atlantic Christian, W, 45-39
Norfolk Naval Station, W, 52-49
Cherry Point, L, 42-48
Newport News Apprentice, L, 42-49
Atlantic Christian, L, 33-48
William & Mary (ND), W, 42-41
Cherry Point, L, no score recorded
Louisburg JC, W, 55-31
Williamston All-Stars, W, no score recorded
Goldsboro All-Stars, W, 44-37
Rocky Mount Y, W, 78-51
Goldsboro All-Stars, W, 78-51
Edwards Military Institute, W, 98-33
Duke Freshmen, L, 28-42
Edwards Military Institute, W, 61-35
Fayetteville American Legion, L, 63-67
Duke B Team, L, 41-42

1948

The team had an overall season of 13-11. Entered the North State Conference with a 6-4 record under coach Howard Porter.
Goldsboro All-Stars, W, 50-32
Cherry Point, W, 50-42
Little Creek Navy, L, 44-45
Erskine, L, 44-47
Duke Junior Varsity, L, 38-47
Elon, W, 31-29
Appalachian State, L, 47-66
Newport News Apprentice, L, 62-64
Lenoir-Rhyne, W, 56-47
Duke Junior Varsity, W, 57-44
Western Carolina, L, 43-57
Western Carolina, W, 43-40
Lenoir-Rhyne, W, 76-46
Appalachian State, L, 44-65
William & Mary (ND), L, 51-55
William & Mary (ND), L, 42-44
Atlantic Christian, W, 38-36
Elon, W, 62-44
Erskine, W, 48-43
Atlantic Christian, W, 56-45
Goldsboro All-Stars, W, 44-33
Little Creek Navy, W, 58-48
Cherry Point, L, no score recorded
Guilford, L, 38-53 - North State Tournament game

1949

Coach: Howard Porter, 10-9 and 7-7 in North State Conference.
Portsmouth Grid Club, W, 36-26
High Point, L, 31-51
Catawba, L, 39-51
Norfolk Navy, W, 54-51
Appalachian State, W, 60-53
Cherry Point, L, 45-75
Elon, W, 49-48
Lenoir-Rhyne, L, 47-71
Catawba, L, 45-49
Atlantic Christian, L, 48-51
Lenoir-Rhyne, W, 65-49
Appalachian State, L, 41-54
Western Carolina, L, 50-52
Western Carolina, W, 61-31
High Point, W, 50-48
Atlantic Christian, W. 52-51
Elon, W, 57-48
Western Carolina, W, 49-43
Appalachian State, L, 52-69, North State Tournament game

See also Men's Basketball - 1949