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Houston Men, ECU Women Lead After Day 1 Of Indoor Track & Field

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.Houston raced out to a large lead in the men’s competition and East Carolina clung to a slim lead in the women’s draw following Friday’s opening day of the American Athletic Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships at the Birmingham CrossPlex.

The Cougar men scored 72.5 points to take a 47.5-point advantage over Tulsa (25), with Cincinnati in third with 24 points. ECU staked a 1.5-point lead with 29.5 points, just ahead of Tulsa (28). Houston was third with 25 points, and Memphis rounded out the top four with four points.