Virginia overpowers East Carolina
Cedric Peerman ran for 173 yards on 16 carries with two touchdowns to lead Virginia past East Carolina 35-20 on Saturday.
Virginia covered as 4-point home underdogs as the teams played over the 41.5-point total listed by sportsbooks.
Marc Verica went 25-for-32 for 216 yards with a TD pass and two interceptions for the Cavaliers, who got touchdown receptions from Kevin Ogletree and John Phillips in the upset.
Jonathan Williams rushed for 95 yards on 19 attempts with a score for East Carolina, while Patrick Pinkney was 12-for-28 for 196 yards with a TD pass for the Pirates.