Pirates Fall 34-27 Against Marshall - Game Recap
Rakeem Cato led the way with 341 passing yards on Saturday as the Thundering Herd picked up a 34-27 victory over the Pirates at Joan C. Edwards Stadium.
Marshall was the ATS victor, as they covered the 2-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 55.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Travon Van rushed for 73 yards, while Tron Martinez added 31 yards in the win. Aaron Dobson and Antavious Wilson added 110 and 74 receiving yards respectively.
Dominique Davis rushed for 46 yards for East Carolina, while Torrance Hunt added 42 yards. Dominique Davis threw for 285 yards for the Pirates, while receivers Justin Hardy and Reese Wiggins had 92 and 55 yards respectively.
Marshall outgained East Carolina 445-417 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 25-16 by the Pirates.
East Carolina led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 32:44/27:16 split in that important category.