Tigers Fall 35-17 Against East Carolina - Game Recap

Tigers Fall 35-17 Against East Carolina - Game Recap

East Carolina's aerial attack produced 307 yards and the Pirates produced a 35-17 victory over Memphis on Saturday at Liberty Bowl.

The Pirates were a 14-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 58.5.

Torrance Hunt rushed for 98 yards, while Michael Dobson added 34 yards in the win. Justin Hardy and Danny Webster added 85 and 67 receiving yards respectively.

Artaves Gibson rushed for 65 yards for Memphis, while Joe Price added 10 yards. Skylar Jones threw for 124 yards for the Tigers, while receivers Curtis Johnson and Joe Price had 81 and 49 yards respectively.

Memphis was outgained by East Carolina 524-233 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 24-13 by the Pirates.

The time of possession battle favored East Carolina as their offense was on the field for 32:33, longer than the 27:27 of their opponents.

East Carolina looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Navy. Memphis will aim to get back on the winning track at Tulane.