East Carolina beats Rice

East Carolina beats Rice

Dwayne Harris returned a kickoff 92 yards for a touchdown and added two touchdown catches to help the East Carolina Pirates beat the Rice Owls 49-13 on Saturday afternoon.

The Pirates covered the 18.5-point spread, while the final score played OVER the day's posted total of 55.5.

Harris matched his career-high with 128 yards receiving for the Pirates. Patrick Pinkney was 18-for-26 for 231 yards with two interceptions, though one came when he was hit while throwing.

Nick Fanuzzi threw for 231 yards and one touchdown to lead Rice.