Pirates vs Wolfpack Final: 33-27 - Recap
|Pirates vs Wolfpack Final: 33-27 - Recap|
Dominique Davis was good for 376 yards through the air on Saturday as the Pirates got past the Wolfpack by a score of 33-27 at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.
East Carolina was the ATS victor, as they covered the 7.5-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 69.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Giavanni Ruffin rushed for 74 yards, while Jonathan Williams added 31 yards in the win. Michael Bowman and Dwayne Harris added 93 and 91 receiving yards respectively.
Mustafa Greene rushed for 75 yards for North Carolina State, while Russell Wilson added 37 yards. Russell Wilson threw for 322 yards for the Wolfpack, while receivers Owen Spencer and T.J. Graham had 98 and 77 yards respectively.
North Carolina State lost the offensive yardage battle to East Carolina 496-476 yards in Saturday's game. North Carolina State had more first downs as that total ended up 26-24.
East Carolina lost the time of possession battle 32:31/27:29, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, East Carolina takes its act home to face Marshall looking for another win. For North Carolina State, they head home to face Florida State.