Pirates vs Thundering Herd Final: 37-10 - Recap
|Pirates vs Thundering Herd Final: 37-10 - Recap|
Marshall was unable to contain Jonathan Williams on Saturday and the result was a 37-10 Week 8 loss against the Pirates.
The Pirates were a 13-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 60.5.
Dominique Davis completed 23 of 39 pass attempts for 208 yards for the Pirates in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Thundering Herd defense.
Tron Martinez rushed for 29 yards for Marshall, while Eddie Sullivan added 23 yards. Brian Anderson threw for 217 yards for the Thundering Herd, while receivers Troy Evans and Aaron Dobson had 50 and 42 yards respectively.
East Carolina outgained Marshall 455-328 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 26-24 by the Pirates.
The time of possession battle favored Marshall as their offense was on the field for 34:24, longer than the 25:36 of their opponents.
East Carolina looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Central Florida. Marshall will aim to get back on the winning track vs Texas El Paso.