Knights vs Pirates Final: 49-35 - Recap
|Knights vs Pirates Final: 49-35 - Recap|
The Pirates had no answer for Ronnie Weaver on Saturday as the Knights rolled to a 49-35 win at Bright House Networks Stadium.
Central Florida won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 8.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 54.5.
Jeff Godfrey completed 8 of 12 pass attempts for 159 yards for the Knights in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Giavanni Ruffin rushed for 63 yards for East Carolina, while Dwayne Harris added 44 yards. Dominique Davis threw for 310 yards for the Pirates, while receivers Dwayne Harris and Lance Lewis had 146 and 64 yards respectively.
The time of possession battle favored Central Florida as their offense was on the field for 30:08, longer than the 29:52 of their opponents.
Next game, Central Florida takes its act on the road to face Houston looking for another win. For East Carolina, they head home to face Navy.