Golden Eagles soar past Pirates

Golden Eagles soar past Pirates

Dustin Almond passed for 323 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles 33-7 victory against the East Carolina Pirates on Saturday.

The Golden Eagles won this game as 7.5-point favorites on the road and were able to cover the spread. The game’s final score fell UNDER the posted total (52).

Antwon Courington had five catches for 118 yards and a touchdown, while Shawn Nelson caught three passes for 51 yards and a TD. Tavarres Williams added a touchdown on the ground and Cody Hull rushed for 98 yards on nine carries in the win for the Golden Eagles.

Jamar Flournoy had 72 yards and a touchdown on 17 carries in the loss for the Pirates.