Pirates sail by Blazers

Pirates sail by Blazers

James Pinkney threw for 287 yards and two touchdowns, and rushed for score to lead the East Carolina Pirates to a 31-23 win over the UAB Blazers on Saturday.

The Pirates won this game as a 6-point underdog at home. The game’s combined 54 points fell UNDER the posted total (57).

Chris Johnson ran for 51 yards and a touchdown, and Bobby Good had a 105 yards receiving and a pair of touchdown catches in the victory.

Darrell Hackney completed 22-of-42 passes for 280 yards, rushed for a touchdown, and was picked off three times. Corey White ran for a TD, and Parker Mullins kicked three field goals in the loss.