Pirates win air show
Both teams combined for 615 passing yards, but it was East Carolina's 310 yards that carried the Pirates to a 33-20 victory over the Marshall Thundering Herd at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium on Saturday.
The Pirates covered the 7-point spread at home, and the 53 points scored were just OVER the posted total of 52.
James Pinkney went 21-for-27 for 270 yards and a touchdown, and Brandon Fractious ran 16 times for 67 yards and a score for the Pirates.
Jimmy Skinner was 24-for-45 for 285 yards, one touchdown, and a pick, while Cody Slate had nine catches for 140 yards and a major for the Thundering Herd.