Pirates sneak past Thundering Herd

Pirates sneak past Thundering Herd

Ben Hartman booted a 27-yard field goal as the East Carolina Pirates defeated the Marshall Thundering Herd 19-16 in overtime Saturday.

East Carolina failed to cover the 3-point spread, while the 35 points went UNDER the posted total of 47.

Patrick Pinkney passed for 290 yards and a touchdown for East Carolina. Cody Slate had six catches for 69 yards with two touchdowns in the loss.