Memphis vs East Carolina Wrap - East Carolina Wins 49-27
East Carolina got a 109-yard performance from Jonathan Williams as a key part of its 49-27 victory over the Tigers on Saturday at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.
East Carolina was a favorite by 13.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 56.5.
Dominique Davis completed 27 of 38 pass attempts for 244 yards for the Pirates in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Jerrell Rhodes rushed for 59 yards for Memphis, while Gregory Ray added 34 yards. Ryan Williams threw for 293 yards for the Tigers, while receivers Curtis Johnson and Marcus Rucker had 50 and 49 yards respectively.
Memphis was outgained by East Carolina 425-413 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 27-20 by the Pirates.
Memphis led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 31:10/28:50 split in that important category.
Next game, East Carolina takes its act on the road to face Virginia Tech looking for another win. For Memphis, they head home to face Middle Tennessee.