Pirates Down UAB 28-23 - Match Report
East Carolina's aerial attack produced 361 yards and the Pirates produced a 28-23 victory over UAB on Saturday at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Pirates were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 16.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 65.5.
Reggie Bullock rushed for 169 yards, while Michael Dobson added 20 yards in the win. Justin Hardy and Lance Lewis added 90 and 69 receiving yards respectively.
Pat Shed rushed for 59 yards for UAB, while Jackie Williams added 22 yards. Bryan Ellis threw for 177 yards for the Blazers, while receivers Patrick Hearn and Pat Shed had 70 and 62 yards respectively.
East Carolina outgained UAB 542-400 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 31-24 by the Pirates.
East Carolina lost the time of possession battle 32:16/27:44, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
East Carolina looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against North Carolina. UAB will aim to get back on the winning track at Troy.