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Pirates Fall 56-28 Against Navy - Game Recap

Pirates Fall 56-28 Against Navy - Game Recap

East Carolina was unable to contain Gee Gee Greene on Saturday and the result was a 56-28 Week 9 loss against the Midshipmen.

Bettors who backed the Midshipmen were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 3 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 48.5.

Keenan Reynolds completed 3 of 5 pass attempts for 51 yards for the Midshipmen in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Pirates defense.

Vintavious Cooper rushed for 121 yards for East Carolina, while Reggie Bullock added 37 yards. Shane Carden threw for 194 yards for the Pirates, while receivers Danny Webster and Justin Jones had 44 and 36 yards respectively.

East Carolina was outgained by Navy 563-338 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 32-20 by the Midshipmen.

East Carolina lost the time of possession battle 35:27/24:33, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

Navy heads into a Week 10 battle against Florida Atlantic. East Carolina, meanwhile, will have their next action against Houston.