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Houston vs East Carolina Recap - Pirates Win 48-28

Shane Carden led the way with 305 passing yards on Saturday as the Pirates picked up a 48-28 victory over the Cougars at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.

East Carolina was an underdog by 3 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 68.5.

Vintavious Cooper rushed for 140 yards, while Reggie Bullock added 67 yards in the win. Derrick Harris and Danny Webster added 65 and 46 receiving yards respectively.

Charles Sims rushed for 33 yards for Houston, while Kenneth Farrow added 1 yards. David Piland threw for 341 yards for the Cougars, while receivers Isaiah Sweeney and Mark Roberts had 93 and 62 yards respectively.

East Carolina outgained Houston 550-369 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 31-16 by the Pirates.

Houston lost the time of possession battle 44:08/15:52, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

East Carolina heads into a Week 12 battle against Tulane. Houston, meanwhile, will have their next action against Tulsa.