East Carolina vs UAB Wrap - East Carolina Wins 54-42
|East Carolina vs UAB Wrap - East Carolina Wins 54-42|
Dominique Davis sliced and diced the Blazers defense for 331 yards as East Carolina handed UAB a 54-42 defeat on Thursday at Legion Field.
The Pirates were a 1-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 68.5.
Jonathan Williams rushed for 82 yards, while Dwayne Harris added 21 yards in the win. Jonathan Williams and Lance Lewis added 115 and 62 receiving yards respectively.
Pat Shed rushed for 81 yards for UAB, while Daniel Borne added 48 yards. Bryan Ellis threw for 418 yards for the Blazers, while receivers Mike Jones and Pat Shed had 110 and 84 yards respectively.
East Carolina was outgained by UAB 545-492 yards in Thursday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 28-25 by the Blazers.
The time of possession battle favored UAB as their offense was on the field for 32:33, longer than the 26:43 of their opponents.
East Carolina looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Rice. UAB will aim to get back on the winning track vs Memphis.