Golden Hurricane Fall 58-24 Against East Carolina - Game Recap
Shane Carden was good for 384 yards through the air on Saturday as the Pirates got past the Golden Hurricane by a score of 58-24 at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.
East Carolina won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 16-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 54.5.
Vintavious Cooper rushed for 67 yards, while Breon Allen added 30 yards in the win. Isaiah Jones and Justin Hardy added 104 and 99 receiving yards respectively.
Trey Watts rushed for 120 yards for Tulsa, while Zack Langer added 31 yards. Dane Evans threw for 142 yards for the Golden Hurricane, while receivers Trey Watts and Thomas Roberson had 48 and 40 yards respectively.
East Carolina outgained Tulsa 505-363 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 29-22 by the Pirates.
Tulsa lost the time of possession battle 30:57/29:03, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
East Carolina looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against UAB. Tulsa will aim to get back on the winning track vs Marshall.