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East Carolina Pirates (3-6)


Fri. 10/30 Sat. 11/7 Fri. 11/13 Sat. 11/21 Sat. 11/28
@ Tulsa
L 30-34
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vs. Tulane
L 21-38
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@ Cin
L 17-55
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@ Temple
W 28-3
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vs. SMU
W 52-38
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East Carolina scores 45 points in 1st half, beats SMU 52-38

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) Holton Ahlers threw for four first-half touchdowns and East Carolina held off SMU's second-half rally for a 52-38 victory on Saturday.

ECU (3-6, 3-5 American) scored a touchdown on its first six possessions of the game, and closed the half with a short field goal for a 45-7 lead.

Ahlers was 11-of-17 passing for 158 yards in the first half. WR Tyler Snead also had a passing touchdown on a reverse and Keaton Mitchell rushed for 57 yards and a score.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: H. Ahlers1921
Passing TDs: H. Ahlers18
Rushing Yards: R. Harris624
Rushing TDs: R. Harris4
Receiving Yards: B. Proehl577
Receiving TDs: C. Johnson6
Interceptions: J. McMillian4
Schedule 2020
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/12 vs. Marshall Postponed
9/19 vs. Norfolk State Postponed
9/26 vs. 13 UCF L 28 - 51
10/3 at Georgia State L 29 - 49
10/10 at South Florida W 44 - 24
10/17 vs. Navy L 23 - 27
10/30 at Tulsa L 30 - 34
11/7 vs. Tulane L 21 - 38
11/13 at 7 Cincinnati L 17 - 55
11/21 at Temple W 28 - 3
11/28 vs. SMU W 52 - 38
American Athletic Conference
  Conference Overall
7 Cincinnati 6-0 8-0
24 Tulsa 5-0 5-1
Memphis 4-2 6-2
UCF 5-3 6-3
Houston 3-2 3-3
Southern Methodist 4-3 7-3
Navy 3-3 3-5
East Carolina 3-5 3-6
Tulane 2-5 5-5
Temple 1-6 1-6
South Florida 0-7 1-8
Offense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 3624 (32)
Passing Yards: 2060 (32)
Rushing Yards: 1564 (24)
Points per game: 30.2 (60)
Yards per game: 402.7 (59)
Touchdowns: 30 (36)
Field Goals: 14 (10)
Defense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 4026 (113)
Passing Yards: 2214 (104)
Rushing Yards: 1812 (120)
Points per game: 35.4 (105)
Yards per game: 447.3 (99)
Touchdowns: 40 (120)
Field Goals: 9 (88)
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