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East Carolina Pirates (2-6)


Sat. 10/7 Sat. 10/14 Sat. 10/21 Sat. 11/4 Sat. 11/11
vs. Temple
L 10-34
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@ UCF
L 21-63
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vs. BYU
W 33-17
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@ Hou
TBA
vs. Tulane
TBA

Minshew, Verity help East Carolina beat BYU 33-17, snap skid

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) Backup quarterback Gardner Minshew threw two fourth-quarter touchdown passes and Jake Verity nailed four field goals as East Carolina pulled away for a 33-17 victory over BYU on Saturday night to snap a three-game skid.

Minshew connected with Trevon Brown for a 26-yard score, hit Quay Johnson for a 9-yard TD and finished with 121 yards on 6-of-9 passing. Verity made field goals of 42, 42, 32 and 33 yard for the Pirates (2-6). East Carolina starter Thomas Sirk completed 14 of 21 passes for 177 yards and also ran for 25 yards and a score.

BYU (1-7) has dropped seven straight games for the first time since 1968. The Cougars came into the game with a 22-5 all-time record against American Athletic Conference opponents.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: T. Sirk1650
Passing TDs: T. Sirk9
Rushing Yards: H. Howe214
Rushing TDs: T. Sirk3
Receiving Yards: D. Grayson795
Receiving TDs: D. Grayson6
Interceptions: B. Fulp1
Schedule 2017
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/2 vs. James Madison L 14 - 34
9/9 at West Virginia L 20 - 56
9/16 vs. 16 Virginia Tech L 17 - 64
9/24 at Connecticut W 41 - 38
9/30 vs. 18 South Florida L 31 - 61
10/7 vs. Temple L 10 - 34
10/14 at 22 UCF L 21 - 63
10/21 vs. BYU W 33 - 17
11/4 at Houston TBA
11/11 vs. Tulane TBA
11/18 vs. Cincinnati TBA
11/25 at 24 Memphis TBA
American Athletic Conference
East
  Conference Overall
17 South Florida 4-0 7-0
18 UCF 4-0 6-0
Connecticut 2-3 3-4
Temple 1-3 3-5
East Carolina 1-3 2-6
Cincinnati 0-4 2-6
West
  Conference Overall
24 Memphis 3-1 6-1
Southern Methodist 2-1 5-2
Navy 3-2 5-2
Houston 2-2 4-3
Tulane 1-2 3-4
Tulsa 1-3 2-6
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