GREENVILLE, NC (WITN) The ECU Pirates fall to the number 16th ranked Virginia Tech Hokies 64-17 at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.
4th Quarter: Coleman Fox runs five yards for a touchdown. Hokies up 64-17
3rd Quarter: Jalen Holston pushes passed the goal line bringing Virginia Tech up 57-17
3rd Quarter: Sean Savoy takes nine yard pass into the endzone. Hokies are up 50-17
3rd Quarter: Josh Jackson throws 45 yard pass to Cam Phillips for a touchdown. Virginia Tech is up 43-17
3rd Quarter: Travon McMillian catches a 70 yard pass for another Hokies touchdown. Virginia Tech is up 36-17
3rd Quarter: Josh Jackson makes 31 yard pass to Cam Phillips for Virginia Tech touchdown. The Hokies miss a two-point conversion. Virginia Tech is up 29-17
2nd Quarter: Virginia Tech kicks 37 yard field goal. Hokies are up 23-17
2nd Quarter: Virginia Tech kicks 34 yard field goal. Hokies take the lead 20-17
2nd Quarter: Virginia Tech kicks 25 yard field goal. Game tied 17-17
2nd Quarter: Virginia Tech makes a 10 yard pass to Cam Phillips for a touchdown. ECU is up 17-14
1st Quarter: Jake Verity makes a 35 yard field goal for ECU. Pirates lead Hokies 17-7
1st Quarter: ECU's Trevon Brown catches a 76 yard pass giving the Pirates the lead 14-7
1st Quarter: Virginia Tech's Steven Peoples runs the ball for a Hokies touchdown. The score is 7-7
1st Quarter: Gardner Minshew makes a nine yard pass to Davon Grayson into the endzone giving the Pirates an early lead 7-0
After dropping their first two games of the season, the ECU Pirates have a tough task Saturday as they welcome the number 16th ranked Virginia Tech Hokies to town for a 3:30 p.m. kickoff at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.
ECU will look to avoid its first 0-3 start since 2004.
Although the Hokies are a three touchdown favorite heading into the matchup, Virginia Tech certainly won't take ECU lightly. The Pirates have won two of the last three games against the Hokies, including a 35-28 win in Greenville in September of 2015.
The game will be televised on CBS Sports Network.
The Pirates will be back on the road next week in a Sunday matchup against Connecticut. Kickoff from East Hartford September 24th is set for 12:00 p.m.