GAME DAY: East Carolina Hangs On For 24-17 Win

East Carolina improved to 2-0 in Conference USA play as they beat Middle Tennessee State 24-17 Saturday evening in Tennessee.
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Shane Carden hooked up with former West Craven standout Justin Hardy for a touchdown in the 4th quarter to give ECU a 24-17 lead on MTSU.
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Blue Raiders QB Logan Kilgore connected with Tavarres Jefferson on a 26-yard touchdown completion to tie ECU at 17 late in the 3rd quarter.
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A Warren Harvey field goal has extended the Pirates lead to 17-10 against MTSU in the third quarter.
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Shane Carden called his own number on a goal line run to give East Carolina a 14-10 lead in the 2nd quarter against MTSU.

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MTSU converted a Vintavious Cooper fumble into 3 points as the Blue Raiders lead ECU 10-7 in the first half.

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MTSU's Jeremiah Bryson plunged in from a yard out to tie the ECU-MTSU game at 7.

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Vintavious Cooper scored on a 1-yard touchdown run on ECU's first possession to put the Pirates up 7-0 against Middle Tennessee State.

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The East Carolina University Pirates return to Conference USA play today as they take on Middle Tennessee.

Kickoff is at 3:30 p.m. It's the second of a three-game road swing.

The game comes after ECU took on two Atlantic Coast Conference opponents.

It airs on Sports South, on Suddenlink channel 25 and Time Warner 521/1521.




 
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