ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) -- Dominique Davis set two NCAA records for consecutive completions, connecting on all 26 of his first-half throws to extend his streak to 36 straight over two games, and East Carolina squeezed past skidding Navy 38-35 on Saturday night.
Davis, a 6-foot-3 senior, broke the single-game record of 23 straight completions, set in 1998 by Tee Martin of Tennessee against South Carolina and tied in 2004 by Aaron Rodgers of California versus Southern California.
Davis completed his final 10 passes against Memphis last week, so his stunning first half against Navy gave him 36 completions in a row -- breaking the NCAA mark of 26 set by Rodgers in 2004.
After going 26 for 26 for 251 yards before halftime, Davis' streak ended when he misfired on his first attempt in the third quarter.
Navy missed a last second field goal as East Carolina improves to 3-4 with a 38-35 win.
Reggie Bullock notched his third touchdown of the day to put ECU up 38-35 late in the fourth quarter.
Navy has retaken the lead against ECU as Trey Miller hit Matt Aiken on a 37 yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter.
ECU has responded to Navy's opening second half score with a 12 play 69 yard drive capped off by a one-yard Reggie Bullock touchdown run to extend the Pirate lead back to 10 points.
Navy returned the second half kickoff for a touchdown to draw within 3 points of East Carolina.
Michael Barbour converted a 35 yard field goal to put ECU up 17-7 versus Navy at halftime.
Dominique Davis threw his second touchdown pass of the day as ECU now leads Navy 14-7.
Dominique Davis threw a touchdown pass to Lance Lewis to tie the game against Navy at 7.
Gee Gee Greene has put Navy up 7-0 against ECU in the 2nd quarter thanks to a 13 yard touchdown run.
Michael Barbour has missed field goal attempts of 43 and 32 yards as the Pirates and Midshipmen remain scoreless.
Michael Barbour missed a 43 yard field goal on the Pirates' opening drive of the game.
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