It's A Final: WVU 35, ECU 20

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) -- Jarrett Brown threw a career-high four touchdown passes and West Virginia overcame special teams mistakes and 11 penalties to beat East Carolina 35-20 Saturday.

Brown completed nine straight passes at one point against a veteran defense and finished 24 of 31 for a career-high 334 yards.

West Virginia (2-0) sacked Patrick Pinkney four times and held East Carolina (1-1) scoreless in the second half. The Mountaineers used last year's 24-3 loss at East Carolina as motivation and improved to 13-0 at home against the Pirates.

East Carolina turned two West Virginia miscues on punts into scores, but Pinkney struggled against a defense that lost three starters to injury in the first half. Pinkney went 16 of 39 for 175 yards. East Carolina was limited to 237 yards of offense.

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  • by ram slayer on Sep 16, 2009 at 10:50 AM
    yeah... Mr doctor at the bottom with the stupid joke... i thought unc fans knew how to spell... Its p-i-r-a-t-e. Want to go on a old well walk and review it all?
  • by Dave Location: Next door on Sep 15, 2009 at 08:52 AM
    If Skip doesn't start coaching both halves of the game, he will be dancing on the bread line soon.
  • by Dakota Location: Greenville on Sep 15, 2009 at 08:14 AM
    I know that there are a lot of people questioning this year's team but I think that this is the week that will tell us where our program is in the mix. The quarterbacks we have faced this year have been good. If UNC is sitting back on their heels, they may have a surprise coming this week. Skip is a good motivator like his father and I believe that we will be ready to play. I do think it is time to let Jonathan Williams loose. He has been required to earn back the respect of his coach and fans because of stupid mistakes. I believe that Jonathan is ready to show that he is one of the best running backs in the nation. We just need to give him some reps and let him do what he does best, run the football. You can tell that he is ready to let people see what he can do and Kenan Stadium is the place to let hime go. It comes down to attitude and I believe he is prepared to give us a show. Please, someone, pass this information to the offensive Coordinator before Saturday's game.
  • by ray Location: pitt county on Sep 14, 2009 at 09:17 AM
    Gee~! I bet none of you can play the game or coach the game, time will tell if this is a good year and it sounds like most of y'all are hitting the kool-aid
  • by DRUNK HEADED FAN Location: GREENVILLE NORTH CAROLINA on Sep 13, 2009 at 01:12 PM
    bahahaha I love how everybody hates on ECU for being drunk! At least at our school we know how to have a good time, other than getting accused of raping people!
  • by Jimbo Location: NC on Sep 13, 2009 at 12:48 PM
    Sounds like the team quit in the second half again. What the heck is the stength and conditioning coach doing?
  • by Rob Location: Greenville on Sep 13, 2009 at 11:05 AM
    Take Pickney out. He can't handle pressure, put that freshman qb in from Mt Airy. He's good.
  • by pirate '00 Location: winterville on Sep 13, 2009 at 06:21 AM
    WhoNC will get their first loss this weekend. Go Pirates!
  • by Tarheels Fan Location: NC on Sep 12, 2009 at 07:59 PM
    The Tarheels will beat Easy U next weekend at beautiful Chapel Hill and I cannot wait.
  • by Dave on Sep 12, 2009 at 07:29 PM
    HA HA it looks like the ECU football squad isn't as good as their drunk big headed fans think they are.
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