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Houston Humbles ECU 56-3

HOUSTON (AP) -- Case Keenum was 30 of 37 for 304 yards and three touchdowns in just over three quarters to lead Houston to a 56-3 win over East Carolina on Saturday night.

Patrick Edwards caught 12 passes for 133 yards and two touchdowns, and Charles Sims rushed for 84 yards and two touchdowns to lead Houston (6-0, 2-0 C-USA). Houston had 572 total yards.

Dominique Davis was 13 of 23 passing for 169 yards and three interceptions and Lance Lewis caught five passes for 73 yards for East Carolina (1-4, 1-1 C-USA).

Keenum passed former Texas Tech quarterback Graham Harrell for second on the NCAA all-time passing yards list and now has 15,895 yards. He broke a tie for third with former Heisman Trophy winner Ty Detmer on the all-time touchdown passes list and now has 124 for his career.

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Case Keenum threw for 304 yards and 3 touchdowns as the Houston Cougars beat ECU 56-3 Saturday night in Texas.

Charles Sims and Patrick Edwards had 2 touchdowns a piece as the Cougars totaled 572 total yards to improve to 6-0.

Turnovers plagued the Pirates again. Dominique Davis and Rio Johnson combined for 4 interceptions in the loss.

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Houston leads ECU 35-3 at halftime.

Case Keenum has two passing touchdowns and Charles Sims has two rushing touchdowns for the Cougars.

Michael Barbour hit a career-long 54 yard field goal for the Pirates.

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Charles Sims scored his second touchdown of the night to put Houston up 28-3 against ECU.

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Charles Sims scored from 5 yards out to put Houston up 21-3 in the second quarter against ECU.

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Michael Barbour hit a 54-yard field goal to cut the lead to 14-3.

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Case Keenum threw a three-yard touchdown pass to Patrick Edwards to put Houston up 14-0 versus East Carolina.

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Bryce Beall has put the Houston Cougars up 7-0 versus East Carolina.

Beall took it in from a yard out, capping a 15-play opening drive for Houston.


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