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2018 Schedule
1-1, 2nd in American Athletic - East
8dAndrea Adelson

UNC, NC State, Va. Tech called due to Florence

The UCF-UNC, WVU-NC State, ECU-Va. Tech football games are among those cancelled due to Hurricane Florence, while the B.C.-Wake Forest kickoff has been moved up Thursday.

AP Photo/Nell Redmond

Schools in Carolinas, Virginia monitoring Florence

With Hurricane Florence bearing down on the Carolinas' coastline, conferences and schools are monitoring the strengthening storm's progress and exploring contingencies for games this week.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Biggest FPI rating upgrades after Week 2: East Carolina, Texas Tech, Ball State, Coastal Carolina, Penn Stats.

Pinnix sprints past UNC defense for TD (0:35)
East Carolina WR's one-handed catch leads to TD (0:18)
UNC's Brown scores from 12 yards out (0:26)
UNC RB Williams picks up 48 yards (0:27)

Mike Corey ESPN Commentator 

ECU's Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium is under Construction. Here's a preview of getting to the Press Box for Saturday's game vs. UNC. The Pirates have won the last 2 straight. 3:30pm ET ESPNU

Receiver hauls in TD with one hand for North Carolina A&T (0:34)
AP Photo/Gerry Broome

UNC reports multiple secondary NCAA violations

North Carolina could be without as many as a dozen players to start the season due to secondary violations filed with the NCAA, a source close to the program told ESPN.

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183dKyle Bonagura

Ex-East Carolina QB Minshew to head to WSU

Gardner Minshew, who started five games at quarterback for East Carolina last season, is transferring to Washington State, where he will be eligible immediately.

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194dAdam Rittenberg

ECU approves exit agreement for AD Compher

Jeff Compher, who ushered East Carolina into the AAC during his tenure as athletic director, will step down from his post May 1 after reaching an exit agreement.

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Minshew withdraws from ECU to be with family

East Carolina coach Scottie Montgomery said "the door will certainly remain open" for Gardner Minshew to possibly return, after the quarterback withdrew from school Tuesday to deal with a family matter.


ECU hires Blackwell as defensive coordinator

East Carolina hires David Blackwell from Jacksonville State as its defensive coordinator, after the Pirates finished last in the Bowl Subdivision in scoring defense (45 points per game) and total defense (541.7 yards).

Memphis cruises to 49-0 halftime lead in rout (0:49)

No. 17 Memphis dominates East Carolina with 70-13 victory

Riley Ferguson threw for three touchdowns and Darrell Henderson scored twice and rushed for 122 yards as No. 17 Memphis dominated East Carolina 70-13 on Saturday in a tuneup for the American Athletic Conference championship game.

Taylor dashes 60 yards for Memphis TD (0:19)
Pollard races 100 yards for Memphis TD (0:44)
Minshew to Williams TD put East Carolina on the board (0:39)

Team Stats

Passing Yards302.0Tied-30th
Rushing Yards144.097th
Points For32.0Tied-69th
Points Against23.5Tied-62nd

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