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2018 Schedule
1-2, 5th in American Athletic - East

Cronkrite's 80-yard TD run helps USF beat ECU 20-13

Jordan Cronkrite had the go-ahead 80-yard touchdown run early in the fourth quarter and South Florida beat Hurricane Florence-impacted East Carolina 20-13 in the American Athletic Conference opener for both teams on Saturday night.

South Florida comes up with INT to seal victory (0:43)
South Florida breaks tie with huge 80-yard TD run (0:24)
South Florida responds with 2-yard QB run (0:27)
ECU strikes first with 2-yard QB run (0:15)
14dAndrea 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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188dKyle 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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199dAdam 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).

Team Stats

Passing Yards286.730th
Rushing Yards148.095th
Points For25.793rd
Points Against22.3Tied-47th

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