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FOOTBALL

Ruffin and stuffin'

Al Myatt
East Carolina's football team observed Thanksgiving on Wednesday and will fly to Tulsa today for an American Athletic Conference game with the Golden Hurricane at 8:30 p.m. Eastern time on Friday. The contest may be seen on ESPNU. ... More from Al Myatt...
 

BASKETBALL

Hawaii edges East Carolina

ESTERO, FL — East Carolina overcame an 11-point second half deficit to lead Hawaii with 8:18 left in the fifth-place game in the Gulf Coast Showcase on Wednesday before the Rainbow Warriors responded with a 14-3 run en route to a 75-73 win over the Pirates. ... More...

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AMERICAN FOOTBALL SCOREBOARD

LAST WEEK THIS WEEK
Saturday:
   UCF 53, SMU 7 (ESPNN)
   Houston 38, Tulsa 28 (ESPN3)
   ECU 34, Tulane 6 (ESPN3)
   Memphis 31, USF 20 (ESPNN)
   Cincinnati 41, UConn 0 (CBSSN)
Friday:
   UCF at USF, 12 pm (ESPN2)
   Houston at SMU, 12 pm (CBSSN)
   ECU at Tulsa, 8:30 pm (ESPNU)
Saturday:
   Cincinnati at Temple, 12 pm (ESPNN)
   UConn at Memphis, 4 pm (ESPNN)
 

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— NUGGETS & BRIEFS —
SPIED FROM THE CROW'S NEST

FBI checking on threat to Ole Miss campus ... Auburn without sacks leader ... London will be back to coach Cavaliers ... Twitter roast erupts between mascots ... RG3 benched ... Rex Ryan on way out? ... Diamondbacks get slugging Cuban outfielder ... Messina steps in for Spurs ... More from Al Myatt...

 

BASKETBALL

Tyson helps ECU hold off Fresno State

ESTERO, FL — Freshman guard B.J. Tyson scored East Carolina's last eight points, including all six of his free throw attempts down the stretch, as the Pirates held off Fresno State for a 58-52 win in the Gulf Coast Showcase on Tuesday afternoon. ... More...

 

FOOTBALL

Justin Hardy: A player for the ages

What a thrill it was to be on the sideline on Saturday when Justin Hardy set the all-time NCAA FBS record for career receptions. The former West Craven standout needed just four catches to break the all-time mark. ... More from Brian Bailey...

Audio: The Brian Bailey Show
The Brian Bailey Show airs on Pirate Radio 1250 on Mondays at 6:30 p.m. Brian's guest this week was ECU director of high school relations Harold Robinson: Replay show...
 

MULTIMEDIA

Audio: Coach Ruff Weekly Presser

ECU coach Ruffin McNeill spoke with the media at his weekly press conference on Monday as the Pirates prepare to visit Tulsa for a Friday night matchup (courtesy of Pirate Radio 1250): Select clip...

 

BASKETBALL

Green Bay tops ECU

ESTERO, FL — Short-handed East Carolina opened play in the Gulf Coast Showcase at high noon on Monday and was dealt a 66-49 setback by Green Bay. The Pirates were without versatile senior wing man Paris Roberts-Campbell due to a knee ailment and post player Marshall Guilmette because of a hip flexor injury. ... More...

 

FOOTBALL GAME CENTER

EAST CAROLINA 34, TULANE 6

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AAC SCOREBOARD >>> ..... | Houston 38, Tulsa 28 (ESPN3) ..... UCF 53, SMU 7 (ESPNN) ..... ECU 34,  Tulane 6 (ESPN3) ..... Memphis 31, USF 20 (ESPNN) ..... Cincinnati 41, UConn 0 (CBSSN) ..... | .....

'Deuce' becomes No. 1

GREENVILLE — "Deuce" is how East Carolina football coach Ruffin McNeill refers to senior inside wide receiver Justin Hardy. It's because Hardy wears uniform No. 2. "Deuce" became No. 1 on Saturday, moving ahead of former Oklahoma receiver Ryan Broyles for the most career catches in Football Bowl Subdivision history. ... More from Al Myatt...

HISTORY IN THE MAKING: A mammoth banner was unfurled from the Murphy Center soon after senior wide receiver Justin Hardy made his 350th career catch during East Carolina's 34-6 victory over Tulane on Saturday at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. The play pushed Hardy past the previous NCAA FBS career receptions record set by Oklahoma's Ryan Broyles in 2011. Hardy hauled in nine passes for 104 yards against the Green Wave and finished the day with 355 career receptions. [W.A. Myatt photo. ©Bonesville.net]

View W.A. Myatt's gallery from Thursday night's game...

Audio: Ruff & Hardy Post-game

ECU coach Ruffin McNeill and senior receiver Justin Hardy spoke with the press after the Pirates' win over Tulane on Saturday (recorded by W.A. Myatt): Select audio clip...
 

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Links of Interest from ECU & Beyond

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