Herring, Verity rally East Carolina to 37-35 win over ODU
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Reid Herring rallied East Carolina to two scores in the last five minutes with Jake Verity kicking a 38-yard game-winning field goal with 46 seconds left and East Carolina (2-2) edged Old Dominion 37-35 on Saturday.
Kendal Futrell sacked Blake LaRussa for a 17-yard loss back to the 3 to end Old Dominion's final threat in the last 40 seconds.
No. 17 Memphis can go 7-0 at home with win vs. East Carolina
East Carolina (3-8, 2-5 American) at No. 18 Memphis (9-1, 6-1, CFP No. 20), Saturday, noon ET (ESPNU)
Line: Memphis by 28.
Series record: East Carolina 15-6.
WHAT'S AT STAKE?
A seventh straight win for Memphis that keeps the Tigers cruising into the AAC title game and keeps alive a chance at a New Year's Day bowl berth.
E. Carolina dumps Cincinnati 48-20 behind Minshew and Brown
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Gardner Minshew threw for a career-high 444 yards and four touchdowns, Trevon Brown accounted for a school record 270 yards receiving and two touchdowns and East Carolina handled Cincinnati 48-20 on Saturday.
Minshew, Verity help East Carolina beat BYU 33-17, snap skid
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Backup quarterback Gardner Minshew threw two fourth-quarter touchdown passes and Jake Verity nailed four field goals as East Carolina pulled away for a 33-17 victory over BYU on Saturday night to snap a three-game skid.
East Carolina: Brown declared ineligible by NCAA this season
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — The NCAA has ruled East Carolina receiver Trevon Brown ineligible to play this season.
The junior was the Pirates' projected starter at the "Z'' outside receiving position after preseason camp. He sat out of the opener against Western Carolina, with the school saying it was to "ensure he meets full eligibility standards."