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3-2, 2nd in American Athletic - East

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Pirates' defense turns up in second half (1:53)

Summers scoring in fall

James Summers called his own number on the option and dove into the end zone to cap off a 27-yard run, cutting SMU's lead to 23-14 on ESPNEWS.


Xavier connection works for SMU

The Mustangs pulled out the double pass, as running back Xavier Jones threw it to Xavier Castille for a 40-yard TD to give SMU the lead over ECU on ESPNEWS.


SMU gets off to fast start

Mustangs TE Jeremiah Gaines caught a pass that was deflected at the line, and kept going, scoring a 60-yard touchdown to give SMU a 6-0 lead just 28 seconds into the game on ESPNEWS.

Watch: East Carolina vs. SMU

SMU might be averaging over 30 points a game, but giving up an average of 603 yards to the opponent is not a recipe for a win -- which is probably why the Mustangs have lost two in a row. Live on ESPNews/WatchESPN

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Who's your best bet?

East Carolina travels to Dallas to take on SMU this weekend. The Pirates are getting five points in Vegas. Who are the Bear and Stanford Steve taking? Week 5 best bets

Pirates have a sunny bowl outlook

After East Carolina knocked off Virginia Tech, both of our experts predict the Pirates will set sail for the Sunshine State this winter. Bowl projections

East Carolina finds secret weapon, wins game (1:22)

ECU WR's must-see juggling TD catch

East Carolina's Isaiah Jones pulled in this diving, juggling grab for a 26-yard touchdown in the third quarter against Virginia Tech.


East Carolina beats Virginia Tech

Even the pouring rain in Greenville, NC couldn't get Ruffin McNeill down after his Pirates beat the Hokies 35-28.

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

East Carolina did it again, beating Virginia Tech for the second straight year, this time 35-28. The Pirates have won five straight over ACC competition and scored the most points ever against Virginia Tech in a series spanning 20 games.

Jones juggles and catches a 26-yard TD (0:33)

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

With the rain pouring down, East Carolina coach Ruffin McNeill went with mobile backup QB James Summers for a reason. Summers ran through the heart of the Virginia Tech defense in the third quarter for a 41-yard touchdown run to give the Pirates a 35-21 lead. Summers has over 100 yards rushing.


East Carolina takes 2-TD lead

ECU's James Summers spun away from one tackler and shed another on this 41-yard TD run, giving the Pirates a 35-21 lead over Virginia Tech.


Rogers powers in for the Hokies

Virginia Tech's Sam Rogers powers in to cut East Carolina's lead to 28-21 midway through the 3rd quarter.

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Virginia Tech standout cornerback Kendall Fuller missed the first half against East Carolina. Now we know why. The Hokies announced at halftime that Fuller is out with a sprained knee. That's bad news for a defense that has struggled without its best player.

Team Stats

Passing Yards276.630th
Rushing Yards149.498th
Points For31.0Tied-96th
Points Against29.490th

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