MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Quarterback Patrick Pinkney ran for two touchdowns to help East Carolina beat Memphis 38-19 on Tuesday night.
Dominique Lindsay ran for 139 yards for the Pirates (5-3, 4-1 Conference USA), who warmed up for a game against No. 14 Virginia Tech by rolling up nearly 500 yards on one of the country's worst defenses.
The Tigers, who rank 106th in total defense, fumbled twice to set up early scores for East Carolina.
Will Hudgens completed 33-of-48 passes for 313 yards and two touchdowns for the Tigers, who turned the ball over four times.
Pinkney completed 14-of-27 passes for 216 yards and a touchdown, and was picked off once. His only carries were scoring runs of 23 and 3 yards.
Tim Hasselbeck breaks down tape of former Penn State QB Christian Hackenberg and explains why it was difficult to evaluate Hackenberg due to the Nittany Lions' frustrating offense.
With one of the top returning quarterbacks in the country and a well-rounded offense, Texas Tech will need its inexperienced O-line to step up.
Who will fill Kevin Hogan's shoes? Both Keller Chryst and Ryan Burns appear ideal for the job, but the competition should run through the summer.
Ohio State unveiled a Twitter account dedicated solely to the football program this week, just in time for the Buckeyes-laden NFL draft.
Todd McShay says he sees former Ole Miss WR Laquon Treadwell being selected between picks No. 15 and 25.
Former Ole Miss WR Laquon Treadwell speaks with Kaylee Hartung about taking part in the NFL draft in his hometown.