The Connecticut Huskies take on the East Carolina Pirates in one of the college football games on Saturday, October 29, 2016 start time at 12:00 PM ET, at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium, Greenville, North Carolina.
The Connecticut Huskies (3-4) lost against the UCF Knights, 24-16, last week. Bryant Shirreffs completed 18-for-34 passes for 242 yards. In rushing, Arkeel Newsome ran for 101 yards and a touchdown in 21 carries while Shirreffs added 49 yards in 13 carries. In receiving, Noel Thomas posted 165 yards in nine carries while Alec Bloom added 20 yards in two catches.
Offensively, Connecticut football is averaging 238.3 yards in passing and 131.3 yards in rushing. Defensively, Connecticut football is yielding 289.8 yards in passing and 124.0 yards in rushing against the opposing teams.
The East Carolina Pirates (2-5) lost against the Cincinnati Bearcats, 31-19, last week. Philip Nelson completed 28-for-43 passes for 283 yards and two touchdowns. In rushing, James Summers ran for 95 yards in 21 attempts while Anthony Scott hadded 70 yards in 13 carries. In receiving, Jimmy Williams posted 129 yards and two touchdowns in seven receptions while Zay Jones added 69 yards in 11 receptions.
Offensively, East Carolina football is averaging 364.4 yards in passing and 149.3 yards in rushing. Defensively, East Carolina football is yielding 243.3 yards in passing and 190.7 yards in rushing against the opposing teams.
Connecticut vs East Carolina football game schedule:
Date: October 29, 2016
Start Time: 12:00 PM ET
TV Channel Schedule: ESPNN
Live Stream: WatchESPN
Odds and Point Spread: -7.0 East Carolina, 51.5 O/U
Week 9 Scores are available HERE