Scores

Final

East Carolina 17

(4-6, 2-3 away)

UTEP 22

(5-5, 3-2 home)

8:00 PM ET, November 12, 2011

Sun Bowl, El Paso, TX

1 2 3 4 T
ECU 7 0 10 017
UTEP 0 16 0 622

Top Performers

Passing: C. Meger (UTEP) - 155 YDS

Rushing: J. Banyard (UTEP) - 18 CAR, 140 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: J. Hardy (ECU) - 3 REC, 30 YDS, 1 TD

UTEP 22, East Carolina 17

Associated Press

EL PASO, Texas -- Joe Banyard ran for a 77-yard touchdown in the third quarter to put UTEP in the lead for good in a 22-17 win over East Carolina Saturday night in El Paso.

Banyard finished the game with 140 rushing yards and the Miners (5-5, 2-4 C-USA) accumulated 241 rushing yards as a team. Sophomore Carson Meger, who came in for the injured Nick Lamaison, passed for 155 yards.

UTEP had a total of 429 yards of offense on the night.

East Carolina (4-6, 3-3) quarterback Dominique Davis was 18 for 34 and threw for 133 yards with one touchdown. Torrance Hunt was the Pirates' leading rusher with 54 yards while Michael Dobson ran for 43 yards and a touchdown.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
ECU
UTEP
1st Downs1523
Total Yards254429
Passing133188
Rushing121241
Penalties5-404-34
3rd Down Conversions7-166-13
4th Down Conversions0-00-3
Turnovers22
Possession28:0231:58

Passing Leaders

East CarolinaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Davis18/341333.912
UTEPC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Meger18/271555.700

Rushing Leaders

East CarolinaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Hunt18492.7016
Dobson7436.1122
UTEPCARYDSAVGTDLG
Banyard181407.8177
Frazier7527.4011

Receiving Leaders

East CarolinaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Webster6488.0015
Hardy33010.0112
UTEPRECYDSAVGTDLG
Kemp23819.0020
Tomlinson33511.7017

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERECUUTEP
TD05:11Michael Dobson 2 Yd Run (Michael Barbour Kick) 70
SECOND QUARTERECUUTEP
TD11:51Darren Woodard 44 Yd Interception Return (Pat Failed) 76
TD09:08Leilyon Myers 2 Yd Run (Mike Scott Kick) 713
FG00:34Steven Valadez 46 Yd 716
THIRD QUARTERECUUTEP
TD11:36Justin Hardy 10 Yd Pass From Dominique Davis (Michael Barbour Kick) 1416
FG01:09Michael Barbour 19 Yd 1716
FOURTH QUARTERECUUTEP
TD07:04Joe Banyard 77 Yd Run (Two-Point Pass Conversion Failed) 1722