Scores

Final

UAB 21

(5-6, 2-5 away)

East Carolina 37

(7-4, 4-1 home)

3:30 PM ET, November 21, 2009

Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium, Greenville, NC

1 2 3 4 T
UAB 3 0 3 1521
ECU 14 9 7 737

Top Performers

Passing: P. Pinkney (ECU) - 250 YDS, 3 TD

Rushing: J. Webb (UAB) - 25 CAR, 132 YDS

Receiving: D. Harris (ECU) - 8 REC, 108 YDS, 2 TD

East Carolina 37, UAB 21

Associated Press

GREENVILLE, N.C. -- Dwayne Harris caught eight passes for 108 yard and two touchdowns, including a kickoff return for a score, to lead East Carolina to a 37-21 win over Alabama-Birmingham on Saturday.

Harris, who finished with 254 all-purpose yards, caught touchdowns passes of 23 and 39 yards. He also scored on a 99-yard kickoff return in the fourth quarter.

The Pirates (7-4, 6-1 Conference USA) can clinch the conference East Division title with a win next weekend over Southern Mississippi.

Patrick Pinkney, who went 20-for-25, passed for 250 yards and three touchdowns for East Carolina. Darryl Freeney had seven catches for 118 yards, including a 59-yard touchdown catch late in the third.

Joe Webb was 19-for-27 for 247 yards passing, including two fourth-quarter touchdowns and an interception for the Blazers (5-6, 4-3). Webb also had 132 yards rushing.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
UAB
ECU
1st Downs2414
Total Yards520325
Passing247250
Rushing27375
Penalties3-264-25
3rd Down Conversions7-144-12
4th Down Conversions0-21-1
Turnovers20
Possession35:3424:26

Passing Leaders

UABC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Webb19/272479.121
East CarolinaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Pinkney20/2525010.030

Rushing Leaders

UABCARYDSAVGTDLG
Webb251325.3039
Slaughter11464.2031
East CarolinaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Lindsay18452.5012
Dodge11919.0019

Receiving Leaders

UABRECYDSAVGTDLG
Forrest35919.7127
Carter35418.0042
East CarolinaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Freeney711816.9159
Harris810813.5259

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERUABECU
TD13:46Dwayne Harris 23 Yd Pass From Patrick Pinkney (Ben Hartman Kick) 07
FG07:59Josh Zahn 27 Yd 37
TD02:15Dwayne Harris 59 Yd Pass From Patrick Pinkney (Ben Hartman Kick) 314
SECOND QUARTERUABECU
FG12:07Ben Hartman 30 Yd 317
FG01:27Ben Hartman 37 Yd 320
FG00:00Ben Hartman 25 Yd 323
THIRD QUARTERUABECU
FG04:20Josh Zahn 33 Yd 623
TD03:20Darryl Freeney 59 Yd Pass From Patrick Pinkney (Ben Hartman Kick) 630
FOURTH QUARTERUABECU
TD14:54Rashaud Slaughter 16 Yd Pass From Joe Webb (Joe Webb Run For Two-Point Conversion) 1430
TD14:39Dwayne Harris 99 Yd Kickoff Return (Ben Hartman Kick) 1437
TD03:13Frantrell Forrest 9 Yd Pass From Joe Webb (Josh Zahn Kick) 2137