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East Carolina opened its “Paint It Black” night on ESPN’s Thursday night national TV game with an impressive 12-play, 90-yard scoring drive. Then reality set in.
The Pirates hung around with Temple for about 44 minutes before being worn down by the the Owls, who pounded out 237 yards rushing and 490 total offense en route to 27-17 win at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. ECU’s touchdown with 29 seconds to play made the game seem closer than it was.
The Pirates dropped to 3-3 overall and 0-2 in the AAC East, with the earlier conference loss 42-10 at Navy. Temple (4-1, 1-0 AAC East) has beaten ECU six straight years, every season since the Pirates joined the AAC. ...
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