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  • October 29, 2022

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The BYU Cougars will take on the East Carolina Pirates at 8 p.m. ET on Friday at home. East Carolina should still be riding high after a big victory, while the Cougars will be looking to regain their footing.
BYU found themselves the reluctant recipients of an unpleasant 41-14 punch to the gut against the Liberty Flames this past Saturday. BYU was down 34-14 at the end of the third quarter, which was just too much to recover from. Their loss shouldn’t obscure the performances of QB Jaren Hall, who passed for two TDs and 187 yards on 34 attempts, and WR Puka Nacua, who caught seven passes for one TD and 114 yards.
Meanwhile, East Carolina made easy work of the UCF Knights this past Saturday and carried off a 34-13 win. East Carolina’s RB Keaton Mitchell did his thing and rushed for two TDs and 105 yards on 16 carries.
The Pirates’ defense was a presence as well, as it collected three interceptions and one fumble. Those interceptions were spread across their defensive unit.
This next contest is expected to be close, with the Cougars going off at just a 3-point favorite. Those sticking with them against the spread have guts, to put it politely, as the squad has let down bettors in their past six games.
BYU is now 4-4 while East Carolina sits at 5-3. Two offensive stats to keep an eye on: BYU enters the game with 20 passing touchdowns, good for ninth best in the nation. East Carolina has displayed some offensive firepower of their own as they come into the matchup boasting the 16th most passing yards per game in the nation at 310.1.
.@ECUCoachHouston‘s 100th career win as a head coach sends us bowling.
We’re painting Provo Purple tonight 🏴‍☠️

Freshman Andrew Conrad sinks the 33-yard kick as time expires to win it for the Pirates.
ECU elects to go for it on fourth and seven. Pass interference on BYU as Ahlers tries to hit Winstead on the deep throw.

First down for ECU at the BYU 22 inside of 40 seconds.
Ahlers’ pass to CJ Johnson gets only two. Brings up fourth and 8 from the BYU 37.

BYU calls timeout with 46 seconds left. Decision time for ECU.
Ahlers’ pass downfield to Hatfield falls incomplete. Brings up a critical third-and-10 at the BYU 39.
The punt travels to the ECU 38. Pirates take over there with 2:26 remaining.
Mitchell is ruled short after review. BYU takes over at the 9.
Keaton Mitchell stopped short of the 8-yard line on the fourth and one run.

Play will be reviewed.
ECU will go for it on fourth and one from the BYU 9.
ECU has a first and 10 at the BYU 18 after the confirmed targeting call.

BYU DB Jacob Boren has been ejected.
Play is confirmed after review. Pirates’ ball at the BYU 44.
BYU tries the QB sneak on fourth down. He is SHORT.

ECU takes over on downs at the BYU 45.

But the play will be reviewed.

A lil ✨razzle dazzle✨
Andrew Conrad misses the 42-yard field goal. Game remains tied at 24-24 with 9:59 remaining.
After review, Ahlers’ pass on the sideline to Hatfield is ruled incomplete.
On third and three, Ahlers scrambles to his left and completes a ball downfield to Isaiah Winstead. He makes the catch and gets a first down at the BYU 24.
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STOPPED. Miles Davis hit at the line of scrimmage by Chance Bates. Turnover on downs.

ECU takes over on downs at the 12.
BYU faces a fourth and two from the ECU 12. Cougars will go for it.
Time to close this one out in Provo
ECU and BYU are tied 24-24 at the end of three quarters.
Name a better duo than 2 + 12
.@holtahlers12 keeps it and gets into the end zone again 🏴‍☠️

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