UAB at East Carolina

East Carolina 28, UAB 23


GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Dominique Davis threw three touchdowns and three interceptions as East Carolina survived a school-record seven turnovers and held on for a 28-23 win over UAB on Saturday to win its first game of the season.

The Blazers (0-3, 0-2 Conference USA) remained winless and suffered a loss at quarterback with 1:09 left in the third quarter when Bryan Ellis was injured in his upper body. Ellis had to be taken off the field on a backboard.

East Carolina running back Reggie Bullock rushed for 169 yards on 24 carries and a touchdown. Davis was 35 for 42 for 361 yards for the Pirates (1-2, 1-0).

UAB backup quarterback Jonathan Perry led the Blazers on an 80-yard scoring drive that made the score 28-23 midway through the fourth quarter. He also led another drive that ended with a fourth-down incompletion in the end zone with 2 minutes left in the game.

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Scoring Summary
ECAJustin Hardy 21 yd pass from Dominique Davis (Michael Barbour kick)
UABJackie Williams 15 yd run (Ty Long kick)
ECALance Lewis 1 yd pass from Dominique Davis (Michael Barbour kick)
UABTy Long 29 yd FG
UABJamie Bender 35 yd interception return (Ty Long kick)
ECAReggie Bullock 3 yd run (Michael Barbour kick)
ECALance Lewis 7 yd pass from Dominique Davis (Michael Barbour kick)
UABPat Shed 7 yd run (failed 2pt pass)
Team Stats
First Downs2431
Third Down Efficiency8-174-5
Fourth Down Efficiency0-10-0
Plays-Net Yards81-40074-542
Passing Yds283361
Kick Return Yds96122
Punt Return Yds032
Time of Poss.32:1627:44
Individual Stats
UAB: Pat Shed 15-59, Jackie Williams 2-22, Patrick Hearn 2-15, Jonathan Perry 5-9, Greg Franklin 3-7, D.J. Vinson 1-4, Nick Adams 1-4, Bryan Ellis 4--3
ECA: Reggie Bullock 24-169, Michael Dobson 3-20, Dominique Davis 3--4, Team 2--4
UAB: Bryan Ellis 22-32-177-1, Jonathan Perry 9-16-106-0
ECA: Dominique Davis 35-42-361-3
UAB: Pat Shed 11-62, Jackie Williams 7-54, Nick Adams 4-43, Patrick Hearn 3-70, Jamarcus Nelson 2-16, Greg Franklin 2-7, Nolen Smith 1-26, D.J. Vinson 1-5
ECA: Lance Lewis 8-69, Justin Hardy 7-90, Andrew Bodenheimer 5-60, Joe Womack 5-48, Danny Webster 4-54, Reggie Bullock 3-12, Michael Bowman 2-16, Reese Wiggins 1-12

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