Tulsa at East Carolina

East Carolina beats Tulsa 58-24


GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) Shane Carden threw for five touchdowns and ran for two more, setting a school record for most TDs in a game, to lead East Carolina to a 58-24 win against Tulsa on Saturday night.

Carden had TD passes of 28, 18, 5, 25, and 5 yards and two rushing TDs from 1-yard out for East Carolina (7-2, 5-1 Conference USA). Carden finished with 384 yards passing and 25 on the ground. Carden broke Scott Harley's record of six touchdowns in a game set on Nov. 16, 1996 against Ohio.

Trey Watts rushed for 120 yards and a score for Tulsa (2-7, 1-4) and has now rushed for at least 100 yards for the 5th time this season and 12th of his career. The Golden Hurricane turned the ball over three times, including an interception that was returned by freshman DaShaun Amos for 100 yards, as time expired.

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Scoring Summary
TULSATrey Watts 1 yd run (Carl Salazar kick)
ECUShane Carden 1 yd run (Warren Harvey kick)
ECUCam Worthy 28 yd pass from Shane Carden (Warren Harvey kick)
TULSACarl Salazar 19 yd FG
ECUIsaiah Jones 18 yd pass from Shane Carden (Warren Harvey kick)
ECUJustin Hardy 5 yd pass from Shane Carden (Warren Harvey kick)
TULSATrey Watts 15 yd pass from Dane Evans (Carl Salazar kick)
ECUIsaiah Jones 25 yd pass from Shane Carden (Warren Harvey kick)
ECUShane Carden 1 yd run (Warren Harvey kick)
TULSAWill Barrow 37 yd fumble return (Carl Salazar kick)
ECUDavis Plowman 19 yd FG
ECUBryce Williams 5 yd pass from Shane Carden (Davis Plowman kick)
ECUDaShaun Amos 100 yd interception return
Team Stats
First Downs2229
Third Down Efficiency10-2010-16
Fourth Down Efficiency1-30-1
Plays-Net Yards84-36387-505
Passing Yds175384
Kick Return Yds22018
Punt Return Yds029
Time of Poss.29:330:57
Individual Stats
TULSA: Trey Watts 27-120, Zack Langer 4-31, Ja'Terian Douglas 4-27, Keevan Lucas 1-4, James Flanders 1-4, Dane Evans 3-2
ECU: Vintavious Cooper 17-67, Breon Allen 7-30, Shane Carden 11-25, Chris Hairston 2--1
TULSA: Dane Evans 14-33-142-2, Joseph Calcagni 5-10-33-1, Team 0-1-0-0
ECU: Shane Carden 34-50-384-0
TULSA: Trey Watts 4-48, Thomas Roberson 4-40, Keevan Lucas 2-26, Jordan James 2-17, Conner Floyd 2-15, Joshua Atkinson 1-9, Ja'Terian Douglas 1-8, Zack Langer 1-6, Cody Wilson 1-3, Chris Hall 1-3
ECU: Justin Hardy 10-99, Isaiah Jones 8-104, Cam Worthy 3-58, Lance Ray 3--2, Vintavious Cooper 2-41, Bryce Williams 2-21, Reese Wiggins 2-16, DaQuan Barnes 2-9, Breon Allen 1-28, Cedric Thompson 1-10
Tulsa2nd American Athletic West6-210-3
East Carolina4th American Athletic East1-73-9

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