Monday September 8th, 2014

East Carolina Pirates vs. Virginia Tech Hokies

Virginia Tech returns home after a 35-21 win at Ohio State on Saturday that improved the Hokies’ record to 2-0. East Carolina comes in with a 1-1 mark after a 33-23 loss at South Carolina on Saturday.

You can follow the game with live stats and play-by-play here.

 

Details for Saturday's game are below:

Kickoff: Noon ET

Live stream: The game can be live streamed here.

TV coverage: ESPN

Radio: For a list of Virginia Tech affiliates, click here. For a list of East Carolina affiliates, click here.

Game Facts

Virginia Tech facts

The Hokies hold a 13-5 all-time edge against the Pirates, including wins in the last four meetings between the teams.

Virginia Tech was the first team to beat Ohio State in its home opener since 1978 and was the first unranked non-conference foe to win at the Horseshoe since 1982.

The Hokies have held opponents to a 17.9 percent third-down conversion rate this season.

Virginia Tech has won its last five home meetings with East Carolina.

Quarterback Michael Brewer has completed 46-of-66 passes (69.7 percent) in his first two games.

East Carolina facts

East Carolina has won its last two games against ACC opponents, beating North Carolina and North Carolina State last season.

Quarterback Shane Carden has started 26 straight games for the Pirates.

Receiver Justin Hardy recorded his 10th career 100-yard receiving game in the loss at South Carolina last week.

Carden set single-season school records last year with 4,139 passing yards and 4,242 total yards. He is third on the Pirates’ career passing yards list behind David Garrard and James Pinkney.

East Carolina is playing its first season in the American Athletic Conference this year. It was previously a member of Conference USA since 1997.

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