October 17, 2015

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) James Summers threw for 127 yards and had two total touchdowns, Josh Hawkins returned an interception 100 yards for another score, and East Carolina beat Tulsa 30-17 on Saturday.

Chris Hairston finished with 82 yards rushing and Davon Grayson added 84 yards receiving on four catches for East Carolina (4-3, 1-1 American Conference).

Hawkins interception return occurred on the game's opening drive after Tulsa had marched 69 yards on 14 plays and gave the Pirates a lead they never relinquished.

East Carolina led 20-0 at the half, and a Davis Plowman 23-yard field goal late in the third extended the lead to 23-0.

The Golden Hurricane (3-3, 1-1) got on the board early in the fourth on a Zack Langer 1-yard run.

Langer finished with 76 yards on the ground for Tulsa, and Dane Evans had 288 yards passing.

East Carolina has won 25 straight games when leading at halftime.

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