A problematic pattern persisted as East Carolina lost its seventh conference game in eight contests. The Pirates suffered a 31-19 defeat by Cincinnati at venerable Nippert Stadium Saturday night. James Summers tied a career high for rushes and Zay Jones kept his 42-game reception streak alive but was held to a season low 69 yards.
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CINCINNATI — East Carolina’s three games in the American Athletic Conference have followed a similar pattern this season. The losses to Central Florida, South Florida and a 31-19 setback at Cincinnati on Saturday night have been characterized by a deficit and a comeback before the final defeat. Against the Bearcats, who gave veteran Pirate nemesis… [ Continue Reading ]
When he wasn’t working in the press box, Bonesville’s Al Myatt was roaming the sidelines with his camera as East Carolina challenged Cincinnati at Nippert Stadium on Saturday evening, Oct. 22, 2016. The end result was this curated collection of action shots and other candid photos.
East Carolina head coach Scottie Montgomery addressed the news media after the Pirates’ 31-19 loss at Cincinnati on Saturday evening, Oct. 22, 2016, in an American Athletic Conference East Division contest. (Recorded by Al Myatt)
Join Al Myatt and Kevin Monroe for the “Bonesville Pre-Game Podcast” as they preview East Carolina’s American Athletic Conference contest with Cincinnati. In their weekly exchange, Myatt and Monroe break down the expectations for tonight’s 7 p.m. clash at Nippert Stadium. With decades of experience as a sports journalist, Myatt has been an anchor columnist for Bonesville since the site’s… [ Continue Reading ]
Cooler conditions are expected for East Carolina’s 7 p.m. kickoff at Cincinnati tonight. The temperature is projected to be at 51 degrees at the start of the game with clear skies and 68 percent humidity. The forecast is calling for wind out of the west at two miles per hour. Readings will change slightly during… [ Continue Reading ]
The open date that resulted from the postponement of the Navy game from Oct. 13 to Nov. 19 has allowed some healing for East Carolina going into Saturday’s 7 p.m. game at Cincinnati. That has led to more productive practices. “We had a good day of practice on Sunday,” said Pirates coach Scottie Montgomery. “Tuesday,… [ Continue Reading ]