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Oct. 13, 2012 | Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium | Greenville | Attendance: 45,137

Features >> Inside Game Day | Game Slants | Photo Gallery | Post-game Audio

Wanted: Yearly diet of Tigers

GREENVILLE — East Carolina needs to ensure that Memphis remains a part of the annual football schedule. With the Tigers set to join the Big East next season, they officially move off ECU’s regular Conference USA East Division docket following their 41-7 thrashing by the Pirates on Saturday. The Tigers’ departure also represents the loss of an almost-sure-fire annual victory in a climate where gimmes are few and far between. ... More from Denny O'Brien...

ECU looks to buck a trend

GREENVILLE — Pirate Nation has seen the light at the end of the tunnel in terms of East Carolina's remaining schedule and it doesn't appear to be an oncoming freight train. The combined record of the five teams the Pirates face to close the regular season is an underwhelming 10-20. None of the five has a winning overall record. The opportunity appears to be there for a strong finish that would keep ECU in contention for some key goals. ... More from Al Myatt...

Game Day Photos from Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium

Justin Jones goes up over Memphis DB Robert Steeples for the first of his three touchdown receptions on the day. ©2012 View W.A. Myatt's 10-image slide show...

Coach Ruff Post-Game Audio

East Carolina coach Ruffin McNeill met with the press after the Pirates' 41-7 Homecoming win over Conference USA foe Memphis on Saturday. (Recorded by Al Myatt)

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Conference USA Scoreboard

Thursday, Oct. 11:
   Tulsa 33, Texas-El Paso 11 [FSN]

Saturday, Oct. 13:
   Houston 39, UAB 17 [FSN]
Saturday, Oct. 13 (continued):
   Tulane 27, Southern Methodist 26 [CSS]
   Rice 34, Texas-San Antonio 14 [FCS]
   East Carolina 41, Memphis 7 [WITN / CSS]
   UCF 38, Southern Miss 31 (2 OT) [CBSSN]

View Conference USA's composite 2012 schedule and scores on

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