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GAME CENTER: EAST CAROLINA 41, RICE 28

'Captain Comeback'
to the rescue

GREENVILLE You can hardly blame James Pinkney for icing his back after East Carolina's 41-28 Rice Saturday. The junior quarterback spent much of the evening carrying the Pirates' offense. ... More from Denny O'Brien...

QB James Pinkney cocks and loads against Rice Saturday. The ECU junior accounted for 4 scores on the day. (AP Photo: Gerry Broome)

Pinkney recharges
East Carolina

GREENVILLE East Carolina needed a confidence boost and James Pinkney delivered it, passing for three touchdowns and running for another Saturday as the Pirates broke a three-game losing streak. ... More...

POST-GAME AUDIO

Listen to the comments
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