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Game Center Final: East Carolina 42, N.C. State 28 •  Attendance: 49,106

Coverage: Inside Game Day Photo Gallery Post-game Audio Scoreboard

Rivalry isn’t what it used to be

RALEIGH — Strange to say after East Carolina’s 42-28 win at N.C. State on Saturday, but now the Pirates can focus on their big game.

ECU (9-2, 6-1 Conference USA) plays at Marshall on Friday at noon for C-USA’s East Division championship. Winning the league title has been the stated goal of the program throughout the 2013 season.

The matchup with the Wolfpack was a potential distraction with its rival implications but the Pirates muted the outside noise and took care of business. ... More from Al Myatt...

Coach Ruffin McNeill and AD Jeff Compher take in the setting after ECU's win over N.C. State on Saturday. Photo by W.A. Myatt. View image gallery...

Game Day Photos from Carter-Finley Stadium

ECU linebackers Derrell Johnson (56) and Brandon Williams (24) take down N.C. State receiver Quintin Payton during the Pirates' victory on Saturday at Carter-Finley Stadium. Photo by W.A. Myatt. ©2013 View W.A. Myatt's complete image gallery...

Audio: Coach Ruff Post-game Presser

ECU coach Ruffin McNeill addressed the media after the Pirates' 42-28 triumph over N.C. State on Saturday (recorded by W.A. Myatt; file photo by Al Myatt): Select Clip...

Conference USA Scoreboard

   Final: Rice 37, UAB 34 (OT)

   Final: ECU 42, N.C. State 28
   Final: FAU 55, New Mexico State 10
SATURDAY, NOV. 23 (continued):
   Final: Middle Tennessee 42, USM 21
   Final: Tulane 45, UTEP 3
   Final: UTSA 21, North Texas 13
   Final: Marshall 48, FIU 10
   Final: Tulsa 24, Louisiana Tech 14

C-USA at a Glance: Standings, Scores, Schedule, TV Listings, Honors

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