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Knights Down East Carolina 20-16 - Match Report

Johnny Richardson tore up the turf for 104 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Knights to a 20-16 win over the Pirates at Bounce House.

UCF won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the -10.0-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 65.0.

Johnny Richardson rushed for 104 yards, while Mark-Antony Richards added 58 yards in the win. Ryan O'Keefe and Johnny Richardson added 73 and 51 receiving yards respectively.

Rahjai Harris rushed for 73 yards for East Carolina, while Keaton Mitchell added 65 yards. Holton Ahlers threw for 219 yards for the Pirates, while receivers Tyler Snead and Audie Omotosho had 82 and 55 yards respectively.

East Carolina outgained UCF 360-359 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 21-16 by the Pirates.

East Carolina led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 32:42-27:18 split in that important category.

Next game, UCF takes its act on the road to face Cincinnati looking for another win. For East Carolina, they head on the road to face Houston.