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East Carolina quarterback Shane Carden runs with the ball during Saturday's game against North Carolina at Kenan Stadium in Chapel Hill. (Aileen Devlin/The Daily Reflector)
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East Carolina quarterback Shane Carden runs with the ball during Saturday's game against North Carolina at Kenan Stadium in Chapel Hill. (Aileen Devlin/The Daily Reflector)

ECU feels UNC's pressure

By Nathan Summers

The Daily Reflector

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One sequence for East Carolina in the third quarter in Chapel Hill on Saturday proved fatal for the Pirates and vital for the host North Carolina Tar Heels.

Clinging to a four-point lead at the intermission, UNC’s bang-bang, two-touchdown sequence in a matter of three minutes imploded the Pirates’ chances, and the Tar Heels cruised to victory at Kenan Stadium, 27-6.


UNC (2-2) evened its record after quickly stealing a 24-6 edge in the third quarter amid an avalanche of pressure on ECU quarterback Shane Carden, who was sacked seven times in the game.

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