COLUMBIA, S.C. — East Carolina tried to be ready for anything on Saturday, but No. 9 South Carolina brought the Pirates a big dose of everything.
The Gamecocks blistered ECU, 48-10, in a wire-to-wire rout inside Williams-Brice Stadium that saw the Pirates turn the football over five times, much like they did in a loss to the Gamecocks last year.
Little went right for the Pirates (1-1) from the opening kick, and as the game wore on, East Carolina wore down and the Gamecocks (2-0) poured it on, pasting ECU for six offensive touchdowns on 528 yards.
For the complete article, please pick up a copy of The Daily Reflector. Current home delivery and electronic edition subscribers may log in to access this article at no charge. To become a subscriber, please click here or contact Customer Service at (252) 329-9505.