UAB was unable to contain Breon Allen on Saturday and the result was a 63-14 Week 12 loss against the Pirates.
East Carolina won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 28-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 66.5.
Shane Carden completed 20 of 30 pass attempts for 296 yards for the Pirates in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Blazers defense.
Jordan Howard rushed for 53 yards for UAB, while Darrin Reaves added 51 yards. Jonathan Perry threw for 210 yards for the Blazers, while receivers Jamari Staples and Jamarcus Nelson had 78 and 52 yards respectively.
East Carolina outgained UAB 625-354 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 36-17 by the Pirates.
The time of possession battle favored UAB as their offense was on the field for 31:47, longer than the 28:13 of their opponents.
East Carolina heads into a Week 13 battle against North Carolina State. UAB, meanwhile, will have their next action against Rice.