Darriel Mack Jr. stepped in for Heisman Trophy hopeful McKenzie Milton and rushed for 120 yards and a touchdown, and No. 10 UCF forced five turnovers in beating East Carolina 37-10 for its 20th straight victory.
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- NC State to host East Carolina on Dec. 1
- UNC, NC State, Va. Tech called due to Florence
- Schools in Carolinas, Virginia monitoring Florence
- East Carolina CB Gore taken to hospital after hit
D'Eriq King threw for two touchdowns and ran for another and Houston's defense mostly stifled East Carolina in a 42-20 win on Saturday night.
East Carolina and NC State have agreed to play at noon ET on Dec. 1 in Raleigh, N.C., as long as neither team is in its respective conference championship game.
Reid Herring rallied East Carolina to two scores in the last five minutes with Jake Verity kicking a 38-yard game-winning field goal with 46 seconds left and East Carolina (2-2) edged Old Dominion 37-35 on Saturday.
Jordan Cronkrite had the go-ahead 80-yard touchdown run early in the fourth quarter and South Florida beat Hurricane Florence-impacted East Carolina 20-13 in the American Athletic Conference opener for both teams on Saturday night.
The UCF-UNC, WVU-NC State, ECU-Va. Tech football games are among those cancelled due to Hurricane Florence, while the B.C.-Wake Forest kickoff has been moved up Thursday.
With Hurricane Florence bearing down on the Carolinas' coastline, conferences and schools are monitoring the strengthening storm's progress and exploring contingencies for games this week.
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Biggest FPI rating upgrades after Week 2: East Carolina, Texas Tech, Ball State, Coastal Carolina, Penn Stats.
Freshman quarterback Holton Ahlers ran for two of East Carolina's four rushing touchdowns while Reid Herring threw for another score as the Pirates beat North Carolina 41-19 on Saturday.
East Carolina CB Colby Gore, after being leveled with a helmet-to-helmet hit vs. North Carolina, was strapped to a board, carted off the field and taken to a hospital.