Scores

Final

E Kentucky 35

(2-1, 1-1 away)

Coast Carolina 17

(2-1, 1-1 home)

6:00 PM ET, September 15, 2012

Brooks Stadium, CONWAY, SC

1 2 3 4 T
EKY 7 14 7 735
CCAR 7 0 10 017

Top Performers

Passing: A. Hillary (CCAR) - 205 YDS, 1 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: M. Denham (EKY) - 22 CAR, 121 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: N. Mastromatteo (CCAR) - 10 REC, 96 YDS, 1 TD

E. Kentucky 35, Coastal Carolina 17

Associated Press

CONWAY, S.C. -- Eastern Kentucky's T.J. Pryor hit Tyrone Goard for a 77-yard touchdown pass late in the second quarter for a 21-7 lead, and the Colonials defeated Coastal Carolina 35-17 on Saturday.

Eastern Kentucky (2-1) outrushed Coastal Carolina 217 to 106 yards, with Matt Denham carrying 22 times for 121 yards and a touchdown. Denham, who surpassed the 2,000-yard mark for his career last week, now has 2,183 yards and 11 games of 100 or more yards.

Pryor (6-for-10) and Jared McClain (7-for-8) were a combined 13-of-18 passing for 225 yards and a touchdown. Goard caught four passes for 113 yards. The Colonels outgained Coastal Carolina 442 yards to 339.

Aramis Hillary threw for 205 yards and a touchdown for the Chanticleers, and Niccolo Mastromatteo caught 10 of them, tying a Coastal Carolina record, for 96 yards and a touchdown.

It was the first game between the teams.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
EKY
CCAR
1st Downs2421
Total Yards442339
Passing225233
Rushing217106
Penalties6-454-55
3rd Down Conversions7-126-14
4th Down Conversions1-11-3
Turnovers12
Possession32:5727:03

Passing Leaders

Eastern KentuckyC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Pryor6/1012412.410
Coastal CarolinaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Hillary24/372055.511

Rushing Leaders

Eastern KentuckyCARYDSAVGTDLG
Denham221215.5121
Sands10383.818
Coastal CarolinaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Hillary10414.1012
Height6305.0013

Receiving Leaders

Eastern KentuckyRECYDSAVGTDLG
Goard411328.3177
Bailey5336.6010
Coastal CarolinaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Mastromatteo10969.6124
Hazel66310.5125

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTEREKYCCAR
TD11:26Matt Denham 32 Yd Pass From Jared McClain (Luke Pray Kick) 70
TD08:26Niccolo Mastromatteo 8 Yd Pass From Aramis Hillary (Alex Catron Kick) 77
SECOND QUARTEREKYCCAR
TD06:31T.J. Pryor 1 Yd Run (Luke Pray Kick) 147
TD01:32Tyrone Goard 77 Yd Pass From T.J. Pryor (Luke Pray Kick) 217
THIRD QUARTEREKYCCAR
TD11:17Matt Hazel 5 Yd Pass From Alex Ross (Alex Catron Kick) 2114
TD05:50Matt Denham 6 Yd Run (Luke Pray Kick) 2814
FG00:00Alex Catron 45 Yd 2817
FOURTH QUARTEREKYCCAR
TD08:24Deshaun Sands 1 Yd Run (Luke Pray Kick) 3517