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11/17/2012 8:12 PM EST
Carden leads East Carolina past Tulane 28-23
EAST CAROLINA 28, TULANE 23
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Shane Carden's second touchdown pass of the
game, with 4:29 remaining, gave East Carolina some breathing
room in a tight 28-23 Conference USA victory over Tulane on
The Pirates (7-4, 6-1), who moved into a first-place tie with
Tulsa in the league's East Division, trailed the Green Wave
(2-9, 2-5) in the second quarter and never led by more than 12
That 28-16 margin came when Carden found Andrew Bodenheimer from
11 yards out to cap a 79-yard drive that consumed 4:41.
Tulane responded with a 31-yard scoring pass from Ryan Griffin
to Wilson Van Hooser after a 73-yard drive, but East Carolina
ran out the final 1:22.
Griffin completed 36 of 57 passes for 293 yards two touchdowns,
with Ryan Grant making 10 of the receptions for 94 yards.
Cairo Santos kicked three field goals for the Green Wave and is
20-for-20 on the season.
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