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10/19/2013 4:29 PM EDT
Carden, East Carolina blast Southern Miss 55-14
EAST CAROLINA 55, SOUTHERN MISS 14
GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- Shane Carden threw for 307 yards and
three touchdowns and ran for another score as East Carolina
defeated Southern Miss 55-14 in Conference USA action on
Carden, who completed 30 of 37 passes, connected with Justin
Hardy on a 1-yard touchdown strike with 10:40 left in the first
quarter to open the scoring and ECU (5-2, 3-1) never looked
back, racing to a 55-0 lead heading into the game's final frame.
Hardy caught 10 balls for 126 yards. His 21 career touchdown
receptions are the second most in ECU history, one shy of the
record set by Lance Lewis from 2010-11.
Southern Miss (0-6, 0-2) converted on just 4 of 16 third downs
and was limited to 233 total yards. Allan Bridgford and Nick
Mullins combined to throw for just 112 yards on 11-of-28
passing. Mullins threw two touchdowns and one interception.
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