GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) East Carolina hasn't been on a roll like this in quite a while. For these 18th-ranked Pirates, there's really no time to savor it - not with so much more left to pursue.
They've off to their best start in 15 years, have settled into their first national ranking since 2008 and have a prime-time audience for their latest high-scoring show when Connecticut visits Thursday night.
"No doubt, it's an unprecedented level for us right now," offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley said. "I think the thing we've got to do and we've been talking about it offensively, let's stay focused on how good we can get."