HUNTINGTON, WV (video courtesy WCHS) – Marshall led East Carolina 38-21 entering the fourth quarter, but surrendered 21 unanswered points to fall 42-38.
The Pirates’ Rahjai Harris scored with 55 seconds left to give his team the lead.
Marshall still had a chance to score at the end, with Grant Wells leading a drive all the way to East Carolina’s 15-yard line.
However, he would throw an interception with six seconds remaining to seal the Herd’s fate.
This marks Charles Huff’s first loss as Marshall head coach.