Boxscore
UL Lafayette 43, East Carolina 34
Saturday, December 22, 2012 12:00 PM
Location - Mercedes-Benz Superdome
Attendance - 48828

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
East Carolina 0 21 10 3 34
UL Lafayette 7 24 6 6 43

Recap


Louisiana-Lafayette 43, East Carolina 34
: Alonzo Harris rushed for 117 yards and two touchdowns as the Ragin' Cajuns blew a 21-point lead before staving off the Pirates to win their second consecutive New Orleans Bowl.

Terrance Broadway hit Javone Lawson for a 14-yard scoring strike with 3:07 left in the third quarter to give Louisiana-Lafayette (9-4) a 37-31 lead and the Ragin' Cajuns defense held East Carolina to just a field goal in its final four possessions.

Broadway finished 21-for-32 for 316 yards and a touchdown and ran for 108 yards and another score.

Shane Carden led the Pirates (8-5) with 278 passing yards and two second-quarter touchdowns, which held East Carolina pull within 10 at the break.


A Broadway 12-yard TD rush and receiver Harry Peoples' 10-yard scamper gave Louisiana-Lafayette a 14-0 lead 43 seconds into the second quarter. After Reggie Bullock responded with a 5-yard score 1:29 later, Harris ran for scores of 6 and 68 yards to push the Ragin' Cajuns' lead to 28-7 with 7:05 left in the half.

Carden tossed scoring passes to Justin Hardy (19 yards) and Danny Webster (16) before Brett Baer nailed a 50-yard field goal to put Louisiana-Lafayette ahead 31-21 at halftime.

A Bullock 13-yard touchdown tied the game at 31-31 with 5:57 left in the third quarter before Broadway connected with Lawson. A Warren Harvey 26-yard field goal pulled East Carolina within three with 13:36 left, but Baer made two more field goals to finish the scoring.

GAME NOTEBOOK: UL-Lafayette defeated San Diego State 32-30 in last year's New Orleans Bowl. ... The Ragin' Cajuns finished with 591 yards of total offense. ... Bullock ran for 99 yards and two TDs, receiving six more carries than East Carolina's regular-season leading rusher Vintavious Cooper. ... Jamal Robinson led UL-Lafayette with six catches for 116 yards. ... The 48,828 fans in attendance set a New Orleans Bowl record.
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 8:10
UL Lafayette   TD  UL Lafayette 7 - East Carolina 0
2nd Quarter - 14:17
UL Lafayette   TD  UL Lafayette 14 - East Carolina 0
2nd Quarter - 12:48
East Carolina   TD  UL Lafayette 14 - East Carolina 7
2nd Quarter - 11:07
UL Lafayette   TD  UL Lafayette 21 - East Carolina 7
2nd Quarter - 7:05
UL Lafayette   TD  UL Lafayette 28 - East Carolina 7
2nd Quarter - 3:09
East Carolina   TD  UL Lafayette 28 - East Carolina 14
2nd Quarter - 2:56
East Carolina   TD  UL Lafayette 28 - East Carolina 21
2nd Quarter - 0:00
UL Lafayette   FG  UL Lafayette 31 - East Carolina 21
3rd Quarter - 9:46
East Carolina   FG  UL Lafayette 31 - East Carolina 24
3rd Quarter - 5:57
East Carolina   TD  UL Lafayette 31 - East Carolina 31
3rd Quarter - 3:07
UL Lafayette   TD  UL Lafayette 37 - East Carolina 31
4th Quarter - 13:36
East Carolina   FG  UL Lafayette 37 - East Carolina 34
4th Quarter - 3:11
UL Lafayette   FG  UL Lafayette 40 - East Carolina 34
4th Quarter - 0:10
UL Lafayette   FG  UL Lafayette 43 - East Carolina 34
TEAMS

Team Records

  East Carolina UL Lafayette
W/L 8 - 5 - 0 9 - 4 - 0
Conference 7 - 1 - 0 6 - 2 - 0

Team Stats

  East Carolina UL Lafayette
Score 34 43
First Downs 24 25
3rd Down Efficiency 6-for-16
38%
8-for-15
53%
4th Down Efficiency 1-for-2
50%
0-for-0
0%
Total Yards 421 591
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 30-143 42-267
Average/Rush 4.8 6.4
Passing
Comp-Att 25-43 22-35
Passing Yards 278 324
Average/Pass Play 6.3 9.0
Penalties-Yards 0-0 4-50
Fumbles-Lost 1-0 1-1
Interceptions Thrown 1 1
Time of Possession 27:17 32:43

PLAYER STATS

East Carolina (8 - 5)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
S. Carden 25/42 278 2 1
J. Hardy 0/1 0 0 0
UL Lafayette (9 - 4)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
T. Broadway 21/32 316 1 1
B. Gautier 1/2 8 0 0
H. Peoples 0/1 0 0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
R. Bullock 17 104 6.1 2
V. Cooper 9 19 2.1 0
J. Solomon 1 19 19.0 0
S. Carden 3 1 0.3 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
A. Harris 21 120 5.7 2
T. Broadway 15 108 7.2 1
B. Gautier 1 16 16.0 0
H. Peoples 1 10 10.0 1
T. Pierce 2 10 5.0 0
E. Reed 2 3 1.5 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
A. Bodenheimer 5 65 13.0 0
J. Hardy 5 59 11.8 1
J. Solomon 3 56 18.7 0
D. Webster 4 42 10.5 1
R. Wiggins 1 18 18.0 0
D. Harris 2 14 7.0 0
R. Bullock 1 11 11.0 0
J. Jones 1 5 5.0 0
Z. Pasut 1 5 5.0 0
V. Cooper 2 3 1.5 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
J. Robinson 6 116 19.3 0
J. Lawson 4 71 17.8 1
H. Peoples 3 43 14.3 0
B. Brown 2 30 15.0 0
I. Thompson 3 27 9.0 0
E. Reed 1 16 16.0 0
D. Surgent 1 10 10.0 0
J. Maxwell 1 7 7.0 0
J. Butler 1 4 4.0 0