Spencer Brown had 25 carries for a career-high 165 yards and a touchdown and UAB’s late block of a field goal preserved a 23-22 win against Louisiana Tech Saturday night.
With three seconds to play, the Blazers blocked Jonathan Barnes’ 30-yard attempt. The ball ricocheted back to Barnes who was tackled to end the game.
On the next possession, Temple’s Delvon Randall intercepted a Thomas Sirk pass and returned to the ECU 34. Five plays later, David Hood (106 yards on 20 carries) carried it in from the 2. Following a three-and-out, ECU punted and a personal foul set up a short field. Another five-play drive culminated with Rob Ritrovato’s 2-yard TD run and Temple led 23-3 at intermission.
East Carolina (1-5, 1-2) was led by Sirk, who finished 20 of 38 for 253 yards and an 11-yard touchdown pass to Quay Johnson in the third. Jimmy Williams Jerseys Supply had five catches for 110 yards.
An investigation by the National Basketball Players Association earlier this year discovered that Dawkins used Payton’s credit card to charge more $42,000 in Uber rides between 2015 and 2016 and that Payton authorized only a few trips. ASM fired Dawkins in May, according to published reports.
Elfrid Payton Sr., the player’s father, told ESPN that IMA reimbursed his son for the credit card charges and that Dawkins didn’t have permission to use the card. He said he was introduced to Dawkins by a third party and advised his son to use him as a financial planner.
“Kurt had this business, but he didn’t know anything about the NBA,” Payton Sr. said. “Christian was on the financial side when we met him. Kurt is a reputable guy. He Cheap NFL Jerseys Nike didn’t know Christian was doing this.”