• Tulane has rushed for 100 or more yards in 24 straight games, dating back to the final three games of the 2015 season.
• The Green Wave rank fifth in The American tied for 15th in the nation in turnover margin at 7 (13 gained, six lost).
Tulane and ECU were both independents when the two teams met for the first time in 1991.
• Of head coach ' 200 on-field victories, 63 have come on the NCAA Division I level (Football Bowl Subdivision and Football Championship Subdivision).
ABOUT THE PIRATES • ECU owns a 2-5 regular season mark (1-2 at home, 1-3 on the road) against West division foes in the American Athletic Conference since the league began divisional play in 2015.
• The Pirates have won nine of their last 12 home night games (6 p.m. • In its five conference games this year, ECU is averaging 26.0 points, 107.0 rushing yards, 322.6 passing yards and 429.6 total offensive yards per game. • Minshew established both school and conference single-game records in completions (52) and attempts (68) against Houston.
ECU has compiled an all-time record of 44-84-1 (.345) against current members of the Atlantic Coast Conference ... ECU's all-time record at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium is 183-94-1 (.660) ... 21, 1963 with a 20-10 win over Brian Piccolo and the Wake Forest Demon Deacons in front of 17,000 fans and celebrated the stadium's 50th anniversary in 2013 ...
In addition to a 7-14 mark against Virginia Tech, the Pirates own a 13-16 ledger against NC State, 5-5 vs. Before back-to-back 3-3 marks in 20, ECU recorded consecutive 5-1 ledgers in 2014, 20 (15-3) and won a combined 10 of 12 home matchups in 2009 (6-1) and 2008 (4-1) ... ECU has drawn at least 40,000 fans to Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium in 21 of its last 23 home games dating back to 2013, which includes this year's season opener vs. The only "exceptions" were a Thursday night matchup against Temple on October 22, 2015 (39,417) and the 2016 home finale against Navy (39,480).NEW ORLEANS – Tulane football hits the road to take on ECU at Bagwell Field at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium at 6 p.m. ABOUT TULANE • Tulane looks to stop its four-game losing streak and get the Green Wave's first road victory since last year's season finale at UConn (W, 38-13) on Nov. • A win over ECU would give Tulane two conference wins in a season for the second time in four seasons as a member of the American Athletic Conference.