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Flowers, No. 18 USF remain perfect, rout ECU 61-31

No. 18 South Florida's typically stout defense sprung more than a few leaks against East Carolina.

So the Bulls reverted to what worked pretty well under Willie Taggart last year — they outscored the Pirates.

Quinton Flowers threw for two touchdowns and ran for another, and USF extended its school-record winning streak to 10 by routing East Carolina 61-31 on Saturday.

"We just kept telling each other we have to score," Flowers said. "Just continue scoring, stay within the offense, and we'll continue scoring. And that's what we did — we just kept scoring every chance we got, every possession, and we put up a lot of points."

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