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Elon Defeats UNC Wilmington 80-77 - Recap

Elon got 23 points from Darius Burford as they ran past UNC Wilmington 80-77 on Saturday at Raiford G. Trask Coliseum.

Bettors who backed Elon were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of +1.5 at sportsbooks.

Hunter McIntosh had 17 points for Elon and Ikenna Ndugba chipped in with 13 points. Ikenna Ndugba had 4 assists for them, while Ikenna Ndugba was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.

UNC Wilmington got a 21-point performance from Joe Pridgen, who was supported by 20 points from Ty Gadsden. Jamahri Harvey had 4 assists in a losing cause for UNC Wilmington, while Jake Boggs grabbed 8 rebounds.

Elon was winning at the break before taking care of business in the second half.

Elon won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 32-31.