Appalachian St. beats Elon 76-52

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BOONE, N.C. (AP)—Kellen Brand scored 17 points to lead Appalachian State in a 76-52 win over Elon on Thursday night.

Ryann Abraham added 14 points and Eduardo Bermudez chipped in with 13 for the Mountaineers (6-5, 3-0 Southern Conference). Brand was 4-for-5 from beyond the arc and Abraham hit 2-for-3 for Appalachian State, which knocked down 10 of 15 3-point attempts in the game.

Elon was 7 of 19 from long range.

T.J. Douglas, the only player to score in double figures for the Phoenix (4-7, 1-2), had 10 points.

The Mountaineers shot 55.6 percent from the field (25 of 45) in the game compared to just a 36 percent mark (18 of 50) for the Phoenix. Appalachian State also hit 16 of 21 free throws, while Elon made just 10 of 21 shots from the line.

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 Top Performers
T.J. Douglas T.J. Douglas
3-8,  10 Pts
1 Rebs, 1 Assists
 Appalachian St.
Kellen Brand Kellen Brand
5-8,  17 Pts
6 Rebs, 1 Assists

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