N.C.-Wilmington 86, Elon 56

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ELON, N.C. (AP)—Montez Downey and John Fields scored 14 points apiece, leading North Carolina-Wilmington to an 86-56 rout of Elon on Sunday.

Dominique Lacy and Chad Tomko added 12 points each for the Seahawks (3-4), who never trailed. Johnny Wolf also chipped in 10 points.

Downey, Lacy and Wolff hit two 3-pointers apiece as UNC-Wilmington went 7-for-13 from beyond the arc.

Elon pulled within 20-12 on Chris Long’s jumper with just over 10 minutes left in the first half, but the Seahawks went on a 20-6 run from that point to take a 22-point halftime advantage.

Fields opened UNC-Wilmington’s second half with a pair of jumpers and Wolff followed with a 3, capping a 7-0 run that put the game out of reach.

Terrance Birdette scored 13 points to pace the Phoenix (2-5), who have dropped three straight. Elon finished 5-for-22 from 3-point range.

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 N.C. Wilmington
John Fields John Fields
7-9,  14 Pts
9 Rebs, 1 Assists
Terrance Birdette Terrance Birdette
5-10,  13 Pts
5 Rebs, 0 Assists

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