North Carolina-Wilmington tops Elon in a shootout, 91-82
ELON, N.C. (AP) Chris Flemmings pumped in a career-high 28 points and North Carolina-Wilmington won a battle between the two top scoring offenses in the Colonial Athletic Association, topping Elon, 91-82 Thursday night.
The Seahawks (11-5, 3-2) scored nearly nine full points more than their per-game average of 82.3, and limited Elon to just 8-of-21 shooting from behind the 3-point arc, almost three treys belong their average of 10.6.
Flemmings was 11 of 16 from the field, including 5 of 9 from deep. Craig Ponder dished out five assists and made four steals to go with his 21-point performance, leaving the senior 15 points shy of becoming the 22nd Seahawk to reach 1,000 career points. He stands at 985 points in 113 career games played.