Elliott missed all of the 2014-15 season due to an injury and scored a career-high. Darley, who leads UMBC in field goal percentage at 54.7 percent, made all eight of his shots from the field.
Freshman Joe Sherburne added 10 points for UMBC (4-10) to finish in double figures for the 11th time in 14 games.
Devin Martin, who scored 34, 37 and 23 in his last three games, finished with 24 points on 9-of-20 shooting for UMES (3-12). He made five of the Hawks' nine 3-pointers.