Long’s 18 points, Constantine’s double-double key Elon win
ELON, N.C. (AP)—Chris Long scored 18 points while Adam Constantine added 15 points and 12 rebounds to lead Elon to a 77-58 win over Erskine on Tuesday in the home opener for the Phoenix.
Elon (1-1), coming off Friday’s opening 69-64 loss at Virginia Tech, shot 55.6 percent from the field on the way to a 42-30 halftime lead, and 50.9 percent for the game, compared to 40.4 percent for the Division II Flying Fleet.
Montell Watson and Brett James each added 12 points for Elon, which scored 23 points off turnovers and held the lead throughout the game.
Brandon Wright was the only player to score in double figures for Erskine (0-1), with 17 points.