ELON, N.C. -- Zac Ervin scored a season-high 27 points, draining seven 3-pointers, and Elon ran away from UNC Wilmington 80-63 on Saturday.
Hunter McIntosh added 15 points with seven rebounds and four assists for Elon (5-13, 1-4 Colonial Athletic Conference), which ended its six-game losing streak. Marcus Sheffield II added 11 points and Hunter Woods pulled down 13 rebounds, 10 off the defensive glass, to go with eight points.
UNCW went on a 7-0 run late in the first half to lead 33-27 and held on for a five-point halftime lead. Elon opened the second half on an 11-5 surge and took a 44-43 lead on a Woods 3-pointer and never looked back.
The Seahawks shot 18% after halftime (5-for-28).
Elon matches up against Drexel on the road on Thursday. UNC Wilmington plays Hofstra at home on Thursday.
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