Duke Defeats Elon 41-27 - Recap
Duke's aerial attack produced 350 yards and the Blue Devils produced a 41-27 victory over Elon on Saturday at Wallace Wade Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Blue Devils were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 7 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 44.5.
Desmond Scott rushed for 77 yards, while Brandon Connette added 48 yards in the win. Conner Vernon and Donovan Varner added 129 and 123 receiving yards respectively.
Brandon Newsome rushed for 77 yards for Elon, while A.J. Harris added 23 yards. Scott Riddle threw for 281 yards for the Phoenix, while receivers Sean Jeffcoat and Lance Camp had 111 and 45 yards respectively.
Duke outgained Elon 542-406 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 32-24 by the Blue Devils.
The time of possession battle favored Duke as their offense was on the field for 36:05, longer than the 23:55 of their opponents.