Elon Falls 52-13 to Blue Devils - Recap
The battle between the Blue Devils and Phoenix didnÆt turn out to be much of a battle at all as Elon was handed a 52-13 defeat on Saturday at Wallace Wade Stadium.
The game was a push (tie) for betting purposes as the final score was identical to the -39 number at most sportsbooks.
Anthony Boone completed 22 of 33 pass attempts for 247 yards for the Blue Devils in the win.
B.J. Bennett rushed for 87 yards for Elon, while Tracey Coppedge added 65 yards. Mike Quinn threw for 190 yards for the Phoenix, while receivers Kierre Brown and Andre Davis had 70 and 42 yards respectively.
Duke outgained Elon 567-328 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 31-17 by the Blue Devils.
Elon lost the time of possession battle 32:40-27:20, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.