Wake Forest recovers from 21-point deficit, defeats Elon easily 101-78
Tue, Nov 7, 2023
NCAAB News (AP)
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - Cameron Hildreth scored 33 points, Andrew Carr had 24 points and nine rebounds, and Wake Forest rallied from a 21-point deficit to beat Elon 101-78 on Monday night in a season opener for both teams.
The Demon Deacons trailed by 21 with 7:04 left in the first half before going on a scoring spree. They outscored Elon 58-23 after halftime to win going away.
Hildreth made 13 of 18 shots, including a pair of 3-pointers, and Carr's total included 10 free throws. The Demon Deacons shot 60% after halftime.
Zac Ervin led four members of the Phoenix in double figures with 17 points. Max Mackinnon added 14 points, and Nick Dorn and TK Simpkins each added 13.
It was the 45th meeting of the schools - first since 2010 - and the 39th Wake Forest victory.
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