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Elon 31, Furman 10

ELON, N.C. -- Scott Riddle threw three touchdown passes and Brandon Newsome scored twice to spark Elon to a 31-10 victory over Furman on Saturday.

Riddle was 21 of 30 for 160 yards and Newsome rushed for 161 yards on 25 carries for the Phoenix (5-1, 3-0 Southern Conference), who never trailed.

Jordan Sorrells was 26-of-43 for 248 yards and one touchdown for Furman (4-2, 1-1).

Riddle threw second-quarter touchdown passes of 12 yards to A.J. Harris and 28 yards to Terrell Hudgins to give Elon a 17-3 halftime lead.

Riddle hit Newsome on a 1-yard score and a 24-3 lead with 2:19 left in the third quarter.

Sorrells threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to Chris Truss to cut the lead to 24-10 with 8:16 left in the game before Newsome scored on a 9-yard run to cap the scoring with 2:17 remaining in the game.

Newsome also caught six passes for 29 yards.

NCAAF News

2017 Southern Conference Standings

TEAMCONFOVR
Wofford7-19-2
Samford6-28-3
Furman6-27-4
Western Carolina5-37-5
Mercer4-45-6
The Citadel3-55-6
Chattanooga3-53-8
East Tennessee State2-64-7
VMI0-80-11

2017 Colonial Athletic Association Standings

TEAMCONFOVR
James Madison8-011-0
Stony Brook7-19-2
Elon6-28-3
Delaware5-37-4
New Hampshire5-37-4
Richmond4-46-5
Villanova3-55-6
Towson3-55-6
Maine3-54-6
Rhode Island2-63-8
Albany2-64-7
William & Mary0-82-9