ELON — Darius Burford matched his career high with a season-high 27 points as Elon topped UNC Wilmington 78-65 on Thursday night.
Burford hit 13 of 17 shots. Hunter McIntosh had 17 points for Elon (7-16, 4-6 Colonial Athletic Association). Michael Graham added 15 points and 11 rebounds.
Jaylen Sims had 18 points for the Seahawks (15-6, 9-1), whose 12-game winning streak came to an end. James Baker Jr. and Mike Okauru added 12 points apiece.
Texas State 68, Appalachian State
SAN MARCOS, Texas — Caleb Asberry tossed in 16 points and Texas State knocked off Appalachian State 68-66 on Thursday.
Shelby Adams had 11 points and six rebounds for the Bobcats (14-6, 5-3 Sun Belt Conference), who have won four straight at home . Mason Harrell added eight assists.
Adrian Delph had 22 points for the Mountaineers (14-10, 8-3), whose six-game winning streak was snapped. Donovan Gregory added 17 points. James Lewis Jr. had nine rebounds.
Winthrop 64, North Carolina A&T 54
ROCK HILL, S.C. — D.J. Burns Jr. came off the bench to score 15 points to lead Winthrop to a 64-54 win over North Carolina A&T on Thursday night.
Sin’Cere McMahon had 13 points and six rebounds for Winthrop (14-8, 7-2 Big South Conference). Drew Buggs added eight assists.
Marcus Watson had 11 points for the Aggies (9-14, 4-5), who have lost four games in a row. Demetric Horton added 10 points and eight rebounds.
Western Kentucky 78, Charlotte 59
CHARLOTTE — Camron Justice scored 22 points as Western Kentucky got past Charlotte 78-59 on Thursday night. Josh Anderson added 20 points for the Hilltoppers.
Anderson also had eight rebounds and five steals.
Dayvion McKnight had 14 points for Western Kentucky (11-11, 3-6 Conference USA), which snapped its five-game losing streak. Luke Frampton added 11 points.
Jahmir Young had 17 points for the 49ers (11-9, 4-4). Austin Butler added 14 points. Robert Braswell IV had 13 points.