ELON, N.C. -- Marcus Sheffield II scored 28 points and Hunter McInotsh added 24 as Elon narrowly beat Northeastern 74-69 on Saturday.
Elon (7-17, 3-8 Colonial Athletic Association) shot 61% from the field, 10 for 19 on 3-pointers and 10 for 13 from the free-throw line. The hot shooting helped overcome 20 turnovers.
Jordan Roland, who averages 23.4 points per game, struggled from the field but had 19 points for Northeastern (11-12, 5-6). He shot 4 of 16, including 2 for 9 from 3-point distance. He did make all nine of his free-throw attempts.
The Phoenix leveled the season series against the Huskies with the win. Northeastern defeated Elon 77-68 on Jan. 2.
Elon takes on UNC Wilmington on the road on Thursday. Northeastern takes on Hofstra on the road next Saturday.
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