Burchfield hits 6 3s, William & Mary beats Elon 89-67

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) Connor Burchfield made six 3-pointers and scored 20 points – both career highs – and William & Mary beat Elon 89-67 on Thursday night.

William & Mary hit a season-high 14 3-pointers on just 28 attempts.

Burchfield and Greg Malinowski hit back-to-back 3s to cap a 10-0 run to lead 43-41 with under a minute left in the first half.

Burchfield hit four straight 3-pointers during a 12-6 spurt for a 65-51 lead and William & Mary cruised.

Daniel Dixon added three 3-pointers, 18 points and six assists for William & Mary (13-5, 5-2 Colonial Athletic Association), which had 27 assists on 36 made field goals.

Sean Sheldon had a team-high nine boards as William & Mary outrebounded Elon 40-26.

Tyler Seibring sank 5 of 5 3-pointers and scored 18 points for Elon (12-8, 3-4). Luke Eddy added 13 points and Dainan Swoope had 12.