Mancuso, Richmond beat Elon 31-17
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Joe Mancuso completed 21 of 35 passes for 251 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions to help Richmond beat Elon 31-17 on Saturday.
Mancuso ran six times for 48 yards and Aaron Dykes had 102 yards from scrimmage with two touchdowns for the No. 21 Spiders (3-0, 3-0 Colonial Athletic Association). Leroy Henley caught eight passes for 88 yards and Savon Smith ran for 69 yards and a touchdown.
Justin Allen passed for 198 yards, one touchdown and one interception, and Jackson Parham had four catches for 74 yards for the Phoenix (1-5, 0-4).
Richmond took a 14-0 lead with touchdowns on its first two drives of the game and led 24-7 at halftime.
The Spiders ran for 192 yards while holding the Phoenix to 30 yards on 24 carries.
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Updated March 27, 2021