Smith leads East Tennessee State against Elon after 20-point game

Elon Phoenix (1-0) vs. East Tennessee State Buccaneers (1-0)

Johnson City, Tennessee; Friday, 8:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: East Tennessee State hosts the Elon Phoenix after Justice Smith scored 20 points in East Tennessee State’s 88-66 win over the Emory & Henry Wasps.

East Tennessee State finished 8-6 at home last season while going 15-17 overall. The Buccaneers averaged 13.1 assists per game on 26.7 made field goals last season.

Elon went 10-22 overall with a 3-11 record on the road last season. The Phoenix averaged 67.1 points per game last season, 10.4 on free throws and 24.3 from deep.

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