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Citadel crushes Elon, 35-10

ELON, N.C. -- Ben Dupree threw for one touchdown and rushed for three more to lead Citadel in a crushing 35-10 victory over Elon on Saturday.

Dupree threw only six times for four completions and 166 yards. But his 65-yard touchdown pass to fullback Darien Robinson early in the third quarter would mark the beginning of the end for Elon as it gave the Bulldogs (4-6, 4-4 Southern Conference) a 21-10 lead from which they would never look back. The Citadel scored a total of four unanswered touchdowns and its offensive total of 424 yards was nearly twice that of Elon (2-8, 1-5).

Freshman Citadel running back Tyler Renew chipped in with 82 yards on eight carries and a touchdown.

The Bulldog defense forced three Elon turnovers, intercepting Mike Quinn once in the first quarter and, crucially, twice on back-to-back possessions in the second half.

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2015 Southern Conference Standings

TEAMCONFOVR
Chattanooga6-19-4
The Citadel6-19-4
Western Carolina5-27-4
Samford3-46-5
Wofford3-45-6
Mercer2-55-6
Furman2-54-7
VMI1-62-9

2015 Colonial Athletic Association Standings

TEAMCONFOVR
Richmond6-210-4
James Madison6-29-3
William & Mary6-29-4
Towson5-37-4
New Hampshire5-37-5
Villanova5-36-5
Stony Brook3-55-5
Delaware3-54-7
Elon3-54-7
Maine3-53-8
Albany2-63-8
Rhode Island1-71-10