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Hamilton scores 31, leads Elon over Delaware 94-82

ELON, N.C. (AP) Austin Hamilton scored a career-high 31 points as all five Elon starters finished in double digits to beat Delaware 94-82 on Saturday night. The score was tied at 55-all with just under 13 minutes to play when Hamilton made a layup and back-to-back 3-pointers to spark an 18-6 run that put the Phoenix up by 10 points with 8:22 left on the clock. The Blue Hens (4-15...
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Towson edges Elon in 53-51 comeback

ELON, N.C. (AP) Mike Morsell sank the winning bucket with two seconds left to lift Towson to a 53-51 win over Elon on Thursday night. John Davis scored 16 points and hauled in 10 rebounds, while Timajh Parker-Rivera added 14 points and 11 boards as Towson (9-11, 2-5 Colonial Athletic Association) snapped a four-game skid with the win. Towson led by as many as nine points before...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

James Madison holds on to beat Elon 75-72

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) Jackson Kent scored 15 points and forced a late turnover to help James Madison hold off and beat Elon 75-72 on Saturday night. Elon overcame an 11-point second half deficit and pulled within 71-70 with 1:13 remaining. James Madison's Yohanny Dalembert scored, Kent had a steal, and Ron Curry hit a jumper to stretch the lead the Dukes' lead to 75-70 with 27...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Elon rallies to beat William & Mary 85-79

ELON, N.C. (AP) Elijah Bryant scored 16 of his 25 points in the final eight minutes to help Elon surge past William & Mary 85-79 on Thursday night. Tanner Samson gave the Phoenix (10-6, 2-1 Colonial) the lead for good at 78-75 on a 3-pointer with 55 seconds left and Elon made 7 of 8 free throws to secure the win. Samson had 20 points while Bryant added six rebound and six assists...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryant propels Elon past Drexel 77-67

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Elijah Bryant scored a career-high 32 points and hauled in seven rebounds to lead Elon to a 77-67 win over Drexel in the Colonial Athletic Association opener for both teams Saturday. Bryant shot 10 for 20 from the floor, sinking 3 of his 4 shots from beyond the arc, and went 9 of 10 from the free throw line. Tanner Samson added 12 points for Elon (9-5, 1-0), which...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Elon holds off UNC Greensboro 71-64

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Elijah Bryant finished with 20 points on 6-of-8 shooting and Elon held on to defeat UNC Greensboro 71-64 on Saturday. The Phoenix (6-5) opened the second half with a 9-0 run as Tanner Samson hit a jumper and 3-pointer for Elon's largest lead, 44-29. The Spartans (4-8) chipped away to pull within four after RJ White's dunk with 4:03 left. Ryan Winters later...
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December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

College basketball on television: Dec. 11

One college basketball game on television Thursday, but we have more lists: Thursday, December 11 7:00 – Elon at Missouri (SEC) Photo of Elon’s Tanner Samson by AP. How Top 25 fared Wednesday No. 1 Kentucky beat Columbia 56-46 No. … Continue reading →
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December 11, 2014

Elon routs Central Penn College 117-73

ELON, N.C. (AP) Tanner Samson had his first career double-double, 25 points and 11 rebounds, to lead Elon to a 117-73 win over Central Pennsylvania College on Sunday. Elon scored a school-record 126 points in the first ever meeting between the schools last season. The previous mark was set in 1955 with 124 points. Samson was 7 of 12 from 3-point range for Elon (5-3) and 2 for 3...
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December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Elon crushes Lynchburg 111-55

ELON, N.C. (AP) Tanner Samson scored 17 points and Elon crushed USCAA-member Virginia University of Lynchburg 111-55 on Tuesday. Elijah Bryant had 15 points, four assist and three steals, Christian Hairston added 14 points and 11 rebounds and Ryan Winters had 11 points and nine boards for the Phoenix (4-3), which out-rebounded the undermanned Dragons 67-31. Lynchburg was led by...
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December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Samson, Elon hold off Florida Atlantic 64-58

ELON, N.C. (AP) Tanner Samson made three of four free throws in the final 14 seconds as Elon turned back Florida Atlantic 64-58 to open the season on Friday night. Tony Sabato led the Phoenix with 14 points. Luke Eddy added 13 and Samson and reserve Eliljah Bryant had 10 each. Jackson Trapp and Marquan Botley both had 15 for the Owls. FAU led 37-32 at the half, using a 7-0 run to...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Elon overwhelms Furman 78-49

Lucas Troutman scored 23 points to lead Elon to a dominating 78-49 victory over Furman Monday night. Elon (18-11, 11-3 Southern Conference) started slow but had a 32-22 lead at the half and increased that to 42-24 at the 15:33 mark. Furman never got closer than 12 points from then on. Elon has now won eight games in a row, tying its record as a Division I school set by the 2005...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Troutman, Elon hold off Georgia Southern 66-61

Lucas Troutman had 20 points and four blocks Saturday to lead Elon to a 66-61 victory and season sweep of Georgia Southern. Elon (17-11, 10-3 Southern Conference) used a 10-4 run to pull away 66-59 on Jack Isenbarger's free throws with 15 seconds left. The Phoenix had a 34-27 halftime advantage and led the entire second half. Georgia Southern (12-17, 5-9) stayed close almost the...
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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Elon beats UNC Greensboro 81-68

Sebastian Koch scored 15 points with six assists and four rebounds as Elon won its sixth straight, defeating UNC Greensboro 81-68 on Wednesday. Jack Isenbarger added 17 points for the Phoenix (16-11, 9-3 Southern Conference). Lucas Troutman and Ryley Beaumont scored 13 points apiece and Kevin Blake had 11. Elon led 42-31 at the break but started the second half cold, allowing UNC...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Elon pulls away early, tops Samford 86-69

Lucas Troutman scored 16 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and blocked three shots and all five Elon starters scored in double figures in an 86-69 win over Samford on Saturday night. Jack Isenbarger and Sebastian Koch scored 17 apiece, Ryley Beaumont finished with 14 points and seven rebounds and Kevin Blake added 10 points for Elon (15-11, 8-3 Southern Conference). Isenbarger hit a...
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February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Elon beats Georgia Southern 60-59

Ryley Beaumont scored 14 points and grabbed 13 rebounds Saturday night and Jack Isenbarger hit the game-winning 3-pointer as Elon downed Georgia Southern 60-59. Elon (14-11, 7-3 Southern) jumped to an 8-2 lead, but Georgia Southern came back on a 12-2 run, and led by seven on a 3-pointer by Brian Holmes. Elon's Kevin Blake capped a 7-0 run with a dunk to tie it at 25, and the Phoenix...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

UMass-Elon Preview

Massachusetts will get to take a break from Atlantic 10 play this weekend, and it's probably also hoping to get a breather after a string of dramatic games. The 16th-ranked Minutemen, however, needed overtime to beat Elon last season and will try for a more comfortable result while seeking a sixth consecutive win Saturday night. UMass (15-1) has dealt with some late drama during...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Elon holds off The Citadel 74-65

Lucas Troutman scored 19 points and grabbed nine rebounds as Elon defeated The Citadel 74-65 on Saturday night. Jack Isenbarger added 15 points and Sebastian Koch 14 for the Phoenix (9-8, 2-1 Southern), who defeated the Bulldogs (4-14, 0-3) for the sixth straight time. Koch made all 14 of his points, including four 3-pointers, in the first half in leading Elon to a 36-29 advantage...
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January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Elon gets by Appalachian State 75-66

Ryley Beaumont scored 16 points to lead Elon to a 75-66 victory over Appalachian State in Southern Conference play Monday night. Ryan Winters had 14 points, Lucas Troutman added 13 and Jack Isenbarger had 12 for Elon (8-8, 1-1). Appalachian State (4-10, 0-1) scored first, but Elon quickly took the lead, was ahead 17-9 at the 7:53 mark and sprinted to a 35-20 advantage at the half...
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January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Elon outlasts Florida Atlantic 67-62

Jack Isenbarger scored 18 points to lead Elon over Florida Atlantic 67-62 on Sunday. Sebastian Koch added 14 points and seven rebounds for Elon (6-6). The Phoenix shot just 38.5 percent from the floor, but was helped by going 8 of 20 from beyond the arc and making 19 of their 23 free throws. Elon led early, but Florida Atlantic (3-9) made it a game in the second half and led at...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Elon dominates Central Pennsylvania in 126-78 win

Ryley Beaumont scored 19 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as six Elon players hit double figures in a 126-78 win over Central Pennsylvania Thursday night. Elon (6-6) shot 59 percent from the field and set a school record for most points scored in a game. The previous record of 124 had stood since 1955. Sebastian Koch contributed 21 points for the Phoenix, while Lucas Troutman added...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Elon loses 80-63 at No. 21 Colorado

There were plenty of reasons for optimism for Elon after its performance at No. 21 Colorado on Friday night. There also was one giant area for concern. Rebounding was a difficult task for the Phoenix in an 80-63 loss to the Buffaloes, who enjoyed a 54-27 advantage on the glass, including a 14-4 difference in offensive boards. ''They really abused us at the glass,'' Elon coach...
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December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Samson scores 23, leads Elon past VMI 87-70

Tanner Samson scored a career-high 23 points, Lucas Troutman added 21 and Elon defeated VMI 87-70 Tuesday night. Samson scored ten straight points, including two 3-pointers as Elon (5-4) stretched its lead to 59-43 with 12:03 remaining. Samson finished with five 3-pointers and grabbed a career-best nine rebounds. Troutman was 8 of 9 from the floor. Elon led by as many as 16 points...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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