William & Mary overtakes Elon 75-65

ELON, N.C. (AP) Omar Prewitt scored 19 points, including the go-ahead bucket, to lead William & Mary to a 75-65 win over Elon on Thursday night. Terry Tarpey added 18 points while David Cohn and Daniel Dixon had 10 apiece for the Tribe (19-9, 11-6 Colonial), which shot 48 percent from the field and controlled the glass 40-31. Prewitt and Tarpey also collected seven rebounds...
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February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Elon holds Delaware to 11 points in first half in 83-56 win

ELON, N.C. (AP) Christian Hairston and Brian Dawkins scored 12 points apiece and Elon held Delaware to 11 points in the first half to coast to an 83-56 win on Thursday. Tanner Samson and Dainan Swoope added 10 points apiece for the Phoenix (14-10, 5-6 Colonial Athletic), who went 32 of 62 from the field, with six 3-pointers, and 13 of 16 from the line. Anthony Mosley had 23 points...
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February 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Hofstra fends off Elon, 80-76

ELON, N.C. (AP) Rokas Gustys scored 19 points and pulled down 12 rebounds, including eight offensive, and Hofstra beat Elon 80-76 on Saturday. Juan'ya Green finished with 18 points, eight boards, and seven assists while Ameen Tanksley had 17 points for Hofstra (11-5, 3-1 Colonial Athletic Association,) which has won five of its last six games. With 2:41 left Tanner Samson hit...
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January 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Elon holds off Drexel for 83-78 win

ELON, N.C. (AP) Tanner Samson scored 19 points, Steve Santa Ana added 18 more and Elon held off a second half Drexel surge for an 83-78 win Saturday. Elon (10-5, 1-1 Colonial) led by as many as 18 points early in the second half but Drexel chipped away, pulling to within four on Tavon Allen's 3-pointer to make it 80-76 with 28 seconds to play. Samson then clinched the win with...
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Elon closes game on 7-0 run to beat UNC Greensboro, 79-69

ELON, N.C. (AP) Christian Hairston scored 17 points on 7-of-10 shooting from the field to lead Elon to a 79-69 win over UNC Greensboro on Saturday. Tyler Seibring finished with 13 points and six rebounds and Tanner Samson added 12 points for the Phoenix (8-3), who have won five straight games. Elon led 72-69 with 1:33 left, and closed the game on a 7-0 run. Luke Eddy made a 3...
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December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Elon surges past FIU for 77-71 win

MIAMI (AP) Luke Eddy had 17 points and six assists and a pair of baskets in the final minute that helped Elon hold of Florida International 77-71 on Friday night. Christian Hairston scored all the points in a 10-0 run that gave Elon (5-3) the lead at 69-65 with 1:20 left. Donte McGill and Kimar Williams cut the deficit to two on consecutive FIU (4-4) possessions, but Eddy answered...
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December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Elon Univeristy football player dies after fall

Elon University football player Demitri Allison has died after falling off of a 10-story dormitory at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Student Demitri Allison died today in a fall from a residence hall at UNC. Prayers go out to his family & friends. pic.twitter.com/GcwTvRcanR — Elon University (@elonuniversity) November 12, 2015 Smith Jackson, vice president...
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November 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Elon knocks off Towson 74-69 in overtime in CAA tourney

BALTIMORE (AP) Elijah Bryant scored 21 points and eighth-seeded Elon knocked off ninth-seeded Towson 74-69 in overtime in the first round of the Colonial Athletic Conference tournament. Elon (15-17) will play top-seeded William & Mary in the quarterfinals on Saturday. In overtime, Tanner Sampson and Austin Hamilton nailed back-to-back 3-pointers to put Elon up by six. Four McGlynn...
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March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Elon cruises past UNC-Wilmington, 74-55

ELON, N.C. (AP) Tanner Samson made 8 of 8 free throws and scored 19 points to help lead Elon past UNC-Wilmington 74-55 on Saturday night. Samson also made three 3-pointers for the Phoenix (14-17, 6-12 Colonial Athletic Association), giving him 98 this season which passes James Madison's Kyle Swanston for sixth best in CAA single season history. Austin Hamilton added 14 for Elon...
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February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Elon ekes by Delaware, 83-75 in OT

NEWARK, Del. (AP) Kevin Blake scored 18 points, including a career-high five 3-pointers, to help lead Elon to an 83-75 victory over Delaware in overtime on Saturday. Elon stifled Delaware in the overtime period, scoring nine of the 10 total points highlighted by a Tanner Samson 3-pointer and six consecutive made free throws. The only point for Delaware came courtesy of a Marvin...
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February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Drexel tops Elon 67-63

ELON, N.C. (AP) Damion Lee scored 16 points with eight rebounds and Drexel topped Elon 67-63 on Thursday. Drexel (8-14, 6-5 Colonial) went on a 17-6 run early - including seven points from Lee - to open a 26-14 lead. But Elon recovered with a 10-2 run just before the half and trailed 31-26 at intermission. A 10-2 run from the Dragons midway through the second half, featuring a layup...
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February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

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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January 24, 2015  |  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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January 22, 2015  |  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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January 17, 2015  |  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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January 08, 2015  |  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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January 03, 2015  |  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

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
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