NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jeantal Cylla had 23 points as UNC Wilmington beat Elon 93-86 in the first round of the Colonial Conference tourney on Saturday night.
UNCW, Elon meet in CAA tourney
No. 10 seed UNC Wilmington (9-22, 5-13) vs. No. 7 seed Elon (11-20, 7-11)
Colonial Conference Tourney First Round, North Charleston Coliseum, North Charleston, South Carolina; Saturday, 6:30...
Towson looks to sweep Elon
Elon (10-20, 6-11) vs. Towson (10-20, 6-11)
SECU Arena, Towson, Maryland; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Towson goes for the season sweep over Elon after winning the previous...
HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Steven Santa Ana had 20 points as Elon beat James Madison 73-58 on Thursday night.
Tyler Seibring had 18 points and five assists for Elon (10-20, 6-11 Colonial...
Elon looks to sweep JMU
Elon (9-20, 5-11) vs. James Madison (13-16, 6-10)
JMU Convocation Center, Harrisonburg, Virginia; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: James Madison seeks revenge on Elon after dropping...
Brantley double-double lifts Charleston past Elon 84-74
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Jarrell Brantley had 24 points and 12 rebounds as Charleston defeated Elon 84-74 on Saturday night.
Grant Riller had 18 points and six assists for Charleston (22-8, 11-6...
Charleston looks to sweep Elon
College of Charleston (21-8, 10-6) vs. Elon (9-19, 5-10)
Schar Center, Elon, North Carolina; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Elon seeks revenge on College of Charleston after...
Santa Ana scores 31 to lead Elon over UNC Wilmington 84-77
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Steven Santa Ana had a season-high 31 points as Elon beat UNC Wilmington 84-77 on Thursday night.
Santa Ana shot 10 for 12 from the line. He added seven...
Knight dominates in William & Mary’s win over Elon
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Nathan Knight scored a career-high 35 points to go with 13 rebounds and four blocked shots and William & Mary defeated Elon 84-74 on Saturday night.
Knight made 13 of 20 from the field and 9 of 11 foul shots. Matt Milon added 19 points and Justin Pierce scored 18 with 12 boards for the Tribe (10-16, 6-8 Colonial Athletic Association).
Northeastern shuts out Elon in OT, wins 72-60
BOSTON (AP) — Vasa Pusica had 23 points and Northeastern shut out Elon in overtime for a 72-60 victory on Saturday.
Jordan Roland added 21 points for the Huskies, while Bolden Brace chipped in 20 points and 14 rebounds.
Steven Santa Ana's layup tied the game for Elon at 60 with 1:57 to play. Each team missed two shots down the stretch before Pusica's shot was off at the buzzer.
Drexel leads wire-to-wire, holds off Elon late, 67-63
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Trevor John hit two free throws with 10 seconds left in the game and Drexel held off a late rally by Elon to post a 67-63 victory on Saturday night.
The Dragons led wire-to-wire and now have swept the season series with the Phoenix.
Brantley has double-double, leads Charleston over Elon 72-53
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jarrell Brantley had 21 points and 14 rebounds as Charleston beat Elon 72-53 on Thursday night.
Grant Riller added 17 points and seven rebounds for Charleston (15-6, 4-4 Colonial Athletic Conference). Jaylen McManus had 12 points.
Tyler Seibring scored 16 points for the Phoenix (6-15, 2-6). Steven Santa Ana added 13 points and eight rebounds. Sheldon Eberhardt had six assists.
Elon beats William & Mary 76-71 with late rally
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Tyler Seibring scored 26 points with four 3-pointers, Sheldon Eberhardt added a career-high 23 with three 3s, and Elon beat William & Mary 76-71 on Saturday to end a four-game losing streak.
Steven Santa Ana scored 12 and grabbed seven rebounds for the Phoenix (6-14, 2-5 Colonial Athletic Association), who outrebounded the Tribe 41-34 and scored 15 second-chance points off of 11 offensive boards.
Delaware downs Elon 77-65 behind Allen, Carter
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Ryan Allen scored 19 points with five 3-pointers and made five assists and Delaware beat Elon 77-65 on Saturday night to win its third straight.
Eric Carter scored 12 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for his ninth double-double of the season for the Blue Hens (11-6, 3-1 Colonial Athletic Association), who were outscored 30-22 in the paint but made 11 of 22 3-pointers (50 percent). Kevin Anderson and Darian Bryant added 11 points apiece.
Harper scores 21, Demir 19; Drexel beats Elon, 79-65
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Troy Harper scored 21 points and Alihan Demir added 19 points and eight rebounds, and Drexel defeated Elon 79-65 on Thursday night.
Trevor John added 12 points, all on 3-pointers, and James Butler scored 10 for Drexel (7-9, 1-2 Colonial Athletic Association).
Nathan Priddy had team highs of 14 points, eight rebounds and six assists for the Phoenix (5-11, 1-2). Steven Santa Ana added 13 points and Sheldon Eberhardt scored 12.
Molson sinks Elon from the line in Canisius’ 92-91 win
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Takal Molson scored 20 points — with half coming from the free throw line — and Canisius held off Elon for a 92-91 win on Sunday.
Scott Hitchon's 3-point play gave Canisius an 87-76 lead with 2:04 left. Elon responded with a layup from Steven Santa Ana and a 3-pointer by Nathan Priddy to reduce the deficit to six points. Malik Johnson made 1 of 2 free throws with 48 seconds left and the Golden Griffins were up 88-81.
Santa Ana helps Elon to 19 3-pointers in 92-59 win
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Steven Santa Ana scored a season-high 18 points, grabbed 12 rebounds for his first double-double this season and had five assists as Elon dispatched Central Pennsylvania College 92-59 Tuesday night, snapping a three-game losing streak.
Santa Ana made four 3-pointers and was one of five Elon players to reach double-figure scoring as the Phoenix (3-4) made 19 shots from distance and shot 46 percent from the floor overall (32 of 70).
Elon hits program-best 19 3-pointers, beats Milligan 98-71
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Tyler Seibring scored 21 points as Elon set a program record with 19 3-pointers and Elon beat NAIA-member Milligan 98-71 on Thursday night.
Seibring was 5 of 7 from long range as the Phoenix finished 19 of 40 from beyond the arc, breaking the previous record of 18 against Alabama State on Dec. 15, 2015. Nine players had at least one 3 for Elon (2-1).
Isabell scores a career-high 40 to lead Drexel over Elon
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tramaine Isabell scored a career-high 40 points — including 10 of Drexel's last 16 — and the Dragons beat Elon 83-79 on Thursday night.
Steven Santa Ana made a pair of free throws and Sheldon Eberhardt hit a 3-pointer to give the Phoenix a 72-67 lead with 3:57 left. That's when Isabell went on his own 10-0 run in consecutive possessions: he made a 3-pointer, 1 of 2 free throws, another 3 and ended with three free throws after he was fouled by Eberhardt behind the arc.
Bryan’s lone bucket gives UNCW 80-78 win over Elon in OT
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Jaylen Fornes scored 20 points and Marcus Bryan's only basket of the game was the winning layup with 23.4 seconds left in overtime, and gave UNCW an 80-78 win over Elon on Thursday night.
Elon uses late run to top Boston U 77-69
BOSTON (AP) — Steven Santa Ana scored 19 points with five of Elon's 15 3-pointers and the Phoenix used a late 10-0 run to defeat Boston University 77-69 on Sunday.
Brian Dawkins and Dainan Swoope hit back-to-back 3-pointers to put Elon (7-4) up 69-63 with 4:20 to play. Two minutes later Santa Ana made a pair of free throws and Jack Anton's layup made it 74-63 with 1:21 to go.
Pryor, Peak help Georgetown hold off Elon 77-74
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rodney Pryor scored 23 points, LJ Peak added 22 and Georgetown held off Elon 77-74 on Sunday.
The Hoyas continually surged ahead with the Phoenix coming back.
The game was tied at 36 at halftime but a dunk by Pryor put Georgetown up 52-41 less than five minutes into the second half. Sheldon Eberhardt and Brian Dawkins had 3-pointers in an 8-0 surge for Elon but the Phoenix never got over the hump.
Elon cruises to 101-68 victory over D-III William Peace
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Tyler Seibring scored 19 points, Dainan Swoope added 16 and Elon routed Division III William Peace 101-68 on Friday night.
The Phoenix had a double-digit lead four minutes into the game and never trailed. Seibring was 8 of 12 from the floor and made three 3-pointers. Swoope made 5-of-12 field goals, including a pair of 3-pointers. Dmitri Thompson had 11 points and a game-high nine rebounds. Sheldon Eberhardt and Brian Dawkins added 11 points apiece.