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...
Santa Ana scores 34 to carry Elon over Towson 86-66
TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Steven Santa Ana had a career-high 34 points plus 10 rebounds as Elon routed Towson 86-66 on Saturday.
Tyler Seibring had 16 points for Elon (11-20, 7-11 Colonial Athletic...
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.
Elon wins 89-82, its first in 43 years at UNCW
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Tyler Seibring scored a career-high 32 points and Elon won for the first time in 43 years at UNC Wilmington, beating the Seahawks 89-82 on Saturday.
Elon's last win in Wilmington, North Carolina was a 59-58 victory on Jan. 24, 1976.
Elon (7-15, 3-6 Colonial Athletic Association) has won just three of its last 11 against UNCW (8-14, 4-5), the last a 77-76 victory on Feb. 11, 2017. It was the 20th meeting between the teams.
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.
Pusica helps Northeastern peel away from Elon 81-70 in OT
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Vasa Pusica scored 19 points with seven assists, Donnell Gresham Jr. scored 11 with 10 rebounds and Northeastern beat Elon 81-70 in overtime Thursday night.
Pusica's 3-pointer to start overtime spearheaded an 8-0 run and Northeastern (8-8, 2-2 Colonial Athletic Association) controlled the rest of the way.
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.
Towson uses big 2nd half to beat Elon 77-60
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Brian Fobbs and Tobias Howard scored 21 points each and Towson overcame a nine-point deficit to beat Elon 77-60 in the Colonial Athletic Association opener for both teams on Friday night.
The Tigers (5-8) erased Elon's 42-33 lead with 13 straight points early in the second half and never trailed again. That run started an 11-minute stretch in which Towson outscored the Phoenix 34-8 to lead 67-50 with 4:21 left.
Seibring’s double-double leads Elon past Kennesaw St.
KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — Tyler Seibring had 24 points and 12 rebounds, Steven Santa Ana added 21 points and Elon defeated Kennesaw State 76-67 on Tuesday night.
Tyler Hooker led Kennesaw State (2-10) with 18 points but missed all seven of his 3-point tries. Kosta Jankovic scored 17 for the Owls, including 3 for 6 beyond the arc.
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.
Demetrius Troy hits go-ahead jumper, UNCG edges Elon 75-74
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Francis Alonso scored 20 points and Demetrius Troy made the go-ahead jumper with 11 seconds remaining and UNC Greensboro defeated Elon 75-74 on Friday night.
Troy scored 13 points and Kyrin Galloway added 14 for UNCG (8-2).
Tyler Seibring scored 26 points for Elon (3-7) and Steven Santa Ana added 15 points. Both players grabbed eight rebounds.
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).
Dorsey scores 19 to help Pacific hold off Elon, 65-57
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Lafayette Dorsey hit three 3-pointers and finished with 19 points to help Pacific beat Elon 65-57 Saturday night in the final game Thanksgiving Classic.
Roberto Gallinat added 16 points on 5-of-8 shooting for Pacific (5-3), which held on after leading by as many as 17 points in the second half.
Gilliam, UC Riverside beat Elon 77-64
STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Gilliam scored all of his 17 points in the second half on Friday night to help UC Riverside beat Elon 77-64 in the Pacific Thanksgiving Tournament.
Dragan Elkaz and Ajani Kennedy added 11 points apiece for UC Riverside (1-4).
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).
Elon edges Manhattan 62-56 in opener
NEW YORK (AP) — Tyler Seibring finished with 17 points and eight rebounds and Elon pulled away late to beat Manhattan 62-56 in a season opener on Tuesday night.
Dainan Swoope added 14 points for the Phoenix, while Steven Santa Ana scored 12. Elon shot 47 percent (21 of 45) from the floor and sank 8 of 22 from 3-point range.
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Ryan Daly scored 23 points, Eric Carter added 20 and 11 rebounds and No. 7 seed Delaware held off 10th-seeded Elon 86-79 Saturday night in the opening round of the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament.
Delaware (14-18) will play No. 2 seed Northeastern (21-9) in a Sunday quarterfinal.
Mosely scores 29, James Madison beats Elon 90-84
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Stuckey Mosley scored 29 points with six 3-pointers and five assists and James Madison beat Elon 90-84 on Monday night in the regular-season finale for both teams.
Darius Banks added 18 points and three 3s and Matt Lewis scored 14, including eight free throws, for the Dukes (10-21, 6-12 Colonial Athletic Association), who hit 13 3-pointers and made 21 free throws.
Hofstra cranks up defense in 67-48 win over Elon
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Eli Pemberton tossed in 27 points on 10-of-16 shooting, Justin Wright-Foreman scored 21 and Hofstra turned in its best defensive performance of the season in a 67-48 victory over Elon on Thursday night.
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.
William & Mary snaps its two-game slide, tops Elon 80-73
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Connor Burchfield scored 19 points to lead four teammates in double-figure scoring as William & Mary snapped a two-game losing streak by winning at Elon, 80-73 in a Colonial Athletic Association contest Saturday night.
The Tribe, which boasts two five-game win streaks this season, lost back-to-back home games to Towson and Northeastern last week -- their only back-to-back losses this season.
Elon hangs on with late free throws to beat Charleston 63-58
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Steven Santa Ana was 6 of 8 from 3-point range and scored 23 to help Elon beat Charleston 63-58 on Saturday.
Dmitri Thompson hit a pair of free throws with 9.3 seconds left to make it 61-58 for Elon. Charleston's Joe Chealey missed a 3-point attempt and Santa Ana capped the scoring with another pair of free throws with 1.8 seconds left.
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.
All 5 Elon starters in double figures in 89-76 triumph
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Tyler Seibring scored 22 points and all the Elon starters reached double figures in an 89-76 victory over Hofstra on Sunday, overcoming a career-high 39 points by Justin Wright-Foreman.
Northeastern hangs on after big first half, beats Elon 72-60
BOSTON (AP) — Vasa Pusica had four 3-pointers and 20 points on Friday night and Northeastern built a 25-point lead in the first half and then held on to beat Elon 72-60.
Elon rallied with a 9-0 run to get within 64-60 on Steven Santa Ana's steal and layup with 46 seconds left. But Northeastern made all six of its final free throws and Shawn Occeus punctuated the final moments with a breakaway two-handed dunk
Santa Ana, Thompson help Elon slip past Towson, 75-72
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Steven Santa Ana hit four 3-pointers and finished with 17 points and Dmitri Thompson scored four of his 15 points in the final 27 seconds to help Elon beat Towson 75-72 on Tuesday night.
Tyler Seibring had 16 points, on 7-of-12 shooting, and Dainan Swoope added 12 points and six assists for Elon (10-5, 2-0 Colonial Athletic Association).
Elon controls Drexel from the start in 90-75 win
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Dainan Swoope scored 21 points and Tyler Seibring scored 19 points and gathered 12 rebounds and Elon downed Drexel 90-75 on Saturday in a Colonial Athletic Association opener for both teams.
Brian Dawkins and Steven Santa Ana each scored 13 points and Dmitri Thompson and Karolis Kundrotas each scored 11 for Elon (9-5), which shot 14 of 30 (47 percent) from 3-point range.
Thompson, Seibring rally Elon to 73-68 victory
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Dmitri Thompson and Tyler Seibring turned in double-doubles and Elon rallied after blowing a 17-point lead to beat Indiana State 73-68 on Friday.
Thompson had 19 points and 10 rebounds and Seibring had 17 points, including five 3-pointers, and 10 boards for the Phoenix (8-5). Dainan Swoope added 17 points and Steven Santa Ana 11.
Boston College coach Jim Christian could tell his team was lethargic on the defensive end in the first half.
He was especially happy they realized it, too, and played a lot better in the second.
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.
Elon beats South Florida 79-78 in OT behind Thompson
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Dimitri Thompson scored 23 points, including the go-ahead basket in overtime, and Elon beat South Florida 79-78 on Thursday night.
After six lead changes in overtime, Thompson's jumper with 1:01 left gave Elon a 79-78 lead. South Florida's Terrence Samuel missed a layup, but the Bulls forced a shot-clock violation and got the ball with nine seconds left. Stephan Jiggetts missed a jumper with a second left and Elon got the rebound as time expired.
Swoope leads Elon over Concordia-St. Paul 84-62
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Dainan Swoope scored 25 points, nailing 6 of 11 from behind the 3-point arc, and handed out six assists to propel Elon to an 84-62 win over Division II member Concordia-St. Paul on Saturday.
Dmitri Thompson added 16 points and eight rebounds for the Phoenix (3-2), while Brian Dawkins scored 14 and Steven Santa Ana 10 to go with six rebounds. Swoope, who finished one point shy of his career high, also snared five rebounds.
Thompson, Seibring spark Elon’s rout of William Peace, 96-53
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Dmitri Thompson and Tyler Seibring combined to score 31 points as Elon bounced back from dropping its opener at Duke to bounce Division III William Peace, 96-53 Saturday night.
One night after the Blue Devils held Elon to 40 percent shooting in a 97-68 loss, the Phoenix knocked down 50.7 percent (34 of 67) in routing the Pacers.
Swoope scores 21 pts in Elon’s 65-56 win over Drexel
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Dainan Swoope scored 21 points and grabbed four rebounds and Tyler Seibring had 14 points on 4-for-5 shooting to lead Elon in its 65-56 win over Drexel on Saturday.
Steven Santa Ana stole the ball and followed with a 3 to give Elon (17-12, 9-7 Colonial Athletic Association) the lead for good at 13-12 with 12:19 to play before halftime.
Swoope’s late 3 fuels Elon past James Madison 67-61
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Dainan Swoope scored 17 points and had seven rebounds, and Steven Santa Ana and Luke Eddy each scored 10 points to send Elon past James Madison 67-61 on Thursday night.
Elon currently owns a five-game winning streak and has won seven of its last eight.
Elon beats Drexel 93-73 with 5 players in double figures
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Tyler Seibring scored a career-high 25 points with seven rebounds and six assists, Steven Santa Ana added 22 points and Elon beat Drexel 93-73 on Thursday night.
Seibring scored 20-plus for the third time this season, hitting 4 of 6 from distance, and Elon led from start to finish. It was Santa Ana's sixth career 20-plus game in just his sophomore season.
The Phoenix hit double-digit 3-pointers (10) for the 10th time this season.
Santa Ana scores 29, Elon cruises to 96-80 win over Hofstra
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Steven Santa Ana hit five 3-pointers and scored 29 points to help lead Elon to a 96-80 win over Hofstra on Thursday night.
The win gives the Phoenix back-to-back wins following three consecutive losses to open CAA conference play.
Santa Ana finished 11 of 16 from the field. Tyler Seibring finished with 22 points and Dainan Swoope added 18 for Elon (10-8, 2-3 CAA), which shot 57.9 percent and hit 14 3-pointers.
Elon toughs out 72-61 win over Towson
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Steven Santa Ana made three 3-pointers and scored 15 points, Dainan Swoope added 12 points with six boards and four steals, and Elon dug itself out of an early hole to beat Towson 72-61 on Saturday night.
Dixon, William & Mary hold off Elon 88-85
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Daniel Dixon scored 32 points on 11-of-15 shooting and grabbed eight rebounds to help William & Mary hold off Elon for an 88-85 win on Thursday night.
The Tribe (8-6, 2-1 Colonial) led 83-74 with 2:27 left but the Phoenix (8-8, 0-3) rallied to within 86-85 on Steven Santa Ana's layup with six seconds left. Dixon made a pair of free throws with five seconds and Tyler Seibring's 3-point attempt for Elon rimmed out at the buzzer.
Allen returns for Duke after sitting out 1 game for tripping
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Grayson Allen was back for No. 8 Duke after an indefinite suspension for his latest trip of an opponent wound up being one game.
Allen had 15 points and seven assists in the Blue Devils' 110-57 rout of Georgia Tech on Wednesday night — the final game for Hall of Fame coach Mike Krzyzewski before he takes a leave of absence to have back surgery.