Elon vs Western Carolina

Elon 71, W. Carolina 63

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CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) - Jack Isenbarger scored a season-high 26 points, hitting five 3-pointers, as Elon defeated Western Carolina 71-63 Thursday night in Southern Conference action.

The Phoenix (10-9, 5-3), who snapped a three-game losing streak in the series, took their first lead at 25-22 with 4:26 to go in the first half and led 29-26 at the break.

The Catamounts (9-12, 3-5) stayed within five points in the second half until Elon, leading 42-41 with 10:16 left, used a 7-0 run to pull away.

The Phoenix shot only 36.8 percent from the field (21 of 57), but limited Western Carolina to 35 percent (21 of 60). Elon has held its opponent to under 40 percent shooting in nine of its 10 wins.

The Phoenix won the rebounding battle for only the fourth time this season, 32-31.

Trey Sumler led the Catamounts with 18 points and Tawaski King had 14 points and 11 rebounds.

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Elon Phoenix
R. Beaumont, F333-130-210046
L. Troutman, F272-71-57235
J. Isenbarger, G327-137-862326
S. Koch, G314-63-363012
A. Hamilton, G233-96-825313
D. Spradlin242-52-65007
B. Ervin120-11-23021
J. Bonney80-10-12100
E. Edomwonyi60-21-30041
K. Blake40-00-00010
Totals 21-5721-3844132071
 36.8%55.3% 
Western Carolina Catamounts
T. King, F335-64-7110314
P. Ross, F264-70-08158
T. Sumler, G395-147-1274418
B. Boggs, G241-102-24044
H. Mutombo, G221-61-23033
K. Cole284-133-310013
J. Sinclair160-10-04120
K. Hall70-00-01010
T. Tankelewicz51-30-01023
Totals 21-6017-264562463
 35%65.4% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UNC-Wilm.14-425-846
Hofstra14-424-1054
J. Madison11-721-11103
Will. & Mary11-720-1167
Towson11-720-12150
Northeastern9-918-15109
Charleston8-1017-14135
Elon7-1116-16160
Drexel3-156-25247
Delaware2-167-23274

Southern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Chattanooga15-329-650
ETSU14-423-1186
Furman11-719-16167
Wofford11-715-17200
W. Carolina10-816-18166
UNC-Green.10-815-19237
Mercer8-1019-15194
Samford4-1414-19252
VMI4-149-21317
Citadel3-1510-22322
 
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