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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Scoreboard
Elon (10-9) «294271
Western Carolina (9-12)263763

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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% 
Colonial Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UNC-Wilm.15-329-627
Charleston14-425-1062
Towson11-720-1392
Elon10-818-14160
Will. & Mary10-817-14110
Northeastern8-1015-16134
Hofstra7-1115-17196
J. Madison7-1110-23256
Delaware5-1313-20234
Drexel3-159-23308

Southern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
ETSU17-427-855
UNC-Green.16-525-1095
Furman14-523-1296
Wofford11-916-17190
Chattanooga10-919-12139
Samford10-1120-16170
Mercer9-1015-17192
Citadel5-1512-21283
W. Carolina4-159-23271
VMI3-166-24329
 
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