Elon vs Georgia Southern

Elon 55, Georgia Southern 50

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STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) - Lucas Troutman netted 16 points on 7-of-11 shooting as Elon topped Georgia Southern 55-50 Wednesday in each teams' Southern Conference opener.

Elon (5-2, 1-0) has now won five of its past six games.

Troutman also pulled down five rebounds and had four steals. Jack Isenbarger backed him with 12 points and four assists.

Georgia Southern (2-4, 0-1) got 16 points from Tre Bussey, 13 from C.J. Reed and 10 points and 11 rebounds from Eric Ferguson.

The Phoenix led 32-26 at halftime then used a 12-0 run that spanned nearly 9 minutes in the second half to take a 49-34 lead with 5:58 left.

The Eagles responded with a 16-4 run and cut the lead to 53-50 with 40 seconds left on a free throw by Ferguson, but got no closer. Isenbarger iced the win with two free throws with 7 seconds left.

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Scoreboard
Elon (5-2) «322355
Georgia Southern (2-4)262450

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Elon Phoenix
R. Beaumont, F342-70-08115
L. Troutman, F287-112-451216
J. Isenbarger, G354-112-244312
A. Hamilton, G252-61-12406
S. Koch, G202-20-02005
T. Samson, G212-40-02216
K. Blake, G110-20-03000
J. Bonney, G70-30-01000
E. Edomwonyi, F70-21-22121
T. Sabato, C61-10-00002
R. Winters, F61-20-01012
Total 21-516-935131055
 41.2%66.7% 
Georgia Southern Eagles
M. Baynham, F220-31-24021
C. Baskerville, F171-10-04022
T. Bussey, G327-121-130416
C. Reed, G315-110-000113
C. Roberts, G231-41-22103
E. Ferguson, F343-133-4112210
J. Pernell, G241-30-01213
B. Holmes, G101-10-01002
K. Dunnican, F50-00-00010
S. Mike, F20-00-00000
Total 19-486-92951350
 39.6%66.7% 
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

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT-Arlington14-427-945
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Troy10-822-15147
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
UL-Monroe2-169-24297
 
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MIST 59 Final
MIAMI 67
BOISE 83 Final
CREI 70
MER 58 Final
NMEX 76
GT 62 Final
ILL 75
OHST 68 Final
DUKE 73
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UCIRV 57 Final
UNLV 85