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.
Taylor, Cacok lead UNC Wilmington to 87-63 win over Elon
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Ty Taylor II had 19 points and Devontae Cacok added 17 with 21 rebounds as UNC Wilmington got off to a fast start and easily defeated Elon 87-63 on Thursday night.
Seibring, Swoope lift Elon over Delaware 89-76
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Tyler Seibring scored 24 points, Dainan Swoope added 22 and Elon handed Delaware its sixth-straight loss 89-76 on Saturday night.
Dmitri Thompson added 13 points for the Phoenix (14-11, 6-6 Colonial Athletic Association), who let a 17-point lead in the second half slip to five with 3½ minutes to go.
Pierce leads hot-shooting William & Mary past Elon 99-92
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Justin Pierce scored five of his 30 points in the final 90 seconds as William & Mary, after losing a big, second-half lead, held off Elon 99-92 Thursday night to retain a hold on first place in the Colonial Athletic Association.
Charleston also won Thursday, moving into a tie for first in the CAA and plays William & Mary February 8.
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.
Mosley’s 24 points help JMU outlast Elon 85-74 in overtime.
HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Stuckey Mosley scored 24 and Darius Banks added a double-double with career highs of 20 points and 15 rebounds as James Madison beat Elon 85-74 in overtime Thursday night to pick up its first conference win.
Matt Lewis and Ramone Snowden each scored 14 for the Dukes (5-15, 1-6 Colonial Athletic Association).
Dainan Swoope paced the Phoenix (12-8, 4-3) with 20 points, with Tyler Seibring and Brian Dawkins each adding 15 points.
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.
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.
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.
Swoope’s 4-point play helps Elon top Saint Peter’s 71-65 2OT
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Dainan Swoope drained a 3-point jumper, was fouled and added a free throw and the 4-point play sparked Elon to a 71-65 win over Saint Peter's in double overtime Saturday night.
Swoope followed with a steal and Brian Dawkins grabbed defensive rebounds to end the next three Saint Peter's possessions, and Dmitri Thompson and Swoope sank four free throws to ice the win.
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, Dawkins lead Elon past Radford 77-74
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Dainan Swoope scored 24 points and grabbed seven boards and Brian Dawkins added 21 points including a layup with under a minute to play that made the difference as Elon edged Radford 77-74 on Wednesday night.
Radford's Justin Cousin hit a 3-pointer to tie it at 74-all with 1:44 to play but Dawkins followed with a layup for the lead and Dmitri Thompson made a free throw with 14 seconds to go for the final score.
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.
Late run lifts Furman over Elon 76-67
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Devin Sibley scored 23 points and Andrew Brown hit two 3-pointers to spark a late run as Furman turned back Elon 76-67 on Tuesday night.
Sibley added six rebounds and three assists for the Paladins (2-0), who ended a four-game skid against the Phoenix (1-2). Furman last beat Elon in 2010.
Thompson, Elon bench power Phoenix past Delaware, 81-59
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Dmitri Thompson scored 22 points and Elon's bench almost matched Delaware's total in an 81-59 Colonial Athletic Association victory in Saturday night's regular season finale.
Elon got 58 of its 81 points from its bench, led by Thompson, who hit 7 of 12 from the field and 7 of 8 from the line. Dainan Swoope contributed 14 points off the bench. No Elon starter scored in double figures.
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.
Morsell ties season high with 32 points in Towson’s win
TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Mike Morsell scored 32 points to tie his season high and Towson rolled to its fifth straight victory Thursday night, beating Elon 85-66.
Zane Martin added 12 points for Towson (18-10, 10-5), who won their fifth straight game and remained in third place on the heels of first-place UNC Wilmington and second-place Charleston in the Colonial Athletic Association.
College of Charleston rides Chealey in 71-58 win over Elon
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Joe Chealey scored 20 points and Jarrell Brantley had 11 points and 14 rebounds and College of Charleston beat Elon 71-58 on Saturday for its third-straight win.
Charleston erased a 28-22 halftime deficit and used a 7-0 run for a brief lead. Dainan Swoope had a 3 to put Elon back up and Brian Dawkins added a 3 for the Phoenix for a five-point lead.
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 Northeastern in defensive slugfest
BOSTON (AP) — Tyler Seibring scored 15 points, including what turned out to be the game-winning bucket with 1:26 left, and Elon won a 51-49 defensive battle over Northeastern on Thursday night.
Neither team shot better than 40 percent, with Elon holding a 38.9 to 32.2 advantage, and they combined to total just 40 made field goals on 112 attempts.
Swoope leads late surge; Elon beats William & Mary
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Dainan Swoope scored 20 points, including 10 to start a 13-2 run in the final 2½ minutes, and Elon beat William & Mary 71-62 on Saturday night.
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.
Santa Ana, Seibring help Elon beat Central Penn College
ELON, N.C. (AP) — Tyler Seibring and Steven Santa Ana each had 18 points and seven rebounds, Dmitri Thompson scored a season-high 15 and tied a career best with nine boards and Elon beat Central Penn College 89-60 on Wednesday night.
Santa Ana hit four 3-pointers and Seibring made 7 of 10 from the field, including three 3s. Brian Dawkins scored 11 and Dainan Swoope added 10 points and a career-high tying eight assists.
Elon handles South Florida 74-61
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Brian Dawkins and Steven Santa Ana scored 13 points apiece and Elon defeated South Florida 74-61 on Thursday night.
Trailing by a point, Dainan Swoope hit a 3-pointer that started a 16-2 run that put Elon (2-1) up for good on its way to a 39-26 halftime lead. The lead quickly ballooned to 21 points early in the second half and remained in double figures.
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.