In the first game after finals, the Elon University men’s basketball team rolled to a 106-77 victory over Division III Wesley College Dec. 13.

The Phoenix scored 64 points in the second half, with the scoring for the afternoon contest spread across 12 players. In total, 16 of the 17 players on Elon’s roster saw action Sunday.

Senior guard Tanner Samson was the key contributor for Elon, tallying 22 points, nine rebounds and six assists. Sophomore guard Dmitri Thompson and freshman guard Steven Santa Ana each added 17 points. Redshirt junior forward Wes Brewer tied his career-high with four points, making both shots he took in two minutes of action.

Elon’s next game is at 7 p.m. Dec. 16, when the Phoenix hosts Alabama State University.


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