Men's Basketball


SPORTS 3/18/19 2:52pm

Elon men’s basketball coach Matt Matheny fired

Elon University men’s basketball head coach Matt Matheny has been fired following an 11-21 (7-11 in CAA) season. Matheny coached 10 years for the Phoenix — five years in the Southern Conference and five years in the Colonial Athletic Association. Matheny will leave Elon with an overall record of 151-169. This comes days after three players entered their names into the NCAA Transfer Portal with hopes to leave Elon.


SPORTS 3/9/19 8:03pm

FIRST HALF: Elon vs. UNC Wilmington

Elon University men’s basketball trails the University of North Carolina Wilmington 46-38 at halftime in the first round of the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament in North Charleston, South Carolina.


SPORTS 2/27/19 7:00am

Reflecting on four Elon men's basketball seniors

The four seniors on the 2018-2019 roster have contributed nearly 4,000 points, 700 assists and 1,700 rebounds over the course of their careers. While those numbers have been the backbone of the Phoenix teams they have played on, things have not always come easy these past four years.


SPORTS 2/16/19 8:09pm

Men's basketball falls to William and Mary 84-74

Elon men's basketball lost its fourth straight game Saturday to the College of William and Mary 84-74. The Phoenix were unable to stop William and Mary's junior forward Nathan Knight, who dropped 35 points in a dominant display of power.


SPORTS 1/31/19 11:27pm

Seibring sinks shot, Phoenix down Blue Hens 57-56

Elon University men's basketball came out with a win in the final seconds of the game against the University of Delaware on Thursday, Jan. 31, in Schar Center. This second straight victory marks the team's first pair of back-to-back wins this season.


SPORTS 1/12/19 10:01pm

Hofstra comes back, beats Elon 74-71

Another night, seemingly another heartbreak for Elon University men’s basketball — this time, at the hands of the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) leading Hofstra University Pride (15-3, 5-0 CAA) 74-71.


SPORTS 12/4/18 11:00pm

Phoenix falls to No. 25 Furman

Elon University men’s basketball trails the Paladins of Furman University 39-29 at halftime. Elon found a rhythm in the middle of the of the half to get back in the game, but fell silent down the stretch, scoring just two points in the final nearly six minutes.