Only one season after his graduation from Elon University, former single-season 3-point field goal record holder Jack Isenbarger was outdone by former teammate, junior guard Tanner Samson. Samson has trumped the previous record, 82 three-point field goals made, making 98 of his own this season.
[youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=65VbmA6jEjY&noredirect=1&w=560&h=315] The Elon University men's basketball team earned the No.
The Elon University Men’s basketball team defeated the University of North Carolina at Wilmington on Saturday, 74-55.
The Elon University men’s basketball team defeated Northeastern University on Thursday, 72-65. The win marks the Phoenix’s second consecutive victory and its first back-to-back wins in conference play. Elon and Northeastern traded the lead throughout the first half, with the Phoenix leading by as many as 11 point with 7:59 to play.
The Elon University men’s basketball team ended its seven-game losing streak on Saturday, Feb. 21 against the University of Delaware Blue Hens 83-75 in an overtime victory. Senior guard Kevin Blake led the Phoenix in scoring with 18 points, including a career-high five three-pointers — all coming in the second half.
As the losses pile up, Elon University men’s basketball coach Matt Matheny decided to look to the future. Last Saturday, the Phoenix lost for the 10th time in its last 11 games, an 86-75 shortcoming to hot-shooting James Madison University.
The Elon University men’s basketball team has dropped its seventh straight following a 77-63 loss to the College of Charleston. Junior guard Tanner Samson broke Elon’s single season three-pointer record with his six three’s, but it was not enough to top the College of Charleston. Having tied Jack Isenbarger’s record going to the matchup at the TD Arena, the Littleton, Colorado native hit his 83rd three of the season with 10:39 remaining in the first half to cut Elon’s deficit to just two at 16-14. Samson kept the Phoenix in the game early scoring 17 of his 22 points coming in the first half.
The Elon University men’s basketball team lost to James Madison on Saturday, 86-75. Despite a strong offensive showing by Elon, the Dukes overpowered the Phoenix on the other end of the floor. Freshman guard Elijah Bryant scored 18 points, while senior guard Austin Hamilton had 16.
The Elon University men’s basketball team lost its fifth straight game on Wednesday, Feb. 11 against the College of William & Mary Tribe 77-58. Three Phoenix players finished the night in double-figures starting with freshman guard Elijah Bryant who scored a team-leading 15 points.
It has been a long season for the Elon University men’s basketball team. After 25 games, the Phoenix has a record of 11-14 and currently sits in the middle of a four-game losing streak. In its first full season as a member of the Colonial Athletic Association, Elon has had its fair share of ups and downs. Early on, unfamiliar competition loomed, earning the Phoenix a projected last-place finish in preseason conference standings.
The Elon University men’s basketball team dropped it fourth straight game on Saturday, Feb. 7 in its match-up against the Hofstra University Pride by a score of 80-69. In light of the loss, the Phoenix registered three players in double figure points.
It was a night where the Elon University men’s basketball team just couldn’t seem to get over the hump in a closely-contested 67-63 loss to Drexel University on Thursday, Feb.
Senior guard Austin Hamilton has been a member of the Elon University men’s basketball team for quite some time, so a memorable night was long overdue. The night came Jan.
The Elon University Men’s basketball team fell short against Northeastern University on Saturday, 80-61. Freshman guard Elijah Bryant scored 13 and senior guard Austin Hamilton scored 11.
WILMINGTON — There were turnovers, missed shots and missed assignments. There were errant passes, failed box-outs and sloppy ball control.
As Christian Hairston rattled off a touching sentiment, Austin Hamilton was to his left with a smirk on his face. “That was cute,” said Hamilton, the center of attention after his career-high 31 points lifted the Elon University men’s basketball team over the University of Delaware 94-82. It was a different aura for the senior guard who’s been saddled with injuries and hidden in the shadow of last year’s senior class that’s widely considered one of the best in Elon history. So, like he said, he would have to lie to say he wasn’t basking in the moment. “It absolutely felt good,” Hamilton said.
It was just one of those nights where everything seemed to sink for senior guard Austin Hamilton who finished with a career-high 31 points on Saturday, Jan.
Moments after yet another loss ended with an air ball at the buzzer, Elon University head men’s basketball coach Matt Matheny got emotional. It was a bit atypical of the normal Matheny, who’s usually calm after a win or a loss.
The Elon University men’s basketball team nearly had a record setting night, but not one to be proud of.
The Elon University men’s basketball team had been trailing the College of William & Mary for much of its Jan.