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 menâs 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 ...
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.
With a cyclonic ending still on his mind, Elon University men’s basketball coach Matt Matheny chose to start his press conference by talking about the Colonial Athletic Association. Elon had just been handed its third straight loss in the CAA, a 75-72 defeat to James Madison University in which senior guard Austin Hamilton’s 3-pointer missed right before the final buzzer. Instead of talking about that play, Matheny focused on the conference, in which it’s clear Elon is still adjusting.
HARRISONBURG, Va. — Even the one play where James Madison University didn’t play zone defense, the Elon University men’s basketball team still couldn’t execute. Down 10 with less than five minutes to go and seemingly crumpled up in the zone, Elon scratched its way through for a chance to tie in the waning seconds. But senior guard Austin Hamilton’s 3-point attempt from the right wing missed everything, handing the Phoenix a 75-72 defeat to the Dukes on Saturday, Jan.
From the opening tip, the Elon University men's basketball team seemed to lack the intensity and energy they typically exert every night.
Matt Matheny had to backtrack for a moment when talking about his team’s perimeter defense. “We didn’t do a good job on the ball to begin with,” the Elon University men’s basketball coach said.
Three times during Thursday night’s men’s basketball game, Elon University freshman guard Elijah Bryant took the ball up the floor, and without looking to pass, stepped up and took a 3-pointer. And all three times, he made the shot. Elon coach Matt Matheny gave his offense some more freedom as the Phoenix topped the College of William & Mary 85-79.
Freshman guard Elijah Bryant entered in to Thursday’s match up against the William and Mary University Tribe having been named Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week for the fourth time. He played huge dividends for the Phoenix as it took home its first home CAA victory in a win over the Tribe by a final score of 85-79. The freshman led the team in scoring with 25 total points, 19 of which came in the second half alone.
The Elon University men’s basketball squad traveled to Towson University on Monday, Jan. 5 in pursuit of a fourth consecutive victory.
The Phoenix kept their win streak going with its fourth straight victory on Saturday, Jan. 3, against Drexel University.