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SPORTS 11/9/18 8:24pm

Halftime update: Elon vs. UNC

Elon University's men's basketball team is officially settled into their new space. The Phoenix finds itself down 63-45 at the break. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill graduate-year guard Cameron Johnson leads all scorers with 16 in the half. Senior guard Sheldon Eberhardt leads the Phoenix with 11 points.  


SPORTS 11/9/18 8:00am

PREVIEW: Elon vs. UNC

Elon University men’s basketball kicks off their inaugural season in Schar Center this year. To ring in the special occasion Elon brought in the No. 8 University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Tar Heels to break in Schar Center. No matter how uneven the game may seem on paper, they play every game for a reason. 


SPORTS 11/6/18 10:47pm

Elon drops opener to UNC 100-69

Elon University’s women's basketball team (0-1) was unable to start the reign of Schar Center in style, dropping their first game of the regular season 100-69 to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1-0) on Tuesday, Nov. 6.


SPORTS 11/5/18 6:16pm

Elon cracks top five in Coaches Poll

Elon University football (6-2, 4-1) is now no. 5 in the FCS Coaches Poll and No. 8 in the STATS Top-25 poll following a 24-21 win over the University of Rhode Island this past weekend. 


SPORTS 11/2/18 9:35pm

Summers enters the winter of his Elon career

It’s the end of the Elon football journey for senior running back Malcolm Summers. The senior announced on Twitter Thursday night. After not playing the previous two games for the Phoenix, and speculation swirling on when, or if, the deep back would return; Summers closed the book officially on his career two days before Elon’s game against the University of Rhode Island.


SPORTS 11/1/18 11:11am

Elon football sits at No. 5 in mid-season poll

Elon University’s football team clocked in at No. 5 (5-2, 3-1) in the first, and only top-10 ranking the NCAA Division I Football Championship Committee will release until the final playoff bracket becomes available at the end of the season.


SPORTS 10/26/18 9:51pm

Elon volleyball loses to Northeastern in straight sets

Elon University volleyball (13-10, 4-7) lost in straight sets Friday evening to the Northeastern University Huskies (13-11, 6-5). This was the Phoenix’s second loss to the Huskies in less than a month, snapping their five-game winning streak. For the Huskies, this is their second win in a row, after having dropped their previous three.  


SPORTS 10/22/18 3:26pm

Football returns to the top 10

Elon University Football (5-2, 3-1) moved to No. 8 in the country in the STATS Top-25 poll and No. 6 in the FCS Coaches Poll following their win on Saturday over the University of Richmond Spiders 38-28. This is the third time this season that Elon has cracked the top 10 this season. 


SPORTS 10/20/18 11:32pm

Elon's playoff hopes end with home loss to Hofstra

The Elon Phoenix celebrated senior night by taking on Hofstra University on Saturday night under the lights. The Phoenix were unable to pull out the victory, finishing the year winless at home. Elon’s playoff hopes are gone, as they needed a win to qualify for the tournament.


SPORTS 10/20/18 5:04pm

Football bounces back, beats Richmond

Elon football (5-2, 3-1) got back into the win column against a struggling University of Richmond (3-5, 1-4) at Rhodes Stadium on Saturday. An unfamiliar looking Phoenix squad was able to prevail in a seesaw contest that went down to the wire.  


SPORTS 10/20/18 11:18am

PREVIEW: Elon hosts Richmond

Elon football (4-2, 2-1) is taking on University of Richmond (3-4, 1-3) on Saturday, Oct. 20 during Inauguration Weekend in front of their home fans at Rhodes Stadium. The Phoenix is clocking in before the game at No. 11 in the nation in both the FCS Coaches Poll and the STATS FCS Top-25. Elon suffered its first FCS loss of the season last week while on the road against the University of Delaware.