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NEWS 12/23/12 1:03am

Brief: Elon clinches men's basketball win with 2 seconds to spare

On a night of much-improved shooting all the way around for the Elon University men's basketball team, a single shot from a player who had been struggling from the field as of late counted the most. Junior guard Jack Isenbarger hit a three-pointer from the right wing with 2.3 seconds left to give the Phoenix a 70-69 victory over the Columbia University Lions Saturday afternoon. In the Phoenix's last game before Christmas, Elon (7-5 overall, 1-1 Southern Conference) found itself down two with time winding down.

NEWS 12/15/12 3:58pm

Brief: UMass pulls out OT victory over Elon men's hoops

After missing two potentially game-winning free throws in the waning seconds of regulation, the University of Massachusetts at Amherst men's basketball team defeated Elon University 78-73 in extra time Saturday afternoon in the 2012 Hall of Fame Holiday Showcase in Springfield, Mass. Elon freshman guard Tanner Samson hit a three-pointer with eight seconds remaining in regulation to tie the game at 66.

NEWS 12/11/12 2:55pm

Bill Morningstar, men's golf coach, to retire in May 2013

Bill Morningstar, the current head coach of the Elon University men's golf team, will retire in May 2013 after the men's golf season wraps up, according to an e-mail sent to faculty and staff today by athletic director Dave Blank. "It is with great gratitude that I inform you on the retirement of Bill Morningstar ’64, Director of Golf and Head Men’s Golf Coach, effective after the 2013 spring season in May," Blank said in the e-mail.

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