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Late run helps East Carolina top Elon

12/29/12 9:09pm

Battling another slow start, senior guard Ali Ford pulled the Elon University women’s basketball team within two at the halftime break with back-to-back 3-pointers, but the Phoenix ultimately dropped their second straight game Dec.

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

12/23/12 1:03am

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.

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

12/15/12 3:58pm

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.

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

12/11/12 2:55pm

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.