Scores

Final

Elon 70

(7-5, 1-1 Southern)

Columbia 69

(5-5, 1-3 home)

4:00 PM ET, December 22, 2012

Francis S. Levien Gymnasium, New York, New York

1 2 T
ELON 38 3270
CLMB 30 3969

Top Performers

Elon: L. Troutman 23 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Blk

Columbia: B. Barbour 9 Pts, 5 Reb, 12 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

Elon 70, Columbia 69

Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Jack Isenbarger knocked down a 3-pointer with 2 seconds left to give Elon a 70-69 victory over Columbia on Saturday.

Lucas Troutman led the Phoenix (7-5) with 23 points, Isenbarger scored 16 and Ryley Beaumont had 10 points and nine rebounds. Beaumont made a jumper to pull to 69-67 at 1:41.

Steve Frankoski scored 20 points for the Lions (5-5), Mark Cisco had 10, and Brian Barbour and 12 assists and nine points.

Elon led 38-30 at the half, but Columbia cut to four points 1:13 in. The Phoenix quickly pushed it back to 11 on Troutman's jumper with 15:42 left.

The Lions kept chipping away, closing to 47-45 on Frankoski's 3-pointer with 13:09 remaining. Columbia finally took a 53-51 lead on Frankoski's 3-pointer with 10:15 left. He made another trey for 56-53 at 8:19.

The Lions led the rest of the way Isenbarger's game-winning shot.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
ELON
CLMB
Points 70 69
FG Made-Attempted 30-59 (.508) 28-59 (.475)
3P Made-Attempted 7-15 (.467) 9-23 (.391)
FT Made-Attempted 3-6 (.500) 4-6 (.667)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 11 (0/0) 11 (0/0)
Largest Lead 11 6

2012-13 Season

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