Scores

Final

Elon 80

(9-7, 2-2 Southern)

W Carolina 67

(7-10, 4-1 Southern)

    7:00 PM ET, January 14, 2013

    Ramsey Center, Cullowhee, North Carolina

    1 2 T
    ELON 27 5380
    WCU 31 3667

    Top Performers

    Elon: L. Troutman 20 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Western Carolina: T. Sumler 32 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Stl

    Elon 80, W. Carolina 67

    Associated Press

    CULLOWHEE, N.C. -- Lucas Troutman recorded his second double-double of the season as Elon knocked off Western Carolina 80-67 in Southern Conference action Monday night.

    Troutman scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. Jack Isenbarger added 16 points and Sebastian Koch had 15 for the Phoenix (9-7, 2-2).

    Trey Sumler had a career-high 32 points for the Catamounts (7-10, 4-1), who had held sole possession of first in the SoCon's North division prior to Monday's game.

    Western Carolina led 31-27 at halftime and held the advantage until Troutman's layup made it 39-39 with 15:59 to play. Isenbarger followed with a 3, and the lead changed hands six times over the ensuing 4 minutes.

    Elon ended the pinball pace with a 15-0 run that included two treys by Isenbarger and another by Koch for a 62-48 lead with 7:37 remaining. Western Carolina missed four shots and committed three turnovers during the 3 1/2-minute run.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ELON
    WCU
    Points 80 67
    FG Made-Attempted 26-58 (.448) 23-59 (.390)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-25 (.360) 6-14 (.429)
    FT Made-Attempted 19-22 (.864) 15-19 (.789)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 15 6

    2012-13 Season

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