Scores

Final

Elon 63

(19-8, 12-3 Southern)

Samford 62

(10-18, 8-7 Southern)

    8:00 PM ET, February 21, 2013

    Pete Hanna Center, Birmingham, Alabama

    1 2 T
    ELON 38 2563
    SAM 30 3262

    Top Performers

    Elon: R. Beaumont 14 Pts, 14 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

    Samford: C. Geffrard, Jr. 24 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Elon 63, Samford 62

    Associated Press

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Ryley Beaumont had 14 points and a career-high 14 rebounds and made a layup with 8 seconds left to lift Elon to a 63-62 victory over Samford on Thursday night.

    Raijon Kelly hit a jumper with 26 seconds remaining to put Samford ahead 62-61. Those were the only two baskets scored in the final 3:01.

    Jack Isenbarger scored 15 points and Tanner Samson had 11 for the Phoenix (19-8, 12-3 Southern Conference), who have won 11 of their past 12 games, including four straight.

    Clide Geffrard Jr. scored 24 points and Kelly had 17 points and 11 rebounds for the Bulldogs (10-18, 8-7), whose two-game winning streak ended. It was Samford's first loss to Elon at home.

    Elon led 38-30 at halftime, but Kelly's trey pushed Samford ahead 46-41 5:53 in. Isenbarger hit a 3-pointer for 59-53 advantage at 5:48, but Samford led 60-59 on Kelly's jumper at 3:21.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ELON
    SAM
    Points 63 62
    FG Made-Attempted 26-50 (.520) 23-47 (.489)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-21 (.429) 9-15 (.600)
    FT Made-Attempted 2-4 (.500) 7-14 (.500)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 9 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 14 5

    2012-13 Season

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