Scores

Final

Elon 55

(5-2, 1-0 Southern)

Ga. Southern 50

(2-4, 0-1 Southern)

7:00 PM ET, November 28, 2012

W.S. Hanner Fieldhouse, Statesboro, Georgia

1 2 T
ELON 32 2355
GASO 26 2450

Top Performers

Elon: L. Troutman 16 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 4 Stl, 2 Blk

Georgia Southern: T. Bussey 16 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

Elon 55, Georgia Southern 50

Associated Press

STATESBORO, Ga. -- Lucas Troutman netted 16 points on 7-of-11 shooting as Elon topped Georgia Southern 55-50 Wednesday in each teams' Southern Conference opener.

Elon (5-2, 1-0) has now won five of its past six games.

Troutman also pulled down five rebounds and had four steals. Jack Isenbarger backed him with 12 points and four assists.

Georgia Southern (2-4, 0-1) got 16 points from Tre Bussey, 13 from C.J. Reed and 10 points and 11 rebounds from Eric Ferguson.

The Phoenix led 32-26 at halftime then used a 12-0 run that spanned nearly 9 minutes in the second half to take a 49-34 lead with 5:58 left.

The Eagles responded with a 16-4 run and cut the lead to 53-50 with 40 seconds left on a free throw by Ferguson, but got no closer. Isenbarger iced the win with two free throws with 7 seconds left.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
ELON
GASO
Points 55 50
FG Made-Attempted 21-51 (.412) 19-48 (.396)
3P Made-Attempted 7-18 (.389) 6-14 (.429)
FT Made-Attempted 6-9 (.667) 6-9 (.667)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 10 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
Largest Lead 6 0

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