GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Sebastian Koch shot a perfect 6 of 6 for a team-high 19 points as Elon topped Furman 64-60 Saturday in a Southern Conference game.
After Koch's jumper tied the game at 57-57, Colin Reddick's free throw at the 1:28 mark put Furman ahead 58-57.
Samson put Elon on top for good, connecting on a jumper to go up 59-58 with 1:08 remaining.
Furman (6-15, 3-7) made just one basket the rest of the way while Elon made 5 of 6 free throws in the final 30 seconds to seal the victory.
The Phoenix shot 52.2 percent (12 of 23) and made 10 of 11 free throws in the second half.
Reddick had a double-double for the Paladins, finishing with game-highs of 22 points and 11 rebounds.
Mississippi State freshman guard Malik Newman will withdraw from the NBA draft, but sources told ESPN he may explore other opportunities besides returning to Mississippi State.
Seton Hall sophomore Isaiah Whitehead will stay in the NBA draft and not return for his junior season.
Washington State's trio of Josh Hawkinson, Conor Clifford and Ike Iroegbu have withdrawn from the NBA draft and will play their senior season with the Cougars.