ELON, N.C. (AP) Steven Santa Ana was 6 of eight from Three-point vary and scored 23 to assist Elon beat Charleston 63-58 on Saturday.
Dmitri Thompson hit a pair of free throws with 9.Three seconds left to make it 61-58 for Elon. Charleston’s Joe Chealey missed a Three-point try and Santa Ana capped the scoring with one other pair of free throws with 1.eight seconds left.
Tyler Seibring gave the Phoenix a 57-51 lead on a Three-pointer with 2:29 left. The Cougars rallied with a 7-2 run, together with Grant Riller’s Three-point play, to get inside 59-58.
Seibring had 17 factors for the Phoenix (12-7, Four-2 Colonial Athletic Affiliation). Thompson added 13 factors and 11 rebounds and Brian Dawkins scored 10.
Jarrell Brantley had 16 factors, Chealey and Riller added 14 every for the Cougars (12-6, Three-Three).
Elon had a 10-Zero run early within the second half to erase a nine-point deficit and added a 12-Zero run to steer 51-39 with 9:26 left within the second half. Charleston had a 12-2 run that pulled the Cougars inside 53-51 however they by no means took the lead.