Gasouthern 27 31 58
Elon 31 34 65
Date of game: 3/3/2012

Recap: Elon vs. Ga Southern

Asheville, NC (Sports Network) - Jack Isenbarger led the way with 18 points as the Elon Phoenix downed the Georgia Southern Eagles, 65-58, in the quarterfinal round of the Southern Conference Tournament at U.S. Cellular Center.

Ryley Beaumont and Lucas Troutman each added nine points for the second-seeded Phoenix (15-15) who now advance to face top-seeded Davidson in the Sunday semifinal.

Eric Ferguson led the third-seeded Eagles (15-15) with 21 points and nine rebounds, while Willie Powers finished with 10 points and six assists.

Both teams shot well to open the contest, GSU making 47.8 percent from the field. Elon connected on 52.4 percent, as the Phoenix took a 31-27 led into halftime.

After the break the Phoenix stayed hot from the field, hitting 54.2 percent. The Eagles fell off the pace, making just 44.4 percent of their shots from the floor. Elon led for almost the entire second half, but GSU used a late 6-0 run to cut the deficit to just two, 60-58, with 2:19 to play. The Phoenix would not let the Eagles score again however, as the former held on for the tourney victory.

Elon survived 15 turnovers and just 5-of-15 shooting behind the three-point line on the night.

Game Notes

Illinois State rallies into FCS title game

If ever there was doubt about the Missouri Valley Football Conference being the top conference in the FCS, Illinois State provided a reminder on Saturday.

Cowboys' Murray active against Colts

Dallas Cowboys running back and the NFL's leading rusher DeMarco Murray is active for today's game against the Indianapolis Colts, although his playing time may be limited due to a broken hand.

Giants acquire McGehee from Marlins

The San Francisco Giants have acquired infielder Casey McGehee from the Miami Marlins in exchange for minor league pitchers Kendry Flores and Luis Castillo.

Vancouver's Hansen collapses on bench

Vancouver Canucks forward Jannik Hansen collapsed on the bench during the second period of Saturday's game against the Calgary Flames and had to be helped to the locker room.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.