Elon, NC (Sports Network) - Sebastian Koch scored 21 points to lead four players in double figures as the Elon Phoenix dropped Appalachian State 82-59 in a Southern Conference matchup at Alumni Gym.
Drew Spradlin netted 18, Jack Isenbarger had 11 and Ryley Beaumont added 10 points for Elon (13-10, 8-4 SoCon) which has won five of its last six.
Nathan Healy scored 14 to lead Appalachian State (9-14, 5-8) which has lost four of its last five.
Elon led by a dominating 39-23 advantage going into intermission by shooting 46.9 percent from the floor and clamping down on defense limiting Appalachian State to only 35.7 percent shooting. The Phoenix also outscored the Mountaineers 18-6 from the three point line in the opening period.
In the second half Appalachian State heated up connecting on 66.7 percent of its field goal attempts but was unable to overcome the poor first period as Elon outscored the Mountaineers 15-4 from the free throw line down the stretch to close out the victory.
Elon held the edge on the glass by a 38-28 margin and also dished out 21 assists while collecting eight steals.
02/06 21:22:15 ET
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