Columbia, SC (Sports Network) - Lucas Troutman scored a game-high 17 points as the Elon Phoenix upset the South Carolina Gamecocks at Colonial Life Arena, 65-53.
Austin Hamilton and Jack Isenbarger scored 13 apiece for Elon (4-1), which never trailed in the game. Sebastian Koch scored nine and had a game-high five assists.
South Carolina (3-1) struggled from the field, shooting 32.1 percent as a team. Lakeem Jackson led the way with a double-double, putting up 14 points and 10 rebounds while the remaining four Gamecock starters shot 6-of-23
Elon led 31-23 at halftime despite being outrebounded by seven. The Phoenix benefited from 14 Gamecock turnovers, including at least one by every player who played and two by every starter.
The Gamecocks fought back to within four with just over 15 minutes to play, but Elon used a 14-2 run to gain the momentum back and pull away.
Elon tied the all-time series, 2-2 with the win.
11/21 22:38:33 ET
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