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NCAA Game Summary - Elon at Marist



(Sunday, November 10)

Final Score: Elon 75, Marist 48

Poughkeepsie, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Tanner Samson scored 17 points to anchor the Elon Phoenix in a 75-48 rout of the Marist Red Foxes in a non- league tussle at McCann Arena.

Samson knocked down 5-of-8 shots from beyond the arc to pace Elon (2-0). Lucas Troutman added 16 points, Austin Hamilton put in 13 and Ryley Beaumont tacked on 11 for the Phoenix.

Chavaughn Lewis dropped in 13 points and Khallid Hart chipped in 11 for Marist (0-2).

In the first half Elon didn't seem to miss as the Phoenix knocked down 62.1 percent of their field goal attempts, including 7-of-13 from beyond the arc. Marist was not so lucky as it had just seven field goals and missed all seven shots from 3-point range. After the lopsided first half the Phoenix held a 47-16 advantage.

Elon cooled to 38.7 percent shooting in the second half but the Red Foxes shot below 40 percent in the period as well and could not make much of a dent in their deficit.

Lewis became the 29th player in Marist history to score 1,000 career points during the game, Elon had a 22-9 edge in points off turnovers and a 30-0 advantage from beyond the arc.

11/10 20:56:09 ET