Scores

Final

The Citadel 54

(5-4, 1-1 Southern)

Elon 56

(2-4, 1-1 Southern)

    7:00 PM ET, December 6, 2008

    Alumni Gym (Elon University), Elon, North Carolina

    1 2 T
    CIT 24 3054
    ELON 27 2956

    Top Performers

    Citadel: D. Nelson 14 Pts, 12 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    Elon: O. Atoyebi 20 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Elon 56, The Citadel 54

    Associated Press

    ELON, N.C. -- Ola Atoyebi scored 20 points to lead Elon past The Citadel 56-54 on Saturday night.

    The Citadel (5-4, 1-1 Southern Conference) cut the score to 51-50 on an Austin Dahn 3-pointer with 3:03 to play.

    But the Phoenix (2-4, 1-1) pulled away on a 5-1 run. Devan Carter made a free throw, Chris Long scored on a jump shot and Monty Sanders added two free throws during the run.

    Elon led by as many as eight points with 4:17 left to play, but the Bulldogs (5-4, 1-1) scored seven unanswered points to bring the score within one point on Dahn's 3-pointer.

    Demetrius Nelson and Dahn scored 14 points each for the Bulldogs, while Cameron Wells added 13.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CIT
    ELON
    Points 54 56
    FG Made-Attempted 22-52 (.423) 21-41 (.512)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-21 (.238) 4-11 (.364)
    FT Made-Attempted 5-8 (.625) 10-14 (.714)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 11 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 8

    2008-09 Season

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