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Final

Appalachian St 58

(18-11, 11-5 Southern)

Elon 54

(8-20, 5-11 Southern)

    7:00 PM ET, February 22, 2010

    Alumni Gym (Elon University), Elon, North Carolina

    1 2 T
    APP 24 3458
    ELON 29 2554

    Top Performers

    Appalachian St: D. Sims 25 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast

    Elon: T. Douglas 12 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Appalachian St. 58, Elon 54

    Associated Press

    ELON, N.C. -- Donald Sims scored 25 points to lead Appalachian State to a 58-54 win over Elon on Monday night.

    Sims shot 8-for-18 from the field and added six rebounds for the Mountaineers (18-11, 11-5 Southern Conference). Isaac Butts chipped in with a double-double, scoring 10 points and grabbing 11 rebounds.

    Appalachian State held a 56-54 lead with 32 seconds left after Jeremi Booth made one of two from the free throw line. Elon had a chance to tie, but Chris Long missed a layup with 19 seconds remaining. Sims then made two free throws with 17 seconds left to secure the win.

    Adam Constantine finished with 13 points and seven rebounds to lead the Phoenix (8-20, 5-11). TJ Douglas added 12 points, while Long dished out seven assists.

    Appalachian State outrebounded Elon 46-29, and scored 17 second chance points off of 15 offensive rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    APP
    ELON
    Points 58 54
    FG Made-Attempted 19-51 (.373) 17-46 (.370)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-15 (.200) 6-21 (.286)
    FT Made-Attempted 17-25 (.680) 14-26 (.538)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 23 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 8 9

    2009-10 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 13, 2010 @APP 89, ELON 65Recap
    » Feb 22, 2010 APP 58, @ELON 54Recap