ELON, N.C. -- Drew Spradlin scored 23 points and Roger Dugas added 21 to lead Elon over Gardner-Webb 90-82 on Tuesday night.
Dugas was 4 of 4 from 3-point range, Spradlin 3 of 5 and Chris Long, who had 13 points, was 3 of 5 as the long-range shot helped the Phoenix (3-5) snap a three-game losing skid.The Runnin' Bulldogs (6-5) shot 61.4 percent from the field (35 of 57), making five more shots than Elon (30 of 55, 54.5 percent). However, the Phoenix were 12 of 21 from behind the arc (57.1 percent).Elon led 44-36 at halftime and used an 11-2 run in the second half to overcome a 68-67 deficit. Dugas' 3 capped the spurt, putting the Phoenix up 78-70 with 5:24 left. The Runnin' Bulldogs would get no closer than four the rest of the way.Jon Moore scored 17 points to lead four players in double figures for Gardner-Webb. Josh Henley chipped in 13, Stefon Johnson 12 and Luke Engelken 11.