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Elon beats UNC Greensboro 81-68

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GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Sebastian Koch scored 15 points with six assists and four rebounds as Elon won its sixth straight, defeating UNC Greensboro 81-68 on Wednesday.

Jack Isenbarger added 17 points for the Phoenix (16-11, 9-3 Southern Conference). Lucas Troutman and Ryley Beaumont scored 13 points apiece and Kevin Blake had 11.

Elon led 42-31 at the break but started the second half cold, allowing UNC Greensboro to mount an 11-4 run to close within four, 46-42, with 16:11 to play. The Phoenix responded with a 9-0 run midway and finished strong late with Blake sinking one from beyond the arc and Troutman dunking to seal the win.

UNC Greensboro sank just 25 of 71 (35.2 percent) from the field and only 11.8 percent from 3-point range.

RJ White led the Spartans (12-16, 5-8) with 21 points and nine rebounds.