Sports


SPORTS 12/4/18 11:00pm

Phoenix falls to No. 25 Furman

Elon University men’s basketball trails the Paladins of Furman University 39-29 at halftime. Elon found a rhythm in the middle of the of the half to get back in the game, but fell silent down the stretch, scoring just two points in the final nearly six minutes.   


SPORTS 12/2/18 12:52pm

Men's basketball falls to Boston University

Despite a hard-fought battle, Elon University men’s basketball (3-5) fell to Boston University 65-58 at Schar Center. Elon and the Terriers went back and forth trading the lead in the second half, but in the end, mental mistakes proved costly, and Elon fell short of a big win for its Saturday matinee.


SPORTS 11/28/18 10:07pm

Elon gets first home win over Chowan

Elon University women’s basketball (2-3) outpaced Chowan University 88-74 for Elon’s first home win of the season Tuesday night. The Division II school made things difficult for Elon, refusing to go away for three quarters.


SPORTS 11/16/18 8:00am

One last time: Senior Day for Elon football

Sixteen senior Elon University football players made their way from the locker room in Alumni Field House, down the hill behind the north end zone and through the smoke, onto the field one last time at Rhodes Stadium. Running, walking or hobbling, the seniors took to the sod for their final home game.


SPORTS 11/9/18 10:15pm

UNC basketball dominates in Elon Schar Center opener

Schar Center hosted its first men’s basketball game Friday night. Serenaded by hoop-hungry fans, Elon University men’s basketball team got their spotlight matching up with the the No. 8 team in the country: the Tar Heels of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The Tar Heels humbled the Phoenix 116-67, dropping the Phoenix to 1-1 on the season.


SPORTS 11/9/18 8:24pm

Halftime update: Elon vs. UNC

Elon University's men's basketball team is officially settled into their new space. The Phoenix finds itself down 63-45 at the break. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill graduate-year guard Cameron Johnson leads all scorers with 16 in the half. Senior guard Sheldon Eberhardt leads the Phoenix with 11 points.  


SPORTS 11/9/18 8:00am

PREVIEW: Elon vs. UNC

Elon University men’s basketball kicks off their inaugural season in Schar Center this year. To ring in the special occasion Elon brought in the No. 8 University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Tar Heels to break in Schar Center. No matter how uneven the game may seem on paper, they play every game for a reason.