Dartmouth 62, Elon 54

Gabas Maldunas scored 17 points and John Golden added 10 points

for Dartmouth in a 62-54 win over Elon on Saturday, snapping a

four-game losing streak.

Elon led 29-27 at the break, and 34-31 after Ryan Beaumont’s

3-pointer with 17:23 to play. But the Big Green (3-7) kicked off

their rally from that juncture, as Maldunas knocked down a jumper

and a pair of free throws to spark an 8-0 run.

Dartmouth led the rest of the way, outscoring Elon 35-25 in the

second half to seal the comeback.

The Big Green won the rebounding battle 42-35, led by Golden

with 11 and Maldunas with 10. Maldunas was also 5 of 5 from the

foul line.

Dartmouth outscored the Phoenix 24-6 in the paint and 15-5 from

the bench.

Beaumont and Lucas Troutman scored 13 points apiece to lead the

Phoenix (7-3), who had their four-game winning streak snapped.