Elon holds Delaware to 11 points in first half in 83-56 win

BY foxsports • February 4, 2016

ELON, N.C. (AP) Christian Hairston and Brian Dawkins scored 12 points apiece and Elon held Delaware to 11 points in the first half to coast to an 83-56 win on Thursday.

Tanner Samson and Dainan Swoope added 10 points apiece for the Phoenix (14-10, 5-6 Colonial Athletic), who went 32 of 62 from the field, with six 3-pointers, and 13 of 16 from the line.

Anthony Mosley had 23 points for Delaware (5-17, 0-11) and Devonne Pinkard had 17.

Elon scored just one basket in the final 9:50 of the first half, getting outscored 13-2 to fall behind by 20. The Hornets made just 5 of 23 baskets before intermission.

Sheldon Eberhardt and Samson had 3-pointers in a 10-0 burst that put the Phoenix up 57-19 with 11:38 to play.

With the big lead, Elon had 17 players get in the game and the reserves scored 46 points, with 13 players scoring and 14 grabbing at least one rebound.

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