Elon Athletics Weekly Update

Posted by Press Release on November 23, 2015 at 11:40 am under College | Comments are off for this article

ELON, N.C. – Every Monday, Phoenix fans can get a look at the week ahead with our “Elon Athletics Weekly Update” feature when we will preview all the week’s upcoming events for our sports teams. “Follow us” on Twitter at @elonphoenix and @elonscores, “Like” Elon Phoenix on Facebook and continue to check elonphoenix.com to stay current on all things Elon Athletics.

Men’s Basketball (2-2)
Elon vs. Mount St. Mary’s, Thursday, Nov. 26, at 2 p.m., Alumni Gym
Elon vs Furman/Texas A&M Corpus Christi, Friday, Nov. 27, at 7 p.m., Alumni Gym

• Two of the last three games for the Phoenix has been a part of the Battle 4 Atlantis preseason tournament mainland games. Those games included road trips to #24 Michigan on Monday, Nov. 16, and Syracuse on Saturday, Nov. 21.
• Elon will host the Battle 4 Atlantis mainland tournament in Alumni Gym during this Thanksgiving week, Nov. 26-27. The other three teams participating include Mount St. Mary’s, Furman and Texas A&M Corpus Christi.
• The Phoenix topped Belmont Abbey in its home opener on Wednesday, Nov. 18, for the 11th-straight home opening win for Elon.
• Tanner Samson, now at 988 career points, is just 12 points away from becoming Elon’s 39th 1,000-point scorer in program history heading into this week.

Women’s Basketball (3-1)
Elon at Navy, Tuesday, Nov. 24, at 7 p.m, Annapolis, Md.
Elon vs. East Tennessee State, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2 p.m., Alumni Gym

• Elon went 2-1 last week, dropping a contest at Liberty before two straight wins with victories against Charlotte and at American.
• Shay Burnett nearly tallied a triple-double against Charlotte with 28 points, 12 rebounds and nine assists (all career-highs). The sophomore posted another 20 points at American to reach double figures in all four games this season.
• The Phoenix takes on Navy on Tuesday before returning home to host ETSU after the holiday on Sunday.


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