Elon vs Samford Final: 77-66 - Recap
Elon got 26 points and 10 rebounds from Lucas Troutman en route to a 77-66 victory over Samford on Saturday at Alumni Gym.
Elon did not, however, defeat Samford against the spread, which closed at 12 at most sportsbooks.
Jack Isenbarger had 22 points for Elon and Tanner Samson chipped in with 9 points. Tanner Samson had 4 assists for them, while Lucas Troutman was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
Samford got 21 points from Connor Miller in a losing cause and another 19 points from Tim Williams. Raijon Kelly contributed 6 assists for them, while Clide Geffrard, Jr. had 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Elon were victorious, as the score was 45-38 at the break.
Samford won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 30-29.