Columbia vs Elon Wrap - Elon Wins 68-65
|Columbia vs Elon Wrap - Elon Wins 68-65|
Elon grabbed a 68-65 win over Columbia on Sunday, behind a 17-point effort from Austin Hamilton at Alumni Gym.
Elon did not, however, defeat Columbia against the spread, which closed at 5 at most sportsbooks.
Elon got 16 points from Lucas Troutman and another 12 points from Kevin Blake. Sebastian Koch contributed 4 assists, while Ryley Beaumont cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Columbia got a 19-point performance from Alex Rosenberg, who was supported by 13 points from Grant Mullins. Cory Osetkowski had 3 assists in a losing cause for Columbia, while Luke Petrasek grabbed 6 rebounds.
Elon led at halftime, 29-24.
Columbia won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 38-34.