Graham scored 25 to lead Eagles past Elon

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STATESBORO, Ga. (AP)—Louis Graham scored 25 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Matthew Fields also had a double-double to lead Georgia Southern to a 59-44 win over Elon on Saturday night.

The Eagles (19-8, 12-5 Southern Conference) went on a 10-0 run late in the first half, building a 26-13 lead. Six points were scored off free throws, while Fields made a layup and Anthony Marshall finished the run with a jumper.

Fields scored 14 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and Marshall added 12 for the Eagles.

Georgia Southern pushed its lead to 50-31—its largest of the game—with 7:41 left in the second half on a jumper by Julian Allen. The Phoenix (10-16, 8-10) would pull no closer than 12 points.

Montell Watson led Elon with 14 points.

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Montell Watson Montell Watson
6-13,  14 Pts
2 Rebs, 2 Assists
 Georgia Southern
Louis Graham Louis Graham
9-18,  25 Pts
11 Rebs, 1 Assists

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