The win, plus Samford's loss to Chattanooga on Saturday, gives the Phoenix the No. 2 seed in the North division of the Southern Conference and a first-round bye in the conference tournament.
Elon scored the first 13 points of the game and never trailed. The Phoenix led by as many as 19 points three times, the last with 6:34 to play.
Trevis Simpson scored 22 points, Derrell Armstrong added 14 and Nick Paulos had 12 for UNC Greensboro (12-18, 10-8), which already had clinched first place in the SoCon North division and a first-round bye.
- UNC Greensboro
- Southern Conference