Elon pushes past Davidson 87-85 in OT

The Associated Press

DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) -- Lucas Troutman scored 28 points and finished with 12 rebounds to lead Elon in a second-half comeback and 87-85 overtime victory over Davidson on Thursday night.

The score was tied up at the half (37), but Davidson managed to push out to a 14-point lead with 4:45 remaining on the clock. The Phoenix (10-8, 3-1 Southern) bounded back, outscoring Davidson 16-2 in the remaining minutes of regulation to tie up the game with two seconds remaining. Troutman scored four of the last seven points in regulation for the Phoenix.

A layup by Tyler Kalinoski for the Wildcats in overtime brought the game within one, and Elon responded by hitting all three of its final free throws to hang on to the lead.

De'Mon brooks finished with 28 points and 10 rebounds for Davidson (7-11, 3-1).

Troutman has scored in double figures in 13 of Elon's last 15 games.

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