ELON, N.C. (AP) -Kaylin Johnson hit a 3-pointer with 17 seconds left to give Samford a 50-49 win over Elon on Thursday night.
The Bulldogs (8-10, 2-1 Southern Conference) trailed 49-44 with 1:50 to play, before forcing two Phoenix turnovers and hitting two 3-pointers.
Trey Montgomery's 3 pulled Elon within 49-47 with 1:25 remaining, before a string of three turnovers.
Adam Constantine turned the ball over for Elon (3-15, 1-6), but the Bulldogs' gave the ball right back on Johnson's turnover. The Phoenix, however, turned the ball over on the second-straight possession - this time by Chris Long.
Johnson, who finished with nine points, then hit his shot to snap a two-game skid by the Bulldogs, who won for first time in five conference games.
Andy King scored 16 for the Bulldogs, who led 23-16 at halftime.
Drew Spradlin had 14 for the Phoenix, Long 11 and Devan Carter 10.
Copyright 2018 by STATS LLC and Associated Press.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written
consent of STATS LLC and Associated Press is strictly prohibited.