Elon Visits Unc Greensboro Following Atwell's 24-Point Game

Elon Phoenix (5-4) at UNC Greensboro Spartans (7-1)

Greensboro, North Carolina; Sunday, 4:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: UNC Greensboro takes on the Elon Phoenix after Donovan Atwell scored 24 points in UNC Greensboro's 87-85 overtime victory against the Eastern Kentucky Colonels.

The Spartans have gone 3-0 in home games. UNC Greensboro is seventh in the SoCon with 30.8 points per game in the paint led by Mikeal Brown-Jones averaging 14.0.

The Phoenix are 0-3 on the road. Elon ranks sixth in the CAA with 9.4 offensive rebounds per game led by Sam Sherry averaging 2.4.

UNC Greensboro is shooting 47.2% from the field this season, 0.9 percentage points higher than the 46.3% Elon allows to opponents. Elon has shot at a 48.5% rate from the field this season, 8.1 percentage points greater than the 40.4% shooting opponents of UNC Greensboro have averaged.

TOP PERFORMERS: Brown-Jones is shooting 58.7% and averaging 18.9 points for the Spartans. Atwell is averaging 13.5 points for UNC Greensboro.

Zac Ervin averages 2.3 made 3-pointers per game for the Phoenix, scoring 10.0 points while shooting 44.7% from beyond the arc. TK Simpkins is averaging 13.8 points and 1.9 steals for Elon.


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.