GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Sebastian Koch shot a perfect 6 of 6 for a team-high 19 points as Elon topped Furman 64-60 Saturday in a Southern Conference game.
After Koch's jumper tied the game at 57-57, Colin Reddick's free throw at the 1:28 mark put Furman ahead 58-57.
Samson put Elon on top for good, connecting on a jumper to go up 59-58 with 1:08 remaining.
Furman (6-15, 3-7) made just one basket the rest of the way while Elon made 5 of 6 free throws in the final 30 seconds to seal the victory.
The Phoenix shot 52.2 percent (12 of 23) and made 10 of 11 free throws in the second half.
Reddick had a double-double for the Paladins, finishing with game-highs of 22 points and 11 rebounds.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.
Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku, who recently underwent a medical procedure to correct a heart rhythm issue detected during the combine, will keep his name in the NBA draft pool.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.