BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Ryley Beaumont had 14 points and a career-high 14 rebounds and made a layup with 8 seconds left to lift Elon to a 63-62 victory over Samford on Thursday night.
Raijon Kelly hit a jumper with 26 seconds remaining to put Samford ahead 62-61. Those were the only two baskets scored in the final 3:01.
Clide Geffrard Jr. scored 24 points and Kelly had 17 points and 11 rebounds for the Bulldogs (10-18, 8-7), whose two-game winning streak ended. It was Samford's first loss to Elon at home.
Elon led 38-30 at halftime, but Kelly's trey pushed Samford ahead 46-41 5:53 in. Isenbarger hit a 3-pointer for 59-53 advantage at 5:48, but Samford led 60-59 on Kelly's jumper at 3:21.
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