DAVIDSON, N.C. -- 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.
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
DeSean Murray, who averaged 20.2 points as a sophomore at Presbyterian, will transfer to Auburn to play for coach Bruce Pearl.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.