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#CAAHoops Ten Teams in Ten Days: Elon

Nov 5, 2014, 11:00 AM EDT

 

We continue our Ten Teams in Ten Days preview series with CAA newcomer Elon.  Be sure to check back every weekday at 11 a.m. for the latest preview.

Who’s Back: Guard Tanner Samson (Jr., 6-4, 9.4 ppg/3.6 rpg); Guard Austin Hamilton (Sr., 5-10, 6.2 ppg/1.8 rpg)

Who’s Gone: All-SoCon First Team forward Lucas Troutman (15.8 ppg/6.2 rpg); All-SoCon Third Team guard Sebastian Koch (11.7 ppg/4.9 rpg); Forward Ryley Beaumont (10.4 ppg/5.2 rpg)

Who’s New: Forward Jack Anton (Fr., 6-8); Guard Elijah Bryant (Fr., 6-4); Forward Jack George (Fr., 6-10); Forward Collin Luther (Fr., 6-6); Guard Dmitri Thompson (Fr., 6-4)

Where They’re Picked: Tenth

Phoenix in a Nutshell: Elon begins its first season as a member of the CAA after posting an 18-14 overall record a year ago. The Phoenix face the tough task of replacing four 1,000-point scorers who were part of the most successful senior class in the school’s Division I history.

Coach Matheny Fun Fact: He played football in Germany after college. Get to know more about Coach Matheny by watching his exclusive 1-on-1 interview with Blaine Taylor.

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