ELON, N.C. — Tyler Seibring scored 24 points, Dainan Swoope added 22 and Elon handed Delaware its sixth-straight loss 89-76 on Saturday night.
Dmitri Thompson added 13 points for the Phoenix (14-11, 6-6 Colonial Athletic Association), who let a 17-point lead in the second half slip to five with 3½ minutes to go.
After Jacob Cushing hit back-to-back 3s to bring the Blue Hens (11-14, 4-8) within 76-71, Swoope scored four of the next six that started a clinching 10-2 run. Delaware missed four straight shots.
Swoope, who surpassed 1,000 points for his career, and Seibring, combined for eight 3s. Seibring had eight rebounds and Swoope seven assists.
Ryan Allen had 26 points for the Blue Hens and Cushing added 19, both career highs.
Elon shot 54 percent from the field, going 13 of 25 from distance, and had 23 assists on 31 baskets. Delaware was 5 of 16 behind the arc, shooting 43 percent overall.