Boston University dropped its first ever meeting against Elon, 77-69, on Sunday.
The Terriers, who led by as much as 12 in the first half, were victim of a 20-8 Phoenix run, which notted the game at 39 with 52 ticks remaining in the first half.
A late 3-pointer by Elon’s Steven Santa Ana gave it a 42-40 edge at the break.
With 5:34 left, BU’s Tyler Scanlon drilled a 3-pointer, tying the game at 63-63, however back to back Phoenix treys made it a six-point game, 69-63.
Elon enhanced its advantage to 10 via a Jack Anton layup with 1:21 to go, and the Terriers had no answer.
BU’s Cedric Hankerson led all scorers with 22 points.
Next up for the Terriers is a trip to Lavietes Pavilion where it will battle cross-town rival Harvard (4-6) on Thursday at 7 p.m.