Scores

Final

Mercer 36

(2-2, 0-0 away)

UIC 62

(2-1, 1-0 home)

2:30 PM ET, November 17, 2012

1 2 T
MER 19 1736
UIC 30 3262

Top Performers

Mercer: T. Smith 8 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

Illinois-Chicago: G. Talton 14 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

Ill.-Chicago 62, Mercer 36

Associated Press

ST. THOMAS, U.S. Virgin Islands -- Gary Talton and Hayden Humes each scored 14 points, and the University of Illinois-Chicago used a 15-0 run early in the second half to pull away in a 62-36 victory over Mercer in the Paradise Jam on Saturday.

Illinois-Chicago (2-1) took a 30-19 lead into halftime and started its 15-0 run with a Marc Brown tip-in with 16:26 left to play. Daniel Barnes scored seven of his nine points during that run. Barnes finished with a game-high seven rebounds for the Flames.

Travis Smith and Darious Moten had eight points apiece for Mercer (2-2).

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MER
UIC
Points 36 62
FG Made-Attempted 14-43 (.326) 22-47 (.468)
3P Made-Attempted 2-12 (.167) 8-15 (.533)
FT Made-Attempted 6-11 (.545) 10-13 (.769)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 11 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
Largest Lead 1 31

2012-13 Season

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