Scores

Final OT

FGCU 70

(9-6, 1-1 A-Sun)

Mercer 77

(9-6, 2-0 A-Sun)

    7:30 PM ET, January 2, 2013

    Hawkins Arena, Macon, Georgia

    1 2 OT T
    FGCU 30 32 870
    MER 28 34 1577

    Top Performers

    Florida Gulf Coast: B. Thompson 16 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl

    Mercer: L. Hall 17 Pts, 7 Reb, 5 Ast, 3 Stl

    Mercer 77, Florida Gulf Coast 70

    Associated Press

    MACON, Ga. -- Travis Smith tallied 21 points and Langston Hall scored seven of his 17 points in overtime of Mercer's 77-70 win over Florida Gulf Coast on Wednesday night in Atlantic Sun Conference play.

    Jakob Gollon added 12 points for Mercer, including 3-pointers to open the first half and overtime.

    Mercer (9-6) led 62-57 with just 1:28 remaining, but Chase Fieler made two free throws and Filip Cvjeticanin sank a 3-pointer with 26 seconds showing to send the game into overtime.

    After Gollon's 3 opened overtime scoring, Daniel Coursey scored five straight points for Mercer to put the Bears up 70-66 with 1:40 left in the extra period. Florida Gulf Coast cut it to two, 70-68, but Hall converted seven free throws over the final minute to pull away.

    Fieler led the Eagles (9-6) with 17 and Bernard Thompson, whose layup at the buzzer created the final margin, had 16.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    FGCU
    MER
    Points 70 77
    FG Made-Attempted 25-61 (.410) 25-63 (.397)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-25 (.360) 11-31 (.355)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-15 (.733) 16-18 (.889)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 8 9

    2012-13 Season

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