Scores

Final

Mercer 76

(2-2, 0-2 away)

Evansville 89

(3-0, 2-0 home)

8:05 PM ET, November 18, 2013

Ford Center, Evansville, Indiana

1 2 T
MER 41 3576
EVAN 38 5189

Top Performers

Mercer: L. Hall 25 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

Evansville: D. Gibson 23 Pts, 7 Reb, 6 Ast

Second half powers Evansville past Mercer, 89-76

Associated Press

EVANSVILLE, Ind. -- D.J. Ballantine and Duane Gibson combined to score 52 points, going a collective 25 of 27 from the free throw line, to lead a second-half Evansville comeback that rolled over Mercer 89-76.

Ballantine was 14 of 15 from the line and led all scorers with 29 points. Gibson finished with 23 points and was 11 of 12 from the free throw line. The Purple Aces (3-0) were 31 of 38 from the line as a team and was 27 of 50 from the field.

Adam Wing added 15 points for Evansville, connecting on 3 of 4 3-point attempts.

Langston Hall had 25 points to lead the Bears (2-2). Jakob Gollon added 11 points and Daniel Coursey had 10.

Mercer took a 41-38 lead at intermission, but saw the Purple Aces take a 51-35 scoring advantage in the second half.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MER
EVAN
Points 76 89
FG Made-Attempted 25-58 (.431) 27-50 (.540)
3P Made-Attempted 7-21 (.333) 4-10 (.400)
FT Made-Attempted 19-25 (.760) 31-38 (.816)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 28 (0/0) 23 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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