Scores

Final OT

USC Upstate 60

(7-7, 0-1 A-Sun)

Mercer 62

(11-5, 2-1 A-Sun)

    4:30 PM ET, January 4, 2014

    Hawkins Arena, Macon, Georgia

    1 2 OT T
    UPST 27 27 660
    MER 24 30 862

    Top Performers

    South Carolina Upstate: T. Craig 19 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    Mercer: D. Coursey 16 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Blk

    Coursey leads Mercer past SC Upstate 62-60 in OT

    Associated Press

    MACON, Ga. -- Daniel Coursey scored six of his 16 points in overtime and grabbed 10 rebounds as Mercer defeated South Carolina Upstate 62-60 Saturday.

    Coursey's second dunk of overtime gave Mercer (11-5, 2-1 Atlantic Sun) a 60-59 lead with 1:43 remaining in overtime. South Carolina Upstate (7-7, 0-1) answered with Ricardo Glenn making one of two free throws to tie the game at 60. Coursey then scored a layup to cap the scoring with 1:02 to play.

    Ty Greene missed a 3-point shot with 42 seconds left in overtime, and Torrey Craig missed a layup at the buzzer for SC Upstate.

    Ike Nwamu scored a layup to give Mercer a 54-52 lead with 3:09 remaining in regulation. Jodd Maxey answered for the Spartans with two free throws to tie it at 54 with 1:57 to play. After Maxey's bucket, both teams missed two shots from the field to send into overtime.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UPST
    MER
    Points 60 62
    FG Made-Attempted 21-54 (.389) 23-57 (.404)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-20 (.350) 6-20 (.300)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-17 (.647) 10-17 (.588)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 15 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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