Scores

Final

East Tenn St 63

(8-7, 1-1 A-Sun)

Mercer 73

(12-5, 3-1 A-Sun)

    7:00 PM ET, January 6, 2014

    Hawkins Arena, Macon, Georgia

    1 2 T
    ETSU 29 3463
    MER 37 3673

    Top Performers

    East Tennessee St: A. Merriweather 20 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Blk

    Mercer: L. Hall 19 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    Mercer knocks off ETSU 73-63

    Associated Press

    MACON, Ga. -- Langston Hall scored 19 points as Mercer overcame a slow start to take a 73-63 win over East Tennessee State on Monday night.

    Jibri Bryan contributed 16 points for Mercer (12-5, 3-1 Atlantic Sun Conference).

    ETSU (8-7, 1-1) held a 15-1 lead at the 14:02 mark following a 3-point shot by Rashawn Rembert. That quickly changed as the Bears went on a 17-3 run to tie the score at 18 with 8:28 remaining in the first half. Mercer held a 37-29 lead at the half.

    Hall opened the second half with a 3-point jumper and Mercer led 48-33. ETSU came charging back, thanks to nine points by A.J. Merriweather, to cut the lead to 53-51 with 7:50 remaining in the game. A three-point play by Ike Nwamu opened Mercer's lead back to 56-51.

    Merriweather led ETSU with 20 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ETSU
    MER
    Points 63 73
    FG Made-Attempted 23-58 (.397) 20-46 (.435)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-17 (.235) 8-21 (.381)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-21 (.619) 25-31 (.806)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 17 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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