Scores

Final 2OT

USC Upstate 75

(19-14, 11-7 A-Sun)

Mercer 78

(25-8, 14-4 A-Sun)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    8:30 PM ET, March 6, 2014

    Hawkins Arena, Macon, Georgia

    1 2 OT 2OT T
    UPST 31 29 6 975
    MER 29 31 6 1278

    Top Performers

    USC Upstate: R. Glenn 17 Pts, 11 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl, 2 Blk

    Mercer: L. Hall 21 Pts, 4 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Stl

    Mercer defeats SC Upstate 78-75 in 2OT

    Associated Press

    MACON, Ga. -- Langston Hall scored seven of his 21 points in the second overtime to lead No. 2 seed Mercer to a 78-75 win over third-seeded South Carolina Upstate in the Atlantic Sun semifinal Thursday night.

    Jakob Gollon added 17 points for Mercer (25-8) which travels to No. 1 seed Florida Gulf Coast (22-11) for the championship on Sunday.

    Hall scored with 37 seconds remaining in regulation and SC Upstate's Ty Greene missed a trey with 2 seconds left, sending it to the first overtime tied at 60. SC Upstate's Ricardo Glenn blocked Darious Moten's layup attempt with 4 seconds to play, sending the game into the second overtime knotted at 66.

    Mario Blessing and Torrey Craig each missed treys in the closing seconds of the second overtime to end it.

    Craig scored 24 points and Glenn added 17 to lead SC Uptate (19-14).

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UPST
    MER
    Points 75 78
    FG Made-Attempted 28-66 (.424) 25-61 (.410)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-24 (.333) 14-31 (.452)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-14 (.786) 14-18 (.778)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 14 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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