Niagara vs Mercer

Mercer 74, Niagara 55

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MACON, Ga. (AP) - Justin Cecil scored 23 points to lead Mercer in a 74-55 win over Niagara on Tuesday night.

Jakob Gollon added 10 points for the Bears (4-1), who remained undefeated in the Progressive CBE Classic's Macon subregional with their second win in as many games.

Mercer opened the game on a 14-2 run thanks in part to a pair of 3-pointers by Cecil, pushed it to 25-5 and led 43-19 at the break. Niagara outscored Mercer 36-31 in the second half, but the game was never in doubt for the Bears.

Cecil finished 7 of 11 from beyond the arc for the Bears, who were 10 of 22 (45.5 percent). The Purple Eagles were just 3 of 19 (15.8 percent) from long range.

Mercer also outrebounded Niagara 40-27, with Gollon grabbing a game-high eight to lead the Bears.

Antoine Mason led Niagara (1-3) with 20 points.

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Niagara Purple Eagles
S. Gillette, F163-40-05246
J. Green, G365-120-010411
A. Mason, G356-127-1053320
M. Jordan, G271-94-62337
A. Tanksley, G210-40-33040
J. Thomas171-11-23113
P. Kowalski141-10-02022
A. Langford140-00-02030
S. Jones122-40-03004
E. Williams81-10-00002
Totals 20-4812-212792455
 41.7%57.1% 
Mercer Bears
J. Gollon, F282-55-68419
B. Thomas, F263-90-02216
J. Cecil, F248-150-061323
D. Coursey, F141-34-82026
L. Hall, G281-22-45315
C. Smith150-32-24122
J. Bryan131-60-01023
K. Canevari120-00-01120
T. Hallice121-20-12112
M. Brown113-42-21028
P. Larsen110-45-62025
D. Moten41-10-00002
R. Miskimon21-10-00003
Totals 22-5520-2940131974
 40%69% 
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Canisius8-1214-19221
Rider8-1213-20242
Quinnipiac6-149-21297
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Marist4-167-23318

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ETSU14-423-1186
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W. Carolina10-816-18166
UNC-Green.10-815-19237
Mercer8-1019-15194
Samford4-1414-19252
VMI4-149-21317
Citadel3-1510-22322
 
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