Mercer vs E. Tennessee State

ETSU 76, Mercer 61

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JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) - Adam Sollazzo scored 23 points and Marcus Dubose added 21 to help East Tennessee State take down Mercer 76-61 on Saturday.

Mercer (11-7, 3-2 Atlantic Sun Conference) pulled within two, 9-7, before Dubose hit a 3-pointer to spark a 20-9 run and give the Bucs a 29-16 lead.

The Bucs (7-7, 2-2) never led by less than 14 from then on.

Sollazzo, who has scored in double-figures in nine of his last 10 games, shot 7 of 12 from the field and made all eight of his free throw attempts.

Dubose was 7 of 11 from the field, including two 3-pointers, and sank five free throws.

East Tennessee State shot 64.3 percent (18 of 28) from the field in the first half, leading to a 49-30 halftime lead, and tallied 15 steals in the win.

Tommy Hubbard recorded five steals while Dubose, Sollazzo and Sheldon Cooley all had 3 apiece.

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B. Thomas, F311-42-43105
J. Gollon, F292-50-03224
J. Cecil, F256-120-040017
D. Coursey, F185-81-230211
L. Hall, G280-40-00730
S. Harris124-91-210212
M. Brown110-22-24012
K. Canevari101-20-01122
T. Smith103-51-21148
T. Hallice90-00-04000
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D. Moten50-10-11010
P. Larsen40-20-03000
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T. Hubbard, F211-41-15043
M. Dubose, G307-115-521221
A. Sollazzo, G287-128-816223
S. Cooley, G253-51-35229
L. Poderis272-60-010014
J. Jones170-20-00100
J. Walton80-20-01010
R. Rembert50-00-10100
T. Halvorsen30-00-01000
R. Woumn30-00-00000
Totals 27-5117-2230131576
 52.9%77.3% 
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