Mercer vs Fla Gulf Coast

Mercer 75, Florida Gulf Coast 66

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MACON, Ga. (AP) - Langston Hall's 20 points led four players in double-figures and Mercer beat Florida Gulf Coast 75-66 Monday night for its sixth straight win.

Jakob Gollon, Daniel Coursey, and Chris Smith had 10 apiece for Mercer.

Mercer (17-7, 9-2 Atlantic Sun Conference) took its first lead of the game, 12-10, with 11:48 left in the first half and held at least a four point lead the remainder of the period.

Florida Gulf Coast (11-11, 6-5) cut the deficit to 43-42 in the second half but Coursey made two straight layups to spark a 14-1 run and put Mercer ahead for good at 57-43.

The Bears shot 59 percent (27 of 46) from the field, and 50 percent (11 of 22) from 3-point range, while holding the Eagles to 37 percent (22 of 59).

Sherwood Brown recorded 15 points and 13 rebounds for the Eagles as Florida Gulf Coast outrebounded Mercer 35-27.

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Scoreboard
Mercer (17-7) «363975
Florida Gulf Coast (11-11)323466

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Mercer Bears
B. Thomas, F341-42-35525
J. Cecil, F313-70-03117
J. Gollon, F264-72-234310
D. Coursey, F194-42-430210
L. Hall, G397-131-326120
C. Smith163-52-222210
M. Brown152-20-23014
T. Smith133-30-01058
P. Larsen50-11-22001
T. Hallice10-00-00010
S. Harris10-00-00000
K. Canevari00-00-00000
Totals 27-4610-1827181875
 58.7%55.6% 
Fla Gulf Coast
C. Fieler, F292-52-23118
E. Murray, F233-46-630212
B. Comer, G313-92-42918
S. Brown, G296-130-1131215
B. Thompson, G282-83-45047
D. Holmes202-70-03125
F. Cvjeticanin152-70-02016
C. Varidel131-31-21003
K. Cantinol121-30-01122
Totals 22-5914-1935131566
 37.3%73.7% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
ETSU17-427-855
UNC-Green.16-525-1095
Furman14-523-1296
Wofford11-916-17190
Chattanooga10-919-12139
Samford10-1120-16170
Mercer9-1015-17192
Citadel5-1512-21283
W. Carolina4-159-23271
VMI3-166-24329

 
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