Mercer vs Denver

Denver 69, Mercer 40

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DENVER (AP) - Royce O'Neale scored 22 points on 9-of-14 shooting, grabbed five rebounds and dished out three assists to lead Denver past visiting Mercer on Wednesday night 69-40.

Denver (2-4) led 15-13 with 11:23 to play in the first half after Daniel Coursey hit a lay-up for the Bears, but the Pioneers struck back, outscoring Mercer 18-6 capped by an O'Neale lay-in at the buzzer to make it 33-19 at halftime.

The Pioneers, which ended a four-game losing streak with the win over the Bears, outscored Mercer 36-21 in the second half and shot 54.7 percent from the field including seven 3-pointers and had 19 assists as a team.

Chris Udofia scored 14 points, had four rebounds and three assists for Denver while teammate Brett Olson chipped in with 10 points and four rebounds.

Coursey was the only player in double figures for Mercer (4-5), scoring 11 points on 5-of-6 shooting.

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Mercer Bears
J. Gollon, F282-62-22226
B. Thomas, F251-20-02103
D. Coursey, F165-61-111011
L. Hall, G253-70-12107
T. Smith, G181-50-02102
J. Bryan180-41-23011
K. Canevari130-10-02100
C. Smith131-21-31023
T. Hallice111-11-32013
M. Brown100-50-04020
D. Moten80-01-11011
A. White Jr.70-11-21021
L. Brown50-00-00010
D. Poston31-30-00012
Totals 15-438-152671340
 34.9%53.3% 
Denver Pioneers
R. O'Neale, F359-141-153322
C. Udofia, F316-102-343414
C. Hallam, G324-70-05429
B. Olson, G324-90-040110
J. Love, G303-50-02527
C. Griffin151-20-03222
B. Foeman81-10-01002
M. Byrd60-20-01010
N. Engesser31-10-02202
J. Logan30-11-20021
B. Rucker30-10-01000
C. Webb20-00-00000
Totals 29-534-631191769
 54.7%66.7% 
Southern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
ETSU13-323-669
Furman13-420-1098
UNC-Green.12-421-8108
Chattanooga10-619-996
Wofford10-715-15201
Samford8-817-12150
Mercer7-913-16209
W. Carolina3-138-21256
VMI3-136-21324
Citadel2-149-20319

Summit League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
No. Dak. St.11-419-999
South Dakota11-420-10114
Denver8-716-12199
Neb.-Omaha8-715-13156
IPFW7-818-11176
S. Dak. St.7-814-16211
IUPUI7-813-16221
Western Ill.5-108-18318
Oral Roberts4-128-22286
 
Other games
FLA 72 Final
FSU 47
UAPB 44 Final
MIST 76
USF 49 Final
OKST 61
USC 67 Final
NMEX 75
GONZ 71 Final
WSU 69