Mercer vs Chattanooga

Mercer 63, Chattanooga 53

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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - Langston Hall hit five 3-pointers en route to 19 points and Mercer's defense was its usual, sturdy self as the Bears topped Chattanooga 63-53 Sunday in a nonconference contest.

Mercer (6-5) entered allowing 54.2 points per game, 10th best in the nation, and limited the Mocs (2-8) to 33.3 percent (18 of 54) shooting from the field and 26.9 percent (7 of 26) on 3-pointers. The Bears also collected 10 steals.

The Mocs struggled from the floor most of the game, and none more than Ronrico White. The sophomore entered hitting over 40 percent from 3-point range for his career, but was 1 of 7 from 3-point range and 1 of 12 from the field Sunday.

Hall was 5 of 9 from 3-point range and also had four assists.

White's two free throws pulled Chattanooga within 59-53 with 1:37 left, but the Mocs missed their last six shots.

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Mercer Bears
B. Thomas, F334-90-07528
J. Gollon, F191-22-21145
D. Coursey, F161-50-02042
L. Hall, G356-122-254219
T. Smith, G302-86-822010
T. Hallice, F213-40-01127
M. Brown, C200-20-08020
J. Bryan, G103-60-03009
K. Canevari, G50-00-01000
A. White Jr., G51-30-01003
D. Moten, F40-10-01000
C. Smith, G20-00-00010
Total 21-5210-1238131763
 40.4%83.3% 
Chattanooga Mocs
Z. Mason, F265-102-481213
D. Zlovaric, F232-20-00104
R. White, G321-124-42527
G. McGhee, G295-110-341212
C. Jones, G130-20-02210
M. Bareika, G241-40-07323
S. Watson, F162-30-02134
J. Bryant, F150-02-31002
E. Robertson, G110-30-01010
A. Bran, G62-32-21008
F. Cobb, G50-40-01000
Total 18-5410-1633141353
 33.3%62.5% 
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W. Carolina10-816-18166
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Mercer8-1019-15194
Samford4-1414-19252
VMI4-149-21317
Citadel3-1510-22322
 
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