Mercer vs Jacksonville

Jacksonville 49, Mercer 47

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Jarvis Haywood scored on a layup with 1:07 left and Jacksonville held off Mercer's second-half rally in a 49-47 win on Saturday.

Jacksonville took a 36-25 lead on Glenn Powell's two free throws with 16:06 left in the second half. But the Dolphins saw their lead vanish after Mercer went on an 18-3 run, capped by Bud Thomas' 3-pointer to give the Bears a four-point advantage with 7:06 remaining.

Powell, who finished with 12 points and seven rebounds, made a jumper to give Jacksonville a 45-43 lead with 5:15 left to play. The Dolphins pushed their advantage to four points on a layup by Keith McDougald, who finished with 12 points.

Mercer tied the game at 47-all on Thomas' jumper with 1:36 remaining. But Haywood answered with his go-ahead layup to lift Jacksonville (9-10, 4-2 Atlantic Sun) to the victory.

Langston Hall scored 11 points for Mercer (10-8, 3-2).

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Scoreboard
Mercer (10-8)232447
Jacksonville (9-10) «321749

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Mercer Bears
J. Gollon, F372-102-27206
D. Coursey, F150-30-02020
L. Hall, G364-100-022011
B. Thomas, G283-70-05247
T. Smith, G231-43-41245
M. Brown162-40-03124
A. White Jr.153-60-00009
T. Hallice130-20-01130
J. Bryan102-40-03005
K. Canevari40-00-00100
C. Smith30-00-00000
Totals 17-505-629111547
 34%83.3% 
Jacksonville Dolphins
K. Fleming, F292-30-02204
G. Powell, F284-84-670212
R. Powell, G330-30-01540
J. Haywood, G294-90-04109
K. McDougald, G274-102-251112
J. Dawson212-50-04104
D. Fritsch171-22-24015
M. Bell80-30-00100
J. Bogus41-10-00123
C. Spurling30-00-00010
T. Alderman10-00-00010
Totals 18-448-1031121249
 40.9%80% 
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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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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
FGCU12-226-885
Lipscomb11-320-13189
No. Florida8-615-19217
S.C. Upstate7-717-16229
Kennesaw St.7-714-18259
Jacksonville5-917-16291
N.J. Tech3-1111-20290
Stetson3-1111-21328
 
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