North Florida vs Mercer

Mercer 64, North Florida 44

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MACON, Ga. (AP) - Bud Thomas scored 12 points, dished out six assists and Mercer played a strong second half to rout North Florida 64-44 on Saturday.

Travis Smith finished with 13 points and Daniel Coursey added 12 points for the Bears (16-9, 9-3 Atlantic Sun), who won their fourth straight game.

Mercer took a 29-26 lead into halftime. But shortly after the break, the Bears went on a 16-4 run that was capped by Jakob Gollon's layup with 14:05 left to play.

Mercer continued to cruise from there, as the Ospreys came no closer than 11 points the rest of the way. The Bears took their largest lead at 58-38 on a fast-break dunk by Thomas, who also had four steals.

Travis Wallace and Andy Diaz each scored 10 points for North Florida (10-16, 5-8), who had its two-game winning streak snapped.

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North Florida Ospreys
D. Jeune, F210-60-03210
T. Wallace, F214-102-420010
P. Smith, G343-100-03008
W. Wilson, G301-52-26315
B. Beech, G200-10-04040
C. McRoy192-31-34045
R. Rodriguez172-50-02126
A. Diaz165-80-321210
B. Daniels120-20-01000
C. Naylor100-10-00100
Totals 17-515-123081444
 33.3%41.7% 
Mercer Bears
J. Gollon, F324-70-07419
B. Thomas, F276-100-226212
D. Coursey, F244-54-540112
T. Smith, G365-120-031013
L. Hall, G301-53-41636
M. Brown143-31-14027
A. White Jr.121-61-24013
T. Hallice100-10-01110
K. Canevari90-00-00120
C. Smith60-02-54112
Totals 24-4911-1935201464
 49%57.9% 
Atlantic Sun
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
No. Florida10-422-12161
FGCU8-621-14215
N.J. Tech8-620-15207
Jacksonville8-616-16289
Lipscomb7-712-21269
Kennesaw St.7-711-20263
Stetson4-1012-22303
S.C. Upstate4-1010-22324

Southern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Chattanooga15-329-650
ETSU14-423-1186
Furman11-719-16167
Wofford11-715-17200
W. Carolina10-816-18166
UNC-Green.10-815-19237
Mercer8-1019-15194
Samford4-1414-19252
VMI4-149-21317
Citadel3-1510-22322
 
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