Mercer vs Evansville

Second half powers Evansville past Mercer, 89-76


  •  

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) D.J. Ballantine and Duane Gibson combined to score 52 points, going a collective 25 of 27 from the free throw line, to lead a second-half Evansville comeback that rolled over Mercer 89-76.

Ballantine was 14 of 15 from the line and led all scorers with 29 points. Gibson finished with 23 points and was 11 of 12 from the free throw line. The Purple Aces (3-0) were 31 of 38 from the line as a team and was 27 of 50 from the field.

Adam Wing added 15 points for Evansville, connecting on 3 of 4 3-point attempts.

Langston Hall had 25 points to lead the Bears (2-2). Jakob Gollon added 11 points and Daniel Coursey had 10.

Mercer took a 41-38 lead at intermission, but saw the Purple Aces take a 51-35 scoring advantage in the second half.

Copyright 2016 by STATS LLC. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC is strictly prohibited.
 
CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre
Scoreboard
Mercer (2-2)413576
Evansville (3-0) «385189

Related Video

 

CBSSports Shop

Men's Nike White Villanova Wildcats 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball National Champions Locker Room T-Shirt

Villanova Wildcats 2016 National Champs
Get the Locker Room Gear!
Shop Now

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

Missouri Valley
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wichita St.16-226-947
Evansville12-625-993
Illinois St.12-618-14114
So. Illinois11-722-10138
N. Iowa11-723-1370
Indiana St.8-1015-17171
Missouri St.8-1013-19235
Loyola-Chi.7-1115-17239
Bradley3-155-27306
Drake2-167-24325
 
Other games
NCASH 55 Final
DUKE 91
SOU 53 Final
FLA 67
PORT 67 Final
MIST 82
STFR 50 Final
SYR 56
FDU 50 Final
ARIZ 100
SCUS 50 Final
UCLA 86