Jacksonville vs Mercer

Mercer shares A-Sun title, 69-55 over Jacksonville


  •  

MACON, Ga. (AP) Daniel Coursey had 15 points and 11 rebounds as Mercer earned a share of the Atlantic Sun Conference title in a 69-55 victory over Jacksonville on Saturday.

Jakob Gollon added 18 points and Bud Thomas scored 12 for the Bears who finished the game on a 16-4 run after Jacksonville had closed to within 53-51 with 5:48 left.

Mercer (23-8, 14-4) will get the No. 2 seed in the A-Sun tournament due to the tiebreaker favoring co-champion, Florida Gulf Coast.

With the No. 7 seed, Jacksonville (12-17, 8-10) will return to Mercer's Hawkins Arena on Tuesday for an immediate rematch in the conference quarterfinals.

After shooting no free throws for the first 30 minutes, the Bears finished the game 14 of 22 from the line.

Jarvis Haywood had 13 points for the Dolphins who nearly erased a 44-26 deficit, only to fall back in the final minutes.

Copyright 2017 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
Jacksonville (12-17)213455
Mercer (23-8) «323769

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

Atlantic Sun
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
FGCU11-222-792
Lipscomb10-318-12181
S.C. Upstate7-617-13208
Kennesaw St.7-613-16268
No. Florida7-612-18234
Jacksonville5-817-13281
Stetson3-1011-19330
N.J. Tech2-1110-19300

Southern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Furman13-320-995
ETSU12-322-693
UNC-Green.11-420-8130
Chattanooga10-519-882
Wofford9-714-15197
Samford7-816-12164
Mercer7-813-15203
VMI3-126-20317
Citadel2-139-19297
W. Carolina2-137-21256
 
Other games
CINCY 45 Final
UCONN 51
MOST 45 Final
WICH 68
LOU 66 Final
MEMP 72
UNC 60 Final
VT 56
ILL 53 Final
MIST 46
LSU 61 Final
FLA 79
TEXAS 65 Final
OKLA 77
UCF 55 Final
SMU 70
SYR 56 Final
UVA 75
CREI 69 Final
XAV 75
STL 56 Final
VCU 67
MINN 56 Final
MICH 66
UK 67 Final
SC 72
IAST 73 Final
KSU 80
KAN 65 Final
OKST 72
SDSU 82 Final
FRESNO 67