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Mercer defeats SC Upstate 78-75 in 2OT


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MACON, Ga. (AP) Langston Hall scored seven of his 21 points in the second overtime to lead No. 2 seed Mercer to a 78-75 win over third-seeded South Carolina Upstate in the Atlantic Sun semifinal Thursday night.

Jakob Gollon added 17 points for Mercer (25-8) which travels to No. 1 seed Florida Gulf Coast (22-11) for the championship on Sunday.

Hall scored with 37 seconds remaining in regulation and SC Upstate's Ty Greene missed a trey with 2 seconds left, sending it to the first overtime tied at 60. SC Upstate's Ricardo Glenn blocked Darious Moten's layup attempt with 4 seconds to play, sending the game into the second overtime knotted at 66.

Mario Blessing and Torrey Craig each missed treys in the closing seconds of the second overtime to end it.

Craig scored 24 points and Glenn added 17 to lead SC Uptate (19-14).

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
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FGCU11-321-9110
S.C. Upstate8-521-9218
Lipscomb7-713-16294
Northern Kentucky6-712-16257
Jacksonville4-1010-21346
Kennesaw St.4-1010-21317
Stetson3-109-20338

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wofford16-225-644
Chattanooga14-321-9108
Mercer12-617-14207
W. Carolina9-914-16251
ETSU8-1016-13182
VMI7-1111-18272
UNC-Green.6-1110-20319
Samford6-1213-18298
Citadel6-1211-18311
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