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Rivers scores 30 points, Mercer beats Oglethorpe 98-41

MACON, Ga. (AP) Demetre Rivers scored career highs with 30 points and 5 of 9 3-pointers and Mercer cruised past Division III Oglethorpe 98-41 on Wednesday night.

Rivers scored 20 points and made four 3s in the first half, including back-to-back 3-pointers amid a game-breaking 17-2 run, and the Bears led 45-25 at halftime.

Jaylen Stowe opened the second half with a 3-pointer, Rivers followed with a dunk and the Bears led by 36 with 9:04 left. The Dolphins were scoreless for 7:19 while Mercer pulled away 92-41 and finished shooting 35 of 64 from the floor (54.7 percent) and 12 of 27 from behind the arc (44.4 percent).

Rivers was 11 of 16 from the floor and made all three of his free throws. Ryan Johnson scored 11 points, Ross Cummings and Rashad Lewis scored 10 apiece and Mercer outscored Oglethorpe 19-0 on fast breaks and 40-18 in the paint.

Chris Lawrence led Oglethorpe (3-5) with nine points.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Oglethorpe 251641
home team logo Mercer 455398
Team Stats
away team logo Oglethorpe PPG RPG APG
home team logo Mercer 9-17 73.7 PPG 37.6 RPG 12.7 APG
Key Players
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. PPG RPG APG FG%
20
R. Cummings 17.0 PPG 3.0 RPG 1.9 APG 43.3 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB