MERCER
KENSAW

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Mercer holds off Kennesaw State 80-76 to snap 3-game skid

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) Stephon Jelks and Demetre Rivers scored 19 points apiece and Mercer held off Kennesaw State 80-76 on Wednesday night.

Kendrick Ray scored five points and Tyler Hooker made his only shot, a 3-pointer, as part of an 8-3 spurt to pull Kennesaw State to 79-76 with 42 seconds to play. The Owls forced a turnover on the Bears' next possession with 17.6 remaining. However, Ray's deep 3-point attempt hit the front of the rim with two seconds left. Cory Kilby split a pair of free throws to seal it for Mercer.

Jordan Strawberry scored 14 points for the Bears (6-7). Kilby finished with nine points, including a key 3-pointer that stretched Mercer's lead to 79-74.

Aubrey Williams had 16 points to lead Kennesaw State (4-10). Nick Masterson added 14 points and Ray finished with 13.

Mercer bounced back from consecutive two-point losses and snapped a three-game skid.

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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
Team Stats
away team logo Mercer 11-20 72.5 PPG 37.7 RPG 12.7 APG
home team logo Kennesaw State 6-26 63.4 PPG 39.7 RPG 11.3 APG
Key Players
20
R. Cummings 17.4 PPG 2.9 RPG 1.9 APG 42.7 FG%
4
T. Hooker 19.0 PPG 4.7 RPG 3.0 APG 39.3 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