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Garcia scores career-best 31, Wofford opens SoCon with win

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) Eric Garcia made all 16 of his free-throw attempts and scored a career-high 31 points to help Wofford beat Mercer 88-71 on Saturday in a Southern Conference opener.

Wofford opened up an 18-4 lead, extended it to 25 points on Garcia's 3-pointer with 2:37 left in the half, and never trailed.

Four starters scored in double figures for Wofford (6-8). Cameron Jackson added 14 points, Ryan Sawvell had 12 points and eight rebounds, and Fletcher Magee scored 10. The Terriers had 20 assists on 27 made field goals and only turned it over seven times.

The Terriers were 26 of 30 from the free-throw line and made 50.9 percent from the floor.

Ria'n Holland led Mercer (6-8) with four 3-pointers and 23 points. Jordan Strawberry had 18 points and seven assists.

The Bears lost their conference opener for the first time in five seasons.

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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 Mercer 284371
home team logo Wofford 444488
Team Stats
away team logo Mercer 19-15 75.3 PPG 37.2 RPG 14.4 APG
home team logo Wofford 21-13 75.8 PPG 35.3 RPG 15.4 APG
Key Players
10
R. Holland 17.6 PPG 2.9 RPG 2.4 APG 48.4 FG%
3
F. Magee 22.1 PPG 2.9 RPG 1.7 APG 48.4 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Bench
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Starters
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Bench
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB