58
TF 0
FINAL
End
2nd
Thu Feb. 15
7:00pm
BONUS
82
TF 0
MERCER
14-13
ML: +1025
MERCER -14.5, O/U 137.0
ML: -1700
VMI
MERCER

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Rivers sparks Mercer past VMI 82-58 for 4th straight win

MACON, Ga. (AP) Demetre Rivers scored 21 points, five in a game-opening 7-0 run, to lead Mercer to a wire-to-wire 82-58 victory over VMI on Thursday night.

Rivers sank 7 of 8 shots from the floor, including 3 of 4 from 3-point range, as the Bears (14-13, 7-7 Southern Conference) shot 52 percent overall and 44 percent from distance in posting their fourth straight win.

Ross Cummings hit four 3-pointers and scored 13, Cory Kilby scored 11 off the bench and Jordan Strawberry added 10 points and eight assists as Mercer beat the Keydets (7-18, 2-12) for the fourth time in a row.

Bubba Parham topped VMI with 16 points, while Austin Vereen and Jordan Ratliffe scored 14 apiece. The Keydets have dropped five straight.

Mercer led 41-23 at halftime and upped its advantage to 30 midway through the second half.

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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 VMI 7-18 233558
home team logo Mercer 14-13 414182
Team Stats
away team logo VMI 7-18 75.6 PPG 39.6 RPG 13.6 APG
home team logo Mercer 14-13 76.0 PPG 42.5 RPG 14.0 APG
Key Players
3
B. Parham 21.5 PPG 4.3 RPG 3.1 APG 41.3 FG%
20
R. Cummings 13.5 PPG 2.4 RPG 1.5 APG 42.4 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
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