74
TF 0
FINAL
End
2nd
ESP+
Sat Feb. 2
4:00pm
BONUS
63
TF 0
MERCER
8-15
ML: -137
MERCER 2, O/U 140.5
ML: +118
FURMAN
MERCER

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Lyons scores 24, Furman beats Mercer 7th time in row

MACON, Ga. (AP) Jordan Lyons scored 24 points and the Paladins led throughout in beating Mercer 74-63 on Saturday.

Lyons was 10-of-17 shooting with four 3-pointers. Clay Mounce added 16 points, going 6 of 8, including 4 of 5 from the arc. Matt Rafferty added 12 points, eight rebounds and a steal, leaving him one theft short of the single-season school record of 64 set by Guilherme Da Luz (2002). Furman shot 58 percent and made 12 of 24 from the arc.

The Paladins (7-4, 18-5) beat the Bears (3-8, 8-15) for the seventh time in a row, including a 71-58 win on Jan. 3.

Lyons scored 11 points in the first half when Furman took a 34-27 lead. Andrew Brown's 3-pointer began a 10-0 run capped by a Lyons' 3 for a 66-49 lead with 4:46 remaining. The lead remained in double figures.

Ross Cummings scored 16 points and Ethan Stair and Djordje Dimitrijevic added 10 each for Mercer.

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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 Furman 18-5 344074
home team logo Mercer 8-15 273663
Team Stats
away team logo Furman 18-5 77.6 PPG 38.8 RPG 15.9 APG
home team logo Mercer 8-15 72.5 PPG 37.7 RPG 12.7 APG
Key Players
32
M. Rafferty 17.5 PPG 9.0 RPG 4.3 APG 61.5 FG%
20
R. Cummings 17.4 PPG 2.9 RPG 1.9 APG 42.7 FG%
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0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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