South Carolina Upstate vs Mercer

Mercer 61, SC-Upstate 47

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MACON, Ga. (AP) - Langston Hall scored 13 points and Mercer shut down South Carolina-Upstate in the first half and held on for a 61-47 win Saturday.

The Bears (17-7, 9-2 Atlantic Sun Conference) held the Spartans to just 5 of 22 from the field, including 0 of 8 from behind the 3-point arc in the first half.

Mercer trailed 6-2 early before running away with a 21-2 spurt. Jakob Gollon, who finished with 10 points, hit a free throw to put the Bears up 23-8 with 6:19 left in the first half.

SC-Upstate (14-9, 7-3) committed seven turnovers and missed all 12 of its field goals, including eight 3-pointers during the 10:32-long stretch.

The Spartans finished with 19 turnovers and just five assists. They shot 14.3 percent from 3-point range (3 of 21) and 31.5 percent from the field (17 of 54).

Ricardo Glenn and Torrey Craig led SC-Upstate with 13 points each.

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Scoreboard
South Carolina Upstate (14-10)113647
Mercer (18-7) «322961

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South Carolina Upstate Spartans
T. Craig, F324-153-571413
R. Glenn, F285-113-661413
J. Maxey, F132-20-01254
T. Greene, G321-110-03122
M. Blessing, G250-20-02010
A. Rodgers212-72-23006
R. Elam140-00-02020
C. Cook122-40-01045
B. Olumuyiwa121-12-53034
F. Miller90-10-03000
C. Rogers20-10-00010
Totals 17-5510-183552647
 30.9%55.6% 
Mercer Bears
J. Gollon, F280-610-1253510
D. Coursey, C202-41-13035
L. Hall, G374-92-431113
J. Cecil, G301-54-48217
B. Thomas, G302-73-55017
T. Smith281-20-02332
P. Larsen81-10-01012
C. Smith82-33-42008
M. Brown73-41-22057
T. Hallice40-00-00100
Totals 16-4124-3235102061
 39%75% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
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Lipscomb0-07-436
Stetson0-07-6285
N.J. Tech0-06-6196
No. Florida0-05-7187
Jacksonville0-04-8321
S.C. Upstate0-03-10326
Kennesaw St.0-01-8258

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Furman0-08-3121
UNC-Green.0-08-3147
ETSU0-06-4151
Mercer0-06-4110
Wofford0-06-4156
Chattanooga0-05-5288
VMI0-05-5292
Citadel0-05-6304
W. Carolina0-03-7193
Samford0-03-8260
 
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