Mercer vs Jacksonville

Jacksonville 81, Mercer 75

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Russell Powell scored 19 points to lead four Jacksonville players in double figures in an 81-75 win over Mercer on Saturday.

Jacksonville broke open a close game with a 16-4 run early in the second half to lead 53-31 after a layup by Evin Graham with 15:10 to play. Then, ahead 59-50, the Dolphins went on a 13-4 run to grab its biggest lead of the game at 72-54 after two free throws by Shamile Jeffers with 7:39 to go.

Mercer responded with a 21-5 run to close the deficit to 77-75 with 15 second left. But the Dolphins made four straight free throws to seal it.

Glenn Powell added 14 points, Aloys Cabell had 13 and Tevin Galvin 12 for the Dolphins (7-20, 5-11 Atlantic Sun Conference).

Langston Hall scored 20 points and Daniel Coursey added 16 for the Bears (20-8, 12-3), who had a nine-game winning streak snapped.

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Scoreboard
Mercer (20-8)354075
Jacksonville (7-20) «374481

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Mercer Bears
B. Thomas, F354-102-593210
J. Gollon, F333-112-265310
J. Cecil, F191-72-22035
D. Coursey, C258-100-182516
L. Hall, G386-165-731420
T. Smith213-60-03247
M. Brown121-30-12012
C. Smith81-22-31014
T. Hallice40-00-01000
K. Canevari20-00-00100
D. Moten20-11-21001
S. Harris10-00-00000
Totals 27-6614-2338142375
 40.9%60.9% 
Jacksonville Dolphins
G. Powell, F255-74-531414
R. Powell, G335-89-1154419
T. Galvin, G315-101-141012
A. Cabell, G262-67-1024313
E. Graham, G232-31-48216
C. Davis192-62-22016
S. Jeffers151-34-43026
D. Graham140-00-04230
J. Bogus111-40-00023
J. Geisler31-10-02012
Totals 24-4828-3735142181
 50%75.7% 
Southern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Furman0-07-3127
ETSU0-06-3146
UNC-Green.0-06-3140
Mercer0-06-4108
Wofford0-06-4156
Chattanooga0-05-5280
Citadel0-04-5295
VMI0-04-5276
W. Carolina0-03-7197
Samford0-02-8251

Atlantic Sun
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
FGCU0-07-4105
Lipscomb0-06-435
Stetson0-07-5291
N.J. Tech0-05-5177
Jacksonville0-04-7328
No. Florida0-04-7191
S.C. Upstate0-03-9323
Kennesaw St.0-01-7286
 
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