Lipscomb vs Mercer

Mercer 61, Lipscomb 53


MACON, Ga. (AP) - Jake Gollon scored 19 points to lead four players in double figures as Mercer beat Lipscomb 61-53 on Wednesday in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Sun Conference tournament.

The Bears, seeded second in the tournament, outscored Lipscomb 32-24 in the second half after the game was tied 29-29 at the half. The Bears hit 14 of 17 attempts from the free-throw line and made nine 3-pointers, attempting 28.

Langston Hall and Travis Smith each had 11 points for Mercer, while Bud Thomas added 10. Mercer (22-9) made 19 of 50 shots from the floor, with Gallon making eight of his 12 attempts.

Zavion Williams led Lipscomb (13-18) with 17 points, while Jacob Arnett had 11 and Malcolm Smith had 10.

Gollon scored Mercer's first seven points and nine of its first 11. He also hit a key 3-pointer with 1 minute left in the game to help seal the victory.

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Mercer (22-10) «293261

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Lipscomb Bison
M. Smith, F372-70-03126
M. Smith, F172-56-650310
J. Glenn, C290-20-29020
D. Alexander, G364-220-06139
Z. Williams, G346-145-611017
J. Arnett365-90-030411
C. Sanderson110-10-21020
Totals 19-6011-163331653
Mercer Bears
J. Gollon, F368-120-081319
B. Thomas, F343-62-290110
J. Cecil, F251-80-02223
D. Coursey, F191-30-16142
L. Hall, G373-123-457111
T. Smith243-84-481211
M. Brown100-00-00010
P. Larsen50-01-21001
K. Canevari30-00-00000
T. Hallice30-00-01000
C. Smith30-14-41004
D. Moten10-00-00000
Totals 19-5014-1743121461
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
N.J. Tech0-02-2251
S.C. Upstate0-02-3277
Kennesaw St.0-01-4275
No. Florida0-01-6331

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W. Carolina0-01-4137
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