South Carolina Upstate vs Mercer

Mercer defeats SC Upstate 78-75 in 2OT


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MACON, Ga. (AP) Langston Hall scored seven of his 21 points in the second overtime to lead No. 2 seed Mercer to a 78-75 win over third-seeded South Carolina Upstate in the Atlantic Sun semifinal Thursday night.

Jakob Gollon added 17 points for Mercer (25-8) which travels to No. 1 seed Florida Gulf Coast (22-11) for the championship on Sunday.

Hall scored with 37 seconds remaining in regulation and SC Upstate's Ty Greene missed a trey with 2 seconds left, sending it to the first overtime tied at 60. SC Upstate's Ricardo Glenn blocked Darious Moten's layup attempt with 4 seconds to play, sending the game into the second overtime knotted at 66.

Mario Blessing and Torrey Craig each missed treys in the closing seconds of the second overtime to end it.

Craig scored 24 points and Glenn added 17 to lead SC Uptate (19-14).

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Scoreboard
South Carolina Upstate (19-14)31296975
Mercer (25-8) «293161278

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Atlantic Sun
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
FGCU12-226-885
Lipscomb11-320-13189
No. Florida8-615-19217
S.C. Upstate7-717-16229
Kennesaw St.7-714-18259
Jacksonville5-917-16291
N.J. Tech3-1111-20290
Stetson3-1111-21328

Southern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
ETSU17-427-855
UNC-Green.16-525-1095
Furman14-523-1296
Wofford11-916-17190
Chattanooga10-919-12139
Samford10-1120-16170
Mercer9-1015-17192
Citadel5-1512-21283
W. Carolina4-159-23271
VMI3-166-24329
 
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CINCY 97
NOVA 77 Final
XAV 70
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