Scores

Final

Mercer 99

(8-9, 3-1 A-Sun)

FGCU 77

(5-12, 1-3 A-Sun)

7:00 PM ET, January 17, 2008

Alico Arena, Fort Myers, Florida

1 2 T
MER 40 5999
FGCU 31 4677

Top Performers

Mercer: J. Florence 31 Pts, 2 Reb, 8 Ast

Florida Gulf Coast: C. Wohlleb 25 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

Mercer 99, Florida Gulf Coast 77

Associated Press

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- Guard James Florence scored a season-high 34 points as Mercer downed Florida Gulf Coast 99-77 on Thursday.

Florence made seven 3-pointers, six in the second half when he scored 22. Guard Shaddean Aaron added 25 points, 20 in the second half. Forward Calvin Henry scored 14 and added 10 rebounds.

Mercer scored 59 points in the second half to tie its season high in a 102-99 loss to VMI.

The Bears (8-9, 3-1) hit 12-of-16 3-pointers in the second half and had a season high of 15 for the game.

FGCU made nine 3-pointers in the second half. Forward Casey Wohlleb scored 25 for FGCU (5-12, 1-3) while guard Delvin Frankin added 15 points and guard Rob Quaintance 14.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MER
FGCU
Points 99 77
FG Made-Attempted 39-74 (.527) 28-78 (.359)
3P Made-Attempted 15-26 (.577) 12-37 (.324)
FT Made-Attempted 6-7 (.857) 9-15 (.600)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
Largest Lead 22 0

2007-08 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 17, 2008 MER 99, @FGCU 77Recap
Feb 14, 2008 @MER 76, FGCU 74Recap