Scores

Final

Mercer 75

(7-5, 1-1 A-Sun)

Loyola Mary 52

(0-13, 0-6 home)

    10:05 PM ET, December 22, 2008

    Albert Gersten Pavilion, Los Angeles, California

    1 2 T
    MER 34 4175
    LMU 22 3052

    Top Performers

    Mercer: D. Emerson 15 Pts, 16 Reb, 4 Ast

    Loyola Marymount: L. Armstead 20 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Mercer 75, Loyola Marymount 52

    Associated Press

    LOS ANGELES -- E.J. Kusnyer connected on eight 3-pointers and scored 25 points to lead Mercer past winless Loyola Marymount 75-52 Monday night.

    Mercer (7-5) led 34-22 at the half and took a commanding lead in the first six minutes of the second half with an 18-8 run. Kusnyer, who was 8-for-14 from 3-point range, capped the rally with a 25-foot 3.

    LMU (0-13) mounted a mild comeback late in the second half, narrowing a 22-point Mercer lead to 11 with four minutes to play before the Bears made their finishing run.

    Daniel Emerson led Mercer with 16 rebounds.

    LaRon Armstead led Loyola Marymount with 20 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MER
    LMU
    Points 75 52
    FG Made-Attempted 27-63 (.429) 20-56 (.357)
    3P Made-Attempted 11-30 (.367) 6-23 (.261)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-15 (.667) 6-11 (.545)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 16 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 23 0

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