Scores

Final

Mercer 75

(12-11, 6-6 A-Sun)

Kennesaw State 56

(6-15, 2-10 A-Sun)

    7:30 PM ET, February 5, 2009

    KSU Convocation Center, Kennesaw, Georgia

    1 2 T
    MER 35 4075
    KENN 21 3556

    Top Performers

    Mercer: B. Mills 14 Pts, 5 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Kennesaw State: K. Woods 24 Pts, 3 Reb

    Mercer 75, Kennesaw State 56

    Associated Press

    KENNESAW, Ga. -- James Florence scored 20 points to lead five Mercer players in double figures as the Bears defeated Kennesaw State for the second time in seven days, 75-56 on Thursday night.

    The Bears (12-11, 6-6 Atlantic Sun Conference), who beat the Owls 88-75 on Jan. 29, held Kennesaw State (6-15, 2-10) to the second-lowest point total by an opponent this season.

    The Owls (6-15, 2-10) have lost five straight and 13 of their last 14 games.

    Mercer hit its first four shots, including three 3-pointers, to lead 11-3. The Bears led 35-21 at halftime and by as many as 26 points at 58-32 with 10:42 left.

    Brian Mills scored 14 points for the Bears, 12 in the first half, and had a career-high four assists. Michael Ellis posted a career-high 13 points, while E.J. Kusnyer added 12 points and Daniel Emerson had 11.

    Kurtis Woods led the Owls with 24 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MER
    KENN
    Points 75 56
    FG Made-Attempted 26-53 (.491) 23-53 (.434)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-24 (.375) 8-19 (.421)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-18 (.778) 2-5 (.400)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 22 0

    2008-09 Season

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    Jan 29, 2009 @MER 88, KENN 75Recap
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