Scores

Final

North Florida 55

(5-19, 3-11 A-Sun)

Mercer 74

(14-11, 8-6 A-Sun)

    7:00 PM ET, February 9, 2009

    Hawkins Arena, Macon, Georgia

    1 2 T
    UNF 22 3355
    MER 30 4474

    Top Performers

    North Florida: E. Cuka 23 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Stl

    Mercer: J. Florence 26 Pts, 2 Reb, 4 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    Mercer 74, North Florida 55

    Associated Press

    MACON, Ga. -- James Florence scored 24 points, leading four Mercer players in double digits in a 74-55 win over North Florida on Monday night.

    Daniel Emerson scored 14 points and grabbed 14 boards for the Bears (14-11, 8-6 Atlantic Sun Conference). E.J. Kusnyer added 12 points and Brian Mills had 10.

    Kusnyer was 4-for-8 from beyond the arc, and Mills was 2-for-3 from long range.

    Eni Cuka led the Ospreys (5-19, 3-11) with 23 points and Cortez Riley added 10.

    Mercer led by eight points at the break and outscored UNF 44-33 in the second half to seal the win. The home team shot a blistering 81.3 percent from the field (13 of 16) in the final period.

    The Bears, who won the rebounding battle 37-21, have won three straight games. UNF has lost three in a row.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UNF
    MER
    Points 55 74
    FG Made-Attempted 22-55 (.400) 23-42 (.548)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-11 (.364) 7-17 (.412)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-13 (.538) 21-25 (.840)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 22

    2008-09 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 11, 2009 MER 75, @UNF 62Recap
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