Scores

Final OT

Belmont 94

(6-2, 2-0 A-Sun)

Mercer 90

(3-5, 0-2 A-Sun)

    3:30 PM ET, December 5, 2009

    Hawkins Arena, Macon, Georgia

    1 2 OT T
    BEL 46 32 1694
    MER 31 47 1290

    Top Performers

    Belmont: I. Clark 22 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Stl

    Mercer: D. Emerson 14 Pts, 14 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

    Belmont 94, Mercer 90

    Associated Press

    MACON, Ga. -- Kerron Johnson hit a 3-pointer and added two free throws late in overtime, and Belmont beat Mercer 94-90 on Saturday for its fifth straight win.

    The Bruins (6-2, 2-0 Atlantic Sun) have won 12 of the past 13 meetings against Mercer.

    With the score tied at 87, Johnson's 3-pointer gave the Bruins a 90-87 lead with 1:17 left in overtime. Johnson, who scored 13 points, added two free throws with 11 seconds to go to push the lead to 92-88.

    Ian Clark led the Bruins with 22 points, Mick Hedgepeth added 20 and Keaton Belcher had 14.

    It was the second straight overtime win for the Bruins, who have won their last three games by nine points or less.

    The Bears (3-5, 0-2) have lost two straight. James Florence led all scorers with 25 points for the Bears. Daniel Emerson had 14 points and 14 rebounds, Brian Mills scored 14 points, and Brandon Moore had 13.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    BEL
    MER
    Points 94 90
    FG Made-Attempted 31-66 (.470) 35-78 (.449)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-25 (.360) 7-28 (.250)
    FT Made-Attempted 23-31 (.742) 13-18 (.722)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 23 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 16 0

    2009-10 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    » Dec 5, 2009 BEL 94, @MER 90Recap
    Feb 25, 2010 @BEL 77, MER 73Recap
    Mar 4, 2010 MER 87, @BEL 81Recap