Scores

Final

Campbell 73

(8-5, 3-1 A-Sun)

Mercer 82

(7-8, 3-2 A-Sun)

    5:30 PM ET, January 7, 2010

    Hawkins Arena, Macon, Georgia

    1 2 T
    CAMP 33 4073
    MER 46 3682

    Top Performers

    Campbell: J. Rodriguez 24 Pts, 10 Reb, 5 Ast, 4 Stl, 1 Blk

    Mercer: B. Mills 12 Pts, 9 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 3 Blk

    Mercer 82, Campbell 73

    Associated Press

    MACON, Ga. -- Daniel Emerson scored 19 points to lead five Mercer players in double figures as the Bears defeated Campbell 82-73 on Thursday.

    Jeff Smith scored 15, Brian Mills and James Florence had 12 each and E.J. Kusnyer added 10 points for Mercer (7-8, 3-2 Atlantic Sun Conference), which has won three straight games.

    Mercer entered the game 14th in the nation with an average of 8.9 3-pointers per game and went 9-for-19 as Kusnyer and Smith hit three each.

    The Bears led by 18 points with 18 minutes left before Campbell rallied for a 65-64 lead with 5:52 remaining. However, Campbell (8-5, 3-1) didn't hit a field goal for the next 5:50.

    Mercer was 27-for-31 from the free throw line and shot 54.8 from the field (23-for-42).

    Brian Mills had nine rebounds for Mercer.

    Jonathan Rodriguez led Campbell with 24 points and 10 rebounds. Miles Taylor added 15 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CAMP
    MER
    Points 73 82
    FG Made-Attempted 25-61 (.410) 23-42 (.548)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-28 (.357) 9-19 (.474)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-23 (.565) 27-31 (.871)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 17

    2009-10 Season

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