Scores

Final

Kennesaw St 71

(9-12, 4-6 A-Sun)

Mercer 69

(9-11, 5-5 A-Sun)

    7:00 PM ET, January 27, 2010

    Hawkins Arena, Macon, Georgia

    1 2 T
    KENN 32 3971
    MER 32 3769

    Top Performers

    Kennesaw St: M. Cummings 25 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl

    Mercer: D. Emerson 18 Pts, 16 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Kennesaw State 71, Mercer 69

    Associated Press

    MACON, Ga. -- Spencer Dixon scored the game-winning basket with 36 seconds left and Kennesaw State held off Mercer 71-69 on Wednesday night.

    Dixon's layup broke a tie and Mercer's James Florence missed a layup with 27 seconds left and a 3-pointer with 3 seconds to play as the Owls (9-12, 4-6 Atlantic Sun Conference) won their third consecutive game.

    Kennesaw State took a 66-59 lead on Markeith Cummings' layup with 4:51 to play, but Mercer (9-11, 5-5), which has lost three straight, rallied and took a 67-66 lead on Daniel Emerson's layup with 1:42 left.

    Kurtis Woods' 3-pointer gave the Owls a 69-67 lead before Brian Mills tied the score at 69 with 1:02 left. It was the 15th tie.

    Cummings finished with 25 points, Dixon scored 13 and LaDaris Green had 12 and 11 rebounds.

    Emerson scored 18 and had 16 rebounds for Mercer. E.J. Kusnyer scored 16 and Florence added 13 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    KENN
    MER
    Points 71 69
    FG Made-Attempted 30-57 (.526) 25-56 (.446)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-21 (.238) 8-20 (.400)
    FT Made-Attempted 6-8 (.750) 11-14 (.786)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 12 (0/0) 10 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 4

    2009-10 Season

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