Scores

Final

Mercer 82

(13-13, 9-7 A-Sun)

East Tenn St 77

(14-13, 10-6 A-Sun)

    4:00 PM ET, February 14, 2010

    ETSU/MSHA Athletic Center, Johnson City, Tennessee

    1 2 T
    MER 37 4582
    ETSU 34 4377

    Top Performers

    Mercer: D. Emerson 17 Pts, 11 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    East Tennessee St: T. Hubbard 24 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Mercer 82, ETSU 77

    Associated Press

    JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. -- E.J. Kusnyer scored 21 points and Daniel Emerson had 17 points and 11 rebounds to lead Mercer to an 82-77 victory over East Tennessee State on Sunday.

    The Bears (13-13, 9-7 Atlantic Sun Conference) shot 63.2 percent from the field (12 of 19) in the second half and made its first 25 free throw attempts to snap ETSU's three-game winning streak. Mercer finished 33-for-40 from the line (82.5 percent) and swept the season series with the Buccaneers (14-13, 10-6).

    ETSU fell one game behind Jacksonville and Belmont in the A-Sun.

    The Buccaneers had a chance to cut the lead to one point twice in a 15-second span, but went 1-for-4 from the line. Mercer recovered to go 8-for-13 from the line in the final 2:27.

    Mercer's James Florence added 12 points.

    Tommy Hubbard had 24 points and 12 rebounds, Justin Tubbs added 13 and Micah Williams and Isiah Brown had 10 each for ETSU.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    MER
    ETSU
    Points 82 77
    FG Made-Attempted 21-48 (.438) 29-68 (.426)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-19 (.368) 2-10 (.200)
    FT Made-Attempted 33-40 (.825) 17-25 (.680)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 28 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 12 5

    2009-10 Season

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    Jan 9, 2010 @MER 83, ETSU 78Recap
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