Scores

Final

USC Upstate 47

(14-10, 7-4 A-Sun)

Mercer 61

(18-7, 10-2 A-Sun)

    4:30 PM ET, February 4, 2012

    Hawkins Arena, Macon, Georgia

    1 2 T
    UPST 11 3647
    MER 32 2961

    Top Performers

    South Carolina Upstate: R. Glenn 13 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Mercer: J. Cecil 7 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    Mercer 61, SC-Upstate 47

    Associated Press

    MACON, Ga. -- Langston Hall scored 13 points and Mercer shut down South Carolina-Upstate in the first half and held on for a 61-47 win Saturday.

    The Bears (17-7, 9-2 Atlantic Sun Conference) held the Spartans to just 5 of 22 from the field, including 0 of 8 from behind the 3-point arc in the first half.

    Mercer trailed 6-2 early before running away with a 21-2 spurt. Jakob Gollon, who finished with 10 points, hit a free throw to put the Bears up 23-8 with 6:19 left in the first half.

    SC-Upstate (14-9, 7-3) committed seven turnovers and missed all 12 of its field goals, including eight 3-pointers during the 10:32-long stretch.

    The Spartans finished with 19 turnovers and just five assists. They shot 14.3 percent from 3-point range (3 of 21) and 31.5 percent from the field (17 of 54).

    Ricardo Glenn and Torrey Craig led SC-Upstate with 13 points each.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UPST
    MER
    Points 47 61
    FG Made-Attempted 17-55 (.309) 16-41 (.390)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-21 (.143) 5-17 (.294)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-18 (.556) 24-32 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 26 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 4 21

    2011-12 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 9, 2012 MER 73, @UPST 66Recap
    » Feb 4, 2012 @MER 61, UPST 47Recap