Scores

Final

Lipscomb 53

(13-18, 8-10 A-Sun)

Mercer 61

(22-10, 13-5 A-Sun)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    8:30 PM ET, February 29, 2012

    Hawkins Arena, Macon, Georgia

    1 2 T
    LIP 29 2453
    MER 29 3261

    Top Performers

    Lipscomb: Z. Williams 17 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Ast, 4 Stl

    Mercer: J. Gollon 19 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Mercer 61, Lipscomb 53

    Associated Press

    MACON, Ga. -- Jake Gollon scored 19 points to lead four players in double figures as Mercer beat Lipscomb 61-53 on Wednesday in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic Sun Conference tournament.

    The Bears, seeded second in the tournament, outscored Lipscomb 32-24 in the second half after the game was tied 29-29 at the half. The Bears hit 14 of 17 attempts from the free-throw line and made nine 3-pointers, attempting 28.

    Langston Hall and Travis Smith each had 11 points for Mercer, while Bud Thomas added 10. Mercer (22-9) made 19 of 50 shots from the floor, with Gallon making eight of his 12 attempts.

    Zavion Williams led Lipscomb (13-18) with 17 points, while Jacob Arnett had 11 and Malcolm Smith had 10.

    Gollon scored Mercer's first seven points and nine of its first 11. He also hit a key 3-pointer with 1 minute left in the game to help seal the victory.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LIP
    MER
    Points 53 61
    FG Made-Attempted 19-60 (.317) 19-50 (.380)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-21 (.190) 9-28 (.321)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-16 (.688) 14-17 (.824)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 2 8

    2011-12 Season

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