Scores

Final

Mercer 41

(1-2, 0-2 away)

(24) Georgia 72

(2-0, 2-0 home)

7:00 PM ET, November 14, 2013

Stegeman Coliseum, Athens, Georgia

1 2 T
MER 15 2641
#24UGA 37 3572

Top Performers

Mercer: A. Anderson 14 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Blk

Georgia: E. Ford 15 Pts, 1 Reb, 2 Ast, 4 Stl

No. 24 Georgia rolls over Mercer 72-41

Associated Press

ATHENS, Ga. -- Shacobia Barbee scored 15 points and grabbed a career-high 15 rebounds, leading No. 24 Georgia to a 72-41 win over Mercer on Thursday night.

The teams traded baskets early before a layup from Khaalidah Miller began a 17-0 run and the Bulldogs (2-0) built a 33-11 lead. Georgia's defense held the Bears (1-2) to just four field goals in the first half and 15 total points.

The Bears struggled, shooting 23.1 percent from the field and committing 22 turnovers compared to 11 for the Bulldogs. Georgia held a 56-39 advantage on the boards, including 21-10 on the offensive end.

Erika Ford tied a game-high with 15 points and added four steals. Merritt Hempe and Miller each had 13 for Georgia.

Ana Anderson scored 14 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead Mercer. Alicia Williams added 12 points and Teanna Robinson blocked nine shots and had 13 rebounds for the Bears.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MER
UGA
Points 41 72
FG Made-Attempted 12-52 (.231) 29-76 (.382)
3P Made-Attempted 3-10 (.300) 2-10 (.200)
FT Made-Attempted 14-21 (.667) 12-19 (.632)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 19 (0/0)

Game Leaders

 
MER
UGA
PointsA. Anderson 14E. Ford 15
ReboundsT. Robinson 13S. Barbee 15
AssistsS. Boykin 4S. Barbee 6
StealsS. Boykin 1E. Ford 4
BlocksT. Robinson 9H. Washington 1

2013-14 Season

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