#ASunMBB: Game Results and Top Performers, Dec. 22nd

Saturday, December 22, 2012

MACON, Ga. – Daniel Coursey scored a career high of 20 points as Mercer topped SEC foe Alabama 66-59 to give the A-Sun wins in four of the five early games on Saturday. North Florida, Northern Kentucky and Jacksonville were also winners.

Three players scored 20 or more, led by North Florida's Travis Wallace with 22 points. Wallace also joined JU's Jarvis Haywood and NKU's Jalen Billups in grabbing the high of nine rebounds and FGCU's Brett Comer dished out eight assists to lead all players. Comer also added three steals along with teammate Chase Fieler, while Billups and JU's Kordarlo Fleming each blocked three shots.

Men's Basketball Contests

• Northern Kentucky 55, Navy 46

• Maine 84, FGCU 78

• Mercer 66, Alabama 59

• Jacksonville 65, Furman 53

• North Florida 80, CSU Bakersfield 70

• Arizona 73, ETSU 53

Top-Three Points

1. Travis Wallace, North Florida – 22 points

2. Jarvis Jones, ETSU – 21 points

3. Daniel Coursey, Mercer – 20 points

Top-Three Rebounds

T1. Jalen Billups, NKU – 9 rebounds

T1. Jarvis Haywood, Jacksonville – 9 rebounds

T1. Travis Wallace, North Florida – 9 rebounds

Top-Three Assists

1. Brett Comer, FGCU – 8 assists

T2. Eshaunte Jones, NKU – 7 assists

T2. Langston Hall, Mercer – 7 assists

Top-Three Steals

T1. Chase Fieler/Brett Comer, FGCU – 3 steals

T1. Russell Powell, Jacksonville – 3 steals

T1. Jarvis Jones, ETSU – 3 steals

Top Blocks

T1. Jalen Billups, NKU – 3 blocks

T1. Kordarlo Fleming, Jacksonville – 3 blocks

Three A-Sun Men's Basketball games are scheduled for Sunday with ETSU (ESPNU) and North Florida in holiday tournament action and Kennesaw State traveling to Pittsburgh for a 5 p.m. tip on CSS/ESPN3.

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