#ASunMBB - Conference Action Heats Up in Opening Night

Monday, December 31, 2012

MACON, Ga. – In tonight's Atlantic Sun Men's Basketball conference-openers North Florida, Mercer, FGCU and Jacksonville grabbed wins.

The Bears Travis Wallace recorded the most points of all A-Sun players with 25 total in Mercer's 70-64 home win vs. Stetson.

Lipscomb's Malcolm Smith and Kennesaw State's Aaron Anderson each pulled down 13 rebounds to mark the most in tonight's A-Sun games.

Men's Basketball Contests
• North Florida 84, Lipscomb 70
• Mercer 70, Stetson 64
• FGCU 68, Kennesaw State 59
• Jacksonville 53, Northern Kentucky 51

Top-Three Points
1. Travis Smith, Mercer - 25 points
2. Travis Wallace, North Florida - 24 points
3. Sherwood Brown, FGCU - 19 points

Top-Three Rebounds
T1. Malcolm Smith, Lipscomb - 13 rebounds
T1. Aaron Anderson, Kennesaw State - 13 rebounds
3. Chad Jackson, Northern Kentucky - 10 rebounds

Top-Three Assists
1. Will Wilson, North Florida - 11 assists
2. Bud Thomas, Mercer - 6 assists
T3. Four tied with 5 assists

Top Steals
1. Bernard Thompson, FGCU - 4 steals
2. Chad Jackson, Northern Kentucky - 3 steals

Top Blocks
1. Willie Green, Stetson - 3 blocks
T2. Three tied with 2 blocks

Conference play continues with six games scheduled on Wednesday, January 2nd.

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