#ASunMBB Stetson Takes Control of A-Sun Standings

Thursday, January 17, 2013

MACON, Ga. – Thursday's action saw Stetson claim the sole possession of first place in the Atlantic Sun Men's Basketball standings after its fourth-straight conference win. Also picking up wins were Mercer at home and USC Upstate as well as Lipscomb in road contests.

LU's Deonte Alexander led all scorers with 29 points in the overtime victory at FGCU, while the Spartans Jodd Maxey pulled down a conference-high 13 rebounds in a win at Kennesaw State. Mercer's Langston Hall nearly posted a triple-double with 13 points, 10 assists and nine rebounds against ETSU.

Men's Basketball Contests
• Stetson 71, Northern Kentucky 59
• Mercer 78, ETSU 59
• USC Upstate 66, Kennesaw State 54
• Lipscomb 87, FGCU 78 - OT

Top-Three Points
1. Deonte Alexander, Lipscomb – 29 points
T2. Chase Fielder, FGCU – 20 points
T2. Sherwood Brown, FGCU – 20 points

Top-Three Rebounds
1. Jodd Maxey, USC Upstate – 13 rebounds
T2. Stephen Hurt, Lipscomb – 12 rebounds
T2. Chase Fieler, FGCU – 12 rebounds

Top-Three Assists
1. Langston Hall, Mercer – 10 assists
2. Joel Naburgs, Stetson – 8 assists
T3. Khion Sankey, Lipscomb – 7 assists
T3. Brett Comer, FGCU – 7 assists

Top-Three Steals
T1. Hunter Miller, Stetson – 4 steals
T1. Ethan Faulkner, Chad Jackson; Northern Kentucky – 4 steals
T1. Martin Smith, Lipscomb – 4 steals
T1. Daniel Coursey, Mercer – 4 steals

Top-Three Blocks
1. Chase Fieler, FGCU – 5 blocks
2. Hunter Harris, ETSU – 3 blocks
T3. Liam McInerney, Willie Green; Stetson – 2 blocks
T3. Daniel Coursey, Mercer – 2 blocks

A-Sun Men's Basketball continues on Friday with North Florida and Jacksonville squaring off in the River City Rumble on CSS.

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