Mercer Clinches Spot in 2013 #ASunMBB Championship

Saturday, February 09, 2013

MACON, Ga. – Mercer locked up a spot in the 2013 General Shale Atlantic Sun Men's Basketball Championship with a 20-point win vs. North Florida at home. The win extended Mercer's home-winning streak to 13 games.

ETSU, Kennesaw State and FGCU also earned victories on Saturday as the Buccaneers rallied from down 20 points to defeat Stetson on the road, while the Owls picked up their second conference victory by downing Jacksonville. The Eagles routed USC Upstate with a 74-49 victory in Alico Arena on ESPN3.

Men's Basketball Contests
• FGCU 74, USC Upstate 49
• Mercer 64, North Florida 44
• ETSU 62, Stetson 61
• Kennesaw State 75, Jacksonville 68

Top-Three Points
1. Sherwood Brown, FGCU – 21 points
2. Markeith Cummings, Kennesaw State – 18 points
T3. Jarvis Jones, ETSU – 17 points
T3. Ricardo Glenn, USC Upstate – 17 points

Top-Three Rebounds
1. Aaron Anderson, Kennesaw State – 13 rebounds
2. Willie Green, Stetson – 11 rebounds
3. Hunter Harris, ETSU – 10 rebounds

Top-Three Assists
1. Brett Comer, FGCU – 9 assists
T2. Bud Thomas, Langston Hall; Mercer – 6 assists
T2. Russell Powell, Jacksonville – 6 assists

Top-Three Steals
T1. John Walton, ETSU – 5 steals
T1. Bernard Thompson, FGCU – 5 steals
3. Bud Thomas, Mercer – 4 steals

Top-Three Blocks
1. Monty Brown, Mercer – 5 blocks
T2. Hunter Harris, ETSU – 2 blocks
T2. Myles Hamilton, Kennesaw State – 2 blocks
T2. Jodd Maxey, USC Upstate – 2 blocks

A-Sun men's basketball action continues on Thursday with four contests scheduled for play.

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