#ASunMBB - FGCU is Victorious in Battle Against Mercer

Thursday, February 28, 2013

MACON, Ga. - The battle between the top-two teams in the conference found FGCU victorious at home with a 60-57 win vs. Mercer in Thursday night's Atlantic Sun Men's Basketball action. Both teams are still fighting still fighting to earn the top seed going into the 2013 General Shale Atlantic Sun Men’s Basketball Championship.

Northern Kentucky's Eshaunte Jones recorded 30 points for the Norse in their 72-45 win vs. North Florida. The Bears Daniel Coursey grabbed the 10 rebounds; the most of the A-Sun players.

Men's Basketball Contests
• Stetson 91, Kennesaw State 77
• Lipscomb 77, Jacksonville 73
• FGCU 60, Mercer 57
• Northern Kentucky 72, North Florida 45

Top-Three Points
1. Eshaunte Jones, Northern Kentucky – 30 points
2. Jarvis Haywood, Jacksonville – 30 points
T3. Aaron Graham, Stetson – 24 points
T3. Malcolm Smith, Lipscomb – 24 points

Top-Three Rebounds
1. Daniel Coursey, Mercer – 10 rebounds
T2. Kordario Fleming, Jacksonville – 9 rebounds
T2. Stephen Hurt, Lipscomb – 9 rebounds

Top-Three Assists
T1. Nine players tied with 4 assists

Top-Three Steals
1. Khion Sankey, Lipscomb – 5 steals
T2. Deonte Alexander, Lipscomb – 3 steals
T2. Bernard Thompson, Mercer – 3 steals
T2. Delbert Love, Kennesaw State – 3 steals

Top-Three Blocks
1. Willie Green, Stetson – 3 blocks
T2. David Jeune, North Florida – 2 blocks
T2. Chase Fieler, FGCU – 2 blocks
T2. Javon Dawson, Jacksonville – 2 blocks
T2. Stephen Hurt, Lipscomb – 2 blocks

A-Sun Men's Hoops continues with the CSS Friday night contest featuring USC Upstate at ETSU at 7 PM EST.

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