#ASunWBB: Game Results and Top Performers, Jan. 21st

Monday, January 21, 2013

MACON, Ga. – Mercer, Stetson and FGCU defended their home courts and USC Upstate picked up the lone road victory in Monday's A-Sun women's basketball action.

Mercer teammates Kendra Grant and Sharnea Boykin recorded career highs on the day, as Grant led all scorers with 24 points on 9-of-18 shooting that included 5-of-9 from three-point range. Boykin dished out a career-high 15 assists in the win, the most in a single-game by anyone in the A-Sun since 2009. ETSU's Destiny Mitchell also led all rebounders with 13.

With the wins several teams also continue to ride win streaks. Overall FGCU has an eight-game winning streak and has won 25 consecutive conference games, Stetson has claimed 11 consecutive wins and 14 straight at home, while Mercer has won five straight for the first time since 2005-06.

Women's Basketball Contests
• Mercer 79, ETSU 64
• USC Upstate 61, Kennesaw State 52
• Stetson 62, Northern Kentucky 39
• FGCU 67, Lipscomb 37

Top-Three Points
1. Kendra Grant, Mercer – 24 points
T2. Precious Bridges, Mercer – 23 points
T2. Tee'Ara Copney, USC Upstate – 21 points

Top-Three Rebounds
1. Destiny Mitchell, ETSU – 13 rebounds
2. Cherisse Burris, Stetson – 12 rebounds
3. Ry'Van Buchanan – 10 rebounds

Top-Three Assists
1. Sharnea Boykin, Mercer – 15 assists
T2. Seven players with four assists

Top-Three Steals
1. Cherisse Burris/Jama Sharp, Stetson - 5 steals
2. Kristina Wells, NKU - 4 steals
T3. Brittany Kennedy/Katie Meador, FGCU; - Precious Bridges, Mercer – 3 steals

Top-Three Blocks
1. Jama Sharp, Stetson - 4 blocks
2. Cherisse Burris, Stetson - 3 blocks
T3. Kaitlyn Gerrety, NKU; Maria Bond, Destiny Mitchell, ETSU; Teanna Robinson, Mercer – 2 blocks

Women's hoops continues on Saturday, Jan. 26.

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