Our network

Mercer Wins Big, Advances at A-Sun Tournament | News

Title (Max 100 Characters)

Mercer Wins Big, Advances at A-Sun Tournament
News

MACON, Ga. - In a record-breaking victory, the Mercer University men's basketball team advances to the semifinal round of the Atlantic Sun Championship tournament, defeating Lipscomb University 82-48. 

The win was the largest margin of victory in the tournament in program history.

Mercer junior Langston Hall, a Second-Team All-Conference player, led the Bears with a double-double effort, scoring 12 points and dishing out 10 assists. 

Monty Brown chipped in 11 points and Travis Smith added another 10 for Mercer, which improved to 22-10 on the season and 14-4 in the conference.

Lipscomb's Deonte Alexander scored a game high 15 points. 

Mercer plays again on Friday at 5:30 p.m. They will face the winner of Thursday's game between four-seed Jacksonville and five-seed USC-Upstate.

The Bears are now 14-0 at home in Hawkins Arena this season with an overall 16-game winning streak. It's the seventh longest home-winning streak in the nation, according to a Mercer news release.

News

Macon Deals

Upcoming Events near Macon

Community Sponsors

Complete auto body repairs,from minor dings to major crashes!