No. 14-Seeded Mercer Blown Out by No. 11-Seeded Tennessee 83-63 in NCAA Tournament

No. 14-seeded Mercer was outrebounded 41-19 by No. 11-seeded Tennessee and was crushed by the Volunteers 83-63 in the third round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday, March 23. The game was essentially decided by halftime, with Tennessee up 42-27.


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Mercer vs Tennessee: Recap Notes

    Jarnell Stokes has 18 straight double-digit point games. Ike Nwamu has led the team in rebounding in four out of 36 games this season.
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No.14-Seeded Mercer (27-8) and No.11-Seeded Tennessee (23-12) Face Off in Third Round

14th-seeded Mercer squares off against 11th-seeded Tennessee in the third round of the NCAA Tournament at PNC Arena on Sunday. Tipoff is at 7:05 p.m. ET and you can catch it on CBS or TBS or TNT. The Bears defeated the Volunteers 75-67 the last time they met (March 20, 2013).

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7 months ago

No. 14-Seeded Mercer Pulls Off Upset over No. 3-Seeded Duke 78-71, Advances to Third Round

Despite being huge underdogs on Friday, March 21, No. 14-seeded Mercer stunned No. 3-seeded Duke 78-71 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

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7 months ago

Mercer vs Duke: Recap Notes

    Amile Jefferson accounted for 31.4 percent of the team's rebounds. This was the third foul out of the season for Rodney Hood.
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7 months ago

No.14-Seeded Mercer (26-8) Goes Up against No. 3-Seeded Duke (26-8) in Second Round

14th-seeded Mercer battles No. 3-seeded Duke in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at PNC Arena on Friday. It starts at 12:15 p.m. ET and you can see it on CBS. The Bears have not played the Blue Devils since the 1997-98 season, when they lost 126-64.

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7 months ago

Michigan State Moves Up 11 Spots to #11 in AP Poll: Mar 17th, 2014

UCLA enters the AP Top 25 at #20 this week and is one of two new teams in the poll. Michigan State also made a big jump this week, rocketing 11 spots to #11.

Florida remains number one for the third week in a row. UCLA breaks into the Top 25 with a win on the road over Oregon, 82-63, a wi Read more...

7 months ago

T.J. Warren from NC State Wins StatSheet NCAA Player of the Week - March 10th, 2014

With two outings that included a team season high in scoring, T.J. Warren, a 6-8 sophomore from NC State, has been selected StatSheet NCAA Player of the Week. West Virginia's Devin Williams is the StatSheet NCAA Freshman of the Week and StatSheet's NCAA 6th Man of the Week is Marquette's Todd Mayo.

Warren led all of the NCAA in scoring (41.5 pts per game). Read more...

8 months ago

Southern Methodist Moves Down 7 Spots to #25 in AP Poll: Mar 10th, 2014

Virginia Commonwealth, who cracks the AP Top 25 at #23 this week, leads two newcomers to the poll. Southern Methodist was penalized the most for its play this week, falling seven spots to #25.

Florida hangs on to number one for the second straight week. Virginia Commonwealth enters the Top 25 with a win at Richmond, 56-50 and a win at home over St. Read more...

8 months ago

Mercer Downs Florida Gulf Coast 68-60

On Sunday, Mar. 9, Mercer won on the road versus Florida Gulf Coast 68-60 in conference action. With the win, the Bears tie the season series against Florida Gulf Coast at 1-1. The Bears were led by Daniel Coursey, who put up 13 points and seven rebounds. Langston Hall also had a good outing, scoring 15 points and adding seven rebounds. Read more...

8 months ago

Mercer vs Florida Gulf Coast: Recap Notes

    This was the fourth foul out of the season for Chase Fieler. The win over Florida Gulf Coast extended the Mercer winning streak to four games.
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8 months ago

Mercer Finishes Their 2013-2014 Campaign against Florida Gulf Coast

On Sunday, Mercer travels to Alico Arena to take on Florida Gulf Coast. The game tips off at 2 p.m. ET and you can see it on ESPN 2. The Bears fell to the Eagles 75-61 on Feb. 21 and are 7-5 against them over the last four years.

In a 78-75 triumph over USC Upstate on Mar. 6, Langston Hall put up 21 points and six assists for the Bears. Read more...

8 months ago

Mercer Survives USC Upstate 78-75 in 2OT

On Thursday, Mar. 6, Mercer won a nail-biter over USC Upstate 78-75 in double overtime. The season series between the two teams is now tied at 1-1. Langston Hall had an impressive game for the Bears and put up a team-high 21 points and six assists. Anthony White Jr. had 12 points and added six rebounds. Ricardo Glenn registered a double-double for the Spartans on 17 points and 11 rebounds.

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8 months ago

USC Upstate vs Mercer: Recap Notes

    This was the third foul out of the season for Jodd Maxey. Jakob Gollon has three straight double-digit point games.
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8 months ago

Updated: Mercer (24-8) Faces USC Upstate (19-13)

On Thursday, Mercer plays host to USC Upstate at University Center (GA). Tipoff is at 8:30 p.m. ET and you can catch it on CSS or ESPN3.com. The Bears fell to the Spartans 80-61 on Feb. 2 and are 10-1 against them over the last four years.

The 29 points and seven rebounds by Anthony White Jr. helped the Bears to an 85-64 cakewalk over Jacksonville on Mar. 4. Read more...

8 months ago

Season Preview: Mercer should not be significantly better or worse than last year. Read our Season Preview
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Atlantic Sun Standings

OverallConf
 1Mercer 27-9 14-4
1 FGCU 22-13 14-4
3 USC Upstate 19-15 11-7
4 ETSU 19-16 10-8
4 North Florida 16-16 10-8
4 Lipscomb 15-15 10-8
7 Jacksonville 12-18 8-10
8 NoKY 9-21 5-13
8 Stetson 7-24 5-13
10 Kennesaw State 6-25 3-15
Last updated: Apr 10th, 2014

2013-2014 Roster

#32 James Bento Fr F 6-6 195
#11 D.J. Brooks Fr G 6-1 180
#25 Lawrence Brown So G 6-5 210
#45 Monty Brown Sr C 6-11 250
#34 Jibri Bryan So G 6-3 180
#3 Kevin Canevari Sr G 5-11 165
#52 Daniel Coursey Sr F 6-10 220
#20 Jakob Gollon Sr F 6-6 200
#21 Langston Hall Sr G 6-4 180
#14 T.J. Hallice Jr F 6-9 205
#1 Phillip Leonard So G 6-2 200
#12 John Mosser Fr G 6-4 210
#22 Darious Moten Jr F 6-6 195
#10 Ike Nwamu So G 6-5 205
#2 Matt Panaggio Fr G 6-3 185
#5 Bud Thomas Sr F 6-6 200
#15 A. White Jr. Sr G 6-2 170