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201 4NCAA TOURNAMENT GUI DE Bob Hof f m an ASun Coach ofthe Year

Jakob Gol l on ASun Schol arAthl ete ofthe Year

Dani elCoursey ASun Def ensi ve Pl ayer ofthe Year Langston Hal l ASun Pl ayerofthe Year

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Phillip LEONARD

Matt PANAGGIO

Kevin CANEVARI

Bud THOMAS

Ike NWAMU

G • 6-2 •200 • So. Tulsa, Okla. Union HS

G • 6-3 • 185 • Fr. Daytona Beach, Fla. Worcester Academy

G • 5-11 • 165 • Sr. Charlotte, N.C. Lake Norman HS

G • 6-6 • 200 • Sr. Highlands Ranch, Colo. Regis Jesuit HS

G • 6-5 • 205 • So. Greensboro, N.C. Westchester Country Day

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John MOSSER

T.J. HALLICE

Anthony WHITE, JR.

Jakob GOLLON

PG • 6-1 •180 • Fr. Simpsonville, S.C. Hillcrest High School

G • 6-4 •210 • Fr. Cary, N.C. Green Hope HS

F • 6-9 • 205 • Jr. Weddington, N.C. Fishburne Military School

G • 6-2 • 170 • Sr. Indianapolis, Ind. Pike HS

F • 6-6 • 200 • Sr. Stevens Point, Wisc. Stevens Point HS

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Darious MOTEN

Lawrence BROWN

James BENTO

Jibri BRYAN

PG • 6-4 • 180 • Sr. Atlanta, Ga. Chamblee HS

F • 6-6 • 195 • Jr. Bowdon, Ga. Bowdon HS

F • 6-5 • 210 • So. St. Louis, Mo. The Barstow School

F • 6-6 • 195 • Fr. Houston, Texas Woodlands Christian Academy

G • 6-3 • 180 • So. Savannah, Ga. Benedictine Military School

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Daniel COURSEY

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C • 6-11 • 250 • Sr. Liberty Mounds, Okla. The Hotchkiss School (Conn.)

C • 6-10 • 220 • Sr. Savannah, Ga. Benedictine Military School

Head Coach Sixth Season Oklahoma Baptist, 1979


Mar 20, approx. 4:10PM - TBS

Florida (32-2)

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MARCH 18-19

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16 Texas Southern (19-14)

Mar 19, 6:40PM - truTV

16 Cal Poly (13-19)

Regional Semifinals

Third Round MARCH 22-23

Spokane

Mar 23

San Diego

11 Tennessee (21-12)

Mar 19, approx. 9:10PM - truTV

11 Iowa (20-12)

MARCH 27-28

Arizona (30-4) Mar 21, 2:10PM - TNT

Mar 21, approx. 4:40PM - TNT

8 Gonzaga (28–6)

16 Weber State (19-11)

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Second Round

MIDWEST

March 27 & 29

ANAHEIM

Milwaukee

Mar 23

San Antonio

Mar 21, approx. 3:10PM - truTV

3 Creighton (26-7)

11 Nebraska (19-12)

Mar 21, 12:40PM - truTV

6 Baylor (24-11)

Mar 20, 12:40 - truTV

2 Wisconsin (26-7)

Milwaukee

Mar 23

Raleigh

Mar 21, 12:15PM - CBS

3 Duke (26-8)

11 Iowa/Tennessee

Mar 21, approx. 2:45PM - CBS

6 Massachusetts (24-8)

15 Milwaukee (21-13)

Mar 20, approx. 9:25PM - TBS

2 Villanova (28-4)

10 St. Joseph’s (24-9)

Mar 20, approx. 6:55PM - TBS

Connecticut (26-8)

Mar 22

March 20 and 22 second-/third-round sites: Buffalo, Milwaukee, Orlando, Spokane. March 21 and 23 second-/third-round sites: Raleigh, San Antonio, San Diego, St. Louis. March 27 and 29 regional sites: Anaheim, Memphis. March 28 and 30 regional sites: Indianapolis, New York.

*On March 16, the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee will select eight teams to play the first-round games on March 18 and 19 in Dayton. The four winning teams will advance to a second-round site to be determined by the committee during selection weekend. Second-round and third-round and regional sites will be placed in the bracket by the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee March 16.

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15 Wofford (20-12)

Mar 20, approx. 7:10PM - CBS

2 Michigan (25-8)

10 Arizona State (21-11)

Mar 20, approx. 9:40PM - CBS

Texas (23-10)

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Mar 20, approx. 9:50PM - TNT

13 Manhattan (25-7)

4 Louisville (29-5)

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NEW YORK

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14 Mercer (26-8)

Buffalo

Mar 23

San Antonio

Mar 22

Mar 20, approx. 7:20PM - TNT

12 NC State/Xavier

14 NC Central (28-5)

Mar 21, approx. 9:50PM - TNT

3 Iowa State (26-7)

11 Providence (23-11)

Mar 21, approx. 7:20PM - TNT

6 North Carolina (23-9)

13 Delaware (25-9)

Mar 20, approx. 4:40PM - TNT

4 Michigan State (26-8)

12 Harvard (26-4)

Mar 20, 2:10PM - TNT

5 Saint Louis (26-6)

Mar 21, 9:40PM - CBS

8 Kentucky (24-10)

5 Cincinnati (27-6) Orlando

Mar 23

9 Kansas State (20-12)

Spokane

Mar 23

Wichita State (34-0) Mar 21, approx. 7:10PM - CBS

16 Cal Poly/Texas Southern

9 G. Washington (24-8)

Mar 21, approx. 6:55PM - TBS

8 Memphis (23-9)

16 Coastal Caro. (21-12)

Mar 21, approx. 9:25PM - TBS

Virginia (28-6)

1 St. Louis

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Mar 23

Oregon (23-9) Mar 20, approx. 3:10PM - truTV

10 BYU (23-11)

15 Eastern Ky. (24-9)

Mar 21, approx. 4:10PM - TBS

2 Kansas (24-9)

10 Stanford (21-12)

Mar 21, 1:40PM - TBS

New Mexico (27-6)

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14 La.-Lafayette (23-11)

St. Louis

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Buffalo

Mar 23

Mar 20, approx. 7:27PM - truTV

12 N. Dakota St. (25-6)

14 Western Mich. (23-9)

Mar 20, approx. 2:45PM - CBS

3 Syracuse (27-5)

11 Dayton (23-10)

Mar 20, 12:15PM - CBS

6 Ohio State (25-9)

13 Tulsa (21-12)

Mar 21, approx. 9:57PM - truTV

4 UCLA (26-8)

12 Stephen F. Austin (31-2)

Mar 21, approx. 7:27PM - truTV

5 Oklahoma (23-9)

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5 VCU (26-8)

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12 Xavier (21-12)

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National Semifinals

9 Oklahoma St. (21-12)

San Diego

Mar 22

Orlando

16 Mt. St. Mary’s (16-16)

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12 NC State (21-13)

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Mar 20, 1:40PM - TBS

8 Colorado (23-11)

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2012-13 MERCER MEN’S BASKETBALL GAMEGUIDE NOTES 2014 MERCER BASKETBALL NCAA A-Sun Regular Season Co-Champs | 2014 A-Sun Tournament Champs

NO. 14 MERCER BEARS

GAME DETAILS

(26-8, 14-4 A-Sun) Head Coach: Bob Hoffman Record at Mercer: 125-81 (6th season)

Date ...................................................................March 21, 2014 Time.............................................................................12:15 p.m. Location ................................................................ Raleigh, N.C. Venue .........................................................................PNC Arena Television............................................................................... CBS Twitter ...........................................................@MercerMBB

NO. 3 DUKE BLUE DEVILS (26-8, 13-5 ACC) Head Coach: Mike Krzyzewski Record at Duke: 910-246 (34th season)

2013-14 SCHEDULE

MERCER PROBABLE STARTERS A-Sun Conference Player of the Year

Nov. 8 Nov. 13 Nov. 16 Nov. 18 Nov. 20 Nov. 23 Nov. 26 Nov. 29 Dec. 2 Dec. 7 Dec. 16 Dec. 22 Dec. 27 Dec. 30 Jan. 1 Jan. 4 Jan. 6 Jan. 10 Jan. 16 Jan. 18 Jan. 23 Jan. 25 Jan. 30 Feb. 1 Feb. 7 Feb. 13 Feb. 15 Feb. 21 Feb. 23 Feb. 27 March 1 March 4 March 6 March 9

A-Sun Conference Texas L, 76-73 All-Tournament Reinhardt W, 95-53 Team Seton Hall W, 77-74 (2OT) #Evansville L, 89-76 Johnson & Wales (NC) W, 109-56 ^Yale W, 81-54 #Ohio L, 76-67 #Valparaiso W, 117-108 (3OT) Oklahoma L, 96-82 Guard Denver W, 64-63 (OT) Point Guard #21 #15 Alcorn State W, 70-44 Langston Hall Anthony White Jr. Mississippi W, 79-76 6-4 • 180 • Sr. 6-3 • 185 • Sr. 14.7 ppg 8.3 ppg St. Andrews W, 98-56 3.1 rpg 2.5 rpg Jacksonville * W, 86-49 5.6 apg 1.1 apg North Florida L, 89-83 S.C. Upstate * W, 62-60 (OT) LAST GAME LAST GAME at FGCU at FGCU East Tennessee State * W, 73-63 (3/9/14): (3/9/14): Kennesaw State* W, 83-46 15 points 15 points Northern Kentucky * W, 74-58 7 rebounds 2 rebounds Lipscomb * W, 87-66 3 assists 3 steals 1 steal Florida Gulf Coast * W, 68-55 Stetson * W, 87-49 East Tennessee State * W, 90-77 No. Name Pos. Yr. HT USC Upstate * L, 80-61 1 Phillip Leonard G So. 6-2 Kennesaw State W, 75-68 2 Matt Panaggio G Fr. 6-3 Lipscomb * W, 79-48 3 Kevin Canevari G Sr. 5-11 Northern Kentucky W, 89-67 10 Ike Nwamu G So. 6-5 Florida Gulf Coast * L, 75-61 11 DJ Brooks PG Fr. 6-1 Stetson * W, 73-52 12 John Mosser G Fr. 6-4 North Florida* L, 79-76 (OT) 14 T.J. Hallice F Jr. 6-9 Jacksonville * W, 69-55 25 Lawrence Brown F Fr. 6-5 F Jr. 6-6 Jacksonville! W, 85-64 22 Darious Moten G So. 6-3 USC Upstate! W, 78-75 (2OT) 34 Jibri Bryan F Fr. 6-6 Florida Gulf Coast! W, 68-60 32 James Bento

March 21

Duke+

38th member of Mercer’s 1,000 Point Club

Guard #5 Bud Thomas 6-6 • 200 • Sr. 9.1 ppg 4.1 rpg 1.9 apg LAST GAME at FGCU (3/9/14): 2 rebounds 1 assist 1 block

A-Sun Conference Scholar Athlete of the Year

A-Sun Conference Defensive Player of the Year

Center Forward #52 #20 Jakob Gollon Daniel Coursey 6-6 • 200 • Sr. 6-10 • 220 • Sr. 9.9 ppg 7.8 ppg 6.6 rpg 4.5 rpg 2.1 bpg 2.6 apg LAST GAME at FGCU (3/9/14): 12 points 6 rebounds 3 assists

LAST GAME at FGCU (3/9/14): 13 points 7 rebounds 3 blocks 1 steal

MERCER RESERVES

All times eastern # - Ohio Classic ^ - Homecoming game * - Atlantic Sun game ! - Atlantic Sun Tournament + - NCAA Tournament

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WT PPG RPG 200 4.3 1.4 185 165 1.6 0.5 205 8.1 2.9 180 210 0.3 0.9 205 2.9 2.5 210 195 5.0 1.8 180 3.8 1.6 195 0.3 0.8 C Sr. 6-11 250 4.5 2.4

APG 0.6 1.7 1.0 0.1 0.2 0.8 0.4 0.1 0.1

LAST TIME OUT DNP at FGCU DNP at FGCU 1 assist at FGCU 4 points, 2 rebounds at FGCU DNP at FGCU DNP at FGCU 1 minute played at FGCU DNP at FGCU 5 points, 2 rebounds at FGCU 1 minute played at FGCU DNP at FGCU 4 points, 5 rebounds at FGCU

GAME COVERAGE RADIO: Mercer Sports Network (Rick Cameron) RADIO: WestwoodOne/NCAA Radio Network (Scott Graham & John Thompson) TELEVISION: CBS (Kevin Harlan, Len Elmore, Reggie Miller, Rachel Nichols)


DUKE

TALE OF THE TAPE

DUKE MERCER 26-8 Overall Record 26-8 13-5 Conference Record 14-4 17-0 Home Record 17-1 4-5 Road Record 9-7 5-3 Neutral Record 0-0 78.6 PPG Scored 79.3 67.1 PPG Allowed 66.4 .463 FG % .476 .394 Three-point FG% .385 Quick Facts .726 Free Throw % .732 Location ....................................... Durham, N.C. 34.5 (+1.8) Reb. Per Game (Margin) 37.9 (+5.1) Founded .......................................................1838 9.5 Turnovers Per Game 11.9 Enrollment ..................................................6,484 3.1 Blocks Per Game 4.2 Nickname .........................................Blue Devils - Ones To Watch Colors ..................................Duke Blue & White Langston Hall Arena ...............................Cameron Indoor Stadium Jabari Parker 19.3 ppg, 8.8 rpg 14.7 ppg, 5.6 apg Affiliation .................................NCAA Division I Rodney Hood Daniel Coursey Conference.................................Atlantic Coast 16.4 ppg, 3.9 rpg 9.9 ppg, 6.6 rpg President................. Dr. Richard H. Brodhead Quinn Cook Bud Thomas 9.1 ppg, 4.1 rpg Athletics Director .............................. Kevin White 11.3 ppg, 4.3 apg Athletics Phone ......................(919) 684-2120 Web Site ............................ www.GoDuke.com THE SERIES: Duke holds a 3-1 lead in the

BLUE DEVILS

Coaching Staff Head Coach ..........................Mike Krzyzewski Duke Record/Yrs. ..........................910-246/33 Overall Record/Yrs........................983-305/38 Associate Head Coach.......Steve Wojciechowski Assistant Coach ................................ Jeff Capel Assistant Coach .............................Nate James Basketball Phone ...................(919) 613-7500

all-time series with Mercer, but only one of those matchups has come in the last 85 years. The Bears fell to the Blue Devils 126-64 on Dec. 21, 1997 in the last meeting between the squads.

SCOUTING DUKE: Duke boasts a 26-8 (13-5 ACC) record after most recently being topped by Virginia, 72-63 in the ACC Championship game. The Blue Devils are 20-3 in Team Information Last Year’s Record .......................................30-6 the state of North Carolina this season and Conf. Record/Finish.......................... 14-4/2nd 5-3 in neutral site games. Starters Ret./Lost .......................................... 2/3 Letterwinners Ret./Lost ............................10/3 Program History First Season of DI Basketball......... 1905-06 All-Time Record..............................2,001-840 NCAA Appearances (most recent) ..37 (2013) NIT Appearances (most recent)....4 (1981) CBI Appearances (most recent) ............N/A CIT Appearances (most recent) ............N/A Media Relations MBB Contact................................. Matt Plizga Office Phone..........................(919) 668-1712 E-mail ....................... plizga@duaa.duke.edu Twitter .........................................@Duke_MBB

Three Duke players average double figure scoring, led by consensus All-Atlantic Coast Conference selection and ACC Rookie of the Year Jabari Parker. Parker averages 19.3 points per game and has scored 20 or more in 18 games this year. Redshirt sophomore forward Rodney Hood and junior guard Quinn Cook boast averages of 16.4 and 11.3 points per game, respectively. Hood has led or tied for the team lead in scoring nine times, while Cook has netted 10 or more in 18 games. Head coach Mike Krzyewski holds an overall 910-246 record in 34 seasons at the helm of the Duke program. He’s led the Blue Devils to four National Championships, 11 Final Four appearances and 82 NCAA Tournament victories. DUKE’S LAST TIME OUT: Parker narrowly missed a double-double with 23 points and eight rebounds as the Blue Devils fell to Virginia, 72-63 in the ACC title game on March 16.

MERCER BEARS Quick Facts Location ......................................... Macon, Ga. Founded .....................................................1833 Enrollment ................................................8,200 Nickname ..................................................Bears Color ................................... Orange and Black Arena .........................Hawkins Arena (3,500) Affiliation .............................. NCAA Division I Conference ................................. Atlantic Sun President................. William D. Underwood Athletics Director ..............................Jim Cole Athletics Phone ....................(478) 301-2994 Web Site ................. www.MercerBears.com Coaching Staff Head Coach ..............................Bob Hoffman MU Record/Yrs ..................................125-81/6 Overall Record/Yrs. ....................525-251/23 Assoc. Head Coach ............Spencer Wright Assistant Coach .......................Doug Esleeck Assistant Coach .............................. Jake Nelp Dir. of Operations ..........Jonathan Howard Basketball Phone .................(478) 301-5211 Team Information Last Year’s Record ..................................24-12 Conf. Record/Finish .........................14-4/1st Starters Ret./Lost .........................................4/1 Letterwinners Ret./Lost ..........................11/3 Program History First Season of Basketball .............. 1906-07 All-Time Record.......................... 1,175-1,113 NCAA Appearances (most recent) ....3 (2014) NIT Appearances (most recent)....1 (2013) CBI Appearances (most recent) ............N/A CIT Appearances (most recent) ....1 (2012) Media Relations MBB Contact.............................. Andy Stabell Office Phone..........................(478) 301-5219 E-mail ...................... stabell_al@mercer.edu Twitter ........................................@MercerMBB


WE’RE BACK: Mercer’s appearance in the NCAA Tournament is its first since 1985 and third in program history. In 1985, the Bears won the Trans America Athletic Conference and went on to drop a 65-58 decision to Georgia Tech in the first round. The Bears also went to the tournament in 1981.

SEASON/CAREER TOTALS

Double-Digit Scoring Langston Hall Jakob Gollon WHERE IT STANDS: Mercer’s No. 14 seed is the highest seeding for an A-Sun team Daniel Coursey Bud Thomas since Belmont received a 13 seed in 2011. In 1985, Mercer was a 15 seed and in 1981 Mercer was a 12 seed. Anthony White, Jr. Ike Nwamu TOP DOG: Langston Hall broke the Atlantic Sun career assist record on March 4. Monty Brown Hall currently has 622 assists, besting the previous record of 613 set by Napoleon Jibri Bryan Byrdsong of Centenary (1979-83). Darious Moten Phillip Leonard REPEATING HISTORY: Mercer’s captured A-Sun regular season Co-Champion Kevin CanevarI honors with win over Jacksonville on the final day of the regular season. The title is the team’s third regular season A-Sun championship in program history. The Bears 20+ Point Games were co-champions in 2003 and outright champs last year. Langston Hall Bud Thomas A-SUN HARDWARE: Mercer nearly swept the A-Sun specialty awards this season. Ike Nwamu Head coach Bob Hoffman was named Coach of the Year, Langston Hall was named Daniel Coursey Player of the Year, Daniel Coursey was named Defensive Player of the Year and Anthony White Jr. Jakob Gollon was named Scholar Athlete of the Year. Jakob Gollon Darious Moten FCA RECOGNITION: Bob Hoffman was honored by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes as the 2014 John Lotz “Barnabas” Award winner in an announcement by 30+ Point Games the organization on Monday. The award is presented annually to the basketball coach who best exhibits a commitment to Christ, integrity and encouragement to Jakob Gollon Bud Thomas others and lives a balanced life.

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THREE-HEADED MONSTER: Bud Thomas became the 38th member of Mercer’s 1,000-point club on Feb. 15, joining teammates Langston Hall and Jakob Gollon in the exclusive group. Mercer is one of just seven schools nationally to start three 1,000-point scorers.

10+ Rebound Games Daniel Coursey Jakob Gollon Bud Thomas

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WISE BEYOND HIS YEARS: Jakob Gollon will play in his 153rd career game on Sunday, moving him into 2nd place all-time among NCAA career leaders in games played. Gollon was granted a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA after suffering medical hardships in his first two collegiate seasons. The record for games played is 157 by David Lighty (Ohio State, 2011).

Double-Doubles Daniel Coursey Langston Hall Jakob Gollon Bud Thomas

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TURNING HEADS: The Bears check in at No. 10 in this week’s CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Top 25. Mercer has been featured in the poll for 12-straight weeks and been as high as No. 9 this year.

5+ Three-Point FG Games 13-14 Career Langston Hall 5 10 Bud Thomas 6 8 Anthony White Jr. 1 1 BODY OF WORK: Mercer tied program records with 23 overall wins and 14 confer- Jibri Bryan 1 ence wins during the regular season. Team Almanac A BENCHMARK TOTAL: Mercer’s win over Lipscomb on Feb. 13 established the Longest Winning Streak ................................................8 Bears’ third-straight 20-win season. Prior to last year, Mercer had never had conLongest Losing Streak ...................................................1 secutive 20-win seasons. Most Points Scored ...................................................117 Fewest Points Scored..................................................61 FIVE FOR FIGHTING: Mercer is the only team in the country to have started five Most Points Allowed ..................................................108 seniors in every game. Only two other teams (Pacific, St. Louis) have started a Fewest Points Allowed.................................................44 lineup of five seniors. Average Points Scored .............................................79.3 Average Points Allowed ............................................66.4 LEAVING HIS MARK: Langston Hall scored his 1,500th career point and dished his 600th career assist in the last week of the regular season. Hall is the only player in Individual Game Highs A-Sun history to have reached both of those marks. Most Points 37, J. Gollon, at Valparaiso (11/29/13) Most Rebounds 14, D. Coursey, at Kennesaw St. (2/7/14) PERSONAL MILESTONES: Mercer’s first win of the year was Bob Hoffman’s 500th Most Blocks 5, D. Coursey, vs. Reinhardt (11/13/13) win as a collegiate head coach and 100th win at Mercer. Mercer’s game at Valpara5, D. Coursey, at Kennesaw St. (2/7/14) iso on Nov. 29 was Hoffman’s 750th collegiate game coached. Most Assists 11, L. Hall, vs. FGCU (1/23/14) Most Steals 4, Langston Hall, at Kennesaw St. (2/7/14) GOOD AT REJECTION: Daniel Coursey broke Mercer’s career block record on Jan. 4, Langston Hall, at Stetson (2/23/14) 23 and ranks 3rd in A-Sun history with 204 career rejections.


BEARS BY THE NUMBERS 17-4, vs. Atlantic Sun teams 10-1, vs. Atlantic Sun teams at home 7-3, vs. Atlantic Sun teams away 10-1, In afternoon games 16-7, In night games 15-3, When scoring first 11-5, When opponent scores first 20-2, When leading at halftime 5-6, When trailing at halftime 1-0, When tied at halftime 23-1, Leading with 5:00 left 3-7, Trailing with 5:00 left 0-0, Tied with 5:00 left 5-2, In games decided by 3 points or less 4-2, In games decided by 4-10 points 17-4, In games decided by more than 10 points 0-0, In overtime games 0-0, When scoring 30-39 points 0-0, When scoring 40-49 points 0-0, When scoring 50-59 points 5-3, When scoring 60-69 points 9-3, When scoring 70-79 points 7-2, When scoring 80-89 points 3-0, When scoring 90+ points 2-0, When scoring 100+ points 0-0, When allowing less than 40 points 5-0, When allowing 40-49 points 8-0, When allowing 50-59 points 7-0, When allowing 60-69 points 5-4, When allowing 70-79 points 0-3, When allowing 80-89 points 0-1, When allowing 90+ points 1-0, When allowing 100+ points 0-0, When shooting less than 30% 1-3, When shooting 30-39% 11-5, When shooting 40-49% 14-0, When shooting 50% or better 5-0, When opponents shoot less than 30% 8-1, When opponents shoot 30-39% 12-4, When opponents shoot 40-49% 0-3, When opponents shoot 50% or better 22-1, When out-shooting opponents 4-7, When out-shot by opponents 0-0, When percentages are even 22-1, When out-rebounding opponents 4-7, When out-rebounded by opponents 0-0, When rebounds are even 10-3, When committing more turnovers 13-4, When committing less turnovers 3-1, When turnovers are even 4-1, in Sunday games 3-2, in Monday games 1-1, in Tuesday games 2-1, in Wednesday games 3-1, in Thursday games 6-2, in Friday games 7-0, in Saturday games

EXCELLENCE ACROSS THE BOARD: Mercer led the A-Sun in 12 statistical categories (scoring offense, scoring defense, scoring margin, field goal percentage, field goal percentage defense, 3-point FG percentage, 3-point FG percentage defense, rebounds allowed, rebound margin, blocked shots, assists, assist-to-turnover ratio, and defensive rebounds). PRETTY GOOD AT IT: Mercer went to overtime for the sixth time this season in the A-Sun semifinal win against USC Upstate. The Bears are 5-1 in overtime games this season, with wins over Seton Hall, Valparaiso, Denver and USC Upstate. The Bears are also 11-2 in their last 13 overtime games overall. WINNING IN STYLE: Mercer’s 21 point win over Jacksonville in the quarterfinals on Feb. 23 was its 13th win by 20 or more points this season. Over the past five seasons, Mercer has won 32 games by 20 or more points. GOOD IN TIGHT SPACES: The Bears have won six games this season by five or less points. Under Bob Hoffman, Mercer is 32-24 in games decided by five points or less. NEW YEARS IS NOTABLE: Head coach Bob Hoffman is 50-15 after December 31 in the last three seasons. KEY RESERVES: Mercer is averaging 29.9 points off the bench this season. Ike Nwamu leads the reserves at 8.3 points per game. The Bears have scored 30 or more points off the bench 14 times this season. LOCK HIM UP: Mercer announced a one-year extension to Bob Hoffman’s contract on Dec. 13. The one-year add-on keeps him in Orange and Black through the 201718 season. EXPERIENCE COUNTS: Mercer is the 4th most experienced team in the country, as ranked by Statsheet.com. The metric takes into account the average class year per minute played. BACK TOGETHER AGAIN: Langston Hall, Daniel Coursey, Jakob Gollon and Bud Thomas have started 102 games together in their Mercer careers. This year, they are joined by Anthony White Jr. to form an all-senior starting five. SENIOR DAY SUBS: Mercer seniors Kevin Canevari and Monty Brown were inserted into the starting lineup for Senior Day against Jacksonville. Langston Hall - who had started all 132 games of his career - gave up his starting spot for his classmate Canevari. HOME COURT ADVANTAGE: Mercer is 47-5 at home since the start of the 2011-12 season. BOUNCING BACK: Mercer is 25-5 after a loss over the last three seasons. The last time Mercer lost back-to-back games was the final game of the 2012-13 season (at BYU) and the first game of the 2013-14 season (at Texas). MOVE OVER: Langston Hall hit 2 3’s on Feb. 21 to become the program’s all-time leader in 3-pointers made. Hall has drained 252 3-pointers in his career, besting the old mark of 242 set by James Florence (2006-10). GETTING AHEAD: Mercer had at least a 15-point lead in 12 of its 18 conference games this year and a 30-point lead in five league games. A-SUN ACCOLADES: Langston Hall won A-Sun Player of the Week on Feb. 17 after averaging 22.5 points per game against Lipscomb and Northern Kentucky. The award was his second A-Sun weekly honor the season. Bud Thomas, Jakob Gollon and Ike Nwamu have also received conference weekly awards this season. SHARP SHOOTING: Bud Thomas’ nine 3-pointers at Lipscomb on Jan. 18 was a program single-game record. Thomas nearly accomplished the feat less than two weeks later, drilling eight 3-pointers at ETSU (1/31).


LEADS AND DEFICITS

BECOMING ROUTINE: Mercer had an eight-game winning streak from Jan. 4-31, marking the third season in a row that head coach Bob Hoffman and company have had a winning streak of at least eight games in conference play.

Opponent Result at Texas L, 76-73 Reinhardt W, 95-53 Seton Hall W, 77-74 (2OT) at Evansville L, 89-76 W, 109-56 ESPN RPI: As of Monday, Mercer checked in at No. 83 in ESPN’s Johnson & Wales Yale W, 81-54 daily RPI, the highest ranking for an A-Sun team. at Ohio L, 76-67 Valparaiso W, 117-108 (3OT) HIGHLIGHT FACTORY: Sophomore Ike Nwamu landed the No. at at Oklahoma L, 96-82 6 spot on SportsCenter’s Top-10 segment after cramming a fast- vs. Denver W, 64-63 (OT) break windmill dunk in Mercer’s win over Kennesaw State on vs. Alcorn St. W, 70-44 at Ole Miss W, 79-76 Jan. 10. vs. St. Andrews W, 98-56 W, 86-49 A MODEL OF EFFICIENCY: Mercer’s 68.9% field goal percentage at Jacksonville at North Florida L, 89-83 at Jacksonville on Dec. 30 was a program single-game record. vs. USC Upstate W, 62-60 (OT) The previous best was 63.9%, set against Jacksonville on Jan. vs. ETSU W, 73-63 23, 2012. The Bears were 18-of-20 (90%) from the field in the vs. Kennesaw State. W, 83-46 second half, just shy of the NCAA record for a half set by North at Northern Kentucky W, 74-58 at Lipscomb W, 87-66 Carolina against Virginia in 1978. vs. FGCU W, 68-55 vs. Stetson W, 87-49 HIGH MAJOR SUCCESS: Mercer’s win at Ole Miss was head at ETSU W, 90-77 coach Bob Hoffman’s eighth win against high-major competiat Upstate L, 80-61 tion in six seasons with the Bears. He’s also led the team to wins at Kennesaw State W, 75-68 over Alabama (twice), Auburn, Florida State, Georgia Tech, Ten- vs. Lipscomb W, 79-48 vs. Northern Kentucky W, 89-67 nessee and Seton Hall. at FGCU L, 75-61 at Stetson W, 73-52 GOING ABOVE AND BEYOND: Jakob Gollon scored a careerNorth Florida L, 79-76 (OT) high 37 points in Mercer’s triple overtime win at Valparaiso. The vs. vs. Jacksonville W, 69-55 effort marked Mercer’s highest single-game scoring total since vs. Jacksonville W, 85-64 James Florence scored 38 against USC Upstate on Feb. 26, 2009. vs. USC Upstate W, 78-75 (2OT) at FGCU W, 68-60

HIGH WATER MARK: Mercer’s 117 points scored at Valparaiso was the second highest scoring output in program history. The record is 118, set in a three-point win at Furman on Feb. 8, 1973. HALFTIME ADJUSTMENTS: Mercer has only been outscored in the second half eight times this season. The Bears are shooting 46.8% (447-of-955) from the field and averaging 39.4 points in the second half this year. WELL TRAVELED: Over the summer, Mercer took a 10-day international trip to Germany, Lithuania and Latvia. The team partnered with Athletes in Action to design a trip focused on service, team building, academics and basketball. The Bears played five games against international competition, including a matchup with the Latvian National Team. SENIOR CLASS AWARD: Jakob Gollon was one of 30 national nominees for the 2014 Senior CLASS Award. The award is the nation’s premier award for NCAA senior student-athletes and represents the acronym Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School. A TRUE SCHOLAR: Jakob Gollon was named to the COSIDA Academic All-American District IV first team for the secondstraight year. MILESTONE WATCH: Notable Numbers Monty Brown .........................Rebounds .................... Needs 10 for 300 Mercer Career Records Langston Hall .............................Points ........................... Needs 2 for 8th Bud Thomas .........................3-Pt FG Made..................Needs 31 for 3rd Jakob Gollon ............................. Assists ........................Needs 28 for 4th

Largest Lead 9 (9:44, 2nd) 46 (6:33, 2nd) 4 (2:58, 2OT) 8 (6:33, 1st) 59 (3:52, 2nd) 29 (0:38, 2nd) 9 (10:10, 1st) 9 (0:16, 3OT) 2 (17:36, 1st) 7 (13:45, 2nd) 32 (3:14, 2nd) 16 (19:02, 2nd) 44 (0:52, 2nd) 39 (2:26, 2nd) 2 (19:42, 1st) 5 (11:41, 1st) 15 (18:06, 2nd) 42 (1:47, 2nd) 20 (3:00, 2nd) 29 (17:58, 2nd) 20 (6:47, 2nd) 45 (3:59, 2nd) 17 (11:07, 2nd) 5 (16:54, 1st) 8 (11:03, 1st) 38 (9:23, 2nd) 34 (11:05, 2nd) 3 (18:05, 1st) 26 (2:20, 2nd) 12 (1:40, 1st) 18 (15:21, 2nd) 27 (00:51, 2nd) 8 (10:08, 2nd) 18 (0:07 1st)

Largest Deficit 12 (3:53, 1st) 12 (7:55, 1st) 15 (2:09, 2nd) 20 (13:17, 2nd) 15 (2:55, 1st) 31 (16:21, 2nd) 5 (14:27, 1st) 7 (6:44, 2nd) 3 (18:21, 1st) 2 (15:36, 1st) 28 (6:10, 2nd) 7 (4:32, 1st) 14 (14:06, 1st) 4 (18:27, 1st) 2 (19:09, 1st) 4 (14:41, 1st) 2 (19:38, 1st) 5 (17:04, 1st) 20 (3:05, 1st) 3 (19:36, 2nd) 20 (2:26, 2nd) 1 (19:45 1st) 4 (00:20, OT) 4 (15:041, 1st) 5 (13:27, 1st) 1 (18:51, 1st)

SPECIALTY STATS

PP- Points in Paint | POT - Points off Turnovers 2nd - Second chance points | FB - Fast break points BP - Points off the bench

Opponent at Texas Reinhardt Seton Hall at Evansville Johnson & Wales Yale at Ohio at Valparaiso at Oklahoma vs. Denver vs. Alcorn state at Ole Miss vs. St. Andrews at Jacksonville at North Florida vs. USC Upstate vs. ETSU vs. KSU at NKU at Lipscomb vs. FGCU vs. Steston at ETSU vs. USC Upstate at KSU vs. Lipscomb vs. Northern Kentucky at FGCU at Stetson vs. North Florida vs. Jacksonville vs. Jacksonville vs. USC Upstate at FGCU

Mercer/Opponent PP POT 20/26 13/13 64/19 20/2 24/32 19/21 30/34 13/14 56/12 10/5 20/30 11/11 26/28 15/17 42/50 20/7 34/28 9/22 28/26 4/12 30/18 15/8 32/36 17/8 36/22 14/12 34/18 17/12 32/32 18/11 24/16 10/10 20/26 8/16 24/20 33/4 30/14 17/11 32/14 12/22 31/28 14/9 30/16 14/14 34/34 11/15 30/24 20/28 36/36 18/4 28/8 17/6 18/20 19/20 26/28 12/11 40/24 16/14 36/40 20/15 28/18 23/11 39/16 22/11 12/29 15/11 26/40 16/13

2nd 8/10 21/13 10/15 12/17 24/3 7/7 10/20 16/12 17/17 14/9 4/13 11/14 19/2 4/13 18/16 11/8 12/12 14/3 10/11 13/2 6/7 11/2 17/14 13/12 14/7 11/9 16/6 14/15 10/4 11/8 7/7 12/5 19/12 15/10

FB 3/7 12/4 4/4 4/2 20/4 12/6 6/0 10/2 6/8 0/4 6/2 4/6 10/4 17/6 0/9 2/0 0/6 8/4 0/6 4/2 9/14 2/4 10/14 6/13 4/2 9/0 5/6 0/4 8/8 11/9 2/4 3/8 0/7 4/8

BP 22/22 48/27 17/9 19/11 72/16 37/9 28/15 28/28 49/14 12/5 14/21 41/17 62/25 30/7 67/24 24/20 38/13 35/19 15/26 9/12 20/7 40/22 23/29 33/13 23/31 37/22 23/27 23/23 29/13 20/22 31/10 17/9 19/18 13/11

RECORD BY STARTING LINEUP

Atlantic Sun Career Records L. Hall, A. White Jr, B. Thomas, J. Gollon, D. Coursey Daniel Coursey ..........................Blocks........................Needs 28 for 2nd K. Canevari, A. White Jr., B. Thomas, J. Gollon. M. Brown

25-8 1-0


THE LAST TIME ... A Mercer Player Had: 20 points or more 25 points or more 30 points or more 10 rebounds or more 15 rebounds or more 8 assists or more 5 steals or more 5 blocks or more a double-double A Mercer Opponent Had: 20 points or more 25 points or more 35 points or more 10 rebounds or more 15 rebounds or more 8 assists or more 5 steals or more 5 blocks or more a double-double

MU A-SUN RANKINGS**

21, Langston Hall vs. Upstate (3/6/14) 29, Anthony White Jr. (3/4/14) 31, Bud Thomas at Lipscomb (1/18/14) 14, Daniel Coursey, at Kennesaw State (2/7/14) 15, Daniel Emerson vs. Jacksonville (3/5/10) 10, Langston Hall vs. Jacksonville (3/4/14) 5, Langston Hall at Florida State (12/2/12) 5, Daniel Coursey, at Kennesaw State (2/7/14) 10 pts./11 rebounds, Jakob Gollon at ETSU (1/31/14)

Figure 79.3 66.4 +12.9 .732 .476 .400 .385 .298 37.9 32.8 +5.2 4.2 16.4 6.0 +0.79 1.4 11.6 26.3 .710 .345 8.1

24, Torrey Craig, Upstate (3/6/14) 25, Torrey Craig, USC Upstate (2/2/14) 31, LaVonte Dority, Valpo (11/29/13) 11, Ricardo Glenn, Upstate (3/6/14) 15, Travis Mckie, Wake Forest (11/19/12) 9, Javan Felix, Texas (11/8/13) 5, Fuquan Edwin, Seton Hall (11/16/12) 5, Josh Nicholas, Alcorn State (12/16/12) Atlantic Sun - Individual Rankings 17 pts/11 rebs, Ricardo Glenn, Upstate (3/6/14) Category Player Rank Figure

Mercer: Scored 90 points 90, at ETSU (1/31/14) Allowed 90 points 96, at Oklahoma (12/2/13) Scored 100 points 117, at Valparaiso (11/29/13) Allowed 100 points 108, at Valparaiso (11/29/13) Scored less than 50 points 46, at Northern Kentucky (1/24/13) Allowed less than 50 points 48, vs. Lipscomb (2/14/14) Shot 50 percent or better 50.0% (28-of-56) vs. Jacksonville (3/4/14) Shot 35 percent or below 34.4% (21-61) at FGCU (2/21/14) Grabbed 50 or more rebounds 56, vs. Johnson & Wales (11/20/13) Forced 25 or more turnovers 27, vs. FGCU (1/14/08) Had four players in double-figures at FGCU (3/9/14) Had five players in double-figures vs. Yale (11/23/13) Won in overtime 78-75 (2OT) vs. USC Upstate (3/6/14) Lost in overtime 79-76 (OT) vs. UNF (2/27/14)

TEAM NATIONAL RANKINGS (TOP 100)* Category Won-Lost Percentage Scoring Offense Scoring Defense Scoring Margin Field-Goal Percentage Field-Goal Percentage Defense Three-Pt Field Goals Per Game Three-Pt Field Goal Percentage Three-Pt FG Defense Free-Throw Percentage Rebound Margin Assists Per Game Assist Turnover Ratio Total Blocks Total Assists Total Rebounds Free Throws Made 3-pt Field Goal Attempts Total 3-point FGM

Atlantic Sun - Team Category Rank Scoring Offense 1st Scoring Defense 1st Scoring Margin 1st Free Throw Pct. 2nd Field Goal Pct. 1st FG Pct. Defense 1st 3-Pt. FG Pct. 1st 3-Pt. FG Pct. Def. 1st Rebounds Per Game 2nd Rebounds Allowed 1st Rebound Margin 1st Blocked Shots 1st Assists 1st Steals 5th Turnover Margin 3rd Asst./TO Ratio 1st Offensive Rebounds 4th Defensive Rebounds 2nd Def. Reb. % 2nd Off. Reb. % 2nd 3-Pt. FG Per Game 2nd

Rank 25th 23rd 77th 9th 28th 31st 26th 34th 13th 52nd 25th 10th 27th 75th 5th 17th 75th 33rd 16th

Figure 76.5% 79.3 66.4 +12.9 47.5% 40.0% 8.1 38.4 29.9 73.2% +5.2 16.4 +1.38 143 559 1,292 552 721 277

Scoring

L. Hall D. Coursey Rebounding D. Coursey FG% D. Coursey Assists L. Hall J. Gollon FT% L. Hall Steals L. Hall 3-PT FG% A. White Jr. L. Hall B. Thomas 3-PT FG Made L. Hall B. Thomas Blocks D. Coursey A-TO Ratio L. Hall Minutes Played L. Hall Offensive Rebounds D. Coursey Defensive Rebounds D. Coursey Minutes Played L. Hall

6th 25th 6th 2nd 1st 13th 2nd 2nd 3rd 8th 9th 3rd 9th 1st 4th 6th 5th 8th 6th

14.7 9.9 6.6 .576 5.6 2.6 .857 1.5 .423 .392 .391 2.4 1.9 2.1 2.3 31.8 2.3 4.3 31.9

INDV. NATIONAL RANKINGS (TOP 100)* Category 3-pt FG’s per game FT percentage Assists per game Total assists Assist-to-turnover radio Blocks per game Total Blocks 3-point FG attempts 3-point FGM

Player L. Hall L. Hall L. Hall L. Hall L. Hall D. Coursey D. Coursey L. Hall L. Hall

Rank 93rd 58th 26th 17th 54th 61st 48th 69th 50th

Figure 2.41 85.7% 5.6 190 +2.35 2.09 71 209 82

* National rankings as of latest NCAA report (3/16/14) ** A-Sun rankings through A-Sun tourney (3/9/14)


NATIONAL POLLS AP TOP 25

USA TODAY COACHES POLL

Team Record Points Team 1. Florida (50) 32-2 1,610 1. Florida (26) 2. Wichita State (15) 34-0 1,571 2. Wichita State (6) 3. Virginia 28-6 1,430 3. Louisville 4. Arizona 30-4 1,422 4. Virginia 5. Louisville 29-5 1,412 5. Arizona 6. Villanova 28-4 1,231 6. Duke 7. Michigan 25-8 1,162 7. Villanova 8. Duke 26-8 1,121 8. Michigan 9. Iowa State 26-7 1,055 9. Iowa State 10. Kansas 24-9 1,045 10. Kansas 11. Michigan State 26-8 950 11. San Diego State 12. Wisconsin 26-7 892 12. Syracuse 13. San Diego State 29-4 890 13. Michigan State 14. Syracuse 27-5 757 14. Cincinnati 15. Cincinnati 27-6 720 15. Wisconsin 16. Creighton 26-7 658 16. Creighton 17. New Mexico 27-6 623 17. New Mexico 18. Connecticut 26-8 503 18. North Carolina 19. North Carolina 23-9 424 19. Connecticut 20. UCLA 26-8 413 20. Oklahoma 21. Oklahoma 23-9 265 21. Saint Louis 22. Ohio State 25-9 167 22. Kentucky 23. Baylor 24-11 148 23. UCLA 24. VCU 26-8 140 24. Ohio State 25. Saint Louis 26-6 131 25. VCU OTHERS RECEIVING VOTES: Memphis 101, Gonzaga 83, Kentucky 77, Stephen F. Austin 46, Harvard 30, Saint Joseph’s 14, Texas 13, Oregon 8, Providence 6, Massachusetts 3, Tennessee 2, Western Michigan 1, North Carolina Central 1

Record 32-2 34-0 29-5 28-6 30-4 26-8 28-4 25-8 26-7 24-9 29-4 27-5 26-8 27-6 26-7 26-7 27-6 23-9 26-8 23-9 26-6 24-10 26-8 25-9 26-8

Points 794 774 717 696 679 609 604 563 492 487 482 399 394 390 387 333 314 239 215 127 107 103 101 91 63

COLLEGEINSIDER MID-MAJOR TOP 25 Opponent Record Points 1. Wichita State (31) 34-0 775 2. Stephen F. Austin 29-2 734 3. Gonzaga 26-6 705 4. North Dakota State 23-6 674 5. Harvard 26-4 653 6. Toledo 26-5 612 7. Georgia State 24-7 568 8. Green Bay 24-6 522 9. Delaware 24-9 506 10. Mercer 26-8 467 11. BYU 22-10 454 12. Indiana State 23-10 436 13. Iona 22-9 360 14. UC Irvine 22-10 342 15. Manhattan 24-7 330 16. UC Santa Barbara 21-5 277 17. Belmont 24-9 268 18. NC Central 25-5 264 19. New Mexico State 23-9 205 20. Saint Mary’s 22-10 185 21. Western Michigan 21-9 172 22. Eastern Kentucky 24-9 133 23. Buffalo 19-9 108 24. San Francisco 21-10 91 25. Utah Valley 19-10 45

Conference Missouri Valley Southland West Coast Summit Ivy League Mid-American Sun Belt Horizon Colonial Atlantic Sun West Coast Missouri Valley Metro Atlantic Big West Metro Atlantic Big West Ohio Valley MEAC WAC West Coast Mid-American Ohio Valley Mid-American West Coast WAC

OTHERS RECEIVING VOTES: Boston University 35, Davidson 35, Ohio 23, Akron 14, Vermont 14, South 61, Gonzaga 50, Baylor 41, Pittsburgh 26, Dakota State 13, Cleveland State 12, IPFW 10, Southern Texas 15, Stephen F. Austin 13, Saint Jo9, Canisius 8, Flordia Gluf Coast 7, Towson 7, Radford seph’s 10, Southern Methodist 8, Nebraska 6, Western Kentucky 6, Wright State 4, Milwaukee 3, Stony Brook 3, Sam Houston State 3, Missouri State 2, 6, Providence 3, Southern Miss 2, Harvard UL-Lafayette 2, American 1, Coastal Carolina 1, Eastern 2, George Washington 1, Tulsa 1, Iowa 1 Michigan 1, Weber State 1, William & Mary 1. OTHERS RECEIVING VOTES: Memphis

TODAY’S MATCHUP IN THE RANKINGS Source Last Update Mercer Rank Duke Rank

ESPN RPI

REALTIME RPI

(ESPN.com) 3/17/14 83 7

(realtimerpi.com) (kenpom.com) (bbstate.com) (warrennolan.com) 3/17/14 3/17/14 3/17/14 3/17/14 81 99 31 81 8 7 19 9

KENPOM

BBSTATE

WARREN NOLAN


A-SUN SCHEDULE Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014 Mercer 73, Stetson 52 FGCU 78, Kennesaw State 68 Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 Jacksonville 71, Kennesaw State 69 Northern Kentucky 96, Stetson 58 North Florida 79, Mercer 76 Lipscomb 92, FGCU 71 Friday, Feb. 28, 2014 USC Upstate 79, ETSU 73 Saturday, March 1, 2014 Lipscomb 83, Stetson 76 Mercer 69, Jacksonville 55 FGCU 92, Northern Kentucky 72 North Florida 87, Kennesaw State 77 Tuesday, March 4, 2014 #2 Mercer 85, #7 Jacksonville 64 #1 FGCU 77, #8 Stetson 55 #3 USC Upstate 80, #6 North Florida 74 #4 ETSU 89, #5 Lipscomb 88 Thursday, March 6, 2014 #1 FGCU 69, #4 ETSU 64 #2 Mercer 78, #3 USC Upstate 75 (2OT)

CONFERENCE UPDATE A-SUNConference STANDINGS Team No. 1 FGCU No. 2 Mercer No. 3 USC Upstate No. 4 ETSU No. 5 Lipscomb No. 6 North Florida No. 7 Jacksonville ^ Northern Kentucky No. 8 Stetson Kennesaw State

Overall W-L 22-12 26-8 19-14 18-15 15-15 16-16 12-18 9-21 7-24 6-25

W-L 14-4 14-4 11-7 10-8 10-8 10-8 8-10 5-13 5-13 3-15

A-SUN ALL-CONFERENCE Player of the Year: Langston Hall, Mercer Defensive Player of the Year: Daniel Coursey, Mercer Freshman of the Year: Dallas Moore, North Florida Newcomer of the Year: Jalen Riley, ETSU Coach of the Year: Bob Hoffman, Mercer First Team All-Atlantic Sun Pos. Name G Rashawn Rembert G Brett Comer G Bernard Thompson PG Langston Hall F Torrey Craig

School ETSU FGCU FGCU Mercer USC Upstate

CL Jr. Jr. Jr. Sr. Sr.

Hometown Tampa, Fla. Winter Park, Fla. Conyers, Ga. Atlanta, Ga. Great Falls, S.C.

Second Team All-Atlantic Sun Pos. Name F Chase Fieler G Jarvis Haywood G Keith McDougald F Travis Wallace F Ricardo Glenn

School FGCU Jacksonville Jacksonville North Florida USC Upstate

CL Sr. So. Sr. Sr. Sr.

Hometown Parkersburg, W.Va. Charlotte, N.C. Jacksonville, Fla. Marietta, Ga. Augusta, Ga.

Atlantic Sun All-Freshmen Team Pos. Name School *G J.C. Hampton Lipscomb *G Dallas Moore North Florida G A.J. Merriweather ETSU G Josh Williams Lipscomb F Brian Pegg Stetson

Hometown Gainesville, Ga. St. Petersburg, Fla. Jackson, Tenn. Jackson, Miss. Clearwater, Fla.

A-SUN WEEKLY AWARDS Sunday, March 9, 2014 # 2 Mercer 68, # 1 FGCU 60 Tuesday, March 18, 2014 Chattanooga at ETSU (CIT) .............................7 p.m. FGCU at Florida State (NIT) .............................7 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, 2014 Towson at USC Upstate (CIT) ..........................7 p.m. Friday, March 21, 2014 Mercer vs. Duke (NCAA) .......................... 12:15 p.m.

Date Player of the Week Newcomer of the Week 11/11 Ty Greene (USC Upstate) J.C. Hampton (Lipscomb) 11/18 Chase Fieler (FGCU) Ike Nwamu (Mercer) 11/25 Jalen Billups (NKU) Marcel White (Jacksonville) 12/2 Jakob Gollon (Mercer) Dallas Moore (UNF) 12/9 Martin Smith (Lipscomb) A.J. Merriweather (ETSU) 12/16 Brett Comer (FGCU) Jordan Jackson (NKU) 12/23 Langston Hall (Mercer) Jalen Riley (ETSU) 12/30 Jalen Riley (ETSU) Vince Martin (Jacksonville) 1/6 Travis Wallace (UNF) Jordan Jackson (NKU) 1/13 Keith McDougald (Jacksonville) Josh Williams (Lipscomb) 1/20 Bud Thomas (Mercer)/Travis Wallace (UNF) Brian Pegg (Stetson) 1/27 Kinard Gadsden-Gilliard (ETSU) Josh Williams (Lipscomb) 2/3 Ricardo Glenn (USC Upstate) J.C. Hampton (Lipscomb) 2/10 Brett Comer (FGCU) Jalen Riley (ETSU) 2/17 Langston Hall (Mercer) Josh Williams (Lipscomb) 2/24 Jarvis Haywood (Jacksonville) Jamail Jones (FGCU) 3/2 Ricardo Glenn (USC Upstate) Dallas Moore (UNF)/Josh Williams


Mercer Numercical Roster No. Name 1 2 3 5 10 11 12 14 15 20 21 22 25 32 34 45 52

Pos. Ht.

Phillip Leonard Matt Panaggio Kevin Canevari Bud Thomas Ike Nwamu D.J. Brooks John Mosser T.J. Hallice Anthony White Jr. Jakob Gollon Langston Hall Darious Moten Lawrence Brown James Bento Jibri Bryan Monty Brown Daniel Coursey

G G G F G G G F G F PG F G F G C F

So. Fr. Sr. Sr. So. Fr. Fr. Jr. Sr. Sr. Sr. Jr. So. Fr. So. Sr. Sr.

Cl. Wt.

Hometown/Previous School

6-2 6-3 5-11 6-6 6-5 6-1 6-4 6-9 6-2 6-6 6-4 6-6 6-5 6-6 6-3 6-11 6-10

Tulsa, Okla./Union HS Undecided Daytona Beach, Fla. / Worcester Academy Business Charlotte, N.C. / Lake Norman HS Business Highlands Ranch, Colo. / Regis Jesuit HS Business Greensboro, N.C. / Westchester Country Day Undeclared Simpsonville, S.C./Hillcrest HS Undecided Cary, N.C. / Green Hope HS Undecided Weddington, N.C. / Fishburne Military School Business Indianapolis, Ind. / Pike HS Communications Stevens Point, Wis. / Stevens Point HS Educational Leadership (Grad.) Atlanta, Ga. / Chamblee HS Business Bowdon, Ga. / Bowdon HS Engineering Kansas City, Mo. / The Barstow School Engineering Houston, Texas / Woodlands Christian Academy Undecided Savannah, Ga. / Benedictine Military School Economics Liberty Mounds, Okla. / The Hotchkiss School Economics/Pre-Physical Therapy Savannah, Ga. / Benedictine Military School Biology

200 185 165 200 205 180 210 205 170 200 180 195 210 195 180 250 220

Major

Head Coach: Bob Hoffman (Oklahoma Baptist, 1979), Sixth season Associate Head Coach: Spencer Wright (Oklahoma Baptist, 1995), Sixth season Assistant Coach: Doug Esleeck (UNC-Chapel Hill, 2005), Fourth season Assistant Coach: Jake Nelp (Colorado State, 2001), Fourth season Director of Basketball Operations: Jonathan Howard, Third season

p Mercer Alphabetical Roster No. 32 11 25 45 34 3 52 20 21 14 1 12 22 10 2 5 15

Name James Bento D.J. Brooks Lawrence Brown Monty Brown Jibri Bryan Kevin Canevari Daniel Coursey Jakob Gollon Langston Hall T.J. Hallice Phillip Leonard John Mosser Darious Moten Ike Nwamu Matt Panaggio Bud Thomas Anthony White Jr.

Pos. F G G C G G F F PG F G G F G G F G

Ht. Cl. Wt. Fr. 6-6 195 Fr. 6-1 180 So. 6-5 210 Sr. 6-11 250 So. 6-3 180 Sr. 5-11 165 Sr. 6-10 220 Sr. 6-6 200 Sr. 6-4 180 Jr. 6-9 205 So. 6-2 200 Fr. 6-4 210 Jr. 6-6 195 So. 6-5 205 Fr. 6-3 185 Sr. 6-6 200 Sr. 6-2 170

Hometown/Previous School Major Houston, Texas / Woodlands Christian Academy Undecided Simpsonville, S.C./Hillcrest HS Undecided Kansas City, Mo. / The Barstow School Engineering Liberty Mounds, Okla. / The Hotchkiss School Economics/Pre-Physical Therapy Savannah, Ga. / Benedictine Military School Economics Charlotte, N.C. / Lake Norman HS Business Savannah, Ga. / Benedictine Military School Biology Stevens Point, Wis. / Stevens Point HS M.Ed. Educational Leadership Atlanta, Ga. / Chamblee HS Business Weddington, N.C. / Fishburne Military School Business Tulsa, Okla./Union HSt Undecided Cary, N.C. / Green Hope HS Undecided Bowdon, Ga. / Bowdon HS Engineering Greensboro, N.C. / Westchester Country Day Undeclared Daytona Beach, Fla. / Worcester Academy Business Highlands Ranch, Colo. / Regis Jesuit HS Business Indianapolis, Ind. / Pike HS Communications

Pronunciation Guide 34 JIBRI Bryan ...................................................jib-BREE 3 Kevin CANEVARI ........................can-uh-VARR-ee 52 Daniel COURSEY ....................................CORE-see 20 Jake GOLLON ........................................ GAHL-uhn 14 T.J. HALLICE .....................................................hal-iss 12 John Mosser .............................................Mow-sure


head coach

BOB HOFFMAN

SIXTH SEASON OKLAHOMA BAPTIST ‘79

•2014 A-Sun Coach of the Year •2013 A-Sun Coach of the Year

• Signed on as Mercer head coach on March 27, 2008 • Named 2013 & 2014 Atlantic Sun Coach of the Year • 525 wins as a head coach and 125 wins at Mercer • Guided Mercer to program’s first outright Atlantic Sun regular season title in 2012-13 • Led Mercer to 2012 CollegeInsider.com Tournament Title • Presided over program record 27-win season in 2011-12 • 8 high-major wins in 6 seasons at Mercer- wins over Auburn, Alabama (2x), Georgia Tech, Florida State, Seton Hall & Ole Miss • 99 wins in first five seasons with Mercer, the highest winning total during any five-year span in program history • Achieved back-to-back 20-win 3-straight seasons, a first for Mercer men’s basketball • 50-15 record after the New Year in last three seasons

Hoffman Year-by-Year Southern Nazarene (Women) Year ........................................................ ........................................... W-L 1987-88 .........................................................................................21-11 1988-89 ........................................................................................... 36-2 1989-90 ........................................................................................... 31-3 Three Seasons .................................................................88-16 (.846) Oklahoma Baptist Year ................................................................................................... W-L 1990-91 .........................................................................................15-17 1991-92 .........................................................................................16-17 1992-93 .......................................................................................... 34-4 1993-94 .......................................................................................... 30-7 1994-95 .......................................................................................... 28-6 1995-96 .......................................................................................... 29-7 1996-97 ........................................................................................... 36-4 1997-98 ........................................................................................... 24-9 1998-99 ........................................................................................... 31-7 Nine Seasons ................................................................243-78 (.757) Texas Pan-Am Year .................................................................................................... W-L 1999-00 .........................................................................................12-16 2000-01 .........................................................................................12-17 2001-02 ........................................................................................... 21-9 2002-03 .........................................................................................10-20 2003-04 .........................................................................................14-14 Five Seasons ....................................................................69-76 (.542) Mercer Year .................................................................................................... W-L 2008-09 .........................................................................................17-15 2009-10 .........................................................................................16-17 2010-11 .........................................................................................15-18 2011-12 .........................................................................................27-11 2012-13 .........................................................................................24-12 2013-14 ........................................................................................... 26-8 Six Seasons ...................................................................125-82 (.604) Career Head Coaching Record 23 Seasons ..................................................................525-251 (.677)

AAWARDS WARDS & HONORS HONORS 2014 Atlantic Sun Coach of the Year Fellowship of Christian Athletes John Lotz “Barnabas” Award winner 2013 Atlantic Sun Coach of the Year 2009 Collegeinsider.com Atlantic Sun Coach of the Year 2006 Selected to coach in the ABA All-Star Game 2004 Inducted into the Oklahoma Basketball Hall of Fame Collegeinsider.com Independent Coach of the Year 2002 Collegeinsider.com Independent Coach of the Year 2001 Inducted into the Oklahoma Baptist University Hall of Fame 1997 Sooner Athletic Conference Coach of the Year 1996 Sooner Athletic Conference Coach of the Year 1993 Named Basketball Times Small College Coach of the Year Sooner Athletic Conference Coach of the Year NAIA District 9 Coach of the Year 1989 NAIA National Coach of the Year Sooner Athletic Conference Coach of the Year NAIA District 9 Coach of the Year


PHILLIP LEONARD

#1

SOPHOMORE GUARD TULSA, OKLA. UNION HS

2013-14 • Scored a season-high 19 vs. Johnson & Wales (11/20) • 10+ points in three games • 12 points at Oklahoma (12/2) in return to home state 2012-13 (Northern Oklahoma Tonkawa College) • Started all 31 games • Led the Mavs to a 27-4 record • Averaged 7.5 points, 3.1 rebounds, 3.3 assists per game • Shot 50.7% from the field • Scored 18 points in the final game of the year against Eastern Oklahoma State College (3/6).

CAREER HIGHS Points: ........................................19, vs. Johnson & Wales (11/20/13) FG Made: ...................................6, vs. Johnson & Wales (11/20/13) FG Att: .......................................... 9, vs. Johnson & Wales (11/20/13) 3-Point FGs:...............................................1, 4x, vs. Denver (12/7/13) 3-Point FGA:.................................. 3, 3x, vs. St. Andrews (12/27/13) FT Made: ......................................................7, at Oklahoma (12/2/13) FT Att:.........................................14, vs. Johnson & Wales (11/20/13) Rebounds: .................................... 6, 2x, vs. St. Andrews (12/27/13) Assists ...................................................3, vs. St. Andrews (12/27/13) Blocks: ................................................................................................... N/A Steals: ....................................................2, vs. St. Andrews (12/27/13) Minutes: ..............................................22, at Jacksonville (12/30/13)

HIGH SCHOOL •Three varsity letters for coach Rudy Garcia at Union HS • Led Union to an unblemished 29-0 record and the 6A state championship as a senior • Also competed as a member of the Union Select AAU team under coach Loyd Hudson PERSONAL • Born September 30, 1993 in Lawton, Oklahoma • Son of Phillip and Cynthia Leonard • Also recruited by North Texas and UC-Riverside

2013-14 GAME-BY-GAME Opponent

Date

at Texas REINHARDT SETON HALL at University of Evansv JOHNSON & WALES YALE at Ohio at Valparaiso at Oklahoma DENVER ALCORN STATE at Ole Miss ST. ANDREWS at Jacksonville at North Florida USC UPSTATE ETSU KENNESAW STATE at Northern Kentucky at Lipscomb FGCU STETSON at ETSU at USC Upstate LIPSCOMB NORTHERN KENTUCKY at FGCU at Stetson JACKSONVILLE JACKSONVILLE Totals

11/08/13 11/13/13 11/16/13 11/18/13 11/20/13 11/23/13 11/26/13 11/29/13 12/02/13 12/7/13 12/16/13 12/22/13 12/27/13 12/30/13 01/01/14 1/4/14 1/6/14 1/10/14 1/16/14 01/18/14 1/23/14 1/25/14 1/31/14 02/02/14 2/14/14 2/16/14 02/21/14 2/23/14 3/1/14 3/4/14

gs

min

Total fg-fga

0

17 16 12 8 17 13 8 10 16 17 6 13 19 22 15 6 4 7 5 3 2 11 0 8 5 4 6 3 4 8 285

2-3 3-8 2-5 1-3 6-9 0-2 1-3 1-2 2-4 1-2 0-0 2-6 4-7 1-3 1-4 0-0 1-1 2-2 0-1 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-0 1-4 1-5 0-0 2-3 0-0 0-0 0-3 36-82

pct

3-Pointers 3fg-fga pct

.667 .375 .400 .333 .667 .000 .333 .500 .500 .500 .000 .333 .571 .333 .250 .000 1.000 1.000 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .000 .250 .200 .000 .667 .000 .000 .000 .439

0-0 0-1 0-0 0-1 1-3 0-0 1-2 0-0 1-3 1-1 0-0 0-1 0-3 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 4-18

.000 .000 .000 .000 .333 .000 .500 .000 .333 1.000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .222

Free throws ft-fta pct

off

5-7 3-4 0-0 1-3 6-14 3-4 0-0 2-2 7-9 2-6 0-2 3-4 3-6 6-7 0-4 0-0 3-3 1-2 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 3-3 0-0 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-0 1-2 52-86

1 2 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 15

.714 .750 .000 .333 .429 .750 .000 1.000 .778 .333 .000 .750 .500 .857 .000 .000 1.000 .500 1.000 .000 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .000 .000 .500 .000 .000 .500 .605

Rebounds def tot

0 0 1 0 3 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 28

1 2 1 0 6 3 1 1 3 2 2 1 6 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 2 1 43

avg

pf

a t/o blk

1.0 2 1 0 1.5 1 0 0 1.3 2 0 4 1.0 0 0 0 2.0 1 1 0 2.2 1 1 0 2.0 1 0 0 1.9 1 1 1 2.0 1 1 0 2.0 4 0 2 2.0 0 0 1 1.9 1 0 0 2.2 1 3 0 2.4 3 1 1 2.4 4 2 0 2.3 0 0 1 2.1 1 0 0 2.0 0 2 0 1.9 0 0 0 1.8 2 0 2 1.7 0 0 1 1.6 0 0 0 1.6 1 0 0 1.6 1 1 1 1.6 0 1 1 1.5 1 1 0 1.5 2 0 0 1.4 0 0 1 1.4 0 1 0 1.4 1 0 0 1.4 32 17 16

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

stl

pts

avg

0 9 0 9 0 4 0 3 1 19 1 3 0 3 0 4 0 12 1 5 0 0 0 7 2 11 0 8 0 2 0 0 0 5 0 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 5 0 2 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 128

9.0 9.0 7.3 6.3 8.8 7.8 7.1 6.8 7.3 7.1 6.5 6.5 6.8 6.9 6.6 6.2 6.1 6.1 5.8 5.6 5.3 5.2 5.0 5.0 4.9 4.7 4.7 4.5 4.4 4.3 4.3

CAREER STATS Season

gp-gs

min/avg

Total fg-fga

pct

3-Point fg-fga

pct

2013-14 TOTAL

30-0 30-0

285/9.5 285/9.5

36-82 36-82

.439 .439

4-18 4-18

.222 .222

F-Throws ft-fta pct

52-86 52-86

.605 .605

off

Rebounds def tot

avg

pf

fo

ast

to

blk

stl

Scoring pts avg

15 15

28 28

1.4 1.4

32 32

0 0

17 17

16 16

0 0

6 6

128 4.3 128 4.3

43 43


CAREER HIGHS

KEVIN CANEVARI #3

Points: ................................................10, vs. Oglethorpe (11/12/12) FG Made: ............................................. 4, vs. Oglethorpe (11/12/12) FG Att: .................................................. 5, vs. Oglethorpe (11/12/12) 3-Point FGs: .................................... 2, 4x, at North Florida (1/1/14) 3-Point FGA: ............................................3, 6x, vs. USC Upstate (3/8/13) FT Made: .........................................2, 10x, vs. Jacksonville (3/4/14) FT Att: ...............................................2, 12x, vs. Jacksonville (3/4/14) Rebounds: .................................................. 3, 4x, at Ohio (11/26/13) Assists: .................................................6, vs. St. Andrews (12/27/13) Blocks: ...................................................................................................N/A Steals: ................................................... 5, vs. Oglethorpe (11/12/12) Minutes: ........................................... 22, vs. St. Andrews (12/27/13)

SENIOR GUARD CHARLOTTE, N.C. LAKE NORMAN HS

2013-14 • Tied career-high with 3 rebounds at Ohio (11/26) • Career-high 6 assists vs. St. Andrews (12/27) • Scored in 5-straight games between 12/27-1/6

2010-11 • Competed in 30 games, averaging 5.4 minutes • Dished 19 assists on the year

2012-13 • Played in all 36 games, averaging 10.2 minutes • Registered multiple assists in nine games • Set career-highs in points scored (10), three-point field goals made (2) and steals (5) in Mercer’s

HIGH SCHOOL • A 2010 graduate of Lake Norman High School • Played his junior and senior seasons at LNHS, where he was a two-time team MVP, as well as earning all-conference, all-county and all-area accolades • Led LNHS to the North Carolina state 4A championship as a senior in 2010 … • Graduated as the school’s all-time assists leader

2011-12 • Saw action in 34 games as a backup point guard • Averaged 4.6 minutes, 0.6 assists and 0.6 points per appearance • Named an A-Sun All-Academic Honoree.

PERSONAL • Son of Kevin Canevari and Aggie Canevari • Born on December 6, 1991 in Long Island, N.Y. • Has three older sisters

2013-14 GAME-BY-GAME Opponent

Date

gs

min

Total fg-fga

at Texas REINHARDT SETON HALL at University of Evansv JOHNSON & WALES YALE at Ohio at Valparaiso at Oklahoma DENVER ALCORN STATE at Ole Miss ST. ANDREWS at Jacksonville at North Florida USC UPSTATE ETSU KENNESAW STATE at Northern Kentucky at Lipscomb FGCU STETSON at ETSU at USC Upstate at Kennesaw State LIPSCOMB NORTHERN KENTUCKY at FGCU at Stetson NORTH FLORIDA JACKSONVILLE JACKSONVILLE USC UPSTATE at FGCU Totals

11/08/13 11/13/13 11/16/13 11/18/13 11/20/13 11/23/13 11/26/13 11/29/13 12/02/13 12/7/13 12/16/13 12/22/13 12/27/13 12/30/13 01/01/14 1/4/14 1/6/14 1/10/14 1/16/14 01/18/14 1/23/14 1/25/14 1/31/14 02/02/14 02/07/14 2/14/14 2/16/14 02/21/14 2/23/14 02/27/14 3/1/14 * 3/4/14 3/6/14 3/9/14 1

8 14 11 8 17 9 14 3 11 7 9 3 22 10 16 6 12 10 7 8 3 12 5 8 7 13 15 7 8 5 10 5 6 5 314

0-1 2-3 0-2 0-0 1-2 0-0 1-1 0-0 1-3 0-0 0-0 0-1 2-3 1-1 2-5 1-1 1-1 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-1 1-3 0-1 1-2 2-3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-2 17-40

pct

.000 .667 .000 .000 .500 .000 1.000 .000 .333 .000 .000 .000 .667 1.000 .400 1.000 1.000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .500 .000 .000 .000 .333 .000 .500 .667 .000 .000 .000 .000 .425

3-Pointers 3fg-fga pct

0-0 1-2 0-1 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-3 1-1 2-3 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-1 1-3 0-1 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 11-21

.000 .500 .000 .000 .500 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .000 .000 .000 .667 1.000 .667 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .000 .000 .000 .333 .000 .000 1.000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .524

Free throws ft-fta pct

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-0 0-0 8-8

.000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .000 .000 1.000

off

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2

Rebounds def tot

1 2 0 1 2 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 16

1 2 0 1 2 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 18

avg

pf

stl

pts

avg

0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15

0 5 0 0 3 0 2 0 5 0 0 0 6 3 6 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 2 2 5 0 2 0 0 53

0.0 2.5 1.7 1.3 1.6 1.3 1.4 1.3 1.7 1.5 1.4 1.3 1.6 1.7 2.0 2.0 2.1 2.0 1.9 1.8 1.7 1.6 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.7 1.6 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.6

a t/o blk

1.0 0 1 2 1.5 1 5 1 1.0 0 0 0 1.0 0 2 0 1.2 1 2 1 1.0 0 2 1 1.3 1 3 0 1.3 0 1 1 1.1 3 3 0 1.0 0 1 2 0.9 1 0 0 0.8 0 0 1 0.8 1 6 0 0.7 2 1 2 0.8 1 1 0 0.8 0 1 0 0.8 0 2 1 0.8 1 4 0 0.7 0 2 1 0.8 2 2 1 0.7 1 0 0 0.7 1 3 1 0.7 0 1 0 0.7 1 1 1 0.6 0 0 0 0.6 0 3 0 0.6 0 2 2 0.6 3 2 0 0.6 0 2 1 0.6 0 1 0 0.6 0 2 0 0.6 1 1 1 0.5 0 1 0 0.5 0 1 0 0.5 21 59 20

CAREER STATS Season

gp-gs

min/avg

Total fg-fga

pct

2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 TOTAL

30-0 34-0 36-0 34-1 134-1

162/5.4 158/4.6 367/10.2 314/9.2 1001/7.5

6-15 7-16 15-44 17-40 45-115

.400 .438 .341 .425 .391

3-Point fg-fga

2-8 3-11 8-25 11-21 24-65

pct

F-Throws ft-fta pct

off

Rebounds def tot

avg

pf

fo

ast

to

blk

stl

Scoring pts avg

.250 .273 .320 .524 .369

2-4 .500 4-5 .800 8-8 1.000 8-8 1.000 22-25 .880

3 4 6 2 15

8 12 19 16 55

0.4 0.5 0.7 0.5 0.5

22 18 21 21 82

0 19 0 19 0 31 0 59 0 128

19 19 24 20 82

0 0 0 0 0

8 10 28 15 61

16 21 46 53 136

11 16 25 18 70

0.5 0.6 1.3 1.6 1.0


BUD THOMAS

#5

SENIOR GUARD CH H, C OLO. OL O. HIGHLANDS RANCH, COLO. REGIS JESUIT HS

2013-14 • Scored 1,000th career point on Feb. 15, 2014 • Career-high 31 points at Lipscomb (1/18) • Hit program single-game record 9 3’s at Lipscomb (1/18) • 13 games with 10+ points, 2 games with 25+ points • 2 games with 10+ rebounds

CAREER HIGHS Points: .........................................................31, at Lipscomb (1/18/14) FG Made:.....................................................11, at Lipscomb (1/18/14) FG Att: .........................................................18, at Lipscomb (1/18/14) 3-Point FGs: ................................................. 9,at Lipscomb (1/18/14) 3-Point FGA: ..............................................15, at Lipscomb (1/18/14) FT Made: ....................................................... 7, vs. Lipscomb (3/3/11) FT Att: ...........................................................10, vs. Lipscomb (3/3/11) Rebounds: ................................... 10, 4x, vs. Alcorn State (12/1613) Assists: ........................................................6, 4x, at Stetson (2/23/14) Blocks: ..............................................2, 13x, vs. Jacksonville (3/1/14) Steals: ........................................................5, 2x, at Fairfield (3/24/12) Minutes: .........................................42, 2x, vs. USC Upstate (3/6/14) 2010-11 •Saw court time in all 33 of Mercer’s games • Averaged 19.7 minutes, 4.2 points, and 2.6 rebounds per game • Posted five double figure scoring efforts • Led or tied for the team lead in rebounds twice

2012-13 • Started all 36 games, averaging 27.7 minutes, 7.6 points, 4.5 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game • Ranked 11th in the conference in assists per game • Reached double-figure scoring 12 times, including a career-high 20 point showing in the A-Sun semifinals • Registered at least one assist in 34 of 36 games • Named to A-Sun All-Tournament team. 2011-12 • Averaged 8.6 points, 4.6 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game • Ranked 14th among A-Sun players in FG% (50.4%) • Led or tied for the team lead in scoring 7 games, rebounding 8 games • Scored in double figures 15 times and had five assists 5 times • Named an A-Sun All-Academic Honoree.

HIGH SCHOOL •A 2010 graduate of Regis Jesuit High School • Led Regis Jesuit to back-to-back Colorado state 5A championships •Was Colorado’s 5A Mr. Basketball in both 2009 & 2010 by the Denver Post •Named Colorado’s Gatorade Player of the Year twice PERSONAL • Son of John and Sarah Koslosky • Born April 22, 1992 in Wisconsin • Has one brother and two sisters • Business major

2013-14 GAME-BY-GAME Opponent

Date

gs

min

at Texas REINHARDT SETON HALL at University of Evansv JOHNSON & WALES YALE at Ohio at Valparaiso at Oklahoma DENVER ALCORN STATE at Ole Miss ST. ANDREWS at Jacksonville at North Florida USC UPSTATE ETSU KENNESAW STATE at Northern Kentucky at Lipscomb FGCU STETSON at ETSU at USC Upstate at Kennesaw State LIPSCOMB NORTHERN KENTUCKY at FGCU at Stetson NORTH FLORIDA JACKSONVILLE JACKSONVILLE USC UPSTATE at FGCU Totals

11/08/13 11/13/13 11/16/13 11/18/13 11/20/13 11/23/13 11/26/13 11/29/13 12/02/13 12/7/13 12/16/13 12/22/13 12/27/13 12/30/13 01/01/14 1/4/14 1/6/14 1/10/14 1/16/14 01/18/14 1/23/14 1/25/14 1/31/14 02/02/14 02/07/14 2/14/14 2/16/14 02/21/14 2/23/14 02/27/14 3/1/14 3/4/14 3/6/14 3/9/14

* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 34

24 16 42 24 13 26 18 43 28 42 31 18 13 5 9 27 15 29 31 35 32 21 35 23 33 25 21 24 14 32 33 32 42 27 883

Total fg-fga

1-6 8-9 6-10 1-5 2-4 3-8 1-4 9-14 4-8 2-7 3-6 2-5 1-3 1-2 1-3 1-4 0-1 7-14 5-9 11-18 3-11 6-11 10-17 1-6 7-12 3-8 4-8 1-3 1-4 2-7 5-7 6-11 2-8 0-6 120-259

pct

3-Pointers 3fg-fga pct

.167 0-4 .000 .889 2-3 .667 .600 5-9 .556 .200 1-3 .333 .500 0-2 .000 .375 3-7 .429 .250 0-2 .000 .643 5-8 .625 .500 3-6 .500 .286 0-4 .000 .500 0-3 .000 .400 1-3 .333 .333 0-2 .000 .500 0-0 .000 .333 0-1 .000 .250 1-3 .333 .000 0-1 .000 .500 5-10 .500 .556 3-6 .500 .611 9-15 .600 .273 3-10 .300 .545 1-4 .250 .588 8-14 .571 .167 0-4 .000 .583 2-6 .333 .375 1-5 .200 .500 3-4 .750 .333 1-2 .500 .250 0-2 .000 .286 0-3 .000 .714 2-2 1.000 .545 6-10 .600 .250 1-6 .167 .000 0-5 .000 .463 66-169 .391

Free throws ft-fta pct

off

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-2 1-2 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 3-3 0-1 0-1 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 5-13

2 1 3 1 2 3 0 5 5 2 2 4 1 3 4 1 5 6 0 4 4 1 1 2 3 2 5 0 10 10 0 10 10 0 5 5 2 2 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 3 0 2 2 1 5 6 0 4 4 0 4 4 2 1 3 1 2 3 1 7 8 0 3 3 2 4 6 0 4 4 0 3 3 0 2 2 0 2 2 0 4 4 1 2 3 0 9 9 0 2 2 1 1 2 23 116 139

.000 .000 .000 .000 .500 .500 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .385

Rebounds def tot

avg

pf

a t/o blk

stl

pts

avg

3.0 4 3 1 1 0 2 3.0 0 1 1 0 0 18 3.7 1 2 1 0 2 17 3.8 5 0 3 0 0 3 3.8 2 2 1 0 0 5 4.2 1 3 0 2 0 10 4.1 4 0 2 1 0 2 3.9 4 4 0 1 3 23 4.0 3 3 1 0 0 11 4.6 4 3 1 1 1 4 5.1 1 3 2 1 1 6 5.1 3 2 1 0 1 5 5.0 0 3 0 0 0 2 4.7 0 1 1 0 0 2 4.4 0 0 1 0 0 2 4.3 2 0 2 0 1 3 4.2 0 0 1 0 0 0 4.3 0 2 1 0 1 19 4.3 1 3 1 1 2 16 4.3 3 2 2 0 0 31 4.2 4 0 2 0 1 9 4.1 1 3 0 0 1 13 4.3 0 0 1 1 0 28 4.3 0 1 2 0 1 2 4.3 3 2 0 0 1 16 4.3 2 2 0 0 2 7 4.3 0 1 0 0 0 11 4.2 2 0 0 0 1 3 4.1 4 6 1 0 0 2 4.1 3 3 2 0 0 4 4.1 3 5 0 2 1 12 4.2 2 1 0 1 2 18 4.2 1 3 1 0 0 5 4.1 2 1 0 1 0 0 4.1 65 65 32 13 22 311

2.0 10.0 12.3 10.0 9.0 9.2 8.1 10.0 10.1 9.5 9.2 8.8 8.3 7.9 7.5 7.2 6.8 7.4 7.9 9.1 9.0 9.2 10.0 9.7 10.0 9.8 9.9 9.6 9.4 9.2 9.3 9.6 9.4 9.1 9.1

CAREER STATS Season

2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 TOTAL

min/avg

Total fg-fga

pct

33-15 616/18.7 38-38 1199/31.6 36-36 998/27.7 34-34 883/26.0 141-123 3696/26.2

48-112 121-240 105-238 120-259 394-849

.429 .504 .441 .463 .464

gp-gs

3-Point fg-fga

14-58 31-96 48-148 66-169 159-471

pct

.241 .323 .324 .391 .338

F-Throws ft-fta pct

29-43 53-84 17-36 5-13 104-176

off

.674 24 .631 45 .472 35 .385 23 .591 127

Rebounds def tot

avg

62 128 128 116 434

2.6 40 4.6 65 4.5 74 4.1 65 4.0 244

86 173 163 139 561

pf

fo

ast

to

1 30 28 1 79 73 2 94 37 1 65 32 5 268 170

blk

stl

Scoring pts avg

9 28 139 18 46 326 20 39 275 13 22 311 60 135 1051

4.2 8.6 7.6 9.1 7.5


IKE NWAMU

CAREER HIGHS

#10

Points: ......................................................... 24, at Ole Miss (12/22/13) FG Made:........................................................9, at Ole Miss (12/22/13) FG Att: ......................................................... 16, at Ole Miss (12/22/13) 3-Point FGs: ...................................... 2, 4x vs. USC Upstate (3/6/14) 3-Point FGA: ......................................................... 4, at Texas (11/8/13) FT Made: ...................................................8, at Valparaiso (11/29/13) FT Att: ...................................................... 10, at Valparaiso (11/29/13) Rebounds: ..................................................7, vs. Lipscomb (2/14/14) Assists: .........................................6, vs. Johnson & Wales (11/20/13) Blocks: .......................................................2, at Valparaiso (11/29/13) Steals: .............................................................. 3, vs. Stetson (1/25/14) Minutes: ................................................35, vs. USC Upstate (1/4/14)

SOPHOMORE GUARD C.. GREENSBORO, N.C. UNTTR UN RY DAY DAY DA WESTCHESTER COUNTRY

2013-14 • Career-high 24 points at Ole Miss (12/22) • 10+ points in 12 games this year • Named A-Sun Newcomer of the Week on 11/18 • Dunk vs. Kennesaw St. landed No. 6 spot on Sportcenter Top-10

HIGH SCHOOL • Attended Asheboro High School as a freshman before transferring to Westchester Country Day for his final three seasons • Helped lead Westchester Country Day to the No. 27 ranking in the nation his senior season • Named the 2A state Player of the Year as a senior after the team finished 30-9 overall • Earned all-state prestige as a senior while being named a Ball-isLife All-American

2012-13 • Sat out the season due to NCAA Division I transfer rules. 2011-12 (CLEVELAND STATE) • Saw action in 27 games while a member of the Cleveland St. • Averaged 6.1 minutes and 2.1 points per game • Shot 43.8% from three-point range on the year • Helped the team capture an NIT berth.

PERSONAL • Born on June 3, 1993 in Los Angeles, California • Son of Anita and Harold Nwamu • Has three sisters, Uju (23), Oby (17) and Isi (13) and a brother, Biosa (9).

2013-14 GAME-BY-GAME Opponent

Date

at Texas REINHARDT SETON HALL at University of Evansv JOHNSON & WALES YALE at Ohio at Valparaiso at Oklahoma DENVER ALCORN STATE at Ole Miss ST. ANDREWS at Jacksonville at North Florida USC UPSTATE ETSU KENNESAW STATE at Northern Kentucky at Lipscomb FGCU STETSON at ETSU at USC Upstate at Kennesaw State LIPSCOMB NORTHERN KENTUCKY at FGCU at Stetson NORTH FLORIDA JACKSONVILLE USC UPSTATE at FGCU Totals

11/08/13 11/13/13 11/16/13 11/18/13 11/20/13 11/23/13 11/26/13 11/29/13 12/02/13 12/7/13 12/16/13 12/22/13 12/27/13 12/30/13 01/01/14 1/4/14 1/6/14 1/10/14 1/16/14 01/18/14 1/23/14 1/25/14 1/31/14 02/02/14 02/07/14 2/14/14 2/16/14 02/21/14 2/23/14 02/27/14 3/1/14 3/6/14 3/9/14

gs

min

Total fg-fga

0

21 19 26 17 22 16 25 29 15 3 13 31 17 16 26 35 27 24 19 5 23 15 11 12 16 17 15 18 21 7 4 20 20 605

2-8 .250 5-9 .556 4-6 .667 2-6 .333 3-5 .600 3-5 .600 6-8 .750 3-6 .500 2-5 .400 0-0 .000 0-2 .000 9-16 .563 2-2 1.000 4-5 .800 7-14 .500 4-10 .400 3-9 .333 5-10 .500 4-6 .667 0-2 .000 1-4 .250 3-7 .429 0-0 .000 0-2 .000 0-2 .000 1-3 .333 1-4 .250 5-9 .556 4-6 .667 0-2 .000 1-1 1.000 2-3 .667 1-6 .167 87-183 .475

pct

3-Pointers 3fg-fga pct

0-4 0-2 1-1 1-1 0-1 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-2 0-0 0-0 1-2 0-0 1-1 2-3 1-1 1-2 2-4 0-0 0-1 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-2 1-2 0-2 2-3 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-2 18-41

Free throws ft-fta pct

.000 1-2 .000 3-3 1.000 1-2 1.000 3-5 .000 7-8 .000 4-6 1.000 2-2 .000 8-10 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 5-6 .500 5-7 .000 5-6 1.000 0-0 .667 4-6 1.000 4-4 .500 2-3 .500 4-7 .000 1-2 .000 0-0 .000 4-7 .500 0-0 .000 1-2 .000 0-0 .000 1-2 .500 5-6 .500 0-0 .000 1-2 .667 1-1 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 1.000 2-2 .000 2-2 .439 76-103

.500 1.000 .500 .600 .875 .667 1.000 .800 .000 .000 .833 .714 .833 .000 .667 1.000 .667 .571 .500 .000 .571 .000 .500 .000 .500 .833 .000 .500 1.000 .000 .000 1.000 1.000 .738

off

Rebounds def tot

0 3 3 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 24

5 3 3 1 3 5 0 1 1 1 1 2 3 2 1 2 3 3 3 2 3 3 1 1 3 6 1 1 4 2 0 2 1 73

5 6 6 1 4 5 0 3 1 1 1 2 4 2 2 2 5 3 4 2 6 5 1 1 3 7 1 3 4 3 0 2 2 97

avg

pf

pts

avg

1 1 5 0 0 13 1 1 10 0 2 8 0 0 13 1 0 10 0 0 15 2 2 14 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 1 24 0 1 9 0 2 9 0 1 20 1 0 13 1 0 9 0 2 16 0 0 9 0 0 0 1 0 6 0 3 7 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 8 1 1 3 0 0 11 0 1 11 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 8 0 0 4 9 21 268

5.0 9.0 9.3 9.0 9.8 9.8 10.6 11.0 10.2 9.2 8.8 10.1 10.0 9.9 10.6 10.8 10.6 10.9 10.8 10.3 10.1 10.0 9.6 9.2 8.8 8.8 8.6 8.7 8.8 8.5 8.3 8.3 8.1 8.1

a t/o blk

5.0 1 2 0 5.5 1 1 3 5.7 1 0 4 4.5 3 2 0 4.4 2 6 1 4.5 2 0 1 3.9 2 0 4 3.8 5 5 1 3.4 1 1 1 3.2 0 1 1 3.0 1 0 2 2.9 5 1 2 3.0 0 1 1 2.9 3 2 3 2.9 2 1 2 2.8 1 1 2 2.9 3 2 4 2.9 3 1 1 3.0 1 0 1 3.0 0 0 4 3.1 3 3 2 3.2 0 0 0 3.1 2 0 2 3.0 1 0 1 3.0 1 1 3 3.2 2 2 1 3.1 2 0 2 3.1 2 0 2 3.1 1 0 2 3.1 2 0 3 3.0 0 0 1 3.0 1 1 0 2.9 2 0 1 2.9 56 34 58

stl

CAREER STATS Season

gp-gs

min/avg

Total fg-fga

pct

2013-14 TOTAL

33-0 33-0

605/18.3 605/18.3

87-183 87-183

.475 .475

3-Point fg-fga

18-41 18-41

pct

.439 .439

F-Throws ft-fta pct

off

Rebounds def tot

avg

pf

fo

ast

to

blk

stl

Scoring pts avg

76-103 76-103

24 24

73 73

2.9 2.9

56 56

2 2

34 34

58 58

9 9

21 21

268 8.1 268 8.1

.738 .738

97 97


JOHN MOSSER

CAREER HIGHS

#12

Points: ..........................................2, vs. Johnson & Wales (11/20/13) FG Made:................................................................................................N/A FG Att: ................................................... 3, vs. St. Andrews (12/27/13) 3-Point FGs: .........................................................................................N/A 3-Point FGA: ........................................ 1, 4x, vs. Lipscomb (2/14/14) FT Made: .....................................2, vs. Johnson & Wales (11/20/13) FT Att: ...............................................2, 2x, at Jacksonville (12/30/13) Rebounds ............................................. 3, vs. St. Andrews (12/27/13) Assists: .............................................1, vs. Kennesaw State (1/10/14) Blocks: ...................................................................................................N/A Steals: ....................................................................................................N/A Minutes: ...................................................4, 3x, vs. Stetson (1/25/14)

FRESHMAN GUARD CARY, N.C. GREEN HOPE HS

2013-14 • First career rebound vs. Reinhardt (11/13) • First career points vs. JWU (11/20) • First assist vs. Kennesaw State (1/10/14) • Season-high 3 rebounds vs. St. Andrews (12/27) HIGH SCHOOL • Played four years of varsity basketball at John Green at Green Hope High School • Tabbed as an All-Conference player in his junior and senior year • Named All-District as a senior while leading Green Hope to the league championship PERSONAL • Born on December 4, 1994 in Apex, North Carolina • Son of Bev and John Mosser • Has two sisters, Brandi (16) and Kaylie (13)

2013-14 GAME-BY-GAME Opponent

Date

REINHARDT JOHNSON & WALES YALE ST. ANDREWS at Jacksonville KENNESAW STATE STETSON at ETSU LIPSCOMB Totals

11/13/13 11/20/13 11/23/13 12/27/13 12/30/13 1/10/14 1/25/14 1/31/14 2/14/14

gs

min

0

4 4 1 2 1 1 4 0 1 18

Total fg-fga

0-2 0-1 0-0 0-3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-7

3-Pointers 3fg-fga pct

pct

.000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000

0-1 0-1 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-4

.000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000

Free throws ft-fta pct

0-0 2-2 0-0 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 3-4

.000 1.000 .000 .000 .500 .000 .000 .000 .000 .750

off

0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1

Rebounds def tot

2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 7

2 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 8

avg

pf

a t/o blk

2.0 2.0 1.3 1.8 1.4 1.2 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.9

0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1

0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1

0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

stl

pts

avg

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3

0.0 1.0 0.7 0.5 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.3

CAREER STATS Season

2013-14 TOTAL

gp-gs

min/avg

Total fg-fga

pct

3-Point fg-fga

pct

9-0 9-0

18/2.0 18/2.0

0-7 0-7

.000 .000

0-4 0-4

.000 .000

F-Throws ft-fta pct

3-4 3-4

.750 .750

off

1 1

Rebounds def tot

7 7

8 8

avg

pf

fo

ast

to

blk

stl

Scoring pts avg

0.9 0.9

1 1

0 0

1 1

1 1

0 0

0 0

3 0.3 3 0.3


T.J. HALLICE

#14

CAREER HIGHS Points: ............................................9, 2x, vs. Wake Forest (11/19/12) FG Made: ............................................4, 4x, vs. Jacksonville (3/4/14) FG Att: .................................. 6, 2x, vs. Johnson & Wales (11/20/13) 3-Point FGs: ........................................1, 4x, at Kennesaw State (1/5/13) 3-Point FGA: .......................................2, 4x, at Kennesaw State (1/5/13) FT Made: .............................................5, vs. Wake Forest (11/19/12) FT Att: ................................ 6, 2x, vs. Northern Kentucky (2/16/14) Rebounds: .......................... 8, 2x, vs. Johnson & Wales (11/20/13) Assists: ...................................................... 3, vs. USC Upstate (3/8/13) Blocks: ......................................... 3, vs. Johnson & Wales (11/20/13) Steals: .........................................................3, vs. Jacksonville (2/7/13) Minutes: ............................................. 30, at North Florida (1/10/13)

JUNIOR FORWARD C. C. WEDDINGTON, N.C. RY Y SSCHOOL CHOO CH CHOO OOLL FISHBURNE MILITARY

2013-14 • 4 crucial OT points in Mercer’s A-Sun semifinal vs. Upstate (3/6/14) • Career-high three blocks vs. JWU (11/20) • 3-of-3 FG’s for eight total points vs. St. Andrews (12/27) 2012-13 • Played in all 36 games while averaging 14.7 minutes • Led the team with a .538 field goal percentage • Grabbed five or more rebounds on six occasions, including a career-high eight boards in Mercer’s NIT win at Tennessee • Pulled down at least one rebound in 33 of 36 games • Registered career scoring high with nine high in points in the season opener against Sewanee (11/10)

2011-12 • Played in all 38 of Mercer’s games, averaging 4.1 minutes High School • Played a fifth prep year at Fishburne Military School in Virginia • A 2010 graduate of Matrolina Christian Academy • Was coached by his father, Tim Hallice • Averaged 19.3 points, 9.8 rebounds and 4.7 assists per game as a junior and senior • Team won state 2A title his sophomore season Personal • Born January 25, 1992 in Indianapolis, Ind. • Son of Tim and Robin Hallice • Has three older sisters

2013-14 GAME-BY-GAME Opponent

Date

at Texas REINHARDT SETON HALL at University of Evansv JOHNSON & WALES YALE at Ohio at Valparaiso at Oklahoma DENVER ALCORN STATE at Ole Miss ST. ANDREWS at Jacksonville at North Florida USC UPSTATE ETSU KENNESAW STATE at Northern Kentucky at Lipscomb FGCU STETSON at ETSU at USC Upstate at Kennesaw State LIPSCOMB NORTHERN KENTUCKY at FGCU at Stetson NORTH FLORIDA JACKSONVILLE JACKSONVILLE USC UPSTATE at FGCU Totals

11/08/13 11/13/13 11/16/13 11/18/13 11/20/13 11/23/13 11/26/13 11/29/13 12/02/13 12/7/13 12/16/13 12/22/13 12/27/13 12/30/13 01/01/14 1/4/14 1/6/14 1/10/14 1/16/14 01/18/14 1/23/14 1/25/14 1/31/14 02/02/14 02/07/14 2/14/14 2/16/14 02/21/14 2/23/14 02/27/14 3/1/14 3/4/14 3/6/14 3/9/14

gs

min

Total fg-fga

0

16 18 6 18 15 11 22 5 9 21 9 6 19 5 16 15 11 11 15 16 5 17 12 13 3 11 19 7 10 9 2 18 12 1 403

0-1 1-2 0-1 4-5 4-6 0-0 1-3 0-0 0-1 3-4 1-3 0-1 3-3 0-1 3-3 2-2 0-1 0-2 2-2 3-3 0-1 0-2 2-4 2-2 0-0 2-3 2-3 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 4-5 2-2 0-0 41-68

pct

.000 .500 .000 .800 .667 .000 .333 .000 .000 .750 .333 .000 1.000 .000 1.000 1.000 .000 .000 1.000 1.000 .000 .000 .500 1.000 .000 .667 .667 .000 .000 .000 .000 .800 1.000 .000 .603

3-Pointers 3fg-fga pct

0-0 1-2 0-1 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-6

.000 .500 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .167

Free throws ft-fta pct

off

0-0 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-0 2-5 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-2 2-2 0-0 2-3 0-0 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-1 4-6 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-0 16-31

2 2 0 2 3 0 1 0 2 1 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 2 1 0 2 3 3 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 39

.000 1.000 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .000 .000 .000 .500 .000 .000 .400 .000 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .000 .667 .000 .000 .500 .000 .000 .000 .667 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .516

Rebounds def tot

4 2 0 2 5 3 0 0 1 1 0 3 5 1 2 1 1 3 0 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 45

6 4 0 4 8 3 1 0 3 2 0 5 5 1 3 2 1 5 2 4 1 3 4 3 1 3 3 1 0 1 1 3 1 0 84

avg

pf

6.0 0 5.0 2 3.3 0 3.5 2 4.4 2 4.2 2 3.7 1 3.3 1 3.2 1 3.1 0 2.8 0 3.0 0 3.2 1 3.0 2 3.0 5 2.9 1 2.8 4 2.9 1 2.9 0 3.0 2 2.9 0 2.9 0 2.9 1 2.9 5 2.8 0 2.8 0 2.9 2 2.8 1 2.7 0 2.6 1 2.6 0 2.6 2 2.5 2 2.5 1 2.5 42

stl

pts

avg

1 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 0 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 8 18 13 10

a t/o blk

0 5 0 8 8 2 2 0 0 7 2 0 8 0 6 4 0 2 4 8 0 0 5 4 0 4 8 0 0 0 0 8 4 0 99

0.0 2.5 1.7 3.3 4.2 3.8 3.6 3.1 2.8 3.2 3.1 2.8 3.2 3.0 3.2 3.3 3.1 3.0 3.1 3.3 3.1 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.0 3.0 3.2 3.1 3.0 2.9 2.8 3.0 3.0 2.9 2.9

CAREER STATS Season

gp-gs

min/avg

Total fg-fga

pct

3-Point fg-fga

pct

2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 TOTAL

38-0 156/4.1 36-0 536/14.9 34-0 403/11.9 108-0 1095/10.1

6-25 43-80 41-68 90-173

.240 .538 .603 .520

0-4 3-12 1-6 4-22

.000 .250 .167 .182

F-Throws ft-fta pct

6-14 21-44 16-31 43-89

.429 .477 .516 .483

off

Rebounds def tot

13 19 30 55 39 45 82 119

32 85 84 201

pf

fo

ast

to

blk

stl

Scoring pts avg

0.8 21 2.4 63 2.5 42 1.9 126

0 2 2 4

8 27 8 43

9 24 18 51

4 16 13 33

3 9 10 22

18 110 99 227

avg

0.5 3.1 2.9 2.1


ANTHONY WHITE, JR.

CAREER HIGHS

#15

Points: ..................................................... 29, vs. Jacksonville (3/4/14) FG Made: ................................................ 11, vs. Jacksonville (3/4/14) FG Att: ..................................................... 15, vs. Jacksonville (3/4/14) 3-Point FGs: ...........................................................5, vs. Stetson (1/25/14) 3-Point FGA: ............................................6, 2x, at USC Upstate (2/2/14) FT Made: .........................................................4, 6x, at FGCU (3/9/14) FT Att: ..................................................................... 5, at FGCU (3/9/14) Rebounds: ................................................7, vs. Jacksonville (3/4/14) Assists: ............................................................ 5, 2x, at ETSU (1/31/14) Blocks: ...................................... 1, 4x, vs. Kennesaw State (1/10/14) Steals: ................................................................3, 2x, at FGCU (3/9/14) Minutes: ............................................41, vs. North Florida (2/27/14)

SENIOR GUARD D.. INDIANAPOLIS, IND. PIKE HS m •A-Sun All-Tournamentt Team

2013-14 • Career-high 29 points in A-Sun quarterfinal vs. JU (3/4) • 10+ points in 12 games this season • 3rd in A-Sun with 42.3% 3-pt FG percentage

HIGH SCHOOL • Three-year letterwinner at Pike High School while playing for Greg Nunley • Helped lead the team to a Sectional Championship in 2009 • Also played for his father in AAU basketball

2012-13 • Led Mercer newcomers in minutes (10.6) & points per game (4.1) • Reached double-figures three times, including a season-high 15 point showing against Lipscomb (2/21) 2010-12 (Lake Land College) • Played two seasons at Lake Land College in Mattoon, Illinois • Poured in 637 points in two seasons • Average 15.0 points per game • Led Lakers to a 22-10 record and a conference championship

PERSONAL • Anthony Leroy White, Jr. was born in Bloomington, Indiana on July 29, 1992 • Son of Vernada and Anthony White Sr. •Has two sisters, Dynasty (25) and Alana (23)

2013-14 GAME-BY-GAME Opponent

Date

gs

min

Total fg-fga

at Texas REINHARDT SETON HALL at University of Evansv JOHNSON & WALES YALE at Ohio at Valparaiso at Oklahoma DENVER ALCORN STATE at Ole Miss ST. ANDREWS at Jacksonville at North Florida USC UPSTATE ETSU KENNESAW STATE at Northern Kentucky at Lipscomb FGCU STETSON at ETSU at USC Upstate at Kennesaw State LIPSCOMB NORTHERN KENTUCKY at FGCU at Stetson NORTH FLORIDA JACKSONVILLE JACKSONVILLE USC UPSTATE at FGCU Totals

11/08/13 11/13/13 11/16/13 11/18/13 11/20/13 11/23/13 11/26/13 11/29/13 12/02/13 12/7/13 12/16/13 12/22/13 12/27/13 12/30/13 01/01/14 1/4/14 1/6/14 1/10/14 1/16/14 01/18/14 1/23/14 1/25/14 1/31/14 02/02/14 02/07/14 2/14/14 2/16/14 02/21/14 2/23/14 02/27/14 3/1/14 3/4/14 3/6/14 3/9/14

* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 34

8 18 22 22 11 16 14 21 9 19 24 16 15 24 20 21 13 8 21 28 14 18 28 21 24 21 27 24 28 41 27 30 35 32 720

1-4 .250 1-3 .333 3-5 .600 1-2 .500 1-4 .250 0-2 .000 3-7 .429 2-5 .400 4-6 .667 1-2 .500 1-4 .250 1-3 .333 1-2 .500 0-1 .000 0-4 .000 0-0 .000 1-5 .200 0-3 .000 1-4 .250 1-3 .333 4-7 .571 2-3 .667 1-4 .250 0-2 .000 0-2 .000 0-0 .000 5-7 .714 2-3 .667 0-2 .000 0-1 .000 3-8 .375 2-5 .400 2-7 .286 2-6 .333 0-1 .000 0-1 .000 2-4 .500 1-3 .333 6-8 .750 3-3 1.000 1-4 .250 0-0 .000 5-7 .714 5-6 .833 5-8 .625 2-4 .500 5-14 .357 1-6 .167 1-6 .167 1-4 .250 1-4 .250 1-3 .333 4-4 1.000 2-2 1.000 2-5 .400 2-4 .500 5-9 .556 2-6 .333 5-9 .556 1-4 .250 2-7 .286 0-4 .000 11-15 .733 3-3 1.000 4-7 .571 4-5 .800 5-9 .556 1-2 .500 95-203 .468 44-104 .423

pct

3-Pointers 3fg-fga pct

Free throws ft-fta pct

off

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 3-3 0-0 0-1 8-10 2-2 0-0 3-4 0-0 0-0 3-4 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-0 3-4 4-4 0-0 4-4 1-2 1-1 2-2 0-0 3-4 0-0 0-0 1-2 0-1 4-4 0-0 4-5 48-59

0 2 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 1 2 22

.000 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .000 .000 .800 1.000 .000 .750 .000 .000 .750 .000 .000 1.000 .000 .750 1.000 .000 1.000 .500 1.000 1.000 .000 .750 .000 .000 .500 .000 1.000 .000 .800 .814

Rebounds def tot

0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 2 2 2 1 1 3 2 2 2 1 2 1 0 4 2 4 0 2 6 2 2 3 1 5 5 0 62

0 2 1 0 2 0 1 6 2 2 4 1 2 4 3 2 2 1 2 2 0 4 3 4 0 2 6 3 3 4 1 7 6 2 84

avg

pf

a t/o blk

0.0 2 0 0 1.0 1 1 0 1.0 2 1 0 0.8 1 1 0 1.0 0 0 1 0.8 1 0 0 0.9 1 0 0 1.5 3 1 1 1.6 2 0 2 1.6 1 1 1 1.8 1 1 0 1.8 2 2 0 1.8 1 5 0 1.9 2 3 0 2.0 1 0 0 2.0 0 0 0 2.0 0 0 0 1.9 0 0 0 1.9 1 1 2 2.0 1 4 1 1.9 3 0 0 2.0 1 1 0 2.0 1 5 1 2.1 2 0 0 2.0 4 1 0 2.0 2 3 0 2.1 2 3 0 2.2 1 0 1 2.2 1 2 3 2.3 3 0 2 2.2 2 0 2 2.4 4 1 0 2.5 0 1 1 2.5 1 0 1 2.5 50 38 19

stl

pts

avg

0 0 3 0 0 7 0 0 2 0 0 8 0 1 12 0 0 3 0 0 2 0 1 8 0 0 4 0 0 3 0 0 13 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 0 0 0 1 8 0 0 8 1 1 0 0 0 8 0 3 19 0 1 2 0 1 19 0 1 13 0 0 12 0 0 5 0 0 3 0 0 13 0 1 6 0 1 12 0 2 12 0 1 4 0 0 29 0 0 12 0 3 15 1 18 282

3.0 5.0 4.0 5.0 6.4 5.8 5.3 5.6 5.4 5.2 5.9 5.6 5.2 5.9 5.5 5.6 5.8 5.4 5.6 6.3 6.0 6.6 6.9 7.1 7.0 6.9 7.1 7.1 7.2 7.4 7.3 8.0 8.1 8.3 8.3

CAREER STATS Season

gp-gs

min/avg

Total fg-fga

2012-13 2013-14 TOTAL

35-0 371/10.6 34-34 720/21.2 69-34 1091/15.8

46-122 95-203 141-325

pct

.377 .468 .434

3-Point fg-fga

23-65 44-104 67-169

pct

.354 .423 .396

F-Throws ft-fta pct

off

Rebounds def tot

avg

pf

fo

ast

to

blk

stl

Scoring pts avg

30-36 48-59 78-95

11 22 33

25 62 87

1.0 2.5 1.7

31 50 81

1 0 1

12 38 50

17 19 36

3 1 4

7 18 25

145 4.1 282 8.3 427 6.2

.833 .814 .821

36 84 120


JAKOB GOLLON

#20

CAREER HIGHS Points: ..................................................... 37, at Valparaiso (11/29/13) FG Made: ................................................ 11, at Valparaiso (11/29/13) FG Att: ..................................................... 17, at Valparaiso (11/29/13) 3-Point FGs: ................................................3, 3x, vs. Upstate (3/6/14) 3-Point FGA: ................................................. 8, at Georgia (12/18/12) FT Made: ................................................ 12, at Valparaiso (11/29/13) FT Att: ...................................................... 13, at Valparaiso (11/29/13) Rebounds: ........................................................... 13, vs. ETSU (2/6/12) Assists: ...............................................9, at Brigham Young (3/25/13) Blocks: ...............................................2, 5x, vs. Kennesaw St. (2/1/13) Steals: ........................................................7, at Jacksonville (2/18/12) Minutes: ................................................. 51, at Valparaiso (11/29/13)

S SENIOR FORWARD SSTEVENS POINT, WIS. S. SSTEVENS POINT HS Year ear •A-Sun Scholar Athlete of the Y

2013-14 • Scored career-high 37 points at Valpo (11/29) • 3rd career double-double (10pts, 11rebs) at ETSU (1/31) • 10+ points in 12 games • Scored 1,000th career point vs. Kennesaw State (1/10/14

2010-11 • Played in all 33 of Mercer’s games, averaging 16.1 minutes • Finished the year with averages of 4.2 points and 3.0 rebounds • Set a season-high with 19 points in the A-Sun semifinal (3/4) 2009-10 • Played in nine games, averaging 4.3 minutes per appearance

2012-13 • Preseason All-Conference player by A-Sun coaches • Named an Atlantic Sun Academic All-Conference performer • Selected to Capital One Academic All-District IV first team • One of five Division I members of the NABC Allstate Good Works team • Led the team and ranked 18th in A-Sun in rebounds per game (5.0) • Scored 10 or more 18 times

2008-09 Redshirted due to injury.

2011-12 • Started all 38 of Mercer’s averaging 10.5 ppg, 5.9 rpg and 3.3 apg • Recorded the fifth-best free throw percentage (82.9%) in program history, ranking 2nd among A-Sun players •Also ranked among the A-Sun leaders in scoring average (24th), rebounding average (8th), assists per game (10th), steals per game (7th – 1.6), assist-to-turnover ratio (11th – 1.1)

HIGH SCHOOL • Averaged 19 points, 10 rebounds and three assists during prep career for coach Dan Fink’s Stevens Point Area High School Panthers • Helped lead the Panthers to a 19-3 record, named first-team all-state • Also earned honorable mention all-state honors in football PERSONAL • Born on Nov. 7, 1989 • Son of Gerald and Debra Gollon • Has one sister and a brother. Jordan plays volleyball for Mercer

2013-14 GAME-BY-GAME Opponent

Date

gs

min

Total fg-fga

at Texas REINHARDT SETON HALL at University of Evansv JOHNSON & WALES YALE at Ohio at Valparaiso at Oklahoma DENVER ALCORN STATE at Ole Miss ST. ANDREWS at Jacksonville at North Florida USC UPSTATE ETSU KENNESAW STATE at Northern Kentucky at Lipscomb FGCU STETSON at ETSU at USC Upstate at Kennesaw State LIPSCOMB NORTHERN KENTUCKY at FGCU at Stetson NORTH FLORIDA JACKSONVILLE JACKSONVILLE USC UPSTATE at FGCU Totals

11/08/13 11/13/13 11/16/13 11/18/13 11/20/13 11/23/13 11/26/13 11/29/13 12/02/13 12/7/13 12/16/13 12/22/13 12/27/13 12/30/13 01/01/14 1/4/14 1/6/14 1/10/14 1/16/14 01/18/14 1/23/14 1/25/14 1/31/14 02/02/14 02/07/14 2/14/14 2/16/14 02/21/14 2/23/14 02/27/14 3/1/14 3/4/14 3/6/14 3/9/14

* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * 34

25 15 33 32 14 25 26 51 20 38 29 36 12 22 22 28 22 26 23 32 23 17 30 23 20 17 21 21 27 28 28 22 28 28 864

4-8 0-0 3-7 4-4 2-2 4-7 0-1 11-17 1-4 6-12 4-7 3-9 2-2 1-2 1-3 1-7 0-1 1-6 2-2 3-5 2-8 0-1 5-10 2-6 1-5 2-4 3-4 2-9 3-4 3-7 5-12 2-5 5-14 4-12 92-207

pct

.500 .000 .429 1.000 1.000 .571 .000 .647 .250 .500 .571 .333 1.000 .500 .333 .143 .000 .167 1.000 .600 .250 .000 .500 .333 .200 .500 .750 .222 .750 .429 .417 .400 .357 .333 .444

3-Pointers 3fg-fga pct

Free throws ft-fta pct

off

2-5 0-0 1-3 1-1 0-0 1-2 0-0 3-4 1-3 0-1 0-0 0-3 0-0 0-1 0-1 0-2 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-4 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-1 0-0 0-0 2-4 1-2 3-7 1-4 19-52

0-0 0-0 0-0 2-3 0-0 1-1 3-4 12-13 2-3 2-3 3-3 4-5 2-2 0-0 0-0 2-4 0-0 1-2 1-1 3-4 1-3 2-2 0-0 3-4 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 6-10 5-5 4-7 3-4 63-84

0 2 2 1 1 2 1 5 6 2 5 7 1 1 2 1 3 4 1 2 3 1 6 7 1 3 4 3 5 8 1 4 5 3 4 7 0 0 0 1 3 4 1 1 2 2 3 5 2 3 5 2 1 3 0 4 4 2 10 12 1 4 5 1 1 2 4 7 11 2 2 4 2 1 3 0 3 3 1 2 3 1 3 4 1 2 3 3 1 4 2 3 5 0 4 4 1 4 5 2 4 6 47 107 154

.400 .000 .333 1.000 .000 .500 .000 .750 .333 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .500 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .000 .000 1.000 .000 .000 .000 .500 .500 .429 .250 .365

.000 .000 .000 .667 .000 1.000 .750 .923 .667 .667 1.000 .800 1.000 .000 .000 .500 .000 .500 1.000 .750 .333 1.000 .000 .750 .000 .000 1.000 .000 .000 .000 .600 1.000 .571 .750 .750

Rebounds def tot

avg

pf

pts

avg

0 2 10 0 0 0 1 2 7 0 1 11 0 0 4 0 0 10 0 2 3 0 1 37 0 0 5 0 1 14 1 0 11 0 2 10 0 0 6 0 1 2 0 0 2 0 0 4 1 1 0 0 2 4 0 0 5 1 0 9 0 1 5 0 0 2 0 2 10 0 3 8 0 0 2 0 1 4 1 1 8 0 2 4 1 1 6 0 2 6 0 1 18 0 3 10 0 1 17 0 0 12 6 33 266

10.0 5.0 5.7 7.0 6.4 7.0 6.4 10.3 9.7 10.1 10.2 10.2 9.8 9.3 8.8 8.5 8.0 7.8 7.6 7.7 7.6 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.2 7.1 7.1 7.0 7.0 7.0 7.3 7.4 7.7 7.8 7.8

a t/o blk

2.0 2 2 3 2.0 0 4 2 3.3 2 1 5 4.3 2 4 1 3.8 2 2 0 3.8 4 1 1 3.7 3 4 2 4.1 4 7 4 4.1 2 1 3 4.5 4 6 1 4.5 1 5 1 4.8 1 1 4 4.4 0 1 1 4.4 0 6 4 4.2 4 0 2 4.3 4 2 1 4.3 2 4 3 4.2 1 1 0 4.2 3 1 1 4.6 3 2 3 4.6 1 2 2 4.5 1 4 1 4.8 1 7 3 4.8 1 2 4 4.7 3 2 1 4.6 1 2 0 4.6 2 3 2 4.5 1 2 2 4.5 3 1 0 4.5 3 1 1 4.5 2 3 1 4.5 4 1 1 4.5 2 0 2 4.5 3 3 0 4.5 72 88 62

stl

CAREER STATS Season

2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 TOTAL

min/avg

Total fg-fga

pct

2-0 8/4.0 9-0 39/4.3 33-2 532/16.1 38-38 1209/31.8 36-36 1048/29.1 34-34 864/25.4 152-110 3700/24.3

1-2 5-11 42-89 137-289 108-279 92-207 385-877

.500 .455 .472 .474 .387 .444 .439

gp-gs

3-Point fg-fga

pct

1-1 1.000 0-2 .000 9-28 .321 27-69 .391 32-104 .308 19-52 .365 88-256 .344

F-Throws ft-fta pct

0-0 0-0 45-58 97-117 63-75 63-84 268-334

off

.000 0 .000 3 .776 30 .829 60 .840 50 .750 47 .802 190

Rebounds def tot

avg

1 7 69 163 131 107 478

0.5 0 1.1 5 3.0 73 5.9 101 5.0 74 4.5 72 4.4 325

1 10 99 223 181 154 668

pf

fo

ast

to

0 0 2 0 1 1 2 17 34 3 125 117 1 86 78 0 88 62 6 317 294

blk

stl

Scoring pts avg

0 0 3 2 1 10 9 25 138 13 60 398 11 40 311 6 33 266 41 159 1126

1.5 1.1 4.2 10.5 8.6 7.8 7.4


LANGSTON HALL

#21

SENIOR GUARD ATLANTA, GA. CHAMBLEE HS •A-Sun Player of the Year •A-Sun Tournament MVP

CAREER HIGHS Points: ..............................25, 3x, vs. Northern Kentucky (2/16/14) FG Made:............................................. 9, 2x, at Jacksonville (2/7/13) FG Att: .................................................................. 19, vs. UNF (2/27/14) 3-Point FGs: ............................. 8, vs. Northern Kentucky (2/16/14) 3-Point FGA: ...........................................13, vs. Northern Kentucky (2/16/13) FT Made: .......................................... 11, 2x, at Evansville (11/18/13) FT Att: .......................................................... 12, 3x, at Ohio (11/26/13) Rebounds: ...........................................................9, vs. ETSU (1/17/13) Assists: .............................................................. 11, vs. FGCU (1/23/14) Blocks: ..................................................... 2, 3x, vs. Lipscomb (3/6/13) Steals: ...................................................... 5, at Florida State (12/2/12) Minutes: ................................................. 54, at Valparaiso (11/29/13) 2010-11 • 33 games, averaging 33.3 minutes per game • Finished the year with averages of 8.2 points, 3.6 assists and 3.1 rebounds per game • Named to the Atlantic Sun All-Conference freshman team … • Ranked among A-Sun leaders in assists per game (3rd), steals per game (12th – 1.3), three-point field goal percentage (6th – 39.7%), three-point field goals per game (12th – 1.64), assist-to-turnover ratio (2nd – 1.72), and average minutes played (7th)

2013-14 • Broke A-Sun career assist record in semifinals vs. Upstate (3/6) • 20+ points in 11 games, 10+ assists 4 games this year • Career-high 25 points 3x - at Evansville, at Jacksonville, vs. NKU • Hit game winning 3-pointer with 0.6 seconds left at Ole Miss 2012-13 • Preseason All-Conference • CollegeInsider.com Preseason Mid-Major All-American • Earned 2nd team All-Conference recognition • CollegeInsider.com A-Sun MVP • Scored in double figures 19 times, 7 or more assists 8 times • Ranked 39th nationally with a 2.28 assist-to-turnover ratio • Averaged 5.0 assists per game, ranking 64th among DI players • Shot 84.8% from the free throw line, ranking 49th nationally • Scored 1,000th career point in A-Sun semifinal vs. USC Upstate (3/8)

HIGH SCHOOL • A 2010 graduate of Chamblee High School • All-state honorable mention • No. 165 ranked point guard by ESPN PERSONAL • Son of Frederick and Alda Hall • Born on Nov. 1, 1991 in Atlanta, Ga. • Has one older brother

2011-12 • Named an Atlantic Sun All-Conference first team selection • Named a NABC All-District second team member • Named the CIT Tournament MVP • 1 of 20 players invited to NBA All-Star Chris Paul’s Elite Guard Camp

2013-14 GAME-BY-GAME Opponent

Date

gs

at Texas REINHARDT SETON HALL at University of Evansv JOHNSON & WALES YALE at Ohio at Valparaiso at Oklahoma DENVER ALCORN STATE at Ole Miss ST. ANDREWS at Jacksonville at North Florida USC UPSTATE ETSU KENNESAW STATE at Northern Kentucky at Lipscomb FGCU STETSON at ETSU at USC Upstate at Kennesaw State LIPSCOMB NORTHERN KENTUCKY at FGCU at Stetson NORTH FLORIDA JACKSONVILLE JACKSONVILLE USC UPSTATE at FGCU Totals

11/08/13 11/13/13 11/16/13 11/18/13 11/20/13 11/23/13 11/26/13 11/29/13 12/02/13 12/7/13 12/16/13 12/22/13 12/27/13 12/30/13 01/01/14 1/4/14 1/6/14 1/10/14 1/16/14 01/18/14 1/23/14 1/25/14 1/31/14 02/02/14 02/07/14 2/14/14 2/16/14 02/21/14 2/23/14 02/27/14 3/1/14 3/4/14 3/6/14 3/9/14

* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Total fg-fga

min

32 17 32 32 12 30 33 54 32 45 31 37 14 29 24 39 32 29 33 31 37 22 36 35 36 25 26 33 32 39 32 * 35 * 45 * 34 33 1085

pct

3-Pointers 3fg-fga pct

Free throws ft-fta pct

7-16 .438 5-10 .500 3-4 1-6 .167 0-2 .000 0-0 6-15 .400 1-3 .333 11-12 6-17 .353 2-7 .286 11-12 2-2 1.000 2-2 1.000 2-2 6-11 .545 3-6 .500 0-0 6-15 .400 2-5 .400 10-12 2-16 .125 2-9 .222 2-2 2-7 .286 1-5 .200 2-2 7-12 .583 2-5 .400 0-0 5-9 .556 3-5 .600 0-0 4-10 .400 4-8 .500 5-6 5-7 .714 5-7 .714 2-2 8-12 .667 5-7 .714 4-5 1-8 .125 0-1 .000 2-2 2-11 .182 2-8 .250 1-3 3-9 .333 3-8 .375 10-10 5-8 .625 1-4 .250 3-6 7-15 .467 3-7 .429 3-3 2-9 .222 1-6 .167 0-0 4-11 .364 3-8 .375 7-7 1-5 .200 1-4 .250 2-3 2-7 .286 2-6 .333 6-6 1-7 .143 1-6 .167 1-3 5-17 .294 3-9 .333 7-8 7-12 .583 6-10 .600 0-0 8-13 .615 8-13 .615 1-1 3-12 .250 2-8 .250 8-10 5-9 .556 2-4 .500 4-4 7-19 .368 2-6 .333 8-8 1-7 .143 0-3 .000 7-8 0-4 .000 0-3 .000 3-5 6-12 .500 3-8 .375 6-6 6-11 .545 2-6 .333 1-2 143-361 .396 82-209 .392 132-154

.750 .000 .917 .917 1.000 .000 .833 1.000 1.000 .000 .000 .833 1.000 .800 1.000 .333 1.000 .500 1.000 .000 1.000 .667 1.000 .333 .875 .000 1.000 .800 1.000 1.000 .875 .600 1.000 .500 .857

off

Rebounds def tot

1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 14

0 1 2 2 2 2 1 2 4 4 2 2 3 3 4 5 3 3 2 3 5 5 2 4 4 4 3 3 2 2 1 2 4 4 2 2 2 2 1 1 3 3 5 5 2 2 4 6 1 1 1 2 4 4 1 1 5 5 4 6 1 1 4 4 3 4 6 7 93 107

avg

pf

1.0 3 1.5 0 1.7 4 1.8 5 2.2 0 2.2 1 2.3 1 2.6 1 2.7 2 2.7 0 2.9 1 3.0 3 3.1 1 3.1 2 3.0 1 2.9 0 3.0 3 2.9 0 2.9 1 2.8 2 2.8 1 2.9 1 2.9 2 3.0 3 2.9 4 2.9 1 2.9 0 2.9 2 2.9 1 3.0 0 3.0 0 3.0 1 3.0 0 3.1 2 3.1 49

a t/o blk

5 1 6 0 5 4 3 4 4 2 10 5 3 1 9 2 5 2 2 4 8 2 6 4 3 0 6 3 4 4 9 4 3 2 6 0 5 2 10 2 11 2 9 0 4 3 4 3 4 3 4 2 8 1 3 0 4 5 4 2 4 2 10 4 6 4 3 2 190 81

stl

pts

avg

0 2 22 0 0 2 0 1 24 0 1 25 0 1 8 0 1 15 0 1 24 0 2 8 0 1 7 0 0 16 0 2 13 0 0 17 0 0 17 0 3 25 1 1 4 0 0 7 0 1 19 1 3 14 0 2 20 0 1 5 0 2 18 1 3 5 1 2 12 1 3 4 0 4 20 0 2 20 0 0 25 0 3 16 0 4 16 0 2 24 0 0 9 0 2 3 0 1 21 0 1 15 5 52 500

22.0 12.0 16.0 18.3 16.2 16.0 17.1 16.0 15.0 15.1 14.9 15.1 15.2 15.9 15.1 14.6 14.9 14.8 15.1 14.6 14.8 14.3 14.2 13.8 14.0 14.3 14.7 14.7 14.8 15.1 14.9 14.5 14.7 14.7 14.7

CAREER STATS Season

2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 TOTAL

gp-gs

33-33 38-38 31-31 34-33 136-135

Total fg-fga

pct

1098/33.3 91-243 1320/34.7 131-348 966/31.2 107-250 1085/31.9 143-361 4469/32.9 472-1202

.374 .376 .428 .396 .393

min/avg

3-Point fg-fga

54-136 69-191 47-130 82-209 252-666

pct

.397 .361 .362 .392 .378

F-Throws ft-fta pct

33-46 103-136 89-105 132-154 357-441

.717 .757 .848 .857 .810

off

Rebounds def tot

16 86 9 120 19 77 14 93 58 376

102 129 96 107 434

avg

pf

fo

3.1 71 3.4 73 3.1 47 3.1 49 3.2 240

0 0 0 1 1

ast

to

117 68 160 101 155 68 190 81 622 318

blk

stl

Scoring pts avg

11 43 269 8 50 434 11 32 350 5 52 500 35 177 1553

8.2 11.4 11.3 14.7 11.4


DARIOUS MOTEN

#22

JUNIOR FORWARD BOWDON, GA. BOWDON HS

2013-14 • 10+ points in 5 games • Career-high 19 minutes vs. Johnson & Wales (11/20) • Set career-high with 21 points at North Florida (1/1)

CAREER HIGHS Points: ....................................................21, at North Florida (1/1/14) FG Made: ................................................. 8, at North Florida (1/1/14) FG Att: ....................................................10, at North Florida (1/1/14) 3-Point FGs: ............................................ 2, at North Florida (1/1/14) 3-Point FGA: ........................................... 3, at North Florida (1/1/14) FT Made: ..................................... 4, 2x, at Kennesaw State (2/7/14) FT Att: ..................................................7, at Kennesaw State (2/7/14) Rebounds: .............................................. 7, at North Florida (1/1/14) Assists: .................................................. 3, vs. Oglethorpe (11/12/12) Blocks: ...................................................... 2, 3x, vs. Steston (1/25/14) Steals: ...............................................................1, 7x, vs. UNF (2/27/14) Minutes: ...................................................21, vs. Lipscomb (2/14/14) 2010-11 • Redshirted and did not play HIGH SCHOOL • A 2010 graduate of Bowden High School • Earned four varsity letters • Named all-state as a senior, as well as earning the Region and Area Player of the Year awards

2012-13 • Played in 32 games, averaging 5.0 minutes per game • Scored in 14 games, including five or more points in five games 2011-12 • Saw action in 23 games, logging an average of two minutes per appearance

PERSONAL • Son of Brian Moten and LaKeicia Denison • Born August 9, 1992 in Carrollton, Ga. • The oldest of four children in family • Mother & father played college basketball at West Georgia

2013-14 GAME-BY-GAME Opponent

Date

at Texas REINHARDT SETON HALL at University of Evansv JOHNSON & WALES YALE at Ohio at Valparaiso at Oklahoma DENVER ALCORN STATE ST. ANDREWS at Jacksonville at North Florida USC UPSTATE ETSU KENNESAW STATE at Northern Kentucky at Lipscomb FGCU STETSON at ETSU at USC Upstate at Kennesaw State LIPSCOMB NORTHERN KENTUCKY at FGCU at Stetson NORTH FLORIDA JACKSONVILLE JACKSONVILLE USC UPSTATE at FGCU Totals

11/08/13 11/13/13 11/16/13 11/18/13 11/20/13 11/23/13 11/26/13 11/29/13 12/02/13 12/7/13 12/16/13 12/27/13 12/30/13 01/01/14 1/4/14 1/6/14 1/10/14 1/16/14 01/18/14 1/23/14 1/25/14 1/31/14 02/02/14 02/07/14 2/14/14 2/16/14 02/21/14 2/23/14 02/27/14 3/1/14 3/4/14 3/6/14 3/9/14

gs

min

Total fg-fga

0

2 14 13 10 19 11 10 4 14 1 10 17 16 16 11 11 7 6 8 13 15 14 15 16 21 16 12 12 10 12 18 19 13 406

0-0 2-4 0-1 0-1 1-3 3-3 0-1 1-2 3-3 0-0 1-2 3-6 0-1 8-10 2-2 1-1 0-0 0-2 0-1 2-3 6-6 2-2 4-6 3-6 5-7 3-4 0-4 3-4 2-3 2-4 2-7 1-6 2-4 62-109

pct

.000 .500 .000 .000 .333 1.000 .000 .500 1.000 .000 .500 .500 .000 .800 1.000 1.000 .000 .000 .000 .667 1.000 1.000 .667 .500 .714 .750 .000 .750 .667 .500 .286 .167 .500 .569

3-Pointers 3fg-fga pct

0-0 0-0 0-1 0-1 0-1 1-1 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 2-3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 1-2 1-1 0-0 1-1 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-2 0-1 0-2 0-1 7-23

.000 .000 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .667 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .500 1.000 .000 1.000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .500 .000 .000 .000 .304

Free throws ft-fta pct

off

0-0 0-0 1-4 0-0 4-4 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-0 3-6 0-0 1-2 2-2 0-2 0-0 0-0 2-2 2-4 1-2 4-7 3-4 3-4 0-0 0-2 0-0 0-0 2-2 2-2 1-1 34-54

0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 2 0 1 1 2 26

.000 .000 .250 .000 1.000 .000 .500 .000 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .000 .500 .000 .500 1.000 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .500 .500 .571 .750 .750 .000 .000 .000 .000 1.000 1.000 1.000 .630

Rebounds def tot

0 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 4 1 1 0 1 0 1 3 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 33

0 5 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 2 2 7 1 2 1 2 1 2 4 1 2 2 4 4 1 1 2 1 2 1 2 59

avg

pf

a t/o blk

0.0 0 1 0 0 2.5 0 2 0 0 2.3 0 1 0 0 2.0 1 1 0 0 1.8 1 2 1 1 1.7 1 1 1 1 1.4 0 1 1 0 1.3 0 0 0 0 1.2 1 2 0 0 1.1 1 0 2 0 1.1 0 1 2 0 1.2 1 0 1 0 1.2 0 1 0 0 1.6 0 1 0 0 1.6 0 1 0 0 1.6 1 0 0 2 1.6 1 1 0 0 1.6 0 0 0 1 1.6 0 0 0 0 1.6 0 0 1 0 1.7 1 0 0 2 1.7 1 2 0 1 1.7 5 0 1 0 1.7 1 0 1 0 1.8 3 1 2 0 1.9 1 1 1 1 1.9 2 0 1 0 1.8 1 0 1 1 1.8 1 1 2 0 1.8 0 1 1 1 1.8 1 1 0 0 1.8 2 2 0 0 1.8 4 0 0 0 1.8 31 25 19 11

pts

avg

0 0 0 4 0 1 1 0 0 6 0 7 0 1 0 2 0 6 0 0 0 2 1 8 0 0 1 21 0 4 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 15 0 6 0 10 0 10 1 13 0 9 0 0 0 6 1 4 0 5 0 6 0 4 0 5 5 165

0.0 2.0 1.7 1.3 2.2 3.0 2.7 2.6 3.0 2.7 2.6 3.1 2.8 4.1 4.1 4.1 3.9 3.7 3.5 3.6 4.1 4.2 4.5 4.7 5.0 5.2 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0

stl

CAREER STATS Season

gp-gs

min/avg

Total fg-fga

pct

3-Point fg-fga

pct

2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 TOTAL

23-0 32-0 33-0 88-0

46/2.0 161/5.0 406/12.3 613/7.0

2-11 15-29 62-109 79-149

.182 .517 .569 .530

0-3 1-4 7-23 8-30

.000 .250 .304 .267

F-Throws ft-fta pct

1-3 17-22 34-54 52-79

.333 .773 .630 .658

off

Rebounds def tot

avg

pf

fo

ast

to

blk

stl

5 13 26 44

0 12 33 45

0.2 0.8 1.8 1.0

3 11 31 45

0 0 1 1

1 8 25 34

3 9 19 31

2 4 11 17

0 2 5 7

5 25 59 89

Scoring pts avg

5 48 165 218

0.2 1.5 5.0 2.5


JAMES BENTO

CAREER HIGHS

#32

Points: ..........................................2, vs. Johnson & Wales (11/20/13) FG Made: .....................................1, vs. Johnson & Wales (11/20/13) FG Att: ..........................................4, vs. Johnson & Wales (11/20/13) 3-Point FGs: ..........................................................................................N/A 3-Point FGA: .........................................................................................N/A FT Made: ...............................................................................................N/A FT Att: .....................................................................................................N/A Rebounds: ................................................2, 2x, vs. Steston (1/25/14) Assists: ......................................................1, at North Florida (1/1/14) Blocks: ....................................................................................................N/A Steals: ....................................................................................................N/A Minutes: ....................................................4, 3x, vs. Steston (1/25/14)

FRESHMAN FORWARD HOUSTON, TEXAS STTIA IAN N AC A ACAD CAD AD. D WOODLANDS CHRISTIAN ACAD.

2013-14 • 2 rebounds in collegiate debut vs. Reinhardt (11/13) • First career points vs. JWU (11/20) • First assist at North Florida (1/1) HIGH SCHOOL • Played football, basketball and baseball at Woodlands Christian Academy, earning four varsity letters in both basketball and baseball • Collected Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS) All-District honors in all four seasons and three TAPPS All-State selections • Also earned a TAPPS All-Tournament nod and District 7-3A MVP honors after averaging 20.6 points, 9.4 rebounds, 3.1 blocks, 2.2 assists, and 2.6 steals per game as a senior • Led Woodlands Christian Academy to a pair of state championships

PERSONAL • Full name is James Kirby Bento • Born on June 28, 1994 in Laguna Hills, California • Son of Teri and Joe Bento • Has three brothers (Joseph – 23, Jack – 16, Josh – 9) and a sister Jessica (21)

2013-14 GAME-BY-GAME Opponent

Date

REINHARDT JOHNSON & WALES YALE ST. ANDREWS at Jacksonville at North Florida KENNESAW STATE STETSON at ETSU at USC Upstate LIPSCOMB at FGCU Totals

11/13/13 11/20/13 11/23/13 12/27/13 12/30/13 01/01/14 1/10/14 1/25/14 1/31/14 02/02/14 2/14/14 02/21/14

gs

min

0

4 4 1 2 1 3 1 4 0 1 2 1 24

Total fg-fga

0-1 1-4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-6

pct

3-Pointers 3fg-fga pct

.000 .250 .000 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .333

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

.000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000

Free throws ft-fta pct

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

.000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000

off

2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4

Rebounds def tot

0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 5

2 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 9

avg

pf

a t/o blk

2.0 1.5 1.0 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.8

0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 5

0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

stl

pts

avg

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4

0.0 1.0 0.7 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.3

CAREER STATS Season

gp-gs

min/avg

Total fg-fga

pct

3-Point fg-fga

pct

2013-14 TOTAL

12-0 12-0

24/2.0 24/2.0

2-6 2-6

.333 .333

0-0 0-0

.000 .000

F-Throws ft-fta pct

0-0 0-0

.000 .000

off

4 4

Rebounds def tot

5 5

9 9

avg

pf

fo

ast

to

blk

stl

Scoring pts avg

0.8 0.8

5 5

0 0

1 1

0 0

0 0

0 0

4 0.3 4 0.3


JIBRI BRYAN

#34

SOPHOMORE GUARD SAVANNAH, GA. ARY Y SSCHOOL CHOOL CH OO OL BENEDICTINE MILITARY

2013-14 • Career-highs in rebounds, assists and minutes played vs. J&W (11/20) • 10+ points 5 times this season • Season-high 16 points vs. ETSU (1/6)

CAREER HIGHS Points: .........................................................19, at Missouri (11/14/11) FG Made: ...................................................... 7, at Missouri (11/14/11) FG Att: .........................................................11, at Missouri (11/14/11) 3-Point FGs: ................................................. 5, at Missouri (11/14/11) 3-Point FGA: ...................................7, vs. Johnson & Wales (11/20/13) FT Made: ....................................................... 6, at North Florida (1/1/14) FT Att: ........................................................6, at North Florida (1/1/14) Rebounds: ..................................9, vs. Johnson & Wales (11/20/13) Assists: .........................................4, vs. Johnson & Wales (11/20/13) Blocks: ................................................1, 3x, vs. Seton Hall (11/16/13) Steals: ............................................................ 3, at Missouri (11/14/11) Minutes: ................................... 25, vs. Johnson & Wales (11/20/13) 2010-11 • Redshirted and did not play

2012-13 •Played 19 games while battling injury • Shot 45.5% from three-point range, connecting on 15-of-33 shots • Scored double figures twice, including 14 points against Wake Forest in the Paradise Jam (11/19) 2011-12 • Played in 6 games before suffering a season ending injury • Averaged 13.0 minutes, 5.2 points and 3.2 rebounds in his six games • Scored a team-high 19 points on 5-of-6 shooting from three-point range at No. 25 Missouri (11/14)

HIGH SCHOOL • A 2010 graduate of Benedictine Military School • Second team allstate, second team all-city and first team all-region honors and a trip to the North-South All-Star Game as a senior • Led team to regular season regional title and advance to the Sweet 16 of state tournament as a senior PERSONAL • Son of Tyrone and Karen Byron • Born August 24, 1992 in Savannah, Ga. • Has one older brother

2013-14 GAME-BY-GAME Opponent

Date

at Texas REINHARDT SETON HALL at University of Evansv JOHNSON & WALES YALE at Ohio at Valparaiso at Oklahoma DENVER ALCORN STATE at Ole Miss ST. ANDREWS at Jacksonville at North Florida USC UPSTATE ETSU KENNESAW STATE at Northern Kentucky at Lipscomb FGCU STETSON at ETSU at USC Upstate at Kennesaw State LIPSCOMB NORTHERN KENTUCKY at FGCU at Stetson NORTH FLORIDA JACKSONVILLE JACKSONVILLE USC UPSTATE at FGCU Totals

11/08/13 11/13/13 11/16/13 11/18/13 11/20/13 11/23/13 11/26/13 11/29/13 12/02/13 12/7/13 12/16/13 12/22/13 12/27/13 12/30/13 01/01/14 1/4/14 1/6/14 1/10/14 1/16/14 01/18/14 1/23/14 1/25/14 1/31/14 02/02/14 02/07/14 2/14/14 2/16/14 02/21/14 2/23/14 02/27/14 3/1/14 3/4/14 3/6/14 3/9/14

gs

min

Total fg-fga

0

9 16 3 11 25 12 7 4 11 1 6 2 19 13 10 2 18 12 5 9 9 16 5 16 6 13 12 10 13 11 10 9 2 0 327

2-5 .400 1-6 .167 0-1 .000 0-2 .000 4-10 .400 4-6 .667 1-4 .250 0-0 .000 2-6 .333 0-1 .000 0-1 .000 0-1 .000 2-7 .286 2-3 .667 2-5 .400 0-1 .000 6-8 .750 2-9 .222 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 1-1 1.000 3-6 .500 1-2 .500 2-7 .286 0-1 .000 1-2 .500 0-2 .000 0-0 .000 1-2 .500 1-2 .500 0-0 .000 0-2 .000 1-2 .500 0-0 .000 39-105 .371

pct

3-Pointers 3fg-fga pct

Free throws ft-fta pct

off

2-4 1-4 0-1 0-1 2-7 3-4 1-3 0-0 1-5 0-1 0-1 0-1 1-5 1-2 2-4 0-1 2-4 2-5 0-0 0-0 1-1 2-5 1-2 1-4 0-0 1-2 0-2 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-2 1-1 0-0 25-73

0-0 1-4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-0 3-4 0-0 3-4 0-3 6-6 0-0 2-2 0-0 0-0 1-2 0-0 4-4 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1 2-4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 25-37

0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 13

.500 .250 .000 .000 .286 .750 .333 .000 .200 .000 .000 .000 .200 .500 .500 .000 .500 .400 .000 .000 1.000 .400 .500 .250 .000 .500 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .000 .342

.000 .250 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .000 .750 .000 .750 .000 1.000 .000 1.000 .000 .000 .500 .000 1.000 .000 .500 .000 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .500 .000 .000 .000 .000 .676

Rebounds def tot

0 5 0 0 7 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 4 2 0 1 1 0 1 3 1 0 1 0 2 4 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 43

0 5 0 0 9 0 0 1 2 1 2 0 2 4 3 0 1 1 0 1 3 1 0 4 1 3 4 2 3 2 0 1 0 0 56

avg

pf

a t/o blk

0.0 1 1 2 2.5 3 0 0 1.7 0 0 0 1.3 4 0 1 2.8 1 4 2 2.3 1 0 0 2.0 3 0 1 1.9 1 0 1 1.9 1 0 0 1.8 0 0 0 1.8 4 0 1 1.7 1 0 0 1.7 1 1 0 1.9 1 0 2 1.9 3 0 0 1.8 0 0 0 1.8 1 1 1 1.7 3 0 0 1.6 0 0 0 1.6 0 1 1 1.7 0 1 2 1.6 2 2 3 1.6 1 1 0 1.7 2 1 1 1.6 0 0 0 1.7 2 1 1 1.8 2 1 0 1.8 2 0 0 1.8 1 0 1 1.8 2 0 0 1.8 2 0 1 1.8 0 0 2 1.7 0 0 0 1.6 0 0 0 1.6 45 15 23

0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

pts

avg

0 6 1 4 0 0 0 0 1 10 2 11 0 3 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 8 0 5 0 12 0 0 0 16 0 6 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 12 0 3 2 6 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 3 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 9 128

6.0 5.0 3.3 2.5 4.0 5.2 4.9 4.3 4.4 4.0 3.9 3.6 3.9 4.0 4.5 4.3 4.9 5.0 4.7 4.6 4.5 4.8 4.7 4.8 4.6 4.5 4.4 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.0 3.9 3.9 3.8 3.8

stl

CAREER STATS Season

gp-gs

min/avg

Total fg-fga

pct

2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 TOTAL

5-0 19-0 34-0 58-0

78/15.6 187/9.8 327/9.6 592/10.2

11-26 18-52 39-105 68-183

.423 .346 .371 .372

3-Point fg-fga

7-14 15-33 25-73 47-120

pct

.500 .455 .342 .392

F-Throws ft-fta pct

2-3 8-14 25-37 35-54

.667 .571 .676 .648

off

Rebounds def tot

avg

pf

fo

ast

to

blk

stl

Scoring pts avg

6 3 13 22

12 32 43 87

3.6 1.8 1.6 1.9

11 17 45 73

0 1 0 1

3 2 15 20

4 10 23 37

1 1 1 3

3 9 9 21

31 59 128 218

18 35 56 109

6.2 3.1 3.8 3.8


MONTY BROWN

CAREER HIGHS

#45

Points: ........................................................16, at Oklahoma (12/2/13) FG Made: .....................................................6, at Oklahoma (12/2/13) FG Att: .................................................10, 2x, at Oklahoma (12/2/13) 3-Point FGs: ..........................................................................................N/A 3-Point FGA: .........................................................................................N/A FT Made: ............................................................9, vs. Stetson (1/4/12) FT Att: ............................................................... 10, vs. Stetson (1/4/12) Rebounds: .........................................8, 2x, vs. Reinhardt (11/13/13) Assists: ....................................................... 2, 2x, vs. Belmont (3/4/11) Blocks: ..................................................... 5, vs. North Florida (2/9/13) Steals: ...................................................... 2, 2x, vs. Stetson (12/31/12) Minutes: ............................................22, vs. Georgia State (3/17/12)

SENIOR CENTER O OKLA KLA A. LIBERTY MOUNDS, OK OKLA. CHO HOO HO OL THE HOTCHKISS SCHOOL

2013-14 • Tied career-high with 8 rebounds vs. Reinhardt (11/13) • 10+ points in 3 games • Career-high 16 points at Oklahoma (12/2) in return to home state

2010-11 • Saw court time in 24 games, made 10 starts • Posted season averages of 1.5 points and 1.0 rebounds per game HIGH SCHOOL • A 2010 graduate of The Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, Conn. • Led team to the Tri-State championship as a senior •At LMHS, led his team to Frisco Conference championship, earning conference MVP and top defensive player awards

2012-13 • Appeared in all 36 games, made 5 starts • Played 10 or more minutes in all but eight games • Cracked double figures twice, including a career-high 14 point output against Furman (11/25) • Shot 70.4% from the free throw line

PERSONAL • Son of Dan and Jana Brown • Born November 29, 1990 in Tulsa, Oklahoma • Has an older sister and younger brother

2011-12 • Played in all 38 games, making one start • Averaged 11.6 minutes, 4.7 points and 2.5 rebounds per game • Led or tied for the team lead in rebounds four times • Scored in double figures on five occasions

2013-14 GAME-BY-GAME Opponent

Date

gs

min

Total fg-fga

at Texas REINHARDT SETON HALL at University of Evansv JOHNSON & WALES YALE at Ohio at Valparaiso at Oklahoma DENVER ALCORN STATE at Ole Miss ST. ANDREWS at Jacksonville USC UPSTATE ETSU KENNESAW STATE at Northern Kentucky at Lipscomb FGCU STETSON at ETSU at USC Upstate at Kennesaw State LIPSCOMB NORTHERN KENTUCKY at FGCU at Stetson NORTH FLORIDA JACKSONVILLE JACKSONVILLE USC UPSTATE at FGCU Totals

11/08/13 11/13/13 11/16/13 11/18/13 11/20/13 11/23/13 11/26/13 11/29/13 12/02/13 12/7/13 12/16/13 12/22/13 12/27/13 12/30/13 1/4/14 1/6/14 1/10/14 1/16/14 01/18/14 1/23/14 1/25/14 1/31/14 02/02/14 02/07/14 2/14/14 2/16/14 02/21/14 2/23/14 02/27/14 3/1/14 * 3/4/14 3/6/14 3/9/14 1

9 14 14 3 16 10 5 17 19 2 5 17 17 15 4 3 10 6 1 8 13 12 14 10 11 3 11 13 10 11 1 7 9 320

0-0 4-8 1-1 0-0 3-3 2-3 1-1 3-6 6-10 0-1 0-0 4-4 5-6 2-2 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-0 3-4 1-1 2-2 2-4 3-4 3-4 0-1 2-3 2-3 2-3 2-3 0-0 0-2 1-1 55-81

pct

.000 .500 1.000 .000 1.000 .667 1.000 .500 .600 .000 .000 1.000 .833 1.000 .000 .000 1.000 .000 .000 .750 1.000 1.000 .500 .750 .750 .000 .667 .667 .667 .667 .000 .000 1.000 .679

3-Pointers 3fg-fga pct

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

.000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000

Free throws ft-fta pct

off

2-4 0-0 0-0 0-0 3-4 0-0 0-0 2-2 4-4 0-0 2-2 2-2 2-2 0-0 1-2 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 1-2 4-5 6-6 1-2 0-0 1-2 3-4 3-4 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2 40-52

0 3 0 0 1 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 3 29

.500 .000 .000 .000 .750 .000 .000 1.000 1.000 .000 1.000 1.000 1.000 .000 .500 .500 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .500 .800 1.000 .500 .000 .500 .750 .750 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .769

Rebounds def tot

2 5 2 1 3 2 0 4 4 0 1 1 3 2 1 0 2 0 0 2 1 2 0 1 3 0 2 1 1 2 0 0 2 50

2 8 2 1 4 2 0 7 7 0 1 3 6 3 1 0 3 0 0 2 1 3 1 2 5 0 2 2 2 3 0 1 5 79

avg

pf

a t/o blk

2.0 3 5.0 4 4.0 3 3.3 0 3.4 0 3.2 0 2.7 1 3.3 3 3.7 4 3.3 1 3.1 1 3.1 0 3.3 3 3.3 1 3.1 3 2.9 0 2.9 1 2.8 1 2.6 2 2.6 2 2.5 2 2.5 2 2.5 2 2.5 3 2.6 2 2.5 3 2.4 1 2.4 2 2.4 0 2.4 1 2.4 0 2.3 1 2.4 1 2.4 53

0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 25 13

stl

pts

avg

0 2 0 8 0 2 0 0 0 9 0 4 0 2 0 8 1 16 0 0 0 2 0 10 0 12 0 4 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 2 0 5 1 8 0 12 0 7 0 0 0 5 0 7 0 7 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 150

2.0 5.0 4.0 3.0 4.2 4.2 3.9 4.4 5.7 5.1 4.8 5.3 5.8 5.6 5.3 5.1 4.9 4.6 4.4 4.5 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.8 4.9 4.7 4.7 4.8 4.9 4.9 4.7 4.6 4.5 4.5

y CAREER, STATS Season

2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 TOTAL

min/avg

Total fg-fga

pct

3-Point fg-fga

pct

24-10 138/5.8 38-1 442/11.6 36-5 422/11.7 33-1 320/9.7 131-17 1322/10.1

12-28 64-110 49-113 55-81 180-332

.429 .582 .434 .679 .542

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

.000 .000 .000 .000 .000

gp-gs

F-Throws ft-fta pct

12-21 51-78 57-81 40-52 160-232

off

Rebounds def tot

.571 9 16 .654 31 63 .704 46 46 .769 29 50 .690 115 175

25 94 92 79 290

pf

fo

ast

to

blk

stl

Scoring pts avg

1.0 25 2.5 70 2.6 73 2.4 53 2.2 221

0 2 2 0 4

6 14 7 43 9 29 4 25 26 111

8 20 21 13 62

0 2 9 2 13

36 179 155 150 520

avg

1.5 4.7 4.3 4.5 4.0


DANIEL COURSEY #52

CAREER HIGHS Points: .............................................. 20, 2x, vs. Reinhardt (11/13/13) FG Made: ............................................9, 2x, vs. Reinhardt (11/13/13) FG Att: ........................................................ 14, at Alabama (12/22/12) 3-Point FGs: .........................................................................................N/A 3-Point FGA: ........................................................................................ N/A FT Made: ..............................................8, vs. Tennessee St. (3/13/12) FT Att: ...................................................10, at North Florida (2/20/12) Rebounds: .......................................14, at Kennesaw State (2/7/14) Assists: ...............................................3, 2x, vs. Seton Hall (11/16/13) Blocks: ......................................................6, 2x, vs. Belmont (2/25/12) Steals: .................................................................... 4, vs. ETSU (1/17/13) Minutes: ................................................ 36, vs. Seton Hall (11/16/13)

SENIOR CENTER SAVANNAH, GA. ARY SSCHOOL CHOOL CHOO CH OO OL BENEDICTINE MILITARY yer of tthe he Ye Year earr •A-Sun Defensive Player

2013-14 • 10+ points in 17 games • 5 double-doubles (at Texas, vs. Denver, vs. USC Upstate, vs. FGCU, vs. JU) • Tied career-high 20 points vs. Reinhardt (11/13) • Broke program career block record vs. FGCU (1/23)

2010-11 • Earned playing time in 18 games, averaging 2.3 minutes per appearance

2012-13 • A-Sun Preseason Defensive Player of the Year • Shot 71% from the free throw line • 53.4% FG percentage ranked 8th best in A-Sun • Led the team in scoring four times, including a career-high 20 point output in Mercer’s win at Alabama (12/22) • Reached the 100-block mark for his career at Denver • Scored 10 or more on 10 occasions 2011-12 • Averaged 19.6 minutes, 8.2 points and 4.2 rebounds • Set a program record for single season blocks (88) • 2nd highest FG% percentage (62.0%) in school history • Season FG% and block totals best in A-Sun • 2.32 blocks per game ranked 31st in Division I basketball • Scored in double figures 16 times

HIGH SCHOOL • A 2010 graduate of Benedictine Military School • As a senior, was first team all-region and second team all-city • Averaged 6.0 points and 8.0 rebounds per game in his senior season • Set a state record for blocks in a single game with 18 • Team won the regional title and made it to the Sweet 16 round of the state playoffs PERSONAL • Son of James and Amy Coursey • Born May 11, 1992 in Savannah, Georgia • Has one sister and one brother, both older and who are twins . • Brother (Stephen) and sister (Anna) also both attended Mercer • Sister Anna was four-year letterwinner on Mercer’s volleyball team

2013-14 GAME-BY-GAME Opponent

Date

gs

min

at Texas REINHARDT SETON HALL at University of Evansv JOHNSON & WALES YALE at Ohio at Valparaiso at Oklahoma DENVER ALCORN STATE at Ole Miss ST. ANDREWS at Jacksonville at North Florida USC UPSTATE ETSU KENNESAW STATE at Northern Kentucky at Lipscomb FGCU STETSON at ETSU at USC Upstate at Kennesaw State LIPSCOMB NORTHERN KENTUCKY at FGCU at Stetson NORTH FLORIDA JACKSONVILLE JACKSONVILLE USC UPSTATE at FGCU Totals

11/08/13 11/13/13 11/16/13 11/18/13 11/20/13 11/23/13 11/26/13 11/29/13 12/02/13 12/7/13 12/16/13 12/22/13 12/27/13 12/30/13 01/01/14 1/4/14 1/6/14 1/10/14 1/16/14 01/18/14 1/23/14 1/25/14 1/31/14 02/02/14 02/07/14 2/14/14 2/16/14 02/21/14 2/23/14 02/27/14 3/1/14 3/4/14 3/6/14 3/9/14

* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

29 15 36 15 11 19 18 34 16 29 27 21 12 21 23 31 32 25 29 24 31 15 12 11 29 18 21 26 19 33 27 22 34 31 796

* * * 33

Total fg-fga

pct

6-11 .545 9-11 .818 5-8 .625 4-8 .500 2-2 1.000 3-4 .750 3-8 .375 6-11 .545 3-6 .500 5-9 .556 5-7 .714 1-3 .333 4-8 .500 6-6 1.000 3-7 .429 7-11 .636 3-7 .429 4-6 .667 5-9 .556 6-9 .667 7-11 .636 4-6 .667 2-4 .500 1-2 .500 4-7 .571 4-6 .667 4-5 .800 4-10 .400 4-7 .571 5-13 .385 7-10 .700 3-4 .750 2-5 .400 3-9 .333 144-250 .576

3-Pointers 3fg-fga pct

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

.000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000

Free throws ft-fta pct

off

pts

avg

2-4 2-5 0-0 2-2 4-4 0-0 2-2 1-1 0-0 5-5 3-3 2-2 3-4 0-0 2-3 2-3 2-3 3-4 0-0 2-3 0-1 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-2 0-0 1-1 1-4 0-0 0-0 1-2 2-2 0-0 7-8 50-69

6 5 11 11.0 4 0 1 2 0 14 4 4 8 9.5 1 0 0 5 1 20 2 4 6 8.3 5 3 2 2 0 10 3 3 6 7.8 5 0 2 1 0 10 1 3 4 7.0 0 0 0 1 0 8 1 6 7 7.0 5 0 3 2 1 6 2 6 8 7.1 5 0 1 1 0 8 2 2 4 6.8 5 0 1 1 0 13 3 0 3 6.3 0 0 2 0 0 6 3 8 11 6.8 5 0 0 3 0 15 1 6 7 6.8 1 0 0 4 0 13 1 2 3 6.5 4 0 1 2 0 4 4 2 6 6.5 1 1 0 1 1 11 1 6 7 6.5 3 0 1 4 0 12 0 5 5 6.4 4 0 0 2 0 8 2 8 10 6.6 4 1 0 2 0 16 2 7 9 6.8 2 0 0 1 1 8 6 2 8 6.8 3 0 0 1 0 11 4 2 6 6.8 2 1 0 3 0 10 4 8 12 7.1 3 2 1 1 0 14 1 11 12 7.3 2 0 0 4 3 14 2 1 3 7.1 3 2 3 1 0 8 2 0 2 6.9 4 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 1 6.6 2 0 0 1 0 2 3 11 14 6.9 3 0 0 5 0 9 1 1 2 6.7 4 0 2 2 0 8 0 5 5 6.7 3 0 1 2 0 9 2 3 5 6.6 4 0 1 2 0 9 3 4 7 6.6 3 0 2 0 1 8 2 4 6 6.6 4 0 0 3 1 10 4 7 11 6.7 2 0 2 2 1 15 2 1 3 6.6 4 1 0 3 1 8 2 4 6 6.6 5 1 1 4 0 4 3 4 7 6.6 2 1 0 3 1 13 79 146 225 6.6 107 13 27 71 12 338

14.0 17.0 14.7 13.5 12.4 11.3 10.9 11.1 10.6 11.0 11.2 10.6 10.6 10.7 10.5 10.9 10.7 10.7 10.7 10.9 11.0 10.9 10.6 10.2 10.2 10.1 10.0 10.0 9.9 9.9 10.1 10.0 9.8 9.9 9.9

COURSEY, Daniel

.500 .400 .000 1.000 1.000 .000 1.000 1.000 .000 1.000 1.000 1.000 .750 .000 .667 .667 .667 .750 .000 .667 .000 .000 .000 .000 .500 .000 1.000 .250 .000 .000 .500 1.000 .000 .875 .725

Rebounds def tot

avg

pf

a t/o blk

stl

CAREER STATS Season

2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 TOTAL

min/avg

Total fg-fga

pct

3-Point fg-fga

pct

18-0 41/2.3 38-37 745/19.6 34-31 635/18.7 34-33 796/23.4 124-101 2217/17.9

2-12 129-208 103-193 144-250 378-663

.167 .620 .534 .576 .570

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

.000 .000 .000 .000 .000

gp-gs

F-Throws ft-fta pct

0-1 53-87 49-69 50-69 152-226

off

Rebounds def tot

.000 4 1 .609 64 97 .710 47 82 .725 79 146 .673 194 326

5 161 129 225 520

pf

fo

ast

blk

stl

Scoring pts avg

0.3 4 4.2 106 3.8 94 6.6 107 4.2 311

0 3 2 7 12

2 2 1 16 51 88 6 46 44 13 27 71 37 126 204

1 12 14 12 39

4 311 255 338 908

avg

to

0.2 8.2 7.5 9.9 7.3


Mercer University Basketball Mercer Combined Team Statistics (as of Mar 15, 2014) All games Overall record: 26-8 Conf: 14-4 Home: 17-1 Away: 9-7 Neutral: 0-0 Player

gp-gs

21 52 05 15 10 20 22 45 01 34 14 03 12 32

HALL, Langston COURSEY, Daniel THOMAS, Bud WHITE, Anthony Jr. NWAMU, Ike GOLLON, Jakob MOTEN, Darious BROWN, Monty LEONARD, Phillip BRYAN, Jibri HALLICE, TJ CANEVARI, Kevin MOSSER, John BENTO, James Team Total.......... Opponents......

34-33 1085 31.9 143-361 .396 34-33 796 23.4 144-250 .576 34-34 883 26.0 120-259 .463 34-34 720 21.2 95-203 .468 33-0 605 18.3 87-183 .475 34-34 864 25.4 92-207 .444 33-0 406 12.3 62-109 .569 33-1 320 9.7 55-81 .679 30-0 285 9.5 36-82 .439 34-0 327 9.6 39-105 .371 34-0 403 11.9 41-68 .603 34-1 314 9.2 17-40 .425 9-0 18 2.0 0-7 .000 12-0 24 2.0 2-6 .333 34 34

TEAM STATISTICS SCORING Points per game Scoring margin FIELD GOALS-ATT Field goal pct 3 POINT FG-ATT 3-point FG pct 3-pt FG made per game FREE THROWS-ATT Free throw pct F-Throws made per game REBOUNDS Rebounds per game Rebounding margin ASSISTS Assists per game TURNOVERS Turnovers per game Turnover margin Assist/turnover ratio STEALS Steals per game BLOCKS Blocks per game ATTENDANCE Home games-Avg/Game Neutral site-Avg/Game Score by Periods Mercer Opponents

min

Total 3-Point avg fg-fga fg% 3fg-fga 3fg%

##

7050 7050

MER 2695 79.3 +12.9 933-1961 .476 277-720 .385 8.1 552-754 .732 16.2 1290 37.9 +5.1 558 16.4 406 11.9 +0.8 1.4 205 6.0 143 4.2 42889 18-2383 -

1st 2nd 1253 1338 986 1181

82-209 0-0 66-169 44-104 18-41 19-52 7-23 0-0 4-18 25-73 1-6 11-21 0-4 0-0

933-1961 .476 277-720 763-1907 .400 215-721

OPP 2256 66.4 763-1907 .400 215-721 .298 6.3 515-748 .689 15.1 1116 32.8 399 11.7 433 12.7 0.9 193 5.7 108 3.2 59486 16-3718 0-0

OT OT2 OT3 54 34 16 54 28 7

Totals 2695 2256

.392 .000 .391 .423 .439 .365 .304 .000 .222 .342 .167 .524 .000 .000

F-Throw ft-fta ft%

132-154 50-69 5-13 48-59 76-103 63-84 34-54 40-52 52-86 25-37 16-31 8-8 3-4 0-0

.857 .725 .385 .814 .738 .750 .630 .769 .605 .676 .516 1.000

.750 .000

.385 552-754 .732 .298 515-748 .689

* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Date 11/08/13 11/13/13 11/16/13 11/18/13 11/20/13 11/23/13 11/26/13 11/29/13 12/02/13 12/7/13 12/16/13 12/22/13 12/27/13 12/30/13 01/01/14 1/4/14 1/6/14 1/10/14 1/16/14 01/18/14 1/23/14 1/25/14 1/31/14 02/02/14 02/07/14 2/14/14 2/16/14 02/21/14 2/23/14 02/27/14 3/1/14 3/4/14 3/6/14 3/9/14

off

14 79 23 22 24 47 26 29 15 13 39 2 1 4 57 395 367

Rebounds def tot

93 146 116 62 73 107 33 50 28 43 45 16 7 5 71 895 749

107 225 139 84 97 154 59 79 43 56 84 18 8 9 128 1290 1116

avg

Opponent at Texas REINHARDT SETON HALL at University of Evansv JOHNSON & WALES YALE at Ohio at Valparaiso at Oklahoma DENVER ALCORN STATE at Ole Miss ST. ANDREWS at Jacksonville at North Florida USC UPSTATE ETSU KENNESAW STATE at Northern Kentucky at Lipscomb FGCU STETSON at ETSU at USC Upstate at Kennesaw State LIPSCOMB NORTHERN KENTUCKY at FGCU at Stetson NORTH FLORIDA JACKSONVILLE JACKSONVILLE USC UPSTATE at FGCU

* = Conference game

pf dq

a

to blk stl

3.1 49 1 190 81 5 6.6 107 7 13 27 71 4.1 65 1 65 32 13 2.5 50 0 38 19 1 2.9 56 2 34 58 9 4.5 72 0 88 62 6 1.8 31 1 25 19 11 2.4 53 0 4 25 13 1.4 32 0 17 16 0 1.6 45 0 15 23 1 2.5 42 2 8 18 13 0.5 21 0 59 20 0 0.9 1 0 1 1 0 0.8 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 37.9 630 14 558 406 143 32.8 661 - 399 433 108

L W Wo2 L W W L Wo3 L Wot W W W W L Wot W W W W W W W L W W W L W Lot W W Wo2 W

pts

avg

500 338 311 282 268 266 165 150 128 128 99 53 3 4

14.7 9.9 9.1 8.3 8.1 7.8 5.0 4.5 4.3 3.8 2.9 1.6 0.3 0.3

205 2695 193 2256

79.3 66.4

52 12 22 18 21 33 5 2 6 9 10 15 0 0

Score 73-76 95-53 77-74 76-89 109-56 81-54 67-76 117-108 82-96 64-63 70-44 79-76 98-56 86-49 83-89 62-60 73-63 83-46 74-58 87-66 68-55 87-49 90-77 61-80 75-68 79-48 89-67 61-75 73-52 76-79 69-55 85-64 78-75 68-60

Att. 8108 1872 2057 3607 1727 3500 4416 2574 9363 1827 1723 7794 2117 912 634 3031 1537 3372 2782 1235 3500 3472 3350 706 3624 1872 2172 4664 1015 2134 2572 1832 2572 4702


Phillip Leonard

1

G • 6-2 • So. • Tulsa, Okla.

MIN

PTS

REB

AST

FG%

3FG%

FT%

9.5 6.6 9.5

4.3 2.4 4.3

1.4 0.8 1.4

0.6 0.6 0.6

.439 .440 .439

.222 .000 .222

.605 .696 .605

MIN

PTS

REB

AST

FG%

3FG%

FT%

9.2 9.0 7.5

1.6 1.7 1.0

0.5 0.4 0.5

1.7 1.7 1.0

.425 .455 .398

.524 .500 .369

1.000 1.000 .880

MIN

PTS

REB

AST

FG%

3FG%

FT%

26.0 24.7 26.2

9.1 10.0 7.5

4.1 3.4 4.0

1.9 1.7 1.9

.463 .476 .467

.391 .424 .341

.385 .429 .591

MIN

PTS

REB

AST

FG%

3FG%

FT%

18.3 17.3 18.3

8.1 7.0 8.1

2.9 3.0 2.9

1.0 0.7 1.0

.475 .448 .475

.439 .522 .439

.738 .667 .738

‘13-14 ‘13-14 ASUN CAREER

Kevin Canevari

3 5 10 12 14

‘13-14 ‘13-14 ASUN CAREER

G • 5-11 • Sr. • Charlotte, N.C.

Bud Thomas ‘13-14 ‘13-14 ASUN CAREER

20

Ike Nwamu ‘13-14 ‘13-14 ASUN CAREER

John Mosser ‘13-14 ‘13-14 ASUN CAREER

‘13-14 ‘13-14 ASUN CAREER

‘13-14 ‘13-14 ASUN CAREER

PTS

REB

AST

FG%

3FG%

FT%

2.0 1.4 2.0

0.3 0.2 0.3

0.9 0.2 0.9

0.1 0.2 0.1

.000 .000 .000

.000 .000 .000

.750 .500 .750

MIN

PTS

REB

AST

FG%

3FG%

FT%

11.9 10.9 10.2

2.9 2.5 2.1

2.5 2.2 1.9

0.2 0.2 0.4

.603 .581 .520

.167 .000 .182

.516 .529 .483

MIN

PTS

REB

AST

FG%

3FG%

FT%

21.2 22.7 15.6

8.3 8.8 6.1

2.5 2.6 1.7

1.1 1.3 0.7

.468 .474 .430

.423 .415 .395

.814 .800 .822

MIN

PTS

REB

AST

FG%

3FG%

FT%

25.4 23.9 24.3

7.8 5.5 7.4

4.5 4.6 4.4

2.6 2.5 2.1

.444 .385 .440

.365 .294 .345

.750 .645 .803

MIN

PTS

REB

AST

FG%

3FG%

FT%

31.9 31.7 32.9

14.7 14.6 11.4

3.1 2.9 3.2

5.6 5.7 4.6

.396 .377 .391

.392 .381 .379

.857 .851 .811

MIN

PTS

REB

AST

FG%

3FG%

FT%

12.3 12.8 6.9

5.0 6.3 2.4

1.8 2.2 1.0

0.8 0.6 0.4

.569 .652 .531

.304 .462 .276

.630 .568 .654

MIN

PTS

REB

AST

FG%

3FG%

FT%

3.2

0.6

0.7

0.2

.444

1.000

.500

MIN

PTS

REB

AST

2.0 1.6 2.0

0.3 0.3 0.3

0.8 0.8 0.8

MIN

PTS

9.6 10.6 10.4

• 2x All-Conference at Green Hope HS • Led Green Hope to conference championship • 2 rebounds in collegiate debut (11/18)

F • 6-9 • Jr. • Weddington, N.C.

22 25 32 34 45 52

• 3 blocks vs. Lipscomb on 3/6/13 • 1st-team All-State as a senior in HS • Career-high 8 pts. vs. Oglethorpe 11/12/12

F • 6-6 • Fr. • Houston, Texas FG% 3FG%

FT%

0.1 0.1 0.1

.333 1.000 .333

.000 .000 .000

.000 .000 .000

REB

AST

FG%

3FG%

FT%

3.8 4.1 3.8

1.6 1.8 1.9

0.4 0.5 0.4

.371 .431 .372

.342 .394 .392

.676 .708 .648

MIN

PTS

REB

AST

FG%

3FG%

FT%

9.7 9.1 10.1

4.5 4.2 4.0

2.4 1.8 2.2

0.1 0.2 0.2

.679 .714 .541

.000 .000 .000

.769 .700 .687

MIN

PTS

REB

AST

FG%

3FG%

FT%

23.4 23.7 17.8

9.9 9.7 7.3

6.6 6.9 4.2

0.4 0.3 0.3

.576 .588 .573

.000 .000 .000

.725 .556 .665

Jibri Bryan

• 3-sport athlete at Woodlands Christian Acad. • 3x TAPPS All-state selection • Two rebounds in collegiate debut (11/18)

G • 6-3 • So. • Savannah, Ga.

Monty Brown

• Scored 10+ points 5 games this year • Career-high 19 pts. at Missouri (11/14/12) • 11 points in 12 minutes vs. Yale (11/23)

C • 6-11 • Sr. • Liberty Mounds, Okla.

Daniel Coursey ‘13-14 ‘13-14 ASUN CAREER

• Career-high 21 points at UNF (1/1) • 10+ points in 5 games • 4th on team with .569 FG percentage

G • 6-5 • So. • Kansas City, Mo.

James Bento

‘13-14 ‘13-14 ASUN CAREER

• A-Sun Conference Player of the Year • 1st in A-Sun history for career assists (622) • 20+ points in 11 games this year

F • 6-6 • Jr. • Bowdon, Ga.

‘13-14 ‘13-14 ASUN CAREER

‘13-14 ‘13-14 ASUN CAREER

• A-Sun Scholar Athlete of the Year • Started every game since start of ‘11-12 • Career-high 37 points at Valpo (11/29)

G • 6-4 • Sr. • Atlanta, Ga.

Lawrence Brown

‘13-14 ‘13-14 ASUN CAREER

• 10+ points in 13 games • Career-high 29 points in quarterfinals (3/4) • 39.5% career 3-point shooter

F • 6-6 • Sr. • Stevens Point, Wisc.

Darious Moten ‘13-14 ‘13-14 ASUN CAREER

• Played every game since start of ‘11-12 • Career-high 8 rebounds at Tennessee 3/20/13 • Tied season-high with 8 points vs. JU (3/4)

G • 6-2 • Sr. • Indianapolis, Ind.

Jakob Gollon ‘13-14 ‘13-14 ASUN CAREER

• Transfer from Cleveland State • Career-high 24 points at Ole Miss (12/22) • 10+ points in 12 games this year

G • 6-4 • Fr. • Cary, N.C.

MIN

T.J. Hallice

‘13-14 ‘13-14 ASUN CAREER

• Scored 1,000th career point on Feb. 16 • 46 career double-digit scoring games • Career-high 31 points at Lipscomb (1/18)

G • 6-5 • So. • Greensboro, N.C.

Langston Hall

21

• Career-high 5 assists vs. Reinhardt (11/13) • Played in 73-straight games • Career-high 10 pts. vs. Oglethorpe, 11/12/12

F • 6-6 • Sr. • Highlands Ranch, Colo.

Anthony White, Jr.

15

• Season-high 19 points vs. JWU (11/20) • Junior College transfer • Led JUCO team to 27-4 record last year

• Played every game since start of ‘11-12 • Started first 5 games of ‘12-13 • Career-high 16 pts. at Oklahoma 12/2/13

C • 6-10 • Sr. • Savannah, Ga. • A-Sun Defensive Player of the Year • 4th A-Sun history for career blocks (204) • 10+ points in 17 games this year


GAME

1

GAME

2

Texas 76, Mercer 73 Nov. 8, 2013 AusƟn, Texas Erwin Center

Mercer 95, Reinhardt 53 Nov. 13, 2013 Macon, Ga. Hawkins Arena

AUSTIN, Texas – A game of wild swings saw Mercer trail by as many as 12 and lead by as many as nine, but in the end it was Texas that came away with a 76-73 victory in Friday night’s men’s basketball opener at the Erwin Center. Senior point guard Langston Hall led all scorers with 22 points in the loss.

MACON, Ga. – Head coach Bob Hoffman registered the 500th win of his head coaching career on Wednesday evening, leading the Mercer men’s basketball team to a 95-53 victory over Reinhardt at Hawkins Arena.

Mercer dropped its season opener for the first time since 2006 while Texas won its first game for the 12th-straight year.

The win was also Hoffman’s 100th at Mercer and pulled the team to 1-1 on the season. Reinhardt dropped its second straight and fell to 3-4 overall.

“Our guys were right there,” Mercer head coach Bob Hoffman said. “We went for a stretch in the second half when we didn’t execute, and that kills you in a game like this.” Hall booked his 22 points on 7-of-16 shooting from the field and 5-of-10 aim from three point range. He also added five assists to move into second place among Mercer’s all-time career assist leaders (437). “Langston was aggressive,” Hoffman said. “I thought he was special tonight. Everybody played well. We’ve got a lot of guys that can play.” Seniors Daniel Coursey and Jakob Gollon joined him in doublefigures, registering 14 and 10 points, respectively. Coursey also collected 11 rebounds and two blocks to mark his second career double-double.

Eleven of Mercer’s 14 suited players reached the scoring column as the Bears topped the 90-point barrier for the first time since January 30, 2010. Senior Daniel Coursey paced the Bears’ offense with 20 points in 15 minutes while also collecting eight rebounds, five blocks and a steal. Senior Bud Thomas was eight-of-nine from the field on his way to 18 points in 16 minutes of work. Sophomore Ike Nwamu also reached double figures, tallying 13 points, six boards and an assist off the bench. Mercer got layups on three of its first four possessions, but back-to-back threes for the Eagles knotted the score at 6-6 three minutes in. At the 14:27 juncture the Eagles trailed by only four when a Coursey dunk ignited a 23-2 Mercer run that put the Bears ahead 36-11 with eight minutes to play before half. The Bears were never threatened from that point on, eventually going ahead by as many as 46 in the second half.

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics Reinhardt vs Mercer 11/13/13 7 p.m. at Macon, Ga. - Hawkins Arena

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics Mercer vs Texas 11/08/13 7 p.m at Austin, Texas (Erwin Center)

Reinhardt 53 • 3-4

Mercer 73 • 0-1 ##

Player

20

GOLLON, Jakob COURSEY, Daniel THOMAS, Bud WHITE, Anthony Jr. HALL, Langston LEONARD, Phillip CANEVARI, Kevin NWAMU, Ike HALLICE, TJ MOTEN, Darious BRYAN, Jibri BROWN, Monty Team Totals

52 05 15 21 01 03 10 14 22 34 45

FG % 1st Half: 13-32 40.6% 3FG % 1st Half: 3-16 18.8% FT % 1st Half: 7-14 50.0%

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

f c g g g

4-8 6-11 1-6 1-4 7-16 2-3 0-1 2-8 0-1 0-0 2-5 0-0

2-5 0-0 0-4 1-3 5-10 0-0 0-0 0-4 0-0 0-0 2-4 0-0

0-0 2-4 0-0 0-0 3-4 5-7 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-4

0 2 2 2 6 5 11 4 2 1 3 4 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 3 1 0 1 2 0 1 1 0 0 5 5 1 2 4 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 3 1 4 5 25-63 10-30 13-21 13 24 37 22

2nd half: 12-31 38.7% 2nd half: 7-14 50.0% 2nd half: 6-7 85.7%

TP

A TO Blk Stl

10 14 2 3 22 9 0 5 0 0 6 2

2 0 3 0 5 1 1 2 1 1 1 0

Min

3 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 2 1

0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

2 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0

73 17 13

4

7 200

Game: 25-63 39.7% Game: 10-30 33.3% Game: 13-21 61.9%

25 29 24 8 32 17 8 21 16 2 9 9

Deadball Rebounds 5

##

Player

21 44 02 04 10 01 05 11 12 22 23 24 55

SWINT, Wayne PORTER, Matt WOOD, Quinton ROACH, Tareek RENO, Tanner DENNIS, Easton THOMAS, Larricus ZACHARY, Justin JONES, Duncan COOPER, Josh HUGHLEY, Ira REID, William JOSEPH, Luke Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 7-32 3FG % 1st Half: 4-21 FT % 1st Half: 4-4

##

Player

10

Holmes, Jonathan Ridley, Cameron Taylor, Isaiah Holland, Demarcus Felix, Javan Yancy, Kendal Croaker, Damarcus Lammert, Connor Walker, Martez Ibeh, Prince Team Totals

55 01 02 03 00 05 21 24 44

FG % 1st Half: 12-24 50.0% 3FG % 1st Half: 6-8 75.0% FT % 1st Half: 9-14 64.3%

f c g g g

4-8 3-7 4-10 3-8 4-14 1-1 2-2 4-6 1-2 0-1

2-3 0-0 0-0 0-1 1-5 0-0 2-2 1-2 1-2 0-0

26-59

7-15

1-2 2-4 9-14 1-2 2-2 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-3

0 1 1 1 4 7 11 3 0 3 3 3 3 5 8 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 2 6 8 3 1 1 2 1 1 1 2 2 2 0 2 17-28 13 27 40 18

2nd half: 14-35 40.0% 2nd half: 1-7 14.3% 2nd half: 8-14 57.1%

TP

A TO Blk Stl

11 8 17 7 11 2 6 9 3 2

0 0 2 3 9 0 0 0 0 0

Min

2 1 3 2 3 0 1 0 1 0

0 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0

1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0

76 14 13

7

4 200

Game: 26-59 44.1% Game: 7-15 46.7% Game: 17-28 60.7%

21 27 29 30 32 12 3 20 14 12

Deadball Rebounds 7,1

Officials: Bert Smith, Jeb Hartness, Marques Pettigrew Technical fouls: Mercer-None. Texas-None. Attendance: 8108 Turnstile - 4,018 Score by periods Mercer Texas

28

1st

2nd

Total

36 39

37 37

73 76

21.9% 19.0% 100.0

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF 2-3 0-0 0-0 2 2 4 5 3-8 1-6 0-1 1 2 3 1 2-14 0-7 2-2 2 1 3 0 2-7 2-5 0-0 0 2 2 1 1-3 1-3 0-0 0 0 0 2 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0-9 0-2 1-2 2 1 3 2 1-3 1-1 0-0 0 3 3 0 1-1 1-1 2-2 1 1 2 1 2-4 1-3 3-3 2 1 3 2 0-3 0-2 0-2 0 1 1 0 2-6 1-5 0-0 0 2 2 1 2-6 0-0 1-1 0 2 2 4 7 0 7 18-68 8-35 9-13 17 18 35 19

2nd half: 11-36 30.6% 2nd half: 4-14 28.6% 2nd half: 5-9 55.6%

TP 4 7 6 6 3 0 1 3 5 8 0 5 5

A TO Blk Stl 0 2 1 1 0 1 1 1 2 2 0 1 3 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0

53

9 12

2

Min 23 25 28 23 18 2 13 7 6 17 12 11 15

7 200

Game: 18-68 26.5% Game: 8-35 22.9% Game: 9-13 69.2%

Deadball Rebounds 0

Mercer 95 • 1-1

Texas 76 • 1-0 Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

f f g g g

##

Player

20 52 05 15 21 01 03 10 12 14 22 32 34 45

GOLLON, Jakob COURSEY, Daniel THOMAS, Bud WHITE, Anthony Jr. HALL, Langston LEONARD, Phillip CANEVARI, Kevin NWAMU, Ike MOSSER, John HALLICE, TJ MOTEN, Darious BENTO, James BRYAN, Jibri BROWN, Monty Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 23-40 57.5% 3FG % 1st Half: 4-10 40.0% FT % 1st Half: 5-10 50.0%

f f g g g

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 0 9-11 0-0 2-5 4 4 8 1 8-9 2-3 0-0 1 2 3 0 3-5 1-2 0-0 2 0 2 1 1-6 0-2 0-0 0 2 2 0 3-8 0-1 3-4 2 0 2 1 2-3 1-2 0-0 0 2 2 1 5-9 0-2 3-3 3 3 6 1 0-2 0-1 0-0 0 2 2 0 1-2 1-2 2-2 2 2 4 2 2-4 0-0 0-0 3 2 5 0 0-1 0-0 0-0 2 0 2 0 1-6 1-4 1-4 0 5 5 3 4-8 0-0 0-0 3 5 8 4 0 7 7 39-74 6-19 11-18 23 37 60 14

2nd half: 16-34 47.1% 2nd half: 2-9 22.2% 2nd half: 6-8 75.0%

TP 0 20 18 7 2 9 5 13 0 5 4 0 4 8

A TO Blk Stl 4 2 0 0 0 0 5 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0

95 20 11

6

Min 15 15 16 18 17 16 14 19 4 18 14 4 16 14

3 200

Game: 39-74 52.7% Game: 6-19 31.6% Game: 11-18 61.1%

Deadball Rebounds 1

Officials: Jason Baker, Clyde Owens, Jeb Hartiness Technical fouls: Reinhardt-None. Mercer-None. Attendance: 1872

Points MER UT

In Paint 20 26

Off T/O 13 13

2nd Fast Chance Break 8 3 10 7

Bench 22 22

Score by periods Reinhardt Mercer

@MercerMBB NCAA Tournament Guide

1st

2nd

Total

22 55

31 40

53 95

Points REIN MER

In Paint 19 64

Off T/O 2 20

2nd Fast Chance Break 13 4 21 12

Bench 27 48


GAME

3

GAME

4

Mercer 77, Seton Hall 74 (2OT) Nov. 16, 2013 Macon, Ga. Hawkins Arena

Evansville 89, Mercer 76 Nov. 18, 2013 Evansville, Ind. Ford Center

MACON, Ga. – Mercer head men’s basketball coach Bob Hoffman added another signature win to his resume on Saturday, guiding the Bears through two overtimes of thrilling action in a 77-74 win over Seton Hall at Hawkins Arena.

EVANSVILLE, Ind. – Mercer senior point guard Langston Hall scored a career-high 25 points and the Bears led by three at halftime, but a potent Evansville offense turned in 51 second-half points to earn an 89-76 win on Monday at the Ford Center.

Senior guard Langston Hall was honored for scoring his 1,000th point in a pregame ceremony and promptly went out and scored a team-high 24 points despite being sidelined with early foul trouble. Hall also finished with five assists, two rebounds and a steal while going 11-of-12 from the free throw line.

Hall’s 25 points came on the heels of a 24-point effort against Seton Hall, marking the first time the Atlanta, Ga. native has scored 20 or more in back-to-back games. On Monday, his line featured 11-of-12 shooting at the free throw line, two assists and two rebounds.

Senior guard Bud Thomas (17 points), senior center Daniel Coursey (10 points) and sophomore guard Ike Nwamu (10 points) also reached double-figure scoring totals.

Seniors Jakob Gollon and Daniel Coursey joined him in double –figure scoring, tallying 11 and 10 points, respectively. Gollon added seven rebounds and four assists in 32 minutes while Coursey snatched six rebounds and blocked a shot before fouling out with nearly seven minutes to play.

In the second overtime, another Edwin driving layup gave the Pirates a 71-69 lead, but senior forward Jakob Gollon canned a three with 1:07 to play that put Mercer back in front. The Bears wouldn’t surrender the edge from then on, as Hall swished fourstraight free throws in the final minute to help Mercer seal the victory. Thomas was five-of-nine from three point range and added five rebounds, two steals and two assists. Nwamu added six rebounds, a block and a steal to go along with his 10 points. Coursey paired his 10 points with six boards, three assists and a pair of blocks.

Mercer 76 • 2-2

Seton Hall 74 • 2-1

Player

02

MOBLEY, Brandon GIBBS, Sterling TEAGUE, Eugene OLIVER, Brian EDWIN, Fuquan MAAYAN, Tom KARLIS, Haralds HARRIS, Hakeem SINA, Jaren AUDA, Patrik GERAMIPOOR, Aaron Team Totals

04 21 22 23 01 13 15 30 33 50

FG % 1st Half: 10-25 40.0% 3FG % 1st Half: 1-7 14.3% FT % 1st Half: 7-13 53.8%

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

* 3-6 * 2-7 * 2-5 * 1-5 * 15-25 0-3 0-0 0-0 0-4 1-2 2-2 26-59

1-3 1-3 0-0 1-5 2-6 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-2 0-1 0-0 5-20

2-2 4-8 5-10 0-0 3-4 0-0 0-2 0-0 0-0 3-4 0-0

0 1 1 2 1 5 6 5 4 8 12 2 0 3 3 2 1 1 2 3 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 2 1 2 3 5 2 0 2 0 2 2 4 17-30 12 26 38 22

2nd half: 10-22 45.5% 2nd half: 2-7 28.6% 2nd half: 6-8 75.0%

OT: OT: OT:

6-12 2-6 4-9

50.0% 33.3% 44.4%

TP

A TO Blk Stl

9 9 9 3 35 0 0 0 0 5 4

1 4 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 1 0

2 4 2 4 3 4 0 0 1 3 0

74 11 23

0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

1 0 0 1 5 3 1 1 0 3 0

Min

25 23 41 29 41 29 5 4 19 29 5

1 15 250

Game: 26-59 44.1% Game: 5-20 25.0% Game: 17-30 56.7%

Deadball Rebounds 4,1

Mercer 77 • 2-1 ##

Player

20

GOLLON, Jakob COURSEY, Daniel THOMAS, Bud WHITE, Anthony Jr. HALL, Langston LEONARD, Phillip CANEVARI, Kevin NWAMU, Ike HALLICE, TJ MOTEN, Darious BRYAN, Jibri BROWN, Monty Team Totals

52 05 15 21 01 03 10 14 22 34 45

FG % 1st Half: 12-25 48.0% 3FG % 1st Half: 3-9 33.3% FT % 1st Half: 0-0 0.0%

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

f c g g g

3-7 5-8 6-10 1-4 6-15 2-5 0-2 4-6 0-1 0-1 0-1 1-1

1-3 0-0 5-9 0-2 1-3 0-0 0-1 1-1 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-0

28-61

8-22

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 11-12 0-0 0-0 1-2 0-0 1-4 0-0 0-0

1 5 6 2 2 4 6 5 0 5 5 1 1 0 1 2 0 2 2 4 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 3 3 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 1 4 13-18 10 25 35 20

2nd half: 11-27 40.7% 2nd half: 4-12 33.3% 2nd half: 3-4 75.0%

OT: 5-9 55.6% OT: 1-1 100.0 OT: 10-14 71.4%

TP

A TO Blk Stl

7 10 17 2 24 4 0 10 0 1 0 2

1 3 2 1 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

Min

5 2 1 0 4 4 0 4 0 0 0 1

1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1

2 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

77 13 21

6

6 250

Game: 28-61 45.9% Game: 8-22 36.4% Game: 13-18 72.2%

33 36 42 22 32 12 11 26 6 13 3 14

Deadball Rebounds 3,2

Officials: Matt Potter, Doug Shows, Tony Green Technical fouls: Seton Hall-None. Mercer-TEAM. Attendance: 2057 Score by periods Seton Hall Mercer

Mercer cut the deficit to two (62-60) midway through the half but could never complete the comeback. The Purple Aces shot 61.9% (13-of-21) during the period to withstand Mercer’s efforts.

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics Mercer vs University of Evansv 11/18/13 7:05 p.m. at Ford Center, Evansville, Ind.

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics Seton Hall vs Mercer 11/16/13 3 p.m. at Macon, Ga. - Hawkins Arena

##

Two minutes into the second half, Coursey was called for an offensive foul and slammed the ball in frustration. He was whistled for another infraction, and the series fueled a 10-0 Evansville charge that put the hosts ahead 53-46 with 16:26 to go.

1st

2nd

OT

OT2

Total

28 27

28 29

9 9

9 12

74 77

Points SHU MER

In Paint 32 24

Off T/O 21 19

2nd Fast Chance Break 15 4 10 4

Bench 9 17

##

Player

05

THOMAS, Bud GOLLON, Jakob COURSEY, Daniel WHITE, Anthony Jr. HALL, Langston LEONARD, Phillip CANEVARI, Kevin NWAMU, Ike HALLICE, TJ MOTEN, Darious BRYAN, Jibri BROWN, Monty Team Totals

20 52 15 21 01 03 10 14 22 34 45

FG % 1st Half: 14-25 56.0% 3FG % 1st Half: 5-10 50.0% FT % 1st Half: 8-10 80.0%

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

f f c g g

1-5 4-4 4-8 3-7 6-17 1-3 0-0 2-6 4-5 0-1 0-2 0-0

1-3 1-1 0-0 2-5 2-7 0-1 0-0 1-1 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-0

25-58

7-21

0-0 2-3 2-2 0-0 11-12 1-3 0-0 3-5 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

2 2 4 5 2 5 7 2 3 3 6 5 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 3 2 2 4 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 19-25 10 18 28 28

2nd half: 11-33 33.3% 2nd half: 2-11 18.2% 2nd half: 11-15 73.3%

TP

A TO Blk Stl

3 11 10 8 25 3 0 8 8 0 0 0

0 4 0 1 3 0 2 2 1 1 0 0

3 1 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 76 14 13

Min

0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 0

1

6 200

Game: 25-58 43.1% Game: 7-21 33.3% Game: 19-25 76.0%

24 32 15 22 32 8 8 17 18 10 11 3

Deadball Rebounds 2

University of Evansv 89 • 3-0 ##

Player

12

Wing, Adam Mockevicius, Egidiju Gibson, Duane Balentine, D.J. Simmons, Blake Sawvell, Ryan Brown, Jaylon Moore, Jaylon Team Totals

55 04 31 50 00 03 10

FG % 1st Half: 14-29 48.3% 3FG % 1st Half: 3-6 50.0% FT % 1st Half: 7-9 77.8%

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

f c g g g

5-6 3-7 6-9 7-16 1-2 1-3 3-5 1-2

3-4 0-0 0-0 1-3 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-0

2-2 2-2 11-12 14-15 1-2 0-0 1-4 0-1

27-50

4-10

31-38

2nd half: 13-21 61.9% 2nd half: 1-4 25.0% 2nd half: 24-29 82.8%

0 2 2 4 1 7 8 4 2 5 7 2 0 3 3 2 0 3 3 4 1 3 4 2 1 1 2 2 2 1 3 3 2 2 4 9 27 36 23

TP

A TO Blk Stl

15 8 23 29 3 2 7 2

3 1 6 0 4 1 2 0

Min

3 1 1 2 2 2 0 0

0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0

89 17 11

3

3 200

Game: 27-50 54.0% Game: 4-10 40.0% Game: 31-38 81.6%

33 19 33 38 23 16 19 19

Deadball Rebounds 3

Officials: Rick Hartzell, Kelly Self, Rick Randall Technical fouls: Mercer-COURSEY, Daniel. University of Evansv-None. Attendance: 3607 Score by periods Mercer University of Evansv

1st

2nd

Total

41 38

35 51

76 89

Last FG - MER 2nd-01:14, UE 2nd-03:18.

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Points MER UE

In Paint 30 34

Off T/O 13 14

2nd Fast Chance Break 12 4 17 2

Score tied - 7 times.

29

Bench 19 11


GAME

5

GAME

6

Mercer 109, J&W 56 Nov. 18, 2013 Macon, Ga. Hawkins Arena

MACON, Ga. – Every active Mercer men’s basketball player scored and grabbed at least one rebound as the team broke the century mark for the first time in over four years on Wednesday in a 10956 win over Johnson and Wales at Hawkins Arena. Sophomore Phillip Leonard led the way for the Bears with a season-high 19 points in the win. Leonard shot 6-of-9 from the field while also collecting six rebounds, an assist and a steal in the win. He was joined in double-figure scoring by sophomore Ike Nwamu (13 points), senior Anthony White Jr. (12 points) and sophomore Jibri Bryan (10 points). All 14 suited players scored at least two points as the Bears registered their highest offensive total since beating Fisk 110-45 on November 18, 2009. Of Mercer’s 109 points, 72 came off the bench while 56 were scored in the paint, 24 were earned on second chance opportunities and 20 were scored on the fast break. The Bears hit 32 free throws, finishing just three short of tying the program record set on November 24, 2007 against Loyola Marymount. The Bears also came up three free throw attempts shy of tying the program record of 46 set in the same game. Mercer opened the game on an 11-0 run and never trailed en route to the win. The Bears would eventually go ahead by as many as 59 in the second half before closing the books on the evening.

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics Johnson & Wales vs Mercer 11/20/13 7 p.m. at Macon, Ga. - Hawkins Arena

Player

00 10 23 25 40 02 11 21 22 30 31

DeQuincey Bennett Hursel Forbes Duane Chisholm Kindrick Anderson Adarius Davis Bobby Scriven Clarence Ellis Kyle Cooper Neko Burson Haywood Jackson Omar Nuboer Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 8-34 3FG % 1st Half: 5-21 FT % 1st Half: 7-11

23.5% 23.8% 63.6%

* * * * *

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF 6-17 5-13 0-0 0 2 2 5 2-8 1-4 2-4 1 1 2 2 2-8 2-4 0-0 0 0 0 5 3-14 2-9 2-2 0 2 2 1 0-1 0-0 0-0 2 0 2 5 0-5 0-3 2-3 1 2 3 2 2-7 0-2 0-0 0 1 1 1 1-1 1-1 0-0 0 1 1 0 1-1 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 1 0-1 0-1 2-2 0 1 1 3 1-1 0-0 1-2 1 1 2 1 1 1 2 18-64 11-37 9-13 7 13 20 26

2nd half: 10-30 33.3% 2nd half: 6-16 37.5% 2nd half: 2-2 100.0

TP 17 7 6 10 0 2 4 3 2 2 3

A TO Blk Stl 1 2 0 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1

56

9

5

1

Min 36 25 22 36 15 10 18 4 12 9 13

5 200

Game: 18-64 28.1% Game: 11-37 29.7% Game: 9-13 69.2%

Deadball Rebounds 3,1

Mercer 109 • 3-2 ##

Player

05 15 20 21 52 01 03 10 12 14 22 32 34 45

THOMAS, Bud WHITE, Anthony Jr. GOLLON, Jakob HALL, Langston COURSEY, Daniel LEONARD, Phillip CANEVARI, Kevin NWAMU, Ike MOSSER, John HALLICE, TJ MOTEN, Darious BENTO, James BRYAN, Jibri BROWN, Monty Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 18-28 64.3% 3FG % 1st Half: 4-11 36.4% FT % 1st Half: 19-25 76.0%

* * * * *

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF TP A TO Blk Stl Min 2-4 0-2 1-2 1 3 4 2 5 2 1 0 0 13 4-6 1-2 3-3 1 1 2 0 12 0 1 0 1 11 2-2 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 2 4 2 0 0 0 14 2-2 2-2 2-2 0 4 4 0 8 4 2 0 1 12 2-2 0-0 4-4 1 3 4 0 8 0 0 1 0 11 6-9 1-3 6-14 3 3 6 1 19 1 0 0 1 17 1-2 1-2 0-0 0 2 2 1 3 2 1 0 0 17 3-5 0-1 7-8 1 3 4 2 13 6 1 0 0 22 0-1 0-1 2-2 0 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 4 4-6 0-0 0-0 3 5 8 2 8 0 1 3 0 15 1-3 0-1 4-4 0 1 1 1 6 2 1 1 0 19 1-4 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 4 4-10 2-7 0-0 2 7 9 1 10 4 2 0 1 25 3-3 0-0 3-4 1 3 4 0 9 1 0 1 0 16 2 1 3 35-59 7-21 32-43 17 39 56 12 109 24 10 6 4 200

2nd half: 17-31 54.8% 2nd half: 3-10 30.0% 2nd half: 13-18 72.2%

Game: 35-59 59.3% Game: 7-21 33.3% Game: 32-43 74.4%

Deadball Rebounds 4,1

Officials: Art Vaulk, Marty McEackern, Rusty Phillips Technical fouls: Johnson & Wales-Adarius Davis. Mercer-None. Attendance: 1727 Score by periods Johnson & Wales Mercer

30

1st

2nd

Total

28 59

28 50

56 109

Points JOHNSO MER

In Paint 12 56

Nov. 23, 2013 Macon, Ga. Hawkins Arena

MACON, Ga. – Senior point guard Langston Hall registered the third double-double of his career and five Mercer men’s basketball players reached double figure scoring totals in a 81-54 Homecoming Game victory over Yale on Saturday afternoon at Hawkins Arena. Hall’s team-high 15 points paired with 10 assists as he helped engineer a Mercer scoring attack that shot 54.7% (14-of-25) from the field in the win. Hall’s 10 helpers tied a career-high and came in conjunction with two rebounds and a steal in 30 minutes of work. Mercer got off to a quick start early on, using a pair of threepointers by Hall to take an 8-3 lead with 17:38 left in the first half. Yale hung around, however, utilizing a 7-2 run capped by a baby hook in the lane by sophomore Justin Sears to make the score 14-11 with 12:43 remaining in the first half. Both teams continued to trade baskets as the half was winding down until Thomas got the last laugh, drilling a deep straightaway three-pointer as the buzzer sounded to give Mercer a 41-28 lead going into the intermission. Hall picked up where he left off after a strong first half, scoring Mercer’s first five points of the second half to put the Bears up by 17. From that point forward the Bears maintained a sizable lead, never letting the Bulldogs closer than 12 points the rest of the way to secure their second-straight wire-to-wire win.

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics Yale vs Mercer 11/23/13 12 p.m. at Macon, Ga. - Hawkins Arena

Johnson & Wales 56 • 3-6 ##

Mercer 81, Yale 54

Off T/O 5 10

2nd Fast Chance Break 3 4 24 20

Yale 54 • 2-3 ## 01 12 20 22 35 03 04 10 11 21 23 25 34 42 44

Player

Dallier, Anthony Cotton, Armani Duren, Javier Sears, Justin Sherrod, Brandon Flowers, J.T. Montague, Jack Bedart-Ghani, Khaliq Pritchard, Jesse Victor, Nick Salafia, Isaiah Edwards, AJ Childs-Klein, Will Townsend, Matt Downey, Sam Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 9-25 3FG % 1st Half: 1-6 FT % 1st Half: 9-13

36.0% 16.7% 69.2%

## 05 15 20 21 52 01 03 10 12 14 22 32 34 45

Player

THOMAS, Bud WHITE, Anthony Jr. GOLLON, Jakob HALL, Langston COURSEY, Daniel LEONARD, Phillip CANEVARI, Kevin NWAMU, Ike MOSSER, John HALLICE, TJ MOTEN, Darious BENTO, James BRYAN, Jibri BROWN, Monty Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 15-28 53.6% 3FG % 1st Half: 6-12 50.0% FT % 1st Half: 5-7 71.4%

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF 1-4 1-2 0-0 0 1 1 1 2-6 0-2 1-2 0 2 2 0 4-10 1-4 4-5 0 2 2 1 9-18 0-0 5-7 4 4 8 2 0-2 0-0 1-2 2 1 3 5 0-1 0-0 0-1 0 2 2 0 1-2 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 1 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 1 1-3 0-1 1-4 1 3 4 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 0-2 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 1 2-2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 20-52 2-12 12-21 8 17 25 17

2nd half: 11-27 40.7% 2nd half: 1-6 16.7% 2nd half: 3-8 37.5%

Mercer 81 • 4-2 * * * * *

A TO Blk Stl 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 0 4 1 1 0 1 0 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0

54

7 11

Min 19 23 31 32 14 3 11 2 5 18 5 2 4 25 6

1 12 200

Game: 20-52 38.5% Game: 2-12 16.7% Game: 12-21 57.1%

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF 3-8 3-7 1-2 1 5 6 1 1-4 1-3 0-0 0 0 0 1 4-7 1-2 1-1 1 3 4 4 6-11 3-6 0-0 0 2 2 1 3-4 0-0 0-0 1 6 7 5 0-2 0-0 3-4 2 1 3 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 3-5 0-0 4-6 0 5 5 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 2-2 0 3 3 2 3-3 1-1 0-0 0 1 1 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 4-6 3-4 0-0 0 0 0 1 2-3 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 0 3 1 4 29-53 12-23 11-15 8 29 37 19

2nd half: 14-25 56.0% 2nd half: 6-11 54.5% 2nd half: 6-8 75.0%

TP 3 5 13 23 1 0 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 4

Deadball Rebounds 4,1

TP A TO Blk Stl 10 3 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 10 1 1 0 0 15 10 5 0 1 6 0 3 2 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 10 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 7 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 2 4 0 1 0 0 81 18 14

7

Min 26 16 25 30 19 13 9 16 1 11 11 1 12 10

5 200

Game: 29-53 54.7% Game: 12-23 52.2% Game: 11-15 73.3%

Deadball Rebounds 2

Officials: Pat Evans, John Hampton, Tony Henderson Technical fouls: Yale-None. Mercer-None. Attendance: 3500 Score by periods Yale Mercer

Bench 16 72

* * * * *

1st

28 41

2nd

26 40

Last FG - YALE 2nd-00:17, MER 2nd-01:18. Largest lead - YALE None, MER by 29 2nd-00:38.

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Total

54 81

Points YALE MER

In Off 2nd Fast Paint T/O Chance Break 30 11 7 6 20 11 7 12 Score tied - 0 times. Lead changed - 0 times.

Bench 9 37


GAME

7

GAME

8

Ohio 76, Mercer 67 Nov. 26, 2013 Athens, Ohio ConvocaƟon Center

Mercer 117, Valparaiso 108 (3OT) Nov. 29, 2013 Valparaiso, Ind. AthleƟcs RecreaƟon Center

ATHENS, Ohio – Senior point guard Langston Hall cracked the 20-point barrier for the fourth time this season, but his effort couldn’t stop Ohio from erasing a nine-point deficit en route to a 76-67 victory over the Mercer men’s basketball team on Tuesday night at the Convocation Center.

VALPARAISO, Ind. – Senior point guard Langston Hall broke Mercer’s career record for assists and seniors Jakob Gollon and Bud Thomas each booked career-high scoring totals as Mercer mounted a furious comeback to beat Valparaiso 117-108 in triple overtime on Friday evening at the Athletics Recreation Center.

Hall came into the night six assists short of setting Mercer’s career record, but finished three short of achieving the goal. He also grabbed three rebounds while scoring his 24 points on 6-of15 shooting from the field and 10-of-12 shooting from the free throw line.

Mercer erased a 15-point deficit to claim its first road win of the year and improve to 5-3 overall. Valparaiso saw a four-game home winning streak snapped and fell to 4-4.

After Ohio scored first, the Bears ripped off a 12-3 run to take an early 12-5 lead. Ohio scored the game’s next four points to close within three, but T.J. Hallice converted an old-fashioned threepoint play to give the Bears back a seven point buffer. Mercer eventually went ahead by as much as nine before Ohio began a 14-3 run to take the lead back with under six minutes left in the period. The Bobcats opened the second half with five unanswered and ultimately went ahead by 20 with 13:17 to play. Ohio finished with 18 offensive rebounds and an overall 42-30 advantage on the glass. The Bobcats parlayed those 18 offensive rebounds into a 20-10 advantage in second chance scoring.

05

THOMAS, Bud GOLLON, Jakob COURSEY, Daniel WHITE, Anthony Jr. HALL, Langston LEONARD, Phillip CANEVARI, Kevin NWAMU, Ike HALLICE, TJ MOTEN, Darious BRYAN, Jibri BROWN, Monty Team Totals

20 52 15 21 01 03 10 14 22 34 45

FG % 1st Half: 11-24 45.8% 3FG % 1st Half: 3-8 37.5% FT % 1st Half: 5-8 62.5%

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

f f f g g

1-4 0-1 3-8 1-2 6-15 1-3 1-1 6-8 1-3 0-1 1-4 1-1

0-2 0-0 0-0 0-1 2-5 1-2 0-0 1-1 0-1 0-1 1-3 0-0

0-0 3-4 2-2 0-1 10-12 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-1 1-2 0-0 0-0

22-51

5-16

18-24

2nd half: 11-27 40.7% 2nd half: 2-8 25.0% 2nd half: 13-16 81.3%

0 4 4 4 1 2 3 3 2 6 8 5 1 0 1 1 0 3 3 1 0 1 1 1 0 3 3 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 3 3 6 8 22 30 23

TP

A TO Blk Stl

2 3 8 2 24 3 2 15 2 1 3 2

0 4 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 1 0 0

Min

2 2 1 0 1 0 0 4 0 1 1 2

1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 2 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0

67 11 14

2

5 200

Game: 22-51 43.1% Game: 5-16 31.3% Game: 18-24 75.0%

18 26 18 14 33 8 14 25 22 10 7 5

Deadball Rebounds 3

Ohio 76 • 5-1 ##

Player

05

NDOUR, Maurice JOHNSON, Ricardo SMITH, Jon KELLOGG, Nick TAYLOR, Stevie WILLIS, JAVAREZ HALL, T.J. WILKINS, Travis CAMPBELL, Antonio Team Totals

20 21 15 22 03 13 24 33

FG % 1st Half: 9-27 33.3% 3FG % 1st Half: 2-10 20.0% FT % 1st Half: 19-20 95.0%

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

f f f g g

7-12 0-4 7-12 3-6 2-8 0-4 2-5 1-6 0-1

2-3 0-0 0-0 2-3 1-5 0-2 0-3 0-3 0-1

22-58

5-20

3 8 11 1 2 2 4 3 7 2 9 4 0 1 1 3 2 2 4 3 2 3 5 1 0 4 4 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 2 4 27-32 18 24 42 20

2nd half: 13-31 41.9% 2nd half: 3-10 30.0% 2nd half: 8-12 66.7%

7-8 3-4 2-2 4-4 2-4 2-2 7-8 0-0 0-0

TP

A TO Blk Stl

23 3 16 12 7 2 11 2 0

1 1 0 2 4 2 2 0 0

2 1 1 0 2 3 0 0 0 1 76 12 10

Min

1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0

3

4 200

Game: 22-58 37.9% Game: 5-20 25.0% Game: 27-32 84.4%

33 27 34 25 24 15 21 18 3

Deadball Rebounds 1

1st

2nd

Total

30 39

37 37

67 76

Last FG - MER 2nd-00:19, OHIO 2nd-01:06. Largest lead - MER by 9 1st-10:10, OHIO by 20 2nd-13:17.

Points MER OHIO

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Player

05

THOMAS, Bud GOLLON, Jakob COURSEY, Daniel WHITE, Anthony Jr. HALL, Langston LEONARD, Phillip CANEVARI, Kevin NWAMU, Ike HALLICE, TJ MOTEN, Darious BRYAN, Jibri BROWN, Monty Team Totals

20 52 15 21 01 03 10 14 22 34 45

FG % 1st Half: 9-25 36.0% 3FG % 1st Half: 2-6 33.3% FT % 1st Half: 13-15 86.7%

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

f 9-14 f 11-17 f 6-11 g 0-4 g 2-16 1-2 0-0 3-6 0-0 1-2 0-0 3-6

5-8 3-4 0-0 0-0 2-9 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

TP

A TO Blk Stl

0-1 12-13 1-1 8-10 2-2 2-2 0-0 8-10 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2

1 1 2 4 23 4 0 1 6 7 4 37 7 4 2 2 4 5 13 0 1 2 4 6 3 8 1 1 1 4 5 1 8 9 2 0 1 1 1 4 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 3 5 14 5 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 3 4 7 3 8 0 2 3 3 6 36-78 10-21 35-41 15 28 43 28 117 28 14

2nd half: 16-30 53.3% 2nd half: 5-10 50.0% 2nd half: 8-9 88.9%

OT: 11-23 47.8% OT: 3-5 60.0% OT: 14-17 82.4%

Min

1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0

3 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0

4

9 275

Game: 36-78 46.2% Game: 10-21 47.6% Game: 35-41 85.4%

43 51 34 21 54 10 3 29 5 4 4 17

Deadball Rebounds 2

Valparaiso 108 • 4-4 ##

Player

23

ADEKOYA, Jubril PETERS, Alec GUEYE, Moussa DORITY, LaVonte WILLIAMS, Lexus COLEMAN, Jordan CAPOBIANCO, Bobby YEO, Clay FERNANDEZ, Vashil Team Totals

25 10 04 15 02 05 11 14

FG % 1st Half: 17-29 58.6% 3FG % 1st Half: 4-10 40.0% FT % 1st Half: 7-7 100.0

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

f f c g g

3-6 8-17 1-3 7-14 6-11 0-1 8-15 1-6 1-1

0-1 3-9 0-0 3-6 3-8 0-0 0-3 0-2 0-0

35-74

9-29

TP

0-0 3-4 4-4 14-15 0-0 0-0 7-8 1-1 0-0

A TO Blk Stl

1 2 3 3 6 2 2 2 7 9 4 22 5 2 3 3 6 5 6 0 3 0 5 5 0 31 6 5 1 3 4 2 15 3 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 2 1 9 10 5 23 2 2 2 0 2 3 3 1 2 0 0 0 5 2 0 1 1 1 2 29-32 11 31 42 29 108 19 20

2nd half: 8-23 34.8% 2nd half: 3-11 27.3% 2nd half: 14-16 87.5%

OT: 10-22 45.5% OT: 2-8 25.0% OT: 8-9 88.9%

Min

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 1 1 1 2 0 1 0 0

0

6 275

Game: 35-74 47.3% Game: 9-29 31.0% Game: 29-32 90.6%

34 49 20 52 51 8 38 13 10

Deadball Rebounds 3

Officials: Steven Skiles, Jerry Heater, Mike Brya Technical fouls: Mercer-None. Valparaiso-None. Attendance: 2574

Officials: Todd Von Sossan, Rod Mrakovich, Larry Martin Technical fouls: Mercer-None. Ohio-None. Attendance: 4416 Score by periods Mercer Ohio

The game featured 23 lead changes and 17 tie scores and marked the first triple overtime game for Mercer in nearly 10 years. Mercer’s win was its third-straight in overtime games and improved the team to 7-1 in the last eight overtime contests.

Mercer 117 • 5-3

Mercer 67 • 4-3

Player

Entering the game needing just three assists to set the record, Hall broke the mark at the 9:44 of the first half on his way to nine assists in the win. The nine helpers brought his career total to 477, surpassing the previous record of 470 set by 1986 graduate Elston Harris.

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics Mercer vs Valparaiso 11/29/13 7:05 p.m. at Valparaiso, Ind. (ARC)

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics Mercer vs Ohio 11/26/13 7 pm at Athens, Ohio - Convocation Center

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Gollon had his best game collegiate game, scoring 37 points on 11-of-17 shooting to go along with seven rebounds, seven assists and a steal. Thomas scored 12 of his career-high 23 points in overtime while also collecting four assists, three steals and two rebounds.

In Paint 26 28

Off T/O 15 17

2nd Fast Chance Break 10 6 20 0

Score tied - 3 times. Lead changed - 2 times.

Bench 28 15

Score by periods Mercer Valparaiso

1st

2nd

OT

OT2

OT3

Total

33 45

45 33

13 13

10 10

16 7

117 108

Last FG - MER OT3-01:00, VALPO OT3-02:01. Largest lead - MER by 9 OT3-00:16, VALPO by 15 1st-02:55.

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Points MER VALPO

In Paint 42 50

Off T/O 21 7

2nd Fast Chance Break 16 10 12 2

Score tied - 17 times. Lead changed - 23 times.

31

Bench 28 28


GAME

9

Oklahoma 96, Mercer 82 Dec. 2, 2013 Norman, Okla. Lloyd Noble Center

NORMAN, Okla. – Oklahoma native Monty Brown scored a career-high 16 points to lead a collection of 11 Mercer players in the scoring column as the men’s basketball team dropped a 96-82 decision to Oklahoma on Monday night at the Lloyd Noble Center. Brown scored his 16 points on 6-of-10 shooting from the field while adding seven rebounds, a block and a steal in 19 minutes of work. He was joined in double-figure scoring by fellow Oklahoma native Phillip Leonard (12 points) and Bud Thomas (11 points). Mercer led 10-8 at the first media timeout before the Sooners came out of the break and blitzed Mercer with a 16-0 run to stake a 24-10 lead with 12:19 to go before halftime. Later, Brown scored a pick-and-roll layup and Jibri Bryan nailed a three from the wing to get Mercer within eight (32-24) with less than seven minutes to go before half. A quick 5-0 retort by the Sooners got their lead back to 13, and the teams played even the rest of the way to send Mercer to the locker room behind 45-32. The Sooners came out of the dressing room red hot, using an 18-0 surge to take their biggest lead of the game at 63-32 with 16:21 remaining. Brown scored 14 of his points after that point to lead a group of Mercer reserves that beat the Sooners 50-33 in the final 16 minutes of play. Leonard scored nine of his points during that stretch. Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics Mercer vs Oklahoma 12/02/13 8 p.m. at Norman, Okla. (Lloyd Noble Center)

Player

05

THOMAS, Bud GOLLON, Jakob COURSEY, Daniel WHITE, Anthony Jr. HALL, Langston LEONARD, Phillip CANEVARI, Kevin NWAMU, Ike HALLICE, TJ MOTEN, Darious BRYAN, Jibri BROWN, Monty Team Totals

20 52 15 21 01 03 10 14 22 34 45

FG % 1st Half: 13-29 44.8% 3FG % 1st Half: 4-14 28.6% FT % 1st Half: 2-2 100.0

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

f f f g g

4-8 1-4 3-6 1-5 2-7 2-4 1-3 2-5 0-1 3-3 2-6 6-10

3-6 1-3 0-0 0-3 1-5 1-3 1-1 0-2 0-0 0-0 1-5 0-0

27-62

8-28

0-0 2-3 0-0 2-2 2-2 7-9 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1 4-4

3 2 5 3 1 3 4 2 3 0 3 0 0 2 2 2 0 3 3 2 0 3 3 1 0 0 0 3 0 1 1 1 2 1 3 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 3 4 7 4 1 2 3 20-23 14 23 37 21

2nd half: 14-33 42.4% 2nd half: 4-14 28.6% 2nd half: 18-21 85.7%

TP

A TO Blk Stl

11 5 6 4 7 12 5 4 0 6 6 16

3 1 0 0 5 1 3 1 1 2 0 0

Min

1 3 2 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 1

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

82 17 12

1

2 200

Game: 27-62 43.5% Game: 8-28 28.6% Game: 20-23 87.0%

28 20 16 9 32 16 11 15 9 14 11 19

Deadball Rebounds 0

Oklahoma 96 • 6-1 ##

Player

00

Spangler, Ryan Clark, Cameron Woodard, Jordan Cousins, Isaiah Hield, Buddy Booker, Frank Hornbeak, Je'lon Neal, Tyler Cole, C.J. Bennett, D.J. Team Totals

21 10 11 24 01 05 15 25 31

FG % 1st Half: 18-32 56.3% 3FG % 1st Half: 4-11 36.4% FT % 1st Half: 5-5 100.0

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

f f g g g

7-10 7-13 2-4 3-9 6-11 1-2 0-4 2-3 0-1 2-2

1-2 2-4 1-2 2-3 2-5 1-2 0-3 1-1 0-0 0-0

5-7 3-3 8-10 2-2 6-6 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

30-59 10-22 26-30 2nd half: 12-27 44.4% 2nd half: 6-11 54.5% 2nd half: 21-25 84.0%

5 8 13 3 0 3 3 3 0 3 3 4 0 3 3 2 2 0 2 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 2 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 4 1 1 2 9 24 33 21

TP

A TO Blk Stl

20 19 13 10 20 5 0 5 0 4

2 1 6 1 2 1 2 2 0 0

1 1 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 1

1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

1 1 1 0 2 1 0 2 0 0

96 17

8

1

8 200

Game: 30-59 50.8% Game: 10-22 45.5% Game: 26-30 86.7%

Min

29 28 25 29 32 15 20 12 3 7

Deadball Rebounds 1

Officials: Paul Janssen, David Hall, Andrew Walton Technical fouls: Mercer-None. Oklahoma-None. Attendance: 9363 Estimated Attendance: 3,232 Score by periods Mercer Oklahoma

32

1st

2nd

Total

32 45

50 51

82 96

Points MER OU

In Paint 34 28

10

Mercer 64, Denver 63 (OT) Dec. 7, 2013 Macon, Ga. Hawkins Arena

MACON, Ga. – Senior Jakob Gollon grabbed an offensive rebound and scored a layup with 12 seconds left in overtime to lift the Mercer men’s basketball team to a 64-63 win over Denver on Saturday at Hawkins Arena. Senior Langston Hall paced Mercer offensively with 16 points while his classmate Daniel Coursey registered his second doubledouble of the year with 15 points and 11 rebounds. Gollon’s game winning bucket capped his evening with 14 points, eight rebounds, six assists and a steal. With 1:33 to go, Mercer led by one when Denver’s Brett Olson dished to Cam Griffin for a slicing layup and a 52-51 Denver lead. That advantage held until the 14 second mark, when Coursey grabbed an offensive board under the hoop and slammed the putback to give Mercer a 53-52 edge. With less than two minutes to play in the overtime the teams were deadlocked at 60-60, marking the 13th tie score of the afternoon. Denver’s Jalen Love nailed a 30-footer to put the Pioneers ahead by three and Hall responded with a jumper to bring Mercer within one at 63-62. Denver turned it over with 20 seconds left, but Hall’s jumper with 16 seconds left was off the mark. Gollon grabbed the loose ball under the hoop and went back up for the game winner with 12 seconds to go. On the final possession, Love missed a three with four seconds left and senior Bud Thomas secured the rebound to seal the victory.

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics Denver vs Mercer 12/7/13 3 p.m. at Macon, Ga. - Hawkins Arena

Mercer 82 • 5-4 ##

GAME

Off T/O 9 22

2nd Fast Chance Break 17 6 17 8

Denver 63 • 2-5 ##

Player

03

Love, Jalen Olson, Brett Griffin, Cam Udofia, Chris Byrd, Marcus Rucker, Bryant Bernstine, Drick Engesser, Nate Team Totals

23 30 34 35 21 32 33

FG % 1st Half: 9-25 3FG % 1st Half: 2-11 FT % 1st Half: 4-7

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

* * * * *

22-56 36.0% 18.2% 57.1%

2nd half: 2nd half: 2nd half:

1-5 1-5 1-1 0-1 3-8 0-0 0-1 1-2

1-2 5-6 1-4 5-11 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

7-23

12-23

9-24 4-10 7-15

37.5% 40.0% 46.7%

OT: OT: OT:

0 2 2 3 0 4 4 4 3 3 6 4 2 3 5 1 2 2 4 4 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 2 3 8 19 27 18 4-7 1-2 1-1

57.1% 50.0% 100.0

TP

A TO Blk Stl

4 10 14 21 9 0 0 5

1 4 5 2 0 1 1 0

63 14

0 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 1 6

Min

0 0 0 3 1 0 1 0

1 0 3 1 1 0 1 0

5

7 225

Game: 22-56 39.3% Game: 7-23 30.4% Game: 12-23 52.2%

34 39 40 42 34 11 15 10

Deadball Rebounds 6,2

Mercer 64 • 6-4 Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

##

Player

05

THOMAS, Bud WHITE, Anthony Jr. GOLLON, Jakob HALL, Langston COURSEY, Daniel LEONARD, Phillip CANEVARI, Kevin NWAMU, Ike HALLICE, TJ MOTEN, Darious BRYAN, Jibri BROWN, Monty Team Totals

15 20 21 52 01 03 10 14 22 34 45

FG % 1st Half: 9-22 3FG % 1st Half: 1-5 FT % 1st Half: 3-7

40.9% 20.0% 42.9%

* * * * *

2-7 1-4 6-12 7-12 5-9 1-2 0-0 0-0 3-4 0-0 0-1 0-1

0-4 1-3 0-1 2-5 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0

25-52

4-15

0 10 10 4 0 2 2 1 3 5 8 4 1 2 3 0 3 8 11 5 0 2 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 10-17 11 31 42 20

2nd half: 11-22 50.0% 2nd half: 3-9 33.3% 2nd half: 6-9 66.7%

0-1 0-0 2-3 0-0 5-5 2-6 0-0 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-0

OT: OT: OT:

5-8 0-1 1-1

62.5% 0.0% 100.0

TP

A TO Blk Stl

4 3 14 16 15 5 0 0 7 0 0 0

3 1 6 2 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0

1 1 1 4 0 2 2 1 0 2 0 0 1 64 15 15

Min

1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0

1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

6

3 225

Game: 25-52 48.1% Game: 4-15 26.7% Game: 10-17 58.8%

42 19 38 45 29 17 7 3 21 1 1 2

Deadball Rebounds 2

Officials: Brian Shey, Marty McEachern, Steven Devine Technical fouls: Denver-None. Mercer-TEAM. Attendance: 1827 Score by periods Denver Mercer

Bench 49 14

1-7 2-7 6-11 8-16 3-8 0-1 0-2 2-4

1st

2nd

OT

Total

24 22

29 31

10 11

63 64

Last FG - DEN OT-01:20, MER OT-00:12. Largest lead - DEN by 5 1st-14:27, MER by 7 2nd-13:45.

@MercerMBB NCAA Tournament Guide

Points DEN MER

In Paint 26 28

Off T/O 12 4

2nd Fast Chance Break 9 4 14 0

Score tied - 13 times. Lead changed - 12 times.

Bench 5 12


GAME

11

Mercer 70, Alcorn State 44 Dec. 16, 2013 Macon, Ga. Hawkins Arena

MACON, Ga. – A balanced scoring attack and stingy defense powered the Mercer men’s basketball team to a 70-44 win over Alcorn State on Monday evening at Hawkins Arena. Four of Mercer’s starting five reached double figure scoring totals as Anthony White Jr., Langston Hall and Daniel Coursey all recorded 13 points and Jakob Gollon added 11 points. Bud Thomas grabbed 10 rebounds for the second-straight game to go along with six points. Alcorn State dropped its sixth-straight game and fell to 3-7 overall. The Braves were limited to just 24.2% (15-of-62) field goal shooting and 15% (3-of-20) three-point shooting on the evening. Mercer’s defense was sharp in the early going, holding Alcorn State to just 1-of-9 shooting from the floor in the opening seven minutes while opening up a 15-2 lead. The Braves retaliated with seven unanswered points to get back within six midway through the half, and eventually closed within four (22-18) with 3:05 to go before the half. A driving layup for Darious Moten and a three pointer for Hall pushed the hosts lead back to nine before Alcorn State scored the final basket of the period to go into the break trailing 27-20. Mercer came out the break with renewed defensive intensity and held the visitors scoreless on six-straight possessions to fuel a 9-0 charge. From there, the Bears would push the lead to as 32 before the final buzzer.

GAME

12

OXFORD, Miss. – Sophomore guard Ike Nwamu scored a career-high 24 points and senior Langston Hall nailed the game winning three with 0.6 seconds left in the Mercer men’s basketball team’s thrilling 79-76 win over Ole Miss on Sunday at Tad Smith Coliseum. Mercer never trailed in the first half and ultimately went ahead by 16 in the opening minute of the second half. Seeing the game slip away, Ole Miss head coach Andy Kennedy called a timeout to quell Mercer’s momentum. His tactic worked, and the Rebels began a methodical 36-13 run over the next 12:18 to go ahead by seven (67-60) with 6:44 to play. With the crowd now stoked to a fever pitch, Nwamu put Mercer on his back and scored Mercer’s next 10 points to quiet the building and put Mercer back in front. His surge accounted for an overall 10-2 Mercer run and saw the Bears lead 70-69 with four minutes to play. With 24 seconds to play, Mercer led 74-73 when Nwamu was whistled for an off-ball foul. The infraction sent Ole Miss senior Marshall Henderson – a 78.6% free throw shooter – to the line for two. He missed both and Ole Miss intentionally fouled Hall. Hall hit both of his shots and Ole Miss raced the other way. Henderson came off a screen and buried a deep three to tie the game with 13 seconds left. Mercer inbounded and elected to not call timeout as the clock dwindled. Hall crossed over at the key and drained the game winning three with just 0.6 seconds to go. An Ole Miss desperation heave at the buzzer was no good.

Mercer 79 • 8-4

Alcorn State 44 • 3-7 Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

Player

10

Hampton, Devontae Luckett, LeAntwan Vance, Marquis Brown, Octavius Nicholas, Josh Hunt, Tyrel Oakley, Twann Evans, Anthony Raquil, Stephan Myles, Marius Thomas, George Team Totals

15 30 35 40 00 02 05 21 23 24

FG % 1st Half: 9-30 3FG % 1st Half: 0-7 FT % 1st Half: 2-3

30.0% 0.0% 66.7%

* * * * *

0-0 9-24 0-5 0-6 0-4 0-1 4-12 0-3 0-2 1-3 1-2

0-0 0-4 0-1 0-4 0-0 0-0 2-8 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-2

15-62

3-20

2nd half: 2nd half: 2nd half:

6-32 3-13 9-15

0-0 4-6 0-0 1-2 0-0 2-2 3-4 0-0 1-2 0-2 0-0

0 1 1 0 2 0 2 3 4 4 8 2 2 3 5 1 1 3 4 4 0 1 1 2 2 2 4 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 2 3 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 4 2 6 11-18 17 18 35 20

18.8% 23.1% 60.0%

TP

A TO Blk Stl

0 22 0 1 0 2 13 0 1 2 3

0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

44

1 5 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 12

##

Player

Min

05

4 35 24 24 26 14 24 8 8 22 11

20

THOMAS, Bud GOLLON, Jakob COURSEY, Daniel WHITE, Anthony Jr. HALL, Langston LEONARD, Phillip CANEVARI, Kevin NWAMU, Ike HALLICE, TJ BRYAN, Jibri BROWN, Monty Team Totals

0 0 1 0 5 0 2 0 0 0 0

0 2 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0

8

6 200

Game: 15-62 24.2% Game: 3-20 15.0% Game: 11-18 61.1%

Deadball Rebounds 2

Mercer 70 • 7-4 ##

Player

05

THOMAS, Bud WHITE, Anthony Jr. GOLLON, Jakob HALL, Langston COURSEY, Daniel LEONARD, Phillip CANEVARI, Kevin NWAMU, Ike HALLICE, TJ MOTEN, Darious BRYAN, Jibri BROWN, Monty Team Totals

15 20 21 52 01 03 10 14 22 34 45

FG % 1st Half: 12-26 46.2% 3FG % 1st Half: 1-7 14.3% FT % 1st Half: 2-5 40.0%

3-6 4-7 4-7 5-9 5-7 0-0 0-0 0-2 1-3 1-2 0-1 0-0

0-3 2-3 0-0 3-5 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0

23-44

5-12

0-0 3-4 3-3 0-0 3-3 0-2 0-0 5-6 0-0 0-0 3-4 2-2 19-24

2nd half: 11-18 61.1% 2nd half: 4-5 80.0% 2nd half: 17-19 89.5%

0 10 10 1 2 2 4 1 1 4 5 1 0 5 5 1 1 6 7 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 2 4 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 4 35 39 12

TP

A TO Blk Stl

6 13 11 13 13 0 0 5 2 2 3 2

3 1 5 8 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

2 0 1 2 0 1 0 2 2 2 1 0 1 70 18 14

1 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7

1 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

Min

31 24 29 31 27 6 9 13 9 10 6 5

4 200

Game: 23-44 52.3% Game: 5-12 41.7% Game: 19-24 79.2%

Deadball Rebounds 4

Officials: J.B. Caldwell, Tim Gattis, Glenn Tuitt Technical fouls: Alcorn State-None. Mercer-None. Attendance: 1723 Score by periods Alcorn State Mercer

1st

2nd

Total

20 27

24 43

44 70

Last FG - ALCNM 2nd-01:13, MER 2nd-03:14. Largest lead - ALCNM None, MER by 32 2nd-03:14.

Points ALCNM MER

52 15 21 01 03 10 14 34 45

FG % 1st Half: 13-29 44.8% 3FG % 1st Half: 1-7 14.3% FT % 1st Half: 14-17 82.4%

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

f f f g g

2-5 3-9 1-3 1-4 4-10 2-6 0-1 9-16 0-1 0-1 4-4

1-3 0-3 0-0 0-2 4-8 0-1 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-1 0-0

26-60

6-20

0-0 4-5 2-2 0-0 5-6 3-4 0-0 5-7 0-0 0-0 2-2

0 5 5 3 3 4 7 1 1 2 3 4 0 1 1 2 2 2 4 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 5 2 3 5 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 3 0 5 3 8 21-26 15 24 39 20

2nd half: 13-31 41.9% 2nd half: 5-13 38.5% 2nd half: 7-9 77.8%

TP

A TO Blk Stl

5 10 4 2 17 7 0 24 0 0 10

2 1 0 2 6 0 0 1 0 0 0

Min

1 4 1 0 4 0 1 2 0 0 0

0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0

79 12 13

3

4 200

Game: 26-60 43.3% Game: 6-20 30.0% Game: 21-26 80.8%

18 36 21 16 37 13 3 31 6 2 17

Deadball Rebounds 4

Ole Miss 76 • 8-3

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

* * * * *

Dec. 22, 2013 Oxford, Miss. Tad Smith Coliseum

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics Mercer vs Ole Miss 12/22/13 3 PM at Oxford, Miss./Tad Smith Coliseum

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics Alcorn State vs Mercer 12/16/13 7 p.m. at Macon, Ga. - Hawkins Arena

##

Mercer 79, Ole Miss 76

In Paint 18 30

Off T/O 8 15

2nd Fast Chance Break 13 2 4 6

Score tied - 0 times. Lead changed - 0 times.

Bench 21 14

##

Player

13

Perez,Anthony Cox,Demarco White,LaDarius Henderson,Marshall Summers,Jarvis Millinghaus,Derrick Saiz,Sebastian Jones,Aaron Team Totals

04 10 22 32 03 11 34

FG % 1st Half: 11-27 40.7% 3FG % 1st Half: 4-15 26.7% FT % 1st Half: 3-4 75.0%

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

f c g g g

1-2 3-7 2-3 5-16 8-11 1-9 2-4 5-9

1-2 0-0 0-1 4-14 2-3 0-4 0-0 0-0

27-61

7-24

0-2 3-4 4-6 4-7 3-3 1-1 0-0 0-0

0 2 2 2 4 2 6 3 1 3 4 2 0 1 1 4 1 1 2 4 0 3 3 1 7 4 11 2 2 4 6 1 0 0 0 15-23 15 20 35 19

2nd half: 16-34 47.1% 2nd half: 3-9 33.3% 2nd half: 12-19 63.2%

TP

A TO Blk Stl

3 9 8 18 21 3 4 10

0 1 2 3 2 6 0 0

Min

3 1 2 4 1 0 1 1

0 2 0 1 1 0 2 3

1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0

76 14 13

9

4 200

Game: 27-61 44.3% Game: 7-24 29.2% Game: 15-23 65.2%

18 22 24 31 28 23 20 34

Deadball Rebounds 3

Officials: Antinio Petty, Mike Nance, Chuck Jones Technical fouls: Mercer-None. Ole Miss-Henderson,Marshall. Attendance: 7794 Score by periods Mercer Ole Miss

1st

2nd

Total

41 29

38 47

79 76

Last FG - MER 2nd-00:02, UM 2nd-00:13. Largest lead - MER by 16 2nd-19:02, UM by 7 2nd-06:44.

@MercerMBB NCAA Tournament Guide

Points MER UM

In Paint 32 36

Off T/O 17 8

2nd Fast Chance Break 11 4 14 6

Score tied - 4 times. Lead changed - 4 times.

33

Bench 41 17


GAME

13

Mercer 98, St. Andrews 56 Dec. 27, 2013 Macon, Ga. Hawkins Arena

GAME

14

Mercer 86, Jacksonville 49 Dec. 30, 2013 Jacksonville, Fla. Swisher Gymnasium

MACON, Ga. – The Mercer men’s basketball team placed four players in double figures and senior guard Langston Hall broke another milestone as the Bears raced past St. Andrews 98-56 Tuesday evening at Hawkins Arena in the final non-conference game of the year.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Mercer men’s basketball team set a program single-game record by shooting 68.9% (31-of-45) from the field while dispatching Jacksonville 86-49 in its Atlantic Sun Conference opener on Monday night at Swisher Gymnasium.

Hall stole the show in the early going, knocking three-pointers on four straight possessions and hitting five treys in a four-minute span to give Mercer an early 19-8 advantage.

Mercer became just the 11th Division I team to record a shooting percentage of 68.9% or better this season and shot an eyepopping 18-of-20 (90%) from the floor in the second half. The Bears were 5-of-5 from three-point range in the second half and 10-of-16 (62.5%) beyond the arc for the game.

Hall continued to shine with 10:21 left in the first half when the guard dished out his second assist of the game and 500th of his career when Daniel Coursey scooped home a layup to give the Bears a 27-10 lead. He became just the 12th player in Atlantic Sun Conference history to reach 500 assists. Hall entered the game ranked No. 29 in the country in total assists. Mercer continued to pull away from there with a 16-2 run, fueled by a pair of three-pointers by senior Kevin Canevari to make the score 43-14 with 5:35 remaining in the first half. St. Andrews managed to cut Mercer’s lead down to 22, but an emphatic dunk by junior TJ Hallice sent the Bears into halftime with a 55-27 advantage. The Bears continued to pour it on in the second half, leading by as many as 44 points before picking up a 42-point win.

Senior point guard Langston Hall tied a career-high with 25 points in the win while senior Anthony White Jr. (15 points) and senior Daniel Coursey (12 points) joined him in double figure scoring. Jacksonville led 12-11 midway through the first half before Hall got hot, nailing three treys in less than three minutes to help Mercer go ahead 24-16. Later in the stanza, Mercer was up 29-21 when the Dolphins began an 8-2 charge to get within two. With momentum shifting, Hall came up with a key steal in the backcourt and got it to White Jr. on the fast break. After being fouled, White Jr.’s free throws started a 10-0 Mercer run that saw the visitors take a 41-29 to the break. The Bears executed flawlessly in the second half, hitting their first 14 field goals while racing out to a 36-point lead midway through the period. Mercer would ultimately go ahead by as many as 39 before settling on the 86-49 win.

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics St. Andrews vs Mercer 12/27/13 7 p.m. at Macon, Ga. - Hawkins Arena

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics Mercer vs Jacksonville 12/30/13 7:00 PM at Jacksonville, Fla. - Swisher Gym

St. Andrews 56 • 1-8 ##

Player

21 24 00 01 55 02 04 05 11 12 33 34

PITTMAN, Nathaniel ZJACIC, Marko SMITH, Aaron BANNER, Jibri CANTADORE, Nate JONES, David SHERROD, Kristofer WOULARD, Derrick WATSON, Jamal WOOD, Michael GARY, Titus BOWEN, Charles Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 11-27 40.7% 3FG % 1st Half: 3-13 23.1% FT % 1st Half: 2-4 50.0%

f f g g g

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF 1-3 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 5 1-2 0-0 1-1 0 2 2 0 6-10 3-4 0-0 1 0 1 2 3-5 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 1 2-7 1-6 0-0 0 0 0 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 3 3 0 2-3 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 3 3-5 1-3 0-0 1 2 3 1 2-9 0-3 2-3 0 2 2 0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 2 0-5 0-4 0-0 0 0 0 0 3-4 0-0 2-3 0 1 1 4 0 2 2 1 23-54 5-23 5-7 2 15 17 20

2nd half: 12-27 44.4% 2nd half: 2-10 20.0% 2nd half: 3-3 100.0

Mercer 86 • 10-4 (1-0 A-Sun) TP 2 3 15 6 5 0 4 7 6 0 0 8

A TO Blk Stl 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 5 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

56 11

9

2

Min 24 6 27 27 16 17 12 15 20 10 16 10

1 200

Game: 23-54 42.6% Game: 5-23 21.7% Game: 5-7 71.4%

Deadball Rebounds 1

##

Player

20 52 05 15 21 01 03 10 12 14 22 32 34 45

GOLLON, Jakob COURSEY, Daniel THOMAS, Bud WHITE, Anthony Jr. HALL, Langston LEONARD, Phillip CANEVARI, Kevin NWAMU, Ike MOSSER, John HALLICE, TJ MOTEN, Darious BENTO, James BRYAN, Jibri BROWN, Monty Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 20-36 55.6% 3FG % 1st Half: 7-16 43.8% FT % 1st Half: 8-12 66.7%

f f g g g

2nd half: 13-23 56.5% 2nd half: 1-6 16.7% 2nd half: 16-21 76.2%

TP 6 11 2 0 17 11 6 9 0 8 8 0 8 12

A TO Blk Stl 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 2 6 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0

98 24

7

1

Min 12 12 13 15 14 19 22 17 2 19 17 2 19 17

6 200

Game: 33-59 55.9% Game: 8-22 36.4% Game: 24-33 72.7%

Deadball Rebounds 3

Officials: Doug Sirmons, J.B. Caldwell, Rusty Phillips Technical fouls: St. Andrews-TEAM 2. Mercer-None. Attendance: 2117 Score by periods St. Andrews Mercer

34

1st

2nd

Total

27 55

29 43

56 98

Points SAU MER

In Paint 24 46

Player

05

THOMAS, Bud WHITE, Anthony Jr. GOLLON, Jakob HALL, Langston COURSEY, Daniel LEONARD, Phillip CANEVARI, Kevin NWAMU, Ike MOSSER, John HALLICE, TJ MOTEN, Darious BENTO, James BRYAN, Jibri BROWN, Monty Team Totals

15 20 21 52 01 03 10 12 14 22 32 34 45

FG % 1st Half: 13-25 52.0% 3FG % 1st Half: 5-11 45.5% FT % 1st Half: 10-12 83.3%

Mercer 98 • 9-4 Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF 2-2 0-0 2-2 0 0 0 0 4-8 0-0 3-4 4 2 6 1 1-3 0-2 0-0 2 2 4 0 0-2 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 1 5-7 5-7 2-2 0 4 4 1 4-7 0-3 3-6 1 5 6 1 2-3 2-3 0-0 0 0 0 1 2-2 0-0 5-6 1 3 4 0 0-3 0-1 0-0 1 2 3 0 3-3 0-0 2-5 0 5 5 1 3-6 0-1 2-2 2 0 2 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 2-7 1-5 3-4 1 1 2 1 5-6 0-0 2-2 3 3 6 3 1 2 3 33-59 8-22 24-33 17 30 47 11

##

Off T/O 12 14

2nd Fast Chance Break 2 4 19 10

1-2 5-7 1-2 8-12 6-6 1-3 1-1 4-5 0-0 0-1 0-1 0-0 2-3 2-2

0-0 2-3 0-1 5-7 0-0 0-0 1-1 1-1 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-2 0-0

0-0 3-4 0-0 4-5 0-0 6-7 0-0 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-3 0-0

31-45 10-16 14-21 2nd half: 18-20 90.0% 2nd half: 5-5 100.0 2nd half: 4-9 44.4%

0 1 1 0 1 3 4 2 1 3 4 0 0 3 3 2 1 6 7 3 0 4 4 3 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 4 4 1 1 2 3 1 0 3 3 4 35 39 19

TP

A TO Blk Stl

2 15 2 25 12 8 3 9 1 0 0 0 5 4

1 3 6 6 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0

Min

1 0 4 3 1 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 2 0

0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0

86 21 17

4

6 200

Game: 31-45 68.9% Game: 10-16 62.5% Game: 14-21 66.7%

5 24 22 29 21 22 10 16 1 5 16 1 13 15

Deadball Rebounds 2

Jacksonville 49 • 4-8 (0-1 A-Sun) ##

Player

00

DAWSON, Javon MARTIN, Vince HAYWOOD, Jarvis MCDOUGALD, Keith SLAWSON, RJ BOGUS, Jeremy WHITE, Marcel HOLDER, J.R. HUNT, Sam ALDERMAN, Tyler Team Totals

05 11 21 33 01 13 15 22 44

FG % 1st Half: 11-32 34.4% 3FG % 1st Half: 1-8 12.5% FT % 1st Half: 6-7 85.7%

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

* * * * *

4-12 2-8 4-12 2-7 2-6 0-1 0-3 1-2 0-4 1-4

1-2 0-3 0-3 0-3 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-0 0-3 0-0

16-59

1-17

1 2 3 4 0 2 2 1 0 4 4 1 1 1 2 4 5 1 6 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 1 2 3 2 2 0 2 16-20 12 15 27 18

2nd half: 5-27 18.5% 2nd half: 0-9 0.0% 2nd half: 10-13 76.9%

4-4 4-4 2-3 3-4 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-3 2-2 0-0

TP

A TO Blk Stl

13 8 10 7 4 0 0 3 2 2

1 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 1

2 2 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 1

0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2

2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1

49

9 10

3

7 200

Game: 16-59 27.1% Game: 1-17 5.9% Game: 16-20 80.0%

Min

26 32 33 18 15 3 23 8 17 25

Deadball Rebounds 1

Officials: Marc Ellerd, Patrick Evans, Steve Divine Technical fouls: Mercer-None. Jacksonville-None. Attendance: 912 Score by periods Mercer Jacksonville

Bench 25 62

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

* * * * *

1st

2nd

Total

41 29

45 20

86 49

Last FG - MER 2nd-02:26, JU 2nd-02:12. Largest lead - MER by 39 2nd-02:26, JU by 2 1st-15:36.

@MercerMBB NCAA Tournament Guide

Points MER JU

In Paint 34 18

Off T/O 17 12

2nd Fast Chance Break 4 17 13 6

Score tied - 2 times. Lead changed - 4 times.

Bench 30 7


GAME

15

North Florida 89, Mercer 83 Jan. 1, 2014 Jacksonville, Fla. UNF Arena

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Junior forward Darious Moten’s career-high 21-point effort wasn’t enough to stop North Florida from claiming an 89-83 win over a shorthanded Mercer men’s basketball team on Wednesday night at UNF Arena. Mercer saw its fivegame winning streak snapped and fell to 10-5 (1-1 A-Sun) while UNF improved to 8-7 (2-0 A-Sun). Moten shot 8-of-10 from the field while also collecting a careerhigh seven rebounds in only 16 minutes of work. Sophomore Ike Nwamu topped the 20-point mark for the second time this season, netting 20 on 7-of-14 shooting from the floor to go along with two rebounds, an assist and a steal. UNF employed their best shooting performance against Division I competition this season, hitting 27-of-50 (54%) from the field in the win. The Ospreys were especially adept from three-point range, canning 10-of-19 attempts. Already playing without injured senior center Monty Brown, Mercer was forced to fit senior guard Bud Thomas with a facemask after he sustained a broken nose against Jacksonville on Monday night. Thomas was hit across the face just 17 seconds into play on Wednesday evening and limited to just nine minutes of action thereafter.

GAME

16

MACON, Ga. – Senior center Daniel Coursey’s 16-point, 10-rebound double-double, game-winning bucket and game-saving last-second block on USC Upstate’s Torrey Craig led the Mercer men’s basketball team to a 62-60 overtime win on Saturday at Hawkins Arena. Coursey shot 7-of-11 from the field while adding an assist and a block to his double-double performance. Sophomore Ike Nwamu added 13 points, two rebounds and an assist while senior Langston Hall registered nine assists and seven points. With 1:02 to play in overtime, the game was deadlocked for the ninth time at 60-60 when Coursey got the ball in the paint and missed on a seven-foot jumper. Coursey attacked the glass, grabbed the rebound and scored while being fouled. His ensuing free throw was off the mark and USC Upstate regained possession. USC Upstate junior Ty Greene missed a three pointer with 42 seconds left and Coursey tracked down the rebound. On the other end, Mercer senior Jakob Gollon went in for a layup with six seconds on the clock and missed, sending Craig the other way with the ball. Craig bobbled the ball momentarily at midcourt and Coursey raced back to defend the hoop. With one second left, Craig released a floater that Coursey pinned against the glass to secure the win.

Mercer 79 • 8-4

Alcorn State 44 • 3-7 Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

Player

10

Hampton, Devontae Luckett, LeAntwan Vance, Marquis Brown, Octavius Nicholas, Josh Hunt, Tyrel Oakley, Twann Evans, Anthony Raquil, Stephan Myles, Marius Thomas, George Team Totals

15 30 35 40 00 02 05 21 23 24

FG % 1st Half: 9-30 3FG % 1st Half: 0-7 FT % 1st Half: 2-3

30.0% 0.0% 66.7%

* * * * *

0-0 9-24 0-5 0-6 0-4 0-1 4-12 0-3 0-2 1-3 1-2

0-0 0-4 0-1 0-4 0-0 0-0 2-8 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-2

15-62

3-20

2nd half: 2nd half: 2nd half:

6-32 3-13 9-15

0-0 4-6 0-0 1-2 0-0 2-2 3-4 0-0 1-2 0-2 0-0

0 1 1 0 2 0 2 3 4 4 8 2 2 3 5 1 1 3 4 4 0 1 1 2 2 2 4 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 2 3 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 4 2 6 11-18 17 18 35 20

18.8% 23.1% 60.0%

TP

A TO Blk Stl

0 22 0 1 0 2 13 0 1 2 3

0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

44

1 5 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 12

##

Player

Min

05

4 35 24 24 26 14 24 8 8 22 11

20

THOMAS, Bud GOLLON, Jakob COURSEY, Daniel WHITE, Anthony Jr. HALL, Langston LEONARD, Phillip CANEVARI, Kevin NWAMU, Ike HALLICE, TJ BRYAN, Jibri BROWN, Monty Team Totals

0 0 1 0 5 0 2 0 0 0 0

0 2 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0

8

6 200

Game: 15-62 24.2% Game: 3-20 15.0% Game: 11-18 61.1%

Deadball Rebounds 2

Mercer 70 • 7-4 ##

Player

05

THOMAS, Bud WHITE, Anthony Jr. GOLLON, Jakob HALL, Langston COURSEY, Daniel LEONARD, Phillip CANEVARI, Kevin NWAMU, Ike HALLICE, TJ MOTEN, Darious BRYAN, Jibri BROWN, Monty Team Totals

15 20 21 52 01 03 10 14 22 34 45

FG % 1st Half: 12-26 46.2% 3FG % 1st Half: 1-7 14.3% FT % 1st Half: 2-5 40.0%

3-6 4-7 4-7 5-9 5-7 0-0 0-0 0-2 1-3 1-2 0-1 0-0

0-3 2-3 0-0 3-5 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0

23-44

5-12

0-0 3-4 3-3 0-0 3-3 0-2 0-0 5-6 0-0 0-0 3-4 2-2 19-24

2nd half: 11-18 61.1% 2nd half: 4-5 80.0% 2nd half: 17-19 89.5%

0 10 10 1 2 2 4 1 1 4 5 1 0 5 5 1 1 6 7 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 2 4 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 4 35 39 12

TP

A TO Blk Stl

6 13 11 13 13 0 0 5 2 2 3 2

3 1 5 8 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

2 0 1 2 0 1 0 2 2 2 1 0 1 70 18 14

1 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7

1 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

Min

31 24 29 31 27 6 9 13 9 10 6 5

4 200

Game: 23-44 52.3% Game: 5-12 41.7% Game: 19-24 79.2%

Deadball Rebounds 4

Officials: J.B. Caldwell, Tim Gattis, Glenn Tuitt Technical fouls: Alcorn State-None. Mercer-None. Attendance: 1723 Score by periods Alcorn State Mercer

1st

2nd

Total

20 27

24 43

44 70

Last FG - ALCNM 2nd-01:13, MER 2nd-03:14. Largest lead - ALCNM None, MER by 32 2nd-03:14.

Points ALCNM MER

52 15 21 01 03 10 14 34 45

FG % 1st Half: 13-29 44.8% 3FG % 1st Half: 1-7 14.3% FT % 1st Half: 14-17 82.4%

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

f f f g g

2-5 3-9 1-3 1-4 4-10 2-6 0-1 9-16 0-1 0-1 4-4

1-3 0-3 0-0 0-2 4-8 0-1 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-1 0-0

26-60

6-20

0-0 4-5 2-2 0-0 5-6 3-4 0-0 5-7 0-0 0-0 2-2

0 5 5 3 3 4 7 1 1 2 3 4 0 1 1 2 2 2 4 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 5 2 3 5 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 3 0 5 3 8 21-26 15 24 39 20

2nd half: 13-31 41.9% 2nd half: 5-13 38.5% 2nd half: 7-9 77.8%

TP

A TO Blk Stl

5 10 4 2 17 7 0 24 0 0 10

2 1 0 2 6 0 0 1 0 0 0

Min

1 4 1 0 4 0 1 2 0 0 0

0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0

79 12 13

3

4 200

Game: 26-60 43.3% Game: 6-20 30.0% Game: 21-26 80.8%

18 36 21 16 37 13 3 31 6 2 17

Deadball Rebounds 4

Ole Miss 76 • 8-3

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

* * * * *

Jan. 4, 2014 Macon, Ga. Hawkins Arena

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics Mercer vs Ole Miss 12/22/13 3 PM at Oxford, Miss./Tad Smith Coliseum

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics Alcorn State vs Mercer 12/16/13 7 p.m. at Macon, Ga. - Hawkins Arena

##

Mercer 62, USC Upstate 60

In Paint 18 30

Off T/O 8 15

2nd Fast Chance Break 13 2 4 6

Score tied - 0 times. Lead changed - 0 times.

Bench 21 14

##

Player

13

Perez,Anthony Cox,Demarco White,LaDarius Henderson,Marshall Summers,Jarvis Millinghaus,Derrick Saiz,Sebastian Jones,Aaron Team Totals

04 10 22 32 03 11 34

FG % 1st Half: 11-27 40.7% 3FG % 1st Half: 4-15 26.7% FT % 1st Half: 3-4 75.0%

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

f c g g g

1-2 3-7 2-3 5-16 8-11 1-9 2-4 5-9

1-2 0-0 0-1 4-14 2-3 0-4 0-0 0-0

27-61

7-24

0-2 3-4 4-6 4-7 3-3 1-1 0-0 0-0

0 2 2 2 4 2 6 3 1 3 4 2 0 1 1 4 1 1 2 4 0 3 3 1 7 4 11 2 2 4 6 1 0 0 0 15-23 15 20 35 19

2nd half: 16-34 47.1% 2nd half: 3-9 33.3% 2nd half: 12-19 63.2%

TP

A TO Blk Stl

3 9 8 18 21 3 4 10

0 1 2 3 2 6 0 0

Min

3 1 2 4 1 0 1 1

0 2 0 1 1 0 2 3

1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0

76 14 13

9

4 200

Game: 27-61 44.3% Game: 7-24 29.2% Game: 15-23 65.2%

18 22 24 31 28 23 20 34

Deadball Rebounds 3

Officials: Antinio Petty, Mike Nance, Chuck Jones Technical fouls: Mercer-None. Ole Miss-Henderson,Marshall. Attendance: 7794 Score by periods Mercer Ole Miss

1st

2nd

Total

41 29

38 47

79 76

Last FG - MER 2nd-00:02, UM 2nd-00:13. Largest lead - MER by 16 2nd-19:02, UM by 7 2nd-06:44.

@MercerMBB NCAA Tournament Guide

Points MER UM

In Paint 32 36

Off T/O 17 8

2nd Fast Chance Break 11 4 14 6

Score tied - 4 times. Lead changed - 4 times.

35

Bench 41 17


GAME

17

GAME

18

Mercer 73, ETSU 63 Jan. 6, 2014 Macon, Ga. Hawkins Arena

MACON, Ga. – Senior Langston Hall and sophomore Jibri Bryan combined for 35 points to help the Mercer men’s basketball team overcome a slow start and down East Tennessee State, 73-63 on Monday night at Hawkins Arena. Mercer misfired on its first five field goal attempts and committed three turnovers in the opening six minutes as the Buccaneers raced out to an early 15-1 advantage. The Bears finally got some offense going as Hall was fouled on a three-point attempt at the 13:48 juncture and canned all three free throws. Bryan kept things rolling with a driving layup on the next possession, and later a Daniel Coursey layup got Mercer within eight at the second media break of the game. Later in the half, an emphatic block by sophomore Ike Nwamu halted a fast break attempt and senior Anthony White Jr. and Hall swished three pointers on each of the next two possessions to cap a 17-3 Mercer run and knot the game at 18-18. The Buccaneers went back up 23-18 before Mercer exploded for another surge, this time to the tune of a 19-6 advantage over the final 7:02 of the half to take a 37-29 lead to the break.

Mercer 83, Kennesaw St. 46 Jan. 10, 2014 Macon, Ga. Hawkins Arena

MACON, Ga. – The Mercer men’s basketball team is off to its best start in Atlantic Sun Conference play in over a decade following an 83-46 win over Kennesaw State at Hawkins Arena on Friday evening. Senior Bud Thomas scored a game-high 18 points and senior Jakob Gollon scored his 1,000th career point to help the Bears improve to 13-5 (4-1 A-Sun) with the win. Mercer forced Kennesaw State (4-14, 1-4 A-Sun) into 20 turnovers while only giving the ball away twice in the runaway victory. Mercer’s win was its seventh win by 20 or more points this season and marked the 26th win by 20 or more during the Bob Hoffman era. Thomas collected his 19 points on 7-of-14 shooting from the field and 5-of-10 aim from beyond the arc. The senior also notched six rebounds, two assists and a steal in his first game playing without a face mask after suffering a broken nose against Jacksonville on Jan. 30. Mercer placed four players in double figures for the eighth time this season as sophomore Ike Nwamu (16 points), senior Langston Hall (14 points) and senior Daniel Coursey (11 points) added to the brunt of the Bears’ scoring attack.

ETSU used an 18-5 run charge to get within two at 53-51 with 7:50 to play in the game. From there, the Mercer defense clamped down and held the Bucs to only one field goal over the next five minutes of play to put the game out of reach. Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics ETSU vs Mercer 1/6/14 7:00 pm at Hawkins Arnea - Macon, Ga.

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics Kennesaw State vs Mercer 1/10/14 7:05 pm at Macon, Ga. - Hawkins Arena

ETSU 63 • 8-7, 1-1 A-Sun

Player

01

McCLAIN, Petey REMBERT, Rashawn MERRIWEATHER, A.J. HARRIS, Hunter GADSDEN-GILLIARD, K HARRIS, Devin RILEY, Jalen BANKS, Isaac WILSON, Lester PODERIS, Lukas Team Totals

04 13 20 35 02 05 10 15 34

FG % 1st Half: 9-27 3FG % 1st Half: 2-9 FT % 1st Half: 9-11

Kennesaw State 46 • 4-14, 1-4 A-Sun

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

##

33.3% 22.2% 81.8%

* * * * *

0-2 2-10 7-13 7-10 2-7 2-2 2-8 0-0 1-6 0-0

0-1 2-6 0-1 0-0 0-3 0-0 2-4 0-0 0-2 0-0

23-58

4-17

2-2 2-2 6-11 0-2 2-2 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-0

2 2 4 3 1 2 3 0 4 5 9 4 2 1 3 5 0 4 4 5 0 0 0 1 1 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 4 2 0 1 1 1 3 1 4 13-21 14 21 35 24

2nd half: 14-31 45.2% 2nd half: 2-8 25.0% 2nd half: 4-10 40.0%

TP

A TO Blk Stl

2 8 20 14 6 4 7 0 2 0

3 3 1 1 2 0 2 0 1 0

Min

1 1 2 1 2 0 3 0 0 0

0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0

2 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0

63 13 10

3

6 200

Game: 23-58 39.7% Game: 4-17 23.5% Game: 13-21 61.9%

20 40 35 33 27 4 17 2 15 7

Deadball Rebounds 2

Player

05

THOMAS, Bud WHITE, Anthony Jr. GOLLON, Jakob HALL, Langston COURSEY, Daniel LEONARD, Phillip CANEVARI, Kevin NWAMU, Ike HALLICE, TJ MOTEN, Darious BRYAN, Jibri BROWN, Monty Team Totals

15 20 21 52 01 03 10 14 22 34 45

FG % 1st Half: 11-24 45.8% 3FG % 1st Half: 5-10 50.0% FT % 1st Half: 10-14 71.4%

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

* * * * *

0-1 2-7 0-1 3-9 3-7 1-1 1-1 3-9 0-1 1-1 6-8 0-0

0-1 2-6 0-0 3-8 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-0 2-4 0-0

0-0 2-2 0-0 10-10 2-3 3-3 2-2 2-3 0-2 1-2 2-2 1-2

20-46

8-21

25-31

2nd half: 9-22 40.9% 2nd half: 3-11 27.3% 2nd half: 15-17 88.2%

0 2 2 0 0 2 2 0 2 3 5 2 0 4 4 3 2 7 9 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 2 3 5 3 0 1 1 4 1 1 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 9 27 36 17

TP

A TO Blk Stl

0 8 0 19 8 5 4 9 0 3 16 1

0 0 4 3 0 0 2 2 0 0 1 0

Min

1 0 3 2 0 0 1 4 1 0 1 0

0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0

0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

73 12 13

6

4 200

Game: 20-46 43.5% Game: 8-21 38.1% Game: 25-31 80.6%

15 13 22 32 32 4 12 27 11 11 18 3

Deadball Rebounds 2

Officials: Bret Smith, Mike Nance, Clyde Owens Technical fouls: ETSU-None. Mercer-None. Attendance: 1537 Score by periods ETSU Mercer

1st

2nd

Total

29 37

34 36

63 73

Last FG - ETSU 2nd-00:05 MER 2nd-01:20

36

Player

03 05 11 24 45 01 04 13 21 23 32 50

LOVE, Delbert MORENA, Bernard HAMILTON, Myles COLEMAN, Orlando OSEMHEN, Andrew PRUITT, Nigel BROWN, Yonel MONTGOMERY, Jordan DREES, Kris WOZNIAK, Tanner BYERS, Charlie KOUASSI, Willy Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 6-17 3FG % 1st Half: 2-7 FT % 1st Half: 0-0

35.3% 28.6% 0.0%

* * * * *

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF 2-6 1-4 6-7 0 7 7 2 2-5 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 0 3-7 0-1 0-0 0 3 3 4 1-3 0-1 0-0 1 2 3 1 2-4 0-0 0-2 0 3 3 4 1-4 1-3 2-2 0 0 0 1 1-2 1-2 0-0 0 0 0 4 1-1 1-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0 3 3 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1-2 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 2 2-3 0-0 2-5 0 2 2 4 1 3 4 16-37 4-12 10-17 3 25 28 23

2nd half: 10-20 50.0% 2nd half: 2-5 40.0% 2nd half: 10-17 58.8%

TP 11 4 6 2 4 5 3 3 0 0 2 6 46

A TO Blk Stl Min 4 2 0 0 33 0 6 1 0 28 1 1 0 0 21 0 2 0 0 19 0 0 1 0 23 0 1 0 1 16 1 3 0 0 13 0 1 0 0 6 0 1 0 0 12 0 1 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 10 1 1 2 0 15 1 9 20 4 1 200

Game: 16-37 43.2% Game: 4-12 33.3% Game: 10-17 58.8%

Deadball Rebounds 3

Mercer 83 • 13-5, 4-1 A-Sun

Mercer 73 • 12-5, 3-1 A-Sun ##

##

Points ETSU MER

In Paint 26 20

Off T/O 16 8

2nd Fast Chance Break 12 6 12 0

Bench 13 38

##

Player

05 15 20 21 52 01 03 10 12 14 22 32 34 45

THOMAS, Bud WHITE, Anthony Jr. GOLLON, Jakob HALL, Langston COURSEY, Daniel LEONARD, Phillip CANEVARI, Kevin NWAMU, Ike MOSSER, John HALLICE, TJ MOTEN, Darious BENTO, James BRYAN, Jibri BROWN, Monty Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 10-31 32.3% 3FG % 1st Half: 4-12 33.3% FT % 1st Half: 9-10 90.0%

* * * * *

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF 7-14 5-10 0-0 1 5 6 0 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 0 1-6 1-2 1-2 2 1 3 1 5-8 1-4 3-6 0 2 2 0 4-6 0-0 3-4 6 2 8 3 2-2 0-0 1-2 0 0 0 0 0-2 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 1 5-10 2-4 4-7 0 3 3 3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 0-2 0-0 2-2 2 3 5 1 0-0 0-0 2-2 1 0 1 1 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 2-9 2-5 0-0 0 1 1 3 1-1 0-0 0-0 1 2 3 1 1 1 2 28-62 11-27 16-25 14 21 35 15

2nd half: 18-31 58.1% 2nd half: 7-15 46.7% 2nd half: 7-15 46.7%

TP 19 0 4 14 11 5 0 16 0 2 2 2 6 2

A TO Blk Stl 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 2 6 0 1 3 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

83 18

2

Min 29 8 26 29 25 7 10 24 1 11 7 1 12 10

5 10 200

Game: 28-62 45.2% Game: 11-27 40.7% Game: 16-25 64.0%

Deadball Rebounds 4,1

Officials: James Barker, Ron Groover, Lee Cassell Technical fouls: Kennesaw State-HAMILTON, Myles. Mercer-BRYAN, Jibri. Attendance: 3372 Kennesaw State's #24 Orlando Coleman was ejected from the game in the 2nd half Score by periods Kennesaw State Mercer

1st

2nd

Total

14 33

32 50

46 83

Last FG - KSU 2nd-00:35, MER 2nd-00:48. Largest lead - KSU by 4 1st-18:27, MER by 42 2nd-01:47.

Score tied - 2 times

@MercerMBB NCAA Tournament Guide

Points KSU MER

In Paint 20 24

Off T/O 4 33

2nd Fast Chance Break 3 4 14 8

Score tied - 1 time. Lead changed - 3 times.

Bench 19 35


GAME

19

Mercer 74, N. Kentucky 58 Jan. 16, 2014 Highland Heights, Ky. Bank of Kentucky Center

GAME

20

Mercer 87, Lipscomb 66 Jan. 18, 2014 Nashville, Tenn. Allen Arena

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. – Senior Langston Hall booked his sixth 20-plus point scoring total of the season to power the Mercer men’s basketball team to a 74-58 win over Northern Kentucky at The Bank of Kentucky Center on Thursday night.

MACON, Ga. - Senior point guard Langston Hall drilled six 3-pointers and the men’s basketball team held Lipscomb to 24.6 % (14-of-57) shooting from the field in a 79-48 rout of the Bisons at Hawkins Arena on Friday night.

Seniors Bud Thomas and Daniel Coursey joined Hall in double figures, scoring 16 and 10 respectively. Thomas’ night was highlighted by 3-of-6 shooting from 3-point range while Coursey paired his points with six rebounds and three blocks. The three rejections leave Coursey just two short of breaking Wesley Duke’s program record of 173 career blocks.

Mercer reached the 20-win mark for the third-straight season, improving to 20-6 overall while staying atop the Atlantic Sun standings with an 11-2 record. Lipscomb dropped its second-straight game and fell to 11-14 (6-8 A-Sun).

Hall collected 20 points on 7-of-15 shooting from the floor while also tallying five assists, two steals and a pair of rebounds. The effort was Hall’s 13th career 20-plus point game. Mercer trailed 19-17 before clamping down on the defensive end and holding the Norse without a field goal for nearly six minutes of game time. The renewed defensive intensity resulted in a 15-1 Mercer run that lasted 5:59 of game time and put the visitors on top by 12. The Norse hung around until the 13:37 mark of the second half, when the Bears began another assault, this time a 7-0 quick strike in just 1:24 to put Mercer back in front by 18. From there, Mercer’s lead would range between 14-20 points before the final buzzer.

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

05

THOMAS, Bud GOLLON, Jakob COURSEY, Daniel WHITE, Anthony Jr. HALL, Langston LEONARD, Phillip CANEVARI, Kevin NWAMU, Ike HALLICE, TJ MOTEN, Darious BRYAN, Jibri BROWN, Monty Team Totals

20 52 15 21 01 03 10 14 22 34 45

FG % 1st Half: 14-24 58.3% 3FG % 1st Half: 5-11 45.5% FT % 1st Half: 5-6 83.3%

f f f g g

5-9 2-2 5-9 2-4 7-15 0-1 0-0 4-6 2-2 0-2 0-0 0-0

3-6 0-0 0-0 1-3 3-7 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0

3-3 1-1 0-0 3-4 3-3 2-2 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-2 0-0 0-0

27-50

7-17

13-17

2nd half: 13-26 50.0% 2nd half: 2-6 33.3% 2nd half: 8-11 72.7%

0 4 4 1 0 4 4 3 4 2 6 2 0 2 2 1 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 4 1 2 0 2 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 5 9 22 31 10

TP

A TO Blk Stl

16 5 10 8 20 2 0 9 4 0 0 0

3 1 1 1 5 0 2 0 1 0 0 0

1 1 0 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0

1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1

2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

74 14

8

6

4 200

Game: 27-50 54.0% Game: 7-17 41.2% Game: 13-17 76.5%

Min

31 23 29 21 33 5 7 19 15 6 5 6

Deadball Rebounds 2

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

Player

21

BILLUPS, Jalen JACKSON, Jordan WHITE, Tyler JOHNSON, Todd MONACO, Anthony FLOURNOY, Jack CAMPS, Daniel GIESLER, Jake MURRAY, Cole COLE, Deontae DANOS, Dean Team Totals

02 10 23 33 01 15 20 25 35 44

FG % 1st Half: 8-24 3FG % 1st Half: 4-11 FT % 1st Half: 3-4

33.3% 36.4% 75.0%

c g g g g

2-6 2-5 6-13 2-8 0-0 2-3 1-3 2-3 2-5 1-2 1-2

0-0 1-1 1-6 2-8 0-0 0-1 0-0 2-2 2-5 1-1 0-1

1-2 1-2 0-0 2-2 0-0 1-1 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

21-50

9-25

7-9

2nd half: 13-26 50.0% 2nd half: 5-14 35.7% 2nd half: 4-5 80.0%

1 1 2 3 1 3 4 1 1 1 2 1 0 5 5 2 0 2 2 0 2 0 2 3 2 1 3 3 0 1 1 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 9 16 25 15

TP

A TO Blk Stl

5 6 13 8 0 5 4 6 6 3 2

0 2 1 2 0 0 1 1 1 0 1

2 3 1 0 2 0 1 1 1 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

0 1 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1

58

9 11

1

6 200

Game: 21-50 42.0% Game: 9-25 36.0% Game: 7-9 77.8%

Min

21 28 38 28 11 14 16 18 12 6 8

Deadball Rebounds 0

Officials: Jerry Heater, James Barker, Patrick Evans Technical fouls: Mercer-None. Northern Kentucky-None. Attendance: 2782 Score by periods Mercer Northern Kentucky

1st

2nd

Total

38 23

36 35

74 58

Last FG - MER 2nd-03:00, NKU 2nd-00:04. Largest lead - MER by 20 2nd-03:00, NKU by 2 1st-19:09.

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Player

20

GOLLON, Jakob COURSEY, Daniel THOMAS, Bud WHITE, Anthony Jr. HALL, Langston LEONARD, Phillip CANEVARI, Kevin NWAMU, Ike HALLICE, TJ MOTEN, Darious BRYAN, Jibri BROWN, Monty Team Totals

52 05 15 21 01 03 10 14 22 34 45

FG % 1st Half: 18-31 58.1% 3FG % 1st Half: 3-10 30.0% FT % 1st Half: 7-8 87.5%

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

f 3-5 c 6-9 g 11-18 g 6-8 g 2-9 0-0 0-0 0-2 3-3 0-1 0-0 0-0

0-0 0-0 9-15 3-3 1-6 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

3-4 2-3 0-1 4-4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-3 0-0 1-2 0-0

31-55 13-25 12-17 2nd half: 13-24 54.2% 2nd half: 10-15 66.7% 2nd half: 5-9 55.6%

TP

2 10 12 3 4 8 12 3 0 4 4 3 1 1 2 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 2 0 2 2 0 1 3 4 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 9 33 42 20

A TO Blk Stl

9 2 14 2 31 2 19 4 5 10 0 0 0 2 0 0 8 0 0 0 1 1 0 0

Min

3 1 2 1 2 2 1 4 1 0 1 0

1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0

87 23 18

2

5 200

Game: 31-55 56.4% Game: 13-25 52.0% Game: 12-17 70.6%

32 24 35 28 31 3 8 5 16 8 9 1

Deadball Rebounds 1

Lipscomb 66 • 7-12, 2-6 A-Sun

Northern Kentucky 58 • 7-12, 3-4 A-Sun ##

The Orange and Black dominated inside, outscoring the visitors 28-8 in the paint while also winning the rebounding battle 41-31.

Mercer 87 • 15-5, 6-1 A-Sun

Mercer 74 • 14-5, 5-1 A-Sun

Player

Mercer’s 27-point halftime lead quickly grew to 31 at the start of the second half as Hall dished assists to senior Daniel Coursey and senior Jakob Gollon for back-to-back dunks in the opening minute of the second half. The game was never in doubt during the period, as the Bears’ lead ranged from as little as 28 to as many as 38 before the final buzzer.

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics Mercer vs Lipscomb 01/18/14 4:00 p.m. at Nashville, Tenn. - Allen Arena

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics Mercer vs Northern Kentucky 1/16/14 7 p.m. at Highland Heights, Ky.

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The Bears nailed five 3-pointers in the opening 7:23 of the game to break open a 25-9 lead by the second media timeout. Mercer’s long range assault coupled with a stellar defensive effort that saw the hosts limit Lipscomb to just 4-of-28 (14.3%) shooting in the first period.

Points MER NKU

In Paint 30 14

Off T/O 17 11

2nd Fast Chance Break 10 0 11 6

Score tied - 4 times. Lead changed - 5 times.

Bench 15 26

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Player

52

SMITH, Malcolm SANKEY, Khion WILLIAMS, Josh BUTLER, J.J. HAMPTON, J.C. MILLER, Cam SANDERSON, Carter GREENE, Dylan JOHNSON, Chad Team Totals

00 02 05 22 01 03 15 20

FG % 1st Half: 7-27 25.9% 3FG % 1st Half: 3-13 23.1% FT % 1st Half: 10-14 71.4%

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

f g g g g

1-6 7-12 3-11 0-2 5-12 0-0 3-10 0-1 0-1

0-1 5-9 2-7 0-0 5-11 0-0 0-5 0-0 0-1

8-12 0-1 0-0 1-2 1-2 0-0 4-5 0-0 2-2

19-55 12-34 16-24 2nd half: 12-28 42.9% 2nd half: 9-21 42.9% 2nd half: 6-10 60.0%

0 1 1 3 1 7 8 3 3 5 8 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 2 1 3 2 1 2 3 7 19 26 17

TP

A TO Blk Stl

10 19 8 1 16 0 10 0 2

1 1 2 3 1 2 1 0 0

Min

0 2 3 2 1 1 1 0 0

0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 2 2 2 0 0 1 0 0

66 11 10

1

7 200

Game: 19-55 34.5% Game: 12-34 35.3% Game: 16-24 66.7%

22 30 31 26 37 9 28 4 13

Deadball Rebounds 4

Officials: Freddie Williams, Arthur Vaulk, Valdimar Voyard-Tadal Technical fouls: Mercer-None. Lipscomb-BUTLER, J.J.. Attendance: 1235 Score by periods Mercer Lipscomb

1st

2nd

Total

46 27

41 39

87 66

Last FG - MER 2nd-02:18, LIP 2nd-00:11. Largest lead - MER by 29 2nd-17:58, LIP None.

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Points MER LIP

In Paint 32 14

Off T/O 12 22

2nd Fast Chance Break 13 4 2 2

Score tied - 0 times. Lead changed - 0 times.

37

Bench 9 12


GAME

21

GAME

22

Mercer 68, FGCU 55 Jan. 23, 2014 Macon, Ga. Hawkins Arena

MACON, Ga. – Seniors Langston Hall and Daniel Coursey both booked double-double efforts to power the Mercer men’s basketball team to a sensational 68-55 win over Florida Gulf Coast in front of a sold-out Hawkins Arena crowd on Thursday evening. Mercer’s sixth-straight win elevated the team to 16-5 (7-1 A-Sun) on the year and puts the Bears in sole possession of first place in the Atlantic Sun Conference standings. Florida Gulf Coast (12-9, 6-2 A-Sun) fell a game behind Mercer with their second-straight road loss. Coursey’s fifth double-double of the year featured 14 points and 12 rebounds in addition to four blocks and three steals. With his four rejections, Coursey’s career block total jumped to 176, surpassing Wesley Duke for the program career record. Coursey’s historic night also featured another career milestone, as the Savannah native scored his 800th point in the win. Hall was in outstanding command of the Mercer offense, dishing a career-high 11 assists while netting 18 points. His efforts helped Mercer outshoot FGCU 41.4%-35% from the floor in the win, marking the sixth-straight game Mercer has outshot its opponent.

Mercer 87, Stetson 49 Jan. 25, 2014 Macon, Ga. Hawkins Arena

MACON, Ga. – The Mercer men’s basketball team flexed its muscles early, hitting 17 of its first 21 shots en route to a thorough 87-49 dispatching of Stetson on Saturday afternoon at Hawkins Arena. Mercer’s red-hot start saw the Bears go ahead by 20 less than seven minutes into the game on the way to their seventhstraight win. Mercer (17-5, 8-1 A-Sun) maintained its position at the top of the Atlantic Sun standings with the win, while Steston saw its three-game winning streak snapped and fell to 6-15 (4-5 A-Sun). The Bears also remained unbeaten in 12 home games and ran its record to 42-4 in their last 46 games at Hawkins Arena. Senior guard Anthony White Jr. tied a career-high scoring effort with 19 points and played a key role in Mercer’s lightning fast start. White Jr. drilled three treys in the first six minutes of play before closing his night with 5-of-6 shooting from 3-point range to go along with four rebounds, an assist and a steal. Joining White Jr. in double figures were junior Darious Moten (15 points), senior Bud Thomas (13 points) and sophomore Jibri Bryan (12 points). As a team, Mercer shot better than 50% from the floor for the ninth time this season, converting 31-of-54 (57.4%) field goal attempts on Saturday. While Mercer’s offense attack was nearly flawless in the opening minutes, the defensive effort was almost as impressive. The Bears held the Hatters to 1-of-13 shooting from the floor at the start to quickly erase any thoughts of an upset.

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics FGCU vs Mercer 1/23/14 7:05 pm at Hawkins Arena - Macon, Ga.

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics Stetson vs Mercer 1/25/14 3:05 pm at Macon, Ga. - Hawkins Arena Stetson 49 • 6-15, 4-5 A-Sun

FGCU 55 • 12-9, 6-2 A-Sun ##

Player

00

COMER, Brett THOMPSON, Bernard JONES, Jamail McKNIGHT, Eric FIELER, Chase HICKS, Nate CVJETICANIN, Filip GRAF, Dajuan Team Totals

02 05 12 20 01 15 35

FG % 1st Half: 12-27 44.4% 3FG % 1st Half: 0-5 0.0% FT % 1st Half: 4-5 80.0%

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

* * * * *

5-13 6-18 0-4 2-3 6-15 0-0 1-4 1-3

0-3 0-6 0-0 0-0 1-5 0-0 0-3 0-0

21-60

1-17

2nd half: 2nd half: 2nd half:

9-33 1-12 8-11

0-1 9-10 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 3-4

2 3 5 5 2 3 5 4 0 1 1 0 1 8 9 2 3 7 10 4 0 1 1 1 0 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 1 2 3 12-16 10 28 38 18

27.3% 8.3% 72.7%

TP

A TO Blk Stl

10 21 0 4 13 0 2 5

4 0 1 1 2 0 0 1

4 2 0 1 3 0 1 4

0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0

0 0 0 1 2 0 1 2

55

9 15

4

6 200

Game: 21-60 35.0% Game: 1-17 5.9% Game: 12-16 75.0%

Min

29 37 28 30 33 7 18 18

Deadball Rebounds 2

Player

05

THOMAS, Bud WHITE, Anthony Jr. GOLLON, Jakob HALL, Langston COURSEY, Daniel LEONARD, Phillip CANEVARI, Kevin NWAMU, Ike HALLICE, TJ MOTEN, Darious BRYAN, Jibri BROWN, Monty Team Totals

15 20 21 52 01 03 10 14 22 34 45

FG % 1st Half: 13-28 46.4% 3FG % 1st Half: 5-13 38.5% FT % 1st Half: 3-4 75.0%

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

* * * * *

3-11 1-4 2-8 4-11 7-11 0-0 0-0 1-4 0-1 2-3 1-1 3-4

3-10 0-0 0-4 3-8 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-2 1-1 0-0

24-58

8-25

TP

2 1 3 4 0 0 0 3 1 4 5 1 0 3 3 1 1 11 12 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 3 6 3 0 1 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 2 2 2 1 3 12-20 10 30 40 17

2nd half: 11-30 36.7% 2nd half: 3-12 25.0% 2nd half: 9-16 56.3%

0-1 0-0 1-3 7-7 0-1 0-0 0-0 4-7 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1

A TO Blk Stl

9 0 2 0 5 2 18 11 14 0 0 0 0 0 6 3 0 0 5 0 3 1 6 0

2 0 2 2 0 1 0 2 0 1 2 1

68 17 13

0 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

1 1 1 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0

1st

2nd

Total

28 34

27 34

55 68

Last FG - FGCU 2nd-01:14, MER 2nd-01:48. Largest lead - FGCU by 4 1st-14:41, MER by 20 2nd-06:47.

38

SMITH, Kentwan GREEN, Willie MILLER, Hunter GRAHAM, Aaron PEGG, Brian ANDREWS, Raymone GLASFORD, B.J. SOLANKE, Leke BARAL, Glenn SIKORA, Kyle Team Totals

03 10 11 41 01 04 23 33 40

FG % 1st Half: 9-25 3FG % 1st Half: 1-8 FT % 1st Half: 5-6

36.0% 12.5% 83.3%

Min

##

Player

32 14 23 37 31 2 3 23 5 13 9 8

05

THOMAS, Bud WHITE, Anthony Jr. GOLLON, Jakob HALL, Langston COURSEY, Daniel LEONARD, Phillip CANEVARI, Kevin NWAMU, Ike MOSSER, John HALLICE, TJ MOTEN, Darious BENTO, James BRYAN, Jibri BROWN, Monty Team Totals

5 10 200

Game: 24-58 41.4% Game: 8-25 32.0% Game: 12-20 60.0%

Deadball Rebounds 4,1

* * * * *

2-6 4-11 0-3 2-4 2-5 3-9 1-5 1-1 2-5 0-0 17-49

2nd half: 2nd half: 2nd half:

0-2 0-0 0-3 2-4 0-0 1-4 1-4 0-0 2-4 0-0

2-2 2-4 0-0 0-0 1-2 2-2 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-2

6-21

9-14

8-24 5-13 4-8

33.3% 38.5% 50.0%

1 3 4 2 3 5 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 6 13 19

TP

A TO Blk Stl

0 2 2 1 0 1 2 0 1 0

6 10 0 6 5 9 5 2 6 0

2 2 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 0

4 0 0 1 5 0 1 0 1 1

0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

9

49

9 13

2

3 200

Game: 17-49 34.7% Game: 6-21 28.6% Game: 9-14 64.3%

Min

22 26 26 24 28 27 19 10 14 4

Deadball Rebounds 2

15 20 21 52 01 03 10 12 14 22 32 34 45

FG % 1st Half: 19-31 61.3% 3FG % 1st Half: 7-12 58.3% FT % 1st Half: 4-5 80.0%

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

* * * * *

6-11 5-7 0-1 1-5 4-6 2-2 0-0 3-7 0-0 0-2 6-6 0-0 3-6 1-1

1-4 5-6 0-0 1-4 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-0 2-5 0-0

1 2 3 1 0 4 4 1 1 1 2 1 0 5 5 1 2 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 0 1 3 4 1 0 2 2 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 1 2 2 4 6 31-54 11-22 14-16 11 28 39 13

2nd half: 12-23 52.2% 2nd half: 4-10 40.0% 2nd half: 10-11 90.9%

0-0 4-4 2-2 2-3 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-0 4-4 0-0

TP

A TO Blk Stl

13 19 2 5 8 4 0 7 0 0 15 0 12 2

3 1 4 9 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0

Min

0 0 1 0 3 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 3 1

0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1

1 1 0 3 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0

87 24 11

5

9 200

Game: 31-54 57.4% Game: 11-22 50.0% Game: 14-16 87.5%

21 18 17 22 15 11 12 15 4 17 15 4 16 13

Deadball Rebounds 1,1

Officials: Rusty Phillips, Jason Baker, Tony Turner Technical fouls: Stetson-None. Mercer-None. Attendance: 3472

Officials: Tony Greene, Anthony Jordan, Tony Henderson Technical fouls: FGCU-None. Mercer-None. Attendance: 3500 Score by periods FGCU Mercer

Player

02

Mercer 87 • 17-5, 8-1 A-Sun

Mercer 68 • 16-5, 7-1 A-Sun ##

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

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Points FGCU MER

In Paint 28 31

Off T/O 9 14

2nd Fast Chance Break 7 14 6 9

Score tied - 5 times. Lead changed - 3 times.

Bench 7 20

Score by periods Stetson Mercer

1st

2nd

Total

24 49

25 38

49 87

Last FG - STET 2nd-00:34, MER 2nd-02:48. Largest lead - STET by 2 1st-19:38, MER by 45 2nd-03:59.

@MercerMBB NCAA Tournament Guide

Points STET MER

In Paint 16 30

Off T/O 14 14

2nd Fast Chance Break 2 4 11 2

Score tied - 2 times. Lead changed - 1 time.

Bench 22 40


GAME

23

GAME

24

Mercer 90, ETSU 77 Jan. 31, 2014 Johnson City, Tenn. MSHA AthleƟc Center

USC Upstate 80, Mercer 61 Feb. 2, 2014 Spartanburg, S.C. G.B. Hodge Center

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Senior Bud Thomas unleashed a dizzying barrage of 3-pointers over the East Tennessee State zone defense to power the Mercer men’s basketball team to a 90-77 win at the MSHA Athletic Center on Friday evening.

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Mercer men’s basketball team registered its lowest shooting percentage of the season and saw its eightgame winning streak snapped in an 80-61 loss to USC Upstate at the Hodge Center on Sunday afternoon.

Thomas drilled eight three-balls, including four in a three-minute stretch to close the first half en route to a game-high 28 points. The effort left the senior from Highlands Ranch, Colorado just one short of tying his own program record for single-game 3-pointers, set earlier this season at Lipscomb.

Mercer’s first loss since Jan. 1 dropped the team to 18-6 (9-2 A-Sun) while USC Upstate extended its winning streak to four-straight with the win. Senior Anthony White Jr. led Mercer with 12 points in the losing effort.

As a team, Mercer canned 14 3-pointers, outdueling ETSU in a battle that saw the teams combine for 46 3-point attempts. The 14 makes left Mercer just one short of tying the team singlegame record, achieved most recently in 2008-09 against USC Upstate. Senior Jakob Gollon registered the third double-double of his career and first of the season with 10 points and 11 rebounds in the win. Gollon nearly finished with a triple-double, also handing out seven assists on the evening. Gollon’s strong night on the glass helped Mercer dominate the undersized ETSU squad 38-24 on the boards. Thomas was close to a double-double as well, grabbing eight rebounds of his own.

05

THOMAS, Bud GOLLON, Jakob COURSEY, Daniel WHITE, Anthony Jr. HALL, Langston LEONARD, Phillip CANEVARI, Kevin NWAMU, Ike MOSSER, John HALLICE, TJ MOTEN, Darious BENTO, James BRYAN, Jibri BROWN, Monty Team Totals

20 52 15 21 01 03 10 12 14 22 32 34 45

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

f 10-17 f 5-10 f 2-4 g 5-8 g 2-7 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-0 2-4 2-2 0-0 1-2 2-2

1 7 8 0 4 7 11 1 2 0 2 4 1 2 3 1 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 3 1 4 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 3 2 1 0 1 32-58 14-27 12-19 13 25 38 16

FG % 1st Half: 16-25 64.0% 3FG % 1st Half: 12-17 70.6% FT % 1st Half: 1-2 50.0%

8-14 0-0 0-0 2-4 2-6 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-2 0-0

0-1 0-0 0-0 1-2 6-6 0-0 0-0 1-2 0-0 1-2 2-4 0-0 0-0 1-2

2nd half: 16-33 48.5% 2nd half: 2-10 20.0% 2nd half: 11-17 64.7%

TP

A TO Blk Stl

Min

28 10 4 13 12 0 3 1 0 5 6 0 3 5

0 7 0 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 2

35 30 12 28 36 0+ 5 11 0+ 12 14 0+ 5 12

1 3 0 1 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0

1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0

0 2 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

90 22 10

3

6 200

Game: 32-58 55.2% Game: 14-27 51.9% Game: 12-19 63.2%

Deadball Rebounds 6

ETSU 77 • 11-11, 4-5 A-Sun Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

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Player

13

MERRIWEATHER, A.J. HARRIS, Hunter GADSDEN-GILLIARD, K McCLAIN, Petey REMBERT, Rashawn RILEY, Jalen BANKS, Isaac WILSON, Lester PODERIS, Lukas Team Totals

20 35 01 04 05 10 15 34

FG % 1st Half: 10-29 34.5% 3FG % 1st Half: 5-12 41.7% FT % 1st Half: 6-7 85.7%

f f f g g

2-6 5-10 0-6 3-5 7-12 6-13 0-1 5-7 0-0

0-2 0-0 0-2 0-0 4-7 2-4 0-0 2-4 0-0

28-60

8-19

2 2 4 2 2 2 4 2 0 1 1 3 0 2 2 0 1 0 1 2 0 2 2 4 0 0 0 1 2 3 5 1 0 0 0 1 3 2 5 13-18 10 14 24 16

2nd half: 18-31 58.1% 2nd half: 3-7 42.9% 2nd half: 7-11 63.6%

5-6 2-3 1-2 1-1 1-2 1-2 0-0 2-2 0-0

TP

A TO Blk Stl

9 12 1 7 19 15 0 14 0

3 0 2 3 2 0 0 0 0

1 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 1

2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

3 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0

77 10

7

3

6 200

Game: 28-60 46.7% Game: 8-19 42.1% Game: 13-18 72.2%

Min

27 35 26 29 37 19 4 19 4

Deadball Rebounds 2

Officials: Vladamir Voyard-Tadal, James Barker, Chuck Jones Technical fouls: Mercer-None. ETSU-GADSDEN-GILLIARD, K.. Attendance: 3350 ETSU's Kinard Gadsden-Gilliard with a technical foul with 3:44 in second half Score by periods Mercer ETSU

1st

2nd

Total

45 31

45 46

90 77

Last FG - MER 2nd-00:27, ETSU 2nd-00:35. Largest lead - MER by 17 2nd-11:07, ETSU by 5 1st-17:04.

Points MER ETSU

Moten finished with 10 points and two rebounds while senior Langston Hall booked four points, six rebounds, four assists, three steals and a block. The win was USC Upstate’s first against Mercer since Feb. 26, 2009. Despite the loss, Mercer clinched a spot in the Atlantic Sun Tournament by virtue of East Tennessee State’s win over Kennesaw State.

Mercer 61 • 18-6, 9-2 A-Sun

Mercer 90 • 18-5, 9-1 A-Sun

Player

White Jr. netted his team-high 12 points on 5-of-14 aim while also collecting four rebounds. USC Upstate senior center Ricardo Glenn notched his fourth-straight double-double with 17 points and 14 rebounds while his classmate Torrey Craig tallied a game-high 25 points.

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics Mercer vs USC Upstate 02/02/14 2:00 p.m. at Spartanburg, S.C. - Hodge Center

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics Mercer vs ETSU 1/31/14 7:00pm at MSHA Athletic Center (Johnson City, TN)

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Mercer struggled offensively, shooting just 21-of-60 (35%) from the floor and 5-of-23 from 3-point range while USC Upstate hit 22-of-50 attempts from the field and got 30 points at the free throw line.

In Paint 34 34

Off T/O 11 15

2nd Fast Chance Break 17 10 14 14

Score tied - 3 times. Lead changed - 1 time.

Bench 23 29

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Player

05

THOMAS, Bud GOLLON, Jakob COURSEY, Daniel WHITE, Anthony Jr. HALL, Langston LEONARD, Phillip CANEVARI, Kevin NWAMU, Ike HALLICE, TJ MOTEN, Darious BENTO, James BRYAN, Jibri BROWN, Monty Team Totals

20 52 15 21 01 03 10 14 22 32 34 45

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

f f f g g

FG % 1st Half: 10-30 33.3% 3FG % 1st Half: 2-9 22.2% FT % 1st Half: 8-12 66.7%

1-6 2-6 1-2 5-14 1-7 1-4 0-0 0-2 2-2 4-6 0-0 2-7 2-4

0-4 1-1 0-0 1-6 1-6 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-0 1-4 0-0

21-60

5-23

0-0 3-4 0-0 1-1 1-3 3-3 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-2 0-0 1-2 4-5

0 3 3 0 2 2 4 1 0 1 1 2 0 4 4 2 2 4 6 3 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 3 0 3 5 1 1 2 5 0 1 1 0 3 1 4 2 1 0 1 2 2 0 2 1 14-20 15 20 35 26

2nd half: 11-30 36.7% 2nd half: 3-14 21.4% 2nd half: 6-8 75.0%

TP

A TO Blk Stl

2 8 2 12 4 5 0 0 4 10 0 6 8

1 2 0 0 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0

2 4 0 0 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 2

61 10 16

0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

1 3 0 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 1

Min

23 23 11 21 35 8 8 12 13 15 1 16 14

3 12 200

Game: 21-60 35.0% Game: 5-23 21.7% Game: 14-20 70.0%

Deadball Rebounds 1,1

USC Upstate 80 • 13-10, 6-4 A-Sun ##

Player

12

GLENN, Ricardo CRAIG, Torrey MAXEY, Jodd MAWUENYEGA, Karim MILLER, Fred CUTHBERTSON, Josh STEPHENS, ShunQuez BLESSING, Mario BUCHANAN, Michael Team Totals

23 24 03 32 10 15 31 44

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

f 3-4 f 10-18 f 2-5 g 1-4 g 1-5 1-4 1-2 3-7 0-1 22-50

FG % 1st Half: 13-29 44.8% 3FG % 1st Half: 3-14 21.4% FT % 1st Half: 15-21 71.4%

0-0 3-7 0-0 0-3 1-4 0-3 0-1 2-5 0-0 6-23

11-14 2-4 6-6 4-5 6-6 0-0 0-1 0-0 1-4

6 8 14 2 1 4 5 3 4 3 7 4 1 1 2 2 0 2 2 3 0 1 1 0 0 5 5 2 0 1 1 1 0 2 2 2 2 2 4 30-40 14 29 43 19

2nd half: 9-21 42.9% 2nd half: 3-9 33.3% 2nd half: 15-19 78.9%

TP

A TO Blk Stl

17 25 10 6 9 2 2 8 1

2 3 0 0 3 0 0 3 1

Min

5 3 3 1 2 0 0 3 0

1 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 1

1 0 1 0 1 1 3 0 1

80 12 17

7

8 200

Game: 22-50 44.0% Game: 6-23 26.1% Game: 30-40 75.0%

32 34 19 17 27 17 21 25 8

Deadball Rebounds 3

Officials: Arthur Vaulk, Jeremy Mosier, Clyde Owens Technical fouls: Mercer-TEAM. USC Upstate-None. Attendance: 706 Score by periods Mercer USC Upstate

1st

2nd

Total

30 44

31 36

61 80

Last FG - MER 2nd-01:08, UPST 2nd-02:00. Largest lead - MER by 5 1st-16:54, UPST by 20 1st-03:05.

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Points MER UPST

In Paint 30 24

Off T/O 20 28

2nd Fast Chance Break 13 6 12 13

Score tied - 1 time. Lead changed - 2 times.

39

Bench 33 13


GAME

25

Mercer 75, Kennesaw State 68 Feb. 7, 2014 Kennesaw, Ga. KSU ConvocaƟon Center

KENNESAW, Ga. – An emotionally charged showdown of Georgia’s two Atlantic Sun men’s basketball teams went down to the wire on Friday, and Mercer executed down the stretch to come away with a 75-68 win over Kennesaw State at the KSU Convocation Center. Four Mercer players reached double figures in the win, led by senior point guard Langston Hall’s 20-point performance. Senior Bud Thomas added 16 points in the win while senior Monty Brown and junior Darious Moten added 12 and 10, respectively. After battling through three lead changes in the second half, Mercer found itself trailing 66-64 with 3:25 to play. Moten got the ball and powered his way to the hoop for a missed layup, but kept fighting and scored the put-back with three yellow jerseys draped all over him. Moten’s old-fashioned 3-point play gave Mercer a 67-66 lead - an advantage the Bears wouldn’t surrender the rest of the way. Moten’s play changed the momentum of the game, silencing a rabid crowd and putting the hosts on their heels. From that point on, the Bears clamped down on defense and held the Owls scoreless for the next 2:52 while securing the win. Moten was paramount when it mattered, scoring five of his 10 points and grabbing a rebound in the final three minutes. Thomas’ 16-point performance leaves the Highlands Ranch, Colorado native just 11 points shy of reaching the 1,000 point plateau. Thomas also registered six rebounds, two assists and a steal in the win. Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics Mercer vs Kennesaw State 02/07/14 7:00 p.m. at Kennesaw, Ga. (KSU Convocation Center)

05

THOMAS, Bud GOLLON, Jakob COURSEY, Daniel WHITE, Anthony Jr. HALL, Langston CANEVARI, Kevin NWAMU, Ike HALLICE, TJ MOTEN, Darious BRYAN, Jibri BROWN, Monty Team Totals

20 52 15 21 03 10 14 22 34 45

FG % 1st Half: 9-26 3FG % 1st Half: 3-11 FT % 1st Half: 8-10

34.6% 27.3% 80.0%

f f f g g

Player

05

MORENA, Bernard COLEMAN, Orlando KOUASSI, Willy LOVE, Delbert HAMILTON, Myles PRUITT, Nigel BROWN, Yonel RUCKER, Nate WOZNIAK, Tanner Team Totals

24 50

7-12 1-5 4-7 1-6 5-17 0-0 0-2 0-0 3-6 0-1 3-4

2-6 0-0 0-0 1-4 3-9 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-2 0-0 0-0

24-60

6-21

0-0 0-0 1-2 2-2 7-8 0-0 1-2 0-0 4-7 0-0 6-6

2 4 6 3 2 1 3 3 3 11 14 3 0 0 0 4 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 2 3 2 3 5 21-27 13 25 38 22

2nd half: 15-34 44.1% 2nd half: 3-10 30.0% 2nd half: 13-17 76.5%

03 11 01 04 12 23

FG % 1st Half: 10-26 38.5% 3FG % 1st Half: 1-6 16.7% FT % 1st Half: 8-10 80.0%

3-5 5-9 1-1 2-10 2-4 2-7 5-6 2-6 1-4

0-1 0-1 0-0 0-3 1-2 1-3 0-1 0-0 0-2

2-6 0-0 0-0 6-6 2-2 3-6 2-3 4-5 1-1

23-52

2-13

20-29

2nd half: 13-26 50.0% 2nd half: 1-7 14.3% 2nd half: 12-19 63.2%

1st

2nd

Total

29 29

46 39

75 68

Last FG - MER 2nd-02:18, KSU 2nd-00:08. Largest lead - MER by 8 1st-11:03, KSU by 3 2nd-18:36.

40

The Bears nailed five 3-pointers in the opening 7:23 of the game to break open a 25-9 lead by the second media timeout. Mercer’s long range assault coupled with a stellar defensive effort that saw the hosts limit Lipscomb to just 4-of-28 (14.3%) shooting in the first period. Mercer’s 27-point halftime lead quickly grew to 31 at the start of the second half as Hall dished assists to senior Daniel Coursey and senior Jakob Gollon for back-to-back dunks in the opening minute of the second half. The game was never in doubt during the period, as the Bears’ lead ranged from as little as 28 to as many as 38 before the final buzzer. The Orange and Black dominated inside, outscoring the visitors 28-8 in the paint while also winning the rebounding battle 41-31. Hall’s eighth 20-plus point performance combined with four assists, two steals and a pair of rebounds. Junior forward Darious Moten joined Hall in double figures, netting 13 points on 5-of-7 shooting to go along with four rebounds, an assist and a steal.

Player

33 20 29 24 36 7 16 3 16 6 10

35 52 00 02 22 01 03 05 10 15 20 21

SMITH, Martin SMITH, Malcolm SANKEY, Khion WILLIAMS, Josh HAMPTON, J.C. MILLER, Cam SANDERSON, Carter BUTLER, J.J. DENNY, Talbott GREENE, Dylan JOHNSON, Chad SMITH, Charles Team Totals

16 2 9 5 20 0 1 0 10 0 12

2 2 0 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0

0 1 0 0 3 0 3 0 1 0 0

0 0 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0

1 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 0

75 10

8

6

6 200 Deadball Rebounds 2

1 3 4 4 2 4 6 2 0 4 4 5 1 0 1 3 1 1 2 2 1 5 6 1 0 3 3 3 0 3 3 0 0 1 1 1 3 3 6 9 27 36 21

TP

A TO Blk Stl

8 10 2 10 7 8 12 8 3

0 0 0 2 0 0 4 0 1

2 1 2 3 2 1 1 0 0

0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0

0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 1

68

7 12

3

5 200

Game: 23-52 44.2% Game: 2-13 15.4% Game: 20-29 69.0%

Min

18 30 21 31 22 14 25 27 12

Deadball Rebounds 4

FG % 1st Half: 4-28 3FG % 1st Half: 3-14 FT % 1st Half: 5-6

14.3% 21.4% 83.3%

f f g g g

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF 0-4 0-3 0-0 1 0 1 2 0-6 0-1 2-2 1 2 3 1 0-4 0-3 1-2 0 1 1 4 6-13 2-6 0-0 1 5 6 0 3-10 3-7 0-0 0 5 5 2 2-3 2-3 3-4 1 0 1 0 2-8 2-4 0-0 0 1 1 2 0-2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1-5 0-1 3-6 4 1 5 4 0-2 0-1 0-0 1 0 1 0 0-0 0-0 2-2 0 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0-2 1 3 4 0 4 1 5 14-57 9-29 11-18 14 19 33 15

2nd half: 10-29 34.5% 2nd half: 6-15 40.0% 2nd half: 6-12 50.0%

TP 0 2 1 14 9 9 6 0 5 0 2 0

A TO Blk Stl 1 2 0 1 0 3 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 3 0

48 11 11

4

Min 18 27 17 29 23 9 12 7 23 10 15 10

3 200

Game: 14-57 24.6% Game: 9-29 31.0% Game: 11-18 61.1%

Deadball Rebounds 4,1

Mercer 79 • 20-6 (11-2 ASun) ##

Player

05 15 20 21 52 01 03 10 12 14 22 32 34 45

THOMAS, Bud WHITE, Anthony Jr. GOLLON, Jakob HALL, Langston COURSEY, Daniel LEONARD, Phillip CANEVARI, Kevin NWAMU, Ike MOSSER, John HALLICE, TJ MOTEN, Darious BENTO, James BRYAN, Jibri BROWN, Monty Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 16-28 57.1% 3FG % 1st Half: 7-15 46.7% FT % 1st Half: 4-6 66.7%

* * * * *

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF 3-8 1-5 0-0 0 4 4 2 1-4 1-3 0-0 0 2 2 2 2-4 0-0 0-0 0 3 3 1 7-12 6-10 0-0 1 1 2 1 4-6 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 4 1-5 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 1-3 1-2 5-6 1 6 7 2 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 0 2-3 0-0 0-1 2 1 3 0 5-7 0-0 3-4 2 2 4 3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1-2 1-2 0-0 1 2 3 2 3-4 0-0 1-2 2 3 5 2 2 2 4 30-60 10-24 9-13 13 28 41 19

2nd half: 14-32 43.8% 2nd half: 3-9 33.3% 2nd half: 5-7 71.4%

TP 7 3 4 20 8 2 0 8 0 4 13 0 3 7

A TO Blk Stl 2 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 4 2 0 2 0 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0

79 19 11

7

Min 25 21 17 25 18 5 13 17 1 11 21 2 13 11

6 200

Game: 30-60 50.0% Game: 10-24 41.7% Game: 9-13 69.2%

Deadball Rebounds 1,4

Officials: Jerry Heater, Jeb Hartness, Anthony Jordan Technical fouls: Lipscomb-None. Mercer-None. Attendance: 1872

Officials: Doug Sirmons, Antonio Petty, Mike Nance Technical fouls: Mercer-None. Kennesaw State-None. Attendance: 3624 Score by periods Mercer Kennesaw State

Mercer reached the 20-win mark for the third-straight season, improving to 20-6 overall while staying atop the Atlantic Sun standings with an 11-2 record. Lipscomb dropped its secondstraight game and fell to 11-14 (6-8 A-Sun).

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A TO Blk Stl

Game: 24-60 40.0% Game: 6-21 28.6% Game: 21-27 77.8%

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

f f c g g

MACON, Ga. - Senior point guard Langston Hall drilled six 3-pointers and the men’s basketball team held Lipscomb to 24.6 % (14-of-57) shooting from the field in a 79-48 rout of the Bisons at Hawkins Arena on Friday night.

Min

TP

Kennesaw State 68 • 4-21, 1-11 A-Sun ##

Feb. 14, 2014 Macon, Ga. Hawkins Arena

Lipscomb 48 • 11-14 (6-8 ASun)

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

Player

26

Mercer 79, Lipscomb 48

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics Lipscomb vs Mercer 2/14/14 7 p.m. at Macon, Ga. - Hawkins Arena

Mercer 75 • 19-6, 10-2 A-Sun ##

GAME

Points MER KSU

In Paint 36 36

Off T/O 18 4

2nd Fast Chance Break 14 4 7 2

Score tied - 6 times. Lead changed - 9 times.

Bench 23 31

Score by periods Lipscomb Mercer

1st

2nd

Total

16 43

32 36

48 79

Last FG - LIP 2nd-02:17, MER 2nd-03:06. Largest lead - LIP None, MER by 38 2nd-09:23.

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Points LIP MER

In Paint 8 28

Off T/O 6 17

2nd Fast Chance Break 10 0 11 9

Score tied - 1 time. Lead changed - 0 times.

Bench 22 37


GAME

27

Mercer 89, N. Kentucky 67 Feb. 16, 2014 Macon, Ga. Hawkins Arena

MACON, Ga. – Senior guard Bud Thomas scored his 1,000th career point and the Mercer men’s basketball team set a program single-game record with 16 made 3-pointers in an 89-67 victory over Northern Kentucky on Sunday at Hawkins Arena. Mercer (21-6, 12-2 A-Sun) won its third-straight game and preserved an unbeaten 14-0 record at home this year while Northern Kentucky lost is seventh-straight and fell to 8-19 (4-11 A-Sun). Thomas reached the milestone at the 2:09 mark of the first half, fittingly by burying a 3-pointer on the wing. His triple was just one of 11 made by the Bears in the first half on 16 total attempts. Senior guard Langston Hall hit five 3’s himself in the first period on his way to tying a personal single-game scoring record with 25 points. The Atlanta native paired his 25 points with eight assists and four rebounds while only surrendering one turnover. Senior Anthony White Jr. got in on the act as well, nailing both of his 3-point shots while booking 13 points, six rebounds and three assists. Senior Jakob Gollon, senior Kevin Canevari and sophomore Ike Nwamu also made 3’s on Sunday. For the game, Mercer shot 16-of-27 from beyond the arc while registering a 58.8% (30-of-51) field goal percentage. The effort marked the 11th time this season that the Orange and Black have shot 50% of better from the field.

01

FLOURNOY, Jack JACKSON, Jordan CAMPS, Daniel MURRAY, Cole DANOS, Dean ROSENWINKEL, Matt WHITE, Tyler GIESLER, Jake BILLUPS, Jalen MONACO, Anthony COLE, Deontae Team Totals

02 15 25 44 05 10 20 21 33 35

FG % 1st Half: 10-23 43.5% 3FG % 1st Half: 5-12 41.7% FT % 1st Half: 5-7 71.4%

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

* * * * *

0-2 4-8 5-11 4-6 1-1 1-1 5-14 0-3 2-4 0-0 1-3

0-2 0-1 0-1 2-4 1-1 1-1 3-8 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-2

0-0 3-5 4-6 2-2 0-0 0-0 3-4 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-0

23-53

8-21

13-18

2nd half: 13-30 43.3% 2nd half: 3-9 33.3% 2nd half: 8-11 72.7%

0 1 1 0 1 4 5 1 0 3 3 4 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 4 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 3 0 1 1 2 1 0 1 1 1 2 3 7 17 24 19

TP

A TO Blk Stl

0 11 14 12 3 3 16 0 5 0 3

0 3 6 1 0 0 2 0 1 2 1

0 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

0 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

67 16

9

1

6 200

Game: 23-53 43.4% Game: 8-21 38.1% Game: 13-18 72.2%

Min

2 30 35 32 11 15 30 7 13 13 12

Deadball Rebounds 1

Player

05

THOMAS, Bud WHITE, Anthony Jr. GOLLON, Jakob HALL, Langston COURSEY, Daniel LEONARD, Phillip CANEVARI, Kevin NWAMU, Ike HALLICE, TJ MOTEN, Darious BRYAN, Jibri BROWN, Monty Team Totals

15 20 21 52 01 03 10 14 22 34 45

FG % 1st Half: 18-25 72.0% 3FG % 1st Half: 11-16 68.8% FT % 1st Half: 5-8 62.5%

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

* * * * *

4-8 4-4 3-4 8-13 4-5 0-0 1-3 1-4 2-3 3-4 0-2 0-1

3-4 2-2 1-1 8-13 0-0 0-0 1-3 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-2 0-0

0-0 3-4 1-1 1-1 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 4-6 3-4 0-0 0-0

30-51 16-27 13-17 2nd half: 12-26 46.2% 2nd half: 5-11 45.5% 2nd half: 8-9 88.9%

0 3 3 0 0 6 6 2 1 2 3 2 0 4 4 0 0 5 5 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 3 0 3 2 2 2 4 1 0 4 4 2 0 0 0 3 1 0 1 7 27 34 18

TP

A TO Blk Stl

11 13 8 25 9 0 3 3 8 9 0 0

1 3 3 8 0 1 2 0 2 1 1 0

Min

0 0 2 1 1 0 2 2 0 1 0 2

0 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 1

0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0

89 22 11

6

5 200

Game: 30-51 58.8% Game: 16-27 59.3% Game: 13-17 76.5%

21 27 21 26 21 4 15 15 19 16 12 3

Deadball Rebounds 1

Officials: Bart Lenox, James Hicks, Tony Turner Technical fouls: Northern Kentucky-None. Mercer-None. Attendance: 2172 Score by periods Northern Kentucky Mercer

1st

2nd

Total

30 52

37 37

67 89

Last FG - NKU 2nd-00:20, MER 2nd-00:32. Largest lead - NKU None, MER by 34 2nd-11:05.

Points NKU MER

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Senior point guard Langston Hall scored a game-high 16 points, but the men’s basketball team was outrebounded 48-29 and shot a season-low 34.4 percent in a 75-61 loss to Florida Gulf Coast in front a record Alico Arena crowd of 4,633 on Friday night. Mercer 21-7 (12-3 A-Sun) saw its three-game winning streak snapped while Florida Gulf Coast won the sixth game in its last seven outings and jumped to 18-10 (12-3 A-Sun). The Bears and the Eagles are now tied atop the A-Sun standing with just three games to play. With a FGCU-promoted white-out in effect, the Bears and Eagles gave the patrons a terrific showing for the majority of the game, as neither team could gain more than a seven-point separation in the first 32 minutes. The turning point came as the Eagles broke away from a twopoint game with a 15-1 surge that elapsed 3:36 of game time. The run was capped by an Eric McKnight jam that sent the Alico Arena crowd into a frenzy and put the hosts ahead 59-41 with 4:51 to play. The Bears battled hard in the final minutes, but couldn’t close the gap any closer than 14. Mercer’s season low shooting percentage yielded just 61 points, tying its Feb. 2 loss at USC Upstate for the lowest offensive output of the year. The Bears were outmatched on the glass for just the second time in the last 12 games.

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Player

05 15 20 21 52 01 03 10 14 22 32 34 45

THOMAS, Bud WHITE, Anthony Jr. GOLLON, Jakob HALL, Langston COURSEY, Daniel LEONARD, Phillip CANEVARI, Kevin NWAMU, Ike HALLICE, TJ MOTEN, Darious BENTO, James BRYAN, Jibri BROWN, Monty Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 8-28 3FG % 1st Half: 3-12 FT % 1st Half: 4-8

* * * * *

28.6% 25.0% 50.0%

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF 1-3 1-2 0-0 0 2 2 2 2-5 2-4 0-0 1 2 3 1 2-9 0-1 0-0 1 3 4 1 3-12 2-8 8-10 0 1 1 2 4-10 0-0 1-4 2 3 5 4 2-3 0-1 1-2 0 0 0 2 0-1 0-1 2-2 1 0 1 3 5-9 0-2 1-2 2 1 3 2 0-2 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 1 0-4 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 2 2-3 0-0 1-2 0 2 2 1 3 1 4 21-61 5-20 14-22 12 17 29 24

2nd half: 13-33 39.4% 2nd half: 2-8 25.0% 2nd half: 10-14 71.4%

TP 3 6 4 16 9 5 2 11 0 0 0 0 5 61

A TO Blk Stl Min 0 0 0 1 24 0 1 0 1 24 2 2 0 2 21 3 0 0 3 33 0 1 2 0 26 0 0 0 0 6 2 0 0 0 7 0 2 0 0 18 1 0 0 0 7 0 1 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 10 1 1 0 0 11 1 9 9 2 7 200

Game: 21-61 34.4% Game: 5-20 25.0% Game: 14-22 63.6%

Deadball Rebounds 2

FGCU 75 • 18-10, 12-3

Mercer 89 • 21-6 (12-2 ASun) ##

Feb. 21, 2014 Fort Myers, Fla. Alico Arena

Mercer 61 • 21-7, 12-3

Northern Kentucky 67 • 8-19 (4-11 ASun)

Player

28

FGCU 75, Mercer 61

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics Mercer vs FGCU 02/21/14 6:00 PM at Alico Arena (Fort Myers, FL)

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics Northern Kentucky vs Mercer 2/16/14 2 p.m. at Macon, Ga. - Hawkins Arena

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GAME

In Paint 20 18

Off T/O 20 19

2nd Fast Chance Break 6 6 16 5

Score tied - 1 time. Lead changed - 0 times.

Bench 27 23

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Player

00 02 05 12 20 01 04 15 21 22 24 35

COMER, Brett THOMPSON, Bernard JONES, Jamail McKNIGHT, Eric FIELER, Chase HICKS, Nate SHOON, Armand CVJETICANIN, Filip ALLEN, TeJai BOYLE, Kevin BLAKE, Marcus GRAF, Dajuan Team Totals

* * * * *

FG % 1st Half: 10-28 35.7% 3FG % 1st Half: 2-11 18.2% FT % 1st Half: 4-7 57.1%

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF 5-11 1-2 4-9 2 3 5 2 1-6 0-2 5-6 1 5 6 2 4-10 1-3 2-5 3 10 13 0 2-4 0-0 1-2 1 4 5 2 5-7 1-2 3-4 3 2 5 4 1-1 0-0 0-0 2 6 8 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 3-6 1-4 2-3 0 2 2 2 0-0 0-0 1-2 0 0 0 0 0-2 0-2 4-4 0 0 0 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 2-3 1-2 2-2 0 0 0 3 2 2 4 23-50 5-17 24-37 14 34 48 18

2nd half: 13-22 59.1% 2nd half: 3-6 50.0% 2nd half: 20-30 66.7%

TP 15 7 11 5 14 2 0 9 1 4 0 7

A TO Blk Stl 4 5 0 0 3 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

75

9 13

2

Min 34 28 33 22 21 16 1 21 1 4 1 18

1 200

Game: 23-50 46.0% Game: 5-17 29.4% Game: 24-37 64.9%

Deadball Rebounds 9

Officials: Marc Ellard (R), Chuck Jones, Bret Smith Technical fouls: Mercer-None. FGCU-None. Attendance: 4664 Score by periods Mercer FGCU

1st

2nd

Total

23 26

38 49

61 75

Last FG - MER 2nd-00:11, FGCU 2nd-02:26. Largest lead - MER by 3 1st-18:05, FGCU by 20 2nd-02:26.

@MercerMBB NCAA Tournament Guide

Points MER FGCU

In Paint 26 28

Off T/O 12 11

2nd Fast Chance Break 14 0 15 4

Score tied - 2 times. Lead changed - 4 times.

41

Bench 23 23


GAME

29

GAME

30

Mercer 73, Stetson 52 Feb. 23, 2014 DeLand, Fla. Edmunds Center

DELAND, Fla. – The final Atlantic Sun regular season meeting between the conference’s two longest tenured schools started out as a slugfest, but an extended run helped the Mercer men’s basketball team run away from the Hatters in a 73-52 victory at the Edmunds Center on Saturday. Four Mercer players reached double figure scoring in the win, highlighted by Langston Hall’s 16 points. With the triumph, Mercer jumped to 22-7 (13-3 A-Sun) on the year while Stetson dropped its fourth-straight game and fell to 7-21 (5-11 A-Sun). The Orange and Black are guaranteed at least a share of the Atlantic Sun regular season championship with two wins in the final two regular season games. A knock-down, drag-out first half saw the lead change 13 times before the Bears closed with a 9-0 run in the final 2:34 of the period to take a 35-27 halftime lead. The surge was keyed by Jibri Bryan, who grabbed a defensive rebound and raced the other way for an and-one layup at the 1:34 juncture. Mercer continued the run out of the break, as Hall drilled a pair of 3-pointers to start a 17-2 charge that put the Bears ahead 5229 with 12:29 to play. Mercer took the wind out of Stetson’s sails at the defensive end, forcing the Hatters into 0-of-10 shooting and four turnovers during the stretch. The total run amounted to a 26-2 charge by the Bears that spanned 11:12 of game time. The Hatters could never recover, cutting the margin to less than 20 just twice more before time expired. Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics Mercer vs Stetson 2/23/14 1:00 p.m. at DeLand, Fla. (Edmunds Center)

Player

05

THOMAS, Bud GOLLON, Jakob COURSEY, Daniel WHITE, Anthony Jr. HALL, Langston LEONARD, Phillip CANEVARI, Kevin NWAMU, Ike HALLICE, TJ MOTEN, Darious BRYAN, Jibri BROWN, Monty Team Totals

20 52 15 21 01 03 10 14 22 34 45

FG % 1st Half: 12-20 60.0% 3FG % 1st Half: 3-7 42.9% FT % 1st Half: 8-10 80.0%

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

f f f g g

1-4 3-4 4-7 5-9 5-9 0-0 1-2 4-6 0-0 3-4 1-2 2-3

0-2 0-0 0-0 2-6 2-4 0-0 0-0 2-3 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0

0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 4-4 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-2 1-1 3-4

29-50

6-16

9-12

2nd half: 17-30 56.7% 2nd half: 3-9 33.3% 2nd half: 1-2 50.0%

0 2 2 4 1 2 3 3 3 4 7 3 1 2 3 1 0 5 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 3 3 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 4 8 27 35 17

TP

A TO Blk Stl

2 6 8 12 16 0 2 11 0 6 3 7

6 1 0 2 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0

1 0 2 3 5 1 1 2 0 1 1 1

73 15 18

0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0

0 1 1 1 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0

Min

14 27 19 28 32 3 8 21 10 12 13 13

3 10 200

Game: 29-50 58.0% Game: 6-16 37.5% Game: 9-12 75.0%

Deadball Rebounds 1

Stetson 52 • 7-22, 5-12 A-Sun ##

Player

03

GREEN, Willie PEGG, Brian ANDREWS, Raymone MILLER, Hunter GRAHAM, Aaron SMITH, Kentwan GLASFORD, B.J. SOLANKE, Leke BARAL, Glenn SIKORA, Kyle Team Totals

41 01 10 11 02 04 23 33 40

FG % 1st Half: 12-32 37.5% 3FG % 1st Half: 2-10 20.0% FT % 1st Half: 1-3 33.3%

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

f f g g g

7-17 3-10 2-7 2-4 0-4 5-5 0-7 0-0 0-2 1-1

2-4 1-3 1-5 1-3 0-3 0-0 0-3 0-0 0-1 0-0

0-0 2-3 2-2 2-2 0-0 1-3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1

20-57

5-22

7-11

2nd half: 2nd half: 2nd half:

8-25 3-12 6-8

32.0% 25.0% 75.0%

4 3 7 1 4 1 5 1 0 3 3 3 0 2 2 2 0 1 1 1 2 2 4 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 1 1 2 3 12 15 27 15

TP

A TO Blk Stl

16 9 7 7 0 11 0 0 0 2

0 0 5 6 0 1 0 0 0 0

1 2 3 3 2 3 0 0 1 0

52 12 15

0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0

2 1 1 1 0 3 2 0 1 0

Min

36 26 29 31 25 17 12 3 9 12

3 11 200

Game: 20-57 35.1% Game: 5-22 22.7% Game: 7-11 63.6%

Deadball Rebounds 2

Officials: Brian Shey, Lee Cassell, Glen Tuitt Technical fouls: Mercer-None. Stetson-None. Attendance: 1015 Score by periods Mercer Stetson

1st

2nd

Total

35 27

38 25

73 52

Last FG - MER 2nd-02:20, STET 2nd-00:00. Largest lead - MER by 26 2nd-02:20, STET by 1 1st-19:45.

42

Points MER STET

Feb. 27, 2014 Macon, Ga. Hawkins Arena

MACON, Ga. – Mercer senior point guard Langston Hall scored a game-high 24 points, but North Florida rallied from a late deficit to emerge with a 79-76 overtime win at Hawkins Arena on Thursday evening. With a chance to win on the final possession, Hall found senior Jakob Gollon on the baseline, but Gollon’s shot was blocked as time expired and the teams went to overtime. With 1:10 to play in the overtime period, UNF had assumed a 7473 lead when an off-ball foul sent Mercer sophomore Jibri Bryan to the free throw line. Bryan hit 1-of-2 attempts to tie the game, but once again Nesbitt responded with a layup on the other end to put the visitors on top. Hall misfired on a long three, and UNF sophomore Beau Beech got the rebound and skipped it ahead to Nesbit for a fast break dunk and a four-point lead with 20 seconds to play. Mercer got back within striking distance as Hall drove for a layup and UNF senior forward Charles McRoy hit 1-of-2 free throws with 14 seconds on the clock. The Bears had a golden chance to tie with six seconds left, as White Jr. got a good look on the wing. White Jr.’s shot was off the mark and the ball went over the backboard for a dead ball defensive rebound. Just when it seemed Mercer had been beaten, junior forward Darious Moten stole the inbounds pass and called timeout with 2.5 seconds to play. The final play wasn’t meant to be, as senior Bud Thomas had the ball slip through his hands on Mercer’s inbounds pass.

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics North Florida vs Mercer 02/27/14 7 p.m. at Macon, Ga. (Hawkins Arena)

Mercer 73 • 22-7, 13-3 A-Sun ##

North Florida 79, Mercer 76 (OT)

In Paint 40 24

Off T/O 16 14

2nd Fast Chance Break 10 8 4 8

North Florida 79 • 15-15, 9-8 A-Sun ##

Player

01

WALLACE, Travis BEECH, Beau McROY, Charles MOORE, Dallas DAVENPORT, Chris NESBITT, Jalen BRENNAN, Sean WILSON, Devin DANIELS, Demarcus BANKS, Romelo Team Totals

02 05 14 35 00 03 04 32 33

FG % 1st Half: 10-26 38.5% 3FG % 1st Half: 4-12 33.3% FT % 1st Half: 6-7 85.7%

8-12 4-8 2-4 5-12 1-5 6-7 0-0 0-0 1-6 1-4

0-0 3-7 1-3 2-4 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-5 0-0

2-3 4-4 1-2 1-1 3-6 5-6 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

28-58

7-21

16-22

2nd half: 14-26 53.8% 2nd half: 3-8 37.5% 2nd half: 8-11 72.7%

OT: OT: OT:

3 4 7 3 0 4 4 3 1 1 2 0 1 4 5 2 2 8 10 5 1 4 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 1 0 1 2 0 3 3 9 29 38 20 4-6 0-1 2-4

66.7% 0.0% 50.0%

TP

A TO Blk Stl

18 15 6 13 5 18 0 0 2 2

2 2 2 3 3 4 0 0 0 0

Min

3 2 2 5 2 1 0 0 3 1

1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

1 2 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0

79 16 19

3

8 225

Game: 28-58 48.3% Game: 7-21 33.3% Game: 16-22 72.7%

36 33 25 37 28 33 3 4 17 9

Deadball Rebounds 3

Mercer 76 • 22-8, 13-4 A-Sun ##

Player

05

THOMAS, Bud WHITE, Anthony Jr. GOLLON, Jakob HALL, Langston COURSEY, Daniel CANEVARI, Kevin NWAMU, Ike HALLICE, TJ MOTEN, Darious BRYAN, Jibri BROWN, Monty Team Totals

15 20 21 52 03 10 14 22 34 45

FG % 1st Half: 13-27 48.1% 3FG % 1st Half: 2-4 50.0% FT % 1st Half: 7-10 70.0%

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

* * * * *

2-7 5-9 3-7 7-19 5-13 2-3 0-2 0-0 2-3 1-2 2-3

0-3 1-4 0-0 2-6 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

29-68

4-14

0 4 4 3 1 3 4 3 3 1 4 3 2 4 6 0 2 4 6 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 2 0 1 1 1 2 0 2 1 0 2 2 2 1 1 2 0 0 2 2 14-18 12 24 36 19

2nd half: 14-33 42.4% 2nd half: 2-7 28.6% 2nd half: 4-4 100.0

0-0 1-2 0-0 8-8 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-4 3-4

OT: OT: OT:

2-8 0-3 3-4

25.0% 0.0% 75.0%

TP

A TO Blk Stl

4 12 6 24 10 5 0 0 4 4 7

3 0 1 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 0

2 2 1 2 0 0 3 0 2 0 1

76 10 13

0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 2 2 2 1 1 1 0 1 1 0

Min

32 41 28 39 33 5 7 9 10 11 10

3 11 225

Game: 29-68 42.6% Game: 4-14 28.6% Game: 14-18 77.8%

Deadball Rebounds 2

Officials: Bart Lenox, Darryl Smith, Tony Greene Technical fouls: North Florida-None. Mercer-None. Attendance: 2134 Score by periods North Florida Mercer

Bench 29 13

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

* * * * *

1st

2nd

OT

Total

30 35

39 34

10 7

79 76

Last FG - UNF OT-00:20, MER OT-00:15. Largest lead - UNF by 4 OT-00:20, MER by 12 1st-01:40.

Score tied - 3 times. Lead changed - 13 times.

@MercerMBB NCAA Tournament Guide

Points UNF MER

In Paint 40 36

Off T/O 15 20

2nd Fast Chance Break 8 9 11 11

Score tied - 9 times. Lead changed - 13 times.

Bench 22 20


GAME

31

Mercer 69, Jacksonville 55 March 1, 2014 Macon, Ga. Hawkins Arena

GAME

32

Mercer 85, Jacksonville 64 A-Sun Tournament Quarterfinal March 4, 2014 Macon, Ga. Hawkins Arena

MACON, Ga. – On a day in which the most successful senior class in Mercer men’s basketball history was honored, the group reaffirmed their championship pedigree by clinching Atlantic Sun regular season co-championship honors with a 69-55 win over Jacksonville on Saturday at Hawkins Arena.

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Senior point guard Langston Hall scored a game-high 16 points, but the men’s basketball team was outrebounded 48-29 and shot a season-low 34.4 percent in a 75-61 loss to Florida Gulf Coast in front a record Alico Arena crowd of 4,633 on Friday night.

Mercer closed its season at 23-8 (14-4 A-Sun), tying Florida Gulf Coast for first place in the league standings.

Mercer 21-7 (12-3 A-Sun) saw its three-game winning streak snapped while Florida Gulf Coast won the sixth game in its last seven outings and jumped to 18-10 (12-3 A-Sun). The Bears and the Eagles are now tied atop the A-Sun standing with just three games to play.

Senior Jakob Gollon led all scorers with 18 points in the win in the while his classmate Daniel Coursey booked his fifth doubledouble of the season with 15 points and 11 rebounds. Senior Langston Hall dished the 600th assist of his career on Saturday and moved into second place in Atlantic Sun history with 603 assists. Mercer finished 14-4 in league play for the second-straight season to capture the program’s third regular season A-Sun title. The Bears were also co-champions in 2003 and outright champs last season. Mercer’s 14 conference wins equaled last seasons’ ledger for the most conference wins in program history. The Bears’ 23 wins tied the 2002-03 edition of the Bears for most regular season victories. Mercer’s seven-member senior class was honored postgame prior to cutting down the nets at Hawkins Arena. Over the last four seasons, the team has posted an 89-49 overall record including three-straight 20-win seasons.

With a FGCU-promoted white-out in effect, the Bears and Eagles gave the patrons a terrific showing for the majority of the game, as neither team could gain more than a seven-point separation in the first 32 minutes. The turning point came as the Eagles broke away from a twopoint game with a 15-1 surge that elapsed 3:36 of game time. The run was capped by an Eric McKnight jam that sent the Alico Arena crowd into a frenzy and put the hosts ahead 59-41 with 4:51 to play. The Bears battled hard in the final minutes, but couldn’t close the gap any closer than 14. Mercer’s season low shooting percentage yielded just 61 points, tying its Feb. 2 loss at USC Upstate for the lowest offensive output of the year. The Bears were outmatched on the glass for just the second time in the last 12 games. Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics Jacksonville vs Mercer 3/4/14 7:05 pm at Hawkins Arena - Macon, Ga.

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics Jacksonville vs Mercer 3/1/14 1 p.m. at Macon, Ga. - Hawkins Arena

Jacksonville 64 • 12-18

Jacksonville 55 • 12-17 (8-10ASun) Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

##

Player

00

DAWSON, Javon MARTIN, Vince HAYWOOD, Jarvis MCDOUGALD, Keith SLAWSON, RJ WHITE, Marcel HOLDER, J.R. HUNT, Sam MURRAY, Josh Team Totals

05 11 21 33 13 15 22 34

FG % 1st Half: 8-24 3FG % 1st Half: 2-11 FT % 1st Half: 3-7

33.3% 18.2% 42.9%

* * * * *

4-5 3-9 3-10 3-7 3-8 0-3 4-8 0-0 0-0

1-1 3-7 3-6 0-3 0-1 0-2 1-3 0-0 0-0

0-0 0-0 4-6 2-2 0-0 0-0 1-3 0-0 0-0

20-50

8-23

7-11

2nd half: 12-26 46.2% 2nd half: 6-12 50.0% 2nd half: 4-4 100.0

2 3 5 3 1 5 6 1 1 1 2 5 0 3 3 3 2 6 8 5 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 4 2 6 11 23 34 22

TP

A TO Blk Stl

9 9 13 8 6 0 10 0 0

2 5 3 2 0 0 0 0 0

Min

5 1 5 5 2 1 2 0 0

0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 1

55 12 21

2

6 200

Game: 20-50 40.0% Game: 8-23 34.8% Game: 7-11 63.6%

35 34 31 32 30 10 19 3 6

Deadball Rebounds 2

Player

03

CANEVARI, Kevin THOMAS, Bud WHITE, Anthony Jr. GOLLON, Jakob BROWN, Monty LEONARD, Phillip NWAMU, Ike HALLICE, TJ HALL, Langston MOTEN, Darious BRYAN, Jibri COURSEY, Daniel Team Totals

05 15 20 45 01 10 14 21 22 34 52

FG % 1st Half: 15-28 53.6% 3FG % 1st Half: 2-8 25.0% FT % 1st Half: 0-0 0.0%

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

* * * * *

0-0 5-7 2-7 5-12 2-3 0-0 1-1 0-0 1-7 2-4 0-0 7-10

0-0 2-2 0-4 2-4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-3 1-2 0-0 0-0

0-0 0-0 0-1 6-10 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 7-8 0-0 0-0 1-2

25-51

5-15

14-22

2nd half: 10-23 43.5% 2nd half: 3-7 42.9% 2nd half: 14-22 63.6%

0 0 0 0 1 2 3 3 0 1 1 2 2 3 5 2 1 2 3 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 4 7 11 2 0 1 1 9 20 29 12

TP

A TO Blk Stl

1st

2nd

Total

21 32

34 37

55 69

Last FG - JU 2nd-01:15, MER 2nd-01:29. Largest lead - JU None, MER by 18 2nd-15:21.

DAWSON, Javon MARTIN, Vince HAYWOOD, Jarvis MCDOUGALD, Keith SLAWSON, RJ BOGUS, Jeremy BELL, Marcellous WHITE, Marcel HOLDER, J.R. HUNT, Sam MURRAY, Josh Team Totals

05 11 21 33 01 10 13 15 22 34

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

* * * * *

4-7 4-11 5-9 3-8 1-4 0-0 1-2 1-2 1-3 0-2 0-0

0-0 4-7 2-4 2-6 0-0 0-0 1-2 1-1 0-1 0-0 0-0

1-3 5-6 3-6 2-4 2-3 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

20-48 10-21 14-24

FG % 1st Half: 11-23 47.8% 3FG % 1st Half: 3-9 33.3% FT % 1st Half: 3-5 60.0%

0 12 4 18 4 0 2 0 9 5 0 15

2 5 0 3 0 1 0 0 4 1 0 0

Min

##

Player

10 33 27 28 11 4 4 2 32 12 10 27

05

THOMAS, Bud WHITE, Anthony Jr. GOLLON, Jakob HALL, Langston COURSEY, Daniel LEONARD, Phillip CANEVARI, Kevin HALLICE, TJ MOTEN, Darious BRYAN, Jibri BROWN, Monty Team Totals

0 0 2 1 1 0 1 0 2 1 1 2

0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2

0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

69 16 11

5

4 200

Game: 25-51 49.0% Game: 5-15 33.3% Game: 14-22 63.6%

Deadball Rebounds 2,1

2nd half: 9-25 36.0% 2nd half: 7-12 58.3% 2nd half: 11-19 57.9%

1 8 9 2 0 2 2 2 3 2 5 3 0 1 1 1 2 4 6 5 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 2 2 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 8 22 30 18

TP

A TO Blk Stl

9 17 15 10 4 0 4 3 2 0 0

2 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0

Min

3 2 3 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 0

0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1

0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

64 13 14

5

3 200

Game: 20-48 41.7% Game: 10-21 47.6% Game: 14-24 58.3%

34 36 28 28 24 2 2 16 21 4 5

Deadball Rebounds 3

15 20 21 52 01 03 14 22 34 45

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

* 6-11 * 11-15 * 2-5 * 0-4 * 3-4 0-3 0-0 4-5 2-7 0-2 0-0

6-10 3-3 1-2 0-3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-2 0-0

0-0 4-4 5-5 3-5 2-2 1-2 2-2 0-1 2-2 0-0 0-0

28-56 10-21 19-23

FG % 1st Half: 14-30 46.7% 3FG % 1st Half: 6-9 66.7% FT % 1st Half: 3-4 75.0%

2nd half: 14-26 53.8% 2nd half: 4-12 33.3% 2nd half: 16-19 84.2%

TP

0 9 9 2 2 5 7 4 0 4 4 4 0 4 4 1 2 1 3 4 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 3 2 1 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 9 27 36 20

A TO Blk Stl

Min

18 1 29 1 10 1 3 10 8 1 1 0 2 1 8 0 6 1 0 0 0 0

0 0 1 4 0 0 1 0 0 2 0

1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0

2 0 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0

85 16

8

4

9 200

Game: 28-56 50.0% Game: 10-21 47.6% Game: 19-23 82.6%

32 30 22 35 22 8 5 18 18 9 1

Deadball Rebounds 1

Officials: Jerry Heater, Lee Cassell, Antinio Petty Technical fouls: Jacksonville-None. Mercer-None. Attendance: 1832

Officials: Chuck Jones, Alan Cosby, Freddie Williams Technical fouls: Jacksonville-None. Mercer-None. Attendance: 2572 Score by periods Jacksonville Mercer

Player

00

Mercer 85 • 24-8

Mercer 69 • 23-8 (14-4 ASun) ##

##

Points JU MER

In Paint 18 28

Off T/O 11 23

2nd Fast Chance Break 7 4 7 2

Score tied - 0 times. Lead changed - 0 times.

Bench 10 31

Score by periods Jacksonville Mercer

1st

2nd

Total

28 37

36 48

64 85

Last FG - JU 2nd-00:02, MER 2nd-01:40. Largest lead - JU by 4 1st-15:01, MER by 27 2nd-00:51.

@MercerMBB NCAA Tournament Guide

Points JU MER

In Paint 16 39

Off T/O 11 22

2nd Fast Chance Break 5 8 12 3

Score tied - 0 times. Lead changed - 2 times.

43

Bench 9 17


GAME

33

Mercer 78, USC Upstate 75 (2OT) A-Sun Tournament Semifinal March 6, 2014 Macon, Ga. Hawkins Arena

MACON, Ga. – On a day in which the most successful senior class in Mercer men’s basketball history was honored, the group reaffirmed their championship pedigree by clinching Atlantic Sun regular season co-championship honors with a 69-55 win over Jacksonville on Saturday at Hawkins Arena. Mercer closed its season at 23-8 (14-4 A-Sun), tying Florida Gulf Coast for first place in the league standings. Senior Jakob Gollon led all scorers with 18 points in the win in the while his classmate Daniel Coursey booked his fifth doubledouble of the season with 15 points and 11 rebounds. Senior Langston Hall dished the 600th assist of his career on Saturday and moved into second place in Atlantic Sun history with 603 assists. Mercer finished 14-4 in league play for the second-straight season to capture the program’s third regular season A-Sun title. The Bears were also co-champions in 2003 and outright champs last season. Mercer’s 14 conference wins equaled last seasons’ ledger for the most conference wins in program history. The Bears’ 23 wins tied the 2002-03 edition of the Bears for most regular season victories. Mercer’s seven-member senior class was honored postgame prior to cutting down the nets at Hawkins Arena. Over the last four seasons, the team has posted an 89-49 overall record including three-straight 20-win seasons.

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

12

GLENN, Ricardo CRAIG, Torrey MAXEY, Jodd BLESSING, Mario MILLER, Fred MAWUENYEGA, Karim GREENE, Ty STEPHENS, ShunQuez OLUMUYIWA, Babatund BUCHANAN, Michael Team Totals

23 24 31 32 03 05 15 34 44

FG % 1st Half: 12-26 46.2% 3FG % 1st Half: 3-8 37.5% FT % 1st Half: 4-4 100.0

* * * * *

5-8 8-17 3-4 2-6 3-9 1-2 5-14 1-5 0-0 0-1

0-0 4-9 0-0 0-4 0-2 0-0 3-8 1-1 0-0 0-0

28-66

8-24

7-8 4-4 0-0 0-0 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

3 8 11 3 0 1 1 4 3 5 8 5 0 0 0 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 4 5 0 3 6 9 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 11-14 11 28 39 17

2nd half: 12-30 40.0% 2nd half: 4-12 33.3% 2nd half: 1-2 50.0%

OT: OT: OT:

4-10 1-4 6-8

40.0% 25.0% 75.0%

TP

A TO Blk Stl

Player

05

THOMAS, Bud WHITE, Anthony Jr. GOLLON, Jakob HALL, Langston COURSEY, Daniel CANEVARI, Kevin NWAMU, Ike HALLICE, TJ MOTEN, Darious BRYAN, Jibri BROWN, Monty Team Totals

15 20 21 52 03 10 14 22 34 45

FG % 1st Half: 10-26 38.5% 3FG % 1st Half: 6-13 46.2% FT % 1st Half: 3-4 75.0%

17 24 6 4 6 2 13 3 0 0

2 0 2 2 6 0 4 0 0 0

3 2 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0

2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1

3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0

75 16

9

4

5 250

Game: 28-66 42.4% Game: 8-24 33.3% Game: 11-14 78.6%

Four starters scored double figures in Sunday’s finale, led by Hall and White Jr.’s 15-point performances. Senior Daniel Coursey added 13 while Gollon chipped in 12. Early on the game was knotted at 13-13 before the Bears rattled off an energy-packed 20-2 run to assume an 18-point lead with seven seconds to go before halftime. Mercer disarmed FGCU’s weapons during the surge, holding the Eagles to just two points for an 8:36 stretch while silencing the home crowd. FGCU would get back within three with 2:29 to play, but Hall swished a pull-up jumper and Coursey canned two free throws to put the game out of reach.

Player

05

THOMAS, Bud WHITE, Anthony Jr. GOLLON, Jakob HALL, Langston COURSEY, Daniel CANEVARI, Kevin NWAMU, Ike HALLICE, TJ MOTEN, Darious BRYAN, Jibri BROWN, Monty Team Totals

40 42 30 31 38 6 37 19 5 2

20

Deadball Rebounds 1

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

##

21 52 03 10 14 22 34 45

FG % 1st Half: 12-30 40.0% 3FG % 1st Half: 3-10 30.0% FT % 1st Half: 6-8 75.0%

* * * * *

0-6 5-9 4-12 6-11 3-9 0-2 1-6 0-0 2-4 0-0 1-1

0-5 1-2 1-4 2-6 0-0 0-0 0-2 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0

22-60

4-20

0-0 4-5 3-4 1-2 7-8 0-0 2-2 0-0 1-1 0-0 2-2

1 1 2 2 2 0 2 1 2 4 6 3 1 6 7 2 3 4 7 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 4 0 0 0 0 3 2 5 1 3 4 7 20-24 18 22 40 18

2nd half: 10-30 33.3% 2nd half: 1-10 10.0% 2nd half: 14-16 87.5%

TP

A TO Blk Stl

Min

0 15 12 15 13 0 4 0 5 0 4

1 0 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0

27 32 28 34 31 5 20 1 13 0+ 9

68

9

0 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 7

1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

4

5 200

Game: 22-60 36.7% Game: 4-20 20.0% Game: 20-24 83.3%

Deadball Rebounds 3

FGCU 60 • 22-12 Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

* * * * *

2-8 4-7 5-14 6-12 2-5 0-0 2-3 2-2 1-6 1-2 0-2

0 2 2 1 1 5 6 0 1 4 5 2 1 3 4 0 2 4 6 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 1 2 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 3 7 10 25-61 14-31 14-18 11 27 38 14

2nd half: 2nd half: 2nd half:

1-6 4-5 3-7 3-8 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-0 0-2 1-1 0-0

9-23 5-11 8-8

0-0 0-0 4-7 6-6 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-1 2-2 0-0 0-0

39.1% 45.5% 100.0

OT: OT: OT:

1st

2nd

OT

OT2

Total

31 29

29 31

6 6

9 12

75 78

Last FG - UPST OT2-00:30, MER OT2-00:49. Largest lead - UPST by 5 1st-13:27, MER by 8 2nd-10:08.

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Mercer (26-8) exacted revenge on the same FGCU team that had eliminated the Bears from title contention the last two seasons. Senior point guard Langston Hall was named tournament MVP, while his classmates Jakob Gollon and Anthony White Jr. earned All-Tournament team selections.

15

6-12 3-7 3-6

50.0% 42.9% 50.0%

TP

A TO Blk Stl

5 12 17 21 4 0 8 4 4 3 0

3 1 0 6 1 1 1 0 2 0 0

1 1 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0

78 15

9

4

3 250

Game: 25-61 41.0% Game: 14-31 45.2% Game: 14-18 77.8%

Min

42 35 28 45 34 6 20 12 19 2 7

Deadball Rebounds 1,2

Officials: Doug Shows, Brian Shey, Pat Evans Technical fouls: USC Upstate-None. Mercer-None. Attendance: 2572 Score by periods USC Upstate Mercer

FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Mercer men’s basketball team turned the lights out on Florida Gulf Coast early and withstood numerous Eagle comeback attempts to capture the Atlantic Sun tournament championship by a 68-60 margin at Alico Arena on Sunday afternoon. Mercer’s win punched the team’s ticket to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1985.

Min

Mercer 78 • 25-8 ##

A-Sun Tournament Final March 9, 2014 Fort Myers, Fla. Alico Arena

Mercer 68 • 26-8

USC Upstate 75 • 19-12

Player

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Mercer 68, FGCU 60

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics Mercer vs FGCU 3/9/14 2 p.m. at Alico Arena - Fort Myers, Fla.

Official Basketball Box Score -- Game Totals -- Final Statistics USC Upstate vs Mercer 3/6/14 8:30 p.m. at Macon, Ga. - Hawkins Arena

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GAME

Points UPST MER

In Paint 29 12

Off T/O 11 15

2nd Fast Chance Break 12 7 19 0

Score tied - 14 times. Lead changed - 12 times.

Bench 18 19

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

##

Player

00

COMER, Brett THOMPSON, Bernard JONES, Jamail McKNIGHT, Eric FIELER, Chase HICKS, Nate CVJETICANIN, Filip GRAF, Dajuan Team Totals

02 05 12 20 01 15 35

FG % 1st Half: 5-24 3FG % 1st Half: 0-7 FT % 1st Half: 7-11

20.8% 0.0% 63.6%

* * * * *

5-16 6-15 3-10 1-2 5-7 3-4 1-1 0-3

1-5 0-4 0-4 0-0 0-1 0-0 1-1 0-1

24-58

2-16

0 2 2 1 3 2 5 4 3 2 5 2 0 2 2 5 4 5 9 5 3 4 7 0 1 1 2 0 1 2 3 3 0 1 1 10-18 15 21 36 20

2nd half: 19-34 55.9% 2nd half: 2-9 22.2% 2nd half: 3-7 42.9%

3-6 2-3 0-0 0-2 3-4 0-0 2-3 0-0

TP

A TO Blk Stl

14 14 6 2 13 6 5 0

5 3 0 0 1 0 1 0

Min

3 0 2 0 4 1 1 1

0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0

1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

60 10 12

4

2 200

Game: 24-58 41.4% Game: 2-16 12.5% Game: 10-18 55.6%

37 24 27 19 30 21 21 21

Deadball Rebounds 5

Officials: Mike Nance (R), James Barker, Ron Groover Technical fouls: Mercer-None. FGCU-None. Attendance: 4702 Atlantic Sun Championship Final #1 FGCU v. #2 Mercer Score by periods Mercer FGCU

1st

2nd

Total

33 17

35 43

68 60

Last FG - MER 2nd-00:26, FGCU 2nd-00:05. Largest lead - MER by 18 1st-00:07, FGCU by 1 1st-18:51.

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Points MER FGCU

In Paint 26 40

Off T/O 16 13

2nd Fast Chance Break 15 4 10 8

Score tied - 1 time. Lead changed - 1 time.

Bench 13 11


Championship p p History y Basketball has a long-standing legacy at Mercer University. The first edition of Mercer cagers hit the hardwood over 100 years ago in 1906-07 and tipped off what would be a successful history of championship teams. The Mercer men’s basketball program has won in each conference that it has been a member of, dating back to the 1920s when the school was a member of the forerunner of the SEC, the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Association (SIAA).

1923-24 SIAA Champions

1921-22 SIAA Champions The Bears claimed back-to-back-to-back SIAA championships in 1922, 1923 and 1924.

Mercer posted an overall record of 17-7 in 1921-22 and closed out the campaign by winning five of its last six contests to capture the SIAA title. The Bears defeated Centre, Kentucky, Chattanooga and Georgia Tech en route to taking the crown. North Carolina defeated Mercer, 40-26, in the NIT tournament. The following season the Bears were 16-10 and captured the 1924 title with a 22-6 record. Mercer topped Millsaps, Louisiana College, Mississippi College and Centre in the 1924 SIAA Tournament, claiming its third consecutive conference title. In1948, Mercer joined the Dixie Conference as one of nine charter members. The basketball program faced the likes of Florida State, Howard, Lambuth, Millsaps, Mississippi College, Oglethorpe, Stetson and Tampa during its stint in the conference. Mercer claimed its lone Dixie Conference championship in 1951 with a 16-9 overall record. Mercer would remain competitive throughout the next three decades but would wait three decades to experience championship success as a member of the Atlantic Sun. The 1980-81 squad was led by Atlantic Sun “Player of the Year,” Benton Wade. 1950-51 The Bears finished the regular season third in the conference and were facing Dixie Conference Champions an uphill battle in the A-Sun tournament, held in Shreveport, La. Mercer proved to be up to the challenge downing Arkansas-Little Rock, Louisiana-Monroe and Houston Baptist in the championship game to capture the conference title and the school’s first ever berth in the NCAA tournament. Mercer faced the Southwest Conference’s Arkansas Razorbacks in the first round of the “Big Dance.” Despite a courageous effort by the lower-seeded Bears, the Razorbacks prevailed, 73-67. In 2003, the Bears were back on top of the Atlantic Sun thanks to a phenominal turnaround season orchestrated by head coach Mark Slonaker. The 2002-03 Bears posted a 23-6 record after finishing 6-23 the year before. The 17-game turnaround in one season was the largest in NCAA Division I history. Also, for the first time in the school’s 24-year affiliation with the A-Sun, it was the first regular season basketball title that Mercer had ever 2002-03 won. After going 5-2 in the first seven conference games of the season, the A-Sun Regular Season Bears rattled off 11 consecutive wins to close the regular season. The strong Co-Champions finish gave Mercer a number one seed in the conference tournament, but the Bears lost a heart-breaker to UCF in the conference tournament semifinals to end the season. For the first time in school history, Mercer was ranked in the mid-major Top 25. Head coach Mark Slonaker was honored with the Jim Phelan Award as the national “Coach of the Year” and was also named the Atlantic Sun “Coach of the Year.” In 2012, head coach Bob Hoffman added his name to the list of Mercer coaches with to lead the Orange and Black to a championship. Mercer smashed a multitude of program records on its way to a 21-10 record during the 2011-12 regular season and the No. 2 seed the A-Sun tournament. Despite suffering a heartbreaking 62-58 defeat to Florida Gulf Coast in the @MercerMBB NCAA Tournament Guide

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Championship p p History y seminfinals, the Bears rallied to win five-straight games in the CollegeInsider.com Tournament. Mercer’s historic postseason run was puntuated by the team’s championship victory at Utah State, where the Bears downed an Aggie team that had won 100 of its previous 106 games at the renown Dee Glen Smith Spectrum by a 7067 margin. Mercer’s CIT Championship established the first postseason title in the history of the Atlantic Sun Conference, while etching the team’s 27-11 overall record in atop the program’s charts as the most successfull campaign in history. One year later, Hoffman brought Mercer back to championship glory as the team ripped off a 14-4 Atlantic Sun record and captured the program’s first outright claim to the A-Sun Regular Season Championhip. The Bears solidified the title in the final conference game of the year, downing Stetson in DeLand by a 77-65 margin. The team would go on to fall to eventual NCAA Sweet-16 particpant Florida Gulf Coast on the A-Sun Final, and advanced to the National Invitation Tournament Round of 16 by virtue of a road win at Tennessee. 2012-13 A-Sun Regular Season Champions

Four years of striving for the very best came to fruition for Coach Hoffman and his seven-member senior class following Mercer’s 68-60 triumph over Florida Gulf Coast in the title game of the 2014 Atlantic Sun Championship. The title sent the Bears to the Big Dance for just the third time in program history and the first time since Mercer legend Sam Mitchell guided the Bears to the NCAA Tournament in 1985. Starting the season with a target on their backs after being picked to win the league by a handful of outlets, Mercer never wavered. The Bears knocked off two more high-major opponents with wins over Seton Hall and Ole Miss. The Bears would ultimately finish the season with a gaudy 26-8 overall record and a share of the A-Sun Conference regular season title. Postseason accolades were aplenty for Mercer as Hoffman was named the A-Sun Coach of the Year, senior Langston Hall was named the A-Sun Conference Player of the Year, senior Daniel Coursey was named 2013-14 the A-Sun Defensive Player of the Year and senior Jakob Gollon was voted the A-Sun Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Year. Several personal A-Sun Regular Season Co-Champions A-Sun Tournament Champions milestones were also set by members of Mercer’s senior class. Gollon and senior guard Bud Thomas each scored their 1,000th career points, Coursey set the all-time Mercer blocks record and Hall broke the all-time A-Sun Conference assist record.

NCAA History y Prior to this season, two Mercer men’s basketball teams have qualified for the NCAA Tournament:

1984-85

1980-81 March,1981 - Austin Regional 1st round: Arkansas 73, Mercer 67 46

March 15, 1985 - Atlanta Regional 1st round: Georgia Tech 65, Mercer 58

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Mercer Records SCORING Points Per Game Career No. Name

1. T2. T2. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Tommy Mixon Teko Wynder Norman Carter James Florence Glenn Wilkes Jud Roberts Reggie Elliott Sam Mitchell Kenny Brown Robert Belloir

Avg. (GP)

Years

22.5 (105 games) 20.5 (24 games) 20.5 (40 games) 19.2 (119 games) 18.3 (95 games) 18.3 (93 games) 18.1 (56 games) 17.7 (112 games) 17.2 (82 games) 17.0 (68 games)

1951-55 1974-75 1957-59 2006-10 1946-50 1965-69 1994-96 1981-85 1990-93 1966-69

Points Scored Season No. Name

No. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. T24. T24. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. T35. T35. 37. 38. 39.

Points

Year

1. Sam Mitchell 774 1984-85 2. James Florence 666 2008-09 3. Reggie Elliott 656 1995-96 4. Earl Walker 597 1984-85 5. Jud Roberts 577 1968-69 James Florence (2006-10) hit this shot on Dec. 29, 2009 at Charlotte to become the Bears’ all-time scoring leader 6. Kenny Brown 575 1992-93 7. Tommy Mixon 566 1954-55 1,000-POINT CLUB: Mercer’s All-Time Scoring Leaders 8. Chance Solomon 560 1994-95 559 1983-84 Name YEARS G PTS PER YR POINTS TOTAL AVG 9. Sam Mitchell 556 1991-92 James Florence 2006-10 119 539-531-666-550 2,286 19.2 10. Shaun Thompson Sam Mitchell 1982-85 112 192-461-559-774 1,986 17.7 Tommy Mixon 1952-55 105 269-395-571-566 1,801 17.2 Points Per Game Season PPG Year Scott Emerson 2000-04 113 501-459-95-423-275 1,753 15.5 No. Name 25.7 1954-55 Glenn Wilkes 1947-50 95 228-390-487-633 1,738 18.3 1. Tommy Mixon 25.0 1984-85 Jud Roberts 1966-69 93 280-357-485-577 1,699 18.3 2. Sam Mitchell 24.2 1949-50 Tony Gattis 1980-83 110 206-469-389-551 1,615 14.7 3. Glenn Wilkes 22.6 1995-96 Leonard Hardin 1971-74 93 373-374-370-438 1,555 16.7 4. Reggie Elliott 22.2 1968-69 Langston Hall 2010136 269-434-350-500 1,553 11.4 5. Jud Roberts 6. Kenny Brown 22.1 1992-93 Kenny Brown 1991-93 82 317-515-575 1,407 17.2 21.5 1983-84 Billy Smith 1971-74 94 200-413-327-420 1,360 14.5 7. Sam Mitchell 21.3 1955-56 Stewart Reese 1976-79 94 88-362-427-471 1,348 14.3 8. Cary Moore 9. Glenn Wilkes 21.2 1948-49 Woodrow Richardson 1955-58 87 170-396-381-319 1,266 14.6 21.1 1967-68 Aleem Muhammad 1999-03 116 156-158-498-449 1,261 10.9 10. Jud Roberts Richard Reid 1951-54 109 149-381-373-343 1,246 11.4 Bruce Gordy 1969-72 98 345-369-220-293 1,227 12.5 Scoring Average: Team Single Season 1972-73 Pete Geter 1984-87 115 179-140-409-478 1,206 10.5 1. 88.9 (21 games) 2. 86.9 (24 games) 1973-74 Scott Bailey 1987-90 106 56-144-458-539 1,197 11.3 3. 85.5 (26 games) 1971-72 Robert Belloir 1967-69 68 310-352-493 1,155 17.0 4. 83.6 (27 games) 1978-79 Wesley Duke 2000-05 116 9-225-270-315-322 1,141 9.8 5. 82.5 (22 games) 1955-56 Brian Mills 2008-11 128 136-208-258-536 1,138 8.9 6. 80.9 (26 games) 1974-75 Jakob Gollon 2008152 3-10-138-398-311-266 1,126 7.4 7. 80.8 (24 games) 1964-65 Ledon Green 1993-96 105 87-239-251-545 1,122 10.7 8. 80.8 (26 games) 1968-69 Jack Scott 1970-73 84 234-327-382-179 1,122 13.4 9. 80.1 (28 games) 2004-05 Chris Moore 1984-87 105 49-121-454-496 1,120 10.7 T10. 79.4 (24 games) 1956-57 Kenny Daugherty 1977-80 105 178-257-338-345 1,118 10.6 T10. 79.4 (26 games) 1949-50 Shaddean Aaron 2005-08 105 41-133-460-481 1,115 11.5 Jerry Thruston 1975-77 76 338-356-405 1,099 14.5 Scoring Total: Team Single Season Bob Reeves 1962-66 82 64-248-466-319 1,097 13.4 1. 2,695 (34 games) 2013-14 Tony Bolds 1982-84 83 267-291-527 1,085 13.1 2. 2,589 (38 games) 2011-12 Steve Moody 1964-67 92 274-179-311-300 1,064 11.6 3. 2,514 (33 games) 2009-10 Bud Thomas 2010141 139-326-275-311 1,051 7.5 4. 2,417 (31 games) 1984-85 Will Emerson 2002-06 114 122-164-437-327 1,050 9.2 5. 2,392 (32 games) 2008-09 Jim Hearn 1962-64 72 249-325-460 1,034 14.4 6 2,371 (36 games) 2012-13 Reggie Elliott 1994-96 56 378-656 1,034 18.5 7. 2,285 (30 games) 2007-08 Rodney Kirtz 1998-01 108 108-131-300-486 1,025 9.5 8. 2,271 (29 games) 2002-03 Donnie Veal 1958-61 84 35-177-416-395 1,023 12.2 9. 2,262 (29 games) 1994-95 Dartez Talbott 1979-81 82 238-411-365 1,014 12.4 10. 2,259 (33 games) 1999-00 @MercerMBB NCAA Tournament Guide

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Mercer Records Year-By-Year Leaders: Points Scored Year Player Pts Avg 1946-47 Tom Dykes 385 15.4 1947-48 Glenn Wilkes 390 18.6 1948-49 Glenn Wilkes 487 21.2 1949-50 Glenn Wilkes 633 24.3 1950-51 Lamar Clements 528 21.1 1951-52 Richard Reid 381 13.1 1952-53 Tommy Mixon 395 14.6 1953-54 Tommy Mixon 571 21.1 1954-55 Tommy Mixon 566 25.7 1955-56 Cary Moore 468 21.3 1956-57 Robert Graham 461 19.2 1957-58 Norman Carter 368 19.4 1958-59 Norman Carter 450 21.4 1959-60 Donnie Veal 416 18.1 1960-61 Donnie Veal 395 17.2 1961-62 Joe Dulick 372 15.5 1962-63 Jim Hearn 325 13.5 1963-64 Jim Hearn 460 19.2 1964-65 Bob Reeves 466 19.4 1965-66 Bob Reeves 319 13.9 1966-67 Jud Roberts 357 17.0 1967-68 Jud Roberts 485 21.1 1968-69 Jud Roberts 577 22.2 1969-70 Bruce Gordy 369 15.4 1970-71 Leonard Hardin 373 17.0 1971-72 Billy Smith 413 15.9 1972-73 Leonard Hardin 370 17.6 1973-74 Leonard Hardin 438 18.3 1974-75 Teko Wynder 491 20.5 1975-76 Steve Hendrickson 402 16.1 1976-77 Jerry Thruston 405 16.2 1977-78 Stewart Reese 427 15.8 1978-79 Stewart Reese 471 17.4 1979-80 Benton Wade 424 15.1 1980-81 Tony Gattis 469 16.2 1981-82 Tony Gattis 389 14.4 1982-83 Tony Gattis 551 20.4 1983-84 Sam Mitchell 559 21.5 1984-85 Sam Mitchell 774 25.0 1985-86 Chris Moore 454 16.2 1986-87 Chris Moore 496 17.7 1987-88 Ben Wilson 539 18.6 1988-89 Scott Bailey 458 16.4 1989-90 Scott Bailey 539 20.0 1990-91 Mike Smith 379 14.0 1991-92 Shaun Thompson 556 19.2 1992-93 Kenny Brown 575 22.1 1993-94 Will Tuttle 377 13.0 1994-95 Chance Solomon 560 19.3 1995-96 Reggie Elliott 636 21.9 1996-97 Bruce Simms 395 15.2 1997-98 Mark Johnson 344 13.2 1998-99 Earnest Brown 315 12.6 1999-00 Scott Emerson 501 15.2 2000-01 Rodney Kirtz 486 17.4 2001-02 Aleem Muhammad 498 17.2 2002-03 Aleem Muhammad 449 15.5 2003-04 Delmar Wilson 335 13.4 2004-05 Will Emerson 437 15.6 2005-06 Andrew Brown 435 15.5 2006-07 James Florence 539 19.3 2007-08 James Florence 531 19.0 2008-09 James Florence 667 20.8 2009-10 James Florence 550 17.7 2010-11 Brian Mills 536 16.2 2011-12 Langston Hall 434 11.4 2012-13 Travis Smith 502 13.9 2013-14 Langston Hall 500 14.7

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FIELD GOALS Team Single Game Records No. Game

Year

Field Goals Made 45

vs. Texas-Arlington

1978-79

Field Goals Attempted 91

vs. Southern Miss

1978-79

Field Goal Percentage .700

vs. Southeastern La.

Individual Single Game Records No. Player Game

1980-81 Year

Field Goals Made 16

Tony Gattis

vs. Arkansas State

1980-81

Field Goals Attempted 28

James Florence

vs. USC Upstate

2008-09

*since joining the Atlantic Sun Conference

Field Goals Made Season 1. Sam Mitchell 294 2. Earl Walker 256 3. Jud Roberts 248 4. Glenn Wilkes 241 5. Shaun Thompson 238 T6. Tony Gattis 229 T6. James Florence 229 8. Reggie Elliot 226 9. Tony Bolds 222 10. Sam Mitchell 219

1984-85 1984-85 1968-69 1949-50 1991-92 1982-83 2006-07 1995-96 1983-84 1983-84

Field Goals Attempted Season 1. Lamar Clements 577 2. Sam Mitchell 570 3. Reggie Elliot 555 4. James Florence 547 5. Tommy Mixon 516 6. James Florence 507 7. Glenn Wilkes 505 8. Jud Roberts 497 9. Shaun Thompson 480 10. Teko Wynder 472

1950-51 1984-85 1995-96 2008-09 1954-55 2007-08 1949-50 1968-69 1991-92 1974-75

Field Goals Made Career 1. Sam Mitchell 768 2. James Florence 744 3. Jud Roberts 694 4. Glenn Wilkes 684 5. Leonard Hardin 683 6. Tony Gattis 677 7. Tommy Mixon 676 8. Scott Emerson 663 9. Stewart Reese 547 10. Billy Smith 503

1981-85 2006-10 1965-69 1946-50 1970-74 1979-83 1951-55 1999-04 1975-79 1970-74

Field Goals Attempted Career 1. James Florence 1,918 2. Tommy Mixon 1,596 3. Leonard Hardin 1,520 4. Sam Mitchell 1,500 5. Glenn Wilkes 1,470 6. Jud Roberts 1,423 7. Scott Emerson 1,271 8. Richard Reid 1,240 9. Jack Scott 1,239 10. Tony Gattis 1,234

2006-10 1951-55 1970-74 1981-85 1946-50 1965-69 1999-04 1950-54 1969-73 1979-83

Field Goal Percentage Career (min.350made) 1. Benton Wade .587 1979-81 2. Tony Gattis .549 1979-83 3. Tony Bolds .548 1981-84 4. Wesley Duke .543 1999-05 5. Jerry Thurston .541 1974-77 6. Donnie Woods .532 1990-94 T7. Scott Bailey .522 1986-89 T7. Scott Emerson .522 1999-04 9. Sam Mitchell .512 1981-85 10. Chris Moore .501 1983-87

Field Goal Percentage Season (min. 100 made) 1. Daniel Coursey .620 2011-12 2. Mel Randell .632 1984-85 3. Travis Johnson .601 1981-82 4. Benton Wade .594 1980-81 5. Jeff Belmer .590 1994-95 6. Tony Gattis .583 1981-82 7. Benton Wade .580 1979-80 8. Tony Gattis .578 1980-81 9. Wesley Duke .573 1999-05 10. Scott Bailey .572 1988-89

Benton Wade is the all-time FG percentage leader. He led the Bears in that category his junior and senior seasons.

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Mercer Records Year-By-Year Leaders: Field Goal Pct. Year Player Pct FGM-FGA 1954-55 James Hughes .461 53-115 1955-56 Cary Moore .534 164-307 1956-57 Robert Graham .445 195-438 1957-58 Norman Carter .465 155-333 1958-59 Norman Carter .440 186-423 1959-60 Donnie Veal .470 175-372 1960-61 Joe Dulick .538 78-145 1961-62 Ray Hardman .506 134-265 1962-63 Butch Clifton .442 117-265 1963-64 Jim Hearn .440 194-441 1964-65 Jack Manton .516 114-221 1965-66 Jack Manton .484 103-213 1966-67 Tom Mitchell .479 104-217 1967-68 Jud Roberts .509 194-381 1968-69 Jud Roberts .499 248-497 1969-70 Jim Graham .464 111-239 1970-71 Monnie Brabham .554 82-148 1971-72 Monnie Brabham .466 62-133 1972-73 Mike Green .519 68-131 1973-74 Andre Brown .521 111-213 1974-75 Andre Brown .533 96-180 1975-76 Jerry Thruston .573 160-279 1976-77 Jerry Thruston .545 163-299 1977-78 Joe Everette .522 131-251 1978-79 Robert Miles .552 160-290 1979-80 Benton Wade .580 166-286 1980-81 Benton Wade .594 180-303 1981-82 Travis Johnson .601 119-198 1982-83 Tony Bolds .563 117-208 1983-84 Tony Bolds .565 222-393 1984-85 Melvin Randall .632 148-234 1985-86 Chris Moore .503 179-356 1986-87 Chris Moore .527 203-385 1987-88 Scott Bailey .526 51-97 1988-89 Scott Bailey .572 147-257 1989-90 Scott Bailey .534 186-348 1990-91 Mike Kennedy .474 55-116 1991-92 Donny Woods .554 97-175 1992-93 Donny Woods .613 84-137 1993-94 Donny Woods .514 113-220 1994-95 Jeff Belmer .590 118-200 1995-96 Scott Farley .494 127-257 1996-97 Mark Adamson .491 55-112 1997-98 Mark Adamson .547 133-243 1998-99 Terry Lawyer .557 68-122 1999-00 Scott Emerson .522 194-372 2000-01 Wesley Duke .494 79-160 2001-02 Justin Howard .509 142-279 2002-03 Wesley Duke .592 90-152 2003-04 Bobby Hansen .549 56-102 2004-05 Wesley Duke .573 106-185 2005-06 Brian Pfohl .573 63-110 2006-07 Brian Pfohl .574 74-129 2007-08 Brian Pfohl .566 141-249 2008-09 Calvin Henry .503 82-163 2009-10 Brian Mills .587 98-167 2010-11 Brandon Moore .482 93-193 2011-12 Daniel Coursey .620 129-208 2012-13 TJ Hallice .538 43-80 2013-14 Monty Brown .679 55-81

Field Goals Made – Team Season 1. 961 (31 games) 1984-85 2. 933 (34 games) 2013-14 3. 911 (26 games) 1971-72 4. 899 (38 games) 2011-12 5. 894 (24 games) 1973t-74 6. 881 (27 games) 1978-79 7. 873 (30 games) 1980-81 8. 871 (26 games) 1974-75 9. 849 (26 games) 1968-69 T10. 848 (28 games) 1979-80 T10. 848 (29 games) 1951-52 Field Goals Attempted - Team 1. 2123 (26 games) 1971-72 2. 2007 (33 games) 1999-00 3. 1968 (38 games) 2011-12 4. 1961 (34 games) 2013-14 5. 1941 (24 games) 1973-74 6. 1912 (30 games) 2007-08 7. 1894 (32 games) 2008-09 8. 1893 (26 games) 1974-75 9. 1891 (21 games) 1972-73 10. 1871 (27 games) 1978-79 Field Goal Percentage – Team Season 1. .635 (741-1167) 1985-86 2. .524 (838-1598) 1983-84 3. .522 (961-1842) 1984-85 4. .504 (738-1463) 1981-82 5. .501 (873-1742) 1980-81 6. .500 (805-1610) 1982-83 7. .499 (848-1700) 1979-80 8. .496 (814-1642) 1975-76 9. .483 (735-1523) 1988-89 10. .473 (729-1542) 1976-77

FREE THROWS Team Single Game Records No. Game

Year

Free Throws Made 38

vs. Georgia State

1978-79

Free Throws Attempted 51

vs. Alcorn State

1983-84

Free Throw Percentage .950

vs. Stetson

1981-82

Free Throws Made (both teams) 64

at Valparaiso

2013-14

Free Throws Attempted (both teams) 79

at Kennesaw State

2012-13

Individual Single Game Records No. Player Game 21

Tom Mixon

vs. Millsaps

1954-55

Free Throws Made Season 1. Sam Mitchell 186 2. Tommy Mixon 176 3. Scott Bailey 164 4. Scott Bailey 161 5. James Florence 158 6. Daniel Emerson 155 7. Reggie Elliot 150 T8 . Glenn Wilkes 148 T8. Tommy Mixon 148 10. James Florence 147

1984-85 1954-55 1988-89 1989-90 2006-07 2009-10 1995-96 1949-50 1953-54 2009-10

Free Throws Attempted Season 1. Sam Mitchell 248 2. Scott Bailey 218 3. Cary Moore 214 4. Tommy Mixon 214 5. Scott Bailey 213 6. James Florence 212 7. Daniel Emerson 210 8. James Florence 203 9. James Florence 197 10. Reggie Elliot 188

1984-85 1988-89 1955-56 1954-55 1989-90 2008-09 2009-10 2006-07 2009-10 1995-96

Free Throw Percentage Season (min. 50 made) 1. Travis Smith .898 2. Michael Ellis .863 3. Langston Hall .848 4. Morris Thompson .844 5. Dartez Talbott .840 6. Mark Johnson .836 7. Robert Belloir .832 8. Chris Hill .824 9. Tommy Mixon .822 10. Shaddean Aaron .820

2012-13 2008-09 2012-13 1981-82 1980-81 1997-98 1968-69 1999-00 1954-55 2007-08

Robert Belloir, who played four years for the Atlanta Braves, holds the fourth best season free throw percentage at .832 (1968-69).

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Mercer Records FREE THROWS (cont.) Free Throws Made Career 1. James Florence 556 2. Glenn Wilkes 470 3. Sam Mitchell 450 4. Tommy Mixon 449 5. Wesley Duke 382 6. Scott Bailey 381 7. Langston Hall 357 8. Scott Emerson 349 9. Kenny Brown 338 10. Jud Roberts 311

2006-10 1946-50 1981-85 1951-55 1999-05 1986-89 20101999-04 1990-93 1965-69

Free Throws Attempted Career 1. James Florence 768 2006-10 2. Glenn Wilkes 641 1946-50 3. Sam Mitchell 590 1981-85 4. Tommy Mixon 575 1951-55 5. Wesley Duke 550 1999-05 6. Scott Bailey 522 1986-89 7. Scott Emerson 492 1999-04 8. Kenny Brown 451 1990-93 9. Bud Roberts 435 1965-69 10. Richard Reid 427 1950-54 Free Throws Percentage Career (min. 175 made)

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Dartez Talbott Donnie Veal Tommy Mixon Kenny Daugherty Sam Mitchell Chris Moore Reggie Elliot Kenny Brown Stewart Reese Shaddean Aaron

.804 .787 .781 .777 .763 .761 .758 .749 .747 .745

1978-81 1957-61 1951-55 1977-80 1981-85 1983-87 1994-96 1990-93 1975-79 2004-08

Year-By-Year Leaders: Free Throw %

Year 1946-47 1947-48 1948-49 1949-50 1950-51 1951-52 1952-53 1953-54 1954-55 1955-56 1956-57 1957-58 1958-59 1959-60 1960-61 1961-62 1962-63 1963-64 1964-65 1965-66 1966-67 1967-68 1968-69 1969-70 1970-71 1971-72 1972-73 1973-74 1974-75 1975-76 1976-77 1977-78 1978-79

Player Tom Dykes Glenn Wilkes Glenn Wilkes Glenn Cassell Lamar Clements Bobby Wilder Tommy Mixon Tommy Mixon Tommy Mixon Woodrow Richardson Roger Bolton Norman Carter Bill Finch Donnie Veal Joe Dulick Joe Dulick Butch Clifton Don Baxter Bob Reeves Steve Moody Jud Roberts Jud Roberts Robert Belloir Bruce Gordy Leonard Hardin Bruce Gordy Billy Smith Leonard Hardin Teko Wynder Steve Hendrickson Stewart Reese Kenny Daugherty Kenny Daughtery

Pct. FTM-FTA .623 71-114 .687 112-163 .694 109-157 .814 57-70 .644 94-146 .674 89-132 .763 87-114 .785 139-177 .822 176-214 .689 104-151 .765 91-119 .773 58-75 .798 71-89 .776 66-85 .777 73-94 .748 98-131 .708 68-96 .753 70-93 .732 82-112 .733 55-75 .779 81-104 .740 97-131 .832 99-119 .798 67-84 .735 61-83 .682 73-107 .607 51-84 .690 60-87 .713 77-108 .796 78-98 .782 68-87 .803 57-71 .805 66-82

1979-80 1980-81 1981-82 1982-83 1983-84 1984-85 1985-86 1986-87 1987-88 1988-89 1989-90 1990-91 1991-92 1992-93 1993-94 1994-95 1995-96 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14

Dartez Talbott Dartez Talbott Morris Thompson Sam Mitchell Sam Mitchell Sam Mitchell Pete Geter Pete Geter Ben Wilson Scott Bailey Scott Bailey Scott Waller Kenny Brown Kenny Brown Terry Young Chance Solomon Reggie Elliott Bruce Simms Mark Johnson Earnest Brown Chris Hill Scott Emerson Aleem Muhammad Delmar Wilson Scott Emerson Wesley Duke Ross Alacqua Ross Alacqua Shaddean Aaron Michael Ellis Brian Mills Jakob Gollon Jakob Gollon Travis Smith Langston Hall

.792 .840 .844 .784 .781 .750 .750 .764 .691 .752 .756 .739 .753 .770 .810 .806 .798 .775 .836 .750 .824 .800 .724 .816 .765 .728 .917 .909 .820 .863 .746 .776 .829 .898 .857

99-125 89-106 81-96 105-134 121-155 186-248 75-100 107-140 123-178 164-218 161-213 51-69 137-182 124-161 51-63 129-160 150-188 107-138 51-61 54-72 75-91 100-125 89-123 62-76 52-68 110-151 44-48 40-44 91-111 63-73 50-67 45-58 97-117 114-127 132-154

Free Throws Made – Team Season 1. 608 (26 games) 1949-50 2. 602 (28 games) 1953-54 3. 568 (33 games) 2009-10 4. 557 (27 games) 1952-53 5. 552 (34 games) 2013-14 6. 549 (25 games) 1950-51 7. 532 (33 games) 2010-11 8. 528 (32 games) 2008-09 9. 527 (38 games) 2011-12 10. 506 (24 games) 1956-57 Free Throws Attempted – Team Season 1. 1012 (26 games) 1949-50 2. 906 (28 games) 1953-54 3. 866 (25 games) 1950-51 4. 835 (27 games) 1952-53 5. 808 (33 games) 2009-10 6. 778 (21 games) 1947-48 7. 760 (23 games) 1948-49 8. 754 (34 games) 2013-14 8. 747 (25 games) 1946-47 T10. 734 (32 games) 2008-09 T10. 734 (38 games) 2011-12 10. 730 (29 games) 1994-95 50

Free Throw Percentage – Team Season 1. .753 (492-653) 2012-13 2. .722 (402-557) 1951-52 2. .719 (528-734) 2008-09 3. .718 (527-734) 2011-12 4. .717 (375-523) 1963-64 T5. .715 (495-692) 1978-79 T5. .715 (484-679) 2006-07 6. .713 (318-446) 1976-77 T8. .710 (493-694) 1954-55 T8. .710 (304-428) 1958-59 9. .704 (495-703) 1984-85 10. .703 (568-808) 2009-10 @MercerMBB NCAA Tournament Guide

Dartez Talbot shot .840 from the charity stripe in Mercer’s 1981 championship season.


Mercer Records 3-POINT SHOOTING

3-Point Field Goals Made Career 1. Langston Hall 252 2010Team Single Game Records 242 2006-10 No. Game Year 2. James Florence 3. E.J. Kusnyer 190 2008-10 3-Pt. FG Made 4. Bud Thomas 159 201016 at Northern Kentucky 2013-14 5. Reggie Titus 158 1987-89 3-Pt. FG Attempted 145 2002-07 35 vs. Belmont 2008-09 6. Ross Alacqua 7. James Odoms 135 2003-05 3-Pt. FG Percentage (min 10 made) 8. Mark Hall 130 2007-11 .667 vs. Campbell 2005-06 9. Aleem Muhammed 123 1998-03 10. Rodney Kirtz 121 1997-01 Individual Single Game Records No. Player Game Year 3-Point Field Goals Attempted Career 3-Pt. FG Made 819 2006-10 9 Bud Thomas at Lipscomb 2013-14 1. James Florence 2. Langston Hall 666 20103-Pt. FG Attempted 487 2008-10 16 James Florence vs. Stetson 2007-08 3. E.J. Kusnyer 4. Bud Thomas 471 20103-Pt. FG Percentage 5. Rodney Kirtz 443 1997-01 .875 Jeff Smith, 7-8 vs. Stetson 2009-10 6. Ross Alacqua 407 2002-07 7. Aleem Muhammed 364 1998-03 8. Mark Hall 356 2007-11 3-Point Field Goals Made Season 345 1997-01 1. E.J. Kusnyer 107 2009-10 T9. Korey McCray 345 1987-89 2. Reggie Titus 87 1988-89 T9. Reggie Titus 3. E.J. Kusnyer 83 2008-09 T4. Langston Hall 82 2013-14 3-Point Field Goals Percentage - Career .458 1987-89 T4. Justin Cecil 82 2011-12 1. Reggie Titus .432 2011-12 6. James Odoms 76 2004-05 2. Travis Smith .408 1999-01 7. Travis Smith 74 2012-13 3. Josh Sagester .405 2003-05 8. Reggie Titus 71 1987-88 4. James Odoms 5. Kenny Brown .394 1990-93 9. Langston Hall 69 2001-12 E.J. Kusnyer .390 2008-10 T10. James Florence 67 2007-08 6. Chris Hill .384 1999-01 T10. Kenny Brown 67 1992-93 7. 8. Dwayne Taylor .383 1987-89 9. Ross Alacqua .373 2002-07 3-Point Field Goals Attempted Season .372 2010-Present 1. E.J. Kusnyer 274 2009-10 10. Langston Hall 2. James Florence 242 2007-08 T3. James Florence 226 2008-09 3-Point Field Goals Ma de Team - Season 2013-14 T3. Justin Cecil 226 2011-12 1. 277 (34 games) 2009-10 5. E.J. Kusnyer 213 2008-09 2. 274 (33 games) 2012-13 T6. James Odoms 212 2004-05 3. 265 (36 games) 4. 264 (38 games) 2011-12 T6. Terry Young 212 1993-94 5. 232 (32 games) 2008-09 8. Langston Hall 209 2013-14 2004-05 9. Mark Johnson 197 1997-98 T6. 227 (28 games) 2003-04 10. Reggie Titus 193 1988-89 T6. 227 (30 games) 8. 212 (33 games) 2010-11 1999-00 3-Point Field Goal Percentage - Season 9. 205 (33 games) 2002-03 1. James Odoms .488 2003-04 10. 195 (29 games) 2. Reggie Titus .467 1987-88 3. Reggie Titus .451 1988-89 3-Point FG’s Attempted Team – Season 2013-14 4. Josh Sagester .443 2000-01 T1. 785 (34 games) 2009-10 5. Kenny Brown .438 1992-93 T1. 785 (33 games) 2012-13 6. Travis Smith .433 2012-13 2. 746 (36 games) 2011-12 7. Travis Smith .429 2011-12 3. 730 (38 games) 4. 701 (32 games) 2008-09 8. Ron Miller .408 1987-88 2004-05 9. Dwayne Taylor .398 1988-89 5. 660 (28 games) 2010-11 10. Langston Hall .397 2010-11 6. 642 (33 games) 7. 637 (33 games) 1999-00 8. 611 (30 games) 2003-04 9. 567 (30 games) 2007-08 10. 565 (29 games) 1995-96

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3-Point FG Percentage Team – Season 1. .420 (142-338) 1988-89 2. .401 (155-387) 1987-88 3. .379 (195-515) 2002-03 4. .372 (227-611) 2003-04 5. .365 (76-208) 1991-92 6. .364 (120-330) 1992-93 7. .362 (264-730) 2011-12 8. .349 (274-785) 2009-10 9. .345 (165-478) 2000-01 10. .344 (227-660) 2004-05

REBOUNDS Team Single Game Records No. Game Most Rebounds 86 vs. Florida Tech

Year 1972-73

Individual (Since Joining the A-Sun) No. Player Game Year Most Rebounds 28 Lamar Clements vs. Florida State 1950-51 Rebounds Season 1. Daniel Emerson 2. Scott Farley 3. Daniel Emerson 4. Steve Moody 5. Jim Hearn 6. Woodrow Richardson 7. Steve Moody 8. Scott Emerson 9. Benton Wade 10. Woodrow Richardson

385 349 343 317 291 284 283 275 264 264

2009-10 1994-95 2008-09 1965-66 1962-63 1955-56 1963-64 1999-00 1980-81 1956-57

Rebounds Per Game Season 1. Steve Moody 13.8 (23 games) 1965-66 2. Woodrow Richardson 12.9 (22 games) 1955-56 3. Jim Hearn 12.1 (24 games) 1962-63 T4. Daniel Emerson 12.0 (32 games) 2009-10 T4. Scott Farley 12.0 (29 games) 1995-96 6. Steve Moody 11.8 (24 games) 1963-64 T7. Billy Smith 11.5 (26 games) 1971-72 T7. Woodrow Richardson 11.5 (23 games) 1956-57 T9. Bill Naylor 11.0 (23 games) 1965-66 T9. Billy Smith 11.0 (21 games) 1972-73 Team Rebounds Season 1. 1431 2. 1357 3. 1313 4. 1307 5. 1301 6. 1290 7. 1258 8. 1255 9. 1234 10. 1231

1971-72 1999-00 2011-12 1995-96 1994-95 2013-14 2008-09 1978-79 1993-94 1968-69

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REBOUNDS (cont.) Rebounds Career 1. Steve Moody 2. Scott Emerson 3. Scott Farley 4. Tony Gattis 5. Daniel Emerson 6. Jim Hearn 7. Donald Baxter 8. Sam Mitchell 9. Wesley Duke 10. Jakob Gollon

1058 930 765 732 728 704 703 703 687 668

1963-67 1999-04 1991-95 1979-83 2008-10 1961-64 1961-65 1981-85 1999-05 2008-

Rebounds Per Game Career 1. Steve Moody 11.5 (92 games) 2. Daniel Emerson 11.4 (64 games) 3. Bill Naylor 10.3 (59 games) 4. Billy Smith 10.0 (94 games) T5. Woodrow Richardson 9.8 (87 games) T5. Jim Hearn 9.8 (72 games) 7. Norman Carter 9.7 (40 games) 8. Mark Adamson 9.1 (50 games) 9. Benton Wade 8.8 (58 games) 10. Andre Brown 8.7 (69 games)

1963-67 2008-10 1965-68 1970-74 1954-58 1961-64 1957-59 1997-99 1979-99 1979-81

Team Single Game Records No. Game Most Blocks 12 vs. Florida Gulf Coast Individual No. Player Most Blocks 9 Calvin Henry

Game

Year 2008-09 Year

vs. Florida Gulf Coast 2008-09

Blocked Shots - Season 1. Daniel Coursey 88 2. Daniel Coursey 71 3. Scott Farley 72 4. Wesley Duke 65 5. Scott Farley 59 T6. Calvin Henry 58 T6. Calvin Henry 58 8. Justin Howard 49 9. Chris Moore 44 10. Wesley Duke 41

2011-12 2013-14 1995-96 2002-03 1994-95 2007-08 2008-09 2001-02 1986-87 2003-04

Blocked Shot Average Season (min. 20 games)

In 1988, an undersized Ben Wilson snatched down 216 rebounds, 7.4 per game, to lead the Bears.

Year-By-Year Leaders: Rebounds Year Player Reb. Avg 1954-55 Bob Green 130 6.2 1955-56 Woodrow Richardson 284 12.9 1956-57 Woodrow Richardson 264 11.5 1957-58 Norman Carter 194 10.2 1958-59 Norman Carter 192 9.1 1959-60 Douglas Harris 172 7.5 1960-61 Frank Edwards 198 8.6 1961-62 Jim Hearn 193 8.0 1962-63 Jim Hearn 291 12.1 1963-64 Steve Moody 283 11.8 1964-65 Don Baxter 244 10.6 1965-66 Steve Moody 317 13.8 1966-67 Steve Moody 221 10.5 1967-68 Bill Naylor 218 9.5 1968-69 Marvin Bailey 229 8.8 1969-70 Monnie Brabham 169 7.0 1970-71 Leonard Hardin 186 8.5 1971-72 Billy Smith 300 11.5 1972-73 Billy Smith 231 11.0 1973-74 Billy Smith 263 11.0 1974-75 Jerry Thruston 244 9.4 1975-76 Leroy Turner 185 7.4 1976-77 Jerry Thruston 182 7.3 1977-78 Stanley Black 194 7.2 1978-79 Robert Miles 227 8.4 1979-80 Benton Wade 244 8.7 1980-81 Benton Wade 264 8.8 1981-82 Travis Johnson 169 6.3 1982-83 Darryl Burton 217 7.8

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1983-84 1984-85 1985-86 1986-87 1987-88 1988-89 1989-90 1990-91 1991-92 1992-93 1993-94 1994-95 1995-96 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1999-00 2000-01 2001-02 2002-03 2003-04 2004-05 2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14

Tony Bolds Sam Mitchell Chris Moore Chris Moore Ben Wilson Scott Bailey Scott Bailey Donny Woods Shaun Thompson Shaun Thompson Donny Woods Scott Farley Scott Farley Ryan Robinson Mark Adamson Mark Adamson Scott Emerson Scott Emerson Justin Howard Scott Emerson Wesley Duke Will Emerson Will Emerson Shaddean Aaron Calvin Henry Daniel Emerson Daniel Emerson Brian Mills Jakob Gollon Jakob Gollon Daniel Coursey

204 255 250 244 216 206 258 144 188 152 184 236 349 178 238 219 275 211 244 255 188 210 190 177 232 343 385 199 223 181 225

7.3 8.2 8.9 8.7 7.4 7.4 9.6 5.3 6.5 5.6 6.3 8.1 12.0 7.1 9.5 8.8 8.3 7.5 8.4 9.1 6.3 7.5 6.8 6.1 7.7 10.7 12.0 6.0 5.9 5.0 6.6

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1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. T9. T9.

Calvin Henry Scott Farley Daniel Coursey Wesley Duke Scott Farley Calvin Henry Justin Howard Chris Moore Wesley Duke Wesley Duke

2.6 (22 games) 2.5 (29 games) 2.3 (38 games) 2.2 (29 games) 2.0 (29 games) 1.9 (30 games) 1.7 (29 games) 1.6 (28 games) 1.4 (30 games) 1.4 (28 games)

2008-09 1995-96 2011-12 2002-03 1994-95 2007-08 2001-02 1986-87 2003-04 2004-05

Blocked Shots – Team Season 1. 180 2011-12 2. 165 2007-08 3. 160 1994-95 4. 145 2012-13 5. 143 2013-14 6. 138 2006-07 T7. 127 1995-96 T7. 127 2002-03 9. 118 1992-93 10. 114 2000-01 Blocked Shots Average – Team Season 1. 5.8 (32 games) 2008-09 T2. 5.5 (30 games) 2007-08 T2. 5.5 (29 games) 1994-95 4. 4.7 (38 games) 2011-12 5. 4.6 (30 games) 2006-07 T6. 4.4 (29 games) 2002-03 T6. 4.4 (29 games) 1995-96 T6. 4.4 (27 games) 1992-93 9. 4.1 (28 games) 2000-01 10. 4.0 (36 games) 2012-13


Mercer Records BLOCKS (cont.)

ASSISTS

Team Single Game Records Blocked Shots Career Game 1. Daniel Coursey 204 2010- No. 2. Wesley Duke 173 1999-05 Most Assists at Valparaiso 3. Scott Farley 162 1991-93,94-96 28 4. Calvin Henry 154 2006-09 5. Justin Howard 101 1999-03 Individual Game 6. Scott Emerson 95 1999-04 No. Player 7. Donny Woods 93 1990-94 Most Assists 8. Brian Mills 83 2007-10 14 Damitrius Coleman vs. Jacksonville 9. Chris Moore 79 1983-87 10. Sam Dolan 70 2004-08 Assists Season 1. Damitrius Coleman 224 2. Elston Harris 197 Blocked Shot Average Career 3. Everett Callaway 196 (min. 50 games) 190 1. Calvin Henry 2.3 (66 games) 2006-09 4. Langston Hall 160 T2. Wesley Duke 1.5 (88 games) 1999-01,02-04 5. Langston Hall 6. Clarence Baker 157 T2. Scott Farley 1.5 (110 games) 1991-93,94-96 7. Elston Harris 156 4. Mark Adamson 1.1 (50 games) 1997-99 155 T5. Brian Mills 0.9 (95 games) 2007-10 8. Langston Hall 152 T5. Justin Howard 0.9 (108 games) 1999-03 9. Keith Czapla 10. James Florence 142 T7. Scott Emerson 0.8 (113 games) 1999-04 T7. Donny Woods 0.8 (112 games) 1990-94 T7. Jeff Belmer 0.8 (52 games) 1993-95 Assists Per Game T7. Chris Moore 0.8 (105 games) 1983-87 1. Damitrius Coleman 8.0 (28 games) 2. Everett Callaway 7.3 (27 games) 3. Elston Harris 6.4 (31 games) 5.4 (29 games) Year-By-Year Leaders: Blocked Shots T4. Clarence Baker 5.4 (29 games) Year Player Blks. Block Avg. T4. Elston Harris 5.1 (30 games) 1985-86 Chris Moore 35 1.3 6. Keith Czapla 5.0 (31 games) 1986-87 Chris Moore 44 1.6 7. Langston Hall 4.6 (31 games) 1987-88 Eric Jackson 10 0.4 8. James Florence 4.3 (29 games) 1988-89 Eric Jackson 17 0.6 9. Reggie Elliott 4.2 (28 games) 1989-90 Brian Dranzik 16 0.6 T10. Elston Harris 4.2 (38 games) 1990-91 Kenny Brown 19 0.7 T10. Langston Hall 1991-92 Donny Woods 20 0.7 1992-93 Scott Farley 28 1.0 Assists – Team Season 1984-85 1993-94 Donny Woods 38 1.3 1. 635 2013-14 1994-95 Scott Farley 59 2.0 2. 558 2011-12 1995-96 Scott Farley 72 2.5 3. 519 2012-13 1996-97 Mark Adamson 19 0.8 4. 516 1986-87 1997-98 Mark Adamson 23 0.9 5. 494 2002-03 1998-99 Mark Adamson 30 1.2 6. 492 1983-84 1999-00 Scott Emerson 38 1.2 7. 484 1991-92 2000-01 Wesley Duke 26 0.9 8. 481 2004-05 2001-02 Justin Howard 49 1.7 9. 477 1985-86 2002-03 Wesley Duke 65 2.2 10. 473 2003-04 Wesley Duke 41 1.4 2004-05 Wesley Duke 40 1.4 Assists Average – Team Season 1984-85 2005-06 Sam Dolan 26 1.1 1. 20.5 (31 games) 1986-87 2006-07 Calvin Henry 38 2.7 2. 17.6 (28 games) 1983-84 2007-08 Calvin Henry 58 1.9 3. 17.3 (28 games) 2004-05 2008-09 Calvin Henry 58 2.6 T4. 17.0 (28 games) 2002-03 2009-10 Brian Mills 40 1.2 T4. 17.0 (29 games) 1991-92 2010-11 Brandon Moore 23 1.1 T6. 16.6 (29 games) 1985-86 2011-12 Daniel Coursey 88 2.3 7. 16.3 (29 games) 1992-93 2012-13 Daniel Coursey 44 1.3 8. 15.4 (27 games) 2009-10 2013-14 Daniel Coursey 71 2.1 T9. 15.0 (33 games) T9. 15.0 (28 games) 1988-89

Year 2013-14 Year 2004-05 2004-05 1984-85 1986-87 2013-14 2011-12 2002-03 1985-86 2012-13 1984-85 2009-10 2004-05 1986-87 1984-85 2002-03 1985-86 1984-85 2012-13 2009-10 1995-96 1983-84 2011-12

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Assists - Career 1. Langston Hall 2. Elston Harris 3. James Florence 4. Korey McCray 5. Everett Callaway 6. Pete Geter 7. Keith Czapla 8. Clarence Baker 9. Damitrius Coleman T10. Donny Woods T10. Kenny Brown

622 541 436 344 266 262 257 239 224 209 209

20101982-86 2006-10 1997-01 1985-87 1983-87 1983-85 2001-03 2004-05 1990-94 1990-93

Assists Per Game Career 1. Damitrius Coleman 8.0 (28 games) 2. Everett Callaway 4.8 (55 games) 3. Keith Czapla 4.4 (58 games) 4. Clarence Baker 4.2 (57 games) 5. Elston Harris 4.1 (115 games) 6. James Florence 3.7 (119 games) 7. Reggie Elliott 3.5 (56 games) 8. Chris Phillips 3.2 (57 games) T9. Korey McCray 3.1 (112 games) T9. Mike Smith 3.1 (55 games)

2004-05 1985-87 1983-85 2001-03 1982-86 2006-10 1994-96 1987-89 1997-01 1990-92

Year-By-Year Leaders: Assists Year Player Assists 1954-55 John Hughes 38 1955-56 Cary Moore 40 1956-57 Melvin Kinslow 44 1965-66 Jack Manton 49 1983-84 Elston Harris 117 1984-85 Elston Harris 197 1985-86 Elston Harris 156 1986-87 Everett Callaway 196 1987-88 Chris Phillips 80 1988-89 Chris Phillips 104 1989-90 Flo Davis 97 1990-91 Mike Smith 88 1991-92 Kenny Brown 92 1992-93 Kenny Brown t74 1992-93 Shaun Thompson t74 1993-94 Will Tuttle 77 1994-95 Reggie Elliott 69 1995-96 Reggie Elliott 126 1996-97 Bruce Simms 80 1997-98 Korey McCray 75 1998-99 Korey McCray 74 1999-00 Korey McCray 92 2000-01 Korey McCray 103 2001-02 Clarence Baker 82 2002-03 Clarence Baker 157 2003-04 Tyler McCurry 55 2004-05 Damitrius Coleman 224 2005-06 Andrew Brown 57 2006-07 James Florence 91 2007-08 James Florence 84 2008-09 James Florence 119 2009-10 James Florence 142 2010-11 Langston Hall 117 2011-12 Langston Hall 160 2012-13 Langston Hall 155 2013-14 Langston Hall 190

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A/G 1.7 1.8 1.8 2.1 4.2 6.4 5.4 7.3 2.8 3.7 3.6 3.3 3.2 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.6 4.3 3.1 2.9 3.0 2.8 3.7 2.9 5.4 2.2 8.0 2.0 3.3 3.0 3.7 4.6 3.5 4.2 5.0 5.6


Mercer Records STEALS Team Single Game Records No. Game Most Steals 20 vs. Savannah STate

Steals - Career Year 1. Langston Hall 2. James Florence 2004-05 3. Jakob Gollon 4. Kenny Brown Individual 5. Bud Thomas No. Player Game Year 6. Rodney Kirtz Most Steals 7. Reggie Elliott 7 James Florence vs. Campbell 2008-09 8. Aleem Muhammad 7 Damitrius Coleman vs. Savannah St. 2004-05 T9. Donny Woods 7 Jakob Gollon at Jacksonville 2011-12 T9. Yauun Pounds Steals - Season 1. Damitrius Coleman 2. James Florence 3. Elston Harris 4. Reggie Elliott 5. Jakob Gollon T6. Kenny Brown T6. Reggie Elliott T8. Eric Jackson T8. Kenny Brown 10. James Florence

80 72 68 62 60 57 57 56 56 54

2004-05 2008-09 1985-86 1994-95 2011-12 1991-92 1995-96 1988-89 1992-93 2009-10

Steals Average - Season (min. 20 games played)

1. T2. T2. T4. T4. T6. T6. T6. 9. 10.

Damitrius Coleman 2.8 (28 games) Elston Harris 2.3 (29 games) Reggie Elliott 2.3 (27 games) Kenny Brown 2.2 (26 games) James Florence 2.2 (32 games) Eric Jackson 2.0 (28 games) Reggie Elliott 2.0 (29 games) Kenny Brown 2.0 (29 games) James Florence 1.8 (28 games) James Florence 1.7 (31 games)

Steals – Team Season 1. 265 2. 259 3. 254 4. 243 5. 239 6. 233 7. 223 8. 214 9. 205 10. 199

2004-05 1985-86 1994-95 1992-93 2008-09 1988-89 1995-96 1991-92 2007-08 2009-10 2004-05 2011-12 1999-00 2010-11 2012-13 1985-86 1992-93 1991-92 2013-14 2009-10

Steals Average – Team Season 1. 9.5 (28 games) 2004-05 2. 8.3 (27 games) 1992-93 3. 8.0 (29 games) 1985-86 4. 7.7 (33 games) 1999-00 T5. 7.4 (33 games) 2010-11 T5. 7.4 (26 games) 1998-99 T5. 7.4 (29 games) 1991-92 8. 7.0 (26 games) 1997-98 9. 6.8 (38 games) 2011-12

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177 168 159 147 135 134 119 107 105 105

20102006-10 20081990-93 20101997-01 1994-96 1998-03 1990-94 1990-93

Steals Average - Career (min. 50 games played)

1. 2. 3. 4. T5. T5. T5. T5.

Reggie Elliott 2.1 (56 games) 1994-96 James Florence 1.9 (119 games) 2006-10 Kenny Brown 1.8 (82 games) 1990-93 Yauun Pounds 1.4 (77 games) 1990-93 Langston Hall 1.2 (102 games) 2010-Present Rodney Kirtz 1.2 (108 games) 1997-01 Delmar Wilson 1.2 (53 games) 2002-04 Clarence Baker 1.2 (57 games) 2001-03

Year-By-Year Leaders: Steals Year Player Pts 1985-86 Elston Harris 68 1986-87 Everett Callaway 28 1987-88 Reggie Titus 32 1988-89 Eric Jackson 56 1989-90 Flo Davis 42 1990-91 Mike Smith 37 1991-92 Kenny Brown 57 1992-93 Kenny Brown 56 1993-94 Will Tuttle 41 1994-95 Reggie Elliott 62 1995-96 Reggie Elliott 57 1996-97 Bruce Simms 49 1997-98 Mark Johnson 37 1998-99 Earnest Brown 29 1999-00 Rodney Kirtz 46 2000-01 Rodney Kirtz 44 2001-02 Aleem Muhammad 37 2002-03 Clarence Baker 43 2003-04 Delmar Wilson 38 2004-05 Damitrius Coleman 80 2005-06 Montavious Waters 28 2006-07 James Florence 47 2007-08 James Florence 49 2008-09 James Florence 72 2009-10 James Florence 54 2010-11 Langston Hall 43 2011-12 Jakob Gollon 60 2012-13 Jakob Gollon 40 2013-14 Langston Hall 52

Avg 2.3 1.0 1.1 2.0 1.6 1.4 2.0 2.2 1.4 2.3 2.0 1.9 1.4 1.2 1.4 1.6 1.3 1.5 1.5 2.8 1.6 1.7 1.8 2.2 1.7 1.3 1.6 1.1 1.5

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In 1977, Mercer hosted the University of Florida at the Macon Coliseum.

1975 promotional picture with the Shriner’s bear


Mercer Records Since Joining g A-Sun ((1978-79)) TEAM - GAME RECORDS Category

No.

Opponent

Most points scored Most points in one half Most points combined Most points by opponent Most field goals made Most field goals attempted Highest field goal percentage Most free throws made Most free throws attempted Most free throws made (both teams) Most free throws attempted (both teams) Best free throw percentage Most rebounds Most personal fouls

117 70 225 126 45 91 .700 38 51 64 79 .950 62 32

Valparaiso Hardin-Simmons Valparaiso Duke Texas-Arlington Southern Mississippi Southeastern Louisiana Georgia State Alcorn State at Valparaiso at Kennesaw State Stetson VMI Kennesaw State

Year

2013-14 1986-87 2013-14 1997-98 1978-79 1978-79 1980-81 1978-79 1983-84 2013-14 2012-13 1981-82 2006-07 2012-13

TEAM-SEASON

Mercer’s James Florence is the only player in A-Sun Conference history to score 500 pints in each of his four seasons in the league

Category

Mark

Year

Best record Most wins Most losses Most consecutive wins Most consecutive losses Most consecutive home wins

27-11 27 25 12 17 15 15 10 2,589 83.6 961 1968 .524 568 808 .753 1357 43.9 722

2011-12 2011-12 1990-91 2002-03 1996-97 2012-13 2011-12 1980-81 2011-12 1978-79 1984-85 2011-12 1983-84 2009-10 2009-10 2012-13 1999-00 1979-80 2011-12

Most points Highest point average Most field goals made Most field goals attempted Highest field goal percentage Most free throws made Most free throws attempted Best free throw percentage Most rebounds Best rebound average Most personal fouls

INDIVIDUAL SEASON

INDIVIDUAL CAREER

Category

No.

Player

Season

No.

Player

Most points Most FG made Most FG attempted Scoring average Highest FG pct. Most FT made Most FT attempted Highest FT pct. Most consec. FT Most rebounds Rebounding avg. Most assists Most 3-FG made Most 3-FG attempted Most blocked shots

774 294 570 25.0 .620 186 248 .898 34 349 12.0 224 87 242 88

Sam Mitchell Sam Mitchell Sam Mitchell Sam Mitchell Daniel Coursey Sam Mitchell Sam Mitchell Travis Smith Dartez Talbot Scott Farley Scott Farley Damitrius Coleman Reggie Titus James Florence Daniel Coursey

1984-85 1984-85 1984-85 1984-85 2011-12 1984-85 1984-85 2012-13 1980-81 1995-96 1995-96 2004-05 1993-94 2007-08 2011-12

2,286 768 1,918 19.2 .587 556 768 .871

James Florence Sam Mitchell James Florence James Florence Benton Wade James Florence James Florence Travis Smith

2006-10 1981-85 2006-10 2006-10 1979-81 2006-10 2006-10 2011-13

930 11.3 622 252 819 204

Scott Emerson Daniel Emerson Langston Hall Langston Hall James Florence Daniel Coursey

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After 6 years, Mercer’s Gollon NCAA-tourney bound By TIM REYNOLDS The Associated Press FORT MYERS, Fla. — After four years of college, Mercer forward Jakob Gollon had a bachelor’s degree in communications. After five years, he added a master’s degree in educational leadership. And after six years, he’s going to the NCAA tournament. Gollon has taken a path unlike any other to the Big Dance. No one in Division I men’s basketball history has ever played more games without getting to the NCAA tournament, a distinction Gollon was unaware of, doesn’t particularly want and after next week he will no longer have. He’s played in 152 games over his six seasons, the first two ending prematurely because of injuries. His final season will end in the NCAA’s thanks to Mercer’s win over Florida Gulf Coast in Sunday’s Atlantic Sun Conference championship game, and six years ago, even Gollon couldn’t have envisioned that he would ever reach college basketball’s biggest stage.

ing halted with not just more issues with the left foot but new ones with his right knee. And after being told that the rehabilitation from surgery on both his knee and foot — that one being termed a reconstruction — would be eight arduous months, Gollon figured his playing days were done. “You hear all the horror stories about guys that get hurt and get cut because I wasn’t one of coach Hoffman’s recruits,” Gollon said. “I thought it was by some special graces that he even wanted me around.” He’s played in every one of Mercer’s 141 games since, averaging 7.9 points and being part of 92 wins in that span. Teammates gave him the ultimate tip of the cap after Sunday’s A-Sun title game win; he was the one who got to leave the court at FGCU with the championship net hanging from his neck. After six years, he more than earned that privilege. “By the time that final surgery finished up, I was just about to start that third season,” Gollon said. “Since then I haven’t missed a game. It hasn’t been easy.”

“It’s been a saga,” Gollon said. That’s quite an understatement. Gollon’s tale really begins as a high school junior in Stevens Point, Wis., where he broke his left foot. Surgery, which included the need for a 4½-inch screw, didn’t do the job completely. Unbeknownst to him at the time, everything from bone spurs to stress fractures were adding to his pain. “My foot was basically breaking down at all different angles,” Gollon said. “There’s kind of a chain reaction effect when you have a bad surgery.” Then his college plans looked in doubt after Mercer chose to not renew the contract of coach Mark Slonaker in 2008 — and Slonaker was the coach who recruited Gollon. But after a meeting with Bob Hoffman, who was hired to replace Slonaker, Gollon decided he still wanted to attend Mercer. “Jake was recruited, I didn’t recruit him, I got the job, I went to see him and talk to him,” Hoffman said. “He decided to stay and we decided he would be a good fit for how we play.” The saga hardly ends there.

He found out by the time that his undergraduate work ended that he would get both the 2008-09 and 2009-10 seasons of eligibility restored, which allowed him to chart both his academic and athletic path. Hoffman likes to joke that Gollon should be a doctoral candidate by now, but many of the classes he would have to be taking this year are in Atlanta, about a 90-minute drive each way from Mercer’s campus in Macon, Ga. Since Gollon doesn’t have his own car, that made commuting less than feasible while working around basketball. So instead, the self-proclaimed “kind of a sucker, a softie for fine arts” has stuck around campus, studying things like poetry. “Hey, I like stuff like that,” said Gollon, who has also written columns for his hometown newspaper. So he knows what makes a good story. And he knows that wrapping up this six-year odyssey in the NCAA tournament is a pretty solid ending. “It’s going to be exciting,” Gollon said. Copyright The Associated Press

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A class above: Seniors have lifted Mercer’s program By MICHAEL A. LOUGH The Macon Telegraph They come from as close as metro Atlanta and Savannah and as far away as Oklahoma and Colorado, Wisconsin and Indiana, and they range in height from 5-foot-11 to 6-11. One has been on campus since the summer of 2008, another having arrived less than two years ago. Only two of the seven knew each other before gathering in the middle of the state for their education and college basketball. Time is precious for the members of the most successful senior class in Mercer sports history as teammates, in large part culminating Saturday with senior day ceremonies after the regularseason finale against Jacksonville. And with seven seniors who all contribute and play quality minutes, it won’t be an average senior day. The class is large, the class is diverse, the class is together, and the class has been remarkably successful. And it appears to have been almost effortless. “We don’t have the top athletes in the country, but we have kids that are willing to be coached,” center Monty Brown said a few days ago. “Even at the end of the season, (players) are willing to come in ... after an off day in the middle of February. And we’re going to start off practice doing ball-handling, doing 5-on-0, working on passing, working on footwork, which we have done all year, and just relentlessly being willing to be coached and change and adapt to whatever we need to do as teammates, too, for each other.” Each arrived with a different resume, from a recruiting steal to projects to a walk-on. They are 3.0 GPA students or better, with one having graduated and another getting his diploma early this summer. Three have passed the 1,000-point scoring mark, and another might pass 900. The collection is the winningest class in Bears basketball and has wins over Seton Hall, Mississippi, Florida State, Georgia Tech, Tennessee and Alabama, an 88-49 record so far. This group led the program to its first national postseason win and tournament championship, and these seven have, to a large extent, set an athletics department standard as well as put Mercer on the college sports map. And this class, more than anything else, has made Hawkins Arena a tough place for opponents, having lost there only 13 times in four years. It has been a good run for “Big Weird,” “Tian,” “Kev Jacks,” “Grampa,” “Bug,” “Buddington Carroll Thomas” and the “Golden Child.” The time will come to think about all that, but not yet. Saturday’s regular-season finale, the first game of the A-Sun tournament Tuesday, and perhaps more, come first. The week took on a different tone with the Bears’ 79-76 over-

time loss Thursday to North Florida, a chance to all but seal the home-court advantage for the conference tournament slipping away thanks to Florida Gulf Coast’s loss minutes earlier to Lipscomb. Pressure weighs on the team that lost its best chance, heretofore, to reach the NCAA tournament a year ago on its home floor as the top seed and is all but expected to make up for it this year, primarily because of the large senior class. Spend a few minutes with each, and you’d never know that. The road to Mercer For AAU teammates and Georgia high schoolers Langston Hall and Daniel Coursey, getting to Mercer was a fairly uncomplicated process. For the others, not so much. Brown was set to go to Harvard, but he was reluctant because of the cost of attending a school that offered no athletics scholarships. He worked with a friend of Bears head coach Bob Hoffman, and a phone call about other topics led to Mercer getting a center from Oklahoma. Kevin Canevari was invited to walk on at Mercer and UNC Asheville but came to Mercer with then-teammate Paul Larsen, who transferred after the 2011-12 season and is closing out a quality career at Division II USC Aiken. Bud Thomas was among Colorado’s Class 5A “Mr. Basketball” for two years but was fairly overlooked, also considering Buffalo, Evansville and Northern Colorado. He liked the chance to play early and the momentum from Mercer’s run to the A-Sun tournament championship game a year earlier. Assistant coach Doug Esleeck established contact with midwesterner Anthony White Jr. after a few camps between White’s freshman and sophomore years at Lake Land junior college in Illinois. White visited Florida A&M and just drove up to Macon to check out Mercer. It didn’t take long, and he was ready to commit before leaving town. Nobody’s path to senior day approaches that of Jake Gollon. He was signed out of Stevens Point, Wisconsin, by former head coach Mark Slonaker in the fall of 2007, which was the sophomore season of Mercer guard James Florence. “Part of the reason I came was because I had this opportunity to play with Flo, who was a freshman All-American the year before, and Danny Emerson was coming out of redshirt from transferring,” Gollon said. “Brian Mills was a good player. They had pieces all over, so I thought from the start that we were gonna have a great team.” But those hopes didn’t develop, and Slonaker’s contract wasn’t renewed in the spring of 2008, leaving Gollon’s future in doubt. Hoffman retained Gollon, who had broken his foot as a junior in high school. More foot problems and surgery erased Gollon’s first two years at Mercer, but he received a redshirt year and a

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them crap about it.”

Meanwhile, the Mercer careers of Florence and Emerson ended with Gollon hardly on the court with them. In the process, he watched and learned the new system and new players, like Hall.

Turning it around

“I met him and a couple other guys we signed; I just kinda had this feeling,” said Gollon, whose leadership skills grew while he was sidelined. “I knew that I was going to be here for four more years, and I had been here for so long already.” Fresh faces brought a new outlook. “All those new guys that came in -- like this senior class, obviously the guys that came in after that -- just accepted that’s the way it was,” he said of a program attitude change. “When they came in, we just decided we were going to be good; we were going to be tough.” Three seasons of 20-plus wins later ... “Somewhere down the line, we just started doing things different,” Gollon said. “Every day, we’d break (huddles) down with ‘Championship’ instead of ‘Bears.’ Just kind of a positive mindset, like a forward-looking approach. “We just started doing things the right way, and everyone bought into it.” The video champion Little inspires greater debate than who of the seniors is the video game whiz. And there’s little agreement between Thomas, White and Canevari. OK, no agreement. Thomas: “Me. Yeah. ... I’m the best sports video player. Make sure you ask Kevin about that.” White: “Me. Bud would say it’s him, but it’s not. Kev would say it’s him, but it’s not.” Canevari: “Oh, me, no doubt me. Bud and Anthony, they think that they’re the best. ... They work hard, but they can’t mess with me in any of the games. Anthony’s the best at ‘Halo,’ though, but that’s about it. Everything else -- ‘FIFA,’ ‘Madden’ and ‘Mario Super Smash Brothers’ -- it’s definitely me.” White: “I’m easily the best ‘Call of Duty’ player. ‘First Person Shooter,’ I’m the best at that. And I would say I’m the best at ‘FIFA 2,’ but then Bud and Kev would say that I’m not. At the end of the day, I’d say I’m the best video player.” Thomas: “We’re so competitive, me and (Canevari). Everything. We compete non-stop. We’ve actually kept a tally of ‘FIFA,’ the video game. All four years, we’ve been here. Every game we’ve played, we wrote down. I think it’s up over at least 500 games over the past four years. I’m beating him in that, so that’s pretty good.” Hall: “I watch them play and laugh and talk about them all the time. I walk in the room and somebody’s losing, I’m gonna give 58

A home overtime win over Jacksonville and loss four games later at East Tennessee State in January of 2011 began the program’s metamorphosis. Guard Jeff Smith tore an ACL while celebrating at the end of Mercer’s 70-68 overtime win over the Dolphins. Then athletic forward Brandon Moore went down with a knee injury early in what ended up an 82-75 loss at ETSU. Before that, Brown and Coursey were part of different discussions about redshirting. Both were surprised they weren’t. “Obviously it was very sad, but when Brandon Moore hurt his knee with a season-ending injury, I had to come in and take his place in the starting position,” Brown said. “So they actually ended up needing me.” Hall was already in charge and remembers that stretch. “With (Moore and Smith), we were still one of the more talented teams in the conference,” he said. “But when they got hurt, we saw, like, ‘Man, we have (Brian) Mills,’ who is very talented. But then we had just other players that worked hard, like Mark Hall. And then Bud was a freshman, I was a freshman, Jake came in as a redshirt redshirt freshman. We weren’t really as talented anymore, so we had to do things a different way.” Mercer won five straight after Moore’s injury, beat Lipscomb in the A-Sun tournament opener and lost by eight to Belmont in the A-Sun semifinals, ending a 15-18 season with 11 singledigit losses, including by three points to Georgia at Hawkins Arena. “That year was really a turning point for us,” Gollon said. “We beat some good teams. We were close to Georgia; we should have beat them. From that point forward, we had a core of guys that knew how to play the right way, and we just kept working hard at it and added some new pieces here and there. “Guys have really just kind of fit in where we needed them to, unselfishly have done their part.” Relentless The class formed the foundation of a program that plays, simply, quality basketball, focusing on communication, defense and sharing the basketball. Part of being a good teammate is, of course, occasionally being brutal with your other teammates. With laughter, the seniors unload on each other. Gollon on Coursey: “He wears Sperrys with tall white socks and athletic shorts. I mean, who does that? He’s like a combination. He went to a military school, but he’s like a combination of Savannah beach boy/military-like kid.” White on Hall: “He’s really lazy. Nobody knew. He’s really lazy. All he does is ... or just laying in his bed. I’m surprised he doesn’t have bedsores by now. That’s really how much he lays in his bed. It’s funny, because sometimes, as soon as we walk in, like, I will go, if he went in first, I will come in, shut the

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door, probably look in the refrigerator and go to my room. And I look, and he’s in his bed already, covers over him, on his iPad or on his phone. I’m like, ‘Dude, you have anything else better to do?’ ” Hall on White: “I remember Ant lost to Ike (Nwamu) in ‘FIFA,’ and Ike was running around the room happy, and he was, ‘All right, Phillip (Leonard) is coming over, we’re gonna play (NBA) 2K.’ (Ant) was like, ‘No one’s playing ‘2K’ until we play again in ‘FIFA.’ It was his Xbox. ‘No one’s playing the Xbox until you play me again ... I’ll just stay in my room with the Xbox, y’all can just sit out here in the living room. No one’s playing again until you play me.’ ” Gollon on White: “I call him Bug. One, because he’s got this big old head on this skinny little body. He looks like an ant.” White on Gollon: “Something’s always hurting on him, no matter if it’s intentional or not.” Thomas on Canevari: “I could see Kevin getting famous for something stupid, and the whole world loving it. We’ve always told him, if he had his own reality show with a camera following him 24/7 ...” Canevari, the unifier

Hall said. “And Coach Hoffman is too, because he knows it’s a big senior class, and this is what we’ve been working for the last three years. So it’s a lot of pressure on us. “Then Kevin, he lightens the moment up, probably every day. It lightens the moment, and we come out and just play free.” Clear eyes, full hearts That phrase comes from the TV show about football, “Friday Night Lights” but fits this group. The chemistry that developed during the freshman year is familiar to some -- Gollon and White said this is what they’re used to -- but rare with such a large class. Coursey pointed out that no matter what happens, disagreements are non-existent. “It’s hard not to get frustrated with the people and get upset with people and hold it against them off the court, but nobody does that on the team,” he said. “No one gets mad at each other, even if they have a bad game, or even if somebody lost the game for us because they did something dumb. “Everybody leaves it on the court and doesn’t hold it against each other.”

Among the diverse group, consensus is rare. But that Canevari is the comedian, the mood-lightener, the singer, the impersonator gets no debate, from his pregame “Kev Jacks” dance about an hour before tipoff or firing off a zinger. Laughter accompanies his presence. Gollon: “Kevin is by far the life of the party. I mean, he is without a doubt one of the most entertaining people that any of us have ever met. When we go out in public, it’s a fight between comical and embarrassing, because you never know what Kevin is gonna do and who he’s gonna put on the spot or what he’s gonna do. But it’s ... it’s good.”

The chemistry among this group isn’t necessarily about a trip to the Virgin Islands, visiting Ground Zero or spending time in Europe. And it most likely won’t change much if the Bears trade their high tops for NCAA dancing shoes. Much of life as a college athlete is lived on a huge 45-foot long, 15,000-pound bus.

Thomas: “He’s the just goofball of just everybody. It’s been probably the most entertaining four years of my life, just being around him. I told my friends and parents about how funny he is. Then they meet him, and he puts on this serious act like he’s some cool guy.”

“If you look around, after we won a big game, or even if we’re just riding to the airport, everybody’s happy, everybody’s smiling,” said White, the newest of the old guys. “Just how well we get along, all of us. It’s always fun. Nobody’s ever down or yelling at each other. A lot of us like to play video games. I look at ... all of us sitting around the TV, talking crazy to the two people playing. Somebody picks one side, somebody else pick the other side and go at it the whole time. The whole time.

Coursey: “I’ve roomed with him the past two years. It’s probably been the funniest two years of my life.”

“I think really that’s one of our best moments, sitting around and being who we are.”

Canevari was given a basketball scholarship this year, and his role on the team is not defined by numbers as the backup to Hall. “Maybe it’s after a loss; maybe it’s after long day of traveling and practice, a joke can really turn things around,” Brown said of the best man at his wedding this summer to former Mercer volleyball player Emerald Phillips. “And Kevin is the culprit of the joke or leading it on, providing some definite relief from sometimes the day-to-day monotony of college basketball.” Hall is well aware of Canevari’s underrated impact. “I definitely value it, because everyone’s serious about the game; everyone’s serious about trying to win championships,” @MercerMBB NCAA Tournament Guide

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Mercer’s Hall a born leader By MICHAEL A. LOUGH The Macon Telegraph Mercer’s Hall is all about making his teammates, and his team, better Little Langston Hall was in the second grade, and his elementary school was holding a talent show. For his performance, he would play the piano. “He came out with a Kobe Bryant jersey on and a basketball,” said his mother, Alda. “He sat at the piano and played his piece.”

Daniel Coursey was an AAU teammate of Hall’s, and he didn’t necessarily foresee the future the way it has played out. “I was like, ‘Yeah, Lang is like a really good player; he’s definitely Division I,’ ” Coursey said. “And then it was really freshman year here when he started and was playing well.” He watched Hall get bigger and stronger as well as sharper.

But the basketball was really the instrument in Langston Hall’s life, as his family knew even back then, and he has pretty much mastered its use. Hall and his Mercer teammates welcome Jacksonville to Hawkins Arena on Tuesday for the second time in only a few days as the A-Sun tournament begins. And with it is one of the final home appearances for one of the best basketball players in Mercer history.

“I mean, Lang is huge for our team,” Coursey said. “I don’t think we would be at all the same teams that we are now without Lang. I mean, he runs everything for us.”

It’s good thing he never took to the piano.

Hall has been with little debate the biggest key in Mercer’s run of three straight 20-win seasons, including one outright and one shared A-Sun regularseason championship, the CollegeInsider.com Tournament title and a 1-1 record in the NIT.

“He said he was going to be a pianist or a basketball player,” Alda Hall said. “He played piano through middle school, but it wasn’t because he wanted to. ‘You have to do something else, you can’t be solely focused on basketball.’”

And it is with Hall in charge that Mercer has beaten or threatened powerconference programs. But watching him is to have little idea if the Bears are playing Oglethorpe or Oklahoma.

Nice try, Mom. Hall did play some baritone through middle school, and so ended his musical career.

Nothing about the game is taken for granted by the gym rat.

“Nothing now but basketball,” he said with a laugh. Indeed. Hall has set records at Mercer and led the Bears to unprecedented heights with his on-court and off-court leadership, as well as his calm. On Monday, Hall was named the A-Sun’s player of the year. What one sees while watching Hall on the court -- cool and smooth, almost maddeningly so for opponents, in charge and unflappable -- has been part of his makeup for his long as his parents, Frederick and Alda, can remember. He is the sum of their parts. There is a discipline and respect for time, part of a work ethic, from his father and the ability to cultivate and maintain relationships from his mother. The public Langston Hall is unfailingly polite, verbally efficient, and more mature than the average 22-year-old. A senior day gathering three days ago is evidence of the private part, his mother’s influence. Langston is three years younger than brother Doug, but he grew up hanging out with his brother’s crowd. Age gaps are huge during teen years, and Alda warned her youngest. “ ‘Langston, you know, Doug and Kyle and those (boys) are going to stop letting you hang out with them because you’re going to be too young,’ ” she said. “ ‘Don’t be offended by that, don’t be hurt by that.’ Well, it never happened.’ ” The friendships remain strong a decade later.

“When I figured out I had a game that day, ‘I’m not going,’ ” Hall said. “(His mother) basically made me go.” And the morning of departure at the Atlanta airport? Applause from schoolmates for the shot the night before. “Yeah, a little bit,” he said with a sheepish smile. “Nothing too major. They were pretty happy for me.” And he quickly got over missing a game. “It turned out to be a great experience,” Hall said. “Very cold, but a great experience.” The Halls saw Mercer’s 14-building Cecil B. Day campus in Atlanta regularly, and they thought that was the Mercer campus that was recruiting Langston. Obviously, they found out otherwise. Hall’s mother had sights set on the Ivy League, Air Force or Navy for Langston, among others. For Langston, however, playing at a service academy was out. For that, he apologized to his father, a Vietnam vet. Jacksonville went hard after him, as did North Florida and then-new head coach Matthew Driscoll.

“All but one of them was there (Saturday),” she said of senior day. “They’ve all graduated college, going to graduate school and going to dental school and all sorts of things. But they were all there, the first game he played as a Mercer Bear and they were all there, but one, for his final (regular-season) home game as a Mercer Bear.” His cold-blooded ability to remain calm is what ended up winning the Mississippi game earlier this season, for example. Hall dribbled downcourt in the final seconds, and head coach Bob Hoffman called for a timeout and, fortunately, Hall didn’t see it before Hoffman changed his mind. “I saw that we weren’t very organized, which we weren’t,” Hoffman said. “But (Mississippi) wasn’t, either. So Langston took that, which he always has the freedom to do, and saw that as an opportunity, that discombobulation as an opportunity and a great job of stepping up and taking the shot.” And Hall hit the game-winner with less than a second left. “When he has the ball in his hands,” Hoffman said, “we all feel comfortable.”

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His junior season of high school at Chamblee, he hit a game-winning shot to beat Tucker, a team the Bulldogs hadn’t topped in a while. The next day, he was reluctantly part of a school group that attended the inauguration of President Barack Obama.

“We begged him,” Driscoll said. “We got into his house. We wanted him so bad because of the character he is.” Driscoll watched last week as Hall was honored before the North Florida game for setting the Mercer assists record earlier in the season. “The award the he got really exemplifies who he is,” Driscoll said. “Not for the assists, but the plate, because he is a true servant.” In the end, Hoffman’s sales pitch was simple, about a dream. Four years later, hopes have pretty much become reality, led by the 22-year-old who will leave Mercer hardly any different than when he arrived. “I think he’s almost exactly the same,” Hoffman said. “That’s the great, great uniqueness of who he is. All of the things he has accomplished, and he has not changed how he handles himself or how treats others. “He’s a fun-loving guy that’s an unbelievable leader. I tongue in cheek say he might be our governor, he might be a president, but whatever he does, he can lead, and everybody will be excited about him being the leader.”

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