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Travis SMITH

Kevin CANEVARI

Bud THOMAS

Ike NWAMU

G • 6-10 •185 • Fr. Myrtle Beach, S.C. Faith Baptist School

G • 6-3 • 185 • Sr. Johns Island, S.C. Pauter Gaud/Presbyterian

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

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

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Anthony WHITE, JR.

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Langston HALL

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

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

F • 6-6 • 200 • Jr. Stevens Point, Wisc. Stevens Point Area HS

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

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Lawrence BROWN

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G • 6-1 • 170 • Sr. Dublin, Ga. Dublin HS

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

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

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

Bob HOFFMAN

Spencer WRIGHT

Doug ESLEECK

Jake NELP

Jonathan HOWARD

Head Coach Fifth Season

Associate Head Coach Fifth Season

Assistant Coach Third Season

Assistant Coach Third Season

Director of Operations Second Season


TABLE OF CONTENTS Quickfacts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Athletic Media Relations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Mercer Broadcast Coverage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 2012 Tip-Off Banquet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 2012-13 Season Preview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-9 Head Coach Bob Hoffman . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10-15 Associate Head Coach Spencer Wright . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Assistant Coach Doug Esleeck. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Assistant Coach Jake Nelp . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Director of Operations Jonathan Howard . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Voice of the Bears Rick Cameron . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Support Staff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 2012-13 Rosters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 Chris Smith. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24-25 Travis Smith . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26-27 Monty Brown. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28-29 Kevin Canevari . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30-31 Daniel Coursey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32-33 Jakob Gollon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34-35 Langston Hall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36-37 Darious Moten . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38-39 Bud Thomas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40-41 Jibri Bryan. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42-43 T.J. Hallice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44-45 Lawrence Brown, Ike Nwamu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Dylan Poston, Anthony White, Jr. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Opponent Previews . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49-55 CIT Championship Review . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57-58 2011-12 Review . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59-62 2011-13 Game-by-Game. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64-82 Championship History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84-85 Pro Bears . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86-87 Mercer Legend Sam Mitchell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88-89 Retired Numbers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90 Mercer Records. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91-99 Hawkins Arena Records . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100 Opponent Series Records . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .101-102 Year-by-Year Records . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .103-115 Coaching Records . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 116 All-Time Roster . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .117-119 This is Mercer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .121-135 Mercer Basketball Reaching Out . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .136-137 Director of Athletics Jim Cole . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 138 President William D. Underwood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 139 Mercer Staff and Coaches . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .140-142 Mercer Athletic Foundation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 143 Atlantic Sun Conference . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 144 Mercer Key Contacts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 145 Campus Map . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 146

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QUICK FACTS General Location ................................................................................ Macon, Ga. Enrollment ...................................................................................... 8,300 Founded .......................................................................................... 1833 Nickname ........................................................................................ Bears Colors ........................................................................Orange and Black Affilliation .................................................................... NCAA Division I Conference......................................................................... Atlantic Sun Arena (Capacity)...........................................Hawkins Arena (3,200) President........................................................ William D. Underwood Alma Mater .......................................Oklahoma Baptist (1982) Athletics Director.................................................................... Jim Cole Alma Mater .............................................................Mercer (1993) Athletics Phone .......................................................... (478) 301-2994 Athletics Fax ................................................................ (478) 301-2061 Sr. Assoc. AD/SWA .......................................................... Sybil Blalock Asst. AD/Compliance ......................................................Joel Weems Asst. AD/Marketing ........................................................... Daniel Tate Asst. AD/Director of Sports Medicine.................. Amos Mansfield Faculty Athletics Representative..................... Dr. Jeffrey Hugdahl Website .........................................................www.mercerbears.com

Team Information 2011-12 Overall Record ..............................................................27-11 A-Sun Record/Finish......................................................13-5/3rd Home/Road/Neutral ...........................................15-3/12-8/0-0 Starters returning ..................................................................................4 Starters lost ..............................................................................................1 Letterwinners returning/lost...................................................... 11/6 Newcomers ..............................................................................................4

Coaching Staff Head Coach .....................................................................Bob Hoffman Career Record/Seasons .......................................... 475-231/18 Record at Mercer/Seasons ............................................75-61/4 E-mail ..................................................hoffman_jb@mercer.edu Associate Head Coach ............................................ Spencer Wright Assistant Coach ............................................................. Doug Esleeck Assistant Coach .....................................................................Jake Nelp Director of MBB Operations..............................Jonathan Howard MBB Phone .................................................................. (478) 301-5211 MBB Fax ......................................................................... (478) 301-5222

Media Relations

The 2012-13 Mercer Men’s Basketball Media Guide is Director of Media Relations (mbb contact) ......................... Andy Stabell a publication of the Mercer University Athletic Media Office Phone ....................................................... (478) 301-5209 Relations Department. The guide was written and edited E-mail ......................................................stabell_al@mercer.edu by Andy Stabell. Cover design by Andy Stabell. Editorial Cell .......................................................................... (203) 605-4462 assistance provided by Jeff Graham, Jason Farhadi and Fax .......................................................................... (478) 301-5350 Gordon Thomas. Photography courtesy of Mercer UniDirector of New Media .................................................. Jeff Graham versity Media Relations and A-Sun Photos. Special thanks Assistant SID ...................................................................Jason Farhadi to members of the Mercer University Athletics Media Relations Department and men’s basketball offices.


MEDIA RELATIONS

MEDIA RELATIONS STAFF

ANDY STABELL

To the Media The 2012-13 Mercer University Men’s Basketball Media Guide is intended to provide you with general information about the Mercer men’s basketball team. This information should assist you in your coverage of the team throughout the season.

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Should you need additional information or assistance, please contact Mercer Director of Athletic Media Relations, Andy Stabell, at (478) 301-5219 with any requests.

Men’s Basketball, Volleyball, Lacrosse, Men’s & Women’s Golf PHONE: (478) 301-5219 EMAIL: stabell_al@mercer.edu

He can also be reached via e-mail at stabell_al@mercer.edu or via fax at (478) 301-5350.

Athletic Media Relations Office The Athletic Media Relations Office is located in Suite 135 on the first floor of the University Center. The Athletic Media Relations office maintains information on all current studentathletes and athletics staff, as well as historical data on former athletes. We will make every effort to service your needs in covering the men’s basketball team.

JEFF GRAHAM Director of New Media Football, Women’s Soccer, Softball, M/W Cross Country, M/W Tennis

JASON FARHADI

Credential Requests The Athletic Media Relations Department will issue credentials to working press only. Credentials for home basketball games can be obtained by writing or calling the Athletic Media Relations Department. All credential requests should be made at least 24 hours in advance of the scheduled game.

Practices As a general rule, all practices are open to the media and the public. There may be instances, however, when all or part of a practice session is closed. Please contact the Athletic Media Relations Department in advance if you plan on attending a practice session so an escort can be made avaliable.

Assistant Director of Media Relations Men’s Soccer, Women’s Basketball, Baseball

On the Internet Additional information on the Mercer athletics program can be found online. News releases, player and coach biographies, historical data, live audio streaming, results and statistics on all 16 athletic programs can be found online at www.mercerbears.com.

Interview Policy Media interviews of players and coaches are encouraged, and every effort will be made to accommodate media requests. In-person interviews are preferred, but telephone interviews can be arranged through the Athletic Media Relations Department. Under no circumstances will student-athletes’ residence numbers be supplied to the media.

Interviews All interviews with Mercer student-athletes should be coordinated through the athletic media relations office. Players are generally avaliable for interviews up to 30 minutes prior to the start of practice and directly afterward. Head coach Bob Hoffman is generally available in the morning.

Post-game Interviews Following a 10-minute “cooling-off ” period, coaches and players from both teams will be made available to media members outside each team’s respective dugout. The athletic media relations office will poll the media prior to the end of the game to determine any player requests.

Fax and Email Service Media outlets may request to be included on the broadcast fax and email lists to receieve updates regarding Mercer men’s basketball. The Mercer Athletic Media Relations fax number is (478) 301-5350. To be added, submit a request to stabell_al@ mercer.edu.

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BROADCAST COVERAGE

BROADCAST SCHEDULE

MERCER SPORTS NETWORK Mercer University Athletics has announced that it has renewed its contract with Clear Channel Broadcasting Inc. to serve as the flagship radio network for the University’s men’s basketball games in 201213. The Peach 96.5 will serve as the flagship station for all broadcasts this season. Mercer will also broadcast selected Mercer women’s basketball, baseball and softball games. Plans for the expanded coverage to include those sports are currently being formulated, but have not yet been finalized. Mercer’s Atlantic Sun Conference games will be among the broadcasts, including the 2013 A-Sun Basketball Championships, to be played once again this year on the Mercer campus at the University Center. Rick Cameron, “Voice of the Bears” for the past seven seasons, will continue to call the play-by-play. Mercer’s senior assistant vice president for marketing communications returned to the broadcast booth in 2006 after originally doing radio play-byplay in the late 1970s.

All Mercer Univeristy home basketball games are scheduled to be broadcast via ASUN.TV, the official network of the Atlantic Sun Conference. Additionaly, road games from other conference schools are also a part of the broadcast schedule. Games are available for viewing both on a live and on -demand basis. For more information, please go to www.asun.tv and follow instructions on the main page to either sign up or log in.

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Date 11/10 11/12 11/16 11/17 or 18 11/19 11/25 11/28 12/2 12/5 12/8 12/16 12/18 12/22 12/31 1/2 1/5 1/10 1/12 1/17 1/19 1/24 1/26 2/1 2/7 2/9 2/14 2/16 2/21 2/23 2/28 3/2 3/6 3/7 3/8 3/9

Opponent %SEWANEE OGLETHORPE vs. #George Mason vs. #TBA vs. #TBA FURMAN at New Mexico at Florida State at Denver ALABAMA A&M at Chattanooga at Georgia at Alabama *STETSON *FLORIDA GULF COAST at *Kennesaw State at *North Florida at *Jacksonville *EAST TENNESSEE STATE *USC-UPSTATE at *Northern Kentucky at *Lipscomb *KENNESSAW STATE *JACKSONVILLE *NORTH FLORIDA at *USC-Upstate at *East Tennessee State *LIPSCOMB *NORTHERN KENTUCKY at *Florida Gulf Coast at *Stetson A-Sun Tournament A-Sun Tournament A-Sun Tournament A-Sun Tournament Finals

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Video Stream Game Time A-Sun TV 4 p.m. A-Sun TV 7 p.m. 1:30 p.m. CBS Sports TBA A-Sun TV 7 p.m. 9 p.m. ESPN3/Seminole Vision 2 p.m. Pioneer Network 9 p.m. A-Sun TV 7 p.m. 3 p.m. G-TV 7 p.m. 2 p.m. A-Sun TV 4:30 p.m. A-Sun TV 7:30 p.m. ESPN3/A-Sun TV 2:30 p.m. A-Sun TV 7:30 p.m. A-Sun TV 3:15 p.m. ESPN3/A-Sun TV 7 p.m. A-Sun TV 4:30 p.m. A-Sun TV 7 p.m. A-Sun TV 7:30 p.m. A-Sun TV 7 p.m. A-Sun TV 7 p.m. A-Sun TV 4:30 p.m. A-Sun TV 9 p.m. A-Sun TV 4:30 p.m. A-Sun TV 7 p.m. A-Sun TV 4:30 p.m. A-Sun TV 7:30 p.m. A-Sun TV 7:30 p.m. A-Sun TV TBA ESPN3/A-Sun TV TBA TBA TBA

All times listed as Eastern A-Sun TV - www.asun.tv WRWR - Channel 38 , Warner Robins (or consult local cable listngs in middle Georgia) CSS - Comcast Sports Southeast WPCH = WPCH (96.5 FM)/WZCH (102.5 FM) ; also linked via MercerBears.com Broadcast schedule is tentative and subject to change; complete as of October 20,2012

Georgia Eagle Media, Inc. will have a live broadcast package for all of the Bears’ home men’s basketball games for the 2012-13 season. The coverage will allow Mercer University’s men’s basketball games from the Hawkins Arena to be seen by a potential audience approaching a half-million middle Georgia residents. In all, 12 games will be televised by the agreement, as well as Coaches Shows. WRWR-TV 38 television out of Warner Robins is the flagship station for the broadcasts that will reach portions of 14 counties (and more than 400,000 potential viewers) covered by its signal. Additionally, the games can be seen by more than 60,000 households on the following cable systems (and the counties they cover): COX (Bibb and Houston); ComSouth (Houston, Peach, Pulaski, Bleckley and Dooly); Watson (Houston); Suburban (Bibb); and Flint (Bibb, Crawford and Taylor). WRWR-TV 38 is owned and operated by Georgia Eagle Media, Inc., the only locally owned and operated multimedia company in middle-Georgia operating television, radio stations, a local newspaper, and website serving the Robins region from Warner Robins. The company owns 14 radio stations in middle and southeastern Georgia.


2012 TIP-OFF BANQUET NBA legend George Gervin headlined the fourth annual Tip-Off Banquet on October 25, 2012 at Hawkins Arena, giving a stirring speech to a crowded collection of Mercer basketball fans. After meeting privately with the Mercer men’s and women’s basketball teams, Gervin moved to the practice court of Hawkins Arena, the area designated for this year’s event on account of the installation of Mercer’s new state-of-the-art video scoreboard. The evening included a buffet dinner, enjoyed while fans heard remarks from Mercer President William D. Underwood, Director of Athletics Jim Cole and Mercer Athletics Foundation President John Collier. Gervin followed former speakers Clark Kellogg (2011), Jay Bilas (2010), and Dick Vitale (2009) at the annual event designed to elicit support for the upcoming men’s and women’s basketball season.

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Opponent ^SEWANEE OGLETHORPE #George Mason #TBA #TBA FURMAN at New Mexico at Florida State at Denver ALABAMA A&M at Chattanooga at Georgia at Alabama *STETSON *FLORIDA GULF COAST *at Kennesaw State *at North Florida *at Jacksonville *EAST TENNESSEE STATE *USC-UPSTATE *at Northern Kentucky *at Lipscomb *KENNESAW STATE *JACKSONVILLE *NORTH FLORIDA *at USC Upstate *at East Tennessee State *LIPSCOMB *NORTHERN KENTUCKY *at Florida Gulf Coast *at Stetson A-SUN TOURNAMENT

Location Macon, Ga. Macon, Ga. St. Thomas, Virgin Islands St. Thomas, Virgin Islands St. Thomas, Virgin Islands Macon, Ga. Alburquerque, N.M. Tallahassee, Fla. Denver, Colo. Macon, Ga. Chattanooga, Tenn. Athens, Ga. Tuscaloosa, Ala. Macon, Ga. Macon, Ga. Kennesaw, Ga. Jacksonville, Fla. Jacksonville, Fla. Macon, Ga. Macon, Ga. Highland, Heights, Ky. Nashville, Tenn. Macon, Ga. Macon, Ga. Macon, Ga. Spartanburg, S.C. Johnson City, Tenn. Macon, Ga. Macon, Ga. Fort Myers, Fla. DeLand, Fla. MACON, GA.

Schedule is subject to change All times Eastern Home games in BOLD CAPS #-Paradise Jam (US Virgin Islands) ^-Homecoming Game * - Atlantic Sun Conference Game MERCERBEARS.com

Time 4 p.m. 7 p.m. 1:30 p.m. 7 p.m. 9 p.m. 7 p.m. 9 p.m. 2 p.m. 9 p.m. 7 p.m. 3 p.m. 11:30 p.m. TBA 4:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 2:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 3:15 p.m. 7 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 7:00 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 7 p.m. 7 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 9 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 7 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 7 p.m. 7:30 p.m. TBA


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2012-13 SEASON PREVIEW The old adage goes, “Defense Wins Championships”. Last year, Mercer head coach Bob Hoffman instilled this belief in his team and got results. The team finished 10th in the nation in field goal percentage defense and parlayed that success into a 27-win campaign and the CollegeInsider.com Tournament Championship. In 2012-13, Hoffman and his staff enter the season with a returning nucleus of talent poised to make a run at another championship season.

ATLANTIC SUN COACHES’ POLL Rank 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

School (First Place Votes) Mercer (6) USC Upstate (3) FGCU North Florida (1) ETSU Stetson Jacksonville Lipscomb Kennesaw State Northern Kentucky

Votes 95 89 75 70 54 48 42 35 22 16

With four starters and 11 total players returning from a year ago, Mercer is the Atlantic Sun preseason darling according to a score of college basketball outlets. Pundits from ESPN, CBS Sports, NBC Sports, Yahoo Sports, and Lindy’s Sports – to name a few – have all checked in with predictions of Mercer finishing the season atop the A-Sun standings. Hoffman’s league peers seem to agree with the consensus, as the Bears were tabbed as the A-Sun favorite in the annual preseason coaches’ poll.

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Teaming with Hall in the backcourt is a pair of proven commodities in Travis Smith and Bud Thomas, who are expected to top the depth chart at the No. 2 and No. 3 positions. As the team’s sixth man a year ago, Smith averaged 21.7 minutes per game and came on strong at the end of the year with double-digit scoring efforts in four of Mercer’s five CIT games. His instant-offense was fueled by deadly long-range shooting which saw him finish the year with a .429 three-point field goal percentage, ranking sixth among the program’s single-season leaders in the category.

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“Langston would be a tremendous asset to any program, so we’re blessed to have him wearing Mercer on his chest,” Hoffman said. “He’s grown into a leader on and off the floor, as shown by how he conducts his business and how he gets others to play at a higher level. He’s a great encourager and an example of what you want a point guard to be.”

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A glance at the roster shows significant depth at the ball-handling positions, as Mercer enters the year with eight players listed as guards. At point guard, junior Langston Hall returns after accumulating a heap of hardware last season. Hall was named an A-Sun All-Conference first team member, a National Association of Basketball Coaches All-District player and the MVP of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament after leading the team in points per game (11.4), assists (160) and minutes played (1,320). As his resumé has expanded, Hall has drawn acclaim from across college basketball as an elite floor general.

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His hopes center around a stockpile of talented, battle-tested players who have bought into his system and believe 2012-13 is their year. Oriented by Hoffman’s 2012-13 mantra of “Balance”, the 15-man squad is eager to make their mark on the national landscape.

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“It’s great to be categorized by all different outlets as having the potential to have a really good team,” Hoffman said. “As a coach, you want to be in that position. The flip side is that it makes it more difficult to achieve success because everyone you play understands the potential and you’re going to be given their best shot. Remembering how we got there last year – as far as hard work, determination, teamwork and believing in each other -we’ll have to have those attributes again to achieve the success we all want to have.”

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The task of living up to those expectations will be left to Hoffman, who enters the season 25 victories short of his 500th collegiate coaching victory. He knows leading Mercer back to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1985 will be a challenge with ups and downs along the way.

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bench,” said Hoffman. “He’s such a great team defender and individual defender and knows how to play the game the right way.” Thomas is a do-it-all swing man who started all 38 games a year ago and registered career-bests in scoring average (8.6), rebounds (173), assists (79), steals (46) and blocks (18). Entering his junior campaign, Thomas has over 1,800 minutes of court time under his belt and 20 double-digit scoring performances to his credit.

ATLANTIC SUN MEDIA POLL Rank 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

School (First Place Votes) Mercer (18) USC Upstate FGCU North Florida ETSU Stetson Jacksonville Lipscomb Kennesaw State Northern Kentucky

“Bud is a guy that sometimes goes unnoticed because he’s not flashy, but he just gets the job done,” remarked Hoffman. “His basketball IQ is off the chart and his ability to guard anybody and create deflections and loose balls is uncanny.”

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Bolstering Mercer’s guard reserves are senior Chris Smith, junior Kevin Canevari and sophomore Jibri Bryan. Smith is the team’s most experienced player, with 92 collegiate games played in three seasons. Last year, his knack for clutch plays made him an invaluable tool for Hoffman’s staff all season long. At season’s end, Smith had booked career bests in minutes played (369), points (98), rebounds (58), assists (17) and steals (15).

“Kevin is a high energy guy who can fly around and make things happen,” Hoffman said. “The game continues to slow down for him. He’s the kind of guy you love coming off the bench because he can make a difference in a hurry.” Bryan returns to the active roster after being sidelined with a season-ending knee injury just five games into last season. Before his season was cut short, he proved the ability to be an explosive offensive threat, leading the team with 19 points at then Big-12 power Missouri. After enduring 11 months of rehabilitation, Bryan is eager to return to the competitive circuit.

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Canevari is back after earning playing time in 34 games last season in a backup point guard roll. In 14 of those appearances, he logged more than five minutes of time while providing Mercer with a reliable option at the position.

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“Chris has continued to build his confidence in every area of his game,” said Hoffman. “He brings energy, enthusiasm and excitement every day. I know he’s going to be a great leader for us this season.”

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“We’re excited for Jibri to be back on the floor, it’s been a long road,” said Hoffman. “We need him to contribute, not only for himself but our team. He does things that will make us deeper in a lot of areas.” Newcomers Dylan Poston and Anthony White, Jr. are also expected to compete for playing time this season. Poston hails from Myrtle Beach, S.C. where he earned first team All-State honors at North Myrtle High School. White, Jr. is a transfer from Lake Land College in Mattoon, Illinois where he averaged 15.0 points per game his way to All-Region and All-Great Rivers Athletic Conference first team honors as a sophomore. “Dylan’s got the ability to hit shots in the lane and he’s continuing to figure out all the defensive concepts right now,” stated Hoffman. “As we get deeper into the season, he’ll get better at that. Anthony is fast and can run forever. He doesn’t tire and can guard a lot of different types of players at his position. He’s got a knack for making shots and we’re going to need that out of him this season.” FORWARDS In 2012-13, Mercer will benefit from the return of Jakob Gollon at the forward position, a spot he occupied as the starter in all 38 games last season. Gollon epitomizes Hoffman’s 2012-13 theme of “Balance, as he finished the 2011-12 season ranked among the league’s top-25 players in scoring, rebounding, assists, free-throw percentage, steals, assist-to-turnover ratio and minutes played. After completing his first healthy season last year, he was honored by the league’s coaches as he joined Hall on the A-Sun Preseason All-Conference team. MERCERBEARS.com


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“Jake is almost the ambassador for the team,” said Hoffman. “He knows what I’m going to say before I say it. He’s make the big plays and understands the big picture because of what he’s had to go through in the past. He pushes the other guys around him to be excited for each day because you never know what tomorrow holds.”

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As one of the team’s clear leaders, Gollon spent last year teaching T.J. Hallice the ropes in collegiate basketball. After averaging a 4.1 minutes in 38 games played last year, Hallice expects to see a jump in his playing time as he returns with improved strength, knowledge and confidence. Hallice is joined by another key returning role player in Darious Moten. A year ago, the 6-foot-6 Moten was present in 23 games, helping lift the Bears to wins in 13 of those contests.

“Lawrence is a hard worker, kind of a yeoman’s type player,” said Hoffman. “He might have as good of a feeling for rebounding the ball as anyone on our team. He’s still getting acclimated to the rigors of college basketball, but he’s been well coached and his fundamentals are so good that I expect him to be a really good player for us.”

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Lawrence Brown is a newcomer who Hoffman believes will fit nicely in the group of forwards vying for playing time. A promising recruit out of Kansas City, Missouri, Brown finished his career with averages of 18 points and 12 rebounds a game as a senior at The Barstow School.

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“T.J. has worked hard on his game,” said Hoffman. “He plays with great passion. He’s going to have to play big minutes for us. He had some really good minutes last year, but now we’re going to need him to be more of a consistent contributor. I believe he will blossom and we hope that happens this year.” “Darious has all the tools and his understanding of the game continues to grow. He could be the most underrated player on our team and may turn out to be a big time gem. I love the way he has embraced his position. He’s a very sharp, intelligent young man.”

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“What an amazing season Daniel had last year,” Hoffman said “What’s been great to see is that he’s worked hard and not been satisfied with where he’s at. With his size, his ceiling is literally as high as he wants it to go. When you combine his athleticism with his height, there’s not too many people like that in the world.”

“Monty is a workhorse,” Hoffman said. “He’s a perfectionist in everything he does which is why he’s such a great student, too. His game has continued to develop to where he’s now playing with a lot of speed and quickness.”

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When Coursey heads to the bench, opponents get no reprieve as Brown takes his spot. Last year’s breakout season saw Brown top the 10-point mark five times, heighted by 13 points in Mercer’s win at Georgia Tech and a 10-point effort on five-of-five shooting in Mercer’s CIT semifinal victory over Fairfield. Defensively, Brown was equally adept, with at least one block registered in 16 of his 38 games played.

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Coursey’s efforts literally rewrote the Mercer record books, as he posted his name atop the program single-season records for blocks (88) and field goal percentage (.620). This season, the 6-foot-10, Savannah, Georgia, product enters the season as the A-Sun Preseason Defensive Player of the Year as chosen by the conference coaches.

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Patrolling the paint for Mercer is a familiar two-man combo in Daniel Coursey and Monty Brown. Last year, the twin towers helped anchor Mercer’s league-best defense and generate an average of 25.3 points per game in the paint.

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FIFTH SEASON OKLAHOMA BAPTIST ‘79

The Bob Hoffman era of Mercer basketball officially began on March 27, 2008, thus beginning arguably the most successful period in program history.

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The 2011-12 season saw Mercer smash a bevy of longstanding school records, including most wins in a season (27) and points scored (2,589) in the midst of an unprecedented postseason run. When the dust cleared, Hoffman’s squad stood alone as winners of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament, with possession of the first postseason tournament trophy in the history of the Atlantic Sun Conference.

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Hoffman’s 2011-12 team finished the year with a 27-11 record, bumping his overall ledger at the school to 75-61. His 75 wins marked just the third time Mercer has reached that total in a four-season stretch.

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A native of Oklahoma City, Okla., Hoffman has been successful at all levels, boasting a proven track record from high school through the professional ranks. His No. Coach overall record as a head coach at the collegiate level 1. Bob Hoffman 2. Dave Bezold is 475-231. 3. Murry Bartow 4. Scott Sanderson The 2010-11 Bears reached the Atlantic Sun Confer5. Eddie Payne ence tournament for a third-consecutive year and 6. Andy Enfield produced many memorable moments along the 7. Cliff Warren way. The team went 15-18 overall and11-9 in A-Sun 8. Casey Alexander play, earning the No. 5 seed in the league playoff 9. Matthew Driscoll despite losing two key seniors mid-season. Mercer 10. Lewis Preston advanced to the semifinals before being knocked

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out by eventual champion Belmont in a nail biter. Senior Brian Mills was named first team All-A-Sun, while point guard Langston Hall was named to the AllFreshman squad. Hoffman’s 2009-10 team advanced to the title game of the Atlantic Sun Conference championships after downing Belmont and Jacksonville in the quarter and semifinal rounds. That year, Mercer garnered two MERCERBEARS.com


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All-A-Sun and two All-Region honors, while also having senior Daniel Emerson honored as the state of Georgia men’s college basketball “Player of the Year” by the Atlanta Tipoff Club. Additionally, senior James Florence became the Bears’ all-time leading scorer midway through the season. The team finished 16-17 overall and was 10-10 in the A-Sun. Hoffman guided the 2008-09 Bears to a 17-15 overall record and 11-9 in Atlantic Sun Conference (A-Sun) play. It was the Bears’ most wins since the 2002-03 season and their first winning mark in conference play since 2004-05. Hoffman came to the Bears after serving as head coach of the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, a NBA Developmental League franchise, and guided the American Basketball Association’s Arkansas Aeros to a 25-2 record in 2006-07. The Aeros led the league in scoring, averaging 133 points per game in Hoffman’s up-tempo style of basketball.

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)

Challenges are nothing new to him, as he turned programs around at Southern Nazarene and Oklahoma Baptist. MERCERBEARS.com

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Hoffman guided UTPA to 12 wins in his first season, which was more than the previous three seasons combined, and posted the school’s best record since the 1993-94 campaign. In 2001-2002, Texas Pan-Am had its first winning season since 1993-94, earned their first tournament victory since 1989-90, and recorded the most home wins in eight seasons. The Broncs were rated for the first time ever in the CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major poll and Hoffman earned National Independent Coach of the Year honors by CollegeInsider.com. highly successful men’s basketball program.”

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He brings a wealth of additional experience to the position, having served as head coach at the University of Texas Pan American from 1999-2004, compiling a 69-76 record at the NCAA Division I school. The highlight of Hoffman’s stint with the Broncs was a 21-9 record during the 2001-02 season.

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Career Head Coaching Record 21 Seasons .................................... 475-231 (.673)

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Prior to coaching the Aeros, Hoffman served for two years as an assistant coach at the University of Oklahoma, where the Sooners recruited a class ranked in the top five nationally. Hoffman helped guide the Sooners to the first Big 12 championship in school history en route to a two-year record of 45-17 and back-to-back NCAA appearances in 2004-05 and 2005-06.

Southern Nazarene (Women) Year ........................................................ ..............W-L 1987-88 ........................................................... 21-11 1988-89 ..............................................................36-2 1994-95 ..............................................................31-3 Three Seasons ................................... 88-16 (.846)

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“Bob Hoffman was the first person we interviewed for our coaching position and he remained on the radar throughout the process,” then Athletic Director Bobby Pope said. “In the end, we felt he was the right fit. We feel that his experience and success at all levels, including high school, NAIA, NCAA D-I and professional basketball, made him the ideal choice to lead our program to prominence.”

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He coached 10 All-Americans and 21 All-Conference selections during his tenure with the Bison. Hoffman was named Sooner Athletic Conference Coach of the Year four times. During his nine years at OBU, Hoffman’s teams averaged more than 90 points per game and led the NAIA in field goal percentage seven times. His commitment to academics is just as strong, boasting a player graduation rate of 82%. A standout guard and forward and a 1979 graduate of Oklahoma Baptist, Hoffman is one of just 30 players to score at least 1,000 points in his OBU career.

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Building on his success at Southern Nazarene, Hoffman took the reins of the men’s program at his alma mater, Oklahoma Baptist, in 1990 and three seasons later guided the Bison to a 34-4 record and berth in the NAIA national championship game. Hoffman was named National Coach of the Year by Basketball Times and also earned Sooner Athletic Conference and District 9 Coach of the Year honors for his efforts. He went on to a record of 243-78 and a winning percentage of .757 in nine seasons at OBU, earning six trips to the NAIA Tournament and making two trips to the championship contest.

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As the head women’s basketball coach at Southern Nazarene, Hoffman took a team that had never posted a winning season and won the 1989 NAIA National Championship in just his second season with the team. In three seasons at the helm of the Crimson Storm, he compiled an 88-16 record and was named Sooner Athletic Conference, District 9 and NAIA Coach of the Year.

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Hoffman has been married for 32 years to the former Kelli Lumry. The couple has a teenage son, Grant.

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2009 Named 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 Named Collegeinsider.com Independent Coach of the Year 2002 Named 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

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Current or Last Professional Team Santa Cruz Warriors Phoenix Suns Enel Brindisi (Italy) Brooklyn Nets New York Knicks Sacramento Kings Reno Bighorns Korihait (Finland) Atlanta Hawks Frankston Blues (Australia) SC Rist Wedel (Germany) Optima Gents (Belgium) Kilsyth C. (Australia) Kryvbasbasket-Lux (Ukraine) St. Jarnan (Iceland)

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HHOFFMAN’S OFFMAN’S PLAYERS PLAYERS IN IN THE THE PROS PROS Player Taylor Griffin Shannon Brown Cedric Simmons C.J. Watson Steve Novak Aaron Brooks Desmon Farmer Chris Taft Ivan Johnson Calvin Henry Sidiki Straub Daniel Emerson E.J. Kusnyer James Florence Brian Mills

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GOD, FAMILY, BASKETBALL: For Mercer head coach Bob Hoffman, making up his priority list in life is simple. It goes without saying that his wife of 32 years, Kelli, and son Grant (both pictured above with Hoffman posing in the spring of 2012), play integral roles in his life. “In life we are given a great many gifts,” Hoffman says. “Our faith is the greatest gift of all and guides everything we do. My family is not only my gift from God, but my joy and what keeps me focused on the things that are truly important in life. I have also been blessed with a vehicle like basketball to not only impact the lives of young people on my teams, but to travel the world and, hopefully, reach out to others, as well.”

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CLOCKWISE FROM TOP RIGHT: Greeting Mercer “super fan” Hank Arrington post game; parking cars at MU’s cross country meet with proceeds to benefit the Georgia Industrial Children’s Home; MU fans have their own tshirts for Hoffman; leading a clinic for the Jones County Special Olympics program; presenting James Florence with the ball he used to break the Bears’ career scoring record in 2009-10, and; welcoming NBA Hall-of-Famer Dominique Wilkins to Mercer’s team room (Wilkins was on campus as a part of a diabetes awareness program).

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HOFFMAN AROUND THE WORLD Over 25 years as a head coach, basketball has taken Bob Hoffman to many parts of the world. Hoffman’s participation in FIBA national coaching clinics and athlete mission trips have included stops in Poland, Germany, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Macedonia, Kosovo and Mexico. He’s also worked camps and clinics in Lithuania and the Cayman Islands. This past summer, Hoffman traveled to Latvia to work with Athletes in Action. This season, the Mercer team travels to the US Virgin Islands for participation in the Paradise Jam. Check out the map below to see how his footprint on the basketball community spans the globe.

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guided the Loggers to the 2A Central Idaho League regular-season championship.

SPECER WRIGHT

He played two seasons at Paris (Texas) Junior College, earning All- Texas Eastern Athletic Conference honorable mention following his rookie season and was a TEAC third team all-conference selection in 1991-92.

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Wright followed up with success on the hardwood at Central Oklahoma, leading the Lone Star Conference in assists during the 1992-93 campaign. His ties to Hoffman stretch back to his playing days as a standout point guard for Oklahoma Baptist, where Wright was an All-Sooner Athletic Conference performer in 1994-95.

S Spencer W Wright i h ht jjoined i dB Bob bH Hoff ffman att M Mercer iin 200 200809, after serving on Hoffman’s staff with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers in the NBA Developmental League. Wright signed on as an Assistant Coach at Mercer and worked in that capacity for two seasons before being promoted to Associate Head coach in July of 2010. At Mercer, Wright coordinates scheduling and apparel while also completing day-to-day functions related to Mercer’s on and off-court success.

Wright helped lead Oklahoma Baptist to two NAIA National Tournament appearances and the Bison concluded the 1993-94 season with a 34-4 record, including a second-place finish at the NAIA National Tournament. Following his graduation from Oklahoma Baptist, Wright was invited to the NBA’s Indiana Pacers freeagent camp in the summer of 1996.

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Wright worked with the Vipers’ post players and guards during his time in Hildago, Texas, including NBA firstround draft picks Aaron Brooks (Sacramento Kings), Shannon Brown (Phoenix Suns), C.J. Watson (Brooklyn Nets), Steve Novak (New York Knicks), Ivan Johnson (Atlanta Hawks), Cedric Simmons and Desmon Farmer.

Spencer and his wife Amy are the proud parents of a son, Bryce.

Wright also spent five seasons (1999-04) as an assistant coach on Hoffman’s staff at Texas-Pan American where he served as the recruiting coordinator, coached the Broncs’ perimeter and post players, and was responsible for scheduling games before Hoffman moved on to Oklahoma in 2004. Wright was responsible for recruiting UTPA’s first AllAmerica honoree in two decades, as well as nine All-Independent performers. He also helped produce two Independent Defensive Player of the Year award winners. He tutored Brian Merriweather, who led the nation in 3-pointers per game while with the Broncs and in 2004 recruited and signed three of the top 40 players in the state of Texas.

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administration and American history. He also holds an MBA from Gardner-Webb in business administration (May 2008).

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Esleeck and his wife Ashley were married in May 2010 and reside in Macon.

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Doug Esleeck began his time at Mercer in May of 2010 after leaving his post as an Assistant Coach at Gardner Webb. Since his arrival, the Bears have have gone 4229 and established themselves as a perennial contender for the Atlantic Sun Conference Championship. Esleeck’s determined work ethic has seen direct results in on-court success, as he has help place a Mercer player on the All-Conference first team in each of his first two seasons. During Mercer’s unprecedented 2012 CIT Championship run, Esleek spearheaded scouting efforts that helped the Bears’ bench hold an upper hand on opponents. Mercer completed that season with fivestraight wins en route to the league’s first postseason victory. preview coaches

As Gardner-Webb’s recruiting coordinator in 2009-10, Esleeck brought in three players ranked among ESPN’s top 150 players. Player’s signed by the Runnin’ Bulldogs under Esleeck’s tenure included 2007-08 A-Sun “Player of the Year” Thomas Sanders, A-Sun “All-Freshman selection Nate Blank, ESPN the Magazine Academic All-American Aaron Linn and Big South Conference All-Freshman player Joshua Henley (who was also the nation’s top freshman rebounder in 2008-09).

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Those recruits, along with other Esleek-mentored players helped lead Garnder-Webb to a series of unprecedented success, includling knocking off then No. 20 ranked Kentucky during the 2007-08 season.

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Prior to joining the G-WU staff, Esleeck was the director of men’s basketball operations at UNC-Greensboro (2005-06) and served as both a strength and conditioning intern (2004-05) and a junior varsity coach (2003-04) at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. His coaching roots at the high school level and as a camp coach/clinician date back to 2001.

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the video coordinator for the University of Arkansas women’s basketball program, the first person to serve in that position on a full-time basis, in 2007-08. While at UA, he assisted with the day-to-day needs of the Razorback’s opponent scouting.

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JAKE NELP

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From 2005-07, the native of the “Hoosier State” was a men’s basketball assistant coach at Indiana Wesleyan University. With Nelp on staff, IWU had one of its bestever seasons with a 30-5 mark, NAIA Elite Eight appearance and ascending to a ranking as high as No. 3 in the nation during the season. The Wildcats set school records each season for most conference wins and, for his part, Nelp was named as the top NAIA assistant coach by INBNews.com.

Jake Nelp joined the Mercer men’s basketball staff for the 2010-11 season, bringing a diverse and successful resumé into the fold.

Prior to coming to Macon, Nelp spent the past two seasons (2008-10) as the Basketball Technology Assistant at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wis. While working for head coach Buzz Williams, he assisted with the day-to-day operations of the hoops office. With an expertise in the technological demands of the college basketball today, Nelp focused his energies on opponent/self scouting and film exchange. Prior to taking his talents to Marquette, Nelp served as

Nelp is a 2001 graduate of Colorado State University, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in history. At CSU, Nelp worked along side Williams, serving as the Rams’ student assistant (1999-2002) and director of basketball operations (2003-04). Nelp gained international experience, working as the assistant to the general manager of the 08 Stockholm Human Rights Basketball Club for the 2003-04 season. Nelp’s wife, Angie, was an outstanding player for Colorado State’s women’s basketball team. She currently serves as an Assistant Coach with the Mercer women’s basketball team. The couple have two sons, J.J. and Louis.

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Nelp’s cerebral approach to the game has helped usher in an era of prosperity for the team that has seen the Orange and Black rack up 42 wins in comparison with only 29 losses.

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JONATHAN HOWARD

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Jonathan Howard became the Bears’ Director of Basketball Operations in the summer of 2011. He is responsible for a myriad of duties, not the least of which is handling day-to-day office operations, travel plans and meal arrangements for the team.

operations, laundry and practice, among other responsibilities. Howard has also worked numerous youth summer camps and as a recreation intern in various church ministries over the years. Howard earned his bachelor’s degree in communications, with a minor in history, from Oklahoma University in 2006. He also earned his Masters of Divinity from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in 2011. Howard and his wife, Mandie, were married in July of 2007. The couple welcomed the birth of their first child, Lauren, on March 8, 2012.

Howard’s tenure as Director of Basketball Operations has produced a measure of consistency from a logistical standpoint, aiding the Mercer staff and players in producing the best on-court product for its fanbase. Since his appointment to the position, the Bears have gone 27-11 and traveled for competition in 12 different states.

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Howard was with the Mercer program, serving as the team’s chaplain and volunteer graduate manager from 2009-11, as well. Among his duties were leading team devotionals, as well as assisting with game-day

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Rick Cameron, “Voice of the Bears”, is in his eighth year calling the play-by-play for the Bears. Last year, Mercer’s CIT Championship victory at Utah State on March 28, 2012 marked Cameron’s 200th Mercer men’s basketball broadcast. Cameron, who is also Mercer’s senior assistant vice president for marketing communications, returned to the broadcast booth in 2006 after originally doing radio play-by- play in the late 1970s.

Among his responsibilities are helping facilitate special events and serving as editor of This Week@Mercer, an internal electronic newsletter, The Mercerian alumni magazine and the university commencement program. He also maintains the University web calendar. Cameron also hosts the television show “Inside Mercer Basketball” on Comcast Sports, reaching an audience in six states and 12 million homes. This

year, he will also anchor the first season of “The Bob Hoffman Radio Show”, an open-forum question and answer program. Before coming to Mercer, Cameron was a publisher and editor of three newspapers in Georgia and Alabama for more than 14 years, winning awards from the Georgia Press Association for both editorial and sports articles. He began his career in radio in 1975, serving for seven years as a news editor, announcer, and sports announcer, including football and basketball play-byplay, at two stations in Georgia. His wife, Myra, serves as administrative/eligibility coordinator in the Athletics Department. They have two grown daughters and five grandchildren.

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Cameron was the longtime public address announcer for both men’s and women’s basketball, as well. Cameron is the Marketing Communications liaison for the School of Medicine and the Athletics Department.

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Brad Crowe came on board as an Assistant Director of Sports Medicine in the summer of 2012 to work primarily with the men’s basketball team.

P l Bohr B h was hi ed d as th the first full time strength and condicondi Paul hired first full-time tioning coach in 2007. Bohr came to the Bears after spending the previous two years as an assistant strength coach at the College of Charleston.

Crowe’s arrival at Mercer came after spending two years as a Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer at Louisiana Tech. While with the Bulldogs, he served the men’s basketball, football, and golf teams as one of the primary provider of prevention, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries.

While at C of C, Bohr designed and implemented strength and conditioning programs, along with speed programs for men’s basketball, volleyball, softball, men’s soccer, golf, cross country, track & field, swimming and equestrian.

Crowe is a professional member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association, the Louisiana Athletic Trainers’ Association, and the Michigan Athletic Trainers’ Association. He holds professional certifications in CPR/AED Professional Rescuer, and Bloodborne Pathogen Training.

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Paul has been coaching and working with athletes since 1993, designing fitness and speed development programs. Paul worked with numerous professional athletes from teams such as the Miami Dolphins and Orlando Magic.

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Jonny Clark joined the Mercer University staff in 2011. He assists the team with practice set-up and operation, as well as game-day needs.

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A 1989 graduate from UCF with a bachelor’s of business administration, Bohr later received his master’s degree in physical education from Cal State – Dominguez Hills.

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Crowe holds his Bachelor’s of Science in Movement Science-Athletic Training from Grand Valley State University, and a Masters of Science in Kinesiology-Sports Performance from Louisiana Tech University.

The Winter Park, Fla., native began his collegiate career as an assistant strength coach at UC Riverside in August 2004 prior to joining the UCLA athletics program in January 2005. While at UCLA, Bohr worked with the Bruins’ football program assisting with speed development while also teaching and monitoring exercise techniques and developing weight management and nutrition training for student-athletes. Bohr is a member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). He is also a member of the International Sports Science Association (ISSA) and is a Certified Fitness Trainer (CFT), Specialist in Sports Conditioning (SSC) and a Certified Sports Performance Nutritionist (SPN). He also is a certified member USA Weightlifting (USAW) as a Level 1 Club Coach.

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Clark is pursuing a masters degree in education (higher education leadership). He attended high school at the Porter-Gaud School and was a three-sport athlete (football, basketball, baseball).

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2012-13 MERCER MEN’S BASKETBALL NUMERICAL ROSTER No. Name 1 2 3 5 10 14 15 20 21 22 23 25 34 45 52

Pos. Ht.

Dylan Poston Travis Smith Kevin Canevari Bud Thomas Ike Nwamu T.J. Hallice Anthony White Jr. Jakob Gollon Langston Hall Darious Moten Chris Smith Lawrence Brown Jibri Bryan Monty Brown Daniel Coursey

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

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Fr. 6-4 Sr. 6-3 Jr. 5-11 Jr. 6-6 r-Fr. 6-5 So. 6-9 Jr. 6-2 Jr. 6-6 Jr. 6-4 Jr. 6-6 Sr. 6-1 Fr. 6-5 So. 6-3 Jr. 6-11 Jr. 6-10

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

Myrtle Beach, S.C. Johns Island, S.C. Charlotte, N.C. Highlands Ranch, Colo. Greensboro, N.C. Weddington, N.C. Indianapolis, Ind. Stevens Point, Wis. Atlanta, Ga. Bowdon, Ga. Dublin, Ga. Kansas City, Mo. Savannah, Ga. Liberty Mounds, Okla. Savannah, Ga.

Major Faith Baptist School Gulf Coast CC Lake Norman HS Regis Jesuit HS Westchester Country Day Fishburne Military School Lake Land College Stevens Point HS Chamblee HS Bowdon HS Dublin HS The Barstow School Benedictine Military School The Hotchkiss School Benedictine Military School

Head Coach: Bob Hoffman (Oklahoma Baptist, 1979), 5th season Associate Head Coach: Spencer Wright (Oklahoma Baptist, 1995),5th season Assistant Coach: Doug Esleeck (UNC-Chapel Hill, 2005), 3rd season Assistant Coach: Jake Nelp (Colorado State, 2001), 3rd season Director of Basketball Operations: Jonathan Howard, 2nd season

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

Hometown/Previous School Major Kansas City, Mo. The Barstow School Liberty Mounds, Okla. The Hotchkiss School (Conn.) Savannah, Ga. Benedictine Military School Charlotte, N.C. Lake Norman HS Savannah, Ga. Benedictine Military School Stevens Point, Wis. Stevens Point HS Atlanta, Ga. Chamblee HS Weddington, N.C. Fishburne Military School (Va.) Bowdon, Ga. Bowdon HS Greensboro, N.C. Westchester Country Day Myrtle Beach, Fla. Faith Baptist School Dublin, Ga. Dublin HS Johns Island, S.C. Gulf Coast CC Highlands Ranch, Colo. Regis Jesuit HS Indianapolis, Ind. Pike HS

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CHRIS SMITH

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SENIOR GUARD DUBLIN, GA. DUBLIN HS

2010-11 Saw action in all 33 games with an average of 10.5 minutes per appearance … Sported averages of 2.2 points and 1.4 rebounds per game … Notched three points and two rebounds in 11 minutes at Florida State (11/23) ... Netted five points, three rebounds and two steals in 12 minutes off the bench versus Charlotte (12/30) ... Chipped in six points at Georgia Tech (12/31) ... Earned five points versus East Tennessee State (1/3) ... Scored a career-high 14 points versus North Florida (1/22) ... Reached double figures with 10 points off the bench at Jacksonville (2/20). 2009-10 As a true freshman, appeared in 21 of the Bears’ 33 contests and earned two starts ... Booked five points and six rebounds versus Fisk (11/18) ... Scored a season-high seven points on 3-of-3 shooting versus Florida State (11/21) ... Named an A-Sun All-Academic Honoree. HIGH SCHOOL Averaged 15 points, four rebounds, two steals and two assists for the Fighting Irish … Helped lead Dublin to a 31-1 record and the GHSA AA state championship. PERSONAL Born May 3, 1991 … Son of Eugene and Ellen Smith … Has two sisters, Brittany and Latoya, and one brother, Trey … Honors graduate at Dublin High School … A financial management major.

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2011-12 Played in all 38 games, averaging 9.7 minutes, 2.6 points and 1.5 rebounds per game … One of four Mercer players to shoot better than 80% from the free throw line … Collected seven points, five rebounds, two steals and two assists against Emory (11/12) … Poured in nine points and added six rebounds versus South Dakota State (11/23) … Tallied a season-high 10 points at Florida Gulf Coast (1/30) … Tied a career-high with six rebound against ETSU (2/6) … Chipped in eight points against USC Upstate (2/4) … Scored seven points at UNF (2/20) … Hit one field goal in three of Mercer’s five CIT Tournament games.

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24 YEAR 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 TOTAL

GP-GS Min.-Avg. 21-2 54-2.6 33-0 346-10.5 38-0 369-9.7 92-2 769-8.4

FG-FGA 8-21 15-58 30-77 53-156

Pct. 3FG-FGA .381 1-4 .259 6-18 .390 9-27 .340 16-49

Pct. .250 .333 .333 .327

FT-FTA 3-7 35-56 29-36 67-99

Pct. .429 .625 .806 .677

----------Rebounds--------Off Def. Tot. Avg. 6 11 17 0.8 16 31 47 1.4 16 42 58 1.5 38 84 122 1.3

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SMITH’S CAREER-HIGHS Points: 14, vs. North Florida (1/22/11) FG Made: 4, vs. South Dakota St. (11/23/11) FG Att: 7, vs. South Dakota State (11/23/11) 3-Point FGs: 3, vs. North Florida (1/22/11) 3-Point FGA: 5, vs. North Florida (1/22/11) FT Made: 6, at Jacksonville (2/20/11) FT Att: 7, 2x, at Jacksonville (2/20/11) Rebounds: 6, 3x, vs. ETSU (2/6/12) Assists: 2, 5x, at FGCU (1/30/12) Blocks: 2, vs. Fisk (11/18/09) Steals: 2, 4x, vs. Upstate (2/4/12) Minutes:25, vs. South Dakota St. (11/23/11)

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EMORY UNIVERSITY at Missouri at Furman SAM HOUSTON STATE NIAGARA SOUTH DAKOTA STATE at Lipscomb at BELMONT at Samford CHATTANOOGA at Seton Hall at Georgia at Georgia Tech at Tulsa at Navy FLORIDA GULF COAST STETSON at ETSU at USC Upstate KENNESAW STATE NORTH FLORIDA JACKSONVILLE at Stetson at Florida Gulf Coast USC UPSTATE ETSU at Kennesaw State at Jacksonville at North Florida LIPSCOMB BELMONT LIPSCOMB FLORIDA GULF COAST TENNESSEE STATE GEORGIA STATE at Old Dominion at Fairfield University at Utah State Totals

11/12/11 11/14/11 11/17/11 11/21/11 11/22/11 11/23/11 12/01/11 12/3/11 12/07/11 12/10/11 12/18/11 12/20/11 12/22/11 12/28/11 12-30-11 1/2/12 1/4/12 1/7/12 01/09/12 1/13/12 1/21/12 1/23/12 01/28/12 1/30/12 2/4/12 2/6/12 2/10/12 2/18/12 02-20-12 2/23/12 2/25/12 2/29/12 3/2/12 3/13/12 3/17/12 3-21-12 03/24/12 03/28/12

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3-4 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-3 2-2 3-4 3-3 0-0 2-3 2-3 0-0 0-0 4-4 0-1 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-0 0-0 29-36

.750 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .000 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .000 .500 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .667 1.000 .750 1.000 .000 .667 .667 .000 .000 1.000 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .000 .000 .806

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5 1 1 1 2 5 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 2 1 4 0 1 2 1 0 1 1 3 1 1 0 0 42

5 1 1 2 4 6 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 0 2 2 2 6 0 1 2 1 0 1 3 3 2 1 0 0 58

5.0 3 2 3 3.0 1 0 3 2.3 0 0 1 2.3 1 0 0 2.6 2 1 0 3.2 1 2 1 2.7 4 1 1 2.8 5 0 0 2.6 5 0 1 2.4 0 1 0 2.2 1 0 0 2.0 2 0 2 1.8 0 0 0 1.7 2 0 0 1.7 1 2 1 1.6 0 0 0 1.6 2 0 0 1.6 0 0 1 1.6 1 0 1 1.6 0 1 0 1.5 0 0 0 1.5 0 0 0 1.5 1 2 0 1.5 2 2 1 1.5 0 0 1 1.7 0 0 0 1.6 1 0 0 1.6 1 0 0 1.6 2 0 1 1.6 0 0 0 1.5 4 1 0 1.5 0 0 0 1.6 2 0 1 1.6 1 0 2 1.6 1 0 1 1.6 1 1 2 1.6 2 0 1 1.5 2 1 0 1.5 51 17 25

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7 0 2 0 2 9 5 2 2 2 0 4 0 0 0 4 0 0 2 3 0 0 4 10 8 5 0 4 7 2 0 4 2 0 2 4 2 0 98

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TRAVIS SMITH

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SENIOR GUARD C.. JOHNS ISLAND, S.C. HO H OOLL OOL PORTER GUAD SCHOOL

2010-11 Played at Gulf Coast Community College under Jay Powell ... Was selected first team All-Panhandle League ... Averaged 14.5 points, 2.3 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game ... Shot 83% from the free throw stripe. 2009-10 Began his collegiate career at NCAA Division I member Presbyterian College ... Set program single game and single season assist records. High School A 2009 graduate of the Porter-Gaud School ... Prep coaches were Randy Clark and John Pearson ... Helped lead the team to the state title in the 2005-06 season ... Played club basketball for Georgia elite and under direction of Curtis Wheeler. Personal Born April 14, 1991 in Charleston, S.C. ... Son of Randy and Pearl Smith ... Has one older brother ... Was also recruited by the University of California-Riverside ... His favorite athlete is Kevin Garnett and his favorite sports team is the Dallas Cowboys ... Likes to eat red rice and fish for pre-game meals ... Would like to pursue a career in coaching and athletics administration on the high school level ... A business (sports management) major.

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2011-12 Played in 30 games, proving to be a valuable commodity in the sixth man role … Averaged 21.7 minutes per appearance and averaged 8.8 points per game … Ranked third among A-Sun players in three-point shooting percentage (42.9%) … One of four Mercer players to shoot better than 80% from the free throw line … Scored in double figures 13 times … Scored at least 10 points in five of Mercer’s last seven games … Booked 10 points in his first appearance of the season at Samford (12/7) … Narrowly missed a double-double with a season-high eight rebounds and 11 points against Lipscomb (2/29) … Had a season-high 17 points in Mercer’s CIT Championship victory at Utah State (3/28) … Named to the CIT All-Tournament team after averaging 11.6 points, 3.6 rebounds and 2.4 points in five games.

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SMITH’S CAREER STATISTICS YEAR 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 Total

GP-GS Min.-Avg. 27-26 783-29.0 29N/A 30-0 651-21.7 86N/A

FG-FGA 70-170 175-380 89-181 334-731

Pct. 3FG-FGA .412 34-91 .461 44.492 30-70 .457 108-

Pct. FT-FTA .374 45-60 N/A 117-139 .429 55-67 N/A 217-266

Pct. .750 .841 .821 .816

----------Rebounds--------Off Def. Tot. Avg. A TO Blk. Stl. 9 64 73 2.7 90 91 2 30 12 53 65 2.2 85 59 1 23 20 56 76 2.5 53 45 0 24 41 173 214 2.5 228 195 3 77

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SMITH’S CAREER-HIGHS Points:17, at Utah St. (3/28/12) FG Made: 6, at Utah St. (3/28/12) FG Att: 12, at Utah St. (3/28/12) 3-Point FGs: 3, 2x, at Utah St. (3/28/12) 3-Point FGA: 4, 4x, at Utah St. (3/28/12)) FT Made: 6, 2x, vs. Tenn. St. (3/13/12) FT Att: 6, 3x, vs. Georgia St. (3/17/12) Rebounds: 8, vs. Lipscomb (2/29/12) Assists: 6, at Old Dominion (3/21/12) Blocks: N/A Steals: 3, 2x, at Stetson (1/28/11) Minutes: 30, at Utah St. (3/28/12)

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at Samford CHATTANOOGA at Seton Hall at Georgia at Georgia Tech at Tulsa at Navy FLORIDA GULF COAST STETSON at ETSU at USC Upstate KENNESAW STATE NORTH FLORIDA JACKSONVILLE at Stetson at Florida Gulf Coast USC UPSTATE ETSU at Kennesaw State at Jacksonville at North Florida LIPSCOMB BELMONT LIPSCOMB FLORIDA GULF COAST TENNESSEE STATE GEORGIA STATE at Old Dominion at Fairfield University at Utah State Totals

12/07/11 12/10/11 12/18/11 12/20/11 12/22/11 12/28/11 12-30-11 1/2/12 1/4/12 1/7/12 01/09/12 1/13/12 1/21/12 1/23/12 01/28/12 1/30/12 2/4/12 2/6/12 2/10/12 2/18/12 02-20-12 2/23/12 2/25/12 2/29/12 3/2/12 3/13/12 3/17/12 3-21-12 03/24/12 03/28/12

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.667 .000 .500 .000 .000 .667 .333 .500 .500 .500 .000 .333 .500 .500 .750 1.000 .000 .000 .000 1.000 1.000 .200 .000 .250 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .500 .750 .429

4-4 3-4 0-0 0-0 6-6 1-2 0-0 1-1 4-4 1-2 2-2 0-0 2-3 3-4 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-0 2-2 1-1 3-5 4-4 1-2 6-6 5-6 0-0 3-4 2-3 55-67

1.000 .750 .000 .000 1.000 .500 .000 1.000 1.000 .500 1.000 .000 .667 .750 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .000 .000 1.000 1.000 .600 1.000 .500 1.000 .833 .000 .750 .667 .821

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

4 4 3 1 0 1 2 2 2 1 0 1 3 1 2 1 2 2 1 3 0 6 3 8 5 2 6 4 4 2 76

4.0 1 3 1 4.0 3 0 0 3.7 5 2 0 3.0 2 3 2 2.4 2 3 0 2.2 4 1 4 2.1 2 3 1 2.1 1 1 1 2.1 1 2 1 2.0 4 1 3 1.8 2 3 2 1.8 4 0 1 1.8 2 0 1 1.8 2 0 3 1.8 2 3 1 1.8 5 0 2 1.8 3 3 1 1.8 2 0 1 1.7 1 3 2 1.8 4 2 2 1.7 5 0 1 1.9 0 4 2 2.0 1 2 2 2.2 2 1 5 2.3 2 1 0 2.3 1 2 1 2.4 2 1 1 2.5 3 6 0 2.6 2 2 3 2.5 1 1 1 2.5 71 53 45

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

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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 … Had first career doubledigit scoring game with 11 points while collecting five rebounds against Sam Houston State (11/21) … Led Mercer with a career-high 13 points in a road win at Georgia Tech (12/22) … Blocked a career-high three shots, while adding seven points and five rebounds against Florida Gulf Coast (1/2) … Scored 13 points on the strength of 9-of-10 free throw shooting at Stetson (1/4) … Collected a career-high seven rebounds against North Florida (1/21) … Netted 12 points and pulled down five rebounds at Kennesaw State (2/10) … Scored 10 points on 5-of-5 shooting in Mercer’s CIT semifinal win at Fairfield (3/24). 2010-11 Saw court time in 24 games, making 10 starts on the season ... Posted season averages of 1.5 points and 1.0 rebounds per game … Blocked one shot in his first collegiate game at UTEP (11/14) ... Scored first collegiate point on a free throw versus Gardner-Webb (11/28) ... Broke out with five points and three rebounds at FGCU (1/16) … Grabbed four boards in just six minutes of an OT win over Jacksonville (1/20) ... Tallied five points on 2-of-2 shooting in seven minutes at ETSU (1/31) ... Earned first collegiate start versus Campbell (2/5) ... Made his fifth-consecutive start at North Florida, scoring eight points in nine minutes (2/18) ... Contributed four points and four rebounds in Mercer’s A-Sun tournament game against Lipscomb (3/3) … Tallied six points versus Belmont in the A-Sun semifinals, hitting 4-of-4 free throws (3/4) … Named an A-Sun All-Academic Honoree. HIGH SCHOOL A 2010 graduate of The Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, Conn. … Coached by Fred Benjamin … Led team to the Tri-State championship as a senior … Was a McDonald’s All-American nominee … Shot 70% from the field as a senior … Began his prep career at Liberty Mounds High School under direction of Matt Fowler in Liberty Mounds, Okla. … At LMHS, led his team to Frisco Conference championship, earning conference MVP and top defensive player awards … Also played baseball at Liberty Mounds … An outstanding student who was a member of both the Oklahoma Honors Society and the Superintendent’s Honor Roll while at LMHS … Played club basketball for Team Oklahoma, coached by Don Calvert, and Athlete’s First, coached by Gary Vick. PERSONAL Son of Dan and Jana Brown … Born November 29, 1990 in Tulsa, Oklahoma … Has an older sister and younger brother … Was also recruited by Rhode Island, Vermont, Brown and Missouri State … Lists people he would most like to meet as Bill Gates and NBA commissioner David Stern … Favorite athlete is Dwight

BROWN’S CAREER STATISTICS

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GP-GS Min.-Avg. 24-10 138-5.8 38-1 442-11.6 62-11 580-9.4

FG-FGA Pct. 3FG-FGA 12-28 .429 0-0 64-110 .582 0-0 76-138 .551 0-0

Pct. .000 .000 .000

FT-FTA 12-21 51-78 63-99

Pct. .571 .654 .636

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BROWN’S CAREER-HIGHS Points:13, 2x, vs. Stetson (1/4/12) FG Made: 5, at Kennesaw St. (2/10/12) FG Att: 9, vs. Georgia State (3/17/12) 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: 7, vs. UNF (1/21/11) Assists: 2, vs. Belmont (3/4/11) Blocks: 3, vs. FGCU (1/2/12) Steals: 2, at Tulsa (12/28/11) Minutes: 22, vs. Georgia State (3/17/12)

Howard … Favorite pre-game meal is spaghetti and meat balls … A psychology major with a pre-physical therapy track … Would like to play professional basketball or have his own physical therapy practice.

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at Samford CHATTANOOGA at Seton Hall at Georgia at Georgia Tech at Tulsa at Navy FLORIDA GULF COAST STETSON at ETSU at USC Upstate KENNESAW STATE NORTH FLORIDA JACKSONVILLE at Stetson at Florida Gulf Coast USC UPSTATE ETSU at Kennesaw State at Jacksonville at North Florida LIPSCOMB BELMONT LIPSCOMB FLORIDA GULF COAST TENNESSEE STATE GEORGIA STATE at Old Dominion at Fairfield University at Utah State Totals

12/07/11 12/10/11 12/18/11 12/20/11 12/22/11 12/28/11 12-30-11 1/2/12 1/4/12 1/7/12 01/09/12 1/13/12 1/21/12 1/23/12 01/28/12 1/30/12 2/4/12 2/6/12 2/10/12 2/18/12 02-20-12 2/23/12 2/25/12 2/29/12 3/2/12 3/13/12 3/17/12 3-21-12 03/24/12 03/28/12

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2-4 .500 3-6 .500 2-4 .500 3-9 .333 1-3 .333 4-8 .500 5-8 .625 4-7 .571 2-5 .400 3-5 .600 2-4 .500 3-5 .600 4-7 .571 2-4 .500 5-6 .833 3-3 1.000 1-2 .500 5-8 .625 1-5 .200 3-6 .500 3-4 .750 3-10 .300 1-1 1.000 3-8 .375 3-7 .429 2-4 .500 2-7 .286 4-7 .571 4-12 .333 6-12 .500 89-181 .492

2-3 0-2 1-2 0-2 0-2 2-3 1-3 2-4 1-2 1-2 0-0 1-3 2-4 1-2 3-4 2-2 0-1 0-2 0-3 1-1 2-2 1-5 0-0 1-4 0-1 0-0 0-3 2-2 1-2 3-4 30-70

.667 .000 .500 .000 .000 .667 .333 .500 .500 .500 .000 .333 .500 .500 .750 1.000 .000 .000 .000 1.000 1.000 .200 .000 .250 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .500 .750 .429

4-4 3-4 0-0 0-0 6-6 1-2 0-0 1-1 4-4 1-2 2-2 0-0 2-3 3-4 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-0 2-2 1-1 3-5 4-4 1-2 6-6 5-6 0-0 3-4 2-3 55-67

1.000 .750 .000 .000 1.000 .500 .000 1.000 1.000 .500 1.000 .000 .667 .750 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .000 .000 1.000 1.000 .600 1.000 .500 1.000 .833 .000 .750 .667 .821

0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 0 2 0 3 2 0 1 1 1 0 20

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

4 4 3 1 0 1 2 2 2 1 0 1 3 1 2 1 2 2 1 3 0 6 3 8 5 2 6 4 4 2 76

4.0 1 3 1 4.0 3 0 0 3.7 5 2 0 3.0 2 3 2 2.4 2 3 0 2.2 4 1 4 2.1 2 3 1 2.1 1 1 1 2.1 1 2 1 2.0 4 1 3 1.8 2 3 2 1.8 4 0 1 1.8 2 0 1 1.8 2 0 3 1.8 2 3 1 1.8 5 0 2 1.8 3 3 1 1.8 2 0 1 1.7 1 3 2 1.8 4 2 2 1.7 5 0 1 1.9 0 4 2 2.0 1 2 2 2.2 2 1 5 2.3 2 1 0 2.3 1 2 1 2.4 2 1 1 2.5 3 6 0 2.6 2 2 3 2.5 1 1 1 2.5 71 53 45

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KEVIN CANEVARI #3 JUNIOR GUARD CHARLOTTE, N.C. LAKE NORMAN HS

2010-11 Competed in 30 games, averaging 5.4 minutes per appearance … Dished 19 assists on the year … Booked two rebounds, two assists and a steal in 13 minutes of work versus Oglethorpe (11/12) ... Scored first Mercer points versus Florida State (11/23) ... Appeared in all three games off the MU bench at the Legends Classic (11/26-11/28) ... Collected three rebounds vs. Belmont (2/24). 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 … Also played two seasons of soccer … Played freshman and sophomore years at North Mecklenburg High School … An Honor Roll student … Played AAU for the Charlotte Royals (coached by Edward Addie) and the Lake Norman Wizards (coached by Johnny Moffett), earning MVP honors and finishing eighth at the AAU Nationals. PERSONAL Son of Kevin Canevari and Aggie Canevari … Born on December 6, 1991 in Long Island, N.Y. … Has three older sisters … Sister Keri played soccer at the College of Charleston … Favorite athlete is Brett Favre … Favorite pre-game meal is a ham and cheese sandwich … Was also recruited by UNC-Asheville and Elon.

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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 … Scored a career-high five points against Chattanooga (12/10) … Dished a careerhigh three assists against Florida Gulf Coast (1/2) … Tied a career-best rebound total with three boards at Georgia (12/20) … Had a streak of five straight games with an assist from 11/22-12/3 … Knocked down four of the five free throws he shot … Finished the year with a 43.8% field goal percentage.

CANEVARI’S CAREER STATISTICS

30 YEAR 2010-11 2011-12 Totals

GP-GS Min.-Avg. 30-0 162-5.4 34-0 158-4.6 64-0 320-5.0

FG-FGA Pct. 3FG-FGA 6-15 .400 2-8 7-16 .438 3-11 13-31 .419 5-19

Pct. .250 .273 .263

FT-FTA 2-4 4-5 6-9

Pct. .500 .800 .667

----------Rebounds--------Off Def. Tot. Avg. 3 8 11 0.4 4 12 16 0.5 7 20 27 0.4

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TO Blk. Stl. 19 0 8 19 0 10 38 0 18

Pts. Avg. 16 0.5 21 0.6 37 0.6


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CANEVARI’S CAREER-HIGHS Points: 5, vs. Chattanooga (12/10/11) FG Made: 2, at Florida State (11/23/10) FG Att: 4, at USC Upstate (1/29/11) 3-Point FGs: 1, 4x, vs. Kennesaw St. (1/13/12) 3-Point FGA: 3, 2x, vs. Chattanooga (12/10/11) FT Made: 2, vs. Chattanooga (12/10/11) FT Att: 2, 3x, vs. Chattanooga (12/10/11) Rebounds: 3, 2x, at Georgia (12/20/11) Assists: 3, 2x, vs. FGCU (1/2/12) Blocks: N/A Steals: 2, 3x, at Lipscomb (12/1/11) Minutes:14, at USC Upstate (1/29/11)

2011-12 Game-by-Game ,

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EMORY UNIVERSITY at Missouri at Furman SAM HOUSTON STATE NIAGARA SOUTH DAKOTA STATE at Lipscomb at BELMONT at Samford CHATTANOOGA at Seton Hall at Georgia at Georgia Tech at Tulsa at Navy FLORIDA GULF COAST STETSON at ETSU at USC Upstate KENNESAW STATE NORTH FLORIDA JACKSONVILLE at Stetson at Florida Gulf Coast at Jacksonville at North Florida LIPSCOMB BELMONT LIPSCOMB FLORIDA GULF COAST TENNESSEE STATE at Old Dominion at Fairfield University at Utah State Totals

11/12/11 11/14/11 11/17/11 11/21/11 11/22/11 11/23/11 12/01/11 12/3/11 12/07/11 12/10/11 12/18/11 12/20/11 12/22/11 12/28/11 12-30-11 1/2/12 1/4/12 1/7/12 01/09/12 1/13/12 1/21/12 1/23/12 01/28/12 1/30/12 2/18/12 02-20-12 2/23/12 2/25/12 2/29/12 3/2/12 3/13/12 3-21-12 03/24/12 03/28/12

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0-1 0-0 1-1 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-0 1-3 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 1-2 0-1 1-1 1-1 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 7-16

.000 .000 1.000 .500 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .000 .333 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .500 .000 1.000 1.000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .438

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0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-0 1-3 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-1 0-1 1-1 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 0-0 3-11

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.000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .000 .333 .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 .273

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

.000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .800

1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4

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

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

1.0 0 0 0 0.5 1 1 0 0.3 1 0 0 0.8 0 1 1 0.8 2 1 2 0.8 1 1 2 0.9 0 1 0 0.9 2 1 2 0.8 0 0 0 0.9 0 0 0 0.8 0 1 2 1.0 1 1 0 0.9 0 0 0 0.9 1 0 0 0.8 0 0 1 0.8 1 3 1 0.7 1 0 1 0.7 2 1 1 0.7 0 0 0 0.7 1 2 0 0.7 0 2 0 0.7 0 0 1 0.7 1 2 1 0.7 0 0 1 0.6 0 1 1 0.6 0 0 0 0.6 0 0 0 0.6 0 0 1 0.6 0 0 0 0.5 3 0 0 0.5 0 0 1 0.5 0 0 0 0.5 0 0 0 0.5 0 0 0 0.5 18 19 19

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0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10

0 0 2 2 0 0 0 3 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21

0.0 0.0 0.7 1.0 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.9 0.8 1.2 1.1 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.9 0.8 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.6 0.6

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JUNIOR CENTER SAVANNAH, GA. ARY SSCHOOL CHOOL CH OO OL BENEDICTINE MILITARY

2011-12 Played in all 38 games, starting 37 contests … Averaged 19.6 minutes, 8.2 points and 4.2 rebounds per game … Set a program record for single season blocks (88) and posted the second highest field goal percentage (62.0%) in school history … Season field goal percentage and block totals were best among A-Sun players … Blocks per game figure (2.32) ranked 31st in Division I basketball … Scored in double figures 16 times … Led or tied for the team lead in rebounds on six occasions … Scored 13 points while collecting four rebounds and three blocks in the season opener against Emory (11/12) … Narrowly missed a double-double with 11 points and nine boards at Furman (11/17) … Booked a careerhigh 18 points with eight rebounds and four blocks at Belmont (12/3) … Set a personal standard with six blocks at Tulsa (12/18) … Tallied 14 points, three steals and two rebounds at Kennesaw State (1/13) … Netted 16 points and pulled down eight rebounds at Jacksonville (2/18) … Swatted six shots for the second time against Belmont (2/25) … Totaled 16 points, eight rebounds and five blocks in Mercer’s CIT first round game against Tennessee State (3/13) … Contributed 10 points in Mercer’s CIT win at Old Dominion (3/21) … Recorded nine points and five rebounds in Mercer’s CIT Championship victory at Utah State (3/28). 2010-11 Earned playing time in 18 games, averaging 2.3 minutes per appearance … Played eight minutes and had two rebounds Mercer’s senior opener versus Oglethorpe (11/12) ... Scored first Mercer career points via a dunk at Florida State (11/23) ... Notched first collegiate block and pulled down a rebound at ETSU (1/31) ... Converted 1-of-3 field goals for two points at North Florida (2/18) … Grabbed one board in four minutes of work against Belmont (2/24). HIGH SCHOOL A 2010 graduate of Benedictine Military School ... Prep coaches were Tommy Cannon and Jason Helton ... Earned three varsity letters ... 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 ... Also participated in baseball and cross country at BMS ... Was an Honor Roll student all four years and a member of the National Honor Society ... Played AAU club basketball for the Atlanta Allstars (coached by Ben Miller), helping the team earn a top-25 national finish. 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 currently ... Anna was fouryear letterwinner on Mercer’s volleyball team ... Other schools who recruited him include Jacksonville, Murray State, Colgate, Harvard, as well as all of the U.S. service academies ... Cites the coaching staff and facilities as what attracted him to Mercer ... Favorite athlete is Dwight Howard ... Likes to have pasta for a pre-game meal ... A biology (pre-med) major ... Wants to become a doctor.

COURSEY’S CAREER STATISTICS

32 YEAR 2010-11 2011-12 Totals

GP-GS Min.-Avg. 18-0 41-2.3 38-37 745-19.6 56-37 786-14.0

FG-FGA 2-12 129-208 131-220

Pct. 3FG-FGA .167 0-0 .620 0-0 .595 0-0

Pct. .000 .000 .000

FT-FTA 0-1 53-87 53-88

Pct. .000 .609 .602

----------Rebounds--------Off Def. Tot. Avg. 4 1 5 0.3 64 97 161 4.2 68 98 166 3.0

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TO Blk. Stl. 2 1 1 51 88 12 53 89 13

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COURSEY’S CAREER-HIGHS Points: 18, at Belmont (12/3/11) FG Made: 8, 2x, at Jacksonville (12/18/12) FG Att: 11, 2x, at Tulsa (12/28/11) 3-Point FGs: NA 3-Point FGA: NA FT Made: 8, vs. Tenn. St. (3/13/12) FT Att: 8, vs. Niagara (11/22/11) Rebounds: 9, at Furman (11/17/11) Assists: 3, 2x, at Upstate (1/9/12) Blocks: 6, 2x, vs. Belmont (2/25/12) Steals: 3, vs. Kennesaw State (1/13/12) Minutes: 28, vs. Jacksonville (1/23/12)

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EMORY UNIVERSITY at Missouri at Furman SAM HOUSTON STATE NIAGARA SOUTH DAKOTA STATE at Lipscomb at BELMONT at Samford CHATTANOOGA at Seton Hall at Georgia at Georgia Tech at Tulsa at Navy FLORIDA GULF COAST STETSON at ETSU at USC Upstate KENNESAW STATE NORTH FLORIDA JACKSONVILLE at Stetson at Florida Gulf Coast USC UPSTATE ETSU at Kennesaw State at Jacksonville at North Florida LIPSCOMB BELMONT LIPSCOMB FLORIDA GULF COAST TENNESSEE STATE GEORGIA STATE at Old Dominion at Fairfield University at Utah State Totals

11/12/11 11/14/11 11/17/11 11/21/11 11/22/11 11/23/11 12/01/11 12/3/11 12/07/11 12/10/11 12/18/11 12/20/11 12/22/11 12/28/11 12-30-11 1/2/12 1/4/12 1/7/12 01/09/12 1/13/12 1/21/12 1/23/12 01/28/12 1/30/12 2/4/12 2/6/12 2/10/12 2/18/12 02-20-12 2/23/12 2/25/12 2/29/12 3/2/12 3/13/12 3/17/12 3-21-12 03/24/12 03/28/12

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20 22 25 12 14 12 20 24 15 23 28 18 20 21 15 17 19 18 11 21 15 28 19 19 20 14 19 25 26 24 24 19 23 24 15 22 19 15 745

5-7 3-6 5-6 1-4 1-3 2-2 2-3 8-9 3-3 2-3 5-6 4-6 5-11 5-11 3-3 2-4 3-5 5-8 3-3 7-9 5-7 5-6 1-5 4-4 2-4 0-2 2-4 8-10 2-4 4-6 4-7 1-3 2-4 4-8 0-2 5-7 2-5 4-8 129-208

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.714 .500 .833 .250 .333 1.000 .667 .889 1.000 .667 .833 .667 .455 .455 1.000 .500 .600 .625 1.000 .778 .714 .833 .200 1.000 .500 .000 .500 .800 .500 .667 .571 .333 .500 .500 .000 .714 .400 .500 .620

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.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 .000 .000 .000 .000

3-4 2-4 1-2 1-2 4-8 2-2 0-0 2-2 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-2 1-2 2-2 1-3 1-2 2-4 0-0 3-5 1-2 0-0 2-4 1-1 2-2 1-2 0-1 7-10 4-5 0-1 0-1 0-3 8-8 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1 53-87

.750 .500 .500 .500 .500 1.000 .000 1.000 1.000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .500 1.000 .333 .500 .500 .000 .600 .500 .000 .500 1.000 1.000 .500 .000 .700 .800 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .000 .000 .000 1.000 .609

3 4 1 0 0 2 0 3 0 2 3 0 1 3 0 1 1 2 1 1 4 3 1 2 2 0 0 4 0 2 1 5 0 2 1 4 1 4 64

1 4 2 6 8 9 1 1 2 2 3 5 3 3 5 8 4 4 2 4 5 8 1 1 3 4 2 5 2 2 4 5 4 5 1 3 2 3 1 2 1 5 3 6 4 5 1 3 1 3 1 1 4 4 4 8 2 2 3 5 2 3 1 6 1 1 6 8 1 2 0 4 5 6 1 5 97 161

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4.0 2 0 0 3 0 13 13.0 5.0 4 0 2 1 0 8 10.5 6.3 3 0 1 3 1 11 10.7 5.0 4 0 3 2 0 3 8.8 4.4 2 0 2 0 0 6 8.2 4.5 4 0 3 0 0 6 7.8 4.3 0 0 3 4 1 4 7.3 4.8 1 0 0 4 0 18 8.6 4.7 1 1 0 1 0 7 8.4 4.6 4 1 2 2 0 4 8.0 4.9 5 1 2 3 0 10 8.2 4.6 4 0 0 3 0 8 8.2 4.5 1 0 1 3 0 10 8.3 4.6 2 1 0 6 0 10 8.4 4.4 4 0 3 1 0 7 8.3 4.4 2 0 1 3 1 6 8.2 4.5 2 3 0 0 0 7 8.1 4.4 2 0 1 1 0 11 8.3 4.3 4 0 2 0 0 8 8.3 4.2 1 0 2 1 3 14 8.6 4.2 4 0 2 4 0 13 8.8 4.3 4 0 1 4 1 11 8.9 4.3 0 1 1 1 2 2 8.6 4.3 2 0 1 2 0 10 8.6 4.2 3 0 0 4 1 5 8.5 4.1 3 0 4 3 1 2 8.2 4.1 0 0 0 1 0 5 8.1 4.3 5 2 0 1 1 16 8.4 4.2 3 0 0 2 0 11 8.5 4.2 3 0 0 5 0 12 8.6 4.2 4 0 1 6 0 8 8.6 4.2 4 1 2 3 0 2 8.4 4.1 2 1 2 1 0 4 8.2 4.2 3 2 3 5 0 16 8.5 4.2 2 0 3 2 0 0 8.2 4.2 5 1 1 2 0 10 8.3 4.2 3 0 1 1 0 4 8.2 4.2 4 1 1 0 0 9 8.2 4.2 106 16 51 88 12 311 8.2

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JAKOB GOLLON

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JUNIOR FORWARD SSTEVENS POINT, WIS. S. SSTEVENS POINT HS

2011-12 Started all 38 of Mercer’s games, logging over 1,200 minutes of playing time … Finished the year with averages of 10.5 points, 5.9 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game … Recorded the fifth-best free throw percentage (82.9%) in program history, ranking second among A-Sun players and 76th among Division I players in that category … 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) and average minutes played (9th – 31.8) … Steals per game figure ranked 151st among Division I players … Named A-Sun Player of the Week on December 13 after averaging 13.0 ppg, 4.5 rpg, 3.5 spg and 2.5 apg in two wins over Samford and Chattanooga … Scored in double figures 25 times, including a stretch of seven straight games with 10+ points … Led or tied for the team lead in points five times … Led or tied for the team lead in rebounds 18 times … Torched Lipscomb for 18 points while also grabbing seven rebounds (12/1) … Posted 17 points and eight boards at Belmont (12/3) … Had Mercer’s only double-double of the season at Seton Hall with 11 points and 11 rebounds (12/18) … Netted 17 points and dished four assists at Stetson (1/28) … Tied a career-high with 19 points and collected eight rebounds against Lipscomb (2/29) … Booked 17 points and eight rebounds in Mercer’s A-Sun semifinal game against Florida Gulf Coast (3/2) … Posted a career-high with 12 rebounds in Mercer’s CIT Tournament victory at Old Dominion (3/21). 2010-11 Played in all 33 of Mercer’s games, averaging 16.1 minutes of action … Finished the year with averages of 4.2 points and 3.0 rebounds per game ... Booked seven points and seven rebounds at Lipscomb (12/4) ... Made first collegiate start against Navy and scored the game-winning layup with 11.1 seconds left ... Netted 14 points off bench versus Stetson, including seven in the OT segment (2/10) ... Collected a season-high eight rebounds against FGCU (2/12) ... Scored Mercer’s game-winning basket at North Florida (2/18) ... Contributed nine points in the regular-season finale against Lipscomb, including the game winning trey with 22 seconds left ... Set a career-high with 19 points in the A-Sun semifinal round (3/4) … Named an A-Sun AllAcademic Honoree. 2009-10 Played in nine games, averaging 4.3 minutes per appearance … Scored two points and had a season-best four rebounds against Fisk (11/18) … Booked a season-high four points against Piedmont (12/10) … Named an A-Sun All-Academic Honoree.

GOLLON’S CAREER STATISTICS

34 YEAR 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 Totals

GP-GS Min.-Avg. FG-FGA 2-0 8-4.0 1-2 9-0 39-4.3 5-11 33-2 532-16.1 42-89 38-38 1209-31.8 137-289 82-40 1788-21.8 185-391

Pct. 3FG-FGA .500 1-1 .455 0-2 .472 9-28 .474 27-69 .473 37-100

Pct. FT-FTA 1.000 0-0 .000 0-0 .321 45-58 .391 97-117 .370 142-175

Pct. .000 .000 .776 .829 .811

----------Rebounds--------Off Def. Tot. Avg. A TO Blk. Stl. 0 1 1 0.5 0 2 0 0 3 7 10 1.1 1 1 2 1 30 69 99 3.0 17 34 9 25 60 163 223 5.9 125 117 13 60 93 240 333 4.1 143 154 24 86

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GOLLON’S CAREER-HIGHS Points: 19, 2x, vs. Lipscomb (2/19/12) FG Made: 8, vs. Lipscomb (12/19/12) FG Att: 14, at Mizzou (11/14/11) 3-Point FGs: 2, 6x, at Jacksonville (2/18/12) 3-Point FGA: 5, 2x, at Jacksonville (2/18/12) FT Made: 10, vs. Upstate (2/4/12) FT Att: 12, vs. Upstate (2/4/12) Rebounds: 11, at Seton Hall (12/18/11) Assists: 7, 2x, at Kennesaw St. (2/10/12) Blocks: 2, 2x, vs. Emory (11/12/11) Steals: 7, at Jacksonville (2/18/12) Minutes: 40, at Samford (12/7/11)

2008-09 Redshirted due to injury. 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 during his senior season and was named first-team all-state ... Also earned honorable mention all-state honors in football ... Averaged 13.6 points, 6.8 rebounds, three assists and three blocked shots as a junior ... Earned All-Wisconsin Valley Conference honors, shooting 50.4 percent from the field and 68.4 percent from the free-throw line for as the squad went 15-5 during the 2006-07 season ... Was ranked as the 10th best player in the state of Wisconsin by Wishoops.net when he signed with the Bears ... Named to the academic honor roll all four years. PERSONAL Born on Nov. 7, 1989 … Son of Gerald and Debra Gollon ... Has one sister and a brother ... Younger sister Jordan plays volleyball for Mercer … Earned a bachelor’s degree in communications and is now pursuing a master’s degree in educational leadership.

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EMORY UNIVERSITY at Missouri at Furman SAM HOUSTON STATE NIAGARA SOUTH DAKOTA STATE at Lipscomb at BELMONT at Samford CHATTANOOGA at Seton Hall at Georgia at Georgia Tech at Tulsa at Navy FLORIDA GULF COAST STETSON at ETSU at USC Upstate KENNESAW STATE NORTH FLORIDA JACKSONVILLE at Stetson at Florida Gulf Coast USC UPSTATE ETSU at Kennesaw State at Jacksonville at North Florida LIPSCOMB BELMONT LIPSCOMB FLORIDA GULF COAST TENNESSEE STATE GEORGIA STATE at Old Dominion at Fairfield University at Utah State Totals

11/12/11 11/14/11 11/17/11 11/21/11 11/22/11 11/23/11 12/01/11 12/3/11 12/07/11 12/10/11 12/18/11 12/20/11 12/22/11 12/28/11 12-30-11 1/2/12 1/4/12 1/7/12 01/09/12 1/13/12 1/21/12 1/23/12 01/28/12 1/30/12 2/4/12 2/6/12 2/10/12 2/18/12 02-20-12 2/23/12 2/25/12 2/29/12 3/2/12 3/13/12 3/17/12 3-21-12 03/24/12 03/28/12

* 30 3-8 .375 * 34 4-14 .286 * 34 4-10 .400 * 23 0-2 .000 * 28 2-5 .400 * 28 2-4 .500 * 35 7-11 .636 * 37 4-11 .364 * 40 5-11 .455 * 31 6-8 .750 * 35 5-13 .385 * 21 3-7 .429 * 33 4-7 .571 * 37 5-10 .500 * 35 3-4 .750 * 29 4-7 .571 * 31 5-8 .625 * 29 2-5 .400 * 23 4-8 .500 * 30 4-4 1.000 * 30 4-7 .571 * 36 3-5 .600 * 22 6-8 .750 * 26 4-7 .571 * 28 0-6 .000 * 37 2-9 .222 * 39 6-8 .750 * 33 3-11 .273 * 34 3-5 .600 * 35 3-9 .333 * 28 2-7 .286 * 36 8-12 .667 * 35 6-12 .500 * 30 3-6 .500 * 30 2-8 .250 * 34 2-4 .500 * 38 2-3 .667 * 35 2-5 .400 38 1209 137-289 .474

0-1 0-5 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-0 1-4 0-1 0-1 0-3 1-2 2-3 1-1 1-1 0-0 0-1 0-1 2-2 2-2 1-2 0-1 1-2 0-1 0-3 0-1 2-2 2-5 1-1 1-3 0-1 3-5 1-3 1-2 0-1 0-1 2-3 1-2 27-69

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1.000 .000 1.000 .000 .857 1.000 1.000 .889 1.000 1.000 1.000 .000 .000 .500 .833 1.000 1.000 .000 .000 1.000 .500 .700 1.000 1.000 .833 .667 .750 1.000 1.000 .000 .500 .000 .667 .667 1.000 1.000 .000 1.000 .829

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LANGSTON HALL

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JUNIOR GUARD ATLANTA, GA. CHAMBLEE HS

2011-12 Started all 38 games, averaging 34.7 minutes per game … Named an Atlantic Sun All-Conference first team selection … Named a National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-District second team member … Finished the year with averages of 11.4 points, 4.2 assists and 3.4 rebounds per game … Ranked among A-Sun leaders in scoring average (16th), assists per game (4th), free throw percentage (7th – 75.7%), steals per game (15th - 1.3), three-point field goal percentage (13th – 36.1%), three-point field goals per game (12th -1.8), assist-to-turnover ratio (4th – 1.6) and average minutes played (5th – 34.7) … Assist-to-turnover ratio ranked 189th among Division I players … Led or tied for the team lead in points 11 times … Scored in double figures 23 times, including four 20+ point games … Dished seven or more assists eight times … Netted a career-high 24 points against Sam Houston State (11/21) … Poured in 23 points and added four assists and four rebounds at Belmont (12/3) … Set a career-best assist total with nine helpers against Florida Gulf Coast (1/2) … Also had nine assists at Stetson (1/28) … Averaged 11.2 points, 5.6 assists and 4.6 rebounds in five CIT games to lead Mercer to the tournament championship … Named the CIT Tournament MVP … Also named the Atlantic Sun Crons Achiever for the month of March … One of 20 collegiate players invited to NBA All-Star Chris Paul’s Elite Guard Camp. 2010-11 Started all 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) … Scored in double figures eight times … Collected five or more assists eight times … Dished six assists in his collegiate debut versus Oglethorpe (11/12) ... Tallied game-high seven assists and knocked down three treys at UTEP (11/13) … Cracked into double figure scoring for the first time with 15 points versus GardnerWebb (11/28) ... Also chipped in 15 points at Lipscomb (12/4) ... Had his second-consecutive double-digit game with 10 points vs. Navy (12/10) ... Shot 4-of-5 from three-point range en route to 13 points at East Tennessee State (1/3) ... Had 20 points at Stetson (1/14) ... Played 44 of 45 minutes in Mercer’s OT win over Stetson (2/10) ... Equaled season high with seven assists at North Florida (2/18) ... Poured in a season-high 22 points to lead all scorers in loss at Jacksonville, while also setting career-best marks in field goals made (9) and steals (4) in a game (2/20) ... Named the A-Sun Newcomer of the Week for the period covering Feb. 14-21 (11.3 ppg, 2.3 rpg, 5.0 apg, 2.3 spg, 45% FG, 60% 3FG in 3 games) ... Matched season high for assists (7) for third time in win over Lipscomb (2/26) ... Had game-leading five assists in loss to Belmont (3/4) in A-Sun tournament semi-finals, to go along with five points … Named an A-Sun All-Academic Honoree.

HALL’S CAREER STATISTICS

36 YEAR 2010-11 2011-12 Totals

GP-GS 33-33 38-38 71-71

Min.-Avg. FG-FGA Pct. 3FG-FGA 1,098-33.3 91-243 .374 54-136 1,320-34.7 131-348 .376 69-191 2,418-34.1 222-591 .376 123-327

----------Rebounds--------Pct. FT-FTA Pct. Off Def. Tot. Avg. A TO Blk. Stl. 86 102 3.1 117 68 11 43 .397 33-46 .717 16 120 129 3.4 160 101 8 50 .361 103-136 .757 9 206 231 3.3 277 169 19 93 .376 136-182 .747 25 MERCERBEARS.com

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HALL’S CAREER-HIGHS Points: 24, vs. Sam Houston (11/21/11) FG Made: 9, at Jacksonville (2/20/11) FG Att: 17, at North Florida (12/20/12) 3-Point FGs: 6, vs. Sam Houston (11/21/11) 3-Point FGA: 11, 3x, vs. Chattanooga (12/10/11) FT Made: 7, at Belmont (12/3/11) FT Att: 8, at Belmont (12/3/11) Rebounds: 8, vs Campbell (2/5/11) Assists: 9, 2x, at Stetson (1/28/12) Blocks: 2, 2x, at Seton Hall (12/18/11) Steals: 4, 2x, at Jacksonville (2/20/11) Minutes: 44, vs. Stetson (2/10/11)

HIGH SCHOOL A 2010 graduate of Chamblee High School … Coached by Caesar Burgess … Earned three varsity letters … Team was region runner-up … All-DeKalb County First Team ... All-state honorable mention ... All-tournament selection at both the DeKalb County Christmas Classic and the Memphis vs. Atlanta Challenge … No. 165 ranked point guard by ESPN ... Played AAU club basketball for the Atlanta Allstars, coached by Ben Miller. PERSONAL Son of Frederick and Alda Hall … Born on Nov. 1, 1991 in Atlanta, Ga. … Has one older brother … Was also recruited by Jacksonville, Georgia Southern and Colgate … Favorite athlete is Kobe Bryant … Favorite food is crab cakes … Has met NBA Hall of Famer Dominique Wilkins … Lists most embarrassing sports moment as getting out on a fast break and falling down … An accounting major … Would like to become an accountant.

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.300 0-3 .500 1-3 .143 1-2 .533 6-11 .500 1-2 .308 1-6 .455 1-3 .429 4-8 .500 1-5 .333 3-11 .467 3-7 .455 4-7 .111 1-6 .286 1-3 .600 1-2 .000 0-2 .143 0-4 .000 0-4 .000 0-1 .625 5-6 .222 1-5 .800 2-3 .250 1-3 .538 5-9 .444 3-6 .286 1-6 .500 2-5 .375 3-8 .353 1-3 .000 0-2 .625 1-2 .250 2-8 .417 2-6 .500 2-3 .400 3-6 .364 4-9 .222 1-5 .357 1-6 .376 69-191

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.000 0-0 .333 4-4 .500 3-5 .545 2-2 .500 1-3 .167 3-5 .333 3-3 .500 7-8 .200 5-6 .273 4-7 .429 0-1 .571 2-2 .167 1-2 .333 2-2 .500 1-3 .000 0-0 .000 3-4 .000 0-0 .000 6-6 .833 2-2 .200 2-2 .667 5-9 .333 2-4 .556 1-3 .500 2-4 .167 6-6 .400 1-2 .375 5-7 .333 4-4 .000 6-6 .500 2-2 .250 3-4 .333 4-4 .667 2-2 .500 1-2 .444 1-2 .200 2-2 .167 5-6 .361 103-136

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1.0 0 3 2 2.0 3 7 5 2.3 3 4 3 2.5 0 2 3 3.0 1 3 1 3.2 4 1 5 3.4 1 6 3 3.5 4 4 3 3.4 1 3 3 3.5 2 3 2 3.4 1 7 1 3.3 2 3 1 3.3 1 5 2 3.4 4 2 4 3.4 4 2 4 3.3 3 9 3 3.4 0 6 2 3.2 3 7 2 3.1 2 3 5 3.3 1 7 1 3.2 2 2 2 3.1 4 2 3 3.1 1 9 5 3.1 1 6 2 3.1 1 1 5 3.1 0 1 0 3.2 0 2 2 3.2 4 1 1 3.2 3 4 0 3.1 2 5 3 3.1 1 3 3 3.2 1 7 2 3.2 3 2 5 3.2 2 5 3 3.3 2 5 3 3.3 3 6 1 3.3 2 8 4 3.4 1 4 2 3.4 73 160 101

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DARIOUS MOTEN

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JUNIOR GUARD BOWDON, GA. BOWDON HS

2011-12 Saw action in 23 games, logging an average of two minutes per appearance … Grabbed two rebounds in three minutes against No. 25 Missouri … Dished an assist against Sam Houston State (11/21) … Scored first collegiate career points against Niagara, finishing 1-for-1 from the floor with two points (11/22) … Crammed a fast-break dunk at Stetson (1/28) … Hit first career free throw and grabbed a rebound at Jacksonville (2/18) … Played a season-high six minutes at Belmont (2/25).

HIGH SCHOOL A 2010 graduate of Bowden High School … Coached by Vic Coggins … Earned four varsity letters … Named all-region and all-area as both a junior and senior … Named all-state as a senior, as well as earning the Region and Area Player of the Year awards … As a senior, led team to its first 20-win season in 16 years and a regional runner-up finish … Also an outstanding track and cross country athlete for BHS … As a senior in track, at state meet, placed fifth with 4x100 relay team, third in triple jump, third in 110 hurdles and fifth in discus … Also a state qualifier in cross country … National Honor Society member … Played AAU ball for the CC Stars. PERSONAL Son of Brian Moten and Lakecia Denison … Born May 9, 1992 in Carrollton, Ga. … Is the oldest of four children in family … Mother and father both played college basketball at the University of West Georgia … Has an uncle who earned his Master’s Degree in business from Mercer … Was also recruited by Jacksonville State … Favorite athlete is Kobe Bryant … Has met NBA star Dwight Howard … Favorite place is New York City … Has a pre-game ritual of washing his hands … An engineering major … Would also like to coach.

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2010-11 Redshirted and did not play … Named an A-Sun All-Academic Honoree.

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MOTEN’S CAREER STATISTICS YEAR 2011-12 Totals

GP-GS Min.-Avg. 23-0 46-2.0 23-0 46-2.0

FG-FGA Pct. 3FG-FGA 2-11 .182 0-3 2-11 .182 0-3

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MOTEN’S CAREER-HIGHS Points: 2, 2x, at Stetson (1/28/12) FG Made: 1, 2x, at Stetson (1/28/12) FG Att: 1, 10x, at Jacksonville (2/18/12) 3-Point FGs: N/A 3-Point FGA: 1, 3x, at Jacksonville (2/18/12) FT Made: 1, at Jacksonville (2/18/12) FT Att: 2, at Jacksonville (2/18/12) Rebounds: 2, at Mizzou (11/14/11) Assists: 1, vs. Sam Houston (11/21/11) Blocks: 1, 2x, at Georgia (12/20/11) Steals: N/A Minutes: 6, vs. Belmont (2/25/12)

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EMORY UNIVERSITY at Missouri at Furman SAM HOUSTON STATE NIAGARA SOUTH DAKOTA STATE at BELMONT at Samford at Georgia at Tulsa FLORIDA GULF COAST STETSON at ETSU at USC Upstate KENNESAW STATE JACKSONVILLE at Stetson at Jacksonville at North Florida LIPSCOMB BELMONT LIPSCOMB FLORIDA GULF COAST Totals

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BUD THOMAS

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

2011-12 Started all 38 of Mercer’s games … Averaged 31.6 minutes, 8.6 points, 4.6 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game … Ranked 14th among A-Sun players in field goal percentage (50.4%) … Led or tied for the team lead in scoring in seven games … Led or tied for the team lead in rebounds eight times … Scored in double figures 15 times … Handed out five assists on five occasions … Tallied 18 points and nine rebounds in Mercer’s season opener against Emory (11/12) … Poured in 16 points on six-of-nine shooting against Furman (11/17) … Converted five of six shots and finished with 13 points at Seton hall (12/18) … Posted 12 points and seven rebounds in Mercer’s win at Georgia Tech (12/22) … Booked a careerhigh 19 points at Stetson (1/28) … Tied a career-high with two block against USC Upstate (2/4) … Netted a team-high 13 points in Mercer’s CIT Semifinal win at Fairfield (3/24) … Was a perfect four-of-four from the field in Mercer’s CIT Championship victory at Utah State (3/28). 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 … Hit a three pointer, tallied two assists and grabbed a rebound versus Oglethorpe (11/12) ... Collected three points, three rebounds and two steals versus William & Mary (11/27) ... Recorded three points and two steals in his first A-Sun game at Belmont (12/2) ... Received his first career start versus Lipscomb, responding with nine points, two rebounds, two assists and a block (12/4) ... Had 10 second half points in a season-high 13 point effort at Upstate (1/29) ... Netted seven points with four rebounds at ETSU (1/31) ... Notched his first collegiate double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds versus Campbell (2/5) ... Gathered a career-best five steals versus Stetson (2/10) ... Scored nine points in a season-high 37 minute stint at Jacksonville (2/20) ... Set game highs for field goals made (5) and field goals attempted (9) in the regular-season finale win over Lipscomb (2/26). 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 and 2010 by the Denver Post … Also named Colorado’s Gatorade Player of the Year twice … A three-time all-state selection, a three-time first team All-Continental League pick and a three-time Aurora all-city award winner … Joined Chucky Sproiling, Matt Bouldin and Chauncy Billups as the only players to win back-to-back Mr. Basketball honors and Gatorade Player of the Year distinctions in Colorado … He and Bouldin are the only two players to also garner consecutive state titles to go along with those individual accolades … Named all-tournament in the Colorado state championships as a junior and senior, earning the 5A tourney MVP award in 2009 … Made ESPN’s SportsCenter with a game-tying half-court shot in the 2009 state semifinal helping send RJHS to a program first state title game ... Helped lead his varsity teams to a combined 72-11 (.867) record, including a 27-1 record as a senior … Elevated his team to Colorado’s No. 1 ranking and the No. 7 spot in USA Today’s West Region poll his senior season … Averaged 20.5 points, nine

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GP-GS Min.-Avg. FG-FGA Pct. 3FG-FGA 33-15 616-18.7 48-112 .429 14-58 38-38 1,199-31.6 121-240 .504 31-96 71-53 1,815-25.6 169-352 .480 45-154

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THOMAS’ CAREER-HIGHS Points: 19, at Stetson (1/28/12) FG Made: 8, at Stetson (1/28/12) FG Att: 12, vs. Emory (11/12/11) 3-Point FGs: 3, at Stetson (1/28/12) 3-Point FGA: 7, at Lipscomb (12/4/10) FT Made: 7, vs. Lipscomb (3/3/11) FT Att: 10, vs. Lipscomb (3/3/11) Rebounds: 10, vs Campbell (2/5/11) Assists: 5, 5x, at Old Dominion (3/21/12) Blocks: 2,3x, at Kennesaw St. (2/10/12) Steals: 5, vs. Stetson (2/10/11) Minutes: 39, vs. Emory (11/12/11)

rebounds, four assists and three blocks per game in his senior year. PERSONAL Son of John and Sarah Koslosky … Born April 22, 1992 in Wisconsin … Has one brother and two sisters … Was also recruited by Buffalo, Evansville, Colorado State and Kent State … Favorite athlete is Michael Jordan … Has met Carmello Anthony, Julius “Dr. J” Erving and Deion Sanders … Most embarrassing sports moment was missing his first-ever attempt at a slam dunk in a game … A business major.

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EMORY UNIVERSITY at Missouri at Furman SAM HOUSTON STATE NIAGARA SOUTH DAKOTA STATE at Lipscomb at BELMONT at Samford CHATTANOOGA at Seton Hall at Georgia at Georgia Tech at Tulsa at Navy FLORIDA GULF COAST STETSON at ETSU at USC Upstate KENNESAW STATE NORTH FLORIDA JACKSONVILLE at Stetson at Florida Gulf Coast USC UPSTATE ETSU at Kennesaw State at Jacksonville at North Florida LIPSCOMB BELMONT LIPSCOMB FLORIDA GULF COAST TENNESSEE STATE GEORGIA STATE at Old Dominion at Fairfield University at Utah State Totals

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JIBRI BRYAN

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

2011-12 Played in six games before suffering a season ending injury … Granted a medical redshirt … 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) … Chipped in six points and five rebounds at Furman (11/17) … Connected on 1-of-2 three pointers versus Sam Houston State … Knocked down one three against Niagara (11/22).

HIGH SCHOOL A 2010 graduate of Benedictine Military School ... Coached by Jason Helton ... Three varsity seasons ... A stellar senior season yielded second team all-state, second team all-city and first team all-region honors and a trip to the North-South All-Star Game ... As a senior, helped his team also win the regular season regional title and advance to the Sweet 16 of state tournament for first time since 1977 ... As a junior, was first team all-city ... Sophomore season saw him earn second team all-region prestige ... Named team MVP as a sophomore and junior ... Scored over 1,500 points as a prep ... An Honor Roll student sophomore through senior years. PERSONAL Son of Tyrone and Karen Bryan ... Born August 24, 1992 in Savannah, Ga. ... Has one older brother ... Favorite athletes are Kobe Bryant and Paul Pierce, while favorite team is the Los Angeles Lakers ... Chose Mercer because of the academics, coaching staff and great environment ... Was also recruited by Georgia Southern, Jacksonville and Marshall ... A marketing major.

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2010-11 Redshirted and did not play … Named an A-Sun AllAcademic Honoree.

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42 YEAR 2011-12 Totals

GP-GS Min.-Avg. 6-0 78-13.0 6-0 78-13.0

FG-FGA Pct. 3FG-FGA 11-26 .423 7-14 11-26 .423 7-14

Pct. .500 .500

FT-FTA 2-3 2-3

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BRYAN’S 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: 6, at Missouri (11/14/11) FT Made: 2, at Furman (11/14/11) FT Att: 2, at Furman (11/14/11) Rebounds: 6, vs. Sam Houston St. (11/21/11) Assists: 2, at Missouri (11/14/11) Blocks: 1, vs. Niagara (11/14/11) Steals: 3, at Missouri (11/14/11) Minutes: 23, at Missouri (11/14/11)

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T.J. HALLICE

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SOPHOMORE FORWARD C. C. WEDDINGTON, N.C. RY Y SSCHOOL CHOO CH CHOO OOL OOL FISHBURNE MILITARY

High School Played a fifth prep year at Fishburne Military School in Virginia ... A 2010 graduate of Matrolina Christian Academy, where he played two seasons ... Was coached by his father, Tim Hallice ... Earned team’s Sixth Man award ... Was also twice selected team’s MVP ... Two-time All-Metro Athletic Conference ... Averaged 19.3 points, 9.8 rebounds and 4.7 assists per game as a junior and senior ... Attended Tabernacle Christian as a freshman and sophomore ... Team won state 2A title his sophomore season ... An honor roll student all four years. Personal Born January 25, 1992 in Indianapolis, Ind. ... Son of Tim and Robin Hallice ... Has three older sisters ... Was also recruited by UAB, Western Kentucky, The Citadel, UNLV, USC and VMI ... His father holds both the scoring and rebound records at New England College ... Favorite actor is Denzel Washington ... Favorite sports team is the Oklahoma City Thunder ... Has met Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr ... Likes to eat a chicken sandwich for pre-game meals ... A sports management (business) major with a minor in physical education.

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2011-12 Played in all 38 of Mercer’s games, averaging 4.1 minutes per appearance … Scored a season-high four points and tallied three rebounds against Sam Houston State (11/21) … Played a career-high 12 minutes against Niagara, contributing two points, two rebounds, one block and an assist (11/22) … Collected a season-best four rebounds at ETSU (1/7) … Was a perfect 2-for-2 from the free throw line in Mercer’s CIT semifinal win at Fairfield (3/24).

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HALLICE’S CAREER STATISTICS YEAR 2011-12 Totals

GP-GS Min.-Avg. 38-0 156-4.1 38-0 156-4.1

FG-FGA Pct. 3FG-FGA 6-25 .240 0-4 6-25 .240 0-4

Pct. .000 .000

FT-FTA 6-14 6-14

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HALLICE’S CAREER-HIGHS Points: 4, vs. Sam Houston (11/21/11) FG Made: 2, vs. Sam Houston (11/21/11) FG Att: 4, vs. Sam Houston (11/21/11) 3-Point FGs: N/A 3-Point FGA: 1, at Furman (11/17/11) FT Made: 3, at Upstate (1/9/12) FT Att: 4, at Upstate (1/9/12) Rebounds: 3, 2x, at Upstate (1/9/12) Assists: 1, 8x, vs. Upstate (2/4/12) Blocks: 1, 3x, at FGCU (1/30/12) Steals: 1, vs. Sam Houston (11/21/11) Minutes: 12, vs. Niagara (11/22/11)

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EMORY UNIVERSITY at Missouri at Furman SAM HOUSTON STATE NIAGARA SOUTH DAKOTA STATE at Lipscomb at BELMONT at Samford CHATTANOOGA at Seton Hall at Georgia at Georgia Tech at Tulsa at Navy FLORIDA GULF COAST STETSON at ETSU at USC Upstate KENNESAW STATE NORTH FLORIDA JACKSONVILLE at Stetson at Florida Gulf Coast USC UPSTATE ETSU at Kennesaw State at Jacksonville at North Florida LIPSCOMB BELMONT LIPSCOMB FLORIDA GULF COAST TENNESSEE STATE GEORGIA STATE at Old Dominion at Fairfield University at Utah State Totals

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LAWRENCE #25 BROWN

IKE NWAMU

HIGH SCHOOL Earned four basketball letters and two soccer letters at The Barstow School in Kansas City, Missouri … Named first team All-District and first team All-State in his senior year while being coached by Jeff Boschee … Also played under direction of coach Billy Thomas … Picked up Crossroads All-Conference honors and AllTournament team selections at both the Cass Midway Invitational Varsity Basketball Tournament and the Archie Tournament … Appeared in the MOSports.com Super50 rankings three straight years … Also spent time competing as a member of the Kansas City 76’ers AAU team for coach Victor Williams, helping the team rise as high as No. 15 in Five Star Basketball’s national rankings in 2011 … Earned the Presidential Service Award. PERSONAL Lawrence M.C. Brown was born on November 23, 1993 in Kansas City, Missouri … Is the son of Tracey Davis … Also recruited by UC-Davis, Oral Roberts and Missouri Kansas-City … Intends on majoring in Biomedical Engineering.

R-FRESHMAN GUARD C.. GREENSBORO, N.C. UN NTR T Y DA DAY DAY WESTCHESTER COUNTRY

2011-12 (CLEVELAND STATE) Saw action in 27 games while a member of the Cleveland State basketball team … Averaged 6.1 minutes and 2.1 points per game … Shot 43.8% from threepoint range on the year … Helped the team capture an NIT berth. 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 … Scored 20 points in the team’s state championship final victory … Earned all-state prestige as a senior while being named a Ball-is-Life All-American … A four-time all-conference selection … Finished his career at Westchester Country Day with an overall record of 85-17 … Was also voted the Spalding Hoophall Classic Dunk Champion … Also competed for the D-One AAU program … An honor roll student … Also participated in chamber singers and mock trial. PERSONAL Ike Nwamu was 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).

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DYLAN POSTON

ANTHONY WHITE, JR.

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JUNIOR GUARD D.. INDIANAPOLIS, IND. PIKE HS

FRESHMAN GUARD C. C. MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. OOL O FAITH BAPTIST SCHOOL

PERSONAL Dylan Zane Poston was born on October 14, 1993 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina … Son of Rick and Kim Poston … Has an older brother, Josh (27) who played basketball at USC Aiken and Coker University … Also has a younger sister Madison (16) … Also recruited by Liberty, Chattanooga, Campbell, Jacksonville, Buffalo and Georgia Southern … Intends to major in business.

HIGH SCHOOL A 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, helping his team take a eighth place finish at the 2009 Main Event in Las Vegas … A four year honor roll student.

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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 (24) and Alana (22) … Also recruited by Florida A&M … Majoring in Communications.

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2010-12 Played two seasons at Lake Land College in Mattoon, Illinois … Poured in 637 points in two seasons, highlighted by a sophomore campaign that saw him average 15.0 points per game … Shot 40% from threepoint range and 82% from the free throw strip as a sophomore … Also averaged 2.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game on his way to All-Region and All-Great Rivers Athletic Conference first team honors … Helped push the Lakers to a 22-10 record and a conference championship in 2011.

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HIGH SCHOOL Attended North Myrtle High School before transferring to Faith Baptist School for his senior season … A three-year started at North Myrtle HS… Earned a first team All-State nod from the Coastal Basketball Coaches Association in his junior year … Was also a two-time All-Region selection and an All-County player at North Myrtle HS … Averaged 16.8 points, 5.1 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game in his senior campaign, earning The Sun News Player of the Year honor … Also played AAU basketball for his father.

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Program History First Season of Basketball All-Time Record NCAA Appearances (most recent) Media Relations MBB contact Office Phone E-mail Fax (931) 598-1673 All-Time Series

1908-09 819-1,016 4/1998

Clayton Felts (931) 598-1136 cafelts@sewanee.edu Mercer leads, 6-4

Coaching Staff Head Coach OU Record/Yrs. Overall Record Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Assitant Coach Basketball Phone

Phillip Ponder 124-112/9 Same Andrew Tulowitzky Josh Burr Alex Richey (404) 364-8422

Program History First Season of Basketball All-Time Record NCAA Appearances (most recent)

1956-57 682-493 5 (1995)

Media Relations MBB Contact Nicholas Irwin Offi ce Phone (404) 364-8419 E-mail nirwin@oglethorpe.edu Fax (404) 364-8445 Mercer leads 31-13

Media Relations Director of Media Sean Christensen Office Phone (425) 776-2775 E-mail seanc@basketballtravelers.com Fax (425) 776-4094 Bracket 1st Round - Nov. 16 Mercer vs. George Mason (Game 1) 2:30 p.m. UIC vs. New Mexico (Game 2) 5 p.m. Wake Forest vs. Connecticut (Game 3) 7:30 p.m. Quinnipiac vs. Iona (Game 4) 10 p.m. 2nd Round - Nov. 17 Loser G1 vs. Loser G2 (Game5) Loser G3 vs. Loser G4 (Game 6)

5 p.m. 7:30 p.m.

2nd Round - Nov. 18 Winner G1 vs. Winner G2 (Game 7) Winner G3 vs. Winner G4 (Game 8)

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Third Round - Nov. 19 Loser G5 vs. Loser G6 (Game 9) Winner G5 vs. Winner G6 (Game 10) Loser G7 vs. Loser G8 (Game 11) Winner G7 vs. Winner G8 (Game 12)

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St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands 2001 UCONN, George Mason, Iona, New Mexico, Quinnipiac Illinois-Chicago, Wake Forest www.paradisejam.com CBS Sports Network

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Bubba Smith 33-69/4 129/115/9 Bradley Pierson (931) 598-1298

Atlanta, Ga. 1835 900 Stormy Petrels Black and Gold Dorough Fieldhouse (1,000) NCAA Division III Southern Collegiate Athletic Dr. Larry Schall Jay Gardiner (404) 364-8415 www.gopetrels.com

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Sewanee, Tenn. 1857 1,450 Tigers Purple, Gold and White Juhan Gymnasium (1,000) NCAA Division III Southern Collegiate Athletic John M. McCardell Mark Webb (931) 598-1136 www.sewaneetigers.com

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SEWANEE

49 Senior Tyler Brown

Head Coach Bubba Smith

Senior Andrew Steioff

Head Coach Philip Ponder MERCERBEARS.com


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Quick Facts Location Founded Enrollment Nickname Colors Arena Affiliation Conference President Athletics Director Athletics Phone Web Site Coaching Staff Head Coach FU Record/Yrs. Overall Record/Yrs. Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Basketball Phone

Greenville, S.C. 1826 2,700 Paladins Purple and White Timmons Arena (3,000) NCAA Division I Southern Rod Smolla Dr. Gary Clark (864) 194-2150 www.furmanpaladins.com Jeff Jackson 78-107/6 99-167/9 Bob Richey Shammond Williams David Wilson (931) 598-1298

Program History First Season of Basketball All-Time Record NCAA Appearances (most recent)

1908-09 1,129-1,143 7/1980

NEW MEXICO

FLORIDA STATE

Quick Facts Location Albuquerque, N.M. Founded 1889 Enrollment 28,800 Nickname Lobos Colors Cherry and Silver Arena The Pit/Bob King Court (15,411) Affiliation NCAA Division I Conference Mountain West President Dr. Robert Frank Vice President for Athletics Paul Krebs Athletics Phone (505) 925-5501 Web Site www.golobos.com

Quick Facts Location Tallahassee, Fla. Founded 1851 Enrollment 40,838 Nickname Seminoles Colors Garnet and Gold Arena Donald L. Tucker Center (12,100) Affiliation NCAA Division I Conference Atlantic Coast President Dr. Eric Barron Athletics Director Randy Spetman Athletics Phone (850) 644-1403 Web Site www.seminoles.com

Coaching Staff Head Coach NMU Record/Yrs. Overall Record/Yrs. Associate Head Coach Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Basketball Phone

Coaching Staff Head Coach FSU Record/Yrs. Overall Record Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Basketball Phone

Steve Alford 126-45/5 434-229/21 Craig Neal Duane Broussard Drew Adams (505) 925-5750

Program History First Season of Basketball All-Time Record NCAA Appearances (most recent)

1900-01 1,390-1,043 13 (2012)

Media Relations MBB contact Jordan Caskey Office Phone (864) 294-3065 E-mail jordan.caskey@furman.edu Fax (864) 294-3061

Media Relations MBB Contact Office Phone E-mail Fax

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All-Time Series

New Mexico leads, 2-0

Senior Kendall Williams

Head Coach Steve Alford

Furman leads, 5-7

Frank Mercogliano (505) 925-5520 fmercog@unm.edu

Leonard Hamilton 179-127/10 379-337/24 Stan Jones Corey Williams Dennis Gates (850) 644-1461

Program History First Season of Basketball All-Time Record NCAA Appearances (most recent) Media Relations MBB contact Office Phone E-mail Fax All-Time Series

1948-49 1,041-764 16/2012 Chuck Walsh (850) 644-1403 cwalsh@fsu.edu (850) 644-3820

Florida State leads, 16-8

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50 Junior Charlie Reddick

Head Coach Jeff Jackson

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Program History First Season of Basketball All-Time Record NCAA Appearances (most recent)

1903-04 1,163-1,204 0/N/A

Coaching Staff Head Coach AAMU Record/Yrs. Overall Record Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Assitant Coach Basketball Phone

Willie Hayes 7-21/1 Same Dexter Holt James Wright Orlando Essex (256) 372-8240

Program History First Season of Basketball All-Time Record NCAA Appearances (most recent)

1951-52 796-683 1 (2005)

Chattanooga, Tenn. 1886 11,438 Mocs Navy, Old Gold and Silver The McKenzie Arena (10,928) NCAA Division I Southern Dr. Joe DiPietro Laura Herron (423) 425-4495 www.gomocs.com

Coaching Staff Head Coach UTC Record/Yrs. Overall Record Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Assitant Coach Basketball Phone

Program History First Season of Basketball All-Time Record NCAA Appearances (most recent)

Media Relations MBB contact Mike Kennedy Office Phone (303) 871-7555 E-mail michael.kennedy@du.edu Fax (303) 871-3890

Media Relations MBB Contact Brandon Willis Offi ce Phone (256) 372-4005 E-mail aamusportsinfo@yahoo.com Fax (256) 372-5372

Media Relations MBB Contact Office Phone E-mail Fax

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All-Time Series

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First Meeting

1915-16 1,164-945 10 (2009)

Jim Horten (423) 425-2350 james-horten@utc.edu Chattanooga leads, 35-33

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John Shulman 132-127/8 Same DeAntoine Beasley Brent Jolly Casey Long (423) 425-4592

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Quick Facts Location Founded Enrollment Nickname Colors Arena Affiliation Conference President Athletics Director Athletics Phone Web Site

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Joe Scott 58-65/4 147-173/11 Mike McKee Jon Jordan A.J. Kuhle (303) 871-4918

Huntsville, Ala. 1875 6,000 Bulldogs Maroon and White T.M. Elmore Court NCAA Division I Southwestern Athletic Dr. Andrew Hugine, Jr. Bryan Hicks (256) 272-4757 www.aamusports.com

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Coaching Staff Head Coach DU Record/Yrs. Overall Record/Yrs. Associate Head Coach Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Basketball Phone

Quick Facts Location Founded Enrollment Nickname Colors Arena Affiliation Conference President Athletics Director Athletics Phone Web Site

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Denver, Colo. 1864 11,842 Pioneers Crimson and Gold Magness Arena NCAA Division I Sun Belt Robert D. Coombe Peg Bradley-Doppes (303) 871-2275 www.denverpioneers.com

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Quick Facts Location Founded Enrollment Nickname Colors Arena Affiliation Conference Chancellor Athletics Director Athletics Phone Web Site

ALABAMA A&M CHATTANOOGA

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DENVER

51 Junior Chris Udofia

Head Coach Joe Scott

Junior Demarquelle Tabb

Head Coach Willie Hayes

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Senior Drazen Zlovaric

Head Coach John Shulman


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Quick Facts Location Founded Enrollment Nickname Colors Arena Affiliation Conference President Athletics Director Athletics Phone Web Site

Athens, Ga. 1785 34,677 Bulldogs Red and Black Stegeman Coliseum NCAA Division I Southeastern Dr. Michael Adams Greg McGarity (706) 542-9037 www.georgiadogs.com

Coaching Staff Head Coach UGA Record/Yrs. Overall Record/Yrs. Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Basketball Phone

Mark Fox 50-46/3 173-890/8 Kwanza Johnson Stacey Palmore Philip Pearson (706) 542-1432

Program History First Season of Basketball All-Time Record NCAA Appearances (most recent)

1905-06 1,297-1,203

ALABAMA Quick Facts Location Founded Enrollment Nickname Colors Arena Affiliation Conference President Athletic Director Athletics Phone Web Site

Tuscaloosa, Ala. 1831 31,747 Crimson Tide Crimson and White Coleman Coliseum (15,383) NCAA Division I Southeastern Dr. Guy Bailey Mal Moore www.rolltide.com

Coaching Staff Head Coach UA Record/Yrs. Overall Record/Yrs. Associate Head Coach Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Basketball Phone

Anthony Grant 63-39/3 139-64/6 Dan Hipsher John Brannen Tony Pujol (205) 348-6084

Program History First Season of Basketball All-Time Record NCAA Appearances (most recent)

1,545-937 13 (2012)

STETSON Quick Facts Location Founded Enrollment Nickname Colors Arena Affiliation Conference President Athletics Director Athletics Phone Web Site

DeLand, Fla. 1883 2,776 Hatters Hunter Green and White Edmunds Center (4,000) NCAA Division I Atlantic Sun Dr. Wendy B. Libby Jeff Altier (386) 822-8100 www.gohatters.com

Coaching Staff Head Coach SU Record/Yrs. Overall Record Associate Head Coach Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Basketball Phone

Casey Alexander 9-20/1 Same Roger Idstrom Dwight Evans Steve Brabyn (386) 822-8144

Program History First Season of Basketball All-Time Record NCAA Appearances (most recent)

1900-01 1,180-1,035

Media Relations MBB contact Office Phone E-mail Fax

Tim Hix (706) 542-1621 thix@sports.uga.edu

Media Relations MBB Contact Office Phone E-mail Fax

Ty Patton (205) 348-6084 tpatton@ia.ua.edu (205) 348-8841

Media Relations MBB contact Office Phone E-mail Fax

Dan Forcella (386) 822-8718 dforcell@stetson.edu (386) 822-7486

All-Time Series

Georgia leads, 53-23

All-Time Series

Alabama leads, 6-2

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Stetson leads, 69-52

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GEORGIA

52 Sophomore Kentavious Caldwell-Pope

Head Coach Mark Fox

Junior Trevor Releford

Head Coach Anthony Grant MERCERBEARS.com

Senior Adam Pegg

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Coaching Staff Head Coach FGCU Record/Yrs. Overall Record/Yrs. Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Basketball Phone

Coaching Staff Head Coach KSU Record/Yrs. Overall Record Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Assitant Coach Basketball Phone

Coaching Staff Head Coach UNF Record/Yrs. Overall Record Associate Head Coach Assistant Coach Assitant Coach Basketball Phone

Andy Enfield 15-17/1 Same Kevin Norris Marty Richter Michael Fly (239) 590-7067

Program History First Season of Basketball All-Time Record NCAA Appearances (most recent) Media Relations MBB contact Office Phone E-mail Fax

Patrick Pierson (239) 590-7061 ppierson@fgcu.edu (239) 745-3657 Mercer leads, 9-2

Program History First Season of Basketball All-Time Record NCAA Appearances (most recent) Media Relations MBB Contact Offi ce Phone E-mail Fax All-Time Series

1985-86 409-394 0/N/A

Al Barba (770) 794-7837 abarba@kennesaw.edu Mercer leads, 9-5

Matthew Driscoll 44-53/3 70-130/7 Bobby Kennen Lee Moon, Jr. Byron Taylor (904) 620-2833

Program History First Season of Basketball All-Time Record NCAA Appearances (most recent)

1992-93 216-356 0/-

Media Relations MBB Contact Office Phone E-mail Fax

Brian Morgan (904) 620-4027 bmorgan@unf.edu (904) 620-3943

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Mercer leads, 11-3

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2002-03 168-138 0/N/A

Lewis Preston 3-28/1 Same Jimmy Lallathin Marty McGillan Darryl Slack (678) 797-2190

Jacksonville, Fla. 1969 5,800 Ospreys Navy Blue and Gray UNF Arena (5,800) NCAA Division I Atlantic Sun John Delaney Lee Moon (904) 620-2833 www.unfospreys.com

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Quick Facts Location Kennesaw, Ga. Founded 1963 Enrollment 24,100 Nickname Owls Colors Black and Gold Arena KSU Convocation Center (4,600) Affiliation NCAA Division I Conference Atlantic Sun President Dr. Dan Papp Athletics Director Vaughn Williams Athletics Phone (770) 423-6284 Web Site www.ksuowls.com

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Quick Facts Location Fort Myers, Fla. Founded 1997 Enrollment 13,000 Nickname Eagles Colors Emerald Green and Colbalt Blue Arena Alico Arena (4,500) Affiliation NCAA Division I Conference Atlantic Sun President Dr. Wilson Bradshaw Athletics Director Ken Kavanagh Athletics Phone (239) 590-7012 Web Site www.fgcuathletics.com

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KENNESAW ST.

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FLORIDA GULF COAST

53 Senior Sherwood Brown

Head Coach Andy Enfield

Senior Markeith Cummings

Head Coach Lewis Preston MERCERBEARS.com

Senior Parker Smith

Head Coach Matthew Driscoll


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Quick Facts Location Jacksonville, Fla. Founded 1934 Enrollment 3,436 Nickname Dolphins Colors Green and Gold Arena Veteran Memorial Arena (5,191) Affiliation NCAA Division I Conference Atlantic Sun President Dr. Kerry Romesburg Director of Athletics Brad Edwards Athletics Phone (904) 256-7400 Web Site www.judolphins.com

Quick Facts Location Johnson City, Tenn. Founded 1911 Enrollment 15,500 Nickname Buccaneers Colors Navy Blue and Old Gold Arena ETSU/SHA Athletic Center (6,500) Affiliation NCAA Division I Conference Atlantic Sun President Dr. Brian Noland Athletic Director Dave Mullins Athletics Phone (423) 439-4343 Web Site www.etsubucs.com

Quick Facts Location Founded Enrollment Nickname Colors Arena Affiliation Conference Chancellor Athletics Director Athletics Phone Web Site

Coaching Staff Head Coach JU Record/Yrs. Overall Record/Yrs. Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Basketball Phone

Coaching Staff Head Coach ETSU Record/Yrs. Overall Record/Yrs. Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Basketball Phone

Coaching Staff Head Coach Upstate Record/Yrs. Overall Record Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Basketball Phone

Cliff Warren 100-114/7 Same Winston Neal Will Jones Trevor Quinn (904) 256-7415

Program History First Season of Basketball All-Time Record NCAA Appearances (most recent) Media Relations MBB contact Office Phone E-mail Fax All-Time Series

1948-49 906-802 5/1986 Brian DeLettre (904) 256-7478 tdelett@ju.edu (904) 256-7424

Jacksonville leads, 29-20

Murry Bartow 179-113/9 282-196/14 Scott Wagers Mike Boyd Thomas Johnson (423) 439-4207

Program History First Season of Basketball All-Time Record NCAA Appearances (most recent) Media Relations MBB Contact Office Phone E-mail Fax All-Time Series

1918-19 1,207-953 9 (2010)

Michael White (423) 439-4220 whitem@etsu.edu (423) 439-6138 ETSU leads, 12-3

Spartanburg, S.C. 1967 5,500 Spartans Green, White and Black G.B. Hodge Center (818) NCAA Division I Atlantic Sun Dr. Thomas Moore Mike Hall (864) 503-5141 www.upstatespartans.com Eddie Payne 141-159/10 401-392/27 Kyle Perry Ryan Walker Kente’ Hart (864) 503-5141

Program History First Season of Basketball All-Time Record NCAA Appearances (most recent) Media Relations MBB contact Office Phone E-mail Fax All-Time Series

1967-68 692-569 0/-

David Beall (864) 503-5166 dbeall@uscupstate.edu (864) 503-5127 Mercer leads, 7-2

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JACKSONVILLE EAST TENNESSEE ST. USC UPSTATE

54 Junior Keith McDougald

Head Coach Cliff Warren

Senior Sheldon Cooley

Head Coach Murray Bartow MERCERBEARS.com

Junior Torrey Craig

Head Coach Eddie Payne


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Program History First Season of Basketball All-Time Record NCAA Appearances (most recent) Media Relations MBB contact Office Phone E-mail Fax

1971-72 712-452 0/-

Don Owen (859) 572-5470 owend@nku.edu (859) 572-6089

Program History First Season of Basketball All-Time Record NCAA Appearances (most recent)

176-179/12 0/-

Media Relations MBB Contact Jamie Gilliam Office Phone (615) 966-5166 E-mail jamie.gilliam@lipscomb.edu Fax (615) 966-1806 All-Time Series

Lipscomb leads, 12-9

First Meeting

Bracket Quarterfinals - March 6 No. 1 Seed vs. No. 8 Seed (Game 1) No. 2 Seed vs. No. 7 Seed (Game 2)

2:30 p.m. 8:30 p.m.

Quarterfinals - March 7 No. 4 Seed vs. No. 5 Seed (Game 3) No. 3 Seed vs. No. 6 Seed (Game 4)

2:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m.

Semifinals - March 8 Winner G1 vs. Winner G3 (Game 7) Winner G2 vs. Winner G4 (Game 8)

7 p.m. 10 p.m.

Finals Winner G7 vs. Winner G8

7 p.m.

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Scott Sanderson 210-186/13 277-195/16 Shaun Senters Pete Froedden Ryan Cahak (615) 966-5925

Media Relations Director of Media Craig Threlkeld Office Phone (478) 474-3394 E-mail cthrelkeld@atlanticsun.org Fax (478) 474-4272

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Coaching Staff Head Coach LU Record/Yrs. Overall Record/Yrs. Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Basketball Phone

Dave Bezold 161-79/8 Same Kurt Young Kevin Schappell Darris Nichols Don McFarland (904) 256-7415

Quick Facts Location Macon, Ga. Arena Hawkins Arena Host Mercer University Title Sponsor General Shale Brick Web Site www.atlanticsun.org/mbasketball/championship TV Coverage ESPN3/Comcast Sports South/ESPN2

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Coaching Staff Head Coach NKU Record/Yrs. Overall Record/Yrs. Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Assistant Coach Basketball Phone

Nashville, Tenn. 1891 4,278 Bisons Purple and Gold Allen Arena (5,028) NCAA Division I Atlantic Sun Dr. L. Randolph Lowry III Philip Hutcheson (615) 966-5850 www.lipscombsports.com

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Quick Facts Location Highland Heights, Ky. Founded 1968 Enrollment 15,723 Nickname Norse Colors Black, Gold and White Arena The Bank of Kentucky Center (9,400) Affiliation NCAA Division I Conference Atlantic Sun President Geoffrey Mearns Athletic Director Dr. Scott Eaton Athletics Phone (859) 572-6089 Web Site www.nkunorse.com

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55 Senior Eshaunte Jones

Head Coach Dave Bezold

Sophomore Malcolm Smith

Head Coach Scott Sanderson MERCERBEARS.com


2011-12

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JUNIOR GUARD

LANGSTON HALL INSIDE:

-2011-12 STATISTICS -2011-12 STANDINGS -2011-12 CONFERENCE AWARDS


RECORD-BREAKERS The 2011-12 Mercer men’s basketball team enjoyed unprecedented success on its way to a record-breaking 27win season. En route to the CollegeInsider.com Tournamnet Championship, the Bears smashed a bevy of school and conference records. Read below to discover just how historic the 2011-12 Mercer basketball season was. . . Atlantic Sun Records First Postseason Tournament Championship Games Played (38) CIT Wins (5)

Program Individual Single-Season Records Blocks Daniel Coursey - 88

Team Single-Season Program Records Wins - 27 Points Scored - 2,589 Blocks – 180

Program Coaching Records First Non-Conference Postseason Victory Home Wins T-1st (15) Road Wins 2nd (12) Wins in a Four-Year Span – T-1st (75)

Program Individual Single-Season Top-5 Daniel Coursey FG Percentage – 2nd (62%) Jakob Gollon Free Throw Percentage -5th (82.9%) Justin Cecil Three-point FG’s Made 4th (82) Three-Point FG’s Attempted 4th (226) Langston Hall Three-point FG’s Made – 5th (69) Assists – 4th (160) Travis Smith Free Throw Percentage – 8th (82.1%)

Team Single-Season Program Top-5 Three Point FG’s - 2nd (264) Three-point FG’s Attempted - 2nd (730) Three-point FG Percentage - 7th (36.2%) Free Throw Percentage - T-2nd (71.9%) Assists - 2nd (519) Steals - 3rd (259)


FAN BASE SUPPORT As the 2011-12 Mercer team put together its unprobable CIT Championship run, the university community rallied to support the Bears. Student organizations partnered with the athletic department to host several pep rallies and welcoming parties. On March 28, 2012, hundreds gathered in Mercer Village to watch the Bears take on Utah State in the CIT Final.

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2011-12 OVERALL/CONFERENCE STATS

fg-fga 131-348 140-344 137-289 89-181 121-240 129-208 11-26 64-110 30-77 16-53 14-35 2-3 7-16 6-25 2-11 0-2 899-1968 805-2083

Overall Statistics pf fo a 73 0 160 76 0 25 101 3 125 71 3 53 65 1 79 106 3 16 11 0 3 70 2 7 51 2 17 29 0 3 17 0 3 1 0 0 18 0 19 21 0 8 3 0 1 7 0 0 722 14 519 708 383

to 101 43 117 45 73 51 4 43 25 17 8 0 19 9 3 2 566 514

pts/g 11.4 10.8 10.5 8.8 8.6 8.2 5.2 4.7 2.6 1.6 1.4 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.2 0.0 68.1 62.8

pts 434 411 398 263 326 311 31 179 98 52 37 5 21 18 5 0 2589 2388

pts/g 11.4 10.8 10.5 8.8 8.6 8.2 5.2 4.7 2.6 1.6 1.4 0.6 0.6 0.5 0.2 0.0 68.1 62.8

a/to 1.6 0.6 1.1 1.2 1.1 0.3 0.8 0.2 0.7 0.2 0.4 0.0 1.0 0.9 0.3 0.0 0.9 0.7

hi pts 24 26 19 17 19 18 19 13 10 9 12 3 5 4 2 0 83 82

gp-gs min/g 18-18 34.7 18-18 26.8 18-18 31.2 16-0 19.1 18-18 31.1 18-18 20.2 18-0 18-0 13-0 15-0 4-0 15-0 18-0 12-0 3-0 18 18

Conference Statistics r/g a/g 3fg% ft% .375 .792 3.0 4.3 .337 .788 3.9 0.8 .406 .794 5.8 3.2 .459 .769 1.9 1.5 .244 .604 4.2 1.8 .000 .630 4.1 0.3

fg% .382 .425 .485 .549 .521 .670

11.2 .588 9.1 .515 7.3 .280 3.3 .381 0.8 1.000 5.2 .500 4.3 .000 2.2 .143 2.7 .000 .480 .389

fg-fga 58-152 71-167 66-136 45-82 62-119 67-100

fg% .382 .425 .485 .549 .521 .670

30-51 17-33 7-25 8-21 1-1 4-8 0-7 1-7 0-2 437-911 382-982

.588 .515 .280 .381 1.000 .500 .000 .143 .000 .480 .389

o-reb d-reb 4 50 19 51 31 73 11 19 19 56 28 46 15 8 8 1 0 2 5 3 0 176 232

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.000 .658 .700 .789 .000 .750 .300 .200 .000 .000 .333 1.000 .000 .667 .000 .333 .000 .000 .361 .718 .292 .685

2.7 1.4 1.5 0.5 0.3 0.4 1.0 0.3 0.0 33.1 32.6

Conference Statistics ft-fta 3fg-fga 3fg% 30-80 .375 57-72 34-101 .337 26-33 13-32 .406 50-63 17-37 .459 20-26 10-41 .244 29-48 0-0 .000 29-46 0-0 7-10 0-0 3-10 0-0 2-6 0-1 0-2 0-1 116-321 101-346

total 54 70 104 30 75 74 49 26 19 7 1 6 18 3 0 596 586

.000 .700 .000 .300 .000 .333 .000 .000 .000 .361 .292

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blk 1 7 3 0 11 46

pts/g 11.3 11.2 10.8 7.9 9.1 9.1

0 8 3 7 0 2 1 0 0 122 137

11 3 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 86 55

4.7 3.1 1.8 1.3 0.5 0.8 0.2 0.3 0.0 69.9 63.1

ft% .792 .788 .794 .769 .604 .630

pts 203 202 195 127 163 163

pts/g 11.3 11.2 10.8 7.9 9.1 9.1

25-38 .658 15-19 .789 9-12 .750 1-5 .200 0-0 .000 2-2 1.000 4-6 .667 1-3 .333 0-0 .000 268-373 .718 270-394 .685

85 56 23 20 2 12 4 3 0 1258 1135

4.7 3.1 1.8 1.3 0.5 0.8 0.2 0.3 0.0 69.9 63.1

to 45 17 60 26 43 19

a/to 1.7 0.8 1.0 0.9 0.8 0.3

hi pts 23 26 18 13 19 18

23 6 7 3 0 10 3 1 0 264 250

0.1 1.2 0.1 0.7 0.0 1.3 1.3 0.0 0.0 0.9 0.7

13 10 9 12 2 3 3 2 0 81 82

Conference Statistics pf fo a 33 0 78 32 0 14 49 2 58 39 2 24 36 0 33 43 1 6 36 23 10 9 0 8 15 3 0 338 346

0.2 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.9 0.2 0.0 0.0 13.5 9.6

stl 18 11 30 13 18 11

3 7 1 2 0 13 4 0 0 243 173

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ft% .757 .790 .829 .821 .631 .609 .667 .654 .806 .625 .400 .000 .800 .429 .333 .000 .718 .674

blk 8 14 13 0 18 88 1 20 7 3 2 0 0 4 2 0 180 119

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o-reb d-reb 9 120 39 97 60 163 20 56 45 128 64 97 7 12 31 63 16 42 19 27 3 8 0 2 4 12 13 19 5 0 0 1 389 925 475 778

Overall Statistics 3fg-fga 3fg% ft-fta 69-191 .361 103-136 82-226 .363 49-62 27-69 .391 97-117 30-70 .429 55-67 31-96 .323 53-84 0-0 .000 53-87 7-14 .500 2-3 0-0 .000 51-78 9-27 .333 29-36 0-0 .000 20-32 5-16 .313 4-10 1-2 .500 0-0 3-11 .273 4-5 0-4 .000 6-14 0-3 .000 1-3 0-1 .000 0-0 264-730 .362 527-734 232-753 .308 546-810

stl 50 16 60 24 46 12 3 2 15 8 9 0 10 3 0 1 259 297

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TOTALS HALL, Langston CECIL, Justin GOLLON, Jakob SMITH, Travis THOMAS, Bud COURSEY, Daniel BRYAN, Jibri BROWN, Monty SMITH, Chris LARSEN, Paul HARRIS, Shaquille MISKIMON, R.J. CANEVARI, Kevin HALLICE, T.J. MOTEN, Darious JACKSON, Marquisse Totals Opponent

fg% .376 .407 .474 .492 .504 .620 .423 .582 .390 .302 .400 .667 .438 .240 .182 .000 .457 .386

a/g 4.2 0.7 3.3 1.8 2.1 0.4 0.5 0.2 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.6 0.2 0.0 0.0 13.7 10.1

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SCORING HALL, Langston CECIL, Justin GOLLON, Jakob SMITH, Travis THOMAS, Bud COURSEY, Daniel BRYAN, Jibri BROWN, Monty SMITH, Chris LARSEN, Paul HARRIS, Shaquille MISKIMON, R.J. CANEVARI, Kevin HALLICE, T.J. MOTEN, Darious JACKSON, Marquisse Totals Opponent

Overall Statistics 3fg% ft% r/g .361 .757 3.4 .363 .790 3.6 .391 .829 5.9 .429 .821 2.5 .323 .631 4.6 .000 .609 4.2 .500 .667 3.2 .000 .654 2.5 .333 .806 1.5 .000 .625 1.4 .313 .400 0.4 .500 .000 0.3 .273 .800 0.5 .000 .429 0.8 .000 .333 0.2 .000 .000 0.1 .362 .718 34.6 .308 .674 33.0

fg% .376 .407 .474 .492 .504 .620 .423 .582 .390 .302 .400 .667 .438 .240 .182 .000 .457 .386

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gp-gs min/g 38-38 34.7 38-38 25.1 38-38 31.8 30-0 21.7 38-38 31.6 38-37 19.6 6-0 13.0 38-1 11.6 38-0 9.7 32-0 6.2 27-0 3.4 8-0 1.1 34-0 4.6 38-0 4.1 23-0 2.0 10-0 2.6 38 38

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SUMMARY HALL, Langston CECIL, Justin GOLLON, Jakob SMITH, Travis THOMAS, Bud COURSEY, Daniel BRYAN, Jibri BROWN, Monty SMITH, Chris LARSEN, Paul HARRIS, Shaquille MISKIMON, R.J. CANEVARI, Kevin HALLICE, T.J. MOTEN, Darious JACKSON, Marquisse Totals Opponent

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2011-12 RESULTS

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RECORD: ALL GAMES CONFERENCE NON-CONFERENCE

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OVERALL 27-11 13-5 14-6

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11/12/11

EMORY UNIVERSITY

11/14/11 11/17/11 11/21/11 11/22/11 11/23/11 12/01/11

at Missouri at Furman SAM HOUSTON STATE NIAGARA SOUTH DAKOTA STATE *at Lipscomb

12/3/11

*at BELMONT

12/07/11

at Samford

12/10/11

CHATTANOOGA

12/18/11 12/20/11

at Seton Hall at Georgia

12/22/11 12/28/11

at Georgia Tech at Tulsa

HOME 15-3 8-1 7-2 Score W

W W W W

AWAY 12-8 5-4 7-4 Att. High Points

66-57

3182 (18)THOMAS, Bud

63-81 66-46 60-38 74-55 61-74 79-72

L

78-82

L

L

5778 1269 1537 1422 1568 1730

(19)BRYAN, Jibri (16)THOMAS, Bud (24)HALL, Langston (23)CECIL, Justin (15)CECIL, Justin (22)CECIL, Justin

1640 (23)HALL, Langston

Wot

83-78

1036 (18)HALL, Langston

W

67-56

1795 (15)HALL, Langston

W

77-80 58-72

Lot L

6502 (18)CECIL, Justin 5654 (16)HALL, Langston

65-59 62-68

L

3841 (13)BROWN, Monty 3922 (12)GOLLON, Jakob

12-30-11 1/2/12

at Navy *FLORIDA GULF COAST

W W

65-56 76-54

1/4/12 1/7/12

*STETSON *at ETSU

W

75-59 61-76

01/09/12 1/13/12 1/21/12 1/23/12 01/28/12 1/30/12 2/4/12 2/6/12

*at USC Upstate *KENNESAW STATE *NORTH FLORIDA *JACKSONVILLE *at Stetson *at Florida Gulf Coast *USC UPSTATE *ETSU

W W W W W W W W

73-66 81-51 69-58 75-65 75-64 75-66 61-47 54-46

2/10/12

*at Kennesaw State

W

61-57

2/18/12 02-20-12 2/23/12

*at Jacksonville *at North Florida *LIPSCOMB

L L

W

75-81 66-75 63-54

1111 (20)HALL, Langston 1397 (17)HALL, Langston 2450 (15)THOMAS, Bud

2/25/12

*BELMONT

61-62

L

3497 (17)CECIL, Justin

L

2621 (19)GOLLON, Jakob 3497 (17)GOLLON, Jakob 1773 (19)CECIL, Justin

2555 (12)GOLLON, Jakob 2075 (24)CECIL, Justin

L

1750 (16)THOMAS, Bud 3221 (17)CECIL, Justin

694 2856 2951 2210 1929 1738 3007 2265

(26)CECIL, Justin (17)HALL, Langston (13)COURSEY, Daniel (16)CECIL, Justin (19)THOMAS, Bud (20)HALL, Langston (13)HALL, Langston (11)HALL, Langston (11)THOMAS, Bud (11)SMITH, Travis 4991 (17)GOLLON, Jakob

2/29/12 3/2/12 3/13/12

LIPSCOMB FLORIDA GULF COAST TENNESSEE STATE

W W

61-53 58-62 68-60

3/17/12 3-21-12 03/24/12

GEORGIA STATE at Old Dominion at Fairfield University

W W W

64-59 79-73 64-59

2132 (19)CECIL, Justin 3412 (22)CECIL, Justin 1557 (13)THOMAS, Bud

W

70-67

6154 (17)SMITH, Travis

03/28/12

@at Utah State

* - Conference game

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NEUTRAL 0-0 0-0 0-0 High Rebounds (9)THOMAS, Bud (9)GOLLON, Jakob (7)GOLLON, Jakob (9)COURSEY, Daniel (8)THOMAS, Bud (8)GOLLON, Jakob (6)SMITH, Chris (7)GOLLON, Jakob (7)CECIL, Justin (8)COURSEY, Daniel (8)GOLLON, Jakob (6)CECIL, Justin (6)BROWN, Monty (5)CECIL, Justin (5)GOLLON, Jakob (11)GOLLON, Jakob (7)THOMAS, Bud (7)CECIL, Justin (7)THOMAS, Bud (5)COURSEY, Daniel (5)GOLLON, Jakob (5)HALL, Langston (8)GOLLON, Jakob (7)GOLLON, Jakob (7)CECIL, Justin (7)GOLLON, Jakob (4)HALLICE, T.J. (4)BROWN, Monty (4)CECIL, Justin (6)LARSEN, Paul (7)HALL, Langston (7)BROWN, Monty (7)CECIL, Justin (5)COURSEY, Daniel (5)THOMAS, Bud (8)CECIL, Justin (13)GOLLON, Jakob

(5)BROWN, Monty (5)HALL, Langston (9)THOMAS, Bud (7)GOLLON, Jakob (6)GOLLON, Jakob (6)SMITH, Travis (6)CECIL, Justin (6)GOLLON, Jakob (9)THOMAS, Bud (8)GOLLON, Jakob (8)COURSEY, Daniel (8)THOMAS, Bud (7)HALL, Langston (12)GOLLON, Jakob (6)COURSEY, Daniel (6)GOLLON, Jakob (6)CECIL, Justin (6)HALL, Langston


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2011-12 REVIEW

Final Atlantic Sun Standings STANDINGS Belmont Mercer USC Upstate ETSU North Florida FGCU Lipscomb Stetson Jacksonville Kennesaw State

|------CONFERENCE-------| W-L Pct PF PA 16-2 .889 84.2 67.0 13-5 .722 69.9 63.1 13-5 .722 71.6 67.1 10-8 .556 66.7 65.0 10-8 .556 70.1 70.6 8-10 .444 72.9 76.2 8-10 .444 71.7 74.2 6-12 .333 75.4 80.0 6-12 .333 66.6 71.6 0-18 .000 60.4 74.7

|-----------OVERALL----------| W-L Pct PF PA 27-8 .771 80.9 67.5 27-11 .711 68.1 62.8 21-13 .618 71.4 68.3 17-14 .548 67.7 65.1 16-16 .500 67.8 70.8 15-17 .469 72.1 72.1 13-18 .419 72.3 74.3 9-20 .310 72.0 78.4 8-22 .267 65.0 72.4 3-28 .097 61.9 75.2 preview

ATLANTIC SUN ALL-CONFERENCE HONORS

School USC Upstate FGCU Kennesaw State FGCU Lipscomb

SEMIFINALS - MARCH 2 #1 BELMONT 69, #4 ETSU 61 # FGCU 62, #2 MERCER 58 FINALS - MARCH 5 #1 BELMONT 83, #6 FGCU 69

* Unanimous Selection Player of the Year: Torrey Craig, USC Upstate Defensive Player of the Year: Ian Clark, Belmont Freshman of the Year: Ty Greene, USC Upstate Coach of the Year: Eddie Payne, USC Upstate MERCERBEARS.com

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Atlantic Sun All-Freshmen Team Pos. Name G Ty Greene G/F Bernard Thompson G Delbert Love F Brett Comer G Malcolm Smith

QUATERFINALS - FEBRUARY 29, MARCH 1 #1 BELMONT 76, #8 JACKSONVILLE 62 #2 MERCER 61, #7 LIPSCOMB #4 ETSU 68, #NORTH FLORIDA 66 #6 FGCU 71, #3 USC UPSTATE 61

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School North Florida Stetson FGCU Belmont Kennesaw State

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Second Team All-Atlantic Sun Pos. Name G Parker Smith C Adam Pegg G Sherwood Brown F/C Mick Hedgepeth G Markeith Cummings

2011-12 A-SUN TOURNAMENT HOSTED BY MERCER UNIVERSITY FEBRUARY 29-MARCH 2, 2012 MACON, GA.

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School USC Upstate Belmont Belmont Belmont ETSU Mercer

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First Team All-Atlantic Sun Pos. Name *F Torrey Craig G Ian Clark G Drew Hanlen G Kerron Johnson G Adam Sollazzo PG Langston Hall

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2011-12 REVIEW ## Player-Team 1. CRAIG, Torrey-UPST 2. Cummings, Markeith-KSU 3. SOLLAZZO, Adam-ETSU 4. PEGG, Adam-STET 5. SMITH, Parker-UNF 6. JOHNSON, Kerron-BEL 7. PEREZ, Chris-STET 8. Dixon, Spencer-KSU 9. BROWN, Sherwood-FGCU 10. GRAHAM, Aaron-STET 11. CLARK, Ian-BEL 12. Love, Delbert-KSU 12. BROWN, Isiah-ETSU 14. CABELL,Aloys-JU 15. THOMPSON, Bernard-FGCU 16. HALL, Langston-MER 17. GREENE, Ty-UPST 18. WALLACE, Travis-UNF 19. GRANBERRY, Jerron-UNF 20. POWELL,Glenn-JU 21. CECIL, Justin-MER 22. DUBOSE, Marcus-ETSU 23. HANLEN, Drew-BEL 24. GOLLON, Jakob-MER 25. SAUNDERS, Scott-BEL 26. HUBBARD, Tommy-ETSU 27. SMITH, Malcolm-LIP 28. HEDGEPETH, Mick-BEL 29. COOLEY, Sheldon-ETSU 30. GLENN, Ricardo-UPST

SCORING Cl SO JR SR JR JR JR SO SR JR SO JR FR SR SO FR SO FR SO JR JR SR JR SR SO SR SR FR SR JR SO

G 34 30 31 29 32 34 29 31 28 29 34 31 31 29 32 38 34 32 31 30 38 31 35 38 35 30 31 35 27 34

FG 194 162 154 165 143 145 148 142 132 112 151 133 154 114 128 131 109 144 98 147 140 123 117 137 123 114 98 125 99 123

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FT 88 117 142 85 83 154 64 58 48 77 37 54 77 88 76 103 112 62 67 34 49 52 50 97 112 56 111 86 44 78

Pts Avg/G 559 16.4 462 15.4 463 14.9 433 14.9 465 14.5 468 13.8 392 13.5 416 13.4 357 12.8 369 12.7 431 12.7 385 12.4 385 12.4 358 12.3 368 11.5 434 11.4 386 11.4 350 10.9 339 10.9 328 10.9 411 10.8 335 10.8 378 10.8 398 10.5 358 10.2 304 10.1 307 9.9 336 9.6 259 9.6 324 9.5

FIELD GOALS

## Player-Team 1. COURSEY, Daniel-MER 2. GLENN, Justin-LIP 3. POWELL,Glenn-JU 4. BROWN, Isiah-ETSU 5. SAUNDERS, Scott-BEL 6. DIAZ, Andy-UNF 7. Anderson, Aaron-KSU 8. HEDGEPETH, Mick-BEL 9. GLENN, Ricardo-UPST 10. JOHNSON, Kerron-BEL 11. MAXEY, Jodd-UPST 12. PEGG, Adam-STET 13. WALLACE, Travis-UNF 14. THOMAS, Bud-MER 15. BROWN, Sherwood-FGCU

Cl SO SR JR SR SR JR JR SR SO JR SO JR SO SO JR

ASSISTS

62

3FG 83 21 13 18 96 24 32 74 45 68 92 65 0 42 36 69 56 0 76 0 82 37 94 27 0 20 0 0 17 0

## Player-Team 1. COOLEY, Sheldon-ETSU 2. HUBBARD, Tommy-ETSU 3. THOMPSON, Bernard-FGCU 4. Love, Delbert-KSU 5. MAXEY, Jodd-UPST 6. SOLLAZZO, Adam-ETSU 7. GOLLON, Jakob-MUM 8. Dixon, Spencer-KSU 9. GREENE, Ty-UPST 10. BROWN, Isiah-ETSU 11. JOHNSON, Kerron-BEL 12. WILLIAMS, Zavion-LIP 13. GRAHAM, Aaron-STET 14. CRAIG, Torrey-UPST 15. HALL, Langston-MUM

Cl JR SR FR FR SO SR SO SR FR SR JR FR SO SO SO

G FGM FGA 38 129 208 31 102 172 30 147 263 31 154 276 35 123 225 32 124 228 31 123 227 35 125 235 34 123 235 34 145 280 34 106 205 29 165 320 32 144 281 38 121 240 28 132 277 G 27 30 32 31 34 31 38 31 34 31 34 26 29 34 38

Assists 67 67 57 53 56 51 60 48 52 44 48 35 39 45 50

Pct .620 .593 .559 .558 .547 .544 .542 .532 .523 .518 .517 .516 .512 .504 .477 Avg./G 2.5 2.2 1.8 1.7 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3

REBOUNDING

## Player-Team 1. Anderson, Aaron-KSU 2. CRAIG, Torrey-UPST 3. GLENN, Justin-LIP 4. GLENN, Ricardo-UPST 5. HUBBARD, Tommy-ETSU 6. GRAHAM,Delwan-JU 7. POWELL,Glenn-JU 8. GOLLON, Jakob-MER 9. BROWN, Sherwood-FGCU 10. BROWN, Isiah-ETSU 11. HEDGEPETH, Mick-BEL 12. PEGG, Adam-STET 13. SOLLAZZO, Adam-ETSU 14. WALLACE, Travis-UNF 15.Cummings, Markeith-KSU 16. THOMPSON, Bernard-FGCU 17. NABURGS, Joel-STET 18. SAUNDERS, Scott-BEL 19. GALVIN,Tevin-JU 20. MAXEY, Jodd-UPST ## Player-Team 1. COMER, Brett-FGCU 2. JOHNSON, Kerron-BEL 3. SOLLAZZO, Adam-ETSU 4. HALL, Langston-MUM 5. POWELL,Russell-JU 6. HANLEN, Drew-BEL 7. Dixon, Spencer-KSU 8. WILLIAMS, Jimmy-UNF 9. SMITH, Damarius-LIP 10. GOLLON, Jakob-MUM 11. WILSON, Will-UNF 12. Love, Delbert-KSU 13. NABURGS, Joel-STET 14. WILLIAMS, Zavion-LIP 15. GRAHAM, Aaron-STET

Cl JR SO SR SO SR SR JR SO JR SR SR JR SR SO JR FR JR SR SR SO

G 31 34 31 34 30 30 30 38 28 31 35 29 31 32 30 32 28 35 25 34

ASSISTS Cl FR JR SR SO JR SR SR SR FR SO JR FR JR FR SO

OFF 100 80 69 128 80 74 79 60 54 79 75 59 50 66 63 43 26 52 38 86 G 32 34 31 38 30 35 31 32 29 38 32 31 28 26 29

BLOCKED SHOTS

## Player-Team 1. COURSEY, Daniel-MER 2. GLENN, Justin-LIP 3. MAXEY, Jodd-UPST 4. BROWN, Isiah-ETSU 5. GREEN, Willie-STET 6. POWELL,Glenn-JU 7. SAUEY, Matt-UNF 8. FIELER, Chase-FGCU 9. CRAIG, Torrey-UPST 10. OLUMUYIWA, Babatunde-UPST 11. PODERIS, Lukas-ETSU 12. MURRAY, Eddie-FGCU 13. GRAHAM,Delwan-JU 14. SAUNDERS, Scott-BEL 15. DIAZ, Andy-UNF

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Cl SO SR SO SR SO JR SR SO SO SO JR JR SR SR JR

G 38 31 34 31 29 30 32 32 34 34 31 32 30 35 32

DEF 180 183 159 119 136 123 113 164 111 103 122 100 119 104 96 122 115 123 86 78

TOT Avg/G 280 9.0 263 7.7 228 7.4 247 7.3 216 7.2 197 6.6 192 6.4 224 5.9 165 5.9 182 5.9 197 5.6 159 5.5 169 5.5 170 5.3 159 5.3 165 5.2 141 5.0 175 5.0 124 5.0 164 4.8

Assists 178 177 137 160 119 135 119 111 98 125 98 92 74 68 73

Avg./G 5.6 5.2 4.4 4.2 4.0 3.9 3.8 3.5 3.4 3.3 3.1 3.0 2.6 2.6 2.5

Steals 88 49 47 42 39 37 39 38 37 35 31 30 28 27 23

Avg/G 2.3 1.6 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.1 1.0 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.7


2011-12

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JUNIOR FORWARD

JAKOB GOLLON INSIDE:

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2011-12 GAME-BY-GAME GAME

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Mercer 66, Emory 57 Nov. 12, 2011 Macon, Ga. Hawkins Arena

MACON, Ga. – Mercer University used some clutch shooting down the stretch to hold off a stubborn Emory team, 66-57, to score a Homecoming Game win before a sell-out crowd of 3,182 at the University Center. The win was the fourth-straight season opening win under head coach Bob Hoffman and the fifth-consecutive lid-lifting victory overall for Mercer. The Bears also improved to 2-0 in the all-time series versus the Eagles. There were three ties and Emory led twice – both times midway through the first half - before the Bears took control of the game for good. However, the experienced Eagles refused to go away and, despite trailing by as many as 12 points with 18:16 left in the game. Mercer held a 36-27 halftime advantage.

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Emory clawed to within a single point, 55-54, after a pair of free throws by Aaron Claunch with 2:48 left to play. However, that’s when the Bears rose up to squash the threat. A three-pointer by Bud Thomas – who had a career and gamehigh 18 points – was followed by three-straight free throws from redshirt sophomore Jakob Gollon (10 points), after being fouled while shooting beyond the arc. That upped MU’s advantage to 61-54 with just 1:32 remaining in the game as the Bears closed out the win.

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

Player Greven, Alex Claunch, Austin Gulotta, Alex Friedberg, Michael Davis, Jake Florin, Michael Foster, Alex Carleton, Ollie Oh, Nash Resnick, Justin Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 10-33 30.3% 3FG % 1st Half: 4-13 30.8% FT % 1st Half: 3-5 60.0%

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COLUMBIA, Mo. – Mercer’s men’s basketball team saw its second half rally fall short and, along with it, any hopes for a come-back win versus No. 25 Missouri, 81-63, at the Mizzou Arena. The Bears (1-1) found themselves down by as much as 22 points with 15:20 left in the second half, before mounting a furious charge midway through the period. With 9:09 left in the game, Mizzou still held the 22 point advantage, 61-39. A 14-2 surge by the Bears was powered by redshirt freshman Jibri Bryan, who connected on three-consecutive three pointers during the span. Bryan would finish the game with 19 points, hitting 7-of-11 from the field and 5-of-6 from beyond the arc. A trey and a pair of free throws from Langston Hall made it 63-53 with 5:31 left in the game. Hall would finish with 11 points and seven assists. However, MU would get no closer. The Tigers led at the half by 16 points, 40-24, taking full advantage of 13 turnovers by the Bears in the opening segment.

5-15 3-17 3-7 2-10 5-9 0-2 0-1 0-0 0-0 2-3

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

20-64

6-25

0-1 6-8 0-0 2-2 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2

1 1 2 3 0 6 6 2 1 1 2 4 1 4 5 0 2 0 2 4 0 0 0 2 2 1 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 2 2 5 2 7 11-15 12 18 30 19

2nd half: 10-31 32.3% 2nd half: 2-12 16.7% 2nd half: 8-10 80.0%

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29 39 24 25 29 14 6 6 6 22

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TP

A TO Blk Stl

11 13 8 6 12 0 0 0 0 7

0 3 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0

3 1 2 0 1 0 1 1 1 1

0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 4 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1

57

7 11

1

8 200

Game: 20-64 31.3% Game: 6-25 24.0% Game: 11-15 73.3%

Deadball Rebounds 2,2

15 20 52 21 00 03 14 22 23 32 34 44 45 50

Mercer 66 • 1-0

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23 32 34 44 45 50

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

Player THOMAS, Bud CECIL, Justin GOLLON, Jakob HALL, Langston COURSEY, Daniel CANEVARI, Kevin HALLICE, T.J. MOTEN, Darious SMITH, Chris HARRIS, Shaquille BRYAN, Jibri JACKSON, Marquisse BROWN, Monty LARSEN, Paul Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 17-33 51.5% 3FG % 1st Half: 1-9 11.1% FT % 1st Half: 1-2 50.0%

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7-12 1-4 3-8 3-10 5-7 0-1 0-1 0-0 2-6 1-2 0-0 0-0 1-2 3-4

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

26-57

2-17

3 6 9 0 1 1 2 2 1 8 9 5 0 1 1 0 3 1 4 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 3 1 0 1 0 0 3 3 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 5 6 12-16 11 33 44 17

2nd half: 9-24 37.5% 2nd half: 1-8 12.5% 2nd half: 11-14 78.6%

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

TP

A TO Blk Stl

18 2 10 6 13 0 0 0 7 2 0 0 2 6

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

1 1 4 2 0 0 1 1 3 0 2 0 1 0 1 66 15 17

Min

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

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

8

6 200

Game: 26-57 45.6% Game: 2-17 11.8% Game: 12-16 75.0%

39 15 30 37 20 2 6 2 23 3 10 4 4 5

Deadball Rebounds 4,1

1st

2nd

Total

27 36

30 30

57 66

Last FG - EUM 2nd-00:00, MER 2nd-00:08. Largest lead - EUM by 4 1st-11:49, MER by 12 2nd-18:16.

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

Player THOMAS, Bud CECIL, Justin GOLLON, Jakob COURSEY, Daniel HALL, Langston MISKIMON, R.J. CANEVARI, Kevin HALLICE, T.J. MOTEN, Darious SMITH, Chris HARRIS, Shaquille BRYAN, Jibri JACKSON, Marquisse BROWN, Monty LARSEN, Paul Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 9-24 3FG % 1st Half: 3-8 FT % 1st Half: 3-4

37.5% 37.5% 75.0%

f f f f g

1-4 3-5 4-14 3-6 3-6 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-1 0-0 1-1 7-11 0-0 0-1 0-2

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

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

23-52

8-20

9-12

2nd half: 14-28 50.0% 2nd half: 5-12 41.7% 2nd half: 6-8 75.0%

0 3 3 2 0 1 1 0 1 6 7 4 4 2 6 4 0 3 3 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 2 1 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 2 0 3 3 9 21 30 24

TP

A TO Blk Stl

3 9 8 8 11 0 0 2 0 0 3 19 0 0 0

1 0 4 0 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0

Min

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

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

1 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1

63 16 20

3

9 200

Game: 23-52 44.2% Game: 8-20 40.0% Game: 9-12 75.0%

33 13 34 22 37 1 4 4 3 9 4 23 3 5 5

Deadball Rebounds 2

Missouri 81 • 2-0 ## 10 01 03 12 24 11 15 32

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

Player Ratliffe, Ricardo Pressey, Phil Pressey, Matt Denmon, Marcus English, Kim Dixon, Michael Green, Kadeem Moore, Steve Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 15-35 42.9% 3FG % 1st Half: 6-15 40.0% FT % 1st Half: 4-6 66.7%

f g g g g

1-6 6-11 2-6 4-8 5-8 4-12 2-2 1-1

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

4 3 7 3 0 3 3 2 1 2 3 1 2 3 5 2 1 2 3 1 1 3 4 2 1 3 4 2 2 2 4 2 1 0 1 25-54 11-22 20-29 13 21 34 15

2nd half: 10-19 52.6% 2nd half: 5-7 71.4% 2nd half: 16-23 69.6%

1-2 7-8 2-6 2-2 4-6 4-4 0-0 0-1

TP

A TO Blk Stl

3 22 6 12 18 14 4 2

0 4 3 3 1 0 0 1

3 4 0 1 2 1 2 0

81 12 13

1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2

3 5 1 2 0 2 1 0

Min

29 34 28 31 33 25 11 9

4 14 200

Game: 25-54 46.3% Game: 11-22 50.0% Game: 20-29 69.0%

Deadball Rebounds 4

Officials: Warren Evans, Toby Martinez, Andrew Walton Technical fouls: Mercer-TEAM. Missouri-None. Attendance: 5778

Officials: Tracy Woodson, Patrick Evans, Bart Lenox Technical fouls: Emory University-None. Mercer-None. Attendance: 3182 Score by periods Emory University Mercer

Nov. 14, 2011 Columbia, Mo. Mizzou Arena

Mercer 63 • 1-1

Emory University 57 • 0-0 ##

Missouri 81, Mercer 63

Points EUM MER

In Paint 18 44

Off T/O 18 14

2nd Fast Chance Break 13 2 9 6

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

Bench 7 17

Score by periods Mercer Missouri

1st

2nd

Total

24 40

39 41

63 81

Last FG - MER 2nd-00:22, MU 2nd-01:23. Largest lead - MER by 2 1st-19:49, MU by 22 2nd-15:20.

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In Paint 22 26

Off T/O 8 21

2nd Fast Chance Break 4 4 6 6

Score tied - 2 times. Lead changed - 1 time.

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Mercer 66, Furman 46 Nov. 17, 2011 Greenville, S.C. Timmons Arena

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The Mercer men’s basketball team broke open a tight game with a second-half blitz on its way to a 66-46 nonconference win at Furman. The win improved the Bears to 2-1 overall, while the Paladins (2-1) suffered their first setback of the season.

Mercer 60, Sam Houston St. 38 Nov. 21, 2011 Macon, Ga. Hawkins Arena

MACON, Ga. – For the second game in a row, the Mercer men’s basketball team mounted a stellar defensive effort and rode it to a big victory, crushing Sam Houston State, 60-38, in the opening round of the Progressive CBE Classic. The Bears’ (3-1) 38 points permitted to SHSU is the fewest to an MU opponent since a 35-33 loss to Vanderbilt on December 11, 1976.

The 46 points allowed was MU’s lowest total to an opponent since February 5, 2011 win the Bears limited Campbell to 45 points. Mercer had four players tally in double figures, led by 16 from sophomore forward Bud Thomas. Thomas hit 6-of-9 from the floor and was 2-of-3 from beyond the arc. He also pulled down five rebounds, had three assists and two steals. Senior Justin Cecil and sophomore Daniel Coursey each contributed 11 points. Coursey narrowly missed his first career doubledouble by grabbing nine rebounds (to go along with three blocks).

The 14 point cushion was the Bears largest lead of the opening period, also holding a 23-9 bulge with 2:09 left in the period. MU would take a 10-point cushion – 23-13 – into then halftime locker room after a late surge by the BearKats cut into the host’s lead.

Sam Houston State 38 • 1-2

Mercer 66 • 2-1 ## 05 15 52 21 03 14 22 23 32 45 50

THOMAS, Bud CECIL, Justin GOLLON, Jakob COURSEY, Daniel HALL, Langston CANEVARI, Kevin HALLICE, T.J. MOTEN, Darious SMITH, Chris HARRIS, Shaquille BRYAN, Jibri BROWN, Monty LARSEN, Paul Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 9-28 3FG % 1st Half: 2-9 FT % 1st Half: 2-4

32.1% 22.2% 50.0%

f f f f g

6-9 4-6 4-10 5-6 1-7 1-1 0-2 0-1 1-2 0-0 2-6 0-0 1-1

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

25-51

6-15

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

1 4 5 1 0 1 1 1 2 2 4 1 1 8 9 3 0 3 3 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 5 1 1 1 2 3 1 0 1 3 0 1 1 10-15 10 24 34 18

2nd half: 16-23 69.6% 2nd half: 4-6 66.7% 2nd half: 8-11 72.7%

TP

A TO Blk Stl

16 11 10 11 6 2 0 0 2 0 6 0 2

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

Min

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

0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

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

66 13 13

5

9 200

Game: 25-51 49.0% Game: 6-15 40.0% Game: 10-15 66.7%

36 20 34 25 32 7 3 2 9 1 17 9 5

Deadball Rebounds 1,2

22 24 43 11 12 35 44

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

IRWIN, Bryant AUSTIN, Bobby SEBIRUMBI, Brandon REDDICK, Colin BROWN, Richard BROWN, David REDDICK, Charlie EARLY, Dominic TOLER, Chris Team Totals 22.6% 18.2% 50.0%

f f f f g

3-13 3-11 2-5 2-9 1-3 1-3 0-4 0-4 2-5

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

44 02 05 14 24

FG % 1st Half: 4-19 3FG % 1st Half: 1-6 FT % 1st Half: 4-8

14-57

3-20

4 7 11 1 2 1 3 2 2 1 3 4 5 4 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 4 0 4 2 2 4 6 15-19 20 19 39 16

2nd half: 7-26 26.9% 2nd half: 1-9 11.1% 2nd half: 12-13 92.3%

TP

A TO Blk Stl

11 7 9 8 4 3 0 0 4

1 0 0 0 3 0 1 1 0

46

1 1 5 1 6 3 0 1 1 1 6 20

## 05

Min

52

34 32 23 22 31 9 21 12 16

00

0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

1 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 2

1

7 200

Game: 14-57 24.6% Game: 3-20 15.0% Game: 15-19 78.9%

Deadball Rebounds 1,1

1st

2nd

Total

22 19

44 27

66 46

Last FG - MER 2nd-02:08, FUR 2nd-01:15. Largest lead - MER by 20 2nd-00:32, FUR by 1 1st-11:02.

21.1% 16.7% 50.0%

* * * * *

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

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

13-43 2nd half: 2nd half: 2nd half:

2-12

9-24 1-6 6-12

TP

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

0 4 4 1 1 2 3 2 2 1 3 1 3 3 6 4 0 5 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 3 0 3 10-20 10 15 25 16

37.5% 16.7% 50.0%

3 9 9 3 7 0 1 2 4 38

A TO Blk Stl

2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

3 2 2 2 4 0 0 3 0 1 3 17

Min

0 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 0

1 0 3 2 0 0 1 1 1

5

9 200

Game: 13-43 30.2% Game: 2-12 16.7% Game: 10-20 50.0%

33 27 36 26 34 12 13 8 11

Deadball Rebounds 6,2

Mercer 60 • 3-1

21

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

Officials: Doug Sirmons, Roger Ayers, Forrest Sigler Technical fouls: Mercer-None. Furman-None. Attendance: 1269 Score by periods Mercer Furman

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20

Player

FG % 1st Half: 7-31 3FG % 1st Half: 2-11 FT % 1st Half: 3-6

20

Gatson, Darius Gatlin, Demarcus James, Marcus Holyfield, Michael Tucker, Konner McKinney, Marquel Harwell, Aaron Werner, Steven Thompson, Aaron Team Totals

03 14 22 23 32 34 44 45 50

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

Player THOMAS, Bud CECIL, Justin GOLLON, Jakob HALL, Langston COURSEY, Daniel MISKIMON, R.J. CANEVARI, Kevin HALLICE, T.J. MOTEN, Darious SMITH, Chris HARRIS, Shaquille BRYAN, Jibri JACKSON, Marquisse BROWN, Monty LARSEN, Paul Team Totals

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

36.0% 36.4% 25.0%

* * * * *

2-7 1-4 0-2 8-15 1-4 0-1 1-2 2-4 0-0 0-2 0-1 1-3 0-0 2-3 2-4

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

20-52

9-22

1 7 8 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 2 2 1 3 0 0 1 1 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 2 0 3 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 2 4 6 3 0 0 0 2 1 4 5 2 4 3 7 2 3 0 3 11-18 19 24 43 20

2nd half: 11-27 40.7% 2nd half: 5-11 45.5% 2nd half: 10-14 71.4%

0-2 0-0 0-0 2-2 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 7-9 1-2

TP

A TO Blk Stl

5 3 0 24 3 0 2 4 0 0 0 3 0 11 5

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

Min

1 0 3 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 1

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

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

60 12 17

4

6 200

Game: 20-52 38.5% Game: 9-22 40.9% Game: 11-18 61.1%

34 15 23 32 12 2 8 8 4 10 4 15 3 14 16

Deadball Rebounds 3

Officials: Lee Cassell, Marc Ellard, Tony Greene Technical fouls: Sam Houston State-None. Mercer-None. Attendance: 1537 Points MER FUR

In Paint 28 10

Off T/O 21 12

2nd Fast Chance Break 9 0 10 0

Score tied - 4 times. Lead changed - 4 times.

Bench 12 7

Score by periods Sam Houston State Mercer

1st

2nd

Total

13 23

25 37

38 60

Last FG - SHSU 2nd-01:29, MER 2nd-01:50. Largest lead - SHSU by 2 1st-19:38, MER by 24 2nd-01:50.

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Points SHSU MER

In Paint 16 16

Off T/O 9 12

2nd Fast Chance Break 6 2 17 4

Score tied - 0 times. Lead changed - 1 time.

Bench 7 25

mercer

03

11

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

Player

records

15

01

15

Furman 46 • 2-1 ##

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review

34

Player

bears

20

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

coaches

In the second half, SHSU cut the lead to eight with 13:34 left to play. But, much like the first stanza, MU launched out on a run with 13 unanswered points to take firm control, 47-26, with 9:30 left to play. The Bears’ lead never slipped below 19 points the rest of the way.

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Redshirt sophomore Jakob Gollon rounded out the quartet of double-digit scorers with 10 points. Gollon shared game-high assist honors at four “helps”, along with teammate Langston Hall.

Sam Houston State scored the opening basket just 22 seconds into the game. Neither team scored for the next four minutes until a Mercer free throw by Monty Brown on the front end of a two-shot foul at 15:22. From that point, Mercer scored the next 12 points and went on a 17-1 run overall for a 17-3 advantage with 8:04 left in the half, thanks to a three-pointer from Justin Cecil.

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Mercer 74, Niagara 55 Nov. 22, 2011 Macon, Ga. Hawkins Arena

MACON, Ga. – The Mercer men’s basketball team won its thirdconsecutive game – and by another convincing margin – defeating Niagara, 74-55, on day two of the Progressive CBE Classic at Hawkins Arena. The win improves the Bears’ record to 4-1 overall in 2011-12. Senior Justin Cecil had Mercer’s hot-hand du jour by draining the nets for 23 points, thanks in no small part to a 7-of-11 shooting effort from beyond the arc. Cecil also grabbed six rebounds in his 24 minutes of court time. Jakob Gollon added 10 points as the Bears’ only other player in double figures. Gollon also had game-leading totals in rebounds (8) and assists (4).

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preview

In all, 12 of the 13 Mercer players to see action scored in the game. Mercer built a 14-2 advantage after just under five minutes into the game on a trey from Cecil and rode another jumper from its high scorer at the 10:42 juncture of the period to build a 20-point advantage (25-5).

Niagara 55 • 1-3 ##

bears

12 14 32 15 22 24 30

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The Bears were led by 15 points from senior Justin Cecil, who was 5-of-7 from beyond the arc. Cecil scored all of his points in the opening period. He connected on a total 13 treys in the threegames of the CBE event. Sophomore point guard Langston Hall overcame a slow first half during which he had just one point, to finish the night with 12. Hall and Cecil each had four rebounds. Junior Chris Smith came off the Bears’ bench to contribute nine points and a team-high six rebounds in 25 minutes of work.

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

Player Tanksley, Ameen Green, Juan'ya Gillette, Scooter Mason, Antoine Jordan, Marvin Williams, Eric Jones, Skylar Langford, Ali Thomas, Joseph Kowalski, Paul Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 6-18 3FG % 1st Half: 1-8 FT % 1st Half: 6-12

33.3% 12.5% 50.0%

* * * * *

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

0-0 1-4 0-0 1-5 1-9 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0

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

20-48

3-19

12-21

2nd half: 14-30 46.7% 2nd half: 2-11 18.2% 2nd half: 6-9 66.7%

03

2 1 3 4 0 1 1 4 1 4 5 4 2 3 5 3 0 2 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 0 0 2 2 3 1 2 3 1 0 2 2 2 0 1 1 7 20 27 24

Min

12

21 36 16 35 27 8 12 14 17 14

25

TP

A TO Blk Stl

0 11 6 20 7 2 4 0 3 2

0 0 2 3 3 0 0 0 1 0

1 3 2 0 3 0 1 3 2 0

0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

0 1 0 2 0 0 1 1 1 0

55

9 15

4

6 200

Game: 20-48 41.7% Game: 3-19 15.8% Game: 12-21 57.1%

Deadbal Rebound 6,1

Mercer 74 • 4-1 ##

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MACON, Ga. – On the final day of the Progressive CBE Classic, Mercer men’s basketball team saw its three-game win streak come to an end at the hands of South Dakota State, 74-61, on Wednesday evening. The loss dropped the Bears to 4-2 overall on the season before a nice pre-Thanksgiving Day crowd of 1,568 at the University Center.

South Dakota State 74 • 4-2

10

05 15 20 21 52 00 03 14 22

mercer

Nov. 23, 2011 Macon, Ga. Hawkins Arena

The Bears forced 15 turnovers, had four more blocked shots and made seven steals.

05

66

South Dakota St. 74, Mercer 61

23 34 45 50

FG % 1st Half: 14-33 42.4% 3FG % 1st Half: 5-12 41.7% FT % 1st Half: 10-15 66.7%

05 22 24 32 42

* * * * *

3-9 8-15 2-5 1-2 1-3 1-1 0-0 1-2 1-1 0-3 1-6 3-4 0-4

0-3 7-11 0-0 1-2 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 1-4 0-0 0-0

0 2 2 1 2 4 6 3 4 4 8 1 0 5 5 1 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 2 0 1 1 2 1 0 1 2 2 0 2 2 4 2 6 22-55 10-22 20-29 16 24 40 19

2nd half: 8-22 36.4% 2nd half: 5-10 50.0% 2nd half: 10-14 71.4%

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

TP

A TO Blk Stl

6 23 10 4 6 3 0 2 2 2 3 8 5

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

15

26 24 28 28 14 2 12 12 4 15 13 11 11

20

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

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

74 13 12

4

7 200

Game: 22-55 40.0% Game: 10-22 45.5% Game: 20-29 69.0%

Deadbal Rebound 5

1st

2nd

Total

19 43

36 31

55 74

Last FG - NIA 2nd-00:12, MER 2nd-00:32. Largest lead - NIA None, MER by 28 2nd-16:22.

* * * * *

6-12 1-7 4-5 4-10 3-6 4-6 1-1 1-3 0-0 0-3

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

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

24-53

8-26

18-26

2nd half: 14-30 46.7% 2nd half: 5-14 35.7% 2nd half: 10-13 76.9%

0 4 4 4 0 1 1 3 1 0 1 3 0 8 8 3 3 0 3 3 2 1 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 2 2 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 2 4 6 9 21 30 21

TP

A TO Blk Stl

16 5 11 13 9 12 2 5 0 1

8 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

4 3 0 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 74 10 13

Min

0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

3 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0

1

8 200

Game: 24-53 45.3% Game: 8-26 30.8% Game: 18-26 69.2%

34 38 15 38 29 22 6 10 6 2

Deadball Rebounds 2

Mercer 61 • 4-2

Min

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

WOLTERS, Nate CARLSON, Brayden WHITE, Chad CALLAHAN, Griffan FIEGEN, Tony PRINCE, Taevaunn MONAGHAN, Zach HORSTMAN, Zach HEEMSTRA, Marcus DYKSTRA, Jordan Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 10-23 43.5% 3FG % 1st Half: 3-12 25.0% FT % 1st Half: 8-13 61.5%

05

21 52 00 03 14 22 23 32 44 45 50

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

Player THOMAS, Bud CECIL, Justin GOLLON, Jakob HALL, Langston COURSEY, Daniel MISKIMON, R.J. CANEVARI, Kevin HALLICE, T.J. MOTEN, Darious SMITH, Chris HARRIS, Shaquille JACKSON, Marquisse BROWN, Monty LARSEN, Paul Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 10-27 37.0% 3FG % 1st Half: 6-13 46.2% FT % 1st Half: 8-12 66.7%

* * * * *

2-4 5-8 2-4 4-13 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 4-7 0-2 0-0 0-3 0-4 19-48

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

0-2 5-7 1-1 1-6 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-2 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0

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

8-20

15-20

9-21 2-7 7-8

42.9% 28.6% 87.5%

1 2 3 0 1 3 4 4 1 1 2 4 0 4 4 4 2 3 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 5 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 1 2 3 4 7 9 26 35 25

TP

A TO Blk Stl

8 15 8 12 6 0 0 0 0 9 3 0 0 0

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

Min

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

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

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

61 13 23

3

7 200

Game: 19-48 39.6% Game: 8-20 40.0% Game: 15-20 75.0%

36 29 28 35 12 1 4 7 2 25 3 1 6 11

Deadball Rebounds 4

Officials: Chuck Jones, Pat Adams, Earnie Pheal Technical fouls: South Dakota State-TEAM. Mercer-None. Attendance: 1568 CBE All-Tournament: MVP- Nate Wolters (SDSU); Justin Cecil (Mercer); Griffin Callahan (SDSU); Antoine Mason (Niagara); Konner mTucker (SHSU).

Officials: Tracy Woodson, Lee Cassell, Tony Henderson Technical fouls: Niagara-Tanksley, Ameen. Mercer-None. Attendance: 1422 CBE Classic Sub-Regional Score by periods Niagara Mercer

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

Player THOMAS, Bud CECIL, Justin GOLLON, Jakob HALL, Langston COURSEY, Daniel MISKIMON, R.J. CANEVARI, Kevin HALLICE, T.J. MOTEN, Darious SMITH, Chris BRYAN, Jibri BROWN, Monty LARSEN, Paul Team Totals

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

Player

Points NIA MER

In Paint 28 22

Off T/O 10 21

2nd Fast Chance Break 5 2 18 2

Score tied - 1 time. Lead changed - 0 times.

Bench 11 25

Score by periods South Dakota State Mercer

1st

2nd

Total

31 34

43 27

74 61

Last FG - SDSU 2nd-01:26, MER 2nd-01:16. Largest lead - SDSU by 13 2nd-00:49, MER by 8 1st-04:07.

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Points SDSU MER

In Paint 24 18

Off T/O 25 15

2nd Fast Chance Break 10 2 5 0

Score tied - 7 times. Lead changed - 5 times.

Bench 20 12


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Mercer 79, Lipscomb 72 Dec. 1, 2011 Nashville, Tenn. Allen Arena

Belmont 82, Mercer 78 Dec. 3, 2011 Nashville, Tenn. Curb Event Center

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Mercer men’s basketball team got off to the quick start in the Atlantic Sun Conference race, topping Lipscomb, 79-72, in the conference opener at the Allen Arena. The Bears improved to 5-2 overall (1-0 A-Sun) with the win.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – In a game which resembled two heavyweight fighters slugging it out blow-for-blow, Belmont eventually landed the last shots to defeat Mercer, 82-78. The loss dropped the Bears to 5-3 overall and 1-1 in the Atlantic Sun Conference.

The victory also snapped a five-game losing streak on the Bisons’ home floor and was Mercer’s third-straight win over Lipscomb.

The pre-season favorite Bruins improved to 5-2, 2-0 in A-Sun play.

The two teams forged a 34-34 tie at the half. But to do that, MU had to overcome a seven point deficit, 28-21, after the Bisons’ Jordan Burgason (16 points) canned a three-pointer. A layup by Jakob Gollon with six tics left in the half tied the game going into the locker room.

Langston Hall had a team-leading 23 points, connecting on 6-of14 from the floor overall and 4-of-8 from three-point range. Hall also made good on 7-of-8 free throws, while also dishing off four assists.

Justin Cecil canned a three-pointer to add to his game-leading total of 22 points and extend Mercer’s advantage to double digits – 76-66 – with 1:30 left to play. Cecil was 8-of-16 from the field and also pulled down a game-leading seven rebounds.

Daniel Coursey had another outstanding performance, dropping 18 points on the Bruins, while corralling eight rebounds and blocking four more shots (giving him 17 blocks in eight games). Coursey was an efficient 8-of-9 from the field.

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Mercer 79 • 5-2 (1-0) ## 52 05 15 20 03 14 23 45 50

Player HALL, Langston COURSEY, Daniel THOMAS, Bud CECIL, Justin GOLLON, Jakob CANEVARI, Kevin HALLICE, T.J. SMITH, Chris HARRIS, Shaquille BROWN, Monty LARSEN, Paul Team Totals

f c g g g

FG % 1st Half: 16-36 44.4% 3FG % 1st Half: 1-6 16.7% FT % 1st Half: 1-2 50.0%

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

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

30-60

7-14

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

0 5 5 1 0 3 3 0 1 4 5 2 4 3 7 2 1 6 7 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 4 3 7 1 12-15 11 25 36 18

2nd half: 14-24 58.3% 2nd half: 6-8 75.0% 2nd half: 11-13 84.6%

TP

A TO Blk Stl

14 4 11 22 18 0 0 5 0 2 3

6 0 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 0

3 3 6 2 3 0 0 1 0 0 1

79 14 19

0 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

2 1 2 2 1 2 0 2 0 0 1

M

3 2 3 3 3

15 02 05 12 10 35 52 55

FG % 1st Half: 14-30 46.7% 3FG % 1st Half: 3-7 42.9% FT % 1st Half: 3-4 75.0%

f c g g g

2-4 2-8 2-8 1-5 4-13 0-1 5-13 0-0 6-9 2-2

0-0 0-0 0-1 1-2 2-6 0-1 4-8 0-0 0-0 0-0

24-63

7-18

1 1 2 2 4 3 7 2 1 1 2 2 1 0 1 2 0 1 1 3 0 3 3 1 2 2 4 3 0 1 1 0 2 3 5 3 0 3 3 0 2 1 3 17-18 13 19 32 18

TP

A TO Blk Stl

4 4 6 5 10 0 16 0 22 5

4 1 3 2 0 1 2 0 0 1

2 1 4 4 2 1 4 1 2 0

72 14 21

1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2

2 1 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 2

M

2 2 2 2 3 1 2 1 1

6 10 20

Game: 24-63 38.1% Game: 7-18 38.9% Game: 17-18 94.4%

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1st

2nd

Total

34 34

45 38

79 72

Last FG - MER 2nd-00:15, LIP 2nd-00:23. Largest lead - MER by 11 2nd-01:14, LIP by 7 1st-06:52.

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FG % 1st Half: 12-26 46.2% 3FG % 1st Half: 3-9 33.3% FT % 1st Half: 6-7 85.7%

2-2 8-9 2-2 2-2 7-8 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

25-57

7-25

21-23

2nd half: 13-31 41.9% 2nd half: 4-16 25.0% 2nd half: 15-16 93.8%

2 1 3 4 1 7 8 1 3 5 8 1 1 1 2 3 0 4 4 4 0 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 3 3 5 0 0 0 2 0 3 3 5 0 1 1 2 0 3 3 9 29 38 31

TP

A TO Blk Stl

9 17 18 4 23 3 0 0 2 0 2 0

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

Min

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

0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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

78 16 11

4

4 200

Game: 25-57 43.9% Game: 7-25 28.0% Game: 21-23 91.3%

37 37 24 27 33 7 3 3 11 3 7 8

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## 32 34 01 03 21 02 14 24 30 45

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

Player SAUNDERS, Scott HEDGEPETH, Mick HANLEN, Drew JOHNSON, Kerron CLARK, Ian JENKINS, Blake MANN, JJ BARNES, Adam NOACK, Trevor BAKER, Brandon Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 13-30 43.3% 3FG % 1st Half: 6-15 40.0% FT % 1st Half: 12-14 85.7%

f c g g g

4-6 1-4 2-6 4-11 5-12 1-2 2-7 2-2 0-0 1-6

0-0 0-1 1-5 1-2 5-10 0-0 0-3 0-0 0-0 1-6

22-56

8-27

4-5 3-4 2-4 16-19 2-2 0-0 2-3 1-1 0-0 0-2

2 4 6 4 3 6 9 4 0 2 2 2 1 1 2 2 1 4 5 2 1 1 2 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 2 5 2 0 2 2 30-40 11 24 35 22

2nd half: 9-26 34.6% 2nd half: 2-12 16.7% 2nd half: 18-26 69.2%

TP

A TO Blk Stl

12 5 7 25 17 2 6 5 0 3

1 2 2 4 3 0 2 0 0 0

0 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 1

1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

82 14

6

1

4 200

Game: 22-56 39.3% Game: 8-27 29.6% Game: 30-40 75.0%

Min

21 23 29 33 33 11 25 5 3 17

Deadba Rebound 4

Officials: Art Vaulk, Clyde Owens, Marty McEachean Technical fouls: Mercer-None. BELMONT-None. Attendance: 1640

Officials: Chuck Jones, Jeb Hartness, Gary Maxwell Technical fouls: Mercer-TEAM. Lipscomb-None. Attendance: 1730 Score by periods Mercer Lipscomb

22

1-4 1-4 0-0 0-7 4-8 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0

BELMONT 82 • 5-2,2-0 A-Sun

0-0 0-0 2-2 2-2 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-0 10-10 1-2

2nd half: 10-33 30.3% 2nd half: 4-11 36.4% 2nd half: 14-14 100.0

14

3-6 4-11 8-9 1-8 6-14 1-1 0-1 0-1 1-2 0-1 1-2 0-1

Points MER LIP

In Paint 34 22

Off T/O 25 23

2nd Fast Chance Break 9 6 18 2

Score tied - 2 times. Lead changed - 7 times.

Ben 1 4

Score by periods Mercer BELMONT

1st

2nd

Total

33 44

45 38

78 82

Last FG - MER 2nd-00:10, BEL 2nd-04:25. Largest lead - MER by 1 1st-17:52, BEL by 15 1st-03:29.

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Points MER BEL

In Paint 24 24

Off T/O 3 15

2nd Fast Chance Break 11 2 10 7

Score tied - 3 times. Lead changed - 4 times.

Bench 7 16

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SMITH, Damarius GLENN, Justin WILLIAMS, Zavion ARNETT, Jacob BOYD, Robert ALEXANDER, Deonte BURGASON, Jordan SMITH, Martin SMITH, Malcolm WILLIAMS, Marvin Team Totals

03

f f f g g

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22

21

50

Dead Rebo 2

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

Player

15

45

Lipscomb 72 • 4-4 (0-1) ##

52

23

1

6 13 20

Game: 30-60 50.0% Game: 7-14 50.0% Game: 12-15 80.0%

20

THOMAS, Bud GOLLON, Jakob COURSEY, Daniel CECIL, Justin HALL, Langston CANEVARI, Kevin HALLICE, T.J. MOTEN, Darious SMITH, Chris HARRIS, Shaquille BROWN, Monty LARSEN, Paul Team Totals

review

32

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

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

Player

bears

21

05

coaches

Mercer 78 • 5-3,1-1 A-Sun

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Jakob Gollon was MU’s third double-digit scorer with 17 points. Gollon – the A-Sun’s free throw percentage leader – did nothing to hurt that status by making good on 8-of-9 from the charity stripe. He also had four assists and eight boards.

Bud Thomas added 11 points as the fourth Mercer player in double figure scoring.

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Mercer 83, Samford 78 Dec. 7, 2011 Birmingham, Ala. Pete Hanna Center

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - It had been more than eight full seasons since Mercer and Samford last tangled in men’s basketball, and the 104th edition of the rivalry was worth the wait as Mercer grabbed an 83-78 overtime win at the Pete Hanna Center. The contest featured 16 lead changes and six ties, with neither team leading by more than seven points in the game. The non-conference win helped the Bears, 6-3 overall, to their best start since the 2004-05 squad began the season with a 7-3 record. Samford, which was a founding member of the Atlantic Sun Conference along with Mercer and a part of the league for 24 seasons, fell to 1-6 on the year. Langston Hall led all scorers with 18 points, hitting six-of-12 from the floor and five-of-six from the charity stripe.

Dec. 10, 2011 Macon, Ga. Hawkins Arena

MACON, Ga. - The Mercer men’s basketball team overcame an early hot shooting spree by the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga, thanks to a second half blitz that propelled the team to a 67-56 non-conference win at Hawkins Arena. A crowd of 1,795 saw the Bears improve to 7-3 overall, the program’s best start since the 2004-05 team opened the year with an identical record. A free throw by the Mocs’ Chris Early with 1:41 left would give his team the one-point lead at the intermission, 30-29. Little did Early, or Chattanooga, know that it would be the last points the visitors would see for some time.

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Mercer came out of the halftime locker room with a renewed vigor on both the offensive and defensive ends, putting a sevenminute freeze on the Mocs by opening the period with a 16-0 run which – combined with the drought late in the first half – kept Chattanooga scoreless for a total span of 8:41 of the game clock as MU pulled away, 45-30. While Hall led the squad in scoring for the third-consecutive game, it was the play of redshirt sophomore Jakob Gollon which seemed to ignite Mercer.

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In all, four Bears tallied in double digits. Joining Hall in double figures were Justin Cecil, with 13 points, and Gollon with 12 points. Travis Smith, making his Mercer debut, responded with 10 points, four rebounds and three steals.

Mercer 67, Chattanooga 56

Gollon booked 14 points on an 6-of-8 shooting effort from the floor to go along with five rebounds. He also passed off for a team-leading four assists, had one block and made three important steals. Mercer 83 • 6-3

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## 05 15 20 52 21 02 03

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14 22 23 45 50

THOMAS, Bud CECIL, Justin GOLLON, Jakob COURSEY, Daniel HALL, Langston SMITH, Travis CANEVARI, Kevin HALLICE, T.J. MOTEN, Darious SMITH, Chris BROWN, Monty LARSEN, Paul Team Totals

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FG % 1st Half: 15-32 46.9% 3FG % 1st Half: 3-11 27.3% FT % 1st Half: 2-3 66.7%

## 35 01 24 25

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f f f f g

3-9 5-13 5-11 3-3 6-12 2-4 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-3 3-6 1-3

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

29-64

4-19

1 4 5 2 1 5 6 1 1 3 4 3 0 4 4 1 0 3 3 1 0 4 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 4 2 6 2 1 1 2 0 1 1 2 21-26 10 28 38 16

2nd half: 11-27 40.7% 2nd half: 0-5 0.0% 2nd half: 16-19 84.2%

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

OT: OT: OT:

3-5 1-3 3-4

60.0% 33.3% 75.0%

TP

A TO Blk Stl

9 13 12 7 18 10 0 0 0 2 8 4

0 0 1 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 1 0

83

9 11

0 1 1 0 3 1 0 1 0 1 3 0

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

Min

1 29 0 34 4 400 15 2 403 20 1 3 0 3 0 1 1 14 0 21 0 5

02 11 14 23 33

FG % 1st Half: 11-28 39.3% 3FG % 1st Half: 7-15 46.7% FT % 1st Half: 8-8 100.0

Deadball Rebounds 1

f c g g g

6-16 6-11 6-13 4-12 2-6 1-3 0-5 0-0 1-2 1-2

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

TP

0 9 9 2 6 5 11 4 0 4 4 2 3 5 8 2 0 1 1 0 2 0 2 1 3 1 4 3 0 1 1 2 1 0 1 4 1 0 1 1 1 3 4 27-70 14-34 10-12 17 29 46 21

2nd half: 14-32 43.8% 2nd half: 6-12 50.0% 2nd half: 2-4 50.0%

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

OT: OT: OT:

2-10 1-7 0-0

20.0% 14.3% 0.0%

A TO Blk Stl

Min

00 03 20 21 22 01 02 11 30 32

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

Player WATTAD, Omar BELL, Keegan ZLOVARIC, Drazen EARLY, Chris TAYLOR, Ricky STOKES, Lance HAMPTON, Dontay WHITE, Ronrico MASON, Z. BURROUGHS, Jahmal Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 10-23 43.5% 3FG % 1st Half: 5-13 38.5% FT % 1st Half: 5-6 83.3%

1st

2nd

OT

Total

35 37

38 36

10 5

83 78

Last FG - MER OT-02:39, SAM OT-00:49. Largest lead - MER by 7 OT-02:39, SAM by 6 1st-16:14.

Points MER SAM

2 2 2 1 4 0 2 1 1 1

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3

0 41 0 20 1 401 401 27 0 6 0 18 0 8 1 15 0 10

78 18 16

4

4 225

50

15 16 17 17 7 2 0 0 2 2

0 2 2 4 3 1 1 0 4 1

Game: 27-70 38.6% Game: 14-34 41.2% Game: 10-12 83.3%

In Paint 26 16

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Deadball Rebounds 0

Officials: John Hampton, Dan Stryffeler and Bruce Bell Technical fouls: Mercer-None. Samford-None. Attendance: 1036 Score by periods Mercer Samford

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* * * * *

7-15 0-3 4-8 2-7 4-10 0-0 1-4 0-1 1-1 0-0 19-49

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

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

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

8-21

10-20

9-26 3-8 5-14

34.6% 37.5% 35.7%

1 2 3 2 1 2 3 2 2 5 7 4 1 9 10 5 2 3 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 9 24 33 23

TP

A TO Blk Stl

20 3 8 6 11 0 6 0 2 0

2 8 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1

Min

3 4 2 2 2 0 0 1 1 1

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

2 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 0 0

56 12 16

0

7 200

Game: 19-49 38.8% Game: 8-21 38.1% Game: 10-20 50.0%

34 36 34 22 23 6 21 6 12 6

Deadball Rebounds 4,1

Mercer 67 • 7-3 Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF

Player HOOD, Tyler WINDLER, Drew MERRITT, Jeffrey COOK, Will McNEIL, Devin HAYMAN, Brandon KELLY, Raijon JOHNSON, Kaylin FRIDAY, Matthew BARNES, Levi Team Totals

Chattanooga 56 • 2-7

5 12 225

Game: 29-64 45.3% Game: 4-19 21.1% Game: 21-26 80.8%

Samford 78 • 1-6

05

68

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

Player

Off T/O 19 13

2nd Fast Chance Break 12 0 11 0

Score tied - 6 times. Lead changed - 16 times.

15 20 21 52 02 03 14 23 44 45

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

Player THOMAS, Bud CECIL, Justin GOLLON, Jakob HALL, Langston COURSEY, Daniel SMITH, Travis CANEVARI, Kevin HALLICE, T.J. SMITH, Chris JACKSON, Marquisse BROWN, Monty LARSEN, Paul Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 13-29 44.8% 3FG % 1st Half: 2-14 14.3% FT % 1st Half: 1-7 14.3%

* * * * *

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

1-3 1-6 0-1 3-11 0-0 0-2 1-3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

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

22-49

6-26

17-27

2nd half: 9-20 45.0% 2nd half: 4-12 33.3% 2nd half: 16-20 80.0%

1 3 4 1 2 3 5 3 0 5 5 2 0 4 4 2 2 2 4 4 0 4 4 3 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 9 27 36 19

TP

A TO Blk Stl

9 6 14 15 4 9 5 2 2 0 1 0

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

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

67 14 12

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

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

Min

30 22 31 33 23 22 7 4 9 4 10 5

6 11 200

Game: 22-49 44.9% Game: 6-26 23.1% Game: 17-27 63.0%

Deadball Rebounds 3

Officials: Alan Cosby, Tony Henderson, Earnie Pheal Technical fouls: Chattanooga-None. Mercer-None. Attendance: 1795 Bench 24 6

Score by periods Chattanooga Mercer

1st

2nd

Total

30 29

26 38

56 67

Last FG - UTC 2nd-00:36, MER 2nd-05:11. Largest lead - UTC by 13 1st-14:19, MER by 17 2nd-05:11.

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Points UTC MER

In Paint 14 24

Off T/O 13 19

2nd Fast Chance Break 6 4 7 6

Score tied - 1 time. Lead changed - 4 times.

Bench 8 19


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Seton Hall 80, Mercer 77 Dec. 18, 2011 Newark, N.J. Prudential Center

NEWARK, N.J. – The Mercer men’s basketball team overcame an early 13-point deficit and forced overtime versus Big East Conference foe Seton Hall, before eventually falling by an 80-77 score at the Prudential Center. The loss snapped the Bears’ two-game win streak and dropped the team to 7-4 overall, while the Pirates improved to 9-1 on the year. Seton Hall improved to a perfect 7-0 on its home court this season. Mercer is 3-3 on the road as the team played the first of an eventual five games away from the University Center to close out calendar year 2011. Seton Hall maintained a lead until 11:16 left in regulation when Jakob Gollon made a steal. He made the fast-break layup and, after being fouled, also converted the subsequent foul shot to give the Bears a 49-48 lead. The game would teeter-totter for the balance of the second period, with a total of six ties and nine lead changes for the entire game.

Georgia 72, Mercer 58 Dec. 20, 2011 Athens, Ga. Stegeman Coliseum

ATHENS, Ga. – The Mercer men’s basketball team saw a tie game at halftime versus Georgia go south in the second stanza, 72-58, on Tuesday evening. The loss dropped the Bears to 7-5 overall, while the Bulldogs improved to 6-5 on the season. It was also the 15th-consecutive setback to UGA for the Bears. Mercer has not defeated Georgia since the 1958-59 season. Mercer made a late run at UGA and a three-pointer by Jakob Gollon (7 points) drew the Bears to within 10 points, 61-51. However, Georgia would not allow Mercer to get any closer on its way to the 72-58 final. In the game, the Bulldogs connected on a total of 16-for-26 from the free throw line, compared to 5-of-9 by Mercer. UGA also held a 41-34 advantage in rebounding, including six more offensive boards.

## 05 15

Mercer 77 • 7-4

15 20 52 05 21 02 03 23 32 45 50

CECIL, Justin GOLLON, Jakob COURSEY, Daniel THOMAS, Bud HALL, Langston SMITH, Travis CANEVARI, Kevin HALLICE, T.J. SMITH, Chris HARRIS, Shaquille BROWN, Monty LARSEN, Paul Team Totals

6-12 5-13 5-6 5-6 7-15 2-4 0-0 0-0 0-3 0-0 1-2 0-0

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

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

31-61 10-28

5-8

2nd half: 17-28 60.7% 2nd half: 3-9 33.3% 2nd half: 2-3 66.7%

OT: OT: OT:

1 3 4 2 1 10 11 4 3 5 8 5 1 1 2 5 0 2 2 1 1 2 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 3 9 25 34 25 3-7 2-4 1-3

42.9% 50.0% 33.3%

A TO Blk Stl

18 11 10 13 17 5 0 0 0 0 3 0

0 4 1 1 7 2 1 0 0 0 0 0

2 6 2 5 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 77 16 21

Min

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

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

8

3 225

Game: 31-61 50.8% Game: 10-28 35.7% Game: 5-8 62.5%

33 35 28 38 41 20 4 1 6 1 14 4

Deadball Rebounds 3,1

15 23 33 04 02 13 14 42

FG % 1st Half: 10-29 34.5% 3FG % 1st Half: 5-10 50.0% FT % 1st Half: 6-7 85.7%

f f f g g

9-17 5-10 2-5 5-18 3-9 0-1 1-3 0-1 0-0

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

25-64

8-16

8 9 17 3 3 4 7 4 1 1 2 1 3 2 5 3 1 1 2 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 3 1 4 22-33 19 20 39 17

2nd half: 12-30 40.0% 2nd half: 2-4 50.0% 2nd half: 11-20 55.0%

6-8 4-4 4-4 5-9 1-4 0-0 2-4 0-0 0-0

OT: OT: OT:

3-5 1-2 5-6

60.0% 50.0% 83.3%

TP

A TO Blk Stl

24 15 10 16 10 0 5 0 0

1 1 1 6 1 1 1 2 0

3 3 2 3 1 0 0 0 0

80 14 12

1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1

0 8 1 2 2 0 0 0 0

Min

41 39 36 43 31 4 21 7 3

4 13 225

Game: 25-64 39.1% Game: 8-16 50.0% Game: 22-33 66.7%

Deadball Rebounds 5,1

Officials: Tim Higgins, Clarence Armstrong, Evon Burroughs Technical fouls: Mercer-None. Seton Hall-THEODORE, Jordan. Attendance: 6502 Technical foul on SHU #1 Jordan Theodore with 8:28 remaining in second half. Score by periods Mercer Seton Hall

14 22 23 32 44 45 50

FG % 1st Half: 11-27 40.7% 3FG % 1st Half: 4-12 33.3% FT % 1st Half: 4-7 57.1%

1st

2nd

OT

Total

29 31

39 37

9 12

77 80

Last FG - MER OT-00:41, SHU OT-00:59. Largest lead - MER by 3 1st-17:11, SHU by 13 1st-08:39.

Points MER SHU

In Paint 30 34

Off T/O 12 28

2nd Fast Chance Break 8 8 18 13

Score tied - 6 times. Lead changed - 9 times.

Bench 8 5

2nd half: 11-30 36.7% 2nd half: 5-12 41.7% 2nd half: 1-2 50.0%

TP 5 7 7 16 8 6 0 2 0 4 2 0 1 0

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

58 13 11

6

Min 31 31 21 34 18 26 6 5 1 8 2 2 12 3

4 200

Game: 22-57 38.6% Game: 9-24 37.5% Game: 5-9 55.6%

Deadball Rebounds 2

Georgia 72 • 6-5 ##

11 15 22 03 05 20 23 32 42

Player Caldwell-Pope, Ken. Thornton, Marcus Williams, Vincent Williams, Donte' Robinson, Gerald Ware, Dustin Dixon, Tim Nolte, Connor Brantley, Sherrard Florveus, John Djurisic, Nemanja Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 12-30 40.0% 3FG % 1st Half: 5-11 45.5% FT % 1st Half: 1-6 16.7%

* * * * *

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF 3-10 1-5 1-2 2 4 6 3 2-4 0-0 0-2 1 3 4 1 4-6 1-2 2-2 1 2 3 1 2-5 0-0 2-6 3 5 8 2 7-13 1-2 5-6 2 2 4 3 2-6 2-4 2-2 0 3 3 1 1-2 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 0 3-3 3-3 2-4 0 2 2 2 0-0 0-0 2-2 0 1 1 0 0-3 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 1 0-5 0-1 0-0 2 3 5 1 2 0 2 24-57 8-17 16-26 15 26 41 15

2nd half: 12-27 44.4% 2nd half: 3-6 50.0% 2nd half: 15-20 75.0%

TP 8 4 11 6 20 8 2 11 2 0 0

A TO Blk Stl Min 3 0 1 2 24 0 1 1 0 20 3 1 0 1 27 0 0 0 3 28 4 1 0 1 22 3 2 0 0 27 0 0 0 0 13 1 1 1 1 15 0 0 0 0 5 0 1 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 12 1 72 14 8 3 8 200

Game: 24-57 42.1% Game: 8-17 47.1% Game: 16-26 61.5%

Deadball Rebounds 5

69

Officials: Tony Greene, Michael Stephens, John Hampton Technical fouls: Mercer-None. Georgia-None. Attendance: 5654 Actual Tip Time: 7:05 End of Game: 8:56 Time of Game: 1:51 Score by periods Mercer Georgia

1st

2nd

Total

30 30

28 42

58 72

Last FG - MER 2nd-00:07, UGA 2nd-00:57. Largest lead - MER by 8 1st-11:19, UGA by 19 2nd-07:53.

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01

03

02

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

Player POPE, Herb EDWIN, Fuquan AUDA, Patrik THEODORE, Jordan COSBY, Aaron MOBLEY, Brandon KARLIS, Haralds WILSON, Freddie GERAMIPOOR, Aaron Team Totals

02

01

Seton Hall 80 • 9-1 ##

52

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF 2-8 1-3 0-0 2 5 7 0 2-9 2-8 1-2 2 5 7 3 3-7 1-2 0-0 0 4 4 3 5-11 4-7 2-2 1 2 3 2 4-6 0-0 0-1 0 1 1 4 3-9 0-2 0-0 0 1 1 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 2 3 1 1-2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 1-2 1-1 1-2 0 0 0 2 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 1-2 1 1 2 1 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 4 1 5 22-57 9-24 5-9 11 23 34 19

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FG % 1st Half: 11-26 42.3% 3FG % 1st Half: 5-15 33.3% FT % 1st Half: 2-2 100.0

f f c g g

21

TP

* * * * *

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14

20

Player

THOMAS, Bud CECIL, Justin GOLLON, Jakob HALL, Langston COURSEY, Daniel SMITH, Travis CANEVARI, Kevin HALLICE, T.J. MOTEN, Darious SMITH, Chris HARRIS, Shaquille JACKSON, Marquisse BROWN, Monty LARSEN, Paul Team Totals

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Player

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Mercer 58 • 7-5

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Mercer was led in scoring byu sophomore point guard Langston Hall’s 16 points. Hall was 5-of-11 from the field, including going 4-for-7 from three point range. He chipped in three rebound, three assists and two steals, as well.

Points MER UGA

In Paint 12 22

Off T/O 5 12

2nd Fast Chance Break 12 0 12 6

Score tied - 4 times. Lead changed - 5 times.

Bench 15 23


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Mercer 65, Georgia Tech 59 Dec. 22, 2011 Macon, Ga. Hawkins Arena

DULUTH, Ga. – The Mercer men’s basketball team utilized a strong effort from its big men as it scored a 65-59 win over ACC rival Georgia Tech at The Arena at Gwinnett Center. The win improved the Bears to 8-5 overall and snapped a nine-game winless streak against the Yellow Jackets (7-5) dating back to 1974. Monty Brown led all scorers in the opening salvo with eight points off the Mercer bench in just six minutes of play. He hit 2-of-3 from the field and was 4-of-6 from the free throw line. Brown would eventually finish the game as Mercer’s top scorer with 13 points on a 4-of-6 shooting night. Mercer would parlay Brown’s – and the rest of the Bears’ – efforts into a 31-30 advantage at the intermission.

Besides Brown, three other Mercer players scored in double figures. Thomas had 12 points. Gollon and Coursey added 10 points apiece. Gollon shared game high assist honors (along with teammate Hall) with five “helps.”

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Tulsa 68, Mercer 62 Dec. 28, 2012 Tulsa, Okla. Reynolds Center

TULSA, Okla. – The Mercer men’s basketball battled back from a 10-point second half deficit, but in the end it was Tulsa hanging on for the 68-62 win on its home floor. The loss dropped the Bears to 8-6 overall. The Golden Hurricane blew out to a 10-point lead by the 6:18 mark of the opening stanza, thanks to a pair of free throws by Tim Peete (10 points). Tulsa would eventually settle on a 34-27 halftime cushion. Tulsa opened the second half with a trey to lead by ten points for the second time in the game. But it was at that juncture that Mercer began to mount its comeback. The Bears would eventually overtake Tulsa, 48-47 with 7:43 left to play on a jumper by Daniel Couresy (10 points, 6 blocks). A few moments later, a three-ball by Jakob Gollon upped that advantage to two, 53-51. Tulsa would reel off five-unanswered points to move in front 58-53. The Golden Hurricane never trailed again, in handing the Bears their third loss in four outings on their current road series. Gollon’s 12 points led the Mercer team. The redshirt sophomore canned five-of-10 from the floor. He also pulled down five rebounds and had five assists.

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GT got to within a single point, 60-59, on a trey from Jason Morris. But Mercer’s Travis Smith went six-of-six shooting free throws down the stretch – along with one charity toss from Langston Hall – to keep Mercer’s points coming as Tech began fouling. That, coupled with stellar defense, helped push the Bears to the big victory.

GAME

Mercer 62 • 8-6

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Mercer 65 • 8-5 ## 15 20 52 05 21

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02 03 14 23 32 45 50

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f f c g g

3-7 4-7 5-11 4-7 1-9 1-3 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-1 4-6 0-1

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

22-53

7-22

0-0 0-1 0-0 2-2 1-2 6-6 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 5-8 0-2

0 2 2 3 2 3 5 3 1 3 4 1 4 3 7 1 0 3 3 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 3 1 1 1 2 0 1 1 2 14-21 11 19 30 14

2nd half: 12-24 50.0% 2nd half: 2-9 22.2% 2nd half: 8-11 72.7%

TP

A TO Blk Stl

8 10 10 12 4 8 0 0 0 0 13 0

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

Min

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

0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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

24 33 20 34 35 24 2 2 5 6 12 3

65 16 11

3

7 200

52

Game: 22-53 41.5% Game: 7-22 31.8% Game: 14-21 66.7%

Deadball Rebounds 5

14 23 41 00 01 02 04 42

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

Player Holsey,Kammeon Miller,Daniel Morris,Jason Reed,Brandon Rice,Glen Udofia,Mfon Royal,Julian Jordan,Pierre Foreman,Nick Hicks,Nate Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 13-30 43.3% 3FG % 1st Half: 2-8 25.0% FT % 1st Half: 2-4 50.0%

f c g g g

4-4 2-9 4-11 1-5 7-13 2-6 2-4 0-0 0-0 1-1

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

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

23-53

4-16

9-13

2nd half: 10-23 43.5% 2nd half: 2-8 25.0% 2nd half: 7-9 77.8%

2 1 3 4 1 5 6 3 0 1 1 3 2 3 5 1 2 9 11 2 1 0 1 3 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 1 2 1 3 12 22 34 20

TP

A TO Blk Stl

9 7 10 2 19 6 4 0 0 2

1 3 0 1 3 1 1 0 1 0

5 0 0 3 4 2 0 0 1 0 1 59 11 16

Min

0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0

3

6 200

Game: 23-53 43.4% Game: 4-16 25.0% Game: 9-13 69.2%

16 32 28 15 37 30 14 5 17 6

Deadball Rebounds 3

Officials: Raymond Styons, Gary Maxwell, Ron Groover Technical fouls: Mercer-None. Georgia Tech-None. Attendance: 3841 Score by periods Mercer Georgia Tech

1st

2nd

Total

31 30

34 29

65 59

Last FG - MER 2nd-01:36, GT 2nd-00:39. Largest lead - MER by 6 2nd-00:07, GT by 7 2nd-08:45.

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

20 45 05 21 02 03 14 22 23 32 44 50

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

Player CECIL, Justin GOLLON, Jakob BROWN, Monty THOMAS, Bud HALL, Langston SMITH, Travis CANEVARI, Kevin HALLICE, T.J. MOTEN, Darious SMITH, Chris HARRIS, Shaquille JACKSON, Marquisse LARSEN, Paul COURSEY, Daniel Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 10-26 38.5% 3FG % 1st Half: 3-5 60.0% FT % 1st Half: 4-7 57.1%

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2-5 5-10 2-2 3-7 2-7 4-8 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 1-2 0-0 0-0 5-11

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

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

24-53

6-12

8-15

2nd half: 14-27 51.9% 2nd half: 3-7 42.9% 2nd half: 4-8 50.0%

0 1 1 3 0 5 5 1 0 1 1 4 3 1 4 2 0 5 5 4 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 3 2 5 2 2 4 6 8 20 28 26

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A TO Blk Stl

Min

6 12 8 6 7 11 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 10

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

19 37 15 32 34 22 4 3 0+ 5 5 1 2 21

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

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6

0 2 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

62 12 15

6

8 200

Game: 24-53 45.3% Game: 6-12 50.0% Game: 8-15 53.3%

Deadball Rebounds 2

Tulsa 68 • 6-7 ## 11 32 03 05 34 02 15 33

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

Player IDLET, Steven MADUKA, Kodi CLARKSON, Jordan PEETE, Tim HARALSON, Scottie McCLELLAN, Eric WISHON, David RICHARD, Joe Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 12-33 36.4% 3FG % 1st Half: 2-5 40.0% FT % 1st Half: 8-14 57.1%

f f g g g

0-4 5-7 4-11 3-5 2-9 5-9 1-2 2-2

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

22-49

4-9

2-4 7-13 4-8 3-4 0-0 3-3 1-2 0-0

3 5 8 4 2 9 11 3 3 2 5 3 1 2 3 2 1 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 2 1 2 5 7 3 0 2 2 20-34 15 26 41 16

2nd half: 10-16 62.5% 2nd half: 2-4 50.0% 2nd half: 12-20 60.0%

TP

A TO Blk Stl

2 17 12 10 6 14 3 4

2 1 1 2 3 2 0 0

0 3 5 3 1 1 1 1 1 68 11 16

Min

0 2 1 0 0 1 2 0

0 2 0 3 1 1 0 1

6

8 200

Game: 22-49 44.9% Game: 4-9 44.4% Game: 20-34 58.8%

16 31 34 30 31 21 9 28

Deadball Rebounds 6

Officials: Rick Randall, Rick Crawford, Jeb Hartness Technical fouls: Mercer-None. Tulsa-None. Attendance: 3922 Points MER GT

In Paint 28 32

Off T/O 17 12

2nd Fast Chance Break 5 6 10 6

Score tied - 10 times. Lead changed - 13 times.

Bench 21 12

Score by periods Mercer Tulsa

1st

2nd

Total

27 34

35 34

62 68

Last FG - MER 2nd-00:16, TLS 2nd-00:33. Largest lead - MER by 3 1st-11:26, TLS by 10 1st-06:18.

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In Paint 20 34

Off T/O 16 17

2nd Fast Chance Break 8 5 10 13

Score tied - 7 times. Lead changed - 10 times.

Bench 23 21


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Mercer 65, Navy 56 Jan. 4, 2012 Annapolis, Md. Alumni Hall

ANNAPOLIS, Md. –After nearly 5,000 miles of travel over the course of the past two weeks – and five consecutive road games – the Mercer men’s basketball team closed out calendar year 2011 with a 65-56 victory at Navy. With the win, the Bears improved to 9-6 overall and were 8-5 in completing their slate of non-conference games for 2011-12. The team’s .615 winning percentage for out-of-conference contests is the best by a Mercer team since the 2004-05 team went 5-2 (.714) outside the A-Sun. The win by MU also extended the Midshipmen’s (3-10) current losing streak to six games. The Mercer team narrowly missed the school record for field goal percentage in the win. The Bears hit 24-of-36 from the field for a .667 percentage, slightly below the game record of .700 set versus Southeastern Louisiana in 1980-81.

Mercer 76, FGCU 54 Jan. 2, 2012 Macon, Ga. Hawkins Arena

MACON, Ga. – The Mercer men’s basketball team led wire-to-wire on its way to a 76-54 Atlantic Sun Conference win over Florida Gulf Coast. The victory improved the Bears’ record to 10-6 overall and 2-1 in the A-Sun, while the Eagles fell to 5-8 on the year and 1-2 in league. The 10 wins in 16 games was the quickest to a double digit victory total since the 2004-05 squad did it in 14 games. In terms of the calendar, a 10th win on January 2 is the earliest in school history. Previously, January 12th was the soonest date a team had booked a 10th win (both in 1973-74 and in 1984-85). Justin Cecil had a Mercer career-best 24 points (21 in the first half alone) on a nine-for-14 shooting night from the field. Cecil also shared game high rebound honors with seven boards. Jakob Gollon also pulled down seven rebounds, while chipping in nine points and six assists. Bud Thomas and Travis Smith tallied 13 and 11 points, respectively, to round out MU’s scoring leaders. preview coaches

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Mercer 65 • 9-6

05 15 20 52 21 02 03 23 32 45 50

THOMAS, Bud CECIL, Justin GOLLON, Jakob COURSEY, Daniel HALL, Langston SMITH, Travis CANEVARI, Kevin HALLICE, T.J. SMITH, Chris HARRIS, Shaquille BROWN, Monty LARSEN, Paul Team Totals 60.0% 50.0% 57.1%

3-4 2-4 3-4 3-3 3-5 5-8 0-0 0-2 0-1 1-1 3-3 1-1

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

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

24-36

5-10

12-18

2nd half: 15-21 71.4% 2nd half: 3-6 50.0% 2nd half: 8-11 72.7%

0 2 2 2 1 3 4 2 1 7 8 1 0 2 2 4 0 3 3 4 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 2 2 3 5 5 26 31 20

TP

A TO Blk Stl

7 7 12 7 8 11 0 0 0 2 8 3

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

3 0 5 3 4 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 65 17 22

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21 25 35 15 27 28 7 4 12 7 10 9

01

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

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

4

6 200

Game: 24-36 66.7% Game: 5-10 50.0% Game: 12-18 66.7%

Deadball Rebounds 4

21 31 02 11 25 12 20 22 23 33 42

Smith, Worth Avila, J.J. Wyatt, Brennan Wynn, Thurgood Sugars, Jordan Loupos, James Brickman, Jordan Smith, Carlton Roberts, Isaiah Jackson, Donya Venturini, Brandon Smoot, Jared Team Totals 34.6% 20.0% 83.3%

f f g g g

0-1 6-16 0-2 2-4 6-13 3-4 1-4 0-0 1-5 0-1 0-0 0-0

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

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

19-50

5-20

13-18

2nd half: 10-24 41.7% 2nd half: 2-5 40.0% 2nd half: 8-12 66.7%

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

0 1 2 3 7 4 0 0 3 0 0 1 1 1 3 0 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 16 18

TP

A TO Blk Stl

1 16 2 4 21 6 2 0 4 0 0 0

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

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

56 13 13

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

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

Min

11 38 24 19 36 18 14 1 30 4 4 1

1 10 200

Game: 19-50 38.0% Game: 5-20 25.0% Game: 13-18 72.2%

Deadball Rebounds 3

05 15 22 24 34

FG % 1st Half: 9-26 3FG % 1st Half: 3-7 FT % 1st Half: 2-4

1st

2nd

Total

24 26

41 30

65 56

Last FG - MER 2nd-00:44, NAVY 2nd-00:02. Largest lead - MER by 11 2nd-00:10, NAVY by 4 2nd-16:27.

34.6% 42.9% 50.0%

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Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF 2-6 0-2 1-4 0 5 5 4 6-11 0-2 1-5 0 2 2 3 2-7 0-2 1-1 1 3 4 1 2-3 1-2 0-0 1 2 3 2 1-6 0-1 0-0 1 2 3 1 3-5 2-3 5-6 0 3 3 1 2-2 2-2 0-0 2 2 4 0 0-1 0-0 0-0 1 3 4 3 1-2 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1-5 0-0 1-2 1 1 2 2 2 0 2 20-48 5-14 9-18 9 23 32 17

2nd half: 11-22 50.0% 2nd half: 2-7 28.6% 2nd half: 7-14 50.0%

TP 5 13 5 5 2 13 6 0 2 3

A TO Blk Stl 1 2 0 2 1 7 1 2 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 0 1 3 0 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 0 0

54

6 20

Min 23 29 27 20 16 26 25 14 5 15

6 10 200

Game: 20-48 41.7% Game: 5-14 35.7% Game: 9-18 50.0%

Deadball Rebounds 5

Mercer 76 • 10-6 (2-1 A-Sun)

15 20 21 52 00 02 03 14 22 23 32 44 45 50

Player THOMAS, Bud CECIL, Justin GOLLON, Jakob HALL, Langston COURSEY, Daniel MISKIMON, R.J. SMITH, Travis CANEVARI, Kevin HALLICE, T.J. MOTEN, Darious SMITH, Chris HARRIS, Shaquille JACKSON, Marquisse BROWN, Monty LARSEN, Paul Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 16-32 50.0% 3FG % 1st Half: 4-11 36.4% FT % 1st Half: 7-7 100.0

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Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF 5-8 1-3 2-2 0 1 1 1 9-14 3-7 3-4 2 5 7 2 4-7 0-0 1-1 2 5 7 4 0-5 0-2 0-0 0 1 1 3 2-4 0-0 2-2 1 4 5 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 4-7 2-4 1-1 1 1 2 1 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1-4 1-1 1-1 1 0 1 0 1-4 0-1 0-1 0 1 1 0 0-2 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 3-6 0-0 1-2 1 4 5 0 0-1 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 1 4 1 5 29-63 7-20 11-14 13 23 36 16

2nd half: 13-31 41.9% 2nd half: 3-9 33.3% 2nd half: 4-7 57.1%

TP 13 24 9 0 6 0 11 0 0 0 4 2 0 7 0

A TO Blk Stl 1 2 1 3 1 1 1 0 6 1 0 2 9 3 0 3 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 1 0 1

76 22 13

Min 33 25 29 29 17 2 16 8 3 2 7 4 4 14 7

8 11 200

Game: 29-63 46.0% Game: 7-20 35.0% Game: 11-14 78.6%

Deadball Rebounds 1

Officials: John Hampton, Ron Groover, Andrew Walton Technical fouls: Florida Gulf Coast-FIELER, Chase. Mercer-HALL, Langston. Attendance: 2075

Officials: Louie Andrakakos (R), Steven Weaver, Victor Montgomery Technical fouls: Mercer-None. Navy-None. Attendance: 2555 Score by periods Mercer Navy

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05

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

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FG % 1st Half: 9-26 3FG % 1st Half: 3-15 FT % 1st Half: 5-6

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HOLMES, Dante THOMPSON, Bernard COMER, Brett FIELER, Chase MURRAY, Eddie VARIDEL, Christophe CVJETICANIN, Filip ROLAX, Ed BLAKE, Marcus CANTINOL, Kevin Team Totals

Points MER NAVY

In Paint 30 22

Off T/O 16 12

2nd Fast Chance Break 4 6 7 2

Score tied - 7 times. Lead changed - 5 times.

Bench 24 12

Score by periods Florida Gulf Coast Mercer

1st

2nd

Total

23 43

31 33

54 76

Last FG - FGCU 2nd-00:03, MER 2nd-00:48. Largest lead - FGCU None, MER by 30 2nd-03:19.

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In Paint 22 36

Off T/O 11 20

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

2nd Fast Chance Break 5 6 13 2

Score tied - 0 times. Lead changed - 0 times.

Bench 24 24

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Mercer 75, Stetson 59 Jan. 4, 2012 Macon, Ga. Hawkins Arena

MACON, Ga. – Mercer’s men’s basketball team continued its hot streak, notching its third-straight win with a 75-59 Atlantic Sun Conference victory over Stetson at Hawkins Arena. The win upped the Bears’ record to 11-6 overall and 3-1 in A-Sun play, while the Hatters fell to 5-9 on the year and 2-2 in league. This was the ninth time this season in which the Mercer team has held an opponent under 60 points. The Bears are a perfect 9-0 in those games. Sophomore Bud Thomas led the Mercer team with 16 points, hitting seven-of-11 from the floor. Thomas also pulled down six rebounds in 33 minutes of court time. Fellow sophomore Monty Brown contributed 13 points, thanks to his prowess from the charity stripe. Brown converted nineof-10 free throws, while going two-of-three from the floor.

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ETSU 76, Mercer 61 Jan. 7, 2012 Johnson City, Tenn. MSHA Athletic Center

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – The combination of a hot shooting East Tennessee State team and what Mercer head coach Bob Hoffman called his team’s “worst game of the year,” spelled an end to Mercer’s three-game win streak, 76-61. The Bears fell to 11-7 overall and 3-2 in the Atlantic Sun Conference, while the Buccaneers improved to 7-7 overall and 2-2 in conference games. The loss also proved costly in that Mercer could have moved into a first place tie in the A-Sun standings with league-leader Belmont, which lost on Friday evening. The halftime margin was 49-30. Justin Cecil’s 17 points paced the Mercer team. The senior connected on six-of-12 field goals, including five-of-10 from beyond the arc.

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Shaquille Harris had his best game as a Bear, booking 12 points off the Mercer bench. Harris was four-for-nine shooting overall and went three-of-six from three-point range.

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Stetson 59 • 5-9 (2-2 A-Sun) ## 11 12 23 24 41 01

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02 03 21 22

Player GRAHAM, Aaron NABURGS, Joel PEREZ, Chris MCINERNEY, Liam PEGG, Adam DIAZ, Dennis THOMPSON, Amara GREEN, Willie PAUL, Jermol PATTERSON, Tyshawn Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 11-26 42.3% 3FG % 1st Half: 4-14 28.6% FT % 1st Half: 2-2 100.0

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Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF 1-10 0-6 1-1 1 1 2 4 3-8 1-6 5-7 0 3 3 3 3-8 2-3 3-6 1 0 1 1 1-2 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 5 8-12 0-1 4-4 3 2 5 4 1-2 1-2 0-0 0 0 0 2 1-2 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 0 2-6 0-2 0-0 3 3 6 3 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 0 1-5 0-2 0-0 1 2 3 0 1 3 4 21-56 4-23 13-18 11 18 29 22

2nd half: 10-30 33.3% 2nd half: 0-9 0.0% 2nd half: 11-16 68.8%

TP 3 12 11 2 20 3 2 4 0 2

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

59

7 13

2

Min 32 23 33 20 29 8 14 17 6 18

8 200

Game: 21-56 37.5% Game: 4-23 17.4% Game: 13-18 72.2%

Deadball Rebounds 3

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Mercer 75 • 11-6 (3-1 A-Sun) ## 05 15 20 21 52 00

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02 03 14 22 23 32 44 45 50

72

Player THOMAS, Bud CECIL, Justin GOLLON, Jakob HALL, Langston COURSEY, Daniel MISKIMON, R.J. SMITH, Travis CANEVARI, Kevin HALLICE, T.J. MOTEN, Darious SMITH, Chris HARRIS, Shaquille JACKSON, Marquisse BROWN, Monty LARSEN, Paul Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 14-30 46.7% 3FG % 1st Half: 1-9 11.1% FT % 1st Half: 7-9 77.8%

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Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF 7-11 0-2 2-4 2 4 6 2 4-9 2-6 2-2 1 1 2 1 5-8 0-1 1-1 0 7 7 2 1-7 0-4 3-4 1 4 5 0 3-5 0-0 1-3 1 4 5 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 2-5 1-2 4-4 0 2 2 1 0-0 0-0 2-2 0 0 0 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0-2 0-1 0-0 2 0 2 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 2-3 0-0 9-10 1 0 1 1 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 4 3 7 24-51 3-16 24-30 12 26 38 12

2nd half: 10-21 47.6% 2nd half: 2-7 28.6% 2nd half: 17-21 81.0%

TP 16 12 11 5 7 0 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 13 0

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

75 15 14

2

Min 33 25 31 32 19 0+ 21 4 4 0+ 7 2 3 14 5

5 200

Game: 24-51 47.1% Game: 3-16 18.8% Game: 24-30 80.0%

Deadball Rebounds 3

Officials: James Barker, Kevin Mathis, Tony Henderson Technical fouls: Stetson-None. Mercer-None. Attendance: 1750 Score by periods Stetson Mercer

1st

2nd

Total

28 36

31 39

59 75

Last FG - STET 2nd-00:54, MER 2nd-01:21. Largest lead - STET by 2 1st-05:47, MER by 22 2nd-04:09.

## 05 15 20 21 52 02 03 14 22 23 32 45 50

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

Player THOMAS, Bud CECIL, Justin GOLLON, Jakob HALL, Langston COURSEY, Daniel SMITH, Travis CANEVARI, Kevin HALLICE, T.J. MOTEN, Darious SMITH, Chris HARRIS, Shaquille BROWN, Monty LARSEN, Paul Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 11-25 44.0% 3FG % 1st Half: 5-13 38.5% FT % 1st Half: 3-6 50.0%

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1-4 6-12 2-5 0-4 5-8 3-5 1-2 0-0 0-1 0-0 4-9 0-2 0-2

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

22-54 10-28

2-4 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-2 1-2 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 1-2 2-2 0-0 7-13

2nd half: 11-29 37.9% 2nd half: 5-15 33.3% 2nd half: 4-7 57.1%

1 2 3 0 0 4 4 0 1 2 3 2 0 0 0 3 2 1 3 2 1 0 1 4 0 1 1 2 2 2 4 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 3 1 4 1 2 1 3 0 1 2 3 1 16 16 32 18

TP

A TO Blk Stl

5 17 4 0 11 8 2 0 0 0 12 2 0

1 0 2 7 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

Min

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

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

0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 0

61 12 21

3

5 200

Game: 22-54 40.7% Game: 10-28 35.7% Game: 7-13 53.8%

31 25 29 28 18 10 10 9 5 8 12 11 4

Deadball Rebounds 2

ETSU 76 • 7-7, 2-2 A-Sun ## 13 41 05 23 43 00 02 04 11 21 34

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

Player HUBBARD, Tommy BROWN, Isiah COOLEY, Sheldon DUBOSE, Marcus SOLLAZZO, Adam WOUMN, Ryan JONES, Jarvis REMBERT, Rashawn HALVORSEN, Todd WALTON, John PODERIS, Lukas Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 18-28 64.3% 3FG % 1st Half: 4-6 66.7% FT % 1st Half: 9-11 81.8%

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1-4 7-9 3-5 7-11 7-12 0-0 0-2 0-0 0-0 0-2 2-6

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

27-51 2nd half: 2nd half: 2nd half:

5-11

9-23 1-5 8-11

1 4 5 4 3 1 4 3 1 4 5 2 1 1 2 2 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 3 7 10 1 0 1 1 17-22 10 20 30 15

39.1% 20.0% 72.7%

1-1 2-4 1-3 5-5 8-8 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0

TP

A TO Blk Stl

3 16 9 21 23 0 0 0 0 0 4

0 2 2 1 6 0 1 1 0 0 0

0 2 2 2 6 2 1 0 0 1 0

76 13 16

0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2

5 1 3 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0

Min

21 33 25 30 28 3 17 5 3 8 27

6 15 200

Game: 27-51 52.9% Game: 5-11 45.5% Game: 17-22 77.3%

Deadball Rebounds 3

Officials: T.J. Shaw, Daryl Smith, Carlos Gonzalez Technical fouls: Mercer-TEAM. ETSU-None. Attendance: 3221 Points STET MER

In Paint 28 34

Off T/O 12 15

2nd Fast Chance Break 11 4 8 4

Score tied - 5 times. Lead changed - 6 times.

Bench 11 24

Score by periods Mercer ETSU

1st

2nd

Total

30 49

31 27

61 76

Last FG - MER 2nd-00:12, ETSU 2nd-04:29. Largest lead - MER by 3 1st-19:35, ETSU by 29 2nd-06:54.

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In Paint 18 36

Off T/O 22 28

2nd Fast Chance Break 8 0 10 16

Score tied - 0 times. Lead changed - 3 times.

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Mercer 73, USC Upstate 66 Jan. 9, 2012 Spartanburg, S.C. G.B. Hodge Center

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Mercer 81, Kennesaw St. 51 Jan. 13, 2012 Macon, Ga. Hawkins Arena

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Mercer senior Justin Cecil scored a careerhigh 26 points to lead the men’s basketball team to a 73-66 win over USC Upstate in the G.B. Hodge Center on Monday night. Mercer took its fourth win in its last five games and moved to 12-7 (4-2 A-Sun) while Upstate dropped to 9-8 (3-2 A-Sun).

MACON, Ga. – The Mercer men’s basketball team placed four players in doubles figures en route to an 81-51 win over Kennesaw State at Hawkins Arena on Friday evening. The Bears took their fifth win in their last six games, moving to 13-7 (5-2 A-Sun) while the Owls slipped to 3-15 (0-7 A-Sun).

Cecil scored his 26 points in just 29 minutes of work on Monday, finishing the evening five-of-eight from three point range. The Lakeland, Fla. native also booked four rebounds, a block, an assist and a steal in the winning effort.

Sophomore Langston Hall led all scorers with 17 points while his classmate Daniel Coursey chipped in 14 points. Hall booked 11 of his in the first half while all 14 of Coursey’s came in the second frame.

Redshirt sophomore Jakob Gollon netted 10 points on four-ofeight shooting while sophomores Daniel Coursey and Larsen each added eight points of their own.

Senior Justin Cecil tallied 13 points in the win while sophomore Jakob Gollon was four-of-four from the field and finished with 11 points.

All told, nine Mercer players cracked into the scoring column on Monday night.

Mercer set or tied season-bests in field goals made (31), threepoint field goals made (13), three-point field goal percentage (65%) and free-throw percentage (100%) en route to 81 points. The Bears’ 81 point output was two off the season-high of 83, set at Samford on December 7, 2011. preview coaches

1/13/12 7:06 p.m. at University Center Macon, Ga.

Mercer 73 • 12-7, 4-2 A-Sun

05 15 20 52 21 02 03 14 23 32 44 45 50

THOMAS, Bud CECIL, Justin GOLLON, Jakob COURSEY, Daniel HALL, Langston SMITH, Travis CANEVARI, Kevin HALLICE, T.J. MOTEN, Darious SMITH, Chris HARRIS, Shaquille JACKSON, Marquisse BROWN, Monty LARSEN, Paul Team Totals

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF 2-4 0-2 0-0 0 4 4 0 9-14 5-8 3-3 2 2 4 1 4-8 2-2 0-1 1 3 4 5 3-3 0-0 2-4 1 2 3 4 0-1 0-1 6-6 0 2 2 2 2-4 0-0 2-2 0 0 0 2 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 3-4 1 2 3 3 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1-2 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 1 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 2-8 0-0 4-5 2 4 6 3 0 3 3 23-47 7-15 20-25 7 25 32 21

2nd half: 12-22 54.5% 2nd half: 3-5 60.0% 2nd half: 15-17 88.2%

TP 4 26 10 8 6 6 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 8

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

73 11 15

3

Min 29 29 23 11 35 16 4 11 1 9 5 1 4 22

7 200

Game: 23-47 48.9% Game: 7-15 46.7% Game: 20-25 80.0%

Deadball Rebounds 2

12 23 32 05 01 13 15 24 30 34

GLENN, Ricardo CRAIG, Torrey ROGERS, Chalmers GREENE, Ty BLESSING, Mario PORCHEA, Shane MILLER, Fred RODGERS, Adrian MAXEY, Jodd ELAM, Rob OLUMUYIWA, Babatunde Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 11-28 39.3% 3FG % 1st Half: 3-9 33.3% FT % 1st Half: 6-13 46.2%

f f f g g

03 04 05 12 23 35 45

Total 3-Ptr Rebounds FG-FGA FG-FGA FT-FTA Off Def Tot PF 7-10 0-0 2-4 4 3 7 3 7-18 1-8 2-4 2 5 7 3 1-2 1-1 0-0 0 2 2 2 2-6 1-1 1-2 1 2 3 3 1-6 0-2 0-0 1 1 2 2 1-2 0-0 1-2 0 1 1 1 0-2 0-2 0-0 0 1 1 0 2-4 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 2 3-6 0-0 5-7 4 2 6 3 0-0 0-0 1-2 1 0 1 2 1-3 0-0 1-4 1 2 3 0 1 1 2 25-59 3-15 13-25 15 20 35 21

2nd half: 14-31 45.2% 2nd half: 0-6 0.0% 2nd half: 7-12 58.3%

TP 16 17 3 6 2 3 0 4 11 1 3

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

66 12 12

7

Min 26 32 16 33 21 6 9 19 21 2 15

8 200

Game: 25-59 42.4% Game: 3-15 20.0% Game: 13-25 52.0%

Deadball Rebounds 6

1st

2nd

Total

31 31

42 35

73 66

Last FG - MER 2nd-03:57, UPST 2nd-00:00. Largest lead - MER by 17 2nd-11:09, UPST by 1 1st-05:53.

Cummings, Markeith Anderson, Aaron Love, Delbert Henry, Romain Dixon, Spencer Sewell, Brandon Sabic, Mirza Dawson, Brandon Osemhen, Andrew Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 7-25 3FG % 1st Half: 2-9 FT % 1st Half: 5-6

28.0% 22.2% 83.3%

f f g g g

4-9 0-1 4-10 2-6 3-12 1-1 3-7 2-6 0-1

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

19-53

3-18

1 3 4 4 0 1 1 1 1 3 4 2 0 1 1 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 3 2 5 0 1 3 4 5 3 1 4 0 1 0 1 10-14 11 15 26 15

2nd half: 12-28 42.9% 2nd half: 1-9 11.1% 2nd half: 5-8 62.5%

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

TP

A TO Blk Stl

10 0 10 5 10 2 10 4 0

1 0 3 2 1 0 0 0 0

3 0 1 0 2 0 2 2 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0

51

7 10

0

3 200

Game: 19-53 35.8% Game: 3-18 16.7% Game: 10-14 71.4%

Min

33 6 38 27 39 3 27 16 11

Deadball Rebounds 3,1

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Officials: Brian Shey (R), Mike Nance (U1), Gary Maxwell (U2) Technical fouls: Mercer-None. USC Upstate-None. Attendance: 694 Score by periods Mercer USC Upstate

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

Player

15 21 52 00 02 03 14 22 23 32 45 50

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

Player GOLLON, Jakob THOMAS, Bud CECIL, Justin HALL, Langston COURSEY, Daniel MISKIMON, R.J. SMITH, Travis CANEVARI, Kevin HALLICE, T.J. MOTEN, Darious SMITH, Chris HARRIS, Shaquille BROWN, Monty LARSEN, Paul Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 11-22 50.0% 3FG % 1st Half: 5-10 50.0% FT % 1st Half: 5-5 100.0

f g g g *

4-4 1-5 5-10 5-8 7-9 1-1 3-5 1-1 0-1 0-1 1-1 0-1 0-0 3-3

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

31-50 13-20 2nd half: 20-28 71.4% 2nd half: 8-10 80.0% 2nd half: 1-1 100.0

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

1 3 4 2 0 2 2 2 1 0 1 2 0 7 7 1 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 1 1 1 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 3 3 3 23 26 15

TP

A TO Blk Stl

11 2 13 17 14 2 7 3 0 0 3 0 0 9

1 5 0 7 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 1

Min

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

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

0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0

81 18 10

5

4 200

Game: 31-50 62.0% Game: 13-20 65.0% Game: 6-6 100.0

30 25 31 32 21 1 10 8 10 3 10 5 6 8

Deadball Rebounds 0,1

Officials: J.B. Caldwell, Billy Dunlap, Marc Ellard Technical fouls: Kennesaw State-Cummings, Markeith. Mercer-None. Attendance: 2856 Points MER UPST

In Paint 26 38

Off T/O 18 16

2nd Fast Chance Break 8 2 18 4

Score tied - 4 times. Lead changed - 4 times.

Bench 19 22

Score by periods Kennesaw State Mercer

1st

2nd

Total

21 32

30 49

51 81

Last FG - KSU 2nd-00:46, MER 2nd-00:27. Largest lead - KSU None, MER by 32 2nd-02:24.

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Points KSU MER

In Paint 24 28

Off T/O 6 13

2nd Fast Chance Break 9 6 2 5

Score tied - 0 times. Lead changed - 0 times.

Bench 16 24

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FG % 1st Half: 11-25 44.0% 3FG % 1st Half: 4-10 40.0% FT % 1st Half: 5-8 62.5%

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Mercer 69, North Florida 58 Jan. 21, 2012 Macon, Ga. Hawkins Arena

MACON, Ga. – The Mercer men’s basketball team vaulted its way into first place in the Atlantic Sun standings by way of a 69-58 victory over North Florida Saturday at Hawkins Arena. Mercer was helped out by losses from Belmont and East Tennessee St. earlier in the day, giving Mercer sole possession of the league’s top spot. The Bears improved to 14-7 overall and 6-2 in the A-Sun, which marks the team’s best start in conference play since the 2004-05 season and the best start in current head coach Bob Hoffman’s tenure. UNF falls 9-12 and 3-5 in the A-Sun. Mercer’s score-by-committee offense continued to prove its worth Saturday afternoon as three Bears scored in double figures. In total, nine different Bears scored in the game with sophomore Daniel Coursey and junior Travis Smith leading the way with 13 and 12 points respectively.

GAME

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Mercer 75, Jacksonville 65 Jan. 23, 2012 Macon, Ga. Hawkins Arena

MACON, Ga. – The Mercer men’s basketball team is off to its best start since the 2002-03 season after capturing its fourth-straight win on Monday night, this time downing Jacksonville by a 75-65 count at Hawkins Arena. With the win Mercer remained unbeaten in Atlantic Sun play at home this season and moved to 15-7 (7-2 A-Sun). Jacksonville saw its two-game winning streak snapped and fell to 4-16 (2-7 ASun). Overall, the Bears hold a 9-1 record at the University Center this season. In the 2002-03 season, the Bears started 17-5 on their way to a 23-6 overall record and regular season A-Sun championship. Four Mercer players registered double figure point totals on Monday, led by Justin Cecil’s 16. Langston Hall booked 15 points on Monday while Jakob Gollon and Daniel Coursey scored 13 and 11, respectively.

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Coursey shot 5-of-7 from the field and added four blocks in the game to move his A-Sun leading season total to 45.

Jacksonville 65 • 4-16 (2-7 A-Sun)

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North Florida 58 • 9-12 (3-5 A-Sun) ## 21 22 03 04 15 01

review

05 14 24 25

Player DIAZ, Andy SAUEY, Matt SMITH, Parker WILSON, Will GRANBERRY, Jerron WALLACE, Travis McROY, Charles WILLIAMS, Jimmy JEUNE, David LANDERS, Fred Team Totals

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FG % 1st Half: 9-27 3FG % 1st Half: 1-9 FT % 1st Half: 8-15

## 20 52 15 21

mercer

33.3% 11.1% 53.3%

f f g g g

1-2 3-5 4-11 0-0 2-10 8-15 1-4 0-4 0-1 1-2

0-0 0-0 1-5 0-0 1-7 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-1

20-54

2-14

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

0 1 1 3 2 3 5 4 0 3 3 1 2 2 4 1 0 1 1 3 2 2 4 2 2 3 5 2 2 1 3 3 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 16-28 14 16 30 21

2nd half: 11-27 40.7% 2nd half: 1-5 20.0% 2nd half: 8-13 61.5%

TP

A TO Blk Stl

3 7 11 0 8 20 4 3 0 2

0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 1

2 0 2 2 2 0 0 1 2 0

0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0

3 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0

58

5 11

2

6 200

Game: 20-54 37.0% Game: 2-14 14.3% Game: 16-28 57.1%

Min

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18 25 33 18 32 30 13 22 7 2

02

Deadball Rebounds 5,2

Mercer 69 • 14-7 (6-2 A-Sun)

05

02 03 14 23 32 45 50

74

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

GOLLON, Jakob COURSEY, Daniel THOMAS, Bud CECIL, Justin HALL, Langston SMITH, Travis CANEVARI, Kevin HALLICE, T.J. SMITH, Chris HARRIS, Shaquille BROWN, Monty LARSEN, Paul Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 12-28 42.9% 3FG % 1st Half: 2-11 18.2% FT % 1st Half: 3-6 50.0%

f f g g g

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

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

25-54

5-19

2 4 6 4 4 1 5 4 0 4 4 3 2 4 6 3 0 2 2 2 2 1 3 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 7 7 2 0 1 1 0 2 1 3 14-21 14 26 40 23

2nd half: 13-26 50.0% 2nd half: 3-8 37.5% 2nd half: 11-15 73.3%

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

TP

A TO Blk Stl

10 13 7 9 7 12 2 0 0 2 7 0

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

Min

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

0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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

69 14 15

5

2 200

Game: 25-54 46.3% Game: 5-19 26.3% Game: 14-21 66.7%

30 15 33 33 32 15 8 3 3 4 19 5

Deadball Rebounds 4,1

1st

2nd

Total

27 29

31 40

58 69

Last FG - UNF 2nd-00:52, MER 2nd-01:37. Largest lead - UNF by 1 1st-04:29, MER by 13 1st-12:24.

23 42 11 12 21

POWELL,Russell GRAHAM,Evin CABELL,Aloys GALVIN,Tevin POWELL,Glenn DAVIS,Chris JEFFERS,Shamile GRAHAM,Delwan Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 13-28 46.4% 3FG % 1st Half: 2-5 40.0% FT % 1st Half: 6-10 60.0%

* * * * *

3-7 1-2 6-18 4-11 6-9 0-0 2-3 3-11

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

25-61

3-10

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

0 2 2 4 3 4 7 2 0 0 0 4 1 3 4 5 6 2 8 2 0 0 0 5 3 0 3 1 4 2 6 4 1 1 2 12-20 18 14 32 27

2nd half: 12-33 36.4% 2nd half: 1-5 20.0% 2nd half: 6-10 60.0%

TP

A TO Blk Stl

7 5 14 10 14 0 4 11

5 1 1 0 0 1 0 0

2 3 2 2 2 0 0 0

0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0

1 1 2 0 2 0 0 1

65

8 11

3

7 200

Game: 25-61 41.0% Game: 3-10 30.0% Game: 12-20 60.0%

Min

35 32 33 26 30 13 10 21

Deadball Rebounds 4

Mercer 75 • 15-7 (7-2 A-Sun)

05 15 20 21 52 02 03 14 22 23 32 45 50

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

Player THOMAS, Bud CECIL, Justin GOLLON, Jakob HALL, Langston COURSEY, Daniel SMITH, Travis CANEVARI, Kevin HALLICE, T.J. MOTEN, Darious SMITH, Chris HARRIS, Shaquille BROWN, Monty LARSEN, Paul Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 14-20 70.0% 3FG % 1st Half: 3-6 50.0% FT % 1st Half: 10-14 71.4%

* * * * *

2-3 6-11 3-5 4-5 5-6 2-4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1 0-1

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

4-4 3-3 7-10 5-9 1-2 3-4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-2 0-0

23-36

5-11

24-34

2nd half: 9-16 56.3% 2nd half: 2-5 40.0% 2nd half: 14-20 70.0%

0 1 1 2 2 5 7 2 0 6 6 2 0 1 1 4 3 3 6 4 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 4 6 22 28 18

TP

A TO Blk Stl

9 16 13 15 11 8 0 0 0 0 0 3 0

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

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

0 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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

75

8 18

6

5 200

Game: 23-36 63.9% Game: 5-11 45.5% Game: 24-34 70.6%

Min

25 33 36 38 28 21 2 2 1 1 1 10 2

Deadball Rebounds 3

Officials: Chuck Jones, Bret Smith, Steve Anderson Technical fouls: Jacksonville-GRAHAM,Delwan; GRAHAM,Evin. Mercer-HALL, Langston. Attendance: 2210

Officials: Freddie Williams, Art Vaulk, Everett Summers Technical fouls: North Florida-None. Mercer-None. Attendance: 2951 Score by periods North Florida Mercer

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

Player

05

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

Player

Points UNF MER

In Paint 26 26

Off T/O 9 9

2nd Fast Chance Break 15 0 20 5

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

Bench 29 23

Score by periods Jacksonville Mercer

1st

2nd

Total

34 41

31 34

65 75

Last FG - JU 2nd-00:37, MER 2nd-02:12. Largest lead - JU by 2 1st-19:25, MER by 14 2nd-01:28.

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Points JU MER

In Paint 34 26

Off T/O 27 19

2nd Fast Chance Break 19 2 7 0

Score tied - 1 time. Lead changed - 3 times.

Bench 15 11


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Mercer 75, Stetson 64 Jan. 28, 2012 DeLand, Fla. Edmunds Center

DELAND, Fla. – Sophomore Bud Thomas collected a career-high 19 points as the Mercer men’s basketball team downed Stetson 75-64 at the Edmunds Center on Saturday afternoon. The Bears captured their fifth-straight win and improved to 16-7 (8-2 A-Sun) while Stetson dropped its fifth-straight and fell to 7-14 (4-6 A-Sun). The Bears’ fifth-consecutive win marked the third-straight year the team has accomplished that feat under head coach Bob Hoffman. Thomas booked his career-high total on eight-of-10 shooting from the field while also notching four rebounds and three assists. His classmate Langston Hall tied a career-high with nine assists and also recorded five points and three rebounds. Travis Smith also reached a career-high on Saturday, netting 13 points on five-of-six shooting. The John Island, S.C. native also tied season-highs with three steals and three assists against the Hatters.

Mercer 75, FGCU 66 Jan. 30, 2012 Fort Myers, Fla.

FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Mercer men’s basketball team a shot a scorching 68.4% from the field in the second half of a 75-66 win over Florida Gulf Coast at Alico Arena Monday night. Four Bears booked double figure scoring totals in the win, led by Langston Hall’s 20-point effort. Mercer’s sixth-straight win is the team’s longest unbeaten streak in nine seasons, going back to the 2002-03 squad that ripped off 12-straight victories. At 17-7 (9-2 A-Sun), Mercer is also 10 games over a .500 winning percentage for the first time since that 200203 campaign. After taking a 36-32 lead into halftime, Mercer connected on 11 of its first 13 field goals of the second half. Mercer’s torrid pace yielded a 68-50 visitor advantage with less than eight minutes to play. Hall’s 20 points came on seven-of-13 shooting, including five-ofnine from beyond the arc. His 20-point effort marked the fifth time he has scored 20 or more in an orange and black uniform. preview

Jakob Gollon got Mercer started on the right foot as he scored all nine of the Bears’ first points and singlehandedly had the Orange and Black on top, 9-5 in the opening three minutes of play. All told, Gollon was four-of-four from the field at the outset and scored or assisted on 13 of Mercer’s first 15 points.

05 15 20 52 21 02 03 22 23 32 45 50

THOMAS, Bud CECIL, Justin GOLLON, Jakob COURSEY, Daniel HALL, Langston SMITH, Travis CANEVARI, Kevin HALLICE, T.J. MOTEN, Darious SMITH, Chris HARRIS, Shaquille BROWN, Monty LARSEN, Paul Team Totals

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

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

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

28-48

7-15

12-24

2nd half: 12-19 63.2% 2nd half: 2-3 66.7% 2nd half: 6-18 33.3%

0 4 4 2 0 3 3 3 1 1 2 3 1 4 5 0 1 2 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 3 0 1 1 5 23 28 19

TP

A TO Blk Stl

19 8 17 2 5 13 0 1 2 4 2 2 0

0 0 4 1 9 3 2 1 0 2 1 0 0

Min

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

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

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

75 23 19

2

9 200

Game: 28-48 58.3% Game: 7-15 46.7% Game: 12-24 50.0%

29 30 22 19 33 25 6 6 2 11 4 8 5

Deadball Rebounds 6,1

24 41 11 23 01 02 03 22

MCINERNEY, Liam PEGG, Adam GRAHAM, Aaron NABURGS, Joel PEREZ, Chris DIAZ, Dennis THOMPSON, Amara GREEN, Willie PATTERSON, Tyshawn Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 8-18 3FG % 1st Half: 6-14 FT % 1st Half: 8-8

44.4% 42.9% 100.0

f c g g g

2-3 4-8 4-12 4-8 5-13 0-2 0-1 0-2 1-2

2-3 1-3 2-8 1-5 1-4 0-2 0-0 0-1 0-1

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

20-51

7-27

17-19

2nd half: 12-33 36.4% 2nd half: 1-13 7.7% 2nd half: 9-11 81.8%

2 0 2 3 1 3 4 4 0 3 3 5 1 4 5 1 1 4 5 4 0 0 0 4 0 1 1 0 2 4 6 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 3 8 21 29 22

TP

A TO Blk Stl

6 14 12 14 14 0 0 2 2

1 0 1 5 0 1 2 1 1

1 3 4 1 3 2 4 1 2

64 12 21

2 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0

1 0 4 1 0 2 1 0 1

Min

24 27 33 35 24 10 10 27 10

6 10 200

Game: 20-51 39.2% Game: 7-27 25.9% Game: 17-19 89.5%

Deadball Rebounds 1

1st

2nd

Total

43 30

32 34

75 64

Last FG - MER 2nd-00:45, STET 2nd-00:02. Largest lead - MER by 21 2nd-14:11, STET None.

05 15 20 52 21 02 03 14 23 32 45 50

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

Player THOMAS, Bud CECIL, Justin GOLLON, Jakob COURSEY, Daniel HALL, Langston SMITH, Travis CANEVARI, Kevin HALLICE, T.J. SMITH, Chris HARRIS, Shaquille BROWN, Monty LARSEN, Paul Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 14-27 51.9% 3FG % 1st Half: 6-15 40.0% FT % 1st Half: 2-3 66.7%

f f f f g

1-4 3-7 4-7 4-4 7-13 3-3 0-0 0-0 3-5 0-0 2-2 0-1

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

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

27-46 11-22 10-18 2nd half: 13-19 68.4% 2nd half: 5-7 71.4% 2nd half: 8-15 53.3%

2 3 5 2 0 3 3 1 1 2 3 3 2 1 3 2 0 2 2 1 0 1 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 1 2 0 2 0 0 3 3 8 19 27 18

TP

A TO Blk Stl

Min

5 7 10 10 20 8 0 0 10 0 4 1

5 1 4 0 6 0 0 0 2 0 0 0

34 31 26 19 39 13 0+ 1 16 1 15 5

3 1 2 1 2 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 75 18 15

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

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

5

7 200

Game: 27-46 58.7% Game: 11-22 50.0% Game: 10-18 55.6%

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

Player FIELER, Chase MURRAY, Eddie THOMPSON, Bernard COMER, Brett BROWN, Sherwood HOLMES, Dante VARIDEL, Christophe CVJETICANIN, Filip CANTINOL, Kevin Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 10-27 37.0% 3FG % 1st Half: 3-6 50.0% FT % 1st Half: 9-10 90.0%

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2-5 3-4 2-8 3-9 6-13 2-7 1-3 2-7 1-3

2-4 0-1 0-1 0-1 3-8 1-1 0-1 2-7 0-0

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0 3 3 1 1 2 3 2 2 3 5 4 2 0 2 1 7 6 13 2 3 0 3 2 1 0 1 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 1 2 1 1 2 14-19 18 17 35 15

2nd half: 12-32 37.5% 2nd half: 5-18 27.8% 2nd half: 5-9 55.6%

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

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1 0 0 9 1 1 0 0 1

Min

1 1 1 5 3 1 0 1 0

1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 3 4 0 0 1 0 0

66 13 13

2

8 200

Game: 22-59 37.3% Game: 8-24 33.3% Game: 14-19 73.7%

29 23 28 31 29 20 13 15 12

Deadball Rebounds 5

Officials: Marc Ellard (R), Lee Cassell, Bret Smith Technical fouls: Mercer-SMITH, Travis. Florida Gulf Coast-None. Attendance: 1738

Officials: Freddie Williams, Clyde Owens, Vladimir Voyard-Tadal Technical fouls: Mercer-None. Stetson-None. Attendance: 1929 Score by periods Mercer Stetson

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Points MER STET

In Paint 32 20

Off T/O 13 15

2nd Fast Chance Break 2 2 3 4

Score tied - 0 times. Lead changed - 0 times.

Bench 24 4

Score by periods Mercer Florida Gulf Coast

1st

2nd

Total

36 32

39 34

75 66

Last FG - MER 2nd-01:25, FGCU 2nd-00:22. Largest lead - MER by 18 2nd-08:16, FGCU by 5 1st-18:12.

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In Paint 20 24

Off T/O 18 9

2nd Fast Chance Break 12 2 19 10

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

Bench 23 16

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Feb. 4, 2012 Macon, Ga. Hawkins Arena

MACON, Ga. – A suffocating first-half defense set the tone in the Mercer men’s basketball team’s 61-47 win over USC Upstate at the University Center on Saturday evening. The win pushes the Bears season-long winning streak to seven and in the process clinched a spot in the Atlantic Sun Tournament. The Bears (18-7, 10-2 A-Sun) limited the Spartans (14-10, 7-4 ASun) to just 5-of-22 shooting (22.7%) in the first half and just 11 total points. It was the fewest points the Bears have allowed in a half all season.

Mercer 54, ETSU 46 Feb. 6, 2012 Macon, Ga. Hawkins Arena

MACON, Ga. – A defensive slugfest ended with the Mercer men’s basketball team claiming its eighth-straight Atlantic Sun win on Monday night against East Tennessee State. Mercer held ETSU to a season-low point total in the 54-46 victory at the University Center. Mercer remained unbeaten at home in conference play and moved to 19-7 (11-2 A-Sun). ETSU saw its two-game winning streak end and fell to 12-11 (6-6 A-Sun). All told, the Bears have posted wins in 11 of their last 12 games and earned Monday night’s victory over the only team to beat them during that stretch.

Daniel Coursey finished the night with just five total points, but added four blocks to his season total. Coursey’s 56 blocks this season now put him in sole possession of sixth place on Mercer’s all-time single-season list.

Mercer’s suffocating zone defense limited the visiting Bucs to 15-of-55 (27.3%) shooting on Monday and saw the Bears snap a four-game slide against the conference rival.

The Bears led by as much as 16 in the second half, but Upstate hung around getting the score to within 10 with over two minutes to play. Several late rebounds and clutch free throw shooting from the Bears, clinched the Beas’ seventh straight victory.

Mercer’s defense, which entered the game ranked 19th in the country in field-goal percentage allowed held its opponent to under 50 points for the fourth time this season. The last Mercer team to an opponent to under 50 points four times in the same year was the 1953-54 edition of the Bears. Langston Hall, Travis Smith and Bud Thomas all scored 11 points on Monday night while Jakob Gollon grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds.

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22.7% 0.0% 25.0%

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1-11 5-11 4-15 2-2 0-2 0-1 2-7 0-0 0-1 2-4 1-1

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

17-55

3-21

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

1 2 3 2 4 2 6 4 2 5 7 4 1 0 1 5 1 1 2 1 0 3 3 0 1 2 3 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 4 1 2 3 3 2 2 4 10-18 13 22 35 26

2nd half: 12-33 36.4% 2nd half: 3-12 25.0% 2nd half: 9-14 64.3%

TP

A TO Blk Stl

2 13 13 4 0 0 6 0 0 5 4

1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

4 2 2 4 2 1 1 1 0 0 2

0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

1 1 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0

47

5 19

2

8 200

Game: 17-55 30.9% Game: 3-21 14.3% Game: 10-18 55.6%

Min

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32 28 32 13 25 9 21 14 2 12 12

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THOMAS, Bud CECIL, Justin GOLLON, Jakob HALL, Langston COURSEY, Daniel SMITH, Travis HALLICE, T.J. SMITH, Chris BROWN, Monty LARSEN, Paul Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 11-25 44.0% 3FG % 1st Half: 4-14 28.6% FT % 1st Half: 6-7 85.7%

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43 04 23 34

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

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

16-41

5-17

3-5 4-4 10-12 2-4 1-1 0-0 0-0 3-4 1-2 0-0 24-32

2nd half: 5-16 31.3% 2nd half: 1-3 33.3% 2nd half: 18-25 72.0%

0 5 5 1 1 7 8 1 1 4 5 5 0 3 3 1 2 1 3 3 0 2 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 1 2 5 0 1 1 1 1 3 4 7 28 35 20

A TO Blk Stl

7 7 10 13 5 2 0 8 7 2

0 2 3 1 0 3 1 0 0 0

3 1 6 5 0 1 0 1 2 1

61 10 20

2 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 6

1 1 2 0 1 0 0 2 0 0

Min

30 30 28 37 20 28 4 8 7 8

7 200

Game: 16-41 39.0% Game: 5-17 29.4% Game: 24-32 75.0%

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1st

2nd

Total

11 32

36 29

47 61

Last FG - UPSTM 2nd-00:34, MER 2nd-01:35. Largest lead - UPSTM by 4 1st-16:51, MER by 21 1st-00:25.

Points UPSTM MER

In Paint 20 18

Off T/O 13 19

2nd Fast Chance Break 9 0 14 0

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

Bench 15 19

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

Player BROWN, Isiah JONES, Jarvis COOLEY, Sheldon HUBBARD, Tommy SOLLAZZO, Adam REMBERT, Rashawn DUBOSE, Marcus PODERIS, Lukas Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 7-27 3FG % 1st Half: 2-10 FT % 1st Half: 1-1

25.9% 20.0% 100.0

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2-9 4-10 2-7 1-3 4-15 0-3 2-6 0-2

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

15-55

4-17

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

1 0 1 3 1 2 3 2 2 3 5 1 3 5 8 5 4 4 8 5 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 2 3 12-15 13 18 31 17

2nd half: 8-28 28.6% 2nd half: 2-7 28.6% 2nd half: 11-14 78.6%

TP

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9 11 6 2 13 0 5 0

0 0 0 1 3 0 0 1

2 1 1 1 2 0 1 0

1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

1 1 1 2 1 0 0 0

46

5

8

1

6 200

Game: 15-55 27.3% Game: 4-17 23.5% Game: 12-15 80.0%

Min

32 25 29 35 37 6 13 23

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GREENE, Ty GLENN, Ricardo CRAIG, Torrey MAXEY, Jodd BLESSING, Mario MILLER, Fred RODGERS, Adrian ELAM, Rob ROGERS, Chalmers COOK, Carter OLUMUYIWA, Babatund Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 5-22 3FG % 1st Half: 0-9 FT % 1st Half: 1-4

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

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52 05 21 02 14 23 45 50

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

Player CECIL, Justin GOLLON, Jakob COURSEY, Daniel THOMAS, Bud HALL, Langston SMITH, Travis HALLICE, T.J. SMITH, Chris BROWN, Monty LARSEN, Paul Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 9-23 3FG % 1st Half: 0-5 FT % 1st Half: 6-6

39.1% 0.0% 100.0

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1-8 2-9 0-2 4-7 2-7 5-8 0-1 1-1 2-2 0-1

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

17-46

1-16

1 2 3 0 5 8 13 1 0 1 1 3 1 5 6 4 0 4 4 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 1 2 4 6 0 2 1 3 2 1 1 2 0 1 1 2 19-23 13 29 42 13

2nd half: 8-23 34.8% 2nd half: 1-11 9.1% 2nd half: 13-17 76.5%

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

TP

A TO Blk Stl

3 6 2 11 11 11 0 5 5 0

0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

0 3 4 2 0 1 0 0 2 0

0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0

0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0

54

4 12

4

4 200

Game: 17-46 37.0% Game: 1-16 6.3% Game: 19-23 82.6%

Min

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Deadball Rebounds 1

Officials: Pat Adams, John Hampton, Tony Greene Technical fouls: ETSU-None. Mercer-None. Attendance: 2265 Score by periods ETSU Mercer

1st

2nd

Total

17 24

29 30

46 54

Last FG - ETSU 2nd-00:28, MER 2nd-01:58. Largest lead - ETSU by 5 1st-14:23, MER by 11 2nd-05:16.

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In Paint 18 24

Off T/O 11 11

2nd Fast Chance Break 12 2 17 2

Score tied - 2 times. Lead changed - 5 times.

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Mercer 61, Kennesaw St. 57 Feb. 10, 2012 Kennesaw, Ga. KSU Convocation Center

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Jacksonville 81, Mercer 75 Feb. 18, 2012 Jacksonville, Fla. Veterans Memorial Arena

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. –Mercer sophomore Langston Hall scored a game-high 20 points, but a second-half rally came up short for the men’s basketball team against Jacksonville on Saturday. In the end, the Dolphins prevailed 81-75 at the Veterans Memorial Center, snapping Mercer’s nine-game winning streak.

Four Mercer players scored in double figures in the win, led by a 17-point effort from redshirt sophomore Jakob Gollon. Gollon also booked seven assists, four steals and four rebounds in the victory.

The loss was Mercer’s first defeat in 42 days and dropped the team to 20-8 (12-3 A-Sun) while Jacksonville posted its secondstraight win and moved to 7-20 (5-11 A-Sun).

Kennesaw State (3-23, 0-14 A-Sun) pulled out all the stops on Friday, using a variety of marketing efforts to attract a KSU Convocation Center record crowd of 4,991. More than 400 Mercer fans were also on-hand as a caravan from the Macon campus joined a Mercer alumni contingency at the game.

Sophomore Daniel Coursey came up two points shy of tying a career-high on Saturday, netting 16 on eight-of-10 shooting. Coursey also collected eight rebounds, two assists, a block and a steal in the loss.

Gollon’s 17 points came on six-of-eight shooting from the field, matching his best shooting performance of the season. Gollon was also six-of-eight from the floor at Stetson on January 28, 2011 and versus Chattanooga on December 10, 2011.

Gollon scored all 10 of his points in the second half, including eight during Mercer’s 21-5 charge. He also notched a careerhigh seven steals, five rebounds and five assists. Sophomore Bud Thomas came up just shy of a double-double with 10 points and nine rebounds.

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KENNESAW, Ga. – The Mercer men’s basketball team outlasted an upset-minded Kennesaw State squad on Friday, erasing a six-point second-half deficit to achieve a 61-57 victory at the KSU Convocation Center. Mercer’s ninth-straight win solidified the program’s first 20-win season in nine years and pushed the Bears’ season mark to 20-7 (12-2 A-Sun).

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6-9 0-1 6-8 4-8 2-4 1-5 0-0 0-1 5-7

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

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

24-43

5-14

8-12

2nd half: 12-19 63.2% 2nd half: 3-6 50.0% 2nd half: 7-10 70.0%

1 2 3 2 0 2 2 2 3 1 4 3 0 5 5 0 0 4 4 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 2 5 3 2 3 5 10 19 29 12

TP

A TO Blk Stl

14 0 17 11 5 2 0 0 12

2 0 7 2 0 3 0 0 0

3 1 6 2 0 2 0 0 2

61 14 16

2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1

2 1 4 3 0 1 0 0 0

Min

36 13 39 39 19 29 1 5 19

5 11 200

Game: 24-43 55.8% Game: 5-14 35.7% Game: 8-12 66.7%

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02 03 05 35 04 23 45

Cummings, Markeith Love, Delbert Dixon, Spencer Anderson, Aaron Dawson, Brandon Henry, Romain Sabic, Mirza Osemhen, Andrew Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 6-26 23.1% 3FG % 1st Half: 0-5 0.0% FT % 1st Half: 12-13 92.3%

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4-15 3-11 7-13 3-11 0-2 1-4 0-0 0-0

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

18-56

6-16

7-8 8-9 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0

TP

A TO Blk Stl

15 15 19 6 0 2 0 0

2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0

0 3 6 2 2 1 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

4 2 0 0 2 1 0 0

57

5 14

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Game: 18-56 32.1% Game: 6-16 37.5% Game: 15-18 83.3%

Min

39 40 34 37 15 26 2 7

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Officials: J.B. Caldwell, Billy Dunlap and Brian Shey Technical fouls: Mercer-THOMAS, Bud; TEAM. Kennesaw State-None. Attendance: 4991 New Men's Basketball Attendance Record Score by periods Mercer Kennesaw State

1st

2nd

Total

27 24

34 33

61 57

Last FG - MER 2nd-04:05, KSUM 2nd-00:15. Largest lead - MER by 6 2nd-19:31, KSUM by 6 2nd-13:26.

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FG % 1st Half: 12-29 41.4% 3FG % 1st Half: 3-10 30.0% FT % 1st Half: 8-13 61.5%

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2nd half: 12-30 40.0% 2nd half: 6-11 54.5% 2nd half: 3-5 60.0%

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0-2 1-6 2-5 0-0 3-8 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0

27-66

7-23

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

4 5 9 2 1 1 2 3 3 3 6 3 4 4 8 5 1 2 3 4 3 0 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 1 1 2 14-23 20 18 38 23

2nd half: 15-37 40.5% 2nd half: 4-13 30.8% 2nd half: 6-10 60.0%

TP

A TO Blk Stl

10 5 10 16 20 7 0 0 1 4 0 2

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

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

75 14 15

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

0 1 7 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0

Min

35 19 33 25 38 21 2 4 2 8 1 12

2 11 200

Game: 27-66 40.9% Game: 7-23 30.4% Game: 14-23 60.9%

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42 02 05 15 23 01 11 12 21 30

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

Player POWELL,Glenn POWELL,Russell GRAHAM,Evin CABELL,Aloys GALVIN,Tevin BOGUS,Jeremy DAVIS,Chris JEFFERS,Shamile GRAHAM,Delwan GIESLER,Jake Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 11-28 39.3% 3FG % 1st Half: 2-12 16.7% FT % 1st Half: 13-15 86.7%

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

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

24-48

5-18

4-5 9-11 1-4 7-10 1-1 0-0 2-2 4-4 0-0 0-0

1 2 3 4 1 4 5 4 2 6 8 1 0 2 2 3 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 2 1 2 1 3 2 1 3 4 3 1 1 2 1 1 1 2 1 28-37 11 24 35 22

2nd half: 13-20 65.0% 2nd half: 3-6 50.0% 2nd half: 15-22 68.2%

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14 19 6 13 12 3 6 6 0 2

1 4 2 4 1 0 0 0 2 0

Min

3 0 4 3 2 0 1 1 4 0

1 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 2 0

1 0 1 2 1 0 1 1 2 0

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9 200

Game: 24-48 50.0% Game: 5-18 27.8% Game: 28-37 75.7%

25 33 23 26 31 11 19 15 14 3

Deadball Rebounds 3

Officials: Freddie Williams, Earnie Pheal, Carlos Gonzalez Technical fouls: Mercer-None. Jacksonville-TEAM. Attendance: 1111 Points MER KSUM

In Paint 36 22

Off T/O 19 17

2nd Fast Chance Break 10 4 13 6

Score tied - 5 times. Lead changed - 6 times.

Bench 14 2

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1st

2nd

Total

35 37

40 44

75 81

Last FG - MER 2nd-00:15, JU 2nd-03:10. Largest lead - MER by 7 1st-18:28, JU by 18 2nd-07:39.

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In Paint 34 32

Off T/O 24 27

2nd Fast Chance Break 17 6 13 12

Score tied - 7 times. Lead changed - 5 times.

Bench 14 17

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4-10 1-7 3-11 8-10 6-16 3-6 0-0 0-0 0-1 1-2 0-0 1-3

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THOMAS, Bud CECIL, Justin GOLLON, Jakob COURSEY, Daniel HALL, Langston SMITH, Travis CANEVARI, Kevin HALLICE, T.J. MOTEN, Darious SMITH, Chris HARRIS, Shaquille BROWN, Monty Team Totals

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Player THOMAS, Bud CECIL, Justin GOLLON, Jakob HALL, Langston COURSEY, Daniel SMITH, Travis HALLICE, T.J. SMITH, Chris BROWN, Monty Team Totals

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North Florida 75, Mercer 66 Feb. 20, 2012 Jacksonville, Fla. UNF Arena

ACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Sophomore Langston Hall led a quartet of Mercer players in double figure scoring, but North Florida junior Parker Smith booked 46 points to lead the Ospreys to a 75-66 win in Monday night’s men’s basketball game at UNF Arena. Mercer dropped its second-straight game and fell to 20-9 (12-4 A-Sun) while North Florida went to 15-15 (9-8 A-Sun). Smith’s point total tied the single-game record for an Atlantic Sun conference game and was the first time an A-Sun player has scored 40 or more since Mercer’s James Florence tallied 40 at Georgia Tech on November 27, 2009. On Monday night, Parker was 11-of-17 from three-point range, tying a league record for threes made in a single game.

Daniel Coursey had 11 points while Jakob Gollon and Travis Smith contributed 10 apiece.

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Mercer 63, Lipscomb 54 Feb. 23, 2012 Nashville, Tenn. Allen Arena

MACON, Ga. – The Mercer men’s basketball team clinched a No. 2 seed in the upcoming Atlantic Sun tournament with a 63-54 triumph over Lipscomb on Thursday at the University Center. Sophomore Bud Thomas paced the Bears with 15 points in the victory. Mercer boosted its record to 21-9 (13-4 A-Sun) and snapped a two-game slide while Lipscomb dropped its fourth-straight and fell to 12-17 (7-10 A-Sun). Coupled with Belmont’s 90-50 win at Kennesaw State on Thursday, Mercer learned its fate in the first round of next week’s league playoff. The Bears are locked in the No. 2 seed and will face Lipscomb, who is entrenched in the No. 7 spot after Thursday’s loss. The rematch between Mercer and Lipscomb is set for Wednesday, February 29 at 8:30 p.m. in the University Center. Belmont earned its second-straight A-Sun regular season championship and will await either Stetson or Jacksonville in the first round of play. Thomas’ 15 points came on seven-of-ten shooting and combined with five rebounds, two assists, two steals and two blocks. Mercer sophomore Daniel Coursey netted 12 points on four-of-six aim while tallying five rebounds and five blocks.

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Hall led the team in scoring for a second-straight game, collecting 17 points in the loss. He also dished four assists and had zero turnovers in 37 minutes of work.

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

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

2-2 0-0 3-3 7-10 4-4 0-0 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-3 0-0 1-3

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21-27

2nd half: 10-21 47.6% 2nd half: 3-4 75.0% 2nd half: 16-18 88.9%

1 3 4 2 0 1 1 2 2 5 7 4 0 2 2 3 1 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 0 3 3 4 20 24 24

TP

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Min

4 4 10 11 17 0 10 0 0 0 7 0 3

0 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

1 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1

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

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

29 24 34 26 37 0+ 16 3 2 1 13 2 13

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9

3

6 200

Game: 20-44 45.5% Game: 5-9 55.6% Game: 21-27 77.8%

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North Florida 75 • 15-15, 9-8 ASun ## 21 03 04

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THOMAS, Bud CECIL, Justin GOLLON, Jakob COURSEY, Daniel HALL, Langston MISKIMON, R.J. SMITH, Travis CANEVARI, Kevin HALLICE, T.J. MOTEN, Darious SMITH, Chris HARRIS, Shaquille BROWN, Monty Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 10-23 43.5% 3FG % 1st Half: 2-5 40.0% FT % 1st Half: 5-9 55.6%

22

78

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

Player

15 01 05 14 24 25

DIAZ, Andy SAUEY, Matt SMITH, Parker WILSON, Will GRANBERRY, Jerron WALLACE, Travis McROY, Charles WILLIAMS, Jimmy JEUNE, David LANDERS, Fred Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 10-23 43.5% 3FG % 1st Half: 4-9 44.4% FT % 1st Half: 12-19 63.2%

f 0-1 0-0 f 2-3 0-0 g 13-20 11-17 g 0-1 0-0 g 1-7 1-7 1-8 0-0 1-2 1-2 2-3 0-0 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0

0-0 1-2 9-9 0-0 2-5 6-10 0-0 1-4 1-2 0-0

0 1 1 0 0 2 2 3 0 4 4 2 0 1 1 3 1 3 4 1 3 2 5 2 1 1 2 3 2 2 4 2 4 4 8 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 21-46 13-26 20-32 11 22 33 20

2nd half: 11-23 47.8% 2nd half: 9-17 52.9% 2nd half: 8-13 61.5%

TP

A TO Blk Stl

0 5 46 0 5 8 3 5 3 0

1 1 0 2 2 1 0 6 0 0

Min

1 1 4 1 1 1 1 1 0 0

1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0

75 13 11

1

4 200

Game: 21-46 45.7% Game: 13-26 50.0% Game: 20-32 62.5%

4 22 33 17 28 27 15 23 24 7

Deadball Rebounds 6

1st

2nd

Total

27 36

39 39

66 75

Last FG - MER 2nd-00:46, UNF 2nd-02:30. Largest lead - MER by 10 1st-13:43, UNF by 14 2nd-18:56.

35 52 15 02 04 03 05 22

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

Player SMITH, Martin SMITH, Malcolm GLENN, Justin WILLIAMS, Zavion ALEXANDER, Deonte SANDERSON, Carter ARNETT, Jacob SMITH, Damarius Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 9-29 3FG % 1st Half: 2-10 FT % 1st Half: 3-9

31.0% 20.0% 33.3%

Points MER UNF

## 20

f f c g g

4-10 1-3 5-11 3-10 4-12 2-4 0-6 1-4

2-6 0-0 0-1 1-4 2-7 1-2 0-1 0-1

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

20-60

6-22

8-17

2nd half: 11-31 35.5% 2nd half: 4-12 33.3% 2nd half: 5-8 62.5%

2 7 9 2 2 2 4 3 6 5 11 4 0 2 2 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 3 2 5 2 4 5 9 17 24 41 19

TP

A TO Blk Stl

12 7 10 8 10 5 0 2

1 0 1 3 0 0 0 5

2 0 1 2 0 0 2 2

0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0

3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

54 10

9

2

4 200

Game: 20-60 33.3% Game: 6-22 27.3% Game: 8-17 47.1%

Min

36 21 26 29 32 7 24 25

Deadball Rebounds 5,1

52 05 15 21 02 03 14 22 23 32 45

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

Player GOLLON, Jakob COURSEY, Daniel THOMAS, Bud CECIL, Justin HALL, Langston SMITH, Travis CANEVARI, Kevin HALLICE, T.J. MOTEN, Darious SMITH, Chris HARRIS, Shaquille BROWN, Monty Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 11-27 40.7% 3FG % 1st Half: 4-12 33.3% FT % 1st Half: 3-4 75.0%

Officials: J.B. Caldwell, Brian Shey, James Barker Technical fouls: Mercer-TEAM. North Florida-None. Attendance: 1397 Technical foul on Mercer bench with 1:07 remaining in first half Mercer #2 fouled out with 29.1 seconds remaining in second half P. Smith sets new UNF scoring record (46), matches ASun record for conf. games P. Smith sets new UNF record for 3pt FG (11), matches ASun record Score by periods Mercer North Florida

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Mercer 63 • 21-9 (13-4 ASun)

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

Player

Lipscomb 54 • 12-17 (7-10ASun)

f c g g g

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

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

23-55

5-21

2 4 6 1 2 3 5 3 2 3 5 3 1 1 2 3 0 2 2 2 2 4 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 4 4 1 1 2 12-16 10 26 36 18

2nd half: 12-28 42.9% 2nd half: 1-9 11.1% 2nd half: 9-12 75.0%

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

TP

A TO Blk Stl

Min

7 12 15 8 6 8 0 0 0 2 0 5

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

35 24 30 23 38 26 2 2 0+ 10 1 9

63 13

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

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

6 10

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

3 200

Game: 23-55 41.8% Game: 5-21 23.8% Game: 12-16 75.0%

Deadball Rebounds 1,1

Officials: James Barker, Mike Nance, Vladimir Voyard Technical fouls: Lipscomb-None. Mercer-None. Attendance: 2450

In Paint 16 12

Off T/O 10 13

2nd Fast Chance Break 5 4 17 2

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

Bench 20 19

Score by periods Lipscomb Mercer

1st

2nd

Total

23 29

31 34

54 63

Last FG - LIP 2nd-00:16, MER 2nd-01:57. Largest lead - LIP None, MER by 17 1st-07:38.

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Points LIP MER

In Paint 24 30

Off T/O 7 8

2nd Fast Chance Break 18 0 6 4

Score tied - 1 time. Lead changed - 0 times.

Bench 7 15


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Belmont 62, Mercer 61 Feb. 25, 2012 Macon, Ga. Hawkins Arena

MACON, Ga. – In front of a raucous University Center record crowd of 3,497 the Mercer men’s basketball team took topseeded Belmont to the wire on Saturday, but redshirt sophomore Jake Gollon’s last second jumper found iron and the Bruins escaped with a 62-61 victory. On a day in which he was honored before his final regular season-game at the UC, senior Justin Cecil led all scorers with 17 points. Mercer wrapped up the regular season with a 21-10 (13-5 A-Sun) record while Belmont finished its regular season slate at 24-7 (16-2 A-Sun). Cecil’s 17 points came on the strength of five-of-nine shooting from three-point range in 25 minutes of play. He also booked six rebounds and two steals in the losing effort.

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Mercer 61, Lipscomb 53 A-Sun Quarterfinal Feb. 29, 2012 Macon, Ga. Hawkins Arena

MACON, Ga. – Redshirt sophomore Jakob Gollon was the catalyst of a 61-53 Mercer victory over Lipscomb in the first round of the General Shale Brick Atlantic Sun Men’s Basketball Championship on Wednesday night at Hawkins Arena. Gollon led all scorers with 19 points on eight-of-12 shooting to propel Mercer into Friday night’s semifinal round. Mercer’s triumph pushed the team’s record to 22-10 (13-5 A-Sun) and sent a feisty Lipscomb (13-18, 8-10 A-Sun) team packing after an all-out 40-minute slugfest. Wednesday night’s quarterfinal featured six tie scores and six lead changes, and the final eight-point margin hardly represented how tight the game was. Aside from Gollon, three other Mercer players reached double figure scoring in the victory. Hall and Travis Smith each finished with 11 points while Bud Thomas chipped in 10 points of his own. Gollon added eight rebounds, two steals and an assist to his game-high scoring effort. As a team, the Bears were 14-of-17 from the free throw line in the final box score. The hosts also finished with a 43-33 advantage on the glass, finishing one rebound short of a season-high.

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Langston Hall scored in double figures for the seventh time in his last eight games, collecting 13 points, three assists, two rebounds and a steal. Sophomore Daniel Coursey posted eight points and tied career-high with six blocks, moving his season rejection total to 74. That figure broke the program’s previous single-season block record of 72 held by Scott Farley.

GAME

coaches

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BELMONT 62 • 24-7 (16-2 ASun) ## 01 21 24 34 22 30 32 45

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

Player HANLEN, Drew MANN, JJ CLARK, Ian BARNES, Adam HEDGEPETH, Mick CHAMBERLAIN, Reece NOACK, Trevor SAUNDERS, Scott BAKER, Brandon Team Totals

4-7 2-10 6-13 1-2 2-9 3-4 0-1 4-5 0-0

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

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

22-51

9-25

9-16

2nd half: 12-23 52.2% 2nd half: 5-12 41.7% 2nd half: 6-11 54.5%

1 1 2 1 1 9 10 1 0 0 0 3 0 2 2 3 2 3 5 1 1 2 3 3 0 1 1 0 2 2 4 3 1 0 1 0 2 5 7 10 25 35 15

TP

A TO Blk Stl

12 7 16 2 6 9 0 10 0

1 4 2 1 0 2 0 0 0

Min

3 3 2 3 1 0 0 3 2

0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

0 3 1 0 0 3 0 1 0

62 10 17

1

8 200

Game: 22-51 43.1% Game: 9-25 36.0% Game: 9-16 56.3%

38 32 38 17 28 21 2 10 14

Deadball Rebounds 3

Mercer 61 • 21-10(13-5 ASun) ## 05 15 20 52 02 03 14 22 23 32 45

FG % 1st Half: 10-26 38.5% 3FG % 1st Half: 2-9 22.2% FT % 1st Half: 5-6 83.3%

* * * * *

03 05

FG % 1st Half: 11-34 32.4% 3FG % 1st Half: 3-13 23.1% FT % 1st Half: 4-6 66.7%

1-4 6-13 2-7 5-8 4-7 1-1 0-1 0-2 0-1 0-0 1-1 3-5

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

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

23-50

6-16

9-17

2nd half: 13-24 54.2% 2nd half: 4-7 57.1% 2nd half: 4-11 36.4%

2 3 5 2 0 6 6 1 4 2 6 2 0 2 2 1 1 2 3 4 0 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 1 0 1 3 4 2 0 0 0 8 23 31 19

TP

A TO Blk Stl

2 17 5 13 8 5 0 0 0 0 2 9

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

Min

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

0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1

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

61 11 16

7

8 200

Game: 23-50 46.0% Game: 6-16 37.5% Game: 9-17 52.9%

25 25 28 32 24 19 8 7 6 8 3 15

Deadball Rebounds 2

1st

2nd

Total

27 27

35 34

62 61

Last FG - BEL 2nd-02:02, MER 2nd-01:10. Largest lead - BEL by 3 2nd-04:41, MER by 9 2nd-14:17.

Points BEL MER

In Paint 24 26

Off T/O 24 17

2nd Fast Chance Break 7 6 9 2

Score tied - 7 times. Lead changed - 9 times.

Bench 19 16

6-14 4-22 0-2 2-7 2-5 0-1 5-9

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

19-60 2nd half: 2nd half: 2nd half:

4-21

8-26 1-8 7-10

5-6 0-0 0-2 0-0 6-6 0-2 0-0

0 1 1 0 3 3 6 3 3 6 9 2 0 3 3 2 3 2 5 3 0 1 1 2 1 2 3 4 4 1 5 11-16 14 19 33 16

30.8% 12.5% 70.0%

TP

A TO Blk Stl

17 9 0 6 10 0 11

1 1 0 1 0 0 0

1 1 1 0 1 1 3

0 1 0 0 0 0 0

4 3 0 2 0 0 0

53

3

8

1

9 200

Game: 19-60 31.7% Game: 4-21 19.0% Game: 11-16 68.8%

Min

34 36 29 37 17 11 36

Deadball Rebounds 2

Mercer 61 • 22-10 (13-5ASun) ## 15

Officials: Chuck Jones, Clyde Owens, W. Alfred Smith Technical fouls: BELMONT-None. Mercer-None. Attendance: 3497 Score by periods BELMONT Mercer

52

* * * * *

20 21 52 02 03 14 22 23 45 50

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

Player THOMAS, Bud CECIL, Justin GOLLON, Jakob HALL, Langston COURSEY, Daniel SMITH, Travis CANEVARI, Kevin HALLICE, T.J. MOTEN, Darious SMITH, Chris BROWN, Monty LARSEN, Paul Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 10-26 38.5% 3FG % 1st Half: 6-17 35.3% FT % 1st Half: 3-4 75.0%

* * * * *

3-6 1-8 8-12 3-12 1-3 3-8 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 0-0

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

19-50

9-28

2 7 9 1 1 1 2 2 2 6 8 3 1 4 5 1 5 1 6 4 3 5 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 2 14-17 14 29 43 14

2nd half: 9-24 37.5% 2nd half: 3-11 27.3% 2nd half: 11-13 84.6%

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

TP

A TO Blk Stl

10 3 19 11 2 11 0 0 0 4 0 1

0 2 1 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

Min

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

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

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

61 12 16

8

4 200

Game: 19-50 38.0% Game: 9-28 32.1% Game: 14-17 82.4%

34 25 36 37 19 24 3 3 1 3 10 5

Deadball Rebounds 1,1

Officials: J.B. Caldwell, Chuck Jones, Alfred Smith Technical fouls: Lipscomb-None. Mercer-None. Attendance: 2621 Score by periods Lipscomb Mercer

1st

2nd

Total

29 29

24 32

53 61

Last FG - LIP 2nd-00:11, MER 2nd-01:07. Largest lead - LIP by 2 2nd-17:49, MER by 8 2nd-00:21.

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Points LIP MER

In Paint 18 12

Off T/O 9 9

2nd Fast Chance Break 11 0 14 0

Score tied - 6 times. Lead changed - 6 times.

Bench 11 16

mercer

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THOMAS, Bud CECIL, Justin GOLLON, Jakob HALL, Langston COURSEY, Daniel SMITH, Travis CANEVARI, Kevin HALLICE, T.J. MOTEN, Darious SMITH, Chris HARRIS, Shaquille BROWN, Monty Team Totals

35

05

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

Player

15

WILLIAMS, Zavion ALEXANDER, Deonte GLENN, Justin SMITH, Martin SMITH, Malcolm SANDERSON, Carter ARNETT, Jacob Team Totals

records

FG % 1st Half: 10-28 35.7% 3FG % 1st Half: 4-13 30.8% FT % 1st Half: 3-5 60.0%

* * * * *

04

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

Player

review

14

02

bears

Lipscomb 53 • 13-18 (8-10ASun)

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Mercer 62, FGCU 58 A-Sun Semifinal March 2, 2012 Macon, Ga. Hawkins Arena

MACON, Ga. – Sophomores Jakob Gollon and Langston Hall combined for 33 points and Mercer led by as many as nine in the second half, but an upstart Florida Gulf Coast team made key plays down the stretch to secure a 62-58 victory in Friday night’s Atlantic Sun Men’s Basketball Tournament semifinal at the University Center. Mercer (22-11) was eliminated from contention for the A-Sun Tournament Championship and an automatic berth in the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship. FGCU (15-16) advanced to face Belmont in Saturday’s A-Sun final, set for a 7 p.m. tip at the UC. Jake Gollon, who tied a career-high scoring effort in Wednesday night’s quarterfinal win over Lipscomb, poured in a game-high 17 points while also posting eight rebounds, three steals and two assists. Hall’s 16-point output came in conjunction with five rebounds, two assists and a steal.

preview

The crowd of 3,497 tied a Mercer program record and UC record capacity set in Mercer’s February 25, 2012 game against Belmont. Smith finished with seven points on three-of-seven shooting while also contributing five rebounds and an assist in 23 minutes of work.

bears

The Bears’ conference-leading defense held FGCU to just 39% (9-of-23) shooting in the second half, but Mercer shot just 42% (10-of-24) and only hit five-of-12 from the free throw line in the period.

coaches

Junior Sherwood Brown led FGCU with 14 points while sophomore Christophe Varidel added 13 points.

02

review

03 20 23 25 05 15 22

records

34

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

Player THOMPSON, Bernard COMER, Brett FIELER, Chase MURRAY, Eddie BROWN, Sherwood VARIDEL, Christophe CVJETICANIN, Filip ROLAX, Ed CANTINOL, Kevin Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 12-25 48.0% 3FG % 1st Half: 4-9 44.4% FT % 1st Half: 2-4 50.0%

* * * * *

1-4 4-8 4-5 0-1 4-11 3-10 3-7 0-0 2-2

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

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

21-48

7-21

13-20

2nd half: 9-23 39.1% 2nd half: 3-12 25.0% 2nd half: 11-16 68.8%

1 3 4 2 2 3 5 2 1 3 4 4 0 0 0 4 1 4 5 5 0 3 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 2 2 2 4 9 21 30 19

TP

A TO Blk Stl

5 9 9 0 14 13 7 0 5

3 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

62

5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 10

CIT First Round March 13, 2012 Macon, Ga. Hawkins Arena

MACON, Ga. – Senior Justin Cecil scored a game-high 19 points to lift the Mercer men’s basketball team to a historic 68-60 victory over Tennessee State in Tuesday night’s CollegeInsider.com Tournament first round game at the University Center. The Bears’ triumph marked the team’s first postseason win in the 110-year history of the program and tied a school record for single-season wins. Mercer (23-11) advanced to the second round of the CIT and is set to host Georgia State at the University Center on March 17 at 4 p.m. Georgia State advanced to Saturday’s second-round matchup by virtue of a 74-43 victory over Tennessee Tech on Tuesday evening at the GSU Sports Arena in Atlanta, Ga. Mercer’s 23rd win equals the program’s single-season win benchmark set by the 2002-03 edition of the Bears (23-6). Tennessee State finished its season 20-13. Cecil’s 19 points came on the strength of four-of-12 shooting from three-point range in 24 minutes of work. Sophomore Daniel Coursey scored 16 points and tallied eight rebounds, five blocks and two assists in the win. Both Cecil and Coursey did most of their damage in the second half, combining for 27 points in the final 20 minutes of play. Coursey finished the night a perfect eight-for-eight from the free throw line. Sophomore Travis Smith also reached double figures in the scoring column, netting 10 points on two-of-four shooting from the floor. Smith was also perfect at the free throw line, canning all six of his charity tosses.

Min

0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1

1 1 2 0 0 1 0 1 0

3

6 200

Game: 21-48 43.8% Game: 7-21 33.3% Game: 13-20 65.0%

26 27 24 24 37 27 16 3 16

Deadball Rebounds 2,1

Mercer 58 • 22-11 (13-5ASun) ## 05 15 20

mercer

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Mercer 68, Tennessee St. 60

Florida Gulf Coast 62 • 15-16 (8-10ASun) ##

21 52 02 03 14 22 23 45 50

80

GAME

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

Player THOMAS, Bud CECIL, Justin GOLLON, Jakob HALL, Langston COURSEY, Daniel SMITH, Travis CANEVARI, Kevin HALLICE, T.J. MOTEN, Darious SMITH, Chris BROWN, Monty LARSEN, Paul Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 11-27 40.7% 3FG % 1st Half: 3-8 37.5% FT % 1st Half: 5-6 83.3%

* * * * *

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

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

21-51

6-17

1 3 4 3 1 3 4 1 4 4 8 1 1 4 5 3 0 1 1 2 2 3 5 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 2 2 4 6 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 10-18 13 23 36 21

2nd half: 10-24 41.7% 2nd half: 3-9 33.3% 2nd half: 5-12 41.7%

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

TP

A TO Blk Stl

Min

4 6 17 16 4 7 0 0 0 2 2 0

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

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

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

0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

31 20 35 35 23 23 2 4 0+ 12 15 0+

58

8 12

4

4 200

1st

2nd

Total

30 30

32 28

62 58

Last FG - FGCU 2nd-02:44, MER 2nd-06:18. Largest lead - FGCU by 7 1st-10:04, MER by 9 2nd-11:22.

## 05 10 23 33 34 12 20 21 31 44 45

Game: 21-51 41.2% Game: 6-17 35.3% Game: 10-18 55.6%

Deadball Rebounds 3

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

Player HARRIS, Jay PETERS, Wil MILLER, Patrick COVINGTON, Robert RHETT, M.J. BAWA, Muniru CONNER, Chris THORNTON, Kellen MOORE, Kenny GREEN, Michael CYPHERS, Jordan Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 7-30 3FG % 1st Half: 3-10 FT % 1st Half: 4-6

23.3% 30.0% 66.7%

* * * * *

0-1 2-10 4-6 7-15 0-3 0-0 0-0 2-7 4-11 0-0 3-9

0-0 2-9 0-0 4-7 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-2 0-0 3-8

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

22-62

9-26

7-11

2nd half: 15-32 46.9% 2nd half: 6-16 37.5% 2nd half: 3-5 60.0%

0 0 0 3 2 3 5 3 2 2 4 1 1 7 8 2 0 5 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 2 1 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 3 2 5 9 24 33 18

TP

A TO Blk Stl

Min

0 8 8 18 0 1 0 4 11 0 10

0 4 2 1 0 0 0 1 3 0 1

12 37 32 33 17 0+ 4 15 25 1 24

2 4 2 1 1 0 0 4 0 0 2

0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1

0 2 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1

60 12 16

4

9 200

Game: 22-62 35.5% Game: 9-26 34.6% Game: 7-11 63.6%

Deadball Rebounds 2,1

Mercer 68 • 23-11 ## 05 15 20 21 52 02 03 14 23 32 45

Officials: Pat Evans, Mike Nance, Marc Ellard Technical fouls: Florida Gulf Coast-None. Mercer-None. Attendance: 3497 Score by periods Florida Gulf Coast Mercer

Tennessee State 60 • 20-13

50

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

Player THOMAS, Bud CECIL, Justin GOLLON, Jakob HALL, Langston COURSEY, Daniel SMITH, Travis CANEVARI, Kevin HALLICE, T.J. SMITH, Chris HARRIS, Shaquille BROWN, Monty LARSEN, Paul Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 7-27 3FG % 1st Half: 3-10 FT % 1st Half: 2-2

25.9% 30.0% 100.0

* * * * *

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

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

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

20-49

8-20

20-24

2nd half: 13-22 59.1% 2nd half: 5-10 50.0% 2nd half: 18-22 81.8%

1 7 8 2 0 3 3 0 0 4 4 4 0 3 3 2 2 6 8 3 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 1 1 2 0 0 3 3 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 5 33 38 14

TP

A TO Blk Stl

Min

1 19 9 8 16 10 0 0 0 3 2 0

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

30 24 30 37 24 27 1 0+ 7 5 11 4

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

68 14 17

0 0 1 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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

7 10 200

Game: 20-49 40.8% Game: 8-20 40.0% Game: 20-24 83.3%

Deadball Rebounds 3

Officials: Ted Valentine, Anthony Jordan, Gerald Williams Technical fouls: Tennessee State-None. Mercer-None. Attendance: 1773 Points FGCU MER

In Paint 14 22

Off T/O 10 14

2nd Fast Chance Break 6 2 13 0

Score tied - 7 times. Lead changed - 5 times.

Bench 25 11

Score by periods Tennessee State Mercer

1st

2nd

Total

21 19

39 49

60 68

Last FG - TSU 2nd-00:22, MER 2nd-01:13. Largest lead - TSU by 5 2nd-19:46, MER by 10 2nd-01:39.

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In Paint 22 18

Off T/O 16 7

2nd Fast Chance Break 7 4 5 6

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Mercer 64, Georgia St. 59 CIT Second Round March 17, 2012 Macon, Ga. Hawkins Arena

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Mercer 79, Old Dominion 73 CIT Quarterfinal March 21, 2012 Norfolk, Va. Ted Constant Center

MACON, Ga. – The Mercer men’s basketball team achieved a program record single-season win total with a 64-59 victory over Georgia State in Saturday’s CollegeInsider.com Tournament second round game. The Bears’ victory advanced the team to the CIT round of eight, awaiting the winner of Sunday’s matchup between Old Dominion and USC Upstate.

NORFOLK, Va.—A never-say-die attitude helped the Mercer men’s basketball team erase a 12-point second-half deficit on Wednesday night and down Old Dominion 79-73 in the CollegeInsider.com quarterfinal at the Ted Constant Center. Mercer’s triumph sends the team to the final-four round of the CIT at Fairfield University on Saturday at 7 p.m.

Mercer’s win total surpassed the program’s previous standard, set by the 2002-03 team that finished 23-6. The team improved to 15-3 at the University Center this season, becoming the first team to collect 15 home wins in a season since the 1953-54 squad went 15-0 in Macon.

Mercer improved to 25-11 on the season while Old Dominion finished its year at 22-14. Fairfield (22-14) advanced to this weekend’s semifinal with a 67-61 victory over Robert Morris (26-11) on Wednesday in Fairfield, Conn.

Head coach Bob Hoffman booked his 72nd win in four seasons at Mercer, marking the program’s third-highest win total over a four-year span. The Bears collected 75 wins over a four-year span twice (1977-81, 1978-82).

Sophomore Jakob Gollon narrowly missed his second doubledouble of the season with nine points and 12 rebounds. Mercer’s victory pushed the team’s program-record win total to 25 and was the team’s third CIT win. Before this season, Mercer had zero postseason wins in 110 years of the program.

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Sophomore Jakob Gollon also reached double figures in the scoring column, netting 10 in the winning effort. He also recorded three assists, secured three rebounds and notched a block.

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Senior Justin Cecil led the team in scoring for the second straight game, booking 19 points fueled by five-of-nine shooting from three-point range. Sophomore Langston Hall tallied 12 points, seven rebounds, five assists and three steals in 37 minutes of action.

Senior Justin Cecil paced the team scoring for the third straight game, netting 22 points to lead a quartet of Bears in double figures. Sophomore Langston Hall scored 13 while junior Travis Smith and sophomore Daniel Coursey each added 10 points.

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04 12 14 20 25 11 21 22

Fields, James White, Devonta Ali, Jihad Buckner, Eric Richardson, Rashaad Kimbro Jr., Tony Green, Ryann Vincent, James McGee, Brandon Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 6-28 3FG % 1st Half: 2-12 FT % 1st Half: 4-8

21.4% 16.7% 50.0%

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

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

3 2 5 4 1 4 5 1 4 6 10 5 2 6 8 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 3 0 2 1 3 13-19 14 23 37 17

2nd half: 14-33 42.4% 2nd half: 4-11 36.4% 2nd half: 9-11 81.8%

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3 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1

0 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 1

0 0 1 6 0 2 0 0 0

3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1

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Game: 20-61 32.8% Game: 6-23 26.1% Game: 13-19 68.4%

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Deadball Rebounds 4

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FG % 1st Half: 11-23 47.8% 3FG % 1st Half: 6-10 60.0% FT % 1st Half: 0-0 0.0%

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1-1 6-12 2-8 4-10 0-2 2-7 0-0 1-4 0-0 4-9 0-0

0-0 5-9 0-1 3-6 0-0 0-3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

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1 4 5 0 4 1 5 4 0 3 3 3 0 7 7 2 1 1 2 2 1 5 6 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 4 2 0 0 0 1 3 4 7 16-20 12 29 41 17

2nd half: 9-30 30.0% 2nd half: 2-9 22.2% 2nd half: 16-20 80.0%

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

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FG % 1st Half: 11-30 36.7% 3FG % 1st Half: 5-14 35.7% FT % 1st Half: 2-2 100.0

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Game: 20-53 37.7% Game: 8-19 42.1% Game: 16-20 80.0%

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Officials: Ray Perrone, Chuck Jones, Jerry Heater Technical fouls: Georgia State-TEAM 2. Mercer-None. Attendance: 2132 GSU Head Coach Ron Hunter was ejected from the game at the 11:48 mark of the second half Score by periods Georgia State Mercer

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1-5 7-18 2-4 5-7 4-11 4-7 0-0 0-0 1-3 3-3

0-2 5-13 0-1 0-0 4-9 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

3 2 5 2 1 0 1 3 4 8 12 2 4 0 4 5 0 2 2 3 1 3 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 3 3 0 0 3 3 27-58 11-27 14-15 13 22 35 19

2nd half: 16-28 57.1% 2nd half: 6-13 46.2% 2nd half: 12-13 92.3%

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

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0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Game: 27-58 46.6% Game: 11-27 40.7% Game: 14-15 93.3%

32 24 34 22 32 28 2 4 9 13

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59 64

Last FG - GSU 2nd-00:37, MER 2nd-01:42. Largest lead - GSU by 4 1st-14:54, MER by 14 2nd-09:31.

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

Player Wright, Nick Ross, Richard Batten, Dimitri Hill, Donte De Lancey, Marquel Pimentel, Jason Rogers, Shquan Key, Breon Cooper, Chris Larsen, Anton Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 10-22 45.5% 3FG % 1st Half: 6-9 66.7% FT % 1st Half: 8-11 72.7%

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4-9 0-1 4-9 5-13 4-6 0-0 0-0 3-4 4-11 0-0

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

2 3 5 1 0 2 2 1 0 2 2 2 2 2 4 2 2 2 4 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 1 5 4 9 5 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 24-53 11-20 14-22 13 19 32 15

2nd half: 14-31 45.2% 2nd half: 5-11 45.5% 2nd half: 6-11 54.5%

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

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1 0 1 3 6 1 1 1 0 0

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1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0

2 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0

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Game: 24-53 45.3% Game: 11-20 55.0% Game: 14-22 63.6%

29 17 30 36 29 5 7 16 28 3

Deadball Rebounds 2

Officials: Les Jones , Larry Scirotto, Brian Dorsey Technical fouls: Mercer-None. Old Dominion-None. Attendance: 3412

In Paint 18 20

Off T/O 13 11

2nd Fast Chance Break 11 6 8 2

Score tied - 2 times. Lead changed - 1 time.

Bench 5 19

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2nd

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50 39

79 73

Last FG - MER 2nd-00:26, ODU 2nd-00:20. Largest lead - MER by 6 2nd-00:26, ODU by 12 2nd-15:28.

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In Paint 26 22

Off T/O 14 14

2nd Fast Chance Break 17 4 16 2

Score tied - 3 times. Lead changed - 9 times.

Bench 21 20

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

Player THOMAS, Bud CECIL, Justin GOLLON, Jakob HALL, Langston COURSEY, Daniel SMITH, Travis HALLICE, T.J. SMITH, Chris HARRIS, Shaquille BROWN, Monty LARSEN, Paul Team Totals

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Mercer 64, Fairfield 59 CIT Semifinal March 24, 2012 Fairfield, Conn. Alumni Hall

CIT Championship March 28, 2012 Logan, Utah Dee Glen Smith Spectrum

LOGAN, Utah – A landmark season for the Mercer men’s basketball team resulted in the CollegeInsider.com Tournament Championship, earned in a hard-fought 70-67 win at Utah State on Wednesday night. Mercer’s victory secured the team’s spot in history as the Atlantic Sun Conference’s first team to capture a postseason crown.

Mercer moved to 26-11 on the season while Fairfield saw its season end at 22-14. Either Oakland or Utah State is set to host the CIT championship, with date and time to be determined.

Junior Travis Smith booked a career-high 17 points in the win, while sophomore Langston Hall added 16. Sophomore Bud Thomas notched his second straight game in double figures with 10 points.

Junior Travis Smith chipped in 12 points and four rebounds, while sophomore Monty Brown scored 10 of his own.

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Mercer 70, Utah State 67

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – A determined Mercer men’s basketball team punched its ticket to the CollegeInsider.com Tournament championship game with a 64-59 victory over Fairfield on Saturday night at Alumni Hall. The victory advanced Mercer to the CIT final, where the Bears await the winner of tomorrow’s matchup between Oakland and Utah State.

Sophomore Bud Thomas led the team in scoring for the first time since February 6, tallying 13 points on four-of-six shooting from the field. Thomas also notched five steals, four rebounds, two assists and a block in the winning effort.

Due to the NCAA Regional Ice Hockey Championship, Fairfield was forced to host Saturday night’s semifinal at its on-campus facility - a vintage 2,400 seat gymnasium with acoustic properties that magnified its patron population. Mercer finished with advantages in shooting percentage (45.1%37.7%), three-point shooting percentage (50%-18.8%), rebounds (35-31), and assists (16-10).

Mercer closed its dream season with a 27-11 record while Utah State finished at 21-16. The Bears’ 27th win of the season defied all odds, as the Bears were tasked with erasing a late deficit in one of college basketball’s toughest venues. Entering Wednesday night’s final, the Aggies had posted wins in 100 of their last 106 games at the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum its on-campus facility renown for ear-splitting capacity crowds. Wednesday night’s following was true to form as its crowd of 6,154 consisted largely of students packed to the rafters. Down the stretch, Mercer hit seven of its last eight free throws to preserve the win.

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Mercer 64 • 26-11 ## 05 15 20 52 21 02 03

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

Player THOMAS, Bud CECIL, Justin GOLLON, Jakob COURSEY, Daniel HALL, Langston SMITH, Travis CANEVARI, Kevin HALLICE, T.J. SMITH, Chris BROWN, Monty LARSEN, Paul Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 12-26 46.2% 3FG % 1st Half: 5-9 55.6% FT % 1st Half: 1-2 50.0%

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

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

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1-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-2 3-4 0-0 2-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 8-10

2nd half: 11-25 44.0% 2nd half: 5-11 45.5% 2nd half: 7-8 87.5%

0 4 4 2 2 0 2 4 2 4 6 1 1 5 6 3 0 5 5 2 1 3 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 3 1 1 1 2 1 2 1 3 11 24 35 18

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2 2 2 0 8 2 0 0 0 0 0

2 1 3 1 4 3 0 0 1 3 1 1 64 16 20

1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Game: 23-51 45.1% Game: 10-20 50.0% Game: 8-10 80.0%

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Player Barrow, Maurice Sanders, Rakim Matthews, Keith Olander, Ryan Nickerson, Colin Martin, Gary Fields, Jamel Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 8-24 3FG % 1st Half: 2-7 FT % 1st Half: 7-8

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33.3% 28.6% 87.5%

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

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3 2 5 1 2 1 3 3 3 2 5 2 0 3 3 4 3 5 8 3 0 0 0 1 1 5 6 2 0 1 1 16-20 12 19 31 16

2nd half: 12-29 41.4% 2nd half: 1-9 11.1% 2nd half: 9-12 75.0%

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12 16 14 5 5 2 5

1 3 0 2 1 2 1

5 3 1 2 1 0 3

0 1 4 0 0 0 0

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34 34

64 59

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Game: 20-53 37.7% Game: 3-16 18.8% Game: 16-20 80.0%

Last FG - MER 2nd-02:16, FFDMBB 2nd-01:47. Largest lead - MER by 13 1st-05:00, FFDMBB by 3 1st-18:25.

Points MER FFDMBB

05 15 20 52 21 02 03 14 23 34 45 50

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

Player THOMAS, Bud CECIL, Justin GOLLON, Jakob COURSEY, Daniel HALL, Langston SMITH, Travis CANEVARI, Kevin HALLICE, T.J. SMITH, Chris BRYAN, Jibri BROWN, Monty LARSEN, Paul Team Totals

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Off T/O 11 19

2nd Fast Chance Break 9 2 15 6

Score tied - 2 times. Lead changed - 1 time.

4-4 1-9 2-5 4-8 5-14 6-12 0-0 0-1 0-1 0-0 1-2 0-1

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

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

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2nd half: 11-22 50.0% 2nd half: 3-6 50.0% 2nd half: 14-17 82.4%

0 2 2 1 0 6 6 2 1 3 4 4 4 1 5 4 0 6 6 1 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 4 1 2 3 0 1 2 3 8 25 33 19

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

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

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

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

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Player Grim, Morgan Reed, Kyisean Pane, Brockeith Berger, Danny Medlin, Preston Clifford, Ben Farris, E.J. Bruneel, Mitch Stone, Jordan Team Totals

FG % 1st Half: 7-22 3FG % 1st Half: 2-10 FT % 1st Half: 6-7

In Paint 26 34

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31.8% 20.0% 85.7%

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

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

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2nd half: 15-31 48.4% 2nd half: 5-13 38.5% 2nd half: 10-15 66.7%

1 5 6 4 3 4 7 4 0 1 1 4 2 4 6 4 0 5 5 2 1 5 6 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 1 1 1 7 29 36 20

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9 15 10 13 14 4 0 2 0

1 2 5 4 3 0 0 0 0

1 2 2 1 1 1 1 0 0

0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

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Officials: Randy McCall <R>, Mike Littlewood <U>, Bob Staffen <U> Technical fouls: Mercer-None. Utah State-None. Attendance: 6154 Bench 28 7

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39 45

70 67

Last FG - MER 2nd-00:50, USU 2nd-00:05. Largest lead - MER by 10 2nd-17:29, USU by 6 2nd-04:35.

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RECORDBOOK

FIFTH YEAR HEAD COACH

BOB HOFFMAN

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-SINGLE SEASON RECORDS -CAREER RECORDS -FACILITIES AT MERCER -ATHLETICS DEPARTMENT STAFF -ALL-TIME RECORDS


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CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY 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). 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, Ken1921-22 tucky, Chattanooga and Georgia Tech en route to taking the crown. SIAA Champions 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.

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The 1980-81 squad was led by Atlantic Sun “Player of the Year,” Benton Wade. The Bears finished the regular season third in the conference and were facing 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 1950-51 Arkansas Razorbacks in the first round of the “Big Dance.” Despite a courageous Dixie Conference Champions effort by the lower-seeded Bears, the Razorbacks prevailed, 73-67.

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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.

2002-03 A-Sun Regular Season Champions

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 won. After going 5-2 in the first seven conference games of the season, the Bears rattled off 11 consecutive wins to close the regular season. The strong 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.”

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In 2012, head coach Bob Hoffman added his name to the list of Mercer coaches 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 seminfinals, the Bears rallied to win five-straight games in the CollegeInsider.com Tournament. Mercer’s historic postseason run 84 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 70-67 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. MERCERBEARS.com

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NCAA HISTORY Mercer has had two of its men’s basketball teams participate in the NCAA Division I national tournament:

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March 15, 1985 - Atlanta Regional 1st round: Georgia Tech 65, Mercer 58

March,1981 - Austin Regional 1st round: Arkansas 73, Mercer 67

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Dr. David Jones, Mercer class of 1974, was chosen to the the 1999 team that was honored at the Final Four in St. Petersburg. Jones, who lives in Atlanta, is considered one of America’s leading pediatric cardiologists. Jones was honored along with Bill Walton (UCLA), Len Elmore (Maryland), Jamaal Wilkes (UCLA) and Lon Kruger (Kansas State).

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Dr. Donald Baxter, Mercer class of 1965, was selected to the 1990 NABC Silver Anniversary All-America team as well as the being named to the NCAA Hilyard Silver Anniversary team. Baxter, who resides in Houston, Texas, is one of the leading orthopedic foot and ankle specialists in the country. Baxter joined Ricky Barry (Miami), Dick Van Arsdale (Indiana), Fred Haskel (Davidson) and Toby Kendall (UConn).

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Two former Mercer basketball players have been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches Hilyard Silver Anniversary All-America team. The award is presented to former studentathletes on the 25th anniversary of their senior year who have distinguished themselves in their chosen career.

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CURRENT PRO BEARS

Brian Mills (2007-11) A stellar senior season propelled Mills into the spotlight and earned him a contral in Portugal with Lusitania. Currently, Mills is playing with St. Jarnan in Iceland.

E.J. Kusnyer (2008-10)

Calvin Henry (2006-09)

James Florence (2006-10) Mercer’s all-time leading scorer was drafted int he third round of the NBA Developmental League draft by the Reno Bighorns. He is currently playing for Kryvbasbasket in Ukraine.

After graduating in 2010, Henry has played overseas professional ball in three countries. He currently resides in Australia, where he plays for the Frankston Blues.

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After ranking second in the nation for three-point field goals made (107) in 200910, Kusnyer was signed by Rotterdam Challengers in Holland. He currenlty plays for the Kilsyth Cobras in Australia.

Daniel Emerson (2008-10) After earning recognition as the state of Georgia’s college “Player of the Year,” Emerson signed a profesisonal contract to play for Optima Gent in Belgium in 2010-11.

Played 2010 with Riet-Wedel in Germany.

With great face-up skills and an ability to shoot the three, Pervan played with Germany’s Wuerzburg Baskets and the Leopards of the British professional league.

Andrew Brown (2003-06) Played professionally in 2008 with Osnabruek in Germany.

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Wesley Duke (1999-05) Signed as a free agent with the NFL’s Denver Broncos in 2005 and was promoted to the active roster before suffering a career-ending knee injury.

Andrew Walker (2000-05) Played the 2007 season with the Las Vegas Aces of the American Basketball Association.

Scott Emerson (1999-04) After graduating as Mercer’s third all-time leading scorer, played five seasons in Europe with the Limoges (France Pro B) and Team Euphony Bree (Belgium D-1)

Clarence Baker (2001-03) Played the 2005 season with the New Jersey Flyers of the USBL.

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Justin Howard (1999-03) Played professionally for six different teams in Finland, Spain, Mexico and Germany. Spent last season as a member of BG Karlsruhe in Germany’s ProA league.


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Isaac Stallworth (1997-99)

Rodney Kirtz (1997-01) Played professional basketball in the US for four different leagues, most recently with Baseline of the Southeastern Basketball League.

Played professionally in both Sweeden and the US. Spent his last pro season as a member of the ABA’s Georgia Knights.

Scott Bailey (1986-90)

Oscar More (1988-90) Played in the CBL with the Tri-City Schinook.

Scott Farley (1991-93, 94-96)

Reggie Elliott (1994-96) Traveled to Romania, Bulgaria, Colombia and Spain as a professional. Spent his last season with Pitesti of Romania Division A.

Played the 1997 season with Vive Menorca in Spain.

Earl Walker (1983-85)

Dwayne Taylor (1987-89) Played 1997 with AlbaComp.

Jerry Thruston (1974-77)

Andre Brown (1973-76)

Scored 597 points during the 1984-85 season and was drafted by the Seattle Supersonics and played in the CBA with the Sioux City Skyforce.

Played professionally in Hungary until the 2006 season, in which he competed for Kaposvari in the A Division.

Sam Mitchell (1981-85) Graduated as Mercer’s alltime leading scorer, played 13 seasons in the NBA. Was head coach of the Toronto Raptors and was named NBA Coach of the Year in 2007.

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Played in the Global Basketball League’s Saginaw, Mich., franchise.

Ledon Green (1992-96)

Scored 1,099 points in just three seasons with the Bears and ranked 24th alltime. He was drafted by the Golden State Warriors.

Led the Bears in field goal accuracy for two consecutive seasons and was drafted by the Boston Celtics.

Ranked ninth on the alltime scoring list when he finished his Mercer career and was drafted by the New York Knicks.

Leonard Hardin (1970-74) His 683 career field goals, which ranked fourth alltime when he graduated, was drafted by the ABA’s Kentucky Colonels.

PRO BEARS HIGHLIGHT: WESLEY DUKE

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Former Bear Wesley Duke (1999-05), was one of the program’s most athletically gifted individuals ever, making him a dangerous “weapon” on the court. His four-year career saw him collect 1,141 points (he’s MU’s 19th all-time scoring leader). Duke has two noteworthy achievements about his postMU basketball career. First, he is the only Mercer player to ever win the annual Slam Dunk Contest (left). After he was done playing hoops, his physical skills attracted the attention of NFL scouts and he was signed by the Denver Broncos (right) and eventually advanced to the team’s active roster as a tight end.

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MERCER LEGEND: SAM MITCHELL Sam Mitchell starred for the Mercer University program from 1981-85. Arguably, the greatest player in the history of Bears’ basketball, he is second on the school’s career scoring list (finishing his collegiate career with 1,986 points) and was the 1985 Atlantic Sun Conference “Player of the Year.” He led Mercer to the 1985 A-Sun championship and a berth in NCAA tournament against nationally-ranked Georgia Tech. When he left Mercer, Mitchell was the Bears’ leader in the following categories: scoring (career & season), field goals made (career & season), most free throws made (season), and free throws attempted (season) and still holds all but the career scoring mark to this day. At the 1985 Portsmouth Invitational Tournament pre-draft camp, he was tabbed the most valuable player. Mitchell was drafted in the third round (54 overall) by the Houston Rockets in the 1985 NBA Draft. He began his NBA career in 1989 as a free agent with the expansion Minnesota Timberwolves, but before entering the NBA, he paid his dues. Mitchell played three years in the Continental Basketball Association where he helped the Rapid City (S.D.) Thrillers to a championship and also in France’s top professional league for two seasons (1987-89).

Mitchell split his playing career between the Minnesota Timberwolves and Indiana Pacers. He appeared in 994 regular season games and 59 postseason contests, missing just 40 games to injury or illness throughout his career. He posted averages of 8.7 points, 3.7 rebounds and 1.1 assists. He ranks second all-time in Timberwolves history behind only Kevin Garnett in games played with 757 and second with 7,161 points, 1,773 free throws made, 2,664 field goals made, 3,030 rebounds and 449 steals. Following his playing career, Mitchell went into coaching as an assistant under George Karl for the Milwaukee Bucks, and Charlotte Bobcats before being named the sixth head coach of the Toronto Raptors in 2005 (serving in that capacity until 2008). Mitchell was the 2006-07 NBA “Coach of the Year” after leading Toronto to its first-ever Atlantic Division title and a franchise-record tying 47 wins. In 2010, Mitchell returned to the NBA when he joined new N.J. Nets head coach Avery Johnson’s staff as an assistant coach. Mitchell’s addition to the Nets staff elicited the following from ESPN The Magazine’s Chris Broussard, who wrote “The addition of Mitchell could also be a benefit in free agency, as Mitchell has a strong reputation among players. Mitchell coached Chris Bosh, one of this summer’s most coveted free agents, in Toronto for more than four seasons, and Bosh has credited him for much of his development.”

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In 1989, he signed his first NBA contract on the back of Billy McKinney, Minnesota’s player personnel director, prior to a summer league game in San Antonio. He played three seasons in Minnesota before being acquired by the Indiana Pacers in September 1992. He returned to the Timberwolves as a free agent in 1995 where he played an instrumental role in the on-and off -court development of 18-year-old rookie Kevin Garnett, who became the first player in 20 years to be drafted directly out of high school.

In 2010, Mitchell was inducted in the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame (located in the city of Macon). Mitchell was born September 2, 1963. He and his wife, Anita, have four children: Morgann and Maya, and twins Rhagan and Rhana. He has been active in numerous charitable efforts 88 through the years, particularly with the Special Olympics.

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Mitchell’s NBA Career High Games

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Points: 37 vs. Philadelphia (2/03/91) Field Goals Made: 14 vs. Philadelphia (2/03/91) Field Goals Attempted: 24 vs. Seattle (11/12/89) Three Point Field Goals Made: 2, (2x) Three Point Field Goals Attempted: 4, (2x) Free throws Made: 13, (2x) Free throws Attempted: 15 vs. Milwaukee (2/01/98) Offensive Rebounds: 8 vs. Houston (12/10/96) Defensive Rebounds: 12 vs. Golden State (12/27/91) Total Rebounds: 17 vs. Golden State (12/27/91) Assists: 7, (2x) Steals: 6 vs. San Antonio (11/15/89) Blocks: 5 at Orlando (1/09/91)

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February 15, 2000 Scored his 8,000th career point against the Denver Nuggets. March 9, 2001 Played his 900th career game against Miami Heat.

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December 23, 1995 Recorded his 200th career blocked shot against the Dallas Mavericks.

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January 1, 2001 Handed out his 1,000th career assist vs. Houston Rockets February 3, 1991 Scored a career-high 37 points against the Philadelphia 76ers and averaged a career-best 14.6 ppg in 1990-91

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RETIRED NUMBERS • .522 field goal percentage • 930 career rebounds (1999-04) • 95 career blocked shots • 37% career three-point field goal shooting • Led Mercer scoring, rebounds and blocks as a freshman • Led Mercer in rebounding in sophomore and junior seasons 1,753 Career Points • All-A-Sun first team in 2000-01 and 2002-03

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Tommy Mixon (1951-55)

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• Scored a school-record 47 points vs. Millsaps (2/19/55) • Hit a school-record 21 free throws vs. Millsaps (2/19/55) • Averaged a school-record 2 5.7 points in 1954-55 • Captain of the 1955 Mercer basketball and baseball teams • Named Mercer’s Most Outstanding Male Athlete for 1955

• Made a school-record 470 career free throws • Averaged 24.2 points per game in 1949-50 • Named Team Captain in 1950 • Named Mercer’s Most Outstanding Male Athlete in 1948 • Drafted by the NBA Syracuse Nationals in 1950 1,738 Career Points • Stetson Head Basketball Coach from 1957 to 1993

Glenn Wilkes (1946-50)

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Eric Chambers (1983-85)

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Eric Chambers, a two-time letterwinner, passed away in 1985 and his number was retired during the 1985-86 season. The following poem was written by teammate Pete Geter in 1985:

• All-A-Sun 2nd Team in 1999-2000 • Five A-Sun “Player of the Week” awards • 2000 A-Sun All-Tournament Team • Twice a Collegeinsider.com Pre-Season All-American • Played five professional seasons in Europe

• Drafted in the 7th round by the Ft. Wayne Pistons in 1955 • Signed with world champion Brooklyn Dodgers in 1955 • Member of the Mercer Athletic Hall of Fame • Member of the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame • Member of the Macon Sports Hall of Fame • Los Angeles Dodgers Scouting Supervisor, 1974-2000

• Holds Stetson all-time record wins with 552 • Member of the Mercer Athletic Hall of Fame • Member of the Stetson Athletic Hall of Fame • Member of the Florida Sports Hall of Fame • Member of the Nike Athletic Hall of Fame

God called you home at the twinkling of an eye there was no time to say goodbye. A million times we have cried if loving you could have saved you, you never would have died. Death is a heartache that no one can heal, Memories are something that no one can steal

In Memorium Others may forget that your are gone, But we will remember no matter how long • Graduated as Mercer’s all-time leading scorer • Averaged 21.0 and 25.0 points per game in final two seasons • Career scoring average of 17.0 per game • 1985 A-Sun Player of the Year • Member of the Mercer Athletic Hall of Fame • 13-year NBA veteran • 2007 NBA Coach of the Year 1,986 Career Points

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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

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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)

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James Florence (2006-10) hit this shot on Dec. 29, 2009 at Charlotte to become the Bears’ all-time scoring leader

1,000-POINT CLUB: Mercer’s All-Time Scoring Leaders TOTAL AVG 19.2 17.7 17.2 15.5 18.3 18.3 14.7 16.7 17.2 14.5 14.3 14.6 10.9 11.4 12.5 10.5 11.3 17.0 9.8 10.7 13.4 10.7 10.6 11.5 14.5 13.4 13.1 11.6 9.2 14.4 18.5 9.5 12.2 12.4

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1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

25.7 25.0 24.2 22.6 22.2 22.1 21.5 21.3 21.2 21.1

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Tommy Mixon Sam Mitchell Glenn Wilkes Reggie Elliott Jud Roberts Kenny Brown Sam Mitchell Cary Moore Glenn Wilkes Jud Roberts

Scoring Average: Team Single Season 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. T10. T10.

88.9 (21 games) 86.9 (24 games) 85.5 (26 games) 83.6 (27 games) 82.5 (22 games) 80.9 (26 games) 80.8 (24 games) 80.8 (26 games) 80.1 (28 games) 79.4 (24 games) 79.4 (26 games)

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Name James Florence Sam Mitchell Tommy Mixon Scott Emerson Glenn Wilkes Jud Roberts Tony Gattis Leonard Hardin Kenny Brown Billy Smith Stewart Reese Woodrow Richardson Aleem Muhammad Richard Reid Bruce Gordy Pete Geter Scott Bailey Robert Belloir Wesley Duke Ledon Green Jack Scott Chris Moore Kenny Daugherty Shaddean Aaron Jerry Thruston Bob Reeves Tony Bolds Steve Moody Will Emerson Jim Hearn Reggie Elliott Rodney Kirtz Donnie Veal Dartez Talbott

Sam Mitchell James Florence Reggie Elliott Earl Walker Jud Roberts Kenny Brown Tommy Mixon Chance Solomon Sam Mitchell Shaun Thompson

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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

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Field Goals Made 45

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Field Goals Attempted 91

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Field Goal Percentage .700

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Field Goals Made 16

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Field Goals Attempted 28

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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

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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

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Field Goals Attempted Career 1. James Florence 1918 2. Tommy Mixon 1596 3. Leonard Hardin 1520 4. Sam Mitchell 1500 5. Glenn Wilkes 1470 6. Jud Roberts 1423 7. Scott Emerson 1271 8. Richard Reid 1240 9. Jack Scott 1239 10. Tony Gattis 1234

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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. Mel Randell .632 1984-85 2. Daniel Coursey .620 2011-12 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

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MERCER RECORDS Field Goals Made – Team Season 1. 961 (31 games) 1984-85 2. 911 (26 games) 1971-72 3. 899 (38 games) 2011-12 4. 894 (24 games) 1973-74 5. 881 (27 games) 1978-79 6. 873 (30 games) 1980-81 7. 871 (26 games) 1974-75 8. 849 (26 games) 1968-69 T9. 848 (28 games) 1979-80 T9. 848 (29 games) 1951-52 10. 838 (28 games) 1983-84 Field Goals Attempted - Team 1. 2123 (26 games) 1971-72 2. 2007 (33 games) 1999-00 3. 1968 (38 games) 2011-12 4. 1941 (24 games) 1973-74 5. 1912 (30 games) 2007-08 6. 1894 (32 games) 2008-09 7. 1893 (26 games) 1974-75 8. 1891 (21 games) 1972-73 9. 1871 (27 games) 1978-79 10. 1866 (33 games) 2009-10

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Free Throws Attempted 51

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Free Throw Percentage .950

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Free Throws Made (both teams) 58 58

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Free Throws Attempted (both teams) 76

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Free Throws Made 21

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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

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Free Throw Percentage Season (min. 50 made) 1. Morris Thompson .844 2. Dartez Talbott .840 3. Mark Johnson .836 4. Robert Belloir .832 5. Chris Hill .824 6. Tommy Mixon .822 7. Shaddean Aaron .820 8. Terry Young .810 9. Chance Solomon .806 10. Kenny Daugherty .805

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

.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

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

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. 549 (25 games) 1950-51 6. 532 (33 games) 2010-11 7. 528 (32 games) 2008-09 8. 527 (38 games) 2011-12 9. 506 (24 games) 1956-57 T10. 495 (27 games) 1978-79 T10. 495 (31 games) 1984-85

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 94 7. 760 (23 games) 1948-49 8. 747 (25 games) 1946-47 T9. 734 (32 games) 2008-09 T.9 734 (38 games) 2011-12 10. 730 (29 games) 1994-95

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Free Throw Percentage – Team Season 1. .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 MERCERBEARS.com

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MERCER RECORDS 3-POINT SHOOTING Team Single Game Records No. Game

Year

3-Pt. FG Made 15 15

vs. USC Upstate vs. Florida Gulf Coast

2008-09 2006-07

3-Pt. FG Attempted 35

vs. Belmont

2008-09

3-Pt. FG Percentage (min 10 made) .667

vs. Campbell

2005-06

Individual Single Game Records No. Player Game

Year

3-Pt. FG Made 8 (5x) EJ Kusnyer

vs. Piedmont

2009-10

vs. Stetson

2007-08

vs. Stetson

2009-10

3-Pt. FG Attempted 16

James Florence

3-Pt. FG Percentage .875 Jeff Smith, 7-8

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

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1971-72 1999-00 2011-12 1995-96 1994-95 2008-09 1978-79 1993-94 1968-69 2009-10

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Team Rebounds Season 1. 1431 3-Point FG’s Attempted Team – Season 2. 1357 1. 785 (33 games) 2009-10 3. 1314 2. 730 (38 games) 2011-12 4. 1307 3. 701 (32 games) 2008-09 5. 1301 4. 660 (28 games) 2004-05 6. 1258 5. 642 (33 games) 2010-11 7. 1255 6. 637 (33 games) 1999-00 8. 1234 7. 611 (30 games) 2003-04 9. 1231 8. 567 (30 games) 2007-08 10. 1227 9. 565 (29 games) 1995-96 10. 549 (30 games) 2006-07

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3-Point Field Goals Ma de Team - Season 1. 274 (33 games) 2009-10 2. 264 (38 games) 2011-12 3. 232 (32 games) 2008-09 T4. 227 (28 games) 2004-05 T4. 227 (30 games) 2003-04 6. 212 (33 games) 2010-11 7. 205 (33 games) 1999-00 8. 195 (29 games) 2002-03 9. 181 (30 games) 2007-08 10. 172 (28 games) 2005-06

Team Single Game Records No. Game Most Rebounds 86 vs. Florida Tech

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3-Point Field Goal Percentage - Season 1. James Odoms .488 2003-04 2. Reggie Titus .467 1987-88 3. Reggie Titus .451 1988-89 4. Josh Sagester .443 2000-01 5. Kenny Brown .438 1992-93 6. Travis Smith .429 2011-12 7. Ron Miller .408 1987-88 8. Dwayne Taylor .398 1988-89 T9. E.J. Kusnyer .391 2009-10 T9. Jakob Gollon .391 2011-12

3-Point Field Goals Percentage - Career 1. Reggie Titus .458 1987-89 2. Travis Smith .429 20113. Josh Sagester .408 1999-01 4. James Odoms .405 2003-05 5. Kenny Brown .394 1990-93 6. E.J. Kusnyer .390 2008-10 7. Chris Hill .384 1999-01 8. Dwayne Taylor .383 1987-89 9. Langston Hall .376 201010. Ross Alacqua .373 2002-07

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3-Point Field Goals Attempted Season 1. E.J. Kusnyer 274 2009-10 2. James Florence 242 2007-08 T3. James Florence 226 2008-09 T3. Justin Cecil 226 2011-12 5. E.J. Kusnyer 213 2008-09 T6. James Odoms 212 2004-05 T6. Terry Young 212 1993-94 8. Mark Johnson 197 1997-98 9. Reggie Titus 193 1988-89 10. Langston Hall 191 2011-12

3-Point Field Goals Attempted Career 1. James Florence 819 2006-10 2. E.J. Kusnyer 487 2008-10 3. Rodney Kirtz 443 1997-01 4. Ross Alacqua 407 2002-07 5. Aleem Muhammed 364 1998-03 6. Mark Hall 356 2007-11 T7. Korey McCray 345 1997-01 T7. Reggie Titus 345 1987-89 8. James Odoms 333 2003-05 9. Mark Johnson 330 1996-98 10. Langston Hall 327 2010-

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

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3-Point Field Goals Made Season 1. E.J. Kusnyer 107 2009-10 2. Reggie Titus 87 1988-89 3. E.J. Kusnyer 83 2008-09 4. Justin Cecil 82 2011-12 5. James Odoms 76 2004-05 6. Reggie Titus 71 1987-88 7. Langston Hall 69 2001-12 T8. James Florence 67 2007-08 T8. Kenny Brown 67 1992-93 10. Chris Hill 66 1999-00

3-Point Field Goals Made Career 1. James Florence 242 2006-10 2. E.J. Kusnyer 190 2008-10 3. Reggie Titus 158 1987-89 4. Ross Alacqua 145 2002-07 5. James Odoms 135 2003-05 6. Mark Hall 130 2007-11 T7. Aleem Muhammed 123 1998-03 T7. Langston Hall 123 20109. Rodney Kirtz 121 1997-01 T10. Korey McCray 113 1997-01 T10. Kenny Brown 113 1990-93

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BLOCKS

REBOUNDS (cont.) Rebounds Career 1. Steve Moody 2. Scott Emerson 3. Scott Farley 4. Tony Gattis 5. Daniel Emerson 5. Jim Hearn 6. Donald Baxter 7. Sam Mitchell 8. Wesley Duke 9. Chris Moore 10. Mark Adamson

1058 930 765 732 728 704 703 703 687 648 613

1963-67 1999-04 1991-95 1979-83 2008-10 1961-64 1961-65 1981-85 1999-05 1983-87 1996-99

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) 5. Woodrow Richardson 9.8 (87 games) 5. Jim Hearn 9.8 (72 games) 6. Norman Carter 9.7 (40 games) 7. Mark Adamson 9.1 (50 games) 8. Benton Wade 8.8 (58 games) 9. 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

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Year 2008-09 Year

vs. Florida Gulf Coast 2008-09

Blocked Shots - Season 1. Daniel Coursey 88 2. Scott Farley 72 3. Wesley Duke 65 4. Scott Farley 59 T5. Calvin Henry 58 T5. Calvin Henry 58 7. Justin Howard 49 8. Chris Moore 44 9. Wesley Duke 41 10. Brian Mills 40

2011-12 1995-96 2002-03 1994-95 2007-08 2008-09 2001-02 1986-87 2003-04 2009-10

Blocked Shot Average Season

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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

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

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

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

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

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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. 138 2006-07 T5. 127 1995-96 T5. 127 2002-03 7. 118 1992-93 8. 114 2000-01 9. 105 2008-09 10. 103 1993-94 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. 3.6 (29 games) 1993-94


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MERCER RECORDS ASSISTS

BLOCKS (cont.) Blocked Shots Career 1. Wesley Duke 173 2. Scott Farley 162 3. Calvin Henry 154 4. Justin Howard 101 5. Scott Emerson 95 6. Donny Woods 93 7. Daniel Coursey 89 8. Brian Mills 83 9. Chris Moore 79 10. Sam Dolan 70

1999-05 1991-93,94-96 2006-09 1999-03 1999-04 1990-94 20102007-10 1983-87 2004-08

Blocked Shot Average Career (min. 50 games)

1. 2. T3. T3. 5. T6. T6. T8. T8. T8. T8.

Calvin Henry Daniel Coursey Wesley Duke Scott Farley Mark Adamson Brian Mills Justin Howard Scott Emerson Donny Woods Jeff Belmer Chris Moore

Team Single Game Records No. Game Most Assists 26 vs. Florida Gulf Coast 26 vs. Savannah State

Year 2006-07 2004-05

Individual No. Player Game Year Most Assists 14 Damitrius Coleman vs. Jacksonville 2004-05 Assists Season 1. Damitrius Coleman 2. Elston Harris 3. Everett Callaway 4. Langston Hall 5. Clarence Baker 6. Elston Harris 7. Keith Czapla 8. James Florence 9. Reggie Elliott 10. Jakob Gollon

224 197 196 160 157 156 152 142 126 125

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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

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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

2004-05 1985-87 1983-85 2001-03 1982-86 20102006-10 1994-96 1987-89 1997-01 1990-92

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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. Langston Hall 3.9 (71 games) 7. James Florence 3.7 (119 games) 8. Reggie Elliott 3.5 (56 games) 9. Chris Phillips 3.2 (57 games) T10. Korey McCray 3.1 (112 games) T10. Mike Smith 3.1 (55 games)

1982-86 2006-10 1997-01 20101985-87 1983-87 1983-85 2001-03 2004-05 1990-94 1990-93

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2004-05 1986-87 1984-85 2002-03 1985-86 1984-85 2009-10 1995-96 1983-84 2011-12

470 436 344 277 266 262 257 239 224 209 209

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2.3 (66 games) 2006-09 1.6 (56 games) 20101.5 (88 games) 1999-01,02-04 1.5 (110 games) 1991-93,94-96 1.1 (50 games) 1997-99 0.9 (95 games) 2007-10 0.9 (108 games) 1999-03 0.8 (113 games) 1999-04 0.8 (112 games) 1990-94 0.8 (52 games) 1993-95 Assists Per Game 0.8 (105 games) 1983-87 1. Damitrius Coleman 8.0 (28 games) 2. Everett Callaway 7.3 (27 games) 6.4 (31 games) Year-By-Year Leaders: Blocked Shots 3. Elston Harris 5.4 (29 games) Year Player Blks. Block Avg. T4. Clarence Baker 5.4 (29 games) 1985-86 Chris Moore 35 1.3 T4. Elston Harris 5.1 (30 games) 1986-87 Chris Moore 44 1.6 6. Keith Czapla 4.6 (31 games) 1987-88 Eric Jackson 10 0.4 7. James Florence 4.3 (29 games) 1988-89 Eric Jackson 17 0.6 8. Reggie Elliott 4.2 (28 games) 1989-90 Brian Dranzik 16 0.6 T9. Elston Harris 4.2 (38 games) 1990-91 Kenny Brown 19 0.7 T9. 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 2011-12 1994-95 Scott Farley 59 2.0 2. 519 1986-87 1995-96 Scott Farley 72 2.5 3. 494 2002-03 1996-97 Mark Adamson 19 0.8 4. 492 1983-84 1997-98 Mark Adamson 23 0.9 5. 484 1991-92 1998-99 Mark Adamson 30 1.2 6. 481 2004-05 1999-00 Scott Emerson 38 1.2 7. 477 1985-86 2000-01 Wesley Duke 26 0.9 8. 473 2009-10 2001-02 Justin Howard 49 1.7 9. 446 1995-96 2002-03 Wesley Duke 65 2.2 10. 433 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) 8. 15.4 (27 games) 1992-93 T9. 15.0 (33 games) 2009-10 T9. 15.0 (28 games) 1988-89

2004-05 1984-85 1986-87 2011-12 2002-03 1985-86 1984-85 2009-10 1995-96 2011-12

Assists - Career 1. Elston Harris 2. James Florence 3. Korey McCray 4. Langston Hall 5. Everett Callaway 6. Pete Geter 7. Keith Czapla 8. Clarence Baker 9. Damitrius Coleman T10. Donny Woods T10. Kenny Brown

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MERCER RECORDS STEALS Team Single Game Records No. Game Most Steals 20 vs. Savannah STate

Steals - Career Year 1. James Florence 2. Kenny Brown 2004-05 3. Rodney Kirtz 4. Reggie Elliott Individual 5. Aleem Muhammad No. Player Game Year T6. Donny Woods Most Steals T6. Yauun Pounds 7 James Florence vs. Campbell 2008-09 8. Korey McCray 7 Damitrius Coleman vs. Savannah St. 2004-05 9. Wesley Duke 7 Jakob Gollon at Jacksonville 2011-12 10. Shaddean Aaron 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

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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. 233 6. 223 7. 214 8. 199 9. 195 10. 194

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 1985-86 1992-93 1991-92 2009-10 2007-08 2006-07

168 147 134 119 107 105 105 103 104 97

2006-10 1990-93 1997-01 1994-96 1998-03 1990-94 1990-93 1997-01 1999-05 2004-08

Steals Average - Career (min. 50 games played)

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Reggie Elliott James Florence Kenny Brown Yauun Pounds Langston Hall

2.1 (56 games) 1994-96 1.9 (119 games) 2006-10 1.8 (82 games) 1990-93 1.4 (77 games) 1990-93 1.3 (71 games) 2010-

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

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

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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MERCER RECORDS SINCE JOINING 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)

112 70 212 126 45 91 .700 38 51 58 58 76 .950 62 31 31 31 31 31

Presbyterian Hardin-Simmons Hardin-Simmons Duke Texas-Arlington Southern Mississippi Southeastern Louisiana Georgia State Alcorn State Evansville VMI VMI Stetson VMI Middle Tennessee VMI Campbell UTEP Belmont

Most free throws attempted (both teams) Best free throw percentage Most rebounds Most personal fouls

Year

1978-79 1986-87 1986-87 1997-98 1978-79 1978-79 1980-81 1978-79 1983-84 1979-80 2007-08 2007-08 1981-82 2006-07 1978-79 2006-07 2008-09 2010-11 2011-12

TEAM-SEASON 2002-03 2002-03 1990-91 2002-03 1996-97 1979-80 1980-81 2009-10 1978-79 1984-85 2007-08 1983-84 2009-10 2009-10 2008-09 1999-00 1979-80 2010-11

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

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23-6 23 25 12 17 10 10 2514 83.6 961 1912 .524 568 808 .719 1357 43.9 692

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Best record Most wins Most losses Most consecutive wins Most consecutive losses Most consecutive home wins

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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 .829 34 349 12.0 224 87 242 88

Sam Mitchell Sam Mitchell Sam Mitchell Sam Mitchell Daniel Coursey Sam Mitchell Sam Mitchell Jakob Gollon 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 2011-12 1980-81 1995-96 1995-96 2004-05 1993-94 2007-08 2011-12

2,286 768 1,918 19.2 .595 556 768 .811

James Florence Sam Mitchell James Florence James Florence Daniel Coursey James Florence James Florence Jakob Gollon

2006-10 1981-85 2006-10 2006-10 20102006-10 2006-10 2008-

930 11.3 470 242 819 173

Scott Emerson Daniel Emerson Elston Harris James Florence James Florence Wesley Duke

1999-04 2008-10 99 1982-86 2006-10 2006-10 1999-05

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HAWKINS ARENA RECORDS Individual Records Most points Field goals made

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39, James Florence vs. Jacksonville, 2/16/07 13, Boomer Herndon, Belmont, 2/02/06 13, James Florence vs. Stetson, 1/18/09 13, James Florence vs. Lipscomb 2/20/09 Field goals attempted 26, James Florence vs. Stetson, 2/16/08 Field goal percentage (8 made) .889, Brian Pfohl vs. VMI, 2/25/05,(8-of-9) 3-point field goals made 8, EJ Kusnyer vs. Piedmont, 12/10/09 8, Jordan Burgason, Lipscomb, 12/3/09 8, James Odoms vs. Fla. Atlantic, 1/03/05 8, Jacob Hazouri, Troy, 1/31/05 3-point field goals attempted 16, James Florence vs. Stetson, 2/16/08 3-point FG percentage (6 made) .875, Jeff Smith vs. Stetson, 1/30/10 Free throws made 15, Mark Hall vs. Loyola Marymount, 11/24/07 Free throws attempted 18, Wesley Duke vs. Fla. Atlantic, 1/03/05 Free throw percentage (8 made) 1.000, Justin Hare, Belmont, 2/03/07, (10-10) 1.000, James Florence vs. UNF, 2/9/09, (10-10) 1.000, Daniel Coursey vs. Tennessee St., 3/13/12, (8-8) Most rebounds 19, Daniel Emerson vs. Piedmont College, 11/14/08 Most assists 14, Damitrius Coleman vs. Jacksonville, 2/27/05 Most steals 7, Damitrius Coleman vs. Savannah State, 2/08/05 7, Jarett Mathis, Albany State, 11/20/04 7, Andre Morgan, Kennesaw St., 12/02/06 Most blocked shots 9, Calvin Henry vs. FGCU, 1/16/09 Mercer Individual Records Most points 39, James Florence vs. Jacksonville, 2/16/07 Field goals made 13, James Florence vs. Stetson, 1/18/09 13, James Florence vs. Lipscomb 2/20/09 Field goals attempted 26, James Florence vs. Stetson, 2/16/08 Field goal percentage (8 made) 889, Brian Pfohl vs. VMI, 2/25/05, (8-9) 3-point field goals made 8, EJ Kusnyer vs. Piedmont, 12/10/09 3-point field goals attempted 16, James Florence vs. Stetson, 2/16/08 3-point FG percentage (6 made) .875, Jeff Smith vs. Stetson, 1/30/10 Free throws made 15, Mark Hall vs. Loyola Marymount, 11/24/07 Free throws attempted 18, Wesley Duke vs. Fla. Atlantic, 1/03/05 Free throw percentage (6 made) 1.000, James Florence vs. UNF, 2/9/09, (10-10) 1.000, Daniel Coursey vs. Tennessee State, 3/13/12 (8-8) Most rebounds 19, Daniel Emerson vs. Piedmont College, 11/14/08 Most assists 14, Damitrius Coleman vs. Jacksonville, 2/27/05 Most steals 7, Damitrius Coleman vs. Savannah State, 2/08/05 Most blocked shots 9, Calvin Henry vs. FGCU, 1/16/09

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Team Records Most points Mercer, 110, vs. Fisk, 11/18/09 Margin of victory Mercer, 55, vs. Fisk, 11/18/09 Field goals made 42, Florida Atlantic, 1/03/05 Field goals attempted 88, Ga. Southern, 11/29/04 Field goal percentage (20 made) .639, Jacksonville, 1/23/12 3-point field goals made 22, Troy, 1/31/05 3-point field goals attempted 46, Troy, 1/31/05 3-point FG percentage (10 made) Mercer, .667, vs. Campbell, 2/25/06 (10-15) Free throws made Mercer, 35, vs. Loyola Marymount, 11/24/07 Free throws attempted Mercer, 46, vs. Loyola Marymount, 11/24/07 Mercer, 46, vs. Campbell, 2/02/09 Free throw percentage (10 made) 917, Kennesaw State, 1/19/06 (11-12) .917, Savannah State, 1/24/07 (11-12) 100 Most rebounds Mercer, 58, vs. Florida Atlantic, 1/03/05 Most assists 26, Alabama, 11/13/07 Most steals Mercer, 20, vs. Savannah State; 2/08/05 Most blocked shots 13, FSU, 11/21/09

Mercer Team Bests Most points Field goals made

110, vs. Fisk, 11/18/09 38, vs. VMI, 1/02/08 38, vs. Savannah State, 2/08/05 83, vs. Fla. Atlantic, 1/03/05 .639, Jacksonville (23-36), 1/23/12 14, vs. Stetson, 1/30/10 31, vs. Lipscomb, 12/3/09 667, vs. Campbell, 2/25/06, (10-15) 35, vs. Loyola Marymount, 11/24/07 46, vs. Loyola Marymount, 11/24/07 824, vs. JU, 2/16/07 (26-29) 58, (2x), vs. Fisk, 11/18/09 25, vs. VMI, 1/02/08 20, vs. Savannah State, 2/08/05 12, vs. FGCU, 1/16/09

Field goals attempted Field goal percentage (20 made) 3-point field goals made 3-point field goals attempted 3-point FG percentage (10 made) Free throws made Free throws attempted Free throw percentage (10 made) Most rebounds Most assists Most steals Most blocked shots Top Mercer Scoring Performances

Top Opponent Scoring Games

39 34 34 33 33 32 32 30 30 30 30 30

31 31 29 29 29 28 28 28 27 27 27

James Florence James Florence Jacob Skogen James Florence James Florence James Florence James Florence James Florence Shaddean Aaron Mark Hall Jacob Skogen James Odoms

2/16/07 2/20/09 11/29/04 2/16/08 1/15/07 12/3/09 1/18/09 2/22/09 1/02/08 11/24/07 1/31/05 1/03/05

Top Mercer Rebounding Games 19 Daniel Emerson 11/14/08 18 Daniel Emerson 2/18/10 16 Daniel Emerson 1/27/10 16 Calvin Henry 1/10/08 16 Daniel Emerson 11/18/09 15 Daniel Emerson 1/16/09 15 Daniel Emerson 1/29/09 15 Sam Dolan 11/18/06 15 Daniel Emerson 2/1/10 15 Daniel Emerson 2/8/10 14 Brian Mills 1/30/10 14 D. Coleman 2/27/05 14 Wesley Duke 1/13/05 14 Daniel Emerson 2/09/09 14 Daniel Emerson 12/5/09

J. Hare (Bel) J.Burgason (LU) R. Williams (VMI) M. Bell (FAU) S. Cooley (ETSU) R. Hendrix (Ala.) B. Dixon (Troy) B. Smith (JU) B. Herndon (Bel) G. Lawal (GT) G. Blair (Stet)

1/28/08 12/3/09 1/02/08 1/03/05 1/9/10 11/13/07 1/31/05 2/16/07 2/02/08 11/22/08 1/18/09

Top Opponent Rebounding Games

18 17 15 15 15 14 14 13 13 13

S. Stegall (KSU) L. Graham (GSU) S. Stegall (KSU) M. Bell (FAU) S. Reddick (SSU) C. Singleton (FSU) R. Hendrix (Ala.) M. Bell (FAU) J. Francois (GSU) B. Herndon (Bel)

2/29/08 11/27/06 12/02/06 1/03/05 2/08/05 11/21/09 11/13/07 2/19/04 11/29/04 2/02/06

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T1. T1. 3. 4. 5t. 5t. 7. 8. 9. 10.

3,497 3,497 3,304 3,280 3,200 3,200 3,182 3,098 3,057 3,007

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0-2 1-0 1-0 0-1 9-11 0-2 0-2 0-1 0-3 0-1 0-1 2-1 1-0 0-1 0-4 20-29 10-9 0-1 9-5 1-2 16-8 1-0 1-0 9-12 0-1 3-0 1-1 1-0 4-6 2-7 5-5 0-1 1-0 1-1 1-0 0-2 0-1 1-0 0-1 2-0 0-1 0-2 1-2 1-0

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Hawaii Hawaii-Hilo Hofstra Houston Houston Baptist Howard Huntingdon Idaho State Illinois Illinois-Chicago Indiana Indiana State Indiana State-Evansville Iowa Iowa State Jacksonville Jacksonville State Kansas State Kennesaw State Kentucky LaGrange Lambuth Lander Lipscomb Long Beach State Long Island Louisiana Louisiana Central UL-Lafayette UL-Monroe Louisiana Tech Louisville Loyola of Chicago Loyola Marymount Loyola of New Orleans Louisiana State Maine Manhattan Marshall Marquette Maryland Memphis Miami Michigan State

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1-0 0-1 0-1 2-0 1-0 First Meeting 0-1 0-2 2-2 3-12 2-0 2-0 0-1 2-2 1-0 1-0 1-0 7-6 10-10 1-1 9-2 8-7 5-1 29-15 8-16 4-0 10-1 3-0 5-7 4-7 0-1 2-1 23-53 5-0 1-0 First Meeting 40-67 4-1 46-36 16-28 0-1 0-4 11-13 0-2

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Culver-Stockton Davidson Dayton Delaware Delta State Denver Drake Duke East Carolina East Tennessee St. Elon Emory Erskine Evansville Fairfield University Fisk Flagler Florida Florida Atlantic Florida A&M Florida Gulf Coast Florida International Florida Presbyterian Florida Southern Florida State Florida Tech Ft. Valley State Fredonia State (N.Y.) Furman Gardner-Webb Georgetown Georgetown (Ky.) Georgia Georgia College Georgia Military George Mason Georgia Southern Georgia Southwestern Georgia State Georgia Tech Hamlin Harvard Hardin-Simmons Hampden-Sydney

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1-0 2-6 First Meeting 1-1 1-0 1-0 3-0 0-1 0-4 4-2 7-18 1-0 16-8 13-5 0-2 2-1 5-20 2-3 5-0 7-7 0-1 1-1 1-0 1-0 2-1 15-13 1-4 0-2 1-0 13-17 1-0 5-0 19-21 8-1 1-0 0-1 8-4 4-5 1-1 9-8 0-2 1-0 0-1 2-0

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Abraham Baldwin Alabama Alabama A&M Alabama State Albany State Alcorn State Appalachian State Arizona State Arkansas Arkansas State Arkansas-Little Rock Armstrong State Auburn Augusta College Ball State Baylor Belmont Belmont Abbey Bethune-Cookman Birmingham-Southern Boston College Brewton Parker Bryant Bucknell Butler Campbell Carson-Newman Catawba Central Connecticut Central Florida Central Wesleyan Centre Centenary Charleston Southern Chicago State Christian Brothers Citadel Clemson Coastal Carolina College of Charleston Colorado Columbia Cornell Covenant

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Middle Georgia 2-0 Middle Tennessee 4-6 Millsaps 10-5 Minnesota 0-3 Mississippi 0-6 Mississippi College 8-12 Mississippi State 1-5 Mississippi Valley State 0-1 Missouri 0-4 Missouri Western 2-0 Morehead State 2-2 Morris Brown 2-0 Murray State 1-1 Navy 2-0 New Haven 0-1 New Mexico 0-2 New Orleans 1-1 Newberry 7-5 Niagra 1-0 North Carolina 0-7 Northern Kentucky First Meeting UNC Asheville 4-4 UNC Charlotte 0-2 UNC Greensboro 4-0 UNC Wilmington 2-4 North Carolina A&T 1-0 North Carolina State 3-1 North Carolina Wesleyan 1-0 North Florida 11-3 North Georgia 20-1 Northwestern 0-2 Northwestern State 4-4 Notre Dame 0-2 Oglethorpe 31-13 Ohio 1-1 Ohio State 0-1 Oklahoma City 1-0 Oklahoma State 0-2 Old Dominion 1-0 0-1 102 Oregon Oregon State 0-1 Pembroke 2-0 Pennsylvania 0-1 Pfeiffer 1-0

Piedmont Presbyterian Providence Reinhardt Rhode Island Rider Roanoke Rollins St. Bernard St. Leo St. Louis St. Michaelâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Samford Sam Houston State Savannah State Seton Hall Sewanee Shorter South Alabama South Carolina USC-Aiken South Carolina St. South Dakota State USC Upstate South Florida Southeast Louisiana Southern California Southern Illinois Southern Miss Southern Tech Spring Hill Stanford Stetson Tampa Tennessee Tennessee State UT-Chattanooga Tennessee Tech Texas Texas A&M UT-Arlington UT-El Paso UT-Pan American Texas Southern

7-1 25-16 0-1 1-0 0-1 1-1 0-1 29-12 2-0 3-0 0-1 0-1 59-45 1-0 8-1 0-1 6-4 3-2 1-3 3-3 2-0 3-0 0-1 7-2 2-3 8-14 1-0 1-2 4-8 6-0 3-3 1-0 52-69 11-13 2-1 1-0 33-35 5-5 0-1 0-1 1-0 0-1 3-1 1-0

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Texas State Texas Wesleyan Toccoa Falls Troy Tulane Tulsa UCLA U.S. International Union Utah State Valdosta State Vanderbilt Virginia Commonwealth Virginia Tech Virginia Military Inst. Wabash Wake Forest Weber State West Florida West Georgia Western Carolina Western Illinois Western Kentucky Wheaton Wichita State William & Mary Winthrop Wisconsin UW-LaCrosse UW-Milwaukee Wofford Xavier 2012-13 Opponents in Bold

0-1 1-0 1-0 9-10 2-4 0-1 0-1 1-0 1-0 1-1 2-1 5-9 1-4 0-1 1-1 1-1 0-1 0-1 4-0 3-1 3-4 1-0 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-1 1-1 0-1 1-0 1-1 18-20 0-1


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YEAR-BY-YEAR RECORDS 1906-07 * No Records available for this season

1913-14 (4-9) Head Coach: J.J. Scully

Macon All Stars Fifth Regiment Fifth Regiment Jan. 31 Auburn Columbus Georgia Tech Georgia Tech Atlanta A.C. Feb. 21 Auburn * - Records for this season are incomplete

1907-08 * No Records available for this season 1908-09 (1-6) Head Coach: C.C. McClure

* No Records available for this season 1909-10 (3-5) Head Coach: Homes Maxon

W L W W L L W L W

23-19 19-36 26-25 28-10 22-57 20-49 36-14 30-61 32-21

W W W L L L

46-3 64-13 40-9 19-51 14-66 26-30

* No Records available for this season 1914-15 (4-9) 1910-11 (8-5)

Head Coach: J.J. Scully

Head Coach: C.C. “Doc” Stroud

Atl. Athletic Club Fifth Regiment Savannah Jacksonville Thomasville Dawson Columbus Georgia Central Kentucky Augusta Georgia Vanderbilt Macon Amateurs * - Records for this season are incomplete

L W W L W W L W L W W L W

8-49 46-16 35-16 15-23 18-14 42-10 9-61 28-26 19-42 40-22 27-24 25-26 71-7

Grant Athletic Club Georgia Georgia Dawson Atlanta Athletic Club Columbus Auburn Columbus Auburn * - Records for this season are incomplete 1915-16 * No Records available for this season 1916-17 (3-3) Head Coach: J.C. Clements

1911-12 (14-4) Head Coach: C.C. “Doc” Stroud

Grant Park Athletic Club H

W

45--11

Head Coach: Charles Morgan

Infantry Macon YMCA A.A.C. Georgia G.M.C. Augusta YMCA South Carolina Georgia * - Records for this season are incomplete

W W L L W L W L

59-15 42-28 18-47 15-24 38-16 24-32 43-33 9-74

W L L L W W L L W

30-20 26-30 13-49 15-30 31-23 43-27 24-33 16-21 33-31

1918-19 * - No Records available for this season

22-17 53-30 31-33 24-18 27-90 40-47 10-28 22-29 31-25 19-23 36-19

Florida Georgia Tech A.A.C. Georgia Howard Stetson Louisiana State Georgia Tech Georgia * - Records for this season are incomplete

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Macon YMCA W Macon YMCA W Albany L Albany L Baylor W Wabash L Wabash W Georgia Tech H W Georgia Tech A L Alabama L A.A.C. L Camp Benning W Clemson W North Carolina L Takola A.C. W Crescent A.C. L Pennsylvania L Vanderbilt W Vanderbilt L Georgia W Georgia L A.A.C. W Feb. 27 Auburn W Newberry W Chattanooga L Georgia Tech ! N W * - Records for this season are incomplete ! - SIC Tournament

31-28 35-17 26-27 25-30 40-39 23-46 25-23 30-20 32-33 23-28 33-34 37-19 17-12 22-33 27-22 24-29 19-33 32-29 35-37 31-11 28-29 27-19 45-16 34-22 19-24 30-26

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W W L W L L L L W L W

33-26 20-24 30-18 53-27 38-18 56-26 28-26 31-7 32-9 35-44 18-21 28-11 17-18 27-18 27-26 28-26 12-37 31-26 24-31 32-17 35-22 25-18 29-14 26-40

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Cumberland H Atlanta Yamas H Jan. 18 Auburn A Tennessee H Columbus A Atl. Athletic Club A Mississippi A&M A Mississippi A&M A Georgia Tech A Georgia Tech H Mar. 1 Auburn H * - Records for this season are incomplete

Macon Volunteers W Camp Benning L Albany YMCA W Jacksonville YMCA W Waycross YMCA W Savannah YMCA W Jan. 7 Georgia Tech W Jan. 13 Auburn W Clemson W Georgia Tech L Chattanooga L Bryson W Vanderbilt L Georgia W Florida W Feb. 2 Auburn W Camp Benning L Chattanooga W Georgia L Centre ! W Feb. 25 Kentucky ! W Chattanooga ! W Feb. 26 Georgia Tech ! W North Carolina ! L ! SIAA-SIC Tournament * - Records for this season are incomplete

Head Coach: John Cody

1917-18 (4-4)

Head Coach: J.C. Clements

Head Coach: C.C. “Doc” Stroud

Head Coach: John Cody

1922-23 (16-10)

1919-20 (4-5) 1912-13 (5-6)

1921-22 (17-7)

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24-23 40-19 16-11 24-18 33-24 29-17 59-9 45-21 70-20 30-19 23-20 21-26 27-40 30-18 24-5 23-47 51-10

20-19 18-41 9-20 21-13

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Atl. Athletic Club A W Americus YMCA A W Dawson A W Jacksonville YMCA A W Orlando A W Orlando A W Tampa YMCA A W St. Petersburg A W Southern College A W Auburn H W Auburn A W Mobile H L Athens YMCA A L Athens YMCA H W Columbus YMCA A L Columbus YMCA H L All Stars Atlanta H W * - Records for this season are incomplete

Oglethorpe Columbia College Grant Athletic Club Georgia Georgia Augusta YMCA * - Records for this season are incomplete

W L L W

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72-15 39-18 37-25 22-25 27-64 20-30 22-31 14-41 65-13

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1920-21 Jan. 8 Georgia Tech A Jan. 29 Georgia Tech H Vanderbilt H Vanderbilt A * - Records for this season are incomplete

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Head Coach: M.P. Gilliam

Albany YMCA A L Spartanburg A W Statesville A.C. A W Greensboro Y A W Richmond Blues A W N.C. State A W Trinity A L North Carolina A L Jan. 18 Georgia Tech A W Jan. 19 Georgia Tech A W Vanderbilt A L Chattanooga A L Tennessee A W Albany YMCA H L Baylor H W Chattanooga H W Georgia Tech H W B’ham Southern H W N.C. State H W Mississippi A&M H W Trinity H W Florida H W Howard H W Georgia H W Georgia H W Millsaps ! W Louisiana College ! W Mississippi College! W Centre ! W ! SIAA Tournament * - Records for this season are incomplete

21-28 27-25 29-26 31-25 28-25 38-17 25-29 23-35 30-26 36-20 11-23 27-30 28-27 24-29 22-16 37-22 36-20 38-20 32-23 24-22 31-19 34-20 32-16 34-20 36-19 21-18 39-23 27-21 32-20

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Chattanooga H W Chattanooga H W Chattanooga H W Georgia A L ! SW Louisiana N L ! SIAA Tournament * - Records for this season are incomplete

Jan. 8 Jan. 9

J.P.C. H W Atlanta YMCA H W Chattanooga H L Stetson H W Stetson H W Atlanta YMCA A W J.P.C. A W Jan. 26 Howard N W Howard N W B’ham Southern A L B’ham Southern A L Howard H L Feb. 2 Howard H W Erskine H W Erskine H W * - Records for this season are incomplete

Head Coach: John M. King

Vanderbilt A L * - Records for this season are incomplete

18-22

1926-27 (11-8) Vanderbilt A L * - Records for this season are incomplete

33-36

1927-28 (13-3)

1932-33 (6-7)

38-31

* - Records for this season are incomplete

1940-44 - No teams

1933-34 (6-6)

1944-45 (16-9)

* - Records for this season are incomplete Head Coach: Jimmy Slocum

* - Records for this season are incomplete

Head Coach: Oscar Long

Vanderbilt A W * - Records for this season are incomplete

60-40 1936-37 (4-6) Head Coach: Lake Russell

1929-30 (10-4) Head Coach: Lake Russell

Jan. 8 Jan. 11

Citadel Albany YMCA Albany YMCA Mississippi College Mississippi College B’ham Southern B’ham Southern Oglethorpe Oglethorpe

H H A H H H H A H

W W W L W L W W W

53-35 41-35 47-41 35-48 41-35 37-44 51-38 53-47 57-32

41-44 41-51 51-41 36-45 48-45 50-34 33-39 43-46 40-48 38-32 40-41 47-65 29-30 35-37 46-48 47-41 40-60 39-35 40-51

Head Coach: Cliff Snow

24-23 23-31 24-38 39-43 46-29 33-44 27-31 53-13 45-26 47-53 52-35 29-19

1935-36 (5-12) 1928-29 (20-5)

Wofford L Georgia L Chattanooga W Chattanooga L Albany Blues W Spring Hill W Millsaps L Atlanta Crackers L Spring Hill L Millsaps W Mississippi College L Howard L Chattanooga L Chattanooga L Newberry L Wofford W Millsaps L Southwestern W Mississippi College L * - Records for this season are incomplete

Head Coach: Lake Russell

Head Coach: Jimmy Slocum

Vanderbilt A W * - Records for this season are incomplete

1938-39 (5-10)

Head Coach: Jimmy Daugherty

41-36 40-29 20-21 28-22 35-25 40-35 38-24 48-35 29-23 30-35 27-36 27-33 59-24 43-25 57-16

1934-35 (3-14)

Head Coach: Bernie Moore

* - Records for this season are incomplete

* - Records for this season are incomplete

1931-32 - No team

Chattanooga H W Stetson A L Florida A L Florida H L Albany YMCA A W Celtics H L Chattanooga A L Sewanee A W Albany YMCA H W Atlanta YMCA H L Sewanee H W C.C.C. H W * - Records for this season are incomplete

1925-26 (16-8)

Head Coach: Lake Russell

1939-40 (6-13)

Head Coach: M.P. Gilliam

31-30

1937-38 (10-4)

Head Coach: Lake Russell

Head Coach: C. “Smokey” Harper

Head Coach: Lake Russell

Vanderbilt A W * - Records for this season are incomplete

73-22 38-30 47-22 27-41 39-41

1930-31 (11-4)

1924-25 (14-6)

Head Coach: Bernie Moore

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Feb. 11 Feb. 12 Feb. 13 Feb. 20

Chattanooga W Georgia Tech L Albany YMCA W Celtics L Georgia L Georgia Southern L Florida L Millsaps L Georgia W Georgia Southern W * - Records for this season are incomplete

46-22 36-53 38-31 44-55 35-37 31-36 32-48 37-39 27-25 34-29

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Nov. 16 Nov. 21 Nov. 24 Nov. 28 Nov. 30 Dec. 8 Dec. 9 Dec. 13 Dec. 15 Dec. 19 Dec. 20 Jan. 9 Jan. 13 Jan. 15 Jan. 22 Jan. 26 Jan. 27 Feb. 2 Feb. 3 Feb. 7 Feb. 7 Feb. 9 Feb. 10 Feb. 19 Mar. 6

Camp Wheeler Cochran Field Robins Field Camp Wheeler Robins Field Middle Ga. College Cochran Field Robins Field Robins Field Post Robins Field Post Camp Wheeler Middle Ga. College Auburn Cochran Field Abraham Baldwin Georgia Ga. Pre-Flight Auburn Ga. Pre-Flight Camp Wheeler Camp Wheeler Newberry Presbyterian Georgia ASC Robins Field

H H H H A A A H A H H H A H H A A H H H H A A H H

W L W W L W L W L L W W W L W W L W L W W W W L W

38-15 23-36 36-35 56-18 27-30 56-36 33-43 48-42 39-48 41-42 36-18 60-25 41-36 25-44 49-15 51-36 55-67 40-34 46-54 59-15 43-25 43-37 41-27 40-56 47-35

H H A H A

W W W W W

77-31 50-47 46-29 56-43 55-54

1945-46 - No team 1946-47 (16-9) Head Coach: James Cowan

Dec. 6 Dec. 14 Jan. 2 Jan. 7 Jan. 8

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North Georgia Piedmont Piedmont Georgia Southern Sewanee Samford Jacksonville State Samford Georgia Southern Fort Benning Dublin Navy Chattanooga Sewanee Hendersonville A.S. Presbyterian Jacksonville State Fort Benning Dublin Navy Auburn Presbyterian

A A H A H H A A H H A A A A A H A H H H

W 45-36 L 45-49 W 54-42 W 71-50 W 61-45 L 42-45 W 58-43 W 47-44 W 75-53 L 55-65 L 48-50(OT) L 40-46 L 43-44 L 54-58 W 68-46 L 57-64 L 62-76 W 60-48 W 71-47 W 88-44

1947-48 (17-5) Head Coach: James Cowan

H H A H H A A A A H H H A A A A A H H H H

W 53-43 W 54-47 L 59-78 W 66-65(OT) L 53-62 W 63-54 W 60-46 W 65-56 W 79-66 W 62-59 L 51-63 W 81-48 L 59-66 L 55-58 W 75-57 W 59-56 L 49-67 W 68-50 W 95-77 L 47-52 W 83-62

Dixie Conference Tournament Champions Head Coach: James Cowan

Dec. 4 Oglethorpe H W Dec. 9 Georgia A L Dec. 11 Florida State H L Jan. 4 Wofford H W Jan. 6 Samford H W Jan. 11 Coll. of Charleston A W Jan. 12 Presbyterian A L Jan. 13 Wofford A L Jan. 16 Florida Southern H L Jan. 20 Ga. Southern A L Jan. 23 Georgia H L Jan. 26 Rollins A W Jan. 27 Florida Southern A W Feb. 2 Samford A W Feb. 3 B’ham-Southern A L Feb. 9 B’ham-Southern H W Feb. 10 Ga. Southern H W Feb. 13 Coll. of Charleston H W Feb. 16 Millsaps H W Feb. 17 Florida State A L Feb. 20 Presbyterian H W Feb. 22 Oglethorpe A W Feb. 26 ! Oglethorpe H W Feb. 27 ! Florida Southern H W Feb. 28 ! Florida State H W ! - Dixie Conference Tournament, Macon, Ga.

75-38 51-64 52-55 69-49 71-60 85-52 62-69 69-74 41-66 44-69 58-60 59-57 53-52 58-56 59-71 62-53 61-59 75-49 87-68 64-69 75-66 86-42 74-39 72-47 69-65

1951-52 (19-10, 8-0 Dixie - 1st) Dixie Conference Champions Dixie Conference Tournament Champions Head Coach: Dan Nymicz

Nov. 28

B’ham-Southern

A L

69-76

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Dec. 4 Furman H W 73-64 Dec. 5 Florida State H W 76-61 Dec. 9 Georgia A W 68-63 Dec. 13 Florida State A L 76-77 Jan. 5 B’ham-Southern H W 67-53 Jan. 8 Woff ord H W 68-59 Jan. 10 Presbyterian H W 63-55 Jan. 12 Rollins H W 93-70 Jan. 16 Presbyterian A W 79-76 Jan. 17 Wofford A W 85-72 Jan. 24 Stetson A L 68-77 Jan. 26 Rollins A W 75-68 Jan. 27 Florida Southern A W 82-70 Jan. 31 Ga. Southern A L 67-74 Feb. 2 Mississippi H W 78-40 Feb. 3 Southwestern H W 81-49 Feb. 4 Florida Southern H W 70-64 Feb. 7 Samford A W 85-80 Feb. 11 Furman A L 94-114 Feb. 13 Samford H W 86-68 Feb. 17 Ga. Southern H W 79-61 Feb. 19 Georgia H W 74-62 Feb. 21 Stetson H W 66-62 Feb. 23 ! Oglethorpe H W 65-54 Feb. 24 ! Florida Southern H W 77-65 Feb. 25 ! Samford H L 75-78 ! - Dixie Conference Tournament, Macon, Ga. 1953-54 (19-9, 6-1 Dixie - 2nd) Dixie Conference Tournament Champions NAIA District 25 Champions Head Coach: James Cowan

Dec. 5 Dec. 8 Dec. 10 Dec. 11 Jan. 7

Florida Southern Florida State Stetson Furman Wofford

H A H H H

W L W W W

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Lambuth Coll. of Charleston Georgia Wofford Samford Wofford Coll. of Charleston Florida State Florida Southern Florida State Georgia Oglethorpe Presbyterian Newberry Oglethorpe B’ham-Southern Samford Florida Southern Miss. College B’ham-Southern Presbyterian

1950-51 (16-9, 5-3 Dixie - 2nd)

1952-53 (21-6, 5-0 Dixie - 1st)

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Dec. 7 Dec. 9 Dec. 11 Jan. 5 Jan. 8 Jan. 14 Jan. 15 Jan. 18 Jan. 19 Jan. 28 Jan. 29 Feb. 1 Feb. 4 Feb. 5 Feb. 9 Feb. 11 Feb. 12 Feb. 14 Feb. 18 Feb. 19 Feb. 22

Dec. 9 Florida Southern H W 70-53 Jan. 5 Wofford H W 72-64 Jan. 7 Samford H W 52-47 Jan. 11 Georgia A L 57-63 Jan. 13 Presbyterian A W 70-69 Jan. 14 Wofford A L 57-62 Jan. 17 Florida State A L 45-57 Jan. 18 Stetson A W 64-57 Jan. 24 Oglethorpe H W 125-54 Jan. 27 Tampa A L 72-75 Jan. 28 Florida Southern A W 85-66 Feb. 1 Florida State H W 69-61 Feb. 3 Miss. College A W 75-68 Feb. 4 Millsaps A W 81-37 Feb. 7 Oglethorpe A W 82-46 Feb. 10 Samford A W 52-45 Feb. 11 Troy State A W 93-84 Feb. 14 Tampa H W 60-58 Feb. 17 Stetson H W 62-57 Feb. 18 Georgia H L 60-69 Feb. 21 Presbyterian H W 87-65 Feb. 24 Troy State H W 95-74 Feb. 27 ! Millsaps N W 74-37 Feb. 28 ! Miss. College N W 80-62 Mar. 1 ! Florida Southern N L 55-59 Mar. 3 # Tampa A L 66-67 ! - Dixie Conference Tournament - Tallahasee, Fla. # - NAIB District 25 Tournament

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Nov. 30 Oglethorpe H W 90-35 Dec. 3 Georgia H W 66-61 Dec. 10 Piedmont H W 72-48 Dec. 12 Fort Jackson H W 79-57 Jan. 4 Wofford H W 77-70 Jan. 5 Samford H W 70-55 Jan. 7 Stetson A L 59-97 Jan. 8 Stetson A L 66-79 Jan. 11 Presbyterian A L 57-59 Jan. 12 Wofford A L 81-89 Jan. 15 Ga. Southern H L 83-101 Jan. 18 Rollins A W 61-59 Jan. 19 Florida Southern A W 59-53 Jan. 22 Georgia A W 63-48 Jan. 24 Oglethorpe A W 69-38 Jan. 26 Florida Southern H W 73-56 Jan. 29 Ga. Southern A L 82-92 Feb. 2 North Georgia H W 86-59 Feb. 9 Samford A W 84-76 Feb. 11 Millsaps A W 94-72 Feb. 12 Miss. College A W 63-57 Feb. 16 Piedmont A W 96-66 Feb. 19 Presbyterian H L 56-61 Feb. 21 Stetson H L 60-71 Feb. 22 Stetson H L 59-63 Feb. 25 ! Miss. College H W 100-64 Feb. 26 ! Millsaps H W 63-43 Feb. 27 ! Florida Southern H W 54-48 ! - Dixie Conference Tournament, Macon, Ga.

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59-51 62-80 97-43 70-38 53-34 55-52 57-44 86-43 53-72 61-48 54-42 53-55 68-43 75-50 65-61 51-54 64-46 49-36 64-35 80-37 87-43 41-85

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Dec. 6 Samford H W Dec. 8 Georgia A L Dec. 17 Chattanooga H W Jan. 8 Oglethorpe H W Jan. 9 B’ham-Southern A W Jan. 10 Samford A W Jan. 13 Presbyterian A W Jan. 14 Newberry A W Jan. 20 Auburn A L Jan. 23 Florida State A W Jan. 24 Stetson A W Jan. 30 Georgia H L Feb. 3 Florida State H W Feb. 5 Oglethorpe A W Feb. 13 Chattanooga A W Feb. 14 Jacksonville State A L Feb. 17 Auburn H W Feb. 20 Jacksonville State H W Feb. 23 Stetson H W Feb. 25 Presbyterian H W Feb. 26 Newberry H W Mar. 9 ! Hamline N L ! - NAIB Tournament, Kansas City, Mo.

Feb. 23 Newberry H W Feb. 28 ! Florida State N L ! - Dixie Conference Tournament

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Head Coach: James Cowan

Dec. 6 Oglethorpe A W 109-53 Dec. 8 Oglethorpe H W 91-44 Dec. 11 Georgia A L 75-95 Dec. 16 Samford A L 81-102 Jan. 6 Wofford H W 72-71 Jan. 11 Florida Southern H W 72-35 Jan. 14 Rollins A L 70-92 Jan. 15 Stetson A L 82-87 Jan. 17 Florida Southern A L 66-68 Jan. 21 Presbyterian A L 71-100 Jan. 22 Wofford A L 81-96 Jan. 26 Georgia H W 68-66 Jan. 29 Tampa H W 110-79 Feb. 1 Ga. Southern H L 63-71 Feb. 4 Rollins H L 61-66 Feb. 6 Stetson H L 74-81 Feb. 9 Presbyterian H L 80-82 Feb. 11 Spring Hill H L 73-84 Feb. 12 Samford H W 78-72 Feb. 15 Ga. Southern A L 62-86 Feb. 19 Millsaps H W 99-68 Feb. 28 ! Ga. Southern N L 79-96 ! - NAIA District 25 Tournament, Tallahasee, Fla. 1955-56 (10-12) Head Coach: James Cowan

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Oglethorpe Georgia Applachian State Samford Wofford Oglethorpe North Georgia Samford Florida Southern Presbyterian Wofford Rollins Stetson Florida Southern Rollins Stetson

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107-66 72-75 89-78 65-70 77-70 92-49 96-67 85-74 73-55 84-108 72-86 72-80 80-93 66-74 76-73 90-83

Feb. 8 Georgia H L 79-91 Feb. 9 Presbyterian H L 82-90 Feb. 11 Ga. Southern A L 94-121 Feb. 16 North Georgia H W 92-63 Feb. 20 Ga. Southern H L 80-114 Mar. 2 ! Stetson N L 91-118 ! - NAIA Distrcit 25 Tournament - Statesboro, Ga. 1956-57 (8-16) Head Coach: James Cowan (‘56), Robert Wilder (‘57)

Dec. 5 Georgia A L 77-88 Dec. 8 Ga. Southern A L 59-87 Dec. 10 Lipscomb H W 82-66 Dec. 14 Appalachian State H W 91-78 Dec. 17 Belmont A L 58-81 Dec. 18 Southwestern N L 82-93 Dec. 19 Christian Brothers A L 81-83 Jan. 4 Wofford H L 85-87 Jan. 9 Presbyterian H W 112-110(OT) Jan. 12 Samford H W 89-85 Jan. 14 Ga. Southern H L 81-89 Jan. 18 Presbyterian A L 68-100 Jan. 19 Wofford A L 69-103 Jan. 23 Georgia H W 91-71 Jan. 26 North Georgia H W 64-63 Feb. 1 Stetson H L 91-99 Feb. 9 Samford A L 77-91 Feb. 11 Rollins H W 104-78 Feb. 15 Rollins A W 77-64 Feb. 16 Stetson A L 72-116 Feb. 18 Tampa A L 61-96 Feb. 22 Tampa H L 79-82 Feb. 26 North Georgia A L 88-108 Mar. 1 ! Ga. Southern A L 68-104 ! - NAIA District 25 Tournament, Statesboro, Ga. 1957-58 (13-7) Head Coach: Robert Wilder

Dec. 4 Dec. 9 Jan. 3 Jan. 4 Jan. 7 Jan. 10 Jan. 14 Jan. 17 Jan. 18 Jan. 21 Jan. 24 Jan. 25 Feb. 1 Feb. 7 Feb. 8 Feb. 10 Feb. 14 Feb. 22 Feb. 25

Oglethorpe A W 63-51 Ga. Southern H W 74-68 Wofford H W 78-72 Belmont H W 83-79 Oglethorpe H W 57-53 Presbyterian H W 69-60 Georgia H W 76-69 Presbyterian A L 69-71 Wofford A L 77-94 Erskine H W 89-78 North Georgia A W 83-41 Ga. Southern A L 63-66 Stetson H W 76-70 Rollins A L 64-69 Stetson A W 78-76 Florida Southern A W 81-75 Rollins H L 60-72 Florida Southern H W 99-82 Erskine A L 61-84 ! Ga. Southern A L 66-75 ! - NAIA District 25 Tournament, Statesboro, Ga. 1958-59 (9-13) Head Coach: Robert Wilder

Dec. 4 Dec. 6 Dec. 9 Dec. 12 Dec. 13 Jan. 7 Jan. 10 Jan. 16 Jan. 17

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68-80 96-60 74-79 68-64 57-39 63-98 66-62 92-76 70-74

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77-58 77-72 55-56 79-40 85-91 59-71 76-87 82-71 73-76 57-75 61-67 71-75 66-80

1959-60 (9-14) Head Coach: Robert Wilder

Dec. 2 Dec. 4 Dec. 5 Dec. 12 Dec. 17 Dec. 18 Jan. 11 Jan. 15 Jan. 16 Jan. 18 Jan. 23 Jan. 27 Jan. 29 Jan. 30 Feb. 2 Feb. 4 Feb. 5 Feb. 10 Feb. 12 Feb. 13 Feb. 15 Feb. 16 Feb. 20

Catawba Presbyterian Belmont Abbey North Georgia Wheaton Sewanee Stetson Rollins Stetson Florida Southern Georgia Southern Valdosta State North Georgia Wofford Georgia Southern Erskine Rollins Presbyterian Newberry Wofford Valdosta State Erskine Newberry

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L 41-45 W 73-68 L 63-77 W 89-72 L 63-72 L 64-70 W 90-81 L 61-62 L 55-102 L 77-83 L 72-100 L 65-69(OT) W 79-66 W 65-64 L 78-98 L 68-84 W 72-63 W 79-77 L 95-112 L 62-92 W 92-58 W 74-60 L 64-83

1960-61 (7-16) Head Coach: Robert Wilder

Dec. 1 Florida Southern A L 56-69 Dec. 3 North Georgia A W 87-56 Dec. 10 Tampa H W 85-82 Jan. 4 Georgia H L 74-87 Jan. 11 Erskine H L 66-71 Jan. 13 Rollins A W 88-64 Jan. 14 Stetson A L 58-79 Jan. 16 Chattanooga H L 70-83 Jan. 18 Presbyterian A L 54-61 Jan. 21 Southern Miss H L 47-61 Jan. 25 Georgia A L 46-66 Jan. 27 Spring Hill A L 79-83 Jan. 28 Southern Miss A L 55-96 Jan. 31 Georgia Southern H W 74-72(OT) Feb. 4 Rollins H L 70-71 Feb. 6 Stetson H L 59-88 Feb. 9 Presbyterian H W 80-73 Feb. 11 Spring Hill H W 94-90(OT) Feb. 13 Erskine A L 70-84 Feb. 15 Georgia Southern A L 63-71 Feb. 18 Florida Southern H W 70-61 Feb. 21 Chattanooga A L 79-93 Feb. 24 ! Stetson N L 80-83 ! - NAIA District 25 Tournament, Oglethorpe


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Dec. 1 Dec. 5 Dec. 9 Jan. 4 Jan. 6 Jan. 8 Jan. 11 Jan. 13 Jan. 15 Jan. 19 Jan. 20 Jan. 22 Jan. 25 Jan. 27 Jan. 31 Feb. 2 Feb. 3 Feb. 5 Feb. 8 Feb. 9 Feb. 14 Feb. 17 Feb. 19 Feb. 22

LaGrange North Georgia Chattanooga Presbyterian LaGrange Stetson Erskine Tampa Florida Southern Tampa Stetson Rollins Georgia Southern Erskine Wofford North Georgia Chattanooga Georgia Florida Southern Rollins Wofford Presbyterian Georgia Southern Georgia

Rollins Florida Southern LaGrange Erskine Pfeiffer Catawba Wofford Stetson Florida Southern Chattanooga LaGrange Presbyterian Georgia Southern Tampa Rollins Wofford Chattanooga Stetson Florida Southern Georgia Southern Presbyterian Erskine Rollins Tampa

L 55-68 L 52-67 L 48-73 W 86-79 L 69-91 W 85-43 L 79-80 (OT) L 41-66 L 74-81 W 72-62 W 89-76 L 67-107 W 72-70

1963-64 (10-14) Head Coach: Robert Wilder

Dec. 3 Dec. 6 Dec. 14 Dec. 18 Dec. 19 Jan. 2 Jan. 4 Jan. 10 Jan. 11 Jan. 13 Jan. 17 Jan. 18 Jan. 24

Erskine Jacksonville N.C. State Pembroke St. Micheal’s Presbyterian LaGrange Presbyterian Wofford Stetson Jacksonville Georgia Southern Rollins

L 71-73 W 90-82 L 87-115 L 77-85 L 76-83 L 73-78 (2OT) L 75-100 L 61-64 W 82-77 W 81-77 L 71-84 W 78-66 W 83-68 L 80-89 W 102-94 W 111-83 W 91-89 W 87-73 L 72-78 W 88-75 W 83-68 L 73-81 W 76-75 L 70-86

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106-60 70-65 60-57 65-69 75-117 86-61 75-66 53-72 87-66 56-78 84-53 74-83 73-92 74-59 79-87 82-73 83-75 60-71 79-70 108-65 72-64 79-97 61-87

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99-67 94-75

Head Coach: Robert Wilder

Dec. 1 Dec. 5 Dec. 14 Dec. 16 Dec. 17 Jan. 1 Jan. 2 Jan. 6 Jan. 9 Jan. 11 Jan. 14 Jan. 21 Jan. 23 Jan. 25 Jan. 27 Jan. 30 Feb. 3 Feb. 6 Feb. 12 Feb. 13 Feb. 20 Feb. 24 Feb. 27 Mar. 1

Jacksonville LaGrange Wofford Georgetown Coll. Wilmington Shorter Huntingdon LaGrange Jacksonville Stetson Georgia Southern Georgia State Fla. Presbyterian Carson-Newman Wofford Rollins Tampa Georgia State Stetson Rollins Florida Southern Georgia Southern Tampa Florida Southern

1965-66 (13-10) Head Coach: Robert Wilder

Dec. 1 Dec. 4 Dec. 6 Dec. 9 Jan. 7 Jan. 8 Jan. 12 Jan. 15 Jan. 21 Jan. 22 Jan. 25 Jan. 29 Jan. 31 Feb. 2 Feb. 5 Feb. 8 Feb. 11 Feb. 12 Feb. 15 Feb. 19 Feb. 22 Feb. 24 Feb. 28

West Georgia Stetson LaGrange Shorter Athens College Kentucky Southern Wofford Carson-Newman Rollins Florida Southern Georgia State Georgia Southern Wofford Rollins Jacksonville LaGrange Tampa Stetson Tampa Georgia State Shorter Georgia Southern Jacksonville

1966-67 (15-6) Head Coach: Robert Wilder

Dec. 1 Dec. 3

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W W W W W L W W L L W L W L W W W W L

71-67 76-71 81-69 93-70 97-70 96-105 83-70 96-61 79-93 57-91 74-73 73-80 61-54 65-71 100-86 70-67 73-68 93-74 89-93

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83-88 86-90 (OT) 65-53 64-85 90-94 98-81 86-90 76-82 80-86 66-79 69-67 78-90 80-79 82-57 73-79 74-87 73-70 76-68 105-79 87-73 62-83 65-61 67-93

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63-73 80-82 92-87 81-84 86-101 80-70 73-59 76-71 85-67 74-99 95-66 59-67 71-76 90-103 97-54 67-74 88-74 83-76 90-76 85-71 97-93

1967-68 (9-14) Head Coach: Robert Wilder

Dec. 1 Dec. 2 Dec. 6 Dec. 14 Jan. 5 Jan. 6 Jan. 10 Jan. 16 Jan. 18 Jan. 20 Jan. 23 Jan. 26 Jan. 27 Jan. 30 Feb. 1 Feb. 3 Feb. 7 Feb. 10 Feb. 12 Feb. 16 Feb. 17 Feb. 20 Feb. 23

Hampden-Sydney Florida Southern LaGrange Jacksonville Huntingdon B’ham-Southern Georgia Southern LaGrange Carson-Newman Oglethorpe Georgia Southern Fla. Presbyterian Tampa Georgia State Oglethorpe Samford Rollins Steson Georgia State Rollins Stetson Tampa Jacksonville

1968-69 (14-12) Head Coach: Robert Wilder

Nov. 30 Dec. 2 Dec. 4 Dec. 19 Dec. 19 Jan. 3 Jan. 4 Jan. 9 Jan. 11 Jan. 14 Jan. 16 Jan. 18 Jan. 21 Jan. 27 Jan. 30 Feb. 1 Feb. 6 Feb. 8 Feb. 10 Feb. 14 Feb. 15

Georgia State Stetson LaGrange New Haven Hampden-Sydney Fort Valley Georgia Southern Georgia State Florida Southern Oglethorpe Florida Georgia Tech Jacksonville Columbus LaGrange Carson-Newman Rollins Georgia Southern Columbus Rollins Stetson

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90-72 95-67 50-38 58-68 60-49 52-64 69-74 73-65 64-56 53-73 64-83 66-53 79-63 45-53 80-54 92-81 52-57 59-72 67-80 64-95 50-66 45-44 81-63 62-71

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1964-65 (12-12)

Dec. 7 Jan. 7 Jan. 9 Jan. 14 Jan. 16 Jan. 18 Jan. 21 Jan. 23 Jan. 28 Jan. 30 Feb. 1 Feb. 4 Feb. 8 Feb. 10 Feb. 13 Feb. 17 Feb. 18 Feb. 22 Feb. 25

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76-71 77-78 97-83 100-67 70-89 93-115 78-102 68-83 48-71 95-79 71-62

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80-83 52-100 62-102 70-74 106-76 67-83 57-66 70-87 83-73 67-83 64-72 84-96 74-71 67-56 53-88 76-87 70-71 60-98 96-82 60-91 69-72 61-69 68-74 105-76

1969-70 (6-18) Head Coach: Robert Wilder

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Dec. 1 Dec. 3 Dec. 9 Jan. 3 Jan. 5 Jan. 9 Jan. 10 Jan. 13 Jan. 16 Jan. 17 Jan. 20 Jan. 23 Jan. 24 Jan. 26 Jan. 31 Feb. 3 Feb. 5 Feb. 9 Feb. 14 Feb. 16 Feb. 21 Feb. 26 Feb. 28 Mar. 3

Ga. Southwestern #7 North Carolina #18 Jacksonville Georgia State LaGrange Fort Valley State Oglethorpe Oglethorpe Sewanee Samford Georgia Southern Rollins Fla. Presbyterian Belmont Abbey Carson-Newman LaGrange Rollins Georgia Southern Columbus Stetson Columbus Oglethorpe Stetson Georgia State

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1970-71 (14-9) Head Coach: Dwayne Morrison

Dec. 1 Dec. 5 Dec. 9 Dec. 12 Jan. 4 Jan. 6 Jan. 8 Jan. 9 Jan. 13 Jan. 15 Jan. 16 Jan. 19 Jan. 23 Jan. 25 Feb. 1 Feb. 6 Feb. 9 Feb. 13 Feb. 15 Feb. 19 Feb. 20 Feb. 23 Feb. 26

Ga. Southwestern Clemson The Citadel Davidson LaGrange Oglethorpe Fort Valley State Georgia Southern Fla. Presbyterian LaGrange Stetson Florida Southern #6 Jacksonville Georgia Southern Southern Tech Georgia Southern Rollins Georgia State Southern Tech Rollins Stetson Oglethorpe Georgia State

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81-78 46-61 73-70 50-80 69-76 69-70 90-60 60-53 73-58 61-54 73-53 79-87 76-93 71-79 103-85 66-86 84-77 (OT) 70-64 112-69 86-84 64-78 80-70 100-74

1971-72 (19-7) Head Coach: Dwayne Morrison

Dec. 1 Dec. 4 Dec. 6 Dec. 10 108 Dec. 11 Dec. 21 Jan. 3 Jan. 7 Jan. 8 Jan. 11 Jan. 15

East Tenn. State Augusta Georgia Southern West Florida LaGranage West Georgia West Georgia Texas Wesleyan Georgia Southern #12 Florida State Oglethorpe

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58-65 74-73 73-71 74-71 74-68 78-81 95-78 105-75 102-84 78-96 75-76

Jan. 19 South Florida A W 93-88 Jan. 20 West Florida A W 83-79 Jan. 24 Southern Tech A W 91-77 Jan. 28 Augusta A W 94-88 (OT) Feb. 4 Fort Valley State H W 105-77 Feb. 4 Southern Tech H W 104-83 Feb. 7 Appalachian State H W 101-70 Feb. 10 Oglethorpe A W 95-62 Feb. 14 Chattanooga A W 86-80 Feb. 19 Missouri Western H W 89-81 Feb. 21 Pembroke State H W 79-67 Feb. 25 Jacksonville A L 77-90 Feb. 29 LaGrange A W 84-80 Mar. 9 ! Roanoke A L 72-78 Mar. 10 ! Florida Southern N L 83-85 ! - NCAA College Division Tournament - Roanoke, Va. 1972-73 (15-6) Head Coach: Dwayne Morrison

Dec. 2 Dec. 8 Dec. 9 Dec. 13 Dec. 16 Dec. 27 Dec. 28 Jan. 6 Jan. 8 Jan. 10 Jan. 13 Jan. 18 Jan. 20 Jan. 25 Jan. 31 Feb. 3 Feb. 8 Feb. 16 Feb. 17 Feb. 24 Mar. 3

Morehead State Southern Tech LaGrange #8 La.-Lafayette Fort Valley State Arkansas State Louisiana Tech Wis.-LaCrosse Wis.-Milwaukee Southern Illinois Arkansas State St. Bernard Chattanooga Lander Georgia Southern Southern Tech Furman Florida Tech South Florida Samford Florida State

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91-95 117-74 80-66 104-111 120-60 86-79 70-68 95-65 60-72 71-69 82-108 101-73 75-76 47-23 78-69 109-70 118-115 104-68 87-80 77-74 94-112

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93-86 89-74 87-90 (OT) 85-101 78-64 73-67 75-68 86-73 90-89 104-80 81-71 93-66 94-84 109-91 88-111 83-94 102-85 99-73 67-73 104-77 62-87 87-86(2OT) 65-75 92-110

1973-74 (16-8) Head Coach: Joe Dan Gold

Dec. 1 Dec. 3 Dec. 5 Dec. 13 Dec. 22 Dec. 27 Dec. 28 Dec. 31 Jan. 4 Jan. 5 Jan. 10 Jan. 12 Jan. 14 Jan. 16 Jan. 19 Jan. 26 Jan. 28 Feb. 1 Feb. 6 Feb. 9 Feb. 13 Feb. 16 Feb. 23 Feb. 25

Morehead State Hofstra Lousiana Tech South Florida Rider Wis.-Milwaukee Indiana State Delaware Va. Commonwealth Florida Southern Manhattan Georgia State LSU-New Orleans Hardin-Simmons Chattanooga Georgia Southern Georgia Tech St. Bernard Georgia Southern Georgia State LSU-New Orleans Samford Virginia Tech Va. Commonwealth

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Nov. 30 Dec. 2 Dec. 7 Dec. 12 Dec. 14 Dec. 18 Dec. 21 Jan. 2 Jan. 4 Jan. 8 Jan. 11 Jan. 13 Jan. 16 Jan. 18 Jan. 20 Jan. 31 Feb. 1 Feb. 5 Feb. 8 Feb. 10 Feb. 15 Feb. 19 Feb. 22 Feb. 24 Feb. 26 Mar. 1

Georgia College N.C. A&T Tennessee Tech Southern Miss West Florida South Florida East Carolina Tennessee Tech Georgia Tech Georgia Southern Chattanooga Louisiana Tech West Florida Houston South Alabama Georgia Tech Samford Georgia State Va. Commonwealth Samford South Alabama Georgia Southern Va. Commonwealth Florida State Georgia State Memphis

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W 89-69 W 76-65 L 76-81 L 94-101 W 91-85 L 81-84 (OT) L 82-121 L 88-100 L 68-70 W 85-83 L 83-84 W 91-66 W 82-81 L 98-99 L 94-95 L 80-91 L 78-79 W 92-80 L 75-95 W 81-68 W 76-67 L 78-98 L 63-68 L 68-91 L 60-62 L 75-93

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L 63-105 W 102-51 L 75-81 L 77-79 L 33-35 L 86-91 L 67-70 L 55-59 (OT) W 82-57 L 64-75 W 73-70

1975-76 (15-10) Head Coach: Bill Bibb

Nov. 29 Dec. 3 Dec. 6 Dec. 13 Dec. 16 Dec. 23 Dec. 26 Dec. 27 Dec. 29 Jan. 5 Jan. 6 Jan. 10 Jan. 14 Jan. 17 Jan. 19 Jan. 22 Jan. 24 Jan. 31 Feb. 4 Feb. 9 Feb. 12 Feb. 14 Feb. 17 Feb. 21 Feb. 28

Indiana State-E’ville Charleston So. Louisiana Tech Missouri Western Louisiana Tech Middle Tennessee Evansville Weber State Delaware Boston Stetson La.-Monroe Georgia Southern Georgia State S.C. State Samford South Alabama Georgia Southern Georgia State UNC-Wilmington South Alabama Samford East Carolina Southern Miss Florida State

72-65 95-71 73-72 69-59 90-95 72-83 81-80 71-78 77-75 92-79 47-58 57-69 86-73 81-73 80-78 (OT) 80-65 84-97 79-85 84-94 74-62 70-83 81-80 86-68 69-65 76-90

1976-77 (6-19) Head Coach: Bill Bibb

Nov. 27 Dec. 1 Dec. 4 Dec. 9 Dec. 11 Dec. 18 Dec. 22 Jan. 3 Jan. 6 Jan. 8 Jan. 12

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La.-Monroe Louisiana Tech Southern Miss Samford Georgia State Florida State Georgia Southern Tennesee Tech Samford Southern Miss Georgia College East Carolina UNC-Wilmington Georgia Southern

Nov. 28 Dec. 1 Dec. 3 Dec. 7 Dec. 10 Dec. 15 Dec. 17 Dec. 19 Dec. 29 Dec. 30 Jan. 2 Jan. 7 Jan. 9 Jan. 11 Jan. 14 Jan. 16 Jan. 20 Jan. 22 Jan. 28 Jan. 30 Feb. 4 Feb. 9 Feb. 13 Feb. 15 Feb. 18 Feb. 22 Feb. 25

Ga. Southwestern USC-Aiken Louisiana Tech Florida Presbyterian Tennessee Tech UNC-Wilmington Charleston So. Southern Illinois Murray State Ball State Louisiana Tech Fredonia State Southern Miss Georgia Southern Georgia State Samford Southern Miss Georgia Southern #3 North Carolina Charleston So. Stetson Samford Tennesee Tech Georgia State Stetson East Carolina

Nov. 25 Dec. 2 Dec. 4 Dec. 8 Dec. 9 Dec. 18 Dec. 21 Jan. 2 Jan. 4 Jan. 6 Jan. 13 Jan. 15 Jan. 18 Jan. 22 Jan. 25 Jan. 27 Jan. 31 Feb. 3 Feb. 8 Feb. 12 Feb. 17 Feb. 21

St. Leo USC-Aiken Presbyterian Western Carolina Florida Southern Charleston So. Morehead State Campbell Western Illinois Charleston So. Stetson UT-Arlington Tulane Samford Georgia State Southern Miss Georgia Southern Georgia State Middle Tennessee Georgia Southern Southern Miss Morehead State

99-57 110-81 112-68 83-71 70-72 96-57 67-81 75-50 94-82 76-61 75-82 106-70 68-67 63-52 68-62 85-103 85-74 98-80 64-61 (OT) 87-78 103-78 86-73

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Nov. 30 Ole Miss A Dec. 3 Charleston So. H Dec. 6 Central Wesleyan H Dec. 15 Middle Tennessee H Dec. 18 Florida A Dec. 22 Middle Tennessee A Jan. 3 Louisiana-Monroe A Jan. 5 Evansville H Jan. 7 #6 North Carolina H Jan. 10 Fredonia State H Jan. 14 Georgia Southern H Jan. 17 Stetson A Jan. 19 Samford A Jan. 22 UT-Pan American A Jan. 26 Southern Miss A Jan. 30 Stetson H Feb. 2 Georgia State H Feb. 4 Georgia Southern A Feb. 7 Evansville A Feb. 9 Georgia State A Feb. 13 Houston Baptist H Feb. 16 Centenary H Feb. 18 Hardin-Simmons H Feb. 20 Tulane H Feb. 23 Southern Miss H Feb. 28 ! Samford A Feb. 29 ! La.-Monroe A Mar. 1 ! UT-Pan American A ! - A-Sun Tournament (Monroe, La.)

L W W L W L L W L W W L L L L W W L L W W W W W W W L W

43-63 90-67 85-62 62-63 69-67 63-81 77-78 61-59 (OT) 63-81 71-53 92-70 70-92 70-80 70-75 63-72 75-56 83-71 72-74 76-92 94-78 84-75 86-77 89-79 96-79 71-70 74-68 71-102 90-78

Head Coach: Bill Bibb

Nov. 28 UT-Pan American A Dec. 2 Spring Hill H Dec. 5 Stetson A Dec. 8 Mississippi A Dec. 12 Jacksonville H Dec. 14 Georgia State A Dec. 17 Fla. International H Dec. 23 Jacksonville A Jan. 2 Georgia State H Jan. 5 Hardin-Simmons H Jan. 9 Houston Baptist H Jan. 11 Ark.-Little Rock H Jan. 16 Georgia Southern A Jan. 18 Samford H Jan. 21 La.-Monroe A Jan. 23 Northwestern State A Jan. 27 Centenary H Jan. 30 Stetson H Feb. 6 Hardin-Simmons A Feb. 8 Ark.-Little Rock A Feb. 10 Georgia Southern H Feb. 13 Samford A Feb. 17 Northwestern State H Feb. 20 La.-Monroe H Feb. 25 Centenary A Feb. 27 Houston Baptist A Mar. 4 ! Northwestern State N ! - A-Sun Tournament (Monroe, La.)

W 77-74 W 73-46 W 75-72 L 38-50 W 83-81 L 58-60 W 89-55 W 65-62 W 75-67 W 72-52 W 60-50 L 67-70 (OT) L 63-71 W 68-61 L 75-97 L 86-98 W 74-64 W 77-76 (OT) L 63-68 L 33-41 W 67-57 W 70-67 (OT) W 86-81 L 65-66 W 78-75 L 68-75 (3OT) L 74-85

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1982-83 (13-15, 6-8 A-Sun - 5th)

A-Sun Tournament Champions NCAA Tournament Head Coach: Bill Bibb

Head Coach: Bill Bibb

Nov. 29 Dec. 2 Dec. 6 Dec. 10 Dec. 13 Dec. 15 Dec. 29 Dec. 30 Jan. 5 Jan. 8 Jan. 10 Jan. 13 Jan. 17 Jan. 20 Jan. 24 Jan. 28 Jan. 31 Feb. 5 Feb. 7 Feb. 12 Feb. 14 Feb. 16 Feb. 19 Feb. 21 Feb. 26 Feb. 28 Mar. 5

St. Leo #10 North Carolina Arkansas State Mississippi Columbus Georgia State ! SE Louisiana ! UT-Chattanooga UNC-Greensboro Centenary Ark.-Little Rock Tulane Georgia State Ark.-Little Rock Samford Arkansas State Stetson Charleston So. Georgia Southern Stetson Georgia Southern Samford Northwestern State Hardin-Simmons La.-Monroe Houston Baptist # Ark.-Little Rock

H A A H H A N A H H H A H A A H H H H A A H H H A A N

W 93-65 L 74-89 L 52-67 L 58-70 W 56-54 W 64-61 W 74-67 L 58-60 (OT) W 88-65 L 72-77 W 71-57 L 57-67 W 84-69 L 58-68 W 90-79 W 91-69 L 62-63 (OT) W 74-64 W 105-70 L 71-76 W 60-58 (OT) L 60-61 W 94-66 W 93-78 W 75-66 L 67-69 W 78-69

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Nov. 29 Auburn A L 76-85 Dec. 1 Augusta H W 79-72 Dec. 7 Georgia State A L 77-82 Dec. 11 UT-Pan American H W 64-54 Dec. 15 Mississippi H L 40-48 Dec. 18 Coker H W 105-82 Dec. 20 UNC-Greensboro H W 63-52 Jan. 3 Hardin-Simmons A W 84-73 Jan. 5 Arkansas A L 62-83 Jan. 8 Stetson H W 81-80 Jan. 11 Samford H W 80-74 Jan. 15 Georgia Southern H W 52-48 (OT) Jan. 18 Stetson A L 73-74 Jan. 22 Northwestern State A L 61-65 Jan. 26 Centenary H L 65-68 Jan. 29 Houston Baptist H L 44-51 Jan. 31 Tennessee Tech A L 74-81 Feb. 3 Hardin-Simmons A W 75-64 Feb. 5 Ark.-Little Rock H L 62-71 Feb. 9 Georgia Southern A L 55-67 Feb. 12 Samford A L 60-61 (OT) Feb. 15 Ark.-Little Rock A L 68-70 Feb. 17 Northwestern State H W 90-74 Feb. 19 Tennessee Tech H W 78-67 Feb. 21 Georgia State H W 71-61 Feb. 24 Centenary A L 85-86 Feb. 26 Houston Baptist A W 91-82 Mar. 5 ! Centenary A L 95-96 (OT) ! - A-Sun Tournament (Shreveport, La.

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Mar. 6 # La.-Monroe N W 59-55 Mar. 7 # Houston Baptist N W 72-67 Mar. 12 $ Arkansas N L 67-73 ! - Cotton States Classic (Chattanooga, Tenn.) # - A-Sun Tournament (Shreveport, La.) $ - NCAA Midwest Regional (Austin, Texas)

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H H H N N A A H H H H H A A A A H H A A H H

1978-79 (21-6)

87-62 82-81 90-70 69-90

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W 83-54 W 92-66 L 50-55 L 74-96 W 79-59 W 90-80 L 60-80 L 74-75 (2OT) L 51-59 L 83-85 (OT) L 79-83 W 72-60 W 77-41 L 73-75 W 76-73 L 62-65 W 80-79 W 64-55 W 82-77 L 70-73 W 88-61 L 65-66 W 92-78 W 77-74 W 79-56 W 68-64 W 92-75

Head Coach: Bill Bibb

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1977-78 (16-11)

Feb. 24 Samford H Feb. 28 Stetson A Mar. 2 ! Oklahoma City N Mar. 3 ! La.-Monroe N ! - A-Sun Tournament (Monroe, La.)

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L 81-94 L 64-84 L 64-74 L 46-49 L 57-61 L 65-66 (OT) L 61-72 W 82-65 W 78-74 L 81-83 W 111-72 L 70-76 L 58-71 L 81-85

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Nov. 30 Flagler H W 72-59 Dec. 3 Georgia State H W 73-66 Dec. 6 Stetson A L 76-91 Dec. 9 Alcorn State N W 103-101 Dec. 10 Southern Illinois A L 71-84 Dec. 14 Auburn H L 63-65 Dec. 17 NC Wesleyan H W 83-53 Dec. 19 Mississippi A L 64-82 Dec. 21 Bethune-Cookman H W 71-62 Jan. 5 Northwestern State H W 81-65 Jan. 7 Centenary H W 95-82 Jan. 12 Samford A L 78-81 Jan. 14 Ark.-Little Rock A L 73-75 (2OT) Jan. 18 Stetson H L 68-70 Jan. 21 Georgia Southern A W 57-54 Jan. 26 Houston Baptist H L 50-55 Jan. 28 Hardin-Simmons H L 62-65 (OT) Feb. 2 Northwestern State A L 70-75 Feb. 4 Centenary A L 68-70 Feb. 9 Samford H W 82-78 Feb. 11 Ark.-Little Rock H W 86-78 Feb. 15 Georgia State A W 97-87 Feb. 18 Georgia Southern H W 72-68 Feb. 22 Georgia College H W 104-72 Feb. 25 Hardin-Simmons A L 68-71 Feb. 27 Houston Baptist A L 57-73 Mar. 3 ! Georgia Southern A W 80-77 Mar. 8 # Samford A L 80-84 ! - A-Sun Tournament (Stateboro, Ga.) # - A-Sun Tournament (Houston, Texas) 1984-85 (22-9, 10-4 A-Sun) A-Sun Tournament Champions NCAA Tournament Head Coach: Bill Bibb

Nov. 28 Augusta H W 84-72 Dec. 1 Georgia College H W 74-62 Dec. 4 Stetson A W 89-71 Dec. 8 Auburn A L 69-70 Dec. 13 Augusta A W 91-57 Dec. 19 Bethune-Cookman H W 75-60 Dec. 22 Tennessee Tech H W 81-76 Dec. 28 Stanford N W 90-72 Dec. 29 Texas A L 68-69 Jan. 5 Georgia Southern A W 71-60 Jan. 7 Fredonia State H W 74-47 Jan. 10 Samford A L 69-76 Jan. 12 Georgia State A W 93-82 Jan. 17 Hardin-Simmons H W 88-73 Jan. 19 Houston Baptist H L 57-58 Jan. 21 Stetson H L 53-61 Jan. 24 Centenary A W 73-58 Jan. 26 Ark.-Little Rock A W 74-66 Jan. 30 Florida A&M H W 83-72 Feb. 2 Georgia Southern H W 75-64 Feb. 7 Samford H W 92-80 Feb. 9 Georgia State H W 81-62 Feb. 14 Hardin-Simmons A L 67-70 Feb. 16 Houston Baptist A W 90-77 Feb. 21 Centenary H W 93-69 Feb. 23 Ark.-Little Rock H L 72-79 Feb. 25 Florida A&M A L 87-100 Mar. 2 ! Centenary H W 74-70 (OT) Mar. 7 # Houston Baptist N W 69-65 Mar. 8 # Ark.-Little Rock N W 105-96 Mar. 15 $ Georgia Tech N L 58-65 ! - A-Sun Tournament (Macon, Ga.) # - A-Sun Tournament (Statesboro, Ga.)

1985-86 (15-14, 6-8 A-Sun) Head Coach: Bill Bibb

Nov. 23 Georgia College H W 74-61 Nov. 26 Florida Tech H W 78-65 Nov. 30 Stetson A L 72-75 Dec. 2 Central Florida A W 81-67 Dec. 6 UT-Chattanooga A W 61-59 Dec. 7 Georgia Southern N L 52-54 Dec. 10 Bethune-Cookman H W 53-52 Dec. 14 Alabama A L 49-92 Dec. 19 Augusta A L 55-57 (OT) Dec. 21 Tennessee Tech A L 55-66 Jan. 4 Georgia Southern H W 61-56 Jan. 9 Samford H L 73-74 (OT) Jan. 11 Georgia State H W 97-75 Jan. 16 Centenary A W 85-73 Jan. 18 Ark.-Little Rock A L 76-91 Jan. 23 Hardin-Simmons H L 47-68 Jan. 25 Houston Baptist H L 55-61 Jan. 28 Stetson H W 67-53 Feb. 1 Georgia Southern A W 62-55 Feb. 6 Samford A L 64-74 Feb. 8 Georgia State A W 70-66 Feb. 13 Centenary H W 73-72 Feb. 15 Ark.-Little Rock H L 56-57 Feb. 17 Augusta H W 76-45 Feb. 20 Hardin-Simmons A L 63-77 Feb. 22 Houston Baptist A L 77-87 Feb. 25 Central Florida H L 69-62 Mar. 1 ! Hardin-Simmons A W 70-61 Mar. 6 # Ark.-Little Rock A L 66-81 ! - A-Sun Tournament (Hardin-Simmons) # - A-Sun Tournament (Little Rock, Ark.) 1986-87 (12-16, 7-11 A-Sun) Head Coach: Bill Bibb

Nov. 29 UNC-Greensboro H W 65-45 Dec. 1 Bethune-Cookman A W 84-73 Dec. 5 Western Kentucky A L 67-98 Dec. 6 Murray State N W 51-50 Dec. 10 Augusta A L 61-67 Dec. 13 Bethune-Cookman H W 71-56 Dec. 15 Florida Tech H W 76-68 Dec. 18 Georgia State H W 78-71 Jan. 3 Stetson H L 56-57 Jan. 5 Georgia Southern H L 54-55 Jan. 8 Centenary H W 85-78 Jan. 10 Houston Baptist H W 60-57 (OT) Jan. 15 Samford A W 68-61 Jan. 17 Ark.-Little Rock A L 71-90 Jan. 22 Hardin-Simmons H L 105-107 (2OT) Jan. 24 UT-San Antonio H W 88-77 Jan. 26 Augusta H L 56-59 Jan. 31 Georgia State A L 60-64 Feb. 2 South Florida A L 53-70 Feb. 4 Stetson A L 65-71 Feb. 7 Georgia Southern A L 64-69 Feb. 12 Centenary A L 70-74 Feb. 14 Houston Baptist A L 70-89 Feb. 19 Samford H W 89-67 Feb. 21 Ark.-Little Rock H L 63-65 Feb. 26 Hardin-Simmons A W 75-73 Feb. 28 UT-San Antonio A L 71-84 Mar. 5 ! Stetson N L 68-75 ! - A-Sun Tournament (Pine Bluff, Ark.) 1987-88 (15-14, 8-10 A-Sun) MERCERBEARS.com

Head Coach: Bill Bibb

Dec. 1 Fort Valley State H W Dec. 5 Clemson A L Dec. 9 Augusta H W Dec. 12 Mississippi State A L Dec. 16 Auburn A L Dec. 19 Florida Tech H W Dec. 21 Augusta A W Dec. 28 Long Island N W 85-71 Dec. 29 Central Connecticut A W Jan. 2 Georgia State H W Jan. 7 Stetson A L Jan. 9 Georgia Southern A L Jan. 14 Centenary H W Jan. 16 Houston Baptist H W Jan. 21 Samford A L Jan. 23 Ark.-Little Rock A W Jan. 28 Hardin-Simmons H L Jan. 30 UT-San Antonio H W Feb. 6 Georgia State A W Feb. 11 Stetson H W Feb. 13 Georgia Southern H W Feb. 18 Centenary A L Feb. 20 Houston Baptist A L Feb. 27 Ark.-Little Rock H L Feb. 29 Samford H W Mar. 3 Hardin-Simmons A L Mar. 5 UT-San Antonio A L Mar. 10 ! Hardin-Simmons N W Mar. 11 ! Georgia Southern N L ! - A-Sun Tournament (Daytona Beach, Fla.)

110-64 68-103 71-68 50-66 48-80 80-78 71-64 76-68 84-75 67-79 58-70 75-73 75-58 70-73 77-59 75-77 78-77 80-78 86-74 63-60 83-90 57-69 78-84 68-64 78-80 85-108 57-52 52-60

1988-89 (14-14, 9-9 A-Sun) Head Coach: Bill Bibb

Nov. 30 Fort Valley State H W 97-56 Dec. 3 Auburn A L 66-87 Dec. 7 Augusta H W 87-80 Dec. 10 Mississippi State N L 63-74 Dec. 13 Shorter H W 80-47 Dec. 17 Georgia State H W 90-89 (OT) Dec. 19 Augusta A W 81-70 Dec. 28 Georgetown N L 55-80 Dec. 29 Rider N L 73-75 Jan. 5 Stetson A L 64-81 Jan. 7 Georgia Southern A L 78-81 Jan. 12 Hardin-Simmons H L 43-46 Jan. 14 UT-San Antonio H W 77-72 Jan. 19 Centenary A L 65-74 Jan. 21 Houston Baptist A L 72-87 Jan. 26 Samford H W 69-68 Jan. 28 Ark.-Little Rock H L 82-103 Jan. 31 Georgia Southern H L 61-66 Feb. 6 Stetson H W 83-76 Feb. 9 UT-San Antonio A L 78-80 Feb. 11 Hardin-Simmons A W 79-77 (OT) Feb. 16 Houston Baptist H W 80-73 Feb. 18 Centenary H W102-92 (2OT) Feb. 23 #19 Ark.-Little Rock A W 75-72 Feb. 25 Samford A W 57-55 Feb. 28 Armstrong State H W 61-54 Mar. 4 Georgia State A L 76-94 Mar. 7 ! Centenary N L 74-76 ! - A-Sun Tournament (Little Rock, Ark.) 1989-90 (7-20, 2-14 A-Sun) Head Coach: Brad Siegfried

Nov. 24 Nov. 28 Dec. 1

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U.S. International UNC-Asheville Drake Long Island Georgia Augusta Centenary Georgia State Hardin-Simmons UT-San Antonio Ark.-Little Rock Samford Georgia Southern Stetson Georgia State Miami UT-San Antonio Hardin-Simmons Samford Ark.-Little Rock Stetson Georgia Southern LaGrange Centenary

N H A N A H A H H H A A H H H A A A H H A A H H

W 55-53 L 59-74 L 48-85 W 70-69 L 57-85 W 64-58 L 56-87 W 65-53 L 53-56 L 52-71 L 48-65 L 57-64 L 50-71 L 58-68 W 77-67 L 47-53 L 71-87 L 65-69 L 51-57 L 70-82 L 70-78 L 79-84 (OT) W 94-74 L 91-99

1990-91 (2-25, 1-13 A-Sun) Head Coach: Brad Siegfried

A A H A N A H H A A H

L 64-84 L 74-85 W 98-62 L 61-78 W 103-71 L 73-96 W 73-69 L 78-79 (OT) L 56-82 L 67-97 L 63-73

Brewton-Parker LSU Valdosta State Fort Valley State Central Florida Iowa State Illinois Clemson South Carolina Tulane Georgia State Samford Charleston SE Louisiana Centenary Georgia Florida Int’l Stetson Georgia State Samford SE Louisiana Centenary Central Florida UNC-Asheville Charleston Florida Int’l Stetson

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1993-94 (5-24, 3-14 A-Sun) Head Coach: Bill Hodges

Nov. 27 Nov. 30 Dec. 4 Dec. 6 Dec. 11 Dec. 17 Dec. 18 Dec. 28 Dec. 30 Jan. 3 Jan. 8 Jan. 10 Jan. 13 Jan. 15 Jan. 20 Jan. 22 Jan. 27

St. Louis North Georgia Shorter Tulane Georgia Tech Hawaii Texas State Tennessee Missouri Georgia State Charleston Clemson Stetson Central Florida SE Louisiana Centenary Samford

A H H A A A N A A H H H A A H H A

L 52-86 W 73-72 W 76-60 L 52-85 L 69-86 L 67-92 L 51-69 L 45-67 L 50-78 L 60-70 W 74-64 L 71-88 L 63-67 W 67-58 L 59-67 L 81-90 L 81-86 (OT)

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Nov. 28 St. Leo H W 86-80 Dec. 3 Georgia H L 71-81 Dec. 5 Clemson A L 51-70 Dec. 10 Indiana State A W 81-74 Dec. 12 Butler A W 74-59 Dec. 17 Missouri A L 73-74 Dec. 19 Illinois A L 66-90 Dec. 28 North Georgia H W 91-73 Jan. 7 Charleston A W 69-64 Jan. 9 Campbell A W 77-57 Jan. 12 Centenary H W 107-101 Jan. 14 SE Louisiana H L 78-102 Jan. 19 Central Florida A W 82-79 (OT) Jan. 21 Florida Int’l A W 86-76 (OT) Jan. 26 Charleston H L 70-73 Jan. 28 Georgia State H L 71-88 Jan. 30 Samford H L 73-77 Feb. 2 Florida Atlantic A L 66-69 Feb. 4 Stetson A W 87-82 Feb. 9 SE Louisiana A L 78-87 Feb. 11 Stetson H L 79-92 Feb. 13 Florida Atlantic H W 95-58 Feb. 16 Georgia State A L 66-84 Feb. 18 Samford A W 94-90 Feb. 23 Florida Int’l H W 73-70 Feb. 25 Central Florida H L 90-92 Mar. 2 ! Centenary N W 90-88 Mar. 3 ! Georgia State N W 81-71 Mar. 4 ! Fla. International N L 57-68 ! - A-Sun Tournament (Orlando, Fla.) 1995-96 (15-14, 7-9 A-Sun) Head Coach: Bill Hodges

Nov. 24 Nov. 25 Nov. 29 Dec. 2 Dec. 6 Dec. 13 Dec. 16 Dec. 19 Dec. 21 Dec. 31 Jan. 4 Jan. 6 Jan. 11 Jan. 13 Jan. 18 Jan. 20 Jan. 25 Jan. 27 Feb. 1 Feb. 3

Western Carolina New Mexico North Georgia Wofford Wofford Augusta Alabama Indiana State Georgia Minnesota Charleston Campbell Florida Atlantic Florida Int’l UCF Stetson Jacksonville State Samford Centenary SE Louisiana

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W L W W W W L W L L L L L L W W W W W L

87-83 72-107 97-78 76-58 68-56 91-67 73-100 71-64 68-95 56-92 65-98 57-60 59-67 59-67 67-65 77-67 99-95 63-58 89-66 62-78

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Georgia Furman North Georgia Colorado Long Island Butler UT-Chattanooga Georgia State Tulane Georgia Tech St. Bonaventure

Dec. 1 Dec. 5 Dec. 7 Dec. 12 Dec. 14 Dec. 18 Dec. 20 Dec. 30 Jan. 2 Jan. 4 Jan. 7 Jan. 9 Jan. 11 Jan. 14 Jan. 16 Jan. 23 Jan. 28 Jan. 30 Feb. 4 Feb. 6 Feb. 11 Feb. 13 Feb. 15 Feb. 18 Feb. 20 Feb. 25 Feb. 27

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Nov. 26 Nov. 30 Dec. 3 Dec. 6 Dec. 7 Dec. 9 Dec. 14 Dec. 19 Dec. 21 Dec. 28 Jan. 2

82-60 48-82 88-80 98-66 81-78 46-87 58-77 69-87 66-68 52-70 77-69 81-68 55-56 73-58 82-89 79-88 64-61 75-70 57-58 71-89 98-77 93-82 93-84 74-69 61-62 65-67 87-94

Head Coach: Bill Hodges

55-69 51-82 79-85 71-80 63-88 73-89 56-78 61-81 77-64 71-90 67-75 68-90

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Head Coach: Bill Hodges

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1992-93 (13-14, 7-5 A-Sun)

Jan. 29 Florida Int’l A L Feb. 5 Charleston A L Feb. 10 Central Florida H L Feb. 12 Stetson H L Feb. 14 Alabama A L Feb. 17 Centenary A L Feb. 19 SE Louisiana A L Feb. 21 Butler H L Feb. 24 Samford H W Feb. 26 Florida Int’l H L Feb. 28 Georgia State A L Mar. 5 ! Central Florida A L ! - A-Sun Tournament (Orlando, Fla.)

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1991-92 (11-18, 7-9 A-Sun)

70-80 55-73 81-65 80-66 64-78 75-90 81-58 78-87 54-56 61-59 83-73 75-77 66-71 74-81 76-66 79-66 98-72 68-75

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83-100 64-92 65-72 72-84 74-111 50-117 69-74 48-99 69-88 51-75 67-103 72-66 67-72 60-96 66-71 54-83 61-98 51-58 68-87 61-55 40-54 55-68 64-78 50-55 79-91 63-91 55-77

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Nov. 28 Furman H L Nov. 30 Marshall A L Dec. 1 Texas A&M N L Dec. 3 UNC-Asheville A L Dec. 6 Central Florida A L Dec. 8 Georgia H L Dec. 10 Ohio H L Dec. 13 Memphis A L Dec. 17 UT-Chattanooga A L Dec. 31 Augusta A L Jan. 2 South Carolina A L Jan. 5 Butler H W Jan. 10 Samford A L Jan. 12 Ark.-Little Rock A L Jan. 19 Georgia Southern H L Jan. 21 Stetson H L Jan. 26 Georgia State A L Jan. 31 Centenary A L Feb. 2 UT-San Antonio A L Feb. 7 Samford H W Feb. 9 Ark.-Little Rock H L Feb. 14 Stetson A L Feb. 16 Georgia Southern A L Feb. 25 Georgia State H L Feb. 28 Centenary H L Mar. 2 UT-San Antonio H L Mar. 5 ! UT-San Antonio N L ! - A-Sun Tournament (DeLand, Fla.)

Jan. 9 Georgia State A Jan. 11 Samford A Jan. 16 SE Louisiana H Jan. 18 Centenary H Jan. 20 Florida State A Jan. 25 Georgia Southern H Jan. 30 Florida Int’l A Feb. 1 Stetson A Feb. 8 Samford H Feb. 10 South Carolina H Feb. 13 SE Louisiana A Feb. 15 Centenary A Feb. 19 UNC-Asheville H Feb. 22 Georgia Southern A Feb. 27 Florida Int’l H Feb. 29 Stetson H Mar. 5 ! Fla. International N Mar. 6 ! Georgia State A ! - A-Sun Tournament (Atlanta, Ga.)

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Nov. 23 Dec. 2 Dec. 6 Dec. 7 Dec. 14 Dec. 17 Dec. 19 Dec. 31 Jan. 2 Jan. 4 Jan. 9 Jan. 11 Jan. 16 Jan. 18 Jan. 23 Jan. 25 Jan. 30 Feb. 1 Feb. 3 Feb. 6 Feb. 8 Feb. 10 Feb. 15 Feb. 18 Feb. 20 Feb. 22

Brewton-Parker North Georgia Long Beach State Cornell Georgia Southern Western Carolina Missouri Minnesota Charleston Campbell Florida Atlantic Florida Int’l UCF Stetson Jacksonville State Samford Centenary SE Louisiana Georgia State Centenary SE Louisiana Wofford Wofford Georgia State Samford Jacksonville State

H H N N A H A A H H A A H A H H A A H H H H A A A A

L 60-76 W 93-90 (OT) L 45-76 L 39-67 L 58-73 L 84-93 L 63-90 L 53-94 L 64-88 L 56-88 L 64-81 L 69-78 L 60-77 L 67-75 L 61-69 L 72-75 (OT) L 61-95 L 58-74 L 72-80 W 77-69 L 71-84 W 77-75 L 72-97 L 57-82 L 76-96 L 44-78

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Nov. 13 Piedmont H Nov. 17 Winthrop H Nov. 20 Georgia A Nov. 24 Furman H Nov. 29 Kansas State A Dec. 1 North Georgia H Dec. 3 Coastal Carolina A Dec. 7 Western Carolina A Dec. 9 Georgia Southern H Dec. 21 Duke A Jan. 3 Central Florida H Jan. 5 Stetson H Jan. 7 Florida Atlantic H Jan. 10 Florida Int’l A Jan. 15 Centenary A Jan. 17 Troy State A Jan. 22 Samford H Jan. 24 Jacksonville State H Jan. 31 Charleston A Feb. 2 Campbell A Feb. 7 Georgia State A Feb. 12 Troy State H Feb. 14 Centenary H Feb. 17 Georgia State H Feb. 19 Jacksonville State A Feb. 21 Samford A 1998-99 (8-18, 5-11 A-Sun)

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91-67 86-75 58-78 65-76 60-89 82-76 63-68 65-71 71-72 64-126 72-82 64-76 55-56 68-83 59-82 67-71 70-53 97-82 47-67 59-63 70-84 74-75 64-77 57-73 80-86 59-81

Head Coach: Mark Slonaker

Nov. 13 Nov. 16 Nov. 19 Nov. 21 Nov. 28 Dec. 5 Dec. 9 Dec. 19 Dec. 29 Dec. 30 Jan. 2 Jan. 4 Jan. 7 Jan. 9 Jan. 14 Jan. 16 Jan. 19 Jan. 23 Jan. 25 Feb. 1 Feb. 4 Feb. 6 Feb. 13 Feb. 15 Feb. 18 Feb. 20

Georgia Winthrop Kentucky Wake Forest Coastal Carolina Covenant Furman UNC-Asheville Wichita State Miss. Valley State Jacksonville State Samford Jacksonville State Samford Troy State Campbell Georgia State Stetson Jacksonville Centenary Central Florida Florida Atlantic Jacksonville Stetson Troy State Georgia State

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L 61-96 L 63-96 L 51-82 L 66-81 W 77-73 W 71-62 L 67-68 W 64-59 L 43-83 L 63-71 W 80-73 (OT) L 59-72 W 66-63 L 58-80 W 81-65 L 56-59 L 76-86 L 67-85 L 44-71 L 52-55 L 64-69 W 92-83 L 61-65 L 43-60 W 90-89 L 44-74

Nov. 29 South Carolina A Dec. 2 Central Florida H Dec. 4 Stetson A Dec. 6 Savannah State H Dec. 9 Georgia Southern H Dec. 12 Western Carolina A Dec. 20 Arizona State A Dec. 23 New Mexico A Dec. 30 Harvard H Jan. 4 Florida Atlantic H Jan. 6 Troy State A Jan. 11 Samford A Jan. 13 Jacksonville State A Jan. 18 Georgia State H Jan. 20 Campbell H Jan. 22 Jacksonville A Jan. 27 Georgia State A Jan. 29 Campbell H Feb. 1 Stetson H Feb. 3 Jacksonville H Feb. 8 Florida Atlantic A Feb. 10 Central Florida A Feb. 17 Troy State H Feb. 22 Jacksonville State H Feb. 24 Samford H Mar. 1 ! Stetson N ! - A-Sun Tournament (Atlanta, Ga.)

1999-2000 (12-21, 7-11 A-Sun)

2001-02 (6-23, 4-16 A-Sun)

Head Coach: Mark Slonaker

Head Coach: Mark Slonaker

Nov. 19 Georgia Tech A L 79-91 Nov. 22 Toccoa Falls H W 108-67 Nov. 26 Arkansas N L 54-71 Nov. 27 Hawaii-Hilo A W 68-64 Nov. 28 Rhode Island N L 59-65 Dec. 4 Florida Atlantic A W 92-73 Dec. 6 Stetson H L 74-77 Dec. 8 Georgia Southern A L 68-73 Dec. 18 Arkansas A L 60-85 Dec. 21 Western Carolina H L 78-85 Dec. 23 Georgia A L 54-88 Dec. 28 Utah State A L 55-74 Dec. 29 Idaho State N L 73-80 Jan. 2 UNC-Asheville A W 82-73 Jan. 5 Central Florida A L 77-93 Jan. 8 Troy State A L 66-69 Jan. 13 Jacksonville State H L 65-69 Jan. 15 Samford H L 51-63 Jan. 20 Campbell A W 76-74 Jan. 22 Georgia State A L 51-66 Jan. 25 Jacksonville H W 72-70 (2OT) Jan. 29 Campbell H L 50-53 Jan. 31 Georgia State H L 53-68 Feb. 3 Jacksonville A L 65-68 (OT) Feb. 5 Stetson A W 86-74 Feb. 10 UCF H W 67-65 Feb. 12 Florida Atlantic H W 58-57 Feb. 19 Troy State H W 69-68 Feb. 24 Samford A L 57-61 Feb. 26 Jacksonville State A L 79-80 (OT) Mar. 3 ! Jacksonville N W 55-48 Mar. 4 ! Troy State N W 79-75 Mar. 5 ! UCF N L 79-84 ! - A-Sun Tournament (Jacksonville, Fla.) 2000-01 (13-15, 10-8 A-Sun) Head Coach: Mark Slonaker

Nov. 20 Nov. 25

Auburn UNC-Asheville

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92-88 60-76

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Nov. 16 Nov. 17 Nov. 23 Nov. 24 Nov. 25 Nov. 29 Dec. 1 Dec. 6 Dec. 8 Dec. 20 Dec.. 28 Dec. 30 Jan. 2 Jan. 7 Jan. 10 Jan. 12 71-81 Jan. 17 Jan. 19 Jan. 23 Jan. 26 Jan. 28 Feb. 2 Feb. 4 Feb. 7 Feb. 11 Feb. 14 Feb. 16 Feb. 21 Feb. 23

L 57-71 W 69-68 W 80-76 (OT) W 101-66 L 77-92 W 66-63 L 42-59 L 62-69 L 51-65 L 77-78 L 72-83 W 67-58 (OT) L 64-71 L 81-87 W 78-60 L 69-72 L 77-86 W 66-62 W 81-72 L 55-68 W 70-69 W 82-74 L 56-61 W 70-60 W 72-60 L 67-71

Howard Minnesota Hawaii S.C. State LSU Samford Jacksonville State Georgia State Georgia Southern Fort Valley State Iowa South Carolina Campbell Belmont Florida Atlantic Central Florida

N A N N N H H A A H A A A A H H

L 68-76 (OT) L 59-80 L 72-89 W 72-61 L 54-84 L 60-69 W 71-53 L 79-90 L 69-92 W 61-52 L 43-77 L 52-88 L 76-77 (OT) L 65-87 L 73-94 L

Jacksonville Stetson Troy State Jacksonville Stetson UCF Florida Atlantic Belmont Troy State Georgia State Campbell Jacksonville State Samford

A A A H H A A H H H H A A

L 62-75 L 71-76 L 65-71 L 58-74 L 55-58 L 53-86 L 71-72 W 81-68 W 72-71 L 74-82 W 88-85 (OT) L 68-95 L 49-69

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Nov. 23 Nov. 27 47-83 Nov. 29 61-90

Elon Florida State

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YEAR-BY-YEAR RECORDS Dec. 2 Reinhardt H Dec. 5 Georgia Southern H Dec. 10 Morris Brown A Dec. 19 Harvard A Jan. 2 Savannah State A Jan. 4 Stetson A Jan. 6 Jacksonville A Jan. 11 Florida Atlantic H Jan. 13 Central Florida H Jan. 17 Troy State A Jan. 20 UNC-Asheville A Jan. 23 Samford A Jan. 27 Belmont H Jan. 30 Campbell A Feb. 1 Gardner-Webb A Feb. 6 Jacksonville State H Feb. 8 Georgia State H Feb. 13 Morris Brown H Feb. 15 Troy State H Feb. 17 Savannah State H Feb. 20 Florida Atlantic A Feb. 22 Central Florida A Feb. 27 Jacksonville H Mar. 1 Stetson H Mar. 6 ! Jacksonville N Mar. 7 ! Central Florida N ! - A-Sun Tournament (Atlanta, Ga.)

W W W L W W W W W L W W L W W W W W W W W W W W W L

85-62 80-72 89-67 76-84 84-66 86-72 71-68 86-79 85-63 61-89 86-62 74-68 67-69 77-62 76-64 84-78 88-80 90-83 83-80 97-72 87-72 69-66 73-63 101-84 73-57 59-79

Head Coach: Mark Slonaker

W 74-60 L 67-93 W103-94 (2OT) W 89-76 W 71-67

#9 Wisconsin Savannah State Emory Georgia Southern East Tennesse St. Kennesaw State Charleston Southern Ft. Valley State VMI

A A H H H H H H A

L 48-72 L 61-71 W 89-71 L 59-61 L 70-76 W 84-77 (OT) W 78-59 W 79-74 W 105-103

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Piedmont Alabama Auburn Ga. Tech Dayton Texas Southern% Chicago State% USC Upstate ETSU

H A A H A

W 89-63 W 72-69 W 78-74 L 76-82 (OT) L 53-71 W 71-68 W 88-77 H W 74-64 H L 61-81

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Albany State Maryland Georgia Southern Stetson Jacksonville

Nov. 22 Georgia Southern A L 79-98 Dec. 1 Savannah State H W 88-63 Dec. 3 Campbell A L 80-86 Dec. 5 Gardner-Webb A L 58-67 (OT) Dec. 18 Oklahoma State A L 61-97 Dec. 22 Colorado A L 74-117 Dec. 29 Howard # N L 74-78 Dec. 30 Maine # N L 64-72 Jan. 2 Jacksonville H W 90-81 Jan. 4 North Florida H W 77-71 Jan. 7 Florida Atlantic A L 80-91 Jan. 11 Belmont A L 60-96 Jan. 14 Lipscomb A L 66-83 Jan. 19 Kennesaw State H L 57-63 Jan. 21 East Tennessee St H L 81-104 Jan. 24 Stetson A W 82-81 (OT) Jan. 28 Kennesaw State A W 77-70 Jan. 30 East Tennessee St A L 81-84 Feb. 2 Belmont H L 72-78 Feb. 4 Lipscomb H L 66-83 Feb. 7 Florida Atlantic H W 74-73 Feb. 10 Stetson H L 72-73 Feb. 13 Savannah State A W 77-60 Feb. 17 Jacksonville A W 93-90 (OT) Feb. 19 North Florida A W 77-71 Feb. 23 Gardner-Webb H L 67-77 Feb. 25 Campbell H L 69-71 Mar. 3 ! Lipscomb N L 62-78 # - Dr Pepper Classic at UT-Chattanooga ! - A-Sun Championship, Johnson City, Tenn.

Nov. 10 No. 18 Southern Cal A W 96-81 Nov. 13 Alabama H L 83-90 Nov. 16 Harvard A L 73-91 Nov. 18 Boston College A L 73-56 Nov. 24 Loyola Marymount H L 92-97 (OT) Nov. 26 Georgia Southern A L 69-80 Dec. 3 Charleston Southern A W 93-92 Dec. 5 Furman H W 75-59 Dec. 8 Sewanee H W 76-62 Dec. 19 Auburn A L 59-68 Dec. 29 #College of Charleston A L 74-84 Dec. 30 #South Carolina State N W 76-73 Jan. 2 VMI H L 99-102 Jan. 5 Kennesaw State A W 77-75 (OT) Jan. 10 UNF H W 89-68 Jan. 12 Jacksonville H L 70-72 Jan. 17 Florida Gulf Coast A W 99-77 Jan. 19 Stetson A L 74-76 Jan. 24 Lipscomb H W 84-82 Jan. 26 Belmont H L 82-93 Feb. 1 ETSU A L 79-85 Feb. 3 USC Upstate A L 49-75 Feb. 7 Gardner-Webb A L 71-84 Feb. 9 Campbell H W 75-70 Feb. 14 Florida Gulf Coast H W 76-74 (OT) Feb. 16 Stetson H L 73-75 Feb. 21 Jacksonville A L 87-96 (OT) Feb. 23 UNF A L 61-70 Feb. 29 Kennesaw State H L 61-65 Mar. 5 ! Jacksonville N L 57-65 # - Jim ‘N Nick’s Cougar Classic at CofC ! - A-Sun Championship, Nashville, Tenn.

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Nov. 15 Ohio N W 67-64 Nov. 16 Xavier A L 58-72 Nov. 17 Illinois-Chicago N L 64-75 Nov. 26 #12 Illinois A L 61-93 Nov. 28 Iowa State A L 64-87 Dec. 1 Georgia Southern A L 78-88 Dec. 4 Lipscomb H W 88-80 Dec. 6 Belmont H W 72-70 Dec. 9 Fort Valley State H W 94-77 Dec. 17 Elon H W 80-63 Dec. 27 Alabama A L 44-101 Jan. 3 Florida Atlantic A L 72-90 Jan. 5 UCF A L 56-60 Jan. 8 Gardner-Webb H W 72-56 Jan. 10 Campbell H W 92-86 Jan. 16 Georgia State A L 66-79 Jan. 19 Troy State H L 66-82 Jan. 22 Stetson A L 68-77 Jan. 24 Jacksonville A L 83-88 (OT) Jan. 27 Georgia State H W 73-55 Jan. 30 Stetson H W 76-62 Feb. 1 Jacksonville H W 75-62 Feb. 8 Troy State A L 77-81 Feb. 12 Campbell A L 66-69 Feb. 14 Gardner-Webb A L 77-85 Feb. 19 UCF H L 58-83 Feb. 21 Florida Atlantic H W 85-79 Feb. 26 Belmont A L 70-81 Feb. 28 Lipscomb A W 88-77 Mar. 4 ! Belmont A L 63-71 ! - A-Sun Championship, Nashville, Tenn.

Dec. 21 Oregon State A L 62-93 Dec. 23 #21 Oregon A L 64-84 Dec. 30 Furman A L 69-83 Jan. 2 Stetson H W 84-63 Jan. 7 Belmont A L 47-72 Jan. 9 Lipscomb A L 68-89 Jan. 13 Campbell H W 94-93 Jan. 15 Gardner-Webb H W 85-74 Jan. 18 Jacksonville A L 77-87 Jan. 20 North Florida A W 77-58 Jan. 24 Savannah State H W 68-64 Jan. 26 Stetson A W 78-66 Feb. 1 Lipscomb H L 50-62 Feb. 3 Belmont H L 77-84 Feb. 8 Gardner-Webb A L 68-69 Feb. 10 Campbell A W 81-80 Feb. 16 Jacksonville H L 97-101 (OT) Feb. 18 North Florida H W 69-59 Feb. 22 Kennesaw State A L 51-87 Feb. 24 East Tennessee St. A L 89-112 Mar. 1 ! Lipscomb N L 49-85 ! - A-Sun Championship, Johnson City, Tenn. Head Coach: Mark Slonaker

2005-06 (9-19, 7-13 A-Sun) Head Coach: Mark Slonaker

2003-04 (12-18, 9-11 A-Sun)

Nov. 20 Nov. 23 Nov. 29 Dec. 2 Dec. 4

Dec. 7 Ft. Valley State H W 89-66 Dec. 22 Ohio State A L 77-102 Dec. 30 Savannah State A W 98-81 Jan. 3 Florida Atlantic H L101-104 (3OT) Jan. 5 UCF H W 80-71 Jan. 8 Belmont A L 73-74 Jan. 10 Lipscomb A W 82-73 Jan. 13 Campbell H W 90-72 Jan. 15 Gardner-Webb H W 74-69 Jan. 21 Troy A L 70-97 Jan. 23 Georgia State A L 61-72 Jan. 28 Georgia State H L 60-65 Jan. 31 Troy H W 105-101 Feb. 3 Campbell A W 83-77 Feb. 5 Gardner-Webb A L 72-81 Feb. 8 Savannah State H W 94-62 Feb. 11 Lipscomb H L 64-69 Feb. 13 Belmont H L 63-65 Feb. 17 UCF A L 65-79 Feb. 19 Florida Atlantic A W 107-88 Feb. 25 Stetson H W 74-73 Feb. 27 Jacksonville H W 88-61 Mar. 3 ! UCF N L 68-81 ! - A-Sun Championship, Nashville, Tenn.

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YEAR-BY-YEAR RECORDS Dec. 17 Oklahoma State A L 74-104 Dec. 20 UCLA A L 56-79 Dec. 22 LMU Lions A W 75-52 Dec. 31 Iowa State A L 49-67 Jan. 3 Campbell A L 57-72 Jan. 9 Jacksonville A L 59-80 Jan. 11 UNF A W 75-62 Jan. 16 FGCU H W 88-63 Jan. 18 Stetson H W 101-98 (OT) Jan. 24 Lipscomb A L 68-84 Jan. 26 Belmont A L 82-86 (OT) Jan. 29 Kennesaw State H W 88-75 Feb. 2 Campbell H L 73-92 Feb. 5 Kennesaw State A W 75-56 Feb. 7 Jacksonville H W 72-71 Feb. 9 UNF H W 74-55 Feb. 14 FGCU A W 82-75 Feb. 16 Stetson A W 88-80 (OT) Feb. 20 Lipscomb H L 67-88 Feb. 22 Belmont H W 89-83 Feb. 26 USC Upstate A L 90-93 (OT) Feb. 28 ETSU A L 81-103 Mar. 5 !Belmont N L 64-65 ! - A-Sun Championship, Nashville, Tenn. 2009-2010 (16-17, 10-10 A-Sun)

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Nov. 13 #Bucknell N W 89-80 Nov. 14 #Bryant N W 80-56 Nov. 15 #Providence A L 77-79 Nov. 18 Fisk H W 110-45 Nov. 21 Florida St. H L 50-89 Nov. 27 Georgia Tech A L 74-85 Dec. 3 Lipscomb H L 89-98 Dec. 5 Belmont H L 90-94 (OT) Dec. 10 Piedmont H W 87-62 Dec. 21 Vanderbilt A L 59-99 Dec. 23 Alabama A L 71-90 Dec. 29 Charlotte A L 80-91 Jan. 2 Jacksonville A W 75-74 Jan. 4 North Florida A W 84-79 Jan. 7 Campbell H W 82-73 Jan. 9 East Tennessee St. H W 83-78 Jan. 14 USC Upstate A W 60-57 Jan. 22 Stetson A L 69-76 Jan. 24 Florida Gulf Coast A L 70-71 Jan. 27 Kennesaw State H L 69-71 Jan. 30 Stetson H W 91-57 Feb. 1 Florida Gulf Coast H W 78-72 Feb. 4 Kennesaw State A L 63-66 Feb. 8 USC Upstate H W 83-69 Feb. 12 Campbell A L 63-69 Feb. 14 East Tennessee St. A W 82-77 Feb. 18 North Florida H W 77-67 Feb. 20 Jacksonville H L 64-76 Feb. 25 Belmont A L 73-77 Feb. 27 Lipscomb A L 73-85 Mar. 4 !Belmont H W 87-81 Mar. 5 !Jacksonville H W 66-63 Mar. 6 !East Tennessee St. H L 66-72 # - World Vision Invitational, Providence, R.I. ! – A-Sun Championship, Macon, Ga.

114 2010-11 (15-18, 11-9 A-Sun) Head Coach: Bob Hoffman

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Oglethorpe #UTEP Harvard at Florida St.

H A H A

W L L L

67-44 87-74 75-69 79-55

Nov. 26 #vs. Western Caro. N W Nov. 27 #at William & Mary A L Nov. 28 #vs. Gardner-Webb N L Dec. 2 Belmont A L Dec.4 Lipscomb A L Dec. 10 Navy H W Dec. 23 Georgia H L Dec. 30 Charlotte H L Dec. 31 Georgia Tech A L Jan. 3 East Tenn. St. H L Jan. 5 S.C. Upstate H W Jan. 10 Campbell A L Jan. 14 Stetson A L Jan. 16 Fla. Gulf Coast A W Jan. 20 Jacksonville H W Jan. 22 North Fla. H L Jan. 25 Kennesaw St. A W Jan. 29 S.C. Upstate A W Jan. 31 East Tenn. St. A L Feb. 5 Campbell H W Feb. 10 Stetson H W Feb. 12 Fla. Gulf Coast H W Feb.15 Kennesaw St. H W Feb.18 North Fla. A W Feb.20 Jacksonville A L Feb.24 Belmont H L Feb. 26 Lipscomb H W Mar. 3 !Lipscomb H W Mar.4 !Belmont H L # - Legends Classic game ! – Atlantic Sun Tournament, Macon, Ga.

71-66 57-52 78-65 89-67 77-65 73-68 56-53 64-63 87-78 62-61 70-59 80-74 79-72 50-47 70-68 74-64 78-70 65-53 82-75 63-45 72-62 74-61 57-55 78-75 74-68 75-64 68-67 73-63 80-72

2011-12 (27-11, 13-5 A-Sun) CollegeInsider.com Tournament Champions Head Coach: Bob Hoffman

Nov.12 Nov.14 Nov.17 Nov. 21 Nov. 22 Nov. 23 Dec. 1 Dec. 3 Dec. 7 Dec.10 Dec. 18 Dec. 20 Dec. 22 Dec. 28 Dec. 30 Jan. 2 Jan. 4 Jan. 7 Jan. 9 Jan. 13 Jan. 21 Jan. 23 Jan. 28 Jan.30 Feb. 4 Feb. 6 Feb. 10 Feb. 18 Feb. 20 Feb. 23 Feb. 25 Feb. 29 Mar. 2 Mar. 13

Emory # at Missouri at Furman #Sam Houston St. #Niagara #South Dakota St. at Lipscomb at Belmont at Samford Chattanooga at Seton Hall at Georgia at Georgia Tech at Tulsa at Navy Fla. Gulf Coast Stetson at East Tenn. St. at S.C. Upstate Kennesaw St. North Fla. Jacksonville at Stetson at Fla. Gulf Coast S.C. Upstate East Tenn. St. at Kennesaw St. at Jacksonville at North Fla. Lipscomb Belmont !Lipscomb !Florida Gulf Coast ^Tennessee St.

H A A H H H A A A H A A A A A H H H A H H H A A H H A A A H H H H H

W L W W W L W L W W L L W L W W W L W W W W W W W W W L L W L W L W

66-57 81-63 66-46 60-38 74-55 74-61 79-72 82-78 83-78 67-56 80-77 72-58 65-59 68-62 65-56 76-54 75-59 76-61 73-66 81-51 69-58 75-65 75-64 75-66 61-47 54-46 61-57 81-75 75-66 63-54 62-61 61-53 62-58 68-60

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Mar. 17 ^Georgia St. H W Mar. 21 ^Old Dominion A W Mar. 24 ^Fairfield A W Mar. 28 ^Utah St. A W # - CBE Classic Game ! – Atlantic Sun Tournament, Macon, Ga. ^ - CollegeInsider.com Tournament Game

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YEAR-BY-YEAR RECORDS 1973-74 1974-75 1975-76 1976-77 1977-78 1978-79 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 2008-0 9 2009-1 0 2010-11 2011-12

16-8 9-17 15-10 6-19 16-11 21-6 16-12 18-12 *$ 16-11 13-15 14-14 22-9 *$ 15-14 12-16 15-14 14-14 7-20 2-25 11-18 13-14 5-24 15-14 15-14 3-23 5-21 8-18 12-21 13-15 6-23 23-6 # 12-18 16-12 9-19 13-17 11-19 17-15 16-17 15-18 27-11@

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+- James Cowan coached nine games in 1956-57, with a 2-7 record $ - NCAA Tournament Appearance # - A-Sun Regular Season Champions * - A-Sun Tournament Champions @ - CollegeInsider.com Tournament Champions ^- Dixie Conference Champions %- Dixie Conference Tournament Champions ? - NAIA District 25 Champions ! - NAIA National Tournament Appearance & - SIAA Tournament Champions

Jo Dan Gold Bill Bibb Bill Bibb Bill Bibb Bill Bibb Bill Bibb Bill Bibb Bill Bibb Bill Bibb Bill Bibb Bill Bibb Bill Bibb Bill Bibb Bill Bibb Bill Bibb Bill Bibb Brad Siegfried Brad Siegfried Bill Hodges Bill Hodges Bill Hodges Bill Hodges Bill Hodges Bill Hodges Mark Slonaker Mark Slonaker Mark Slonaker Mark Slonaker Mark Slonaker Mark Slonaker Mark Slonaker Mark Slonaker Mark Slonaker Mark Slonaker Mark Slonaker Bob Hoffman Bob Hoffman Bob Hoffman Bob Hoffman

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Not Available Not Available C. C. McClure Homes Maxon C.C. “Doc ” Stroud C.C. “Doc ” Stroud C.C. “Doc ” Stroud J.J. Scully J.J. Scully Not Available J.C. Clements Charles Morgan Not Available J.C. Clements Not Available John Cody John Cody M.P. Gilliam M.P. Gilliam John M. King Bernie Moore Bernie Moore Oscar Long Lake Russell Smokey Harper Did not field a team Lake Russell Lake Russell Jimmy Slocum Jimmy Slocum Lake Russell Lake Russell Lake Russell Jimmy Daugherty Did not field a team Cliff Snow Did not field a team James Cowan James Cowan James Cowan James Cowan James Cowan Dan Nymicz Dan Nymicz James Cowan James Cowan James Cowan James Cowan/Robert Wilder Robert Wilder Robert Wilder Robert Wilder Robert Wilder Robert Wilder Robert Wilder Robert Wilder Robert Wilder Robert Wilder Robert Wilder Robert Wilder Robert Wilder Robert Wilder Dwayne Morrison Dwayne Morrison Dwayne Morrison

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1906-07 1907-08 1908-09 1909-10 1910-11 1911-12 1912-13 1913-14 1914-15 1915-16 1916-17 1917-18 1918-19 1919-20 1920-21 1921-22 1922-23 1923-24 1924-25 1925-26 1926-27 1927-28 1928- 2 9 1929- 3 0 1930- 3 1 1931-32 1932- 33 1933- 34 1934- 35 1935- 36 1935- 37 1937- 38 1938- 39 1939- 40 1940-44 1944-45 1945-46 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

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COACHING RECORDS BY WINS

BY ORDER C.C. McClure Homes Maxon C.C. “Doc” Stroud J.J. Scully J.C. Clements Charles Morgan John Cody M.P. Gilliam John M. King Bernie Moore Oscar Long Lake Russell Smokey Harper Jimmy Slocum

Robert Wilder Dwayne Morrison Joe Dan Gold Bill Bibb Brad Siegfried Bill Hodges Mark Slonaker Bob Hoffman

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1-6 3-5 27-15 8-18 7-8

Coach

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

4-4 23-19 36-12 16-8 24-11 20-5 Rank 41-37 1. 2. 11-4 3. 8-26 4. 5. 6-13 16-9 103-80 40-16

Bill Bibb Robert Wilder Mark Slonaker James Cowan Bob Hoffman Bill Hodges Dwayne Morrison Lake Russell Dan Nymicz M.P. Gilliam

Wins

222 147 128 103 75 62 48 41 40 36

BY WINNING PERCENTAGE

147-168 48-22 16-8 222-194 9-45 62-107 128-189 75-61

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ALL-TIME ROSTER Shaddean Aaron Mark Adamson Ross Alacqua Ray Allen Jackie Anderson John Anderson Brad Arthur Bobby Ash

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1952-53 1960-61 1972-74 1979-83 1983-87 1955-56 1946-47 1990-94 1997-99 20092006-07 1968-72 1952-55 1967-71 1955-57 1952-55 1992-96 1971-73 1954-56 1983-85

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20102007-11 20112003-07 2000-04 1973-75 1970-74 1960-62 1950-51 1950-51 1956-60 1982-86 2001-02 1961-65 2011-12 1952-54 1961-64 1974-77 2006-2009 1959-60 117 1967-68 1999-01 1996-97 1949-50 1953-54 mercer

1996-97 1958-62 1975-79 1994-96 2007-2009 20091999-04 2001-06 1970-71 1991-92,93-96 1994-95 1973-76, 77-78 1961-63

G Edgar Gallops Gus Garcsar Terry Garrett Tony Gattis Pete Geter Hugh Gibson Jesse Glouser Michael Goldberg Russell Golden Jake Gollon Isaac Gordon Bruce Gordy Bob Graham Jim Graham Robert Graham Bob Green Ledon Green Mike Green Bill Groover Doug Guthrie

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1969-72 1991-93,94-96 1986-88 1957-59 1963-64 1946-48 20071995-96 1988-89 1959-61

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20101949-50 1985-87 1995-96 1957-59 1949-52 2010-12

Jason Ealing Frank Edwards Jay Eiche Reggie Elliott Michael Ellis Daniel Emerson Scott Emerson Will Emerson Roderick English Tony Etchison Abel Etienne Joe Everett Bill Exum

1947-48 1976-80 1958-59 1997-99 1988-90 1985-87 2007-08 1997-99 1946-48 1946-47 1971-73 1946-50 2004-08 1989-90 1949-50 1999-05 1959-62 1964-65 1946-47

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C Kevin Canevari Bob Caldwell Everett Callaway Lance Carter Norman Carter Glenn Cassell Justin Cecil

D W.D. Dooly Kenny Daugherty Alec Davis Evans Davis Flo Davis Greg Davis Justin Davis Steve Davis Gideon Dial Bill Dismuke Charlie Dixon Mayes Dobbins Sam Dolan Brian Dranzik Jesse Duckworth Wesley Duke Joe Dulick Roger Dunaway Tom Dykes

Larry Falls Scott Farley Marc Farnell Bill Finch Woodrow Fincher Ray Flanders James Florence Shane Franks Mark Frederiksen Richard Fritch

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1983-85 1955-56 1966-67 1962-63 1964-67 2000-02 1947-51 1955-56 1959-63 1972-76 1949-51 2004-05 1973-75 2007-11 1973-75 20121965-66 1956-57 2001-02 1947-49 1969-73 1955-56 1963-64 1977-78 1983-85

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Marvin Bailey Scott Bailey Talmadge Bailey Clarence Baker Ray Banks Bert Barnes Dilmas Barnett Don Baxter Mark Baynes Robert Belloir Jeff Belmer Roy Bennett Olaf Bergwall Don Bethel Brad Bibb Hoyt Biggers John Binns Harold Bivins Stanley Black Chad Boggan Tony Bolds Bruce Boler Ryan Boles Roger Bolton Toof Boone Adam Bowling Monnie Brabham Victor Bristol Kevin Brooks Andre Brown Andrew Brown Bob E. Brown Earnest Brown Kenny Brown Leroy Brown Monty Brown Duke Bryan Jibri Bryan Bob Burks Darryl Burton

Eric Chambers Maynard Chambers Walter Chandler Jim Chapman Richard Childs John Chvatal Lamar Clements Pete Clements Butch Clifton Phil Cochran Tom Colquitt Damitrius Coleman Willie Cooper BeJay Corley Chip Coulter Daniel Coursey Glenn Cowart Lamont Craft Ahmad Crawford Quincy Crawford Eddie Creech W.P. (Bud) Culbreth Frank Cunningham Tracey Curtis Keith Czapla


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ALL-TIME ROSTER Hugh Hodges Vasil Hoffich Darius Hogans Eddie Holland Otis Holloway Tim Holloway Justin Howard James Hughes John Hughes Bill Hull John Hulsey Craig Hunt

Eric Jackson Marquisse Jackson Jay January John Jewett Louis Johnson Mark Johnson Tommy Johnson Travis Johnson David Jones Eddie Jones William Jones

Larry Keller Joe Kenis Mike Kennedy John Kinman Aulbert Kinsaul Melvin Kinslow Rodney Kirtz Dan Kniffen E.J. Kusnyer

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Lloyd Industrious

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Jack Manton Mac Marchman Tommy Marshall

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1991-92

1985-89 2009-11 2001-04 1950-54 1967-68 1997-98 1956-60 1980-82 1970-74 1979-81 1985-86

1981-82 1982-84 1989-93 1971-72 1946-50 1955-57 1997-01 1977-78 2009-

1969-71 2010-12 1998-99 1977-79 1951-52 1953-54 1975-79 1955-56 1951-52 1960-61 1985-86 1953-56

1962-63,64-66 1947-49 1947-48

A.J. Martin Tommy Martin Larry Mashburn David Matthews Bryan Maynard Korey McCray Tyler McCurry John McGriff Donny McLendon Jesse McMillan Attrice Meeks Richard Miles Robert Miles Ron Miller Tim Miller Brian Mills James Milton R.J. Miskimon Sam Mitchell Tom Mitchell Tommy Mixon David Mock Steve Moody Cary Moore Chris Moore Oscar Moore Rodney Mosley Darious Moten Aleem Muhammad Bob Murdock Joe Murray

J.W. Naftel Bill Naylor Charles Newton Ken Nixon Ronnie Nixon Byron Norris

Mark Odom James Odoms Jim Ogden Lindsay Orr Chris Ott Bruce Otto

Maurice Parks L.W. Parr Chuck Pauldo Bill Pearce Ray Pearson Bob Pender Marcus Pender Hrvoje Pervan Brian Pfohl Chris Phillips John Pat Pickles

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THIS IS MERC What distinguishes a good university from a great university extends far beyond the boundaries of its curriculum and its campus. The competence and character of an institutionâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s graduates are, more often than not, the hallmarks by which its reputation is both earned and measured. As a private, co-educational institution, Mercer University has emerged as one of the premier universities in the Southeast and the nation. Mercer is truly a dynamic and comprehensive center of undergraduate, graduate and professional education. Mercerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s outstanding faculty take students beyond the rigors of academic programs to explore the challenges of reason, responsibility, compassion and character. Through learning, living and leading, Mercer students are prepared not only to confront, but also to embrace the challenges of their future. Under the leadership of prominent Georgia Baptist leader Jesse Mercer, Mercer University was founded in Penfield, Ga., in 1833 and later moved to Macon in 1871. From its humble beginnings as a small liberal arts college, Mercer now offers programs in 11 schools and colleges. Conveniently located in the middle of the state, Macon serves as the educational, medical, cultural and commercial hub of central Georgia. Located just j one hour from Atlanta - one of the nationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s most


CER... popular international cities - and two hours from the Atlantic coast, Macon is easily accessible from two interstate highways - I-75 and I-16. Consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review among the nation’s leading universities, Mercer considers one of its strengths to be its superior faculty, who “teach from the heart.” At Mercer, students benefit from learning experiences guided by caring faculty, not teaching assistants as is the case at many universities. The Higher Education Research Institute at UCLA recently named Mercer as a “highly selective” university, and The Princeton Review has placed Mercer among the Best 351 Colleges in North America. The University is comprised of the College of Liberal Arts, the Walter F. George School of Law, the School of Pharmacy and Health Services, the School of Medicine, the Eugene W. Stetson School of Business and Economics, the School of Engineering, the James and Carolyn McAfee School of Theology, the Tift College of Education, the Georgia Baptist College of Nursing, the College of Continuing and Professional Studies, and the Townsend School of Music. The University also operates the Mercer University Press in Macon and the Mercer Engineering Research Center in Warner Robins. Mercer’s enrollment is nearly 8,100 students. While many students come from the Southeast, more than 38 states and 30 countries are represented among the student body. The average class size at Mercer is 21, with a student/faculty ratio of 13:1 - unusually low for a major university.


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CAMPUS LIFE Even with its picturesque setting, the spirit of Mercer is not in the grandeur of its buildings, but in the graciousness of its people - a friendly, family-like community of faculty, staff and students who strive for excellence in all that they do. The University offers a wealth of fascinating experiences and activities both in and outside the classroom. From academic clubs and honor societies, to performing arts and special interest groups, to 16 national fraternities and sororities on campus, students can choose from more than 80 on-campus organizations to discover new talents and interests and to gain important leadership skills they will need for life after college.

RESIDENCE LIFE The benefits of campus living are numerous - the development l off life-long friendships, a sense of community, enhancing campus involvement and higher academic performance. For many new students, this is the first time they have lived away from home, and the community that develops on campus and in residence halls becomes a second family. All freshman and sophomores (first-year and/or transfer students) are required to live on campus, with the exception of married students, students above the age of 21, students with children and/or students who live at home with a parent or guardian within reasonable commuting distance. In each of Mercerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s residence halls, safety comes first and foremost. The exterior doors are locked at all times, and students use their identification cards to gain access into their residence hall.


DEGREES AT MERCER Undergraduate Degrees -African American Studies -Art -Biology -Business (M.A.P.S. program) -Chemistry -Christianity -Communication and Theatre Arts -Computer Science -Economics -Education -Engineering -English -Environmental Science -French -German -History -Information Science and Technology -Journalism -Latin -Mathematics -Media Studies -Music -Music Education -Philosophy

-Physics -Political Science -Psychology -Sociology -Spanish -Theater -Womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s and Gender Studies

Graduate Degrees -Business Administration (MBA) -Community Counseling -Engineering -Education -Family Service -Family Therapy -Nursing -Public Health -Technical Communications

Professional Degrees -Law -Medical

Mercer University Quick Facts Founded 1833

President

William D. Underwood

Enrollment Fall 2012

8336 Total 4409 Undergraduate 2187 Graduate 1740 Professional

Alumni 65,000

Overall Operating Budget $181.3 Million

Number of Faculty & Staff 1,658


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ercer broke ground on the centerpiece of the Macon campus in the fall of 2001. 1. The University Center has become one of the premier venues in the nation for college ege basketball and volleyball. The $40 million facility has become the focal point for almost lmost all campus activities, providing students with an area for study, a food court, and a coffee shop. In April of 2012, Mercer President William D. Underwood announced the UC Arena would uld be renamed Hawkins Arena in recognition of a $1 million dollar gift from Macon cardiologist gist Dr. Chuck Hawkins and his wife, Kathy. Their generous contribution helped fund the installallation of Mercer’s state-of-the-art video scoreboard.

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The “Street” is a tree-lined, sunlit indoor patio, providing students with an area to study, y, socialize, and dine on cuisine from the food court, including Chick-Fil-A, Subway and Burger Studio. Bear Rock Cafe is a coffee shop and internet café for students to use either her with high-speed connections throughout the floor area with the wireless internet con-nections, or with Bear Rock’s computers. Students can also relax and watch either of two wo flat screen televisions, or relax outside on the Patio overlooking the Greek Village and campus. Both students and athletes have state of the art fitness facilities, with weight training equipment and cardiovascular theater, as well as a 1/8 mile indoor track. The track

T University The Center houses all 17 of Mercer’s NCAA Division I athletics offices, training rooms and team rooms. Opened in 2004, it is a state-of-the-art facility that can hold up 3,200 spectators for basketball and volleyball.


ERCER overlooks the lower level, which has three full-size basketball and volleyball courts for intramural and recreove atio use. ation Another distinguishing feature of the University Center is the 25-meter indoor swimming pool for use by both Ano stude and teams for lap swim and water strength and speed drills. Athletes have a separate weight room for students use during d team workouts with all the latest free weight and weight machine technology. Athletes and trainers also have h the use of a complete athletic training room, with the latest in injury treatment and prevention equipment. The University Un Center is also home for Mercer University Athletics, with offices for all the athletics administration and coa coaching staff. These offices allow potential student-athletes to see first hand the facility that will be their home base ba for their career at Mercer. The University Univ Center, on top of all the other amenities, is the home for Mercer basketball and volleyball. There are two full courts, c one designated as the practice court, and the main floor in the center of the arena in the University Center. Center Th The main court is surrounded by 3,200 seats for basketball and volleyball, but can be expanded for up to 4,080 with floor seating for concerts. Three skyboxes at mid-court provide a birds-eye view of the action on the floor. T main entrance into the The Arena at the University Center A is Mercer’s Heritage Hall. This is a collection recognizing some of Mercer’s most important o aalumni, faculty and staff. There aare many different displays, including the Mercer Hall of in FFame which honors the acccomplishments of Mercerians tthrough the years. Displays also in include the history of Mercer A Athletics and a History of Merccer itself.

Mercer’s comprehensive therapeutic setting provides medical coverage for all student-athletes. It is staffed by two full-time athletic trainers and five graduate assistants that are licensed and certified to practice.


Another state-of-the-art addition to Mercer, the weight room is home to power lifting stations, abundant free weights and state-of-the art cardio equipment.

Each of Mercerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s team sports has a an up-to-date locker room in the University Center. The locker rooms have full shower facilities.

Attached h d tto each h llocker k room is a player lounge, complete with a big-screen TV, sound system and comfortable seating.


The indoor pool at the University Center is a collegiate size lap pool that is utilized for aqua-therapy for rehabilitation of studentathletes.

This year, Mercer unveils its brand new state-of-the art video scoreboard.


DIRECTIONS AND PARKING SPECTATOR GENERAL PARKING: From I-75 Heading North (from Florida) Take I-75 North to the Mercer University Drive exit (Exit #163). Take a right at the top of the exit ramp onto Mercer University Drive. Turn left at the first traffic light onto Stadium Drive. At the stop sign, turn left to continue on Stadium Drive (the Hilton Garden Inn will be on your left). Make an immediate right into the parking lot behind the rightfield fence of baseball stadium. Walk up the hill to the UC entrance. From I-75 Heading South (from Atlanta) Take I-75 South to the Mercer University Drive exit (Exit #163). Take a left at the top of the exit ramp onto Mercer University Drive and cross over I-75. Turn left at the first traffic light onto Stadium Drive. At the stop sign, turn left to continue on Stadium Drive (the Hilton Garden Inn will be on your left). Make an immediate right into the parking lot behind the rightfield fence of baseball stadium. Walk up the hill to the UC entrance. From I-16 Heading West (from Savannah) Take I-16 West until it merges with I-75 South. Follow directions above. From I-80 Heading East Stay on Hwy. 80 until it meets Interstate 475. Take Interstate 475 North and take the Thomaston/Macon exit (there will be a sign that says exit for Mercer University Drive). Stay on Mercer University Drive for about four miles until crossing over Interstate 75. Once across I-75, turn left at the first traffic light onto Stadium Drive. At the stop sign, turn left to continue on Stadium Drive (the Hilton Garden Inn will be on your left). Make an immediate right into the parking lot behind the rightfield fence of baseball stadium. Walk up the hill to the UC entrance. ADA Accessible Drop-off and Parking (with proper identification) After following directions above to campus, instead of turning into the parking lot behind the baseball stadium, proceed to the first street on the right which will be University Center Drive. Turn right onto University Center Drive. Continue on University Center Drive up the hill until it ends at the upper parking lot of the University Center (Claude Smith Baseball Field will be on the right as you approach the University Center). Turn right at the top of the hill and pull into the loop to drop off before parking. Visitor Bus Drop-Off and Parking After following directions above to campus, instead of turning into the parking lot behind the baseball stadium, proceed to the first street on the right which will be University Center Drive. Turn right onto University Center Drive. Make a right at the first street (Claude Smith Baseball Field will be on the right corner as you approach the University Center). Make a left into the middle lot of the University Center. Teams enter through the loading area doors adjacent to the middle lot. Bus parking will be designated on a game-by-game basis due to construction in that vicinity of campus.