NCAAB Game Recap - Mercer at Holy Cross
Mon Dec 2, 2019 11:00 AM EST

SDak
55
Wash
75
F
Mercer
67
HolyC
81
F
Canis
57
Hof
64
F
IL-C
89
USD
83
F
Furm
55
SoFL
65
F
KennSt
46
Elon
70
F
Manh
47
Stony
65
F
NCC
59
Woff
77
F
HiPt
70
NFla
93
F
Reinh
47
TNTec
86
F
(N/A)
51
NrthIA
110
F
Mia-FL
81
Ill
79
F
Colum
76
Del
84
F
(N/A)
49
SFA
114
F
Navy
45
Bry
60
F
(N/A)
69
Nich
120
F
StBon
71
FlAtl
64
F
N TX
77
TexAr
66
F
FlaAM
58
KansSt
76
F
Clem
60
Minn
78
F
(N/A)
28
Lib
87
F

Dec 2, 2019, 11:00 AM EST

Final

1

2

T

Mercer (4-5)

39

28

67

Holy Cross (1-7)

38

43

81

Pridgen scores 21 to carry Holy Cross over Mercer 81-67
Mon Dec 2, 2019 7:21 PM

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) Freshman Joe Pridgen scored a season-high 21 points with nine rebounds as Holy Cross ended its season-opening seven-game losing streak, beating Mercer 81-67 on Monday in the Boca Raton Beach Classic.

Austin Butler added 17 points and 11 rebounds for Holy Cross (1-7), which got its first victory under coach Brett Nelson.

The Crusaders were ahead 53-51 with 11 minutes left to play before using a 14-1 spurt to take control. Blake Verbeek scored six points during the run and Lincoln Yeutter added four.

Ethan Stair had 19 points and eight rebounds for the Bears (4-5). James Glisson III added 16 points and Djordje Dimitrijevic had 11.

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Leaders

Mercer PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
M. Bender 0 0 0 2 0 0
E. Stair 19 0 1 8 1 0
Holy Cross PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
M. Faw 0 0 0 2 0 0
J. Reilly 0 0 1 0 0 0

Team Comparison

Mercer HolyC
Points For 67 81
Field Goals 27/60-45% 31/59-53%
Three Pointers 5/19-26% 8/23-35%
Free Throws 8/13-62% 11/14-79%
Offensive Rebounds 8 9
Defensive Rebounds 22 29
Rebounds 33 43
Blocks 0 1
Steals 4 4
Turnovers 10 10
Personal Fouls 13 14
Technical Fouls 0 0
Ejections 0 0

2019-2020 Regular Season - HolyC Leads Series 1-0

Date Result Away Pts Ldr Home Pts Ldr
Mon Dec 2 Mercer 67 @ HolyC 81 V. Bafutto 2 K. Copeland 5

Game Information

Stadium: FAU Arena, Boca Raton, Florida
Attendance: 1,122
Game Time: