NCAAB Game Recap - Mercer at North Carolina Greensboro
Wed Jan 1, 2020 7:00 PM EST

Fres
52
SDSU
61
F
ECU
69
WichSt
75
F
Furm
89
VMI
73
F
Citad
68
Samf
69
F
SDak
59
IPFW
70
F
Woff
48
ETSU
49
F
SoFL
64
SMU
82
F
UConn
51
Cin
67
F
Mercer
63
UNCG
72
F
Wyo
54
Bois
65
F
Marq
75
Crei
92
F
NM
85
SJSU
88
F
ColSt
61
Nev
67
F
UtSt
53
UNLV
70
F

Jan 1, 2020, 7:00 PM EST

Final

1

2

T

Mercer (6-9)

25

38

63

North Carolina Greensboro (12-3)

43

29

72

Miller scores 31 to carry UNC-Greensboro over Mercer 72-63
Wed Jan 1, 2020 9:43 PM

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Isaiah Miller had a career-high 31 points and school record nine steals and UNC Greensboro topped Mercer 72-63 on Wednesday night.

James Dickey had 12 rebounds for the Spartans (12-3, 2-0 Southern Conference), who earned their fourth consecutive victory.

Ethan Stair had 18 points and six rebounds for the Bears (6-9, 0-2). Djordje Dimitrijevic added 17 points.

Miller opened the scoring with a layup to start a 7-0 run and the Spartans led 43-25 at the half as Miller scored on a dunk and a floater in the lane in the final minute. Mercer shot 52% in the first half but had 14 turnovers.

The Bears rallied in the second half and got within 60-57 on a Stair jumper with 5 1/2 minutes to play but Miller scored consecutive baskets and in the final minute Malik Massey made four free throws.

Mercer had three turnovers in the final three minutes, finishing with 24 turnovers UNCG turned into 39 points.

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Leaders

Mercer PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
V. Bafutto 0 0 0 1 0 0
E. Stair 18 0 1 6 3 0
North Carolina Greensboro PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
B. Leyte 0 0 1 0 0 0
I. Miller 31 0 0 4 9 0

Team Comparison

Mercer UNCG
Points For 63 72
Field Goals 25/47-53% 26/62-42%
Three Pointers 6/10-60% 8/23-35%
Free Throws 7/11-64% 12/22-55%
Offensive Rebounds 5 11
Defensive Rebounds 30 20
Rebounds 40 32
Blocks 0 2
Steals 6 17
Turnovers 24 12
Personal Fouls 18 13
Technical Fouls 0 0
Ejections 0 0

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

Date Result Away Pts Ldr Home Pts Ldr
Wed Jan 1 Mercer 63 @ UNCG 72 M. Bender 2 K. Galloway 2

Game Information

Stadium: Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, North Carolina
Attendance: 2,374
Game Time: