NCAAB Game Recap - Furman at Mercer
Fri Dec 20, 2019 7:30 PM EST

CenCT
58
PSU
87
F
MtStM
48
Navy
59
F
Akr
62
Tul
61
F
Drex
72
Quin
63
F
Lib
66
Tows
54
F
Eccle
71
Alc
122
F
N AL
80
AlaAM
92
F
BGSU
67
Norf
72
F(OT)
Lipsco
63
Vermt
86
F
Bingha
53
Pitt
79
F
Maine
53
UMass
74
F
Del
75
LIU
82
F(OT)
SMU
85
UGA
87
F(2OT)
JMU
75
Ford
69
F
Furm
64
Mercer
62
F
N CO
87
SDak
68
F
UCIrv
67
IL-C
76
F
NDSt
68
Marq
82
F
Jacksn
39
Clem
68
F
IUPUI
64
Fres
95
F
South
68
UCSB
77
F
MsVl
71
SCla
100
F

Furman 64, Mercer 62

Dec 20, 2019, 7:30 PM EST

Final

1

2

T

Furman (11-3)

30

34

64

Mercer (5-7)

30

32

62

Lyons hits winner, scores 25 as Furman edges Mercer 64-62
Fri Dec 20, 2019 10:23 PM

MACON, Ga. (AP) Jordan Lyons tossed in 25 points and scored on a layup with 17 seconds remaining in the game and Furman slipped past Mercer 64-62 on Friday night.

It was the first Southern Conference matchup of the season for both teams.

Clay Mounce had 12 points and 11 rebounds for his sixth double-double of the season for the Paladins (11-3), who picked up their fourth straight win.

Maciej Bender had 19 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks for the Bears (5-7). It was Bender's second double-double of the season. Jeff Gary added 13 points, while Ross Cummings scored 12. Djordje Dimitrijevic, the Bears' second leading scorer heading into the matchup at 16 points per game, made just 1 of 8 shots..

A jumper by Ethan Stair gave Mercer a 55-51 lead with 5:27 left to play. Gary's 3-pointer with 1:13 remaining knotted the score at 62.

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Leaders

Furman PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
J. Pugh 0 0 0 0 0 0
C. Kenney 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mercer PTS +/- AST REB ST BLK
V. Bafutto 0 0 0 0 0 1
P. Urey 0 0 0 0 0 0

Team Comparison

Furm Mercer
Points For 64 62
Field Goals 26/60-43% 25/54-46%
Three Pointers 8/25-32% 8/22-36%
Free Throws 4/9-44% 4/6-67%
Offensive Rebounds 8 7
Defensive Rebounds 20 25
Rebounds 28 32
Blocks 1 6
Steals 7 4
Turnovers 9 13
Personal Fouls 12 11
Technical Fouls 0 0
Ejections 0 0

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

Date Result Away Pts Ldr Home Pts Ldr
Fri Dec 20 Furm 64 @ Mercer 62 T. Clark 2 J. Glisson 2

Game Information

Stadium: Hawkins Arena, Macon, Georgia
Attendance: 3,172
Game Time: