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Mercer defeats South Carolina-Upstate 61-47
Saturday, Feb 4, 2012

MACON, Ga. (AP)—Langston Hall scored 13 points and Mercer shut down South Carolina-Upstate in the first half and held on for a 61-47 win Saturday.

The Bears (17-7, 9-2 Atlantic Sun Conference) held the Spartans to just 5 of 22 from the field, including 0 of 8 from behind the 3-point arc in the first half.

Mercer trailed 6-2 early before running away with a 21-2 spurt. Jakob Gollon, who finished with 10 points, hit a free throw to put the Bears up 23-8 with 6:19 left in the first half.

SC-Upstate (14-9, 7-3) committed seven turnovers and missed all 12 of its field goals, including eight 3-pointers during the 10:32-long stretch.

The Spartans finished with 19 turnovers and just five assists. They shot 14.3 percent from 3-point range (3 of 21) and 31.5 percent from the field (17 of 54).

Ricardo Glenn and Torrey Craig led SC-Upstate with 13 points each.

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 Top Performers
 S.Car. Upstate
Ricardo Glenn Ricardo Glenn
5-11,  13 Pts
6 Rebs, 1 Assists
 Mercer
Justin Cecil Justin Cecil
1-5,  7 Pts
8 Rebs, 2 Assists

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