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Mercer Bears (9-12)


Thursday 1/19 Saturday 1/21 Saturday 1/28 Monday 1/30 Thursday 2/2
@ NC-Gre
L 66-68
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@ WCU
W 70-50
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vs. Cit
1:30 PM PT2:30 PM MT3:30 PM CT4:30 PM ET9:30 PM GMT5:30 PM 北京时间2:30 PM MST4:30 PM EST
vs. WCU
4:00 PM PT5:00 PM MT6:00 PM CT7:00 PM ET12:00 PM GMT8:00 PM 北京时间5:00 PM MST7:00 PM EST
vs. Furman
4:00 PM PT5:00 PM MT6:00 PM CT7:00 PM ET12:00 PM GMT8:00 PM 北京时间5:00 PM MST7:00 PM EST

Holland leads Mercer to 70-50 win over Western Carolina

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) Ria'n Holland drilled 5 of 9 from beyond the arc for 23 points as Mercer bounced back from two straight defeats to dominate Western Carolina 70-50 on Saturday.

The Bears hit 11 of 24 from distance, shooting 50 percent from the floor. Western Carolina made just 2 of 17 long range attempts, and 16 of 51 (31 percent) field goals.

Mercer (9-12, 3-5 Southern Conference), which jumped out to a 43-23 halftime advantage, shot 60 percent from the floor in the opening half while limiting the Catamounts to just 36 percent shooting. The Bears were up 61-48 with 4:04 remaining in the game.

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Leaders
Points: R. Holland17.5
Rebounds: S. Jelks6.4
Assists: J. Strawberry4.6
FG%: R. Holland43.2%
FT%: R. Holland82.4%
3P%: J. Strawberry45.8%
Steals: R. Holland1.1
Blocks: A. Fishler0.8
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova19-1
2 Kansas18-1
3 UCLA19-2
4 Gonzaga19-0
5 Kentucky17-2
6 Baylor18-1
7 West Virginia15-4
7 Creighton18-2
9 North Carolina18-3
10 Florida State18-2
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas18-1
2 Villanova19-1
3 UCLA19-2
4 Gonzaga19-0
5 Kentucky17-2
6 Baylor18-1
7 Creighton18-2
8 West Virginia15-4
9 North Carolina18-3
10 Oregon18-2
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Southern Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
UNCG 7-1 16-5
Chattanooga 6-1 15-4
Furman 5-2 12-8
East Tennessee State 4-2 14-5
Samford 4-3 13-7
Wofford 3-3 8-11
Mercer 3-5 9-12
Citadel 2-7 9-13
Western Carolina 1-6 6-14
VMI 1-6 4-14
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 70.0 (263)
Rebounds: 12.0 (84)
Assists: 13.8 (164)
FG%: 44.3% (184)
FT%: 74.8% (40)
3P%: 35.4% (172)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 68.6 (104)
Rebounds: 25.0 (229)
Assists: 12.6 (132)
FG%: 41.0% (72)
FT%: 75.5% (347)
3P%: 33.2% (115)
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