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Mercer Bears (15-16)


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@ Cit 
W 89-78
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vs. NC-Gre 
L 66-72
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@ Chat 
W 64-54
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vs. Sam 
W 88-79
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Strawberry's 32 points sends Mercer past Samford 88-79

MACON, Ga. (AP) Jordan Strawberry scored a career-high 32 points, made all 14 of his foul shots, distributed seven assists with no turnovers and collected seven rebounds and Mercer beat Samford 88-79 on Monday.

Strawberry's 3-pointer with 2:47 to play before halftime tied the score at 29, and he followed with a 3-point play 37 seconds later and the Bears took a 35-33 lead at the break.

Mercer (15-16, 9-9 Southern Conference) never trailed in the second half. The Bears were 25 for 29 from the foul line (86 percent). Stephon Jelks had 17 points on 5-for-8 shooting and made all six of his free throws and grabbed seven boards. Demetre Rivers scored 16 points.

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Leaders
Points: R. Holland17.3
Rebounds: S. Jelks6.6
Assists: J. Strawberry4.3
FG%: R. Holland43.9%
FT%: J. Strawberry88.0%
3P%: J. Strawberry44.5%
Steals: R. Holland1.1
Blocks: A. Fishler0.8
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas27-3
2 Villanova27-3
3 UCLA26-3
4 Gonzaga29-1
5 North Carolina25-6
6 Oregon26-4
7 Arizona26-4
8 Louisville23-6
9 Kentucky25-5
10 West Virginia23-7
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas27-3
2 Villanova27-3
2 UCLA26-3
4 Gonzaga29-1
5 North Carolina25-6
6 Oregon26-4
7 Louisville23-6
8 Arizona26-4
9 Kentucky25-5
10 West Virginia23-7
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Southern Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
East Tennessee State 14-4 24-7
UNCG 14-4 23-8
Furman 14-4 21-10
Chattanooga 10-8 19-11
Wofford 10-8 15-16
Mercer 9-9 15-16
Samford 8-10 17-14
Citadel 4-14 11-20
Western Carolina 4-14 9-22
VMI 3-15 6-23
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 71.1 (235)
Rebounds: 11.5 (103)
Assists: 13.6 (172)
FG%: 44.7% (167)
FT%: 77.7% (9)
3P%: 35.0% (180)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 68.1 (72)
Rebounds: 25.2 (189)
Assists: 13.5 (196)
FG%: 41.4% (57)
FT%: 75.0% (346)
3P%: 34.5% (160)
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