MACON, Ga. -- Daniel Coursey scored 14 points, the only Mercer player in double figures, to lead the Bears to an easy 65-46 victory over Alabama A&M Saturday night.
While Alabama A&M had three players in double figures, Mercer (5-5) had far more balanced scoring. In addition to Coursey, 10 teammates combined for 51 points. Alabama A&M, meanwhile, was essentially a three-man show.
Alabama A&M was 3 for 18 from beyond the 3-point arc. Crutcher was 1 for 6 and Ellis 0 for 4. The Bulldogs shot 17 for 48 overall. Mercer made 22 of 52 shots, including 4 of 14 treys.
The Bears, who had a 38-30 rebounding advantage, went 17 for 20 at the foul line. The Bulldogs were 9 for 16.
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