MACON, Ga. -- Daniel Coursey scored six of his 16 points in overtime and grabbed 10 rebounds as Mercer defeated South Carolina Upstate 62-60 Saturday.
Coursey's second dunk of overtime gave Mercer (11-5, 2-1 Atlantic Sun) a 60-59 lead with 1:43 remaining in overtime. South Carolina Upstate (7-7, 0-1) answered with Ricardo Glenn making one of two free throws to tie the game at 60. Coursey then scored a layup to cap the scoring with 1:02 to play.
Ike Nwamu scored a layup to give Mercer a 54-52 lead with 3:09 remaining in regulation. Jodd Maxey answered for the Spartans with two free throws to tie it at 54 with 1:57 to play. After Maxey's bucket, both teams missed two shots from the field to send into overtime.
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