Mercer runs past Alcorn State 70-44
MACON, Ga. (AP)
The Mercer defense stymied Alcorn State (3-7), limiting the Braves to 15 for 62 from the floor. Meanwhile the Bears were hitting 52.3 percent of their floor shots, making 5 of 12 3-point attempts.
LeAntwan Luckett led the Braves with 22 points. Twan Oakley added 13.
White started the scoring with a layup as Mercer quickly jumped out to a 15-2 lead at the 12:37 mark. The Braves closed to 22-18 on an Oakley layup with 3:05 remaining in the first period. Mercer held a 27-20 lead at the half.
Mercer took control in the second half, outscoring Alcorn State 43-24.