Mercer 65, Alabama A&M 46

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.

Jeremy Crutcher led the Bulldogs (2-5) with 14 points. Brandon

Ellis added 10 and Demarquelle Tabb had a 12-point, 14-rebound

double-double. But the remaining Bulldogs contributed only 10

points.

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.