Mercer keeps A-Sun lead, tops Kennesaw State 75-68 - KMSP-TV

Mercer keeps A-Sun lead, tops Kennesaw State 75-68

Posted: Updated:

KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) - Langston Hall pumped in 20 points, including four-straight free throws in the final seconds, as Mercer maintained its one-game lead atop the Atlantic Sun Conference by scoring a 75-68 win at Kennesaw State Friday night.

The Bears and second-place Florida Gulf Coast both have clinched spots in the conference championships.

Myles Hamilton gave the Owls the lead with a pair of free throws with 3:25 left in the game to make it 66-64, but Darious Moten's three-point play put Mercer back in front for good and the Bears padded the lead from the free-throw line in the final minute.

Bud Thomas scored 16 points and Monty Brown and Moten added 12 and 10 points, respectively, for Mercer (19-6, 10-2).

Yonel Brown scored 12 points off the bench to lead Kennesaw State (4-21, 1-11). Orlando Coleman and Delbert Love added 10 points each.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • More SportsMore>>

  • Nats beat Braves 4-2 close in on NL East title

    Nats beat Braves 4-2 close in on NL East title

    Stephen Strasburg threw seven scoreless innings to end a long run of frustration against Atlanta, and the Nationals beat the struggling Braves 4-2 on Monday night to move to the verge of the NL East title.
    Stephen Strasburg threw seven scoreless innings to end a long run of frustration against Atlanta, and the Nationals beat the struggling Braves 4-2 on Monday night to move to the verge of the NL East title.
  • Horschel caps amazing run with FedEx Cup

    Horschel caps amazing run with FedEx Cup

    Billy Horschel capped off the best three weeks of his career by winning the FedEx Cup and a $10 million bonus.
    Billy Horschel capped off the best three weeks of his career by winning the FedEx Cup and a $10 million bonus.
  • Bengals lose A.J. Green, but beat Falcons 24-10

    Bengals lose A.J. Green, but beat Falcons 24-10

    Running back Giovani Bernard picked up a Bengals offense missing receiver A.J. Green on Sunday, turning short passes into big plays, and Cincinnati's defense held down yet another top quarterback for a 24-10...
    Running back Giovani Bernard picked up a Bengals offense missing receiver A.J. Green on Sunday, turning short passes into big plays, and Cincinnati's defense held down yet another top quarterback for a 24-10 victory...
Powered by WorldNow

KMSP-TV
11358 Viking Drive
Eden Prairie, MN 55344

Phone: (952) 944-9999
Fax: (952) 942-0455

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices