Belmont
Mercer
94 - 90 Final - OT
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Belmont beats Mercer 94-90 in overtime

Dec 5, 2009 - 11:47 PM MACON, Ga.(AP) -- Kerron Johnson hit a 3-pointer and added two free throws late in overtime, and Belmont beat Mercer 94-90 on Saturday for its fifth straight win.

The Bruins (6-2, 2-0 Atlantic Sun) have won 12 of the past 13 meetings against Mercer.

With the score tied at 87, Johnson's 3-pointer gave the Bruins a 90-87 lead with 1:17 left in overtime. Johnson, who scored 13 points, added two free throws with 11 seconds to go to push the lead to 92-88.

Ian Clark led the Bruins with 22 points, Mick Hedgepeth added 20 and Keaton Belcher had 14.

It was the second straight overtime win for the Bruins, who have won their last three games by nine points or less.

The Bears (3-5, 0-2) have lost two straight. James Florence led all scorers with 25 points for the Bears. Daniel Emerson had 14 points and 14 rebounds, Brian Mills scored 14 points, and Brandon Moore had 13.








  • NCAA BB
    BELMONT 92
    MERCER 90 FINAL IN 1ST OT

    Dec 5 5:48 PM


  • NCAA BB
    BELMONT 78
    MERCER 78 END OF 2ND HALF GOING INTO OVERTIME

    Dec 5 5:34 PM
  • 125
    roots
    RUWTbot Added 43 roots (Close Finish, Overtime)

    Belmont 78, Mercer 78  End of Reg.Dec 5 5:34 PM
  • 82
    roots
    RUWTbot Added 55 roots (Close Finish)

    Belmont 76, Mercer 75  2nd - 0:36Dec 5 5:24 PM
  • 27
    roots
    RUWTbot Added 27 roots (Close Finish)

    Belmont 70, Mercer 66  2nd - 4:20Dec 5 5:16 PM


  • NCAA BB
    BELMONT 46
    MERCER 31 HALFTIME

    Dec 5 4:22 PM