East Tennessee State 84, Mercer 75 / Final

Wed, January 24, 2018 8:00 pm (ET GMT)   Conference: Southern  
Location: Freedom Hall Civic Center • Johnson City, TN  
Bears (75)
Buccaneers (84)
Score by Half: Mercer 35-40 - 75   East Tennessee State 39-45 - 84  
Team Rebounds: Mercer 2, East Tennessee State 2
Officials: Tim Gattis, Tommy Short, Andrew Walton
Attendance: 4,770
Top Performances
1Desonta Bradford (ETSU) 15 pts (3/9 fg), 6 reb, 9 ast
2Stephon Jelks (MERC) 14 pts (4/9 fg), 2/6 3fg, 9 reb
3Jalan McCloud (ETSU) 25 pts (9/15 fg), 6/7 3fg, 2 reb, 2 stl
Game Forecasts
ELO Ratings: Before MERC 1213 (#198), ETSU 1530 (#86)  After MERC 1209 (#198), ETSU 1534 (#86)
ELO Points Transfer: 4
Money Line: MERC 400 ETSU -526
Over/Under: 134.5
AP Game Recap

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) Jalan McCloud hit six of East Tennessee State's season-high 13 3-pointers and tied his career high with 25 points to help the Buccaneers beat Mercer 84-75 on Wednesday night for their 11th win in a row.

Devontavius Payne added 18 points and Desonta Bradford had 15 points, six rebounds and a career-high tying nine assists for ETSU (13-4, 8-0 Southern Conference).

Payne scored five points during a 9-2 spurt that gave the Bucs an 11-point lead with five minutes left, but Mercer (10-11, 3-5) scored 11 of the next 15 to pull within four points with two minutes to go.

News Articles
Ties: 4   Lead Changes: 8   Biggest Lead: ETSU +11   Run: ETSU 11-4 (1-10:26 to 1-07:17)
Play by Play
Matchup History
Season Series: East Tennessee State, 1-0 Previous 3 Seasons: East Tennessee State, 10-1 Since 2006: East Tennessee State, 21-8
ETSU 104 MERC 81

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More Info & Glossary

MIN: Minutes, PTS: Points, FGM: Field Goals Made, FGA: Field Goals Attempted, FG%: Field Goal Percentage, 3FM: 3-Pt FG Made, 3FA: 3-Pt FG Attempted, 3FG%: 3-Pt FG Percentage, 2FM: 2-Pt Made, 2FA: 2-Pt FG Attempted, FTM: Free Throws Made, FTA: Free Throws Attempted, FT%: Free Throw Percentage, OREB: Offensive Rebounds, REB: Total Rebounds, AST: Assists, STL: Steals, BLK: Blocks, TO: Turnovers, PF: Points For, Eff: Efficiency score, UsgRt: Usage Rate (estimate of the percentage of team plays used by a player), PrRt: Presence Rate, PS: Performance score, O/U: Over/underperform vs. season perf score average

PTS: Points, Poss: Possessions, O-PPP: Points/Possession, Pace: Possessions per 40 Minutes, TS%: True Shooting (weights 3FG, 2FG, FT), eFG%: Effective Field Goal %, ORB%: Offensive Rebound %, DRB%: Defensive Rebound %, TOV%: Turnover %, FT/FGA: Free Throws/FG Attempts

BenchPts: Bench Points, 2ndChance: Second Chance Points, InPaint: Points in the Paint, OffTO: Points Off Turnovers, Fastbreak: Fast break Points, TimePoss: Time Of Possession

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