Recap - Evansville Defeats Mercer 89-76
|Recap - Evansville Defeats Mercer 89-76|
Mercer was scorched by D.J. Balentine for 29 points as Evansville defeated them 89-76 in NCAA action on Monday.
Evansville got 23 points from Duane Gibson and another 15 points from Adam Wing. Duane Gibson contributed 6 assists, while Egidijus Mockevicius cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Mercer got a 25-point performance from Langston Hall, who was supported by 11 points from Jakob Gollon. Jakob Gollon had 4 assists in a losing cause for Mercer, while Jakob Gollon grabbed 7 rebounds.
Evansville trailed at halftime, 41-38.
Evansville won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 36-28.