Mercer vs. Brigham Young: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Mercer vs. Brigham Young: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Mercer 71
(24-12, 9-8 away)
Brigham Young 90
(23-11, 15-3 home)
Venue: Marriott Center
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, March 25, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Mercer 35 36 71
Brigham Young 44 46 90
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Mercer T Smith 19 J Gollon 6 J Gollon 9
Brigham Young B Davies 26 B Davies 10 M Carlino 9

On Monday, Mar. 25, No. 7-seeded Mercer took on No. 3-seeded Brigham Young and was blown out by the Cougars 90-71 in the second round of the NIT. Jakob Gollon got nine points and nine assists in a losing effort. Travis Smith had a team-high 19 points and added four rebounds. Brandon Davies recorded a double-double for the Cougars on a game-high 26 points and 10 rebounds. Mercer closes out the season with a 24-12 record. In the regular season, they finished first in the Atlantic Sun with a 14-4 record in conference play. Mercer took down No. 2-seeded Tennessee 75-67 in the first round.

Mercer Game Notes

  • When the opposition records 29 or more field goals made this season, Mercer has lost 100 percent of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 46.0 percent or better this season, Mercer has lost 100 percent of the time (0-6).
  • When the opposition records 22 or more free throws made this season, Mercer has lost 100 percent of the time (0-3).
  • Mercer has recorded fewer steals than their opponents for the past five games.
  • The top two scorers (Travis Smith and Langston Hall) accounted for 47.8 percent of the points.
  • Travis Smith has led the team in scoring in 21 out of 36 games this season.
  • Bud Thomas has led the team in rebounding in 11 out of 36 games this season.
  • Langston Hall has six straight double-digit point games.
  • Jakob Gollon had a career high with nine assists.
  • Travis Smith has 10 straight double-digit point games.
  • Travis Smith had a career high with seven field goals made.

Brigham Young Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Brandon Davies and Tyler Haws) accounted for 55.5 percent of the points.
  • Brandon Davies has led the team in scoring 11 times and in rebounding 23 times in 34 games this season.
  • This marks the 27th 20-point game of Tyler Haws's career.
  • Tyler Haws has four straight 20+ point games.
  • Matt Carlino has four straight double-digit point games.
  • Matt Carlino set a career high with five three-pointers.
  • This marks the 26th 20-point game of Brandon Davies's career.
  • Brandon Davies has three straight 20+ point games.
  • Brandon Davies recorded a double-double. It was his 10th this season and 23rd of his career.
Mercer PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJakob Gollon32969002
B+Travis Smith281942001
B+Langston Hall381515002
BBud Thomas32761121
BDaniel Coursey211231014
CMonty Brown14510011
-Chris Smith10200000
-T.J. Hallice10020000
DA. White Jr.11001011
BYU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Brandon Davies3326103201
A+Matt Carlino341869203
ATyler Haws372422011
ABrock Zylstra301462100
BNate Austin24471011
CBronson Kaufusi8230000
C-Craig Cusick17013001
-A. Ambrosino5120001
-Cory Calvert7011000
-Anson Winder3110000

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