Mercer wins at Grand Canyon, 78-73

Mercer wins at Grand Canyon, 78-73

March 14, 2018

PHOENIX, Ariz. – Jordan Strawberry’s jumper with 4:32 to play gave Mercer the lead for good as the Bears captured a 78-73 win at Grand Canyon.

Mercer trailed 35-34 at the half but never trailed by more than six points in the second half before Strawberry secured the lead. He ended the game with 21 points and eight assists. Ross Cummings also netted 21 points while Demetre Rivers had 13 points and Ria’n Holland scored 10 points.

The Lopes were led by Casey Benson and his 17 points with Oscar Frayer and Alessandro Lever each netting 10 points.

The Quarterfinal Round of the CBI will take place on Monday with Campbell hosting New Orleans, Jacksonville State at Central Arkansas, North Texas home to Mercer, and Utah Valley at San Francisco. The four winners will then meet on Wednesday, with the CBI Finals commencing on Monday, March 26.

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