A-Sun basketball update

dshirley@macon.comJanuary 7, 2013 

Standings
                               A-Sun   All
USC Upstate              1-0      7-7
Florida Gulf Coast      2-1     10-6
Mercer                      2-1      9-7
North Florida             2-1      7-9
Jacksonville              2-1      7-9
Lipscomb                  1-2       6-8
Northern Kentucky     1-2       3-8
Stetson                     1-2      4-10
Kennesaw State        1-2       2-13
ETSU                        0-1       2-12
Schedule
Monday
Jacksonville at Stetson, 5:15 p.m.
ETSU at Northern Kentucky, 7:30 p.m.
North Florida at Florida Gulf Coast, 7:30 p.m.
USC Upstate at Lipscomb, 8:15 p.m.
Thursday
Kennesaw State at Jacksonville, 7 p.m.
Stetson at ETSU, 7 p.m.
Florida Gulf Coast at USC Upstate, 7 p.m.
Mercer at North Florida, 7:30 p.m.
Friday
Lipscomb at Northern Kentucky, 7 p.m.
Saturday
Mercer at Jacksonville, 3:15 p.m.
Florida Gulf Coast at ETSU, 4 p.m.
Kennesaw State at North Florida, 4:30 p.m.
Stetson at USC Upstate, 5 p.m.
Of note
• Kennesaw State snapped a 25-game A-Sun losing streak with its win over Mercer on Saturday.
• Florida Gulf Coast’s Parker Smith had 33 points against Jacksonville on Saturday, hitting nine 3-pointers.
• USC Upstate’s Torrey Craig leads the conference in scoring at 17.4 points per game, while Kennesaw State’s Markeith Cummings is second at 17.2.
• Florida Gulf Coast is the only A-Sun team averaging more than 70 points per game at 71.4.
• Florida Gulf Coast (8-0), Mercer (6-0) and USC Upstate (4-0) remain undefeated at home.

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