Mercer women’s streak up to 12

Telegraph StaffFebruary 21, 2013 

The Mercer women’s basketball team battled back from a nine-point second half deficit to escape with a 55-54 road win over USC Upstate on Monday evening at the Hodge Center in Spartanburg, S.C.

Mercer (18-7, 12-2 A-Sun) has run its winning streak up to 12 straight games, the program’s longest since ripping off 14 in a row as a Division II member in the 1984-85 season.

Precious Bridges poured in a game-high 20 points, her 12th game of scoring 20 or more points this season. Teanna Robinson tallied a career-high 16 rebounds, while Sharnea Boykin handed out 13 assists, her fourth game with 10 or more assists this season.

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