A-Sun basketball update

dshirley@macon.comFebruary 25, 2013 

Standings

                                 A-Sun     All

Mercer                         13-3     20-9

Florida Gulf Coast         11-5     19-10

Stetson                        10-6     13-14

Jacksonville                  9-7       14-15

USC Upstate                 8-9       14-16

East Tennessee State     8-9       10-20

North Florida                  7-9       12-17

Northern Kentucky          7-9        9-15

Lipscomb                      6-10      11-16

Kennesaw State             2-14       3-25  

Schedule

Thursday

Kennesaw State at Stetson, 7:15 p.m.

Mercer at Florida Gulf Coast, 7:30 p.m.

North Florida at Northern Kentucky, 7:30 p.m.

Jacksonville at Lipscomb, 8:15 p.m.

Friday

USC Upstate at East Tennessee State, 7 p.m.

Saturday

Mercer at Stetson, 3:15 p.m.

Kennesaw State at Florida Gulf Coast, 5:15 p.m.

Jacksonville at Northern Kentucky, 8 p.m.

North Florida at Lipscomb, 9:15 p.m.

Of note

• Mercer has clinched a least a tie for the regular-season championship and can win it outright with one more win.

• The Bears finished undefeated at home for the first time in program history.

• The Bears also have won 20 games in consecutive seasons for the first time in program history.

• The eight-team tournament field is set with Mercer, Florida Gulf Coast, Stetson, Jacksonville, USC Upstate, East Tennessee State, North Florida and Lipscomb.

• Kennesaw State’s Markeith Cummings and USC Upstate’s Torrey Craig are tied for the conference scoring lead at 16.9 points per game.

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