Belmont Clips Mercer in OT Thriller

Posted by J. Andrew Lockwood on December-6-2009 Add Comments

At one point, the scoreboard was just downright ugly in the last conference game for the Mercer Bears in 2009.  Mercer found themselves trailing by 18 points in the first half to one of their biggest rivals in front of a large Saturday afternoon home crowd in the University Center.

For whatever reason, the Bears couldn’t seem to buy a shot in the first few minutes of the game.  “We did not play well early on,” said Mercer head coach Bob Hoffman on, adding, “Belmont did a very good job of coming out and attacking us in the first half.” 

After dropping a tough contest to Lipscomb in the Thursday night match-up, Merc...

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