Dimitrijevic leads balanced attack; Mercer beats UT Martin
MACON, Ga. (AP) — Djordje Dimitrijevic scored 18 points and Ross Cummings scored 17 and Mercer beat UT Martin 77-60 on Friday night.
Ethan Stair contributed 12 points and Jaylen Stowe added 11 for Mercer (2-2). The Bears led 40-35 at halftime and extended the lead to 57-47 on Dimitrijevic’s layup with 9:23 remaining.
After a pair of free throws by Derek Hawthorne Jr., Cummings made a pair of 3-pointers and the lead was 65-51 with 6:19 left. The Skyhawks (1-2) trailed by double figures the rest of the way. Mercer put together a 7-0 run over the final three minutes while the Skyhawks failed to score for almost the last four minutes.
Quintin Dove scored 15 points on 6-of-9 shooting for UT Martin. Hawthorne finished with 13 and Jailen Gill had 10. The Skyhawks turned it over 17 times which led to 22 points for Mercer.