UCF Falls To Mercer, 80-71


GO KNIGHTS Joshua Peppers led the Golden Knights with 15 points. (file photo)
GO KNIGHTS
Joshua Peppers led the Golden Knights with 15 points. (file photo)
GO KNIGHTS

Jan. 5, 2005

Box Score

MACON, Ga. (AP) - Ross Alacqua scored a career-high 26 points to help Mercer beat UCF 80-71 Wednesday night.

Mercer 7-3 overall, 3-1 Atlantic Sun Conference) scored the last five points of the first half to take a 35-30 lead at intermission.

UCF (8-4, 1-3 Atlantic Sun) led 47-46 with just over 12 minutes to play when James Odoms hit a 3 to give Mercer the lead for good.

Joshua Peppers led the Golden Knights with 15 points and Gary Johnson scored 14.

Mercer's Will Emerson scored 16 points and grabbed a game-high 13 rebounds.

Alacqua was 6-for-10 from 3-point range and 6-for-6 from the free throw line.

 

 

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