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Samford at Mercer
When: 7:00 PM ET, Thursday, February 21, 2019
Where: Hawkins Arena, Macon, Georgia
Quick Hits

Overall Team Offense

  • The Mercer Bears are ranked 137 for offensive field goal percentage shooting 44.9% while attempting 56.0 shots per game. The Bears shooting percentages include 69.9% for free throw percentage and 33.1% for three point percentage so far this season.
  • The Samford Bulldogs are ranked 12 for offensive field goal percentage shooting 48.7% while attempting 58.5 shots per game. The Bulldogs shooting percentages include 71.8% for free throw percentage and 40.2% for three point percentage so far this season.

Home and Away

  • The Mercer Bears are 7-5 at home this season, 4-10 against conference opponents, and 5-7 against non-conference opponents.
  • At home the Bears are averaging 73.9 scoring, and holding teams to 70.1 points scored on defense.
  • The Samford Bulldogs are 5-7 while on the road this season, 6-8 against conference opponents, and 10-3 against non-conference opponents.
  • On the road, the Bulldogs are averaging 74.3 scoring, and holding teams to 75.4 points scored on defense.
Stats and Records
Team Comparison
  W/L Strk Home Away Neutral Day Night Conf
Samford 16-11 W2 11-4 5-7 0-0 7-5 9-6 6-8
Mercer 9-17 L1 7-5 2-11 0-1 1-9 8-8 4-10
Last Meeting
Samford Mercer
Date Away Home Pts Reb FG% Pts Reb FG%
1/19/19 MER 93 SAM 87 87 34 45.5 93 25 54.9
Player Stats
Previous Matchup
Points Player Total FG% FTM
Samford J. Sharkey 27 55.0 4
Mercer R. Cummings 32 47.1 12
Rebounds Player Total Off Def
Samford R. Guerrero 10 6 4
Mercer F. Aimaq 6 0 6
Assists Player  
Samford J. Sharkey 10
Mercer M. Cohen 4
Season
Points Player Total FG% FTM
Samford J. Sharkey 445 44.5 127
Mercer R. Cummings 441 43.3 99
Rebounds Player Total Off Def
Samford R. Guerrero 224 87 137
Mercer E. Stair 130 36 94
Assists Player  
Samford J. Sharkey 208
Mercer M. Cohen 88
Quickchart Matchup
blue bar Samford Off vs  red bar Mercer Defense
blue bar 79.1 Points For
red bar 73.1 Points Against
blue bar 48.7 FG%
red bar 44.6 FG%
blue bar 33.2 Reb
red bar 32.4 Reb
red bar Mercer Off vs  blue bar Samford Defense
red bar 71.8 Points For
blue bar 75.2 Points Against
red bar 44.9 FG%
blue bar 41.7 FG%
red bar 29.4 Reb
blue bar 33.4 Reb