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Southern Tournament - Mercer vs Wofford Final: 62-61 - Recap

Mercer got 16 points from Leon Ayers III as they ran past Wofford 62-61 on Saturday at Harrah's Cherokee Center.

Mercer was the ATS victor, as they covered the +3.5-point spread as an underdog.

Mercer got 14 points from Jeff Gary and another 13 points from Neftali Alvarez. Neftali Alvarez contributed 6 assists, while Ross Cummings cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.

Wofford got a 21-point performance from Storm Murphy, who was supported by 16 points from Messiah Jones. Ryan Larson had 4 assists in a losing cause for Wofford, while Storm Murphy grabbed 5 rebounds.

Mercer led at halftime, 40-24.

The rebound battle favored Mercer as they grabbed 31 boards, while Wofford only had 25