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Southern Tournament - Mercer Downs VMI 73-59 - Match Report

Mercer earned a 73-59 victory over VMI on Sunday, getting 23 points from Neftali Alvarez at Harrah's Cherokee Center.

Mercer was a favorite by -2.0 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.

Mercer got 15 points from Felipe Haase and another 14 points from Leon Ayers III. Ross Cummings contributed 4 assists, while Felipe Haase cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.

VMI got 24 points from Myles Lewis in a losing cause and another 12 points from Greg Parham. Greg Parham contributed 5 assists for them, while Myles Lewis had 14 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Mercer were victorious, as the score was 33-27 at the break.

Mercer won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 43-34.