Mercer leads early, beats Kennesaw State 74-66
Mercer (2-1) outscored Kennesaw State 12-5 to close out the first half, leading 42-25 at the break. The Owls closed a 25-point deficit to seven - after a 16-2 run - with 2:49 left to play, but Mercer made 6 of 10 free throws to end it.
Yonel Brown scored 22 points to lead Kennesaw State (0-3), and Delbert Love chipped in 17. Orlando Coleman finished with 14 points and 12 rebounds as the Owls shot just 9 of 17 (52.9 percent) from the free-throw line and had 16 turnovers.