November 16, 2015

MACON, Ga. (AP) Stephon Jelks scored 16 points and Phillip Leonard and Demetre Rivers added 10 each as Mercer came on in the final minute to defeat George Mason 69-60 on Monday night.

Jestin Lewis hit a key 3-pointer on a pass from Desmond Ringer to break a 58-all tie and the Bears sank 8 of 8 foul shots in the last 1:04. Jelks sank 6 of 6 and Lewis added 2.

Mercer (2-0) made 19 of 21 free throws in the game and shot 41 percent (23-56) from the field. The score was tied five times and the lead changed hands nine times in the contest.

Otis Livingston led George Mason (0-2) with 17 points and five assists. Marko Gujanicic scored 14 points with nine rebounds and Jaire Grayer added 10 points.

George Mason led by 11 points with 12:27 to go.

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