NCAA Men's Basketball

Dimitrijevic leads balanced attack; Mercer beats UT Martin

MACON, Ga. (AP) Djordje Dimitrijevic scored 18 points and Ross Cummings scored 17 and Mercer beat UT Martin 77-60 on Friday night.

Ethan Stair contributed 12 points and Jaylen Stowe added 11 for Mercer (2-2). The Bears led 40-35 at halftime and extended the lead to 57-47 on Dimitrijevic's layup with 9:23 remaining.

After a pair of free throws by Derek Hawthorne Jr., Cummings made a pair of 3-pointers and the lead was 65-51 with 6:19 left. The Skyhawks (1-2) trailed by double figures the rest of the way. Mercer put together a 7-0 run over the final three minutes while the Skyhawks failed to score for almost the last four minutes.

Quintin Dove scored 15 points on 6-of-9 shooting for UT Martin. Hawthorne finished with 13 and Jailen Gill had 10. The Skyhawks turned it over 17 times which led to 22 points for Mercer.

Updated November 16, 2018