South Alabama is set to take on Mercer in a non-conference matchup at Hawkins Arena in Macon, Ga. South Alabama is currently 4-5, while Mercer has a record of 2-5. The odds favor Mercer by 2.5 points and the over/under is set at 134 points.
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Mercer’s senior forward, Jalyn McCreary, has been a key player for the Bears, consistently reaching double-digit scoring in games. On the South Alabama side, three players are averaging double-digit scoring, including senior guard Isiah Gaiter, who has made an impact in his first year with the program.
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