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Harris led the team with five assists, while Dougherty and McLaughlin contributed four steals apiece. How It Happened The Bears got off to a slow start offensively, shooting just percent 3-of in the first quarter.
After trailing by 10 midway through the second quarter, Mercer stormed back with a run to cut the deficit to two heading into the break.
Eastern Kentucky responded with an run coming out of halftime to extend its lead back to double digits and held its largest lead of the contest of 11 points with left in the third quarter. Mercer closed the gap to seven by the end of the period and tied the game with just under eight minutes to go, following a McLaughlin layup on the break.
The two sides battled back-and-forth throughout the remainder of regulation with neither team holding more than a four-point advantage.
The Bears went on the offensive to start the extra period, sprinting out to a run in the first Mercer built up a six-point advantage with remaining in overtime after Dougherty completed a three-point play. The Colonels' offense came to life after that, however, going on a run to recapture the lead.
Mercer had a chance at the end of the game, but was unable to erase the deficit. Quotables — Head coach Susie Gardner Opening Statement… "It's disheartening to score 20 points in the first half and 27 points through 30 minutes, but I thought we fought hard in the fourth quarter to have a chance to win in regulation.
Certainly, when you are up six with two minutes to go in overtime, you should win the game.
Obviously, this was the first close game we have been in, and we have to figure out, as a coaching staff, who the go-to players are in those situations. We just have so many players on the floor who that have never been in that situation in a Division I college game.
It is our job as coaches to figure out who that person is, but, unfortunately, we are having to learn really hard lessons in games. This is a really tough one because we had a chance but just not enough offensive weapons. They missed two free throws, we missed a box out, she got the rebound and we fouled her again.
She came back to hit one of those free throws, and this was at the end of regulation. We could have avoided overtime if we just had a simple free throw box out.
We have four on the line and they had two.
So sometimes, it's the timely rebounds that matter most. Outrebounding them is obviously a goal, but we also have to be realistic about the timeliness of the rebounds.
We need time to watch film collectively and individually and get in the gym to get some extra shots up. This long break probably couldn't come at a better time for us. The Johns Creek, Ga.