FRIDAY, JANUARY 11, 2013
Jacksonville Aims To Continue Momentum Saturday Against Mercer
Jarvis Haywood had a career best 18 points vs Kennesaw State on Thursday
Jarvis Haywood had a career best 18 points vs Kennesaw State on Thursday

OPENING TIP
    Jacksonville (8-10; 3-2) aims to keep momentum going at Veterans Memorial Arena on Saturday afternoon against Mercer (2-13; 1-2). The Dolphins enter the afternoon just one game out of first place amongst a crowded Atlantic Sun leaderboard.
    JU continued it’s VMA magic on Thursday night producing an epic 99-92 triple overtime win over Kennesaw State.  The win snapped a two game skid for the Dolphins while improving them to 5-1 in the downtown arena this season.
    Junior Keith McDougald is coming off his best game of the season on Thursday.  McDougald paced three JU players with a double-double by producing a season high 25 points and a career best 13 rebounds.  Not only did he tie the game at the end of regulation with a key three-pointer, he scored five of JU’s 13 points in the decisive third OT session.  He is averaging 14.0 ppg during A-Sun play this season.  
    Mercer is coming off a 66-47 win at North Florida on Thursday.  The Bears only loss in the last five game was to Kennesaw State on Jan. 5.    Travis Smith leads the team with 12.6 ppg.   
 
SERIES HISTORY
- Jacksonville leads the all-time series 30-19
- The teams have split the series the last two years with each team defending their home court

RADIO
- Fans can hear the Voice of the Dolphins, Terry Norvelle locally on 92.5 FM & 1010XL

UP NEXT
Jacksonville begins a three game road swing by traveling to city rival North Florida next Friday.

FIN FACTS

  • Head Coach Cliff Warren became JU’s all-time wins leader with his 108th career win on Thursday
  • Glenn Powell is averaging 16.0 points in the last four games.
  • Powell is the active leading rebounder (610) in the A-Sun and surpassed the 600 career rebounding mark vs Kennesaw
  • JU has 11 players averaging at least 10 minutes a game, the most of any team in the A-Sun
  • The Dolphins are 7-0 when leading at halftime this season
  • JU is shooting 44 percent and averaging 69.0 ppg at VMA this season
  • Jarvis Haywood scored a career high 18 points vs Kennesaw
  • The last time JU played back to back OT games was Feb. of 2008.  The opponent for the second OT game....Mercer