2013-14 Preview: Mercer Bears
All-senior starting five should help Mercer push for conference title
2012-13: 24-12 (14-4)
In-conference offense: 1.08 points per possession (1st)
In-conference defense: 0.93 points per possession (1st)
While Florida Gulf Coast made headlines for its postseason run last season, it was Mercer that boasted the Atlantic Sun conference's best offensive and defensive efficiency and dominated the regular season en route to a league title. That title earned Mercer a chance at postseason glory of its own -- an NIT victory over Tennessee in Knoxville.
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