Stephon Jelks scored 14 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Mercer edged Samford 68-65 on Wednesday night.
College football's first national championship rematch was fitting sequel to the original, with an unusual twist at the end.
Atlanta Hawks shooting guard Kyle Korver has not played through more than half Thursday night against the New Orleans Pelicans amid trade reports involving the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Stephon Jelks and Demetre Rivers scored 19 points apiece and Mercer held off Kennesaw State 80-76 on Wednesday night.
Yante Maten overcame a slow start to score 16 points and Georgia rolled to a 60-43 win over Georgia Tech on Tuesday night.
Paul Millsap hit the go-ahead 10-footer with 12.7 seconds left, and the Atlanta Hawks overcame Russell Westbrook's 46 points to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 110-108 on Monday night.
Dwight Howard had 27 points and 15 rebounds, Dennis Schroder scored 24 points and the Atlanta Hawks beat Toronto 125-121 Friday night to snap the Raptors' four-game win streak.
Running backs Nick Chubb and Sony Michel have decided to return to Georgia for their senior seasons.
Yante Maten scored 14 of his 18 points in the first half and grabbed 15 rebounds, and Georgia beat Louisiana-Lafayette 73-60 on Wednesday night to halt the Rajin' Cajuns' eight-game winning streak.
Serge Ibaka scored 29 points, Elfrid Payton reached career highs with 26 points and 14 assists and the Orlando Magic snapped a three-game losing streak with a 131-120 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night.