December 11, 2008
Mercer and Gilchrist anxious for debut
The wait is nearly over. For Mike Mercer and Gus Gilchrist, Sunday can't come fast enough. When the Bulls take the Sun Dome court against Niagara at 1 p.m., they will feature two of the more heralded players ever to wear a USF uniform - finally.
Mercer's last collegiate game was Feb. 10, 2007 for the Georgia Bulldogs at South Carolina, when he suffered a season-ending ACL tear. Gilchrist has yet to step on a college court in a game situation, despite finishing his high school career following the 2006-07 season.
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