Head coach Vinny Del Negro made two changes to his starters Friday vs. Phoenix. Kirk Hinrich took Thabo Sefolosha’s spot at shooting guard and Aaron Gray replaced Tyrus Thomas at forward even though Shaquille O’Neal is inactive for the Suns.
Mervis entered Saturday with 35 home runs this season, tied with teammate Alexander Canario for third-most in the minors this season.
Pyne threw three touchdown passes and Notre Dame finally clicked on offense in a 45-32 victory over North Carolina on Saturday.
A Guardians edge that has been unmistakable throughout the season is how hard they play for their manager.