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Hoffman's bunch tested on road, protect home court

Hoffman's bunch tested on road, protect home court

Garret McDowell

January 25, 2012

The Mercer Bears men’s basketball team went 4-4 over the 2011-2012 Winter Break, including snatching two wins on the road against top-tier competition in Navy and Georgia Tech, which was the first win against the Yellow Jackets in over three decades. Besides the big wins, the Bears experienced som...

Letter to the Editor

December 7, 2011

Dear Editor, To the community of Macon and Mercer University, I would be amiss if I did not take the time to write to commend your women’s basketball team. I was doing volunteer service at the men’s homeless shelter in High Point, NC. Lo and behold your women showed up to serve these men and the...

Women's basketball falls to Auburn on historic homecoming night

Women's basketball falls to Auburn on historic homecoming night

Garret McDowell

November 16, 2011

The Mercer women’s basketball team played in front of a nearly packed house, but they were unable to overcome the strong Auburn Tigers. The Bears were outrebounded almost two to one, and these second chance points were a major reason the Bears could not pull off the upset. This was the highest attend...

Mercer Madness kicks off basketball season

Mercer Madness kicks off basketball season

Cecilia Villagomez

November 2, 2011

One of the most popular student events is Mercer Madness that was held on Oct. 22 from 10 p.m. – 1 a.m. in the University Center Intramural Courts. This annual event serves as the official kick-off for the men’s and women’s basketball seasons. The celebration always includes an array of exciting ...

3rd annual Tip-Off Banquet to feature CBS Sports' Clark Kellogg

3rd annual Tip-Off Banquet to feature CBS Sports' Clark Kellogg

Samir Moussawel

October 19, 2011

Mercer Basketball, the Mercer Athletic Foundation and the Macon community are proud to announce CBS Sports college basketball analyst Clark Kellogg as the keynote speaker for this year’s Tip-Off Banquet. Speaking at the third installment of the event on Nov. 1, the Cleveland native will help kick off...

Soccer approaches playoffs, 3-on-3 basketball begins

Samir Moussawel

September 21, 2011

Students are settled into their homes, books are rolling in, tests have begun, the grass and courts are ready and Intramural sports are in full swing. As soccer’s regular season comes to a close, the new format of 3-on-3 basketball is just heating up. Returning due to high request, the 3-on-3 basketball...

University Center set to host College Basketball Experience

Samir Moussawel

September 7, 2011

Continuing the trend started from a year ago, along with their two-year deal, Mercer men’s basketball will be hosting this year’s 2011 College Basketball Experience Classic (CBE) Nov. 21-Nov. 23. Last year, Mercer basketball, Coach Hoffman, his “Hooligans” and the University Center was home to...

Intramural basketball championship night provides highlights, theatrics for spectators

Intramural basketball championship night provides highlights, theatrics for spectators

Zach Wells

March 30, 2011

  NOTE: AUTHOR ZACH WELLS (Another year of intramural basketball went into the record books, but not without the humorous recap of the championship night from the keyboard of Zach Wells. His first/third person recollection of the night gives insight into the emotions, competition and highlights that dotted this ...

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