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BREAKING: Men’s basketball head coach Bob Hoffman let go after underwhelming season

BREAKING: Men’s basketball head coach Bob Hoffman let go after underwhelming season

Mitch Robinson, Lead Sports Writer

March 11, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Mercer Bears men’s basketball head coach Bob Hoffman has been relieved of his duties, according to a Monday morning press release from Mercer Athletics. The decision comes after a season that saw the Bears win just six conference games and exit the Southern Conference tournament in the first matchup...

Men’s basketball falls to UNCG in regular season finale

Men’s basketball falls to UNCG in regular season finale

Christian Hartley, Sports Editor

March 4, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The 2018-2019 regular season was a rollercoaster ride for the Mercer men's basketball team. A few near-upset wins at the beginning of the season, a handful of close losses to the Southern Conference’s top squads, a winning streak, and now, a rough loss at home in the regular season finale. T...

Men’s basketball falls to VMI on the road

Men’s basketball falls to VMI on the road

Christian Hartley, Sports Editor

March 1, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports

Mercer men’s basketball entered Thursday’s matchup with the Keydets of Virginia MIlitary Institute (9-20, 3-14 SoCon) riding a two game winning streak. All signs pointed to the Bears having finally found their rhythm and identity. Well, the Bears (11-18, 6-11 SoCon) didn’t look like the same t...

Bears win second straight as Cummings leads Mercer past Mocs

Bears win second straight as Cummings leads Mercer past Mocs

Christian Hartley, Sports Editor

February 25, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

That’s what Mercer secured in Saturday’s game against Chattanooga, giving the Bears two straight wins as the season began to wind down. It didn’t look promising early for the Bears, as it was Chattanooga (12-17, 7-9 SoCon) who led for most of the first half and entered halftime up 42-34. T...

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