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Women’s basketball edges ETSU in overtime thriller

Mercer secured their fourth straight conference regular season crown with their win over ETSU. Calloway has been an integral part of their success.

Christian Hartley, Sports Editor

February 23, 2019

The Bears traveled to Johnson City, Tennessee for a matchup with East Tennessee State Buccaneers on Thursday, the first of two straight road games. Mercer got out ahead of the Bucs early thanks to fast starts from starters Amanda Thompson and Shannon Titus. At the end of the opening quarter, the Bea...

Bears dominated by ETSU in road loss

Marcus Cohen (No. 3) struggles to find an open teammate after leaving his feet at the basket.

Christian Hartley, Sports Editor

February 19, 2019

It’s been a rollercoaster ride of a season for Mercer men’s basketball and it continued on Saturday afternoon. The Bears have competed start to finish with all of their SoCon competition this season, but Saturday was different. Saturday wasn’t close at all. East Tennessee State was the superi...

Bears notch impressive blowout victory over ETSU

Sophomore guard Shannon Titus (No.21) drives to the basket against the ETSU defense.

Christian Hartley, Sports Editor

January 29, 2019

The East Tennessee State Buccaneers traveled from Johnson City, Tennessee all the way to Macon, Georgia with one goal in mind: payback. The Bears defeated ETSU in last season’s Southern Conference championship game, ending what was a stellar season for the Bucs. However, last year’s Mercer team ...

Men’s basketball drops heartbreaker to ETSU

Senior guard Ethan Stair (No. 22) drives past an ETSU defender for a layup at the basket.

Christian Hartley, Sports Editor

January 15, 2019

Mercer entered Saturday’s game fresh off their first SoCon victory of the year, knocking off Western Carolina (4-14, 1-4) at home on Thursday evening. However, the challenge that walked into Hawkins Arena on Saturday was a different animal. ETSU (15-4, 5-1)  entered the game having won six straight ga...

A-Sun coverage: Lipscomb defeats Lady Bucs

Garret McDowell

March 2, 2011

At the half, Lipscomb lead 35 to 33 off of scrappy and aggressivedefense. The Lady Bisons set the tempo for most of the half. ETSU wouldn't go away, and the number one overall seed in the women's bracket led 41 to 40 before a three from the Bisons had ETSU forced to play some tough defense to keep...

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