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Mercer's Ross Cummings (#20) shoots over Samford's A.J. Stanton-McCray (#5). Cummings would make the shot to go toward his game high, 25 points, which propelled Mercer to an 89 to 82 victory over Samford in double overtime Feb. 8.

Men’s basketball struggles through the Southern Conference

Keith Holmes Jr., Staff Writer March 7, 2021

Mercer Men’s Basketball is now 5-6 in SoCon after their last four games against Wofford College, East Tennessee State University and Samford University. Mercer came into their last four games at 3-4...

Bears win 106-66 against the Samford Bulldogs

Bears win 106-66 against the Samford Bulldogs

Jen Jones, Sports Editor February 25, 2020
Mercer’s male basketball team had one of their best games of the season against the Samford Bulldogs on Feb. 19 with a 40 point lead in the final score.
Mercer beats Bulldogs in triple overtime, Otiwu sets school record

Mercer beats Bulldogs in triple overtime, Otiwu sets school record

Jen Jones, Sports Editor November 4, 2019
The Mercer Bears continued their winning streak at Five Star Stadium against the Samford Bulldogs. They won by a field goal in triple-overtime with a final score of 36 to 33.
Mercer needed a big win on Thursday night, and they got it thanks in part to a great game from Marcus Cohen.

Bears ride strong first half to outlast Samford

Christian Hartley, Sports Editor February 23, 2019

Mercer needed a victory. And they needed it bad. Coming off a 19-point thrashing at the hands of East Tennessee State, the Bears were reeling and in desperate need of a win to get them back on track. They...

Bears guard KeKe Calloway (No. 0) attempts a layup at the basket over the ETSU defense.

Calloway’s 22 points propels Bears over Samford on the road

Christian Hartley, Sports Editor February 10, 2019

Mercer women’s basketball closed out a three-game road trip in Homewood, Alabama on Saturday afternoon with a matchup against the Bulldogs of Furman. The Bears defeated the Bulldogs (7-15, 2-5 SoCon)...

The Mercer Football game at Samford over the weekend. Photo provided by Mercer Athletics.

Bears pull off huge upset at #9 Samford

Christian Hartley, Lead Sports Writer September 18, 2018

The Mercer Bears picked up right where they left off last week, knocking off conference rival, and No. 9 Samford on the road, 30-24. The Bulldogs were the SoCon preseason title favorite and showed the...

Football ends three game win streak

Nicholas Wooten October 10, 2014

After dominating their past two opponents, the Bears marched into Lexington, Va., looking to keep the streak alive against the Virginia Military Institute Keydets and their veteran coach, Sparky Woods. Following...

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