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Shoot Your Shot: Paladins, Terriers no match for Mercer

Another one. Actually another two. Mercer Women’s Basketball (22-2, 9-0) added two more to their win streak of now 19 games and remained unbeaten in Southern Conference competition. The Bears defeated both Furman University (13-11, 3-6) and Wofford College (10-14, 3-6) last week extending their ...

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What to expect at the 2018 Winter Olympics

The 2018 Winter Olympics are here. With the opening ceremony just around the corner, the U.S. team is gearing up for the competition with some fierce competitors, old and new to the Olympic games. Here are a few athletes to watch throughout the competition. [related title="Related Stories" stories="8135,8160" ...

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Ross Cummings shoots Bears to huge 73-65 win over Wofford

Ross Cummings came into Saturday’s matchup averaging just eight minutes per contest for a struggling Mercer team. The sophomore guard’s role has been that of a catch-and-shoot marksman, coming in when the team needs a basket. That all changed on Saturday. Cummings went berserk, scoring 22 points ...

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New to the Court: Women’s Club Basketball

Tosin Ogunyale, vice president of the newly formed women’s club basketball team, said she knew going into college that she would have to make some sacrifices to pursue her career, but she never wanted basketball to be one of them. “I have been playing basketball for as long as I can remember and ...

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Shoot Your Shot: Bears Beat Bucs and Mocs for 17 straight wins

Do you all remember my last article where I stated that it appeared as if Mercer still had some chinks in the armor and that their next two opponents would prove if they had a handle on the Southern Conference? Yeah? Well, I was wrong. I was very wrong. Mercer (20-2, 7-0) demolished the number two and ...

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Shorthanded Bears dealt 84-75 road loss at ETSU

The Mercer men’s basketball squad (10-11, 3-5) came into its matchup with the East Tennessee State University Bucs (17-4, 8-0) still ailing after losing its leading scorer Ria’n Holland for at least 2-3 weeks to a hand injury. The Bears dropped their last game against UNCG in overtime just four ...

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Ria'n Holland out at least 2-3 weeks with right wrist injury

Mercer leading scorer Ria’n Holland will miss at least 2-3 weeks with a right wrist injury, according to the program. He will then be evaluated once again after that timespan. Holland suffered the injury Jan. 18 in the second half of a 62-56 win over Virginia Military Institute. Holland, a member ...

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The Ruling: Bears behind the eight ball in conference play

Sickness and the winter break got the best of me, but The Ruling is back in session as Mercer basketball ramps up Southern Conference play -- the most vital portion of the season. It hasn’t exactly gone as planned so far. After a 7-6 non-conference season, Mercer lost its first three conference games ...

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Bears edge out Mocs 74-71 in overtime thriller

The Mercer Men’s basketball team (9-9, 2-3) entered its match up with the Chattanooga Mocs (6-13, 0-6) riding a wave of momentum coming off its 31-point difference thrashing of rival Samford just two days prior. In that game against Samford, the bears had secured a much needed conference win to ...


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