MACON, Ga. (AP) Jalyn McCreary had 25 points in Mercer's 87-78 victory against The Citadel on Wednesday night.

McCreary was 11 of 17 shooting and 3 of 4 from the free throw line for the Bears (13-15, 6-9 Southern Conference). Alex Holt scored 23 points, shooting 11 of 11 from the field and 1 for 4 from the line. Jalen Cobb was 6 of 9 shooting (3 for 4 from 3-point range) to finish with 15 points.

Elijah Morgan led the Bulldogs (10-18, 2-13) in scoring, finishing with 20 points. AJ Smith added 17 points for The Citadel. In addition, Madison Durr had 15 points and four assists.

Mercer led 41-38 at the half, with Cobb (13 points) its high scorer before the break. Holt scored 16 points in the second half to help lead Mercer to the nine-point victory.


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