MACON, Ga. (AP) Luis Hurtado's 12 points helped Mercer defeat The Citadel 72-50 on Saturday.
Hurtado had eight rebounds for the Bears (13-18, 6-12 Southern Conference). Jalyn McCreary added 12 points while shooting 6 of 11 from the field, and he also had six rebounds. Kamar Robertson shot 3 for 6 and 2 of 3 from the free throw line to finish with nine points. The win snapped a five-game slide for the Bears.
Stephen Clark finished with 14 points, three steals and two blocks for the Bulldogs (10-21, 5-13). Elijah Morgan added 11 points for The Citadel. In addition, Tony Carpio had nine points and six rebounds.
Mercer pulled away with a 14-0 run in the second half to extend a nine-point lead to 23 points.
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