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Cummings scores 36, lifts Mercer over Western Carolina 84-80

MACON, Ga. (AP) Ross Cummings had a career-high 36 points as Mercer slipped past Western Carolina 84-80 on Thursday night.

Cummings hit 12 of 19 shots, including 7 of 11 from 3-point range, as the Bears (6-10, 1-3 Southern Conference) shot 56 percent from the floor and 45 percent from beyond the arc. Ethan Stair had 14 points and Jaylen Stowe added 12 points and seven rebounds.

The Catamounts (4-14, 1-4) had their highest scoring first half of the season and took a 46-41 lead into intermission. Cummings tallied seven points as the Bears scored 17 unanswered points to open the second half and never trailed again.

Carlos Dotson, Marc Gosselin, Matt Halvorsen and Marcus Thomas all scored 14 for the Catamounts with Dotson and Gosselin grabbing nine rebounds apiece. Halvorsen had four of Western Carolina's 12 3-pointers.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo W. Carolina 4-14 463480
home team logo Mercer 6-10 414384
Team Stats
away team logo W. Carolina 4-14 72.0 PPG 38.1 RPG 12.2 APG
home team logo Mercer 6-10 72.5 PPG 37.7 RPG 12.7 APG
Key Players
4
C. Dotson 13.9 PPG 9.5 RPG 1.5 APG 59.6 FG%
20
R. Cummings 17.4 PPG 2.9 RPG 1.9 APG 42.7 FG%
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