CHICAGO (AP) Jalyn McCreary and Robby Carmody had 18 points in Mercer's 66-61 victory against Chicago State on Thursday night.

McCreary contributed six rebounds and three steals for the Bears (1-1). Carmody shot 4 for 9 (1 for 3 from 3-point range) and 9 of 13 from the free throw line to add 18 points. Jake Davis shot 3 for 4 from beyond the arc to finish with nine points.

Wesley Cardet Jr. led the way for the Cougars (0-2) with 17 points, nine rebounds and five assists. Chicago State also got 16 points, 10 rebounds and two steals from Jahsean Corbett. In addition, DeShawn Jean-Charles had 15 points and two blocks.


Mercer's next game is Tuesday against Morehead State on the road, and Chicago State visits Southern Indiana on Sunday.


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