Apr 11, 2015, 9:41 PM EDT
Nwamu averaged a team-best 15.1 points per game for the Bears in 2014-15.
Jan 29, 2015, 10:57 PM EDT
Ike Nwamu scored 20 points in the Bears’ 75-72 overtime win over Chattanooga, but should he have two (or three) more points to his credit?
Dec 31, 2014, 4:00 PM EDT
Check out 15 great college basketball games from this past year before we head into 2015.
Dec 31, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT
15 unforgettable moments from college basketball in 2014.
Oct 25, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT
Davidson is gone, but that does not mean that the SoCon will be a bad basketball league.
Oct 18, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT
Mercer’s Ike Nwamu throws down a sick dunk during the team’s Midnight Madness festivities.
Jul 16, 2014, 10:43 PM EDT
McDermott and Stewart won best college athlete awards for their respective genders, and Mercer won for Best Upset.
May 12, 2014, 7:25 PM EDT
After leading Mercer to the 2014 NCAA Tournament, and past Duke in the Round of 64, the Bears have extended the contract of head coach Bob Hoffman.
Mar 22, 2014, 1:28 PM EDT
A concussion limited the Mercer big man to four minutes against Duke and will keep him off the floor against Tennessee on Sunday.
Mar 21, 2014, 6:50 PM EDT
After No. 3 Duke’s shocking loss to No. 14 Mercer in the opening round of the NCAA tournament, Mike Krzyzewski paid a visit to the Mercer locker room to congratulate the Bears on their victory.
Christian Laettner tweets ‘This type of crap didn’t happen from ’89-’92” following Duke’s loss to Mercer
Mar 21, 2014, 6:08 PM EDT
The two-time national champion had some choice words for his former team.
Mar 21, 2014, 4:43 PM EDT
Not every cinderella is built the same, however, and this Mercer team is not all that much like FGCU.
Mar 21, 2014, 3:10 PM EDT
One of the best postgame interviews you’ll see this March.
Mar 21, 2014, 2:57 PM EDT
Lehigh upset Duke in 2011. Florida Gulf Coast made a run to the Sweet 16 in 2013. Both teams were impressed with Mercer’s upset win over Duke.
Mar 21, 2014, 2:39 PM EDT
Kevin Canevari goes nuts after an upset win over Duke. Check it out.
Mar 21, 2014, 2:27 PM EDT
The Blue Devils bow out in the Round of 64 in a major upset for the second time in three years.
Mar 18, 2014, 12:55 PM EDT
There are six Cinderella teams that could be dancing through the tournament’s second weekend.
Mar 17, 2014, 1:42 AM EDT
A few team reactions from Selection Sunday.
Mar 9, 2014, 5:16 PM EDT
Mercer took the Atlantic Sun title from #DunkCity, but find out why the Bears can make their own run in the Big Dance.
Mar 3, 2014, 1:32 PM EDT
After last season’s surprising Sweet 16 run from Florida Gulf Coast, the Eagles — and the rest of the Atlantic Sun — will be one to watch as we get closer to the NCAA Tournament. While Dunk City returns key pieces in Bernard Thompson, Brett Comer and Chase Fieler, Mercer and USC Upstate are talented…
Feb 22, 2014, 2:01 AM EDT
Game of the night: Massachusetts 80, VCU 75 During the Atlantic 10 media day, I spoke with Massachusetts coach Derek Kellogg about his team’s three-point dependence. Since he arrived at UMass, Kellogg’s squads were content to jack a high percentages of threes, consistently posting a three-point attempts percentage in the mid-30s. After asking Kellogg whether…
Feb 21, 2014, 8:44 PM EDT
When Florida Gulf Coast made their run through the Atlantic Sun tournament, and then the first three rounds of the NCAAs, last season, ASun observers were heartily surprised. Sure, then coach Andy Enfield’s squad was an offensive treat, but Mercer, that was the team to beat in the conference! While FGCU lost to the Bears…
Feb 21, 2014, 3:50 PM EDT
GAME OF THE NIGHT: VCU at UMass, 7:00 p.m. (ESPN2) Like teams that prefer to play fast? This is the game to watch then, with both the Rams and Minutemen ranked in the top 25 nationally in adjusted tempo. Both have speed and a desire to pressure defensively, with the Minutemen being led by senior…
Jan 24, 2014, 2:34 AM EDT
GAME OF THE NIGHT: Portland 114, BYU 110 (3OT) Portland has now beaten both Gonzaga and BYU at home this season, and their win over the Cougars may stand as one of the best games of the season when we reach early April. Tyler Haws, whose 48 points were the most scored in a WCC…
Dec 22, 2013, 7:17 PM EDT
The interesting thing about conferences that traditionally send just one team to the NCAA tournament is that the winner of the automatic bid is the team that many people remember. And for teams that win their regular season title only to lose in the conference tournament, that can be a bitter pill to swallow. That…
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