CULLOWHEE, N.C. -- Ross Cummings had 18 points and seven rebounds as Mercer beat Western Carolina 74-65 on Thursday night.
Victor Bafutto had 13 points for Mercer (9-16, 4-9 Southern Conference), which broke its four-game losing streak.
The Bears improve to 2-0 against the Catamounts this season. Mercer defeated Western Carolina 84-80 on Jan. 10. Mercer matches up against East Tennessee State on the road on Saturday. Western Carolina plays The Citadel at home on Saturday.
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