Stallworth scores 27 to carry The Citadel over Mercer 67-61
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MACON, Ga. (AP) Lew Stallworth had 27 points as The Citadel beat Mercer 67-61 on Saturday.
Kaiden Rice had 11 points for The Citadel (11-12, 3-9 Southern Conference), which broke its five-game road losing streak. Hayden Brown added 10 points and 11 rebounds.
Zane Najdawi, the Bulldogs' second leading scorer entering the matchup at 14 points per game, shot only 17 percent for the game (1 of 6).
Ross Cummings, who led the Bears in scoring heading into the matchup with 17 points per game, had 6 points. He failed to make a shot from 3-point range (0 of 4).
The Bulldogs improve to 2-0 against the Bears on the season. The Citadel defeated Mercer 79-69 on Dec. 1. The Citadel takes on East Tennessee State on the road on Thursday. Mercer plays Western Carolina on the road on Thursday.
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Updated February 9, 2019