HOMEWOOD, Ala. -- Ethan Stair scored 26 points and finished one rebound shy of a double-double as Mercer topped Samford 90-75 on Saturday.
Stair, who had four steals, had a hot hand from the field, knocking down 11 of 18 field goal attempts and 4 of 8 from distance.was 11 of 18. Djordje Dimitrijevic added 25 points and Jeff Gary had 13 points for Mercer (8-11, 2-4 Southern Conference). Kamar Robertson added 10 points.
Josh Sharkey, the Bulldogs' leading scorer coming into the game at 19 points per game, failed to make a shot from the floor (0 of 6).
Mercer plays Western Carolina at home on Wednesday. Samford faces Furman on the road on Wednesday.
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