2022 Schedule

2022 Schedule
6-1, 1st in Southern

Mercer beats Samford 87-59 in SoCon tourney

— Leon Ayers III, Felipe Haase and Ross Cummings scored 17 points apiece as No. 7 seeded Mercer romped past No. 10 seed Samford 87-59 in the first round of the Southern Conference tournament on Friday night.


Cummings carries Mercer over Samford 89-82 in 2OT

— Ross Cummings had a season-high 25 points as Mercer beat Samford 89-82 in double overtime on Monday night in a game that featured a pair of last-second heroics before the Bears broke away in the last 90 seconds.


Waters lifts Troy over Samford 79-71

— Khalyl Waters had a career-high 21 points as Troy defeated Samford 79-71 on Wednesday night. Zay Williams added 20 points for the Trojans.

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Veteran HS coach McMillan to lead Samford

Bucky McMillan, who led a high school team in suburban Birmingham, Alabama, to five state titles in the past 12 seasons, has been hired to coach at Samford.

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Sources: Samford, Padgett part after 6 seasons

Samford has parted ways with coach Scott Padgett, sources told ESPN. Padgett led the Bulldogs to 20 wins in 2016-17 but never better than a sixth-place finish in the Southern Conference.

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Team Stats

Points Per Game80.158th
Rebounds Per Game35.6232nd
Assists Per Game14.6Tied-117th
Points Allowed72.7

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record0-2
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances2