The Mercer Bears battled with Samford at Hawkins Arena and came out on top with a 76-68 victory. Samford nailed a three pointer as time expired to send the game into overtime, but in OT, Mercer relied heavily on KeKe Calloway and they escaped with a win. Calloway got it going in the extra period scoring 8 points in overtime and finished with 21 points.
Amanda Thompson recorded another strong scoring night and led the Bears with 24 points and with her 11 rebounds she also tacked on her 5th straight double double.
Shannon Titus scored 17 points in the win.