Gilmore scores 19 to lift W. Carolina over Mercer 69-65
CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) Marlow Gilmore registered 19 points, seven rebounds and three blocks as Western Carolina narrowly defeated Mercer 69-65 on Saturday.
Gilmore hit 9 of 11 shots.
Marvin Price had 16 points for Western Carolina (10-19, 4-12 Southern Conference), which ended its five-game losing streak. Vonterius Woolbright added 11 points, seven rebounds and seven assists.
Jalen Johnson had 16 points for the Bears (15-14, 8-8). Felipe Haase added 16 points.
The Catamounts leveled the season series against the Bears. Mercer defeated Western Carolina 72-64 on Jan. 22.
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Updated February 19, 2022