JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP)Luis Hurtado had 14 points in Mercer’s 68-55 victory against East Tennessee State on Saturday night.

Hurtado shot 5 for 11, including 4 for 8 from beyond the arc for the Bears (8-11, 1-5 Southern Conference). Jah Quinones scored 12 points while shooting 4 of 7 from the field and 4 for 4 from the line, and added eight rebounds and five assists. Jalyn McCreary shot 5 of 11 from the field to finish with 12 points. The Bears ended a five-game losing streak with the win.

The Buccaneers (7-12, 3-3) were led by Justice Smith, who posted 17 points and six rebounds. Jordan King added 13 points for East Tennessee State. In addition, Jaden Seymour had 11 points.

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Mercer’s next game is Thursday against VMI on the road. East Tennessee State hosts Samford on Wednesday.

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