Mercer defeats Talladega 74-50


MACON, Ga. (AP) — Jalyn McCreary scored 24 points to help Mercer defeat Talladega 74-50 on Friday.

McCreary was 8 of 11 shooting and 8 of 10 from the free throw line for the Bears (7-6). Robby Carmody scored 10 points and added three steals. Jake Davis had eight points and was 3 of 5 shooting (2 for 4 from 3-point range).

The Tornadoes were led by JaVonni Bickham, who recorded 10 points. D'Andre Boyd added eight points for Talladega. In addition, Lamont Sams finished with six points.