With the coaching carousel finally at rest (we think), here's the toughest task for each of the 59 new Division I bosses.
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Bob Hoffman, who led Mercer to an NCAA tournament upset of Duke in 2014, has been fired as Bears coach.
- Mercer fires Hoffman as coach after 11 seasons
- Man charged with murder of Mercer guard Bryan
- Mercer senior Bryan, 23, fatally shot in Georgia
- Shaw, Ringer transfer from South Carolina
Jordan Lyons had 25 points as Furman defeated Mercer 85-74 in the Southern Conference Tourney quarterfinals on Saturday night.
Kyrin Galloway had 16 points to lead five UNC Greensboro players in double figures as the Spartans rolled past Mercer 74-47 on Saturday.
Bubba Parham had 31 points as VMI beat Mercer 84-71 on Thursday night.
Ross Cummings had a career-high 37 points as Mercer narrowly defeated Chattanooga 74-69 on Saturday.
Ross Cummings had 23 points as Mercer narrowly defeated Samford 65-62 on Thursday night.
Daivien Williamson came off the bench to score 16 points to carry East Tennessee State to an 88-69 win over Mercer on Saturday.
Ross Cummings had 18 points and seven rebounds as Mercer beat Western Carolina 74-65 on Thursday night.
Lew Stallworth had 27 points as The Citadel beat Mercer 67-61 on Saturday.
Jordan Lyons scored 24 points and the Paladins led throughout in beating Mercer 74-63 on Saturday.
Fletcher Magee scored 23 points to lead Wofford to a 76-67 victory over Mercer on Thursday night for its ninth straight win.
Isaiah Miller scored 22 points including a pair of highlight-worthy dunks in the second half as UNC Greensboro cruised to an 88-81 victory over Mercer on Saturday night for its fifth straight win.
Ross Cummings scored 19 of his 24 points in a dominant first half for Mercer and the Bears defeated VMI 88-68 on Thursday night.
Ross Cummings scored 32 points with four 3-pointers and made all 12 of his free throws, Ethan Stair added 18 with three 3s, and Mercer held off Samford 93-87 on Saturday to end a two-game skid.
Jerry Johnson Jr. scored 15 points and Kenny Easley had a double-double and made two free throws for the final margin in Chattanooga's 73-70 win over Mercer on Thursday night.
The SoCon tournament at U.S. Cellular Center in Asheville, North Carolina will run from Friday through Monday. Check out the conference tournament bracket, and come back for updates as title games from each conference go final.
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Law enforcement officials have charged a man for murder in the shooting death of Mercer guard Jibri Bryan, while a gunman remains at large, according to a report.
Jibri Bryan, a sixth-year senior guard for Mercer, was shot and killed outside a Macon, Georgia, convenience store on Tuesday afternoon. He was 23.
Mercer's Jibri Bryan, 23, shot and killed
Bryan, a senior guard from Savannah, was shot in the head in the parking lot of a convenience store in downtown Macon on Tuesday. Bryan started all 35 games during his junior year, but had played only 6 games this season due to injuries.