Mercer begins season against Columbia International

Columbia International vs. Mercer (0-0)

Hawkins Arena, Macon, Georgia; Friday, 1 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The Mercer Bears are set to battle the Rams of Columbia International.

DID YOU KNOW: Mercer went 3-7 overall when playing against out-of-conference competition last year. The Bears scored 70.3 points per contest in those 10 games.