The Mercer women's basketball team got its first win under first-year head coach Susie Gardner on Thursday, beating Belmont 69-56.
Freshman Briana Williams led the way for the Bears with 32 points. Mercer is 1-5 overall and 1-0 in the A-Sun.
The Mercer's men's team, however, felt to 2-6 and 0-1 with an 89-67 loss.
Brandon Moore led Mercer with 22 points and 10 rebounds while Brian Mills had 14 points and Jeff Smith 11.