Mercer vs. Citadel: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch

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Mercer vs. Citadel: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch


The Citadel Bulldogs (10-21, 5-13 SoCon) aim to end a three-game losing streak when they visit the Mercer Bears (13-18, 6-12 SoCon) on March 3, 2023 at Harrah’s Cherokee Center. The contest airs on ESPN+.

On Saturday, Mercer beat Citadel 72-50, led by Luis Hurtado with 12 points (plus four assists and eight rebounds). Stephen Clark was the high scorer for the losing side with 14 points, and he added zero assists and five boards.

When is Mercer vs. Citadel and when does it start?

This game between the Bears and Bulldogs is scheduled to tip off on Friday, March 3, 2023. You can expect the opening tip at 5:00 PM ET.

Where to Watch Mercer vs. Citadel

The Bears and Bulldogs will hit the floor at Harrah’s Cherokee Center for this matchup on March 3, and if you’d like to see the matchup live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on ESPN+.

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Mercer Bears vs. Citadel Bulldogs Game Preview

Mercer Stats, Odds & Insights

Mercer outscores opponents by 1.6 points per game (scoring 69.2 per game to rank 248th in college basketball while giving up 67.6 per outing to rank 106th in college basketball) and has a +47 scoring differential overall.

The Bears are averaging 69.2 points, 5.3 fewer than the Bulldogs give up.

Mercer hits 6.1 three-pointers per game (314th in college basketball), while its opponents have made 5.9 on average.

The Bears are scoring 72.5 points per game this year when playing at home, which is 5.6 more points than they’re averaging away from home (66.9).

Mercer has been putting up 67.3 points per contest in its last 10 appearances, an average that’s a little lower than the 69.2 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 campaign.

Citadel Stats, Odds & Insights

Citadel has been outscored by 6.2 points per game (posting 68.3 points per game, 270th in college basketball, while conceding 74.5 per contest, 304th in college basketball) and has a -191 scoring differential.

The Bulldogs’ 68.3 points per game are only 0.7 more than the Bears give up.

Citadel connects on 7.4 three-pointers per game (192nd in college basketball) compared to its opponents’ 7.9. It shoots 33.1% from deep, and its opponents shoot 33.9%.

The Bulldogs are putting up more points at home (70.6 per game) than away (65.5).

In its previous 10 games, Citadel is scoring 65.8 points per game, 2.5 fewer points than its season average (68.3).

Bears Key Players to Watch

Bears Leaders
Jalyn McCreary 31 15.2 5.5 0.5 0.7 0.6 0.0
Kamar Robertson 27 10.9 2.4 1.5 1.0 0.3 1.5
Shawn Walker 30 8.8 2.4 1.9 0.7 0.1 1.2
Luis Hurtado 30 7.4 4.0 3.3 0.4 0.1 0.6
Michael Zanoni 31 6.2 2.2 0.5 0.3 0.0 1.1

Bulldogs Key Players to Watch

Bulldogs Leaders
Stephen Clark 31 16.6 6.5 2.8 0.9 1.8 0.4
Austin Ash 30 15.2 4.6 1.7 1.0 0.1 3.4
Elijah Morgan 31 7.7 3.1 2.2 1.7 0.0 1.3
Madison Durr 31 7.4 3.3 2.1 0.4 0.0 0.4
Jackson Price 23 6.7 2.3 0.3 0.3 0.1 1.0

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Author: Andy Molitor

Andy has been involved in sports betting on and off his entire adult life and has been creating content surrounding it for the past five years. While the NFL is his first love, he also bets hundreds of college basketball games every winter and loves sweating golf DFS during the football offseason.