Demetre Rivers had 24 points and Ross Cummings added 19 as Mercer won its sixth straight Southern Conference game, blowing past Western Carolina 81-64 on Tuesday night.
Freshman Braxton Beverly scored 16 points with five first-half 3-pointers, helping North Carolina State beat Boston College 82-66 on Tuesday night.
C.J. Jackson scored 18 points to help No. 16 Ohio State rout Rutgers 79-52 on Tuesday night.