MACON, Ga. -- Jake Gollon made a layup with 11 seconds left to play, breaking a tie and sealing a 73-68 victory for Mercer over Navy on Friday night.
The Bears (3-7) trailed 68-66 with 1:11 remaining before Gollon made two free throws to tie the score at 68.
After a missed 3-pointer from Jordan Sugars with 48 seconds left, Gollon nailed the game-winning layup to seal Mercer's first win since Nov. 26 and break a four-game losing streak.
The Bears shot 26 of 48 from the field (54.2 percent) and posted a 35-24 rebounding advantage over Navy -- which led by as many as eight, 55-47, with 12:59 left to play.
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