LOS ANGELES -- E.J. Kusnyer connected on eight 3-pointers and scored 25 points to lead Mercer past winless Loyola Marymount 75-52 Monday night.
Mercer (7-5) led 34-22 at the half and took a commanding lead in the first six minutes of the second half with an 18-8 run. Kusnyer, who was 8-for-14 from 3-point range, capped the rally with a 25-foot 3.
LMU (0-13) mounted a mild comeback late in the second half, narrowing a 22-point Mercer lead to 11 with four minutes to play before the Bears made their finishing run.
Daniel Emerson led Mercer with 16 rebounds.
LaRon Armstead led Loyola Marymount with 20 points.