Mercer rolls over Samford 69-50 to open conference play
The Bears had a 22-4 run to end the first half with a 36-15 lead, which was the fewest points they have allowed in a half this season. Samford never recovered from that onslaught.
Leonard, who made 4 of 6 from the floor, also had five rebounds and dished out five assists. Demetre Rivers added 11 points for the Bears.