Mercer beats The Citadel 91-80 behind Jelks' career day
Mercer outrebounded The Citadel 51-28 and held the Bulldogs well below their per-game average of 90.2 points.
Trailing by 12 at halftime, the Bulldogs gained on a 9-0 run in which P.J. Boutte and Brian White each hit 3s, but the Bears pulled away on a 12-3 run in which Strawberry scored seven. The Citadel hit four straight 3-pointers to close within 65-58 with 8:29 left, then made three straight with 22 seconds to go.