The Austin College men’s basketball team stuck with Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference-leading Schreiner University but the Mountaineers pulled away down the stretch to hand the ‘Roos an 88-75 loss on Friday night in Hughey Gym.

Justice Mercadel led all scorers with 25 points and added four steals, hitting 9-of-16 shots in the game. Kam Hogan came off the bench to score 15 points and Kameron Hill finished with 13 points.

Michael Holland added 10 points and six rebounds for Austin College (3-16, 1-7), which hosts Trinity University at noon on Sunday.