Wofford vs Georgia Southern

Georgia Southern 63, Wofford 49

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STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) - Eric Ferguson had 15 points and 11 rebounds as Georgia Southern cruised to a 63-49 Southern Conference win over Wofford on Thursday night.

The Eagles (12-12, 10-4) have won four straight and six of their last seven games. They led wire-to-wire, strengthening their hold on second place in the SoCon South.

The Terriers (15-11, 8-6), who have lost three straight and are in third place in the division, defeated Georgia Southern 88-63 on Jan. 14. Kevin Giltner scored 23 in that game, but was held to seven in the rematch on 3-of-14 shooting.

Willie Powers added 14 points and Ben Drayton III had 12 for the Eagles.

Wofford, which snapped a six-game winning streak in the series, shot only 3 of 16 from 3-point range and 4 of 15 from the free-throw line.

Drew Crowell had 12 points and 14 rebounds and Brad Loesing added 13 points for the Terriers.

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Wofford Terriers
D. Crowell, F346-90-1141312
A. Smith, F181-10-23012
K. Giltner, G403-140-05017
B. Loesing, G395-132-313413
K. Cochran, G323-102-53038
L. Skinner273-50-42207
J. Byrd100-00-01020
J. Swinton00-00-00010
Totals 21-524-153561549
 40.4%26.7% 
Georgia Southern Eagles
E. Ferguson, F285-94-4110415
C. Baskerville, F191-30-02002
W. Powers, G326-112-676214
B. Drayton III, G284-71-201112
J. Hewitt, G273-91-24128
J. Pernell201-30-02123
M. Baynham141-10-01112
T. Bussey122-50-04125
T. Brown101-10-01002
K. Dunnican100-10-00020
Totals 24-508-1434111663
 48%57.1% 
Southern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
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W. Carolina10-816-18166
UNC-Green.10-815-19237
Mercer8-1019-15194
Samford4-1414-19252
VMI4-149-21317
Citadel3-1510-22322
 
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