Georgia Southern vs Charlotte

Charlotte 66, Georgia Southern 53

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Chris Braswell came back from a one-game suspension to score 21 points and grab 12 rebounds as Charlotte defeated Georgia Southern 66-53 Tuesday night.

The 49ers (2-0), who led by three after a back-and-forth first half, held the Eagles scoreless for the first 5:46 of the second half, and built a 50-36 lead with 11:57 remaining.

Charlotte dominated Georgia Southern on the boards 40-19, including 21-8 in the second half.

Braswell, who had 16 points in the first half, and teammate DeMario Mayfield both missed the season opener for violating team rules, but Mayfield's suspension was for two games.

Pierria Henry added 13 points for the 49ers while JT Thompson, a transfer from Virginia Tech who missed the opener because of an injury, played 15 minutes and chipped in four points.

Eric Ferguson and Cleon Roberts led the Eagles (0-2) with 11 points each, and Ferguson also had 10 rebounds.

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Georgia Southern Eagles
E. Ferguson, F333-135-6100411
M. Baynham, F152-31-22045
T. Bussey, G323-113-411210
C. Roberts, G323-63-620211
C. Reed, G232-42-21407
J. Pernell181-30-00022
K. Dunnican160-00-01110
B. Holmes141-43-40235
C. Baskerville70-00-00050
S. Mike71-20-00032
C. Daniels20-00-01000
C. Rives10-00-00000
Totals 16-4617-241982653
 34.8%70.8% 
Charlotte 49ers
W. Clayton, F203-42-59028
D. Clark, F142-30-01034
P. Henry, G352-29-1063213
E. Nickerson, G322-63-44037
T. Williams, G322-52-43236
C. Braswell267-126-6122121
D. Ingram170-21-21021
J. Thompson152-70-02214
M. Thorne91-20-01042
Totals 21-4323-314092166
 48.8%74.2% 
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Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Troy10-822-15147
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
UL-Monroe2-169-24297

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Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
UTEP12-615-17222
Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339
 
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