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Georgia Southern vs Kennesaw State

Georgia Southern 62, Kennesaw St. 46

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KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) - Cleon Roberts scored 12 points and Eric Ferguson 11 to lead Georgia Southern to a 62-46 win over Kennesaw State on Wednesday night.

Markeith Cummings led the Kennesaw State (1-5) in its home opener with 22 points.

The Eagles (2-2) won on the strength of their shooting. They hit 47.8 percent from the field (22 of 46), including 42.1 percent on 3-pointers (8 of 19), to the Owls' 37.5 percent (15 of 40) and 25 percent (4 of 14).

From 39-34 at the 13:28 mark in the second half, Tre Bussey made two 3-pointers to boost the Eagles' advantage to 45-34 with 12:12 to play, and C.J. Reid's 3-pointer pushed the lead to 48-34 with 11:03 left. The Eagles maintained at least an eight-point advantage the rest of the night, building it to 60-44 on Jessie Pernell's two free throws with 2:17 remaining.

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Georgia Southern Eagles
E. Ferguson, F323-75-872411
M. Baynham, F160-12-20042
C. Reed, G333-70-03219
T. Bussey, G293-90-03118
C. Roberts, G295-90-020212
C. Baskerville254-40-09128
J. Pernell171-52-20125
B. Holmes121-11-20303
K. Dunnican61-20-01022
S. Mike11-10-00002
Totals 22-4610-1429101862
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Kennesaw State Owls
M. Cummings, F408-124-541322
A. Osemhen, F240-23-42023
A. Anderson, F232-41-27045
D. Love, G352-50-04316
Y. Brown, G200-40-11110
M. Hamilton261-52-21314
B. Dawson121-32-33024
N. Pruitt111-40-01012
C. Hobbs90-10-00000
Totals 15-4012-172681546
 37.5%70.6% 
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UT-Arlington10-816-12171
UALR8-1113-16262
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FGCU11-322-9130
S.C. Upstate8-622-10224
Lipscomb7-714-16273
N. Kentucky7-713-17259
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