Georgia Southern vs Western Carolina

Georgia Southern 72, W. Carolina 66

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CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) - Eric Ferguson scored 18 points and Georgia Southern shot 54.9 percent from the field (28 of 51) to beat Western Carolina 72-66 on Saturday afternoon.

Cameron Baskerville had 14 points, Cleon Roberts 13, Brian Holmes 11 and C.J. Reed handed out 11 assists for the Eagles (9-12, 3-5 Southern Conference), who shot 14 of 24 from the field in the second half and made 8 of 18 from beyond the arc for the game.

Tom Tankelewicz had 20 points, Brandon Boggs scored 14 with nine rebounds and Tawaski King had 12 points and seven rebounds for the Catamounts (8-13, 5-4). Western Carolina was 25 of 54 from the field but only 5 of 17 on 3-pointers.

Georgia Southern never led in the first half but trailed only 37-36 at the break. The Eagles took the lead for good at 52-50 on Marvin Baynham's free throws with 8:07 left.

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Georgia Southern Eagles
E. Ferguson, F318-122-252118
S. Mike, F161-20-05002
K. Dunnican, F141-10-03032
C. Reed, G343-90-011127
C. Roberts, G284-92-512313
C. Baskerville285-61-340314
M. Baynham220-11-24121
T. Bussey134-72-210011
B. Holmes102-40-01024
C. Daniels40-00-02010
Totals 28-518-1429161772
 54.9%57.1% 
Western Carolina Catamounts
T. King, F356-100-070112
T. Sumler, G403-101-25417
J. Sinclair, G373-60-03116
B. Boggs, G345-164-993414
T. Tankelewicz, G287-101-131320
M. Brown141-15-80037
P. Ross80-10-01120
K. Hall20-00-00020
R. Harrelson20-00-00000
Totals 25-5411-2029101766
 46.3%55% 
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UL Lafayette8-818-11135
Troy8-816-14205
S. Alabama6-1013-16218
Little Rock5-1114-15255
App. St.3-148-20297
UL-Monroe2-148-21303

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Wofford10-815-16201
Mercer9-915-16196
Samford8-1017-14176
Citadel4-1411-20302
W. Carolina4-149-22253
VMI3-156-23321
 
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