Appalachian State vs Georgia Southern

Appalachian St. 91, Georgia Southern 86


STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) - Nathan Healey had 24 points and 11 rebounds to lead Appalachian State past Georgia Southern 91-86 in overtime on Thursday night.

Appalachian was 3 for 3 from the field and 12 of 12 from the foul line in overtime. The Eagles were 4 of 8 from the field and 4 of 5 at the line.

Tab Hamilton scored 16 points, Jay Canty had 15 and eight rebounds, Mike Neal 13 and nine rebounds and Tevin Baskin scored 12 for Appalachian State (10-12, 6-5 Southern Conference).

Eric Ferguson had 23 points and eight rebounds, C.J. Reed scored 19, Cleon Roberts 17 and Marvin Baynham 11 for Georgia Southern (10-14, 4-7).

Georgia Southern trailed 73-68 with 48 seconds left in regulation, but Ferguson made two free throws and Reed a layup to close to 73-72. Baynham made one free throw to tie but missed the second with 3 seconds left.

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Appalachian State Mountaineers
N. Healy, F427-128-8111324
J. Canty, F396-123-581015
M. Obacha, F181-23-74455
M. Neal, G413-66-1092213
T. Hamilton, G306-113-401416
J. Trice261-34-42016
T. Baskin255-102-550512
C. Burgess40-00-00100
R. Gilbert00-00-00010
Totals 29-5629-4343102191
Georgia Southern Eagles
E. Ferguson, F399-163-681423
S. Mike, F162-30-00024
K. Dunnican, F80-00-20040
C. Reed, G417-205-915219
C. Roberts, G277-81-332417
M. Baynham303-75-681511
C. Baskerville272-71-26036
B. Holmes222-60-02344
T. Bussey151-50-03022
Totals 33-7215-2837123086
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Georgia St.15-525-1053
Ga. Southern14-622-9113
UL Lafayette13-722-14143
App. St.9-1112-17250
S. Alabama9-1112-21275
Texas St.7-1314-17236
Arkansas St.6-1411-18277
Other games
IND 72 Final
ILL 74
NCST 85 Final
MIZZ 68 Final
COLO 48 Final
ORE 47
PEP 56 Final