Georgia Southern vs The Citadel

Georgia Southern 78, The Citadel 57

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Cleon Roberts scored 20 points, and Georgia Southern led by 18 points at halftime and rolled past The Citadel 78-57 in a Southern Conference game on Thursday night.

Eric Ferguson had 14 points, Brian Holmes 11 and C.J. Reed 10 for the Eagles (11-15, 5-8), who snapped a two-game losing streak. Georgia Southern avenged a 70-55 loss to The Citadel on Jan. 19, which snapped the Bulldogs' 12-game losing streak.

P.J. Horgan had 19 points and eight rebounds, and Marshall Harris III scored 10 points for the Bulldogs (6-18, 3-11), who have lost three in a row after a two-game winning streak.

Georgia Southern shot 29 of 55 from the field and 12 of 22 on 3-pointers. The Citadel shot 21 of 53 and 3 of 16.

The Eagles led 47-29 at halftime and opened the second half with an 18-4 spurt for a 65-33 advantage.

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Georgia Southern Eagles
C. Baskerville, F173-32-24038
M. Baynham, F152-40-06144
B. Holmes, G354-100-055211
C. Roberts, G347-92-223120
C. Reed, G324-121-245210
E. Ferguson234-63-440214
T. Bussey182-60-22014
K. Dunnican102-30-03034
C. Daniels70-10-02010
S. Mike70-00-00020
C. Rives21-10-00003
Totals 29-558-1234142178
 52.7%66.7% 
The Citadel Bulldogs
P. Horgan, F347-105-882219
M. Van Scyoc, F291-52-22234
M. Groselle, C304-81-24219
M. Harris III, G343-73-614210
A. Moore, G190-50-01400
R. Robinson212-50-01116
S. Elmore110-21-65011
D. Setzekorn112-50-02014
J. Jenkins71-30-01012
Q. Marshall41-30-00002
Totals 21-5312-2429151257
 39.6%50% 
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT-Arlington12-322-634
Georgia St.11-518-10125
Ga. Southern11-518-11124
Arkansas St.10-519-977
Texas St.9-616-11208
Coast. Car.9-714-15141
Troy8-716-13198
UL Lafayette7-817-11144
S. Alabama6-913-15222
Little Rock4-1113-15246
App. St.3-138-19265
UL-Monroe2-138-20316

Southern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
ETSU14-324-669
Furman14-421-1098
UNC-Green.13-422-8108
Chattanooga10-719-1096
Wofford10-815-16201
Samford8-917-13150
Mercer8-914-16209
Citadel3-1410-20319
W. Carolina3-148-22256
VMI3-146-22324
 
Other games
NW 59 Final
OHST 69
WISC 53 Final
MINN 58
SJU 58 Final
LOU 72
ARIZ 58 Final
COLO 71
GONZ 77 Final
STMA 60