Georgia Southern vs The Citadel

Georgia Southern 78, The Citadel 57

  •  

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.

Copyright 2015 by STATS LLC and The Associated Press. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC and The Associated Press is strictly prohibited.
 
CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre
Scoreboard
Georgia Southern (11-15) «473178
The Citadel (6-18)292857

Related Video

 
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
Georgia St.15-525-1053
Ga. Southern14-622-9113
UL-Monroe14-624-14132
UL Lafayette13-722-14143
UT-Arlington10-1016-15185
App. St.9-1112-17250
S. Alabama9-1112-21275
UALR8-1213-18276
Texas St.7-1314-17236
Arkansas St.6-1411-18277
Troy5-1510-19313

Southern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wofford16-228-747
Chattanooga15-322-10112
Mercer12-619-16212
W. Carolina9-915-17221
ETSU8-1016-14192
VMI7-1111-19287
Samford6-1213-19305
Citadel6-1211-19327
UNC-Green.6-1211-22309
Furman5-1311-22293
 
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