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Wofford vs Georgia Southern

Wofford 53, Georgia Southern 47


STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) - Karl Cochran scored 16 points and Spencer Collins posted a double-double to lead Wofford past Georgia Southern 53-47 Thursday night, snapping an eight-game road skid.

Spencer finished with 14 points and 11 boards and Lee Skinner scored 11 for Wofford in a game that remained close throughout and featured 10 lead changes.

Georgia Southern (11-17, 5-10 Southern Conference), who fell to Wofford 71-53 Jan. 12, took its largest lead 40-36 on a C.J. Reed 3-pointer with 7:32 to play. But Georgia Southern used a 10-2 run over the next 5 minutes to surge ahead 46-42. Cochran capped the run with back-to-back layups.

The Eagles cut it to one, 48-47, one Cleon Roberts' three-point play with 1:22 showing, but Skinner answered with a three-point play of his own to seal it.

Wofford (12-17, 6-10) outrebounded Georgia Southern 40-31 and scored 11 second-chance points.

Eric Ferguson paced the Eagles with 11 points.

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Wofford Terriers
L. Skinner, F294-83-393211
A. Smith, F271-20-08012
K. Cochran, G307-170-131216
S. Collins, G306-172-3113014
I. Faithfull, G230-30-02230
J. Swinton172-40-02115
C. Neumann132-21-20015
J. Gordon110-10-00210
J. Byrd100-10-03000
T. Wagener100-10-01000
Totals 22-566-940121153
Georgia Southern Eagles
C. Baskerville, F254-90-03019
M. Baynham, F192-41-34115
C. Reed, G363-112-38249
B. Holmes, G322-52-23137
C. Roberts, G231-61-32023
E. Ferguson304-93-451111
T. Bussey281-40-02003
K. Dunnican30-00-01000
C. Daniels20-00-00010
S. Mike20-10-00000
Totals 17-499-153151347
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UL Lafayette9-313-8133
Arkansas St.7-411-11236
Georgia St.6-513-7119
Ga. Southern5-69-12265
S. Alabama4-79-13226
App. St.4-76-16242
Texas St.3-79-10282
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