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Georgia Southern vs Chattanooga

Georgia Southern surprises Chattanooga 77-61


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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) Tre Bussey scored 25 points and Jelani Hewitt 24 as Georgia Southern upset Chattanooga 77-61 on Thursday night to snap a four-game losing streak.

The Eagles (12-16, 5-8 Southern) also got 14 points from Angel Matias. Marvin Baynham grabbed 10 rebounds to go over 500 for his career. Georgia Southern, which shot 52.5 percent, had a 40-20 scoring advantage in the paint.

Georgia Southern trailed by 12 with 5:23 left in the first half but went on a 13-2 run to end the half and a 10-2 spurt to open the second for a 10-point lead. The Eagles matched their biggest comeback of the season.

The Mocs (16-12, 10-3) were within single digits for the last time with 13:23 left. The Eagles led by as many as 19.

Z. Mason scored 21 points and Greg Pryor 10 for the Mocs, still second in the conference but now tied with Wofford.

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Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ga. Southern0-07-2122
Georgia St.0-07-339
Texas St.0-06-3201
UT-Arlington0-06-4105
Troy0-05-4337
UL Lafayette0-06-5320
UL-Monroe0-06-5294
UALR0-05-5299
Arkansas St.0-04-4283
App. St.0-03-6212
S. Alabama0-02-7341

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Mercer1-06-5249
Chattanooga1-06-6204
UNC-Green.1-04-8260
Furman1-02-7250
ETSU1-16-2208
VMI1-15-6247
Wofford0-09-240
Citadel0-14-7345
W. Carolina0-14-8238
Samford0-25-8328
 
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