Georgia Southern vs Kennesaw State

Georgia Southern 62, Kennesaw St. 46

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KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) - Cleon Roberts scored 12 points and Eric Ferguson 11 to lead Georgia Southern to a 62-46 win over Kennesaw State on Wednesday night.

Markeith Cummings led the Kennesaw State (1-5) in its home opener with 22 points.

The Eagles (2-2) won on the strength of their shooting. They hit 47.8 percent from the field (22 of 46), including 42.1 percent on 3-pointers (8 of 19), to the Owls' 37.5 percent (15 of 40) and 25 percent (4 of 14).

From 39-34 at the 13:28 mark in the second half, Tre Bussey made two 3-pointers to boost the Eagles' advantage to 45-34 with 12:12 to play, and C.J. Reid's 3-pointer pushed the lead to 48-34 with 11:03 left. The Eagles maintained at least an eight-point advantage the rest of the night, building it to 60-44 on Jessie Pernell's two free throws with 2:17 remaining.

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Georgia Southern (2-2) «243862
Kennesaw State (1-5)252146

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Georgia Southern Eagles
E. Ferguson, F323-75-872411
M. Baynham, F160-12-20042
C. Reed, G333-70-03219
T. Bussey, G293-90-03118
C. Roberts, G295-90-020212
C. Baskerville254-40-09128
J. Pernell171-52-20125
B. Holmes121-11-20303
K. Dunnican61-20-01022
S. Mike11-10-00002
Totals 22-4610-1429101862
 47.8%71.4% 
Kennesaw State Owls
M. Cummings, F408-124-541322
A. Osemhen, F240-23-42023
A. Anderson, F232-41-27045
D. Love, G352-50-04316
Y. Brown, G200-40-11110
M. Hamilton261-52-21314
B. Dawson121-32-33024
N. Pruitt111-40-01012
C. Hobbs90-10-00000
Totals 15-4012-172681546
 37.5%70.6% 
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT-Arlington14-427-945
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Troy10-822-15147
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
UL-Monroe2-169-24297

Atlantic Sun
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
FGCU12-226-885
Lipscomb11-320-13189
No. Florida8-615-19217
S.C. Upstate7-717-16229
Kennesaw St.7-714-18259
Jacksonville5-917-16291
N.J. Tech3-1111-20290
Stetson3-1111-21328
 
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MORE 70 Final
UK 81
PRIN 53 Final
SYR 73
UNC 112 Final
CHAMIN 70
PITT 62 Final
MICH 67
UAPB 43 Final
SDSU 79