The Citadel vs Georgia Southern

The Citadel 70, Georgia Southern 55

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STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) - Matt Van Scyoc hit five 3-pointers en route to 21 points as The Citadel got off the Southern Conference schneid with a 70-55 defeat of Georgia Southern Saturday night.

Scyoc hit 7 of 11 from the field and attempted eight 3-pointers. Mike Groselle added 15 points and eight rebounds while Marshall Harris III had 11 points and six assists for the Bulldogs (4-13, 1-6).

The Citadel shot 60 percent (24 of 40) from the field and hit 9 of 17 3-point attempts. The Bulldogs held Georgia Southern (8-11, 2-4) to 35.7 percent (20 of 56) shooting.

C.J. Reed paced the Eagles with 13 points.

The Citadel trailed 18-12 with 5:49 left until halftime, but P.J. Horgan's free throws sparked an 18-4 Bulldog run for a 31-22 halftime lead.

Scyoc opened the second half with a 3-pointer, and The Citadel built the lead to 59-41 on Roselle's layup with 7:25 left.

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Scoreboard
The Citadel (4-13) «313970
Georgia Southern (8-11)223355

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The Citadel Bulldogs
P. Horgan, F323-62-38138
M. Groselle, C376-83-483215
M. Van Scyoc, G367-112-220221
M. Harris III, G303-53-426111
A. Moore, G240-20-03110
J. Jenkins123-31-10107
L. Miller102-22-20108
S. Elmore90-10-02020
R. Robinson50-20-01000
D. Setzekorn40-00-00010
Q. Marshall10-00-00000
Totals 24-4013-1629131270
 60%81.3% 
Georgia Southern Eagles
E. Ferguson, F334-101-282110
K. Dunnican, F161-10-02032
C. Reed, G335-130-033413
T. Bussey, G304-131-230012
C. Roberts, G271-73-31115
B. Holmes241-50-02412
C. Baskerville130-20-03020
M. Baynham133-33-43129
S. Mike61-20-03012
C. Daniels50-00-00100
Totals 20-568-1128121555
 35.7%72.7% 
Southern
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
ETSU17-427-855
UNC-Green.16-525-1095
Furman14-523-1296
Wofford11-916-17190
Chattanooga10-919-12139
Samford10-1120-16170
Mercer9-1015-17192
Citadel5-1512-21283
W. Carolina4-159-23271
VMI3-166-24329

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
 
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