Georgia Southern vs Western Carolina

Georgia Southern 72, W. Carolina 66

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CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) - Eric Ferguson scored 18 points and Georgia Southern shot 54.9 percent from the field (28 of 51) to beat Western Carolina 72-66 on Saturday afternoon.

Cameron Baskerville had 14 points, Cleon Roberts 13, Brian Holmes 11 and C.J. Reed handed out 11 assists for the Eagles (9-12, 3-5 Southern Conference), who shot 14 of 24 from the field in the second half and made 8 of 18 from beyond the arc for the game.

Tom Tankelewicz had 20 points, Brandon Boggs scored 14 with nine rebounds and Tawaski King had 12 points and seven rebounds for the Catamounts (8-13, 5-4). Western Carolina was 25 of 54 from the field but only 5 of 17 on 3-pointers.

Georgia Southern never led in the first half but trailed only 37-36 at the break. The Eagles took the lead for good at 52-50 on Marvin Baynham's free throws with 8:07 left.

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Scoreboard
Georgia Southern (9-12) «363672
Western Carolina (8-13)372966

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Georgia Southern Eagles
E. Ferguson, F318-122-252118
S. Mike, F161-20-05002
K. Dunnican, F141-10-03032
C. Reed, G343-90-011127
C. Roberts, G284-92-512313
C. Baskerville285-61-340314
M. Baynham220-11-24121
T. Bussey134-72-210011
B. Holmes102-40-01024
C. Daniels40-00-02010
Totals 28-518-1429161772
 54.9%57.1% 
Western Carolina Catamounts
T. King, F356-100-070112
T. Sumler, G403-101-25417
J. Sinclair, G373-60-03116
B. Boggs, G345-164-993414
T. Tankelewicz, G287-101-131320
M. Brown141-15-80037
P. Ross80-10-01120
K. Hall20-00-00020
R. Harrelson20-00-00000
Totals 25-5411-2029101766
 46.3%55% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Louisiana6-016-374
Texas St.6-113-7245
Ga. Southern5-114-5123
Georgia St.4-213-6179
S. Alabama3-310-9242
App. St.3-38-11238
UT-Arlington3-412-8156
Troy2-38-10215
Little Rock2-45-14271
UL-Monroe1-57-10304
Arkansas St.1-56-13317
Coast. Car.1-67-13266

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
ETSU6-015-466
UNC-Green.4-113-5109
Wofford4-113-5102
Furman4-213-6112
W. Carolina4-28-10196
Mercer3-310-9206
Samford3-37-12268
Citadel1-56-12300
Chattanooga0-66-13311
VMI0-65-12294
 
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