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
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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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
 
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