As if hosting the defending Southern Conference champion wasn't enough to be excited about, the Georgia Southern Eagles are just glad to have their lineup back.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - The Eastern Washington Eagles finished the 2010 football season as the No. 1 team in the Football Championship Subdivision Coaches Poll following a 20-19 come-from-behind win in the National Championship game. The Eagles were a unanimous choice for the top spot, receiving 25 first-place votes and 625 points overall.
Appalachian State entered the game with size, speed and a boatload of offense, and Georgia Southern answered with MiMi Dubose.
It's a fairly simple plan - when an opposing team comes in looking to control the paint, own the perimeter.
BOONE, N.C. - An early scoring burst allowed Appalachian State University to take a large first-half lead against Georgia Southern and a solid defensive stand in the second half carried the Mountaineers to a 79-51 win Saturday.
UNC Greensboro's 55-51 win over Georgia Southern on Wednesday kept the Lady Spartans unbeaten in Southern Conference play and kept the Lady Eagles winless on the road, but it didn't make the league's picture any clearer.
Both teams were hunting for their first Southern Conference win, and Western Carolina capitalized each and every time Georgia Southern allowed it.
Georgia Southern is preparing for the long haul of the Southern Conference schedule, and things haven't gone according to plan.
Although the Georgia Southern Lady Eagles have started to turn things around after a 1-8 start, there's still one more corner to get around.
Elon, N.C. - The Elon Lady Phoenix jumped Georgia Southern in the Southern Conference standings, pulling away in the second half for a 77-61 win Monday at Alumni Gym.
Hard to believe, isn't it?
Meredyth Frye made a statement that her double-double against Samford before the Christmas break was no fluke.
AUBURN, Ala. - Earnest Ross scored 20 points and made two free throws late in overtime to seal it as Auburn defeated Georgia Southern 88-84 in overtime on Wednesday night.
In the week leading up to the Christmas break, the Georgia Southern Lady Eagles needed some good news.
Auburn and Georgia Southern have a lot in common.
Scott Farmer has a unique perspective on Georgia Southern's transition from the Football Championship Subdivision to the Football Bowl Subdivision Sun Belt Conference.
Eric Alonzo (P, GSU)
When Georgia Southern's Edwin Jackson and Garrett Frye were asked what if felt like to be named second-team, All-Sun Belt before the 2014 season, they looked at each other for a quick moment.
On Tuesday at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans at the Sun Belt Football Media Day, SBC commissioner Karl Benson expressed his support for a recent proposal that would change the NCAA Division-I landscape.
NEW ORLEANS -- Georgia Southern and Appalachian State have long been known for having two of the best gameday atmospheres in the Football Championship Subdivision.
NEW ORLEANS - The Sun Belt Conference's 11 institutions are prepared to pay more to remain part of major college football, commissioner Karl Benson said Tuesday.
NEW ORLEANS - The one word that was thrown around all day was "unknown."
As the Sun Belt Conference Football Media Day gets underway today in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans - a long, long way from the Southern Conference event in the Spartanburg, S.C., Marriott - there will be many, many more questions than answers for the Georgia Southern Eagles.
NEW ORLEANS - After tying for the regular season championship last year, UL Lafayette and Arkansas State have been picked to finish first and second in the 2014 Sun Belt Football Preseason Coaches' Poll.
Eric Alonzo (P, GSU)
Georgia Southern announced the hiring of Kelly Carter as the Eagles' new cross country and track and field head coach on Thursday.
Georgia Southern Director of Athletics Tom Kleinlein announced Wednesday that six new members will be inducted into the Georgia Southern Athletics Hall of Fame Oct. 11.
A pancake breakfast benefitting "AJ's Medical Fund" will take place from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., on Sunday at Chops on Main.
Georgia Southern basketball player Eric Ferguson has been suspended from the team indefinitely following a June 26 arrest.