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.
Georgia Southern is set to host a baseball preseason skills camp on Saturday, Jan. 22, at J.I. Clements Stadium.
The game swung both ways for both GSUs, but in the end, it was Georgia Southern holding off Georgia State in overtime.
FLORENCE, S.C. – An 88th minute goal from junior transfer Jessica Scales pushed Georgia Southern (1-0-0) past Francis Marion (0-1-0) in the 2014 women's soccer season opener for both schools. Next up for the Eagles is a Sunday matinee at UNC Wilmington.
On November 23 when Georgia Southern beat Florida, people weren't just talking about the fact that the Gators lost. The story was about how they lost -the Eagles didn't complete a pass.
As Brian VanGorder learned in 2006 during his year as Georgia Southern's head coach - Eagle Nation doesn't like its traditions messed with.
With 10 days remaining until Georgia Southern kicks off its first season in the Football Bowl Subdivision, the team feels ready - as ready as it can be.
On August 30, N.C. State, Georgia Southern's opening game opponent, will likely start 6-foot-4, 235-pound quarterback Jacoby Brissett, who transferred to the Wolfpack from Florida after the 2012 season and sat out last year.
Note: "Jerick's journey into the NFL" will run each Sunday during the preseason in the Statesboro Herald.
The Georgia Southern Eagles spent the last scrimmage of fall camp at Paulson Stadium simulating gameday scenarios on Saturday morning - crowd noise pumped over the speaker system included - and left the hundreds of fans in attendance, the coaching staff and the players feeling pretty good overall.
The Georgia Southern volleyball team finished its first full week of practice with an intrasquad scrimmage Friday, and head coach Dustin Wood is happy with the progress so far this preseason.
On Thursday at the 2014 Fall Coaches Luncheon luncheon, attended by local businesses, fans and friends of the Georgia Southern athletics department, Statesboro Mayor Jan Moore made it official with a proclamation - it's a new era for Georgia Southern athletics.
The consensus seemed almost unanimous last month at the Sun Belt Football Media Day in New Orleans - whoever has a quarterback and plays defense will win the Sun Belt.
Georgia Southern men's soccer opened preseason training camp Monday with a pair of practices at the Fair Road Training Complex.
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It's fair to say that after Georgia Southern's first fall scrimmage, there's competition for the quarterback spot.