Georgia Southern knew it was going to the NCAA Tournament.
Brent Russell hasn't been around forever, it only seems that way.
South Carolina State University is appearing in the FCS playoffs for the third straight year, fifth overall, but this will be the first time it has played as an at-large entry.
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Both Coastal Carolina and South Carolina State reached a point this season when their coaches thought their chances to make the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs were long gone.
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas - Georgia Southern led 36-24 at halftime and held the advantage by as many as 16 in the first 20 minutes, but Chicago State never went away as the Eagles dropped a 64-59 game Friday afternoon in the South Padre Island Invitational.
DALLAS - After letting a big second-half lead slip away, The University of Akron women's basketball team bounced back to out score Georgia Southern 24-11 in overtime to claim a 94-81 win in the the SMU Hoops for the Cure Thanksgiving Tournament.
It goes without saying that Georgia Southern players, coaches and fans are thankful to be playing another game on Thanksgiving weekend and having a shot in the playoffs for the first time since 2005.
The late Erk Russell would have loved Michael Butler.
Georgia Southern coach Jeff Monken got the chance Tuesday morning to do something no GSU coach has done in almost five years - hop on the phone for a postseason Southern Conference press conference.
Georgia Southern coach Charlton Young has a team full of what he describes as "young pups" - seven freshmen and only one eligible senior.
If Georgia Southern wanted to strap on its dancing shoes and return to the NCAA volleyball tournament for the first time since 2003, it had to beat College of Charleston in the Southern Conference tournament championship.
GREENVILLE, S.C. - Bobby Lamb's coaching career at Furman ended the same way as his playing career in 1985.
GREENVILLE, S.C. –-Georgia Southern left Paladin Stadium with its playoff future up in the air.
Georgia Southern hasn't had much time to work out the growing pains.
Georgia Southern's two matchups against Southeastern Conference teams - Georgia and Alabama, got away in the second half, but for a team that's young in the post, a lot of growing pains have been worked out.