ELON, N.C. - Georgia Southern was unable to handle Elon's size on Saturday night, falling 84-62 to the Phoenix at Alumni Gym. The defeat closed the Eagles' tour of North Carolina's Piedmont Triad. GSU was led by Jelani Hewitt, who scored 18 points. Senior forward Rory Spencer had a career-high 13 rebounds to lead all players.
GREENVILLE, S.C. - Georgia Southern recorded its first road conference halftime lead, but fell 58-50 to Furman Saturday afternoon at Timmons Arena.
There's good news, and there's bad news.
Elon still remembers its 98-88 loss to Georgia Southern last year.
GREENSBORO, N.C. - The Georgia Southern Men's Basketball team recorded 12 steals on the night but could not steal the victory on Thursday night, January 20th, at UNC Greensboro, falling 87-75. Freshman Eric Ferguson (Statesboro, Ga.) returned to form with 24 points with a pair of blocks and thunderous dunks. Junior Ben Drayton III (St. Marys, Ga.) chipped in 17 points and had eight assists as he narrowly missed his first double-double of the season.
CHARLESTON, S.C. - Georgia Southern took two shots in the final four seconds but fell to the College of Charleston, 40-39. The Lady Eagles scored less than 40 points for just the second time this season and were led by Meredyth Frye's 12 points.
UNC Greensboro has finally started to see the fruits of its efforts having an effect, and Georgia Southern is hoping for similar results against the Spartans.
The Georgia Southern Baseball Dugout Club will host "An Evening with the All-Stars" Friday, Feb. 4, in the Nessmith-Lane Ballroom on campus.
On the surface, the biggest difference between a win and a loss for Georgia Southern this season has been where the game was played.
Like the old "duck" metaphor - above the surface there's not much going on, but underneath the water its legs are kicking furiously and there's a frenzy of action - it's a busy time for Georgia Southern football.
Once again, Georgia Southern dug out of a huge halftime hole, but once again couldn't pull out an elusive Southern Conference win.
The bad news in Wednesday's 74-65 loss to Wofford was that Noah Dahlman went 10 for 10 from the floor on the way to 26 points.
Western Carolina put Georgia Southern through a free-throw boot camp, but the Lady Eagles fought through it to capture the 600th overall win in the program's history.
When MiMi DuBose tore her ACL as a junior in a 2007 prep basketball Christmas tournament, a lot of the big-time programs that were recruiting her took a step back.
Wofford senior Noah Dahlman is as automatic as they come.
Did you notice anything different in the air when you woke up Tuesday morning? Was there a sense of newness, wonder and anticipation that wasn't present on Monday?
It's been long anticipated, but as of today, Georgia Southern is officially an all-sports member of the Sun Belt Conference.