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.
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?
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.
During Jeff Monken's four years as Georgia Southern's head coach, the Eagles didn't shy away from contact in practice.
Once toe meets leather and the Georgia Southern Eagles play N.C. State on Aug. 30, one of the more interesting storylines to follow will be who trots out there to play defensive line.
Any time a new coach inherits a wide receiver coming off a 1,000-yard season, it's a good reason to be excited. When the entire team barely cracked 1,000 receiving yards, one might think it would be a cause for concern.
Edwin Jackson, Georgia Southern's leading tackler in 2013, was named preseason second-team, All-Sun Belt and its a good thing, because he's really the only linebacker in the mix that played a lot of football last year.
If the Georgia Southern Eagles wanted to, they could start a senior at each position on the offensive line.
Every coach at the Sun Belt Football Media Day last week in New Orleans said pretty much the same thing about winning in the conference - you need a good quarterback and a good defense.