The Georgia Southern Eagles once again saw a team from a lower division give them all they wanted, but took control in the final six minutes as the Eagles held off Reinhardt, of the NAIA, 101-84 Thursday at Hanner Fieldhouse.
After Tuesday's uplifting 71-52 win against Mercer, in which the Georgia Southern Lady Eagles shot 44.7 percent from the floor and a lights-out 40.7 percent from behind the 3-point line, it's time to get back into the SEC.
One thing's for sure – if Georgia Southern wants to make the playoffs, it needs to beat Furman Saturday. On the road.
If Saturday's game at Furman is E.J. Webb's final college football game, he can deal with it.
It's no surprise that through two games, the Georgia Southern Eagles have been led by freshmen.
Georgia Southern keeps asking more from Jamie Navarro, and she keeps delivering.
Just one more week of regular season remains, and there are four Southern Conference teams left - Appalachian State, Chattanooga, Georgia Southern and Wofford - with a chance to punch a ticket to the 2010 Football Championship Subdivision playoffs.
Although the Georgia Southern Eagles never trailed, Carver College never seemed to go away.
The Georgia Southern Lady Eagles lost six combined years of in-game experience with the graduation of forwards J'Lisia Ogburn and Jessica Geiger, but they still have their secret weapon.
The word "playoffs" has been thrown around a lot since Georgia Southern knocked off Appalachian State at homecoming.
The excitement of the triple-option offense and its return to Georgia Southern has been almost tangible this season, but much of the Eagles' success this season can be chalked up to one thing - scoring defense.
CULLOWHEE, N.C. - When Georgia Southern defensive end Dion DuBose went down early in the second quarter of Saturday's game against Western Carolina with a dislocated left knee, he stayed down.
CULLOWHEE, N.C. - Every time the Western Carolina Catamounts knocked on the door, Georgia Southern gave them an unfriendly greeting.
SOUTH BEND - In the season opener for both, Georgia Southern struggled from the field early and never recovered in a 98-61 loss at Notre Dame Friday.
It's the perfect trap game.
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.
Eric Alonzo (P, GSU)