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?
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.
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.