Unearned runs weren't an issue for Georgia Southern Saturday in the second of a three game set against George Washington.
The streak is over.
DAVIDSON, N.C. - The Georgia Southern Lady Eagles pulled within eight points of Davidson, but a 6-8 free throw performance iced the 60-46 win at Belk Arena. Davidson's win gives it the 20-19 series lead and splits the season's series as both teams won on their respective courts.
By MATT YOGUS
When Georgia Southern dropped two straight games in the 2010 Southern Conference tournament, the Eagles were left with a bad taste in their mouths.
DAVIDSON, N.C. - JP Kuhlman scored 19 points and Davidson continued its mastery of Georgia Southern in an 83-56 rout Wednesday.
Both teams played out of character, and it only worked out for one of them.
The road wins have been hard to come by for the Georgia Southern Lady Eagles, and the loss of three players to injury - Krista Tate, MiMi DuBose and RoRo Smith - kept things in perspective for coach Rusty Cram after GSU lost its sixth road conference game in a row Monday at Western Carolina.
The Georgia Southern Eagles have one last chance before the Southern Conference tournament to do something they've yet to do this season - win on the road.
Anna Claire Knight, Tashayla Steede and Kayla Upchurch will join the Georgia Southern Lady Eagles basketball team and coach Rusty Cram for the 2011-12 season.
CULLOWHEE, N.C. - The Georgia Southern Lady Eagles held a nine-point lead in the first half, but fell 51-45 to Western Carolina Monday at the Ramsey Center.
Georgia Southern started its season with a bang.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Noah Dahlman had 17 points and Jamar Diggs added 16 as Wofford held off a late Georgia Southern rally to win 69-61 on Saturday night and sweep the season series.
LUBBOCK, Texas - Voting has begun for the 2011 National College Baseball Hall of Fame class and former Georgia Southern coach Jack Stallings is one of 10 finalists in the coaches group.
The 2011 softball season is right around the corner, and according to the preseason chatter, half of Georgia Southern's seniors are the best in the Southern Conference at what they do.
Georgia Southern played its last game in Hanner Fieldhouse as a member of the Southern Conference, and it wasn't a pleasant farewell.
MACON - Chester Webb, one of the greatest basketball players to play in Statesboro, was inducted into the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame in a ceremony on Saturday at the Macon City Auditorium.
The Georgia Southern baseball team swept a doubleheader over Maryland Eastern Shore on Saturday. The Eagles outscored the Hawks 19-4 on the day and won game one 9-3 and game two 10-1.
After a hard-nosed 4-3 win over Georgia Tech on Wednesday, Georgia Southern opened the floodgates.
As the regular season winds down and the Southern Conference tournament approaches, Georgia Southern is set for the annual Pack the House in Pink doubleheader.
CHATTANOOGA - Georgia Southern Men's Basketball broke a three-game schnide with a 77-61 win over Chattanooga in the Eagles final trip to the Lookout City in SoCon play. The Eagles trailed early, but closed the opening period with a 13-2 run. Jelani Hewitt's three-pointer at the buzzer in the first half gave the Eagles a lead that would not be relinquished.
Georgia Southern pitching held Georgia Tech to only five hits and struck out seven as the Eagles held on for a 4-3 win over the visiting Yellow Jackets on Wednesday in the 2014 home opener at J.I. Clements Stadium.
MONTREAL – Georgia Southern cornerback Laron Scott signed a three-year deal to play for the Montreal Alouettes. Scott, who was with the New York Giants organization for the majority of the 2013 season, signed on Tuesday with the Canadian Football League team. He becomes the fourth Eagle to play in the CFL.
Georgia Southern usually has a good turnout on opening weekend.
It's hard not to have high hopes for Georgia Southern's 2014 baseball team, especially after its 18-4 demolishing of Georgia in Athens on Sunday to take two of three from the Bulldogs in the season-opening series.
ATHENS - Aaron Mizell homered twice and drove in four runs as the Georgia Southern Eagles took the deciding Game Three 18-4 over the Georgia Bulldogs at Foley Field Sunday.
ATHENS - Sam Howard tossed five scoreless innings as the Georgia Southern Eagles rolled to a 9-3 win over the Georgia Bulldogs in game one of a doubleheader at Foley Field.
Jelani Hewitt was the best player on the court.
DAVIDSON, N.C. - Anna Claire Knight scored a career-high 31 points, and Angel McGowan added a career-high 26 to lead Georgia Southern to a 90-82 Southern Conference women's basketball victory over Davidson Saturday afternoon in Belk Arena.
Georgia Southern is high on talent but short on depth.