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.
This time last year, they were called "wide blockers."
DAVIDSON, N.C. - A five-run first inning lifted the Davidson Wildcats to a 5-2 win over the Georgia Southern Eagles in the Southern Conference series opener at Wilson Field.
Georgia Southern's pro day used have a player, maybe two, and a handful of NFL scouts.
Willie Fritz uses a voice recorder to take notes as he watches practice.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Georgia Southern Eagles scored five unanswered runs to rally within a run, but the North Florida Ospreys prevented the equalizer and won 8-7 at Harmon Stadium on Tuesday.
So far in his head coaching career, Willie Fritz has taken over three programs and turned them into national contenders within their division.
Every three or so years, Georgia Southern coach Rodney Hennon hits another career milestone.
Ben Morgan broke open a tie game with a two-run single and the Georgia Southern Eagles rallied from a four-run deficit to take a three-game series from the Appalachian State Mountaineers 10-7 on Sunday at J.I. Clements Stadium.
Georgia Southern got a win on Friday by hitting Appalachian State's bullpen.
Appalachian State would sure like to turn around its baseball season after a disastrous start to the program's last year in the Southern Conference before joining the Sun Belt.