In what was Furman's last trip to Hanner Fieldhouse for a Southern Conference matchup, Georgia Southern gave the Paladins a game to remember.
The bad news wasn't necessarily that the Georgia Southern Eagles lost by a point to Western Carolina on Saturday.
The last two years, anybody familiar with Southern Conference basketball would have told you that Georgia Southern's Eric Ferguson and College of Charleston's Trent Wiedeman are the best frontcourt players in the league.
Georgia Southern AMR
By MATT YOGUS
Former major leaguers Ryan Klesko and Scott Fletcher spoke to a large crowd at the fourth annual Evening with the All-Stars banquet inside the Nessmith-Lane Conference Center on the campus of Georgia Southern University.
Georgia Southern didn't make a 3-pointer in the first 38 minutes, 30 seconds of the game and the two that went in came too late as Western Carolina left Hanner Fieldhouse with a 68-67 win on Saturday afternoon.
Anna Claire Knight dominated the first half of the game and MiMi Dubose finished with six straight free throws as Georgia Southern knocked off visiting UNC Greensboro 74-71 in Hanner Fieldhouse on Saturday.
Anna Claire Knight has every reason to feel confident right now.
Sam Houston State head coach Willie Fritz will be the next head coach at Georgia Southern.
Based on sources close to Georgia Southern and reports from various media outlets, it's a safe bet that athletics director Tom Kleinlein has his final four candidates for the vacant head coach position at GSU.
It's been roughly two weeks since Army announced Jeff Monken as its next head football coach, and there has been a lot of innuendo and speculation since. Amidst the rumors is one fact that has risen to the top - it would have been nice for Georgia Southern if the coaching staff stayed put during the program's transition to the Football Bowl Subdivision.
Brent Pry is committed to Vanderbilt coach James Franklin and will not be the next head coach at Georgia Southern.
Samford's Tim Williams hit a 3-pointer with two seconds remaining, but it was too late.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. - Taylor Hall collected 15 points, five rebounds, five assists and six steals, and Chattanooga used a late run to push past Georgia Southern for a 69-60 women's basketball victory Saturday night in McKenzie Arena.
Georgia Southern is high on talent but short on depth.
Georgia Southern's 2013 baseball season couldn't have gone any better.
Freshman Tyrone Outlaw came off the UNC Greensboro bench to score 17 points and Georgia Southern couldn't find scoring anywhere as the visiting Spartans won 68-56 on Thursday afternoon in a weather-delayed game at Hanner Fieldhouse.
Georgia Southern Men's Basketball has moved its game against UNCG to Thursday, February 13th, at 2 p.m.
The script was flipped on Georgia Southern during its last road trip.
NEW ORLEANS - Georgia Southern men's soccer has a new home with the re-introduction of the Sun Belt Conference for men's soccer. The Eagles will compete in the six-team league beginning in the fall of 2014 with an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament on the line.
GREENSBORO, N.C. -Lucy Mason led four UNCG scorers in double figures with 18 points to go along with seven rebounds and five assists to lead the Spartans to a 76-65 Southern Conference women's basketball victory over Georgia Southern Monday night in Fleming Gymnasium.
Two Georgia Southern baseball players, junior pitcher Will Middour and freshman infielder Aaron Palmer, were suspended indefinitely for a "violation of team rules" a university statement said on Monday.