DALLAS - After letting a big second-half lead slip away, The University of Akron women's basketball team bounced back to out score Georgia Southern 24-11 in overtime to claim a 94-81 win in the the SMU Hoops for the Cure Thanksgiving Tournament.
It goes without saying that Georgia Southern players, coaches and fans are thankful to be playing another game on Thanksgiving weekend and having a shot in the playoffs for the first time since 2005.
The late Erk Russell would have loved Michael Butler. Butler is similar to so many of the players Russell had in the early going as he built Georgia Southern into a national power - he's an undersized overachiever, and a walk-on. Regardless of who wins the first-round Football Championship Subdivision playoff game Saturday at 2 p.m. at Paulson Stadium between Georgia Southern and South Carolina State, the Eagles' starting safety will be ...
Georgia Southern coach Jeff Monken got the chance Tuesday morning to do something no GSU coach has done in almost five years - hop on the phone for a postseason Southern Conference press conference.
Georgia Southern coach Charlton Young has a team full of what he describes as "young pups" - seven freshmen and only one eligible senior.
If Georgia Southern wanted to strap on its dancing shoes and return to the NCAA volleyball tournament for the first time since 2003, it had to beat College of Charleston in the Southern Conference tournament championship.
GREENVILLE, S.C. - Bobby Lamb's coaching career at Furman ended the same way as his playing career in 1985. It ended with a loss to Georgia Southern. The Eagles trailed 28-17 at the start of the fourth quarter, but scored 15 unanswered points to knock off the Paladins 32-28 Saturday at Paladin Stadium to keep the playoff hopes alive. Lamb, who announced his resignation as Furman's head coach Friday before ...
GREENVILLE, S.C. –-Georgia Southern left Paladin Stadium with its playoff future up in the air. The Eagles will gather in Statesboro today at 10 a.m. at Paulson Stadium's Bishop Fieldhouse to watch ESPNU, which will air the Football Championship Subdivision playoff selection show. All that's left to do is sit back and wait for the NCAA section committee to determine the Eagles' fate. "If we get an opportunity to play ...
Georgia Southern hasn't had much time to work out the growing pains.
Georgia Southern's two matchups against Southeastern Conference teams - Georgia and Alabama, got away in the second half, but for a team that's young in the post, a lot of growing pains have been worked out.
Georgia Southern closed the gap to five with four with less than three minutes to go, but Alabama ended the game on a 9-2 run to take down the Lady Eagles 65-55 Friday at Hanner Fieldhouse.
LATE BREAKING: Furman head coach Bobby Lamb will coach one last game Saturday, and will resign effective after the Georgia Southern game, FU director of athletics Gary Clark announced Friday.
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.
Georgia Southern Men's Basketball rolled to a 104-50 win over Toccoa Falls on Saturday night in the final game before opening domestic play in the 2013 Cancun Challenge on Thursday night at West Virginia. Tre Bussey led the way for the Eagles with a career-high 29 points. "We did a great job of sharing the ball again tonight," said Head Coach Mark Byington. "Defensively we did a great ...
ELON, N.C. - For the last time in program history, the Georgia Southern Eagles played a game on grass painted with a Southern Conference logo. They left with their highest-scoring SoCon affair of the season. The Eagles knocked off the Elon Phoenix, 38-20, on Saturday in Rhodes Stadium, in the program's last game in the league. "It's been a great run for Georgia Southern in this league," GSU coach Jeff Monken ...
The scenario facing Georgia Southern as it takes on Elon in its final Southern Conference game ever would have been hard to imagine in August.
The Georgia Southern Eagles have won 115 games in the Southern Conference since joining the league in 1993, and lost 49.
Georgia Southern men's soccer will face Elon for the second-consecutive year in the SoCon Tournament Semifinals today. The Eagles took a 1-0 win over UNCG in the opening round last weekend behind a 65th minute penalty kick goal from Witt Carlisle.
Coming out of high school, Kyle Oehlbeck knew what he wanted in a college football program.
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Seventh-ranked Kentucky put six players in double figures in the scoring column, led by Bernisha Pinkett's 19 points, and used its full-court pressing defense to force 35 Georgia Southern turnovers as the Wildcats downed the Eagles 103-38 in their home opener Wednesday afternoon in Memorial Coliseum.