On a night when the Georgia Southern Lady Eagles had two starters out with injury, somebody had to step in and fill the void.
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.
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.
Georgia Southern pitcher Sarah Purvis went up against the No. 1 team in the nation and its ace pitcher Ellen Renfroe, and the difference came down to one pitch.
ELON, N.C. - Ryley Beaumont scored 14 points and grabbed 13 rebounds Saturday night and Jack Isenbarger hit the game-winning 3-pointer with less than a second remaining as Elon downed Georgia Southern 60-59 in conference play.
ELON, N.C. - Jenifer Rhodes tallied 20 points and seven rebounds, and Elon shot 55 percent in the second half to top Georgia Southern 85-60 in a Southern Conference women's basketball game Saturday afternoon at Alumni Gym.
The Georgia Southern Eagles didn't just enter the 2014 softball season. They kicked the door down.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Georgia Southern surrendered a 13-point second half advantage on Thursday night to drop a 74-61 decision to the Wofford Terriers in the final regular season league meeting between the programs. The Eagles were outscored 33-9 over the final 12:14 as the Terriers converted a 11-point deficit into a 13-point victory.
In its final season as a member of the Southern Conference, Georgia Southern is the unanimous pick by the league's coaches to win the softball championship.