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.
GREENVILLE, S.C. - Georgia Southern Men's Basketball fought tooth-and-nail with Furman on Thursday (Feb. 10th) night but fell 54-45 to the Paladins at Timmons Arena. The Eagles trailed by three points with 4:51 left, but a 9-0 run to gave Furman a lead that would not be relinquished. Sophomore Zuri James (Stone Mountain, Ga.) scored 16 points as junior Ben Drayton III (St. Marys, Ga.) scored nine with nine rebounds and nine assists to end his 14-game double-figure scoring streak.
As the regular season starts winding down and Georgia Southern continues searching for its first Southern Conference win, fatigue has been an issue.
When first-year Georgia Southern offensive coordinator Doug Ruse talks about his football philosophy, it's easy to imagine the words coming from the lips of Jeff Monken, Paul Johnson, even Erk Russell.
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.