It's the perfect trap game.
As the 2010-11 college basketball season gets underway, there's good news and bad news for the Georgia Southern Eagles and second-year coach Charlton Young.
Last Saturday's win over then-No. 1 Appalachian State may have opened the door for the possibility of the playoffs, but the Georgia Southern Eagles have a long way to go if they're still going to have a shot.
There is no I in Jaybo Shaw. No me, either.
Eric Breitenstein is leading the Southern Conference in rushing, and it isn't even close.
It seems like at some point in each of the last few weeks, somebody on the field for Georgia Southern has made a play and left the crowd asking one question.
All Georgia Southern had to do to stay alive in the playoff race was beat the unbeaten, No. 1 ranked team in the country, which also happens to be the Eagles' biggest rival.
With all the things that have changed over the last five years on the football field at Georgia Southern, one thing has remained the same.
Charlie Edwards doesn't rattle easily. For that matter he simply doesn't get rattled.
The Georgia Southern University men's basketball team will play an exhibition game on Friday at Hanner Fieldhouse.
Things just keep getting better for the two at the top.
Time to once again dust off every Georgia Southern fan's least favorite word - rebuilding.
At 4-4 and 2-3 in Southern Conference play, the Georgia Southern Eagles are a long shot to make the playoffs, to say the least.
After picking up two big wins in SoCon play over the weekend, the Georgia Southern volleyball team will put its eight-match winning streak on the line in non-conference action, traveling to Jacksonville, Fla., to face North Florida on Tuesday evening at UNF Arena. First serve is set for 7 p.m.
Samford came to town with every intention of putting the ball into the hands of senior running back Chris Evans.
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.
In his first signing class as Georgia Southern's head coach, and the Eagles' first signing class as a Football Bowl Subdivision program, head coach Willie Fritz focused on the trenches.