MACON - Junior Louis Graham scored 14 of his 18 points in the second half and Georgia Southern won at Mercer for the first time since 2000, holding on for a 61-59 victory over Monday evening at the University Center.
The good news is it's over.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Georgia Southern put up a fight against Duke four days earlier but never managed to run with a weakened Illinois squad as the Illini beat the Eagles 85-50 Friday night.
Georgia Southern will continue to use the two-quarterback system it unveiled last weekend at Furman, but Eagle coach Brian VanGorder said he doesn't envision using Jayson Foster as much as he did last week.
GREENVILLE, S.C. – Wide left.
DURHAM, N.C. – Bring on Duke.
GREENVILLE, S.C. – All Jayson Foster needed was a chance.
It is perhaps the most revered facility in all of college basketball, a setting unlike any other where the undergraduates get the best seats in the house and gratefully respond by creating an atmosphere that earns nationwide respect.
The Georgia Southern Lady Eagles opened their 2006 season with a 62-46 win over Stetson University (0-2) Sunday at Hanner Fieldhouse. GSU used a smothering defense in the second half, holding the Hatters to just 28 percent shooting on the night and registering nine steals.
The Georgia Southern Lady Eagles are ready to see what they've got.
ATLANTA - The more Tashard Choice runs, the more Georgia Tech wins - and the more lobbying power the junior earns with coach Chan Gailey.
ATHENS - Matthew Stafford has a nasty gash across the bridge of his nose and another cut on his forehead, which sort of sums up the way things have gone for Georgia's freshman quarterback.
DETROIT - Michael Vick came back down to earth and the Detroit Lions took advantage of his ordinary day.
RALEIGH, N.C. - When North Carolina State tried to slow Georgia Tech's ground game, Calvin Johnson took charge. Then when the Wolfpack focused on Tech's star wideout, it was Tashard Choice's turn to torment them.
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Jeremy Jarmon pushed around Georgia offensive linemen all afternoon, but he was no match for an elated Homecoming crowd and a large piece of yellow metal.
There's only 10 FBS conferences, and Georgia Southern is the champion of one of them. Only the Eagles, Florida State and Ohio State went through their conference schedules unbeaten, and that's saying something.
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