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Lady Eagles host College of Charleston

    Georgia Southern will going for its 200th Southern Conference win when the Lady Eagles (7-12, 3-7) meet College of Charleston (5-15, 4-7) at 3 p.m. Saturday at Hanner Field House. GSU is 199-138 since joining the conference in the 1992-1993 season.
    Points figure to be hard to come by as, despite their losing records, the two are ranked one-two in the SoCon in scoring defense. The Eagles are giving up a league low 56.9 points per game.
    GSU will be looking for its third straight win. The modest two-game streak started with a 35-34 win over the Cougars who have also won their last two.
    Facts and Figures: The only team to hold CofC to fewer points this season than the Eagles is national power Connecticut who gave up only 24 in a 72-24 win. GSU is averaging 51.7 points per game, the Cougars 47.7.
    Players to Watch: GSU—5-10 G Meredith Frye, 10.1 ppg., 5.3 rpg; 5-9 G Mimi DuBose, 9.2 ppg.; 5-8 G Janay Wilson 6.4 ppg., 4.8 rpg. CofC--5-11 F Cathryn Hardy 8.2 ppg., 5.5 rpg.; 6-3 C Latisha Harris 8.2 ppg., 8.1 rpg.; 6-0 G Megan Fischer 6.6 ppg. 
    The Series:  Georgia Southern leads 28-14.
    Notable:  Frye will be playing in her 80th straight game and making her 50th consecutive start. CofC Coach Nancy Wilson is retiring at the end of this season. An icon in the women’s coaching ranks Wilson is one of 24 coaches with more than 500 wins.
    The Coaches:  GSU—Rusty Cram 238-220, 16th season; CofC—Nancy Wilson 309-208, 17th season; 540-357 overall, 30th season.