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Lady Eagles play host to Hatters tonight

    Georgia Southern's women's basketball gets no time to catch its breath.
    After losing, 66-60, to Furman on Monday night, the Lady Eagles face another quality team when they meet Stetson  at 7 tonight at Hanner Field House.
    The Hatters are the defending Atlantic Sun Conference champion and are coming off their first 20-win season since 1981.
    Victoria McGowan registered a triple-double at Ball State with 26 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists. She also had eight steals. On Tuesday, McGowan was named the Atlantic Sun Player of the Week.
    The Teams: Georgia Southern (2-6, 0-2 Southern Conference); Stetson (6-3, 1-0 Atlantic Sun Conference).
    Last Game: Furman 66, Georgia Southern 60; Ball State 78, Stetson 73, 2 OT.
    The Coaches: GSU —Rusty Cram, 231-209, 15th season; Stetson — Lynn Bria, 34-59, third season.
    The Series: GSU leads, 22-9. The Lady Eagles beat Stetson, 54-49, last season.
    Key stats:  GSU — 7.1 turnover margin; -12.9 scoring margin; Stetson — +4.4 turnovers; 11.1 steals per game.
    Quote:  “I thought tonight we got better, but we just made mental mistakes." — GSU head coach Rusty Cram after his team's Furman game.
    Players to Watch:  GSU — 5-10 Meredyth Frye, G, 9.5 ppg., 4.1 rpg.; 5-9 MiMi DuBose, G, 8.4 ppg.; 5-8 Janay Wilson, G, 7.3 ppg. Stetson — 5-7 Shanasa Sanders, G, 15.8 ppg., 8.4 rpg; 5-4 Victoria McGowan, G, 15.3 ppg., 6.0 rpg.; 6-foot Sasha Sims, F, 1.07 ppg., 8.4 rpg.