Gasouthern 63
Missvalley 52
Date of game: 12/22/2012

Recap: Miss Valley St vs. Ga Southern

Las Vegas, NV (Sports Network) - Eric Ferguson scored a game-high 19 points and pulled down seven rebounds as he helped guide the Georgia Southern Eagles to a 63-52 win over the Delta Devils of Mississippi Valley State in third- round action of the 2012 Las Vegas Classic at Orleans Arena.

C.J. Reed added 12 points and eight boards, although he shot just 2-of-11 from the floor for the Eagles (5-6) as they picked up their third win in the last four games. Tre Bussey chipped in with 10 points for Georgia Southern as well.

The Delta Devils (0-8) were paced by Matt Smith who dropped in 15 points and made five steals, while Davon Usher and Darius Tomlin both delivered 10 points as the squad remained winless through eight games.

Georgia Southern opened the meeting on a 15-4 run and never looked back, eventually taking a 33-19 advantage at the break thanks to a late layup by Marvin Baynham.

Late in the second half MVSU was able to cut the deficit down to a mere three points, thanks to a free throw by Smith with just under four minutes remaining, but from there the Eagles closed on an 8-0 run to put the game away.

The Eagles picked up the victory despite shooting only 1-of-5 beyond the arc and turning the ball over 20 times.

With the victory, Georgia Southern will now take on the survivor of the Cal State Bakersfield/North Florida contest during the championship round on Sunday.

Game Notes

Dorm Report: Rooting for the lesser of two evils

I really do try my best not to hate anyone, seeing as how that word can be thrown around rather easily, which is why it was so tough watching the Florida State-Louisville game on Thursday night.

NASCAR News
Kenseth takes pole, Stewart sets new track record at Texas

Matt Kenseth won the pole for the AAA Texas 500 by the slimmest of margins over Jeff Gordon, while Tony Stewart set a new track qualifying record with a lap at 200 mph during Friday's qualifying at Texas Motor Speedway.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.