Gasouthern 47 35 82
Furman 34 39 73
Date of game: 2/27/2014

Recap: Furman vs. Ga Southern

Greenville, SC (SportsNetwork.com) - Jelani Hewitt scored 22 points as the Georgia Southern Eagles claimed an 82-73 victory over the Furman Paladins in a Southern Conference clash at Timmons Arena.

Tre Bussey added 17 points for GSU (13-17, 6-9 SoCon), which had lost four of its previous five. Brian Holmes chipped in 14 points and Curtis Diamond chipped in 11.

Stephen Croone finished with a game-high 26 points and seven assists for Furman (9-10, 3-13), which has lost three of its last four. William Gates tacked on 13 points and Kendrec Ferrara contributed 12.

GSU dominated the first 20 minutes, sinking 61.5 percent from the floor, including 9-of-13 from 3-point range, to enter halftime leading, 47-34. Furman hit on an even 50 percent in the frame.

Despite cooling to 44 percent shooting in the second half, the Eagles were able to hold on, as the Paladins hit on 44.8 percent from the field.

GSU had a 31-23 advantage on the boards. Both teams scored 19 points at the free-throw line.

Game Notes

Texas Tech's Kingsbury gets extension

Texas Tech football coach Kliff Kingsbury got an extension and a raise on the eve of his third season.

NASCAR News
Harvick wins Atlanta pole, Stewart qualifies 12th

Kevin Harvick grabbed the pole for Sunday night's Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, while his teammate and team co-owner, Tony Stewart, qualified 12th in his return to racing.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...

1 Vote
Our Lookout Valley 9/10 year old team went to a tournament in Knoxville called The Battle of the Rocky Top. They went throught the tournament undefeated and won the championship ...
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.