Gasouthern 35 26 61
Wofford 27 47 74
Date of game: 2/6/2014

Recap: Wofford vs. Ga Southern

Spartanburg, SC (SportsNetwork.com) - Karl Cochran poured in 29 points to lift the Wofford Terriers to a 74-61 decision over the Georgia Southern Eagles in a Southern Conference matchup at Benjamin Johnson Arena.

Lee Skinner recorded a double-double for Wofford (12-10, 7-3 SoCon) with 11 points and 13 rebounds. Spencer Collins added 19 points on 6-of-11 shooting from the floor to help the Terriers pick up their fifth win in a row.

Jelani Hewitt led the Eagles (11-13, 4-5) with 21 points. Angel Matias scored 11 points and grabbed nine boards while Kyle Doyle and Curtis Diamond netted 10 points apiece.

GSU ended the opening period on an 8-2 run that sent it into the intermission with a 35-27 lead. The visitors shot 53.6 percent from the floor and limited the Terriers makes on only 38.7 percent of their field goal tries in the first half.

Wofford heated up to connect on 64 percent of its field goal tries in the second half. Cochran scored 18 of his points after the break while the Eagles were held to 30.8 percent shooting from the field including a 1-of-11 clip from behind the 3-point line. GSU held a 52-40 lead with 12:43 remaining in regulation before the hosts went on a 14-2 run to even the score with just over seven minutes left to play. Wofford continued its impressive play as it went in front, 68-57, by the 2:07 mark of the second half and maintained a double-digit advantage on the scoreboard the rest of the way.

The Terriers converted GSU's 13 turnovers into 18 points. The Eagles managed to tally only nine points off of Wofford's 12 miscues.

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