Troy beats Ga. Southern, remains undefeated in Sun Belt play
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Sawyer Smith hit Luke Whittemore on a 29-yard scoring strike in the third quarter to break open a close game and give Troy its 12th straight Sun Belt Conference win with a 35-21 victory over Georgia Southern on Saturday.
Coastal Carolina defeats Georgia Southern 28-17
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Kilton Anderson threw for two touchdowns to Malcolm Williams, Osharmar Abercrombie ran for two touchdowns and Coastal Carolina defeated Georgia Southern 28-17 on Saturday in the season finale for both teams.
Georgia Southern upsets Ragin’ Cajuns 34-24
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Wesley Fields rushed for a career-high 186 yards and a touchdown on 23 carries and Georgia Southern defeated Louisiana-Lafayette 34-24 on Saturday night.
The Eagles (2-9, 2-5) won their second straight game after opening the season with nine losses and they denied the Ragin' Cajuns (5-6, 4-3) a chance to become bowl eligible. The Ragin' Cajuns will have to win next Saturday at Sun Belt co-leader Appalachian State to have a chance to get to the postseason.