Williams carries Georgia St. over Georgia Southern 90-85
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Kane Williams scored a career-high 23 points as Georgia State narrowly defeated Georgia Southern 90-85 on Saturday to win the Sun Belt Conference regular-season championship...
Brown leads Georgia Southern past Arkansas St 81-70
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Tookie Brown had 17 points and six rebounds as Georgia Southern topped Arkansas State 81-70 on Saturday.
Isaiah Crawley had 15 points for Georgia Southern (20-10, 12-5...
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Isaiah Crawley had a season-high 20 points as Georgia Southern defeated Arkansas-Little Rock 81-66 on Thursday night.
Georgia Southern rolls in 2nd half, beats Troy 76-51
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Tookie Brown and Isaiah Crawley scored 16 points apiece as Georgia Southern rolled to a 76-51 victory over Troy on Friday night.
Georgia Southern (16-10, 8-5 Sun Belt Conference) has won three of its last four games while Troy (11-14, 4-9) has lost six of its last seven.
The Eagles built a five-point halftime lead and outscored the Trojans 44-24 in the second half.
Simonds scores 29 to keep Georgia State in first place
ATLANTA (AP) — D'Marcus Simonds scored 29 points with four 3-pointers and Georgia State beat Georgia Southern 81-72 on Saturday to stay in first place in the Sun Belt Conference.
Simonds was 10-of-20 shooting and the Panthers (17-6, 7-2) also shot 50 percent as a team while making 10 of 27 3-point attempts. Kane Williams added 19 points, Malik Benlevi 12 and Jeff Thomas 10.
UT Arlington tops Georgia Southern for 2nd place in Sun Belt
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Freshman David Azore scored 15 points, Brian Warren added 14 points with four 3-pointers and five assists and UT Arlington beat Georgia Southern 72-67 on Thursday night.
Georgia Southern led by 13 points early in the second half but UTA tied it at 56 with less than 10 minutes remaining. Radshad Davis gave UTA its first lead of the second half with 8:21 to go and Georgia Southern pulled to 67-65 at 3:35 but didn't make another field goal the rest of the game.
Georgia Southern tops ULM 79-78 with buzzer beating 3
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Tookie Brown scored 22 points and fed Quan Jackson for the winning 3-pointer as time expired and Georgia Southern defeated UL Monroe 79-78 on Thursday night.
After a timeout with four seconds remaining, Georgia Southern inbounded from beneath its own basket. Brown took the ball upcourt, penetrated the lane, then dished to Jackson who connected from the left corner as time ran out.
Jackson leads Georgia Southern past UT Arlington 77-64
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Quan Jackson scored 21 points with six rebounds and Georgia Southern beat UT Arlington 77-64 on Saturday, snapping a three-game skid.
Jackson was 5 of 9 from 3-point range for the Eagles (9-6, 1-1 Sun Belt). Isaiah Crawley added 15 points and six rebounds, Elijah McCadden had 12 points and five rebounds and David-Lee Jones Jr. had 11 points and four assists.
Texas St holds of Georgia Southern 73-70 to open league play
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Tre'Larenz Nottingham scored 24 points, Eric Terry added 14 and Texas State beat Georgia Southern 73-70 in a Sun Belt Conference opener Thursday night.
Jackson scores 8 in OT; Georgia Southern beats Bradley 79-74
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Quan Jackson scored eight of his 22 points in overtime to help Georgia Southern beat Bradley 79-74 on Tuesday night.
The Braves closed regulation on a 6-0 spurt to force overtime tied at 59. Jackson made two 3-pointers and two free throws and the Eagles led 71-68 with 1:55 remaining in OT. Montae Glenn hit a jump shot and Tookie Brown split a pair of free throws to stretch the lead to 74-68 with 37 seconds left.
Ike Smith leads Georgia Southern over Brewton-Parker 101-64
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Ike Smith had 18 points and 10 rebounds to help Georgia Southern beat NAIA-member Brewton-Parker 101-64 on Friday night.
Simeon Carter added 16 points on 7-of-9 shooting for the Eagles (7-3), who made 27 of 42 shots from inside the arc. Brewton-Parker committed 28 turnovers, which Georgia Southern converted into 39 points.