STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Jake Allsmiller and Tookie Brown lived beyond the arc on Saturday, making 13 of 16 attempts to total 52 points as Georgia Southern beat Troy 89-83 to clinch the No. 3 seed in the Sun Belt Conference Tournament.
Georgia Southern (20-11, 11-7) earned a first-round bye in the tourney which begins on Wednesday in New Orleans.
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Tookie Brown scored 23 points as Georgia Southern got off to a slow start but dominated the second half to beat UT Arlington 74-59 in Sun Belt Conference play on Saturday night.
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Nijal Pearson scored 22 points, Tre'Larenz Nottingham sank the winning free throw with 3.7 seconds showing on the clock and Texas State survived a desperation shot at the buzzer to defeat Georgia Southern 62-61 Thursday night, breaking the Eagles' six-game win streak at home.
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Tookie Brown hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give Georgia Southern a 72-69 victory over Little Rock on Saturday night.
Cameron Corcoran had driven the lane and scored to tie the game for Little Rock (4-13, 1-3 Sun Belt) with 18 seconds left. Brown worked the clock before letting loose with his game-winner.
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Tookie Brown had 20 points, six rebounds, five assists and three steals and Montae Glenn had his sixth double-double of the season to help Georgia Southern beat Arkansas State 80-49 on Thursday night.
Glenn made 7 of 9 from the field and finished with 14 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks. Quan Jackson also scored 14 points, on 6-of-10 shooting, for Georgia Southern (11-5, 2-1 Sun Belt).
TROY, Ala. (AP) — Tookie Brown poured in 31 points as Georgia Southern came from behind to knock off defending champion Troy 86-80 and reach a program milestone in a Sun Belt Conference opener Friday night.
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Tookie Brown had 32 points, just two shy of his career high, to lead Georgia Southern to a 102-91 win over Savannah State on Saturday.
Brown, who nailed 5 of 8 from distance, easily eclipsed his season average of 15 points a game. Brown also dished out six assists, which leaves him just 15 away from 300 for his career.
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Jake Allsmiller scored 19 points and dished five assists as Georgia Southern snapped a two-game skid, beating Tennessee Wesleyan of the NAIA 97-61 on Saturday night.
Allsmiller was 6 of 11 from 3-point range for the Eagles (6-2). Tookie Brown had 15 points and 10 rebounds for his first double-double of the season. Jared Hamilton added another 15 points, David-Lee Jones Jr. had 12 and Quan Jackson 10.
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Ike Smith had 20 points to lead seven Georgia Southern players in double figures as the Eagles soared past Division II Bluefield State 120-52 on Thursday night for their third straight win.
Jake Allsmiller had 17 points, Shawn O'Connell 14 with 11 rebounds and Quan Jackson added a career-best 13 points for Georgia Southern (3-0). Tookie Brown had 12 points and Jared Hamilton chipped in 11 points as 11 Eagles put points on the board.