La.-Monroe faces Ga. Southern in Sun Belt semis
Louisiana-Monroe (18-14, 11-9) vs. No. 3 seed Georgia Southern (20-11, 12-6)
Sun Belt Conference Tourney Semifinals, Lakefront Arena, New Orleans; Friday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
Ga. Southern looks to extend streak vs Ga. State
Georgia State (21-9, 12-5) vs. Georgia Southern (20-10, 12-5)
W.S. Hanner Fieldhouse, Statesboro, Georgia; Saturday, 5 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Georgia Southern looks for its seventh...
Ga. Southern looks to extend streak vs Arkansas St.
Arkansas State (12-16, 6-9) vs. Georgia Southern (19-10, 11-5)
W.S. Hanner Fieldhouse, Statesboro, Georgia; Saturday, 5 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Georgia Southern looks for its sixth...
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Isaiah Crawley had a season-high 20 points as Georgia Southern defeated Arkansas-Little Rock 81-66 on Thursday night.
Ga. Southern looks to extend streak vs Little Rock
Arkansas-Little Rock (10-17, 5-9) vs. Georgia Southern (18-10, 10-5)
W.S. Hanner Fieldhouse, Statesboro, Georgia; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Georgia Southern looks for its fifth...
Brown, Ga. Southern visit App State
Georgia Southern (17-10, 9-5) vs. Appalachian State (9-17, 4-9)
Holmes Convocation Center, Boone, North Carolina; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Two senior guards will be on display...
Brown lifts Georgia Southern past Coastal Carolina 79-74
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Tookie Brown had 17 points as Georgia Southern narrowly beat Coastal Carolina 79-74 on Thursday night. Montae Glenn added 16 points for the Eagles, while Quan Jackson chipped...
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.
Brown lifts Georgia Southern past South Alabama 75-65
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Tookie Brown registered 14 points and eight assists as Georgia Southern topped South Alabama 75-65 on Wednesday night.
Calvin Wishart had 14 points and seven rebounds for Georgia Southern (15-10, 7-5 Sun Belt Conference). Quan Jackson added 13 points. Montae Glenn had 10 points and three blocks for the home team.
Herb McGee had 18 points for the Jaguars (12-13, 5-7). Josh Ajayi added 13 points. Trhae Mitchell had 11 points and seven rebounds.
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.
Brown leads balanced Georgia Southern past Texas State 74-58
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Tookie Brown scored 17 points, Elijah McCadden 15 and Montae Glenn 13 as Georgia Southern broke away in the second half to defeat Sun Belt Conference leader Texas State 74-58 on Saturday.
Texas State (17-4, 6-2) closed out the first half with a shot block and a Tre'Larenz Nottingham 3-pointer to pull within five, 33-28 at intermission.
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 beats South Alabama 88-86 in OT
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Tookie Brown scored 26 on 10-of-17 shooting, Montae Glenn added 18 points and 13 rebounds, and Georgia Southern held on in overtime for an 88-86 victory over South Alabama on Saturday.
Quan Jackson scored five of his 15 points in overtime. His 3-pointer with 58 seconds left gave the Eagles (12-7, 4-2 Sun Belt Conference) the lead for good at 87-84.
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.
Brown, Jackson rally Georgia Southern past George Mason
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Tookie Brown tossed in 25 points and Quan Jackson scored 21 points — all in the second half — to rally Georgia Southern from a 20-point deficit to a 98-89 victory over George Mason on Tuesday night.
Georgia Southern in 139-51 win over NCCAA Carver
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Quan Jackson scored career-highs of 25 points and nine rebounds as Georgia Southern set a new school scoring record, beating Carver College of the NCCAA 139-51 on Wednesday night.
Georgia Southern beats South Alabama 81-74
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Tookie Brown scored 18 points to go along with 8 rebounds and 8 assists as Georgia Southern held off South Alabama 81-74 on Thursday night.
Mike Hughes scored 19 for the Eagles (19-11, 10-7 Sun Belt), and Montae Glenn added 17 points and 10 rebounds. Georgia Southern moved into third place in the conference standings, one game ahead of idle UT Arlington.
Brown set the Eagles' single-season record for free throws attempted, shooting 16 to bring his total to 209.
Simonds leads Georgia State over rival 83-66
ATLANTA (AP) — D'Marcus Simonds had 24 points and 10 rebounds to lead Georgia State to an 83-66 victory over rival Georgia Southern on Saturday.
Isaiah Williams added 16 points in reaching 1,000 for his career, Jeff Thomas made all five of his 3-point tries for 15 and Malik Benlevi scored 11 for the Panthers (14-6, 5-2 Sun Belt), who have defeated the Eagles eight consecutive times on their home floor.
Brown’s late jumpers give Georgia Southern 4th straight win
BOONE, N.C. (AP) — Tookie Brown hit two straight jumpers in the final minutes as Georgia Southern rallied to beat Appalachian State 60-59 on Saturday for its fourth straight Sun Belt Conference win.
Trailing 57-56, Brown hit a jump shot for a 58-57 lead. He made the game-winning shot with 56 seconds left. Isaac Johnson answered with a layup with 39 seconds remaining. The game ended on Ronshad Shabazz's missed 3-point attempt that would have won the game for the Mountaineers.
Georgia Southern beats Coastal Carolina 77-66 behind Brown
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Tookie Brown scored 22 points, Ike Smith added 19, and Georgia Southern beat Coastal Carolina 77-66 on Thursday night to win its third straight.
Montae Glenn scored 17 points for the Eagles (13-5, 4-1 Sun Belt), who made 10 3-pointers and 21 free throws.
Coastal Carolina closed to 46-39 on Demario Beck's layup early in the second half, but the Eagles pulled steadily away, building a 15-point lead, 72-57, after Glenn's back-to-back dunks amid an 8-0 run with 1:47 left.
Brown’s buzzer-beating 3 lifts Georgia Southern to 72-69 win
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.
Brown, Glenn help Georgia Southern beat Arkansas State 80-49
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).
Brown scores 32, Georgia Southern beats Savannah St. 102 91
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.
Georgia Southern cruises in 77-53 win over CSU Bakersfield
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Tookie Brown scored 24 points, Ike Smith added 21, and Georgia Southern never trailed in beating Cal State Bakersfield 77-53 in its home opener on Monday night.
Brown and Smith, the top two scorers in the Sun Belt Conference last season, combined for five on the Eagles' nine 3-pointers, three of which came in Georgia Southern's opening 15-6 run.
The Eagles cruised to a 36-19 halftime lead and led by 29 with 7:28 to play after Montae Glenn's dunk.
South Alabama beats Georgia Southern with late run
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Nick Stover had 16 points and sparked a late run to help South Alabama pull away from Georgia Southern for a 78-66 win on Saturday night.
Stover's layup with 5:42 left gave the Jaguars (14-7, 7-1 Sun Belt) the lead for good at 64-62 and started an 18-4 run to close the game. The Eagles (10-11, 3-5) missed their final 13 shots from the field over that stretch.
Brown, Smith lead Georgia Southern past Coastal Carolina
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Tookie Brown and Ike Smith combined for eight 3-pointers, 44 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists on Monday night and Georgia Southern beat Coastal Carolina 91-80 to remain unbeaten in the Big South Conference.
Brown hit four 3s and scored 23 and Smith made 8 of 14 from the field, blocked three shots and had two steals. B.J. Gladden and Mike Hughes added 12 points apiece and Montae Glenn scored 11.
Georgia Southern rolls to 106-58 victory over NAIA Fisk
STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Tookie Brown scored 20 points and Georgia Southern completed its nonconference schedule with a 106-58 victory over Fisk on Thursday.
Brown was 8-of-14 shooting with three 3-pointers while Montae Glenn added 14 points, Ike Smith 13 and Mike Hughes 11 for the Eagles (7-6), who have won three of their last four. Shawn O'Connell grabbed 11 of Georgia Southern's 55 rebounds.