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.
The Eagles (12-5, 3-1) made their final three shots in the last 2:28 after going 1 for 13 over an eight-minute span, allowing the Trojans to come back from a 10-point deficit and take a three-point lead on Andre Jones’ dunk with 4:17 remaining.
Trailing by a point, Georgia Southern went on a 17-3 run, including six straight points from Montae Glenn, on its way to a 37-31 halftime lead.
Brown scored 15 points and Quan Jackson 14 for the Eagles with Jake Allsmiller chipping in 11 and Ike Smith 10. Glenn had 10 rebounds with nine points.
Oliver Black scored 15 points, Corcoran 14 and Jones 13 for Little Rock.