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Georgia Southern beats La.-Monroe 57-53, for 1st in Sun Belt

MONROE, La. (AP) Jelani Hewitt drained back-to-back 3-pointers late in the game as Georgia Southern defeated Louisiana-Monroe 57-53, claiming first place in the Sun Belt Conference and knocking the Warhawks a half-game back on Saturday night. Eric Ferguson came off the bench to score a season-high 19 points before fouling out, Hewitt added 15 for Georgia Southern (13-4, 6-2 Sun...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia Southern surges past South Alabama 81-73

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) Jelani Hewitt scored 17 of his 22 points in the second half as Georgia Southern surged to an 81-73 victory over South Alabama on Saturday. The Eagles (10-3, 3-1 Sun Belt) trailed 34-31 at halftime, but Hewitt drained back-to-back 3-pointers as Georgia Southern opened the second half on an 11-2 run, claiming a 42-36 lead. South Alabama (4-11, 2-3) fought back with...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Troy Trojans at Georgia Southern Eagles: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Thursday night the Troy Trojans and Georgia Southern Eagles will face off against one another in a match-up of two Sun Belt schools. Troy (1-7) and Georgia Southern (6-2) will play against one another on ESPNU beginning at 7:30 pm ET from Allen E. Paulson Stadium in Statesboro, GA. The Odds: The Georgia Southern Eagles are 25.5 point favorites against the Troy Trojans. The over...
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia Southern will wear alternate uniforms for Homecoming this Saturday

The Georgia Southern Eagles, who just happen to be 3-0 in the Sun Belt Conference this season, have announced they will wear alternate uniforms for their Homecoming game this Saturday against Idaho. Here are some pics…. FB: Eagles wear “Traditions” alt jerseys for Homecoming. Replica on sale Tues #GATA @GSUStore — GS Athletics...
Via The Student Section
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Damien Harris injured in Madison Southern vs. Southwestern game

The Madison Southern Eagles got an unexpected test Friday night against Southwestern, but the big story was the potential loss of Damien Harris. Harris was injured just before the half with what appeared to a leg injury. Right before the half, Damien Harris is down with what appears to be a right leg injury. Didn't […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Damien Harris suffers leg injury, returns and scores game-winning TD (video)

It looked Damien Harris and his Madison Southern Eagles lost Friday night to the South Laurel Cardinals, their first defeat of the season. It also looked like he Eagles may have lost Harris as well. With the Eagles trailing 48-51 with 21 seconds left in the fourth quarter, Harris was tackled on a kick-off return […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
September 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo Gallery of Damien Harris and Madison Southern beating Madison Central

Damien Harris and his Madison Southern Eagles dropped the hammer on their county rivals Friday night. Harris totaled 314 yards and four touchdowns on just 16 carries, as the Eagles cruised to a 42-11 win over the Madison Central Indians to improve to 3-0 on the year. Here’s my photo gallery from the game. . […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Damian Harris runs over Whitley County, then runs down to Lexington for Cat Walk

Damien Harris and the Madison Southern Eagles moved to 2-0 on the season with a 41-20 win Friday over Whitley County On Friday night. Harris had another big game for the Eagles with 257 yards and two touchdowns on 13 carries — 10 yards more than the Colonels had on the ground as a team. […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 123 Georgia Southern Eagles season preview

The Georgia Southern Eagles are entering a brave new world, as they make the jump from FCS to FBS for the 2014 season, becoming members of the Sun Belt Conference. The Eagles will also have a new head coach in 2014 in Willie Fritz, but after last year’s monumental upset of Florida, the program carries a lot of momentum into the 2014 season.  "What I am encouraged by is the level...
Via College Football Universe
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia Southern fends off UNC Greensboro 64-62

Georgia Southern didn't score in the final 4 minutes, but still held off North Carolina Greensboro 64-62 on Saturday, surviving a last-second miss. Kyle Doyle, a freshman, hit a 3-pointer with 4:05 remaining that boosted he Eagles (11-12, 4-4 Southern) to a 64-59 lead. It hardly seemed enough in a game with 16 lead changes, but UNC Greensboro (11-13, 4-5) managed three points from...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia Southern beats South Carolina State 79-61

Angel Matias scored 22 points and pulled down nine rebounds as Georgia Southern handily defeated South Carolina State 79-61 on Saturday. Matias was 8 of 12 from the floor to pace the Eagles (5-5). Tre Bussey and Curtis Diamond both added 14 points while Jelani Hewitt chipped in with 13 points. Georgia Southern finished 10 of 23 (43.5 percent) from beyond the arc and shot 50 percent...
Via AP on Fox
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Georgia Southern tops Brewton Parker 75-66

Jelani Hewitt scored 26 points as Georgia Southern held off Brewton Parker for a 75-66 win Wednesday night. Georgia Southern (4-5) led by double digits for the majority of the game, but after Brewton Parker closed the gap to 57-50 with 8:33 to play, Hewitt scored 10 consecutive points for the Eagles, including back-to-back 3-pointers, giving Georgia Southern a 67-56 advantage with...
Via AP on Fox
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

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