Scores

Final

The Citadel 68

(6-20, 1-16 Southern)

Ga. Southern 98

(20-8, 13-5 Southern)

    7:30 PM ET, February 20, 2008

    W. S. Hanner Fieldhouse, Statesboro, Georgia

    1 2 T
    CIT 25 4368
    GASO 52 4698

    Top Performers

    The Citadel: Z. Urbanus 15 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl

    Georgia Southern: L. Graham 23 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast

    Georgia Southern 98, The Citadel 68

    Associated Press

    STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) -- Louis Graham scored 23 points and Matthew Fields had a double-double to lead Georgia Southern to an easy 98-68 win over The Citadel on Wednesday night.

    The Eagles (20-8, 13-5 Southern Conference) took a 46-19 lead with 4:55 left in the first half on a basket by Krzysztof Janiszewski. Johntavious Rucker hit a 3-pointer as time expired to put them ahead 52-25 at halftime.

    The Citadel (6-20, 1-16) cut the lead to 52-29 in the first minute of the second half, but could come no closer. Georgia Southern pushed its advantage to 88-51 with five minutes left on a Jared Collins shot.

    Fields scored 11 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for the Eagles. Julian Allen had 10 points.

    Cameron Wells led The Citadel with 20 points. Zach Urbanus had 15 and eight rebounds, while Austin Dahn scored 13. The Citadel also had 15 turnovers.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CIT
    GASO
    Points 68 98
    FG Made-Attempted 23-51 (.451) 38-66 (.576)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-22 (.364) 8-16 (.500)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-20 (.700) 14-15 (.933)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 13 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 37

    2007-08 Season

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