Scores

Final

Ga. Southern 75

(4-7, 2-1 Southern)

The Citadel 84

(7-7, 2-1 Southern)

    6:05 PM ET, January 8, 2009

    McAlister Field House, Charleston, South Carolina

    1 2 T
    GASO 31 4475
    CIT 41 4384

    Top Performers

    Georgia Southern: J. Allen 20 Pts, 12 Reb, 2 Stl

    Citadel: D. Nelson 23 Pts, 7 Reb

    The Citadel 84, Georgia Southern 75

    Associated Press

    CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Demetrius Nelson scored 23 points to help lead The Citadel to an 84-75 win over Georgia Southern on Thursday night.

    Bryan Streeter also added 15 points and Cameron Wells had 13 for the Bulldogs (7-7, 2-1 Southern Conference).

    Julian Allen scored 20 points to lead the Eagles (4-7, 2-1), Antonio Hanson added 17 and Willie Powers chipped in with 14.

    The Citadel hit one more shot than Georgia Southern from the field -- 27 of 63 compared to 26 of 63 -- and also went 24-for-34 on free throws. The Eagles shot 17-for-28 from the line.

    After trailing 41-31 at the break, the Eagles pulled within 74-69 on Hanson's jumper with just under one minute left. But the Bulldogs hit 10 free throws during the game's last 44 seconds for a 10-6 run that sealed the win.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    GASO
    CIT
    Points 75 84
    FG Made-Attempted 26-63 (.413) 27-63 (.429)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-21 (.286) 6-19 (.316)
    FT Made-Attempted 17-28 (.607) 24-34 (.706)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 27 (0/0) 24 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 4 13

    2008-09 Season

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