The Citadel 84, Georgia Southern 75

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.