Scores

Final

Ga. Southern 43

(3-6, 0-2 Southern)

The Citadel 68

(6-4, 1-1 Southern)

    3:00 PM ET, December 5, 2009

    McAlister Field House, Charleston, South Carolina

    1 2 T
    GASO 20 2343
    CIT 33 3568

    Top Performers

    Georgia Southern: J. Rucker 8 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Citadel: Z. Urbanus 20 Pts, 3 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

    The Citadel 68, Georgia Southern 43

    Associated Press

    CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Zach Urbanus scored 20 points and The Citadel cruised to a 68-43 victory over Georgia Southern on Saturday.

    The Bulldogs (6-4, 1-1 Southern Conference) won despite scoring only two points in the final 5:08, and those came on a pair of free throws with 8 seconds left. During the same stretch, the Eagles (3-6, 0-2) scored just six points after falling behind by as many as 30.

    With Georgia Southern ahead 11-6 with 11:44 left in the first half, The Citadel took control and outscored the Eagles 27-9 the rest of the half. The Bulldogs opened the second half with a 9-1 run.

    The Citadel was 10-for-22 from 3-point range and Georgia Southern was 3-for-11.

    Urbanus was 5-for-7 from beyond the arc for the Bulldogs and Cameron Wells added 14 points.

    Willie Powers and Ben Drayton III scored 10 points apiece for Georgia Southern, which committed 20 turnovers.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    GASO
    CIT
    Points 43 68
    FG Made-Attempted 13-34 (.382) 22-55 (.400)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-11 (.273) 10-22 (.455)
    FT Made-Attempted 14-25 (.560) 14-22 (.636)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 30

    2009-10 Season

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