Scores

Final

The Citadel 58

(10-11, 4-5 Southern)

Ga. Southern 61

(6-16, 3-6 Southern)

    7:00 PM ET, January 28, 2010

    W.S. Hanner Fieldhouse, Statesboro, Georgia

    1 2 T
    CIT 32 2658
    GASO 21 4061

    Top Performers

    Citadel: C. Wells 25 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Stl

    Georgia Southern: W. Powers 19 Pts, 2 Reb, 4 Ast, 2 Stl

    Georgia Southern 61, The Citadel 58

    Associated Press

    STATESBORO, Ga. -- Willie Powers scored 19 points, including Georgia Southern's last six, and the Eagles rallied to beat The Citadel 61-58 on Thursday night.

    The Eagles (6-16, 3-6 Southern Conference) erased a 21-point deficit after trailing 44-23 with 16:50 to play. Trailing by seven points with 4:07 remaining, the Eagles closed the game on a 13-3 run.

    A layup by Powers narrowed the gap to 58-57 with 1:08 to play. Powers gave the Eagles the lead at 59-58 on a jumper with 16 seconds to play. Powers was fouled after a turnover by The Citadel and made both free throws with 7 seconds left for the final margin.

    Zach Urbanus missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer for the Bulldogs.

    Antonio Hanson added 11 points for the Eagles and Ben Drayton came off the bench to score 10.

    Cameron Wells scored 25 points for the Bulldogs (10-11, 4-5), who had won three straight against the Eagles.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CIT
    GASO
    Points 58 61
    FG Made-Attempted 19-42 (.452) 15-37 (.405)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-15 (.333) 4-8 (.500)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-19 (.789) 27-28 (.964)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 21 3

    2009-10 Season

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