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Final

Charleston 58

(12-7, 4-4 Southern)

Ga. Southern 64

(7-11, 5-3 Southern)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    7:30 PM ET, January 21, 2012

    W. S. Hanner Fieldhouse, Statesboro, Georgia

    1 2 T
    COFC 29 2958
    GASO 29 3564

    Top Performers

    College Of Charleston: A. Wiggins 17 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Georgia Southern: E. Ferguson 19 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Georgia Southern 64, Coll. of Charleston 58

    Associated Press

    STATESBORO, Ga. -- Eric Ferguson scored 19 points and Georgia Southern defeated College of Charleston 64-58 on Saturday night.

    Georgia Southern led by nine points with less than 7 minutes remaining but the Cougars pulled to within 59-57 with 2:23 to play. The Eagles finished with a 5-1 run to put the game out of reach, capped by a dunk by Cameron Baskerville with 6 seconds left.

    Ben Drayton and Jelani Hewitt each added 11 points for Georgia Southern (7-11, 5-3 Southern Conference), which snapped a two-game losing streak. The Eagles shot 49.1 percent (26 of 53) from the floor and outrebounded College of Charleston 40-30.

    The Cougars made only 35.7 percent (20 of 56) of their field goal attempts, including 7of 24 from 3-point range.

    Antwaine Wiggins had 17points and 12 rebounds, and Andrew Lawrence added 12 points for the Cougars (12-7, 4-4), who have lost three of their past four games.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    COFC
    GASO
    Points 58 64
    FG Made-Attempted 20-56 (.357) 26-53 (.491)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-24 (.292) 6-18 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-20 (.550) 6-10 (.600)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 9

    2011-12 Season

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