Scores

Final

Ga. Southern 87

(1-2, 1-0 home)

7:00 PM ET, November 16, 2012

W.S. Hanner Fieldhouse, Statesboro, Georgia

1 2 T
WEBB 42 2264
GASO 45 4287

Top Performers

Webber Int.: B. Pace 16 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast, 4 Stl

Georgia Southern: E. Ferguson 17 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast, 4 Stl, 2 Blk

Georgia Southern 87, Webber 64

Associated Press

STATESBORO, Ga. -- Eric Ferguson scored 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead a strong Georgia Southern shooting effort in an 87-64 victory over Webber International on Friday night.

The Eagles (1-2) shot 61.1 percent (33 of 54) against the Warriors of the NAIA, who counted the game as an exhibition.

Georgia Southern shot even better in the first half, making 19 of 26 (73.1 percent) but was unable to pull away from the Warriors, whose 51.9 percent shooting (14 of 27) included six 3-pointers to the Eagles' two.

Webber, which was led by Brian Pace's 16 points, held a 34-28 lead with 7:10 left in the half before a 17-8 Georgia Southern run made it 45-42 at halftime.

Webber's shooting dropped off to 25 percent (7 of 28) in the second half, enabling the Eagles to pull away.

Cleon Roberts added 13 points for the Eagles.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
WEBB
GASO
Points 64 87
FG Made-Attempted 21-55 (.382) 33-54 (.611)
3P Made-Attempted 8-20 (.400) 6-14 (.429)
FT Made-Attempted 14-26 (.538) 15-20 (.750)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 23 (0/0)
Largest Lead 6 26

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