Scores

Final

Ga. Southern 62

(2-2, 1-2 away)

Kennesaw State 46

(1-5, 0-1 home)

7:00 PM ET, November 21, 2012

KSU Convocation Center, Kennesaw, Georgia

1 2 T
GASO 24 3862
KENN 25 2146

Top Performers

Georgia Southern: E. Ferguson 15 Pts, 9 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

Kennesaw State: M. Cummings 22 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast

Georgia Southern 62, Kennesaw St. 46

Associated Press

KENNESAW, Ga. -- Cleon Roberts scored 12 points and Eric Ferguson 11 to lead Georgia Southern to a 62-46 win over Kennesaw State on Wednesday night.

Markeith Cummings led the Kennesaw State (1-5) in its home opener with 22 points.

The Eagles (2-2) won on the strength of their shooting. They hit 47.8 percent from the field (22 of 46), including 42.1 percent on 3-pointers (8 of 19), to the Owls' 37.5 percent (15 of 40) and 25 percent (4 of 14).

From 39-34 at the 13:28 mark in the second half, Tre Bussey made two 3-pointers to boost the Eagles' advantage to 45-34 with 12:12 to play, and C.J. Reid's 3-pointer pushed the lead to 48-34 with 11:03 left. The Eagles maintained at least an eight-point advantage the rest of the night, building it to 60-44 on Jessie Pernell's two free throws with 2:17 remaining.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
GASO
KENN
Points 62 46
FG Made-Attempted 22-46 (.478) 15-40 (.375)
3P Made-Attempted 8-19 (.421) 4-16 (.250)
FT Made-Attempted 10-14 (.714) 12-17 (.706)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
Largest Lead 18 8

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