Scores

Final

The Citadel 70

(4-13, 1-6 Southern)

Ga. Southern 55

(8-11, 2-4 Southern)

    7:00 PM ET, January 19, 2013

    W.S. Hanner Fieldhouse, Statesboro, Georgia

    1 2 T
    CIT 31 3970
    GASO 22 3355

    Top Performers

    Citadel: M. Van Scyoc 21 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Georgia Southern: E. Ferguson 10 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl, 1 Blk

    The Citadel 70, Georgia Southern 55

    Associated Press

    STATESBORO, Ga. -- Matt Van Scyoc hit five 3-pointers en route to 21 points as The Citadel got off the Southern Conference schneid with a 70-55 defeat of Georgia Southern Saturday night.

    Scyoc hit 7 of 11 from the field and attempted eight 3-pointers. Mike Groselle added 15 points and eight rebounds while Marshall Harris III had 11 points and six assists for the Bulldogs (4-13, 1-6).

    The Citadel shot 60 percent (24 of 40) from the field and hit 9 of 17 3-point attempts. The Bulldogs held Georgia Southern (8-11, 2-4) to 35.7 percent (20 of 56) shooting.

    C.J. Reed paced the Eagles with 13 points.

    The Citadel trailed 18-12 with 5:49 left until halftime, but P.J. Horgan's free throws sparked an 18-4 Bulldog run for a 31-22 halftime lead.

    Scyoc opened the second half with a 3-pointer, and The Citadel built the lead to 59-41 on Roselle's layup with 7:25 left.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CIT
    GASO
    Points 70 55
    FG Made-Attempted 24-40 (.600) 20-56 (.357)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-17 (.529) 7-27 (.259)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-16 (.813) 8-11 (.727)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 12 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 18 6

    2012-13 Season

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