Scores

Final

Ga. Southern 78

(11-15, 5-8 Southern)

The Citadel 57

(6-18, 3-11 Southern)

    7:05 PM ET, February 14, 2013

    McAlister Field House, Charleston, South Carolina

    1 2 T
    GASO 47 3178
    CIT 29 2857

    Top Performers

    Georgia Southern: C. Roberts 20 Pts, 2 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl

    The Citadel: P. Horgan 19 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Georgia Southern 78, The Citadel 57

    Associated Press

    CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Cleon Roberts scored 20 points, and Georgia Southern led by 18 points at halftime and rolled past The Citadel 78-57 in a Southern Conference game on Thursday night.

    Eric Ferguson had 14 points, Brian Holmes 11 and C.J. Reed 10 for the Eagles (11-15, 5-8), who snapped a two-game losing streak. Georgia Southern avenged a 70-55 loss to The Citadel on Jan. 19, which snapped the Bulldogs' 12-game losing streak.

    P.J. Horgan had 19 points and eight rebounds, and Marshall Harris III scored 10 points for the Bulldogs (6-18, 3-11), who have lost three in a row after a two-game winning streak.

    Georgia Southern shot 29 of 55 from the field and 12 of 22 on 3-pointers. The Citadel shot 21 of 53 and 3 of 16.

    The Eagles led 47-29 at halftime and opened the second half with an 18-4 spurt for a 65-33 advantage.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    GASO
    CIT
    Points 78 57
    FG Made-Attempted 29-55 (.527) 21-53 (.396)
    3P Made-Attempted 12-22 (.545) 3-16 (.188)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-12 (.667) 12-24 (.500)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 32 4

    2012-13 Season

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