Scores

Final

Kennesaw St 55

(3-9, 1-5 away)

Ga. Southern 73

(6-6, 4-2 home)

    7:00 PM ET, December 18, 2013

    W. S. Hanner Fieldhouse, Statesboro, Georgia

    1 2 T
    KENN 30 2555
    GASO 34 3973

    Top Performers

    Kennesaw St: O. Coleman 10 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 3 Blk

    Georgia Southern: T. Bussey 16 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Georgia Southern races past Kennesaw State 73-55

    Associated Press

    STATESBORO, Ga. -- Tre Bussey scored 16 points and Jelani Hewitt added 15 with four steals as Georgia Southern raced past Kennesaw State 73-55 on Wednesday night.

    Brian Holmes opened the game with a 3-pointer and then fed Angel Mathias for a layup as the Eagles (6-6) zipped out 9-0 and led the entire game.

    Mathias finished with 14 points and Holmes 11. The Eagles shot 43.9 percent from the field, and were a near-perfect 17-for-18 from the free-throw line. Georgia Southern outscored Kennesaw State 38-20 in the paint, forced 18 Kennesaw State turnovers, 10 on steals, for another 21 points.

    An Orlando Coleman dunk put Kennesaw State (3-9) on the scoreboard six minutes into the game. Coleman finished with 10 points, as did Nate Rucker and Delbert Love. The Owls hit just 19 of 57 field goals.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    KENN
    GASO
    Points 55 73
    FG Made-Attempted 19-56 (.339) 25-57 (.439)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-17 (.471) 6-18 (.333)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-13 (.692) 17-18 (.944)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 16 (0/0) 12 (0/0)

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