Scores

Final

Ga. Southern 77

(12-16, 5-8 Southern)

Chattanooga 61

(16-12, 10-3 Southern)

    7:00 PM ET, February 20, 2014

    McKenzie Arena, Chattanooga, Tennessee

    1 2 T
    GASO 36 4177
    CHAT 34 2761

    Top Performers

    Georgia Southern: J. Hewitt 24 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl

    Chattanooga: Z. Mason 21 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Georgia Southern surprises Chattanooga 77-61

    Associated Press

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- Tre Bussey scored 25 points and Jelani Hewitt 24 as Georgia Southern upset Chattanooga 77-61 on Thursday night to snap a four-game losing streak.

    The Eagles (12-16, 5-8 Southern) also got 14 points from Angel Matias. Marvin Baynham grabbed 10 rebounds to go over 500 for his career. Georgia Southern, which shot 52.5 percent, had a 40-20 scoring advantage in the paint.

    Georgia Southern trailed by 12 with 5:23 left in the first half but went on a 13-2 run to end the half and a 10-2 spurt to open the second for a 10-point lead. The Eagles matched their biggest comeback of the season.

    The Mocs (16-12, 10-3) were within single digits for the last time with 13:23 left. The Eagles led by as many as 19.

    Z. Mason scored 21 points and Greg Pryor 10 for the Mocs, still second in the conference but now tied with Wofford.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    GASO
    CHAT
    Points 77 61
    FG Made-Attempted 31-59 (.525) 20-50 (.400)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-22 (.409) 6-20 (.300)
    FT Made-Attempted 6-7 (.857) 15-27 (.556)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 12 (0/0)

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