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Georgia Southern wins 79-57 over Wofford

Dec. 10, 2022 17:44 PM EST

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Jalen Finch's 16 points helped Georgia Southern defeat Wofford 79-57 on Saturday. Finch shot 6 for 9, including 4 for 5 from beyond the arc for the Eagles (6-4). Andrei Savrasov scored 13 points while going 6 of 10 from the field, and added seven rebounds....

Thompson scores 17 in FGCU's victory over Georgia Southern

Nov. 30, 2022 23:12 PM EST

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Isaiah Thompson had 17 points in FGCU's 70-53 victory over Georgia Southern on Wednesday night. Thompson added three steals for the Eagles (6-2). Caleb Catto scored 13 points while going 6 of 8 (1 for 3 from distance). Zach Anderson was 3 of 5 shooting and 5...

Vantrease leads Georgia Southern past Appalachian St.

Nov. 26, 2022 22:15 PM EST

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Kyle Vantrease threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Ezrah Archie for the game-winning score to lead Georgia Southern to a dramatic 51-48 double overtime win over Appalachian State on Saturday night. Despite entering with six wins, the Mountaineers needed the...

Curry scores 30, Georgia Southern beats Oglethorpe 101-73

Nov. 26, 2022 16:01 PM EST

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Carlos Curry's 30 points led Georgia Southern over Oglethorpe 101-73 on Saturday. Curry added 15 rebounds for the Eagles (4-3). Kamari Brown added 20 points while going 9 of 12 and 1 of 4 from the free throw line, and he also had three steals. Amar Augillard...

Fancher totals 3TDs in Marshall's win over Georgia Southern

Nov. 19, 2022 22:08 PM EST

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Cam Fancher threw for 274 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another and Marshall controlled from the outset in a 23-10 win over Georgia Southern on Saturday. On the game's first drive, Fancher threw a 65-yard scoring pass to EJ Horton. In the second...

Georgia Southern downs Trinity Baptist 53-32

Nov. 12, 2022 22:32 PM EST

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Andrei Savrasov's 16 points helped Georgia Southern defeat Trinity Baptist 53-32 on Saturday night. Savrasov also had 11 rebounds and three steals for the Eagles (1-2). Tyren Moore scored eight points while shooting 2 for 7, including 2 for 6 from beyond the...

Supplier to hire 630 near Hyundai's EV plant in Georgia

Nov. 07, 2022 16:42 PM EST

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — An auto parts manufacturer plans to hire 630 workers at a new factory in southeast Georgia to supply Hyundai Motor Group's first U.S. electric vehicle plant that's under construction nearby, state officials said Monday. Joon Georgia will invest $317 million...

Webb powers South Alabama over Georgia Southern 38-31

Nov. 05, 2022 20:47 PM EDT

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Sophomore La'Damian Webb rushed for a school-record 247 yards and four touchdowns to rally South Alabama to a 38-31 victory over Georgia Southern on Saturday night. Webb carried 35 times to post his record total for South Alabama (7-2, 4-1 Sun Belt...