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NCAA Game Summary - The Citadel at Georgia Southern



(Thursday, January 30th)

Final Score: Georgia Southern 83, The Citadel 52

Statesboro, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - Jelani Hewitt netted 22 points and dished out five assists as the Georgia Southern Eagles cruised past the Citadel Bulldogs, 83-52, in Southern Conference action at Hanner Fieldhouse.

Tre Bussey scored 12 points, grabbed seven rebounds and notched five assists for Georgia Southern (10-12, 3-4 SoCon). Curtis Diamond chipped in 13 points, and Brian Holmes added 11 with six assists in the win. The Eagles broke up a three-game losing streak with the victory.

Ashton Moore was the only player to score in double figures for the Bulldogs (4-19, 0-8), netting 14 with a team-high five turnovers in the loss. The Citadel has dropped 11 consecutive contests.

Georgia Southern hit 53.6 percent of its shots from the floor in the first half, and took a decisive 38-17 lead into the half. The Citadel connected on just 26.9 percent of its shots in the period.

The Eagles didn't let up in the second half, netting 53.3 percent of their shots to the Bulldogs' 41.9 percent. The Citadel finished 1-of-13 from 3-point distance in the game.

Georgia Southern held the edge in points in the paint (43-30), rebounding (43-29) and in 3-point makes (11-1).

01/30 22:10:17 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHR 9
DUR 1
 
Final
MIA 101
CHA 97
 
Final
ATL 3
MIA 1
Final
CHC 5
ARI 7
Final
COL 10
SFG 12
Final
OAK 0
TEX 3
Final
SEA 5
HOU 3
8th
PIT 2
CIN 5
 
8th
CLE 4
KAN 3
 
9th
WAS 1
ANA 3
 
8th
TOR 8
BAL 10
 
9th
DET 4
CWS 6
 
7th
TAM 4
MIN 4
 
8th
BOS 4
NYY 1
 
8th
NYM 3
STL 1
 
6th
MIL 5
SDP 1
 
10:10pm Tonight
LOS
PHI
Final
MIA 101
CHA 97
 
3rd
SAN 64
DAL 72
 
1st
HOU 11
POR 10
 
2nd Intermission
CLB 3
PIT 3
 
2nd Intermission
DAL 2
ANA 2
 
1st
CHI 0
STL 0
 
Final
CHR 9
DUR 1