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Georgia Southern Eagles (14-17)


Fri. 11/11
@ NCSU 
To Be Announced

Stevens clutch as South Alabama tops Georgia Southern 67-61

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Barrington Stevens had a 3-point play and a 3-pointer in the final two minutes and South Alabama turned back Georgia Southern 67-61 on Thursday night in the first game of the Sun Belt Conference tournament.

The eighth-seeded Jaguars (14-18) meet fourth-seeded Louisiana-Lafayette in the quarterfinals on Friday.

South Alabama raced to a 36-21 lead as Georgia Southern shot just 20 percent in the first half. The fifth-seeded Eagles (14-17) worked their way back into the game and were down four when Stevens hit a 3-pointer to make it 59-52 with 2:01 to play.

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Leaders
Points: T. Brown17.8
Rebounds: C. Simmons5.5
Assists: T. Brown3.4
FG%: T. Brown43.4%
FT%: T. Brown81.2%
3P%: M. Hughes38.5%
Steals: M. Hughes2.1
Blocks: S. O'Connell0.5
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas33-5
2 Michigan State29-6
3 North Carolina33-7
4 Virginia29-8
5 Oregon31-7
6 Villanova35-5
7 Oklahoma29-8
8 West Virginia26-9
9 Xavier28-6
10 Miami (FL)27-8
10 Kentucky27-9
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova35-5
2 North Carolina33-7
3 Kansas33-5
4 Oklahoma29-8
5 Virginia29-8
6 Oregon31-7
7 Michigan State29-6
8 Miami (FL)27-8
9 Indiana27-8
10 Syracuse23-14
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Sun Belt Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Little Rock 17-3 30-5
Louisiana-Monroe 15-5 20-14
UT Arlington 13-7 24-11
Louisiana-Lafayette 12-8 19-15
Georgia Southern 10-10 14-17
Georgia State 9-11 16-14
Texas State 8-12 15-16
South Alabama 8-12 14-19
Arkansas State 7-13 11-20
Appalachian State 7-13 9-22
Troy 4-16 9-22
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 75.9 (109)
Rebounds: 12.1 (75)
Assists: 11.1 (318)
FG%: 41.0% (302)
FT%: 69.9% (166)
3P%: 33.8% (223)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 74.4 (245)
Rebounds: 24.4 (250)
Assists: 12.2 (108)
FG%: 43.7% (188)
FT%: 69.2% (133)
3P%: 33.0% (90)
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