NCAA Game Summary - Wofford at Georgia Southern
(Thursday, February 21)
Final Score: Wofford 53, Georgia Southern 47
Statesboro, GA (Sports Network) - Karl Cochran scored 16 points and Spencer Collins posted a double-double as the Wofford Terriers defeated the Georgia Southern Eagles, 53-47, in a Southern Conference brawl at Hanner Fieldhouse.
Collins had 14 points and 11 rebounds and Lee Skinner put in 11 points while coming a rebound shy of his own double-double for Wofford (12-17, 6-10 SoCon) which had lost back-to-back games entering play.
Eric Ferguson tallied 11 points as the only player in double figures for Georgia Southern (11-17, 5-10) which has lost four of its last five games.
Though the Terriers shot just 33.3 percent from the field in the first half, they still managed to take 26-21 lead at the break by holding Georgia Southern to just six field goals on 25 percent shooting.
Cochran, Collins and Skinner combined to score 25 points in the second half as the Terriers shot 46.2 percent from the field to close out the victory.
Wofford had a 40-31 edge in rebounds and outscored the Eagles, 11-4, in second chance points.
02/21 21:30:54 ET