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Furman Falls 88-81 to Georgia Southern - Recap

Georgia Southern got a 26-point performance from Tre Bussey as they ran past Furman 88-81 on Thursday at Hanner Fieldhouse.

Georgia Southern did not, however, defeat Furman against the spread, which closed at 8.5 at most sportsbooks.

Angel Matias had 21 points for Georgia Southern and Jelani Hewitt chipped in with 21 points. Jelani Hewitt had 5 assists for them, while Angel Matias was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.

Furman got a 26-point performance from Stephen Croone, who was supported by 21 points from Kendrec Ferrara. Stephen Croone had 5 assists in a losing cause for Furman, while Charlie Reddick grabbed 6 rebounds.

Georgia Southern hit the break trailing 34-31 before taking care of business in the second half.

Georgia Southern won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 35-33.