Recap - Georgia Southern Defeats Chattanooga 59-57
|Recap - Georgia Southern Defeats Chattanooga 59-57|
Georgia Southern earned a 59-57 victory over Chattanooga on Saturday, getting 19 points from C.J. Reed at Hanner Fieldhouse.
Georgia Southern won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 5.5-point spread.
Georgia Southern got 16 points from Eric Ferguson and another 7 points from Tre Bussey. C.J. Reed contributed 5 assists, while Kameron Dunnican cleaned the glass with 4 rebounds.
Chattanooga got 19 points from Gee McGhee in a losing cause and another 14 points from Z. Mason. Z. Mason contributed 2 assists for them, while Drazen Zlovaric had 10 rebounds.
Georgia Southern led at halftime, 36-23.
The rebound battle favored Chattanooga as they grabbed 39 boards, while Georgia Southern only had 32.