Southern Conference Tournament - Georgia Southern vs Chattanooga Recap - Georgia Southern Wins 62-55
Georgia Southern grabbed a 62-55 win over Chattanooga on Saturday, behind a 17-point effort from Tre Bussey at U.S. Cellular Center.
Georgia Southern won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 4-point spread as underdogs.
Georgia Southern got 12 points from Jelani Hewitt and another 10 points from Brian Holmes. Tre Bussey contributed 3 assists, while Marvin Baynham cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Chattanooga got 21 points from Z. Mason in a losing cause and another 12 points from Casey Jones. Ronrico White contributed 5 assists for them, while Gee McGhee had 12 rebounds.
Georgia Southern hit the break trailing 27-24 before taking care of business in the second half.
Chattanooga won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 32-30.