NCAA Basketball

Georgia Southern Eagles (18-15)


Sat. 2/25 Mon. 2/27 Sat. 3/4 Fri. 3/10 Wed. 3/15
@ ArkSt 
W 72-60
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@ Ark-LR 
L 54-56
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@ GaSt 
L 67-72
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vs. Troy 
L 70-90
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vs. UVU 
L 49-74
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Troy beats Georgia Southern in Sun Belt quarters

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Wesley Person hit seven 3-pointers and scored 26 points and sixth-seeded Troy beat No. 3 seed Georgia Southern 90-70 in Friday night's Sun Belt Conference Tournament quarterfinal.

Troy (20-14) advances to the tourney semifinals for the first since 2010, and will play No. 2 seed Georgia State (20-11) on Saturday.

Jordon Varnado added 26 points and Jeremy Hollimon chipped in 17 for the Trojans, who shot 60 percent from the floor and 14 of 22 from behind the arc.

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Leaders
Points: I. Smith19.6
Rebounds: I. Smith5.2
Assists: T. Brown4.0
FG%: I. Smith49.8%
FT%: T. Brown76.7%
3P%: J. Allsmiller42.8%
Steals: T. Brown1.4
Blocks: I. Smith0.6
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova32-4
2 Gonzaga37-2
3 Kansas31-5
4 Arizona32-5
5 North Carolina33-7
6 Kentucky32-6
7 Duke28-9
8 UCLA31-5
9 Oregon33-6
10 Louisville25-9
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 North Carolina33-7
2 Gonzaga37-2
3 Oregon33-6
4 Kansas31-5
5 Kentucky32-6
6 South Carolina26-11
7 Arizona32-5
8 Villanova32-4
9 UCLA31-5
10 Florida27-9
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Sun Belt Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
UT Arlington 14-4 27-9
Georgia State 12-6 20-13
Arkansas State 11-7 20-12
Texas State 11-7 22-14
Georgia Southern 11-7 18-15
Louisiana 10-8 21-12
Troy 10-8 22-15
Coastal Carolina 10-8 20-19
South Alabama 7-11 14-18
Little Rock 6-12 15-17
Appalachian State 4-14 9-21
Louisiana-Monroe 2-16 9-24
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