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Georgia Southern Tops Furman, 62-53

Georgia Southern Tops Furman, 62-53

Jan. 26, 2008

Box Score

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) - Louis Graham scored 14 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to help Georgia Southern beat Furman 62-53 on Saturday night.

The Eagles (13-7, 6-4 Southern Conference) stuggled from the field, shooting 25 percent in the first half. Furman (3-17, 6-4) took a 21-20 lead into halftime.

But Georgia Southern shot 47 percent from the field and connected on 20-of-29 shots from the free throw in the second half to lift them to victory.

Willie Powers scored 12 points for the Eagles, while Dwayne Foreman had 10. Graham also had four blocks and four steals.

Justin Dehm, Darryl Evans and George Brozos each scored 10 points for Furman.