Appalachian St. 111, Georgia Southern 83
Donald Sims scored 30 points and Appalachian State rolled to an
easy 111-83 rout over Georgia Southern on Saturday night.
Kellen Brand finished with 17 points and Issac Butts had 12 for
the Mountaineers (16-10, 10-4 Southern Conference), who won their
fourth straight. Andre Williamson added 11 points.
Appalachian State trailed the Eagles by 10 points with 12:26
left in the first half on Antonio Hanson’s 3-pointer. But the
Mountaineers outscored Georgia Southern 15-4 over the next 3
minutes to take a 35-34 lead.
Sims, who went 11-for-14 from the floor and made three shots
from beyond the arc, hit a 3-pointer with 10:29 left in the second
half to give Appalachian State a 79-65 advantage. The Mountaineers
took their largest lead at 30 on Jacob Lail’s layup with 36 seconds
Colby Wohlleb scored 22 points for Georgia Southern (6-20,
3-10), while Hanson had 15 points.