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

left.

Colby Wohlleb scored 22 points for Georgia Southern (6-20,

3-10), while Hanson had 15 points.