Georgia Southern 88, Brewton Parker 60

Eric Ferguson scored 17 points, leading five Georgia Southern

players in double figures in an 88-60 victory over Brewton-Parker

on Monday night.

Twelve of Ferguson’s points came in the first half, when the

Eagles (4-8) shot a blistering 70.8 percent (17 of 24) for a 41-23

halftime lead.

Jelani Hewitt added 14 points, Ben Drayton had 13, and Willie

Powers and Tre’ Bussey 11 each for Georgia Southern, which had lost

its past four games but had led Auburn by 14 points Friday night

before falling 78-75.

The Eagles never led by fewer than 14 points in the second half

and were up by 32 points, 86-54, with a minute to play as they

defeated the Barons (5-7), an NAIA team, for the 11th consecutive

time.

Darrie Stephens scored 14 points to lead Brewton-Parker, which

shot 43.6 percent (24 of 55) but made just 3 of 20 from 3-point

range.