Wofford 69, Georgia Southern 61
Noah Dahlman had 17 points and Jamar Diggs added 16 as Wofford
held off a late Georgia Southern rally to win 69-61 on Saturday
night and sweep the season series.
The Terriers (14-12, 11-4 Southern Conference) led by nine at
halftime and opened the second half on a 12-2 run to lead 42-23
with 16:47 to play.
Wofford still led by 19 with 13:34 left, but Ben Drayton scored
25 of the Eagles’ 40 points in the second half to cut the deficit
to four, at 63-59, with 1:03 to go.
Dahlman converted a 3-point play and Wofford hit 3 of 6 free
throws down the stretch to seal the Terriers’ fourth win in their
last six games.
Cameron Rundles added 13 points for Wofford, which shot 50
percent from the field (21 of 42).
Drayton finished with a career-high 31 points for Georgia
Southern, which has lost 14 games in a row.
Eric Ferguson chipped in 16 for Georgia Southern.