Georgia Southern vs. Maryland Final Score: Eagles fall to Terps, 70-53

Bob Donnan-US PRESSWIRE

The Eagles gave Maryland a good scare in the first half, but faded in the second half on their way to a 70-53 loss.

The Georgia Southern Eagles gave the Maryland Terrapins something to think about in the first half, but faded down the stretch, falling 70-53 on Saturday night in College Park, Md.

Charles Mitchell led the Terps with 13 points. Logan Aronhalt shot 4-4 from three point range, his only four shots of the game, to finish with 12 points. Nick Faust had 11 points, and Alex Len finished with 10. Maryland shot 49% from the floor as a team, but only 31% from three point range.

C.J. Reed led Georgia Southern with 15 points, but shot only 6-15 from the floor. Poor shooting was a theme for the entire Eagles roster, who shot only 33% from the floor as a team. Tre Bussey and Eric Ferguson both finished with 11 points, but shot 4-14 and 4-11 from the floor, respectively. Bussey was 3-9 from three point range. Jessie Pernell had seven points, and no other Georgia Southern player had more than three.

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