Rival Paladins clip eagles’ wings

Shakeem Holloway

Georgia Southern University men’s basketball loss to rival Furman University 81-74 as the Eagles’ defense could not stop the Paladins offensive onslaught.

Senior guard C.J. Reed led the Eagles with 20 points and five assists.

Charlie Reddick led the Paladins in scoring with 20 points shooting a 100 percent field-goal percentage as he went 6-6 in the game.

It was close throughout the night as GSU lead the Paladins 71-70 with under three minutes left to play.

The Paladins went on an 11-3 run to finish the game including a couple three-point shots with less than a minute to go.

This Saturday at Hanner Fieldhouse is alumni night when the Eagles match-up against the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga at 7:30 p.m.