Eagles lose as Ferguson reaches 1000 career points

Junior forward Eric Ferguson was the 39th Eagle to join the 1,000 point club at GSU after adding 10 points in Sunday’s game.

Shakeem Holloway

Junior forward Eric Ferguson joining the 1,000 career points club was the only bright spot Sunday evening as the Georgia Southern University men’s basketball team fell to the University of North Florida Ospreys 74-46.

The Eagles struggled offensively throughout the entire game making only 17 of their 54 field goal attempts with a field goal percentage of 31.5.

The Ospreys were the exact opposite. The Ospreys shot 53.6 percent from the field making 12 out of their 24 three-point attempts, while the Eagles went one of six from behind the arc for the game.

Senior guard Parker Smith and junior forward Travis Wallace led the Ospreys combining for 45 points total. Smith made seven of the Ospreys 12 three pointers in the game.

The Eagles were led by junior guard Tre Bussey who recorded 12 points and grabbed six rebounds. Ferguson added 10 points and four rebounds.

Ferguson is now 39th member of the 1,000 point club at GSU.

The Eagles next game is Dec. 29, Saturday at 3 p.m. versus Georgia State University.