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Georgia Southern Women’s Basketball Takes A Big Win Against App State

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Despite the low crowd attendance, Georgia Southern took down App State during Blue Out Night in an 83-77 win. 

1st Quarter: App State scored the points of the game with a 3-pointer while the Eagles answered back with back to back scores from Simone James, Ja’Nya Love-Hill and Terren Ward

    • James gave the eagles their first points with a lay-up in the paint followed by a 2-point jumper from Love-Hill 
    • Ward gave the Eagles their 3rd basket in a row with another 2-point jumper
    • The Eagles scored again twice before App State could make another basket, 
  • Eagles entered the 2nd quarter up by 6 points, 17-11

 

2nd Quarter: GS went into halftime leading by 11, 39-28

  • App state scored the first basket in the 2nd quarter followed by two free throws from Simone James. 
  • App State and GS scored back to back but the Eagles stayed in the lead with no problem. 
  • Ward, Eden Johnson, Love-Hill and James all contributed to the Eagles lead

3rd Quarter: GS lead by as many as 17 points in the 2nd half 

  • Eagles again kept their lead throughout the 3rd quarter ending leading by 14  

4th Quarter: Terren Ward racked a season high of 35 points and 11 rebounds 

  • Simone James had 16 points and 4 rebounds
  • Ja’Nya Love-Hill finished with 10 points and 5 rebounds

 

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Briyanna Thompson, Co-Editor-in-Chief, The George-Anne
Briyanna is the Editor in chief for the George-Anne. She is a Senior Public Relations major with a minor in Sports Management. She is from Decatur, GA, and she joined the George-Anne fall in 2021 to gain news experience and further her future career plans. She is interested in sports writing and loves listening to music. She is also a member of Delta Sigma Pi You can send news tips to her email Briyanna.Thompson@thegeorgeanne.com.

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