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Georgia Southern Head Coach Mark Byington resigns in favor of James Madison

Amanda Arnold and Elijah Jackson

March 20, 2020

On Friday, Mark Byington resigned as Head Coach of the men’s basketball program in favor of James Madison University after seven years at Georgia Southern.“We want to thank Mark for his seven years of service to Georgia Southern...

Men’s basketball post season run cut short by the coronavirus

Elijah Jackson

March 12, 2020

The Sun Belt has decided to cancel the remaining games of the 2020 Sun Belt Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championships in light of the concerns surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19).The announcement comes just an hour afte...

Eagles defeat Louisiana after huge comeback and advance to conference quarterfinals

Amanda Arnold

March 9, 2020

The Georgia Southern men’s basketball team defeated Louisiana, 82-81, in the second round of the Sun Belt Tournament at home on Monday after a valiant and collaborative comeback.“One of the things, special things, about the...

Georgia Southern basketball prepares for Sun Belt Tournament

Amanda Arnold

March 6, 2020

The Georgia Southern basketball team finished the regular season with an 18-13 record. In the conference, they are currently a fifth seed for the Sun Belt Tournament with a 12-8 record.This is the first time in several years that the...

Eagles break 28-year drought in Atlanta with a win over State

Elijah Jackson

February 29, 2020

The Georgia Southern men’s basketball team snapped their losing streak in Atlanta after beating the Georgia State Panthers 79-70 on Friday.This marked the Eagles' first win in Panther territory in nine games and their first w...

Georgia Southern suffers key conference loss to App State after ‘selfish’ performance

Amanda Arnold

February 15, 2020

STATESBORO- The Georgia Southern men’s basketball team lost to App State for the second time this season, 62-57, in the last home game of the month. The loss drops GS to 16-11 overall and 10-6 in league play. Though the team w...

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