Asheville, NC (Sports Network) - Eric Ferguson scored 17 points and Tre Busseyadded 12 with nine rebounds, as Georgia Southern notched a 60-44 win overWofford in the first round of the Southern Conference Tournament.
C.J. Reed shot a miserable 4-of-16 from the field and finished with 10 pointsfor the Eagles (14-18), who will next meet top-seeded Davidson in Saturday'squarterfinals.
Indiana Faithfull and Spencer Collins each scored 10 for Wofford (13-19),which had won three of its last four to conclude the regular season. TheTerriers shot a dismal 34 percent on Friday, including 3-of-20 from beyond thearc.
Wofford held an 18-16 lead after a Collins layup with just over seven minutesremaining in the first half, but didn't score again as Georgia Southern rippedoff the final 14 points and took a 30-18 advantage to the break. The Terriersgot only as close as eight in the second half.