STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) - Ben Drayton scored 15 points and Georgia Southern snapped a 15-game losing streak with a 65-53 win over The Citadel on Saturday night.
It was the fewest points allowed by Georgia Southern since the Eagles beat Furman 69-53 on Jan. 28, 2009.
Rory Spencer and Zuri James each added 13 points for the Eagles (5-24, 1-15 Southern Conference), who also ended a 17-game conference losing streak dating back to last season.
The Eagles shot 51.9 percent (28 of 54) and outscored the Bulldogs in the paint 32-22. The Citadel made only 7 of 28 field goal attempts in the second half and shot 38 percent (19 of 50) for the game.
Mike Groselle had a double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds, and Cameron Wells also scored 17 for the Bulldogs (9-20, 5-11), who have lost seven straight games.
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