CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - Matt Van Scyoc had 19 points and Marshall Harris III added 11 points and 12 assists to help The Citadel defeat Georgia Southern 80-63 on Saturday night.
The Citadel used a 14-2 run, including seven by Van Scyoc, to take a 69-57 lead with 3:46 remaining. Brian Holmes answered with a 3-pointer to pull Georgia Southern within 69-60 before The Citadel closed on an 11-3 run to cap the scoring.
Van Scyoc was 7 of 12 from the floor, including four 3-pointers, and Harris earned his first career double-double. Ashton Moore added 16 points for The Citadel (6-25, 2-14 Southern), which has won two straight since snapping a 17-game losing skid.
Tre Bussey tied a career-high with 29 points on 12-of-21 shooting with three steals to lead Georgia Southern (13-18, 6-10). Jelani Hewitt added 10 points for the Eagles, which dropped to seventh place in the conference.Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.