STATESBORO, Ga. -- C.J. Reed had 16 points and five assists to lead sharp-shooting Georgia Southern in a 70-57 upset victory over Davidson Monday night for its first Southern Conference win of the season.
Reed was 7-of-15 shooting and 2 of 4 from 3-point range as the Eagles (7-10, 1-3) made 53.1 percent (26 of 49) from the floor and 5 of 10 from deep. Eric Ferguson added 14 points and Marvin Baynham had 10.
Georgia Southern took control with an 11-1 run midway through the second half.
The Eagles outscored the Wildcats 26-10 in the paint and 23-11 off the bench.
Davidson (9-7, 4-1) had been in sole possession of first in the SoCon's South division, but fell into a tie with the College of Charleston.