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.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.
Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku, who recently underwent a medical procedure to correct a heart rhythm issue detected during the combine, will keep his name in the NBA draft pool.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.