STATESBORO, Ga. -- Nathan Healey had 24 points and 11 rebounds to lead Appalachian State past Georgia Southern 91-86 in overtime on Thursday night.
Appalachian was 3 for 3 from the field and 12 of 12 from the foul line in overtime. The Eagles were 4 of 8 from the field and 4 of 5 at the line.
Georgia Southern trailed 73-68 with 48 seconds left in regulation, but Ferguson made two free throws and Reed a layup to close to 73-72. Baynham made one free throw to tie but missed the second with 3 seconds left.
Forward Kennedy Meeks, who has averaged 9.4 points and 6.5 rebounds at North Carolina, has pulled out of the NBA draft and will return to the Tar Heels.
Cal big man Ivan Rabb could have been selected in the top 10 of the NBA draft. Instead, he's returning to Berkeley to make himself, and the Golden Bears, stronger.
Devin Williams' decision last month to sign with an agent and enter the NBA draft has left West Virginia in a tough spot.