Scores

Final

Ga. Southern 59

(14-19, 7-11 Southern)

Davidson 86

(24-7, 17-1 Southern)

Coverage: ESPN3

12:00 PM ET, March 9, 2013

U.S. Cellular Center, Asheville, North Carolina

1 2 T
GASO 22 3759
DAV 45 4186

Top Performers

Georgia Southern: M. Baynham 13 Pts, 7 Reb

Davidson: N. Cochran 18 Pts, 1 Reb, 7 Ast, 1 Stl

Davidson 86, Georgia Southern 59

Associated Press

ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Nik Cochran scored 18 points on five 3-pointers, and Davidson won its 15th straight game, beating Georgia Southern 86-59 Saturday in the opening round of the Southern Conference tournament.

Cochran, who hadn't cracked double figures in four straight games, including a five-point outing in the Wildcats' 83-48 rout of Georgia Southern in both teams' season finale, shot 5-of-7 from deep and dished out seven assists.

Tyler Kalinoski added 14 points, De'Mon Brooks 13, Jake Cohen 12, and Chris Czerapowicz 10 for the Wildcats (23-7), who ended the first half with 14 unanswered points to go into intermission ahead 45-22. Davidson, whose last loss came against Georgia Southern on Jan. 14, has led by double figures in 24 games this season.

The Wildcats, who shot a season-high 56 percent in their last win against the Eagles, matched that Saturday, hitting 28 of 50 shots.

Cleon Roberts scored 13 for Georgia Southern.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
GASO
DAV
Points 59 86
FG Made-Attempted 18-47 (.383) 28-50 (.560)
3P Made-Attempted 1-8 (.125) 13-28 (.464)
FT Made-Attempted 22-25 (.880) 17-22 (.773)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 31

2012-13 Season

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