STATESBORO, Ga. -- Jelani Hewitt scored 22 points to lead hot-shooting Georgia Southern to an 84-53 win over The Citadel on Thursday.
Hewitt hit 8 of 10 shots, including 4 of 6 3-pointers, as the Eagles (10-12, 3-4 Southern League) shot 54 percent from the field, 50 percent behind the arc (11-22).
The Bulldogs (4-19, 0-8) shot just 35 percent, making 1 of 13 3's in dropping their 11th straight game. Ashton Moore had 14 points.
The Citadel scored the first six points but the Eagles followed with 29-0 run. Hewitt had 8 points in the game-breaking run. It was 38-17 at the half
Hewitt hit a 3 5 minutes into the second half to start a 14-0 run with Hewitt getting 7 to make it 62-26.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.
The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association says it won't move its headquarters, its basketball tournament or other conference championships from North Carolina, despite