Originally created 01/18/98

Citadel rolls over Southern



CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Matt Newman and Jamie Jenkins combined for 37 points to lead The Citadel to a 71-60 win over Georgia Southern on Saturday.

The Bulldogs (9-6, 2-2 Southern Conference) opened up a 39-15 halftime lead, shooting 63 percent and holding Georgia Southern (6-9, 1-4) to 17 percent from the field.

The Eagles outscored The Citadel in the second half, but could get no closer than nine points.

Newman hit 7-of-10 shots, while Jenkins canned 5-of-10, including 4-of-4 from 3-point range.

Fernando Daniel led Georgia Southern with 17 points, making 3-of-9 3-point attempts.

GEORGIA SOUTHERN (60) -- McGinnis 0-3 6-6 6, Jones 3-7 1-2 7, Daniel 6-14 2-3 17, Wilkes 0-1 0-0 0, Martin 1-11 7-9 9, Wright 5-10 0-1 13, Thompson 1-5 1-2 3, Hill 0-1 0-0 0, Goebel 2-4 0-0 5. Totals 18-56 17-23 60.

CITADEL (71) -- Freeman 1-1 1-2 4, Sears 2-4 0-1 4, Newman 7-10 5-6 19, Jenkins 5-10 4-4 18, Patton 1-4 5-6 8, Roy 0-1 2-4 2, Stevens 1-6 5-8 7, Majala 0-0 0-0 0, Misyuchenko 4-4 1-7 9. Totals 21-40 23-38 71.

Halftime -- Citadel 39-15.

3-Point goals -- Georgia Southern 7-27 (Wright 3-4, Daniel 3-9, Goebel 1-3, Wilkes 0-1, McGinnis 0-2, Thompson 0-2, Martin 0-6), Citadel 6-10 (Jenkins 4-4, Freeman 1-1, Patton 1-2, Sears 0-1, Roy 0-1, Stevens 0-1). Fouled out -- McGinnis, Wright. Rebounds -- Georgia Southern 39 (Jones 8), Citadel 38 (Stevens 6). Assists -- Georgia Southern 8 (Daniel 5), Citadel 14 (Freeman 4). Total fouls -- Georgia Southern 29, Citadel 21. A -- 2,210.

Wofford -- 70

Chattanooga -- 50

SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- Freshman Ian Chadwick score all his 22 points in the second half as hot-shooting Wofford beat Chattanooga.

The Terriers (4-12, 2-4 Southern Conference) shot a blistering 76 percent after halftime and hit 21-of-29 free throws for the game.

Chattanooga (7-10, 3-4) couldn't find the basket from long range, missing all 10 of its 3-point attempts. It was the first time in 237 games the Mocs didn't make at least one.

Chadwick found the range, though, hitting 4-of-8 from 3-point land, along with all four of his foul shots.

The Terriers broke a 34-34 tie at the 12:57 mark with a seven-point run to take the lead for good. Another seven-point spurt with two minutes to go put the game away.

Chattanooga's David Phillips had a career-high 22 points and six rebounds.