Georgia Southern beats South Alabama 88-86 in OT
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) Tookie Brown scored 26 on 10-of-17 shooting, Montae Glenn added 18 points and 13 rebounds, and Georgia Southern held on in overtime for an 88-86 victory over South Alabama on Saturday.
Quan Jackson scored five of his 15 points in overtime. His 3-pointer with 58 seconds left gave the Eagles (12-7, 4-2 Sun Belt Conference) the lead for good at 87-84.
John Pettway's pair of free throws pulled South Alabama within one with 36 seconds left. David-Lee Jones Jr. split of pair of free throws for Georgia Southern.
In the final 10 seconds, the Jaguars (9-10, 2-4) missed four shots that would have tied the game. Glenn blocked Trhae Mitchell with a second left and Mitchell missed the putback.
Mitchell made a jumper with two seconds left in the second half to force overtime.
Updated January 19, 2019