Paveletzke leads Wofford against Georgia Southern after 20-point showing

Wofford Terriers (6-4) at Georgia Southern Eagles (5-4)

Statesboro, Georgia; Saturday, 3 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Wofford visits the Georgia Southern Eagles after Jackson Paveletzke scored 20 points in Wofford’s 71-61 win against the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers.

The Eagles are 3-1 in home games. Georgia Southern ranks seventh in the Sun Belt with 36.2 points per game in the paint led by Andrei Savrasov averaging 6.0.

The Terriers have gone 0-4 away from home. Wofford is sixth in the SoCon shooting 34.0% from deep. Paveletzke leads the Terriers shooting 52.2% from 3-point range.

TOP PERFORMERS: Tyren Moore averages 1.7 made 3-pointers per game for the Eagles, scoring 7.7 points while shooting 36.6% from beyond the arc. Carlos Curry is shooting 78.6% and averaging 11.0 points for Georgia Southern.

Corey Tripp averages 1.8 made 3-pointers per game for the Terriers, scoring 9.4 points while shooting 43.9% from beyond the arc. B.J. Mack is averaging 16.4 points and 5.7 rebounds for Wofford.


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