App State Completes Weekend Sweep of Georgia Southern

BOONE, N.C.Donovan Gregory posted a career high 19 points as App State men’s basketball defeated Georgia Southern 77-71 on Saturday.

The victory completes a weekend sweep of the Eagles (7-6, 1-3 SBC) for the Mountaineers (9-4, 3-1 SBC) and pushes the Black and Gold’s win streak in the series to four games. In each of the four wins, App State has erased a double digit deficit en route to a victory.

App State found themselves down 29-18 with just under six minutes remaining in the first half. The Mountaineers countered with a 11-3 run to pull within three points at 32-29 with 3:47 left in the opening frame. Georgia Southern held the lead for the remainder of the half and took a 42-37 lead into the intermission.

In the second half, the…