Hewitt's 33 leads Georgia Southern over South Florida 68-63
With the shot clock nearly expired, Hewitt hit a step-back 3-pointer to put Georgia Southern (5-2) up 66-60 with 1:20 left.
The Eagles led by 11 with 6:34 left in the game, but South Florida (5-4) rallied with a 16-8 run to get within 63-60 on Chris Perry's layup at the 1:52 mark.
Georgia Southern led 32-28 at halftime and opened the second with 12 straight. Hewitt finished 5 of 8 from 3-point range and Trent Wiedeman added 17 points for Georgia Southern, which had lost all four of its previous meetings with the Bulls.