Georgia Southern tops SC Upstate 84-80 in Palmetto Shootout
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) Tookie Brown scored the last two of his 16 points from the free-throw line with :03 left to secure an 84-80 Georgia Southern win over South Carolina Upstate Friday afternoon in the Palmetto State Shootout.
Mike Cunningham hit a 3-pointer with just under three minutes to pull SC Upstate even at 76-76, but Mike Hughes and Ike Smith each converted two free throws and Smith added a jumper with :09 left to make it 82-78.
Jake Allsmiller led Georgia Southern with 18 points off the Eagles' bench and Smith added another 17 points.
Georgia Southern (2-3) faces Bob Jones University on Monday.