College of Charleston downs Georgia Southern, 69-60

CofC's Willis Hall shoots the ball in front of Georgia Southern's Tre Bussey Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 at TD Arena. (Paul Zoeller/postandcourier.com) Buy this photo

Willis Hall scored 18 points and Adjehi Baru added 13 points and 11 rebounds as the College of Charleston beat Georgia Southern, 69-60, Saturday afternoon at TD Arena.

The Cougars improved to 19-8 and 11-4 in the Southern Conference. The Eagles fell to 11-16 and 5-9. The Cougars avenged a 51-47 loss to Georgia Southern back on Jan. 17.

The Cougars were up by as many as 23 points in the second half, but had to hold off a furious rally as the Eagles went on an 18-0 run in the final six minutes of the game.

Anthony Stitt finished with 11 points and four assists for the Cougars.

Eric Ferguson led the Eagles with 22 points.

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