Ashton Moore's 14-foot jumper rimmed out at the buzzer, and The Citadel dropped a 73-72 decision in overtime to Georgia Southern tonight at McAlistert Field House.
The Citadel lost its 10th straight basketball game to fall to 4-21 overall and 1-13 in the Southern Conference. Georgia Southern is 13-12 and 11-4.
Moore scored 24 points, and The Citadel scored the final eight points of regulation to force overtime at 69-69, with Bo Holston's fastbreak dunk tying the score with 16 seconds left.
In OT, the Bulldogs took a 72-69 lead before Eagles guard Willie Powers scored twice for a 73-72 lead. After a timeout with 25 seconds left, Moore drove the lane and fired up a fall-away jumper from just inside the foul line. The ball went halfway down before bouncing off the rim and poppping out.
Eric Ferguson scored 14 points to lead GSU, which beat The Citadel in double overtime on Jan. 23.