Appalachian State beats Georgia Southern 111-83

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BOONE, N.C. (AP)—Donald Sims scored 30 points and Appalachian State rolled to an easy 111-83 rout over Georgia Southern on Saturday night.

Kellen Brand finished with 17 points and Issac Butts had 12 for the Mountaineers (16-10, 10-4 Southern Conference), who won their fourth straight. Andre Williamson added 11 points.

Appalachian State trailed the Eagles by 10 points with 12:26 left in the first half on Antonio Hanson’s 3-pointer. But the Mountaineers outscored Georgia Southern 15-4 over the next 3 minutes to take a 35-34 lead.

Sims, who went 11-for-14 from the floor and made three shots from beyond the arc, hit a 3-pointer with 10:29 left in the second half to give Appalachian State a 79-65 advantage. The Mountaineers took their largest lead at 30 on Jacob Lail’s layup with 36 seconds left.

Colby Wohlleb scored 22 points for Georgia Southern (6-20, 3-10), while Hanson had 15 points.

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 Georgia Southern
Colby Wohlleb Colby Wohlleb
7-8,  22 Pts
5 Rebs, 0 Assists
 Appalachian St.
Donald Sims Donald Sims
11-14,  30 Pts
5 Rebs, 1 Assists

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