The Associated Press App State (13-10, 7-7) vs. Georgia Southern (12-12, 6-9) W.S. Hanner Fieldhouse, Statesboro, Georgia; Saturday, 3 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: App State looks for its sixth straight win in the head-to-head series over Georgia Southern. App State has won by an average of 4 points in its last five wins over the Eagles.
STATESBORO, Ga. WSAV) – After 25 minutes of play, the Georgia Southern men’s basketball team held a 22-point lead and looked well on its way to its first win over Appalachian State in its last five tries. Unfortunately there were still 15 minutes left in the game.
Banks Pope had been committed to Appalachian State since last June and was getting ready to sign with the Mountaineers in mid-December. But two days before the start of the early signing period on Dec. 16, Clemson came calling with a preferred walk-on offer for Pope, and it presented a dream opportunity that the local tight end prospect from A.C. Flora High School couldn’t pass up. I was going to sign with App State on Wednesday (Dec.