FORT VALLEY - In a game that saw 17 lead changes, Georgia
Southwestern was unable to pick up a road win against Fort Valley
State on Saturday evening, falling to the Wildcats, 63-60.
Evan Mobley had an opportunity to send the game into overtime for GSW, but missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer.
Neither team held a lead of more than seven points.
A 3-point basket by Ric Roderick with 2:23 remaining
in the second half gave GSW a three-point advantage,
60-57. Unfortunately, those were the last points scored by the
Chris Rawls led Southwestern with 21 points and a game-high six rebounds. Mobley finished with 17.
Darrell Aiken poured in a game-high 26 points for FVSU (1-1). William Hawes added 20.
The Hurricanes made 18-of-46 shots from the floor (39 percent), 18-of-24 free throws (75 percent), and 6-of-13 from behind the 3-point line (46 percent).
FVSU hit 21-of-50 shots (42 percent), 15-of-23 free throws (65 percent), and 6-of-14 from behind the arc (43 percent).
Fort Valley State had a 36-27 edge on the boards and committed 18 turnovers to 17 for GSW.
The Hurricanes (1-3) travel to Valdosta State on Monday for a 7:30 p.m. contest.