|Jimmy V Classic - Georgia Southern Downs Florida Atlantic 80-70 - Match Report|
Georgia Southern grabbed a 80-70 win over Florida Atlantic on Friday, behind a 16-point effort from Quan Jackson at Kendall G.L. Isaacs National Gymnasium.
Georgia Southern was a favorite by -8.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors.
Montae Glenn had 14 points for Georgia Southern and Ike Smith chipped in with 13 points. Tookie Brown had 7 assists for them, while Montae Glenn was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
Florida Atlantic got a 25-point performance from Jailyn Ingram, who was supported by 21 points from Michael Forrest. Michael Forrest had 3 assists in a losing cause for Florida Atlantic, while Jailyn Ingram grabbed 9 rebounds.
Georgia Southern was losing at the break before taking care of business in the second half.
Georgia Southern had a 35-34 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Georgia Southern heads into a battle against East Tennessee State. Florida Atlantic, meanwhile, will have their next action against Palm Beach Atlantic.