Wofford holds off Georgia Southern 69-61

Noah Dahlman had 17 points and Jamar Diggs added 16 as Wofford held off a late Georgia Southern rally to win 69-61 on Saturday night and sweep the season series.

The Terriers (14-12, 11-4 Southern Conference) led by nine at halftime and opened the second half on a 12-2 run to lead 42-23 with 16:47 to play.

Wofford still led by 19 with 13:34 left, but Ben Drayton scored 25 of the Eagles' 40 points in the second half to cut the deficit to four, at 63-59, with 1:03 to go.

Dahlman converted a 3-point play and Wofford hit 3 of 6 free throws down the stretch to seal the Terriers' fourth win in their last six games.

Cameron Rundles added 13 points for Wofford, which shot 50 percent from the field (21 of 42).

Drayton finished with a career-high 31 points for Georgia Southern, which has lost 14 games in a row.

Eric Ferguson chipped in 16 for Georgia Southern.