Scores

Final

Ga. Southern 28

(6-4, 4-3 Sun Belt)

W Carolina 6

(2-8, 1-6 Southern)

3:00 PM ET, November 13, 2010

E.J. Whitmire Stadium, Cullowhee, NC

1 2 3 4 T
GASO 7 7 7 728
WCU 6 0 0 06

Top Performers

Passing: J. Shaw (GASO) - 136 YDS, 1 INT

Rushing: R. Brown (GASO) - 17 CAR, 153 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: J. Mitchell (WCU) - 8 REC, 79 YDS

Georgia Southern 28, W. Carolina 6

Associated Press

CULLOWHEE, N.C. -- Freshman Robert Brown had 17 carries for a career-high 153 yards, including an 80-yard touchdown run, as Georgia Southern defeated Western Carolina 28-6 on Saturday.

The Eagles (6-4, 4-3 Southern Conference), who have won three of their last four games, led 7-6 at the end of the first quarter.

Quarterback Jaybo Shaw capped a four-play, 78-yard drive with a 2-yard scoring run in the second, then Brown's long run in the third made it 21-6. Shaw had a 1-yard burst with 10:26 remaining.

Blake Bostic kicked field goals of 36 and 38 yards for the Catamounts (2-8, 1-6), but his 36-yard attempt in the third quarter was blocked.

Western Carolina quarterback Zac Brindise was 18 for 33 for 191 yards with three interceptions. The Catamounts also lost two fumbles.

Georgia Southern, which outgained Western Carolina 413 to 259, has won 16 straight in the series.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
GASO
WCU
1st Downs1915
Total Yards413259
Passing136191
Rushing27768
Penalties8-678-52
3rd Down Conversions8-142-12
4th Down Conversions0-21-1
Turnovers25
Possession32:1527:45

Passing Leaders

Georgia SouthernC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Shaw7/1013613.601
Western CarolinaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Brindise18/331915.803

Rushing Leaders

Georgia SouthernCARYDSAVGTDLG
Brown171539.0180
McKinnon8465.8015
Western CarolinaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Johnson15483.2044
Rhodes23618.0022

Receiving Leaders

Georgia SouthernRECYDSAVGTDLG
Wilcox14646.0046
Williford23618.0029
Western CarolinaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Mitchell8799.9025
Cockrell55010.0029

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERGASOWCU
FG13:02Blake Bostic 36 Yd 03
TD07:50JJ Wilcox 2 Yd Run (Adrian Mora Kick) 73
FG04:52Blake Bostic 38 Yd 76
SECOND QUARTERGASOWCU
TD11:32Jaybo Shaw 2 Yd Run (Adrian Mora Kick) 146
THIRD QUARTERGASOWCU
TD04:32Robert Brown 80 Yd Run (Adrian Mora Kick) 216
FOURTH QUARTERGASOWCU
TD10:26Jaybo Shaw 1 Yd Run (Adrian Mora Kick) 286