FORT VALLEY – Kevin Burnell hit three three-pointers in overtime as Georgia Southwestern improved to 3-0 on the season with a 79-77 win at Fort Valley State on Tuesday. The Hurricanes got 33 points from their bench players in the game and held the Wildcats to 36 percent shooting on the night.
The game was tied at 58 with 5:59 to play following a layup from Alan Arnett. GSW then took the lead on a Daryl Davis layup but lost it as FVSU went on a 7-2 run capped by a Brandon Davey layup with 3:33 to play.
Davis led all players with 26 points for the Wildcats while Davey added a monster line of 23 points and 17 rebounds in the loss.
The Hurricanes look to keep their season-opening unbeaten streak alive on Thursday when they host West Florida in the Storm Dome at 7:30 p.m.