Fast facts

League: Division I (NCAA)

Team: Georgia Southern Eagles

Head Coach: Mark Byington

Team Mascot: GUS the Eagle, Glory and Freedom

Year Opened: 1969

Capacity: 4325

City / State: Statesboro / Georgia

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Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

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Georgia Southern Eagles vs Georgia State Panthers

Rival Team: Georgia State Panthers

The two Georgia-based Sun Belt schools have a fierce rivalry on the gridiron, and it’s no different when it comes to the hardwood. The rivalry was first played on the court in 1972 and has been a consistent fixture ever since making it one of the longest-running rivalries in the Sun Belt. There are a lot of bragging rights on the line when these two battle for the GSU moniker, so make sure to be in attendance when the Panthers come to Statesboro.

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Georgia Southern Eagles vs Savannah State Tigers

Rival Team: Savannah State Tigers

Georgia Southern and nearby Savannah State have an intense non-conference game that is a must-see for any college hoops fan in the area. Hanner Fieldhouse is always packed when these two southern Georgia schools get together, so don’t miss it when Georgia Southern and Savannah State square off.

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Georgia Southern Eagles vs Appalachian State

Rival Team: Appalachian State

While the football rivalry between Georgia Southern and Appalachian State is much bigger, there is still plenty of bad blood between these two schools when they meet on the hardwood. Georgia Southern players and fans don’t want to lose to Appalachian State no matter what the sport, making an Eagles-Mountaineers game the perfect time to attend a game at Hanner Fieldhouse.

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Fast facts

League: Division I (NCAA)

Team: Georgia Southern Eagles

Head Coach: Mark Byington

Team Mascot: GUS the Eagle, Glory and Freedom

Year Opened: 1969

Capacity: 4325

City / State: Statesboro / Georgia

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