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STATESBORO, Ga. – Nick Arbuckle completed 20-of-32 passes for 346 yards and three touchdowns, and Georgia State became bowl eligible for the first time in school history with a 34-7 Sun Belt Conference football victory over Georgia Southern Saturday afternoon in Paulson Stadium.

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Appalachian State University wrestler Denzel Dejournette was named the Southern Conference Wrestling Athlete of the Month for November, the league office announced on Thursday.

Three Mountaineers Accept All-Star Invites....BOONE, N.C. — Three Appalachian State University football seniors have accepted invitations to participate in postseason all-star games, their respective games announced on Friday. Defensive lineman Ronald Blair (Greensboro, Ga./Greene County) will play in the East-West Shrine Game on January 23, 2016 in St. Petersburg, Fla. while offensive lineman Davante Harris (Blythewood, S.C./Blythewood) and defensive back Doug Middleton (Winston-Salem, N.C./Parkland) will play in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl, also on January 23 in Carson, Calif.

MOBILE, ALA - In search of a Sun Belt Conference record-tying 10th win, Appalachian State University football closes the regular season at South Alabama on Saturday evening. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. ET at Ladd-Peebles Stadium in Mobile, Ala.

GREENVILLE, N.C. – East Carolina University Director of Athletics Jeff Compher announced Friday that head football coach Ruffin McNeill has been relieved of his duties, effective immediately.