Scores

Final

Southern Miss 69

(8-3, 3-3 away)

Georgia State 67

(5-6, 4-3 home)

7:00 PM ET, December 18, 2012

GSU Sports Arena, Atlanta, Georgia

1 2 T
USM 31 3869
GAST 34 3367

Top Performers

Southern Miss: J. Brooks 23 Pts, 1 Reb, 4 Ast, 3 Stl

Georgia State: R. Hunter 24 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

Southern Miss. 69, Georgia St. 67

Associated Press

ATLANTA -- Jerrold Brooks scored 23 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer, to lift Southern Mississippi to a 69-67 win over Georgia State on Tuesday night.

The Golden Eagles (8-3), who have won two in a row after three straight losses, trailed by 11 with 12:25 to go.

Southern Miss chipped away, finally pulling ahead 65-63 with 2:21 remaining.

After the Panthers (5-6) tied it at 65, Brooks hit his 3-pointer with 2:03 to go. Georgia State missed three field goal attempts before a tip shot by Markus Crider made it 68-67 with 6 seconds left.

One second later, Brooks went to the line and made the second of two free throws. After a Panthers timeout, Crider missed a 3-point attempt from the top of the circle with 2 seconds remaining.

R.J. Hunter scored 24 points to lead Georgia State, which made 10 of 24 3-pointers but only 15 of 22 free throws.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
USM
GAST
Points 69 67
FG Made-Attempted 23-46 (.500) 21-47 (.447)
3P Made-Attempted 6-16 (.375) 10-24 (.417)
FT Made-Attempted 17-23 (.739) 15-22 (.682)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
Largest Lead 3 11

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