Scores

Final

LA-Lafayette 77

(18-10, 9-6 Sun Belt)

Georgia State 80

(20-7, 13-1 Sun Belt)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    8:30 PM ET, February 22, 2014

    GSU Sports Arena, Atlanta, Georgia

    1 2 T
    ULL 38 3977
    GAST 30 5080

    Top Performers

    UL Lafayette: S. Long 22 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Blk

    Georgia St: R. Harrow 18 Pts, 5 Reb, 7 Ast, 2 Stl

    Georgia St. tops UL-Lafayette 80-77 on game-winner

    Associated Press

    ATLANTA -- Manny Atkins hit a 3-pointer with 0.8 seconds left to give Georgia State its 17th win in its last 18 games, an 80-77 victory over Louisiana-Lafayette on Saturday night.

    Louisiana-Lafayette trailed 77-68 with 1:45 to play but scored nine straight points to tie the game 77-77 on a free throw by Elfrid Payton with 30 seconds left.

    Georgia State (20-7, 13-1 Sun Belt Conference) then rebounded a missed free throw by Payton and ran the clock down before Atkins hit the game-winner.

    Louisiana-Lafayette (18-10, 9-6) scored the game's first nine points and led 41-32 early in the second half but Georgia State then scored 21 straight points to take a 53-41 lead.

    Ryan Harrow led Georgia State with 18 points and Devonta White added 17 as the Panthers hit 8 of 17 from 3-point range and snapped Louisiana-Lafayette's six-game winning streak.

    Shawn Long had 22 points for Louisiana-Lafayette.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    ULL
    GAST
    Points 77 80
    FG Made-Attempted 24-55 (.436) 27-55 (.491)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-25 (.400) 8-17 (.471)
    FT Made-Attempted 19-29 (.655) 18-24 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 20 (0/0) 23 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

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