Scores

Final

Georgia State 66

(22-7, 15-1 Sun Belt)

Texas State 55

(8-21, 4-12 Sun Belt)

    5:30 PM ET, March 1, 2014

    Strahan Coliseum, San Marcos, Texas

    1 2 T
    GAST 23 4366
    TXST 22 3355

    Top Performers

    Georgia St: R. Hunter 18 Pts, 8 Reb, 2 Ast, 4 Stl, 1 Blk

    Texas State: P. Hawkins 11 Pts, 3 Reb, 2 Ast

    Georgia State defeats Texas State 66-55

    Associated Press

    SAN MARCOS, Texas -- R.J. Hunter scored 18 points and grabbed eight rebounds as Georgia State preserved its number one standing in the Sun Belt with a 66-55 victory over Texas State on Saturday.

    Ryan Harrow added 14 points for the Panthers (22-7, 15-1) who have now won five in a row. Manny Atkins and Devonta White scored 13 points apiece.

    Georgia State scored first on an Atkins 3-pointer less than a minute in and led 23-22 at the break. Texas State came within one point, 32-31, on a Phil Hawkins layup at 16:44 in the second period but the Panthers responded by going 17-9 to lead 49-40 with 9:02 left.

    Georgia State held on for the win, holding Texas State scoreless for the final two minutes.

    Texas State struggled with accuracy from the field (10 of 53) and from 3-point range (3 of 18).

    Hawkins led the Bobcats with 11 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    GAST
    TXST
    Points 66 55
    FG Made-Attempted 21-47 (.447) 18-53 (.340)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-16 (.375) 3-18 (.167)
    FT Made-Attempted 18-25 (.720) 16-26 (.615)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 20 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Feb 13, 2014 TXST @ GAST7:00 PM ET
    Feb 17, 2014 @GAST 68, TXST 41Recap
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