Scores

Final

W Kentucky 55

(20-11, 12-6 Sun Belt)

Georgia State 73

(24-7, 17-1 Sun Belt)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    2:30 PM ET, March 8, 2014

    GSU Sports Arena, Atlanta, Georgia

    1 2 T
    WKU 23 3255
    GAST 34 3973

    Top Performers

    Western Kentucky: P. Hulsey 15 Pts, 4 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Georgia State: D. White 19 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl

    Regular-season champ Georgia St. tops WKU 73-55

    Associated Press

    ATLANTA -- Ryan Harrow scored 20 points and Devonta White 19 as Georgia State completed its championship regular season with a 73-55 victory over Western Kentucky on Saturday.

    The Panthers (24-7, 17-1 Sun Belt) and the second-place Hilltoppers (20-11, 12-6) receive double byes into the semifinals on opposite sides of conference tournament bracket. The tournament begins Thursday in New Orleans but Georgia State and WKU won't play until Saturday.

    R.J. Hunter added 12 points for Georgia State, which has won seven consecutive games. The Panthers scored 17 points off 12 WKU turnovers.

    Payton Hulsey scored 15 points, one shy of his career high, to lead the Hilltoppers while Chris Harrison-Docks added 11.

    The Panthers were up 11 points at halftime. WKU got within nine, 58-49, with 5:15 left but was outscored 17-6 the rest of the way.

    Georgia State won the teams' first meeting at WKU 77-54 on Jan. 9.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WKU
    GAST
    Points 55 73
    FG Made-Attempted 20-57 (.351) 21-53 (.396)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-23 (.217) 7-24 (.292)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-17 (.588) 24-33 (.727)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 16 (0/0)

    2013-14 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 9, 2014 GAST 77, @WKU 54Recap
    » Mar 8, 2014 @GAST 73, WKU 55Recap