Scores

Final

Georgia State 62

(0-2, 0-2 away)

BYU 80

(2-0, 2-0 home)

9:00 PM ET, November 13, 2012

Marriott Center, Provo, Utah

1 2 T
GAST 26 3662
BYU 44 3680

Top Performers

Georgia State: M. Atkins 21 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl

Brigham Young: B. Davies 28 Pts, 9 Reb, 3 Ast, 2 Stl, 3 Blk

BYU 80, Georgia St. 62

Associated Press

PROVO, Utah -- Brandon Davies scored 28 points and Tyler Haws added 22 as BYU started fast and finished strong in defeating Georgia State 80-62 on Tuesday night.

The Cougars (2-0) led by as many as 29 points midway through the first half as the Panthers started 1 of 14.

But Georgia State (0-2) fought back, trailing 44-26 at halftime. The Panthers were within 11 points in the second half before Matt Carlino drained a 3-pointer to spark a 9-2 BYU run.

Manny Atkins led Georgia State with 21 points and eight rebounds. R.J. Hunter added 12 but made just 2 of 9 shots. Devonta White finished with 14 points but hit just 5 of 17 shots and was 0 of 6 from 3-point range.

The Cougars held a 42-24 advantage on points in the paint and 14-4 on the fast break.

BYU made 8 of 20 3-pointers and shot 52 percent.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
GAST
BYU
Points 62 80
FG Made-Attempted 23-65 (.354) 31-60 (.517)
3P Made-Attempted 3-22 (.136) 8-20 (.400)
FT Made-Attempted 13-15 (.867) 10-12 (.833)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
Largest Lead 0 29

2012-13 Season

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