Scores

Final

South Alabama 73

(2-3, 1-1 away)

Georgia State 75

(3-2, 3-0 home)

    3:00 PM ET, November 21, 2012

    GSU Sports Arena, Atlanta, Georgia

    1 2 T
    USA 35 3873
    GAST 43 3275

    Top Performers

    South Alabama: A. Rubit 31 Pts, 11 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

    Georgia St: M. Atkins 26 Pts, 7 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl

    Georgia St. 75, South Alabama 73

    Associated Press

    ATLANTA -- Manny Atkins scored 26 points and R.J. Hunter 25 -- both career highs -- as Georgia State defeated South Alabama 75-73 Wednesday for its third victory in three days.

    The Panthers (3-2) led 74-67 with 1:30 remaining after a 3-pointer and a jumper by Atkins, but two 3-pointers by Xavier Roberson brought the Jaguars (2-3) within a point, 74-73, with 35 seconds left.

    After Hunter made 1 of 2 free throws, Mychal Ammons missed a jumper for South Alabama with 2 seconds left.

    Atkins scored 19 points in the first half, when Georgia State took a 43-35 lead. Hunter, a freshman, scored 14 in the final 13 minutes.

    The Panthers made 11 of 18 3-pointers, including 5 of 6 by Atkins.

    Augustine Rubit led South Alabama with 31 points, tying a career high, and 11 rebounds.

    The Jaguars went 0-3 at the Coaches vs. Cancer subregional hosted by the Panthers.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    USA
    GAST
    Points 73 75
    FG Made-Attempted 28-61 (.459) 25-50 (.500)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-21 (.286) 11-18 (.611)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-12 (.917) 14-18 (.778)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 3 11

    2012-13 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    South Alabama leads 1-0
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