ATLANTA -- Freshman R.J. Hunter poured in a career-high 38 points, including a school- and Colonial Athletic Association-record 10 3-pointers, as Georgia State dismantled Old Dominion 83-63 Saturday.
Hunter, the son of coach Ron Hunter, hit 10 of 15 3-pointers and scored the most points by any CAA player this season. It's the most by a Georgia State player since Anton Reese had 38 in 1998.
The Panthers (12-12, 7-4), who've won six of their last seven games, led 33-28 at halftime. In one 5-minute stretch of the second half, Hunter scored 19 straight Georgia State points on five treys, two foul shots and a dunk. He finished 12 for 18 from the floor.
Georgia State, which shot a season-high 53.8 percent (28 for 52), got 16 points from Manny Atkins.
Old Dominion (2-19, 0-9), which lost its ninth straight, was 4 for 21 on 3-pointers. DeShawn posted a 15-point, 14-rebound double-double.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.
Guard Naz Mitrou-Long, whose 2015-16 season ended in December due to hip problems, has been granted a hardship waiver for the coming season, Iowa State said.
As the Sooners look to life without superstar Buddy Hield and his sidekicks, it's clear their unseasoned players will need to grow up fast.
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