MOBILE, Ala. -- R.J. Hunter scored 30 points to lead Georgia State to a 73-63 win over South Alabama on Saturday for its sixth-straight win.
Manny Atkins and Devonta White added 14 points apiece for the Panthers (9-6, 2-0 Sun Belt Conference). Hunter, who had five 3-pointers, hit all 13 of his free throws as Georgia State was 24 of 26 from the foul line. That helped off-set a four-point game for Ryan Harrow, who was averaging 20.2 points.
South Alabama had a 25-23 lead but White answered with a 3 and Hunter made two free throws and a 3-pointer to put Georgia State up for good. It was 39-36 at halftime. Atkins had four points and Curtis Washington a three-point play to open the second half.
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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.
The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association says it won't move its headquarters, its basketball tournament or other conference championships from North Carolina, despite