Scores

Final

Georgia State 73

(9-6, 2-0 Sun Belt)

South Alabama 63

(6-9, 0-2 Sun Belt)

5:35 PM ET, January 4, 2014

Mitchell Center, Mobile, Alabama

1 2 T
GAST 39 3473
USA 36 2763

Top Performers

Georgia State: R. Hunter 30 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

South Alabama: K. Williams 19 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Ast

Hunter carries Georgia St. past S. Alabama 73-63

Associated Press

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.

Ken Williams had 19 points and Augustine Rubit had 11 points and 14 rebounds for the Jaguars (6-9, 0-2).

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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Team Stat Comparison

 
GAST
USA
Points 73 63
FG Made-Attempted 20-49 (.408) 16-51 (.314)
3P Made-Attempted 9-20 (.450) 7-27 (.259)
FT Made-Attempted 24-26 (.923) 24-31 (.774)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 18 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 4, 2014 GAST 73, @USA 63Recap
Jan 30, 2014 USA @ GAST7:00 PM ET
Feb 3, 2014 @GAST 85, USA 65Recap