Georgia State (12-6, 5-0 Sun Belt Conference) shot 53.1 percent from the field as all five starters reached double figures.
The Panthers jumped to a 59-29 lead at halftime, led by 15 first-half points from Atkins. Georgia State scored the first 11 points of the game and shot 68.8 percent in the half while UALR (9-9, 4-2) turned the ball over 12 times.
Georgia State has won its last nine contests, the second-longest winning streak in program history.
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.
The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association says it won't move its headquarters, its basketball tournament or other conference championships from North Carolina, despite