McNeese State vs Georgia State

Georgia St. 69, McNeese St. 50


ATLANTA (AP) - Devonta White scored 16 of his career-high 23 points in the second half as Georgia State pulled away to defeat McNeese State 69-50 on Friday night for their first victory under new coach Ron Hunter.

Josh Micheaux had 16 points and a career-high 10 rebounds for the Panthers (1-3), who held a 48-33 rebounding advantage over the Cowboys (1-2). Jihad Ali had a career-best 14 rebounds for Georgia State and James Vincent grabbed 10 rebounds.

Leading 33-31 with 16:22 left, the Panthers used a 13-3 run over the next 6:32 to build a 46-34 advantage. White keyed the run with two free throws and a three-point play, and Vincent scored four points.

Dontae Cannon's 3-pointer for McNeese State with 9:11 remaining ended a scoreless streak of 5:27 by the Cowboys.

The Panthers shot 50 percent (14 of 28) after making just 29.4 percent (10 for 34) in the opening half.

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McNeese State Cowboys
P. Richard, F363-83-321210
W. Brown, F281-70-03252
R. Turner, C204-91-16039
D. Cannon, G364-130-110229
J. Mitchell, G334-160-024210
A. Fields173-51-22018
D. Richard131-20-02022
C. McFerrin100-20-03000
K. Hardy50-00-01010
T. Queen20-00-00000
Totals 20-625-73391850
Georgia State Panthers
J. Ali, F373-172-214208
E. Buckner, F262-40-03014
D. White, G398-146-732223
J. Micheaux, G335-116-6103316
T. Kimbro Jr., G272-30-04115
R. Richardson151-60-01023
J. Vincent142-34-410028
B. McGee91-30-03102
T. Gamble00-10-00000
R. Green00-00-00000
Totals 24-6218-194891169
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Texas A&M-CC14-418-16
Sam Houston13-524-11
Nwestern St.12-617-14
Incarn Word9-521-6
Oral Roberts11-817-16
Nicholls St.11-814-15
McNeese St.9-1011-20
New Orleans8-1011-15
SE Louisiana7-1212-18
C. Arkansas5-138-21
Abilene Christian2-1211-20
Hou. Baptist2-166-25

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UL Lafayette11-723-12
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S. Alabama5-1311-20
Texas St.4-148-23
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