Georgia State vs Virginia Commonwealth

Georgia St. 55, VCU 53

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Jihad Ali scored 17 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Georgia State over Virginia Commonwealth 55-53 Wednesday night, to extend its record streak.

The Panthers (11-3, 3-0 Colonial Athletic Association) led 53-44 with 2:14 remaining, and held off VCU's rally, including a missed 3-pointer by Darius Theus with 9 seconds left to win their school-record 11th straight.

The Panthers held the Rams (11-4, 2-1) to 27.1 percent shooting (16 of 59), marking the sixth lowest shooting percentage for an opponent against Georgia State since 1999.

Devonta White added 14 rebounds for the Panthers, who have held opponents to 51 points per game during the streak.

Troy Daniels was the only VCU player in double figures with 15 points. Juvonte Reddic and Bradford Burgess had 10 rebounds each for the Rams, who snapped an eight game winning streak.

VCU tallied just seven assists, while turning it over 10 times.

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Georgia State Panthers
E. Buckner, F294-60-24148
J. Ali, G397-161-1110017
J. Fields, G371-74-54116
J. Micheaux, G374-80-06428
D. White, G365-112-433414
J. Vincent111-10-01042
T. Kimbro Jr.60-20-00020
B. McGee40-10-02000
R. Richardson10-10-00000
Totals 22-537-123691755
 41.5%58.3% 
Virginia Commonwealth Rams
J. Reddic, F343-103-510019
D. Haley, C121-20-03002
R. Brandenberg, G350-106-66226
B. Burgess, G351-152-210125
D. Theus, G352-63-42327
T. Daniels195-90-220415
B. Weber182-41-24145
T. Graham122-30-04014
Totals 16-5915-214371653
 27.1%71.4% 
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT-Arlington11-321-634
Arkansas St.10-419-878
Georgia St.10-517-10127
Ga. Southern10-517-11124
Coast. Car.9-614-14142
Texas St.8-615-11210
Troy8-616-12194
UL Lafayette6-816-11150
S. Alabama6-813-14220
Little Rock4-1013-14245
App. St.3-128-18264
UL-Monroe1-137-20315

Colonial Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UNC-Wilm.13-324-542
Charleston12-421-867
Towson11-519-1092
Elon9-717-12130
Will. & Mary9-715-12112
Northeastern7-914-14143
J. Madison6-108-21259
Hofstra5-1113-16200
Delaware5-1112-17249
Drexel3-139-20263
 
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GTOWN 73
DUKE 73 Final
Temple 78
EKY 67 Final
MRST 76
K-State 49 Final
Kansas 67
Syracuse 87 Final
PROV 73