Georgia State vs UNC-Wilmington

Georgia St. 68, N.C.-Wilmington 53

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WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) - Eric Buckner scored 17 points and Jihad Ali added 16 to lead Georgia State to a 68-53 victory over UNC Wilmington on Wednesday night in a Colonial Athletic Association game.

Buckner also grabbed nine rebounds and Ali eight for the Panthers (15-8, 7-5), who had lost their two previous games.

With the score tied 11-11 and 8:28 remaining in the first half, Ali made a layup and then a 3-pointer 31 seconds later to launch a 15-0 Georgia State run. The Panthers never led by fewer than nine points the rest of the way.

Donte Morales scored 14 points and Keith Rendleman had 12 points and 13 rebounds for the Seahawks (8-14, 4-8), who have dropped four in a row, including a 66-61 loss to Towson on Saturday that snapped the Tigers' 41-game losing streak.

Georgia State also defeated UNC Wilmington 75-61 on Jan. 12.

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Georgia State (15-8) «284068
NC-Wilmington (8-14)173653

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Georgia State Panthers
E. Buckner, F358-111-491417
R. Richardson, F214-100-050310
J. Ali, G366-112-481216
J. Fields, G293-61-14217
J. Micheaux, G243-62-24218
D. White292-100-20635
T. Kimbro Jr.141-51-25104
B. McGee70-00-22000
J. Vincent30-01-40001
J. Taylor20-00-01000
Totals 27-598-2140131468
 45.8%38.1% 
UNC-Wilmington Seahawks
K. Rendleman, F375-102-5130212
M. Wilson, C193-30-12136
F. Jackson, G332-60-15514
D. Morales, G325-123-363014
A. Smith, G304-150-24219
K. Simmons142-60-10104
C. Williams131-10-06042
T. Milson120-10-00240
T. Deloach60-00-00100
N. Anderson31-10-00002
C. Chambers10-00-00010
Totals 23-555-1338151653
 41.8%38.5% 
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT-Arlington14-427-945
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Troy10-822-15147
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
UL-Monroe2-169-24297

Colonial Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UNC-Wilm.15-329-627
Charleston14-425-1062
Towson11-720-1392
Elon10-818-14160
Will. & Mary10-817-14110
Northeastern8-1015-16134
Hofstra7-1115-17196
J. Madison7-1110-23256
Delaware5-1313-20234
Drexel3-159-23308
 
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Florida St 68
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Boise St 56 Final
SDSU 58
Colo St 63 Final
UNLV 82