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Hofstra vs Georgia State

Georgia St. 85, Hofstra 50

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Eric Buckner tallied a double-double, scoring 21 points and pulling down 11 rebounds, to lead Georgia State in an 85-50 win over Hofstra in the opening round of the Colonial Athletic Association tournament on Friday night.

Sixth-seeded Georgia State (21-10) advances to a Saturday meeting in the quarterfinals with third-seeded George Mason, which had a first-round tournament bye. James Fields added 14 points and Devonta White 13.

Georgia State, who led by 21 points at halftime, set a tournament record for victory margin. The Panthers led 73-40 with just less than eight minutes to play and by as many as 37 points during the final minutes.

Georgia State outrebounded Hofstra 35-23 and outscored the Pride 48-18 in the paint. The Panthers also scored 23 points off 15 Pride turnovers.

The Panthers' 21 wins are the second-most team history.

Mike Moore led 11th-seeded Hofstra (10-22) with 16 points.

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Scoreboard
Hofstra (10-22)242650
Georgia State (21-10) «454085
 
Hofstra Pride
S. Nwaukoni, F262-42-34046
N. Lester, G353-105-923111
S. Mejia, G355-112-221114
D. McMillan, G341-20-02242
M. Moore, G345-134-440216
M. Kone140-21-42131
S. McLendon130-20-01010
M. Grogan90-20-01000
Totals 16-4614-222371650
 34.8%63.6% 
Georgia State Panthers
J. Micheaux, F283-30-03716
E. Buckner, F237-77-8110321
J. Ali, G274-90-06129
D. White, G254-84-422013
R. Richardson, G213-42-22128
J. Fields294-86-810314
T. Kimbro Jr.140-20-00110
J. Vincent144-60-04048
B. McGee82-41-22206
K. Shaw30-00-01200
J. Taylor30-00-02010
T. Gamble20-00-00000
R. Green20-10-00000
J. Green00-00-00000
Totals 31-5220-2435161785
 59.6%83.3% 
Colonial Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Delaware14-225-10
Towson13-325-11
Will. & Mary10-620-12
Drexel8-816-14
Northeastern7-911-21
Charleston6-1014-18
J. Madison6-1011-20
Hofstra5-1110-23
UNC-Wilm.3-139-23

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-L
Georgia St.17-125-9
Western Ky.12-620-12
UL-Lafayette11-723-12
Arkansas St.10-819-13
UALR9-915-17
UT-Arlington9-915-17
UL-Monroe7-119-17
Troy6-1211-20
S. Alabama5-1311-20
Texas St.4-148-23
 
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