Georgia State vs Rhode Island

Rhode Island 65, Georgia St. 60

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KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) - Nikola Malesevic scored 22 points and grabbed nine rebounds, and Rhode Island held off a late rally by Georgia State in a 65-60 victory on Saturday.

Xavier Munford finished with 17 points for the Rams (4-7), who won their second straight game.

Rhode Island took a 57-47 lead with 5:20 remaining in the second half on Mike Powell's 3-pointer. The Panthers responded with a 10-2 run, capped by Rashaad Richardson's layup to cut the deficit to two points with 2:25 left.

Mike Powell answered with a jumper and Ryan Brooks made a free throw to give the Rams a 62-57 lead with 1:47 remaining. Georgia State trimmed the margin to two points again after Manny Atkins' three-point play, but the Panthers (5-7) were unable to pull closer.

R.J. Hunter finished with 23 points for Georgia State, which has lost three consecutive contests. Atkins and Devonta White each had 14 points.

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Georgia State Panthers
M. Atkins, F385-124-592414
D. Burguillos, F210-20-02040
D. White, G385-163-732314
R. Hunter, G367-117-860323
R. Green, G200-10-02000
R. Richardson243-70-03107
M. Crider181-40-02052
D. Travers20-00-00000
J. Vincent20-00-02000
C. Solomon10-00-00100
Totals 21-5314-202961960
 39.6%70% 
Rhode Island Rams
N. Malesevic, F367-125-992422
J. Hare, F221-23-44025
A. Malone, G352-72-27117
M. Powell, G324-110-03249
X. Munford, G315-114-542317
R. Brooks171-11-14033
T. Buchanan151-20-00012
A. Bigby120-10-02010
Totals 21-4715-213671965
 44.7%71.4% 
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UMass6-1214-18170
George Mason5-1311-21202
Saint Louis5-1311-21206
La Salle4-149-22233
 
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