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Georgia State vs Georgia Southern

Georgia Southern 68, Georgia St. 64

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STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) - Eric Ferguson scored 24 points and Georgia Southern overcame a late double-digit deficit to beat Georgia State 68-64 in overtime on Saturday.

Georgia State took a 55-45 lead on a Markus Crider free throw with 1:58 left in the game. But the Panthers were held scoreless the rest of regulation, and the Eagles went on a 10-0 run that was capped by Ferguson's game-tying 3-pointer with 21 seconds left to send the game into overtime.

In overtime, Georgia Southern took its first lead of the game at 60-57 with 2:17 remaining on C.J. Reed's 3-pointer. The Eagles (6-7) would not relinquish their advantage, claiming a 63-59 lead on a 3-pointer by Ferguson.

Cameron Baskerville's two free throws gave Georgia Southern a 67-61 lead with 19 seconds left and sealed the victory against Georgia State (5-8), which opened the game with 17 straight points.

The Panthers have lost four straight games.

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Georgia State Panthers
M. Atkins, F414-121-283311
J. Vincent, C284-73-390411
D. White, G435-93-464114
R. Hunter, G355-83-340514
R. Richardson, G302-81-13155
M. Crider182-31-34045
C. Solomon142-60-00004
D. Travers80-20-00000
D. Burguillos50-00-00010
T. Shipes30-00-21010
R. Green00-00-00010
Totals 24-5512-183982564
 43.6%66.7% 
Georgia Southern Eagles
E. Ferguson, F357-138-1141324
C. Baskerville, F91-22-20004
C. Reed, G431-94-64537
T. Bussey, G415-135-550217
C. Roberts, G180-30-01020
M. Baynham241-20-16142
B. Holmes243-41-22338
K. Dunnican201-30-32222
C. Daniels102-30-03104
S. Mike10-00-01000
Totals 21-5220-3034131968
 40.4%66.7% 
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App. St.0-02-2225
UL Lafayette0-02-3341
S. Alabama0-01-2346
Troy0-01-3274
Arkansas St.0-00-2351
 
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