Georgia State vs Towson

Georgia St. 71, Towson 69


TOWSON, Md. (AP) - R.J. Hunter scored a career-high 27 points, including three late 3-pointers, to help Georgia State hold off Colonial Athletic Association-rival Towson 71-69 Monday night for its third straight victory.

Hunter was 4 of 9 from beyond the arc and hit three 3-pointers in the final 5 minutes as the Panthers (9-1, 4-3) erased a 64-60 deficit and held on for the win.

Hunter drained a trey with 4:09 left to cut the Tigers' lead to 64-63, and then Devonta White put Georgia State ahead with two free throws. Hunter followed with another trey with 2:41 left for a 68-64 lead, then hit another with 1:07 remaining for a 71-67 advantage.

White added 14 points and Rashaad Richardson tallied 11.

Jerrelle Benimon collected his NCAA-leading 14th double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds for Towson (10-10, 5-2). Jerome Hairston added 16 points and Mike Burwell 14 on 4-of-8 3-point shooting.

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Georgia State Panthers
M. Atkins, F383-141-26109
J. Vincent, C303-60-04046
D. White, G395-92-256414
R. Richardson, G334-50-051111
R. Hunter, G329-195-532027
M. Crider172-20-06344
R. Green50-00-01000
T. Shipes30-00-00010
L. Smith30-10-01010
Totals 26-568-935131571
Towson Tigers
J. Benimon, F377-114-7102218
M. Damas, F303-83-430311
B. Dixon, F211-21-15013
J. Hairston, G326-152-255116
M. Burwell, G304-122-231014
R. Guthrie191-34-61127
T. Parker-Rivera120-20-01010
K. Walden120-30-00110
J. Flash70-00-00010
Totals 22-5616-2231101269
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ga. Southern5-012-681
Coast. Car.4-19-9193
Arkansas St.3-212-673
Georgia St.3-210-7133
Texas St.3-210-7288
UL Lafayette2-312-6122
Little Rock2-311-7208
S. Alabama2-39-9217
App. St.1-46-10252

Colonial Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
J. Madison4-26-13284
Will. & Mary2-38-8114
Other games
CINCY 55 Final
SYR 57
GTOWN 63 Final
ND 47