Georgia State at Texas State

Texas State grinds a 24-17 win over Georgia State


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SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) Robert Lowe rushed for a career-high 177 yards and a touchdown to lead Texas State over Georgia State 24-17 on Saturday night.

Chris Nutall added 90 yards and two touchdowns. His 3-yard touchdown with eight minutes left in the game gave the Bobcats a 17-10 lead.

Texas State (4-3, 1-2 Sun Belt Conference) finished with 301 yards rushing in its first victory as a new member of the Sun Belt. It was a determined effort as they ran 41 times compared to only 12 passes.

Ronnie Bell was 20 of 36 for 208 yards with one touchdown and an interception. He led a more balanced attack from the Panthers (0-7, 0-2) but paid the price when he threw a critical interception with four minutes left in the game.

Georgia State linebacker Robert Ferguson surpassed Mark Hogan to become the school's career leader in tackles with 158.

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Scoring Summary
GASTRonnie Bell 1 yd run (Wil Lutz kick)
TXSTSMChris Nutall 34 yd run (Jason Dann kick)
TXSTSMJason Dann 20 yd FG
GASTWil Lutz 19 yd FG
TXSTSMChris Nutall 3 yd run (Jason Dann kick)
TXSTSMRobert Lowe 1 yd run (Jason Dann kick)
GASTRobert Davis 5 yd pass from Ronnie Bell (Wil Lutz kick)
 
Team Stats
 GASTTXSTSM
First Downs2015
Third Down Efficiency4-155-11
Fourth Down Efficiency2-30-1
Plays-Net Yards71-36854-343
Rushes-Yds35-16042-296
Passing Yds20847
Kick Return Yds5453
Punt Return Yds140
Passes20-36-15-12-1
Punts7-2804-176
Fumbles-Lost0-00-0
Penalties-Yds10-843-35
Time of Poss.31:1528:45
 
Individual Stats
RUSHING
GAST: Travis Evans 18-71, Albert Wilson 2-44, Ronnie Bell 8-30, Jonathan Jean-Bart 5-12, Kelton Hill 1-2, Sean Jeppesen 1-1
TXSTSM: Robert Lowe 21-177, Chris Nutall 9-90, Tyler Jones 11-34, Team 1--5
PASSING
GAST: Ronnie Bell 20-36-208-1
TXSTSM: Tyler Jones 5-11-47-0, Tim Gay 0-1-0-1
RECEIVING
GAST: Albert Wilson 7-93, Travis Evans 3-23, Robert Davis 3-11, Kelton Hill 2-35, Keith Rucker 2-32, Lynquez Blair 2-16, Jonathan Jean-Bart 1--2
TXSTSM: Benjamin Ijah 3-27, Isaiah Battle 1-13, Bradley Miller 1-7
 
Standings
TeamStandingsConferenceOverall
Georgia State4th Sun Belt 5-36-7
Texas State10th Sun Belt 2-63-9

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