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Thomas scores 30 as Georgia State holds off Mercer, 62-60

ATLANTA (AP) Jeff Thomas scored 30 points with eight 3-pointers and five assists as Georgia State survived a late cold spell to edge Mercer 62-60 Tuesday night.

Georgia State (2-1) shot 43 percent from the floor (23 for 54), but scored 15 3-point baskets to seven for Mercer.

Mercer (1-2), which had trailed 57-41 with a little more than seven minutes remaining, scrapped back with a 19-5 run, cutting the gap to 62-60 with 1:04 remaining and had a Djordje Dimitrijevic 3-pointer rim out at the buzzer.

Dimitrijevic scored seven of his nine points and had three of his five assists in the rally. Ethan Stair led the Bears (1-2) with 12 points and nine boards, Ross Cummings added 10 points, including a pair of late 3-pointers with assists from Dimitrijevic.

Neither team could score in the last 64 seconds, with Georgia State missing a jump shot and a free-throw attempt and Mercer missing a layup and a trey.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
Field Goals 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
3-Pointers 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Free Throws 0-0 (0.0%) 0-0 (0.0%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12T
away team logo Mercer 1-2 253560
home team logo Georgia State 2-1 402262
Team Stats
away team logo Mercer 1-2 72.5 PPG 37.7 RPG 12.7 APG
home team logo Georgia State 2-1 76.4 PPG 35.3 RPG 12.2 APG
Key Players
20
R. Cummings 17.4 PPG 2.9 RPG 1.9 APG 42.7 FG%
15
D. Simonds 18.4 PPG 5.0 RPG 3.6 APG 41.3 FG%
Top Scorers
PTS REB AST
PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Starters
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Bench
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB