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Georgia St beats UGA for 3rd in Cayman Islands

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) - Malik Benlevi made eight 3-pointers and had 24 points and seven rebounds, helping Georgia State beat Georgia 91-67 on Wednesday for third place in the Cayman Islands Classic.

It was Georgia State's third win in the eight-game series, after back-to-back victories in 2000 and 2001.

D'Marcus Simonds, entering with a 22.6 scoring average, and Damon Wilson scored 17 points apiece for Georgia State (4-2), which had a 19-point lead at the break after making 8 of 16 3-pointers. Kane Williams had 14 points and seven assists, and Jeff Thomas made four 3s and scored 12 points.

Derek Ogbeide had 14 points and eight rebounds for Georgia (3-3), moving within eight boards of the top 15 in program history. Sophomore Rayshaun Hammonds, who scored a career-high 31 on Monday, added 12 points against the Panthers, and Teshaun Hightower had 11 points on his 21st birthday.

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Key Players
N. Claxton
K. Williams
36.0 Min. Per Game 36.0
13.0 Pts. Per Game 13.0
3.5 Ast. Per Game 3.5
2.0 Reb. Per Game 2.0
44.2 Field Goal % 51.6
9.1 Three Point % 50.0
59.5 Free Throw % 66.7
+ 2 Jordan Harris made driving dunk, assist by Teshaun Hightower 12.0
  Lost ball turnover on Nelson Phillips 17.0
  Offensive rebound by Josh Linder 25.0
  Nelson Phillips missed layup 27.0
+ 2 Teshaun Hightower made driving layup 55.0
  Defensive rebound by Christian Harrison 1:04
  Josh Linder missed 2nd of 2 free throws 1:04
+ 1 Josh Linder made 1st of 2 free throws 1:04
  Shooting foul on Christian Harrison 1:04
+ 1 Teshaun Hightower made 2nd of 2 free throws 1:26
+ 1 Teshaun Hightower made 1st of 2 free throws 1:26
Team Stats
Points 67 91
Field Goals 25-53 (47.2%) 34-61 (55.7%)
3-Pointers 5-17 (29.4%) 14-25 (56.0%)
Free Throws 12-17 (70.6%) 9-16 (56.3%)
Total Rebounds 36 27
Offensive 8 4
Defensive 24 18
Team 4 5
Assists 13 19
Steals 5 7
Blocks 4 2
Turnovers 17 8
Fouls 14 16
Technicals 0 0
14 PTS, 8 REB, 1 AST
24 PTS, 7 REB
12T
away team logo Georgia 3-3 323567
home team logo Georgia State 4-2 514091
Team Stats
away team logo Georgia 3-3 71.1 PPG 41.4 RPG 13.2 APG
home team logo Georgia State 4-2 76.4 PPG 35.3 RPG 12.2 APG
Key Players
34
D. Ogbeide F 9.7 PPG 5.7 RPG 0.8 APG 53.0 FG%
2
M. Benlevi F 11.9 PPG 5.8 RPG 0.9 APG 48.0 FG%
Top Scorers
D. Ogbeide F 14 PTS 8 REB 1 AST
M. Benlevi F 24 PTS 7 REB 0 AST
47.2 FG% 55.7
29.4 3PT FG% 56.0
70.6 FT% 56.3
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
D. Ogbeide 14 8 1 7/10 0/0 0/2 1 28 0 0 1 2 6
R. Hammonds 12 4 3 4/9 2/5 2/2 1 25 0 1 3 2 2
N. Claxton 9 4 2 3/5 0/1 3/4 3 24 2 0 1 1 3
W. Jackson II 3 0 1 1/4 1/2 0/0 1 16 0 0 0 0 0
T. Fagan 2 2 2 1/4 0/2 0/0 1 17 0 1 3 0 2
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
D. Ogbeide 14 8 1 7/10 0/0 0/2 1 28 0 0 1 2 6
R. Hammonds 12 4 3 4/9 2/5 2/2 1 25 0 1 3 2 2
N. Claxton 9 4 2 3/5 0/1 3/4 3 24 2 0 1 1 3
W. Jackson II 3 0 1 1/4 1/2 0/0 1 16 0 0 0 0 0
T. Fagan 2 2 2 1/4 0/2 0/0 1 17 0 1 3 0 2
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
J. Harris 12 5 1 5/9 0/1 2/2 1 16 2 0 2 2 3
T. Hightower 11 4 3 3/4 1/1 4/5 0 21 0 0 3 0 4
T. Crump 3 1 0 1/2 1/2 0/0 2 16 1 1 2 0 1
J. Toppin 1 2 0 0/4 0/2 1/2 1 15 0 1 0 1 1
C. Harrison 0 1 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1
M. Edwards 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
C. O'Neill 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
I. Sargiunas 0 1 0 0/1 0/1 0/0 1 9 0 0 1 0 1
A. Ngumezi 0 0 0 0/1 0/0 0/0 1 5 0 0 1 0 0
E. Wilridge - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 67 32 13 25/53 5/17 12/17 14 200 5 4 17 8 24
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
M. Benlevi 24 7 0 8/13 8/11 0/0 4 33 2 0 2 1 6
D. Wilson 17 2 3 7/11 2/4 1/1 2 36 2 0 1 0 2
D. Simonds 17 6 8 6/11 0/1 5/9 1 35 1 0 2 0 6
K. Williams 14 0 7 6/9 0/0 2/4 4 29 2 1 2 0 0
J. Thomas 12 5 1 4/12 4/9 0/0 2 33 0 0 0 1 4
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
M. Benlevi 24 7 0 8/13 8/11 0/0 4 33 2 0 2 1 6
D. Wilson 17 2 3 7/11 2/4 1/1 2 36 2 0 1 0 2
D. Simonds 17 6 8 6/11 0/1 5/9 1 35 1 0 2 0 6
K. Williams 14 0 7 6/9 0/0 2/4 4 29 2 1 2 0 0
J. Thomas 12 5 1 4/12 4/9 0/0 2 33 0 0 0 1 4
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
J. Tyson 6 0 0 3/3 0/0 0/0 0 15 0 1 0 0 0
J. Linder 1 1 0 0/0 0/0 1/2 1 6 0 0 0 1 0
C. Clerkley 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
M. Chism 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
N. Phillips 0 1 0 0/2 0/0 0/0 0 7 0 0 1 1 0
J. Wall 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
K. Ivery 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
D. Mitchell - - - - - - - - - - - - -
C. Allen - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Roberts - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 91 22 19 34/61 14/25 9/16 16 200 7 2 8 4 18