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Benlevi carries Georgia St. past Appalachian St. 80-75

BOONE, N.C. (AP) Malik Benlevi had 20 points as Georgia State edged past Appalachian State 80-75 on Thursday night.

D'Marcus Simonds had 18 points for Georgia State (19-8, 10-4 Sun Belt Conference). Kane Williams added 18 points. Jeff Thomas had 11 points for the visitors.

Justin Forrest had 17 points for the Mountaineers (9-17, 4-9). Tyrell Johnson added 13 points, eight rebounds and three blocks. Isaac Johnson had 13 points and 10 rebounds.

Georgia State plays Coastal Carolina on the road on Saturday. Appalachian State matches up against Georgia Southern at home on Saturday.

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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 Georgia State 19-8 404080
home team logo App. State 9-17 363975
Team Stats
away team logo Georgia State 19-8 76.4 PPG 35.3 RPG 12.2 APG
home team logo App. State 9-17 79.9 PPG 37.9 RPG 12.7 APG
Key Players
15
D. Simonds 18.4 PPG 5.0 RPG 3.6 APG 41.3 FG%
2
R. Shabazz 18.3 PPG 3.3 RPG 2.3 APG 44.1 FG%
Top Scorers
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PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
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