Georgia State vs Virginia Commonwealth

Georgia St. 55, VCU 53

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Jihad Ali scored 17 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Georgia State over Virginia Commonwealth 55-53 Wednesday night, to extend its record streak.

The Panthers (11-3, 3-0 Colonial Athletic Association) led 53-44 with 2:14 remaining, and held off VCU's rally, including a missed 3-pointer by Darius Theus with 9 seconds left to win their school-record 11th straight.

The Panthers held the Rams (11-4, 2-1) to 27.1 percent shooting (16 of 59), marking the sixth lowest shooting percentage for an opponent against Georgia State since 1999.

Devonta White added 14 rebounds for the Panthers, who have held opponents to 51 points per game during the streak.

Troy Daniels was the only VCU player in double figures with 15 points. Juvonte Reddic and Bradford Burgess had 10 rebounds each for the Rams, who snapped an eight game winning streak.

VCU tallied just seven assists, while turning it over 10 times.

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Scoreboard
Georgia State (11-3) «282755
Virginia Commonwealth (11-4)252853

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Georgia State Panthers
E. Buckner, F294-60-24148
J. Ali, G397-161-1110017
J. Fields, G371-74-54116
J. Micheaux, G374-80-06428
D. White, G365-112-433414
J. Vincent111-10-01042
T. Kimbro Jr.60-20-00020
B. McGee40-10-02000
R. Richardson10-10-00000
Totals 22-537-123691755
 41.5%58.3% 
Virginia Commonwealth Rams
J. Reddic, F343-103-510019
D. Haley, C121-20-03002
R. Brandenberg, G350-106-66226
B. Burgess, G351-152-210125
D. Theus, G352-63-42327
T. Daniels195-90-220415
B. Weber182-41-24145
T. Graham122-30-04014
Totals 16-5915-214371653
 27.1%71.4% 
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ga. Southern0-08-235
Louisiana0-08-2126
Georgia St.0-07-3224
UT-Arlington0-07-366
Coast. Car.0-05-5184
S. Alabama0-05-5289
Texas St.0-05-5336
Troy0-05-5282
App. St.0-05-6271
UL-Monroe0-04-5248
Arkansas St.0-03-7345
Little Rock0-02-8294

Colonial Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Towson0-010-128
Charleston0-07-2191
Hofstra0-07-3104
Will. & Mary0-06-3112
Elon0-06-4127
Northeastern0-06-4144
Drexel0-05-5210
Delaware0-04-6265
J. Madison0-03-8347
UNC-Wilm.0-02-6264
 
Other games
MU 70 Final
GTOWN 73
DUKE 73 Final
Temple 78
EKY 67 Final
MRST 76
K-State 49 Final
Kansas 67
Syracuse 87 Final
PROV 73