Northeastern vs Georgia State

Georgia St. 61, Northeastern 59


ATLANTA (AP) - Eric Buckner tallied a double-double and knocked down a free throw with 23 seconds left for Georgia State's final margin in a 61-59 win over Northeastern on Wednesday night.

Buckner, who finished with team highs of 14 points and 11 rebounds, went 1 of 2 from the charity stripe for the game's final score. After Jihad Ali missed both his foul shots with 6 seconds left to try to extend the Panthers' lead, Joel Smith missed a jumper at the buzzer for the Huskies in an attempt to tie it.

Georgia State (17-8, 9-5 Colonial Athletic Association) overcame an eight-point second-half deficit in the win.

With 17 wins on the season, the Panthers have equaled the fourth-highest win total in school history. Georgia State's nine conference victories are its most since joining the CAA in 2005-06.

Smith led Northeastern (11-13, 7-7) with 16 points.

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Northeastern Huskies
Q. Ford, F363-100-04346
R. Spencer, F263-43-46149
J. Lee, G395-131-235514
J. Smith, G326-171-183216
A. Bigby, G231-50-04052
K. Black182-30-03114
K. Edwards183-72-23108
D. Pollard50-00-00000
R. Pierson30-00-00000
M. Banegas-Flores00-00-00000
Totals 23-597-934142159
Georgia State Panthers
E. Buckner, F354-66-10111114
J. Micheaux, F316-101-192213
J. Ali, G375-131-444212
D. White, G364-103-413213
R. Richardson, G151-40-01123
J. Fields302-40-05224
T. Kimbro Jr.91-10-21032
J. Vincent50-10-00010
B. McGee20-10-00000
Totals 23-5011-2132131561
Colonial Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Will. & Mary10-817-14110
J. Madison7-1110-23256

Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
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Mich St 77
Kansas 68 Final
Baylor 54
Florida St 60 Final
BC 64
GTOWN 61 Final
Syracuse 64
Wake 44 Final
Virginia 68
Michigan 62 Final
Nebraska 46
DUKE 85 Final
NC 84