South Alabama vs Georgia State

Georgia St. 75, South Alabama 73


ATLANTA (AP) - Manny Atkins scored 26 points and R.J. Hunter 25 - both career highs - as Georgia State defeated South Alabama 75-73 Wednesday for its third victory in three days.

The Panthers (3-2) led 74-67 with 1:30 remaining after a 3-pointer and a jumper by Atkins, but two 3-pointers by Xavier Roberson brought the Jaguars (2-3) within a point, 74-73, with 35 seconds left.

After Hunter made 1 of 2 free throws, Mychal Ammons missed a jumper for South Alabama with 2 seconds left.

Atkins scored 19 points in the first half, when Georgia State took a 43-35 lead. Hunter, a freshman, scored 14 in the final 13 minutes.

The Panthers made 11 of 18 3-pointers, including 5 of 6 by Atkins.

Augustine Rubit led South Alabama with 31 points, tying a career high, and 11 rebounds.

The Jaguars went 0-3 at the Coaches vs. Cancer subregional hosted by the Panthers.

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South Alabama Jaguars
A. Rubit, F4013-185-6113031
J. Carter, F254-60-08118
X. Roberson, G334-110-022412
F. Goldstein, G282-60-01245
M. Ammons, G243-90-07047
A. Allen322-104-42338
B. Stevens III150-00-01210
V. Juricek30-12-20002
Totals 28-6111-1235131773
Georgia State Panthers
M. Atkins, F358-115-575326
J. Vincent, C241-20-01142
R. Hunter, G388-176-762025
D. White, G363-82-22319
R. Richardson, G251-20-21123
C. Solomon184-91-211210
D. Burguillos160-00-03120
M. Crider40-10-00000
D. Travers40-00-01000
Totals 25-5014-1826141475
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
Other games
MORE 70 Final
UK 81
PRIN 53 Final
SYR 73
UNC 112 Final
PITT 62 Final
UAPB 43 Final