Georgia State vs Hofstra

Hofstra 52, Georgia St. 50


HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) - Stevie Mejia scored 17 points, including a game-winning layup with 6 seconds remaining, as Hofstra beat Georgia State 52-50 to snap an eight-game losing streak in its Colonial Athletic Association opener Monday night.

Hofstra (4-10) led 50-46 following Jordan Allen's jumper with 2:25 left. Georgia State's Devonta White cut the lead to two with a layup with 2:13 left, and then James Vincent converted a put-back for the Panthers (6-10, 1-2) to tie it 50-all with 17 seconds remaining.

After Mejia's go-ahead jumper, White missed on a 3-point try with 1 second left, and Allen grabbed the rebound as the buzzer sounded.

Hofstra led 37-25 when Georgia State launched a 13-2 run to pull within 39-38, but didn't catch Hofstra until Vincent's layup.

R.J. Hunter led the Panthers with 13 points, but hit just 1 of 8 from 3-point range as Georgia State made only 2 of 20 long-range tries.

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Georgia State Panthers
R. Hunter, F384-154-442113
M. Atkins, F364-112-252010
J. Vincent, C211-10-02042
D. White, G384-112-241111
R. Richardson, G223-60-04026
D. Burguillos191-23-46045
D. Travers160-21-20111
M. Crider81-10-04002
C. Solomon20-10-00000
Totals 18-5012-143261350
Hofstra Pride
D. Imes, F341-40-05313
J. Allen, F324-60-23338
S. Nwaukoni, F253-81-28007
T. Buie, G384-122-252312
S. Mejia, G387-120-124317
M. Kone152-21-11125
M. Grogan80-20-00100
D. Brown70-00-00110
D. Payen30-00-00010
Totals 21-464-827151452
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

Colonial Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Will. & Mary10-817-14110
J. Madison7-1110-23256
Other games
ND 66 Final
IND 74 Final
PSU 51