Georgia State vs Northeastern

Georgia St. 78, Northeastern 73

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BOSTON (AP) - R.J. Hunter matched his career high with 27 points as Georgia State ended Northeastern's unbeaten Colonial Athletic Association run 78-73 Wednesday night.

Georgia State (11-12, 6-4) trailed 46-39 at halftime but went ahead 54-52 on Hunter's 3-pointer with 13:55 left. The bucket came amid a 24-2 run that put the Panthers up 66-54 with 7:49 remaining. Hunter scored 13 points during that span, including a trio of 3-pointers.

Northeastern (13-8, 8-1) pulled back within 70-69 with 2:22 left, but made just 1 of 3 shots in the final 2 minutes while Georgia State hit 6 of 8 free throws.

Reggie Spencer scored 17 points for the Huskies, who had their eight-game winning streak snapped. Northeastern was attempting to match its best conference start in program history - a 9-0 start in ECAC North play in 1986-87.

The Panthers shot 50.9 percent (28 of 55), including 11 of 26 on 3-pointers.

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Scoreboard
Georgia State (11-12) «393978
Northeastern (13-8)462773

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Georgia State Panthers
M. Atkins, F375-82-265412
M. Crider, F161-21-22123
R. Richardson, G374-72-260113
R. Hunter, G3510-182-245427
D. White, G344-144-625013
J. Vincent252-20-07134
D. Travers132-40-00306
L. Smith20-00-00000
R. Green10-00-00010
Totals 28-5511-1429201578
 50.9%78.6% 
Northeastern Huskies
R. Spencer, F346-85-691417
Q. Ford, F221-50-03303
J. Smith, G346-82-432416
J. Lee, G334-83-434014
D. Walker, G293-80-02528
D. Pollard276-90-022315
Z. Stahl120-30-00100
M. Banegas-Flores70-00-00120
D. Marshavelski20-00-00000
Totals 26-4910-1424191573
 53.1%71.4% 
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ga. Southern0-04-050
UT-Arlington0-02-04
Georgia St.0-03-127
UL Lafayette0-03-1127
App. St.0-03-2321
Coast. Car.0-03-2123
S. Alabama0-03-2159
Arkansas St.0-02-2215
Troy0-02-3228
Texas St.0-01-2154
UL-Monroe0-01-2118
Little Rock0-00-4312

Colonial Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Towson0-03-1199
Charleston0-02-1175
UNC-Wilm.0-02-1141
Hofstra0-03-2109
Elon0-03-3227
Delaware0-02-2234
Northeastern0-02-2150
Drexel0-02-3188
Will. & Mary0-01-2297
J. Madison0-01-4288
 
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NW 46 Final
MICH 68
RUT 54 Final
CINCY 62
SC 36 Final
FLA 75
MIZZ 70 Final
LSU 73
DUKE 75 Final
WAKE 70
TEXAS 57 Final
KSU 83
MOST 77 Final
CREI 91
IND 97 Final
PUR 60
NMEX 63 Final
WYO 59
MIAMI 73 Final
VT 64
ORE 52 Final
STAN 76