Georgia State vs Western Kentucky

Georgia State cruises past Western Kentucky 77-54


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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) Curtis Washington scored 16 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and sparked the second half breakaway run that gave Georgia State a 77-54 win over Western Kentucky in a conference matchup Thursday night.

Georgia State (10-6, 3-0 Sun Belt Conference) opened the second half with 15 unanswered points sparked by a Washington dunk to shake off a close first half and pull steadily away, outscoring Western Kentucky 43-25 after the break.

Manny Atkins contributed 18 points, Devonta White added 13, R.J. Hunter had 12 and Ryan Harrow 11 for the Panthers, which shot 48 percent from the field and hit all 22 of their shots from the foul line.

Western Kentucky (10-6, 2-1) kept the game close in the first half, tying the score four times but never taking the lead, and trailed by just five at the break, 34-29.

T.J. Price led the Hilltoppers with 15 points and five rebounds.

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Georgia State (10-6) «344377
Western Kentucky (10-6)292554

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Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT-Arlington14-427-945
Georgia St.12-620-13104
Arkansas St.11-720-12120
Texas St.11-722-14179
Ga. Southern11-718-15122
UL Lafayette10-821-12114
Troy10-822-15147
Coast. Car.10-820-19183
S. Alabama7-1114-18231
Little Rock6-1215-17244
App. St.4-149-21300
UL-Monroe2-169-24297

Conference USA
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Middle Tenn.17-131-535
La. Tech14-423-10117
Old Dominion12-619-12136
UTEP12-615-17222
Rice11-723-12168
Marshall10-820-15112
UAB9-917-16198
Western Ky.9-915-17226
UT-San Antonio8-1014-19264
Charlotte7-1113-17243
FAU6-1210-20282
So. Miss6-129-22331
FIU3-157-24337
North Texas2-168-22339
 
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