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Georgia St. 85, Hofstra 50

Eric Buckner tallied a double-double, scoring 21 points and pulling down 11 rebounds, to lead Georgia State in an 85-50 win over Hofstra in the opening round of the Colonial Athletic Association tournament on Friday night. Sixth-seeded Georgia State (21-10) advances to a Saturday meeting in the quarterfinals with third-seeded George Mason, which had a first-round tournament bye...
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March 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Georgia St. 61, Northeastern 59

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...
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February 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Georgia St. 59, Hofstra 43

Devonta White scored 15 points and Georgia State clamped down defensively in the first half of a 59-43 victory over Hofstra Saturday in Colonial Athletic Association action. The Panthers (16-8, 8-5) led 33-18 at halftime, holding Hofstra (8-17, 2-11)) to eight baskets in the first half. The Pride was 8 for 29 from the floor (27.6 percent). Hofstra finished 17 for 58 (29.3 percent...
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February 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Georgia St. 68, N.C.-Wilmington 53

Eric Buckner scored 17 points and Jihad Ali added 16 to lead Georgia State to a 68-53 victory over UNC Wilmington on Wednesday night in a Colonial Athletic Association game. Buckner also grabbed nine rebounds and Ali eight for the Panthers (15-8, 7-5), who had lost their two previous games. With the score tied 11-11 and 8:28 remaining in the first half, Ali made a layup and then...
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February 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Georgia St. 74, James Madison 58

James Fields tied his career-high with 21 points and grabbed a career-best eight rebounds as Georgia State defeated James Madison 74-58 Monday night in a Colonial Athletic Association game. Josh Micheaux added 15 points, a career-high 11 rebounds and six assists, for the Panthers (14-6, 6-3), who snapped a two-game losing streak and won their 10th straight home game. Eric Buckner...
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January 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Delaware 77, Georgia St. 74

Jarvis Threatt set a Delaware freshman scoring record with 30 points and the Blue Hens overcame a 15-point first-half deficit to outlast Georgia State 77-74 in double overtime Saturday. The Panthers took a 14-0 lead as Delaware missed its first 14 shots. The Blue Hens (8-10, 4-4 Colonial Athletic Association) chipped away, making eight of their season-high 12 3-pointers, with Threatt...
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January 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Georgia St. 71, Utah Valley St. 68

Devonta White scored 17 points and Jihad Ali added 16 points and nine rebounds to lead Georgia State to a 71-68 victory against Utah Valley on Saturday night. Josh Micheaux had 12 points and eight rebounds and Eric Buckner 10 points and seven rebounds for the Panthers (8-3), who tied a school record with their eighth straight win. Geddes Robinson had 16 points and 17 rebounds for...
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December 18, 2011  |  Discuss

Georgia St. 66, William & Mary 34

Jihad Ali scored 17 points and Georgia State played outstanding defense to defeat William & Mary 66-34 on Saturday in the teams' Colonial Athletic Association opener. The Panthers (6-3) have won six in a row, their longest winning streak since a seven-game streak in the 2003-04 season. They've held their opponents to an average of 47 points during the streak. The 34...
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December 03, 2011  |  Discuss

Georgia St. 73, FIU 47

Rashaad Richardson scored 14 points and Eric Buckner recorded eight of Georgia State's school-record 14 blocked shots en route to a 73-47 rout of Florida International on Thursday night. Georgia State (5-3) has won five straight games for its longest winning streak since 2003-04. Georgia State led 46-38 before reeling off 12 straight points over a span of 4:34 to lead 58-38...
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December 01, 2011  |  Discuss

Georgia St. 85, SC State 54

Eric Buckner scored 21 points as Georgia State routed South Carolina State 85-54 Tuesday night for the Panthers' fourth straight win. Georgia State (4-3), shot 62.5 percent from the floor in the first half (20 of 32) en route to a 51-27 halftime lead. Although the Panthers cooled to 41.2 percent in the second half (14 of 34), that was still much better than the Bulldogs, who...
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November 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Georgia St. 72, Liberty 50

Jihad Ali scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half as Georgia State won its third straight game, beating Liberty 72-50 Saturday night. The Panthers (3-3) have limited their last three opponents to an average of 49 points per game, with none scoring more than 50. They held the Flames (2-5) to 32.2 percent (19 of 59) shooting from the field. Ali made all six of his shots for...
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November 26, 2011  |  Discuss

FAU 84, Georgia St. 77

Florida Atlantic used a barrage of first-half 3-pointers Monday to beat Georgia State 84-77 as part of the World Vision Classic. The Owls (1-2) made their first six 3-point attempts, 11 in the first half and 15 overall. Greg Gantt hit all four of his 3-point attempts in the first half and finished with 17 points overall. A jump shot from Kelvin Penn put Florida Atlantic in front...
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November 14, 2011  |  Discuss

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