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NCAA Game Summary - Georgia State at Western Kentucky



(Thursday, January 9th)

Final Score: Georgia State 77, Western Kentucky 54

Bowling Green, KY (SportsNetwork.com) - Manny Atkins scored 18 points and Curtis Washington had a double-double in the Georgia State Panthers' 77-54 rout of the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers during a Sun Belt Conference showdown at E.A. Diddle Arena.

Washington finished with 16 points and 10 rebounds for Georgia State (10-6, 3-0 Sun Belt), which has won seven straight. Devonta White added 13 points, R.J. Hunter tallied 12 and Ryan Harrow chipped in 11.

T.J. Price scored 15 points as the only player in double figures for Western Kentucky (10-6, 2-1). George Fant grabbed 13 rebounds but had just two points on 1-of-6 shooting.

Georgia State led by a score of 34-29 at halftime. The Panthers shot 41.7 percent from the floor in the first half, which was a bit better than Western Kentucky's 37.9 percent effort.

After the break the Panthers improved to 53.3 percent shooting, while holding the Hilltoppers to just seven field goals, though six did come from beyond the arc.

Georgia State had a commanding, 36-10 advantage on points in the paint and an 18-8 edge in points off turnovers. Western Kentucky lost despite winning the battle on the boards (43-35).

01/09 23:32:31 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
DUR 3
NOR 2
 
Final
PHI 1
ATL 0
Final
DET 7
CLE 5
Final
MIN 7
TOR 0
Final
TEX 8
SEA 6
Final
SFG 1
LOS 2
Final
SDP 1
COL 3
Final
PIT 11
MIL 2
Final
WAS 0
STL 8
Final
TAM 2
NYY 10
Final
MIN 9
TOR 5
Final
CWS 1
BOS 3
Final
HOU 1
KAN 5
Final
NYR 4
PHI 1
3rd Intermission
STL 3
CHI 3
 
3rd
COL 2
MIN 4
 
1st Intermission
SJS 3
LOS 0
 
Final
DUR 3
NOR 2