Georgia State Downs Georgia Southern 73-61 - Match Report

Georgia State Downs Georgia Southern 73-61 - Match Report

Manny Atkins scored 23 points and chipped in with 12 rebounds for Georgia State on Friday, leading them to a 73-61 victory over Georgia Southern at GSU Sports Arena.

Georgia State won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 13.5-point spread.

Ryan Harrow had 22 points for Georgia State and R.J. Hunter chipped in with 16 points. Devonta White had 10 assists for them, while Manny Atkins was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.

Georgia Southern got 19 points from Brian Holmes in a losing cause and another 15 points from Jelani Hewitt. Brian Holmes contributed 7 assists for them, while Jelani Hewitt had 9 rebounds.

Georgia State led at halftime, 36-29.

Georgia Southern won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 33-32.