Recap - Georgia State Defeats Louisiana-Lafayette 80-77

Georgia State got 18 points from Ryan Harrow en route to an 80-77 victory over Louisiana-Lafayette on Saturday at GSU Sports Arena.

Georgia State won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 8.5-point spread.

Georgia State got 17 points from Devonta White and another 14 points from R.J. Hunter. Ryan Harrow contributed 7 assists, while Manny Atkins cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.

Louisiana-Lafayette got a 22-point performance from Shawn Long, who was supported by 19 points from Bryant Mbamalu. Elfrid Payton had 8 assists in a losing cause for Louisiana-Lafayette, while Shawn Long grabbed 8 rebounds.

Georgia State hit the break trailing 38-30 before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored Louisiana-Lafayette as they grabbed 35 boards, while Georgia State only had 30.