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11/13/2012 11:04 PM EST
Davies' 28 points power BYU past Georgia St. 80-62
BYU 80, GEORGIA ST 62
By LYNN DeBRUIN
AP Sports Writer
PROVO, Utah (AP) -- Brandon Davies scored 28 points and Tyler
Haws added 22 as BYU started fast and finished strong in
defeating Georgia State 80-62 on Tuesday night.
The Cougars (2-0) led by as many as 29 points midway through the
first half as the Panthers started 1 of 14.
But Georgia State (0-2) fought back, trailing 44-26 at halftime.
The Panthers were within 11 points in the second half before
Matt Carlino drained a 3-pointer to spark a 9-2 BYU run.
Manny Atkins led Georgia State with 21 points and eight
rebounds. R.J. Hunter added 12 but made just 2 of 9 shots.
Devonta White finished with 14 points but hit just 5 of 17 shots
and was 0 of 6 from 3-point range.
The Cougars held a 42-24 advantage on points in the paint and
14-4 on the fast break.
BYU made 8 of 20 3-pointers and shot 52 percent.
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