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Hunter, Georgia State rally past Towson 71-69
GEORGIA ST 71, TOWSON 69
TOWSON, Md. (AP) -- R.J. Hunter scored a career-high 27 points,
including three late 3-pointers, to help Georgia State hold off
Colonial Athletic Association-rival Towson 71-69 Monday night
for its third straight victory.
Hunter was 4 of 9 from beyond the arc and hit three 3-pointers
in the final 5 minutes as the Panthers (9-1, 4-3) erased a 64-60
deficit and held on for the win.
Hunter drained a trey with 4:09 left to cut the Tigers' lead to
64-63, and then Devonta White put Georgia State ahead with two
free throws. Hunter followed with another trey with 2:41 left
for a 68-64 lead, then hit another with 1:07 remaining for a
White added 14 points and Rashaad Richardson tallied 11.
Jerrelle Benimon collected his NCAA-leading 14th double-double
with 18 points and 10 rebounds for Towson (10-10, 5-2). Jerome
Hairston added 16 points and Mike Burwell 14 on 4-of-8 3-point
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