Arkltlrock 29 44 73
Gastate 59 40 99
Date of game: 1/18/2014

Recap: Georgia State vs. Ark-Little Rock

Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - R.J. Hunter had a game-high 25 points, Manny Atkins scored 22 and all five starters reached double figures for the Georgia State Panthers, who rolled to a 99-73 win over Arkansas-Little Rock in Sun Belt Conference play at GSU Sports Arena.

Curtis Washington was next in line with 13 points to go along with a game-high six rebounds for the Panthers (12-6, 5-0 SBC), who extended their winning streak to nine in a row and remain the only unbeaten team in league play. Ryan Harrow and Devonta White each dished out seven assists and finished with 12 and 11 points, respectively.

The Trojans (9-9, 4-2) entered the day with wins in five of their previous six outings, but they were unable to overcome 20 turnovers in this one. James White led the way with 23 points, followed by Will Neighbour with 18.

The Panthers sprinted out to a 59-29 first-half lead behind a 69-percent shooting effort from the floor and 9-of-18 accuracy from beyond the arc. It marked their most points in a half since scoring 65 against Norfolk State on Feb. 2, 1998.

UALR picked up its play in the second stanza and shot 53.6 percent, but the damage had already been done. GSU drained another six 3-pointers after halftime.

The Panthers committed only eight turnovers for the game en route to their highest scoring output of the season.

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