Scores

Final

Georgia State 59

(16-8, 8-5 CAA)

Hofstra 43

(8-17, 2-11 CAA)

    4:00 PM ET, February 4, 2012

    Mack Sports Complex, Hempstead, New York

    1 2 T
    GAST 33 2659
    HOF 18 2543

    Top Performers

    Georgia St: D. White 15 Pts, 5 Reb, 4 Ast, 1 Stl

    Hofstra: N. Lester 14 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 2 Blk

    Georgia St. 59, Hofstra 43

    Associated Press

    HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Devonta White scored 15 points and Georgia State clamped down defensively in the first half of a 59-43 victory over Hofstra Saturday in Colonial Athletic Association action.

    The Panthers (16-8, 8-5) led 33-18 at halftime, holding Hofstra (8-17, 2-11)) to eight baskets in the first half. The Pride was 8 for 29 from the floor (27.6 percent). Hofstra finished 17 for 58 (29.3 percent). Georgia State hit 21 of 41 field goal attempts (51.2 percent).

    The Pride, which lost for the fifth time in six games, made just 3 of 22 treys (13.6 percent). Georgia State was an efficient 7 of 16 from the arc, with White hitting 3 treys and Rashaad Richardson (12 points) 4 of 8.

    Eric Buckner blocked six shots to go with his 12 points for Georgia State and Jihad Ali added 11 points. Nathaniel Lester led Hofstra with a 14-point, 10-rebound double-double.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    GAST
    HOF
    Points 59 43
    FG Made-Attempted 21-41 (.512) 17-58 (.293)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-16 (.438) 3-22 (.136)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-13 (.769) 6-12 (.500)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 17 0

    2011-12 Season

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