Georgia State vs. Northeastern: Recap and Stats

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Georgia State vs. Northeastern: Recap and Stats
Georgia State 78
(11-12, 4-7 away)
Northeastern 73
(13-8, 6-6 home)
Venue: Matthews Arena
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, January 30, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Georgia State 39 39 78
Northeastern 46 27 73
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Georgia State R Hunter 27 J Vincent 7 R Hunter 5
Northeastern R Spencer 17 R Spencer 9 D Walker 5

Georgia State squared off with Northeastern on Wednesday, January 30th and won on the road against the Huskies 78-73 in conference play. R.J. Hunter played well for the Panthers and put up a game-high 27 points (5 Ast 4 Reb), sinking 5 of 11 from three-point range. Rashaad Richardson also had an outstanding outing, scoring 13 points and adding six rebounds. For the Huskies, Reggie Spencer got a team-high 17 points and nine rebounds. Next up for Georgia State (11-12, 6-4 CAA) is Old Dominion (2-18, 0-8 CAA) on Saturday, February 2nd at home.

Georgia State Game Notes

  • The last time GSU started the season 11-12 was 2004.
  • GSU beat the spread by 13.0 points. That makes the 10th time this season the Panthers have beaten the spread.
  • The Panthers have won 5 close games this season (a win by 5 or fewer points). Since 2007, Georgia State has won 32 close games.
  • Georgia State has won 100% of the time this season (4-0) when its field goal percentage has been 50.9% or better.
  • This season Georgia State has won 75% of the time (6-2) when Rashaad Richardson has 4 field goals made or more and 75% of the time (6-2) when Devonta White has 5 assists or more.
  • The Panthers set a season high for three-pointers.
  • This is the 3rd win of the season where the Panthers came back after being down at halftime.
  • R.J. Hunter recorded a team season high in field goals made with 10.
  • R.J. Hunter accounted for 34.6% of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (James Vincent and Manny Atkins) accounted for 44.8% of the rebounds.
  • R.J. Hunter has led the team in scoring in 11 out of 23 games this season.
  • James Vincent has led the team in rebounding in 7 out of 23 games this season.
  • Rashaad Richardson had a career high with 4 steals.
  • Manny Atkins has 3 straight double-digit point games.
  • Manny Atkins had a career high with 5 assists.
  • This marks the 9th 20-point game of R.J. Hunter's career.
  • Devonta White has 18 straight double-digit point games.
  • James Vincent had a career high with a 100% field goal percentage.

Northeastern Game Notes

  • Northeastern lost and did not cover the spread.
  • The Huskies have lost 3 times this season in games decided by 5 or fewer points. Since 2007, Northeastern has lost 35 close games.
  • The top two scorers (Reggie Spencer and Joel Smith) accounted for 45.2% of the points.
  • Reggie Spencer accounted for 37.5% of the team's rebounds.
  • Reggie Spencer has led the team in scoring 4 times and in rebounding 11 times in 21 games this season.
  • Joel Smith has 6 straight double-digit point games.
GSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+R.J. Hunter352745215
A+R. Richardson371360400
AManny Atkins371265105
B+Devonta White341325001
B+James Vincent25471000
BDavid Travers13603101
B-Markus Crider16321010
NU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AReggie Spencer341791112
B+Joel Smith341632112
BJonathan Lee331434103
BD. Pollard271522101
BDavid Walker29825101
CQuincy Ford22333115
DZach Stahl12001000
-M. Banegas-Flores7001000

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