Hofstra vs. Georgia State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Hofstra vs. Georgia State: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Hofstra 43
(6-19, 1-12 away)
Georgia State 61
(13-14, 9-6 home)
Venue: GSU Sports Arena
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, February 13, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Hofstra 19 24 43
Georgia State 28 33 61
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Hofstra S Mejia 18 S Mejia 10 S Mejia 2
Georgia State M Atkins 13 M Atkins 9 D White 3

Georgia State held Hofstra to only 29.3 percent from the floor and waxed the Pride 61-43 in conference action on Wednesday, Feb. 13. The Panthers tie the season series against Hofstra at 1-1 with the win. The Panthers got the win with a team-high 13 points and nine rebounds from Manny Atkins. James Vincent had 11 points and added four rebounds. Stevie Mejia recorded a double-double for the Pride with a game-high 18 points and 10 rebounds. The next game will be on Saturday, Feb. 16 when Georgia State (13-14, 8-6 CAA) goes to George Mason (14-10, 7-5 CAA).

Georgia State Game Notes

  • Georgia State started 13-14 during the 2004 and 2002 seasons (since 1996).
  • GSU beat the spread by 7.5 points. That makes the 12th time this season the Panthers have beaten the spread.
  • GSU has won every game this season (5-0) when opponents record four or fewer three-pointers.
  • GSU has won every game this season (4-0) after holding an opponent to under 22.2 percent three-point percentage.
  • This season Georgia State has won 80 percent of the time (4-1) when Rashaad Richardson has three steals or more.
  • The Panthers set a season high for steals (14).
  • The Panthers have recorded more steals than their opponents for the past seven games.
  • Georgia State has recorded fewer rebounds than their opponents for the past four games.
  • This is the 15th game at home this season--GSU has a 5.1 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Manny Atkins accounted for 34.6 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Manny Atkins has led the team in scoring 11 times and in rebounding 12 times in 27 games this season.
  • Devonta White has 22 straight double-digit point games.
  • Manny Atkins has seven straight double-digit point games.
  • James Vincent had a career high with a 100 percent field goal percentage.

Hofstra Game Notes

  • Stevie Mejia accounted for 41.8 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Stevie Mejia and Stephen Nwaukoni) accounted for 50.0 percent of the rebounds.
  • Stevie Mejia has led the team in scoring eight times and in rebounding three times in 25 games this season.
  • Stevie Mejia recorded the first double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Stevie Mejia has four straight double-digit point games.
  • Stevie Mejia recorded a double-double. It was the first of his career.
  • Stevie Mejia set career highs with four three-pointers, 10 rebounds, and nine defensive rebounds.
HOF PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AStevie Mejia3518102206
B-Moussa Kone19340110
C+David Imes36471101
C+S. Nwaukoni22581005
C-Jordan Allen31620113
C-Matt Grogan11310011
C-Daquan Brown13210100
DTaran Buie22231105
-Adam Savion8000001
-Darren Payen3000000
GSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AManny Atkins361392301
B+James Vincent271140021
BDevonta White371133304
C+David Travers13800001
CLaRon Smith14410111
CR.J. Hunter27622101
CR. Richardson32621303
C-Markus Crider14200301

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