Georgia State holds off late Oakland surge 83-78
ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) R.J. Hunter scored 29 points as Georgia State held off a late Oakland surge for an 83-78 victory on Wednesday in the CBE Hall of Fame Classic.
Georgia State led by as many as 13 points in the second half, but Kahlil Felder scored Oakland’s final eight points to make it a one-possession game late.
Felder made three consecutive layups for Oakland, the last to bring them within 81-76 with 1:04 left. Georgia State wound down the clock, but Kevin Ware missed a layup and Felder made two free throws on the other end to get within 81-78.
Hunter made an easy layup with 19 seconds left, Felder missed a layup and Georgia State ran out the clock.
Markus Crider added 17, Ware 15 and Ryan Harrow 14 for Georgia State (4-2).
Max Hooper led Oakland (1-5) with 21 points and Felder had 18.