Roberts scores 13 to lift Georgia State past Mercer 73-61

MACON, Ga. (AP) — Justin Roberts registered 13 points and six assists as Georgia State topped Mercer 73-61 on Saturday.

Corey Allen had 16 points for Georgia State (6-3), which won its fifth straight game. Damon Wilson added 16 points and Kane Williams had 12.

Mercer put up 18 points in the first half, a season low for the team.

Victor Bafutto had 14 points for the Bears (4-6), who have now lost four games in a row. Djordje Dimitrijevic added 14 points. Ethan Stair had 13 points and eight rebounds.

Georgia State plays Texas-Arlington at home next Thursday. Mercer matches up against UNC Wilmington on the road next Monday.