Georgia State romps to 90-75 win over South Alabama (Mar 03, 2018)
ATLANTA (AP) Isaiah Williams had 23 points and Devin Mitchell drained six from distance for 20 as Georgia State closed out the regular season with a 90-75 win over South Alabama on Saturday afternoon.
D'Marcus Simonds added 21 points while grabbing seven rebounds.
Georgia State (21-10, 12-6), which had already secured the No. 2 seed and a first-round bye in the Sun Belt Conference Tournament starting Wednesday, had lost four of its last five games before rolling over the Jaguars. The Panthers gave top-seeded Louisiana its only conference loss in early February for Georgia State's 10th straight win before dropping the next two.
The Panthers finished the first half on a 13-5 spurt to go into intermission leading 44-35. South Alabama closed to 56-47 before Mitchell responded with three straight treys to lead 65-49 with 12:10 remaining. The Panthers pushed their advantage to 71-51 after Mitchell's fifth from distance.
Rodrick Sikes had 18 points for South Alabama (14-17, 7-11) which finished the regular season with five consecutive losses.