Allen leads Georgia State past Texas State 81-69

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ATLANTA (AP)Corey Allen hit five 3-pointers and scored 17 points and Georgia State won its seventh straight game, beating Texas State 81-69 on Saturday.

Justin Roberts hit three 3s and scored 15 for the Panthers (8-3, 2-0 Sun Belt Conference), who shot 44% overall and 48% from beyond the arc (12 of 25). Kane Williams hit all seven of his free throws and scored 14 with four assists. Nelson Phillips came off the bench to score 12, while reserve Joe Jones III grabbed 11 rebounds. Damon Wilson scored 11 with four assists.

Eric Terry had 19 points on 7-of-10 shooting and seven rebounds for the Bobcats (7-6, 0-2). Nijal Pearson added 14 points and seven rebounds, while Caleb Asberry scored 12.

Georgia State trailed by three points at halftime but outscored Texas State 46-31 after intermission.

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