Wilson carries Georgia St. past Texas-Arlington 83-77

NCAA Basketball

ATLANTA (AP)Damon Wilson matched his career high with 22 points as Georgia State defeated Texas-Arlington 83-77 on Thursday night.

The game was the Sun Belt Conference opener for both teams.

Kane Williams had 17 points and nine rebounds for Georgia State (7-3), which won its sixth consecutive game. Justin Roberts added 15 points, six rebounds, six assists and five steals. Jalen Thomas had 11 points and three blocks for the hosts.

David Azore scored a career-high 23 points for the Mavericks (4-8), who have now lost four games in a row. Brian Warren added 19 points. TiAndre Jackson-Young had 16 points.

Georgia State takes on Texas State at home on Saturday. Texas-Arlington plays Georgia Southern on the road on Saturday.

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