ATLANTA – Ryan Harrow had 17 points and reached 1,000 career points Monday night as Georgia State bounced back from its only conference loss to beat Texas State 68-41.
Manny Atkins added 15 points to come within seven points of the same career milestone for the Panthers (18-7, 11-1 Sun Belt Conference).
Georgia State responded from its 85-81 loss to Troy on Saturday with a season-low for scoring defense, 13 points lower than its previous best at 54.
After a slow start for both teams — the Panthers led 6-5 after 10 minutes — Georgia State finished the half with a 10-0 run to take a 28-14 lead.
The Panthers extended to their largest lead at 64-26 before the Bobcats finished on a 15-4 run.
R.J. Hunter had 12 points and Curtis Washington scored 10 for the Panthers.
Kavin Gilder-Tilbury and Victor Bermudez led Texas State (7-18, 3-9) with seven points apiece.