Georgia State falls to Hofstra

Georgia State went scoreless for nine minutes in the first half, rallied to tie the game in the second half, but lost to Hofstra 52-50 on Monday on a layup with six seconds left..

The loss drops the Panthers to 6-10, 1-2 in the CAA. They will host Delaware on Saturday.

The Panthers missed 18 of their 20 3-pointers, dropping their shooting percentage to 32.5 percent in that category.

Trailing by 12 in the second half, Georgia State tied the game at 46 on two free throws by Denny Burguillos with 3:46 left. The Panthers tied it again on a putback by James Vincent with less than 20 seconds remaining. But Stevie Mejia’s layup was enough to win the game for Hofstra.

R.J. Hunter led the Panthers with 13 points.

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Downtown Hardcourt

January 8th, 2013
8:59 am

C’mon, guys.

Embarrassing

January 8th, 2013
11:21 am

Horrible effort from a team that should be so much better. What an embarrassing night.