MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -Chris Echols led Georgia State with 18 points as the Panthers held off Division II Concordia-St. Paul 67-63 in the NABC Classic Saturday night.
A night after losing at the buzzer in overtime to Bowling Green, Georgia State (1-1) led by six late in the second half before the Golden Bears (0-2) climbed back. Sammy Ricks converted a three-point play with 52.2 seconds left to make it 65-63.
Ricks then forced a Panthers turnover but missed a layup. Quentin Barfield was fouled on the follow but missed both free throws with 12.9 seconds remaining.
Joe Dukes and Bernard Rimmer each added foul shots to seal it for Georgia State.
Matt Cadwell led Concordia-St. Paul with 26 points.

NCAAB Headlines

NCAAB Top Stories

Thumbnail Purdue vs. Michigan Prediction Will Purdue pull off the small upset this afternoon when it takes on Michigan at 4:00PM ET?
Thumbnail Baylor vs. Iowa State Prediction Will Baylor and Iowa State combine to score enough points to push the score over the betting total today at 4:00PM ET?
Thumbnail Oregon vs. Stanford Prediction Can bettors expect a low-scoring game between Oregon and Stanford today when the two teams clash at 4:00PM ET?
Thumbnail Creighton vs. Villanova Pick Can No. 2 Villanova hold off No. 23 Creighton when the two meet up today at 3PM ET in Big East action?
Thumbnail West Virginia vs. TCU Pick Can No. 12 West Virginia go on the road and take care of business when it faces TCU today at 2PM ET?

NCAAB Team Pages