ATLANTA -- Trae Goldston scored 28 points and Georgia State defeated Georgia Southern 85-65 on Tuesday night.
The Panthers (7-6) shot 62.1 percent from the field (36 of 58), including an 11 of 16 performance by Goldston and an 8-for-8 effort by Trey Hampton, who finished with 16 points.
Georgia State used a 16-7 run in the first half to take a 31-19 lead on Goldston's jump shot with 6:11 left in the first half.
The Panthers shot 61.3 percent from the field (19 of 31) in the first half and led 42-36 at halftime in their first meeting with the Eagles (3-10) since 1996-97.
Antonio Hanson scored 20 points for the Eagles, who lost their sixth straight.