Delaware defeats Georgia State 60-48

January 24, 2009 1:48:38 PM PST
Jawan Carter scored 18 points and Alphonso Dawson added 15 as Delaware defeated Georgia State 60-48 on Saturday for the Blue Hens' largest margin of victory this season. Delaware (9-12, 3-6 Colonial Athletic Association), which won for only the second time in its last seven games, overcame a 10-point deficit late in the first half.

The Panthers (5-15, 3-6), who have lost six of their last seven games, had their lowest point total of the season.

Trailing 27-20 at halftime, the Blue Hens scored the first 13 points of the second half to take their first lead of the game.

Back-to-back 3-pointers by Carter gave Delaware a 33-27 advantage with 15:52 remaining and completed a 16-0 run.

Georgia State went scoreless for 5:36.

Brian Johnson added 10 points and eight assists for the Blue Hens.

Dante Curry led Georgia State with 15 points.

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