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Live hoops updates: Alabama vs. Georgia State

Alabama redshirt junior guard Dazon Ingram (Photo: Stuart McNair, 247Sports)

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The Alabama men’s basketball team hosts the Georgia State Panthers tonight at Coleman Coliseum. The game will tip off at 7 p.m. CT (SEC Network+).

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PREGAME

— Alabama’s starting five vs. Georgia State: Kira Lewis, John Petty, Herbert Jones, Tevin Mack, Donta Hall. Mack replaces Galin Smith, who started the last seven games. 

FIRST HALF

— Alabama 8, Georgia State 6 (15:14, 1H) — In his first start, Tevin Mack leads the Tide with 4 points. 

— Alabama 18, Georgia State 11 (11:29, 1H) — The Crimson Tide is shooting 64% (7-11) from the field, but 20% (1-5) from three and 50% (3-6) from the free-throw line. 

— Riley Norris (heart) enters the game at the 11:29 mark. First time we’ve seen Norris this year. 

— Alabama 27, Georgia State 22 (7:50, 1H) — GSU has hit 7 of its last 11 FGs. 

— Back-to-back threes from Kira Lewis gives the freshman 10 points and Alabama a 33-24 lead. 

— Alabama 42, Georgia State 29 (3:28, 1H) — Kira Lewis leads all scorers with 13 points. 


SECOND HALF

— Alabama 60, Georgia State 39 (15:25, 2H) — UA has three players in double figures — Kira Lewis (16), Dazon Ingram (13) and Tevin Mack (11). 

— Alabama 61, Georgia State 47 (11:51, 2H) — The Tide is in the middle of a 2:44 scoring drought. GSU is on an 8-0 run over the last 2:24. 

— Alabama 67, Georgia State 57 (7:38, 2H) — The Crimson Tide has zero field goals over the last 7:55. 

— Alabama 73, Georgia State 69 (4:34, 2H) — Kira Lewis and former Crimson Tide player Devin Mitchel exchange triples before a Georgia State timeout. 

— Alabama 78, Georgia State 75 (2:00, 2H). GSU is 6 for its last 8 FGs. Timeout, Alabama. 

— Alabama 78, Georgia State 78 — One minute remaining.

Final: Georgia State 83, Alabama 80

— The Panthers hit a triple at the buzzer to win in Tuscaloosa. 


POSTGAME

— Avery Johnson: “Tale of two halves for us tonight.” 

— Avery Johnson: “I’m the coach, and I’m the one responsible, not the players. It’s me.” 

— Avery Johnson: “Hopefully we’ll learn from it and grow from it, but this is a tough loss.” 

— Avery Johnson: “We probably needed to score 90 points, and we didn’t do it.” 

— Avery Johnson: “We’re still a work in a progress. But this is a tough, tough, tough loss.”

Contact Charlie Potter by 247Sports’ personal messaging or on Twitter (@Charlie_Potter).

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