Thompkins Paces the Dogs Over Arkansas St., 68-59

Dec. 18, 2010

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Travis Leslie had the hot hand Saturday afternoon as he was 5 of 9 from the field with 14 points. He also grabbed 8 rebounds and dished out 3 assists.

Team Stat Comparison
GEORGIA ARK ST
Points 68 59
FG Made-Attempted 27-53 (.509) 21-53 (.396)
3P Made-Attempted 3-12 (.250) 7-21 (.333)
FT Made-Attempted 11-17 (.647) 10-19 (.526)
Rebounds 35 (12/23) 30 (14/16)
Steals 7 4
Blocks 7 3
Assists 20 8
Turnovers 12 14
Fouls 14 15

Game Leaders
GEORGIA ARK ST
Points T. Thompkins 15 D. Boone 14
Rebounds T. Leslie 8 M. Adams 6
Assists D. Ware 7 2 Players w/ 3
Steals 2 Players w/ 2 A. Sterrenberg 2
Blocks T. Thompkins 2 3 Players w/ 1

     

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Trey Thompkins scored 15 points to lead Georgia to a 68-59 win over Arkansas State on Saturday.

Travis Leslie added 14 points and a team-high eight rebounds, while Chris Barnes scored a season-high 12 for the Bulldogs (7-2).

Donald Boone scored 14 for Arkansas State (3-7), and Rashad Allison scored 12.

The Red Wolves closed the margin to 25-24 with 7:54 remaining in the first half on a basket by Malcoln Kirkland, but Arkansas State would never pull ahead. Georgia answered with an 11-1 run en route to a 36-27 halftime lead.

The Bulldog's biggest lead of the game came with 11:55 to go on a layup by Leslie to make it 55-34.

Georgia was very efficient in the first eight minutes of the game, scoring on its first seven possessions and on 12 of its first 14 to take a 23-15 lead.

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