Northeastern hosts Georgia State at Matthews Arena on Wednesday. The game tips off at 7:00 EST. The Huskies are 5-3 against the Panthers over the last four years. They lost 61-59 the last time they played (2/8/2012).
Northeastern is currently in 1st place in the CAA and Georgia State is in 5th.
In a 71-51 dismantling of George Mason on January 27th, Joel Smith put up 15 points and 6 rebounds for the Huskies. He leads the team in scoring average, scoring 16.6 points per contest. For the Panthers, Manny Atkins finished with 15 points and 10 rebounds in the 68-57 loss to Drexel on January 26th. He is averaging 13.9 points per game in addition to a team-best 6.2 rebounds per game. A key area of strength for Georgia State is turnover percentage at 18.5, which ranks 2nd in their conference (and 81st nationally).
StatSmack! Northeastern is better than Georgia State