BOONE, N.C. – Georgia State’s women’s basketball team lost 77-62 to Appalachian State Thursday night at the Holmes Convocation Center in Boone, N.C.
Kierra Henry’s 17 points wasn’t enough as the Mountaineers used a 56.3% shooting percentage to control the game following a 19-19 tie in the first quarter.
The Mountaineers outscored GSU by 10 points in the paint and outrebounded the Panthers 38-23.
Georgia State did a good job forcing turnovers, finishing the game with eight steals, but only 13 points off 15 App State turnovers.
Georgia State shot 30% from 3-point range, but App State made three more long-range shots than GSU.
Henry’s 17-point performance was her 14th double-digit game of the season. Madison Newby joined her in double figures with 12 points and Francesca Minali finished the game with a career-high nine points.
K.K. Williams also had a solid performance overall, totaling eight points, four rebounds, three assists and five steals.
Georgia State falls to 4-12 (0-5 Sun Belt) and is in action again Saturday at Coastal Carolina.
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