SAN MARCOS, Texas – Led by Allison Johnson’s career-high 19 points, Georgia State routed Texas State 57-34 Thursday night at Strahan Arena in San Marcos, Texas.
With the win, Georgia State improves to 10-8 overall and 4-3 in the Sun Belt. Texas State falls to 9-10 and 4-3 in the Sun Belt.
The Bobcats led 12-6 with 3:04 left in the 1st quarter when the Panthers mounted a 28-2 run that spanned the remainder of the 1st quarter, entire 2nd quarter and beginning of the 3rd quarter.
GSU posted 20 points in the 2nd period while holding Texas State to just two.
Johnson’s career mark in points came on 8-of-14 shooting. Johnson also finished with a team-high nine rebounds.
Joining Johnson in double digits was Jada Lewis with 14 points.
GSU’s defense allowed the fewest points since it held Morris Brown (D-II) to 30 points in an 89-30 win on Dec. 14, 2002. It’s the fewest points allowed against a D-I school since the Panthers beat Samford 82-30 on Jan. 18, 2000.
Georgia State has now won three of its last four games and will visit UT Arlington at 3 p.m. on Saturday on ESPN+.
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