ATLANTA – Georgia State’s women’s basketball team fell 70-69 Saturday in an exciting regular-season finale against South Alabama.

Shaq Miller-McCray recorded her first career double-double, finishing with career-high 14 points and 10 rebounds. Miller-McCray also recorded five blocks. Kierra Henry reached 20 points for the second straight game, totaling 21 on Saturday against the Jaguars.

Madison Newby contributed on both offense and defense with 15 points, six assists, seven rebounds and five steals. Janessa Murphy also finished in double figures with 15 points.

GSU shot 40% from the field and held USA to 36% shooting. The Panthers were successful in getting to the rim, scoring 38 points in the paint Saturday.

The Jaguars built a 14-point lead in the second quarter and the Panthers would spend the remainder of the game trying to catch USA.

After trailing by nine at the half, GSU went on an 8-0 run in the third quarter and outscored the Jags 23-19 in the period.

USA took a five-point lead to the fourth quarter and Georgia State had pulled within one at the final media break of the game with 3:59 to go.

South Alabama turned the ball over with 19 seconds left and GSU called timeout to set up one last play to try and take the lead.

Georgia State moved the ball around as the clock ran down, but USA was able to get a hand on a 3-point attempt with four seconds left and the buzzer sounded as USA and GSU scrambled for the loose ball.

Georgia State has a quick turnaround as the Panthers will play Coastal Carolina Tuesday at 6 p.m. ET in the first round of the Sun Belt Championships in New Orleans.