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Northeastern beats Georgia State 62-53

Feb 11, 2010 - 3:19 AM BOSTON(AP) -- Matt Janning scored 21 points and Chaisson Allen added 19 to lead Northeastern to a 62-53 win over Georgia State on Wednesday night.

The Huskies (17-8, 12-2 Colonial Athletic Association) won for the 15th time in their last 16 games to maintain a one-game lead in the conference standings.

Georgia State trailed 48-45 with 4 minutes to play when Northeastern got a short baseline jumper from Manny Adako, who finished with 11 points and a team-high five rebounds. Allen hit a 3-pointer and scored off a fastbreak layup with 2:45 to play to give the Huskies a 55-46 advantage.

Baskets by Ousman Krubally and Trae Goldston cut Northeastern's margin to five with 1:56 left, but the Panthers (10-16, 4-10) were unable to pull closer.

Trey Hampton led Georgia State with 16 points. Krubally recorded a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds.