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Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns (16-15)


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@ GaSt 
L 58-65
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W 67-64
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W 79-72
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@ Troy 
W 66-57
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L 71-80
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Georgia State defeats Louisiana for Sun Belt's automatic bid

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) Corey Allen scored 29 points and third-seeded Georgia State won the Sun Belt Conference tournament for the fourth time in eight years, defeating Louisiana 80-71 on Monday night.

Eliel Nsoseme had 12 points and 13 rebounds for Georgia State. Jalen Thomas scored 12 points and Kane Williams added 10. The third-seeded Panthers have won 10 straight games and 12 of their last 13.

After Georgia State saw a comfortable lead cut to three at 55-52 with 7:28 remaining, Nsoseme converted a three-point play, Allen made two free throws followed by a 3-pointer and the Panthers were well on their way to an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.

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Leaders
Points: G. Williams Jr.7.1
Rebounds: D. Gueye5.1
Assists: T. Wesley1.9
FG%: J. Brown51.8%
FT%: J. Brown61.9%
3P%: K. Garnett47.3%
Steals: K. Julien1.0
Blocks: T. Akwuba2.0
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Gonzaga28-4
2 Arizona33-4
3 Kansas34-6
4 Baylor27-7
5 Tennessee27-8
6 Villanova30-8
7 Kentucky26-8
8 Auburn28-6
9 Duke32-7
10 Purdue29-8
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas34-6
2 North Carolina29-10
3 Duke32-7
4 Villanova30-8
5 Gonzaga28-4
6 Arizona33-4
7 Houston32-6
8 Arkansas28-9
9 Baylor27-7
10 Purdue29-8
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Sun Belt Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Texas State 12-3 21-8
App State 12-6 19-15
Georgia State 9-5 18-11
Troy 10-6 20-12
South Alabama 9-7 21-12
Arkansas State 8-7 18-11
Coastal Carolina 8-8 19-14
Louisiana 8-9 16-15
UT Arlington 7-10 11-18
Georgia Southern 5-11 13-16
ULM 5-13 13-18
Little Rock 3-11 9-19
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 71.1 (170)
Rebounds: 11.9 (39)
Assists: 12.4 (216)
FG%: 42.8% (253)
FT%: 70.3% (222)
3P%: 34.7% (119)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 69.4 (187)
Rebounds: 26.9 (57)
Assists: 12.1 (138)
FG%: 41.0% (51)
FT%: 74.3% (307)
3P%: 32.2% (106)
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