- Associated Press - Saturday, December 5, 2015

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) - Nick Arbuckle threw for 346 yards and three touchdowns and Georgia State defeated rival Georgia Southern 34-7 on Saturday to become bowl eligible for the first time in school history.

The Panthers (6-6, 5-3 Sun Belt) closed out the regular season with four straight wins after a 2-6 start.

Penny Hart caught seven passes for 134 yards including a 63-yard touchdown strike on the Panthers first possession of the second quarter. Keith Rucker and Robert Davis each added third quarter TD receptions, which gave Georgia State a 20-7 lead.

Kyler Neal closed out the game for the Panthers with fourth quarter touchdown runs of 1 and 28-yards, respectively.

LA Ramsby finished with the only touchdown for Georgia Southern (8-4, 6-2), a 1-yard run in the second quarter which tied the game at 7.

Ramsby had 65 yards on the ground. BJ Johnson added 57 yards receiving.

LOAD COMMENTS ()

 

Click to Read More

Click to Hide