- Associated Press - Thursday, February 18, 2016

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) - Mike Hughes scored 18 points, Jake Allsmiller added 17 and Georgia Southern routed Arkansas State 90-59 on Thursday night.

Tookie Brown had 15 points, and Ike Smith and Montae Glenn chipped in 10 apiece for Georgia State (13-11, 6-9 Sun Belt Conference), which bounced back from an 80-76 loss at South Alabama on Feb. 13 that had snapped a four-game winning streak.

Devin Carter made five 3-pointers and finished with 22 points on 8-of-17 shooting from the field to lead Arkansas State (11-15, 7-8), which has lost four straight.

Georgia Southern had a double-digit lead midway through the first half and built a 49-22 halftime lead. Allsmiller made five 3-pointers and Hughes had 10 points in the first half.

Hughes made a 3-pointer and the Eagles had a 39-point lead with 16 minutes left.

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