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.
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