TROY, Ala. (AP) - Travis Lee scored 12 points off the bench and Troy held on to defeat Georgia State 68-63 on Tuesday night.
The Trojans (2-3), who struggled in the second half in their first four games, got clutch free throws from Regis Huddleston and Michael Vogler in the last 19 seconds after the Panthers (2-4) cut an 11-point lead to two with 1:19 left.
Leonard Mendez scored a season-high 21 points to lead Georgia State on 8-of-12 shooting. Joe Dukes added 14 points, six assists, six rebounds and four steals, but committed seven turnovers.
Lee gave the Trojans their biggest lead of the night at 64-53 on a 3-pointer with 6 minutes on the clock. He made 4 of 5 shots from beyond the arc.
Richard Delk added 11 points for Troy.
(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.