Originally created 12/13/01

Georgia St. 85, Campbell 71



ATLANTA -- Lefty Driesell tied Hank Iba for fourth on the NCAA coaching wins list, and Thomas Terrell scored 26 points as Georgia State beat Campbell 85-71 on Wednesday.

It was Driesell's 767th career win, placing him three behind Texas Tech's Bob Knight, 109 behind Adolph Rupp and 112 behind all-time leader Dean Smith. He is one ahead of Fresno State's Jerry Tarkanian.

Iba coached 41 seasons, 31 at Oklahoma State, with 18 20-win seasons and NCAA titles in 1945 and 1946.

The Panthers (5-2, 2-1 Atlantic Sun) extended their home winning streak to 23 games.

The lead changed hands eight times in the first 10 minutes, but Georgia State took control with an 11-2 run and led 30-20 after Darryl Cooper's jumper with 8:03 left in the first half.

Georgia State led by as many as 22 in the second half. Campbell (2-5, 0-2) twice cut the lead to six in the second half but could get no closer.

Nate Williams scored 17 points and Leroy Davis 15 for the Panthers.

Jonte Edwards led the Camels with 15 points, and Tarick Johnson had 12.