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Georgia State snaps 16-game skid with 38-37 win

By The Associated Press
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ATLANTA -- Wil Lutz kicked a 26-yard field goal with 4 seconds left and Georgia State won for the first time as an FBS member, beating Abilene Christian 38-37 on Wednesday night.<br /> <br /> Georgia State snapped a 16-game losing streak, dating to its time as an FCS program in 2012. The Panthers' last victory came Oct. 13, 2012, at Rhode Island.<br /> <br /> Nick Arbuckle directed the Panthers on a 72-yard drive in the final 2:45. He converted two fourth downs with passes and ran for 30 yards to put Georgia State in position to take the lead with a short kick.<br /> <br /> Lutz lined it through and, after one last kickoff, the Panthers rushed the field to celebrate.<br /> <br /> Arbuckle passed for 413 yards and four touchdowns.<br /> <br /> Parker McKenzie threw for 403 yards and four scores for Abilene Christian, the Texas school in its second FCS season after moving up from Division II.
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