GEORGIA STATE PANTHERS NEWS

Georgia State Basketball Live Debuts Thursday

Georgia State fans are invited to listen to "Georgia State Basketball Live" with head coach Ron Hunter which debuts on Thursday from noon-1 p.m. on 1340 The Fan 3.
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December 07, 2016

Georgia State picks South Carolina's Elliott as head coach

ATLANTA (AP) Georgia State has hired South Carolina assistant Shawn Elliott as its new head coach. Elliott coached the offensive line and served as co-offensive coordinator for the Gamecocks, where he worked the last seven years under Steve Spurrier and current head coach Will Muschamp. Elliott also served as South Carolina's interim head coach in 2015 after Spurrier retired...
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December 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Holloway's 20 powers Georgia State past Alabama A&M, 94-79 (Dec 14, 2016)

ATLANTA (AP) Jeremy Holloway put up 20 points and pulled down seven boards to help power Georgia State past winless Alabama A&M 94-79 for the Panthers' fourth straight win at home to start the season Wednesday night.Holloway shot 7 of 12 from the field, but was especially deadly from the outside, knocking down 4 of 5 from beyond the arc.D'Marcus Simonds added 18 points and Malik...
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December 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Panthers Fall at Old Dominion 58-46

Georgia State could not overcome a tough first half as the Panthers fell to Old Dominion 58-46 on Sunday afternoon at the Ted Constant Center.
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December 18, 2016

Georgia State edges Middle Tennessee 64-56

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) Jeremy Hollowell scored 20 points as Georgia State edged Middle Tennessee 64-56 on Wednesday night. Hollowell was 6 of 17 from the field including four from distance for the Panthers (7-4). Jeff Thomas added 15 points on five 3-pointers and Malik Benlevi had eight points and led the team with 10 rebounds. Hollowell drained three 3-pointers to give the...
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December 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Thomas Named Student-Athlete of the Week

Sophomore Jeff Thomas led the Panthers to a 64-56 victory over NCAA RPI No. 6 Middle Tennessee to be named GSU Student-Athlete of the Week.
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December 26, 2016

Panthers Open Road Trip at UL Monroe Saturday

Georgia State will open a two-game trip to Louisiana facing UL Monroe on Saturday at 5 p.m. at Fant-Ewing Coliseum. The Panthers have won five of their last six match-ups with the Warhawks.
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January 13, 2017

Panthers Earn 73-65 Overtime Win Over UL Monroe

Georgia State scored the first nine points of overtime to earn a 73-65 win over UL Monroe on Saturday afternoon at Fant-Ewing Coliseum.
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January 14, 2017

Georgia State leaves Coastal Carolina behind in 76-56 win

ATLANTA (AP) Jeremy Hollowell scored 16 points, D'Marcus Simonds had 14 points, Jeff Thomas added 13 and Georgia State beat Coastal Carolina 76-56 on Saturday. Georgia State (11-7, 4-2 Sun Belt) dominated from the outset. Jaylen Shaw's layup gave the Chanticleers their last lead of the game at 5-2. Simonds followed with a 3 to tie it, and the Panthers outscored Coastal Carolina...
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January 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Panthers Hit 15 3-Pointers in 76-56 Win Over Coastal

Georgia State knocked down a season-high 15 3-pointers and sophomore Jeff Thomas came close to a triple-double as the Panthers topped Coastal Carolina 76-56 at the GSU Sports Arena on Saturday afternoon.
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January 21, 2017

Simonds lifts Georgia State past Appalachian State 83-72

ATLANTA (AP) D'Marcus Simonds scored 25 points on 10-for-16 shooting to lead Georgia State to an 83-72 win over Appalachian State on Monday night. Malik Benlevi added 10 points for Georgia State (12-7, 5-2 Sun Belt), which shot 57 percent from the field to pick up its fourth-straight win. Simonds was just a point shy of tying his career high. Leading by seven at the break, Georgia...
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January 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Hollowell's late 3 gives Ga. State 83-80 win over S. Alabama

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) Jeremy Hollowell nailed a 3-point jumper with under a minute to play to give Georgia State the lead and the Panthers held off South Alabama 83-80 on Monday night for its sixth straight win. The victory, coupled with Georgia Southern's loss to Troy on Saturday, moved the Panthers (14-7, 7-2) into a first-place tie in the Sun Belt Conference with Arkansas State...
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January 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Panthers Survive Thriller, Top South Alabama 83-80

Georgia State made its free throws down the stretch and survived a thriller at the Mitchell Center to earn an 83-80 win over South Alabama on Monday night.
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January 31, 2017

First Place Panthers Host Rival Louisiana Saturday

Looking for a seventh-straight win, Georgia State will host rival Louisiana on Saturday at 2:15 p.m. at the GSU Sports Arena.
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February 03, 2017

Simonds hits 2 late FTs to seal 85-82 win for Georgia St.

ATLANTA (AP) D'Marcus Simonds hit two free throws in the final seconds to secure the win as Georgia State barely survived a late Louisiana-Lafayette rally for an 85-82 victory on Saturday. The Ragin' Cajuns, trailing 81-71 with 5:29 left, mounted a furious charge to trail 83-82 with 55 seconds left. Jay Wright slammed home a dunk after he swiped the ball from Isaiah Williams and...
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February 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Georgia St. rolls to 8th straight win, beats ULM 69-55

ATLANTA (AP) Jeremy Hollowell drilled 3 of 6 from long range to total 19 points to lead Georgia State to its eighth straight win, a 69-55 victory over Louisiana-Monroe on Monday night. Malik Benlevi added 14 points, nailing 4 of 7 from beyond the arc, Isaiah Williams had 11 and D'Marcus Simonds added 10 for Georgia State (16-7, 9-2 Sun Belt) which hit 11 of 26 from distance. ...
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February 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Ga State hosting 1st game at former Turner Field on Aug. 31

ATLANTA (AP) Georgia State will host its first football game at the stadium formerly known as Turner Field on Aug. 31 against Tennessee State. The Sun Belt Conference school is now calling the facility Georgia State Stadium. The Panthers will play six home games in 2017, including a non-conference contest against Memphis on Sept. 30. This will be the third incarnation of the...
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February 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Last Second Shot Off The Mark; Panthers Fall 65-64

A 3-pointer by Isaiah Williams was just off the mark as the buzzer sounded as Coastal Carolina survived for a 65-64 win over Georgia State on Monday night at the HTC Center.
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February 13, 2017

Neal 3-pointer lifts UT Arlington past Georgia State, 68-67

ATLANTA (AP) Erick Neal drilled a 35-footer with two seconds left and Texas Arlington maintained its hold on first place in the Sun Belt Conference with a 68-67 win at Georgia State Saturday afternoon. The Mavericks only lead of the second half came at the buzzer. The Mavericks tied the game at 55-55 on a Neal trey and Jalen Jones tied it at 65-65 on his 3-pointer with 46 seconds...
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February 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Panthers Open Final Road Trip at Little Rock Saturday

With the conference tournament less than two weeks ago, Georgia State will open its final road trip of the season at Little Rock in the Jack Stephens Center on Saturday night at 7 p.m.
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February 24, 2017

Panthers Face Last Road Challenge Monday at Arkansas State

Looking to clinch a bye in the upcoming Sun Belt Conference Championship, Georgia State will face Arkansas State on Monday night at 8 p.m. ET, in Jonesboro, Ark.
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February 26, 2017

Georgia State Falls to Arkansas State 78-67 in Road Finale

Georgia State could not overcome a cold-shooting night and fell to Arkansas State 78-67 in the regular season road finale on Monday night at the Convocation Center.
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February 27, 2017

Panthers Host Eagles in Sold-Out Sports Arena Saturday

With major seeding implications in the upcoming Sun Belt Championship on the line, Georgia State will host in-state rival Georgia Southern in a sold-out Sports Arena on Saturday at 2:15 p.m.
Via Georgia State - Official Site
March 03, 2017

Georgia Southern tops Georgia St. for Sun Belt 1st round bye

ATLANTA (AP) D'Marcus Simonds scored 21 points, Jeremy Hollowell totaled 15 points, 12 boards and five assists, and Georgia State outlasted Georgia Southern for a 72-67 win in the regular season finale for both teams on Saturday. Georgia State clinched a first-round bye in next week's Sun Belt Conference tournament. The Panthers led 70-67 with 18 seconds left after Malik Benlevi...
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March 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Georgia St. tops Georgia Southern for Sun Belt 1st round bye

ATLANTA (AP) D'Marcus Simonds scored 21 points, Jeremy Hollowell totaled 15 points, 12 boards and five assists, and Georgia State outlasted Georgia Southern for a 72-67 win in the regular season finale for both teams on Saturday. Georgia State clinched a first-round bye in next week's Sun Belt Conference tournament. The Panthers led 70-67 with 18 seconds left after Malik Benlevi...
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March 04, 2017  |  Discuss
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