GEORGIA STATE PANTHERS NEWS

UMass Tops Georgia State 74-65 in Non-Conference Finale

With four players and a head coach battling flu-like symptoms, Georgia State fell to UMass 74-65 at the GSU Sports Arena on Wednesday afternoon.
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December 28, 2016

Panthers Host UMass for Wednesday Afternoon Showdown

Georgia State will close out non-conference play hosting UMass at the GSU Sports Arena at 2 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon.
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December 27, 2016

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

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

Panthers Earn 64-56 Win Over Top 10 Middle Tennessee

Georgia State used a red-hot start and knocked down 10 3-pointers to top Middle Tennessee 64-56 on Wednesday night at the Charles M. Murphy Center.
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December 21, 2016

Panthers Head North to Face Middle Tennessee Wednesday

Looking to bounce back from a tough loss on Sunday, Georgia State will travel to Murfreesboro, Tenn., to face Middle Tennessee on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. ET at the Charles M. Murphy Center.
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December 20, 2016

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

Panthers Face Former CAA Foe Old Dominion Sunday

After back-to-back home games, Georgia State will start a two-game Conference USA road trip facing Old Dominion at the Ted Constant Center on Sunday at 2 p.m.
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December 17, 2016

Five Panthers in Double Figures as GSU Earns 94-79 Win

With five players in double-figures, Georgia State cruised to a 94-79 win over Alabama A&M on Wednesday night at the GSU Sports Arena.
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December 14, 2016

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 Host Alabama A&M Wednesday Night

Looking to continue momentum from a big win on Saturday, Georgia State will face Alabama A&M on Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the GSU Sports Arena.
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December 13, 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

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

Hollowell hits 6 3s, Georgia State beats Wright State 81-74

ATLANTA (AP) Jeremy Hollowell made a career-high six 3-pointers and scored 22 points, Isaiah Williams added three 3s and 19 points, and Georgia State beat Wright State 81-74 on Wednesday night. Hollowell scored 20-plus for the third time this season and finished 8 of 14 from the field, including 6 of 11 from distance. He and Williams combined for nine of Georgia State's 11 3-pointers...
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December 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Panthers Win Cancun Challenge; Top EKU 82-65

Georgia State won the Mayan Division of the Cancun Challenge on Wednesday at the Hard Rock Riviera Maya Hotel with an impressive 82-65 win over Eastern Kentucky.
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November 23, 2016

Isaiah Williams scores 18 in Georgia State's Cancun victory

CANCUN, Mexico (AP) Isaiah Williams scored 18 points and Georgia State beat Eastern Kentucky 82-65 on Wednesday to win the Mayan Division of the Cancun Challenge. Justin Seymour made 5 of 6 attempts, all from 3-point range, for 15 points, and Malik Benlevi added 11 points and four assists and Willie Clayton 15 rebounds with nine points. The Panthers (3-2) shot 52 percent and made...
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November 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Simonds scores 26 points in Georgia State's win over NJIT

CANCUN, Mexico (AP) D'Marcus Simonds scored 26 points and Georgia State came back from an early 10-point deficit to beat NJIT 74-53 in the opening game of the Cancun Challenge on Tuesday. It was the freshman's best scoring performance, shooting 11 of 15. Isaiah Dennis added 10 points for the Panthers (2-2), who shot 57.1 percent, making 32 of 56, though they sank just 2 of 13...
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November 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Panthers Face NJIT in Cancun Challenge Tuesday

Georgia State will open play at the Hard Rock Riviera Maya Hotel on Tuesday facing NJIT at 12:30 p.m. in the first game of the day of the Cancun Challenge.
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November 21, 2016

Manning leads Georgia State past Georgia Southern, 30-24

ATLANTA (AP) Connor Manning threw for two touchdowns and ran for a third as Georgia State beat Georgia Southern, 30-24 on Saturday. It was only the third meeting all-time in the Sun Belt Conference rivalry. Georgia State began playing football in 2010. The win snaps a three-game losing streak by Georgia State and comes a week after coach Trent Miles was fired, replaced by quarterbacks...
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November 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Purdue avoids upset with 64-56 comeback win over Georgia State

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- During Matt Painter's 12 seasons coaching Purdue, the Boilermakers have suffered shocking home losses to Wofford, Bucknell and Gardner-Webb.With 7:08 remaining in Friday night's game against Georgia State, Purdue trailed 56-44 and was in danger of falling to 1-2 after making only two of its first 18 attempts from three-point range.But with Caleb Swanigan finishing...
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November 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Georgia Southern faces off against Georgia State

It’s almost over, Eagles and Panthers fans. Start Time: 2:00 p.m. EST, Nov. 19 Location: Georgia Dome, Atlanta, Georgia TV/Streaming: WatchESPN Records: GS (4-6, 3-3 Sun Belt), GSU (2-8, 1-5) Weather: It’s a dome. Betting Line: Georgia Southern -3. Over/Under of 47.5 The most positive thing I can say about both teams going into this one is that the season is almost over. I...
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November 18, 2016

Georgia St fires coach Trent Miles after 2-8 record

ATLANTA (AP) Georgia State has fired coach Trent Miles after less than four years on the job. The school announced the decision on Sunday. The Panthers have a 2-8 record this season and a 9-38 mark during Miles' tenure. He led the program to its first postseason appearance last year in the inaugural AutoNation Cure Bowl, but the Panthers regressed this fall. The school said assistant...
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November 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Panthers Host Thomas for Regular Season Opener Friday

Georgia State will open the regular season hosting Thomas on Friday night in the GSU Sports Arena at 7 p.m.
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November 10, 2016

Georgia State’s new football and baseball stadium renderings are out of this world

When a university decides to unveil a new stadium, it normally comes with glitz and glamour. Georgia State may have shut it all down without doing anything too fancy. As the Braves move away from Turner Field, Georgia State is taking over the land, these renderings are the first and they are pretty unbelievable. Renderings are often times much more grand then the final product...
Via The Comeback
November 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Georgia St buys Turner Field, plans to convert to football

ATLANTA (AP) Georgia State has received approval to purchase Turner Field for $22.8 million, clearing the way to convert the former home of the Atlanta Braves into a college football stadium. The Panthers plan to move into the stadium next season after playing at the much larger Georgia Dome since the program was launched in 2010. The 68-acre site was sold in August to the Georgia...
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November 09, 2016  |  Discuss
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