GEORGIA STATE PANTHERS NEWS

Hunter Named to NCAA Men's Basketball Oversight Committee

Georgia State head coach Ron Hunter has been named one of two coaches to the 16-person Men's Basketball Oversight Committee as announced by the NCAA on Friday.
Via Georgia State - Official Site
8 days ago

Hunter Named NSSA College Basketball Coach of the Year

Georgia State head coach Ron Hunter has been named the winner of the fifth annual Clarence 'Big House' Gaines College Basketball Coach of the Year by the NSSA.
Via Georgia State - Official Site
10 days ago

Hunter Named NABC President

Georgia State head coach Ron Hunter was named the president of the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) during the Final Four in Indianapolis last week.
Via Georgia State - Official Site
11 days ago

2015-16 Sun Belt Conference Basketball Schedules Announced

Georgia State will open and close Sun Belt Conference play on the road as the 2015-16 conference schedule was announced on Monday morning. The identical schedule for both the men and women's teams feature 20 games beginning Dec. 30.
Via Georgia State - Official Site
12 days ago

Harrow to Compete at Portsmouth Invitational

Georgia State senior Ryan Harrow is one of 64 college basketball seniors who has been invited and will compete in the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament being held this Wednesday through Saturday in Portsmouth, Va.
Via Georgia State - Official Site
17 days ago

More Than Just ‘One Shining Moment’

The college basketball season started five months ago and came to an end just before midnight on Monday as ‘One Shining Moment' capped a remarkable season for the game and for Georgia State.
Via Georgia State - Official Site
18 days ago

Hunter Earns AP All-America Honorable Mention Recognition

Georgia State's R.J. Hunter earned AP All-America Honorable Mention recognition has announced by the organization on Monday.
Via Georgia State - Official Site
25 days ago

Hunter to Forgo Senior Season, Enter NBA Draft

Georgia State junior R.J. Hunter has announced that he will forgo his senior season of college to enter the NBA Draft and sign with an agent.
Via Georgia State - Official Site
26 days ago

R.J. Hunter Leaving Georgia State For NBA Draft

R.J. Hunter will leave Georgia State to declare for the 2015 NBA Draft. Hunter finalized a decision with his family, including his father, Georgia State coach Ron Hunter, over the weekend, sources said. Hunter is considered a late first round pick after averaging 19.7 points per game for Georgia State.
Via RealGM
26 days ago  |  Discuss

R. J. Hunter to leave his dad's Georgia St. team for the NBA, site reports

Hunter's 30-foot 3-pointer with 2.7 seconds left not only won the game for No. 14 Georgia State over No. 3 Baylor, 57-56, in the opening-round of the NCAA Tournament, but it also knocked his father, coach Ron Hunter, off his stool.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
26 days ago

Georgia State Star R.J. Hunter Declares for NBA Draft

As March Madness enters its final weekend, some of the players that have made the madness possible have declared for the NBA Draft. One of the premier surprises of the tournament were the Georgia State Panthers, who shocked the Baylor Bears on the strength of late game heroics from guard R.J. Hunter.  Hunter will now try and use that game as a springboard for a professional future...
Via Campus Sports Net
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia State's R.J. Hunter entering NBA draft

ATLANTA (AP) Georgia State junior guard R.J. Hunter is entering the NBA draft after making one of the most memorable shots of the NCAA tournament. Hunter announced Monday he will give up his final year of eligibility and plans to sign with an agent shortly. He is the son of Georgia State coach Ron Hunter. The move was expected after R.J. Hunter won his second straight Sun Belt Conference...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia State’s R.J. Hunter planning to enter NBA Draft

Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY SportsR.J. Hunter was an NCAA Tournament hero this year, and it all started with a huge game-winning three-point shot for Georgia State. He was an electric scorer all season long, but hadn’t gotten national media attention on a consistent basis up until that clutch shot went through the net. According to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports...
Via Sports-Glory
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Hunter leaving Ga. State, dad for NBA draft

Georgia State junior guard R.J. Hunter is heading to the NBA, he confirmed to ESPN.
Via Philly Sports Live
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Georgia State's R.J. Hunter to declare for NBA Draft

Georgia State junior guard R.J. Hunter will enter the NBA Draft, Yahoo Sports/FOX Sports 1 Insider Adrian Wojnarowski first reported Monday morning. Hunter, who averaged 19.7 points per game this season, finalized his decision this weekend, according to the report. Hunter is the son of Panthers head coach Ron Hunter, who famously tore his Achilles tendon while celebrating the team...
Via Fox Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

UT Arlington-Georgia State Weekend Notes

UTA and Georgia State are in the mix early on in Sun Belt Conference play, as both are sitting at 4th and 5th in the standings through the first few series’ of the conference season. Though this won’t be posted until the weekend is over, I’m going to post my thoughts on the series during the weekend. Friday: Georgia State 5 – UT Arlington 2 Georgia State had control of this...
Via Baseball Essential
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Hunter and Harrow Earn NABC All-District 24 Honors

The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced Friday that Georgia State's R.J. Hunter and Ryan Harrow have once again been selected to the NABC Division I All-District 24 teams.
Via Georgia State - Official Site
29 days ago

Hunter Named Finalist for Lou Henson Award

Georgia State junior R.J. Hunter has been named a finalist for the Lou Henson Award as announced by CollegeInsider.com earlier this week. This marks the second year in a row Hunter has been named a finalist.
Via Georgia State - Official Site
29 days ago

Xavier advances to Sweet 16, will face former coach Sean Miller

Xavier held off mid-major darling Georgia State on Saturday to advance to the Sweet 16 with a 75-67 victory. In the West Region semifinals, the Musketeers will meet the Arizona Wildcats, coached by former Xavier coach Sean Miller. Chris Mack called Sean Miller one of his “best friends in the business.” (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images) Miller coached the Musketeers from...
Via The Catch and Shoot
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia State Coach Has Tearful Press Conference Following Team’s Loss To Xavier

Georgia State may be bounced out of March Madness by Xavier, but they leave as darlings of the tournament. Check out the press conference given by Georgia State coach Ron Hunter who spoke directly from the heart about his team. Hard not to love everything about this. This is NOT the first time Ron Hunter Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia State coach Ron Hunter Breaks Down After Xavier Loss

Georgia State coach Ron Hunter broke down during his team’s postgame news conference after his team lost 75-67 to Xavier. Who can blame...
Via Athlon Sports
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ron Hunter breaks down in news conference

Georgia State was one of the best stories of the first week of March Madness thanks to their upset of three-seed Baylor on Thursday, which came on a game-winning shot by coach’s son R.J. Hunter, who dominated for the Panthers down the stretch. Though the Panthers’ run came to an end against Xavier in a...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia State Coach Gets Emotional In Post Game Presser

Georgia State coach Ron Hunter is brought to tears when talking about the last week for his Georgia State team and coaching his son.
Via Gamedayr
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia State made improvements to Ron Hunter’s chair

Georgia State head coach Ron Hunter provided a moment that will live forever in NCAA Tournament lore when he fell out of his chair after his son R.J. hit a huge three-pointer that helped the Panthers beat Baylor in the first round. Hunter has been coaching from the chair since tearing his Achilles while celebrating...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Xavier’s J.P. Macura takes one to the face in win over Georgia State

Sixth seeded Xavier advanced to their 5th sweet 16 in 8 years with a 75-67 win over Georgia State Saturday evening. This however wasn’t before J.P. Macura took a basketball to the face. Insert awfully bad puns here. h/t: Deadspin
Via The Majors National
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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