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Georgia State’s Kevin Ware suffers high ankle sprain

Georgia State men's basketball player suffered a high ankle sprain in practice and will miss an undisclosed amount of time. Ware transferred from Louisville during the offseason and is expected to be a starter for the Panthers, the defending Sun Belt champions. He has two years of eligibility.
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

South Alabama defeats Georgia State 30-27

MOBILE, Al. (AP) Brandon Bridge scored three touchdowns, throwing for two and rushing another, to lead South Alabama past Georgia State 30-27 on Saturday night. At the South Alabama 40, in the waning minutes, Georgia State (1-6, 0-4) came up short on fourth-and-nine. South Alabama then sealed the win by running out the clock. The teams traded scores throughout the game, as the...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WVU Tennis Successful in Atlanta

(October 14, 2014) – The West Virginia University women’s tennis team traveled to Atlanta this weekend to compete in the Georgia State Invitational. They faced off against UNC Greensboro and Georgia State in tournament play at Piedmont Park. In day one action on Friday, the Mountaineers won three matches. Two wins came against UNC Greensboro and one against Georgia State. Freshman...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince McMahon Comments on WWE’s Tribute to The Troops, More Details on This Year’s Tapings

- Below is WWE's announcement on this year's Tribute to The Troops taping, with comments from Vince McMahon. WWE Salutes America's Armed Forces with the 12th Annual Tribute to the Troops STAMFORD, Conn. and ATLANTA – WWE (NYSE:WWE) and Georgia State Governor Nathan Deal today announced that the 12th annual WWE Tribute to the Troops event will be held on Tuesday...
Via Wrestling-Edge.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia State coach Trent Miles put on pads and practiced with team

After turning around the Indiana State program, Trent Miles is in his second year at Georgia State and is trying to do the same for this young program. Today, he took it to the next level by suiting up and taking part in practice with the team… @CoachTrentMiles doesn’t ask his @GSUPanthers to do anything he won’t do – practicing today! #AllBlueAllIn http://t.co/KkZgPmOhNQ...
Via The Student Section
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia State coach Trent Miles put on pads and practiced with team

After turning around the Indiana State program, Trent Miles is in his second year at Georgia State and is trying to do the same for this young program. Today, he took it to the next level by suiting up and taking part in practice with the team… @CoachTrentMiles doesn’t ask his @GSUPanthers to do anything he won’t do – practicing today! #AllBlueAllIn http://t.co/KkZgPmOhNQ...
Via Bloguin Best
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Air Force Wearing New Chrome Helmets With 9/11 Remembrance Stickers Against Georgia State

Many college football teams have used the weekend’s games for September 11th remembrance, and naturally, Air Force is now among them. The Falcons are breaking out very cool new chrome helmets for today’s game against Georgia State in Atlanta, which also feature a sticker reading “9 • 11 • 01 Remember.” New chrome game helmets for today against Georgia State. 9/11 remembrance...
Via College Spun
September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Twitter Reactions: College Football Is Back!

College football and all it’s glory returned Thursday night (whatever, Georgia State and Abilene Christian) and that meant #collegefootballtwitter was out in full force. Let’s take a look at the bad, the good, and the Manziel from college football’s opening night. Did we mention there’d be some Manziel mentions? Yeah, there were a few Manziel [&hellip No visits yet The...
Via No Coast Bias
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Giving in to my addiction to college football

Hi. My name is Kevin McGuire and I’m addicted to college football. It had been 233 days since my last experience with college football, but on Wednesday night I let it get the best of me. Part of me was ashamed to get such a thrill by watching Georgia State and Abilene Christian, but the other part of me didn’t care. Deep down inside I know in my heart of hearts that Georgia...
Via Bloguin Best
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Giving in to my addiction to college football

Hi. My name is Kevin McGuire and I’m addicted to college football. It had been 233 days since my last experience with college football, but on Wednesday night I let it get the best of me. Part of me was ashamed to get such a thrill by watching Georgia State and Abilene Christian, but the other part of me didn’t care. Deep down inside I know in my heart of hearts that Georgia...
Via The Student Section
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

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

ATLANTA (AP) Will 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. 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. Nick Arbuckle directed the Panthers on...
Via AP on Fox
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia State Knocks Home Game-Winning Kick For First FBS Victory Of Year

Georgia State Panthers kicker Wil Lutz nailed a 26-yard game-winning field goal with four seconds remaining to defeat Abilene Christian.
Via Gamedayr
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

FBS season kicks off quietly with Georgia State

ATLANTA (AP) The first season major college football's champion will be decided by a playoff began Wednesday night in a mostly empty Georgia Dome, with one of the newest members of FBS taking on a team starting its second season in DIvision I. The road to the College Football Playoff starts here and Georgia State is getting a head start on the rest of the competition opening...
Via AP on Fox
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Get Excited For Week One With This Epic South Carolina Hype Video

While Georgia State technically opens the football season against Abilene Christian tonight, things really get kicked into gear with South Carolina vs. Texas A&M at Williams-Brice Stadium on Thursday night. Hype for South Carolina football, the favorite in the SEC East this season, is at an all-time high, and if the Gamecocks score a big win against an intriguing Aggies team...
Via College Spun
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Abilene Christian at Georgia State point spread, betting odds and tv info

The NCAA Football season is getting underway on Wednesday night for Abilene Christian and Georgia State. Not your idea of a marquee game? Well it is football. The Abilene Christian Wildcats will head to the Georgia Dome to the on the Georgia State Panthers. Coverage of the contest between Abilene Christian and Georgia State will air on ESPNU and WatchESPN beginning at 7:00 pm ET...
Via Tireball.com
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Abiliene Christian-Georgia State game offers low-key kickoff to 2014 season

ATLANTA -- Welcome back, college football! The season begins Wednesday night with a game that won't have any impact on the national championship race: Georgia State, starting its first year as a full-fledged FBS member, takes on Division I newcomer Abilene Christian at the Georgia Dome. It will be the first of three games in four days at the stadium in downtown Atlanta, the others...
Via AP on Fox
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Isaiah Williams transferring to Georgia State

A day after losing a point guard, Georgia State picked up one with Isaiah Williams deciding to transfer from Samford. Williams, a 6-foot-1 native of Buford, averaged 11.9 points and 3.4 assists per game last year in winning the Southern Conference’s freshman of the year. He had an assist-to-turnover ratio of 1.6. “I felt like it was the best fit for me,” he said. Backup point...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

H.S. Bat Flip of the Year — Hunt Smith Rips Grand Slam To Win Georgia State Title

      I’m in tears. Seriously, tears are streaming down my face after watching this Hunt Smith bat flip last week in…
Via Busted Coverage
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia State wants to turn Turner Field into football stadium

Georgia State is proposing repurposing Turner Field into a 30,000-seat football stadium and building another baseball stadium that will include Hank Aaron’s wall as part of the structure. University President Dr. Mark Becker and Atlanta real estate development firm Carter provided the Atlanta Journal-Constitution an exclusive look at the proposal on Wednesday. The idea is more...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia State eyeing Turner Field for site of new football stadium.

Georgia State University is reportedly interested in redeveloping Turner Field for a football stadium and other uses when the Atlanta Braves move out. The school has teamed up with Atlanta-based real estate developer Carter to present a $300 million redevelopment plan for the site, which the Braves are scheduled abandon for a new stadium in Cobb County, Ga. in 2017.The plan calls...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

DEVELOPING: Georgia State Wants Turner Field

The talk had gone down about a month ago that Georgia State University was really interested in the Turner Field property that will be vacated by the Atlanta Braves when they move to the suburbs for the 2017 season.It's now official...in proposal form, anyway...Janel Davis and J. Scott Trubey over at the AJC got the look at what the university wants to do for their future. They...
Via Online Sports Guys
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

R.J. Hunter named Sun Belt Player of the Year

Georgia State’s R.J. Hunter was named the Sun Belt’s Player of the Year in men’s basketball on Tuesday, leading a parade of Panthers who received honors. Coaches and one media member covering each school voted. Ron Hunter was named the conference’s coach of the year after leading the team to a 17-1 record and top seed in the Sun Belt tournament, which begins on Thursday...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

R.J. Hunter Headlines Sun Belt Awards

R.J. Hunter of Georgia State has been named the 2014 Sun Belt Player of the Year. Hunter was joined on the All-Sun Belt First Team by Ryan Harrow, Reger Dowell, Shawn Long and Elfrid Payton. On the All-Sun Belt Second Team are Manny Atkins, Will Neighbour, T.J. Price, Augustine Rubit and Kirk Van Slyke. Payton was also named Defensive Player of the Year, while Chris Harrison-Docks...
Via RealGM
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia State takes Sun Belt, poses Cinderella threat

ATLANTA -- Shirts flashing RUN SBC were everywhere, dotting the corridors and the rafters of the 3,500-seat arena the Georgia State Panthers call home, bringing singularity to a coronation years in the making. The school stole some inspiration from hip-hop icons for the T-shirts -- complete with sunglasses reflecting a team huddle and the Atlanta city skyline; a nod to the team&...
Via Fox Sports South
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Atkins named Sun Belt player of the week

Georgia State’s Manny Atkins was named the Sun Belt men’s basketball player of the week on Monday. Atkins, a senior, averaged 16 points and 7.7 rebounds in leading the Panthers (20-7, 13-1) to three consecutive wins. His 3-pointer with eight-tenths of a second remaining lifted the Panthers to an 80-77 win over Louisiana-Lafayette on Saturday. Georgia State will play at Texas...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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