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Albert Wilson truthers, unite!

Matt Harmon of Backyard Banter is an Albert Wilson fan which is pretty cool. Wilson is an undrafted player out of Georgia State so it’s easy to root for the underdog. Harmon, however, takes it to another level. He is an admitted Albert Wilson truther. Top 5 slant route SRVC scores:Dez: 94.9%Antonio: 87.7%Albert Wilson: 87%Keenan: 86.2%Demaryius Thomas: 85.7%#ReceptionPerception—...
Via Arrowhead Pride
8 days ago

GSU Players Take A Stand

Led by wide receiver Penny Hart, Georgia State players helped organize and participated in a peaceful march in Atlanta last week in the wake of the police killings in Baton Rouge and Minneapolis. Some passive pros could learn from the kids.
Via Sports On Earth
15 days ago

Panthers Add Graduate Transfer Justin Seymour

Georgia State head coach Ron Hunter announced the signing of Murray State graduate transfer and Wheeler High School standout Justin Seymour on Friday.

Summer Practice Continues for Panthers on the Court

Georgia State moved passed the mid-point of summer practice this week as head coach Ron Hunter and his staff prepare the team for the upcoming season.

Ray McCallum Named Associate Head Coach

Georgia State men's basketball coach Ron Hunter formally announced Wednesday that Ray McCallum will be joining his staff as an associate head coach.

Kevin Ware details reason for leaving Louisville in candid article

We all remember him. Not as the basketball player for Louisville, but as the guy who shattered his leg playing for Louisville. That was an issue for Kevin Ware; he just wanted to be himself again. In a self-written article for The Players’ Tribune, Ware explained with endearing vulnerability what exactly it was that made him transfer from the Louisville Cardinals team he won...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Georgia State given final OK to buy Turner Field

Just a few months ago, it was reported that the Georgia State Panthers were looking to buy Turner Field from the Atlanta Braves to open a new home football stadium going into the future. Now, that could be happening very soon. It was reported by 11Alive in Atlanta that the school was given the final OK by a recreation board to buy the stadium once the Braves move out and into SunTrust...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Kevin Ware Explains Why He Left Louisville In Open Letter On ‘The Players’ Tribune’

Twitter/Ware Former college basketball player Kevin Ware dealt with one of the more gruesome injuries in the history of sports back in 2013, when he suffered a compound fracture of his right leg during Louisville’s Elite Eight victory over Duke in the NCAA Tournament. Ware’s shin bone broke through his skin, leading to one of the most unforgettable images most of us have ever...
Via College Spun
June 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Georgia State unveils new weight room graphics

The Georgia State Panthers had a pretty good season in 2015 as they finished off the season with a four-game win streak to go 6-6 and make their first bowl game in team history. It looks like they are trying to do much of the same in 2016 and they revealed some upgrades to their weight room on Thursday. The Panthers put up new graphics all around the walls in their weight room and...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Busy Summer Awaits Panthers; Trip to Dominican Republic

Georgia State started a busy summer last week with eight weeks of practice which will culminate with a trip to the Dominican Republic in August with Samaritan's Feet.
Via Georgia State - Official Site
June 13, 2016

Panthers Announce Addition of 6-10 Jordan Tyson

Georgia State head coach Ron Hunter announced the signing of 6-10 St. Bonaventure transfer Jordan Tyson on Wednesday.
Via Georgia State - Official Site
June 08, 2016

Penn State to attend satellite camp in Georgia with Georgia State

The Penn State Nittany Lions are getting in on the satellite camp fun. On Monday morning, the Georgia State Panthers announced a football camp led by head coach Trent Miles will be taking place on June 21. The camp will be held at Collins Hill High School in Gwinnett, Georgia, with the Nittany Lions coaches appearing as special guests. Gwinnett were coming to you! Sign up today...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Panthers Announce Signing of Transfer Jeremiah Davis

Georgia State announced the signing of Ball State graduate transfer Jeremiah Davis on Wednesday. The point guard will have one season of eligibility remaining with the Panthers for the upcoming 2016-17 season.

Former Cincinnati head coach Rick Minter now D-line coach at Georgia State

Rick Minter was the head coach for the Cincinnati Bearcats football program from 19904-2003, leading the program during their FBS years and to four bowl games in their first seven eligible years. Minter was let go after a 5-7 season that came after three straight seven-win seasons. After, Minter coordinated defenses at South Carolina, Notre Dame, Marshall and Kentucky and coached...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Georgia State hires veteran assistants Minter, McDonell

ATLANTA (AP) Rick Minter, the former Cincinnati coach and Philadelphia Eagles assistant, is Georgia State's new defensive line coach. Minter was linebackers coach for the Eagles the last three years. He was 53-63-1 as Cincinnati's coach from 1994-2003, leading the Bearcats to four bowl berths. Minter also has worked as a defensive coordinator at Notre Dame, South Carolina and...
Via AP on Fox
April 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Kevin Ware Jokes On Twitter That He “Broke” The Internet 3 Years Ago

Don’t worry, college basketball fans. We aren’t here to show you footage or photos from former Louisville player Kevin Ware’s horrific 2013 NCAA Tournament injury. Once was enough. But Thursday, Ware took to Twitter to reminisce (if you can call it that) about the incident. Ware, who suffered a compound fracture of his leg during his team’s Elite Eight contest against Duke...
Via College Spun
March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Georgia State weight room goes wild during Pro Day

With the 2016 NFL Draft just around the corner, college football programs around the nation are rolling out their top prospects at their Pro Days. One of the programs holding its Pro Day on Friday was the Georgia State Panthers at the team facility in downtown Atlanta. While players were working in the weight room to show off their strength on the bench press, their teammates and...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Deng, Roberson lead Louisiana-Monroe past Georgia St., 91-78

MONROE, La. (AP) Majok Deng scored 22 points and Justin Roberson added 19 as hot-shooting Louisiana-Monroe ended the regular season on a nine-game winning streak, defeating Georgia State 91-78 on Saturday. Louisiana-Monroe enters next week's Sun Belt Conference Tournament as the second seed and has a double bye into the semifinals. Sixth-seeded Georgia State meets the seventh...
Via AP on Fox
March 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Road To Selection Sunday: RJ Hunter Sends Baylor Packing

The NCAA tournament is right around the corner! Before the big dance gets underway, we wanted to take a look back at some of the most memorable moments by spotlighting 20 different upsets in the 20 days leading up to selection Sunday. Upsets are one of the many things that make the NCAA tournament one of the greatest sporting events in the world. This will be happy for some and...
Via The Sports Post
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Georgia State controls Appalachian State in 83-70 win

ATLANTA (AP) Jeremy Hollowell scored 18 points, and Isaiah Williams and Kevin Ware added 14 apiece to send Georgia State past Appalachian State 83-70 on Saturday. Georgia State (15-12, 8-10 Sun Belt) entered the game in a three-way tie for sixth place in conference with South Alabama and Arkansas State. Panthers coach Ron Hunter now has 102 career wins, one behind Charles ''Lefty...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Georgia Southern holds off Georgia State 54-52

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) Mike Hughes made four 3-pointers and scored 21 points to help Georgia Southern hold off Georgia State 54-52 on Tuesday night. Isaiah Williams made a reverse layup to pull Georgia State within 53-52 with 28.1 seconds left. Jake Allsmiller was fouled and made 1 of 2 free throws with 21.4 seconds left to extend Georgia Southern's lead to 54-52. Georgia State...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Georgia St. stops losing skid, beats Arkansas State 69-61

ATLANTA (AP) Jeremy Hollowell and Isaiah Williams combined for 35 points as Georgia State stopped a four-game losing skid, beating Arkansas State 69-61 on Saturday. Hollowell had 18 points and seven rebounds and Williams finished with 17 points and six assists. Kevin Ware added 13 points for Georgia State (14-11, 7-9 Sun Belt Conference), which had previously lost seven of its...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Arkansas-Little Rock looking towards NCAA Tournament

Last year, the Sun Belt conference provided us with Georgia State, who ended up pulling off a huge upset in the first round, beating Baylor on a late three point shot. This year, another team is looking one that could make some serious noise in the NCAA Tournament. Arkansas-Little Rock has only made the NCAA Tournament once since 1990, getting a first round exit in 2011. They are...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Georgia State announces home-and-home with UNC

Georgia State has announced it will have a home-and-home series with the North Carolina Tar Heels in 2021 and 2022, marking the first time that the Panthers host a school from the ACC. Per the announcement, which came on the official website of Panthers athletics, Georgia State will visit Chapel Hill on September 11, 2021 and the Tar Heels will come to Atlanta the following year...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Vanderbilt announces home-and-home series with Purdue, Georgia State

The Vanderbilt Commodores are trying to get things turned around in the SEC over the next few years as they haven’t made a bowl game since 2013. They have a handful of tough opponents over the next few years and they just announced a meeting with a Big Ten school that has struggled the last decade as well. The Commodores announced a home-and-home series with the Purdue Boilermakers...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 19, 2016  |  Discuss
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