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Rally lifts Washington over Georgia State 45-14

SEATTLE (AP) The Washington Huskies needed a second half surge to overcome a 14-point halftime deficit to earn a 45-14 victory over Georgia State on Saturday afternoon. Washington (4-0) was outgained by Georgia State (1-3) by a 231-73 margin and held possession for over 21 minutes in the first half as the Panthers built a 14-0 lead. The Huskies finally woke up after the break and...
Via AP on Fox
1 day 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
8 days ago  |  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
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia State snaps 16-game losing streak, gets first FBS win

  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 a 72-yard...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  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
25 days ago  |  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
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia State Celebrates Its Win Over Abilene Christian In Style

It took two fourth down conversions on the final drive, but Georgia State beat Abilene Christian on a game-winning field goal. The team’s reaction can be perfectly summed by on player on the 50-year-line. [Danny] The post Georgia State Celebrates Its Win Over Abilene Christian In Style appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
25 days ago  |  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
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Is this the saddest poll in history?

Even though the college football season starts on Thursday (or on Wednesday, if you’re a Georgia State fan!), the college basketball non-conference schedules are being released. For the college basketball fan, this is exciting stuff. The enthusiasm filtered down to GopherHole.com,where they put together this handy poll: Not even North Dakota State, just regular North Dakota, is...
Via The Rhino and Compass
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky Men’s Soccer Hosts Final Exhibition Match on Saturday

The University of Kentucky men’s soccer team will take the field for its final exhibition match of the 2014 season on Saturday, Aug. 23, when the Wildcats host Georgia State at the brand new Wendell & Vickie Bell Soccer Complex at 7 p.m. ET. Admission is free for the exhibition contest. For those that can’t […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
29 days ago  |  Discuss

When Does The 2014 College Football Season Start?

Twitter/@LSUfball College football fans, the wait is almost over. The 2014 campaign is set to begin in just two weeks, when Abilene Christian takes on Georgia State at 7:00 PM EST on Wednesday, August 27. But as we’re all aware, it won’t be just the Wildcats and the Panthers squaring off that first week.  Thursday will feature 14 matchups, including Texas A&M vs. South Carolina...
Via College Spun
August 13, 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

Clemson to host Georgia State

Clemson will open NIT play on Tuesday night with Georgia State. The 3rd-seeded Tigers will host the regular season champions from the Sun Belt at 9 o'clock.
Via clemson.scout.com
March 16, 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

Guy says 150,000 retweet-related date with Lolo Jones is off now

Bubby Lyles who is a journalism student at Georgia State, seems like a nice kid and he has a crush on Lolo Jones. He decided the best way to get her attention was by asking her for a date if he was able to get 150k RTs on Twitter (the tweet is old, he did have the 150k). If I get 150,000 RTs @lolojones will let me take her on a date! Help me out! pic.twitter.com/j9hFfxqlCi — Bubby...
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia State tops Louisiana-Monroe 75-60

Manny Atkins scored 21 points and grabbed nine rebounds as Georgia State continued to roll in conference action with a 75-60 victory over Louisiana-Monroe Thursday. Devonta White added 20 points and five assists for Georgia State (19-7, 12-1 Sun Belt Conference), which has won 16 of its last 17 contests. The Panthers scored the first five points of the game and opened on a 15-4...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia State bounces back, tops Texas State 68-41

Ryan Harrow had 17 points and reached 1,000 career points Monday night as Georgia State bounced back from its only conference loss to beat Texas State 68-41. Manny Atkins added 15 points to come within seven points of the same career milestone for the Panthers (18-7, 11-1 Sun Belt Conference). Georgia State responded from its 85-81 loss to Troy on Saturday with a season-low for...
Via AP on Fox
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia State puts big finish on UALR, 68-57

Devonta White scored 22 points as Georgia State stayed perfect through 10 Sun Belt games, knocking off Arkansas-Little Rock 68-57 Thursday night. The Panthers closed out the first half with an 8-2 run to post a 29-21 halftime advantage, but UALR battled back to tie at 31 four minutes into the second half. White converted 3 of 4 from the line and added a layup to give Georgia State...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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