Chris Clerkley Commits to Georgia State

Three-star Class of 2016 forward Chris Clerkley, of Perry, Georgia, has verbally committed to the Georgia State Panthers. Alex Kline of The Recruit Scoop reported Clerkley’s decision, via Justin Young of RT @JustinDYoung: 2016 in-state PF Chris Clerkley has committed to Georgia State. — Alex Kline (@TheRecruitScoop) May 26, 2015 Clerkley becomes Georgia State’s...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

2015 Draft Season Is Here – R.J. Hunter Scouting Report

Previous Scouting Reports: Joseph Young Rondae Hollis-Jefferson One of my favorite memories of the 2015 NCAA March Madness is the Georgia State upset of 3rd seed Baylor in the second round. R.J. Hunter hit a deep three-pointer to win the game, his dad and Coach Ron Hunter celebrated the shot by throwing his hands in the air and following off of his stool. Why was he sitting on a...
Via Oregon Sports News
7 days ago  |  Discuss

GSU Finishes Sixth in Sun Belt All-Sports Award

Georgia State accumulated 85 points to finish sixth in the Sun Belt's overall sports award for 2014-15. That up from seventh in its first Sun Belt season.
Via Georgia State - Official Site
9 days ago

Sun Belt Schedule Finalized, Panthers Host Eagles Jan. 19

Georgia State finalized the 2015-16 Sun Belt Conference schedule on Monday announcing that both the men and women's basketball teams will host in-state rival Georgia Southern on Tues., Jan. 19, in the GSU Sports Arena.
Via Georgia State - Official Site
16 days ago

In the Hunter family, mother knows best ... every day

After the brackets had been busted and the stunned Jacksonville crowd had dispersed and the tears had seemingly all been cried at Veterans Memorial Arena following Georgia State's breathtaking win over Baylor in the NCAA tournament, Ron and R.J. Hunter joined R.J.'s mom, Amy, and his sister, Jasmine, in their hotel room, seeking a brief escape from the madness. In what felt like...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama's Mitchell Transferring to Georgia State

Alabama shoot guard Devin Mitchell, who played locally at Collins Hill High School in Suwanee, has announced that he will transfer to Georgia State. He will have three years of eligibility remaining.
Via Georgia State - Official Site
27 days ago

Men's Basketball Adds Donaldson to List of Commits

Austin Donaldson, a 6-2 guard from nearby Jonesboro, Ga., has signed to play with Georgia State beginning this fall. Donaldson becomes the second signee for the Panthers and the first this spring.
Via Georgia State - Official Site
28 days ago

Former Panther Krubally Named Italian League MVP

Former Georgia State big man Ousman Krubally has been named MVP of the Italian League, following a remarkable season for the Legnano Basket Knights.
Via Georgia State - Official Site
29 days ago

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
April 17, 2015

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
April 15, 2015

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
April 14, 2015

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
April 13, 2015

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
March 30, 2015  |  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
March 30, 2015  |  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
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia State Coach Delivers Tearful Postgame Speech About His Son (Video)

Even when they’re out of the NCAA Tournament, Georgia State still finds a way to be the greatest part of March Madness. Head coach Ron Hunter became something of a national treasure after he tore his Achilles celebrating his team’s tournament berth only to then fall off his rolling stool when his son R.J. hit a game-winning 3-pointer to upset No.3 Baylor just a few short days...
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia State coach Ron Hunter made it all about himself and his kid

Achilles tearing, stool falling off Georgia State head coach Ron Hunter was lucky to be the coach whose kid played for him and he wasn't the worst player on the team. (Coach's kids are always the best or the worst member of a team. Look it up.)And even after losing to Xavier Saturday when coach talked about "R.J. Hunter and the rest of the guys"...we let it slide.But then he broke...
Via Bob's Blitz
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia State's tourney run turns into one heck of a father-son trip

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — You’d have never had a clue based on the way an inconsolable R.J. Hunter bear-hugged his dad as he walked off the court with 19 seconds left in Georgia State’s 75-67 loss to Xavier on Saturday, but there was a time not too long ago when the Panthers junior wasn’t even positive he’d made the right decision when he followed his father from Indianapolis...
Via Fox Sports
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

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 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

Georgia State Panthers Fight to Keep the Dream Alive

R.J. Hunter #22 of the Georgia State Panthers celebrates after the Panthers win 57-56 against the Baylor Bears in the second round of the 2015 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images). The father/son and coach/player dynamics are essentially one in the same. The majority of coaches have been referred to as a father-figure by their respective players...
Via The Sports Journal
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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