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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.

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.

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.

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.

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
28 days ago  |  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
28 days ago  |  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
28 days ago  |  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
28 days ago  |  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
28 days ago  |  Discuss

West Virginia Trolls President Obama After Mountaineers Beat Buffalo

We’ve got a new trend in the college basketball world, and the President of the United States is involved. Thursday, after Georgia State shocked Baylor, head coach Ron Hunter called out President Barack Obama for failing to pick the Panthers. Now, Friday, after West Virginia took care of business against Buffalo, the Mountaineers did the same. WVU’s Twitter account tweeted directly...
Via College Spun
29 days ago  |  Discuss

R.J. Hunter Reenacts His Dad’s Famous Fall After His Game-Winning Three-Pointer

After hitting the game-winner for Georgia State to beat Baylor, R.J. Hunter reenacted his dad's (and coach's) memorable reaction. A video posted by SportsCenter (@sportscenter) on Mar 19, 2015 at 8:50pm PDT Without a doubt, the most memorable moment of Georgia State’s upset win over Baylor on Thursday didn’t even happen on the court. While Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Georgia State’s Ron Hunter Broke His Cast Celebrating His Son’s 3-Pointer vs. Baylor

Ron Hunter’s celebratory fall out of his chair proved to be a somewhat costly one – it was clearly worth it, though.  On Thursday, the Georgia State coach dropped to the floor after his son, R.J. Hunter, hit a game-winning 3-pointer against Baylor in the NCAA Tournament’s Second Round.  Ron Hunter, who was sitting on a rolling chair because he tore his Achilles celebrating...
Via College Spun
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Someone Changed R.J. Hunter’s Position On Wikipedia To “Sniper, Bear Killer”

Georgia State guard R.J. Hunter etched his name into NCAA Tournament lore earlier Thursday, hitting an incredible 3-pointer with just seconds left to help knock off 3-seed Baylor. Apparently, that means that Hunter is also getting the Wikipedia treatment as a result. Hunter’s Wikipedia page now reads that he plays the position of Sniper / Bear Killer and that he’s of Extra-Terrestrial...
Via College Spun
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Ron Hunter Calls Out President Obama For Not Picking Georgia State

Georgia State coach Ron Hunter had some words for President Obama over his bracket choices.
Via Gamedayr
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Ron Hunter falling out of his chair gets the meme treatment

Ron Hunter falling out of his chair following his son’s huge 3-pointer that propelled Georgia State to victory over Baylor is the moment of the tournament thus far. Of course, no good moment on the internet is complete without the meme treatment. We have Hunter as the victim of an RKO out of nowhere! What...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Georgia State’s Ron Hunter Calls Out President Obama In Epic Fashion Following Upset Win vs. Baylor

The NCAA Tournament is yet to complete a full day of games, but we’ve already got a winner: Ron Hunter.  The Georgia State coach, who tore his Achilles celebrating his team’s tournament berth, fell out of his sliding bench chair when his son, R.J., hit a game-winning 3-pointer against Baylor Thursday afternoon. The shot capped a 13-0 run and gave the No. 14-seeded Panthers a...
Via College Spun
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Georgia State Coach Falls From Stool After Son's Game-Winner

Forget UAB, now Georgia State is our favorite moment of March Madness so far. The Panthers defeated Baylor 57-56 on a 30-foot 3-point shot from...
Via Athlon Sports
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Ron Hunter, RJ Hunter And The Georgia State Panthers Provide A Shining Moment

What's more awesome than a coach tearing his ACL and then falling off his stool after his son hits a game winner in the NCAA tournament? Nothing. The post Ron Hunter, RJ Hunter And The Georgia State Panthers Provide A Shining Moment appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Baylor’s Loss to Georgia State In One Tweet

Baylor athletics has achieved quite richly. The Bears have won two straight Big 12 titles. Their basketball team has become much more consistent in recent years. Scott Drew has gone from being an erratic coach to someone who regularly gets a lot out of his players. Yet, the public perception of the Bears has been hit by a pair of heartbreaking postseason losses, captured in this...
Via The Student Section
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO – Georgia State’s amazing victory sends coach Ron Hunter off his stool

You might not see a March Madness buzzer beater ever again where the coach’s son makes a game winning three pointer that sends said father off his stool to the floor in jubilation .  14 seed Georgia State came back from a 12 point deficit with just under 3 minutes to go to defeat Baylor 57-56.  R.J. Hunter hit the winning three.  Pay close attention to dad Ron in the background...
Via Awful Announcing
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Vine: R.J. Hunter’s Cold-Blooded Three-Pointer Stunned No. 3 Seed Baylor

Georgia State, the No. 14 seed in the West Region, just ended the game on a 13-0 run to shock No. 3 seed Baylor, 57-56. Georgia State guard R.J. Hunter, the son of GSU head coach Ron Hunter, hit the game-winning three-pointer from way downtown with 2.8 seconds remaining. Hunter struggled much of the day, scoring just two points in the first half. His dad coached the whole game...
Via College Spun
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia State coach Ron Hunter tears ACL celebrating win (Video)

Georgia State punched its ticket to the NCAA Tournament with a win over Georgia Southern in the Sun Belt Championship on Sunday, but the team may be taking instruction from a coach on crutches during the Big Dance. Georgia State coach Ron Hunter was celebrating his team’s 38-36 win (yeah, you read that right) when...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia State Coach Ron Hunter Injured in Celebration

Georgia State clinched their first NCAA tournament bid since 2001, only the third in school history, today in a win over Georgia Southern. The game itself doesn’t really deserve words but there was a highlight. While celebrating after Georgia Southern missed a potential game winner, Georgia State coach Ron Hunter was injured during the celebration. Of course there is video: Georgia...
Via The Student Section
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Clemson-Georgia State Featured In NESNplus College Football Tripleheader

NESNplus is where you can find three college football games Saturday, Nov. 22. The first game of the tripleheader will be a CAA matchup between Elon and James Madison at 12 p.m. The 3:30 p.m. game will feature Georgia State against No. 22 Clemson in an ACC showdown. The nightcap is a Conference USA matchup between Florida Atlantic and Middle Tennessee at 7 p.m. Check out the list...
Via NESN.com
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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