A Redshirt's Guide to College Basketball - Blog No. 3

Sophomore Jordan Tyson is a redshirt with Georgia State this season after spending two seasons at St. Bonaventure. Each month during the season, he will give us a behind-the-scenes look at what it is like to have to redshirt and not get to play.

Panthers Earn Key 67-51 Win Over Texas State

Led by 18 points from D'Marcus Simonds, Georgia State earned an impressive and important 67-51 win over Texas State on Monday night at the GSU Sports Arena.

Panthers Host Texas State Monday Night

Looking to build momentum for the conference championship which starts in just over two weeks, Georgia State will host Texas State on Monday night at 7 p.m. in the GSU Sports Arena.

Neal 3-pointer lifts UT Arlington past Georgia State, 68-67

ATLANTA (AP) Erick Neal drilled a 35-footer with two seconds left and Texas Arlington maintained its hold on first place in the Sun Belt Conference with a 68-67 win at Georgia State Saturday afternoon. The Mavericks only lead of the second half came at the buzzer. The Mavericks tied the game at 55-55 on a Neal trey and Jalen Jones tied it at 65-65 on his 3-pointer with 46 seconds...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers Fall in Heartbreaker to UTA 68-67

Erick Neal's 3-pointer with one-second to play gave UT Arlington a 68-67 come-from-behind win over Georgia State on Saturday afternoon at the GSU Sports Arena.

Last Second Shot Off The Mark; Panthers Fall 65-64

A 3-pointer by Isaiah Williams was just off the mark as the buzzer sounded as Coastal Carolina survived for a 65-64 win over Georgia State on Monday night at the HTC Center.

Georgia State Stadium, Formerly Turner Field, To Open On Aug. 31

Georgia State Stadium is set to officially open for the Panthers’ season-opener against Tennessee State on Thursday, Aug. 31. Season tickets are also now available. The Panthers will be playing their home games at their new stadium, which was previously Turner Field, home of the Atlanta Braves. With Georgia State in search of a new home, it was perfect timing as the Braves played...
Via Campus Sports Net
14 days ago

Simonds hits 2 late FTs to seal 85-82 win for Georgia St.

ATLANTA (AP) D'Marcus Simonds hit two free throws in the final seconds to secure the win as Georgia State barely survived a late Louisiana-Lafayette rally for an 85-82 victory on Saturday. The Ragin' Cajuns, trailing 81-71 with 5:29 left, mounted a furious charge to trail 83-82 with 55 seconds left. Jay Wright slammed home a dunk after he swiped the ball from Isaiah Williams and...
Via Associated Press
19 days ago  |  Discuss

FIU Panthers 2017 football schedule announced

Conference USA has released FIU conference opponents for 2017 making the schedule complete. Let’s take a glance at FIU’s schedule. Conference USA has announced the FIU football schedule for 2017. With FIU’s non- conference slate already booked for 2017 we now have our full look at what FIU will be up against in their first season under Butch Davis. 2017 FIU Football Schedule...
Via Underdog Dynasty
28 days ago

Georgia State picks South Carolina's Elliott as head coach

ATLANTA (AP) Georgia State has hired South Carolina assistant Shawn Elliott as its new head coach. Elliott coached the offensive line and served as co-offensive coordinator for the Gamecocks, where he worked the last seven years under Steve Spurrier and current head coach Will Muschamp. Elliott also served as South Carolina's interim head coach in 2015 after Spurrier retired...
Via Associated Press
December 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Shawn Elliott not the best choice to lead Georgia State, but don’t be surprised if he succeeds

Sorry, Georgia State fans, but Shawn Elliott was not the best choice to lead the Panther program. That’s not to say that Elliott isn’t a great coach. He is. In fact, Elliott is one of the top offensive line coaches in college football, having developed several top-quality units at both Appalachian State and South Carolina during his 20-year career. Considering that he coached...
Via The Student Section
December 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Manning leads Georgia State past Georgia Southern, 30-24

ATLANTA (AP) Connor Manning threw for two touchdowns and ran for a third as Georgia State beat Georgia Southern, 30-24 on Saturday. It was only the third meeting all-time in the Sun Belt Conference rivalry. Georgia State began playing football in 2010. The win snaps a three-game losing streak by Georgia State and comes a week after coach Trent Miles was fired, replaced by quarterbacks...
Via Associated Press
November 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Georgia State’s new football and baseball stadium renderings are out of this world

When a university decides to unveil a new stadium, it normally comes with glitz and glamour. Georgia State may have shut it all down without doing anything too fancy. As the Braves move away from Turner Field, Georgia State is taking over the land, these renderings are the first and they are pretty unbelievable. Renderings are often times much more grand then the final product...
Via The Comeback
November 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Arkansas State beats Georgia State, but there’s still work to do

Although the Arkansas State Red Wolves defeated Georgia State 31-16, they still have a lot of work to do if they’re going to repeat as Sun Belt champions. Make no mistake about it: ASU deserves a lot of credit for winning this contest. With the offense struggling, the Red Wolf special teams made sure that the team would have all of the points that it would need. Arkansas State...
Via The Student Section
November 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Badgers RB Clement could miss Georgia State game with ankle injury

MADISON, Wis. -- No. 9 Wisconsin could be without lead running back Corey Clement on Saturday against Georgia State because of a left ankle injury.The senior was added to the injury report on Thursday. Clement said he rolled the ankle during the Badgers' 54-10 win last week over Akron.Clement was initially considered healthy enough on Monday that coach Paul Chryst listed him as the...
Via Associated Press
September 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Georgia State signs agreement to buy Turner Field

It’s been rumored to happen since the beginning of the year but now it’s official. Georgia State has a new home for their football team and it’s Turner Field! The Georgia State Panthers launched their football program in 2010 and then moved up to the FBS and the Sun Belt Conference in 2013. Under Trent Miles, the Panthers have grown and posted a 6-7 record in 2015 including...
Via The Student Section
August 18, 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

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

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

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

Two-star FB Nabers goes from Georgia State to USF to FSU in 10 days

In a matter of 10 days two-star fullback Gabe Nabers went from the Sun Belt to the Sunshine State as he committed to play football for FSU next season.There will be plenty of wild recruiting stories over the next week or so but not many will match Nabers.’ The 6-2, 215-pound, two-star fullback was a relatively unknown player who had committed to play for the Georgia State of the...
Via FOX Sports
January 25, 2016  |  Discuss

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