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Hunter Earns AP All-America Honorable Mention Recognition

Georgia State's R.J. Hunter earned AP All-America Honorable Mention recognition has announced by the organization on Monday.

Hunter to Forgo Senior Season, Enter NBA Draft

Georgia State junior R.J. Hunter has announced that he will forgo his senior season of college to enter the NBA Draft and sign with an agent.

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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

R. J. Hunter to leave his dad's Georgia St. team for the NBA, site reports

Hunter's 30-foot 3-pointer with 2.7 seconds left not only won the game for No. 14 Georgia State over No. 3 Baylor, 57-56, in the opening-round of the NCAA Tournament, but it also knocked his father, coach Ron Hunter, off his stool.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
1 day ago

Georgia State's R.J. Hunter entering NBA draft

ATLANTA (AP) Georgia State junior guard R.J. Hunter is entering the NBA draft after making one of the most memorable shots of the NCAA tournament. Hunter announced Monday he will give up his final year of eligibility and plans to sign with an agent shortly. He is the son of Georgia State coach Ron Hunter. The move was expected after R.J. Hunter won his second straight Sun Belt Conference...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hunter leaving Ga. State, dad for NBA draft

Georgia State junior guard R.J. Hunter is heading to the NBA, he confirmed to ESPN.
Via Philly Sports Live
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Georgia State's R.J. Hunter to declare for NBA Draft

Georgia State junior guard R.J. Hunter will enter the NBA Draft, Yahoo Sports/FOX Sports 1 Insider Adrian Wojnarowski first reported Monday morning. Hunter, who averaged 19.7 points per game this season, finalized his decision this weekend, according to the report. Hunter is the son of Panthers head coach Ron Hunter, who famously tore his Achilles tendon while celebrating the team...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  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
1 day ago  |  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
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
11 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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