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Panthers Fall to UT Arlington 90-69

Georgia State could not overcome being call for 28 fouls and fell to UT Arlington 90-69 on Saturday afternoon at the GSU Sports Arena.

Panthers Host UT Arlington for Alumni Day Saturday

Georgia State will look to continue to build momentum toward March hosting UT Arlington on Saturday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. at the GSU Sports Arena.

Come Welcome Back Alumnae Panthers Saturday

As many as 50 former basketball players are coming home for Saturday's Lettermen's Day doubleheader in the Sports Arena. Come welcome them.

Crider's Career-High Leads Panthers; Hunter Gets 100th Win

Senior Markus Crider scored a career-high 24 points and spurred a second half run to lead Georgia State to a 59-56 win over Texas State on Thursday night at the GSU Sports Arena.

Panthers Fall at First Place Little Rock 63-53

First place Little Rock used a late second half run to top Georgia State 63-53 on Saturday night at the Jack Stephens Center.

Georgia State beats Georgia Southern 69-66 in OT

ATLANTA (AP) Jeremy Hollowell made two free throws to force overtime, and scored six of his 11 points in the extra period to lead Georgia State to a 69-66 victory over Georgia Southern on Tuesday night. Hollowell scored four points as part of a 10-4 spurt to give the Panthers a 65-59 lead with 1:45 left in overtime. Ike Smith and Coye Simmons scored layups, and Jake Allsmiller...
Via Associated Press
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee State sets Vandy, Georgia State matchups

(STATS) - Tennessee State announced matchups with an FBS opponent in each of the next three seasons on Tuesday. The Ohio Valley Conference member will make two visits to Vanderbilt, next season on Oct. 22 and then in another trip to Nashville in 2018. The Tigers last faced the SEC member in 2006, losing 38-9. Tennessee State also will travel to Atlanta to open the 2017 season...
Via Associated Press
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia State hands out bobbleheads of Ron Hunter falling from his chair

Georgia State basketball is not shying away from the fact that its most famous ever moment was a guy falling out of his chair. On Sunday, the Panthers gave away bobbleheads commemorating coach Ron Hunter’s tumble from his swivel chair during the NCAA Tournament in March. It's #GAMEDAY! See you at 7 in the Sports Arena. — GSU Men's Basketball (...
Via The Comeback
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Turner Field sold to Georgia State University and developer Carter

The Atlanta Braves are slated to move to their new stadium, SunTrust Park, in Cobb County, a northwest suburb of Atlanta, in 2017. It was announced Monday that Georgia State and the real estate firm Carter won the bid for Turner Field. From the Atlanta Journal-Constitution: The Atlanta Fulton County Recreation Authority board announced Monday that the Carter and Georgia State team...
Via The Comeback
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Turner Field Sold To Georgia State University, Will Be Turned Into Football Stadium

Almost two decades ago, it was called Olympic Stadium and served as the site for the opening and closing ceremonies of the 1996 Olympic Games as well as track and field competitions (including a record breaking performance by U.S. athlete Michael Johnson). Since then, it became Turner Field and has served as the home of the Atlanta Braves, including the 1999 World Series (a 4-0 sweep...
Via Gamedayr
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia State to buy Turner Field and turn into football stadium

With the Atlanta Braves moving to the suburbs many wondered what would happen to Turner Field in downtown Atlanta. The Georgia Dome, home to the Atlanta Falcons and also where the Georgia State Panthers play, will also be giving way to a new stadium. This left Georgia State looking for new digs and there were rumors about Georgia State playing at Turner Field. According to the AJC...
Via The Student Section
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia State QB sets Sun Belt passing record with touchdown

Georgia State quarterback Nick Arbuckle has had an improbable season for the Panthers this season. In the final four games of the season, he threw for 1,496 yards and ten touchdowns while leading the Panthers to a 6-6 record and their first ever bowl appearance. In the AutoNation Cure Bowl against San Jose Spartans, Arbuckle found wide receiver Donovan Harden for a 38-yard touchdown...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia State working on contract extension for Trent Miles

As recent at Nov. 13 of this season, Trent Miles had compiled an unimpressive 3-29 record at Georgia State. It just so happens that Nov. 13 fell on a Friday, which might explain how the Panthers then all of a sudden ripped off four straight double digits wins. During their winning streak, Georgia State outscored their opponents 130-57. He led the Panthers to a 6-6 record and they...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

San Jose St.-Georgia St. Preview

Georgia State came a long way this year after totaling only two wins in its three previous seasons. San Jose State needed to come a long way in the classroom in order to join the Panthers among the bowl-eligible. These schools will meet for the first time Saturday in the Cure Bowl in Orlando, Fla., after the Spartans used a strong APR to become one of three teams with losing records...
Via Associated Press
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia State clips Old Dominion, 68-64

ATLANTA (AP) Jeff Thomas scored 18 points, Jeremy Hollowell added 16 points and seven rebounds, and Georgia State hung on down the stretch to beat Old Dominion 68-64. Markus Crider finished with 13 points and seven rebounds and Kevin Ware had 12 points and four assists for the Panthers (5-2), who remained perfect at home this season, moving to 4-0. Georgia State hit six of its...
Via Associated Press
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia State Coach 'Bowling' On The Sideline

When his team was 2-6 he probably didn't think he would have a shot at a bowl game at the end of the season. To make it happen his guys would have to go on a four game winning streak to end the season. After losing five of six to fall to 2-6 there was little reason to think it could happen--but it did.Three straight wins had Georgia State one win away from becoming bowl eligible...
Via FatManWriting
December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia State HC Trent Miles’ contract to be discussed at conclusion of season

The Georgia State Panthers have had minimal success since first fielding a team in 2010. In the last month, the Panthers have turned their season around, winning three straight games for the first time in their first season. The team is 5-6 and will get to bowl eligibility for the first time in school history with a win over rival Georgia Southern on Saturday. According to the Atlanta...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Ron Hunter falling off his stool is now a bobblehead

Few images from last year’s NCAA Tournament are as permanently ingrained in our memories as the moment that Georgia State head coach Ron Hunter fell off his stool after son RJ hit a last-second three to lift the team to an upset victory over Baylor in the first round. Now, that moment has been forever immortalized in fantastic fashion. A new bobblehead has been released to commemorate...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Photos: Oregon Unveils New Helmets For Today’s Game Against Georgia State

Oregon will look to bounce back from last weekend’s loss at Michigan State when it hosts Georgia State at 2:00 PM EST in Eugene. Here’s the uniform combo the Ducks will be wearing when they take the field, complete with some fresh, new helmets.   Today’s uniform: Black helmet, yellow jersey & pants, black socks & gloves, yellow & black cleats #GoDucks #GSUvsUO...
Via College Spun
September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Ware calls stubbing your toe ‘one of the worst pains ever’

By Darryn Albert. Much like Pink Floyd and concept albums or Arnold Schwarzenegger and cheesy one-liners, former Louisville guard Kevin Ware knows a thing or two about pain. You might remember the gruesome compound fracture that the 22-year-old suffered in an Elite Eight game against Duke in 2013. Well, apparently Ware himself, now a Georgia State Panther, briefly forgot about...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 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 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

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

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

Here’s How To Watch Baylor vs. Georgia State Online

Twitter/@BaylorMBB The second round of the 2015 NCAA Tournament tips off Thursday, and the third game of the day will be between No. 3 seed Baylor and No. 14 seed Georgia State. The Bears and Panthers tip off at 1:40 PM EST in Jacksonville, Florida. The winner will take on the victor between Xavier and Ole Miss. You can read more about the contest here. The NCAA, per usual, is making...
Via College Spun
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

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