ATLANTA -- Shirts flashing RUN SBC were everywhere, dotting the corridors and the rafters of the 3,500-seat arena the Georgia State Panthers call home, bringing singularity to a coronation years in the making. The school stole some inspiration from hip-hop icons for the T-shirts -- complete with sunglasses reflecting a team huddle and the Atlanta city skyline; a nod to the team&...
March Madness is in full swing. Conference play will be wrapping up this weekend for most teams, while some of the mid major conference tournaments have already commenced. This may not matter to some teams, as there are a handful of teams that have all but punched their NCAA tournament ticket; but for just about every mid major program, it is a 1 game playoff every single game.
Georgia State’s Manny Atkins was named the Sun Belt men’s basketball player of the week on Monday.
Atkins, a senior, averaged 16 points and 7.7 rebounds in leading the Panthers (20-7, 13-1) to three consecutive wins.
His 3-pointer with eight-tenths of a second remaining lifted the Panthers to an 80-77 win over Louisiana-Lafayette on Saturday.
Georgia State will play at Texas...
Bubby Lyles who is a journalism student at Georgia State, seems like a nice kid and he has a crush on Lolo Jones. He decided the best way to get her attention was by asking her for a date if he was able to get 150k RTs on Twitter (the tweet is old, he did have the 150k). If I get 150,000 RTs @lolojones will let me take her on a date! Help me out! pic.twitter.com/j9hFfxqlCi — Bubby...
Ole Miss was trailing Georgia State 1-0 heading to the bottom of the fifth inning. Ole Miss head coach Mike Bianco decided to talk to his team about its offense to that point.
Manny Atkins scored 21 points and grabbed nine rebounds as Georgia State continued to roll in conference action with a 75-60 victory over Louisiana-Monroe Thursday.
Devonta White added 20 points and five assists for Georgia State (19-7, 12-1 Sun Belt Conference), which has won 16 of its last 17 contests.
The Panthers scored the first five points of the game and opened on a 15-4...
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16 days ago
Ryan Harrow had 17 points and reached 1,000 career points Monday night as Georgia State bounced back from its only conference loss to beat Texas State 68-41.
Manny Atkins added 15 points to come within seven points of the same career milestone for the Panthers (18-7, 11-1 Sun Belt Conference).
Georgia State responded from its 85-81 loss to Troy on Saturday with a season-low for...
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19 days ago
Ryan Harrow scored 18 points and Devonta White added 17 to lead Georgia State to a school record 11th straight win with a come-from-behind, 66-58 victory Saturday over Louisiana-Monroe.
Manny Atkins scored for Georgia State to tie it at 55. Harrow followed with a layup to give Georgia State a 57-55 lead with 3:12 to play and the Panthers led the rest of the way, closing with a 13...
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January 25, 2014
Georgia State, which played in the CAA last season but was a founding SBC member, remains the only undefeated team in conference play. The league’s early surprise team, UALR, sits behind the Panthers in the standings followed by the trio of Western Kentucky, Louisiana and ULM.
Ron Hunter knows he'll be hurting after Georgia State's next game.
That's just the way it is when you stomp around on a hard, wooden floor in your bare feet for the better part of two hours.
''I'm very animated on the sideline, and I'm not about to change how I coach,'' says Hunter, in his third year running the men's basketball program at...
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January 17, 2014
Fabian Truss scored two touchdowns to lead Samford past Georgia State 31-21 on Friday night.
The senior running back returned the opening kickoff 100 yards to shock the Panthers. He broke a tackle at the 25, bounced outside, juked the last defender and didn't look back. The return was Truss' career best return. In the fourth quarter, he put the Bears ahead for good with...
Georgia State is getting back in on the unis action — this time with facemasks. A couple of weeks ago we showed you the Panthers’ new football uniforms and helmets for the fall. Today, it looks like the helmets are getting upgraded for a second time. The GSU Equipment Twitter account tweeted out this picture of the helmets with a fierce new facemask:
New facemask on the new...
Draft Zone Spotlight: D’Mario Gunn, DB, Georgia State
D’Mario Gunn is a very solid defensive back with great motor skills. He has the skills to play both Safety and Cornerback at the next level. Gunn is GSU’s fourth-leading tackler on the season with 56 hits, four tackles for loss, two interceptions and two pass breakups and set the GSU record with a 73-yard interception return...
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The Georgia State Panthers are playing at 6 PM on Saturday at the Georgia Dome. It's a pretty big deal. So they created this video to promote the game, and it's an instant classic. With Corey Hart's "Sunglasses at Night" playing, a camera goes around the campus and shows various people singing along to the song while wearing flickering blue glasses,...