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

    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 his traumatic...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Georgia State’s Kevin Ware: Stubbing Big Toe ‘One Of The Worst Pains Ever’

If everything goes according to plan in our lives, we’ll never know what it feels like for our leg to literally snap in half. But we have stubbed our toe before, and according to the authority on both injuries, they’re pretty much the same thing. In fact, stubbing your toe might be worse. Stubbing your big toe has got to be one of the worse pains ever.— Kevin Ware (@wareisbev...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

NCAA Tournament: The Top 10 Stories After The Round Of 32

The Sweet 16 beckons, but before we get around to breaking down what lies ahead, let’s take stock of the first wave of stories to greet us in the 2015 NCAA Tournament, now that the round of 32 is done. * 10 – REALITY CHECK FOR THE SEC Georgia manipulated the RPI (which it’s supposed to do, but still masks real achievements). Ole Miss did well in its first game but didn’t...
Via The Student Section
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia State Coach Delivers Tearful Postgame Speech About His Son (Video)

Even when they’re out of the NCAA Tournament, Georgia State still finds a way to be the greatest part of March Madness. Head coach Ron Hunter became something of a national treasure after he tore his Achilles celebrating his team’s tournament berth only to then fall off his rolling stool when his son R.J. hit a game-winning 3-pointer to upset No.3 Baylor just a few short days...
Via NESN.com
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Xavier vs. Georgia State – Game Time, TV Channel, Announcers, Betting Line, Predictions

Twitter/@XavierMBB The Xavier Musketeers had perhaps the most convincing win of the NCAA Tournament’s second round on Thursday. The Georgia State Panthers, however, might have had the most exciting victory. Xavier went wire-to-wire in its win over Ole Miss, while GSU needed every second to pull it out against Baylor. Saturday’s contest between the two should be a dandy.  Be...
Via College Spun
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-UL Guard Peyton Siva On Georgia State’s Upset: “Kevin Ware’s Magic Is Still Alive”

Louisville captured the 2013 NCAA Tournament championship, drawing inspiration from reserve guard Kevin Ware, who broke his leg in horrific fashion in the Elite Eight win over Duke. Ware cheered his teammates on from the bench in the Final Four, and made a brief return to the court for the Cardinals last season before transferring to Georgia State. Today, Ware’s GSU squad pulled...
Via College Spun
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

After gruesome leg injury, Ware happy to be back in game

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The NCAA tournament is a memorable time in the life of any college basketball player but nobody appreciates being there more than Georgia State’s Kevin Ware.
Via WacoTrib.com - Baylor Basketball
March 19, 2015

Georgia St.’s Ware wanted to face Louisville

Kevin Ware had one hope headed into Selection Sunday: He wanted his Georgia State team to be paired against Louisville.
Via Philly Sports Live
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Ware wants to be remembered for something more than injury

ATLANTA (AP) Kevin Ware shows no queasiness toward that nasty scar running down the front of his right leg. He even rubs it from time to time - a good luck charm, one might say. He's definitely not worried about another gruesome injury. As the doctor told him, ''I would have to get in a bad car crash or something like that to get my leg broken again,'' Ware said. ''Everybody in...
Via AP on Fox
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

The Mega, All-Everything NCAA Tournament Preview

The NCAA Tournament is, by far, America’s greatest sporting event. Nothing is close. The Masters, maybe the Super Bowl because of the culture that has sprung up around it, comes in a distant second. March Madness has everything. Most importantly, it has brackets. Here are a bunch of tips for filling out yours before Thursday morning. Under No Circumstances… Have more than two...
Via Oregon Sports News
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia State's Hunter will be coaching hurt in NCAA tourney

ATLANTA (AP) Coaching can be a painful business. Just ask Georgia State's Ron Hunter. His team is heading to the NCAA Tournament, but Hunter's got to figure out a way to coach the Panthers with his left leg in a cast after a freak injury at the end of their victory in the Sun Belt Conference championship game. One of the country's most animated coaches, Hunter leaped off the bench...
Via AP on Fox
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Ware Named GSU Player of the Week

Kevin Ware is this week's GSU Student-Athlete of the week presented by Georgia Power. Ware scored 18 points in the SBC Championship game Sunday to lead the Panthers to the title and a bid to the NCAA tourney.
Via Georgia State - Official Site
March 16, 2015

Two Years After Horrific Injury, Kevin Ware Makes His Tournament Return

Georgia State University is not a school with which one would heavily associate college basketball. Located in downtown Atlanta, the institution has just under 24,000 undergraduate students and its Panthers basketball team plays in the Sun Belt Conference. It is a conference that does not get much attention, home to barely mid-major schools like Appalachian State, Louisiana-Lafayette...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

A Lil March Madness Positivity: Kevin Ware returns to Big Dance after 2013′s gruesome injury knocked him out

 The NCAA Tournament selection committee has spoken, and now the madness can commence.  The field of 68 will fight for survival and the honor to bask in its one shining moment on April 6.  After a long grueling season, this is the moment every coach, player, and fan has waited for.  The payoff is finally here.  But for one player in particular, Georgia State’s Kevin Ware...
Via All Sports Everything
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Baylor vs. Georgia State – Game Time, TV Channel, Announcers, Betting Line, Predictions

Twitter/@official_jk3 The Baylor Bears, who finished tied for fourth place in the ultra-tough Big 12 this season, will take on the Georgia State Panthers, winners of both the Sun Belt regular season title and the conference title. The Bears are one of the most athletic teams in the country. The Panthers feature Ryan Harrow and Kevin Ware – two transfers who have helped propel...
Via College Spun
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Ware leads Georgia State to Sun Belt tourney win, NCAA berth

NEW ORLEANS -- The basket had to be lowered so Georgia State coach Ron Hunter could cut the final pieces of the net after his team's 38-36 victory over Georgia Southern on Sunday to win the Sun Belt Conference Tournament championship game. Hunter, whose son R.J. made the deciding free throws with 21.6 seconds left, injured his ankle in the immediate postgame celebration and had to...
Via AP on Fox
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia State coach injures himself celebrating NCAA tournament berth (Video)

Georgia State men's basketball coach Ron Hunter injured himself while celebrating his team's NCAA tournament birth after winning Sunday's Sun Belt Conference championship game over Georgia Southern.Hunter was in the midst of his players jumping up and down when the injury occurred, and he needed assistance walking off the court: Later, it was discovered that Hunter tore his Achilles...
Via Holdout Sports
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Let's Go Dancing! GSU Claws to Championship Win

Behind a game-high 18 points by Kevin Ware, Georgia State earned a 38-36 win over Georgia Southern in a defensive slug-fest on Sunday afternoon at Lakefront Arena to earn the school's third-ever bid to the NCAA tournament.
Via Georgia State - Official Site
March 15, 2015

Kevin Ware wants basketball fans to remember his play not his horrific injury

Georgia State guard suffered gruesome injury two years ago at Louisville in NCAA Tournament regional final against Duke
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
March 14, 2015

Kevin Ware and Georgia State chase Sun Belt title

Post from: Seems like a long time ago when Kevin Ware broke his leg in that NCAA basketball game against Duke, becoming a celebrity around the world. A lot of things have changed for Ware in a time span of two years. Ware dropped off the University of Louisville basketball team after playing in nine games during the 2013-14. After receiving approval from the NCAA for a medical...
Via Louisville Card Game
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Georgia State beats Troy 77-72

ATLANTA (AP) R.J. Hunter scored 37 points, including 15 of 17 from the line and 6 of 6 in the last 26 seconds, to lead Georgia State over Troy 77-72 on Saturday. Hunter was 9 of 20 from the floor, with four 3-pointers, and had five assists. Kevin Ware added 13 points and Georgia State shot 55 percent overall. Musa Abdul-Aleem led Troy with a career-high 33 points. Wesley Person...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Ware's Career-High Leads Panthers to 82-69 Win Over UALR

Ryan Harrow led the Panthers with 22 points and Kevin Ware scored a career-high 21 points on his 22nd birthday to lead Georgia State to an 82-69 win over UALR on Saturday afternoon at the GSU Sports Arena.
Via Georgia State - Official Site
January 03, 2015

Harrow, Ware lead Georgia State to 82-69 win over UALR

ATLANTA (AP) Ryan Harrow had 22 points and Kevin Ware had a career-high 21 on his 22nd birthday as Georgia State pulled away in the second half to beat Arkansas-Little Rock 82-69 in Sun Belt Conference action on Saturday. Georgia State, the defending conference champs, has now won 18 straight at home over two seasons. Ware, who was 8 of 14 from the field, also had five assists and...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Off the Court with GSU Basketball: Kevin Ware

Former Louisville guard Kevin Ware transferred to Georgia State earlier this spring after being cleared to play immediately by the NCAA. Ware is excited to be back in Georgia and closer to his mom's home cooked meals. With two more years of eligibility left, Ware hopes to help the program win the Sun Belt championship and advance to the NCAA tournament.
Via Georgia State - Official Site
December 03, 2014

Georgia State holds off late Oakland surge 83-78

ROCHESTER, Mich. (AP) R.J. Hunter scored 29 points as Georgia State held off a late Oakland surge for an 83-78 victory on Wednesday in the CBE Hall of Fame Classic. Georgia State led by as many as 13 points in the second half, but Kahlil Felder scored Oakland's final eight points to make it a one-possession game late. Felder made three consecutive layups for Oakland, the last to...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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