Georgia St Rumors & News

  • Charlotte's Willie Clayton Transferring to Georgia State

    Georgia State Sports "Charlotte forward Willie Clayton, who played at Thomasville (Ga.) High School, has announced that he will transfer to Georgia State after three seasons playing for the 49’ers. After sitting the 2015-16 season, he will have one year of eligibility remaining. His paperwork has been accepted and..." May 12

  • Georgia State hoops picks up 4-star commitment

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "D’Marcus Simonds committed to play basketball at Georgia State on Wednesday. Simonds, a four-star recruit from Gainesville High, was committed to Mississippi State. He posted his decision on Twitter (@TwoSpicee): “There’s no place like home! I will be continuing my basketball career and..." April 23

  • Georgia State hoops picks up Alabama transfer

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Devin Mitchell, a transfer from Alabama, has committed to play for Georgia State’s men’s basketball team. Mitchell, a 6-foot-4 guard, is a former standout at Collins Hill High School. He averaged 0.6 points in 5.4 minutes per game as a freshman last season with the Tide. Georgia State..." April 19

  • Georgia State's R.J. Hunter to enter NBA draft

    Yahoo! Sports "Georgia State junior guard R.J. Hunter will enter the 2015 NBA draft, sources told Yahoo Sports. Hunter finalized a decision with his family, including his father, Georgia State coach Ron Hunter, over the weekend, sources said. Hunter elevated his national status with a spectacular..." March 30

  • Ron Hunter cracks cast in fall

    ESPN "Georgia State coach Ron Hunter cracked his cast when he fell from his rolling chair while celebrating his team's winning 3-point shot against the Baylor Bears in the round of 64 of the NCAA tournament on Thursday. Hunter said Friday his doctor wants his leg recast before the Panthers play..." March 21

  • Georgia St.'s Ware wanted to face Louisville

    ESPN "Kevin Ware had one hope headed into Selection Sunday: He wanted his Georgia State team to be paired against Louisville. That would have been quite the story, given their history. But instead, Ware makes his return to the NCAA tournament against Baylor on Thursday in the second round in..." March 18

  • Georgia State coach Ron Hunter tears achilles celebrating Sun Belt title

    College Basketball Talk "Georgia State won the Sun Belt tournament title on Sunday afternoon, beating Georgia Southern 38-36 in New Orleans. After the game, as head coach Ron Hunter celebrated the win with his son R.J., the team’s star guard, the elder Hunter went down in a heap, an injury that a Georgia State..." March 16

  • Kevin Ware rebuilding his hoops career away from the spotlight

    SI "The arena goes dark, except for the waving spotlights, and the announcer calls out five names. Shipes. Crider. Green. Hunter. Harrow. Tonight’s starting lineup for the Georgia State Panthers. Moderate applause from the bleachers. The house lights come up, revealing a small but passionate student..." January 22

  • Georgia State freshman ruled ineligible

    College Basketball Talk "Georgia State is fighting for a NCAA Tournament bid as a potential at-large team in a typically one-bid league, so the Panthers need all the help they can get this season. They won’t get any from freshman forward Jeff Thomas, as the Ohio native was ruled ineligible by the NCAA, according to a..." December 08

  • Georgia State’s Kevin Ware suffers high ankle sprain

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Georgia State men's basketball player suffered a high ankle sprain in practice and will miss an undisclosed amount of time. Ware transferred from Louisville during the offseason and is expected to be a starter for the Panthers, the defending Sun Belt champions. He has two years of eligibility." October 21

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Isaiah Williams transferring to Georgia State

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "A day after losing a point guard, Georgia State picked up one with Isaiah Williams deciding to transfer from Samford. Williams, a 6-foot-1 native of Buford, averaged 11.9 points and 3.4 assists per game last year in winning the Southern Conference’s freshman of the year. He had an..." June 14

  • Kevin Ware moving on, not forgetting

    Louisville Courier-Journal "The finality hit Kevin Ware last week as he sat in his dorm room and realized it was time to pack, time to go home, time to move on. He was surrounded by relics from his time at the University of Louisville. There were all of his Cardinals basketball jerseys. There was one of the nets from the..." May 02

  • Kevin Ware moving on to Georgia State, but not forgetting Louisville

    USA Today "The finality hit Kevin Ware last week as he sat in his dorm room and realized it was time to pack, time to go home, time to move on. He was surrounded by relics from his time at the University of Louisville. There were all of his Cardinals basketball jerseys. There was one of the nets from the..." May 01

  • Jeremy Hollowell transferring to Georgia State

    Inside The Hall "Former Indiana forward Jeremy Hollowell will finish his collegiate career at Georgia State. The news was first reported by Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports and a source close to Hollowell confirmed the report to Inside the Hall. Hollowell averaged 5.7 points and 3.5 rebounds for the Hoosiers last..." April 22

  • Former Louisville guard Kevin Ware is going to Georgia State

    ESPN "Kevin Ware is headed closer to home and will transfer to Georgia State, he confirmed in a text message to ESPN.com. The 6-foot-2 guard, who gained national attention a little more than a year ago when he suffered a gruesome broken leg in the Elite Eight against Duke, made a visit to Ron..." April 13

  • Clemson 78, Georgia St 66

    ProSportsDaily "K.J. McDaniels tied career highs with 30 points and 14 rebounds and also blocked five shots to lead the host Tigers to a first-round win in the NIT. Damarcus Harrison finished with 17 points and six rebounds while Jordan Roper added 11 points for Clemson (21-12). The Tigers will host the winner..." March 19

  • UL-Lafayette rallies for 82-81 overtime victory in Sun Belt championship

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Georgia State guard Ryan Harrow missed an off-balance jumper in the lane with five seconds left in overtime and the University of Louisiana-Lafayette held on for an 82-81 victory in the championship game of the Sun Belt Tournament on Sunday afternoon at UNO's Lakefront Arena. The victory sends the..." March 17

  • R.J. Hunter named Sun Belt Player of the Year

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Georgia State’s R.J. Hunter was named the Sun Belt’s Player of the Year in men’s basketball on Tuesday, leading a parade of Panthers who received honors. Coaches and one media member covering each school voted. Ron Hunter was named the conference’s coach of the year after leading the team to a..." March 12

  • Atkins named Sun Belt player of the week

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "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..." February 26