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Sun Belt Conference adds a fifth bowl
Georgia State played in the Cure Bowl in Orlando last year. (Georgia State)

4:00 p.m. Thursday, May 26, 2016

The Sun Belt Conference will have affiliations with five bowl games for the 2016-17 season with Thursday’s addition of the NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl.The Tucson-based game will pit a team from the Mountain West against a team from the conference that is home to Georgia State and Georgia Southern. ...
Georgia State opens online store
Georgia State’s apparel website is www.shopgeorgiastatesports.com. HYOSUB SHIN / HSHIN@AJC.COM

12:01 p.m. Monday, May 23, 2016

Georgia State opened an online store on Monday, www.shopgeorgiastatesports.com.The opening of the site comes on the heels of the Panthers defeating Georgia Southern in their annual rivalry series.Available merchandise includes everything from T-shirts to cups from different manufacturers.Members of the Panther Athletic Club will receive a 5 percent discount.
Georgia State athletics honored for classroom work
Georgia State earned the Sun Belt’s 2016 Institutional Graduation Award.

8:09 p.m. Sunday, May 22, 2016

Georgia State earned the Sun Belt’s 2016 Institutional Graduation Award for the work its athletes did in the classroom.The Panthers had the highest graduation rate (70 percent) in a six-year cohort from the 2008-09 to 2014-15 academic years. The total is determined using results from the Federal Graduation Report.The report ...
Georgia State football camps will feature powerhouse programs
Georgia State coach Trent Miles will host several camps this summer. CURTIS COMPTON / CCOMPTON@AJC.COM

4:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Georgia State football coach Trent Miles is taking full advantage of the NCAA’s decision to overturn the short-lived ban on satellite camps.Miles, his staff and players are going to host camps featuring coaching staffs from the SEC, ACC, PAC-12 and Big Ten this summer.Here is a portion of the camp ...
Georgia State men’s basketball will play in Cancun Challenge
Austin Donaldson and Georgia State will play in the Cancun Challenge. (Georgia State)

Updated: 3:07 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Georgia State men’s basketball team will play in the Cancun Challenge in Cancun, Mexico in the coming season.The Panthers will play Eastern Kentucky and Idaho State on Nov. 22 and Nov. 23. It hasn’t been announced which opponent the Panthers will play on which day.As part of the Cancun Challenge, ...
White: ‘Good time to be a Panther’
Sharman White already had the wardrobe to represent Georgia State. KENT D. JOHNSON / KDJOHNSON@AJC.COM

5:54 p.m. Friday, May 6, 2016

Sharman White says he has been considering making a move from Miller Grove High School, where he won seven state titles in eight years, to college for the past few years. But he wanted to make sure the opportunity was right.Georgia State was the right opportunity because he “can work ...
37 Georgia State student-athletes to graduate
Georgia State’s graduation ceremony will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Georgia Dome.

Updated: 1:56 p.m. Friday, May 6, 2016

Georgia State will graduate 37 athletes on Saturday, with 27 more expected to walk following the completion of the summer semester.Here is a list compiled by the sports information department:Spring 2016 Graduates Cam SperryBaseballAJ KaplanFootballMark RuskellFootballJonathan Jean-BartFootballLauren ColemanSoftballCaressa ReevesTrack and FieldCarol IdolphineTrack and FieldMiranda GriffinWomen’s SoccerAlex HegnerBaseballCaden BaileyBaseballGarrett FordBaseballJames ClementsBaseballSam ...
Miller Grove’s Sharman White joins Ron Hunter at Georgia State
Miller Grove head coach Sharman White gets a hug from Miller Grove Justin Colvin (11) as they celebrate their 63 - 55 victory over SW Dekalb during AAAA Final at Gwinnett Arena on Friday, March 9, 2012. Hyosub Shin, hshin@ajc.com

Updated: 1:40 p.m. Friday, May 6, 2016

Sharman White has agreed to join the staff of Georgia State men’s basketball coach Ron Hunter.White led Miller Grove to seven state high school titles in eight years, something not done before in Georgia history. He has also served as an assistant on the U.S. under-17 national team. Hunter declined ...
Ray McCallum interviews for Georgia State basketball assistant job
Ray McCallum has been the head coach at three different schools.

Updated: 12:37 p.m. Thursday, May 5, 2016

Former Detroit Mercy coach Ray McCallum is interviewing on Thursday for one of the assistant positions on the staff of Georgia State men’s basketball coach Ron Hunter.McCallum coached at Detroit from 2008-16, and was also the head coach at Ball State from 1993-2000 and Houston from 2000-04. He has also ...
Georgia State golf headed to NCAA regional in Arizona
Georgia State’s J.J. Grey. (Georgia State)

10:59 a.m. Thursday, May 5, 2016

The Georgia State men’s golf team will plays its NCAA regional in Arizona.The regional, one of eight around the country, will start May 16 at Gallery Golf Club.This is the third consecutive year the Panthers have advanced to a regional and the 13th time since 1999. The team has advanced ...
Miller Grove’s Sharman White interviews at Georgia State
Miller Grove coach Sharman White has won seven state titles in the past eight years. Hyosub Shin, hshin@ajc.com

Updated: 9:19 a.m. Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Sharman White interviewed Tuesday for an assistant position on Georgia State coach Ron Hunter’s staff.White led Miller Grove to seven state titles in the past eight years and has worked as an assistant on the under-16 and under-17 U.S. national teams.Hunter has two positions open after Everick Sullivan accepted the ...
Georgia State’s Hunter lays out criteria for assistants
Georgia State men’s basketball coach Ron Hunter. Photo by John Nowak/Turner Sports

Updated: 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Georgia State men’s basketball coach Ron Hunter has a few requirements for his next two assistants:At least one needs to know high schools in Atlanta and Georgia.They need to come from winning programs.They need to be of good character.They need to play golf badly because they can’t beat him.Hunter lost ...
Georgia State assistant Darryl LaBarrie joining Tech staff
Georgia Tech coach Josh Pastner has two more hires to make after hiring assistant coach Darryl LaBarrie from Georgia State. TAYLOR CARPENTER / TAYLOR.CARPENTER@AJC.COM

2:38 a.m. Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Georgia Tech coach Josh Pastner has his first assistant coach in the fold – Georgia State assistant coach and Tech grad Darryl LaBarrie, who made the announcement from his Instagram account late Monday night. I want to thank Coach Hunter for giving me an opportunity to be a part of ...
Several Panthers headed to NFL rookie camps
Georgia State players expect invitation to NFL rookie mini-camps.

Updated: 9:11 p.m. Saturday, April 30, 2016

No Georgia State players were selected in the NFL draft, which finished on Saturday.That doesn’t mean their NFL dreams are over because many may receive offers as undrafted rookie free agents or invitations to camps.Quarterback Nick Arbuckle, who was the Sun Belt Conference player of the year after passing for ...
Several Georgia State players could be drafted today
Nick Arbuckle and Joseph Peterson are two players who could be selected in the today’s NFL draft.

Updated: 9:50 a.m. Saturday, April 30, 2016

Georgia State could has several players who could be selected in today’s late rounds of the NFL draft, or sign with teams as undrafted rookie free agents.Heading that list is quarterback Nick Arbuckle. The Sun Belt Conference player of the year passed for more than 4,300 yards with 28 touchdowns ...
Georgia State men’s basketball conference schedule is released
Isaiah Williams is one of several players returning to Georgia State’s men’s basketball team. (Georgia State)

Updated: 5:08 p.m. Thursday, April 28, 2016

The Georgia State men’s basketball team will open the Sun Belt Conference season at Georgia Southern on Dec. 31.The schedules were released by the league office on Thursday. The Panthers went 16-14, 9-11 in the conference to snap their back-to-back regular season titles. The team returns several key pieces, including ...
Georgia State lands transfer point guard
Ball State’s Jeremiah Davis announced on twitter that he is transferring to Georgia State. (Ball State)

Updated: 11:28 a.m. Monday, April 25, 2016

Georgia State men’s basketball coach Ron Hunter got the point guard he wanted to add depth and competition with the addition of graduate transfer Jeremiah Davis.The Panthers were going to enter the 2016-17 season with one point guard, Austin Donaldson, on the roster.Davis started at Cincinnati before transferring in 2014 ...
Georgia State men’s basketball loses assistant coach
Georgia State assistant men’s basketball coach Everick Sullivan participates in a venture with Samaritan’s Feet, a charity that coach Ron Hunter has been associated with for many years. (Georgia State)

Updated: 9:56 a.m. Monday, April 25, 2016

Georgia State assistant men’s basketball coach Everick Sullivan has been named the head coach at Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory, N.C.The Bears are a Division II school that play in the South Atlantic Conference.Sullivan has been with coach Ron Hunter since he was hired before the 2011 season. Sullivan has primarily ...
Georgia State women’s tennis wins Sun Belt
The Sun Belt champions. (Sun Belt)

Updated: 4:45 p.m. Sunday, April 24, 2016

The Georgia State women’s tennis team won the Sun Belt championship on Sunday with a 4-2 win over South Alabama in New Orleans.Daniela Ramierz delivered the title at No. 4 singles with a 7-5, 3-6, 7-5 win over Cinta Maria Papke. The Panthers improve to 15-5 and will advance to ...
Floor of GSU Sports Arena will be re-done
The floor of the Sports Arena. (Georgia State)

2:25 p.m. Thursday, April 21, 2016

With its new practice courts for basketball and volleyball set to open possibly as early as next week, the floor of the Sports Arena will be re-finished this summer. The floor is scheduled to be stripped, sanded and re-varnished in July. A new logo, a singular Panthers head, will be ...
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