Men’s Basketball in Costa Rica – Day 1 Photo Blog

As the Georgia State men’s basketball team travels throughout Costa Rica over the next eight days, the InsideGSUSports blog will provide behind the scenes photos of the trip. Our goal will be to bring our fans into Costa Rica with us coming from different perspectives.

On Thursday, the team flew from Atlanta to San Jose, Costa Rica, about a four-hour flight. After a quick lunch, the team practiced for an hour in preparation of the first game of the trip on Friday.

The team is scheduled to play Cartago Club at approx. 9 p.m. ET. Earlier in the day, Georgia State will get a tour of San Jose and prior to tip of the game, will put on a clinic for children in Cartago.

We hope that you enjoy some of the photos from today.

The Georgia State men's basketball team boarded a plane for San Jose, Costa Rica, early Thursday morning.

The Georgia State men’s basketball team boarded a plane for San Jose, Costa Rica, early Thursday morning.

Beautiful mountain scenery as the Panthers approached Costa Rica.

Beautiful mountain scenery as the Panthers approached Costa Rica.

On the ground in Costa Rica

On the ground in Costa Rica

Georgia State boarded the bus from the airport in San Jose for their first stop on the 8-day trip.

Georgia State boarded the bus from the airport in San Jose for their first stop on the 8-day trip.

The Panthers made a quick stop for lunch at the local mall. The food court looked very similar to what we would see in Atlanta.

The Panthers made a quick stop for lunch at the local mall. The food court looked very similar to what we would see in Atlanta.

Georgia State got in about a 1-hour practice at the Costa Rica Tennis Club. The gym looked similar to what the Panthers will play in the next few days.

Georgia State got in about a 1-hour practice at the Costa Rica Tennis Club. The gym looked similar to what the Panthers will play in the next few days.

Markus Crider

Markus Crider

Kevin Ware

Kevin Ware

The Costa Rica Tennis Club had a little bit of everything for those who love to play sports.

The Costa Rica Tennis Club had a little bit of everything for those who love to play sports.

Coach Ron Hunter looks on at practice.

Coach Ron Hunter looks on at practice.

Kevin Ware, Isaiah Dennis and Corey Tobin

Kevin Ware, Isaiah Dennis and Corey Tobin

The Panthers are scheduled to play the first of four games on Friday.

The Panthers are scheduled to play the first of four games on Friday.

Coach Hunter talks to the team following practice.

Coach Hunter talks to the team following practice.

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