Each week on Monday, we take a quick look back at the past seven days to review some of the highlights of stories in the media for Georgia State student-athletes, coaches, administrators and, like you’ll see this week, occasionally our university leadership. Enjoy a few minutes today catching up on the headlines you might have missed during your lunchtime.
And always feel free to tweet us @GSUPanthers with headlines you’ve seen around the nation that highlight the Panthers. We’re all one big team, and the few of us here in 125 Decatur don’t always see every article, or hear every interview, that’s posted out there. If you think there’s something we’ve missed, shoot it our way.
ESPN.com – Will Lutz’s late field goal gives Georgia St. first win as FBS school
Wil Lutz kicked a 26-yard field goal with 4 seconds left and Georgia State won for the first time as an FBS member, beating Abilene Christian 38-37 on Wednesday night. Read more
AJC.com- Reviewing Georgia State’s season-opening win
This game didn’t go as I thought it would. After watching Georgia State throughout the fall camp, I thought the defense, with virtue of most of the front seven returning, would play much better than the offense, which was breaking in a new quarterback, three new starting offensive lineman and was minus Albert Wilson. Read more
USAToday.com – College basketball countdown: No. 50 Georgia State
USA TODAY Sports’ Scott Gleeson counts down to the start of the season, breaking down the projected NCAA tournament field of 68. Read more
Fox Sports 1 – Numbers say Hunter will be among college basketball’s best
Value Add adjusts for level of competition and still has Hunter as one of the top 5. He single-handedly dominates the turnover exchange — in the top 2% of steals and the 19th-best at protecting the ball on offense. He did this while scoring 31 points four or more times last season. He gives Georgia State a good chance to win a tough Sun Belt and be the best low-major team in the country. Read more