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- First Bracketology
Many believe that Georgia State has a great chance to make the NCAA tournament this year, including ESPN’s Joe Lunardi. Read more
Yahoo Sports – Sixty-eight predictions for the new season that are sure to come true (unless they don’t)
College basketball season tips off Friday night with 23 AP top 25 teams in action. To celebrate the end of the offseason, here are 68 fearless predictions for the new season. Read more
Associated Press – A guide to the 2014-15 college hoops season
Last season’s NCAA Tournament was one for the ages, filled with massive upsets and brilliant performances, capped by an unexpected champion taking down a powerhouse. But in the days after UConn cut down the nets in Jerry Jones’ football-topia, the adrenaline wore off and college basketball fans were left with a hollow feeling: The next game was seven months away. Read more
Sports Illustrated – College basketball preview: 68 things to watch this season
Don’t think that the college basketball season begins in January. After seven long months, the sport is back with a strong slate of games in November and December. Here are 68 things we’re looking forward to until the nets are cut down again in April. Read more