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.
Fox Sports – Georgia State Holds Off Late Oakland Surge, 83-78
R.J. Hunter scored 29 points as Georgia State held off a late Oakland surge for an 83-78 victory on Wednesday in the CBE Hall of Fame Classic. Georgia State led by as many as 13 points in the second half, but Kahlil Felder scored Oakland’s final eight points to make it a one-possession game late. Read more
Ventura County Star – Arbuckle stars for struggling Georgia State
Losing was something Nick Arbuckle (St. Bonaventure) hadn’t experienced very much in football. Arbuckle played on teams with winning records since the start of his career as an 8-year-old. That drastically changed this season. The junior transfer quarterback presided over a Georgia State team which opened the season with a win but lost its final 11 games. Read more
Indy Star – Former IUPUI Coach Beats The Jaguars
Georgia State coach Ron Hunter made a successful return to his former school with the help of his son, R.J. Hunter, who scored 27 points in a 66-63 victory over IUPUI on Saturday. Ron Hunter won 275 games in 17 seasons at IUPUI before going to Georgia State in March 2011. Read more