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.
Bleacher Report – Early College Basketball Player of the Year Candidates Includes R.J. Hunter
R.J. Hunter’s national status depends on how many more games Georgia State plans on losing. If the Panthers go 31-3 and he’s still averaging 23.3 PPG, 3.6 RPG, 3.5 APG and 2.5 SPG, it’s going to be hard not to argue for him as a potential Player of the Year. Read more
Fox Sports – The Quarters: Top Teams Start to Distance Themselves
Ryan Harrow as listed among the top assist and assist/turnover guys in the country as Fox Sports looked at the first quarter of the season. Read more
AJC – Harden Leads Georgia State Players on All-Sun Belt Team
Donovan Harden headlined Georgia State’s selections on the Sun Belt All-Conference team released by the league on Wednesday. Harden, a junior, led Georgia State with 60 catches for 885 yards and seven touchdowns. He set school records with 11 receptions for 186 yards and four touchdowns against Georgia Southern to earn first-team all-conference honors. Read more