ICYMI: Georgia State Athletics in the News, Jan. 27-Feb. 2

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.

Louisville Courier-Journal – Kevin Ware reaches out to injured Ind. HS star
When Kevin Ware suffered a gruesome injury in the 2013 NCAA tournament, a number of sports stars past and present — including Joe Theismann, who also broke his leg in a game — reached out to the Louisville basketball player. Since then, Ware, now at Georgia State, has done his part to comfort those with similar ailments, for instance giving a call to the Indiana Pacers’ Paul George after he broke his leg in a USA Basketball scrimmage last summer.  Read more

NBADraft.net – The Georgia State Trifecta
It’s a cold Thursday evening in downtown Atlanta. It is early December in the Georgia State University Sports Arena. The Panthers are on the floor warming up as are their opponents for the evening, the Green Bay Phoenix out of the Horizon league. I look to my left and see former UNC Coach and current Indiana Pacers scout Matt Doherty. I look to my right and see former NBA guard and current New Orleans Pelicans scout Anthony Johnson. Memphis Grizzlies analytics specialist John Hollinger is in attendance along with numerous other NBA scouts. . Read more

AJC.comGeorgia State State Spring Caravan Set
Georgia State’s Spring Football Caravan will make eight stops in the metro Atlanta area in April. Panthers coaches Trent Miles, Ron Hunter, Sharon Baldwin-Tener and others will meet with alumni and supports throughout the area. Read more

–Mike Holmes

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