The Atlanta Tipoff Club announced on Friday that Georgia State sophomore D'Marcus Simonds has been named the Georgia Men's College Co-Player of the Year following a remarkable season with the Panthers.
Despite 27 points from D'Marcus Simonds and overcoming a double-digit second-half deficit, No. 15-seed Georgia State fell to No. 2-seed Cincinnati on Friday afternoon in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at Bridgestone Arena.
The Georgia State men's basketball team got things going early this morning as the Panthers met with the media and got in some shots at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn.
A gathering of Georgia State fans and a pair watch parties in Atlanta are set for Friday's NCAA Tournament game against Cincinnati.
The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced Wednesday that Georgia State's D'Marcus Simonds has been selected to the NABC Division I All-District 24 First Team for 2017-18, recognizing the nation's best men's collegiate basketball student-athletes.
Georgia State will return to the NCAA tournament for the second time in four years and make its fourth appearance all-time on Friday facing No.2-seed Cincinnati at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn., at 2 p.m. ET live on TBS.
Georgia State will make its fourth appearance in the NCAA tournament beginning on Friday as a No. 15 seed facing No. 2 seed Cincinnati in a South Region first-round contest Nashville, Tenn.
Behind a game-high 27 points from Sun Belt Player of the Year D'Marcus Simonds, Georgia State earned a 74-61 win over UT Arlington on Sunday afternoon at Lakefront Arena to earn the school's fourth-ever bid to the NCAA tournament.
No. 2-seed Georgia State will look to claim its second Sun Belt Conference title in the last four years when the Panthers face No. 4-seed UT Arlington in the championship game on Sunday at 2 p.m. ET.
No. 2-seed Georgia State advanced to its third Sun Belt Championship game in the last five years with a 73-67 win over No. 3-seed Georgia Southern on Saturday afternoon at Lakefront
No. 2-seed Georgia State opened the Sun Belt Championship at Lakefront Arena on Friday with an impressive 73-51 win over No. 7-seed Troy.
Looking to win a second Sun Belt tournament championship in four seasons, No. 2-seed Georgia State will open the conference championship on Friday night at 6 p.m. ET facing No. 7-seed Troy at Lakefront Arena in New Orleans.