Men's Basketball - Archives 2017-18

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Ron Hunter Named Winner of Gene Bartow Award
Men's Basketball 04/05/2018

For his outstanding achievement and contributions to the game of basketball, Georgia State head coach Ron Hunter was named the winner of the Gene Bartow Award on Wednesday.

D'Marcus Simonds to Return for Junior Season
Men's Basketball 04/04/2018

Georgia State sophomore guard D'Marcus Simonds announced on Wednesday that he will return for his junior season after leading the Panthers to the NCAA tournament last month.

Driesell Elected into Naismith Memorial Basketball HOF
Men's Basketball 03/31/2018

Legendary former Georgia State men's basketball head coach Charles "Lefty" Driesell has been elected into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as announced by the organization on Saturday.

Hunter, Simonds Named Finalists for Top Awards
Men's Basketball 03/30/2018

Ron Hunter (Ben Jobe Award) and D'Marcus Simonds (Lou Henson Award) were named finalists for two of the top awards in the country on Friday.

D'Marcus Simonds Named AP All-America
Men's Basketball 03/28/2018

Georgia State sophomore guard D'Marcus Simonds who led the Panthers back to the NCAA tournament this year has earned AP All-America Honorable Mention recognition as announced by the Associated Press on Wednesday.

Simonds Named Atlanta Tipoff Club Georgia College Co-POTY
Men's Basketball 03/23/2018

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.

Panthers Fall to Cincinnati in NCAA Tournament
Men's Basketball 03/16/2018

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.

Play Packed Day at the NCAA Tournament in the Books
Men's Basketball 03/15/2018

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.

Nashville Gathering and Atlanta Watch Parties Set
Men's Basketball 03/14/2018

A gathering of Georgia State fans and a pair watch parties in Atlanta are set for Friday's NCAA Tournament game against Cincinnati.

Simonds Earns NABC All-District 24 Honors
Men's Basketball 03/14/2018

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.

Panthers Open NCAA Tournament with Cincinnati Friday
Men's Basketball 03/14/2018

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.

No. 15 Georgia State to Face No. 2 Cincinnati in Nashville
Men's Basketball 03/11/2018

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.