No. 3-seed Houston held No. 14-seed Georgia State to its lowest shooting percentage of the year to earn an 84-55 win over the Panthers on Friday night in the BOK Center in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
Making its second-straight appearance in the NCAA Tournament and third in the last five years, Georgia State enjoyed a practice day and media session at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla., on Thursday.
No. 14-seed Georgia State will return to the NCAA tournament for the second-straight year and third time in five years on Friday facing No.3-seed Houston at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla., at 7:20 p.m. ET live on TBS.
Inside Georgia State Basketball gives fans a behind the scenes look at the Panthers each week. As Season 2 concludes, we wrap up the Sun Belt Conference Tournament with another championship and preview this week's NCAA Tournament appearance facing Houston on Friday in Tulsa.
ATLANTA -- Malik Benlevi of Georgia State men's basketball has been named GSU Student-Athlete of the Week after collecting Sun Belt Tournament Most Outstanding Player honors while leading the Panthers to their second straight conference title and a trip to the NCAA Tournament.
Georgia State will make its fifth appearance in the NCAA Tournament beginning on Friday as a No. 14 seed facing No. 3 seed Houston in a Midwest Region first round contest Tulsa, Okla.
Led by Tournament MOP Malik Benlevi, Georgia State used a smothering defense to top UT Arlington 73-64 on Sunday afternoon to win a second-straight Sun Belt Conference Championship to advance to the NCAA Tournament for a fifth-time in program history.
No. 1-seed Georgia State will play No. 2-seed UT Arlington on Sunday looking to win a second-straight Sun Belt Conference Tournament Championship and advance to the NCAA Tournament next week.
Georgia State used one of its best defensive efforts in program history to earn a 59-46 win over Texas State on Saturday afternoon at Lakefront Arena to advance to the Sun Belt Conference Tournament Championship Game for a second-consecutive season.
Looking to win a second-straight and third Sun Belt Conference tournament in five seasons, No. 1-seed Georgia State will open the conference championship on Saturday at 4 p.m. ET, at Lakefront Arena in New Orleans.
Inside Georgia State Basketball gives fans a behind the scenes look at the Panthers each week. As Season 2 continues, head coach Ron Hunter talks about the win at Georgia Southern and winning the Sun Belt Conference Regular Season Championship.
After leading the Panthers to the Sun Belt Conference Regular Season Championship on Saturday, junior D'Marcus Simonds was named to the All-Sun Belt First Team on Monday afternoon by the conference office.