Game 12: GEORGIA STATE (4-8) at TROY (6-6)

Dec. 31, 2 p.m. ET

Trojan Arena | Troy, Ala.

Television: ESPN3 | Radio: 1340 The Fan 3 / 103.7 FM


• Georgia State continues Sun Belt play at Troy Sunday after a tough loss at South Alabama in Mobile on Friday.

• Georgia State’s streak of four straight wins in conference openers was snapped Friday with a loss to South Alabama.

• GSU and USA met three times last season with the Jags taking two of three. Last time GSU visited the Mitchell Center, the Panthers won 55-45.

Shay Fluker scored 25 points in the win over North Greenville on Dec. 10. That’s the most points scored by a Panther this season.

Kierra Henry finished with nine points Friday in Mobile, snapping her streak of 10 straight games with double-digit points.

• Junior Kierra Henry leads Georgia State in points (169) and assists (49). Shay Fluker is the leading rebounder with 58.

• Transfer Shay Fluker is the team leader in points per game, averaging 16.1 for the Panthers.

• Georgia State is shooting an impressive 75.4% from the free throw line this season which ranks 10th in NCAA D-I. Kierra Henry leads the team at 85.3% (58-68).

• Sophomores Jada Lewis and Madison Newby were named preseason All-Sun Belt.

Jada Lewis was the 2016-17 Sun Belt Freshman of the Year and Madison Newby was the 2015-16 SBC Freshman of the Year.

• The Panthers had a challenging start to the season, facing Florida, No. 4 Mississippi State, and Georgia Tech on the road for the first three games.

• Head coach Sharon Baldwin has two new members on the staff in Tron Griffin and Jasmine Young. Young played for Baldwin at East Carolina (2005-09).