March 6, 2003 – In the A-Sun conference tournament, the No. 7-seed Panthers upset No. 2-seed Belmont, 76-58, to move on to the semifinals of the tournament for a sixth consecutive season. This fun day saw GSU shoot a remarkable 68 percent in the second half and 62 percent for the entire game, making 28-of-45 shots. Six-foot-11 center Nate Williams and guard Leroy Davis each scored 18 points in the win. Defensively, GSU was dominant in holding down the Bruins as the Panthers blocked 11 Belmont shots and made seven steals. Forward Trello Galloway was GSU’s defensive catalyst with six blocks and three steals. This upset evened GSU’s record at 14-14 and set up a re-match with Troy.
March 6, 1998 - The women’s team upset No. 2 seed UCF in the TAAC Tournament in Miami, 92-76. TAAC Newcomer of the Year, freshman Leslie McElrath lived up to that recognition with this 30-point, 14-rebound game to up GSU’s mark to 17-10 and send them to the title game against No. 11 nationally ranked FIU. In the 92-point explosion, GSU had three players score 20 or more points as Montrine Thomas added 24 points and Chris James 21 points to the win. James almost had a 20-20 game as she also pulled down a career-best 19 rebounds.