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#22 R.J. Hunter
Position: Guard
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 190
Year: Junior
Hometown: Indianapolis, Ind.
High School: Pike
Experience: 2 Letters
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R.J. Hunter Bio & Statistics R.J. Hunter Bio & Statistics

AT GEORGIA STATE
Talented son of head coach Ron Hunter who earned numerous conference and national awards in his first two seasons . . . Versatile shooting guard with tremendous range and very good ball handling skills . . . Great leaping ability and can defend players at multiple positions.

In first two seasons, earned all-conference first team honors twice and was freshman of the year and player of the year . . . Has earned AP All-America recognition and was a freshmen All-American.


Following his sophomore year, he attended both the Nike Elite LeBron James Camp (top 30 players) in Las Vegas and the Kevin Durant Camp (top 15 wings) in Washington, D.C.


Became the 18th Panther to reach 1,000 career points, doing it in just 55 games, second quickest in program history . . . Finished first two years with 1,131 points to stand 13th in program history, just 384 points shy of the all-time school mark . . . Has currently made 83.4 percent of his free throws, the second-best career mark in program history . . . Ranks fourth on the all-time 3-point field goals list with 173 and with 453 attempts . . . His 116 steals in just two seasons ranks No. 9 in program history.

2013-14
Named AP All-America honorable mention, just the third Panther in program history to accomplish the feat . . . Earned Sun Belt Player-of-the-Year and All-Sun Belt First-Team honors along with Sun Belt All-Tournament Team honors . . . Named Atlanta Tip-off Club Georgia College Player of the Year . . . Earned NABC All-District 24 First-Team honors . . . Was a finalist for the Lou Henson Award given to the top mid-major player in the country . . . Named Sun Belt Player of the Week on Jan. 6 and Jan. 20 . . . Nominee for Allstate NABC Good Works Team . . . Named to the All-Sun Belt Preseason First Team.
Averaged 18.4 points, scoring 604 for the season, tied for the fourth most in a single season in program history . . . Became the first Panther to make 100 3-pointers in a season . . . Set the single-season mark by hitting 88.2 percent from the free throw line, going 142 of 161 . . . Recorded 63 steals, tied for third most in a season in school history . . . Knocked down 39.5 percent from 3-point range, the 10th best single-season mark in program history . . . Made 142 free throws, the fourth most in a single-season . . . Made a school-record 38-straight free throws, including a school-record 13-of-13 game against South Alabama . . . Also had a streak of 18 straight free throws that is among the 10-best streaks in program history.

Ranked No. 17 in the NCAA and No. 1 in the Sun Belt with a 88.2 free throw percentage . . . Was No. 75 in the nation and No. 4 in the Sun Belt in scoring, averaging 18.3 points per game . . . Ranked No. 22 in the NCAA and No. 3 in the Sun Belt making 3.03 3-pointers per game . . . No. 39 in the nation and No. 6 in the Sun Belt in 3-point percentage . . . 100 3-pointers made was No. 16 in the NCAA . . . Ranked No. 2 in the Sun Belt and No. 49 in the nation with 63 steals . . . Led the team in scoring 13 times.

Scored a career-high 41 points, fourth most in program history against USTA on Dec. 22, making a school-record 12 3-pointers. The 12 3-pointers were also the most in the country during the year and set a Sun Belt Conference record . . . Scored 30 points, hitting five 3-pointers and going 13-of-13 at the line against South Alabama . . . Finished with 21 points and seven rebounds at Vanderbilt . . . Scored 20 points and added seven steals, just one off the school record in the Sun Belt opener against opener against Troy . . . Hit the game-winning shot with 11.1 seconds to play against Arkansas State, finishing with 23 points and six rebounds . . . Scored 33 points, including 29 in the second half, going 5-of-7 from 3-point range and 12-of-14 from the line against UL Lafayatte . . . Scored 31 points including a huge 3-pointer with seven seconds left at UT Arlington to send the game to overtime . . . Scored 18 points and tied a season-high with eight rebounds, going 9-of-10 from the free throw line at Texas State.

2012-13
Earned Kyle Macy Freshman All-America honors after becoming the most prolific freshman scorer in school history, finishing the year with a record 527 points (17.0 avg.) . . . Earned CAA Rookie-of-the-Year, All-CAA First-Team and CAA All-Rookie Team honors following a season when he was named CAA Rookie of the Week six times, CAA Player of the Week once and earned Lou Henson National Player of the Week honors on Feb. 4 . . . Finished the season as one of just three freshmen in the country to average at least 17.0 points and 5.0 rebounds per game . . . Led all CAA freshmen in scoring and rebounding . . . Scored a season-high 38 points, the seventh most in school history, on a then school-record 10-of-15 3-pointers against Old Dominion, scoring 19 straight Panther points . . . Finished sixth in the CAA in scoring (17.0), which was also 84th in the NCAA, fifth in 3-point percentage (36.5), third in 3-pointers made (2.4) and fifth in steals (1.7).
Scored 20 or more points 12 times during the season, leading GSU in scoring 15 times . . . Garnered a double-double with 14 points and 10 rebounds in his collegiate debut against No. 8 Duke . . . Scored 25 points, hitting 6-of-7 free throws and grabbed six rebounds against South Alabama . . . Finished with 24 points, including 20 in the first half against Southern Miss, making 6-of-12 3-pointers . . . Scored 27 points, including four 3-pointers at Towson, with a game-saving blocked shot with less than two seconds remaining in the game . . . Scored 19 points with a career-high six assists against UNCW as his 15 straight made three throw streak came to end . . . Scored 27 points at first place Northeastern, going 10-of-18 from the floor and hitting five 3-pointers, while adding a game-saving block with less than 20 seconds remaining . . . Finished with 26 points at UNCW, scoring 20 in the first half, hitting all five 3-point attempts the took, at one point scoring 13 straight GSU points . . . Scored 25 points on 10-of-19 shooting at George Mason, leading GSU to its first victory at the Patriot Center.

PREP
Led Pike High School to a runner-up finish in the Indiana State Championships . . . During his senior season, averaged 20.5 points, 6.6 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 2.9 steals per game, while earning All-Marion County First Team recognition . . . Named conference player of the year as well as an Indiana All-Star, playing in both the Indiana Senior/Junior Game and the Indiana/Kentucky High School Classic . . . Shot 50 percent from the floor, 41 precent from 3-point range and 85 percent from the free throw line during his final season . . . Scored 35 points in just three quarters against Beech Grove . . . During his career, he was a part of three sectional title teams, one regional championship and one semi-state championship . . . Earned Dean’s List honors following his junior season.

PERSONAL
Full name is Ronald Jordan Hunter . . . Born on Oct. 24, 1993 in Oxford, Ohio . . . Parents are Ron and Amy Hunter . . . Currently majoring in psychology . . . His godfather is Ron Harper, who played with his dad at Miami (Ohio) before going on to a 15-year NBA career in which he won five NBA titles, three with the Chicago Bulls and two with the Los Angeles Lakers.

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