Game 29: GEORGIA STATE (11-17) vs. GEORGIA SOUTHERN (13-15)
March 4, 2017, 12:00 p.m. ET • GSU Sports Arena • Atlanta, Ga.
Radio: 1340 The Fan 3 • TV: ESPN3
Georgia State: 11-17, 7-10 Sun Belt
H: 4-9, A: 6-6, N: 1-2
Georgia Southern: 13-15, 9-8 Sun Belt
H: 8-6, A: 5-9, N: 0-0
Sharon Baldwin (Georgia, 1991)
GSU: 79-129 (7th Yr.)
Career: 274-271 (18th Yr.)
All-time Series: 17-23
H: 9-11, A: 8-9, N: 0-3
First Meeting: 1976-77
Last Meeting: 12/31/2016 (W, 58-54)
GEORGIA STATE ON THE AIR
Radio: 1340 The Fan 3
Play-by-play: John Morgo
Internet: Live stats at GeorgiaStateSports.com
Play-by-play: Sam Crenshaw
Color: Kelcey Roegiers
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• Georgia State and Georgia Southern face each other in the final regular season game for both teams Saturday.
• Georgia State and Georgia Southern are meeting for the second time this season after the Panthers beat the Eagles 58-54 in Statesboro on Dec. 31.
• GSU will honor five student-athletes on Saturday for Senior Day. Haley Gerrin, Tiffany Holston, Tatianna Jackson, Alaysia Mitchell and Taleah Williams will be recognized.
• GSU is in seventh in the Sun Belt standings and a win on Saturday would lock the Panthers in as the No. 7 seed for next week’s Sun Belt Tournament in New Orleans.
• In Sun Belt contests, Jada Lewis leads all freshmen and ranks 13th in the conference with 13.0 points per game.
• Jada Lewis is shooting 44% (21-for-48) from 3-point range in leage games, good for third in the conference.
• Tiffany Holston is averaging 8.7 rebounds per game which is fourth in the Sun Belt. Her 235 total rebounds is also third in the Sun Belt.
• Makeba Ponder hit four 3-pointers vs. ULM to move into second place on GSU’s career 3-pointers list, passing Kelcey Roegiers. Ponder now has 171. Kendra Long holds the record with 221.
• Georgia State was picked to finish ninth in the Sun Belt Preseason Poll after a 10th place finish last season.
• Makeba Ponder earned All-Sun Belt Preseason Second-Team honors for the second year in a row.