Game 09: GEORGIA STATE (3-5, 0-0 SBC) vs. FAU (3-4, 0-0 C-USA)

Dec. 15, 7 p.m.

GSU Sports Arena | Atlanta, Ga.

Television: ESPN3 | Radio:


• Georgia State is coming off an exciting 91-89 victory over North Greenville on Sunday. Shay Fluker blocked a shot at the buzzer to hold off the Crusaders

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

Kierra Henry scored 20 points vs. NGU on Sunday. It was her seventh straight game with double-digit points.

• Friday’s game is the third of four straight home games for the Panthers

• Junior Kierra Henry leads Georgia State in points (110) and assists (40). Shay Fluker is the leading rebounder with 35.

• Transfer Shay Fluker is the team leader in points per game, averaging 17.8 for the Panthers.

• Georgia State is shooting an impressive 75% from the free throw line this season which ranks first in the Sun Belt. Kierra Henry leads the team at 88% (39-44).

• 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).