Game 14: GEORGIA STATE (7-6, 1-1 SBC) vs. LOUISIANA (2-11, 0-2 SBC)
Jan. 10, 7:30 p.m. ET • Cajundome • Lafayette, La.
TV: ESPN+ • Radio: 94.1 WSTR-HD2/
• Georgia State continues Sun Belt play with a road trip to Louisiana to play at Louisiana Thursday and at ULM on Saturday.
• GSU split the opening weekend of conference contests, beating UTA 50-48 before falling 69-60 to Texas State on Saturday.
• The Panthers sit at 1-1 in the Sun Belt. Louisiana and ULM both went 0-2 last week with losses to Arkansas State and Little Rock. Four teams sit at 2-0 in the conference.
• In GSU’s 50-48 win over UT Arlington, Allison Johnson hit the game-winning jumper with 1.7 to play. Johnson led GSU with 17 points and nine rebounds.
• GSU ended non-conference play with a 6-5 record. That’s the most wins in non-conference for GSU since the team went 8-2 in 2012-13.
Jada Lewis scored 30 points in the win over NCCU on Dec. 20. It was the most points by a Panthers since 2007.
Kierra Henry scored her 700th career point at Jacksonville State. Henry leads all active Panthers in career points (733). Jada Lewis scored her 500th career point in the contest.
Gene Hill was the first women’s basketball coach to start their GSU tenure 3-0 since Joyce Patterson in the 1980-81 season.
• At 16.4 points per game, Jada Lewis ranks fifth in the conference. Walnatia Wright’s 8.9 rebounds per game is fourth best in the SBC.
• Shaq Miller-McCray is second in the conference with 1.9 blocked shots per contest. Jada Lewis leads the SBC and ranks 7th in NCAA D-I in minutes per game at 37.9
• Head coach Gene Hill got his first win at Georgia State in the season opener against UNCG. The Panthers won 70-63 to begin the Hill era. He is the 10th head coach in program history.