Game 30: GEORGIA STATE (12-17) vs. SOUTH ALABAMA (10-19)
March 7, 2017, 6:00 p.m. ET • Lakefront Arena • New Orleans, La.
Radio: 1340 The Fan 3 • TV: ESPN3
Georgia State: 12-17, 8-10 Sun Belt
H: 5-9, A: 6-6, N: 1-2
South Alabama: 10-19, 5-13 Sun Belt
H: 5-9, A: 4-9, N: 1-1
Sharon Baldwin (Georgia, 1991)
GSU: 80-129 (7th Yr.)
Career: 275-271 (18th Yr.)
All-time Series: 6-5
H: 3-2, A: 2-3, N: 1-0
First Meeting: 1980-81
Last Meeting: 1/26/17 (W, 55-45)
GEORGIA STATE ON THE AIR
Radio: 1340 The Fan 3
Play-by-play: John Morgo
Internet: Live stats at GeorgiaStateSports.com
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• Georgia State finished the regular season with a big 63-62 win over rival Georgia Southern in Atlanta on Saturday.
• Makeba Ponder finished with 20 points including a 3-pointer with 4.9 seconds remaining that lifted GSU to victory.
• No. 7 GSU will face No. 10 South Alabama at 6 p.m. ET Tuesday in New Orleans in Game 3 of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament.
• Jada Lewis was announced as the 2016-17 Sun Belt Freshman of the Year Monday, bringing the award to Atlanta for the second year in a row (Madison Newby, 2015-16).
• Graduate transfer Tiffany Holston was named Sun Belt Newcomer of the Year Monday after averaging nearly a double-double during the regular season.
• Jada Lewis was named third-team all-conference on Monday. Lewis ranked 11th in the Sun Belt in scoring during league play.
• Tiffany Holston is averaging 8.7 rebounds per game which is fourth in the Sun Belt. Her 243 total rebounds is also third in the Sun Belt.
• Makeba Ponder sits in second place on GSU’s career 3-pointers list with 177. 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.
• The Panthers are 0-2 in Sun Belt tournament games since joining the conference for the 2013-14 season.