Game 07: GEORGIA STATE (1-5, 0-0 SBC) vs. ALLEN (8-3, 5-2 APP)

Dec. 3, 2 p.m.

GSU Sports Arena | Atlanta, Ga.

Television: ESPN3

Radio: 1340 The Fan 3/103.7 FM


• Georgia State is coming off a 71-61 loss at Kennesaw State Thursday night in Kennesaw, Ga.

• Georgia State’s first win of the season came against VCU on Friday. GSU rallied from a 21-point deficit to defeat the Rams 61-56.

• 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 87% (27-31).

• Georgia State and Allen met for the first time last season with GSU winning 96-58. Kierra Henry scored 12 points in the contest.

• 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.

• Georgia State returns its leading scorer from a year ago in Jada Lewis, but loses its leading rebounder as Tiffany Holston graduated after the season.

• Georgia State returns three starters in Jada Lewis, Kierra Henry and K.K. Williams.

• There are no seniors on this year’s team and there are nine players that did not return from last season.

• GSU welcomes four transfers that can play right away in Shay Fluker, Juliet James, Victoria Middlebrooks and Janessa Murphy.

• 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).