Women's Basketball to Face Owls in Kennesaw
Georgia State Sports Communications
Game 06: GEORGIA STATE (1-4, 0-0 SBC) at KENNESAW STATE (1-6, 0-0 ASUN)
Nov. 30, 7 p.m.
KSU Convocation Center • Kennesaw, Ga.
Radio: 1340 The Fan 3/103.7 FM
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- Coming off a 1-1 weekend at home, GSU travels up I-75 Thursday to face Kennesaw State on ESPN3 and 1340 The Fan 3.
- This will be the 10th meeting between the two sides all-time with Georgia State leading the series 8-1.
- 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 third in the Sun Belt. Kierra Henry leads the team at 85% (23-27).
- 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
Henryand 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
Stateand 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).